This module provides a basic introduction to boilers, including boiler terminology and explanations of the main parts of a boiler. It also discusses operational practices and principles.
Boiler Internals Theory
The Boiler Internals Theory module provides the learner with basic Power Engineering theory regarding the design and operation of various components contained within a boiler and how these components work together to achieve the efficient operation of a boiler. The module also explains the operating principles of steam and mud drums, tubes, water walls, economizer and superheater.
Boiler Condenser Theory
The Boiler Condenser Theory module provides the learner with basic Power Engineering theory regarding the design and operation of various types of condensers used to lower the turbine exhaust pressure, condense steam from turbines and collect condensate for reuse.
Furnaces for Bitumen Process
This module discusses the various furnace types used to process bitumen. The discussion includes fuels, combustion, burner types, and furnace safety.
Boiler Chemical Treatment
The Boiler Chemical Treatment module provides the learner with basic Power Engineering theory regarding the treatments used to control the pH and phosphate levels in boiler water to minimize metal corrosion and scale build-up due to calcium (Ca) and magnesium (Mg) deposits.
This module describes the need to understand lubrication as well as the methods and principles of lubrication. It also covers safety issues related to lubricants. It discusses different types of lubricants used in plants including many properties of and additives to lubricants. The module takes a look at types of lubrication system designs used in industry and some components, such as oil coolers and reservoirs. The module concludes with a look at the operation of lubrication systems.
This module provides the learner with basic Power Engineering theory regarding the treatments used to clarify water to remove suspended matter, filter water to remove particulate matter, demineralize water to remove dissolved solids, and degasify water to remove carbon dioxide.
Lock Out / Tag Out
This module reviews and explains the requirements of the Isolations Lock Out/Tag Out Practice, and Safe Work Practice. It achieves this by expanding on documents found in the Practice and in other documents related to isolations.
Boiler Control Theory
The Boiler Control Theory module provides the learner with basic Power Engineering theory regarding the design and operation of the controls that work together to ensure a boiler operates efficiently. This module also covers combustion control, combustion air, furnace pressure, drum level, stem temperature, and oxygen trim.
Boiler Draft and Fan Theory
The Boiler Draft and Fan Theory module provides the learner with basic Power Engineering theory regarding the design and operation of various types of fans used in the operation of a boiler. This module provides insight into the principles and application of forced draft, induced draft and balanced draft combustion air systems.
This module introduces pneumatic applications, components, and systems. It takes a look at pipe, fittings, and hoses used in pneumatic systems. It discusses pneumatic components including various types of valves, motors, and turbines. The module also presents a simple pneumatic circuit and a pneumatic safety circuit to illustrate the theory and operation of pneumatic equipment.
This module covers centrifugal and positive displacement pumps. It explains the theory of centrifugal pumping, and discusses different types of centrifugal pumps. It discusses mechanical seals and stuffing boxes, as well as operational differences. It also shows and explains different types of positive displacement pumps. It explains the correct operating and troubleshooting principles for centrifugal and positive displacement pumps as well.
This module provides a generic introduction to steam turbines, showing and explaining large and small types, as well as different blading types. It discusses turbine seals, lube, control, and stop valves. It also identifies and explains operational principles.
This module provides the learner with basic Power Engineering theory regarding the design and operation of cooling water systems. It discusses water chemistry, cooling tower, corrosion, microbiological fouling, and treatment programs.