Design Safe and Effective Flare Networks for Sustainable and Cost-Effective Operations


Effectively design a flare system for disposal while meeting both safety standards in flare operation and sustainability targets in emission monitoring

Audience:

  • Engineers who need to use first principles simulations to solve Sustainability problems for processes or process units.
  • Engineers developing or validating plant Flare system models
  • Engineers debottlenecking existing plant Flare systems
  • Engineers performing relief valve calculations and studies
  • Engineers needing tips on troubleshooting and best practices
  • Engineers wanting to understand concepts and criteria of flare system modeling

Training Details

  • Course Id:

    SUS-H202

  • Duration:

    2 day(s)

  • CEUs Awarded:

    1.4

  • Level:

    Intermediate

Benefits

  • Assist in process safety management and regulatory compliancy
  • Design or rate the flare system for plant contingencies
  • Develop core competencies at an accelerated pace 
  • Automate engineering workflows with Aspen Flare System Analyzer to save valuable project time
  • Discover best practices to realize the full capabilities of Aspen Flare System Analyzer
  • Earn Continuing Education Units toward P.E. licensing requirements

Approach

  • Students receive guided instruction on all course topics 
  • Instructors provide live demonstrations of Aspen Flare System Analyzer features
  • Students participate in hands-on workshops and apply concepts presented in class 
  • Detailed course notes and workshop solutions are provided to students
  • Students retain copies of workshop files and course textbooks
  • Student-instructor Q&A

Pre-requisites

  • A background in process engineering

Subsequent Courses

Develop additional expertise with these recommended courses:
  • EHY223      Aspen HYSYS Dynamics: Introduction to Dynamics Modeling
  • EHY250      Determine Rapid Depressurization Safety Limits for Design and Rating
  • EHY252      Pressure Relief Analysis Using Aspen HYSYS

Agenda

Introduction to Aspen Flare System Analyzer
  • Provide brief history and overview of Aspen Flare System Analyzer
  • Review the Aspen Flare System Analyzer capabilities
  • Identify typical uses and benefits of the program
  • Review the requirements for building a Aspen Flare System Analyzer model
  • Identify common result reporting and output options
  • Workshop: Designing a Flare System - Sizing and building the pipe network.

Perform Rigorous Rating and Redesign
  • Identify and explain rigorous rating calculations
  • Improve the accuracy of the calculations by including options for more detailed calculation
  • Review Debottlenecking - identify and remove pipe constraints
  • Add flare tip curves and introduce heat transfer calculations
  • Add Flare Tip Curves and Invoke Heat Transfer calculation
  • Workshop: Rigorous Rating and Redesign - Implementing a rating check and improving the accuracy of the calculations.

Study PSV Sizing Options and Inlet Pipe Pressure Drop
  • Calculate the rated flow for the PSV using API’s methods
  • Setup the Orifice Size for PSVs
  • Calculate the Critical Pressure for PSVs
  • Study the effect of back pressure on PSV sizing
  • Calculate inlet pipe pressure drop for PSVs
  • Workshop: Setup the inlet piping pressure drop and sizing calculation for PSV

Add New Plant to an Existing Design
  • Determine if a new plant flare header can be tied into an existing flare system
  • Use Aspen Flare System Analyzer to evaluate the feasibility of a combined flare option.
  • Workshop: Modifying an Existing Design - Evaluating the tie in feasibility of a new plant to an existing flare system.

Troubleshooting Models
  • Review flow sheet variables for messages
  • Cleanup the components and correct selection of methods
  • Review error messages for flash failure and make corrective actions
  • Review error messages for the flow problems due to high flow rate or flow restrictions
  • Review constraints and make sound engineering judgment
  • Workshop: Take corrective action to resolve solver messages  

Using the Export/Import Functions
  • Identify and explain the export and import options in Aspen Flare System Analyzer
  • Merge multiple Flare System Analyzer files in to one single file
  • Import data from a process simulation program
  • Workshop: Using the Export/Import Wizards - Merging two or more models or sections of a model into a larger model.

Reporting in Aspen Flare System Analyzer
  • Evaluate ways to customize and format results reporting
  • Use VB automation to customize model reports for pressure flow summary
  • Become familiar with common Aspen Flare System Analyzer and Excel objects
  • Customize report using Excel Macro
  • Workshop: Add customized reports to a flow sheet simulation model

Discussion on Additional Topics
  • Learn the best practices for flare network design
  • Understand Static Pressure and Total pressure
  • Review energy balance crossing the valve
  • Evaluate the effect of Kinetic Energy term on enthalpy calculation
  • Review Mach number, Noise and RhoV2 calculations
  • Workshop: Group Discussion on Student’s Query, conclusion and wrap up

Register for a Class

Date Class Type Location Price Language
Date(s): 03/20/2023 - 03/21/2023 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-Americas Price: (USD) 1600.00 Language: English Register
Date(s): 05/22/2023 - 05/23/2023 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-Americas Price: (USD) 1600.00 Language: English Register
Date(s): 03/20/2023 - 03/21/2023 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-EMEA Price: (USD) 1700.00 Language: English Register
Date(s): 05/22/2023 - 05/23/2023 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-EMEA Price: (GBP) 1400.00 Language: English Register
Date(s): 03/20/2023 - 03/21/2023 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-APAC Price: (USD) 600.00 Language: English Register
Date(s): 05/22/2023 - 05/23/2023 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-APAC Price: (SGD) 800.00 Language: English 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.