Introduction to Aspen Coil Wound Heat Exchanger

Course Id:  EHX1061   |   Duration:  1.00 day(s)   |   CEUs Awarded:  0.7   |   Level:  Introductory


Course Objective

  • Identify and explain the basic concepts of heat transfer in association with coil wound heat exchangers
  • Recognize how thermal and hydraulic calculations are used by the Aspen Coil Wound Exchanger application
  • Recognize the features and functional capability of the Aspen Coil Wound Exchanger application
  • Efficiently use the Aspen Coil Wound Exchanger application to evaluate multi-stream heat exchangers in various tube / shell configurations.
  • Demonstration using Activated EDR integrated heat exchanger software in conjunction with Aspen HYSYS to improve the performance of heat exchangers in the overall process

Benefits

  • Learn the fundamentals of modeling a coil wound heat exchanger
  • Understand the requirements for checking/rating and simulation of a coil wound heat exchanger
  • Develop an overall understanding of the Aspen Coil Wound Heat Exchanger (part of Aspen Exchanger Design & Rating (EDR)) and how it can interact with process simulation tools like Aspen HYSYS

Audience

  • Thermal and process design professionals wishing to enhance their understanding of coil wound heat exchanger rating and simulation
  • New engineers wishing to gain experience in heat transfer and coil wound heat exchanger modeling

Approach

  • Instruction on basic heat transfer and coil wound heat exchanger modeling topics
  • Discussion about the general approach and the key elements for successful simulations
  • Use of Aspen Coil Wound Heat Exchanger in rating and simulation exercises given physical property data and geometry
  • Application of Aspen Coil Wound Heat Exchanger to exercises for multi-stream heat exchangers in various tube / shell configurations.
  • Detailed course notes
  • This course assumes that Aspen Coil Wound Heat Exchanger product is in use

Prerequisites

  • Working knowledge of heat exchangers and heat transfer phenomena

Class Schedule

Class Agenda

EHX1061: Introduction to Aspen Coil Wound Heat Exchanger

Introduction

  • Introductions and course contents
  • Workshop session descriptions
  • Course objectives
Introduction to Coil Wound Heat Exchangers
  • Identify and explain the basic concepts of heat transfer in association with coil wound heat exchanger operation
  • Recognize how principal features are used for coil wound heat exchanger modeling
Aspen Coil Wound Exchanger Program Functionalities
  • Recognize the features and functional capability of the Aspen Coil Wound Heat Exchanger application
  • Rate and Simulate various coil wound heat exchanger configurations
  • Simulate processes which make effective use of coil wound heat exchangers
  • Operate coil wound heat exchanger processes effectively
  • Troubleshoot coil wound heat exchanger processes with problems
‘Hands-On’ Aspen Coil Wound Heat Exchanger Workshops
  • Workshop# 1: Rating/Checking Mode – Rate a coil wound heat exchanger using Aspen Coil Wound Heat Exchanger
  • Workshop# 2: Simulation mode – Investigate a new feed condition of an existing heat exchanger using Simulation mode.
  • Workshop# 3: Process Simulator Integration (Single Bundle) – Rigorously model a single bundle coil wound heat exchanger in the Aspen HYSYS process simulator.
  • Workshop# 4: Process Simulator Integration (Multiple Bundles) – Rigorously model a multiple bundle coil wound heat exchanger in the Aspen HYSYS process simulator.

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.