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1st Class Engineer Written Test 04/29/2004


1. Is radial clearance important on impulse turbine a reaction turbine why or Why not?

2. What’s the First Law of Thermodynamics?

3. Specific heat of water, air

4. Explain stiff shaft turbine and flexible shaft turbine

5. 10,000,000 BTU’s what are the environmental rules on a boiler firing fuel oil

6. Over speed trip test on a large turbine driven pump

7. What are the requirements for a welding company to work in Mass?

8. Newton’s Laws


9. Dulongs Formula problem.

10. Enthalpy of steam with 3% moisture 97% quality find in steam tables.

11. Thermal Conductivity definition and how is it shown in units

12. Before person enters boiler what do you need to do

13. Name 2 ways of balancing a turbine rotor. Explain one.

14. blow off tank given MAWP and length and width. What code does it apply to

15.Critical pressure ratio explain

16. Vacuum leak on condenser what would you check first ?


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