Boiler Operator's Workbook

Author: R. Dean Wilson

Publisher: Amer Technical Pub

ISBN: 9780826944979

Category: Education

Page: 405

View: 9502

Boiler Operator's Workbook provides an overview of the latest information on safe and efficient operation of both low and high pressure boilers and related equipment. This edition is a complete instructional resource to be used in preparing to pass a boiler operator's license exam. All facets of steam boiler operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting are covered. Boiler Operator's Workbook has been updated with new technologies used with boilers, such as variable-frequency motor drives, PLC controls, low-NOx burners, rifled boiler tubes, reverse osmosis systems, thermal fluid power boilers, gas turbines, and cogeneration. The appendix has been expanded to include more tables of useful information and more boiler formulas which serve as a summary and review of common boiler operation calculations. A CD-ROM is included with this workbook and contains the following activities: * Quick Quizzesr * Illustrated Glossary * Flash Cards * Sample Licensing Exams * Master Mathr Problems * Media Clips * Link to ATPeResources.com

Boiler Operator's Handbook, Second Edition

Author: Kenneth E. Heselton, P.E.

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1329129334

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: N.A

View: 8719

This book was written specifically for boiler plant operators and supervisors who want to learn how to lower plant operating costs, as well as how to operate plants of all types and sizes more wisely. This newly revised edition provides guidelines for HRSGs, combined cycle systems, and environmental effects of boiler operation. Also included is a new chapter on refrigeration systems which addresses the environmental effects of inadvertent and intentional discharges of refrigerants. Going beyond the basics of "keeping the pressure up," the author explains in clear terms how to set effective priorities to assure optimum plant operation, including safety, continuity of operation, damage prevention, managing environmental impact, training replacement plant operators, logging and preserving historical data, and operating the plant economically.

High Pressure Boilers

Author: Frederick M. Steingress,Harold J. Frost,Daryl R. Walker

Publisher: Amer Technical Pub

ISBN: 9780826943156

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 359

View: 5363

"A comprehensive resource that can be used for licensing examination preperation, upgrading skills, or as an invaluable reference.... New and updated content in this edition places an emphasis on modern controls, energy generation and use, and environmental concerns."--P. [4] of cover.

Boiler Operator's Exam Preparation Guide

Author: Theodore Sauselein

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071503536

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 369

View: 9758

If the exam is on boiler operation, this guide is your fast track to acing the test! It was written by a licensed professional engineer specifically for those who work with boilers and want to pass licensing exams. With this results-oriented review guide, you’ll save study time. The Boiler Operator’s Exam Preparation Guide focuses right in on exactly the kind of problems you will find on your exam. It’s packed with practice multiple choice, problem-solving, and essay questions to help you prepare—plus this guide shows you how to answer, step by step. Working at your own pace, you’ll polish up your problem-solving skills and build up your knowledge of the underlying theories of thermodynamics and mechanics. The Boiler Operator's Exam Preparation Guide is your one-stop source for acing any exam on boiler operation!

Boiler Operator's Guide, 5E

Author: Anthony L. Kohan,Mohammad A Malek

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781260026993

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 496

View: 6912

A long awaited, thorough revision of the classic guide to boiler operation and maintenance. Quickly and easily solve any boiler problem—and prepare for your licensing exams—using the hands-on information contained in this fully updated, industry standard resource. The book covers all types of boilers and systems and clearly explains all processes, points out potential problems, and lays out the testing and troubleshooting procedures needed to maintain good performance. Boiler Operator’s Guide, Fifth Edition has been thoroughly overhauled to align with all current technologies and regulations, including the latest version of the ASME BPV code. You will get practice questions and answers to reinforce important points and study for the Boiler Operator’s or Stationary Engineer exam. The book serves as a go-to source for any critical information needed on boilers and their operation. •Completely updated to align with all applicable codes and standards•Provides data, calculations, specifications and techniques across all boiler systems•Thoroughly revised by a PE and renowned boiler and pressure vessel expert

Low Pressure Boilers

Author: Frederick M. Steingress

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780826943668

Category: Education

Page: 140

View: 3800

Occupational Outlook Handbook 2009

Author: U. S. Department of Labor

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1602393206

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 890

View: 4849

A directory for up-and-coming jobs in the near-future employment market includes recommendations for finding or advancing a career and draws on statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor, in a guide that includes coverage of more than 250 occupations. Original.

