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feedwater

[′fēd‚wȯd·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
The water supplied to a boiler or still.
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Under this contract, AREVA NP will lead a team that includes SPX and Barnhart to design, manufacture, prepare and install the feedwater heaters.
Ontario Power Generation can now map the thickness of its feedwater pipes efficiently and accurately.
2] in feedwater, when the function (9) would reach a minimum positive value (t > 0) providing a minimum of the functional (5) with the use of necessary and sufficient conditions for the single variable function's extrema.
With a pressurised deaerator system, feedwater can be heated to greater than 100[degrees]C without boiling off to steam, removing virtually all of the dissolved gases without the need for water treatment chemicals.
Analysis of trends in the global nuclear power industry and demand for feedwater heaters in various regions, including Asia-Pacific, Europe, and North America
In the past 20 years, such technologies have taken on a new role; the removal of particles from feedwater of reverse osmosis and nanofiltration systems.
This second edition takes a systems approach to boiler operations, emphasizing the interactions of steam, feedwater, combustion, and draft systems.
Muehleberg was shut down temporarily shut down after routine maintenance caused a feedwater cooling system to stop working
Emerson's Rosemount 708 wireless acoustic transmitters help plant personnel identify failed steam traps, leaking valves and boiler tube leaks, avoiding substantial costs for lost steam and feedwater as well as lost revenue from plant downtime.
For more on fluid handling, see "Our Boiler Feedwater Pumps Just Do Not Perform Like Before" by Gary Wamsley, on page 42.
Metso will deliver a 49 MWe biomass-fired boiler plant, a flue gas cleaning plant and stack, a feedwater system and a distributed control system.
These are used in a variety of industrial processing applications such as boiler feedwater preheating, fibrous slurries such as pulp stock and biomass pretreatment, paper starch processing, sanitization and tank cleaning, and anaerobic treatment of organic waste, among other applications.