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OF SOFTWARE THAT OPTIMIZES PROCESS

MANUFACTURING.
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AspenTech Training Courses are delivered in both AspenTech training centers and partner centers
around the globe. For details of the delivery centers and schedules, please contact us at one of our
training centers or refer to our website at http://training.aspentech.com.

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Enable and Empower Your Company to Succeed

Your company has invested in best-in-class AspenTech solutionsthe

aspenONE suite of applications, which optimizes performance for

more than 1,500 of the worlds leading process companies. With

AspenTechs customer education services, maximizing the value

of your technology investment is simple. The sooner you or your

team can begin using AspenTechs technology with confidence, the

sooner it can deliver the measurable benefits you expect.


AspenTech Learning Solutions

Broad, Flexible Delivery Optionsto Align with Your Business Goals


AspenTech offers a comprehensive course portfolio that will increase your
understanding of the products you use and show you real world applications that
matter to you and your business. Companies and individual professionals can choose
from a wide array of flexible delivery methods including:

Public Classroom Courses


Classroom training provides the benefits of learning in a dynamic, interactive
and collaborative environment with other customers. AspenTech offers
regularly scheduled open-enrollment classes in more than 25 cities around
the globe. Choose from a wide range of courses in core aspenONE solution
areas including, Advanced Process Control, Planning and Scheduling, Process
Engineering, Manufacturing Execution Systems, and Supply and Distribution.

On-Site Training
We can bring AspenTech Training to you. Any of our instructor-led courses can
be delivered at your site, a local training facility or in an on-line virtual classroom.
This focused training option is a convenient and cost-effective way to meet your
organizations training goals for a large group of students.

Virtual Training
Gain the same hands-on experience that you expect from AspenTech in-
classroom training without the travel time and expense. AspenTech
provides live instructor-led virtual training courses using Internet conferencing
enabling students to attend classes, ask questions, view demos, conduct
workshop exercises, and chat with other students all from their desktop.

Custom Training
Organizations have different training needs. AspenTech can tailor any of our
existing, instructor-led training courses, or develop new training materials
using your companys own relevant and specific data. You pick the points,
products, and techniques of particular importance to your operations and
our skilled instructors will tailor a custom course to meet your specific
requirements.

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Enterprise Learning Program
AspenTechs Enterprise Learning Program uses a systematic approach to
help your organization identify the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to
effectively use AspenTechs products to achieve your business objectives.
Working together, our expert training consultants will develop a tailored
curriculum which ensures that your AspenTech product training is relevant,
timely and meets your needs.

Self-Paced Training
AspenTechs self-paced training options include rich streaming media,
animated tutorials and pre-recorded web seminars. These are product
application presentations delivered by our product experts and include
PowerPoint presentations, product demonstrations, and voice-overs.

Learning Paths
AspenTech has constructed comprehensive learning paths for key roles across
various industries. Each learning path includes training in a sequence that will
help you reach the highest level of proficiency. These paths consist of courses
that may be available in live public classroom or live virtual class delivery
formats.

From our MIT and U.S. Department of


Energy roots in the early 1980s, to the
groundbreaking release of aspenONE
V8 in 2012, AspenTech has always
been at the forefront of innovation in
the process industries.

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AspenTech has developed best practice
expertise from being exclusively focused
for over 30 years on solutions for
optimizing process manufacturing.

Experience CountsInstructors Bring Industry Expertise and Hands-on Experience


All of AspenTech instructors have met the strict standards of AspenTech Customer
Education. AspenTech courses are delivered by highly-trained instructors many of
whom have advanced degrees in their fields. Not just experts on the technology, our
instructors fulfill dual roles, serving as technical support engineers or implementation
consultants, bringing timely, real-world experience to the class.

A Mark of Excellenceand Accomplishment: Continuing Education Units (CEUs)


AspenTech training meets industry standards of excellence. The successful completion
of AspenTech courses entitles participants to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
CEUs are internationally recognized and can be used to maintain professional standing
or meet an organizations competency requirements.

CEU credits are not available for self study or Self-Paced Training courses.

Course Schedules
All AspenTech training schedules are listed on our website at
http://training.aspentech.com.

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AspenTech Courses Table of Contents
Engineering

Aspen Adsorption EAP288 Introduction to Aspen Adsorption 16


Aspen Air Cooled EHX1021 Design and Rate an Air Cooled Heat 17
Exchanger Exchanger
Aspen Basic EBE101 Aspen Basic Engineering: End User Basics 18
Engineering
Aspen Basic EBE201 Aspen Basic Engineering: Project and 19
Engineering Administrator Configuration
Aspen Batch EPD201 Aspen Batch Distillation: Modeling Batch 20
Distillation Distillation & Batch Reactor
Aspen Batch EPD101 Aspen Batch Process Developer: Modeling 21
Process Developer Batch Processes
Aspen Capital EEE201 Aspen Capital Cost Estimator: 22
Cost Estimator Advanced Topics
Aspen Capital EEE1011 Introduction to Aspen Capital Cost 23
Cost Estimator Estimator
Aspen ES289 Introduction to Aspen Chromatography 24
Chromatography
Aspen Custom EAP2311 Building Custom Simulation Models using 25
Modeler Aspen Custom Modeler
Aspen Energy EHX2911 Improved Energy Efficiency through Heat 26
Analyzer Integration
Aspen Fired EHX1031 Design and Simulation of Fired Heaters 27
Heater Using Aspen Fired Heater
Aspen Flare EHY2511 Flare Network Design and Rating 28
System Analyzer
Aspen HYSYS EHY101 Aspen HYSYS: Process Modeling 29

Aspen HYSYS EHY150 Refinery Process Modeling using Aspen 30


HYSYS and Aspen HYSYS Petroleum
Refining
Aspen HYSYS EHY202 Aspen HYSYS: Advanced Process 32
Modeling Topics
Aspen HYSYS EHY208 Aspen HYSYS: Migration to V8 33
Aspen HYSYS EHY223 Aspen HYSYS Dynamics: Introduction to 34
Dynamic Modeling
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Aspen HYSYS EHY2311 Developing Automation Solutions for 35
Aspen HYSYS
Aspen HYSYS EHY2312 Create Custom Unit Operations and 36
Kinetic Model Extensions using VB.net for
Aspen HYSYS
Aspen HYSYS EHY2314 Developing Dynamic Unit Operation 37
Extensions for Aspen HYSYS using VB.net
Aspen HYSYS EHY252 Pressure Relief Analysis Using Aspen 38
HYSYS
Aspen HYSYS EHY2611 Heat Transfer Modeling Using Aspen 39
HYSYS
Aspen HYSYS EOP171 Develop and Implement Operator Training 40
Dynamics Simulator (OTS) using Aspen OTS
Aspen HYSYS EHY2102 Aspen HYSYS Petroleum Refining: Process 41
Petroleum Refining Modeling and Optimization for Refinery
Unit Operations
Aspen HYSYS EHY2351 Modeling Heavy Oil & Gas Production and 42
Upstream Facilities Using Aspen HYSYS Upstream
Aspen In-Plant EEE103 Aspen In-Plant Cost Estimator 43
Cost Estimator
Aspen Plate Fin EHX1041 Introduction to Aspen Plate Fin Exchanger 44
Exchanger
Aspen Plus EAP101 Aspen Plus: Process Modeling 45
Aspen Plus EAP201 Aspen Plus: Physical Properties for 46
Process Engineers
Aspen Plus EAP208 Aspen Plus: Migration to V8 47
Aspen Plus EAP2121 Process Flowsheet Convergence in Aspen 48
Plus
Aspen Plus EAP2211 Modeling Complex Processes with 49
Equation Oriented Methods
Aspen Plus EAP250 Aspen Plus: Distillation Modeling 50
Aspen Plus EAP2510 CO2 Removal Processes Using Aspen Plus 51
Aspen Plus EAP2611 Heat Transfer Modeling Using Aspen Plus 52
Aspen Plus EAP2711 Reaction Analysis and Reactor Design 53
using Aspen Plus

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Engineering (Continued)

Aspen Plus EAP2911 Solids Modeling Using Aspen Plus 54


Aspen Plus EAP2980 Modeling of Processes wih Aqueous Ionic 55
Solutions - Electrolytes and Salts
Aspen Plus EAP301 Aspen Plus Real Time Modeling and 56
Optimization
Aspen Plus EAP2411 Improve Process Operability and Control 57
Dynamics through Aspen Plus Dynamic Models
Aspen Polymers EAP281 Aspen Plus: Process Simulation with 58
Aspen Polymers
Aspen Process EEE102 Aspen Process Economic Analyzer 59
Economic Analyzer
Aspen Shell & Tube EHX1011 Design and Rate a Shell and Tube Heat 60
Heat Exchanger Exchanger
Aspen Shell & EHX131 Aspen Shell & Tube Mechanical: Heat 61
Tube Mechanical Exchanger Mechanical Design

Aspen Simulation EAP121 Building MS Excel User Interfaces for 62


Workbook Aspen Plus Simulations Using Aspen
Simulation Workbook
Aspen Simulation EHY121 Building MS Excel User Interfaces for 63
Workbook Aspen HYSYS Simulations Using Aspen
Simulation Workbook
Aspen Utilities EAU2831 Introduction to Energy Optimization Using 64
Planner Aspen Utilities Planner
EDR Suite EHX1100 Modeling Heat Exchangers Using 65
Exchanger Design and Rating Suite

Manufacturing Advanced Process Control


Aspen DMCplus APC1020 Aspen Advanced Process Control 68
Controller Installing and Configuring
Aspen DMCplus APC1400 Introduction to Advanced Process 69
Controller Control using Aspen DMCplus
Aspen DMCplus APC1405 Introduction to APC Using the Advanced 70
Controller Control Platform
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Aspen Process APC1600 Aspen Process Recipe and Process 71
Recipe Sequencer: Recipe Management and
Process Sequencing
Aspen DMCplus APC2300 APC Project Protesting Using a Virtual 72
Controller Plant
Aspen DMCplus APC2400 Advanced Process Control Application 73
Controller Development and Online Deployment
Aspen DMCplus APC2500 APC Calibrate and Aspen Adaptive 74
Controller Modeling
Aspen Inferential APC2900 Process Property Estimator Development 75
Qualities and Deployment
Aspen Nonlinear APC1805 Aspen Nonlinear Controller Development 76
Controller and Deployment (Aspen Control Platform)
Aspen Watch APC2600 Advanced Process Control Performance 77
Performance Monitoring
Monitor

Manufacturing Production Management & Execution

AspenONE MES121 aspenONE Process Explorer: Using and 79


Process Explorer Configuring
Aspen Calc MES123 Aspen Calc: Using and Configuring 80
Aspen IP.21 MES141 Aspen IP.21 Process Browser: Using 81
Process Browser
Aspen IP.21 MES241 Aspen IP.21 Process Browser: Configuring 82
Process Browser
Aspen MES101 Aspen InfoPlus.21: Real Time Information 83
InfoPlus.21 Management Foundation

Aspen MES1200 Calculations and Data Analysis for 84


InfoPlus.21 Engineers
Aspen MES305 Aspen InfoPlus.21: Advanced System 85
InfoPlus.21 Administration

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Manufacturing Production Management & Execution (Continued)

Aspen NonLinear MES311 Aspen InfoPlus.21: Applications 86


Controller Development
Aspen Process MES122 Aspen Process Explorer: Using and 87
Explorer Configuring
Aspen Production MES261 Aspen Production Execution Manager: 88
Execution Manager Programming Concepts
Aspen Production MES361 Aspen Production Execution Manager: 89
Execution Manager Administration
Apsen Production MES171 Retrieving Batch Data using the 90
Record Manager Reporting Tools
Apsen Production MES271 Configuring the Batch Area and Feed 91
Record Manager Application
Apsen Production MES275 Aspen Batch and Event Extractor: 92
Record Manager Transferring Data From Batch Execution
Systems
Aspen Real-Time MES231 Aspen Real-Time SPC: Using and 93
Statistical Process Configuring
Control Analyzer
Aspen SQLplus MES201 Aspen SQLplus for Aspen InfoPlus.21: 94
Using and Configuring for Power Users

Planning and Scheduling Chemical

Aspen Custom Implementing Aspen Collaborative 96


Collaborative SM915 Forecasting
Forecasting
Aspen Demand Custom Configuring the Aspen Demand Manager 97
Manger SM908 CAP
Aspen Plant SCM121 Introducion to Aspen Plant Scheduler 98
Scheduler Configuration for Modelers
Aspen Plant SCM201 Introduction to aspenONE Supply Chain 99
Scheduler Management V8 for Modelers

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Aspen SCM Custom Building a Planning Model 100
SM905
Aspen SCM SM906 Configuring Aspen Supply Chain 101
Management Applications
Aspen Supply Custom Implementing Aspen Supply Planner 102
Chain Planner SM912
Aspen Supply Custom Using Aspen Supply Planner 103
Chain Planner SM913

Planning and Scheduling Petroleum

Aspen Petroleum RBS121 Aspen Petroleum Scheduler: Building and 105


Scheduler Using Models
Aspen PIMS RPA100 Essential PIMS Concepts and Economic 106
Analysis for Managers & Economists
Aspen PIMS RPA101 Aspen PIMS: Introduction to Refinery 107
Planning
Aspen PIMS RPA102 Introduction to Aspen PIMS for 108
Petrochemical Planning
Aspen PIMS RPA201 Aspen PIMS: Solving Refinery Planning 109
Problems
Aspen PIMS RPA208 Aspen PIMS Platinum and Assay 110
Manager for Experienced Aspen PIMS
Users
Aspen PIMS RPA221 Aspen PIMS: Advanced Optimization 111
Features
Aspen PIMS RPA301 Aspen PIMS: Advanced Refinery Planning 112
Models
Aspen PIMS RPA206 Multi-Period Refinery Modeling with 113
Aspen PPIMS
Aspen PIMS RPA207 Multiple Plant Modeling with Aspen 114
Regional Optimizer MPIMS
Aspen Petroleum RBS101 Aspen Petroleum Scheduler: Using 115
Scheduler Models for Daily Scheduling

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Planning and Scheduling Petroleum (Continued)

Aspen Petroleum RBS131 Aspen Refinery Multi-Blend Optimizer: 116


Scheduler Blend Planning and Scheduling
Aspen Petroleum RPA135 Economic Optimization of Distribution 117
Supply Chain and Transportation Networks Using
Planner Aspen Petroleum Supply Chain Planner
Aspen Operations RPA151 Aspen Operations Reconciliation and 118
Reconciliation and Accounting
Accounting
Aspen Report RPA153 Aspen Report Writer for Aspen PIMS 119
Writer

Licensing, Installation and Integration

Aspen Role-Based MES222 Building content for Aspen Role Based 121
Visualization Visualization
SLM SLM101 Aspen Software License Management 122
and Deployment

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Engineering
Courses

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ASPEN ABSORPTION

Course Number: EAP288

Introduction to Duration: 2 days


Aspen Absorption CEUs Awarded: 1.4

Level: Intermediate

Course Overview Prerequisites


Acquire the skills and understanding Understanding of industrial adsorption
required to set up and solve their own processes an advantage
dynamic simulation problems using Aspen
Adsorption

Course Benefits
Gain first-hand experience and confidence
in working within the Aspen Adsorption
simulation environment
Apply Aspen Adsorption to build and
execute simulations rapidly
Enhance the customers ability to succeed
in their application of Aspen Adsorption,
and thus reap the technical and business
benefits as soon as possible

Who Should Attend


Scientists and engineers involved in the
design, operation, optimization, and
analysis of industrial gas adsorption
processes such as pressure swing
adsorption, temperature swing adsorption
and vacuum swing adsorption

Approach
Instruction on basic topics
Instructor-guided demonstrations of
features
Hands-on workshops
Detailed course notes

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ASPEN AIR COOLED EXCHANGER

Course Number: EHX1021

ENGINEERING
Design and Rate Air Cooled Duration: 1 day
Heat Exchangers CEUs Awarded: 0.7

Level: Introductory

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview New engineers wishing to gain experience
Learn the general design considerations of in heat transfer and heat exchanger design
Air Cooled Exchangers Existing Aspen ACOL and Aspen
Examine process side, air side, fan selection Aerotran users wishing to migrate to
and physical properties, and investigate Aspen Air Cooled Exchanger
thermal design principles, counter current

MANUFACTURING PM&E
exchangers and extended surfaces Approach
Explore process-side events and responses, Instruction on basic heat transfer and heat
including single and two phase heat exchanger design topics
transfer, boiling, condensing and fouling Discussion about the general approach and
the key elements for successful simulations
Course Benefits Use of Aspen Air Cooled Exchanger in
Optimize the investment in Aspen Air design and simulation exercises covering
Cooled Exchanger software for design and typical examples in condensing
simulation of water coolers and condensers Application of Aspen Air Cooled Exchanger

P&S CHEMICAL
Efficiently use Aspen Air Cooled Exchanger exercises for thermal design, rating, and
to evaluate: simulation of tubular exchangers
- Single-phase exchangers Detailed course notes
- Condensers
- Air coolers of different configurations
Prerequisites
None
Who Should Attend
P&S PETROLEUM

Designers and operators of air cooled heat


exchangers in process and power industries
Engineers involved in the specification
of air-cooled heat exchangers for the full
range of process applications including
condensers, gas and liquid coolers
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

Anyone required to assess technical


proposals for air cooled heat exchanger
& INTEGRATION

equipment
Engineers involved in the design,
specification, or operation of process or
power heat recovery equipment, including
heat recovery steam generators will find
the material appropriate

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ASPEN BASIC ENGINEERING

Course Number: EBE101

Aspen Basic Engineering: Duration: 2 days


End User Basics CEUs Awarded: 1.4

Level: Introductory

Course Overview Prerequisites


Learn how to use Aspen Basic Engineering A background in process/project
to improve collaboration and global project engineering is helpful but not required
execution using an integrated workflow Any experience with drafting tools is useful
approach
Suggested Subsequent Courses
Course Benefits Students who need to learn how to
Conduct engineering studies and projects configure Aspen Basic Engineering to
using a central data repository with meet specific organizational and work
controlled and simultaneous data access practice needs should plan to attend
Eliminate clerical transcription and errors EBE201 Aspen Basic Engineering: Project
through instant update of changes in data and Administrator Configuration, which
to all users viewing the data is typically scheduled directly after this
Gain an understanding of how the various course
modules of Aspen Basic Engineering are
structured
Progress and monitor drawings and
datasheets through issue/revision cycles

Who Should Attend


Engineers or project personnel who will
be using Aspen Basic Engineering as an
everyday tool for their work

Approach
Instruction on basic topics, using current
version of software
Discussion about the general approach and
the key elements of the software
Demonstrations of features
Instructor-guided exercises
Hands-on workshops that apply learned
concepts
Detailed course notes

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ASPEN BASIC ENGINEERING

Course Number: EBE201

ENGINEERING
Design and Rate Air Cooled Duration: 2 days
Heat Exchangers CEUs Awarded: 1.4

Level: Intermediate

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Approach
Learn how to configure Aspen Basic Discussion about the general approach and
Engineering to meet your specific the key elements of the software
organizational and work practice needs Demonstrations of features
Instructor-guided exercises
Course Benefits Hands-on workshops that apply learned

MANUFACTURING PM&E
Gain an understanding of how the various concepts
modules of Aspen Basic Engineering are Detailed course notes
structured
Develop organization/industry/project Prerequisites
specific datasheets and symbols; Successfully completed EBE101 Aspen
customize data model to reflect industry Basic Engineering: End User Basics
specific objects and attributes Previous experience of using Aspen Basic
Capture and apply organizational/standard Engineering on projects is beneficial but
work practices by creating a customized not required

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knowledge base A background in process/project
Maintain separate data sets and engineering is helpful but not required
corresponding documents for various A basic understanding of Microsoft
scenarios Windows and client/server principles is
Progress and monitor drawings and beneficial
datasheets through issue/revision cycles Note: This course typically is scheduled in
conjunction with the EBE101 Aspen Basic
P&S PETROLEUM

Who Should Attend Engineering: End User Basics


Engineers or project personnel responsible
for configuring and customizing Aspen
Basic Engineering to fit organizational/
industry needs
LICENSING, INSTALLATION
& INTEGRATION

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ASPEN BATCH DISTILLATION

Course Number: EPD201

Aspen Batch Modeler: Duration: 2 days


Batch Distillation & Batch CEUs Awarded: 1.4
Reactor
Level: Intermediate

Course Overview Who Should Attend


Learn to use Aspen Batch Distillation to Engineers who work with batch distillation
simulate batch distillation processes in production or laboratory situations
Learn how to setup physical properties and Aspen BatchFrac users migrating their
basic specifications for batch distillation models to Aspen Batch Distillation
Recognize how to interpret and review
result for a batch distillation simulation Approach
Setup Vapor-Liquid-Liquid distillation Instruction on basic topics
simulation Discussion about the general approach
Learn how to setup multiple batches and and the key elements for successful use of
specify a batch distillation with recycles Aspen Batch Modeler
Learn about reaction types Demonstrations of features
and specifications and how to setup batch Instructor-guided exercises
distillation reactions Hands-on workshops that apply learned
Configure controllers in a batch concepts
distillation simulation and use dynamic Detailed course notes, covers new
optimization capability to improve batch functionality introduced in current version
distillation operations
Setup a batch distillation block in Aspen
Plus Prerequisites
Data fitting in estimation of kinetics Process modeling experience using
parameters of multiple reactions simulation tools such as Aspen Plus or
Reactor Design and Analysis using Aspen Aspen Dynamics
Batch Modeler

