Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

How to -- electric boiler design

  1. Apr 28, 2015 #1

    y2j

    User Avatar

    Hi all
    Are there is an idea to design (thermal design )the size of an small electric steam boiler if the heat input is about (10 Kw)
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 28, 2015 #2

    y2j

    User Avatar

    can one use the ASME for (boiler and pressure vessel code ),is also contain a thermal design of boilers?
     
  4. Apr 28, 2015 #3

    SteamKing

    User Avatar
    Staff Emeritus
    Science Advisor
    Homework Helper

    I believe the ASME B & PV code covers just the design and manufacture of the components (e.g., material selection, strength, testing, etc.)

    The thermodynamics of the boiler design is not covered.
     
  5. Apr 30, 2015 #4

    Simon Bridge

    User Avatar
    Science Advisor
    Homework Helper
    Gold Member
    2016 Award

    If I read you right, you are asking if anyone knows how to design a boiler for a steam engine which has 10kW electric heater of some kind.
    The short answer is "yes" - designing steam engines is quite a mature field in engineering. There are an infinite number of possible designs.
    Is there anything you specifically wanted to know?
     
  6. May 2, 2015 #5

    berkeman

    User Avatar

    Staff: Mentor

    (two similar threads merged)
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook




Similar Discussions: How to -- electric boiler design
Loading...