Category: Thermal Engineering

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- William Gibson
Cochran Boiler: Definition, Construction or Main Parts, Working Principle, Application, Advantages, Disadvantages [With PDF]

Hello Readers, today in this article, we will look into the Main Parts, Working principle, Applications, Advantages, and Disadvantages of Cochran Boiler. So now let's start with the Definition of Cochran Boiler. Parts of Cochran Boiler: A Cochran Boiler is consisted of following parts: Shell Grate Combustion Chamber Fire tubes Fire hole Firebox (Furnace) Chimney […]

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

Babcock and Wilcox Boiler was discovered by George Herman Babcock and Stephen Wilcox in the year 1967. This is a water tube boiler, used in steam power plants. In this type of boiler, water is circulated inside the tubes and hot gases flow over the tubes. This is a Horizontal drum axis, natural draft, natural […]

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Advantage, Disadvantage And Application Of Fire Tube Boiler

Fire-tube boiler: This is a boiler in which the fire or hot gas is present inside the tubes and water surrounds these fire tubes. Since fire is inside the tubes and hence it is named as fire tube boiler. The heat from the hot gases is conducted through the walls of the tube to the water. The examples of […]

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Advantage, Disadvantage and Application of water tube Boiler

Water tube boiler: The boiler in which the water is present inside the tubes and fire or hot gases surrounds these fire tubes. The examples of water tube boilers are a La-Mont boiler, Benson boiler, Stirling boiler, Babcock and Wilcox boiler, Yarrow boiler and Loeffler boiler. Advantage: SL NO Advantage 1. The maximum working pressure of the water tube […]

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Difference Between Fire Tube Boiler and Water Tube Boiler [With PDF]

The main differences between the fire tube and the water tube boiler are the hot gases flow inside the tube and water surround them in the fire tube boiler whereas, In the water tube, water flows inside the tube and Hot gases surround them. Before moving to further detailed explanation lets have some overview of […]

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Benson Boiler: Parts, Construction, Working, Advantages, Disadvantages, Application [With PDF]

Benson Boiler is a water tube boiler. This is a drum-less and high-pressure boiler. Today we will study Parts, Construction, Working, Advantages, Disadvantages, Application of Benson Boiler. Note: At the bottom of the articles you will find PDF. Benson Boiler Construction or Parts: Benson Boiler Main parts or construction are: Economizer Radiant Evaporation Convection Evaporation […]

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

Lamont Boiler is a water tube boiler and It is a high-pressure boiler. The other different types of water tube boiler: Benson boiler, Stirling boiler, Babcock and Wilcox boiler, Yarrow boiler and Loeffler boiler. Here we are going to study Definition, Main Parts, Working, Application, Advantages, Disadvantages of Lamont Boiler and you can download whole […]

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What is Boiler and The Necessity of Boiler, PDF

Definition of Boiler: A boiler is a closed vessel in which fluid (generally water) is heated up to high-pressure steam. The boilers are used in power plants, for the generation of steam. They are mostly used in power plants where steam turbines are used for the generation of electricity. There are two types of boiler: […]

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