Maintaining a question-and-answer format, this second edition provides simplified means of solving nearly 200 practical problems that confront engineers involved in the planning, design, operation and maintenance of steam plant systems. Calculations pertaining to emissions, boiler efficiency, circulation and heat transfer equipment design and performance are provided. Solutions to 70 new problems are featured in this edition.
Table of Contents
"Basic Steam Plant Calculations Fuels, Combustion, and Efficiency of Boilers and Heaters Fluid Flow, Valve Sizing, and Pressure Drop Calculations Heat Transfer Equipment Design and Performance Fans, Pumps, and Steam Turbines Appendix Tables Bibliography Glossary Conversion Factors "