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Troubleshooting Process Operations

Troubleshooting Process Operations

May 20-22, 2014
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost: $1,900
Location: ETL 111

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 Operations, Troubleshooting Natural Gas Processing, Process 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
  • $1,900 per individual. Cost includes lunch, refreshments and parking
  • 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

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 
Phone: 337-562-4139
Fax: 337-562-4272
Email: iiec@mcneese.edu

TO REGISTER: 
To download a registration form, click the link below. Please return the completed form via email to: iiec@mnceese.edu or fax to: 337-562-4272
Registration form IIEC.pdf