Heat exchangers are critical to a wide variety of engineering applications –
From power plants to chemical processing facilities. When they go down, you feel the negative impact. Join heat exchanger expert Joseph Holmes or Greg Starks and get up-to-date on the latest developments and strategies in heat exchanger design and the diagnosis, correction and troubleshooting of costly operating problems.
Gain a working knowledge of recent developments
In two days, you’ll examine in detail the design of shell-and-tube exchanger technology – the most common type of heat exchanger in oil refineries and chemical processes – and how to minimize fouling and ensure trouble-free operation. You’ll learn how to efficiently operate other types of exchangers, including gasketed plate, spiral plate and air-cooled equipment. Plus, you’ll learn strategies to help you troubleshoot, diagnose and correct operating problems – including those common to distillation column reboilers and condensers.
By the end of the course, you’ll gain state-of-the-art information and strategies you can apply to ensure the success of your next project involving heat exchanger sizing, specification and operation.
Here’s a preview of what you’ll learn:
- Shell-and-tube heat exchanger technology – what’s new and how to apply it
- The critical aspects of heat exchanger design
- A look at the thermal design of shell-and-tube heaters, coolers, column reboilers and condensers
- How to quickly and accurately troubleshoot, diagnose and correct operating problems in distillation column reboilers and condensers
Who Should Attend:
New and experienced chemical and mechanical engineers involved in plant operations, technical services and project design. You’ll also benefit greatly if you handle projects and assignments related to heat exchanger sizing, specification and operation.
Joseph W. Holmes, Principal Engineer, Research & Software Integration, holds BS and MS degrees in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas (TX), USA.
Holmes brings to this position more than 30 years of software development experience. Prior to focusing on the integration of products obtained via our alliance with Honeywell, he served as the project manager for HTRI Xchanger Suite and its components. He has assisted in the development and updating of several HTRI workshops and is a knowledgeable, experienced HTRI workshop instructor, having conducted numerous courses for HTRI members.
Before joining HTRI, Holmes worked for Bryan Research and Engineering, Bryan, TX, as a process research and development engineer. Holmes is a member of AIChE and a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in Texas.
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