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Steam and Hot Water Primer 1st Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-1428360723
ISBN-10: 1428360727
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Chapter 1 Introduction to Boilers (with mathematics). Chapter 2 Boilers types and construction. Chapter 3 Boiler Accessories, Steam Systems and Auxiliary Equipment. Chapter 4 Steam Traps and Condensate Systems. Chapter 5 Fuel, Combustion Equipment and Boiler Draft. Chapter 6 Instruments and Controls. Chapter 7 Water Treatment. Chapter 8 Hot water Systems. Chapter 9 Operation and Safety. Chapter 10 Licensing. Chapter 11 Questions & Answers. Appendix. Steam tables and charts. Table of units conversions. Math made easy. Review of math and basic algebra with examples as related to the text. Math-All calculations from the text re-listed on a single page. API table for fuels. Specific gravity table. ASME symbols with explanations. Decimal equivalent of sheet metal gauge. Decimal equivalent of wire gauge sizes. Torque values for common fasteners. Bolt patterns and sizes for common flanges. Table of pipe diameters and wall thicknesses. Table of common process pipe and P& ID symbols. Glossary. Extensive glossary for both reference and study. Index.

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Chris Langley graduated from Kean College of New Jersey in 1996 with a Bachelor¿s Degree in Industrial Engineering Technology. He completed his Master¿s studies in 2003 at Stevens Institute. He has over 30 years of experience in all facets of industrial utilities including 18 years of hands-on experience with ammonia systems. Mr. Langley has also taught HVAC, stationary engineering and refrigeration engineering in two of New Jersey¿s vocational-technical schools for 18 years as of this writing. He holds a New Jersey double gold engineer¿s license.

Andrew Sacks has more than 20 years of experience in the boiler, power plant, and refrigeration industry. This includes training and instruction of boiler and power plant personnel. Additionally, he has over 10 years experience as an instructor of Stationary Engineering. Mr. Sacks holds a New Jersey Gold Seal Stationary Engineer's License.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning; 1 edition (May 21, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1428360727
  • ISBN-13: 978-1428360723
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 7.8 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,388,510 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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This book is a great resource for engineers. It serves as a good refresher for experienced engineers to fill in the gaps, and an approachable introduction for beginners.
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