NEW EDITION OF THE BABCOCK & WILCOX COMPANY’S FLAGSHIP PUBLICATION ON STEAM AND POWER GENERATION NOW AVAILABLE

Babcock & Wilcox Company, The - 11.17.2005

The 41st edition of Steam/its generation and use, published exclusively by The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W), is now available for ordering.

The book is the longest continually published engineering textbook in the world, with the first edition published in November 1875. The new, 41st edition contains more than 1,100 pages, 1,000 illustrations and 200 tables that tell the story of steam and how it is used to generate power.

Steam 41 features 60 percent new content and includes two full-color sections -- one for color plates and one for a new chapter on numerical modeling. Major updates include new sections on burners, cutting-edge supercritical pressure boilers, New Source Review issues, replacement nuclear components and environmental equipment and emissions controls. Also, for the first time in its history, Steam also includes a searchable, electronic version of the book on CD-ROM.

“This book represents nearly 140 years of knowledge gained and best practices developed by our company,” said B&W’s Steve Stultz, chief editor. “The more than 70 writers and contributors – all B&W experts in the industry – have done an exceptional job once again at making it useful, comprehensive, accurate, and reflective of current issues that make it such an indispensable resource to those involved in power generation. The fact that these individuals performed this update during their personal time demonstrates the passion and commitment that our employees have for the company, and the honor involved with contributing to the latest edition.” Steam 41 is available through the company’s Web site, www.babcock.com.

The Babcock & Wilcox Company is a subsidiary of McDermott International, Inc., a leading worldwide energy services company. McDermott subsidiaries manufacture steam-generating equipment, environmental equipment, and products for the U.S. government. They also provide engineering and construction services for the offshore oil and natural gas industries.

 

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