IHEA’s Online Learning Course Begins Oct. 17

Course is for students who wish to take the course at home or work in a flexible web-based distance-learning format, and allows students to go at their own pace.

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Ther Industrial Heating Equipment Association’s Fundamentals of Industrial Process Heating online learning course is scheduled to begin on Oct. 17.   This course is for students who wish to take the course at home or work in a flexible web-based distance-learning format, and allows students to go at their own pace. 


The course offers a tool to industrial process heating operators and users of all types of industrial heating equipment.  In the instructor-led, interactive online course, students learn safe, efficient operation of industrial heating equipment, how to reduce energy consumption and ways to improve their bottom-line.


This class provides an overview of the fundamentals of heat transfer, fuels and combustion, energy use, furnace design, refractories, automatic control, and atmospheres as applied to industrial process heating.  Students will gain a basic understanding of heat transfer principles, fuels and combustion equipment, electric heating, and instrumentation and control for efficient operation of furnaces and ovens in process heating.  For complete course description, visit ihea.org and click the Events tab to find the class.  Students will also earn PDH’s for passing the course. 


This course is led by industry expert, Max Hoetzl, retired Vice President of Surface Combustion.  Max brings more than 40 years’ experience in the combustion industry to IHEA's online course.


This is a 6-week online course beginning on Oct. 17. Registration fee includes course instruction, live interaction with the trainer, class forums to interact with other students, plus an electronic copy of IHEA's Fundamentals of Process Heating Course Handbook.  Registration is open now through Oct. 14 at ihea.org.  Click the Fundamentals of Industrial Heating Online Course button on the right side of the homepage.  Cost for IHEA members is $700 and non-members is $875.