Introduction to Pinch Analysis Originally delivered Apr 27, 2011 Developed by: AIChE Type: Archived WebinarLevel: Advanced PDHs: 1.00 Share This Post: Preview Webinar: Pinch analysis is a systematic technique for analyzing heat flow through an industrial process, based on fundamental thermodynamics. It incorporates a range of tools of which the best known are the hot and cold composite curves, which represent the overall heat release and heat demand of a process as a function of temperature. By using these tools appropriately it is usually possible to identify opportunities for process heat recovery that are missed when other methods are used. This can save millions of dollars per year in energy costs, often with little or no increase in capital investment. This webinar introduces the basic principles and tools of pinch analysis and shows how they can be applied in real-world applications. An extensive case study is presented to illustrate how to use the pinch approach to revamp an existing heat integration system. Presenter(s): Alan P. Rossiter Alan P. Rossiter, PhD, P.E., is president of Rossiter & Associates, a consulting company based in Bellaire, TX (Email: email@example.com; Website: associates.rossiters.org), which helps industrial companies achieve excellence in energy efficiency. He received his PhD in chemical engineering, from the University of Cambridge. He has more than 35 years of experience in process engineering and management, including eight years in plant technical support, design and research with Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI, United Kingdom) and nine...Read more Once the content has been viewed and you have attested to it, you will be able to download and print a certificate for PDH credits. If you have already viewed this content, please click here to login. Checkout Checkout Do you already own this? Log In for instructions on accessing this content. Pricing AIChE Member Credits 1 AIChE Members $69.00 AIChE Undergraduate Student Members Free AIChE Graduate Student Members Free Non-Members $99.00 Webinar content is available with the kind permission of the author(s) solely for the purpose of furthering AIChE’s mission to educate, inform and improve the practice of professional chemical engineering. All other uses are forbidden without the express consent of the author(s).