Heat Transfer Research, Inc. (HTRI) returns to the Hotel New Otani, conveniently located in the heart of Osaka.
Plan to join us for corporate updates, technical presentations, and two workshops. Face-to-face events provide an excellent opportunity to share experiences and knowledge with your fellow members and experts from HTRI. In addition to our regular program, HTRI will host a 50th Anniversary Celebratory Dinner on Monday, November 12.
Registration from 08:00 to 09:00 each day.
Monday, November 12, 2012
|09:00 - 17:30||Corporate Updates and Technical Reports|
|17:30 - 18:00||Cocktails|
|18:00 - 20:00||50th Anniversary Dinner|
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
|09:00 - 17:30||Technology Advances in HTRI Xchanger Suite 7 Workshop|
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
|09:00 - 17:30||Xpfe Workshop|
Technology Advances in HTRI Xchanger Suite 7 Workshop
Be one of the first to investigate the new and enhanced features in HTRI Xchanger Suite 7. In this workshop, you will also learn how HTRI’s latest method improvements will influence your cases and optimize your designs.
This is one workshop that you shouldn’t miss!
- Overview of modifications in Version 7
- Improved user interface for shell-and-tube heat exchangers and streamlined input navigator
- New graphing tools
- New tube layout engine
- New features for kettle reboilers
- Improved tubeside laminar methods and temperature pinch predictor
- Updates to tubeside desuperheating methods
- New shellside reflux condenser option
- Changes to pressure drop calculations in horizontal tubeside condensation
- Changes to tubeside mist flow and convective boiling methods
- New mixed convection methods in vertical tubes
- New micro-finned boiling and condensation methods
Instructor: David B. Gibbons
Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Time: 09:00 - 17:00
This workshop discusses plate-fin exchangers and how Xpfe simulates their performance. After working through exercises and example problems, you will leave this workshop with a firm understanding of how you can use Xpfe to develop models for both axial and crossflow plate-fin exchangers. You will be able to turn exchanger specifications into working models and to evaluate the expected performance.
No prior knowledge of plate-fin geometry is required.
- Geometry, applications, advantages, and limitations of plate-fin exchangers
- Capabilities and limitations of Xpfe
- Process and fluid property specification using Xpfe
- Geometry specification for axial and cross flow exchangers
- Review and interpretation of output reports
Individuals who design, specify, or evaluate the performance of plate-fin exchangers
David B. Gibbons, Sr. Project Engineer, Engineering Applications, has more than 25 years of experience in software development and project management. His work at HTRI focuses on the development of a plate-fin module (Xpfe) for HTRI Xchanger Suite. Before Gibbons joined HTRI, he worked at the Central Electricity Generating Board (CEGB), performing research on heat transfer and fluid flow. He later performed research, technical support, and software development, ultimately as HTFS User Interface and Interfacing Manager, at AspenTech UK Ltd and served more recently as the Manager, UniSim Heat Exchangers at Honeywell International. Gibbons holds a BSc and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom (UK). He is an Associate Member of the Institution of Chemical Engineers and is a Committee Member of the UK Heat Transfer Society.
Jack A. Schneider, Director, Engineering Applications, earned his BS in Chemical Engineering from Rose Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, Indiana, USA. After working briefly for E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Inc., he joined B-JAC International in Midlothian, Virginia, USA, where he rose to Product Development Manager. After B-JAC was purchased by Aspen Technology, Schneider was named Director of B-JAC Technology and then Director of Heat Transfer Technology. He brings to HTRI over 30 years of experience in developing commercial engineering software, managerial expertise, and an extensive background in the design, fabrication, and operation of most types of heat exchangers.
Hirohisa Uozu, Regional Manager, Asia-Pacific, holds both a BS and an MS in Chemical Engineering from Nagoya University, Nagoya-City, Japan. Before joining HTRI in early 2001 as the manager of our newly established Asian office, Uozu had worked for Toyo Engineering Corporation, Chiba, Japan, and Japan Manned Space System Corporation, Tsukuba, Japan for a combination of over 25 years. His responsibilities in those positions included design and analysis of heat exchangers and thermal analysis of the space module. He also was involved in software development, including creation of the rigorous tubecount methods (a Toyo Engineering Corporation project) used in Xist. His career experiences and expertise enable him to provide high quality technical support and training throughout Asia. He is a member of JSME (The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers) and HTSJ (The Heat Transfer Society of Japan).
Hotel New Otani Osaka
|November 7, 2012|
|Attire:||Business casual (no ties or jackets required)|
|Business formal attire is suggested for the 50th Anniversary Dinner — no tie is required.|
|Registration:||Secure online registration now open|
June Elliott Hardy
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