Course Benefits
Gain the practical skills and knowledge to
model batch distillation processes using
Aspen Batch Distillation
Learn how to specify batch distillation
processes and interpret model results

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ASPEN BATCH PROCESS DEVELOPER

Course Number: EPD101

ENGINEERING
Aspen Batch Process Duration: 2 days
Developer: CEUs Awarded: 1.4
Modeling Batch Process
Level: Introductory

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Industrial engineers who deal with the
Learn the concepts required to model production aspects of manufacturing
and analyze batch pharmaceutical, process
agrochemical, biotech, and specialty
chemical processes Approach
Rapidly become proficient and self- Instruction on basic topics

MANUFACTURING PM&E
sufficient in batch process modeling so that Discussion about the general approach
you can immediately generate business and the key elements for successful use of
benefits for your organization Aspen Batch Process Developer
Demonstrations of features
Course Benefits Instructor-guided exercises
This course will show you how to: Hands-on workshops that apply learned
Rapidly evaluate new synthesis routes and concepts
develop cost estimates with limited data Detailed course notes, covers new
Build an equipment and material database functionality introduced in current version

P&S CHEMICAL
Create text recipes to simulate batch and
pharmaceutical operations
Prerequisites
Scale-up lab-scale recipes to pilot-scale,
A background in industrial chemistry or in
then to full-scale
chemical engineering
Perform de-bottlenecking studies for
existing batch processes and plan capacity
expansions
P&S PETROLEUM

Perform environmental analysis and vapor


emissions calculations
Perform multi-batch campaign study

Who Should Attend


Chemists and chemical engineers working
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

in R&D or in the laboratory environment


Engineers involved in process design and
& INTEGRATION

engineering functions
Environmental group who needs to ensure
the regulatory requirements are met

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ASPEN CAPITAL COST ESTIMATOR

Course Number: EEE201

Aspen Capital Cost Estimator: Duration: 5 days


Advanced Topics CEUs Awarded: 3.5

Level: Advanced

Course Overview Approach


Learn advanced topics for creating and Instruction on basic topics
building detailed project estimates using Discussion of the best practices to build
Aspen Capital Cost Estimator (ACCE) a project/estimate and the key elements
Learn how to use the Aspen Capital Cost for successful estimates
Estimator more effectively, tailoring it to Participate in instructor-guided
specific project estimates demonstrations which show how the
powerful tools of ACCE produce efficient
Course Benefits accurate estimates.
Use Aspen Capital Cost Estimator to Hands-on workshops provide students
evaluate your companys projects and many opportunities to use the product and
maximize return on investment to apply learned concepts to daily
Build, interpret, and revise estimates in estimating demands.
a fraction of the time required by traditional Detailed course notes
methods
Make adjustments to project estimates Prerequisites
according to local area conditions and EEE1011 Introduction to Aspen Capital
reduce decision making risks Cost Estimator or equivalent cost
Use system documentation for consistent estimating experience using ACCE
cost estimating methods and reduce
estimate variability
Learn how the various levels of
specifications impact final cost
Maximize your ability to produce
consistent, reliable estimates

Who Should Attend


Project engineers, cost estimators, and
discipline engineers new to Aspen Capital
Cost Estimator

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ASPEN CAPITAL COST ESTIMATOR

Course Number: EEE1011

ENGINEERING
Introduction to Duration: 4 days
Aspen Capital Cost Estimator CEUs Awarded: 2.8

Level: Introductory

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Approach
Learn to create and build detailed Instruction on basic topics
project estimates using Aspen Capital Cost Discussion about the general Approach
Estimator and the key elements for successful
Learn how to use the Aspen Capital Cost simulations
Estimator system more effectively, tailoring Observe how the product features

MANUFACTURING PM&E
it to specific project estimates contribute to efficient estimate preparation
through instructor-guided demonstrations
Course Benefits Hands-on workshops provide students
Use Aspen Capital Cost Estimator to with many opportunities to use the product
evaluate your companys projects and and to apply concepts learned in seminar
maximize return on investment sessions
Build, interpret, and revise estimates in a Detailed course notes
fraction of the time required by traditional
methods Prerequisites

P&S CHEMICAL
Make adjustments to project estimates None
according to local area conditions and
and reduce potential decision making risks
Use system documentation to promote
consistent cost estimating methodologies
and reduce estimation variability
Learn how the various specifications levels
P&S PETROLEUM

input impact final cost


Maximize your ability to produce
consistent, reliable estimates and reduce
the risk involved in making decisions

Who Should Attend


LICENSING, INSTALLATION

Project Engineers, Estimators, and


Discipline Engineers new to Aspen Capital
& INTEGRATION

Cost Estimator

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ASPEN CHROMATOGRAPHY

Course Number: ES289

Introduction to Duration: 2 days


Aspen Chromatography CEUs Awarded: 1.4

Level: Intermediate

Course Overview Who Should Attend


Provide customers with all the skills and Scientists and engineers involved in the
understanding required to set up and solve design, operation, optimization, and
their own dynamic simulation problems analysis of industrial chromatographic
using Aspen Chromatography processes such batch or gradient elution
Develop familiarity with the Aspen chromatography and simulated moving bed
Chromatography application in order to
access and navigate within the graphical Approach
user interface Instruction on basic topics
Identify and explain: Discussion about the general Approach
- Modeling conventions used and the key elements for successful
- Underlying modeling assumptions simulations
Demonstrate how to use the Demonstrations of features
Chromatography model library for: Instructor-guided exercises
- Batch Chromatographic Hands-on workshops that apply learned
processes concepts
- Ion Exchange Chromatography Detailed course notes
- Simulated Moving Bed processes
(SMB)
- Parameter estimation Prerequisites
- Steady state optimization No prior knowledge of dynamic simulation
- Apply acquired knowledge required
through hands-on workshops No prior experience of Aspen
Chromatography is required
Some familiarity with basic Microsoft
Course Benefits
Windows skills an advantage
Gain first-hand experience and
Understanding of industrial adsorption/
confidence in working within the Aspen
chromatography processes an advantage
Chromatography simulation environment
EAP2311 Building Custom Simulation
Apply Aspen Chromatography to build and
Models using Aspen Custom Modeler
execute simulations rapidly
Enhance the customers ability to
succeed in their application of Aspen
Chromatography, and thus reap the
technical and business benefits as soon as
possible

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ASPEN CUSTOM MODELER

Course Number: EAP2311

ENGINEERING
Building Custom Simulation Duration: 3 days
Models using Aspen Custom CEUs Awarded: 2.1
Modeler
Level: Intermediate

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Prerequisites
Learn how to develop open equation The course assumes little or no familiarity
models using Aspen Custom Modeler with the use of Aspen Custom Modeler
language and graphical user interface Familiarity with process modeling and
modeling techniques is expected
Course Benefits

MANUFACTURING PM&E
Gain the practical skills and knowledge to Suggested Subsequent Courses
specify a complete problem description EAP101 Aspen Plus: Process Modeling
Build a flowsheet and run simulations EAP2411 Aspen Plus Dynamics
Tabulate and plot simulation results
Use automation to pass information to
and from Microsoft Excel and control the
simulation

Who Should Attend

P&S CHEMICAL
Engineers with little or no prior experience
of Aspen Custom Modeler who need basic
training to get started

Approach
Instruction on basic topics
P&S PETROLEUM

Demonstrations of general features


Instructor-guided exercises
Hands-on workshops that apply learned
concepts
Example problems
Detailed course notes
LICENSING, INSTALLATION
& INTEGRATION

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ASPEN ENERGY ANALYZER

Course Number: EHX2911

Improved Energy Efficiency Duration: 3 days


Through Heat Integration CEUs Awarded: 2.1

Level: Intermediate

Course Overview Prerequisites


Learn how to use Aspen Energy Analyzer Either - EAP101 Aspen Plus: Process
with Aspen Plus or Aspen HYSYS to design Modeling OR EHY101 Aspen HYSYS:
better and more efficient heat exchanger Process Modeling
networks
Analyze energy integration considerations
associated with process design and discuss
case studies
Optimize network considering energy
savings and capital cost trade off
Simulate heat exchanger networks and
apply energy management concepts

Who Should Attend


Process engineers and designers or anyone
looking for the opportunity to learn how
to use Aspen Energy Analyzer in a more
efficient and productive manner

Approach
Prospective students indicate ahead of
course whether the main modeling tool
used is Aspen Plus or Aspen HYSYS
Instruction on basic topics
Instructor-guided demonstrations of
features
Hands-on sessions exemplifying practical
applications
Detailed course notes

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ASPEN FIRED HEATER

Course Number: EHX1031

ENGINEERING
Introduction to Duration: 1 days
Aspen Absorption CEUs Awarded: 0.7

Level: Introductory

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Approach
Identify and explain the basic concepts Instruction on basic heat transfer and fired
of heat transfer in association with fired heater modeling topics
heaters Discussion about the general approach and
Recognize how thermal calculations are the key elements for successful simulations
used by the Aspen Fired Heater application Use of Aspen Fired Heater in rating

MANUFACTURING PM&E
Recognize the features and functional and simulation exercises given physical
capability of the Aspen Fired Heater property data and geometry
application Application of Aspen Fired Heaters to
Efficiently use the Aspen Fired Heater exercises for crude fire heater, twin cabin
application to evaluate: fired heater and single cabin fired heater
- Vertical Cylindrical Unit (VCU) with with roof tubes
convection bank Detailed course notes
- Twin cabin firebox This course assumes that Aspen Fired
- Single cabin fired heater with roof Heater product is in use

P&S CHEMICAL
tubes
Prerequisites
Course Benefits None
Learn the fundamentals of rating and
simulating a fired heater
Understand the requirements for design
checking and simulation of fired heaters
P&S PETROLEUM

Who Should Attend


Thermal and process design professionals
wishing to enhance their understanding of
fired heater design and simulation
New engineers wishing to gain experience
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

in heat transfer and fired heater modeling


& INTEGRATION

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ASPEN FLARE SYSTEM ANALYZER

Course Number: EHY2511

Flare Network Design Duration: 2 days


and Rating CEUs Awarded: 1.4

Level: Intermediate

Course Overview Who Should Attend


Learn the fundamental flare network Engineers new to Aspen Flare System
modeling techniques for pipeline design. Analyzer who need training to model flow
Learn the basics for rating a flare networks
convergent, divergent and looped network Engineers modeling flare systems and
for the constraint violations (Mach number, equipment
MABP, Noise, velocity, RhoV2) & for
pressure, temperature and flow profile Approach
throughout the network Course notes containing lecture materials,
Understand the solver messages to analyze examples, and workshops are distributed
the flow network problems and review Lecture topics are reinforced with
options to take corrective measures workshops throughout the day
Review results to perform process safety Questions relating the course material to
studies for pressure & temperature beyond real life problems are encouraged
allowable range and erosion problems
(RhoV2) for healthiness of the flow
Prerequisites
network in the real plant
A background in Refinery, upstream or
Review flare network simulation
petroleum engineering
computation convergence problems and
Familiarity with the Aspen HYSYS graphical
examine solver solution methods
user interface or attended EHY101 Aspen
Customize reports using MS excel macro
HYSYS: Process Modeling
Import sources from Aspen Plus / Aspen
HYSYS, export and import data from the
Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel

Course Benefits
Enables the attendees to develop flare
network models for convergent, divergent
and looped systems

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ASPEN HYSYS

Course Number: EHY101

ENGINEERING
Aspen HYSYS: Duration: 3 days
Process Modeling CEUs Awarded: 2.1

Level: Introductory

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Plant engineers checking plant
Learn to build, navigate and optimize performance under different operating
process simulations using Aspen HYSYS conditions
 Learn the efficient use of different HYSYS R&D engineers and researchers using
functions to build steady state process Aspen HYSYS for process synthesis
simulations

MANUFACTURING PM&E
Approach
Course Benefits Instruction on basic topics
Leverage the intuitive solving capabilities Experienced instructor will select an
and other key features of Aspen HYSYS appropriate order in which to present the
that allow for rapid flowsheet construction modules
Use the Workbook and Flowsheet Discussion about the general approach and
interfaces for quick and effective modeling the key elements for successful simulations
Discover how multi-flowsheet integration Instructor-guided demonstrations of
can streamline and organize simulation features

P&S CHEMICAL
efforts Hands-on workshops using examples from
Explore different means of reporting the petroleum processing industry
results, including the use of Aspen Detailed course notes
Simulation Workbook for sharing of data
with Microsoft Excel
Evaluate the performance of existing
Prerequisites
A background in chemical engineering or
equipment by leveraging the rating
industrial chemistry
P&S PETROLEUM

capabilities of Aspen HYSYS


Improve the convergence characteristics
of columns and flowsheets; troubleshoot Suggested Subsequent Courses
common problems EHY121 Aspen HYSYS: Using Aspen
Perform Case Studies to determine the Simulation Workbook
optimum operating points for a process EHY202 Aspen HYSYS: Advanced Process
Modeling Topics
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

EHY223 Aspen HYSYS Dynamics:


Who Should Attend
& INTEGRATION

Introduction to Dynamic Modeling


New engineering graduates/technologists
EHY2102 Aspen HYSYS Petroleum
who will be using Aspen HYSYS in their
Refining: Process Modeling and
daily work
Optimization for Refinery Unit Operations
Process engineers doing process design
EHY2351 Modeling Heavy Oil & Gas
and optimization projects and studies
Production and Facilities Using Aspen
HYSYS Upstream

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ASPEN HYSYS

Course Number: EHY150


Refinery Process Modeling
Duration: 5 days
using Aspen HYSYS and Aspen
HYSYS Petroleum Refining CEUs Awarded: 3.5

Level: Introductory

Course Overview
Learn to build, navigate and optimize Who Should Attend
process simulations using Aspen HYSYS New engineering graduates/technologists
and Aspen HYSYS Petroleum Refining who will be using Aspen HYSYS in their
Learn efficient use of different HYSYS daily work
functions to build steady-state refinery Process engineers doing refinery process
process simulations design and optimization projects and
studies
Course Benefits Plant engineers checking plant
Leverage the intuitive solving capabilities performance under different operating
and other key features of Aspen HYSYS conditions
and Aspen HYSYS Petroleum Refining R&D engineers and researchers using
that allow for rapid flowsheet construction Aspen HYSYS for process synthesis
for petroleum refining processes
Use the Workbook and Flowsheet
Approach
interfaces for quick and effective modeling
Instruction on basic topics
Discover how multi-flowsheet integration
Experienced instructor will select an
can streamline and organize simulation
appropriate order in which to present the
efforts
modules
Explore a variety of means of reporting
Discussion about the general approach and
simulation results
the key elements for successful simulations
Gain confidence in modeling distillation
Instructor-guided demonstrations of
and fractionation columns
features
Improve the convergence characteristics
Comprehensive modeling-based
of columns and flowsheets; troubleshoot
workshops covering all key course topics
common problems
 A full set of detailed course notes on all
Perform Case Studies to determine the
topics is provided
optimum operating points for a process
Learn the different options for defining
and managing crude oil assay information
and properties
Use a Petroleum Shift Reactor to create a
simplified Delayed Coker reactor model
Learn how to create refinery reactor
templates Fluidized Catalytic Cracking
(FCC) Reactor, Hydrocracker Reactor and
Catalytic Reformer
Continued on next page...
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ASPEN HYSYS

Course Number: EHY150


Refinery Process Modeling

ENGINEERING
Duration: 5 days
using Aspen HYSYS and Aspen
HYSYS Petroleum Refining CEUs Awarded: 3.5

Level: Introductory

MANUFACTURING APC
Additional Information
Please note this course includes selected
content from the following courses:
EHY101 Aspen HYSYS: Process Modeling
EHY2102 Aspen HYSYS Petroleum
Refining: Process Modeling and

MANUFACTURING PM&E
Optimization for Refinery Unit Operations

If you have previously attended either EHY101


or EHY2102 some of the content covered in
this course will be redundant.

Suggesed Subsequent Courses


EHY121 Building MS Excel User Interfaces
for Aspen HYSYS Simulations Using Aspen

P&S CHEMICAL
Simulation Workbook
EHY202 Aspen HYSYS: Advanced Process
Modeling Topics
EHY223 Aspen HYSYS Dynamics:
Introduction to Dynamic Modeling
EHY2311 Developing Automation Solutions
for Aspen HYSYS
P&S PETROLEUM

EHY2611 Heat Transfer Modeling Using


Aspen HYSYS
LICENSING, INSTALLATION
& INTEGRATION

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ASPEN HYSYS

Course Number: EHY202

Aspen HYSYS: Advanced Duration: 2 days


Process Modeling Topics CEUs Awarded: 1.4

Level: Intermediate

Course Overview Comprehensive modeling-based


Learn how to use and apply advanced workshops covering all key course topics
modeling techniques to enhance existing  A full set of detailed course notes on all
Aspen HYSYS flowsheets topics is provided

Course Benefits Prerequisites


Create custom column templates, including Attend EHY101 Aspen HYSYS: Process
non-standard configurations Modeling training course or have
Perform complex calculations on flowsheet equivalent modeling experience
variables using the Spreadsheet Familiarity with Aspen HYSYS steady-state
Learn how to optimize your Aspen HYSYS modeling concepts
simulation
Model liquid carryover and imperfect Suggested Subsequent Courses
separation EHY223 Aspen HYSYS Dynamics: Dynamic
Simulate vessel depressurization and Modeling
complex relief scenarios EHY2102 Aspen HYSYS Petroleum
Define reaction sets and utilize different Refining: Process Modeling and
types of reactor models Optimization for Refinery Unit Operations
EHY2351 Modeling Heavy Oil & Gas
Who Should Attend Production and Facilities Using Aspen
Process engineers who need advanced HYSYS Upstream
skills for more complex modeling tasks EHY2611 Heat Transfer Modeling Using
Current HYSYS users looking to build upon Aspen HYSYS
their knowledge of basic steady-state EHY121 Building MS Excel User Interfaces
procedures in Aspen HYSYS for Aspen HYSYS Simulations Using Aspen
Simulation Workbook
Approach EHY2311 Developing Automation Solutions
Instruction on basic topics for Aspen HYSYS
Experienced instructor will select an
appropriate order in which to present the
modules
Discussion about the general approach and
the key elements for successful simulations
Instructor-guided demonstrations of
features

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ASPEN HYSYS

Course Number: EHY208

ENGINEERING
Aspen HYSYS: Duration: 1 day
Migration to V8 CEUs Awarded: 0.7

Level: Intermediate

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Approach
Ensure a smooth migration to Instruction on basic topics
Aspen HYSYS V8.0 and above by Demonstrations of general features
learning the interface enhancements Instructor-guided exercises
such as the new ribbon interface to Hands-on workshops
facilitate workflow for typical Detailed course notes

MANUFACTURING PM&E
model development.
Understand how to use the various Prerequisites
HYSYS modeling Environments based on Participants must have experience
your modeling needs developing simulation models using Aspen
Learn new engineering features to enhance HYSYS
process modeling and improve simulation
results
Suggested Subsequent Courses
EHY202 Aspen HYSYS: Advanced Process
Course Benefits

P&S CHEMICAL
Modeling Topics
Update your existing Aspen HYSYS skills to EHY223 Aspen HYSYS Dynamics:
quickly migrate to the new user interface Introduction to Dynamic Modeling
Stay current with the new standards for EHY2102 Aspen HYSYS Petroleum
Aspen HYSYS process simulation Refining: Process Modeling and
Prepares existing users for advanced Optimization for Refinery Unit Operations
courses using the new user interface and EHY2351 Modeling Heavy Oil & Gas
features Production and Facilities Using Aspen
P&S PETROLEUM

Take advantage of the new engineering HYSYS Upstream


features to accelerate process optimization

Who Should Attend


Existing Aspen HYSYS users who need to
quickly get up to speed using the new user
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

interface
All Aspen HYSYS users interested in
& INTEGRATION

staying current with the latest simulation


technology
Individuals who want to strengthen
modeling skills by learning how to use the
new Aspen HYSYS interface

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ASPEN HYSYS

Course Number: EHY223

Aspen HYSYS Dynamics: Duration: 3 days


Introduction to Dynamic CEUs Awarded: 2.1
Modeling
Level: Intermediate

Course Overview Approach


Develop the skills and techniques required Instruction on basic topics
for creating and running dynamic Discussion about the general approach and
simulations the key elements for successful simulations
Build dynamic models of vessel relief Instructor-guided demonstrations of
scenarios, compressor surge control, features
distillation column control, and pipeline Hands-on workshops
hydraulics Detailed course notes
Apply the best practices for transitioning
from steady-state to dynamic modeling Prerequisites
and discover shortcuts for efficient use of Familiarity with Aspen HYSYS steady-state
HYSYS Dynamics modeling concepts
OR
Course Benefits Previously attended EHY101 - Aspen
Explore Dynamic models to introduce HYSYS: Process Modeling and EHY121 -
various real-life disturbances to a Building MS Excel User Interfaces
simulation and discover how for Aspen HYSYS Simulations Using Aspen
different control strategies can mitigate Simulation Workbook
these disturbances
Automate actions within a HYSYS
Dynamics simulation by using the Event
Scheduler and Cause & Effect Matrix tools
Learn pressure flow theory, column
dynamics concepts, pipeline hydraulics,
and basic process control theory
Properly define and adjust pressure/flow
specifications, strip charts, and controller
parameters

Who Should Attend


Engineers with Aspen HYSYS experience
Engineers with no previous experience of
dynamic simulations