Steam Plant Operation 9th Edition

Author: Everett Woodruff,Herbert Lammers,Thomas Lammers

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071667962

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 736

View: 3775

The definitive guide for steam power plant systems and operation—fully updated For more than 75 years, this book has been a trusted source of information on steam power plants, including the design, operation, and maintenance of major systems. Steam Plant Operation, Ninth Edition, emphasizes the importance of a comprehensive energy plan utilizing all economical sources of energy, including fossil fuels, nuclear power, and renewable energy sources. Wind, solar, and biomass power are introduced in the book, and the benefits and challenges of these renewable resources for the production of reliable, cost-effective electric power are identified. Even with these new technologies, approximately 90% of electricity is generated using steam as the power source, emphasizing its importance now and in the future. In-depth details on coal-fired plants, gas turbine cogeneration, nuclear power, and renewable energy sources are included, as are the environmental control systems that they require. Potential techniques for the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel–fired power plants also are presented. This practical guide provides common power plant calculations such as plant heat rate, boiler efficiency, pump performance, combustion processes, and collection efficiency for plant emissions. Numerous illustrations and clear presentation of the material will assist those preparing for an operator’s license exam. In addition, engineering students will find a detailed introduction to steam power plant technology. Steam Plant Operation, Ninth Edition, covers: Steam and its importance Boilers Design and construction of boilers Combustion of fuels Boiler settings, combustion systems, and auxiliary equipment Boiler accessories Operation and maintenance of boilers Pumps Steam turbines, condensers, and cooling towers Operating and maintaining steam turbines, condensers, cooling towers, and auxiliaries Auxiliary steam plant equipment Environmental control systems Waste-to-energy plants

Process Technology Equipment and Systems

Author: Charles Thomas

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285444582

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 528

View: 6666

Developed by the recognized authority in the field, PROCESS TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT AND SYSTEMS, 4e introduces you to the concepts and techniques used in today’s most sophisticated manufacturing facilities. This book delivers technical accuracy along with an engaging writing style, and supports readings with full-color graphics and photos that show how systems and equipment operate in the real world. Chapters explore the workings of valves, vessels, and piping; pumps and compressors; motors and turbines; heat exchangers, cooling towers, boilers, and furnaces; reactors and distillation; extraction and separation systems; process instrumentation; and much more. Upholding the tradition of excellence established by the first two editions, PROCESS TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT AND SYSTEMS, 4e can help launch your career as a process technology technician! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Book Thief

Author: Markus Zusak

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9780307433848

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 592

View: 4903

DON’T MISS BRIDGE OF CLAY, MARKUS ZUSAK’S FIRST NOVEL SINCE THE BOOK THIEF. The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul. When Death has a story to tell, you listen. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement. In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time. “The kind of book that can be life-changing.” —The New York Times “Deserves a place on the same shelf with The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank.” —USA Today

The Anarchist Cookbook

Author: William Powell

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1387589660

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: N.A

View: 8769

The Anarchist Cookbook will shock, it will disturb, it will provoke. It places in historical perspective an era when "Turn on, Burn down, Blow up" are revolutionary slogans of the day. Says the author" "This book... is not written for the members of fringe political groups, such as the Weatherman, or The Minutemen. Those radical groups don't need this book. They already know everything that's in here. If the real people of America, the silent majority, are going to survive, they must educate themselves. That is the purpose of this book." In what the author considers a survival guide, there is explicit information on the uses and effects of drugs, ranging from pot to heroin to peanuts. There i detailed advice concerning electronics, sabotage, and surveillance, with data on everything from bugs to scramblers. There is a comprehensive chapter on natural, non-lethal, and lethal weapons, running the gamut from cattle prods to sub-machine guns to bows and arrows.

