BOILER AND STEAM PLANT MANAGEMENT COURSE

BOILER AND STEAM PLANT MANAGEMENT COURSE

Course Description

DURATION

21 hours (Three (3) days)

 

TARGET GROUP

  • This course has been designed for the personnel responsible for operation and maintenance of all types of boilers.
  • The following personnel should attend the course: boiler engineers, boiler operators; plant engineers, process engineers and plant supervisors.

 

TARGETED INDUSTRY/INDUSTRIES

Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals, Power Plant, Renewal Energy Plant, Co-Generation Plant, Refineries and others related industries that using steam for running utility plant equipment.

 

CERTIFICATION

This course is endorsed by The Board of Engineers, Malaysia (BEM) under the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVE

This course has been designed to provide participants with comprehensive knowledge of Steam Boiler Operation and Steam Plant Management Course. Boiler operation is complicated, especially for modern boilers that are fully automatic.  Safety, efficiency, and constant generation of steam or hot water depend on the smooth operation of the boiler. Moreover, some jurisdictions have laws and rules on the boiler operation and boiler operators.

On the other hand, operation, optimization and maintenance are performed on the boilers to increase efficiency, ensure safety, and prevent unscheduled shutdowns.

 

COURSE OUTCOMES

At the end of the course, the participants will be able to:-

  • Describe fundamentals, and classifications of boilers
  • Optimize the correct heat transfer equipment for particular applications.
  • Apply heat transfer principles to design and specify heat transfer equipment
  • Evaluate the performance of heat transfer equipment and recommend solutions to problems
  • Reduce plant fuel consumption by improving the equipment efficiency.
  • Describe functions of controls and safety devices
  • Describe power boiler operation
  • Describe the essential procedures relating power boiler maintenance
  • Explain how to develop and establish maintenance program for boilers
  • Identify the appropriate water treatment methods

 

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

  • Lecture
  • Pre- and Post-Test
  • Classroom discussions
  • Short video presentation
  • Case study

 

COURSE CONTENTS

PART I: STEAM BOILER

Thermodynamics of Steam

  • Latent Heat
  • Sensible Heat
  • Properties of Steam
  • Temperature-Enthalpy Diagram
  • Introduction to Vapour and Steam
  • Performance and Efficiency
  • Factors Affecting Efficiency
  • Application of Various Types of Steam

 

Boiler Fundamentals

  • Boiler definitions and classifications
  • Power boilers and heating boilers
  • Water tube boilers and fire tube boilers
  • Boiler codes and standards
  • Jurisdictional requirements

 

Boiler Essential Fittings and Mountings

  • Objective of installations
  • Types of fittings and mountings

 

Boiler Operations

  • General guidelines
  • Operating personnel
  • Preparation for operation and Starting-up
  • On-line and out-of-service operation
  • Operation log-sheet

 

Combustion Systems

  • An introduction to combustion
  • Theoretical air requirements
  • Excess air requirements and controls
  • Types of combustion
  • Flue gas analysis
  • Atomization process

 

Boiler Water Treatment

  • Objective of water treatment
  • Boiler water troubles
  • Deposits and corrosion
  • Water analysis
  • Chemical used
  • Water treatment methods
  • Laying up of boilers

 

PART II: STEAM PLANT MANAGEMENT

Steam Plant Controls

  • Steam and waterside controls
  • Combustion side controls
  • Boiler control systems
  • Superheater steam temperature control
  • Header control system

 

Optimising Steam Plant

  • Steam generation and it’s used
  • Steam distribution and recovery
  • Steam turbines optimization
  • Economic justification for steam improvement projects
  • Selection of steam boilers
  • Boiler system fouling and corrosion
  • Automatic Boiler Water Management system
  • Boiler feed water economizers
  • Case Study on steam traps

 

Boiler Maintenance

  • Maintenance program
  • Boiler cleaning
  • Tube expansion
  • Maintenance checks
  • Preparing for inspection
  • Power boiler repairs