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Boiler operator's handbook

Boiler operator's handbook

Heselton, Kenneth E., 1943-

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2nd edition.
Published Lilburn, GA : The Fairmont Press, Inc 2014
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Statement of responsibility: by Kenneth E. Heselton, PE, CEM
ISBN: 0881737305, 0881737313, 1680154796, 9780881737301, 9780881737318, 9781680154795
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Print version record.
Physical Description: 1 online resource
Subject: TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING Mechanical.; Steam-boilers Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Steam-boilers.
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  1. ""Front ""
  2. ""Table of Contents""
  3. ""Preface To the Second Edition""
  4. ""Acknowledgements""
  5. ""Introduction""
  6. ""Operating Wisely""
  7. ""Boiler Plant Operations""
  8. ""What the Wise Operator Knows""
  9. ""Special Systems""
  10. ""Refrigeration and Air Conditioning""
  11. ""Maintenance""
  12. ""Consumables""
  13. ""Water Treatment""
  14. ""Strength of Materials""
  15. ""Plants and Equipment""
  16. ""Controls""
  17. ""Why They Fail""
  18. ""Properties of Water and Steam""
  19. ""Water Pressure per Foot Head""
  20. ""Nominal Capacities of Pipe""
  21. ""Properties of Pipe""
  22. ""Secondary Ratings""
  23. ""Pressure Ratings for Various Pipe Materials""
  24. ""Square Root Flow Curve""""Square Root Graph Paper""
  25. ""Viscosity Conversions""
  26. ""Thermal Expansion of Materials""
  27. ""Value Conversions""
  28. ""Combustion and Efficiency Calculation Sheets""
  29. ""Excess Air/O2 Curve""
  30. ""Properties of Dowtherm A""
  31. ""Properties of Dowtherm J""
  32. ""Chemical Tank Mixing Table""
  33. ""Suggested Mnemonic Abbreviations""
  34. ""Specific Heats of Some Common Materials""
  35. ""Design Temperatures and Degree Days""
  36. ""Code Symbol Stamps""
  37. ""Index""