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EUT 103 - Generation Steam Systems

3 Credits, 4 Contact Hours
2 lecture periods 2 lab periods

Introduction to steam systems, thermodynamics, and boiler operation. Includes steam as an energy generating source, steam system operation, and boilers. Also includes pressure and temperature control.

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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Explain the basics of steam systems, including temperature measurement, pressure measurement, and thermal expansion.
  2. Explain the science of steam as an energy source.
  3. Describe boiler types and components and their functions.
  4. Demonstrate basic steam system operation, including strainers, air, condensate, pressure and temperature controls.
  5. Describe the operation of a condensate recovery system.
  6. Explain steam system performance.

Outline:
  1. Introduction to Steam Systems
    1. Basic operation
    2. Temperature measurement
    3. Pressure measurement
    4. Thermal expansion
  2. Science of Steam Systems
    1. Steam states
    2. Internal energy and enthalpy
    3. Steam tables and diagrams
    4. Steam power
  3. Boilers
    1. Types
    2. Boiler subsystems
    3. Boiler operation
    4. Boiler pressure
    5. Boiler components
      1. Safety devices
      2. Water column
      3. Blowdown
      4. Chemical treatment
  4. Steam Systems
    1. Operation
    2. Outside stem and yoke valves
    3. Strainers
    4. Pressure control
    5. Regulator valve operation
    6. Temperature control
      1. Heat exchangers
      2. Temperature regulation
  5. Air and Condensate Control
    1. Steam trap types
    2. Steam trap testing and maintenance
    3. Air vents
    4. Condensate recovery systems
      1. Condensate pump operation
      2. Condensate pump maintenance
      3. Globe valves
      4. Check valves
  6. Steam System Performance
    1. Performance measurement
    2. Effects of air
    3. Troubleshooting steam systems


Effective Term:
Summer 2014



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