2019 Global Conference and Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Hilton Portland Downtown, Portland, Oregon, USA
September 16 - 19, 2019

Presentation Summaries and Slides

  • Air-cooler performance at low Reynolds numbers
  • Comparing water- and air-cooled heat exchangers
  • Evolution of HTRI Circulation Boiling Model (CBM) for kettle reboilers
  • Heat transfer for supercritical fluids: Better or worse?
  • HTRI SmartPM: Case studies
  • Insights from CFD simulations of a plate-and-shell heat exchanger
  • Insights from recent falling film evaporation research
  • Insights on non-Newtonian fluid modeling
  • Lessons learned—Challenges in modeling kettle vaporizers: Three-point heat release curve
  • Moving toward variable composition models
  • Natural-draft testing on air-cooled heat exchangers
  • Observations from standard evaluation testing of crude oil fouling
  • Predicting heat transfer coefficients with an artificial neural network
  • Turndown operation of a vertical tubeside thermosiphon reboiler
  • Xchanger Suite® at the crossroads

Poster Summaries

  • Evaluation of methods to predict high-temperature viscosity from low-temperature measurements
  • Fouling deposit inspection and analysis
  • Real-time monitoring of a thermosiphon reboiler
  • The challenges of high-effectiveness heat exchangers
  • Validating NEOTISS micro-finned tubeside condensation in Xist®
  • Window flow behavior: CFD vs. Xist® stream analysis

The above collection of session materials is available for download to conference attendees. The conference materials can be purchased by members for $399. For information on purchasing the 2019 Global Conference and Annual Meeting of Stockholders materials, contact registration@htri.net.