## 2A1 Power Engineering Syllabus

### 1. ASME Code, Sections I & VIII, Calculations:

Design values to be computed for the following boiler and pressure vessel parts:

a. **Cylindrical Components:**

- How To Determine The Minimum Required Thickness Of Tubing
- How To Determine The MAWP Of Tubing
- How To Determine The Minimum Required Thickness Of Piping
- How To Determine The MAWP Of Piping
- How To Determine The Minimum Required Thickness Of A Boiler Drum
- How To Determine The MAWP Of A Boiler Drum
- How To Determine The Minimum Required Thickness Of A Header
- How To Determine The MAWP Of A Header
- How To Determine The Thickness Of A Blank, Unstayed Dished Head
- How To: Determine The Thickness Of A Blank Unstayed Full-Hemispherical Head
- How To: Determine The Minimum Required Thickness Of Circular Unstayed Flat Heads And Covers
- How To: Determine The Minimum Required Thickness Of Circular Unstayed Flat Heads And Cover When Attached By Bolts
- How To: Determine The Minimum Required Thickness Of Noncircular Unstayed Flat Heads And Covers
- Formed Heads
- Shells
- Welded covers

b. **Openings and compensation:**

- determine if compensation for openings in shells are required
- determine if compensation for openings in headers are required
- determine if compensation for openings in heads are required

c. **Stayed surfaces:**

- dimensions and locations of staybolts, ligaments and braced surfaces.
- How To: Determine Stayed Surface Calculations

d. **Pressure relief valves:**

- size and capacity.
- How To: Measure Pressure Relief Valve Capacity Dependent On Fuel Burned

e. **Firetube Boilers:**

- How To: Determine Corrugated Furnace Calculations
- How To: Determine Stayed Surface Calculations
- Stayed surfaces: maximum spacing of stays; areas of heads to be stayed; stresses in diagonal stays.

### 2. Industrial Administration

a. **Legislation:** a thorough knowledge of the jurisdictional Act and the Regulations under the Act.

b. **Installations:** factors and codes governing plant designs and layouts; contract specifications; working knowledge of the engineering and administration involved in plant erection; practical modifications of existing plant.

c. **Management:**

i. Functions and objectives of management.

ii. Personnel management: selection of staff; personnel training; motivating personnel; disciplining employees

iii. Planning; decision making; report writing.

iv. Plant maintenance; inspection; budgeting.

v. Safety programs.

### 3. Applied Mechanics

a. **Velocity and acceleration:**

- How To: Calculate Average Linear Velocity Or Speed
- speed, linear velocity and acceleration
- projectile motion, angular velocity and acceleration
- relative and absolute velocity

b. **Mass, motion and inertia:**

- force of gravity
- weight
- mass inertia
- accelerating force
- momentum

c. **Work, power and energy:**

- work, graphical representation
- indicated and brake horsepower
- potential and kinetic energy
- conservation of energy
- flywheel

d. **Torque and angular motion:**

- moment of inertia
- radius of gyration
- work done by torque

e. **Motion in a circular path:**

- centripetal acceleration; centripetal and centrifugal force
- balancing of rotating masses
- governors

f. **Friction:**

- coefficient of friction
- frictional force
- motion on horizontal and inclined planes
- the screw thread
- transmission of power by belt drives.

g. **Moments:**

- moments of forces
- couple
- centroids and second moments of area

h. **Stress and strain:**

- modulus of elasticity
- restricted expansion

i. **Shearing forces and bending moments:**

- sign conventions
- conditions of equilibrium
- simply supported beams and cantilevers
- concentrated and distributed loading
- mathematical and graphical solutions for shearing force and bending moment diagrams

j. **Torsion:**

- fundamental torsion equation
- relationship between torque, stress and horsepower
- maximum and mean torque
- coupling bolts

k. **Pressure of liquids:**

- density
- specific gravity
- pressure at any depth
- centre of pressure
- displacement

l. **Flow of liquids:**

- pressure head
- Bernoulli’s law
- Venturi meter
- flow through orifices

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