Category: Thermal Engineering

“When you want to know how things really work, study them when they’re coming apart.”
- William Gibson
Elements or Components of Steam Condensing Plant [Notes with PDF]

Today in this article, we will discuss about the elements of a steam condensing plant and will observe what is the purpose of the individual parts in a steam condensing plat. So let's start with the definition of Steam Condenser. Elements or Components of Condensing Plant: A Condensing Plain consists of eight major elements, those […]

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Steam Condenser: Definition, Functions, Working Principle, Types, Applications, Advantages, and Disadvantages [Notes with PDF]

In this article, I'm going discuss about Steam Condenser in briefly. At the end of this article, you will learn How a Steam Condenser works, Definition and Types of a steam condenser, and more. So let's get started. The Functions or Needs of a Steam Condenser: The functions or the needs of the condenser in […]

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Loeffler Boiler: Definition, Parts, Working, Advantages, Disadvantages, and Applications [With PDF]

Loeffler is another example of a water tube boiler. This is a high-pressure boiler which is up to 100 bar. I have also explained other water tube boilers such as Benson, Lamont, Babcock and Wilcox Boiler. Today we will study Loeffler's boiler definition, Parts or construction, Working principle, Advantages, Disadvantages, and Application. So let's start […]

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Scotch Marine Boiler: Definition, Parts, Working, Types, Advantages, Disadvantages, Application [With PDF]

Scotch marine boiler is a fire tube boiler. It is used for marine works. Why this boiler works only marine? Because as per need the several parameter Scotch marine boiler full fills all the parameters. Like, The efficiency is great. The size of this boiler is small and It can generate or produce steam from […]

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Cornish Boiler: Definition, Parts, Working, Advantages, Applications [with PDF]

Cornish Boiler is a fire tube boiler. After Cochran, Locomotive, Scotch marine boiler, a Cornish boiler is another type of fire tube boiler. This type of boiler works on very limited pressure which is up to 20 bar only. It has a long horizontal cylinder with a single large flue containing the fire. Today we […]

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Boiler-Definition, Fuel used, Types or Classification in details, Parts, Boiler Mounting, Accessories, Function, Application, PDF

Boiler: The history of boilers began with steam boilers that were used to power transportation, such as those seen in early trains and ships. Early models like the “Scotch Marine” and similar early fire tube boilers were made from a steel shell with rounded tube sheets that were welded at both ends. The boiler is […]

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What are boiler mountings and accessories?

Definition of Boiler: In today's article, you are gonna get a brief knowledge on Boiler Accessories and Mountings. So at first let's look at what is a boiler? A boiler is a closed vessel in which water is heated, vaporized and converted into steam at a pressure higher than the atmospheric pressure. The heat energy […]

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Boiler: Definition, Types, Applications, Necessity, and Fuel Used [With PDF]

What is Boiler? A steam boiler or steam generator is a closed vessel in which water is heated, vaporized and converted into steam at a pressure higher than atmospheric pressure. A Boiler is the biggest and most critical part of a thermal power plant. Definition of Boiler according to IBR Act 1923 (Indian Boiler Regulation), […]

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Locomotive Boiler: Parts, Working, Advantages, Disadvantages, and Application (With Diagram & PDF)

This is a fire tube boiler.  A locomotive boiler is a device which is used to create steam from water by using heat energy.
This is a horizontal drum axis, multi-tubular, natural circulation, artificial draft, forced circulation, medium pressure, solid fuel fired fire tube boiler that has an internal fire furnace.
It is capable of producing high steam rate and hence it is used for railway locomotive engines and in marines.

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Lancashire Boiler: Definition, Parts, Working, Applications, Advantages, and Disadvantages [With PDF]

It is basically a shell and tube type heat exchanger in which the flue gases flow through the tubes and the water flows through a shell.
The heat is transfer from flue gases to the water through convection

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