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Xist Workshop

October 26 - 28, 2021



Schedule

This course consists of three live online, instructor-led sessions, each from 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM CDT.

Session 1: Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Session 2: Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Session 3: Thursday, October 28, 2021

Registrants will receive an email containing instructions on how to access the sessions. The email will be distributed at least (2) business days prior to the first scheduled session. Instructor-led sessions are hosted in Microsoft® Teams®. Xchanger Suite® examples are used to complete case study exercises. If a registrant does not have access to HTRI software through a member company, HTRI will provide a temporary license for use during the event. All training materials are based on the current release version.

Description

This workshop is devoted to the shell-and-tube exchanger geometries handled only by Xist®. The course focuses on the extensive options available in Xist and how you can use these methods effectively to solve several example problems. You will leave the class knowing how to take full advantage of the features this robust tool offers.

Key Topics

  • Overview of Xist interface and the benefits of HTRI methods
  • Process specification rules for rating, simulation, and design modes
  • Guidelines for specifying fluid properties
  • Description of Xist geometry input parameters and their defaults
  • Interpretation of Xist outputs for validation of unit performance

Suggested Participants

Designers of shell-and-tube heat exchangers and process engineers who evaluate their performance

HTRI Software

This course will make use of the following HTRI software: Xchanger Suite® component Xist®

Course Fee: US$450

 


Instructors

Andy Mountford
Andy mountford

Senior Technical Lead, Training, provides technical support and training for HTRI. He earned a BSc and MSc in Chemistry and a PhD in Organometallic and Materials Chemistry from the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. During his tenure there, he conducted research at Wolfson Laboratory for Materials and Catalysis. He previously held the position of Thermal Design Supervisor at Tecnicas Reunidas in Madrid, Spain, gaining valuable experience using HTRI methods and software. Mountford oversaw the development of several high-profile PWR and BWR nuclear plant projects, as well as gained valuable experience in the thermohydraulic design of heat transfer equipment for the petrochemical and nitric acid/nitrates industries. His experience in using HTRI Xchanger Suite makes him uniquely qualified to bring an end-user’s perspective to the HTRI training program and to share techniques for effectively working with the software.


Ashley Simmons
Ashley simmons

Engineer, Technical Support, graduated with a BS in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. During her studies, she completed two internships with oil & gas equipment company Proserv, gaining experience with product testing and technical writing. She worked in heat exchanger sales, covering the Houston, Waco, and Dallas/Fort Worth areas, for almost two years before joining HTRI. As a member of the Engineering Services group, she focuses on technical support and contracts but also assists with development of other materials for HTRI's technical program.