Baumeister, Theodore Formerly, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, New York; Editor in Chief, "Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers"
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The wide diversity of parts, appurtenances, and functions needed to release and utilize a source of heat for the practical production of steam at pressures to 5000 lb/in.2 (34 megapascals) and temperatures to 1100°F (600°C), often referred to as a steam boiler for brevity. See also: Steam
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