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ASPEN HSYYS

Course Number: EHY2311

ENGINEERING
Developing Automatic Duration: 2 days
Solutions for Aspen HYSYS CEUs Awarded: 1.4

Level: Intermediate

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Prerequisites
Recognize the benefits of using automation Attend training course EHY101 Aspen
in conjunction with Aspen HYSYS HYSYS Process Modeling or extended
Reinforce programming concepts that experience in using Aspen HYSYS for
support automation in Aspen HYSYS process modeling
Use Visual Basic and Excel to create

MANUFACTURING PM&E
automation solutions for Aspen HYSYS Suggested Subsequent Courses
simulation models EHY201 Aspen HYSYS: Process Modeling
Additional Topics
Course Benefits EHY2102 Aspen HYSYS Petroleum
Learn to automate, customize and enhance Refining: Process Modeling and
the capabilities of Aspen HYSYS models to Optimization for Refinery unit operations
address specific process simulation needs EHY223 Aspen HYSYS Dynamics:
Automate repetitive error prone tasks Introduction to Dynamic Modeling
Build applications that target specific tasks

P&S CHEMICAL
Create solutions that leverage the key
strengths of one or more applications

Who Should Attend


Engineers who want to develop automation
solutions for Aspen HYSYS simulations
P&S PETROLEUM

Approach
Course notes containing lecture materials,
examples and workshops are distributed
Lecture topics are reinforced with
workshops throughout the day
Questions relating the course material to
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

real life problems are encouraged


& INTEGRATION

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ASPEN HYSYS

Course Number: EHY2312


Create Custom Unit Operations Duration: 2 days
and Kinetic Model Extensions
using VB.net for Aspen HYSYS CEUs Awarded: 1.4

Level: Intermediate

Course Overview Instructor-guided demonstrations of


Learn to develop custom unit operations features
in Aspen HYSYS Hands-on workshops using examples from
Learn the efficient use of different HYSYS the petroleum processing industry
functions to understand how custom unit Detailed course notes
operations work

Prerequisites
Course Benefits A background in chemical engineering or
Discover how to develop custom unit industrial chemistry
operations Attended EHY2311 Developing Automation
Use the Aspen HYSYS automation features Solutions for Aspen HYSYS
Investigate how different methods and
properties work and interact with custom
HYSYS extensions Suggested Subsequent Courses
Explore different custom unit operation EHY121 Aspen HYSYS: Using Aspen
using various examples Simulation Workbook
Evaluate the performance user modeled EHY202 Aspen HYSYS: Process Modeling
unit operations Advanced Topics

Who Should Attend


Process engineers doing process design
and optimization projects and studies
Plant engineers checking plant
performance under different operating
conditions
R&D engineers and researchers using
Aspen HYSYS for process synthesis

Approach
Instruction on basic topics
Experienced instructor will select an
appropriate order in which to present the
modules
Discussion about the general approach and
the key elements for successful simulations

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ASPEN HYSYS

Course Number: EHY2314


Developing Dynamic Unit

ENGINEERING
Duration: 1 day
Operation Extensions for
Aspen HYSYS using VB.NET CEUs Awarded: 0.7

Level: Advanced

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Prerequisites
Recognize the benefits of using automation Attend training course EHY101 Aspen
in conjunction with Aspen HYSYS HYSYS Process Modeling or extended
Reinforce programming concepts that experience in using Aspen HYSYS for
support automation in Aspen HYSYS process modeling
Use Visual Basic and Excel to create

MANUFACTURING PM&E
automation solutions for Aspen HYSYS Suggested Subsequent Courses
simulation models EHY201 Aspen HYSYS: Process Modeling
Additional Topics
Course Benefits EHY2102 Aspen HYSYS Petroleum
Learn to automate, customize and enhance Refining: Process Modeling and
the capabilities of Aspen HYSYS models to Optimization for Refinery unit operations
address specific process simulation needs EHY223 Aspen HYSYS Dynamics:
Automate repetitive error prone tasks Introduction to Dynamic Modeling
Build applications that target specific tasks

P&S CHEMICAL
Create solutions that leverage the key
strengths of one or more applications

Who Should Attend


Engineers who want to develop automation
solutions for Aspen HYSYS simulations
P&S PETROLEUM

Approach
Course notes containing lecture materials,
examples and workshops are distributed
Lecture topics are reinforced with
workshops throughout the day
Questions relating the course material to
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

real life problems are encouraged


& INTEGRATION

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ASPEN HYSYS

Course Number: EHY252

Pressure Relief Analysis Duration: 1 day


Using Aspen HYSYS CEUs Awarded: 0.7

Level: Intermediate

Course Overview Use of Aspen HYSYS in design and


Learn how to define overpressure systems simulation exercises covering typical PSV
using Aspen HYSYS in accordance with API scenarios
520, 521 and 2000. Hands-on workshops using examples from
Design single or multiple relief valves for the petroleum processing industry
all applicable scenarios in an overpressure Detailed course notes
system.
Document the full overpressure analysis
Prerequisites
within Aspen HYSYS
Working knowledge of Aspen HYSYS

Course Benefits
Learn the fundamentals of overpressure
analysis using the Safety
Analysis environment in Aspen HYSYS.
Use Aspen HYSYS to determine the
required relief load for external pool fire,
control valve failure, tube rupture, thermal
expansion, fan failure, and reflux failure.
Optimize the PSV design, sizing and
documentation effort to meet safety
standards, and for valve vendor submission

Who Should Attend


Process design professionals wishing to
enhance their understanding of PSV design
and sizing
New engineers wishing to gain experience
in overpressure analysis with Aspen HYSYS

Approach
High level instruction on pressure relief
analysis
Discussion on the general approach and
the key elements for successful PSV
design and sizings

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ASPEN HYSYS

Course Number: EHY2611

ENGINEERING
Heat Transfer Modeling Using Duration: 1 day
Aspen HYSYS CEUs Awarded: 0.7

Level: Intermediate

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Approach
Explain the capabilities and applications Course notes containing lecture materials,
of the heat transfer unit operations and examples, and workshops are distributed
calculations available in Aspen HYSYS Lecture topics are reinforced with
Discover common features and basic workshops throughout the day
construction of common industrial heat Questions relating the course material to

MANUFACTURING PM&E
exchangers real life problems are encouraged
Learn how to embed a rigorous heat
exchanger model into an Aspen HYSYS Prerequisites
simulation Working knowledge of Aspen Shell & Tube
Observe and apply additional ways to Exchanger
integrate Aspen HYSYS with AspenTechs Familiarity with the Aspen HYSYS graphical
rigorous heat exchanger modeling software user interface

Course Benefits

P&S CHEMICAL
Understand heat exchanger geometry and
design basics, focusing on shell and tube
exchangers
Investigate the thermal calculations
employed by both Aspen HYSYS and
the Aspen Exchanger Design and Rating
programs
P&S PETROLEUM

Progress from shortcut modeling of heat


exchangers in Aspen HYSYS to using
rigorous Aspen EDR models

Who Should Attend


Process engineers doing process design
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

and optimization projects with Aspen Plus


in conjunction with Aspen Hetran, Aspen
& INTEGRATION

TASC or Aspen Shell & Tube Exchanger


(Aspen Tasc+)
Plant engineers checking plant
performance under different operating
conditions

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ASPEN HYSYS DYNAMICS

Course Number: EOP171

Develop and Implement Duration: 2 days


Operator Training Simulator CEUs Awarded: 1.4
using OTS
Level: Introductory

Course Overview Prerequisites


Learn to configure, implement, and use A background in chemical engineering
Aspen OTS to design operator training
simulator,
Gain the practical skills and knowledge to Suggested Subsequent Courses
begin configuring operator training EHY223 Aspen HYSYS Dynamics:
simulator (OTS) Introduction to Dynamic Modeling
APC2300 APC Project Pretesting Using a
Course Benefits Virtual Plant
Train the plant operator in virtual plant to
take benefit of improved technology
Recognize potential safety concerns and
reduce potential risk associated with
various unexpected plant incidents.

Who Should Attend


Engineers who want to create OTS model
and want to learn about configuring the
simulation models for OTS.
Users who want to have better
understanding of OTS technology and
Configuration parameters for OTS
Framework

Approach
Discussion about the general approach
and the key elements for successful
configuration of OTS model
Instructor-guided demonstrations of the
main features
Hands-on workshops that apply learned
concepts
Detailed course notes

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ASPEN HYSYS PETROLEUM REFINING

Course Number: EHY2102


Aspen HYSYS Petroleum

ENGINEERING
Duration: 3 days
Refining: Process Modeling
and Optimization for Refinery CEUs Awarded: 2.1
Unit Operations
Level: Intermediate

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Who Should Attend
Learn to build, evaluate and optimize Process engineers doing refinery design
Refinery Models including complicated and optimization for projects and studies
refinery reactors using Aspen HYSYSTM Plant engineers checking plant
Petroleum Refining performance under different operating
Learn to track petroleum properties, conditions

MANUFACTURING PM&E
perform case studies and evaluate profit
for steady-state simulations of refining
Approach
processes
Course notes containing lecture materials,
examples, and workshops are distributed
Course Benefits Lecture topics are reinforced with
Discover how the key features of Aspen workshops throughout the day
HYSYS Petroleum Refining allow rapid Questions relating the course material to
flowsheet construction for fractionation real life problems are encouraged
columns and refinery reactors such as FCC

P&S CHEMICAL
units
Use the HYSYS flowsheet interfaces Prerequisites
for quick and effective modeling of refinery A background in the petroleum refining
models including complicated refinery industry
reactors A functional knowledge of Aspen HYSYS
Add assay data to track over 50 major is needed; or must have attend EHY101
petroleum properties such as sulfur and Aspen HYSYS: Process Modeling
P&S PETROLEUM

octane number
Investigate how the complex, rigorous Subsequent Courses
reactor models can streamline and EHY202 Aspen HYSYS: Advanced Process
organize your simulation efforts Modeling Topics
Evaluate the performance of existing EHY223 Aspen HYSYS Dynamics: Dynamic
refinery models with the Case Study Modeling
feature RPA101 Aspen PIMS: Introduction to
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

Improve the convergence of a simulation, Refinery Planning


& INTEGRATION

troubleshoot common simulation problems


Optimize refinery models using the Aspen
HYSYS Optimizer and Aspen PIMS

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ASPEN HYSYS UPSTREAM

Course Number: EHY2351


Modeling Heavy Oil & Gas
Duration: 2 days
Production and Facilities
Using Aspen HYSYS Upstream CEUs Awarded: 1.4

Level: Intermediate

Course Overview Approach


Use the capabilities of Aspen HYSYS Instruction on basic topics is supplemented
Upstream to enable shared workflow by useful tips for tuning your models
between production modeling and facilities Instructor-guided demonstrations of
modeling product features
Hands-on workshops that apply learned
Course Benefits concepts
Use the oil modeling tools in Aspen HYSYS Detailed course notes and reference
that are typical in production engineering materials
software
Use the new Oil and Gas Feed option to Prerequisites
model heavy oil within a single Aspen EHY101 Aspen HYSYS Process Modeling
HYSYS flowsheet OR
Solve system wide debottleneck and Some prior knowledge of upstream
optimization problems by tightly industry practices is expected
integrating hydraulic models with your
facilities models using Aspen Hydraulics
Perform Flow Assurance calculations
Suggested Subsequent Courses
(Hydrate formation, Oil water emulsions
EHY223 Aspen HYSYS Dynamics:
handling, CO2 freezing) in pipe segment
Introduction Dynamic Modeling
EHY202 Aspen HYSYS: Advanced Process
Modeling Topic
Who Should Attend
Anyone interested in the modeling of
upstream production processes, including
production, facilities, and process
engineers
Individuals wanting to extend the skills
gained in EHY101 Aspen HYSYS Process
Modeling course by learning how to use
the Upstream capabilities in Aspen HYSYS

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ASPEN IN-PLANT ESTIMATOR

Course Number: EEE103

ENGINEERING
Aspen In-Plant Cost Estimator Duration: 3 days

CEUs Awarded: 2.1

Level: Introductory

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Prerequisites
Learn the basic concepts required to None
develop an in-plant design, estimate
and schedule using Aspen In-Plant Cost Suggested Subsequent Courses
Estimator EEE101 Introduction to Capital Cost
Estimator

MANUFACTURING PM&E
Course Benefits EEE102 Introduction to Aspen Process
Maximize your companys return on Economic Analyzer
investment (ROI) and reduce the risk
involved in making decisions
Obtain in-plant design, estimate and
schedule from minimal input in one-fifth
the time required by traditional methods
Reduce estimation variability by adopting a
consistent methodology

P&S CHEMICAL
Increase costing accuracy by generating
detailed reports for analysis, traceable to
line items not lump sums of money

Who Should Attend


Project Managers and Engineers, Plant
Engineers, Plant Estimating Managers,
P&S PETROLEUM

Plant Estimators, Engineering Managers


new to Aspen In-Plant Cost Estimator

Approach
Instruction on basic topics
Discussion about the general approach and
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

the key elements for successful simulations


& INTEGRATION

Instructor-guided demonstrations of
features
Hands-on workshops that apply learned
concepts
Detailed course notes

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ASPEN PLATE FIN EXCHANGER

Course Number: EHX1041

Introduction to Aspen Duration: 1 day


Plate Fin Exchanger CEUs Awarded: 0.7

Level: Introductory

Course Overview Approach


Identify and explain the basic concepts of Instruction on basic heat transfer and plate
heat transfer in association with plate fin fin exchanger modeling topics
exchangers Discussion about the general approach and
Recognize how thermal calculations are the key elements for successful simulations
used by the Aspen Plate Fin Exchanger Use of Aspen Plate Fin Exchanger in design
application and simulation exercises given physical
Recognize the features and functional property data and geometry
capability of the Aspen Plate Fin Exchanger Application of Aspen Plate Fin Exchanger
application to exercises for single-phase exchangers,
Efficiently use the Aspen Plate Fin cryogenic condensers, cryogenic reboilers/
Exchanger application to evaluate: vaporisers and multi stream/layer
- Single-phase exchangers exchangers
- Cryogenic condensers Detailed course notes
- Cryogenic reboilers/vaporisers This course assumes that Aspen Plate Fin
- Multi stream/layers exchangers Exchanger product is in use

Course Benefits Prerequisites


Learn the fundamentals of simulating a None
plate fin heat exchanger
Understand the requirements for design,
checking and simulation of plate fin
exchanger

Who Should Attend


Thermal and process design professionals
wishing to enhance their understanding of
plate fin exchanger design and simulation
New engineers wishing to gain experience
in heat transfer and plate fin exchanger
modeling

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ASPEN PLUS

Course Number: EAP101

ENGINEERING
Aspen Plus: Duration: 3 days
Process Modeling CEUs Awarded: 2.1

Level: Introductory

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Detailed course notes
Begin modeling new and existing processes Answer keys
Build and troubleshoot flowsheet
simulations Prerequisites
Reduce process design time by evaluating A background in chemical engineering or
various plant configurations industrial chemistry

MANUFACTURING PM&E
Determine optimal process conditions for
new or existing processes
Help de-bottleneck processes
Suggested Subsequent Courses
This course serves as a prerequisite for
many of the more advanced courses
Course Benefits EAP2211 Modeling Complex Processes with
Gain the practical skills and knowledge to
Equation Oriented Methods
begin modeling new and existing processes
EAP301 Aspen Plus: Real Time Modeling
Learn some practical techniques for
and Optimization
building and troubleshooting flowsheet

P&S CHEMICAL
EAP2411 Improved Process Operability
simulations
and Control Through Aspen Plus Dynamic
Reduce process design time by testing
Models
various plant configurations
Determine optimal process conditions to
improve current processes
The Following Process Specific
Course Options Available Upon
Who Should Attend Request:
P&S PETROLEUM

Engineers new to Aspen Plus who need EAP101A Ethylene Plant Focus
basic training to get started EAP101B Ethylene Oxide and Derivatives
Aspen Custom Modeler users who need Focus
exposure to steady-state simulation as EAP101C Styrene Process Model Focus
preparation for using Aspen Plus Dynamics EAP101D VCM Process Model Focus
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

Approach
& INTEGRATION

Instruction on basic topics


Discussion about the general approach and
the key elements for successful simulations
Instructor-guided demonstrations of
features
Hands-on workshops that apply learned
concepts

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ASPEN PLUS

Course Number: EAP201

Aspen Plus: Physical Duration: 2 days


Properties for Process CEUs Awarded: 1.4
Engineers
Level: Intermediate

Course Overview Approach


Learn how to specify and use properties in Instruction on basic topics
your steady-state and dynamic simulations Demonstrations of general features
by gaining a better understanding of the Instructor-guided exercises
Aspen Plus physical properties system Hands-on workshops that apply learned
Note: The standard course covers concepts
electrolytes but not solids capabilities in Example problems
Aspen Plus Detailed course notes

Course Benefits Prerequisites


Learn how to select physical property Some prior experience in modeling using
methods appropriate for your process Aspen Plus
Modify physical properties and supply
data to improve the accuracy of an existing
model
Understand how to validate physical
properties
Gain practical knowledge in estimating and
regressing missing parameters
Learn how to use the physical property
features of Aspen Plus and Aspen
Properties

Who Should Attend


Individuals who want to strengthen
modeling skills by learning how to use the
physical property features of Aspen Plus
and Aspen Properties

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ASPEN PLUS

Course Number: EAP208

ENGINEERING
Aspen Plus: Duration: 1 day
Migration to V8 CEUs Awarded: 0.7

Level: Intermediate

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Approach
Ensure a smooth migration to Aspen Plus Instruction on basic topics
V8.0, V8.2, or V8.4 by learning about Demonstrations of general features
interface enhancements such as the new Instructor-guided exercises
the new ribbon view, facilitating workflow Hands-on workshops that apply learned
for typical model development. concepts

MANUFACTURING PM&E
Learn how to use the new Simulation and Detailed course notes
Property Environments
Learn new engineering features such as Prerequisites
Activated and Integrated Analysis for Some prior experience in modeling using
improved heat exchanger design, process Aspen Plus
economics, and energy usage; and new
solids modeling capabilities
Suggested Subsequent Courses
EAP201 Aspen Plus: Physical Properties for
Course Benefits

P&S CHEMICAL
Process Engineers
Update your existing Aspen Plus skills to EAP250 Aspen Plus: Distillation Modeling
quickly migrate to the new user interface EAP2121 Process Flowsheet Convergence in
Stay current with the new standards for Aspen Plus
Aspen Plus process simulation EAP2211 Modeling Processes with Equation
Prepares existing users for advanced Oriented Methods using Aspen Plus
courses using the new user interface and EAP2510 CO2 Removal Processes using
features
P&S PETROLEUM

Aspen Plus
Take advantage of the new engineering EAP2611 Heat Transfer Modeling using
features to accelerate process optimization Aspen Plus
EAP2711 Reaction Analysis and Reactor
Who Should Attend Design using Aspen Plus
Existing Aspen Plus users who need to EAP2911 Solids Modeling using Aspen Plus
quickly get up to speed using the new user EAP2980 Simulation of Electrolyte
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

interface Processes with Aspen Plus


& INTEGRATION

All Aspen Plus users interested in staying


current with the latest simulation
technology
Individuals who want to strengthen
modeling skills by learning how to use the
new Aspen Plus interface

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ASPEN PLUS

Course Number: EAP2121

Process Flowsheet Duration: 1 day


Convergence in Aspen Plus CEUs Awarded: 0.7

Level: Intermediate

Course Overview Prerequisites


Review and analyze convergence and Must have attended the Process Modeling
optimization features in Aspen Plus Using Aspen Plus training course
sequential run mode Familiarity with the Aspen Plus graphical
Review convergence problems and examine user interface
methods to troubleshoot and handle them Previous exposure to convergence issues
within Aspen Plus will be beneficial
Course Benefits
Enables the attendee to develop more
robust and efficient models of complex
flowsheets
Enables the attendee to efficiently optimize
existing flowsheets

Who Should Attend


Aspen Plus users who routinely work with
complex flowsheets involving recycle
streams, Design-Specs, Fortran blocks, or
optimization

Approach
Course notes containing lecture materials,
examples, and workshops are distributed
Lecture topics are reinforced with
workshops throughout the day
Questions relating the course material to
real life problems are encouraged

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ASPEN PLUS

Course Number: EAP2211

ENGINEERING
Modeling Processes with Duration: 2 days
Equation Oriented Methods CEUs Awarded: 1.4
using Aspen Plus
Level: Intermediate

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Users who want to learn the advantages of
Learn to configure, manipulate, and Aspen Plus
solve flowsheets with Equation Oriented
(EO) modeling and how to convert your Approach
sequential modular (SM) simulations to EO Instruction on basic topics
Learn when to use EO versus SM and how Discussion about the general approach and

MANUFACTURING PM&E
SM features are translated to EO the key elements for successful simulations
Troubleshoot common EO simulation Instructor-guided demonstrations of the
errors main features
Hands-on workshops that apply learned
Course Benefits concepts
Learn when to use the EO strategy over Detailed course notes
SM and how to efficiently convert your SM
simulations to EO Prerequisites
Understand how SM features, such as Attend EAP101 Aspen Plus:Process

P&S CHEMICAL
Design Specs and Calculator blocks, are Modeling
translated to EO Designed as a stepping-stone between
Manipulate the EO data entry, including EAP101 Aspen Plus: Process Modeling
Spec groups, EO input, and Analyzer blocks and the EAP301 Aspen Plus: Real Time
Heat integrate your process using the Modeling and Optimization courses
Heater/HXFlux combination Familiarity with setting up and running
Use Parameter Estimation and Data process models in Aspen Plus
P&S PETROLEUM

