Furnace Fundamentals

3.0 1 Review SKU: OTFFU00CENDuration: 60 Minutes

An important part of an operator’s job when working with any furnace is to make sure that the furnace is running efficiently in order to save fuel, maximize the amount o f heat that is produced, and minimize the amount of heat that is wasted. More importantly, careful furnace operation helps prevent explosions, injury, and damage to equipment.

Course Details

Specs

Training Time: 60 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Introduction
  • * Identify the major parts o f a furnace.
  • * Explain basically how a furnace produces heat.
  • * Identify the major furnace systems.
  • Combustion and Heat Transfer
  • * State the requirements for combustion.
  • * Identify three types of heat transfer.
  • * Describe how heat transfer occurs in a furnace.
  • Fuel Systems
  • * Describe the major parts of a typical gas supply system.
  • * Describe the major parts of a typical oil supply system.
  • Burners
  • * Describe the major parts and basic operating principles of a raw gas burner.
  • * Describe the major parts and basic operating principles of a pre-mix burner.
  • * Describe the major parts and basic operating principles of an oil burner.
  • * Describe the major parts and basic operating principles of a combination burner
  • Air Flow, Part 1
  • * Define the terms "draft" and "excess air."
  • * Describe the basic operating principles of a natural draft furnace.
  • * Identify problems related to improper air flow.
  • * Explain how draft and excess air are controlled in a natural draft furnace.
  • Air Flow, Part 2
  • * Describe the major parts and basic operating principles of a forced draft furnace. Describe the basic operation of an air heater.
  • * Describe the basic operating principles of a balanced draft furnace.
  • Process Fluid Flow
  • * Explain how process fluid circulates in a furnace.
  • * Identify problems associated with improper process fluid flow.

Customer Reviews

12/7/2018

Good info, but multiple IE crashes.

“Good info, but multiple IE crashes.”

ROBERT D. Verified Customer

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