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Troubleshooting Process Operations

Troubleshooting Process Operations

Date: May 16 - 18, 2017
Meets: Tu, W, and Th from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hours: 24
CEUs: 2.4
Cost: $2,200 per person
Location: Drew Hall 107
Instructor: Norman Lieberman

ABOUT THIS COURSE
Norman Lieberman's troubleshooting seminar has been presented to over 18,000 attendees since 1983. The material presented focuses on Lieberman's book, A Working Guide to Process Equipment (McGraw-Hill) and is based on his ongoing personal troubleshooting experiences in refineries and petrochemical plants. This interactive seminar is intended for experienced plant operators and process engineers. Plan to answer and ask questions.  Individual process problems can be discussed after class each day. 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Experienced plant operators and process engineers.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Norman P. Lieberman is a chemical engineer with over 40 years of experience in process design and plant operator supervision. An independent consultant, he troubleshoots oil refinery and chemical plant process problems and prepares revamp designs.  He has taught more than 300 technical seminars on process equipment and has authored several books, which include: Troubleshooting Process OperationsTroubleshooting Natural Gas ProcessingProcess Design for Reliable Operations, and Process Equipment Malfunctions, to name a few.  To learn more about all of his books and the instructor, visit his website at www.lieberman-eng.com

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Day One- Distillation
  • Tray Hydraulics
  • Entrainment and Jet Flood
  • Inspecting Tower Internals
  • Tray Weeping
  • Optimizing Tower Pressure
  • Packed Towers

Day Two- Heat Transfer
  • Fouling Shell and Tube Exchangers
  • Reboilers
  • Condensers
  • Air Coolers
  • Draft & Fired Heaters
  • Adjusting Excess O2

Day Three- Hydraulics
  • Centrifugal Pumps - Seals and Drivers
  • Steam Turbines
  • Vacuum Ejectors
  • Centrifugal Compressors - Surge
  • Recips (time permitting)

REGISTRATION INFORMATION
  • $2,200 per individual 
  • 2.4 CEUs and 24 PDHs awarded to participants
  • Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover accepted
  • Checks should be made payable to McNeese State University and mailed to the following address: 
​McNeese State University
Institute for Industry-Education Collaboration
Box 91834
Lake Charles, LA 70609


TO REGISTER: 
https://aceweb.mcneese.edu/wconnect/IIEC/CourseStatus.awp1?&course=17SETBLPROP
 
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Aneisha Andrus

Phone: 337-562-4268       
Fax: 337-562-4272         
Email: iiec@mcneese.edu

Refund Policy: Refunds for non-attendance will be given if a written notification is received up to 5 working days prior to the first day of the course. No refunds will be given after that day. In the event that an attendee cannot attend, he/she is welcome to send another person as a a replacement at no charge.