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Condensers Short Course

Course Fee: US$650

Learn the fundamentals of condensation mechanisms and how they apply to condenser designs! Apply guidelines to develop Xchanger Suite cases for accurate assessment of performance. This course provides a foundation for understanding the basis for thermal design of typical industrial heat exchangers.

Key Topics

  • Film condensation in vertical surfaces
  • Condensation in horizontal tube bundles
  • Interfacial vapor shear effects on condensation heat transfer
  • Condensation inside horizontal tubes
  • Desuperheating and subcooling
  • Condensation with mixtures
  • Condensation with enhanced heat transfer surfaces
  • Two-phase pressure drop
  • Venting inerts
  • Drainage

Suggested Participants

Engineers who design and evaluate condenser equipment


Currently Scheduled


Upcoming Instructors

  • Hitoshi Miyamoto


  • Technical Representative, Japan, holds both a BS and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan. Miyamoto retired after over 35 years with IHI Corporation, where he held numerous Project Manager and Project Engineering positions in LNG/ LPG, chemical plant, nuclear power plant (PW/BWR), re-processing plant, and pharmaceutical plant. Following his retirement, he continued to do consulting work for his former employer on heat transfer and fluid flow, air coolers, and LNG/BWR/PWR plant engineering projects. Miyamoto also served on the HTRI Technical Committee from 1999 – 2003. His knowledge of HTRI technology and decades of engineering expertise enable him to provide quality technical support and training to our customers in Japan. Miyamoto is a registered Professional Engineer and First Class Management Engineer in Design & Construction (Japan).