Boilermaking Level 4 Trainee Guide, Paperback, 1st edition

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This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes, Advanced Trade Math, Advanced Blueprint Reading, Advanced Towers and Exchangers, Advanced Boiler Tube Systems, Advanced Pipe Fabrication, Stress Relieving, Quality Assurance, Boiler Design and Planning Work Activities.


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Table of contents

(Total Level Hours: 145)

34401 Advanced Trade Math (15 Hours)

Presents advanced mathematical skills used in the boilermaking trade. Explains using tables of equivalents and unit conversion tables and the properties of thermal expansion. Covers performing right angle trigonometry and calculating take-outs.


34402 Advanced Blueprint Reading (20 Hours)

Explains the graphic information found on P&IDs, piping arrangement drawings, and isometric drawings. Explains reading and interpreting the drawings through the use of related blueprints included with the module.


34403 Advanced Towers and Exchangers (20 Hours)

Identifies safety precautions for towers and exchangers. Includes maintenance procedures for a tower, as well as removal and installation of exchangers and trays.   


34404 Advanced Boiler Tube Systems (20 Hours)

Explains the removal of tubing and attachments, the preparation and installation of tubing, and the materials used to build various components of a boiler system.


34405 Advanced Pipe Fabrication (20 Hours)

Presents advanced skills required for pipe fabrication.  Covers safety procedures for shop and portable equipment.  Allows trainees to build on the skills learned in this module by fabricating a tank heating coil.


34406 Stress Relieving (10 Hours)

Introduces thermal expansion and relief methods available to minimize pipe stressors. Pays particular attention to safety precautions that must be followed for welding or high-heat processes. 


34407 Quality Assurance (10 Hours)

Introduces the concept of standardization and how it affects day-to-day work. Discusses the governing organizations of boilermaking and how imposed standards are incorporated into procedures used for various boiler components.


34408 Boiler Design (20 Hours)

Introduces trainees to different boiler designs and various boiler components used to increase efficiency.


34409 Planning Work Activities (10 Hours)

Teaches how to apply the skills presented in previous modules when planning work activities. Also teaches how to incorporate safety requirements, perform material takeoffs, and sequence operations.

Published by Pearson (August 30th 2002) - Copyright © 2001