Optimize Refinery Heat Exchangers Design for Sustainable Operations


In refineries, heat exchangers are among the highest energy consumers. Learn how to accurately design fired heaters, shell and tube, and air-cooled heat exchangers to minimize energy consumption.

Audience:

  • Engineers who need to use first principles simulations to solve Sustainability problems for processes or process units
  • Thermal / mechanical, process and design professionals to enhance understanding of thermal design and simulation
  • Anyone required to assess technical proposals for fired heaters, shell and tube heat exchangers, air cooled heat exchangers, plate fin heat exchangers

Training Details

  • Course Id:

    SUS-E102

  • Duration:

    3 day(s)

  • CEUs Awarded:

    2.1

  • Level:

    Introductory

Benefits

  • Learn the modeling capability of EDR for producing a cost optimized exchanger design
  • Study the details of simulating various industrial heat exchangers using EDR

Approach

  • Discussion about the general approach and the key elements for successful simulations
  • Overview of Aspen Shell & Tube Exchanger in design and simulation exercises covering typical examples in condensing and boiling
  • Study the application of Aspen Air Cooled Exchanger for rating, and simulation of tubular exchangers
  • Review application of Aspen Plate Fin Exchanger for cryogenic condensers, reboiler, and multi stream/layer exchangers
  • Explore Aspen fire heater to model twin cabin fired heater and single cabin fired heater with roof tubes

Pre-requisites

Access to Exchanger Design and Rating suite.

Subsequent Courses

Course Series Information

Please note this is a course series that includes selected content from the following courses:
  • EHX1011 Design and Rate a Shell & Tube Heat Exchanger
  • EHX1021 Design and Rate an Air Cooled Heat Exchanger
  • EHX1031 Design and Simulation of Fired Heaters Using Aspen Fired Heaters
  • EHX1041 Introduction to Aspen Plate Fin Exchanger

Agenda

Heat Exchangers Overview
  • Recognize how the thermal calculations are used by the Aspen Shell & Tube Exchanger application

Aspen Shell and Tube Exchanger Capability
  • Recognize the features and functional capability of the Aspen Shell & Tube Exchanger application

Shell & Tube Heat Exchanger Geometry
  • Explore geometry of Aspen Shell & Tube exchanger
  • Workshop: Design Mode and Rate/Checking
  • Workshop: Analyze the Performance of Kettle Reboiler

Tubular Crossflow Exchangers Review
  • Discuss the characteristics and applicability of tubular crossflow exchangers

Aspen Air Cooled Exchanger Capability
  • Recognize the features and functional capability of the Aspen Air Cooled Exchanger application
  • Workshop: Simulate a Condenser
  • Workshop: Design a Water Cooler

Introduction to Plate Fin Exchanger
  • Recognize how principle features are used for modelling plate fin exchanger

Aspen Plate Fin Exchanger Capability
  • Recognize the features and functional capability of the Aspen Plate Fin Exchanger application
  • Workshop: Design Mode
  • Workshop: Simulation mode - Stream by Stream
  • Workshop: Layer by Layer Simulation

Introduction to Fired Heaters
  • Explore principle features for fired heater modelling

Aspen Fired Heater Capability
  • Understand the features and functional capability of the Aspen Fired Heater application
  • Workshop: Twin Cabin Fired Heater
  • Workshop: Single Cabin Fired Heater

Demonstrations
  • Basic Exchanger Design and Rating suite operation

Register for a Class

Date Class Type Location Price Language
Date(s): 03/29/2023 - 03/31/2023 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-Americas Price: (USD) 2400.00 Language: English Register
Date(s): 02/27/2023 - 03/1/2023 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-Latin America Price: (USD) 1200.00 Language: English Register
Date(s): 03/20/2023 - 03/22/2023 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-EMEA Price: (USD) 2550.00 Language: English Register
Date(s): 08/16/2023 - 08/18/2023 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-APAC Price: (USD) 900.00 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.