Reconciliation for model tuning


Optimize a process using EO Optimization
Suggested Subsequent Courses
Effectively troubleshoot common EO
EAP301 Aspen Plus: Real Time Modeling
simulation errors
and Optimization
Access to Aspen Plus at worksite is needed
before and after the course in order to gain
full benefit
LICENSING, INSTALLATION
& INTEGRATION

Who Should Attend


Engineers new to equation-oriented
modeling in Aspen Plus
Simulation engineers involved in design
and/or in real time optimization

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ASPEN PLUS

Course Number: EAP250

Aspen Plus: Duration: 2 days


Distillation Modeling CEUs Awarded: 1.4

Level: Introductory

Course Overview Who Should Attend


Learn how to synthesize the best Engineers familiar with Aspen Plus with
separation sequences that achieves the some experience simulating distillation
desired separation task processes who wish to improve their
Learn how to simulate complex features in ability to simulate more difficult distillation
distillation processes, including azeotropic, processes
three-phase, and reactive distillation
as well as columns with features such Approach
as pumparounds, side draws, multiple Discussion about the general approach and
condensers, etc. using Aspen Plus the key elements for successful simulations
Learn to troubleshoot distillation column Instructor-guided demonstrations of
models, enhance convergence, and features
evaluate model quality Detailed course notes
Hands-on workshops that apply
Course Benefits learned concepts, including experience
Gain the skills and knowledge to model troubleshooting distillation models
complex distillation processes Extra application-based workshops
Reduce process design time by using
advanced features of RadFrac and other
Prerequisites
distillation models
Must have attended the EAP101 Aspen
Determine separation schemes using
Plus: Process Modeling training course
conceptual design tools
Familiarity with Aspen Plus process
Perform Tray Sizing/Rating and Packed
modeling
Sizing/Rating calculations
Apply Aspen Rate-Based Distillation to
accurately model columns with real trays Suggested Subsequent Courses
and packing EAP201 Physical Properties for Process
Use column analysis tools to opimize the Engineers
feed locaion and number of stages and EAP2411 Improved Process Operability and
improve energy distillation Control Through Aspen Plus Dynamic
Improve distillation model stability and Models
accuracy

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ASPEN PLUS

Course Number: EAP2510

ENGINEERING
CO2 Removal Processes using Duration: 3 days
Aspen Plus CEUs Awarded: 2.1

Level: Intermediate

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Who Should Attend
Model CO2 removal processes using Engineers who need to simulate accurate
physical solvents models of CO2 removal processes
Determine property parameters for the
PC-SAFT property method using Data Approach
Regression Course notes containing lecture materials,

MANUFACTURING PM&E
Properly setup the properties for an examples, and workshops are distributed
electrolyte simulation of CO2 removal Lecture topics are reinforced with
Discuss using RadFrac for simulation of workshops throughout the day
distillation columns for CO2 removal and Instructor-guided demonstrations of
solvent regeneration features
Use Aspen Plus unit operation models to Questions relating the course material to
develop CO2 removal process simulations real life problems are encouraged
Utilize Aspen Rate-Based Distillation to
improve accuracy and precision for CO2

P&S CHEMICAL
removal columns Prerequisites
Create accurate simulations of reactive Previously attended EAP101 Aspen Plus:
and non-reactive CO2 column separations Process Modeling, or have a complete
which are rate limited working knowledge of the Aspen Plus user
interface

Course Benefits
Learn how to determine and properly Suggested Subsequent Courses
P&S PETROLEUM

setup the necessary component physical EAP201 Physical Properties for Process
properties and reactions needed to model Engineers
CO2 removal processes EAP2211 Modeling Complex Processes with
Learn the steps involved in modeling CO2 Equation Oriented Methods
removal processes. EAP301 Aspen Plus: Real Time Modeling
Learn how to setup, run and interpret and Optimization
results for a rate-based model of a CO2 EAP2411 Improved Process Operability and
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

Absorber Control Through Aspen Plus Dynamic


& INTEGRATION

Use detailed rate-based modeling to Models


understand and improve separation EAP2311 Building Custom Simulation
performance Models using Aspen Custom Modeler

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ASPEN PLUS

Course Number: EAP2611

Heat Transfer Modeling in Duration: 1 day


Aspen Plus CEUs Awarded: 0.7

Level: Introductory

Course Overview Who Should Attend


Explain the capabilities and applications Process engineers doing process design
of the heat transfer unit operations and and optimization projects with Aspen
calculations available in Aspen Plus Plus in conjunction with Aspen Exchanger
Discover common features and basic Design & Rating (EDR) products
construction characteristics of common Plant engineers checking plant
industrial heat exchangers performance under different operating
Learn how to integrate rigorous heat conditions
transfer calculations from Aspen
Exchanger Design & Rating with an Aspen Approach
Plus simulation using the Activated EDR Instruction on basic heat transfer topics
feature (Demo) Discussion about the general approach
Observe and apply additional methods to and the key elements for good exchanger
link Aspen Plus simulation data and the design
Aspen Exchanger Design & Rating Instructor-guided demonstrations
calculation tools Hands-on workshops
Detailed course notes
Course Benefits
Achieve improved performance through Prerequisites
the elimination of exchanger bottlenecks, Attended EAP101 Aspen Plus: Process
identification of problems due to upset Modeling or have previous experience with
process conditions, and the re-design of Aspen Plus
replacement exchangers with revamp Fundamental awareness of Aspen
projects by learning to link Aspen Shell and Exchanger Design & Rating programs
Tube or Air Cooled Exchanger software
with Aspen Plus
Understand heat exchanger geometry and Suggested Subsequent Courses
design basics, focusing on shell and tube EHX1100 Modeling Heat Exchangers Using
exchangers the Exchanger Design and Rating Suite
Progress from shortcut modeling of heat EHX1011 Design and Rate Shell & Tube
exchangers in Aspen Plus to using rigorous Heat Exchangers
Aspen EDR models EHX1021 Design and Rate Air Cooled Heat
Exchangers

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ASPEN PLUS

Course Number: EAP2711

ENGINEERING
Reaction Analysis and Duration: 2 days
Reactor Design using Aspen CEUs Awarded: 1.4
Plus
Level: Intermediate

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Approach
Identify and explain the various classes of Course notes containing lecture materials,
reactor models available examples, and workshops are distributed
Model balance based reactors, equilibrium Lecture topics are reinforced with
based reactors and kinetics based reactors workshops throughout the day
Analyze different reactions and review Questions relating the course material to

MANUFACTURING PM&E
result real life problems are encouraged
Identify and explain the reaction
specification requirements Prerequisites
Calculate reaction rates with user kinetic Must have attended the EAP101 Aspen
subroutines Plus: Process Modeling course or
Review the details on other reaction types equivalent
and the concept of non-ideal reactors Familiarity with the Aspen Plus graphical
Use Data Fit tool to estimate and reconcile user interface
plant or lab data

P&S CHEMICAL
Course Benefits
Enables the attendee to recognize the
various reactor/reaction capabilities within
Aspen Plus
Provides hands-on experience modeling
various reactors and analyzing reaction
P&S PETROLEUM

results

Who Should Attend


Aspen Plus users who wants to improve
their skills at analyzing reactions and
designing reactors
LICENSING, INSTALLATION
& INTEGRATION

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ASPEN PLUS

Course Number: EAP2911

Solids Modeling Using Duration: 1 day


Aspen Plus CEUs Awarded: 0.7

Level: Intermediate

Course Overview Hands-on workshops that apply learned


Become proficient in modeling processes concepts
containing solids handling equipment Detailed course notes
Determine optimal process conditions for Answer keys
new or existing solids processes
Support troubleshooting and de- Prerequisites
bottlenecking of solids processes EAP101 Aspen Plus: Process Modeling
Understanding and working knowledge of
the Aspen Plus graphical user interface

Course Benefits
Gain the practical skills and knowledge
to begin modeling new and existing solids
processes
Learn practical techniques for building and
troubleshooting solids models
Reduce process design time by testing
various plant configurations

Who Should Attend


Process Engineers and Particle Scientists
who will be modeling solids processes
Engineers and Managers involved in
developing and designing solids handling
processes
Anyone interested in solids modeling

Approach
Instruction on basic topics
Discussion about the general approach
and the key elements for successful solids
simulations
Instructor-guided demonstrations of
features

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ASPEN AIR COOLED EXCHANGER

Course Number: EAP2980

ENGINEERING
Design and Rate Air Cooled Duration: 2 days
Heat Exchangers CEUs Awarded: 1.4

Level: Intermediate

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Approach
Lean how to set up simulations for aqueous Instruction on basic topics
ionic systems in Aspen Plus Demonstrations of general features
Learn how to use electrolyte properties Instructor-guided exercises
by gaining a better understanding of Hands-on workshops that apply learned
the Aspen Plus electrolyte physical concepts

MANUFACTURING PM&E
properties system Example problems
Address special issues when modeling Detailed course notes
processes with aqueous ionic solutions

Prerequisites
Course Benefits Some prior experience in modeling using
Explore ionic chemistry setup with trend Aspen Plus
analysis for pH, density, viscosity and
enthalpy at different temperature, pressure
and at different ionic strength

P&S CHEMICAL
Review the electrolyte property methods
framework and study the property
parameters used for modeling ionic
simulation
Learn estimating and regressing physical
property parameters for ionic systems
Model processes such as gas sweetening
P&S PETROLEUM

and pH/neutralization in liquid-


liquid equilibrium

Who Should Attend


Individuals who want to strengthen
aqueous ionic modeling skills by learning
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

how to use the ionic physical property


& INTEGRATION

features of Aspen Plus and Aspen


Properties

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ASPEN PLUS

Course Number: EAP301

Aspen Plus: Real Time Duration: 4 days


Modeling and Optimization CEUs Awarded: 2.8

Level: Advanced

Course Overview Process engineers, Process managers,


Configure flowsheets in Aspen Plus using Control engineers and System integrators
the graphical user interface
Solve and optimize flowsheets using the Approach
Equation Oriented (EO) strategy Instruction on basic and advanced topics
Tune flowsheets using real-time data presented by an instructor with a wealth
with parameter estimation and data of experience in Aspen Plus Optimization
reconciliation using Aspen OnLine solutions
Use Aspen Plus to work effectively on real- Instructor-guided demonstrations of
time optimization projects features within Aspen Plus to show how to
build procedures and configure flowsheets
Course Benefits Hands-on workshops that apply learned
Improve plant performance by learning concepts
to set up optimization problems in Aspen Detailed course notes
Plus and solve these models to determine
the optimum conditions in offline mode
Prerequisites
Improve productivity by the ability to solve
Must have attended EAP101 Aspen Plus:
large flowsheets quickly using the Equation
Process Modeling training course if new to
Oriented (EO) approach
AspenTech modeling/simulation products
Increase confidence in the plant
Basic understanding of optimization
measurements by the ability to set up
concepts is necessary
parameter estimation and data
reconciliation problems
Implement Online Optimization projects Suggested Subsequent Courses
efficiently using Aspen OnLine APC1400 Introduction to Advanced
Learn Best Practices for building and Process Control
maintaining RTO projects APC2400 Advanced Process Control
Enhance business value of your software Application Development and Online
by understanding and utilizing appropriate Deployment
features

Who Should Attend


Simulation engineers involved in design
and/or in real-time optimization
Engineers currently using earlier versions of
Aspen Plus and migrating to version V8.0

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ASPEN PLUS DYNAMICS

Course Number: EAP2411

ENGINEERING
Improved Process Operability Duration: 3 days
and Control through Aspen CEUs Awarded: 2.1
Plus Dynamic Models
Level: Intermediate

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Prerequisites
Learn how to solve process design, plant EAP101 Aspen Plus: Process Modeling
operability and control problems using course or equivalent
Aspen Plus Dynamics Some familiarity in using Aspen Plus

Course Benefits Suggested Subsequent Courses

MANUFACTURING PM&E
The ability to effectively apply Aspen Plus EAP2311 Building Custom Simulation
Dynamics to simulations will enable you to: Models using Aspen Custom Modeler
Analyze process design and operability
issues
Study and select control strategies without
disrupting production
Reduce plant design time
Evaluate plant re-vamp opportunities
Troubleshoot plant operational problems

P&S CHEMICAL
Who Should Attend
Engineers with Aspen Plus experience
Engineers new to Aspen Plus Dynamics
Engineers with no previous experience of
dynamic simulations
P&S PETROLEUM

Approach
Instruction on dynamic simulation is
provided
Key elements for achieving successful
dynamic simulations are presented
Important features of product functionality
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

are demonstrated
Apply learned concepts through hands-on
& INTEGRATION

workshops
Course notes form a useful reference
resource

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ASPEN POLYMERS

Course Number: EAP281

Aspen Plus: Duration: 3 days


Process Simulation CEUs Awarded: 2.1
with Aspen Polymers
Level: Intermediate

Course Overview Who Should Attend


Model polymerization processes using Aspen R&D staff responsible for developing polymer
Polymers. Through a combination of classroom- process models
style instructions and hands-on workshops, you Anyone interested in optimizing their
will learn to: polymer processes and improving the plant
Define a complete polymer process productivity and product quality
flowsheet model, including the polymer Anyone who wishes to learn about modeling
characterization, the unit operations, and the polymer systems
physical property models
Specify various polymerization kinetic Approach
schemes, starting from background Instruction on basic topics
theoretical information, to their Detailed discussion of technical foundation
implementation and use in Aspen Polymers for simulator features for polymer processes
Use reactor tuning parameters, as they apply Demonstrations of features
to variables in a polymer process, in order to Instructor-guided exercises
achieve convergence Hands-on workshops that apply learned
Estimate polymer properties and also regress concepts
them from experimental data Detailed course notes
Perform engineering studies and plant data
fitting
Apply models to test concepts for plant Prerequisites
improvements Must have attended EAP101 Aspen Plus:
Process Modeling training course or have a
good working knowledge of using Aspen Plus
Course Benefits
EAP201 Aspen Plus: Physical Properties for
Gain an overview of the key modeling issues
Process Engineers
for polymer processes
Acquire knowledge about polymer
thermodynamics and phase equilibria Suggested Subsequent Courses
Learn the modeling approach for a variety of EAP2121 Process Flowsheet Convergence in
polymerization kinetics Aspen Plus
Understand the basic steps for quickly and Advanced polymers training is available by
successfully developing polymer process arrangement
models
Know how to use Aspen Polymers in
combination with Aspen Plus to develop
advanced models of polymerization
processes

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ASPEN PROCESS ECONOMIC ANALYZER

Course Number: EEE102

ENGINEERING
Aspen Process Economic Duration: 3 days
Analyzer CEUs Awarded: 2.1

Level: Introductory

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Licensors who need basic training to get
Learn to develop an economic evaluation started as primary users of Aspen Process
and proposed design using Aspen Process Economic Analyzer
Economic Analyzer Estimators, Discipline Engineers and
Obtain detailed design results for both Laboratory Personnel, who as secondary
equipment and installation bulks with users of Aspen Process Economic Analyzer,

MANUFACTURING PM&E
minimal input, and by integrating operating need some basic training
cost, capital cost, and schedule
Learn to analyze different process Approach
alternatives in simulation and determine Instruction on basic topics using examples
the more profitable approach from latest product release
Learn to show the utility usage for your Discussion about the general approach
process and the key elements for successful
Learn to adjust construction wages and to simulations
adjust the system calculations to reflect Instructor-guided demonstrations of

P&S CHEMICAL
your local costs features
Hands-on workshops that apply learned
Course Benefits concepts
Maximize your companys return on Detailed course notes
investment (ROI) and reduce the risk
involved in making decisions
Prerequisites
Define your project more accurately by
None
P&S PETROLEUM

integrating operating cost, capital cost, and


schedule
Reduce estimation variability by adopting a
Suggested Subsequent Courses
EEE101 Introduction to Aspen Capital Cost
consistent methodology
Estimator
Increase costing accuracy by generating
EEE103 Introduction to Aspen In-Plant
detailed reports for analysis, traceable to
Cost Estimator
line items not lump sums of money
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

Evaluate various design options based on


& INTEGRATION

cost considerations and identify lowest


cost designs.

Who Should Attend


Process, Project, Plant or Research and
Development Engineers, and Technology

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ASPEN SHELL & TUBE EXCHANGER

Course Number: EHX1011

Design and Rate Air Cooled Duration: 2 days


Heat Exchangers CEUs Awarded: 1.4

Level: Introductory

Course Overview Approach


Learn the thermal design of shell and tube Instruction on basic heat transfer and heat
heat exchangers and how to use simulation exchanger design topics
to solve real process problems Discussion about the general approach and
Learn how to optimize work processes the key elements for successful simulations
using Aspen Shell & Tube Exchanger Use of Aspen Shell & Tube Exchanger in
software design and simulation exercises covering
Learn the fundamentals of producing a cost typical examples in condensing and boiling
optimized exchanger design Application of Aspen Shell & Tube
Understand the basic geometric selections Exchanger exercises for thermal design,
required to establish a practical exchanger checks and simulation of shell and tube
design and find out how to avoid tube exchangers
vibration at the design phase Detailed course notes
This course assumes that Aspen Shell
Course Benefits & Tube Exchanger product is in use. If a
Learn the fundamentals of producing a cost customer specifically requires training
optimized exchanger design in Aspen Tasc, please contact a training
Understand the requirements for design of coordinator
boilers and condensers. Integrate Aspen
Shell & Tube Exchanger with Aspen HYSYS Prerequisites
or Aspen Plus Working knowledge of heat exchangers
Optimize for both mechanical and and heat transfer phenomena.
thermal design requirements through
the integration of Aspen Shell & Tube
Mechanical (Aspen Teams) with Aspen
Shell & Tube Exchanger (demonstration)

Who Should Attend


Thermal and process design professionals
wishing to enhance their understanding of
thermal design and simulation
New engineers wishing to gain experience
in heat transfer and heat exchanger design

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ASPEN SHELL & TUBE EXCHANGER

Course Number: EHX131

ENGINEERING
Heat Exchanger Mechanical Duration: 1 day
Design using Aspen Shell & CEUs Awarded: 0.7
Tube Mechanical
Level: Introductory

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Approach
Learn the basic concepts for the Instruction on basic topics
mechanical design of shell and tube heat Discussion about the general approach and
exchangers using Aspen Shell & Tube the key elements for successful designs
Mechanical software, a member of the Instructor-guided demonstrations of
Aspen EDR family of heat transfer features

MANUFACTURING PM&E
equipment design software Hands-on workshops that apply learned
Develop a working knowledge of the Shell concepts
& Tube Mechanical application to Detailed course notes are provided
effectively design and check/rate existing
equipment for compliance to latest code Prerequisites
rules Participants should be involved in the
thermal and mechanical design of shell and
Course Benefits tube heat exchangers
Develop the mechanical design of shell and

P&S CHEMICAL
tube heat exchangers Suggested Subsequent Courses
Reduce design time and capital costs by EHX1011 Design and Rate Shell & Tube
utilizing powerful optimization techniques Heat Exchangers
Realize cost savings by reducing the project
lifecycle
Utilize the integration of Aspen Shell &
Tube Exchanger with Aspen Shell & Tube
P&S PETROLEUM

Mechanical

Who Should Attend


Mechanical engineers wanting to learn
about the optimizing techniques possible
within Aspen Shell & Tube Mechanical
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

Thermal engineers wanting to improve


their thermal designs by performing an
& INTEGRATION

initial mechanical design


Sales/Proposal engineers who need to be
able to quickly and accurately determine
the size and cost of a shell and tube heat
exchanger

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ASPEN SIMULATION WORKBOOK

Course Number: EAP121


Building MS Excel User
Duration: 1 day
Interfaces for Aspen Plus
Simulations using Aspen CEUs Awarded: 0.7
Simulation Workbook Level: Introductory

Course Overview Prerequisites


Create user interfaces to complex Attend training course EAP101 Aspen Plus:
simulations for end-users unfamiliar with Process Modeling or extended experience
Aspen Plus in using Aspen Plus product for process
Use Microsoft Excel functionality such modeling
as plots, calculations, formatting, etc. to
enhance the display of simulation results Suggested Subsequent Courses
Link simulation models to online plant data EAP2121 Process Flowsheet Convergence in
for on-demand advisory Aspen Plus
EAP250 Aspen Plus:Distillation Modeling
Course Benefits EAP2311 Building Custom Simulation
Learn to embed and link an Aspen Plus Models using Aspen Custom Modeler
Simulation case and variables within
Microsoft Excel without using any
programming languages

Who Should Attend


Engineers who want to develop Microsoft
Excel user interfaces to Aspen Plus
simulations

Approach
Course notes containing lecture materials,
examples, and workshops are distributed
Lecture topics are reinforced with
workshops throughout the day
Questions relating the course material to
real life problems are encouraged

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ASPEN SIMULATION WORKBOOK

Course Number: EHY121


Building MS Excel User

ENGINEERING
Duration: 1 day
Interfaces for Aspen HYSYS
Simulations Using Aspen CEUs Awarded: 0.7
Simulation Workbook
Level: Introductory

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Prerequisites
Create user interfaces to complex Attend training course EHY101 Aspen
simulations for end-users unfamiliar with HYSYS Process Modeling or extended
Aspen HYSYS experience in using Aspen HYSYS product
Use Microsoft Excel functionality such for process modeling
as plots, calculations, formatting, etc. to

