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.
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
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 1980
- 3rd December 1980
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