Fuel Oil for Heat and Power Volume 1

Fuel Oil for Heat and Power Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...went into the refineries and disappeared from the fuel oil market. It was not until 1901 when the iamous oil gusher, known as Spindle-Top, brought in by Captain Lucas at Beaumont, Texas, that oil burning gained a really substantial hold. This well produced the tremendous amount of one hundred thousand barrels oi oil a day and although the oil was (Continued on page 58.) la/r Room of the American Sugar Refining Co., Boston, Mass. Economy and Efficiency In The Use of Fuel Oil ' THE words "economy" and "higher efficiency" are uppermost in the thought of industrial executives and managers who are investigating the use of fuel oil. It sometimes happens, however, that after careful investigation and study of the subject convirrces that these results are attainable from the use of fuel oil in the heating or power plant, ---nevertheless, after the oil burning equipment is installed, the increase of efiiciency is not found to be what was expected, nor the economy what was desired. The writer, knowing well the wonderful possibilities of fuel oil as an efficient heat and power producer, 13$ followed and studied in a 1.1IT1b6l' of cases this failure of lesired results, and has not only 'eached a satisfactory diagnosis, rut also an efficient remedy. While there are a number of fiicient burner jet-heads upon he market today, yet, with the se of these, and other equiplent being standard and of equal uality, a boiler will sometimes ail to show a' saving of fuel oil ver coal burning. The explanation lies in the nmbustion chamber; heretofore me method has been to place ricks in a baffle form, spreading Tonsultlng Engineer the flame and deflecting the heat in such manner as to cover the boiler surface; while this is far more...
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  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 318g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236965159
  • 9781236965158