MANUFACTURING PM&E
enhance the display of simulation results Suggested Subsequent Courses
Link simulation models to online plant data EHY201 Aspen HYSYS: Process Modeling
for on-demand advisory Additional Topics
EHY2102 Aspen HYSYS Petroleum
Course Benefits Refining: Process Modeling and
Learn to embed and link an Aspen HYSYS Optimization for Refinery Unit Operations
Simulation case and variables within EHY223 Aspen HYSYS Dynamics:
Microsoft Excel without using any Introduction to Dynamic Modeling

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programming languages

Who Should Attend


Engineers who want to develop Microsoft
Excel user interfaces to Aspen HYSYS
simulations
P&S PETROLEUM

Approach
Course notes containing lecture materials,
examples, and workshops are distributed
Lecture topics are reinforced with
workshops throughout the day
Questions relating the course material to
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

real life problems are encouraged


& INTEGRATION

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ASPEN UTILITIES PLANNER

Course Number: EAU2831

Introduction to Energy Duration: 2 days


Optimization Using Aspen CEUs Awarded: 1.4
Utilities Planner
Level: Introductory

Course Overview Approach


Learn how to use Aspen Utilities to develop Instruction on basic topics
the utilities system flowsheet Discussion about the general approach and
Learn how to use Aspen Utilities to the key elements for successful simulations
minimize the total utilities operating cost Observe how the product features
by taking into account the economic, contribute to efficient utilities management
operational and environmental constraints through instructor-guided demonstrations
simultaneously Hands-on workshops provide students
Learn how to use Aspen Utilities to with many opportunities to use the product
analyze and optimize the typical business and to apply concepts learned in seminar
processes in the energy management sessions
domain
Prerequisites
Course Benefits None
Reduce the risk involved in making
decisions that need to take into account;
utility prices, equipment availability and
constraints, efficiency and utility demand
Optimize utility variability by adopting a
consistent methodology to model, simulate
and analyze energy management business
processes

Who Should Attend


Process engineers and designers or anyone
looking for the opportunity to learn how to
use Aspen Utilities in a more efficient and
productive manner

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ASPEN SHELL & TUBE EXCHANGER

Course Number: EHX1100

ENGINEERING
Modeling Heat Exchangers Duration: 3 days
Using the Exchanger Design CEUs Awarded: 2.1
and Rating Suite
Level: Introductory

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Course Benefits
Learn the thermal design, rating of heat Learn the fundamentals of producing a cost
exchangers and how to use simulation to optimized exchanger design
solve real process problems Understand the requirements for design of
Learn the fundamentals of producing a cost boilers and condensers. Integrate Aspen
optimized exchanger design using Aspen Shell & Tube Exchanger with Aspen HYSYS

MANUFACTURING PM&E
Shell and Tube Exchanger and Aspen Air or Aspen Plus (demonstration)
Cooled Exchanger Optimize for both mechanical and
Understand the basic geometric selections thermal design requirements through
required to establish a practical exchanger the integration of Aspen Shell & Tube
design Mechanical (Aspen Teams) with Aspen
Examine process side, air side, fan selection Shell & Tube Exchanger (demonstration)
and physical properties, and investigate Optimize the investment in Aspen Air
thermal design principles, counter current Cooled Exchanger software for design and
exchangers and extended surfaces simulation of water coolers and condensers

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Recognize the features and functional Learn the fundamentals of simulating a
capability of the Aspen Plate Fin Exchanger plate fin heat exchanger
application Learn the fundamentals of rating and
Efficiently use the Aspen Plate Fin simulating a fired heater
Exchanger application to evaluate:
Cryogenic condensers, reboilers/ Who Should Attend
vaporisers Thermal and process design professionals
P&S PETROLEUM

Multi stream/layers exchangers wishing to enhance their understanding of


Recognize the features and functional thermal design and simulation
capability of the Aspen Fired Heater New engineers wishing to gain experience
application in heat transfer and heat exchanger design
Efficiently use the Aspen Fired Heater Anyone required to assess technical
application to evaluate: proposals for fired heaters, shell and
Vertical Cylindrical Unit (VCU) with tube heat exchangers, air cooled heat
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

convection bank exchangers and plate fin heat exchangers


& INTEGRATION

Twin cabin firebox


Single cabin fired heater with roof
tubes

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ASPEN SHELL & TUBE EXCHANGER

Course Number: EHX1100

Modeling Heat Exchangers Duration: 3 days


Using the Exchanger Design CEUs Awarded: 2.1
and Rating Suite
Level: Introductory

Approach Prerequisites
Instruction on basic heat transfer and heat None
exchanger design topics
Discussion about the general approach and Course Series Information
the key elements for successful simulations Please note this is a course series that
Use of Aspen Shell & Tube Exchanger in includes content from the following courses:
design and simulation exercises covering EHX1011 Design and Rate a Shell & Tube
typical examples in condensing and boiling Heat Exchanger
Application of Aspen Shell & Tube EHX1021 Design and Rate an Air Cooled
Exchanger in exercises for thermal design, Heat Exchanger
checks and simulation of shell and tube EHX1031 Design and Simulation of Fired
exchangers Heaters Using Aspen Fired Heaters
Use of Aspen Air Cooled Exchanger in EHX1041 Introduction to Aspen Plate Fin
design and simulation exercises covering Exchanger
typical examples in condensing
Application of Aspen Air Cooled Exchanger Subsequent Courses
in exercises for thermal design, rating, and EHY2611 Heat Transfer Modeling Using
simulation of tubular exchangers Aspen HYSYS
Application of Aspen Plate Fin Exchanger
in exercises for cryogenic condensers,
cryogenic reboilers/vaporisers and multi
stream/layer exchangers
Application of Aspen Fired Heaters in
exercises for crude fire heater, twin cabin
fired heater and single cabin fired heater
with roof tubes
Detailed course notes
This course assumes that Exchanger
Design and Rating suite is in use

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Advanced Process
Control Courses

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ASPEN DMCPLUS CONTROLLER

Course Number: APC1020

Advanced Process Control Duration: 2 days


Installing and Configuring CEUs Awarded: 1.4

Level: Introductory

Course Overview Approach


Learn how Aspen APC Software runs on Lecture topics and course notes thoroughly
different computers in the Process Control describe the online APC infrastructure with
LAN emphasis on the purpose of each node
See the characteristics of the four different Extensive hands-on workshops allow
classes of APC Software students to actually install and configure
- Application Server the APC infrastructure
- Web Server Students are encouraged to ask questions
- Aspen Watch Server and explore any specific requirements from
- Desktop their site or company
Learn how to install the software for each
of these classes Prerequisites
Learn how to configure the overall Competence using Microsoft server
infrastructure to fully support Aspen APC operating systems. The course is presented
Learn how to debug installation and using a Windows Server 2008 software
configuration errors environment
Learn how to migrate different applications
within Aspen APC Suite to a different
machine

Course Benefits
Increased effectiveness installing,
maintaining and troubleshooting the Aspen
APC infrastructure

Who Should Attend


Information Technology specialists who
must install and configure the Aspen APC
infrastructure
Control Engineers who are responsible for
the installation and maintenance of the
APC infrastructure

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ASPEN DMCPLUS CONTROLLER

Course Number: APC1400

ENGINEERING
Introduction to Advanced Duration: 4 days
Process Control using CEUs Awarded: 2.8
DMCplus
Level: Introductory

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Who Should Attend
Learn how to conceive, design and deploy an Engineers who are designing or implementing
Aspen Advanced Process Control Application new Aspen DMCplus controllers
Learn the characteristics of a Linear, Dynamic, Engineers who are maintaining existing
Heuristic Model Aspen DMCplus controllers
Learn how to use DMCplus Model to identify a Operating supervisors and console operators

MANUFACTURING PM&E
process model who are involved in Aspen DMCplus control
Be able to decide when to use FIR or projects
SubSpace Modeling
Learn to use the Aspen DMCplus Desktop Approach
software to develop control models, build Introduction to basic concepts behind
control applications, and perform off-line multivariable control
tuning and simulation of control applications Description of the theoretical concepts that
Learn the role of CV Ranks and Equal Concerns form the basis of the Aspen DMCplus family
in the computation of the Steady State Targets of products

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Learn to use MV and CV Costs to cause the Demonstrations of the ways in which the
steady state optimization to seek the most offline tools are used
profitable operating point for the process Hands on workshops that allow controller
See why multiple moves are calculated each development concepts to be applied to
control cycle typical plant processes
Learn how to use MV move suppression Concept review quizzes reinforce learning
and CV Equal Concerns to tradeoff move
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minimization versus CV error minimization


Prerequisites
Background in chemical process engineering
Course Benefits
and/or process operations
Acquire the skills and knowledge required to
Some familiarity with Microsoft Windows
participate on or lead a team charged with the
operating systems
development and deployment of an Advanced
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

Process Control application.


Know how to use DMCplus Model to identify Subsequent Courses
& INTEGRATION

a controller model before implementing the APC2400 Advanced Process Control


controller online Application Development and Online
Increased effectiveness in troubleshooting and Deployment
maintenance of Aspen DMCplus controllers APC2600 Advanced Process Control
Increased awareness of the operating Performance Monitoring
characteristics and capabilities of Aspen APC2900 Process Property Estimator
DMCplus controllers Development and Deployment

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ASPEN DMCPLUS CONTROLLER

Course Number: APC1405

Introduction to APC Using the Duration: 4 days


Advanced Control Platform CEUs Awarded: 2.8

Level: Introductory

Course Overview Who Should Attend


Learn how to conceive, design and deploy an Engineers who are designing or implementing
Aspen Advanced Process Control Application new Aspen DMCplus controllers
Learn the characteristics of a Linear, Dynamic, Engineers who are maintaining existing
Heuristic Model Aspen DMCplus controllers
Learn how to use APC Builder to identify a Operating supervisors and console operators
process model who are involved in Aspen DMCplus control
Be able to decide when to use FIR or projects
SubSpace Modeling
Learn to use the APC Builder software Approach
to develop control models, build control Introduction to basic concepts behind
applications, and perform off-line tuning multivariable control
and simulation of control applications Description of the theoretical concepts
Learn the role of CV Ranks and Equal Concerns that form the basis of the Aspen DMCplus
in the computation of the Steady State Targets family of products
Learn to use MV and CV Costs to cause the Demonstrations of the ways in which the
steady state optimization to seek the most offline tools are used
profitable operating point for the process Hands on workshops that allow controller
See why multiple moves are calculated each development concepts to be applied to
control cycle typical plant processes
Learn how to use MV move suppression Concept review quizzes reinforce learning
and CV Equal Concerns to tradeoff move
minimization versus CV error minimization
Prerequisites
Background in chemical process engineering
Course Benefits and/or process operations
Acquire the skills and knowledge required to Some familiarity with Microsoft Windows
participate on or lead a team charged with the operating systems
development and deployment of an Advanced
Process Control application.
Subsequent Courses
Know how to use APC Builder to identify
APC2400 Advanced Process Control
a controller model before implementing the
Application Development and Online
controller online
Deployment
Increased effectiveness in troubleshooting and
APC2600 Advanced Process Control
maintenance of Aspen DMCplus controllers
Performance Monitoring
Increased awareness of the operating
APC2900 Process Property Estimator
characteristics and capabilities of Aspen
Development and Deployment
DMCplus controllers

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ASPEN PROCESS RECIPE

Course Number: APC1600


Aspen Process Recipe and

ENGINEERING
Duration: 2 days
Process Sequencer: Recipe
Management and Process CEUs Awarded: 1.4
Sequencing Level: Introductory

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Who Should Attend
Develop a working knowledge of Aspen Polymer clients with simple transition
Recipe Explorer to view recipe data and specifications in their APC design
download recipe data to InfoPlus.21 Polymer clients with multiple reactor
Use Aspen Process Recipe to create and configurations, multiple catalysts, and/or
configure recipes including security settings complex standard operating procedures.

MANUFACTURING PM&E
Develop a working knowledge of Aspen Non-polymer clients who are interested in
Process Sequencer and the associated; recipe and transitions management
strategies, configurations, security types and
process sequencer calculations
Approach
Learn how to setup and configure a web-
Overview of products application to the
based Transition Overview display that allows
processing environment
operators to monitor and interact with key
Detailed reviews of all key product features
informational elements of a transition package
Construction of a simulated sequence of

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events
Course Benefits Hands-on exercises that use Aspen
In this course, you will learn about: Recipe and Process Sequencer providing
The organization and storage of enterprise, more familiarity with the topics covered
process, quality, lab, and other data that in class
constitute the makeup of product recipes,
reducing cost of ownership, and minimizing
the risk of data integrity issues.
P&S PETROLEUM

Ensuring repeatability in an enterprise


environment where many sophisticated grade
changes are involved across one or more
processing facilities.
LICENSING, INSTALLATION
& INTEGRATION

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ASPEN DMCPLUS CONTROLLER

Course Number: APC2300

APC Project Pretesting Using Duration: 2 days


a Virtual Plant CEUs Awarded: 1.4

Level: Intermediate

Course Overview Who Should Attend


This course uses traditional Aspen Engineers who will work on Advanced
DMCplus where there are separate tools Process Control projects
for Model, Build, Simulate, Manage, Project managers who need to understand
Collect, and Extract. the scope of Advanced Process Control
Define the preliminary design phase for an projects
Advanced Process Control project
Prepare Data Collection files
Approach
Discuss the workflow for a preliminary
Workshops are based on a high-fidelity,
plant test
1st principles Virtual Plant a dynamic
Startup and monitor data collection
simulation of an actual process. Students
Create benefits calculations for key
use an individual Virtual Plant to get
performance indicators
handson control experience in a classroom
Examine the concepts to assess and tune
environment
PID loops and evaluate instruments
This course quickly teaches new control
Analyze the concept of creating a seed
engineers essential process control
model for a SmartStep controller
concepts that have been traditionally
Configure the parameters of a SmartStep
learned on the job
controller
Discuss the workflow of a formal Step Test
Turn on a SmartStep controller to begin a Prerequisites
formal Step Test APC1400 Introduction to Advanced
Process Control using DMCplus

Course Benefits
Develop hands-on control experience Suggested Subsequent Courses
using AspenTechs Virtual Plant, while APC2400 APC Project Step Testing and
under the guidance of a seasoned process Commissioning Using a Virtual Plant
control engineer
Bridge the gap from academic process
control concepts to real-world control
practice

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ASPEN DMCPLUS CONTROLLER

Course Number: APC2400

ENGINEERING
APC Project Step Testing Duration: 3 days
and Commissioning Using a CEUs Awarded: 2.1
Virtual Plant
Level: Intermediate

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Approach
Explore fundamental concepts of client/ Lecture topics and course notes thoroughly
server communication and implementation describe the online APC implementation
details using Aspen CIMIO software process and tools employed
Configure, and maintain Aspen DMCplus Extensive hands-on workshops allow
Online, Aspen Watch and Aspen students to actually implement an

MANUFACTURING PM&E
Production Control Web Server software Aspen DMCplus control application
Perform all steps of an Aspen DMCplus from inception, through SmartStep and
project: data collection and extraction, continuing into commissioning
loading and starting a controller, Students are encouraged to ask questions
commissioning the controller, and updating and explore any specific requirements from
configurations as operating objective their site or company
change
Explore the capabilities of the Production
Control Web Interface Prerequisites

P&S CHEMICAL
APC1400 Introduction to Advanced
Process Control
Course Benefits APC2300 APC Project Pretesting Using a
Develop skills required to execute the
Virtual Plant
Aspen DMCplus implementation process

Who Should Attend


Engineers who are designing or
P&S PETROLEUM

implementing new Aspen DMCplus


controllers
Engineers who are maintaining existing
Aspen DMCplus controllers
LICENSING, INSTALLATION
& INTEGRATION

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ASPEN DMCPLUS CONTROLLER

Course Number: APC2500

APC Calibrate and Aspen Duration: 3 days


Adaptive Modeling CEUs Awarded: 2.1

Level: Intermediate

Course Overview Approach


Examine the fundamentals of Calibrate Lecture topics and course notes thoroughly
mode for APC applications describe the online APC implementation
Examine the methodology of process and tools employed
revamping DMCplus applications using Extensive hands-on workshops allow
Calibrate and Adaptive Modeling/Control. students to actually implement a APC
Compare and Contrast it to the traditional control application from having a rough
implementation method. seed model, through step testing with
Learn how to use Calibrate and Calibrate and continuing into
Adaptive Modeling to maintain and commissioning
improve existing APC applications Students are encouraged to ask questions
Commission the new model developed and explore any specific requirements from
with Calibrate and Adaptive Modeling for their site or company
both new and existing APC applications

Prerequisites
Course Benefits APC1400 Introduction to Advanced
Develop skills required to utilize
Process Control Using DMCPlus or
Calibrate and Adaptive Modeling/Control
APC1405 Introduction to Advanced
to implement new APC applications as well
Process Control Using Advanced Control
as update existing APC applications
Platform

Who Should Attend


Engineers who are designing, implementing
or maintaining APC FIR controllers

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ASPEN INFERENTIAL QUALITIES

Course Number: APC2900

ENGINEERING
Process Property Esimator Duration: 3 days
Development and CEUs Awarded: 2.1
Deployment
Level: Intermediate

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Approach
Build a high-performance property Introduction to basic concepts behind
estimator inferential property estimation
Determine when you have sufficient data Hands on workshops build the ability to get
to generate a valid model the most out of Aspen Inferential Property
Select the appropriate inputs Estimator Tools

MANUFACTURING PM&E
Use Aspen IQmodel to develop linear
steady state inferential predictors Prerequisites
Configure Aspen IQ applications using Background in chemical process
several different types of models and how engineering and/or process operations
to deploy these applications for on-line use Some familiarity with Microsoft Windows
Use the PCWS (Web Viewer) and Aspen operating systems
IQview to make on-line tuning changes Experience or training in the use of Aspen
Use the Aspen IQ history files for model DMCplus (APC1400)
development and maintenance

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Course Benefits
Be able to generate an inferential property
estimator that will provide property stream
specifications
Be able to deploy an inferential property
estimator that will allow tighter control to
P&S PETROLEUM

property stream specifications

Who Should Attend


Engineers who are responsible for
developing linear inferential property
predictors for off-line or on-line use
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

Engineers who will be responsible for


designing controller applications that
& INTEGRATION

include inferential predictors

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ASPEN NONLINEAR CONTROLLER

Course Number: APC1805


Development and Deployment Duration: 3 days
of Nonlinear Controllers in the
Aspen Control Platform CEUs Awarded: 2.1

Level: Introductory

Course Overview Who Should Attend


Effectively use the Aspen Nonlinear Engineers who are designing or
Controller application to build a Nonlinear implementing new Aspen Nonlinear
Controller project controllers
Formulate a Nonlinear Control objective Engineers who are maintaining existing
function to define the economic benefits Aspen DMCplus controllers
Simulate and tune a Nonlinear Controller Anyone involved in a technical evaluation
Describe best practice and general of the product
commissioning rules for establishing online
deployment Approach
Discuss the capabilities of the Steady State An introduction to Aspen Nonlinear
Optimizer and the Dynamic Move Path Controller, a universal nonlinear
Optimizer multivariable predictive controller
Show how to make custom models Basic nonlinear multivariable control
Discuss the online configuration concepts are introduced
parameters and architecture Introduction to all model types used by the
Simulate with the online PCWS (web Nonlinear Controller (General Equation,
viewer) State-Space BDN, Linear, Ramps etc.)
Discuss the special handling of Integrating Introduce the new engineering workflow
Variables for controller design in Aspen Process
Show how to use the different operator Statistical Analyzer (Aspen IQmodel
interfaces for the PCWS application Powertools)
Show how to configure, install and deploy Process of creating a controller is
Aspen Nonlinear Controller explained, as is the process of controller
Setup and define PCWS account roles, simulation and tuning
permission, privileges and security access Hands-on exercises using real industrial
applications consolidates knowledge and
Course Benefits skills
Develop skills required to assist with the Introduction to Production Control Web
execution of Aspen Nonlinear Control Server and Web-based Operator Interfaces
projects
Understand the benefits of using Aspen
Nonlinear Controller for managing
operating point transitions
Appreciate the benefits of a single
model philosophy with nonlinear model
predictive control

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ASPEN WATCH PERFORMANCE MONITOR

Course Number: APC2600

ENGINEERING
Advanced Process Control Duration: 3 days
Performance Monitoring CEUs Awarded: 2.1

Level: Intermediate

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Know how and when to update controller
Learn to use Aspen Watch to monitor tuning parameters to improve control
the performance of Aspen DMCplus performance
Controllers
- Key Performance Indicators Who Should Attend
- Plots and Reports Operators and Managers who use Aspen

MANUFACTURING PM&E
- Diagnostic Tools DMCplus controllers
Differentiate between poor and healthy Engineers responsible for deploying or
performing controllers maintaining Aspen DMCplus controllers
Assess the performance of the PID Loops, Operating supervisors who are involved in
model PID loop response and modify PID Aspen DMCplus control projects
parameters to optimize loop performance
Modify or create Key Performance
Approach
Indicators
A thorough presentation of the Aspen
Manage baselines for controller

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Watch tools that are useful to operators
performance evaluation
and managers
Generate custom Aspen Watch reports
Practical workshops give hands on
Build a benefits calculation to assure the
experience using Aspen Watch to assess
continued optimum economic performance
controller performance
of a Aspen DMCplus controller
A thorough presentation of the Aspen
Take advantage of Aspen Watch facilities
Watch and PID Watch tools that are
for assessing problems with Aspen
useful to engineers for monitoring and
P&S PETROLEUM

