2018 Global Conference and Annual Meeting of Stockholders

The Pfister Hotel, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
September 17 - 20, 2018

Presentation Summaries and Slides

  • Advances in Xfh® Ultra
  • CFD approach for entrainment in kettle reboilers
  • Lessons learned: Accurate modeling of vacuum vertical tubeside thermosiphon reboilers (VTTRs)
  • Lessons learned: Modeling double-wall tubes in Xist®
  • Limitations of air-cooler performance revealed using CFD simulations
  • Phase-change methods for plate heat exchangers
  • Shellside vacuum condensation of hydrocarbon mixtures
  • Turndown limits for vertical tubeside thermosiphon reboilers
  • New features and updates in Xchanger Suite® 8

Poster Summaries

  • Adjunctive treatments to help reduce corrosion, fouling, and hydrocarbon presence
  • Blue Sky: Equation-oriented approach to modeling
  • Edgeview™ real-time demonstration at Research & Technology Center (RTC)
  • Optimizing crude preheat train cleaning schedules using SmartPM™
  • Proprietary contract testing at Research & Technology Center (RTC)
  • Shell-and-tube heat exchanger design in Xchanger Suite® 8
  • Standard evaluation test matrix for crude oil fouling
  • Validating heat transfer and pressure drop methods in Xpfe®

The above collection of session materials is available for download to conference attendees. The conference materials can be purchased by members for $399. For information on purchasing the 2018 Global Conference and Annual Meeting of Stockholders materials, contact [email protected].