boiler setting

boiler setting

[′bȯil·ər ‚sed·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
The supporting steel and gastight enclosure for a steam generator.
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Go in bleak midwinter and you feel the radiators aren't big enough and you're not allowed to tamper with the boiler setting.
While the heating appliance may come with an efficiency rating as high as 95%, when pump energy, pipe and boiler jacket losses, and boiler settings are factored in, the overall system efficiency could be significantly less.
Beginning with an overview of basic steam processes, the volume covers topics such as boiler principles, design and construction, fuel combustion, boiler settings and accessories, boiler maintenance, pumps, operating and maintaining turbines, condensers and cooling towers, and environmental control systems.