Introduction to Energy Optimization Using Aspen Utilities Planner

Reduce the risk involved in making decisions that need to take into account; utility prices, equipment availability and constraints, efficiency and utility demand. Optimize utility variability by adopting a consistent methodology to model, simulate and analyze energy management business processes.

Audience:

Process engineers and designers or anyone looking for the opportunity to learn how to use Aspen Utilities in a more efficient and productive manner

Training Details

  • Course Id:

    EAU2831

  • Duration:

    2 day(s)

  • CEUs Awarded:

    1.4

  • Level:

    Introductory

Benefits

  • Reduce the risk involved in making decisions that need to take into account; utility prices, equipment availability and constraints, efficiency and utility demand
  • Optimize utility variability by adopting a consistent methodology to model, simulate and analyze energy management business processes

Approach

  • Instruction on basic topics
  • Discussion about the general approach and the key elements for successful simulations
  • Observe how the product features contribute to efficient utilities management through instructor-guided demonstrations
  • Hands-on workshops provide students with many opportunities to use the product and to apply concepts learned in seminar sessions

Agenda

Develop Utilities Flowsheet
  • Demonstrate how to access and navigate within the Aspen Utilities application.
  • Discuss the different utility blocks, streams and port types that can be used in flowsheeting
  • Workshop: Build a simple Utilities Flowsheet

Expand and Complete the Flowsheet
  • Discuss the deaerator, flash drum, steam valve, desuperheater and pump specifications in detail
  • Workshop: Expand the simple flowsheet by adding additional utility blocks

Microsoft Excel Interface
  • Use the Excel interface
  • Build a graphical representation of a flowsheet in Excel
  • Discuss how to link and enter simulation data
  • Workshop: ┬áLink given simulation variables to the model

Introduction to Data Reconciliation
  • Identify and explain data reconciliation basics
  • Discuss the different method in Data Reconciliation
  • Setup data reconciliation for gas turbine model via Excel interface
  • Workshop: Reconciliation against given plant data.

Define Utilities Optimization Problem using Data Editors
  • Define the optimization problem
  • Use the Data Editors to set up the optimization problem
  • Workshop: Add availability and demand profiles into data editors

Optimize the Flowsheet
  • Workshop: Optimize This!
  • Add contract information and also specify the input to optimization in terms of utility demands and equipment availability
  • Recognize the difference in operating cost between the base operating mode and the optimized operating mode and determine what has changed

Setting Up Operation Constraints
  • Show how the performance of a piece of equipment changes with load
  • Identify and explain optimization limits for blocks and streams with Aspen Utilities
  • Workshop: Setting up Optimization Limit within an Aspen Utilities flowsheet

Multi Period Optimization (Demo)
  • Show how to use the model to develop a production plan for the next 24 hours
  • Run Multi Period Optimization to establish the optimum loads on the utility equipment
  • Workshop: Run Multi Period Optimization to establish the optimum loads on the utility equipment

Optimization Error Diagnostics
  • Show how to launch Optimization Error Diagnostics, run the Presolver Error Check and review simulation messages

Transfer Data from Simulation to Aspen Utilities Planner
  • Explain how to transfer data from an Aspen Plus or Aspen HYSYS simulation model to Aspen Utilities Planner
  • Demonstrate the data transfer process

Register for a Class

Date Class Type Location Price Language
Date(s): 10/25/2021 - 10/26/2021 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-Americas Price: (USD) 1400.00 Language: English Register
Date(s): 10/11/2021 - 10/12/2021 Type: Public Classroom Location: 2500 Citywest Blvd, Suite 1600
Houston , Texas USA 77042
Price: (USD) 1400.00 Language: English Register
Date(s): 07/19/2021 - 07/20/2021 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-Americas Price: (USD) 1400.00 Language: English Register
Date(s): 06/15/2021 - 06/16/2021 Type: Public Classroom Location: B8, Wison, No 699, Zhongke Road, Zhangjiang High-Tech Zone, Pudong
Shanghai , China 201210
Price: (CNY) 2200.00 Language: Chinese Register
Date(s): 09/2/2021 - 09/3/2021 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-India Price: (INR) 42000.00 Language: English Register
Date(s): 07/5/2021 - 07/6/2021 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-Japan Price: (JPY) 65000.00 Language: Japanese Register

Aspen Technology, Inc. awards Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for training classes conducted by our organization. One CEU is granted for every 10 hours of class participation.