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14 - MMS - Mechanical Engineering and Material Sciences

MMS 129 - Heat Exchanger & Cooling Towers

Code Start Date Duration Venue
MMS 129 15 July 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MMS 129 12 August 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MMS 129 09 September 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MMS 129 07 October 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MMS 129 04 November 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MMS 129 02 December 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

The course will cover several case studies for clarifying the design methodology and solving real life  problems in Heat exchanger and cooling towers Operation, Control and  Troubleshooting. The course deals with Failure of Heat exchanger and cooling towers: operating conditions, sources of failures, start-up issues, Malfunctioning – typical causes and remedial measures and learn how to troubleshoot, diagnose and correct operating problems.

Course Objectives

  • Learning the functions and applications of Heat exchanger and cooling towers
  • Understanding the basic principles of Heat exchanger and cooling towers and their application to design of heat exchangers, 
  • Familiarizing with overall heat transfer coefficients
  • Making specific considerations applicable to condensers, evaporators and etc.
  • Gaining understanding of  design thumb rules 
  • Grasping the fouling effect, prediction and techniques of control
  • Learning about the heat exchanger and cooling towers performance
  • Operation and control aspects
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting

Who Should Attend?

  • Anyone who is engaged in design and/or specification of heat exchangers staff
  • Anyone who wants to become more familiar withHeat exchanger and cooling towers and the methods of analyzing them
  • Technologist 
  • Engineers 

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Principles of Heat Transfer
  • Major Components of Heat Exchangers 
  • Applications of Heat Exchangers 
  • Operating Heat Exchangers 
  • Maintaining Heat Exchangers
  • Plate Heat Exchangers
  • Condenser Operations

Day 2

  • Types and Applications of Heat Exchangers
  • Overview and Basic Fundamentals
  • Heat Transfer Fundamentals and Heat Transfer Coefficients
  • Heat Exchanger Types and Application
  • Geometry Of Shell & Tube Heat Exchangers (STHE)
  • Double Pipes TEMA Nomenclature, Front End Head Types, Shell Types
  • Rear End Types, Double Pipe Units, Selection Guidelines

Day 3

  • Operation and Maintenance of Heat Exchangers
  • Fouling in Heat Exchangers
  • Corrosion and Erosion in Heat Exchangers
  • Heat Exchanger Inspection Methods
  • Operation and Troubleshooting
  • Performance Monitoring and Testing
  • Cost-Effective Maintenance and Repair of Heat Exchangers

Day 4

  • Cooling tower types
  • Cooling tower controls
  • Cooling tower maintenance, and troubleshooting 
  • Refrigerant
  • Air-circulation
  • Water-circulation systems
  • Capacity control
  • Freezing condition operation

Day 5

  • What to do about warm water systems
  • Water treatment and cooling tower maintenance to achieve ongoing control
  • Risk management principles and how to apply them to cooling water systems
  • Air handling systems
  • Sources and health effects of indoor air pollutants
  • Maintenance remedies to control microbial growth 
  • Refrigerant Maintenance; Troubleshooting