Conduct an over speed trip on a turbine.
How do you calculate water rate?
You have 52 barrels of fuel oil with a
specific gravity of .85. What does the fuel weigh? (1 gallon of water weighs
What does ANSI 31.1 say about blow off
valves and piping on a boiler with an M.A.W.P. of 125 PSI?
What is the factor of safety of a boiler
with an M.A.W.P. of 275 PSI that has a safety valve set at 150 PSI? The old
factor of safety was 4.
When a process goes through volume and
pressure variations but no temperature changes is called?
Describe the construction and operation of a
Kingsbury Thrust Bearing.
Which turbine has more end thrust Impulse or
Reaction and why?
What is “Water Hammer” and how do you
prevent it and remedy it?
A direct stay 1” in diameter is attached to
a flat surface of an HRT boiler. Would the diameter of a diagonal stay be
supporting the same area? The diagonal stay is 60” in length and the length of
the line drawn at a right angle to the surface supported is 48” (Answer is PFT
– 32 ASME Code Section one)
is the horsepower of a 1000 Kilowatt Generator?
When a process goes through Volume and
Pressure variations but no temperature change occurs this is known as? (Yes the
question was repeated on the second page of the test).
do we calculate Turbine horsepower and what is water rate used for? (Yes, second
water rate question).
14.) What is the first law of Thermodynamics?
the M.A.W.P. for a boiler 60” in diameter, having ˝” thick plate, with a tensile
stress of 11,000 and a joint efficiency of 80%? Use p=.8SET/R + 6T
Factor of Evaporation and what is it used for?
Define the following; Tensile strength,
Elastic limit, Yield point, Elongation and Reduction of area?
A.) What is minimum relieving capacity of an
electric boiler operating at 512 Watts?
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