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Boilermaking Level 4 Trainee Guide, 2nd Edition

Boilermaking Level 4 Trainee Guide, 2nd EditionPhysical Product
  • By NCCER
  • Pub. Date: Jul 24, 2012 by Pearson.
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-292141-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-292141-1

Student/Retail Price: $133.32

Institutional/Business Price: $99.99

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  • Description
  • Table of Contents

This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Advanced Mechanical Trade Math, Advanced Rigging, Advanced Boilermaking Construction Drawings, Advanced Pipe Fabrication, Stress Relieving, Quality Assurance, Advanced Exchangers, Advanced Towers, and Fundamentals of Crew Leadership.


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·    Annotated Instructor's Guide (AIG) Paperback (Includes access code for Instructor Resource Center) 978-0-13-292169-5

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·    PowerPoint® Presentation Slides 978-0-13-292170-1


Table of Contents

(Total Level Hours: 165)


Advanced mechanical Trade math (15 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292236-4

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292246-3

Covers tables of equivalents and units of conversion. Explains the basics of trigonometry and to apply it to the installation of

pipe. Explains how to calculate the weight of objects. (Module ID 34401-12)


Advanced Rigging (20 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292237-1

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292247-0

Explains how to determine the center of gravity for objects to be rigged and how a load’s weight and center of gravity affects

lifting devices such as cranes. Describes how to use cribbing to support lifted loads. Covers the use of slings and spreader or

equalizer bars to lift loads. Describes the tools used to move loads laterally. Explains how to determine the center of gravity

of asymmetrical loads. (Module ID 34410-12)


Advanced Boilermaking Construction Drawings (20 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292238-8

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292248-7

Covers symbols and abbreviations used on piping and instrumentation drawings (P&IDs) and piping arrangement

drawings. Explains how to read and interpret different types of construction drawings. Explains how to sketch an isometric

drawing from a plan view drawing, and how to calculate line lengths from isometric drawings. (Module ID 34402-12)


Advanced Pipe fabrication (20 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292239-5

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292249-4

Describes how to lay out and fabricate mitered bends, laterals, wyes, and ninety-degree intersections using tables of ordinates

or a calculator. This knowledge is required in order to fabricate specialty bends and intersections. (Module ID 08402-07)



Stress Relieving (10 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292240-1

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292251-7

Covers metal distortion and ways to prevent it. Explains thermal growth in metals, and how to calculate thermal growth

in given metals. Explains how misalignment creates stress in metals. Describes ways to relieve stress in piping that is

experiencing distortion due to welding, thermal growth, or misalignment. (Module ID 34406-12)


Quality Assurance (10 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292241-8

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292252-4

Covers codes governing welding and boilers. Describes weld imperfections and their causes. Identifies and explains different

nondestructive and destructive testing methods. Explains how to make visual inspections of fillet welds. Describes welder

qualification testing, and stresses the importance of quality workmanship. (Module ID 34407-12)


Advanced Exchangers (25 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292242-5

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292253-1

Identifies different types of heat exchangers and their components. Describes methods used to test exchangers, and

how to pull exchanger bundles. Explains how to replace a flange and a nozzle on an exchanger. (Module ID 34411-12)


Advanced Towers (25 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292244-9

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292254-8

Identifies different types of towers and their components. Explains how to remove and replace different types of packing

used in towers. Describes methods used to make field repairs to tower trays. Explains how to remove a tower distributer for

maintenance. (Module ID 34412-12)


Fundamentals of Crew Leadership (20 Hours)

Trainee $40 ISBN 978-0-13-292245-6

Instructor $40 ISBN 978-0-13-292255-5

Describes leadership skills and styles, communication, delegating, and problem solving. Job-site safety and the crew

leader’s role are also discussed. Describes project planning, scheduling, and estimating. (Module ID 46101-11)

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