Aerial Coolers in Gas Processing – The Basics

Venue: To Be Announced

Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Event Date/Time: Nov 22, 2010 End Date/Time: Nov 22, 2010
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Course Description
This full day course provides participants with the understanding of the design and operation of Aerial Coolers in the Oil and Gas processing business. The preparation of specification sheets and bid evaluations is discussed along with good practices for layout, installation and operation for maximum performance and minimum downtime. Correct winterization procedures and freeze-protection methods are covered. This course will likely be of interest to Project Engineers, Operations Engineers; Operators and Junior Process Engineers.

A complete set of course materials and lunch is included in this course.

*Participants should bring a laptop to the course if possible – as some workgroup examples will consist of running handout software.*

Course Outline

• Basic heat exchanger parameters.

• Tube-side coefficients

• Air-side coefficients.

• Fouling factors.

• Fan aerodynamics.

• Winterization.

• Layout.


• Tube-side controlling units

• Air-side controlling units.

• VFDs and 5 good reasons to use them.


Additional Information

Instructor: Nev Hircock Dates: November 22, 2010 Location: Calgary, AB Price: $695 CAD [b]For More Information or to Register:[/b]