HTRI Training - Japan
Chiba, Japan | December 19 - 21, 2017
December 06, 2017
HTRI invites you to a three-day training event in Chiba, Japan from December 19 - 21, 2017, at the World Business Garden for the following courses
- Impact of Recent HTRI Research Workshop
- Thermosiphon Reboilers Short Course
- Kettle Reboilers Short Course
We encourage you to register as soon as possible! Take advantage of this hands-on opportunity to improve your understanding of HTRI software.
Check-in begins at 8:30 AM. Courses run from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily.
Course fees include arrival tea/coffee, lunches and snacks at breaks, training materials (workbooks, solutions booklets, and electronic copies of the case files), and computers with Xchanger Suite.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
- a feed effluent heat exchanger with shellside phase separation
- light hydrocarbon reboiler with drywall boiling
- kettle reboiler with vapor holdup
- flow maldistribution in an air cooler
- air-cooler studies
- stream analysis
- pressure drop and flow regimes in large pipes
- kettle reboilers
- thermosiphon operation
- tubeside falling film evaporation
- vacuum shellside condensation
Impact of Recent HTRI Research Workshop (US$450)
Instructor: LiDong Huang
Many members learn about the impact of HTRI research only when new software is released and HTRI Xchanger Suite predictions change. We developed this workshop so that our members can learn about research developments before software is revised. This short course highlights recent developments in the HTRI research program and demonstrates their impact through case studies, including
Come and learn the latest HTRI guidelines and update your understanding of our research program.
Progress in these research areas will be discussed:
HTRI members who are interested in learning the latest HTRI guidelines and how HTRI research impacts the results given in Xchanger Suite
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Thermosiphon Reboilers Short Course (US$650)
Instructors: Hitoshi Miyamoto and LiDong Huang
This short course is dedicated to the discussion of thermosiphon reboilers. While working through four checklists (vertical tubeside, vertical shellside, horizontal tubeside, and horizontal shellside) developed by HTRI’s Engineering Services team, you will learn more about HTRI guidelines, recommendations and the use of Xist to investigate design issues in thermosiphon reboilers.
Thursday, December 21, 2017
- Shellside boiling methods
- Liquid level and bundle dryout
- Differences between bundle composition and feed composition
- Kettle sizing
Kettle Reboilers Short Course (US$650)
Instructors: Hitoshi Miyamoto and LiDong Huang
Thermal design methods for kettle reboilers have evolved over the years and old rules-of-thumb no longer apply. New research results, software advances, and feedback from industry all contribute to improved design practices. The course presents the most up-to-date research in kettle reboilers, provides our current recommendation to use Xist to model kettles accurately, and discusses future research and software development to improve predictions. Many example problems illustrate recommended good practices for using Xist, interpreting warning messages, improving designs, and troubleshooting cases.
Thermal design engineers and heat exchanger experts
Principal Engineer, Experimental Research, holds a BS from Shanghai Maritime University and an MS from University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, Shanghai, China. He received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Houston, Houston, Texas, USA, where he studied and developed methods for predicting subcooled flow boiling, film boiling, and critical heat flux. Before joining HTRI, Huang worked as an instructor and thermal engineer in the Department of Marine Engineering at Shanghai Maritime University. Since joining HTRI, he has focused primarily on boiling and two-phase flow phenomena but also has done some experimental and analytical work on plate heat exchangers, organic fouling, and single-phase mixed convection. Huang has taught numerous courses for HTRI. He is a member of ASME and a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in Texas.
Technical Representative, Japan, holds both a BS and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan. Miyamoto retired after over 35 years with IHI Corporation, where he held numerous Project Manager and Project Engineering positions in LNG/ LPG, chemical plant, nuclear power plant (PW/BWR), re-processing plant, and pharmaceutical plant. Following his retirement, he continued to do consulting work for his former employer on heat transfer and fluid flow, air coolers, and LNG/BWR/PWR plant engineering projects. Miyamoto also served on the HTRI Technical Committee from 1999 – 2003. His knowledge of HTRI technology and decades of engineering expertise enable him to provide quality technical support and training to our customers in Japan. Miyamoto is a registered Professional Engineer and First Class Management Engineer in Design & Construction (Japan).