1st Edition

Industrial Steam Systems
Fundamentals and Best Design Practices

ISBN 9781498724685
Published October 21, 2015 by CRC Press
240 Pages 84 B/W Illustrations

USD $115.00

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Book Description

Develop a Complete and Thorough Understanding of Industrial Steam Systems

Industrial Steam Systems: Fundamentals and Best Design Practices is a complete, concise user's guide for plant designers, operators, and other industry professionals involved with such systems. Focused on the proper safety design and setup of industrial steam systems, this text aligns essential principles with applicable regulations and codes. Incorporating design and operation guidelines from the latest available literature, it describes the industrial steam system equipment and its operation, outlines the requirements of a functioning boiler room, and explains how to design and engineer an industrial steam system properly.

From Beginner to Advanced—All within a Single Volume

Industrial steam systems are one of the main utility support systems used for almost all manufacturing. This text describes the design and operation of industrial steam systems in simple steps that are extremely beneficial for engineers, architects, and operators. The book help readers with the information needed for the steam systems professional engineering test and boiler operator’s certificate. The text includes a sample project, executed in detail, to explain the system. It also presents relevant examples throughout the text to aid in faster learning.

This author covers:

  • Industrial steam system fundamentals and elementary information
  • System setup and required equipment
  • Applicable codes and regulations
  • Equipment operation principals
  • Best design practices for system setup, piping and instrumentation, equipment and pipe sizing, and equipment selection
  • Execution of a sample project

Industrial Steam Systems: Fundamentals and Best Design Practices presents an overview of the design, installation, and operation of industrial steam systems. Understanding the system setup, controls, and equipment, and their effect on each other enables readers to learn how to troubleshoot, maintain, and operate an industrial steam system that provides high quality steam efficiently.

Table of Contents

Boiler Room Combustion and Ventilation Air
Industrial Steam System Operation
Industrial Steam System Equipment
Design Requirements for Piping Around the Steam Boiler
Steam Plant Pipe Sizing and Design Considerations
Sample Steam Plant Project
A: Tables
B: Details

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"This book is a reflection of the personality and intelligence of the author. Having worked with Mr. Sabet and known him for nearly twenty years, it is not surprising that he has generated a very comprehensive, thoughtful, intelligent manual that power plant engineers can use to successfully plan and design a steam plant. "
—Drew Wm. Linck, PE, CEM, SFA Architects, Inc.

"This is very valuable Engineering book to guide beginner how to design industrial steam system step by step. … Following the instruction, the readers can master or design qualified industrial steam system by themselves.
—Jingjing He, CH2MHILL Shanghai Office

"… a classy narration of the hardcore boiler systems installed in various industries. … a real drive for any boiler designer to build an energy efficient and cost effective boiler system … The author creates a great zeal throughout the book which invokes a sustainable thirst for an optimum boiler system design … "
—R. Venkatesh, Assistant Professor, PSG College of Technology, Peelamedu,Coimbatore-641004., India

"In summary, this book on steam is comprehensive yet concise. The information is practical and focuses on boiler design, selection, operations, regulatory standards, and safety. This book will be valuable to students, boiler operators, technicians, manufacturing plant managers, instructors, and engineers."
—John R Gahan, Jr

an informative book intended for practitioners involved in designing and operating steam generation systems. Different types of industrial steam generation as well as all aspects and pieces of equipment required for such process are discussed in detail."
—Reza Kashani, The University of Dayton

the essential tools for an understanding and designing "industrial steam systems" and furthermore improving and maintaining operation of an existing units … is the authoritative source for learning how process design of the system work and how to create reliable processes to meet contemporary emerging needs"
—Robert Dream, HDR COMPANY LLC, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA