Boilers: Combustion, Water, and Steam

4.0 5 Reviews SKU: AOOW00CENDuration: 120 Minutes

This course is designed to familiarize participants with some of the equipment and flow paths associated with combustion and steam production in a boiler. After completing this course, participants should be able to describe the parts and operation of typical gas burners, oil burners, and stokers. They should also be able to explain how air flow is produced in a boiler, why the proper fuel-to-air ratio must be maintained, and how air heaters improve the efficiency of boiler operation. Finally, participants should be able to explain how water circulation occurs in a boiler and describe the use of economizers and moisture separators.

Course Details

Specs

Training Time: 120 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the parts and operation of typical gas burners, oil burners, and stokers.
  • Identify some devices used to improve the efficiency of boiler operations.
  • Explain how air flow is produced in a typical boiler.
  • Explain why changes in boiler load require fuel and air adjustments.
  • State why it is necessary to maintain a proper fuel-to-air ratio in a boiler.
  • Describe the parts and basic operation of a typical rotary air heater.
  • Explain how rotary air heaters improve efficiency of boiler operations.
  • Explain how natural circulation occurs in a typical water-tube boiler.
  • Explain how controlled circulation occurs in a typical water-tube boiler.
  • Describe an economizer, why it is used, and how it improves efficiency.
  • Name some devices commonly used to remove moisture from steam and how they operate.

Customer Reviews

8/15/2019

Good Course

“Excellent course!”

Anselmo A. Verified Customer

6/11/2019

Too much repetition.

“Too much repetition.”

Keith M. Verified Customer

5/3/2019

well explained

“Well explained.”

David G. Verified Customer

2/28/2019

A GOOD REFRESHER COURSE ON BOILERS...

“A GOOD REFRESHER COURSE ON BOILERS...”

Todd R. Verified Customer

1/6/2019

Very good

“Very good”

Shane L. Verified Customer

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