2nd Class Fireman's Exam 12/29/2003
What is Priming? How is this corrected?
2.)What is Foaming? How it this corrected?
3.)How do you start a centrifugal pump? (asked this in detail in the oral)
4.)What is the function of the following appurtenances on a boiler?
A) Water Column
B) Gage Glass
C) Safety Valve
D) Low Water Cutout
5.) Name some safety devices on a boiler (5-6)
6). Sketch out the fuel oil system for a boiler.
7.) Why would a duplex pump stop lifting feed water? (asked this in oral)
8.) Identify the boiler pictured here? (cleaver brooks fire tube-same picture as on license)
9.) How many BTU’s are needed to raise the temperature of water from 32 deg to 212? (multiple choice)
10.) Fill in the blanks. A BTU is the ________ required to __________.
11.) a. Name three causes for a boiler explosion?
b. Name three causes for a furnace explosion?
12.) Explain the procedure for performing a blow down on a boiler with two slow opening valves?
13.) What is an inverted bucket trap and how does it work?
14.) What are two distinctly different ways of atomizing #6 fuel oil?
15.) Why are boiler tubes flared?
16.) Name and explain two types of draft?
17.) What is a bag? What is a blister?
18.) Describe bringing a Cleaver Brooks fire tube boiler on line?
19.) Describe the procedure for changing a broken gauge glass?
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