Power Plant Boilers: Startup and Shutdown

3.5 4 Reviews SKU: AOSS00CENDuration: 120 Minutes

This course is designed to familiarize participants with basic techniques for starting up and shutting down drum-type boilers and once-through boilers. After completing this course, participants should be able to describe basic procedures for performing a cold startup of a drum-type boiler, lighting off the furnace, warming up the boiler, and establishing the boiler flame. They should also be able to describe basic procedures for shutting down a typical drum-type boiler. In addition, participants should be able to compare and contrast the startup and shutdown of a drum-type boiler with the startup and shutdown of a once-through boiler.

Course Details

Specs

Training Time: 120 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Describe basic checks that boiler operators make during an initial pre-startup walk-through.
  • Describe typical procedures for a cold startup of a controlled circulation, drum type boiler.
  • Describe basic preparations for lighting off the furnace, how light-off is initiated, and how a typical boiler is warmed up.
  • Describe how pulverizers are started up and controlled.
  • Describe how the main coal burners are ignited and controlled.
  • Describe the basic procedures for shutting down a typical drum-type boiler.
  • Describe the basic differences and similarities between the operation of a once-through boiler and a drum-type boiler.
  • Describe how a steam/water separation system is used during the startup and the shutdown of a once-through boiler.

Customer Reviews

3/30/2019

Would like a course that pertains to what kind of boiler we currently use, good info but 80% doesn'

“Would like a course that pertains to what kind of boiler we currently use, good info but 80% doesn't pertain to what we're using”

Warren A. Verified Customer

1/3/2019

Nice interface with iPhone .

“Nice interface with iPhone .”

Todd C. Verified Customer

12/28/2018

More than I ill ever need or use

“More information than I'll ever need or use.”

Dale B. Verified Customer

11/12/2018

i never worked on these types of equipment

“I never worked on these types of equipment, but learned.”

Dean W. Verified Customer

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