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Following the publication of the authora€™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 number of supporting illustrations. Written for practicing engineers and dealing with practical issues rather than theory, this reference focuses exclusively on water tube boilers found in process industries and power plants. It provides broad explanations for the following topics: A range of boilers and main auxiliaries, as well as steam and gas turbines Traditional firing techniquesa€”grates, oil/gas, and modern systems Industrial, utility, waste heat, MSW and bio-fuel-fired boilers, including supercritical boilers The scientific fundamentals of combustion, heat transfer, fluid flow, and more The basics of fuels, water, ash, high-temperature steels, structurals, refractory, insulation, and more Additional engineering topics like boiler instruments, controls, welding, corrosion, and wear Air pollution, its abatement techniques and their effect on the design of boilers and auxiliaries Emerging technologies such as carbon capture, oxy-fuel combustion, and PFBC This reference covers almost every topic needed by boiler engineers in process and power plants. An encyclopedia by design and a professional reference book by focus and size, this volume is strong on fundamentals and design aspects as well as practical content. The scope and easy-to-navigate presentation of the material plus the numerous illustrations make this a unique reference for busy design, project, operation, and consulting engineers.... Reburn, 393a€“394 Recovery boiler, 394; see also Black liquor recovery boiler ( BLR boiler); Waste heat recovery boilers (Whrb) ... 508 Reverse gas filters, 129, 130 Reynolda#39;s number (Re), 232a€“233 RG, see Refinery gas (RG) RH, see Reheat (RH); ... 497, 499 classification of, 498 discharge/escape piping, 499 electromatic sv, 499 floating, 96 terminology, 497 SAMA, see Scientific Apparatus Makers Association (SAMA) Sampling system, steam and water, 427a€“428 Sankey diagram, anbsp;...

Author:Kumar Rayaprolu
Publisher:CRC Press - 2012-11-20


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