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Essentials – CSD-1 Controls and Safety Devices for Automatically Fired Boilers

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This self-study course is designed to be taken at your convenience, and on your own schedule. You have 90 days to finish the course from the time of purchase.

This course provides an introduction to the different parts of the ASME CSD-1 Standard.
The major hazards in operating automatically fired boilers are loss of water (low water), furnace explosions, overpressure, and overtemperature.

Principal causes of accidents with automatically fired boilers are lack of proper controls and safety devices, lack of adequate maintenance, improperly trained operators, failure to test controls and safety devices, and complacency on the part of the operator due to long periods of trouble-free operation.

ASME’s CSD-1 Standard was created with the view that improved instrumentation, controls and safety devices, proper operating procedures, and a clearer understanding of installation requirements by the manufacturers, installers, and operators can greatly reduce the chances of personal injury, damage to property, and loss of equipment from accidents.

The information provided is of a general nature and the students are reminded to refer to the CSD-1 Standard for specific details of interest.

You Will Learn To
- Describe the background of the CSD-1 Standard
- Identify the general requirements of CSD-1
- Discuss the requirements involved in the individual parts of the Standard

Module 1: Introduction - History & Scope
Module 2: Part CG - General; Part CM - Testing and Maintenance; and Part CE - Electrical
Module 3: Part CW - Steam and Waterside Control
Module 4: Part CF - Combustion Side Control and Nonmandatory Appendices.

Who Should Attend
This course is designed for anyone who wants an introduction to and a basic understanding of the CSD-1 Standard.


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