Recent HTRI News

  • HTRI SmartPM™ 4.1 beta now available

    August 06, 2019
    The beta for HTRI SmartPM 4.1 is now available for licensed users on the Downloads page. This is your opportunity to try the new beta version and provide comments that could improve the software prior to its full release. SmartPM uses plant monitoring data and HTRI’s detailed proprietary heat exchanger calculation...
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  • Careers - Training and Development Specialist

    August 06, 2019
    Located at our Navasota headquarters, this person will develop and support content for training, webinars, and online courses.   Principal Responsibilities Identify training needs in consultation with management Collaborate with project teams to create new training content and update existing training materials Utilize instructional design techniques and strategies to assist in developing...
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  • HTRI USA office closed July 4 – 5, 2019

    July 03, 2019
    Our USA office will be closed for the Independence Day holiday on July 4 – 5, 2019. The office will re-open on Monday, July 8, 2019. Emails to support@htri.net will be monitored....
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  • Getting Started: Building your first case in Xvib

    June 06, 2019
    If you’re new to Xvib, or simply need a refresher, this webinar will help you. The webinar provides an overview of how Xvib works so that you can use it to analyze the vibration potential—both fluidelastic instability and vortex shedding amplitude—of a specific tube in the bundle of a shell-and-tube heat...
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  • Simulating air-cooler header and fan performance informs physical testing plans

    June 05, 2019
    Salem A. Bouhairie, Senior Project Engineer, Research Both tubeside and airside behavior affect the overall performance of an air cooler. Two concerns with air-cooled heat exchanger (ACHE) operation are two-phase process-side maldistribution in headers and misrated airside fan performance. At HTRI’s Research & Technology Center (RTC), we are developing plans to...
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  • Demystifying thermosiphon operation

    June 05, 2019
    Siddharth Talapatra, Group Lead, Research Engineers focused on the thermal and hydraulic aspects of heat exchangers sometimes forget that exchangers do not operate as standalone units. A thermosiphon reboiler is one application where understanding the flow loop around the heat exchanger is vital. Essential to refineries and chemical processing plants, a...
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  • Xfh® Ultra

    June 04, 2019
    Next generation software for rating and simulating fired heaters Download information sheet Xfh Ultra, HTRI’s general-purpose fired heater modeling software, provides improved calculations for refinery operations. Users can easily explore operating scenarios to increase capacity and performance, helping to minimize energy loss and shutdown time. Xfh Ultra is flexible enough to...
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  • Xfh® Ultra 2.0 is now available

    June 04, 2019
    HTRI announces the release of Xfh Ultra 2.0. Licensed users can now download this latest version from the Download page. Xfh Ultra, HTRI’s general-purpose fired heater modeling software, provides improved calculations for refinery operations. Users can easily explore operating scenarios to increase capacity and performance, helping to minimize energy loss and shutdown...
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  • HTRI Event Terms and Conditions

    June 01, 2019
    Policies current as of June 1, 2019 These HTRI Event Terms and Conditions (“Agreement”) are the terms governing your attendance at any HTRI meeting, training, or other HTRI sponsored activity (“Event”). The person attending the Event is referred to as “Participant” or a variant of the pronoun “you” in this Agreement....
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  • Scheduled maintenance outage

    May 29, 2019
    HTRI will experience a temporary maintenance outage on Friday, May 31, 2019 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM CDT. During this service interruption, HTRI's corporate website, software downloads, and License Manager will be unavailable....
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