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Foundation In Steam - Level 1


Training Course



This program will provide an introduction to Steam applications and aims to familiarise delegates with the design, best practices and operation of steam systems along with its components. This includes interpretation of circuit drawings and symbols as well as the construction of basic steam and condensate loops.

A complete overview is given, covering the language of steam, using steam tables, calculating steam loads, pressure and temperature relationship, energy content of steam, Vacuum, Specific volume and an introduction to steam traps. It will also provide and understanding of key elements of steam and condensate loops, safety protection components,  along with steam control valves.

Target Group: All personnel involved with the design, installation, maintenance, operation, servicing and buying of industrial steam equipment & systems.

Previous Knowledge: General engineering background. Little or no experience in steam applications.


- Fundamental Properties of Water
- The Language of Steam
- Using Steam Tables
- Pressure & Temperature Relationship
- Energy Content of Steam
- Vacuum, Specific Volume
- Air In The Steam Space
- Steam Pipe Best Practices
- Introduction To Steam Traps
- Basic Steam & Condensate Loop
- Key Elements of Steam & Condensate Loops
- Steam Control Valves
- Calculating Steam Loads

Training Outcomes

- Recognise and understand circuit drawing and symbols of a steam systems
- Calculate steam loads using steam tables and understand the relationship between pressure and temperature in a steam system
- Design a simple steam system and condensate loop
- Understand steam control valves and their application

Duration: 1 day

2018 Dates: TBN

Price: £68 (+VAT)

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