Training program on Industrial Boiler Operation and Maintenance

Course Title: Training program on Industrial Boiler Operation and Maintenance
Course Objective: Provide participants an understanding of the works related to Industrial steam boilers such as Boiler Safety, Legislation and Regulations, Commissioning of new boilers, Operation, Trouble-shooting, Inspection, Maintenance and Repairs.
Target group:

Technical Professionals: Formans, Factory Supervisors, Operation Team Leaders, Maintenance Supervisors, Coordinators and newcomers to the boiler industry with academic qualifications of NVQ-3 or above

Duration: 04 Saturdays (8:30 AM - 4:30 PM)
Medium: Sinhala / English
Venue: Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Moratuwa
Group size: 20 participants per intake
Course Fee: Rs. 30,000/=
Commence on: Contact course coordinator for commencement dates
Apply before: Contact course coordinator for application deadline

Course Outline

  • Fundamentals of Steam Engineering
  • Industrial Boiler Operations and Trouble Shootings
  • Boiler Safety and Labor Ordinance
  • Boiler Water Treatments and Blowdowns
  • Boiler Capacity and Performance Evaluation
  • Combustion Technologies and Burner Tuning
  • Instrumentation and Boiler Controls
  • Steam Dsitribution and Condensate Returns
  • Material Testing and Boiler Maintenance

Practical Sessions

  • Boiler Controls and Best Operation Practices
  • Burner Tuning Up
  • Boiler Efficiency Calculation
  • A Field Visit and Case Study

Note: Continous assessments take-home assessments will be given. Participation certification based on 100% attendance.

Resource Personnel

  • Dr. Jayasekara JGAS, PhD (AUS)
    • Senior Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Moratuwa
    • Power plant and boiler designer in Australia and Malaysia
  • Dr. Ranasinghe RACP, PhD (UK)
    • Senior Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Moratuwa
  • Local and foreign professionals from boiler and steam industry

Application Procedure

  • Application form can be downloaded from the here OR obtained from the Thermodynamics Laboratory, Department Office , OR obtained from the Course Coordinator, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Katubedda, by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope 9" x 4" in size OR sending an email to the respective Course Coordinator/Resource Person. Note: Please write the Course Title clearly on the left-hand top corner of the envelope.
  • Duly completed application forms along with the copies of educational certificates and a copy of the National Identity Card should be forwarded to the Course Coordinator, Thermodynamics Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Katubedda,.
  • Alternatively, the documents may be scanned to PDF format and email to : thermouom[at]gmail.com
  • Since the selection is done on first come first served basis if the applicant is qualified, a qualified applicant may not be selected for a particular intake that he/she applied for. However, such applicants will be given the priority in the next intake and they need not to re-apply.
  • A selection letter will be sent to all the selected applicants and no payment should be made until such a letter is received.

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FROM HERE

Further Details:

Course Coordinator

  • Dr. Jayasekara JGAS, PhD (AUS)
    • Senior Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Moratuwa
    • Phone: +94 11 2650301 (Ext: 4508)
    • Email: saliya[at]uom.lk

Contact

  • Mr. Salith Ranasinghe
    • Technical Officer-Thermodynamics Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Moratuwa
    • Phone: +94 11 2650301 (Ext: 4000, 4052, 4542)
    • Mobile: 0718433500
    • Email: nimendras[at]uom.lk, thermouom[at]gmail.com