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Installation of Automatically-Fired Burners

Delivery: Online
Presentation Style:  Documentary
Continuing Education Qualification:   None
Approximate Time:  2.4 Hours

Synopsis:  As part of a series of courses designed with installers of pressure equipment in mind, this training focuses on the installation of automatically-fired burners. The course first discusses regulations, laws, and standards, then moves into specific requirements for automatically-fired burners.

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Installation of Automatically-Fired Burners, is part of a series of  online courses designed with installers of pressure equipment in mind. The course first discusses regulations, laws, and standards, then moves into specific requirements for automatically-fired burners.

At the beginning of the course students asked to print a "Checklist of Questions" related to the installation of pressure equipment which may then be used as a guide when in the field.

Learning Outcomes
After completing this course, students will be able to:  

  • Explain why regulation was needed, and how it became standardized.
  • Describe how nationally recognized codes and standards are used to create local jurisdictional laws and regulations.
  • Identify codes that are particularly relevant to installers of pressure-retaining items.
  • Identify organizations that have been key to the development of codes and standards.
  • Compare different types of boiler fuel.
  • Define what is meant by efficient combustion.
  • Describe the effects of excess air or insufficient air on the combustion process.
  • Compare different types of draft.
  • Explain the relevance of stack temperature.
  • Compare and contrast four methods for evaluating boiler efficiency.
  • Explain the functionality of a gas burner.

Reference Materials
Although not required, each student may find it helpful to have the following materials (currently mandated edition):

  • National Board Inspection Code, Part 1, Installation
  • ASME Section I, Rules for Construction of Power Boilers
  • ASME Section IV, Rules for Construction of Heating Boilers
  • ASME Section VIII, Div. 1, Rules for Construction of Pressure Vessels
  • ASME B31.1, Power Piping
  • Calculator

Note: ASME Code and Standards may be ordered through the ASME website.

Criteria for Successful Completion
As a minimum, for a National Board Certificate of Completion to be issued, students must:

  • actively participate in all online course interactions
  • respond to all knowledge check questions