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Design and Operation of Chilled Water Plants

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After participating in this course, you will be able to do the following:

  • Select the most suitable chilled water unit for your application
  • Acquire up to date techniques for pumping and distribution of chilled water
  • Review the advantages and disadvantages of chilled water storage system
  • Gain an understanding of how to balance variable flows in system
  • Familiarize with instrumentation and control of chilled water plants
  • Choose the right approach to troubleshooting problems by analyzing root cause
  • Improve the profitability of operation by increasing reliability and efficiency

Description
Chilled water plants have been widely used in Air Conditioning & Refrigeration industry. The proper design of these facilities includes not only selection of adequate equipment, but also their optimization from the point of view of production, distribution, storage as well as the utilization for the given cooling load & minimization of operating & maintenance costs.

This practical course will enable participants to become familiar with the main phases in the design & construction of the chilled water plants. The course will explain the best practices & procedures for installation, start-up & commissioning. Discussed will be the methods of efficiency optimization in operation & maintenance, as well as the minimization of overall costs. The seminar will be conducted along the workshop principles, consisting of formal lectures & interactive worked examples that will be part of workshops. Real life examples & case studies will be selected to illustrate the design & operating procedures. This will result in active contribution of all participants during the team work. All course materials will be provided.

Course Outline

  • Chillers Types: VCR and VAR
  • Condensers
  • Evaporators
  • Cooling Towers
  • Pumping Systems
  • Piping Systems Options
  • Chilled Water Storages
  • Instrumentation and Control
  • Chiller Procurement

Who Should Attend
Chiller plant design engineers • Application engineers • Facilities and plant managers • Building systems managers • Mechanical contractors & consultants • Construction engineers • Field inspectors

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