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CO₂ technology training

for Engineers

Current course dates 2017

November

Date:  14-15 November
Language: English
Number of days: 2
Location: The Netherlands

December

Date:  5-6 December
Language: English
Number of days: 2
Location: The Netherlands, Sweden or local site    

4 days combined theoretical / practical  course at the 14-17/11 in the Netherlands.

Download course content (4 days)
 

January 2018

Date:  30-31 January
Language: English
Number of days: 2
Location: The Netherlands, Sweden or local site

Note: training language can be changed depending on the participants


Course Content 2 days (preliminary)

Day 1

Introduction to CO₂

  • Why carbon dioxide?
  • Environmental impact of refrigerants
  • Basic refrigeration 
  • CO₂ system solutions 
  • Energy efficiency
  • Theoretical cases/exercises

System components

  • Typical pack design
  • Compressors
  • Heat exchangers
  • Valves

Safety

  • Handling of gas bottles
  • Safety valves
  • Gas detectors
  • Personal safety
  • Safety equipment

PED & Materials

  • PED - Pressure Equipment Directive
  • Pressure testing
  • Materials in systems
  • Seals, hoses, etc.
  • Tube material and brazing technolog

Heat recovery solutions

  • Types of heat recovery systems
  • Heat recovery control
  • Temperature levels - one or two stages
  • Performance and efficiency
  • Optimized systems

CO₂ applications

  • Small applications
  • Heat pumps
  • Industrial

Day 2

Refrigeration units and systems

  • Single units
  • Booster units
  • 3-temperature level units
  • Condensing units

Case studies – system design and calculation exercises

  • Pack design
  •  Heat exchangers theoretical and practical design
  • Component design tools
  • Pipe sizing
  • System comparison and simulation tools
  • Application examples

Softwares and tools

  • Compressor selection tools
  • CoolPackPack Calculation II
  • Simple-one-stage
  • Refprop

Summary and wrap up

  • Q&A
  • Discussion
  • Final comments

Documentation to participants

  • USB including all documents

 

 


Course Details

Duration
2 or 4 days

Location
Aeres Tech Training Centre, Zandlaan 27, Ede, Holland. Nearest airport is Schiphol, Amsterdam.

Starting point
The importance of understanding CO₂ refrigeration technology and the essential role of the consultant/engineer in contacts with end users and contractors.

Focus
Awareness of the role of the consultant as the linchpin between end users and contractors/suppliers of materials etc.

Motto
Learning by doing, learn things today – do things tomorrow, in your own professional situation. 

Approach

  1. Explanation of the subject by the instructor.
  2. Discussion and exchange of knowledge and experiences between participants and instructor.
  3. Personal approach – present and wanted/desired.
  4. The participants practise the new behaviour.
  5. Personal action plan for each practised subject. 

Size of the group
7-12 participants