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SOE 114 - High Pressure Steam Boilers


Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

Description
This course provides training for the skills needed to operate high pressure boilers and related equipment in a safe and efficient manner. Topics covered include steam boiler types, relevant industry codes, meters, and emergency procedures in boiler operation.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Define and explain Steam Boiler Types, ASME Code Standards, Package Boilers, Field-erected Boilers, Electric Boilers Fittings and Accessories.
  2. Compare and contrast Appropriate Applications for Steam System, Feedwater System, Fuel System, Draft Systems, Feed water Heaters, Feedwater Pumps, Condensate Tank and Pump Unit, Main Feedwater Line, Feedwater Regulators, Steam Traps, De-superheating and Pressure-reducing Station.
  3. Rank and explain the Best Use of Fuel Oil Burners, Gas Burners, Combination Gas/Fuel Oil Burners, and Stokers (Coal Burners).
  4. Outline the components and explain the importance of Measurement of Draft, Natural Draft, Mechanical Draft, Air Heaters, Gas and Fuel Oil Draft System, Chain (Traveling) Grate Stoker Draft System, Pulverized Coal Draft System, and Scrubber.
  5. Classify and describe how to apply Automatic Combustion Controls, Pressure Gauges, Temperature-measuring Devices, Pneumercators, Flow Meters, Recorders, and Smoke Indicators.
  6. Define and explain the importance of Boiler Water Conditions, Internal Boiler Water Treatment, External Boiler Water Treatment, and Automatic Blow Down System.
  7. Describe applications for the following: Operator Duties & Responsibilities, Boiler Start-up & Shutdown Procedures, Boiler Inspection, Boiler Lay-up, Emergency Procedures in Boiler Operation, Routine Boiler Plant Maintenance, Boiler Room Safety, and Boiler Room Fire Prevention.
Listed Topics
  1. Steam Boilers, Fittings, and Accessories
  2. Basic Boiler Room Systems
  3. Steam and Water Accessories
  4. Fuel Burning Equipment
  5. Draft, Combustion, and Combustion Controls
  6. Boiler Water Treatment
  7. Steam Boiler Operation
  8. Testing
Reference Materials
Current Textbook.
Supplementary Materials such as study guides, workbooks, CD, videos, handouts, library resources.
Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 05/14/2007


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