Mechanical Engineering - Steam Boilers and Engines - Discussion

3. 

In water tube boilers

[A]. water passes through the tubes which are surrounded by flames and hot gases
[B]. the flames and hot gases pass through the tubes which are surrounded by water
[C]. forced circulation takes place
[D]. none of these

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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Chirag said: (Sep 16, 2014)  
When water passes through the tubes is call a water tube boiler.

Chuck said: (Apr 24, 2015)  
I have worked with 48 hp Mckenna boilers and the flames and hot gases pass through the tubes which are surrounded by water.

Ks Patel said: (Oct 23, 2016)  
A form of the boiler in which steam is generated by circulating water through tubes exposed to the source of heat (as opposed to the most usual arrangement in which tubes carry hot gasses through the water).

Rupesh Patil said: (Dec 20, 2019)  
It is one type of boiler in which water circulates in tubes heated externally by the fire. Fuel is burned inside the furnace, creating hot gas which heats water in the steam-generating tubes.

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