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Combustion System Component Overview

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the basic components used in a combustion system that uses natural gas
  • Identify advantages and disadvantages of using natural gas as the primary fuel source for the boiler
  • Describe the basic components used in a combustion system that uses fuel oil
  • Identify advantages and disadvantages of using fuel oil as the primary fuel source for the boiler
  • Describe the basic components used in a combustion system that uses coal
  • Identify advantages and disadvantages of using coal as the primary fuel source for the boiler

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65 Minutes

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to describe the equipment used to prepare and control natural gas, fuel oil, and coal as it is burned in the boiler. In addition, you will be able to identify some advantages and disadvantages of using each type of fuel in a power plant.