Boilers are important equipment found in many industrial installations.  Boilers can be used for a wide range of applications ranging from power generation to heating to steam generation. 

At a basic level, the boiler is a closed vessel containing water.  When the vessel is heated, steam is produced.  This steam can be used to drive a turbine or for heating purposes.

The articles below will help you understand the different aspects of boiler design and the procedures followed in operation.