Course Overview

• Identify and explain the basic concepts of heat transfer in association with fired heaters.
• Recognize how thermal calculations are used by the Aspen Fired Heater application.
• Efficiently use the Aspen Fired Heater application to evaluate:
o Vertical Cylindrical Unit (VCU) with convection bank
o Single cabin fired heater with roof tubes
o Twin cabin firebox

Course Objective

• Learn the fundamentals of rating and simulating a fired heater.
• Understand the requirements for design checking and simulation of fired heaters.


• Graduates interested to gain experience in Heat Transfer and Fired Heater Modeling.
• Process Design professionals wishing to enhance their understanding of Fired Heater Design and Simulation


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