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Getting Started: Building Your First Case in Xfh Ultra Webinar

July 26, 2023 | 2:00 AM CDT (UTC -05:00)

Session targeted for audience in Europe and Asia (July 26, 2023 at 9:00 AM 10:00 AM Central European Summer Time, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM India Standard Time, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM China Standard Time, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Japan Standard Time).

Are you ready to build your first case in Xfh Ultra? This webinar will discuss navigating the Xfh Ultra interface and identify the available options for modeling a fired heater in HTRI’s general purpose fired heater program. After the initial discussion, we will work through an example case to demonstrate how to simulate a fired heater in Xfh Ultra.

Duration: 60 minutes

Registration deadline: July 20, 2023 (11:59 PM US Central Time)

Facilitated by 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.

Facilitated by David Oakley

David oakley

Senior Principal Engineer, Software Development, has more than 20 years of experience in developing and applying process engineering software. His current work at HTRI focuses on the development of new fired heater program. Before Oakley joined HTRI, he worked at Aspen Technology, Inc. and AEA Technology, PLC, Reading, United Kingdom (UK). As the Senior Principal Engineer for Exchanger Design and Rating, Oakley was involved in the development of their suite of heat exchanger programs, and was the technical lead in developing and maintaining its integration with their process simulator. Oakley is recognized for his expertise in fired heaters. He holds a BSc and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College, London, UK. He is a Chartered Engineer (MIChemE).