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IHEA 2018 Annual Meeting

Advanced Industrial Process Heating On-Line Course
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 Export to Your Calendar 10/15/2018 to 12/16/2018
When: 6 time Week On-Line Course beginning October 15, 2018
On your own time
Where: United States
Presenter: Jack Marino
Contact: Leslie Muck

Online registration is available until: 4/5/2018
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This course is a compliment to the Fundamentals of Industrial Process Heating and provides the student with an ind depth view of the control and efficient operation of industrial process heating equipment.  Students will become familiar with a variety of oven, furnace, and kiln types used in industry.  Upon completion  of the course the student will have general knowledge of instrumentation and control for efficient operation of furnaces and ovens in process heating.  The student will learn about the wide variety of refractories and insulation used in process heating equipment as well as their operating  considerations. The use of vacuum heat processing, recuperators, regenerators, gas atmospheres, and quenching will also be presented.  Particular attention is spent on efficient operation of process heating equipment and methods to achieve cost savings. 

Course Learning Outcomes:
  Students successfully completing this course will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the types of ovens, furnaces and kilns
  • Develop an understanding of the types and operation of refractories and insulation
  • Determine the energy savings associated with the use of recuperators and regenerators
  • Develop an understanding of the instrumentation and controls used in process heating equipment
  • Discuss the types of gas atmospheres used in process heating and the equipment used
  • Describe the mechanisms, metallurgical aspects, testing and evaluation associated with quenching
  • Develop an understanding of vacuum heat processing

This is an 8 week long online course which begins Monday, October 15.  The course will end on December 16 (an extra week is added for Thanksgiving break).  Coursework consists of weekly power point lessons, forum questions and quizzes.  There is also a final exam.  


Course Fees:  $850 IHEA Members / $995 Non-Members

Group Discount Available - Register 2 or more people from the same company at the same time to receive discounted registration!  The first person will receive the regular rate and each additional attendee will receive a $125 discount!

Cost includes the online course materials sent electronically.  A printed version can also be purchased.  A certificate of completion noting the PDHs earned will be given to each attendee who successfully completes the course.

Instructor - Jack Marino

IHEA brings industry expert Jack Marino to lead students in this 6-week online course. Jack is a registered Professional Engineer with over 40 years’ experience in the heat processing business. He is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a Bachelor’s Degree in Aeronautical Engineering, and has a Master’s Degree in Engineering Science from Penn State. Jack began his career as a project engineer and worked his way to VP of Engineering and eventually became the owner and president of Denton Refractory Services Corp., a refractory contracting and furnace construction company. He also started Hauck Manufacturing’s Chinese company and served as President of Hauck Combustion (Nanjing). Marino holds 6 patents in combustion technology and is the author of numerous technical papers. He also led Hauck’s team in the development of "e-solutions for combustion” as well as a major contributor to many of the programs. Mr. Marino’s knowledge and experience offers invaluable resources that online students can access throughout the course.


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