Filtration and Separation for Industrial Processes

Filtration and Separation for Industrial Processes

Session 1: March 31st, 2020, Tuesday

8:00am-10am,  ET Canada & US

Session 2: April 7th, 2020, Tuesday

8:00am-10am,  ET Canada & US

$USD 550

$USD 275 (Member Only )

Course Objectives:

The course aims at professionals in filtration and separation industry, environmental consultants, plant managers, facility operators, environmental scientists and engineers.  It covers the basic principles of particulate emission control by filtration and separation technologies for industrial sources, and related industrial design and operation.

Session 1:

  • Introduction
    Energy and environment
    Basics of combustion and air pollution
    Global energy consumption
    Global particulate emission limits

  • Separation technologies for industrial processes
    Cyclone basics
    A case study of a unique cyclone for a special industrial process
    Basics of electrostatic precipitation
    Industrial design and of electrostatic precipitators
    Operation of industrial electrostatic precipitators

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Session 2:

  • Filtration technologies for industrial processes
    Basics of air filtration
    Materials of industrial filtration
    Hot gas filtration
    Baghouse filter for industrial process
    Baghouse filter operation and maintenance

  • Market information of electrostatic precipitators and baghouse filters
    Hybrid systems
    Driven by government regulations
    Market for ESP and baghouse filters​

Instructor Biography

Professor Chao Tan, Ph.D, P.Eng.

Professor @ University of Waterloo

Dr. Chao Tan is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering at the University of Waterloo.

He received his BSc and MSc degrees in Thermal Engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China in the 1990s, and his PhD degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA in 2004. Dr. Tan was a faculty member at the University of Calgary, Canada during 2004-2010, and he moved to the University of Waterloo in September 2010.

His teaching and research are focused on filtration and separation technologies for green energy and clean environment. He has published three technical books and about 80 peer reviewed journal articles in his areas of research. His single-authored book Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gases, released by Springer Verlag in 2014, has been downloaded over 40,000 times globally.

Filtration and Separation for Industrial Processes

Filtration and Separation for Industrial Processes

Session 1: March 31st, 2020, Tuesday

8:00am-10am,  ET Canada & US

Session 2: April 7th, 2020, Tuesday

8:00am-10am,  ET Canada & US

$USD 550

$USD 275 (Member Only )

Course Objectives:

The course aims at professionals in filtration and separation industry, environmental consultants, plant managers, facility operators, environmental scientists and engineers.  It covers the basic principles of particulate emission control by filtration and separation technologies for industrial sources, and related industrial design and operation.

Course Outline:

Session 1:

  • Introduction
    Energy and environment
    Basics of combustion and air pollution
    Global energy consumption
    Global particulate emission limits

  • Separation technologies for industrial processes
    Cyclone basics
    A case study of a unique cyclone for a special industrial process
    Basics of electrostatic precipitation
    Industrial design and of electrostatic precipitators
    Operation of industrial electrostatic precipitators

​​

Session 2:

  • Filtration technologies for industrial processes
    Basics of air filtration
    Materials of industrial filtration
    Hot gas filtration
    Baghouse filter for industrial process
    Baghouse filter operation and maintenance

  • Market information of electrostatic precipitators and baghouse filters
    Hybrid systems
    Driven by government regulations
    Market for ESP and baghouse filters​

Instructor Biography

Professor Chao Tan, Ph.D, P.Eng.

Professor @ University of Waterloo

Dr. Chao Tan is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering at the University of Waterloo.

He received his BSc and MSc degrees in Thermal Engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China in the 1990s, and his PhD degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA in 2004. Dr. Tan was a faculty member at the University of Calgary, Canada during 2004-2010, and he moved to the University of Waterloo in September 2010.

His teaching and research are focused on filtration and separation technologies for green energy and clean environment. He has published three technical books and about 80 peer reviewed journal articles in his areas of research. His single-authored book Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gases, released by Springer Verlag in 2014, has been downloaded over 40,000 times globally.

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