Overview of Steam Traps
This online engineering PDH course provides an overview of this essential component and discusses the operation, selection, installation and maintenance criteria of various steam traps for different applications.
No steam system is complete without this crucial component "the Steam Trap". This is the most important link in the condensate loop and the steam system, as it connects steam usage with condensate return. By definition, a steam trap 'purges' condensate, as well as air and other incondensable gases, out of the system, allowing steam to reach its destination in as dry condition as possible to perform its task efficiently and economically. It is important that a steam trap must trap or hold back steam and not allow it to pass along with condensate or air. If not maintained or applied properly, it can result in significant energy wastage.
This 4 PDH online course is aimed at mechanical engineers, chemical engineers, process engineers, and system design engineers working in power, oil and gas, chemical, metal and mining, manufacturing and engineering industries. It is also intended for energy auditors and operation and maintenance personnel.
This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Understanding the functions of a steam trap
- Learning about the various types of steam traps; their advantages and disadvantages
- Understanding the selection criteria for the steam traps
- Knowing the system design considerations and the installation aspects
- Understanding the performance testing of steam traps
- Learning about the maintenance aspects and energy saving opportunities
- Understating the applicable codes and standards
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document titled "Overview of Steam Traps".
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