Why Nations Fail

The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty

Author: Daron Acemoglu,James A. Robinson

Publisher: Crown Books

ISBN: 0307719227

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 529

View: 4913

An award-winning professor of economics at MIT and a Harvard University political scientist and economist evaluate the reasons that some nations are poor while others succeed, outlining provocative perspectives that support theories about the importance of institutions. Reprint.

Pipefitters Handbook

Author: Forrest R. Lindsey

Publisher: Industrial Press Inc.

ISBN: 9780831130190

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 464

View: 4251

Compact and pocket-sized, this handy reference contains thousands of facts and figures relevant to pipefitters, steamfitters-anyone concerned with layout and installation of pipe.

Foundations of Software Testing, 2/e

Author: Aditya P Mathur

Publisher: Pearson Education India

ISBN: 9332517657

Category:

Page: 728

View: 1167

This edition of Foundations of Software Testing is aimed at the undergraduate, the graduate students and the practicing engineers. It presents sound engineering approaches for test generation, ion, minimization, assessment, and enhancement. Using numerous examples, it offers a lucid description of a wide range of simple to complex techniques for a variety of testing-related tasks. It also discusses the comparative analyses of commercially available testing tools to facilitate the tool ion.

Chemical engineering design

principles, practice and economics of plant and process design

Author: Gavin P. Towler,R. K. Sinnott

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1245

View: 836

"Bottom line: For a holistic view of chemical engineering design, this book provides as much, if not more, than any other book available on the topic." --Extract from Chemical Engineering Resources review. Chemical Engineering Design is one of the best-known and widely adopted texts available for students of chemical engineering. It deals with the application of chemical engineering principles to the design of chemical processes and equipment. Revised throughout, this US edition has been specifically developed for the US market. It covers the latest aspects of process design, operations, safety, loss prevention and equipment selection, among others. Comprehensive in coverage, exhaustive in detail, it is supported by extensive problems and a separate solutions manual for adopting tutors and lecturers. In addition, the book is widely used by professions as a day-to-day reference.

Welding Essentials

Questions and Answers

Author: William L. Galvery,Frank M. Marlow

Publisher: Industrial Press Inc.

ISBN: 9780831131517

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 469

View: 5808

A bestselling reference that makes welding easy for beginners and is handy for professionals. This guide's unique, comprehensive question-and-answer format allows readers to quickly find and fully understand what they are looking for. Expanded to include a new and heavily illustrated chapter on fabrication and repair tips.

The 4-Hour Work Week

Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich

Author: Timothy Ferriss

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446490599

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 416

View: 5083

A new, updated and expanded edition of this New York Times bestseller on how to reconstruct your life so it's not all about work Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan - there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times. Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, earning a monthly five-figure income with zero management, or just living more and working less, this book is the blueprint. This step-by step guide to luxury lifestyle design teaches: * How Tim went from $40,000 dollars per year and 80 hours per week to $40,000 per MONTH and 4 hours per week * How to outsource your life to overseas virtual assistants for $5 per hour and do whatever you want * How blue-chip escape artists travel the world without quitting their jobs * How to eliminate 50% of your work in 48 hours using the principles of a forgotten Italian economist * How to trade a long-haul career for short work bursts and frequent 'mini-retirements'. This new updated and expanded edition includes: More than 50 practical tips and case studies from readers (including families) who have doubled their income, overcome common sticking points, and reinvented themselves using the original book as a starting point * Real-world templates you can copy for eliminating email, negotiating with bosses and clients, or getting a private chef for less than £5 a meal * How lifestyle design principles can be suited to unpredictable economic times * The latest tools and tricks, as well as high-tech shortcuts, for living like a diplomat or millionaire without being either.