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Getting Started: Building Your First Case in Xphe Webinar

March 27, 2024 | 9:00 PM CDT (UTC -05:00)

Session targeted for audience in Asia (March 28, 2024 at 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM India Standard Time, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM China Standard Time, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Japan Standard Time). 

Are you ready to build your first case in Xphe®? This webinar provides an overview of the program's user interface and basic functionality then demonstrates the specification of an exchanger design in Xphe using the information in an API 662 Spec Sheet. Join this session for a step-by-step specification of a new Xphe case including process conditions, physical properties, and unit geometry. Additionally, we provide an overview of key performance parameters calculated by Xphe

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Duration: Approximately 60 minutes

Registration deadline: March 21, 2024 (11:59 PM US Central Time)

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.

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.