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TechTip: Modeling Process Electric Heaters in Xist Webinar

December 13, 2023 | 11:00 PM CST (UTC -06:00)

Session targeted for audience in Asia (December 14, 2023 at 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM India Standard Time, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM China Standard Time, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Japan Standard Time). 

Xist® 9.1 introduced electric heater functionality. This webinar describes the basic modeling approach for electric heaters and the inputs and outputs for the electric service types. It also covers the current limitations of the model and forecasts potential improvements in Xist. A case study demonstrates how users can build and evaluate an electric heater design.

Join this webinar to learn more.

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes

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

Facilitated by Ashley Hinojosa

Ashley hinojosa

Lead Project Engineer, Engineering Services, 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.

Facilitated by Peter Joosten

Peter joosten

Manager, Technical Support & Sales 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.