Heat Exchanger Mechanical Design using Aspen Shell & Tube Mechanical

Course Id:  EHX131   |   Duration:  1.00 day(s)   |   CEUs Awarded:  0.7   |   Level:  Introductory


Course Objective

Learn the basic mechanical design of shell and tube heat exchangers. Reduce design time and capital costs by utilizing powerful optimization techniques. Realize cost savings by reducing the project lifecycle.

Course Overview

  • Learn the basic concepts for the mechanical design of shell and tube heat exchangers using Aspen Shell & Tube Mechanical software, a member of the Aspen EDR™ family of heat transfer equipment design software
  • Develop a working knowledge of the Shell & Tube Mechanical application to effectively design and check/rate existing equipment for compliance to latest code rules

Benefits

  • Develop the mechanical design of shell and tube heat exchangers
  • Reduce design time and capital costs by utilizing powerful optimization techniques
  • Realize cost savings by reducing the project lifecycle
  • Utilize the integration of Aspen Shell & Tube Exchanger with Aspen Shell & Tube Mechanical

Audience

  • Mechanical engineers wanting to learn about the optimizing techniques possible within Aspen Shell & Tube Mechanical
  • Thermal engineers wanting to improve their thermal designs by performing an initial mechanical design
  • Sales/Proposal engineers who need to be able to quickly and accurately determine the size and cost of a shell and tube heat exchanger

Approach

  • Instruction on basic topics
  • Discussion about the general approach and the key elements for successful designs
  • Instructor-guided demonstrations of features
  • Hands-on workshops that apply learned concepts
  • Detailed course notes are provided

Prerequisites

Participants should be involved in the thermal and mechanical design of shell and tube heat exchangers.

Subsequent Courses

EHX1011 Design and Rate Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers

Class Schedule

Class Agenda

EHX131: Heat Exchanger Mechanical Design using Aspen Shell & Tube Mechanical

Introduction to EDR

  • Recognize the range of Exchanger Design & Rating (EDR) software applications

Introduction to Shell & Tube Mechanical
  • Recognize the features and functional capability of the Aspen Shell & Tube Mechanical (Shell&TubeMech) application
  • Identify and explain the integration of the heat exchanger thermal design (Shell&Tube) application with heat exchanger mechanical design (Shell&TubeMech) application

Input Requirements
  • Identify and explain the basic input requirements needed to design a heat exchanger using the Shell&TubeMech application.

Calculations
  • Identify and explain how the Shell&TubeMech application performs the mechanical calculations

Results
  • Interpret the Aspen Shell&TubeMech calculation results

Workshops: Hands-On
  • Designing from a TEMA Datasheet - Workshop: Perform a Mechanical design, using data from a TEMA datasheet
  • Thermal & Mechanical Workshop: Perform an integrated Thermal and Mechanical design, using Aspen Shell & Tube Exchanger and Aspen Shell & Tube Mechanical 
  • Drawings Workshop: Provides an overview of the drawings generated by Aspen Shell & Tube Mechanical and shows you how they can be exported to other applications
  • Materials Workshop: Provides an overview of the features and functionality of the Material Input & Results Screens and of the Material Databases within Aspen Shell & Tube Mechanical.
  • Costing Workshop: Provides an overview of the Costing Calculation within Aspen Shell & Tube Mechanical.
  • Nozzle Design Workshop: Provides an overview of the features and functionality of the Nozzle Input & Results Screens within Aspen Shell & Tube Mechanical.
  • Body Flange Design Workshop: Provides  an overview of the features and functionality of the Body Flange Input & Results Screens within Aspen Shell & Tube Mechanical
  • Tubesheet Design Workshop: Provide an overview of the features and functionality of the Tubesheet Input & Results Screens within Aspen Shell & Tube Mechanical

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.