Process Simulation

Design and Rate Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger

Course Overview

  • Fundamentals to thermal design of shell and tube heat exchangers
  • Fundamentals to producing cost optimized exchanger design
  • Integration between heat exchanger software with Aspen HYSYS and Aspen Plus to improve the performance of heat exchangers in the overall process

Course Objective

  • Learn the fundamentals of producing a cost optimized exchanger design
  • Learn the requirements for designing boilers and condensers
  • Learn how to integrate Aspen Shell and tube exchanger software with Aspen HYSYS and Aspen Plus
  • Optimization for thermal requirements needed to simulate heat exchangers


  • Graduates interested to gain experience in Heat Transfer and Heat Exchanger Design
  • Process design professionals wishing to enhance their understanding of thermal design and simulation


  • Basic knowledge of heat transfer phenomena