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ChemEnggLife Webinar

Optimizing Heat Exchanger Networks: Strategies for Energy Efficiency and Cost Savings


Humzaa Imtiaz Ullah


11 April 2024 | 16:00 - 17:30 (UTC+1)


Webinar  Description

Unlock the secrets to maximizing energy efficiency and cost savings through optimized heat exchanger networks in our exclusive webinar, "Optimizing Heat Exchanger Networks: Strategies for Energy Efficiency and Cost Savings." Tailored for engineers, energy managers, and industry professionals, this session delves into advanced strategies for enhancing heat exchanger performance and minimizing operational costs. Whether you're a budding engineer or a seasoned professional seeking to expand your knowledge base, this session is tailored to enrich your understanding and ignite your passion for thermal systems.

What you will learn?

The key learning objectives of this webinar are:

  • Introduction to Heat Exchanger Networks: Gain a comprehensive understanding of heat exchanger networks (HENs) and their pivotal role in industrial processes. Explore the principles behind HEN design, integration, and optimization, and discover how they contribute to overall energy efficiency.

  • Identifying Optimization Opportunities: Learn how to identify optimization opportunities within existing heat exchanger networks. Explore techniques for conducting energy audits, heat integration analyses, and pinch analysis to pinpoint inefficiencies and areas for improvement.

  • Advanced Optimization Strategies: Dive into advanced optimization strategies aimed at maximizing energy recovery and minimizing utility consumption. Explore concepts such as process intensification, heat cascading, and retrofitting to enhance the performance of heat exchanger networks while reducing operational costs.

  • Technological Innovations: Discover the latest technological innovations and software tools available for optimizing heat exchanger networks. Explore how simulation software, artificial intelligence, and predictive analytics can streamline the design, operation, and maintenance of HENs to achieve optimal performance.

  • Case Studies and Best Practices: Gain practical insights from real-world case studies and best practices in heat exchanger network optimization. Explore success stories from various industries, highlighting the tangible benefits of implementing optimization strategies in terms of energy savings, cost reductions, and environmental sustainability.

  • Q&A Session: Engage in an interactive Q&A session with our panel of experts to delve deeper into optimization strategies, address specific challenges, and explore potential solutions tailored to your organization's needs and objectives.

Guest      Speaker

Humzaa Imtiaz is a distinguished Chemical Engineer with a passion for both academia and industry. Humzaa holds a BSc and MSc in Chemical Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark, specialising in Process Engineering and complementing it with a minor in Energy and Environmental Engineering. Beyond academia, Humzaa’s expertise extends to the realm of research, where he has authored and co-authored publications focusing on process design and engineering. With extensive industrial experience spanning roles as diverse as Analyst, Research Assistant, Supplier Quality Engineer, Project Manager, and QMS Engineer in sectors including cement, IT, and pharma, Humzaa brings a wealth of practical knowledge to the table.

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