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Boiler Control, Instrumentation and Maintenance Course

By: Citadel for Technological and Engineering Dev.

Lagos State, Nigeria

09 - 11 Jul, 2019  3 days

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NGN 99,500



Boiler is an essential component of modern power plant as well as in any process and petrochemical plant. Modern boiler has to produce steam in an efficient and safe manner with the lowest operational cost that is practical. The safety of steam production and boiler operation presents important element in the overall steam production management. Boiler operation has to be in an environmentally acceptable way, including the aspects of combustion, but also chemical water treatment and other safety considerations.

This CITED training course will cover many important aspects of boiler operation, combustion control and feed water management. Methods of efficiency improvement of the boiler operation will be explained and discussed. Best practices for preventive and corrective maintenance based on inspection according to Codes & Standards will be explained and discussed. Problems in boiler operation will be discussed and problem solving and troubleshooting will be illustrated through several real world case studies and presented in the form of training courses. Maintenance and repair of the auxiliary mechanical equipment such as fans and pumps, will be explained in detail.



  • Technicians and Engineers in charge of Boiler Operation
  • Technical Personnel dealing with Boilers Maintenance
  • Boiler Inspectors and Contractors
  • Technical Personnel in charge of Steam Generation and Distribution Systems



  • Explanation of functions of controls, safeguards, interlocks and alarm systems
  • Describe correct procedures for boiler starting up and shutdown
  • Explanation of the malfunctions that can cause boiler shutdown
  • Identification of the appropriate boiler feed water treatment methods
  • Identification of important steps in inspection of cooling towers
  • Recommendation of the best practices for preventive maintenance of cooling tower




Overview of Steam Generation and Use

  • Overview of Boiler Types and Industrial Steam Generators
  • Elements of Boiler Plant: Fired Tube Boilers and Water Tube Boiler
  • Steam Generation Basics
  • Combustion Process: Burners and Accessories
  • Fuels and Fuel Properties
  • Flame Characteristics
  • Products of Combustion and Environmental Regulations
  • Programme: Problems and Solutions


Boiler Efficiency and Performance

  • Boiler Efficiency: Economic and Environmental Aspects
  • Boiler Feed Water Preheating Train
  • Air Economizers and Waste Heat Utilization
  • Boiler Performance and Specifications
  • Evaluating Boiler Efficiencies
  • Boiler Blow-Down Control Recovery
  • Steam Distribution System Losses
  • Programme: Problems and Solutions


Boiler Safety Operation and Control

  • Boiler Control Strategies: Safeguards, Interlocks and Alarm Systems
  • Boiler Load Management
  • Burner Management System (BMS)
  • Safe Start Up and Shutdown Procedure
  • Scale and Corrosion Control
  • Chemical & Physical Treatment of Feed Water
  • De-aeration of Feed Water: Removing of Oxygen and CO2
  • Programme: Problems and Solutions


Boiler Inspection, Maintenance and Repairs

  • Routine & Periodic Boiler Inspections: Risk Based Inspection (RBI)
  • Common Boiler Problems in Operation
  • Abnormal Operating Conditions and Operator Actions
  • Maintenance Work Done Periodically
  • Checklist for Maintenance of Fuel Supply System
  • Maintenance of Condensate Recovery and treatment
  • Programme: Problems and Solutions


Boiler Troubleshooting and Accident Prevention

  • Boiler Failures and Accidents: Root Cause Analysis
  • Boiler Explosions: How to Prevent?
  • Boiler Troubleshooting Guide
  • Class Programme: Boiler Problem Solving
  • Summary and Conclusions
CITED/BOAZ Training Centre, Nigerian Institute of Surveyor (NIS) Building, 2nd floor, Left Wing, Opposite Lagos Revenue House (formerly Elephant Cement House), ASSBIFI Road, Secretariat, Alausa, Ik Jul 09 - 11 Jul, 2019
CITED/BOAZ Training Centre,\r\nNigerian Institute of Surveyor (NIS) Building, 2nd floor, Left Wing,\r\nOpposite Lagos Revenue House (formerly Elephant Cement House),\r\nASSBIFI Road, Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos State., Lagos State, Nigeria 03 - 05 Dec, 2019
NGN 99,500.00 + 4,975.00 (VAT)
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