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2nd Class Engineer Written Test 02/28/2004


 

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF A SYNCHROSCOPE?

DESCRIBE A WET LAY-UP BOILER PROCEDURE?

WHAT ARE RESIN BEADS MADE OF?

WHAT IS A SENTINEL VALVE?

DURING NORMAL OPERATION A CONDENSER MAINTAINS VACUUM WITH ONLY ONE SET OF AIR EJECTORS, HOW IS THIS POSSIBLE?

WHAT IS A TOPPING TURBINE?

A BOILER PRODUCES 10.9 POUNDS OF STEAM PER POUND OF COAL CONSUMED, THE FEEDWATER TEMPURATURE IS 212 DEGREES F. THE BTU VALUE OF THE COAL IS 14,645 BTU/LB. WHAT IS THE BOILER EFFICIENCY?

DEFINE YIELD POINT AS IT APPLIES TO METAL?

A BOILER PRODUCES 148,000 POUNDS OF STEAM PER HOUR, THE BLOW DOWN RATE IS 5%, WHAT IS THE DAILY BLOW DOWN TOTAL IN POUNDS AND HOW MANY BTUS ARE LOST PER DAY IF THE FEED WATER TEMPERATURE IS 400 DEGREES F. ?

 

DEFINE “REINFORCEMENT” AS IT APPLIES TO A WELD?

WHAT IS A WET BOTTOM FURNACE AND A DRY BOTTOM FURNACE?

DESCRIBE OIL OPERATED OIL RELAY GOVERNOR IN DETAIL?

WHAT IS AN EXCITER AND WHAT IS ITS FUNCTION?

HOW MANY SAFETIES WOULD A 510 KW INPUT BOILER REQUIRE AND WHAT IS THE BLOW DOWN CAPACITY?

NAME 6 LOSSES IN A TURBINE?

DEFINE “SPECIFIC GRAVITY”?

WHAT ARE THE TWO PRIMARY CONSTITUENTS OF THE ATMOSPHERE IN PERCENTAGE BY VOLUME?

WHAT DOES THE PH IN A PH TEST INDICATE?

WHAT IS THE HORSEPOWER OF A 1000 KW GENERATOR?

YOU NEED A CONDENSING TURBINE AND YOUR PLANT PRODUCES STEAM AT 40 PSI IN VERY HIGH VOLUMES. WHAT TYPE OF TURBINE WOULD YOU BUY AND WHY?

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