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Boiler Feed Pump Start-up

Learning objectives

  • Explain the importance of ensuring all condition and sign off requirements are met before start-up begins
  • Discuss normal start-up of a motor-driven boiler feed pump and describe components associated with this pump
  • Discuss normal start-up of a steam-driven boiler feed pump and describe components associated with this pump
  • Compare the process of placing a single pump in service to placing two pumps in service
  • Identify what permissives will hold out the pump from starting and discuss appropriate responses
  • Explain the role of a control room operator in starting the boiler feed pump

Course overview

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to explain the proper steps to place a boiler feed pump in service.

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