Tolley's Industrial and Commercial Gas Installation Practice

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Routledge, 2009 - Technology & Engineering - 550 pages
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This is the third of three essential reference volumes for those concerned with the installation and servicing of domestic and industrial gas equipment. This volume explains the basic principles underlying the practical and theoretical aspects of installing and servicing gas appliances and associated equipment, from the basics of combustion, to burners, pressure and flow, transfer of heat, controls, as well as materials and processes, electrical aspects, and metering and measuring devices. Covering both Natural Gas and Liquefied Petroleum Gas, the many illustrations and worked examples included throughout the text will help the reader to understand the principles under discussion.

Volume 3 of the Gas Service Technology Series will enable the reader to put into practice the safe installation and servicing procedures described in the companion volumes: Basic Science and Practice of Gas Service (Volume 1), and Domestic Gas Installation Practice (Volume 2). Combining a comprehensive reference with practical application in real-world engineering contexts, Volume 3 provides an essential handbook for all aspects of fundamental gas servicing technology, ideal for both students new to the field as well as professionals and non-operational professionals (e.g. specifiers, managers, supervisors) as an ongoing source of reference.

* Comprehensive reference combined with practical application, an essential handbook for gas service technology
* Fully updated in line with the latest changes to standards, NVQs and ACS Certificates of Competence
* Hundreds of line drawings and photographs maximise accessibility of the text, enabling readers to easily recognise the appliances under discussion
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 1 Large Installations
1
CHAPTER 2 Industrial and Commercial Gas Meters
78
CHAPTER 3 Industrial Processes and Plant
118
CHAPTER 4 Industrial Gas Burner Systems and their Control
154
CHAPTER 5 Flame Protection Systems
233
CHAPTER 6 Commercial Catering
262
CHAPTER 7 Incinerators
336
CHAPTER 8 Steam Boilers
368
CHAPTER 9 Overhead Heating
397
CHAPTER 10 Combined H eat and Power
428
CHAPTER 11 Air Conditioning
449
CHAPTER 12 Largescale Heating and Hot Water Systems
471
CHAPTER 13 Natural Gas and the Environment
546
Index
570
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