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water tube boiler

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(General Engineering) a steam generator consisting of water drums and steam drums connected by banks of tubes through which the water is circulated. The tubes are exposed to the hot gases of the furnace and the heat transfer rate is high
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Water-tube boiler is expected to be the fastest growing market for steam boiler system, by type, during the forecast period.
In the water-tube boiler of TPP, heat exchange of hot products of fuel burnt in its furnace with boiling steel pipes filled with water takes place [7].
Maneski, "Numerical calculation of the water-tube boiler using finite element of the orthotropic plate," Structural Integrity and Life, vol.
(63) The water-tube boiler, invented by the Americans George Babcock and Stephen Wilcox in 1867, was itself not technologically feasible until the advent of twentieth-century metallurgy and electric welding techniques.
By the end of the 1800's Danks of Oldbury had been acquired by Babcock & Wilcox who took control and suppressed all design data of the "Imperial" water-tube boiler that had been developed.