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Audel HVAC Fundamentals Volume 1: Heating Systems, Furnaces and Boilers
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Audel HVAC Fundamentals Volume 1: Heating Systems, Furnaces and Boilers
Complete Pocket Reference Guide for HVAC Technicians
HVAC answers when you need them. When you need to check specs, confirm measurements, or make a quick metric conversion on the job, find the answers quickly and easily—right in your pocket
Boiler Control Systems Engineering
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Boiler Control Systems Engineering
Learn Boiler Control Systems Engineering for Water Tube Boilers

This book is for anyone who works with boilers as a utilities manager, power plant manager, control systems engineer, maintenance technician or operator. Deals primarily with water tube boilers with Induced Draft (ID) and Forced Draft (FD) fan(s) or boilers with only a FD fan. However, it can apply to any steam generator requiring the firing of fuel. Addresses issues to be considered when defining measurement transmitters and specification for transmitters. Final control elements are reviewed as to characteristics and sizing. Engineering details on control systems and the setup of the various control functions are covered with specific examples of boiler control including configuration and tuning.
Boiler Operator's Guide
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Boiler Operator's Guide
Guidelines for Installing, Operating and Maintaining Boilers of All Types

If you're a boiler professional, the Fourth Edition of this classic guide offers you guidelines for installing, operating, and maintaining boilers in all types of facilities. The book covers federal and state jurisdictional requirements...changes to the ASME Boiler Code, such as the new confined space entry requirements... the liberalization of the overseas requirement to obtain U.S. National Board Certification...and the use of new materials in boiler construction. It also contains questions & answers that help you review for oral and written license tests
Boiler Operator's Handbook
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Boiler Operator's Handbook
Handbook for Operating and Maintaining Boilers of All Types

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. Going beyond the basics of "keeping the pressure up", the author explains 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.
Boiler Operators Workbook
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Boiler Operator's Workbook
Complete Instructional Package for Passing the Boiler Operator's Exam
Provides an overview of the latest information on safe and efficient operation of boilers and related equipment. It is a complete instructional package used in preparing to pass a boiler operator's license exam. Over 2,000 questions grouped by subject are included in this new edition. The workbook covers virtually all facets of steam boiler operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting.

Boiler Operations Questions and Answers, 2nd Edition
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Boiler Operations: Questions & Answers
Over 3,000 Questions & Answers on Boiler Operation, Inspection & Maintenance
Study for your exams with a unique, fix-it-fast reference for boiler operators, inspectors, maintenance engineers, and technicians. Thoroughly updated to reflect the current ASME Boiler Code. Makes an ideal study aid for those taking the Boiler Operator's Exam--includes over 3,000 questions with answers, 150 solved numerical problems, and 410 helpful illustrations
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Boiler Operation DVD Series
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Boiler Operation Video Series - DVD
Five DVD Set - Video Series on Boiler Operation

With new footage throughout, this five-part video series provides a quick and comprehensive overview of boiler operation, from how steam is generated, through boiler types and operation, feedwater, steam, combustion, draft, valves, gauges, and pumps, to how to take over a shift. New additional coverage includes personal protective equipment, emission controls, combustion efficiency, and water level control procedures.
Boiler Water Treatment, Principles and Practice, Vol. 1
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Boiler Water Treatment: Principles and Practice Volume 1
The Most
Comprehensive Reference on Steam and Boiler Water Treatment
In this two-volume handbook, Frayne analyzes the whole spectrum of boiler systems, including those used in residential complexes, commercial and institutional buildings, and industrial facilities. The breadth of the book covers all types of boilers plants, from small cast iron units to large utility and nuclear power plant; Boiler subsystems, appurtenances, and auxiliaries; Boiler maintenance and troubleshooting, fuel treatments, combustion gas analysis, pre-treatment processes, chemicals, and operational management; Historical and modern program design and control in accordance with international standards

Boiler Water Treatment, Principles and Practice, Vol. 2
0820604003
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Boiler Water Treatment: Principles and Practice Volume 2
The Most
Comprehensive Reference on Steam and Boiler Water Treatment
In this two-volume handbook, Frayne analyzes the whole spectrum of boiler systems, including those used in residential complexes, commercial and institutional buildings, and industrial facilities. The breadth of the book covers all types of boilers plants, from small cast iron units to large utility and nuclear power plant; Boiler subsystems, appurtenances, and auxiliaries; Boiler maintenance and troubleshooting, fuel treatments, combustion gas analysis, pre-treatment processes, chemicals, and operational management; Historical and modern program design and control in accordance with international standards

Combustion Analysis & Fuel Efficiency
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Combustion Analysis & Fuel Efficiency
Learn How To Analyze The Efficiency of the Combustion Process
Combustion analysis is the measurement of a combustion systems flue gases to determine the completeness (efficiency) of the combustion process. Combustion analysis is only the first step in maximizing fuel efficiency. An HVACR service technician must understand the Air/Fuel ratio, and venting adjustments necessary to accomplish efficiency.