DMCplus controller performance


maintaining PID loops
Diagnose mismatch between the controller
Hands on workshops that demonstrate the
model and the actual plant
use of the PID Watch to manage regulatory
Use Aspen Watch dynamic tuning
loop performance
indicators to optimally adjust dynamic
A thorough presentation of the Aspen
tuning parameters
Watch tools and facilities that are useful to
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

engineers for monitoring and maintaining


Course Benefits online controller performance
& INTEGRATION

Be able to use Aspen Watch to sustain the Hands on workshops that demonstrate the
economic benefits achieved by installing use of the monitoring and diagnostic tools
Aspen DMCplus of Aspen Watch
Make full use of Aspen Watch facilities
to gain insight into how well the Aspen
DMCplus controller is performing

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Production Management
& Execution Courses

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ASPENONE PROCESS EXPLORER

Course Number: MES121

ENGINEERING
aspenONE Process Explorer: Duration: 1 day
Using and Configuring CEUs Awarded: 0.7

Level: Introductory

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Who Should Attend
After taking this course, students will be able Process Operators, Engineers, and
to: Managers responsible for troubleshooting,
View data coming from your process using optimizing, or reporting a process
AspenONE Process Explorer monitored by Aspen InfoPlus.21
Customize the appearance of trend plots to Process Graphic Designers responsible

MANUFACTURING PM&E
suit your application for developing a graphical representation of
Specify plots based on statistical analysis a process unit or equipment
of process data (aggregates)
Exploit all the features offered by
Approach
aspenONE Process Explorer concerning
Learn how to use aspenONE Process
process data trending and graphic
Explorer graphical user interface to Trend
creation/viewing
Process data
Integrate real-time or historic data from
View rich graphics to visualize the current
your process into Windows desktop
and historical performance of your process

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programs, e.g., Microsoft Excel
with many hands-on activities
Effectively monitor the usage of your
Format is hands-on activity based, with a
equipment by learning how to view Overall
series of short PowerPoint based
Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) using
introductions to each topic
variety of charts
This instructor-led course gives
opportunity for questions
Course Benefits Graphics creation element allows
P&S PETROLEUM

Gain access to your process data stored graphics designers to consult trainer on
in Aspen InfoPlus.21 without the need to ways of achieving particular screen
study detailed database functionality behavior
Data accessibility improves productivity
Timely availability of appropriate process
Prerequisites
information is a key management issue
Microsoft Windows platform basic user
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

skills
& INTEGRATION

Suggested Subsequent Courses


MES1200 Calculation and Data Analysis
for Engineers

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ASPEN CALC

Course Number: MES123

Aspen Calc: Duration: 1.5 days


Using and Confgiuring CEUs Awarded: 1.2

Level: Introductory

Course Overview Those designated as Aspen InfoPlus.21


After taking this course, students will be able system administrators or backup
to: administrators.
Navigate through the Aspen Calc System integrators
Application Anyone involved in technical evaluation of
Create simple calculations integrated with products
Aspen InfoPlus.21 using
- CalcScript Approach
- Excel spreadsheets Although the course does not assume any
- VBScript prior experience with Aspen InfoPlus.21,
- Datasets those attendees that already have a
Incorporate standard Functions into a working familiarity with the product
calculation will benefit greatly by discovering how
Create a new formula calculations are integrated into InfoPlus.21
Manage Libraries database processing
Create Ad Hoc and Shared calculations Short lecture sessions focused on concepts
and terminology
Course Benefits Structured hands-on lab exercises that
Build simple and complex calculations, promote lasting learning experiences
integrated with Aspen InfoPlus.21, without
the need for programming languages Prerequisites
Support operational excellence initiatives Some understanding of InfoPlus.21 database
through use of Aspen Calc; included with structure:
Aspen InfoPlus.21, which is a wizard- Attendance of MES122 Aspen Process
driven, scalable calculation engine that aids Explorer: Using and Configuring or MES201
users in advanced Analysis and Intelligent Aspen SQLplus for Aspen InfoPlus.21:
Decision Support Using and Configuring for Power Users
Course is helpful though not mandatory
Who Should Attend
End users who need to quickly build small Suggested Subsequent Courses
applications involving calculations within MES311 Aspen InfoPlus.21: Applications
Aspen InfoPlus.21 database Development
Advanced users who need to integrate
complex calculations external to Aspen
InfoPlus.21 into the InfoPlus.21 environment

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ASPEN IP.21 PROCESS BROWSER

Course Number: MES141

ENGINEERING
Aspen IP.21 Process Browser: Duration: 1 day
User Training CEUs Awarded: 0.7

Level: Introductory

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Approach
Use the standard features of Aspen Web.21 Students learn through a series of short
to obtain useful information about your PowerPoint based lectures with frequent
process hands-on sessions to put theory into
Produce and customize Aspen Web.21 practice using data from a local Aspen
pages that present process data InfoPlus.21 training database

MANUFACTURING PM&E
For on-site or special classes, it is possible All of the out-of-the-box functionality is
to teach this material in conjunction with explained
PME241 Aspen IP21 Process Browser:
Configuring. Please call your Aspen Prerequisites
Customer Education Coordinator for more No Prerequisites
information

Course Benefits
Obtain the business value from your

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software investment by training the people
who use it to recognize and exploit its
features
Data accessibility improves productivity
On-site expertise reduces downtime
Exploit the potential of publishing process
data across your enterprise
P&S PETROLEUM

Who Should Attend


End users, IT and Application
Administrators who need an end-user
perspective on the tool
LICENSING, INSTALLATION
& INTEGRATION

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ASPEN IP.21 PROCESS BROWSER

Course Number: MES241

Aspen IP.21 Process Browser: Duration: 2 days


Configuring CEUs Awarded: 1.4

Level: Intermediate

Course Overview Approach


Understand the Overview of Aspen IP.21 Students learn through a series of short
Process Browser and aspenONE Process PowerPoint based lectures with frequent
Explorer hands-on sessions to put theory into
Produce and customize Aspen IP.21 Process practice using data from a local Aspen
Browser pages that present process data InfoPlus.21 training database
Learn how to use High Performance Installation and configuration of the Aspen
Trends (based on HTML5 controls) and IP.21 Process Browser product is covered,
understand the Architecture of these including security considerations and an
trends overview of Microsofts Internet
Gain knowledge on features and Information Server
architecture used by Search engine Students learn to use the Process
embedded into High Performance Trends Graphics editor to create dynamic
Know how to implement Role Based custom web pages with adequate hands-on
Security for Aspen IP.21 Process Browser in opportunities; OPC connectivity is covered
order to secure the process data as well as using java script to extend the
functionality available in graphics
Course Benefits Customization of Aspen IP.21 Process
Data accessibility improves productivity Browser pages for an application is covered
On-site expertise reduces downtime using Microsoft Front Page
Exploit the potential of publishing process
data across your enterprise Prerequisites
Good working knowledge of the Aspen
Who Should Attend InfoPlus.21 database. Working knowledge
IT professionals, application administrators of HTML/DHTML/ASP is recommended
to gain most from the configuration and
customization sections

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ASPEN INFOPLUS.21

Course Number: MES101

ENGINEERING
Aspen InfoPlus.21: Duration: 5 days
Real Time Information CEUs Awarded: 3.5
Management Foundation
Level: Introductory

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Approach
Learn how to implement and configure The Aspen InfoPlus.21 Foundation course
an Aspen InfoPlus.21 system including is a five-day, comprehensive, boot-camp
database security, data back up, and data introductory course for Aspen InfoPlus.21
transfer from DCS/PLC administrators
Learn how to supervise, maintain, and Short lecture sessions focused on concepts

MANUFACTURING PM&E
troubleshoot an Aspen InfoPlus.21 system and terminology
Structured hands-on lab exercises that
Course Benefits promote lasting learning experiences
Obtaining a thorough understanding of Product features on current versions of
Aspen InfoPlus.21 will help you to extract software are covered
maximum value from your investment in As the main section of the course nears
this product completion, if time allows, one or more
Training will help you to provide maximum optional topics may be covered
security and stability for your valuable

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plant and environmental data Prerequisites
Attending training will make for a smoother Although the course does not assume any
and more cost-effective implementation prior experience with Aspen InfoPlus.21,
whether you do the implementation those attendees that already have a
yourself or are in a supervisory role working familiarity with the product will
also benefit by discovering how the Aspen
Who Should Attend InfoPlus.21 components integrate together
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Those designated as Aspen InfoPlus.21


system administrators or backup Suggested Subsequent Courses
administrators MES201 Aspen SQLplus for Aspen
Anyone who needs to add tags to the InfoPlus.21: Using and Configuring for
database Power Users (highly encouraged!)
IS supervisors who need to gain an MES305 Aspen InfoPlus.21: Advanced
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

overview of the Aspen InfoPlus.21 System Administration)


database and the demands it will place on MES311 Aspen InfoPlus.21: Applications
& INTEGRATION

their networks Development


Process control engineers/managers
System integrators
Anyone involved in technical evaluation of
products

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ASPEN INFOPLUS.21

Course Number: MES1200

Calculations and Data Duration: 3 days


Analysis for Engineers CEUs Awarded: 2.1

Level: Introductory

Course Overview Advanced users who need to integrate


After taking this course, students will be able to: complex calculations external to Aspen
Create and schedule calculations InfoPlus.21 into the InfoPlus.21 environment
integrated with Aspen InfoPlus.21 using
Aspen Calc Approach
Incorporate standard functions into a This course utilizes the primary tools for
calculation, create new formulas and calculations and data analysis needed by
manage calculation libraries using Aspen process engineers to analyze plant data
Calc Although the course does not assume any
Query and analyze process data from prior experience with Aspen InfoPlus.21,
Aspen InfoPlus.21s HISTORY and those attendees that already have a
AGGREGATES tables using Aspen SQLplus working familiarity with the product will
Configure Key Performance Indicators benefit by discovering how calculations
(KPIs) to analyze plant or unit performance are integrated into InfoPlus.21 database
against predetermined standards processing
Retrieve data from Aspen InfoPlus.21 into Short lecture sessions focused on concepts
Microsoft Excel using the Aspen Process and terminology
Data add-in for Excel Structured hands-on lab exercises that
promote lasting learning experiences
Course Benefits
Build simple and complex calculations, Prerequisites
integrated with Aspen InfoPlus.21, without Some understanding of InfoPlus.21
the need for programming languages database structure:
Support operational excellence initiatives Attendance of MES122 Aspen Process
through use of Aspen Calc; included with Explorer: Using and Configuring
Aspen InfoPlus.21, which is a wizard-
driven, scalable calculation engine that aids
Suggested Subsequent Courses
users in advanced Analysis and Intelligent
MES231 Aspen Real-Time SPC: Using
Decision Support
and Configuring (recommended for users
interested in statistical data monitoring)
Who Should Attend MES311 Aspen InfoPlus.21: Applications
Plant engineers who need to make Development (recommended for users
decisions based on process data stored in who will create custom database records)
Aspen InfoPlus.21
End users who need to quickly build small
applications involving calculations within
Aspen InfoPlus.21 database

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ASPEN INFOPLUS.21

Course Number: MES305

ENGINEERING
Aspen InfoPlus.21: Advanced Duration: 2 days
System Administration CEUs Awarded: 1.4

Level: Advanced

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview and resulting loss of data with redundancy
Prepare and perform the upgrade of Improve business performance monitoring
Aspen InfoPlus.21 database using the best by implementing and managing operational
practices recommended by AspenTech, KPIs using Aspen KPI Builder
thus effectively reducing the downtime
Use Aspen IP.21 Configuration Excel Add-in Who Should Attend

MANUFACTURING PM&E
to Manage the database records through Aspen InfoPlus.21 technical users with
Excel one or more years of Aspen InfoPlus.21
Implement advanced features like Cim-IO administration or application development
Redundancy and IP.21 Replication to experience
minimize the loss of critical plant data Experienced Aspen InfoPlus.21 database
Create KPI Records for your plant administrators and Technology Support
operations to measure the overall staff
effectiveness of your process
Safely and easily add additional fields to
Approach

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Aspen InfoPlus.21 record structures so
Two days of fast moving lectures packed
that the Aspen InfoPlus.21 database can
with Aspen InfoPlus.21 tips and tricks
more precisely meet your needs
Hands-on workshops and demos reinforce
Optimize your network and firewall
lecture topics
configuration to gain best performance,
Numerous workflow procedures are
security and reliability from Aspen
provided for you to take away and deploy
InfoPlus.21
Best practices for activities such as
P&S PETROLEUM

configuring network and firewalls and


Course Benefits Aspen InfoPlus.21 startup are reviewed
Reduce downtime and improve continuity Students learn how to avoid the most
by learning the best practices for commonly encountered problems related
performing an Aspen InfoPlus.21 upgrade to each topic
Improve the performance of an Aspen
InfoPlus.21 system by learning how to
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

configure your network and firewall for


Prerequisites
& INTEGRATION

Complete MES101 Aspen InfoPlus.21:


optimal Aspen InfoPlus.21 performance
Real Time Information Management
Extend the value obtained from Aspen
Foundation plus experience of configuring/
InfoPlus.21 by safely and easily adding new
administrating an Aspen InfoPlus.21 system
fields to existing Aspen InfoPlus.21 tag
Alternatively, more than 1 year experience
structures
of administering an Aspen InfoPlus.21
Reduce the risk of Cim-IO server failure
system

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ASPEN INFOPLUS.21

Course Number: MES311

Aspen InfoPlus.21: Duration: 5 days


Applications Development CEUs Awarded: 3.5

Level: Intermediate

Course Overview Approach


Tailor Aspen InfoPlus.21 database records A series of lecture sessions, with frequent
to fit your process perfectly hands-on sessions using the current
Build active processing elements into your software to put theory into practice on a
own customized data structures local training database
Evaluate Aspen InfoPlus.21 for use with an A complete guide to creating custom
application families of records, including those with
Write your own processes to use with multiple repeat areas, history, built-in event
Aspen InfoPlus.21 detection and all other Aspen InfoPlus.21
Design or maintain an Aspen InfoPlus.21 database features
application Use of the Redefinition Wizard is covered
Create a custom client application using Write programs to perform processing on
the latest Visual language techniques Aspen InfoPlus.21 data using the Aspen
including VB.NET and ASP.NET to bring InfoPlus.21 API. Although examples are
Aspen InfoPlus.21 data to the desktop in C, code is fully explained the code for
non-C programmers
Course Benefits Configure Aspen SQLplus queries to trigger
On-site expertise reduces downtime, from data changes and perform processing
and enables in-house implementation of Write client applications in VB.NET and
changes ASP.NET that can remotely access data on
Maximize business value by fully utilizing the Aspen InfoPlus.21 server using ODBC
all appropriate features of the product links
Accurate specification of your application
means accurate process data Prerequisites
Exploit the potential of publishing process MES101 Aspen InfoPlus.21 Real Time
data across your enterprise Information Management Foundation
Course (mandatory)
Who Should Attend MES201 Aspen SQLplus for Aspen
Database designers, System integrators InfoPlus.21 Power Users (highly
and application developers, Programmers, recommended)
System managers, Database maintenance Students who have some experience in
or support staff a programming language will gain more
benefit from some sections of the course

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ASPEN PROCESS EXPLORER

Course Number: MES122

ENGINEERING
Aspen Process Explorer: Duration: 1 day
Using and Configuring CEUs Awarded: 0.7

Level: Introductory

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Approach
View data coming from your process using Learn how to use Aspen Process Explorer
one of AspenTechs graphic user interfaces graphic user interface to obtain versatile
Be able to customize the appearance of trend information and graphics to visualize
trend plots to suit your application the current and historic performance of
Be able to specify plots based on statistical your process with many hands-on activities

MANUFACTURING PM&E
analysis of process data (aggregates) Course is typically presented on request at
Be able to exploit all the features offered a customer site
by this product concerning process data Format is hands-on activity based, with
trending and graphic creation/viewing a series of short PowerPoint based
Integrate real-time or historic data from introductions to each topic
your process into Windows desktop This instructor-led course gives
programs, e.g., Microsoft Excel opportunity for questions
Gain an end-users view of Aspen Graphics creation element allows graphics
InfoPlus.21 designers to consult trainer on ways of

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Gain an overview of components that can achieving particular screen behavior
be used with the Aspen Process Explorer
Application Container Prerequisites
Microsoft Windows platform basic user
Course Benefits skills
Gain access to your process data in Aspen
InfoPlus.21 without the need to study
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detailed database functionality


Data accessibility improves productivity
Timely availability of appropriate process
information is a key management issue

Who Should Attend


LICENSING, INSTALLATION

Process Operators, Engineers, and


Managers responsible for troubleshooting,
& INTEGRATION

optimizing, or reporting on a process


monitored by Aspen InfoPlus.21
Process Graphic Designers responsible for
developing a graphical representation of a
process unit or equipment

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ASPEN PRODUCTION RECORD MANAGER

Course Number: MES261

Aspen Production Execution Duration: 3 days


Manager: Programming CEUs Awarded: 2.1
Concepts
Level: Intermediate

Course Overview Anyone involved in functional and technical


Develop an Aspen Production Execution evaluation of product, or associated
Manager application aspenONE Solutions
Understand role of all necessary
application components in application Approach
development (RPLs, BPLs, Design Tools, Build a prototype application with a
execution environment, etc.) focus on complex Basic Phase design
Apply advanced RPL sequencing to Basic from a simple model to a fully-featured
Phases application over a series of guided hands-
Utilize parameterization to increase on workshops
application reusability Build a second prototype application
Create a Master Recipe from finished with a focus on complex RPL design,
application parameterization, Basic Phase reusability
Build and run an Aspen Production and integration into Master Recipe
Execution Manager Active Doc The second application implements Aspen
Configure and use the Compliance Production Execution Manager regulatory
Manager (CM) and describe its recipe compliance-enabling application lifecycle
structure principles via Validation and Certification
of both the Application and related Master
Course Benefits Recipe
Improved product quality through Learn how to configure and format
understanding how advanced application reports and how to manage queries and
programming features enhance workflow documents
management
Reduced downtime and expense by Prerequisites
maintaining onsite expertise and ability to MES361 Aspen Production Execution
implement in-house application changes to Manager: Administration
both Basic Phase code and RPL sequencing MES121 Aspen InfoPlus.21: Introduction to
Real Time Information Management
Who Should Attend
Process/Control engineers with
programming and/or technical background
Quality assurance and quality control
managers or personnel

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ASPEN PRODUCTION EXECUTION MANAGER

Course Number: MES361

ENGINEERING
Aspen Production Execution Duration: 2 days
Manager: Administration CEUs Awarded: 1.4

Level: Advanced

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Approach
Describe the concepts and architecture of Modules on Aspen eBRS theory
Aspen Production Execution Manager (Application Lifecycle, Security, Role and
Create and assign roles, permissions, Resource management, etc.)
workstations and workstation roles Learn to create and apply User and
Use appropriate Aspen Production Workstation profiles to get the correct

MANUFACTURING PM&E
Execution Manager modules to create and workflow and restrict access control when
track orders necessary
Configure access to and use the Production
Execution Manager Web Server Prerequisites
MES261 Aspen Production Execution
Course Benefits Manager: Programming Concepts
Improved product quality through accurate
information on batch history is attainable
by ability to understand and appropriately

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manage this applications functionality
Reduced downtime and expense by
maintaining onsite expertise and ability
to install, configure and manage the
Production Execution Manager application
and the workflow management solution it
is running
P&S PETROLEUM

Who Should Attend


Application and system administrators,
system integrators
LICENSING, INSTALLATION
& INTEGRATION

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ASPEN PRODUCTION EXECUTION MANAGER

Course Number: MES171

Retrieving Batch Data Using Duration: 1 day


the Reporting Tools CEUs Awarded: 0.7

Level: Introductory

Course Overview The terminology used in the course is


Use the Reporting tools of Aspen consistent with S88 wherever possible
Production Record Manager to examine The course is packed with hands-on
data within Aspen InfoPlus.21 exercises to provide practical experience of
Use the standard Aspen Production Record the concepts covered
Manager Create client tools to produce All client-side tools are reviewed, and
batch reports in Microsoft Excel the role and use of each one examined in
Produce Batch plots in Aspen Process detail, with hands-on activities that include
Explorer creating batch trends, generating lists and
reports on batches, and creating Batch
Course Benefits reports in Microsoft Excel and Aspen IP.21
Obtain the business value from your Browser
software investment by training the people
who use it to recognize and exploit its Prerequisites
features Microsoft Windows basic user skills
Data accessibility improves productivity Some experience of using Aspen Process
Understand the use of the client-side Explorer (MES122 Using and Configuring
Aspen Production Record Manager tools to Aspen Process Explorer) would be
add business value to your application by beneficial
enabling the user to demand and configure
timely reports and trends

Who Should Attend


Process Operators, Engineers, and
Managers responsible for reporting on
a batch process monitored by Aspen
Production Record Manager

Approach
An overview of the product and its
application is presented, together with the
terminology and underlying concepts

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ASPEN PRODUCTION RECORD MANAGER

Course Number: MES271


Aspen Production Record

ENGINEERING
Duration: 2 days
Manager: Configuring the
Batch Area and Feed CEUs Awarded: 1.4
Application Level: Intermediate

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview The course is packed with hands-on
Explain the principles, terminology, and exercises to provide practical experience of
architecture of Aspen Production Record the concepts covered
Manager The features and architecture of Aspen
Prepare and configure a Batch system using Production Record Manager implemented
the Aspen Production Record Manager in a 21CFR11 compliant configuration are

