Heat Transfer Equipment - PF-43


About the Course

This course reviews the selection, basic design, and operation of heat transfer equipment commonly used in the oil and gas industry, with focus on E&P production facilities. Heat transfer equipment discussed will include shell and tube exchangers, compact heat exchangers, brazed aluminum exchangers, air coolers, and fired equipment (fire-tube and direct-fired).

Target Audience

Engineers and senior operating personnel involved in the design, specification, or operation of heat transfer equipment.

You Will Learn

  • How to select the correct heat transfer equipment for a particular application with reference to typical facility process flow diagrams (PFDs)
  • To apply heat transfer principles to design and specify heat transfer equipment
  • How to evaluate the performance of heat transfer equipment and recommend solutions to problems
  • About the typical instrumentation and control schemes used by the various types of heat transfer equipment

Course Content

  • Heat exchanger types and applications
  • Heat transfer fundamentals
  • Heat exchanger basics
  • Shell and tube heat exchangers
  • Air cooled heat exchangers
  • Compact heat exchangers (focus on plate-type)
  • Brazed aluminum (plate-fin) heat exchangers
  • Reboilers and condensers
  • Fouling
  • Fired heaters
  • Fire-tube heaters
  • Typical operating problems
  • Typical instrumentation/control schemes

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