Heating Boiler Operators  Manual: Maintenance, Operation, and Repair
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Heating Boiler Operators Manual: Maintenance, Operation & Repair
Master Every Aspect of Heating Boiler Operation, Maintenance & Repair

Both a valuable on-the-job tool and a licensing exam study guide, the Heating Boiler Operator's Manual offers boiler professionals a clear, straightforward account of cutting-edge methods for the operation, maintenance, and repair of today's heating boilers. This essential reference provides everything needed to keep boilers used for steam heating, hot water heating, and hot water supply in peak condition

High Pressure Boilers - Textbook
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High Pressure Boilers
Describes Components and Operation of High Pressure Boiler Systems

This text includes the latest information on safe and efficient operation of high pressure boilers and related equipment. This book can be used for upgrading skills, licensing examination preparation, or reference. The CD-ROM that is included inside the text contains four interactive Sample Licensing Exams from the United States and Canada.
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Indoor Air Quality Solutions for Stationary Engineers
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Indoor Air Quality Solutions for Stationary Engineers
Learn All About Indoor Air Quality Monitoring and Solutions

Industry demand for the safety, health, and productivity of building occupants requires the routine monitoring of indoor air quality (IAQ) for contaminants by maintenance technicians and other industry personnel. As HVAC  systems have become more technologically complex, taking accurate measurements of the quality if indoor air has become even more critical
Answer Key and Instructor's Resource Guide Also Available
Journeyman General Mechanical Exam - Exam Study Guide
WM-440-4115-07
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Journeyman General Mechanical Examination
An Illustrated Review with Questions and Answers
Journeyman General Mechanical Examination is an illustrated review designed to prepare practicing A/C contractors and senior year apprentices for the Journeyman's HVAC or General Mechanical Exam. Includes over 500 questions and answers from previous municipal and state certification tests.
Low Pressure Boilers
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Low Pressure Boilers
Describes Components and Operation of Low Pressure Boiler Systems

This industry-leading boiler operation text has been enhanced with new coverage of personal protective equipment, burner control systems, steam principles, and emission analysis and control. An expanded chapter on cooling systems covers refrigeration principles and equipment, chilled water systems, and refrigerant recovery procedures. This full-color text is a must for operators of boiler systems used in hotels, apartment buildings, schools, and other large institutions.  w/CD-ROM
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Power Boiler Design, Inspection, and Repair
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Power Boiler Design, Inspection and Repair
Current Information on Boiler Design, Fabrication and Maintenance

Based on the American Society of Mechanical Engineers; (ASME) Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, is designed to provide the clearest, most up-to-date information on the fabrication, inspection, and testing of power boilers. With this book, readers will find valuable insights into: National Board Inspection Code for repairs and alterations rules, pipeline corrosion, integrity management, in-line inspection and pigs, run-or-repair decisions, analysis of metal loss B31G and RSTRENG, analysis of dents, gouges and fatigue damage and non-welded and welded repairs and replacements.
Pressure Vessels
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Pressure Vessels - ASME Code Simplified
Get Up to Speed with the ASME Code
Revised and updated, this classic engineering tool simplifies the tasks of understanding and applying the complex ASME Code for fabricating, purchasing, testing, and inspecting pressure vessels. Pressure Vessels explains the value of Code standards, shows you hot the Code applies to each component, and clarifies requirements that may be confusing. This valuable text also features tables for calculating allowable internal pressures.
Stationary Engineering - 4th Edition
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Stationary Engineering - 4th Edition
Stationary Engineering Covers All Aspects of Boiler Operation & Equipment
The text can be used for licensing examination preparation, industrial classes, or as a reference book for studying boiler principles and upgrading skills.  This new edition of Stationary Engineering includes coverage of new technologies including a section on condensing boilers combined with new information on soot blowers and superheater design. The Licensing Examination Preparation sections include 1,150 questions to help prepare for a licensing exam. Other topics include coverage of the latest EPA regulations and their implications, ASME boiler classifications, steam trap operation and efficiency, and emission control equipment operation
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Water Treatment Essentials for Boiler Plant Operation
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Water Treatment Essentials for Boiler Plant Operation
Understand Water Treatment Problems and Solutions In Boilers

