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An Introduction to Steam Generators

COURSE NO: M05-019
An Introduction to Steam Generators
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides information about the selection, specification, installation and operation of steam generators. This course addresses the design requirements for gas, oil, coal, and waste fuel fired steam generating, water-tube boilers and components with steam capacities between 20,000 and 250,000 pph and maximum pressures of 450 pounds per inch gauge (psig)/saturated and 400 psig/700°F superheated. Topics discussed include fuels, coal ash, burners, primary air, stokers, overfire air and boiler stacks.


This 5 PDH online course is intended for mechanical engineers and other design and construction professionals seeking an introduction to steam generators for a central steam boiler plants.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding the different types of boiler construction
  • Learning about operational issues raised by coal ash
  • Learning about steam generator burners
  • Learning the fundamentals of NOx control
  • Learning about stokers
  • Learning about atmospheric circulating fluidized bed boilers
  • Learning about boiler water circulation and treatment
  • Learning about the benefits of adjustable speed motor applications
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "An Introduction to Steam Generators".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
An Introduction to Steam Generators (2.24 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of thirty (30) questions to earn 5 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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