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Aspen Hysys For Oil & Gas People (30 Hours)

Training Mode :  Online Courses  
Duration :  30 Hours   Fee :  800 USD  


  • Learn to build, navigate and optimize process simulations using Aspen Hysys
  • Learn how to use and apply advanced modeling techniques to enhance existing Aspen Hysys flow sheets
  • Learn the efficient use of different Hysys functions to build steady state process simulations
  • Develop the skills and techniques required for creating and running dynamic simulations
  • Apply the best practices for transitioning from steady-state to dynamic modeling and discover shortcuts for efficient use of Hysys dynamics.


Who Will Benefit

  • New engineering graduates/technologists who will be using Aspen Hysys in their daily work
  • Process engineers who need advanced skills for more complex modeling tasks
  • R&D engineers and researchers using Aspen Hysys for process synthesis, upgrade or modifications
  • Process engineers doing process design and optimization projects and studies
  • Plant engineers checking plant performance under different operating conditions
  • Engineers with Aspen Hysys experience
  • Non-engineers / engineers with no or limited previous experience in process simulation


Course Detail

Getting Started

  • Create and define a fluid package
  • Utilize the built-in expert system to choose an appropriate thermodynamic model
  • Select components, including hypothetical
  • Install streams and attach stream utilities
  • Customize the workbook
  • Case study: introduce basic concepts necessary for creating simulations in Aspen Hysys.


Propane Refrigeration Loop

  • Add and connect operations to construct a simple flow sheet
  • Use the graphic interface to manipulate flow sheet objects and provide a clearer representation of the process
  • Understand how process information is propagated both forwards-and backwards
  • Convert simulation cases to templates
  • Case study: build and analyze a propane refrigeration loop simulation


Oil Characterization And HP Separation

  • Introduce oil characterization in Aspen Hysys
  • Use the Aspen Hysys spreadsheet and case study functionality
  • Case study: use the oil environment to characterize a crude assay and then employ the case study and spreadsheet operation to determine   how   the   gas   oil ratio (GOR) varies with pressure.


Two Stage Compression

  • Introduce the use of the recycle operation
  • Recognize suitable recycle locations
  • Implement performance curves for rotating equipment
  • Case study: utilize the recycle operation to build a two stage compression flow sheet; define and activate compressor curves.


Natural Gas Dehydration With TEG

  • Review the recommended methods to saturate single phase and two phase hydrocarbon streams
  • Discuss the implications of hydrate formation and the different means available to avoid hydrate problems


Model A Typical TEG Dehydration Unit

  • Case study: model a typical TEG dehydration unit and determine water dew point for the dry gas; use the hydrate utility to investigate the effects of methanol injection on hydrate inhibition.


Gas Gathering System

  • Simulate a gas gathering system located on varied terrain using the steady state capabilities of Aspen Hysys
  • Case study: use the pipe segment and the hydraulics sub-flow sheet to model a piping network in Aspen Hysys.


Refrigerated Gas Plant

  • Install and converge heat exchangers
  • Use logical operations:  adjust and balance
  • Case study: model a simplified version of a refrigerated gas plant.


NGL Fractionation Train

  • Model distillation columns with the assistance of the column input expert
  • Manipulate column specifications to better represent process constraints
  • Evaluate utility requirements using the process utility manager
  • Case study: model a two column natural gas liquid (NGL) recovery plant


Transitioning From Steady State To Dynamics

  • Provide a theoretical overview of the Aspen Hysys dynamics pressure/flow solver
  • Define dynamic pressure/flow specifications and equipment sizing data
  • Review the solving strategy and degrees of freedom analysis of Hysys dynamics
  • Utilize the dynamics assistant to check the preparedness of a simulation for dynamic calculations
  • Case study: convert a steady- state Aspen Hysys simulation a Hysys dynamics simulation


Controllers And Strip Charts

  • Review basic process control theory and methodology
  • Discuss the commonly used controller operations in Hysys dynamics
  • Add strip charts to monitor and graph key process variables
  • Case study: introduce PID controllers and strip charts to augment an Aspen Hysys dynamics simulation


Dynamic Column Modeling

  • Review the procedure for converting a steady state model into dynamics
  • Prepare a distillation column for dynamic simulation by using a tray sizing analysis
  • Model an LPG distillation column in dynamics and develop an effective control strategy
  • Case study: set up a distillation column in steady state mode, transition back into dynamics, and operate the distillation column as a dynamic unit operation


Expanding The Model

  • Follow best practices for adding dynamic specifications, unit operations and controllers in the dynamic mode
  • Develop appropriate control strategies using split range and on- off controllers
  • Install a relief valve for vessel overpressure protection
  • Case study: add equipment, modify the control system and add a pressure relief valve to a simulation directly in dynamic mode


Column Pressure Relief

  • Modify the condenser overhead section of a distillation column to include an air cooled exchanger operation
  • Further develop model-building techniques and best practices by adding operations and controllers in the dynamic mode
  • Install a relief valve for protection of the column overhead system
  • Case study: set up a customized distillation column overhead condenser system and protect it from overpressure with a relief valve


Reporting In Aspen Hysys

  • Create a variety of customized reports using newly added functionality in the report manager
  • Access free Excel utilities designed to extract simulation data
  • Use Aspen simulation workbook to deploy models in Microsoft Excel
  • Case study: use the report manager, Excel utilities and Aspen simulation workbook to obtain custom reports.


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