Provides a solid understanding of water treatment problems and solutions, so you can improve treatment efficiency and communicate more effectively with water treatment specialists and chief engineers. You get technical details of water treatment in a clear, precise, and easy-to-understand manner to help you handle daily concerns. It includes helpful suggestions on how to calculate amounts of chemical to be used in steam boilers, cooling towers, and ion exchange equipment; discusses scale, corrosion, algae growth, microbiological growth, and the chemicals and equipment used to control these problems

Furnaces & Oil Burners

Audel HVAC Fundamentals Volume 1: Heating Systems, Furnaces and Boilers
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Audel HVAC Fundamentals Volume 1: Heating Systems, Furnaces and Boilers
Complete Pocket Reference Guide for HVAC Technicians
HVAC answers when you need them. When you need to check specs, confirm measurements, or make a quick metric conversion on the job, find the answers quickly and easily—right in your pocket
Forced Hot Air Furnaces : Troubleshooting and Repair
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Forced Hot Air Furnaces: Troubleshooting & Repair
Complete Guide to Forced Hot Air Furnaces - Gas, Electric & Oil

The Time - And Money-Saving Furnace Care and Repair Guide. Giving you useful tips, simplified strategies, and genuine expertise, Offers all the right information to maintain, diagnose, and repair virtually any residential forced hot air heating system. Easy to understand and full of examples illustrating everyday problems, A well-illustrated guide reads like an owner's manual to furnaces - one that makes repair and maintenance virtually hassle-free. And if you're looking for the insider secrets to choosing a heating system, you simply couldn't find a more practical guide than Forced Hot Air Furnaces. Covers gas, electric, and oil forced-air systems, plus heat pumps
Gas Burners for Forges, Furnaces, and Kilns
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Gas Burners for Forges, Furnaces and Kilns
Learn How To Make Highly Efficient Gas Burners Inexpensively
"Gas Burners for Forges, Furnaces, & Kilns" is a do-it-yourselfers dream book, showing beginners how to make highly efficient gas burners inexpensively. These burners use simple gas accelerators as their central operating principle. All that is needed is a $2 MIG tip and some plumbing parts. This eliminates the need for a blower to supply combustion air, allowing the burners to be built in any size. Burners are featured, which are small enough to be used for a jewelry torch or large enough to heat any ceramic kiln.
Industrial and Process Furnaces: Principles, Design and Operation
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Industrial and Process Furnaces: Principles, Design and Operation
The Most Comprehensive Reference on Industrial Furnaces Available

Industrial and Process Furnaces provides a comprehensive reference to all aspects of furnace operation and design, with coverage of key topics that plant and process engineers and operators need to understand, including the combustion process and its control, furnace fuels, efficiency, burner design and selection, aerodynamics, heat release profiles, furnace atmosphere, safety and emissions
Industrial Furnaces
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Industrial Furnaces
Fully Updated Sixth Edition of "The Furnace Man's Bible"

This new revision of Industrial Furnaces, the cornerstone volume in the field, provides up-to-date, reliable guidance for how to best use furnaces. Continuing a long tradition as a dependable reference, this Sixth Edition helps engineers adjust to changing modes of furnace operation with valuable know-how in critical areas in which experience counts as much as analytical skills. Thorough discussions address the latest hard information and data for working with industrial furnaces across all industries and specialties, including steelmaking, ceramics, and chemical processes. Broadened coverage in this new edition includes material on furnaces used for composites, glass, ceramics, and other nontraditional materials
Innovation in Electric Arc Furnaces: Scientific Basis for Selection
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Innovation in Electric Arc Furnaces: Scientific Basis for Selection
Complete Reference to Electric Arc Furnaces - Innovations & Selection

Electric Arc Furnaces are being greatly improved at a fast pace. This book equips a reader with knowledge necessary for critical analysis of these innovations and helps to select the most effective ones and for their successful implementation. The book also covers general issues related to history of development, current state and prospects of steelmaking in Electric Arc Furnaces. Therefore, it can be useful for everybody who studies metallurgy, including students of colleges and universities
Medium & High Efficiency Gas Furnaces
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Medium & High Efficiency Gas Furnaces
Unique Field Guide on Medium and High Efficiency Gas Furnaces

