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Xist Workshop

December 14 - 16, 2021

Early Registration Deadline:
November 08, 2021
To qualify for the 10% early registration discount, your registration and approved credit card payment must be received and processed by our system before 11:59 PM (23:59) US Central Time on November 08, 2021.
Registration Deadline:
December 06, 2021
Registration and payment must be received by the December 06, 2021 deadline. Training registration is not complete until HTRI receives payment.

Session times targeted for audience in Asia.


This course consists of three live online, instructor-led sessions, each from (8:00 AM – 10:30 AM India Standard Time, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM China Standard Time, 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM Japan Standard Time).

Session 1: Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Session 2: Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Session 3: Thursday, December 16, 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.


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



Peter Joosten
Peter joosten

Senior Consulting Engineer & Regional Sales Manager, Australia/Oceania, works with HTRI’s Engineering Services and Global Sales teams. His principal responsibilities include developing and conducting training programs, providing technical support, and promoting membership in the HTRI consortium. He earned a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from Fontys University of Applied Science, Venlo, The Netherlands. Prior to joining HTRI, Joosten was a Senior Heat Transfer Engineer at W. E. Smith Engineering, Coffs Harbour, Australia. His primary role was the thermal design and analysis of all types of shell-and-tube exchangers, air coolers, economizers, feedwater heaters, and steam surface condensers. He was also responsible for the mechanical design and stress analysis of these units, as well as for analyzing and resolving operational issues. His previous experience with HTRI software gives him a valuable end-user perspective.