Steam generating boiler output is reduced with lower feedwater temperature:
Steam & condensate systems- properties, capacities, pipe sizing, systems configuration and more.
The International Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code safety rules governing design, fabrication, and inspection of boilers and pressure vessels, and nuclear power plant components during construction.
Combustion gross and net calorific value.
Suspended solids in the feed water will remain in the boiler when steam is generated.
Calculate boiler blowdown rate.
Steam boilers output can be expressed in Boiler Horsepower, MBTU or in Pounds of Steam delivered per hour.
ABMA recommended feed water chemistry limits for steam boilers.
Boiler horsepower vs. heat transfer area.
Classification of boilers according the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.
Make-up water to steam boilers should be treated with oxygen scavengers to avoid serious corrosion problems.