Marine Steam Boilers - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9780408004169, 9781483102283

Marine Steam Boilers

4th Edition

Authors: James H. Milton Roy M. Leach
eBook ISBN: 9781483102283
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 3rd December 1980
Page Count: 602
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Description

Marine Steam Boilers: Fourth Edition deals with the involved concepts, parts and construction, usage and maintenance, and the future direction of steam boilers. The book covers topics such as the history of steam boilers; theoretical development of steam boilers; and the materials and methods used in their construction. Also covered are the types of boilers - the tank-type boiler, which includes horizontal and vertical boilers; water tube boilers such as the Foster Wheeler boiler, Babcock & Wilcox boilers, and combustion engineering boilers; and dual-fired boilers.
The text is recommended for marine engineers who would like to know more about boilers, its different types and the advantages of each, and their operation.

Table of Contents


Contents

1 Historical Development of the Marine Boiler

2 Theoretical Development of the Marine Boiler

3 Tank Type Boilers

4 Watertube Boilers

5 Dual-Fired Boilers For Oil and Liquified Natural Gas

6 Composite Boilers and Exhaust-Gas Heat Exchangers

7 Forced Circulation Boilers

8 Low-Pressure Steam Generators

9 Superheaters and Economizers

10 Materials Used In Construction

11 Boiler Construction

12 Refractories and Insulation

13 Boiler Mountings

14 Boiler Controls

15 Treatment of Boiler Water and Feed Water

16 Steam Generation and Boiler Operation

17 Fire-Fighting Appliances

18 Watertube Boiler Surveys and Repairs

19 Tank Type Boiler Surveys Defects and Repairs

20 Certificates of Competency

Appendix

Index


Details

No. of pages:
602
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 1980
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9781483102283

About the Author

James H. Milton

Roy M. Leach