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Steam, Its Generation and Use

By Babcock & Wilcox Company
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  • STEAM
  • FONDERIES ET ATELIERS DE LA COURNEUVE CHAUDIÈRES
  • THE EARLY HISTORY OF THE GENERATION AND USE OF STEAM
  • BRIEF HISTORY OF WATER-TUBE BOILERS[1]
  • REQUIREMENTS OF STEAM BOILERS
    • REQUIREMENTS OF A PERFECT STEAM BOILER
    • THE CIRCULATION OF WATER IN STEAM BOILERS
    • WATER-TUBE VERSUS FIRE-TUBE BOILERS
  • HEAT AND ITS MEASUREMENT
  • THE THEORY OF STEAM MAKING
  • PROPERTIES OF WATER
  • BOILER FEED WATER
  • FEED WATER HEATING AND METHODS OF FEEDING
  • STEAM
  • MOISTURE IN STEAM
  • SUPERHEATED STEAM
  • PROPERTIES OF AIR
  • COMBUSTION
  • ANALYSIS OF FLUE GASES
  • CLASSIFICATION OF FUELS
  • THE DETERMINATION OF HEATING VALUES OF FUELS
  • COMBUSTION OF COAL
    • TABLE 40
  • SOLID FUELS OTHER THAN COAL AND THEIR COMBUSTION
  • LIQUID FUELS AND THEIR COMBUSTION
  • GASEOUS FUELS AND THEIR COMBUSTION
  • UTILIZATION OF WASTE HEAT
  • CHIMNEYS AND DRAFT
  • EFFICIENCY AND CAPACITY OF BOILERS
    • 1. OBJECT
    • 2. PREPARATIONS
    • 3. FUEL
    • 4. APPARATUS AND INSTRUMENTS[63]
    • 5. OPERATING CONDITIONS
    • 6. DURATION
    • 7. STARTING AND STOPPING
    • 8. RECORDS
    • 9. QUALITY OF STEAM[67]
    • 10. SAMPLING AND DRYING COAL
    • 11. ASHES AND REFUSE
    • 12. CALORIFIC TESTS AND ANALYSES OF COAL
    • 13. ANALYSES OF FLUE GASES
    • 14. SMOKE OBSERVATIONS[71]
    • 15. CALCULATION OF RESULTS
    • 16. DATA AND RESULTS
    • 17. CHART
    • 18. TESTS WITH OIL AND GAS FUELS
  • THE SELECTION OF BOILERS WITH A CONSIDERATION OF THE FACTORS DETERMINING SUCH SELECTION
  • OPERATION AND CARE OF BOILERS
  • BRICKWORK BOILER SETTINGS
  • BOILER ROOM PIPING
  • FLOW OF STEAM THROUGH PIPES AND ORIFICES
  • HEAT TRANSFER
  • INDEX
  • FOOTNOTES
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