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Heat Flow and Thermal Expansion
Heat Flow and Thermal Expansion

This not-to-be-missed online training course on Heat Flow and Thermal Expansion will be hosted on Microsoft Teams, broken down into two or three sessions. The sessions will be organised by Sam Franklin using the content from our incredibly popular 2016 course.

Refractory materials are used to provide containment for high temperature processes. An understanding of how heat flows through a refractory lining and the thermal expansion of the refractory lining is critical to safe and effective design and operation of process plant.

This course will provide a working knowledge of the calculation of thermal gradients and thermal expansion allowances and is aimed at personnel who design linings and select and specify materials of construction. No knowledge of refractory materials is required.

Course content

  • Introduction
  • What is Thermal Conductivity and Thermal Expansion
  • Thermal Gradient Calculation and Heat Transfer
  • Thermal Expansion Calculation and Allowance
  • Application of Thermal Calculations

The course will be made up of lecture sessions as well as problem-solving for individuals or small groups which will reinforce the key points.

This online training course replaces our annual training day, which had to be cancelled due to COVID-19. Microsoft Teams is FREE OF CHARGE, but registration is essential.
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