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Boiler Operator's Guide Forth Edition by Anthony I. Kohan

All boiler professionals will want to have this major revision of the classic guide to installing, operating, and maintaining boilers in industrial, commercial, and other facilities. The fourth edition fully explains changes to the ASME Boiler Code, such as the new confined space entry requirements, and the liberalization of the overseas requirement to obtain the U.S. National Board Certification. Readers will also learn about the latest technological advances in the field, including which new materials can be used in boiler construction. Featuring questions and answers at the end of each chapter, the book will serve as a valuable review manual for oral and written license tests.

Author Biography

Anthony Kohan is a consultant with more than 30 years of experience as a technician, tester, and inspector of boiler pressure vessels and machinery. He was formerly the manager of the boiler and machinery technical specialty at the Royal Insurance Co. Mr. Kohan is the author or co-author of Standard Boiler Room Questions and Answers, Standard Heating and Power Boiler Plant Questions and Answers, Pressure Vessel Systems, and Plant Services and Operations Handbook, all published by McGraw-Hill.

Table of Contents

Boiler Systems, Classifications and Fundamental Operating Practices. Firetube Biolers. Waterlube boilers. Electric and Special application boilers. Nuclear Power Plant Steam Generators. Material Structure, Required Code Material, and Specifications. Fabrication by Welding and NDT. Material Testing, Stresses, and Service Effects. Code Strength, Stress, and Allowable Pressure Calculations. Boiler Connections, Appurtenances, and Controls. Combustion, Burners, Controls, and Flame Safeguard Systems. Boiler Auxiliaries and External Water Treatment Equipment. Boiler Water Problems and Treatment. In-Service Problems, Inspections, Maintenance, and Repairs. Boiler Plant Training, Performance and Efficiency Monitoring. Appendices.

Code No. 009916, 736 pages, ISBN 0070365741, $100.00

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