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Improving Process Heating Systems Performance

COURSE NO: M05-026
Improving Process Heating Systems Performance
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course describes basic process heating applications and equipment, and outlines opportunities for energy and performance improvements. It also discusses the merits of using a systems approach in identifying and implementing these improvement opportunities for Fuel-Based and Electric-Based heating systems. Furthermore, it provides recommendations to financially justify process heating improvement projects (System Economics).


Process heating is essential in the manufacture of most consumer and industrial products, including those made out of metal, plastic, rubber, carbon fiber, concrete, glass, and ceramics. Process heating systems are broken into three basic categories: Fuel-Based Process Heating, Electric-Based Process Heating, and Steam-Based Process Heating all of which are discussed in details.


This 5 PDH online course is applicable to mechanical, industrial and process engineers, designers, manufacturers and all personnel involved in the planning, design and installation of process heating systems.


Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding the basics behind process heating operations
  • Familiarizing with the common types of process heating systems and equipment
  • Recognizing efficiency opportunities for fuel-based and electric-based heating systems
  • Learning how to financially justify process heating improvement projects
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the Department of Energy (DOE) Publication "Improving Process Heating System Performance" Sourcebook Third Edition.
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Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty-five (25) questions to earn 5 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on Sections 1 to 5 and Appendix A of this DOE publication.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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