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1. Introduction

Author : Atanu Saha

Published in: Boiler Tube Failure Mechanisms

Publisher: Springer Nature Singapore

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Abstract

The function of a boiler is to convert water into superheated steam which is ultimately delivered into a steam turbine. The schematic illustration of a boiler is shown in Fig 1.1.

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Metadata
Title
Introduction
Author
Atanu Saha
Copyright Year
2023
Publisher
Springer Nature Singapore
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-99-3130-9_1

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