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IHEA’s Online Learning Course Returns in October Fundamentals for Industrial Process Heating

Friday, August 2, 2019  
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IHEA’s Fundamentals of Industrial Process Heating Online Learning Course continues to provide an excellent overview of the essential areas used throughout the industrial process heating field.  Students benefit from the flexible web-based distance-learning format. It’s an affordable alternative to campus-based classes and allows students to go at their own pace.  The program offers a vital tool to industrial process heating operators and users of all types of industrial heating equipment.  Students learn safe, efficient operation of industrial heating equipment, how to reduce energy consumption and ways to improve a company’s bottom-line.

Registration is now open for the course that begins October 7, 2019.  Students will learn the basics of heat transfer, fuels and combustion, energy use, furnace design, refractories, automatic control, and atmospheres as applied to industrial process heating.  For a complete listing of the topics covered visit and click the Training and Events tab then scroll to Online Course.

Industry expert Jack Marino will 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.  Mr. Marino’s knowledge and experience offer invaluable resources that online students can access throughout the course.

Students will become familiar with a variety of oven, furnace, and kiln types used in industry.

IHEA’s online courses are a terrific value for IHEA members and non-members alike considering no travel expenses are involved and there is no time out of the office.  Take advantage of the online tools provided and benefit from the ability to learn almost anywhere.  A former online student remarks, “Because of balancing an extremely busy workload and family life, I am not able to be on a regular schedule or take time in the evening to travel to a class. The advantage for me is that I can check in when time permits and still stay up to date on all activities. The course information is directly related to my work and I found it to be very beneficial.”

Registration for the Fundamentals course is open now through October 4, at  Click the Training and Events tab on the top menu bar then scroll down to Online Course.  Cost for IHEA members is $700 or one member voucher, and non-members is $875, which includes electronic course handbook, course instruction, quizzes and projects, class forums and the opportunity to contact the instructor throughout the course.  Printed materials are available for an additional fee.

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