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2nd Class Engineer Written Test 01/13/05

Oral Exam  01/13/2005


 

ENGINEERS SHOULD NOTE THAT PRIOR TO THE EXAM THE INSPECTORS AND I SPENT SEVERAL MINUTES DISCUSSING THE SPECIFICS OF MY PLANT. THIS INCLUDES FEED WATER, FUEL TREATMENT, BURNER AND BOILER TYPE, STEAM CONDITIONS, AND ALL OPERATING EQUIPMENT.

INSPECTOR  GERYK

 WHAT CODE/S WOULD YOU USE TO PIPE UP A BOILER FOR FEED WATER?

 HOW DOES THE CODE DEFINE FEED WATER PIPE AND BOILER EXTERNAL PIPE?

 DEFINE ULTIMATE AND PROXIMATE ANALYSIS, HOW IS A PROXIMATE ANALYSIS PERFORMED?

 EXPLAIN AND RECITE DULONGS FORMULA?

 

 WHAT 2 CYCLES MAKE UP A COMBINED CYCLE PLANT?

 HOW WOULD YOU WARM THE HEADER OF A COLD BOILER DURING STARTUP IF THERE WERE BOILERS IN BATTERY?

 WHAT VALVES ARE LOCATED DIRECTLY OFF THE BOILER UP TO THE STEAM STOP?

 WHAT IS COGENERATION?


INSPECTOR MOORE

 

WHAT ARE THE DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS OF AN IMPULSE AND REACTION TURBINE?

WHAT IS THE RELATIONSHIP OF STEAM SPEED TO WHEEL SPEED?

HOW DOES A MECHANICAL HYDRAULIC GOVERNOR WORK?

 EXPLAIN THE OPERATION OF A 2 STAGE AIR EJECTOR SET FULLY?

 HOW CAN YOU TELL WHEN A TUBE HAS BEEN ROLLED IN (EXPANDED) FULLY?

 WHAT DOES THE CODES SAY ABOUT BOTTOM BLOW PIPING AND VALVE REQUIREMENTS?

 WHAT CODE IS USED TO DETERMINE THE PIPE REQUIREMENTS FOR FEED WATER AND WHAT PRESSURE DETERMINE EXTRA HEAVY DUTY?

EXPLAIN HOW A TAPERED LAND AND KINGSBURY THRUST BEARING WORK?

 WHAT IS ROTOR LONG?


INSPECTOR MOORE

WHAT ARE THE DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS OF AN IMPULSE AND REACTION TURBINE

WHAT CODE WOULD YOU USE TO PERFORM A REPAIR IF ANY ON A CORRODED MANHOLE?

 EXPLAIN THE BENEFITS OF HYDROGEN COOLED GENERATORS AND WHAT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS ARE TAKEN WITH THEM?

 WHAT IS A LIGAMENT AND THE EFFICIENCY FORMULA FOR I T?

 IF A BOILER IS 80% EFFICIENT AND THE CONDENSING TURBINE GENERATOR IS 35% EFFICIENT WHAT IS THE OVERALL PLANT EFFICIENCY?

 WHAT IS ADDED TO FUEL TO PREVENT OIL ASH CORROSION?

 WHAT IS OIL/ASH CORROSION?

 WHAT EFFICIENCY IS GAINED WITH AN ECONOMIZER?

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