Course No. 87
Steam and the Steam Generating Unit
Definitions of saturated, superheated, and wet steam; latent heat of steam; pressure/temperature relationship of saturated and wet steam; relative weights of steam and water; effect on water and steam as heat is added or taken away; condensing steam; the main parts of a steam generating unit; difference between fire-tube and water-tube boiler; boiler circulation and water walls circulation; and identification of some parts of a boiler and a water wall.
Prerequisites: Ability to interpret simple sketches and a basic knowledge of the principles of combustion.
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