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PD673 - Design and Selection of Heat Exchangers

PD673 - Design and Selection of Heat Exchangers

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Las Vegas, NV, USA
Mar 14, 2019 - Mar 15, 2019


Chicago, IL, USA
May 2, 2019 - May 3, 2019




Length: 2 days    CEUs: 1.50    PDHs: 15.00

This two-day course covers the design, selection, and sizing of heat exchangers.  The course begins with a brief review of heat transfer fundamentals.  It continues with a look at four main types of heat exchangers that are used in the industry: the Double Pipe Heat Exchanger, the Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger, the Plate and Frame Heat Exchanger, and the Cross Flow Heat Exchanger.

The discussion of each of these exchangers includes a description construction, various methods of analysis, and design considerations.  The course also includes real-world examples and in-class problems.  An appendix of relevant data is also provided as part of the course.

You Will Learn To:
 - Explain the heat transfer fundamentals needed to analysis heat exchangers
 - Analyze the four types of existing heat exchangers
 - Determine how to select and size a exchangers for a given duty
 - Identify the advantages and disadvantages of each of the four types of exchangers

Course Requirements
Students are required to bring a scientific calculator with them to the course.  Excel® spreadsheets will be provided; therefore, it is strongly recommended that a laptop computer also be brought to the class.

Please click HERE to view the course outline.

Who Should Attend
This course is intended for engineers who specify, use or analyze heat exchangers on a regular basis, or for those in the process industries that need a broader background in sizing heat exchangers.  The participant should be an engineer or engineering technologist who is familiar with, or wants to become more familiar with heat exchangers and the methods of analyzing them.

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  • Course Type: Public Course
  • Course Number: PD673
  • Language: English
Final invoices will include applicable sales and use tax.


Dr. William S. Janna is a Professor of Mechanical Engineer at the University of Memphis. He earned his BS, MS, and PhD degrees from the University of Toledo. He has taught at the University of Memphis for 25 years. Previously, Dr. Janna worked at the University of New Orleans for 11 years; serving four years as Chair of the Mechanical Engineering Department.

Dr. Janna has written three textbooks: “Introduction to Fluid Mechanics, Engineering Heat Transfer,” and “Design of Fluid Thermal Systems.” He has been a contributing editor to several handbooks, and has written numerous research papers. Dr. Janna serves as a textbook reviewer for “Applied Mechanical Reviews,” and has taught the Economics of Pipe Size Selection in the ASME Professional Development Program.
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