10 Endress+Hauser – Steam Handbook 1960s. This development, in the United Kingdom, was driven by the Clean Air Act of 1956 which effectively proscribed the use of coal in cities. The packaged boiler provided the user with a number of benefits,i.e. boilers that were smaller, cheaper and
When steam is superheated, state 3 moves to the right (and up) in the above figure and generates dry steam after expansion. Thermal Efficiency of Rankine Cycle The work performed by the turbine, which is decreased by the pump divided by the heat energy received by the boiler is known as the Rankine cycle thermal efficiency.
292 Chapter 14 Stack—an opening at the top of the boiler that is used to remove flue gas, p. 297. Steam drum—the top drum of a boiler where all of the generated steam is collected before entering the distribution system, p. 293.Steam trap—a device used to remove condensate or liquid from steam systems, p. 294.