COURSE NAME:Heat Exchangers in Practice


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This course discusses the basic concepts of heat exchanger and their applications in process plants and power generation, water desalination and HVACR systems. The heat exchanger basic design methods will be covered. The construction of different types of heat exchangers will be presented. This course will focus on Operation, Maintenance and Troubleshooting of different types of heat exchanger. Heat exchanger selection and buying is considered. In addition fouling and corrosion of heat exchangers will be highlighted.



Upon completion of this applications-oriented course, attendees will be able to:

  • Explain how heat is transferred in a typical heat exchanger.
  • Explain how various factors can affect heat transfer.
  • Describe the operation of different types of heat exchangers.
  • Explain how heat exchangers are used as coolers and heaters.
  • Describe the functions of the auxiliary components used with heat exchangers.
  • Perform and evaluate the thermal design and mechanical of heat exchangers
  • Understand typical heat exchanger maintenance requirements.
  • Explain what fouling is and how it can be corrected.
  • Explain what leakage is and how it can be corrected.
  • Explain what air or vapor binding is and how it can be corrected.
  • Describe a general procedure for starting up the heat exchangers.
  • Describe a general procedure for shutting down a heat exchanger.
  • Describe the maintenance regimens for heat exchangers

Perform troubleshooting techniques for heat exchangers



1- Classification of heat exchangers

2- Fundamentals of heat transfer and fluid flow calculations: Single and Multi-phase

3- Basic Design Methods of Heat Exchangers

4- Heat Exchanger Pressure Drop and Pumping Power

5- Mechanical Design of heat exchangers

6- Double-Pipe Heat Exchangers

7- Shell-and-Tube Heat Exchangers

8- Plate Heat Exchangers

9- Compact Heat Exchangers

11- Fouling Of Heat Exchangers 

12- Degradation of Performance

13- Buying a Heat Exchanger

14- Codes and Standards

15- Heat exchangers inspection, troubleshooting and maintenance

16- Heat exchangers Operation



  • Power Plant Engineers & Operators
  • Plant and Facility maintenance Engineers and Technicians
  • Building or Energy Managers
  • Air conditioning engineers
  • Industrial and Environmental Engineers
  • General Mechanical and Process Engineers.
  • Purchasing heat exchangers Managers & Sales Engineers
  • Plant and Facility Managers
  • Energy Managers
  • Hotel and Hospital Engineers
    • 5 Day(s)

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