This unique field guide discusses each important aspect of the medium to high efficiency gas furnaces used in central heating applications, from the combustion process to the venting of the furnace itself. The author Richard Jazwin also provides detailed information on other related topics including: furnace construction, controls and components, ignition systems, sequences of operation, basic service procedures, and electric / electronic troubleshooting and repair.
Residential Oil Burners
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Residential Oil Burners
Learn The Inner Workings of Residential Oil Burners
Provides those training for careers as residential oil burner technicians with current information on the combustion process, oil burners, heating systems, as well as electrical systems and equipment. This new edition features troubleshooting charts and systems and detailed instructions on how to use them. This comprehensive reference book covers the latest technological advancements in venting and hot water heating systems, including the newest equipment from Carlin Combustion.
Safe Furnace and Boiler Firing (Bp Process Safety Series) - IChemE
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Safe Furnace and Boiler Firing - BP Process Safety Series
The Perfect Reference Tool and Safety Training Aid for Furnace and Boiler Operators
Increases the awareness of operators within the chemical and process industries, to the hazards of furnace and boiler firing. It begins by explaining how furnaces and boilers work and discussing the different types and uses of furnaces and boilers within the process industries. The book then discusses the potential hazards relating to the possible uses, using examples of actual accidents to highlight the threats and explain the causes, giving general rules and procedures for safe firing. It raises the knowledge and awareness of operators to the dangers involved with firing furnaces and boilers, enabling them to use safe firing methods and helping them to spot hazards before accidents occur.

Steam Plants & Steam Turbines

Steam & Diesel Power Plant Operators Examinations
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Steam & Diesel Power Plant Operators Examinations
Study for Your Steam Boiler Exam with over 1,600 Questions & Answers

1,600 test questions and answers with explanations to pass steam boiler stationary engineer and fireman examinations. All power plant equipment is covered including equipment start-up procedures. Steam boilers, steam = turbines, steam engines, reciprocating, centrifugal and gear pumps, superheaters, reheaters, deareators, injectors, inspirators, safety and reliefvalves, blow-down valves, closed heaters, water treatment, diesel engineoperation, water columns, gage glass replacement, cutting boilers on andoff line, etc. Diesel engine operation is covered as most power plants and hospitals have emergency generator backup and licensing is required to operate large propulsion and electric generating diesels. Every conceivable subject is covered

Steam Plant Operation
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Steam Plant Operation
Comprehensive Reference Guide to Steam Power Plant Systems and Operation
For nearly 70 years, this has been the definitive reference for steam plant system design, installation, operation, maintenance and repair. This trusted resource has assisted more operators to pass licensing exams than any other text. Packed with illustrations and fundamental descriptions such as plant heat rates; efficiency; pump flow and power requirements; combustion processes; and plant emission collection efficiency. Steam Plant Operation keeps readers current with the latest design methods of various systems and assists in all areas of steam plant operation.

Steam Turbines for Modern Fossil-Fuel Power Plants
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Steam Turbines for Modern Fossil-Fuel Power Plants
Discusses New Approaches to Design and Operation of Steam Turbines

Presenting the newest approaches to the design and operation of steam turbines, this book also explores modern techniques for refurbishment of aging units. It covers recent engineering breakthroughs and new approaches to transient operating conditions, as well as improved information support for operational personnel. An authoritative guide for power plant engineers, operators, owners and designers on all of these crucial developments, this book fully describes and evaluates the most important new design and operational improvement opportunities for the full spectrum of today's steam turbines – from the newest and most advanced to the more common existing systems.

Steam Turbines: Design, Application, and Re-Rating
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Steam Turbines: Design, Application and Re-Rating
Design and Manufacturing Considerations in Mechanical Drive Steam Turbines

Steam Turbines shows how to select, improve, operate, and maintain high-quality mechanical drive steam turbines-with maximum efficiency and minimum downtime. This new Second Edition offers authoritative information on the operating characteristics, design features, reliability, and maintenance of all steam turbines. A complete sourcebook, Steam Turbines delivers the expertise required to capitalize on the latest steam turbine and intermediate transmission unit innovations--and improve a plant's efficiency, availability, and profitability.

Steam Turbines: Theory and Design
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Steam Turbines: Theory and Design
Explains Basic Theoretical Concepts of Steam Turbine Theory and Design

This volume---originally published in the Soviet Union---is intended as a text-book for the students of technical colleges as well as engineers and designers specialising in turbine building. Basic theoretical concepts of the thermodynamic processes of stationary steam turbines have been dealt with in detail. Variable load operation of these turbines has also been considered. The reader will find here enough material concerning the basic concepts of gas dynamics as applied to steam turbines as well as design and construct ion of steam turbines and their details with regard to mechanical strength

 
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