MANUFACTURING PM&E
Administrator Tool outlined (specific configuration techniques
Populate a Batch database using the BCU for setting up this mode are outside the
Create a Golden Batch Profile and apply it scope of this course)
to the current process Explore the role and functionality of the
View Batch SPC plots Batch Conversion Utility (BCU), which
Configure automated reports creates a Batch Analysis Model used to
analyze process data in order to generate
Course Benefits batch-oriented information
Implement a Batch system quickly and Optimize batch quality using the Batch

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efficiently using the available tools Profiler to generate a golden profile and
Extend the analysis of process data for apply it to the current process
batch reporting beyond those offered by
the Batch Conversion Utility, providing a Prerequisites
perfect fit for your business Microsoft Windows basic user skills
MES171 Retrieving Batch Data Using The
Who Should Attend Reporting Tools
P&S PETROLEUM

System Integrators and Administrators Some experience of creating tags


Staff responsible for maintaining or in an Aspen InfoPlus.21 system is
developing a specialized batch reporting recommended but not required (MES101
system Aspen InfoPlus.21 Real Time Information
Management Foundation Course teaches
this topic)
Approach
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

An overview of the product and its


& INTEGRATION

application is presented, together with the


terminology and underlying concepts
The terminology used in the course is
consistent with S88 wherever possible

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ASPEN PRODUCTION RECORD MANAGER

Course Number: MES275


Aspen Batch and Event Extractor: 1 day
Duration:
Transferring Data from Batch
Execution Systems CEUs Awarded: 0.7

Level: Intermediate

Course Overview Approach


Populate Aspen Production Record An overview of the product and its
Manager tables with data from your batch application is presented, together with the
execution system such as I/A Batch, terminology and underlying concepts
Delta V or an event historian such as The course is packed with hands-on
AIM*Historian exercises to provide practical experience of
Create and schedule Configuration Rules the concepts covered
Create and implement BCP Actions The Batch Extractor tool is reviewed in
Configure XSL Transformations detail, with hands-on activities that include
creating and scheduling Configuration
Course Benefits rules, creating and implementing
The Aspen Extractor provides an effective BCP Actions and configuring XSL
solution for managing batch and event data Transformations
Data accessibility improves productivity.
Describe the use of the Aspen Batch Prerequisites
and Event Extractor Administrator tool Thorough knowledge of Aspen Production
to simplify extracting data from a batch Record Manager is desirable
execution system

Who Should Attend


Process Engineers and anyone responsible
for a batch process monitored by Aspen
Production Record Manager

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ASPEN REAL-TIME STATISTICAL PROCESS CONTROL ANALYZER

Course Number: MES231

ENGINEERING
Aspen Real-Time SPC: Using Duration: 2 days
and Configruing CEUs Awarded: 1.4

Level: Intermediate

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Who Should Attend
Understand and apply the principles of Process/Product Managers
Statistical Process Control (SPC) to the Technologists
Aspen Real-time Statistical Process Control Process/Product Quality Managers
Analyzer product. Aspen InfoPlus.21 System Administrators
Use the SPC tools provided by AspenTech System Integrators

MANUFACTURING PM&E
to monitor and improve process quality, as
well as reduce manufacturing costs. Approach
Create and modify Aspen InfoPlus.21 Instruction on basic SPC and the
records that are necessary to support the associated statistical concepts
SPC product Instructor guided demonstrations of the
Utilize the competitive advantage which use of Aspen Process Explorer screens to
the Aspen Real-time Statistical Process view and understand and control charts
Control Analyzer can bring to your Monitor process quality with on-line
enterprise Control charts

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Implement an SPC system, which Understand the important criteria for
integrates tightly with an selecting an appropriate Aspen SPC
Aspen InfoPlus.21TM real time database algorithm
enabling real-time quality control Create, populate and edit Aspen SPC tags
Maintain, extend, or supervise the in hands-on workshops
application of an existing Aspen Real-time Implement, use, and customize the quality
SPC Analyzer alarming features in Aspen SPC
P&S PETROLEUM

Monitor and report on variables that Utilize histograms to analyze data


influence product quality using an installed distribution, and use Aspen SPC to
Aspen Real-time SPC Analyzer evaluate process capability
Utilize and configure Pareto Charts to
Course Benefits identify the order of causes of product non-
Identify potentially troublesome conformity.
Detailed course notes provided.
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

process trends at an early stage before they


compromise product quality Prerequisites
& INTEGRATION

Improve product quality and minimize Overall knowledge of the structure of a


reworked material by correctly configuring typical Aspen InfoPlus.21 database
and using Aspen Real-time SPC Analyzer Experience in using Aspen Process Explorer
Produce optimal deployment of the console to select/view displays and plots
products functionality for each and enter data
applications requirements Experience in using the Aspen InfoPlus.21
Administrator to create and modify records

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ASPEN SQL PLUS

Course Number: MES201

Aspen SQLplus for Aspen Duration: 5 days


InfoPlus.21: Using and CEUs Awarded: 3.5
Configuring for Power Users
Level: Advanced

Course Overview Easily transfer your skills to other SQL


Write and execute SQL queries to maintain, vendors and organizations
view, or manipulate Aspen InfoPlus.21 data
in a flexible way Who Should Attend
Integrate real-time or historic data from Users who have no SQL skills yet, but who
Aspen InfoPlus.21 with other data sources want to learn what it has to offer and how it
efficiently can help them to access InfoPlus.21 data
Configure versatile reports, including Users who already have a basic
custom client-side reports using the Aspen understanding of SQLplus and who want
SQLplus Reporting Tool to extend their knowledge to include more
Develop or maintain a SQL-based advanced topics and features
application for Aspen InfoPlus.21 Users who understand the basics of Aspen
Optimize the way in which SQL is used for SQLplus and who want to create simple
processing within AspenTech real-time applications or to configure reports
databases System integrators and database system
Explore the benefits of using Aspen administrators
SQLplus to automate many mundane tasks
Organize data more effectively for users of
desktop clients such as Excel
Approach
In-depth discussion on the most important
Utilize the COM enabling features
Aspen InfoPlus.21 specific extensions to
Use the debug tools effectively
the SQL language
Access other remote databases using
Frequent hands-on exercises, featuring
ODBC
examples relevant to a plant information
environment, used throughout the course
Course Benefits to illustrate language features, useful
Reduce the time and effort required to
utilities, and application ideas
implement and maintain Aspen InfoPlus.21
applications
Using SQL to populate your database saves Prerequisites
time and effort this course shows you Some knowledge of InfoPlus.21 database
how concepts is expected. Prior completion of
Improve the performance of your existing the MES101 Aspen InfoPlus.21 Real Time
system by using SQLplus efficiently Information Management Foundation
Versatile reporting means better informed Course will greatly enhance the value of
decision making by integrating many data this course.
sources

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Planning &
Scheduling
Chemical Courses

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ASPEN COLLABORATIVE FORECASTING

Course Number: Custom SM915

Implementing Aspen Duration: 2 days


Collaborative Forecasting CEUs Awarded: 1.4

Level: Intermediate

The training Approach for this topic requires more flexibility than a public course can provide.
This course description is offered to provide a starting point in considering training needs.
Please contact a training coordinator so that AspenTechs Global Services team can propose an
appropriate agenda and Approach according to your specific needs.

Course Overview Approach


Gain an overview of the nature of The benefits that can be obtained from
collaborative forecasting (CF), and the implementing Collaborative Forecasting are
business benefits it provides outlined based on real-life examples
Understand the functionality and features After overviews of the tool, end users of
of the Aspen Collaborative Forecasting Collaborative Forecasting gain experience
solution, and how to use it on a networked example system
Gain an overview of how to install and Implementers learn how to change a
initially configure Aspen Collaborative Demand Management model in order
Forecasting to publish to the Aspen Collaborative
Forecasting database
Course Benefits
Learn how to lower supply chain costs and Prerequisites
gain higher customer satisfaction through: IT staff installing/supporting Collaborative
- Improved forecast accuracy leading to Forecasting:
reduced supply chain costs Should have a general hardware/software
- Stronger relationships with key knowledge
customers Must have attended the Using Aspen
- More accurate raw material MIMI Development Tools training course
consumption projections leading to Must have attended the Using and
Increased purchasing efficiency Configuring Aspen Demand Manager
- Better alignment of strategic, regional training course
and operational forecasts Demand Analyst/Planner or Business
Planner should have some prior training
Who Should Attend in Using and Configuring Aspen Demand
End user and the installer/ implementer Manager
IT staff who need to install and support
Collaborative Forecasting applications
Demand Analysts, Demand Planners, IT
Specialists installing and supporting Aspen
DM/CF, Business Planners, and Lead Sales
Account Managers

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ASPEN DEMAND MANAGER

Course Number: Custom SM908

ENGINEERING
Confuring the Aspen Demand Duration: 3 days
Manager Approach: Services-Led

Level: Intermediate

MANUFACTURING APC
The training approach for this topic requires more flexibility than a public course can provide.
This course description is offered to provide a starting point in considering training needs.
Please contact a training coordinator so that AspenTechs Global Services team can propose an
appropriate agenda and approach according to your specific needs.

Course Overview Who Should Attend

MANUFACTURING PM&E
Learn to structure your demand System implementers or maintenance
management processes around the Aspen personnel
Demand Manager Business Managers, Project Managers, and
Learn to effectively implement Aspen Demand Planners (end users) for exposure
Demand Management functionality to a variety of DM business process
suitable to your business environment design options, and to understand the
Learn to set up the Aspen Demand implementation process
Manager Configured Application (CAP)

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Approach
Course Benefits The first part of the course (around half a
Focus your Demand Management (DM) day) focuses on using the Aspen Demand
business processes on profit generating Manager; configuration topics are then
activities addressed
Develop effective implementation skills, Provides hands-on examples and exercises
from leveraging the Aspen Demand via a Day in the life of a demand manager
Manager functionality to incorporating best as a means of understanding all the
P&S PETROLEUM

practices processes involved in forecasting


Structure your Demand Management Exercises show the steps needed to
(DM) processes through robust Demand configure these processes in the DM
Planning techniques including advanced template
statistical forecasting, causal analysis, Discussions and exercises involving DM
event management, product life cycle CAP and core DM functionality
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

management, market intelligence


gathering, and inter/intra enterprise
& INTEGRATION

Prerequisites
collaboration
System implementers should attend
Integrate the Demand Manager with Aspen
Using Aspen SCM Development Tools
Strategic Analyzer, Aspen Production
training course
Scheduler and the Aspen Supply Planner
Knowledge of Demand Management
for collaborative decision-making
business processes (some experience with
Aspen SCM is recommended)

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ASPEN PLANT SCHEDULER

Course Number: SCM121

Introduction to Aspen Plant Duration: 3 days


Scheduler Configuration for CEUs Awarded: 2.1
Modelers
Level: Introductory

Course Overview Approach


Learn how to build a new scheduling model Course notes containing lecture materials,
or make changes to an existing model for examples, and workshops are distributed
plants that manufactures or packages basic Instruction on basic topics
chemicals, polymers, specialty chemicals, or Step-by-step configuration approach to
other consumer goods. configuring an Aspen Plant Scheduler
Course provides step-by-step coverage for application
configuring an Aspen Plant Scheduler Instructor-guided demonstrations of
model. features and functionality
Basic examples and hands-on exercises
Course Benefits are used to provide practical experiences
Set up your process in Aspen Plant for students
Scheduler and observe the following Lecture topics are reinforced with hands-on
benefits: workshops throughout the day
- Develop a feasible production schedule Questions relating the course material to
- Proactively respond to demand changes production scheduling are encouraged
- Visualize scheduled activities across the
extended scheduling time horizon Suggested Subsequent Courses
- Easily make and visualize the ripple SM906 Configuring aspenONE SCM
effects associated with manufacturing Applications (advanced skills
schedule changes development for modelers)
- Improve asset utilization and production SCM201 Introduction to aspenONE
throughput Supply Chain Management V8 for
Modelers
Who Should Attend
Individuals interested in configuring or
supporting Aspen Plant Scheduler models
Anyone who wants to build new models
or maintain existing Aspen Plant Scheduler
modelsadministrators

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ASPEN PLANT SCHEDULER

Course Number: SCM201

ENGINEERING
Introduction to aspenONE Duration: 4 days
Supply Chain Management CEUs Awarded: 2.8
V8 for Modelers
Level: Intermediate

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Course Overview Prerequisites
Learn the new configuration steps for the Prior knowledge of XML through online
aspenONE Supply Chain Management courses or experience
(Aspen SCM) V8 product suite Strong understanding of configuration and
Learn how to configure the new user workflow in Aspen SCM V7.3 (or older)
interface of the Aspen SCM product suite

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Recommended Reading
Course Benefits Chapter 1 of K. Goldberg. XML: A Visual
Develop skills to help configure the QuickStart Guide (2nd Edition). ISBN: 978-
new user interface of Aspen SCM 0321559678. 2008. Peachpit Press. The
introduced in V8 book is available in Paperback and E-book
Understand the changes made to Aspen versions through Amazon.com and Barnes
SCM with the introduction of XML & Noble stores.
Improve configuration expertise to support
new V8 implementation and perform

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upgrades from previous versions

Who Should Attend


Supply chain management modelers with
experience using Aspen SCM V7.3 (or
earlier)
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Approach
Course notes containing lecture materials,
examples, and workshops are provided
Basic examples and exercises are used to
demonstrate the capabilities of the new
user interface
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

Lecture topics are reinforced with


& INTEGRATION

workshops throughout the day


Questions relating the course material to
the old user interface are encouraged

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ASPEN SCM

Course Number: Custom SM905

Building a Planning Model Duration: 3 days

Approach: Services-Led

Level: Advanced

The training approach for this topic requires more flexibility than a public course can provide.
This course description is offered to provide a starting point in considering training needs.
Please contact a training coordinator so that AspenTechs Global Services team can propose an
appropriate agenda and approach according to your specific needs.

Course Overview Approach


Learn how to identify and solve problems in View and analyze production and
distribution and production planning distribution networks
Learn how these problems lend themselves Basic examples and exercises explain
to linear programming solutions matrix generation, optimization, and report
generation
Course Benefits Provide examples of Expert System rules
Provides a generic introduction to the for modifying planning model formulations,
Aspen SCM planning module capabilities controlling the solution process, and
Reviews Linear Programming (LP) basics interpreting solutions
Fulfills prerequisite for subsequent Aspen
SCM courses and certification Prerequisites
Should have extensive experience of using
Who Should Attend LP planning models
Managers, planners, implementers, and
modelers

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ASPEN SCM

Course Number: SCM906

ENGINEERING
Configuring aspenONE Supply Duration: 4 days
Chain Management CEUs Awarded: 2.8
Applications
Level: Advanced

MANUFACTURING APC
The training approach for this topic requires more flexibility than a public course can provide.
This course description is offered to provide a starting point in considering training needs.
Please contact a training coordinator so that AspenTechs Global Services team can propose an
appropriate agenda and approach according to your specific needs.

Course Overview Approach

MANUFACTURING PM&E
Learn how to configure Aspen SCM Provides extensive hands-on and realistic
applications problem solving exercises around principle
Understand the available development topic areas
tools Detailed course notes are provided
Move data in and out of applications Course is highly intensive please make
Manipulate data via commands, macros, travel arrangements to allow for two full
and rules days attendance
Design user interfaces via dialogs, graphs,
menus, workspaces and reports

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Prerequisites
Use application basics such as utility Understand navigation & functionality of
programs, case size management, and Aspen SCM applications
security Some programming skills

Course Benefits
Rapidly apply skills to Aspen SCM
applications
P&S PETROLEUM

Be able to participate actively in the


design and execution of projects involving
development of Aspen SCM applications

Who Should Attend


Modelers, implementers, or system
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

programmers
& INTEGRATION

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ASPEN SUPPLY CHAIN PLANNER

Course Number: Custom SM912

Implementing Duration: 2.5 days


Aspen Supply Planner Approach: Services-Led

Level: Intermediate

The training approach for this topic requires more flexibility than a public course can provide.
This course description is offered to provide a starting point in considering training needs.
Please contact a training coordinator so that AspenTechs Global Services team can propose an
appropriate agenda and approach according to your specific needs.

Course Overview Approach


Learn how to configure Aspen Supply A complete run-through of setting up all
Planner to solve production and functionality within the Aspen Supply
distribution planning problems Planner tool
Learn how to set up time structures, data Basic examples and exercises explain
entry, new formulations, reports, and report how to setup data maintenance, model
publishing generation, model optimization, scenario
creation, and structured scenario analysis
Course Benefits Modular approach; each section is
Be able to support an existing discussed in a cookbook type fashion
implementation of the Aspen Supply Learning takes place through a series
Planner of PowerPoint based lecture sessions
Gain an implementers perspective to reinforced by practical hands-on sessions
modeling decisions that must be made and demonstrations
when setting up Aspen Supply Planner
Save time and effort in initial or change Prerequisites
implementation through being able to Attend Configuring Aspen Supply Chain
avoid the most common pitfalls of the Management Applications training course
implementation process

Who Should Attend


Business Modelers and Analysts interested
in:
- Configuring their own Aspen Supply
Planner models
- Maintaining an existin implementation
- Extending an existing implementation

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ASPEN SUPPLY CHAIN PLANNER

Course Number: Custom SM913

ENGINEERING
Using Aspen Duration: 2 days
Supply Planner Approach: Services-Led

Level: Introductory

MANUFACTURING APC
The training approach for this topic requires more flexibility than a public course can provide.
This course description is offered to provide a starting point in considering training needs.
Please contact a training coordinator so that AspenTechs Global Services team can propose an
appropriate agenda and approach according to your specific needs.

Course Overview Who Should Attend

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After a taking this course, a user of Business Managers
Aspen Supply Planner will be able to use Project Managers
a preconfigured Aspen Supply Planner Supply Planners (end users)
system to solve production and distribution
planning problems Approach
After taking this course, a user of Aspen Gain a generic introduction to the complete
Supply Planner will be able to use the capabilities of Aspen Supply Planner
Aspen Supply Planner to generate and including structured data integration,
analyze scenarios as part of a structured

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optimization, advanced reporting, and
scenario planning process scenario generation
Discuss the typical business decisions that
Course Benefits must be made to create mathematical
Creates the foundation for an improved models of planning problems
planning process, where more time is Basic examples and exercises explain
spent analyzing scenarios rather than on data maintenance, model generation,
gathering data model optimization, scenario creation, and
P&S PETROLEUM

Provides exposure to a variety of SP structured scenario analysis


business process design options, and an Learning takes place through a series
overview of how to most efficiently use the of PowerPoint based lecture sessions,
Supply Planner for business planning reinforced by practical hands-on sessions
Derive the full benefits of Aspen Supply and demonstrations.
Planner, using structured scenario analysis
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

methodology
Prerequisites
& INTEGRATION

None

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Planning and
Scheduling -
Petroleum Courses

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ASPEN PETROLEUM SCHEDULER

Course Number: RBS121

ENGINEERING
Aspen Petroleum Scheduler: Duration: 5 days
Building and Using Models CEUs Awarded: 3.5

Level: Introductory

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Approach
The course is divided into two parts: Instruction on basic topics
PART I leads you step-by-step through Instructor-guided demonstrations of
building a model of a medium conversion features
refinery and scheduling the refinery Hands-on exercises
operations in Aspen Petroleum Scheduler A comprehensive training manual

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PART II provides instruction on modeling
solutions for both common and unique Prerequisites
configuration and scheduling logic Microsoft Excel proficiency
problems General knowledge of Microsoft Access
Awareness of the interaction between
Course Benefits refining technology operations and
Set up your processes in Aspen Petroleum planning is strongly recommended
Scheduler and observe the following benefits:
Increased throughput

P&S CHEMICAL
Improved block switching
Reduction of quality giveaway
Elimination of crisis decision making
Better control over inventories
Reduced demurrage
Ability to evaluate special opportunities
P&S PETROLEUM

Who Should Attend


Course is designed for Aspen Petroleum
Scheduler model builders, administrators,
and schedulers supporting the system
LICENSING, INSTALLATION
& INTEGRATION

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ASPEN PIMS

Course Number: RPA100

Essential PIMS and Economic Duration: 2 days


Analysis for Managers & CEUs Awarded: 1.4
Economist
Level: Introductory

Course Overview Approach


Recognize what Aspen PIMS is, who uses Instruction on principle topics
it, and how it is used Hands-on problem solving approach allows
Gain familiarity with key Aspen PIMS the student to gain an understanding of
tables and formats how to apply constrains and setup Aspen
Identify and explain basic Aspen PIMS PIMS cases
cases Class workshop problems are designed to
Analyze and interpret information from illustrate how to run Aspen PIMS and use
Aspen PIMS reports and PIMS Platinum the results for economic analysis
Perform basic economic evaluations using
Aspen PIMS results Prerequisites
Provide an overview of Aspen PIMS A basic understanding of Microsoft
Platinum Windows and a working knowledge of
Microsoft Excel, together with a general
Course Benefits awareness of the interaction between
Learn basic navigation of PIMS petrochemical technology operations and
Apply constraints to an existing PIMS planning is strongly suggested
model
Execute various case scenarios and analyze
information from Aspen PIMS reports
Perform basic economic evaluations

Who Should Attend


Managers and non-technical personnel
who have no experience in linear
programming. This course provides a basic
understanding of how to use an existing
Aspen PIMS model for economic analysis

