boiler Recertification 

Please note that this course meets all BIA requirements.

I. Boiler Application and Theory

 

  • What is a boiler?

  • Laws of Thermodynamics

  • The relationship between British Thermal Unit – Boiler

  • horsepower – and pounds of steam per hour

  • Sensible Heat and Latent Heat

  • Heat, Temperature and Pressure

  • Fundamentals of heat transfer

 

 

II. Boiler Systems Design and Operation

 

  • Hydronic (hot water) boilers construction and design

  • Hydronic (hot water) boiler systems piping and operation

  • Steam boilers construction and design

  • Steam boiler systems piping and operation

 

 

III. Burners

 

  • Types of burners and design

  • Fuels and their characteristics

  • Types of draft

  • Boiler burner function

 

 

IV. Auxiliary and safety components

 

  • Safeties and limits

  • Burner interlocks

  • Pumps

  • Safety valves

  • Temperature controls

  • Gas valves & Trains

  • Oil valves

 

V. Boiler Operators Responsibilities

 

  • Required level of knowledge

  • Understanding of boiler codes·

  • Efficient and effective operation

  • Housekeeping and safety

 

 

VI. Flame Safeguard Controls

 

  • Primary controls

  • Programming controls

  • Honeywell FSG controls

  • Fireye FSG controls

  • Burner Firing Sequence

 

 

VII. Flame Detection

 

  • Thermocouples

  • Flame Rods

  • Cad-cell / Photo cells

  • Infrared cells

  • Ultraviolet cells

 

 

IX. Boiler and Burner Troubleshooting

 

  • Control systems

  • Burner systems

  • Hot water systems

  • Steam systems

 

 

X. Combustion & Burner Calibration

 

  • Elements of combustion

  • Burner calibration

  • Firing rate

  • Single point control

  • Parallel positioning control

 

 

XI. Boiler Operations

 

  • Start-up procedures

  • Shut-down procedures

  • Proper blow-down procedures

  • Low water conditions

  • Laying-up boilers

  • Furnace explosions

  • Preparing for inspection

  • Maintain boiler logs

 

 

XII. Boiler Water Treatment

 

  • Scale

  • Oxygen in boiler water

  • Feeding boiler water

  • Boiler water treatment

 

 

XIII. Boiler Codes

ASME Boiler Codes (204 with 2006 Addenda)

 

  • Section I ….….. Power Boilers

  • Section II ….…. Materials

  • Section IV …… Heating Boilers

  • Section V …….. Non-Destruct Examination

  • Section VI …… Care & Operation of Heating Boilers

  • Section VII …... Care & Operation of Power Boilers

  • ASME-CSD-1 .. Safety & Control Devices for Automatic Fired Boilers

  • National Boiler Inspection Codes Books

      (2004 Edition with 2006 Addenda)

  • “R” Stamp Requirements

  • “IRI” (Improved Risk Insurers) Requirements

 

 

XIV. Boiler Room Safety

 

  • Boiler Room Accidents

  • Boiler Room Fire revention

  • Safety Rules