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A Practical Reference, 1st Edition

By Kumar Rayaprolu

CRC Press

649 pages

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Following the publication of the author's first book, Boilers for Power and Process by CRC Press in 2009, several requests were made for a reference with even quicker access to information. Boilers: A Practical Reference is the result of those requests, providing a user-friendly encyclopedic format with more than 500 entries and nearly the same num

Table of Contents

Alphabetical listings associated with boilers, including scientific fundamentals, boiler types and main auxiliaries, firing techniques, engineering topics, air pollution, emerging technologies, and more. List of Abbreviations. Symbols of Elements and Compounds. List of Symbols. Organisations Related to Boilers. References and Further Reading. Codes. Books. Technical Articles/Reports. Appendix 1: Combustion Constants. Appendix 2: The Periodic Table of Elements. Appendix 3: Coals of the World. Index.

About the Author

Kumar Rayaprolu has had an uninterrupted association with boilers for over four decades and has naturally developed some deep technical and business insights. He has gathered a well-rounded and overall experience of design, development, engineering, project execution, estimation, proposals, marketing, manufacturing, and commissioning. He was a business head for more than 15 years but managed to retain engineering function all through his career. The author's first book on boilers, Boilers for Power and Process, was published in April 2009 by CRC Press and was well received. This is his second book.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General