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Philadelphia (PA)
(314) Engineer Grade A
Steam Boiler, Stationary and Refrigeration

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Exam Content

Subject Areas% of
Turbines, Design Auxiliaries, and Operations 15
Boiler Operations, Maintenance, and Safety 9
Waste to Energy Plants and
Environmental / Pollution Control
Water Treatment 9
Boiler Combustion and Fuels 8
Boiler Accessories and Auxiliary Equipment 8
Engineering Calculations 7
Electrical 7
Controls - Pneumatic and Electronic 7
Pumps, Feed, Hydronic and Condensate Systems 7
Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, and Cooling Tower 7
Boiler Design and Principles 8

Total number of test questions: 80
Time allowed (hours): 3.0


Books Allowed in the Exam

1. Boiler Operator's Workbook, 4th Edition, R. Dean Williams Buy at Amazon
2. Stationary Engineering, 4th Edition, Harold J. Frost, Daryl R. Frederick, M. Steingress Buy at Amazon
3. High Pressure Boilers, 5th Edition, Frederick Steingress, Harold Frost Buy at Amazon
4. Steam Plant Operation, 10th Edition, Everett B. Woodruff, Herbert B. Lammers, Thomas F. Lammers Buy at Amazon
5. Boiler Operator's Guide, 4th Edition, Anthony L Kohan Buy at Amazon
6. Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology, 7th Edition, Delmar Publishing Buy at Amazon
7. Low Pressure Boilers, 4th Edition, Frederick M. Steingress Buy at Amazon
8. Ugly's Electrical References, 2014, George V. Hart.  Buy at Amazon
9. Electric Motor Control, 9th Edition, Walter N. Alerich, Stephen L. Herman Buy at Amazon
10. HVAC Control Systems, 3rd Edition,Ronnie J. Auvil Buy at Amazon
NOTE:  With the exception of Ugly's Electrical References,
any edition of the above books are acceptable.
Study materials are currently NOT available for this exam

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