2018 Condenser Life Cycle Seminar

Tentative Technical Agenda

    • Monday, September 10, 2018
    •  
      10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM
      Registration Desk Open
      11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM
      Lunch on your own
      1:00 PM  -  1:15 PM
      Opening Ceremony
      Speakers:
      1:15 PM  -  1:45 PM
      Keynote Address
      Fleet management of Southern Company condenser assets
      Speakers:
      1:45 PM  -  2:45 PM
      Fundamentals of Condenser Design
      Speakers:
      2:45 PM  -  3:00 PM
      Break
      3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM
      Achieving Condenser Performance Goals
      Speakers:
      3:45 PM  -  4:30 PM
      Effects of BOP Systems on Plant Heat Rate
      Speakers:
      4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM
      Condenser Instrumentation
      Speakers:
      6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM
      Jazz, Cocktails, Food & Friends
      On the balcony overlooking Bourbon St.
    • Tuesday, September 11, 2018
    •  
      7:30 AM  -  8:30 AM
      Breakfast
      8:30 AM  -  10:15 AM
      Condenser Assessment Panel
      Steamside, Tubeside and Eddy Current Testing
      10:15 AM  -  10:30 AM
      Break
      10:30 AM  -  10:50 AM
      Innovations in Tube Leak Detection
      Speakers:
      10:50 AM  -  11:20 AM
      Leak Detection
      Overview of condenser leak detection methods
      Speakers:
      11:20 AM  -  11:30 AM
      Condenser Shell Side Repair
      Speakers:
      11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM
      Cathodic Protection
      Speakers:
      12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM
      Lunch
      1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM
      Cooling Water Chemistry: Have you thought about...?
      Cooling Water & Cycle Chemistry
      Speakers:
      2:30 PM  -  3:00 PM
      Effects of Tube Fouling & Cleaning Options
      Speakers:
      3:00 PM  -  3:15 PM
      Break
      3:15 PM  -  3:45 PM
      Increasing Condenser Performance:
      by using online Condenser Tube Cleaning Systems and Debris Filtration Systems
      Speakers:
      3:45 PM  -  4:15 PM
      Case Studies in Condenser Improvement Projects
      Speakers:
      4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM
      Traveling Screens for your Condenser
      Speakers:
      4:45 PM  -  5:15 PM
      EPA 316b Impact on CW Pumps & Motors
      Speakers:
      6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM
      Hosted Reception
      Hors d'oeuvres and drinks in the courtyard
    • Wednesday, September 12, 2018
    •  
      7:15 AM  -  8:15 AM
      Breakfast
      8:15 AM  -  8:30 AM
      Shell & Tube Heat Exchanger Coating Failures
      Speakers:
      8:30 AM  -  9:15 AM
      Remediation and Life Extension Using Coatings
      Speakers:
      9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM
      Break & Exhibits
      9:45 AM  -  10:45 AM
      Tube Material Selection
      10:45 AM  -  11:45 AM
      Developing a Retubing Specification
      Condenser end-of-life discussion focusing on development of a specification to ensure your retubing project goes smoothly.
      Speakers:
      11:45 AM  -  12:45 PM
      Lunch
      12:45 PM  -  1:45 PM
      Retubing Activities Overview
      A comprehensive look at the condenser retubing process.
      Speakers:
      1:45 PM  -  2:30 PM
      Condenser Expansion Joints
      As part of a condenser retubing, replacing or upgrading your condenser's expansion joint is something worth considering.
      Speakers:
      2:30 PM  -  2:35 PM
      Seminar Conclusion
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