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Process Flare Fundamentals (FL117)

Designed for:

Engineers, operators, maintenance, safety and training personnel from hydrocarbon and chemical processing plants around the world.

Course Overview:

This two day course provides an introduction to the selection, operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of offshore and onshore flare systems. It outlines the many different flare technologies available and the type of application each is most suited for. It will help the attendee understand how to control smoke, noise, radiation and flame luminosity. Attendees will also learn how to accurately evaluate the economics of replacements and retrofits. Students are invited to bring specific operating problems for one-on-one discussion with Institute instructors or for discussion with a group of peers who have experienced similar situations at their facilities. Students will see flare pilot demonstrations in our European test facility.

Some Topics Covered During the Course Included:

  • Thermal Radiation
  • Combustion Efficiency
  • Smoke Control
  • Noise
  • Flare Selection
  • Flare Upgrades
  • Flare Pilots
  • Ignition & Detection Systems
  • Elevated Flares
  • Enclosed Ground Flares
  • Open Ground Flares
  • Steam Assisted Flares
  • Sonic Flares

Tuition includes Volume 3 of the new John Zink Hamworthy Combustion Handbook.

Location, Dates and Prices:

LuxembourgJune 6 – 7, 20191,500 €
LuxembourgJune 18 – 19, 20201,500 €

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