Fundamentals of Steam System Design I-P ed with ettara

(s): Lee, Ho Sung and Peter Parker
Publisher: American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
Year: 2006
No of Pages: 236 Pages
Size: 9.4 MB
File Format: PDF
Series: Ashrae Fundaments of HVAC&R Series
Book Description:

You will develop an understanding of the basic concepts of steam systems including terminology, properties of a system, analysis and design. After completing the course, you will develop an understanding of:

-Characteristics of steam
-Steam system types
-Terminal equipment in steam systems
-Steam system components, their function, and location in the system
-Steam and condensate pipe sizing, support, and insulation
-Steam trap and condensate receiver sizing, selection and placement

Course Content

*Introduction to Steam System Design - Introduction and review of thermodynamic fundamentals.
*HVAC Steam Systems - Steam and condensate; advantages of steam; basics of Steam Systems in HVAC; operating pressures of steam systems; steam heating systems; steam condensate systems; and boiler connections.
*Terminal Units I - Natural convection units; ratings of heat-distributing units; corrections for non-standard conditions; and applications.
*Terminal Units II - Unit heaters; unit ventilators; fan-coil units; cabinet heaters; induction units; and air-handling units.
*Boilers - Boilers, boiler classifications; fuels and combustion; efficiency; the cost of producing steam; and boiler sizing.
*Steam Valves, Steam Traps, Flash Tanks, and Condensate Receiver Tanks - Fundamentals of valves; manual valves; self-contained valves; safety devices; steam traps; flash steam; and condensate receiver tanks.
*Steam Piping Design - Pipe sizing; piping; pipe materials; insulation; pipe expansion; and pipe supporting elements.