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ASPEN PIMS

Course Number: RPA101

ENGINEERING
Aspen PIMS: Duration: 5 days
Introduction to CEUs Awarded: 3.5
Refinery Planning
Level: Introductory

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Approach
Build refinery Linear Programming (LP) Instruction on principle topics
planning models in Aspen PIMS to generate Hands-on problem solving approach allows
optimum plans including evaluating the student to gain an understanding of the
alternative crudes, intermediate feedstocks, most important Aspen PIMS data tables,
outside blendstocks, process units, menu options and reports

MANUFACTURING PM&E
products, and markets The class problems are designed to
Develop LP structure in order to solve illustrate how to model and resolve real
optimization problem including interpreting world planning problems and also how to
and analyzing the LP solutions interpret and troubleshoot LP
Review data tables and structures required
to build and maintain a model
Prerequisites
Understand the structures for developing
A basic understanding of Microsoft
crude distillation architecture, product
Windows and a working knowledge of
blending, typical refinery process units,

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Microsoft Excel, together with a general
pooling, vector and delta based models
awareness of the interaction between
refining technology operations and
Course Benefits planning is strongly suggested
Learn LP fundamentals and gain familiarity
with key Aspen PIMS tables and formats
Develop simple Aspen PIMS model and
understand how the matrix structures are
P&S PETROLEUM

generated
Execute and troubleshoot various case
scenarios and analyze information from
Aspen PIMS reports
Perform basic economic evaluations

Who Should Attend


LICENSING, INSTALLATION

Technical as well as non-technical


& INTEGRATION

personnel who have no experience in linear


programming. Also, this course provides
a person who is knowledgeable in LP (but
not necessarily knowledgeable in Aspen
PIMS) with a quick way to gain a good
understanding of the system

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ASPEN PIMS

Course Number: RPA102

Introduction to Aspen PIMS Duration: 3.5 days


for Petrochemical Planning CEUs Awarded: 2.45

Level: Introductory

Course Overview Approach


Build petrochemical planning models in Instruction on principle topics
Aspen PIMS to generate optimum plans Hands-on problem solving approach allows
including evaluating alternative feeds, the student to gain an understanding of the
process units, products, and markets most important Aspen PIMS data tables,
Develop Linear Programming (LP) structure menu options and reports
in order to solve optimization problem Class workshop problems are designed to
including interpreting and analyzing the LP illustrate how to model and resolve real
solutions world planning problems and also how to
Review data tables and structures required interpret and troubleshoot LP solutions
to build and maintain a model
Understand the structures for developing Prerequisites
typical petrochemical process units A basic understanding of Microsoft
like pooling, delta based models, and Windows and a working knowledge of
compositional recursion Microsoft Excel, together with a general
awareness of the interaction between
Course Benefits petrochemical technology operations and
Learn LP fundamentals and gain familiarity planning is strongly suggested
with key Aspen PIMS tables and formats
Develop simple Aspen PIMS model and
understand how the matrix structures are
generated
Execute and troubleshoot various case
scenarios and analyze information from
Aspen PIMS reports
Perform basic economic evaluations

Who Should Attend


Technical as well as non-technical
personnel who have no experience in linear
programming. Also, this course provides
a person who is knowledgeable in LP (but
not necessarily knowledgeable in Aspen
PIMS) with a quick way to gain a good
understanding of the system

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ASPEN PIMS

Course Number: RPA201

ENGINEERING
Aspen PIMS: Duration: 5 days
Solving Refinery CEUs Awarded: 3.5
Planning Problems
Level: Intermediate

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Approach
To provide an intensive problem-solving This course is oriented toward the practical
workshop designed for the experienced aspects of refinery operations and planning
Aspen PIMS user. Detailed emphasis is Challenging class problems have been
placed on reviewing Aspen PIMS modeling designed to illustrate advanced modeling
techniques and troubleshooting errors and techniques which are used to solve real

MANUFACTURING PM&E
warnings in models planning problems. Students learn how
Aspen PIMS table entries impact the model
Course Benefits at the matrix level
Learn how to correctly use intermediate This course also covers approaches to
level Aspen PIMS tables debugging and troubleshooting an Aspen
Develop more sophisticated Aspen PIMS PIMS model. One of the workshop sessions
models and understand how the matrix leads the student through analytical steps
structures are generated required to debug a model
Perform basic economic evaluations

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Develop troubleshooting skills to analyze Prerequisites
and solve model problems Must have attended RPA101 Aspen PIMS:
Introduction to Refinery Planning
Who Should Attend Attendee should have a good
Participants will typically know how to use understanding of refinery operations and of
Aspen PIMS but would like a more detailed the basics needed to operate Aspen PIMS
understanding of the inner workings of
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the Aspen PIMS system and would like


to review examples of how to solve more
difficult problems
LICENSING, INSTALLATION
& INTEGRATION

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ASPEN PIMS

Course Number: RPA206

Multi-Period Refinery Duration: 2 days


Modeling with Aspen PIMS CEUs Awarded: 1.4

Level: Intermediate

Course Overview Approach


Explain multi-period refinery modeling This course is oriented toward the practical
techniques using Aspen PPIMS aspects of refinery operations and planning
Implement intermediate Aspen PPIMS Challenging class problems have been
modeling techniques to solve real planning designed to illustrate advanced modeling
issues techniques which are used to solve real
Apply constraints to the model using a planning problems. Students learn how
variety of miscellaneous tables Aspen PPIMS table entries impact the
model at the matrix level
Course Benefits
Learn how to build and analyze a multi- Prerequisites
period LP models. Each major topic has Must have attended RPA101 Aspen PIMS:
hands-on computer lab Introduction to Refinery Planning
Optimize your operating variables from Attendee should have a good
period-to-period by identifying inventory understanding of refinery operations and of
holding costs and present value factors the basics needed to operate Aspen PIMS
Transfer inventory from period-to-period
Control blending recipes across multiple
periods

Who Should Attend


Participants will typically know how to use
Aspen PIMS but would like a more detailed
understanding of the inner workings of
the Aspen PIMS system and would like
to review examples of how to solve more
difficult problems

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ASPEN PIMS REGIONAL OPTIMZER

Course Number: RPA207

ENGINEERING
Multiple Planet Planning with Duration: 2 days
Aspen MPIMS CEUs Awarded: 1.4

Level: Intermediate

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Prerequisites
Learn how to use Aspen MPIMS to solve Prior attendance of RPA101 Aspen PIMS:
planning problems spanning multiple Introduction to Refinery Planning
plants
Suggested Subsequent Courses
Course Benefits RPA201 Aspen PIMS: Solving Refinery

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Integrate the planning models of individual Planning Problems
plants leads to the benefit of truer, system- RPA301 Aspen PIMS: Advanced Refinery
wide optimization Planning Models
Improve corporate supply and demand
planning accuracy with inter plant transfers
and depot modeling
Develop on-site expertise to support in-
house implementation of changes

P&S CHEMICAL
Who Should Attend
Corporate Planners
Planners of Manufacturing Complexes
Modelers who build or maintain multiple-
plant planning models

Approach
P&S PETROLEUM

Course notes containing lecture materials,


examples, and workshops are distributed
Basic examples and exercises are use to
demonstrate the capabilities of Aspen
MPIMS
Lecture topics are reinforced with
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

workshops throughout the day


& INTEGRATION

Questions relating the course material to


real life problems are encouraged

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ASPEN PIMS

Course Number: RPA208


Aspen PIMS Platinum and
Duration: 1 day
Assay Manager for
Experienced Aspen PIMS CEUs Awarded: 0.7
Users
Level: Intermediate

Course Overview Approach


Introduce Aspen PIMS Platinum This class teaches experienced Aspen
functionality and learn to customize it PIMS users how to use Aspen PIMS
Run a case using Aspen PIMS Platinum Platinum and Assay Manager
Case Runner Hands-on problem solving approach allows
Integrate Aspen Assay Management into the student to use Aspen PIMS Platinum
your existing Aspen PIMS workflow with existing Aspen PIMS models.
Execute a Spot Crude Evaluation using The class problems are designed to
Aspen PIMS Platinum illustrate how to integrate and examine real
Modify assay data using Aspen Assay world planning problems and how to
Management interpret and troubleshoot planning data
using Aspen PIMS Platinum.
Course Benefits
Experienced Aspen PIMS users learn how Prerequisites
to use Aspen PIMS Platinum to quickly Students should have a good understanding
view Aspen PIMS results of Aspen PIMS and the data they will
Learn how to develop Aspen PIMS interpret from Aspen PIMS Platinum
Platinum dashboards to show customized Understanding of assay data and it usage
parameters within Aspen PIMS is recommended
Understand how to execute a case using
Platinum Case Runner
Learn how to modify existing assay
data, add new assay data, or run spot
crude evaluations using Aspen PIMS Assay
Manager.

Who Should Attend


Aspen PIMS Planners or Managers who
would like to understand the new features
available
Aspen PIMS users who also manage assay
data for their LP model

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ASPEN PIMS

Course Number: RPA221

ENGINEERING
Aspen PIMS: Duration: 2 days
Solving Refinery CEUs Awarded: 1.4
Planning Problems
Level: Intermediate

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Approach
Provides an in-depth exploration of the Class lectures describe the differences
capabilities of Aspen PIMS Advanced between standard Aspen PIMS using
Optimization Distributed Recursion and Aspen PIMS
How-to training on advanced optimization Advanced Optimization using the XNLP
analysis, including parametric framework, and focus on the use of the new

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programming, ranging analysis, goal functionality
programming, and feedstock basket The features of Aspen PIMS Advanced
reduction Optimization are thoroughly described in
lectures and demonstrations
Course Benefits Class problems are designed to familiarize
Review limitations of distributed recursion the student with the features of Aspen
modeling framework and motivations for PIMS Advanced Optimization. Time is
introducing XNLP allotted to allow the student to explore
Gain familiarity with the XNLP and XSLP these features

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technologies
Use advanced optimization analysis Prerequisites
tools to evaluate deviations from optimal Must have attended RPA101 Aspen PIMS:
solution Introduction to Refinery Planning

Who Should Attend


Participants will typically know how to use
P&S PETROLEUM

Aspen PIMS and wish to take advantage


of the expanded capabilities of the Aspen
PIMS Advanced Optimization software
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& INTEGRATION

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ASPEN PIMS

Course Number: RPA301

Aspen PIMS: Advanced Duration: 5 days


Refinery Planning Models CEUs Awarded: 3.5

Level: Intermediate

Course Overview Who Should Attend


Debug properties recursion and error The participant should have a good
distribution structure and problems understanding of optimization and Aspen
Address mixed integer situations using PIMS. Typically, participants have many
Aspen PIMS MIP capabilities years of optimization experience and are
Apply Aspen Blend Model Library and concerned with the more detailed aspects
other blending techniques to model of the system. Many participants have
rigorous blending taken RPA101 Aspen PIMS: Introduction to
Troubleshoot and solve modeling and Refinery Planning and RPA201 Aspen PIMS:
convergence problems using Aspen PIMS Solving Refinery Planning Problems and
reports and tools want to learn about additional techniques
Model special situations that require non- used to model difficult planning problems
standard structure
Use Aspen PIMSs non-linear Approach
functionalities Lectures and class discussions allow the
Review solution analysis using Aspen participants to share questions and ideas
PIMS-Advanced Optimization tools on how to implement model structure to
Manage local optima problems in the DR solve difficult problems
and AO environments The class problems are designed to
Convert to and handle models in Extended illustrate advanced modeling and
Tags format troubleshooting techniques

Course Benefits
Prerequisites
Learn to apply advanced modeling
Must have attended RPA201 Aspen PIMS:
techniques
Solving Refinery Planning Problems plus
Understand how to model various
extensive experience using Aspen PIMS
situations in both DR and using Aspen
PIMS Advanced Optimization techniques
Enhance business value of your Aspen
PIMS software by understanding and
utilizing appropriate features

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ASPEN PETROLEUM SCHEDULER

Course Number: RBS101

ENGINEERING
Aspen Petroleum Scheduler: Duration: 2 days
Using Models for Daily CEUs Awarded: 1.4
Scheduling
Level: Introductory

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Approach
Gain familiarity with key Aspen Petroleum Instruction on basic topics
Scheduler database and interfaces: Event Instructor-guided demonstrations of
and Flowsheet features
Practice building and simulating a refinery Hands-on exercises
model A comprehensive training manual

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Perform exercises in scheduling a variety of The course is divided into two parts:
event types - PART I leads you step-by-step
Simulate/publish a schedule to the results through building a model of a medium
database conversion refinery and scheduling
Recognize and understand how Aspen the refinery operations in Aspen
Petroleum Scheduler facilities the overall Petroleum Scheduler
planning and scheduling work process - PART II explains different processes
including: simulation, publishing,
Course Benefits overall scheduling and integration

P&S CHEMICAL
Set up your processes in Aspen tools to build reports, getting data
Petroleum Scheduler and observe from tables, importing event and
the following benefits: inventories
- Increased throughput
- Improved block switching Prerequisites
- Reduction of quality giveaway Microsoft Excel proficiency
- Elimination of crisis decision making General knowledge of Microsoft Access
P&S PETROLEUM

- Better control over inventories Awareness of the interaction between


- Reduced demurrage refining technology operations and
- Ability to evaluate special planning is strongly recommended
opportunities

Who Should Attend


LICENSING, INSTALLATION

Course is designed for anyone interested


in learning how to use Aspen Petroleum
& INTEGRATION

Scheduler (APS): Event and Flow Sheet


Interfaces.
Scheduling professionals that want to gain
experience using APS - A Day in the Life
of an APS Scheduler

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ASPEN PETROLEUM SCHEDULER

Course Number: RBS131

Aspen Reinery Multi-Blend Duration: 2 days


Optimizer: Blend Planning and CEUs Awarded: 1.4
Scheduling
Level: Introductory

Course Overview Approach


Configure and build an MBO model with all Instructor led tuition on basic topics
the necessary components to run the Instructor-guided demonstrations of
optimizer features
Import data from Aspen Petroleum Hands-on exercises
Scheduler
Set baseline conditions for the simulation Prerequisites
Define all the MBO event types necessary Basic understanding of blend scheduling
to develop a blend schedule Working knowledge of Microsoft Access
Run both the MBO and SBO optimizers and Microsoft Excel
Use a number of different MBO reports to
interpret results and troubleshoot
infeasibilities
Use Cases and States to run what if
scenarios

Course Benefits
Improved productivity by using Aspen
MBO for blend scheduling in most efficient
way
Provides a consistent mechanism for a
client company to introduce new blend
schedulers to blending and Aspen MBO

Who Should Attend


Course is designed for Aspen MBO model
administrators and/or blend schedulers

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ASPEN PETROLEUM SUPPLY CHAIN PLANNER

Course Number: RPA135


Economic Optimization of

ENGINEERING
Duration: 4 days
Distribution and Transporation
Networks Using Aspen CEUs Awarded: 2.8
Petroleum Supply Chain Planner Level: Introductory

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Approach
Provide an introduction to the Aspen Introduction to Aspen Petroleum Supply
Petroleum Supply Chain Planner (PSCP) Chain Planner functionality and basic
system and its application for business Linear Programming concepts
problems. Emphasis is placed on learning Hands-on problem solving approach allows
how to use the Aspen Petroleum Supply the student to gain an understanding of

MANUFACTURING PM&E
Chain Planner system to solve typical the most common business problems and
primary distribution and transportation how to solve them using Aspen Petroleum
planning problems of refinery products Supply Chain Planning data tables, menu
options and reports
Who Should Attend
Technical as well as non-technical Prerequisites
personnel who work with planning of None
refinery product distribution transportation
networks. An understanding of Linear

P&S CHEMICAL
Programming (LP) is not required

P&S PETROLEUM
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& INTEGRATION

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ASPEN OPERATIONS RECONCILIATION AND ACCOUNTING

Course Number: RPA151

Aspen AORA: Duration: 3 days


Operations Reconcilliation CEUs Awarded: 2.1
and Accounting
Level: Introductory

Course Overview Approach


Aspen Operations Reconciliation and Explain the basic principles of the AORA
Accounting (AORA) is used to reconcile system and database and re-enforce them
refinery production data (from mass balances/ through hands-on activities using AORA,
simulations) with plant accounting data. This the AORA Expert System, and the AORA
course will help you to: Reporter
Work effectively with AORA. The course AORA v2007.1 is used as an example
forms the basis for your expertise in this system
graphical, expert-system operations A view of a small refinery sample model is
reconciliation and accounting system presented to demonstrate the navigation
Acquire skills enabling you to configure features of AORA, such as zooming and
and use an AORA model to store, retain searching for objects.
history and present operations accounting Outline techniques for system maintenance
information and management, and provide opportunities
Supervise and maintain an AORA system to try these out on demonstration models
Illustrate and practice different methods of
Course Benefits accessing and editing model information
Maximize the value of the product through Explain the process of entering daily
awareness and appropriate utilization of operations data using the list box method
features within AORA
On-site expertise reduces down-time and Discuss other methods of data entry
enables more effective system support including the AORA Spreadsheet Interface,
Be able to modify the configuration to meet the AORA Excel Add-in and AORA Connect
evolving needs Demonstrate the Expert System features
Learn the latest troubleshooting tips and controls
increase productivity Review the standard methods for reviewing
and modifying reconciliation results in order
to reach an overall balance
Who Should Attend
Show how to obtain data using AORA
Yield accountants
Reporter
Yield analysts
Production accounting supervisors
System integrators and prospective system Prerequisites
integrators Attendees should be familiar with
Anyone evaluating or supporting an AORA Microsoft Windows 2000 or Windows
system XP system administration techniques
System administrators responsible for such as adding users
maintaining AORA systems

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ASPEN REPORT WRITER

Course Number: RPA153

ENGINEERING
Aspen Report Writer for Duration: 1 day
Aspen PIMS CEUs Awarded: 0.7

Level: Introductory

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Approach
Understand the Aspen Report Writer Class lectures describe the Report Writer
functionalities and the retrieved data functionalities;
structure Discussion and demonstrations to review
Examine the Report Writer setup the different types of functions.
requirements Class problems are designed to familiarize

MANUFACTURING PM&E
Explore the use of different types of Report the student with the features of Aspen
Writer functions Report Writer. Time is allotted to allow the
student to explore these features
Course Benefits
Understand how to setup Report Writer Prerequisites
Build Report Writer templates to generate Current PIMS User
the customer reports in Excel format

Who Should Attend

P&S CHEMICAL
Participants will typically know how to
use Aspen PIMS and wish to create a
customer reports based on PIMS result

P&S PETROLEUM
LICENSING, INSTALLATION
& INTEGRATION

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Licensing,
Installation
& Integration

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ASPEN ROLE-BASED VISUALIZATION

Course Number: MES222

ENGINEERING
Building Content for Aspen Duration: 3 days
Role Based Visualization CEUs Awarded: 1.4

Level: Intermediate

MANUFACTURING APC
Course Overview Approach
Learn how to improve users access to Course is aimed at experienced web
critical information through the ability administrators
to build display items and navigational Class is instructor-led with lectures and
systems in Aspen RBV using: workshops
- Web Parts Each main section has a walk-through end-

MANUFACTURING PM&E
- Operation Dashboards to-end example, or a hands-on workshop,
- Aspen IP.21 Process Browser graphics, using standard example data, that provides
plots and lists useful practical experience and extends the
Acquire basic techniques needed coverage of content
for implementing Aspen Role Based No prior knowledge of Aspen IP.21 Process
Visualization (RBV) modules Browser in standalone mode is assumed;
Learn how to construct a navigational all the necessary skills and concepts are
structure using an S95 hierarchy with presented
Aspen Master Data Manager (mMDM) Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services

P&S CHEMICAL
Gain operational overview of SharePoint 3.0 is used as an example portal
Services throughout the course, however the
general principles will be useful to
Course Benefits Microsoft SharePoint (MOSS) portal
Effective user visualization of your users
process and business parameters is key
to maximizing the benefits from many Prerequisites
P&S PETROLEUM

technical initiatives Experience in deploying web-based


Ability to build, maintain and extend an applications in a corporate environment is
Aspen RBV system in-house reduces costs expected
and protects existing investment Prior participation in Microsoft SharePoint
training, while not an absolute prerequisite,
Who Should Attend will allow the student to gain more from the
LICENSING, INSTALLATION

Anyone responsible for constructing or course


maintaining integrated web-based user
& INTEGRATION

interfaces within enterprise information Suggested Subsequent Courses


systems Subsequent training is tailored to the needs
Business Managers beginning (or of the customer by the Aspen Professional
considering) a project using an aspenONE Services organization on request
solution or other new integration project

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SLM

Course Number: SLM101

Aspen Software License Duration: 2 days


Management and Approach: 1.4
Deployment
Level: Introductory

Course Overview Approach


Learn to install and configure SLM for both Instruction on basic topics using examples
network and standalone licenses from the latest product release
Learn to configure a network server Discussion about the general approach
Learn the basic and advanced installation and the key elements for a successful
options installation
Provides information on the types of Observe how the product features
licenses offered contribute to an efficient installation/
configuration through instructor-guided
Course Benefits demonstrations
Obtain a good working knowledge of the Hands-on workshops provide students
installation and configuration process. with many opportunities to setup a license
Develop an understanding of the system server, configure a client machine, etc.
requirements and to apply concepts learned in seminar
Reduce installation time sessions
IMPROVE USER EXPERIENCE
Prerequisites
None
Who Should Attend
System Administrators and/or persons
responsible for installing and maintaining
the aspenOne software

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