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311-Counterflow Natural Draft Cooling Towers - For Electric Power Generating Plants

By: John W. Cooper, Jr., P.E.

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Course Objective

The objective of this continuing education course, Counterflow Natural Draft Cooling Towers, is to fortify the technical expertise of the professional engineer in the area of counterflow natural draft cooling tower maintenance and thermal performance enhancement.

Course Description

This is a Spotlight Course of the Week (Expires: 1/25/2019)
311-Counterflow Natural Draft Cooling Towers - For Electric Power Generating Plants
This course represents the second in a series of cooling tower-related training courses developed by John Cooper, one of the world’s most experienced natural draft cooling tower thermal and hydraulic design engineers.  Formally trained in the Federal Republic of Germany, where the framework for modern cooling tower thermodynamics originated, John’s SunCam courses include numerous photographs and quality drawings as an accompaniment to his description of counterflow natural draft cooling tower maintenance issues and thermal upgrade strategies.



This Course Includes:
•    A review of the Belgian technology incorporated in 61 U.S. counterflow natural draft cooling towers
•    History of the evolution of counterflow natural draft cooling tower designs
•    Descriptions of maintenance issues associated with asbestos-cement cooling tower fill, piping, and drift eliminators
•    Water quality guidelines required to ensure durability of asbestos-cement cooling tower components
•    Identification of fill installation workmanship issues that impact natural draft cooling tower thermal performance
•    Recommended design modifications for counterflow natural draft cooling tower thermal performance enhancement

311-Counterflow Natural Draft Cooling Towers - For Electric Power Generating Plants
Ronald Ploof
12/21/2018
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excellent operations and maintenance information
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311-Counterflow Natural Draft Cooling Towers - For Electric Power Generating Plants
12/02/2018
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311-Counterflow Natural Draft Cooling Towers - For Electric Power Generating Plants
Greg Poniatowski
07/11/2018
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Very well prepared and informative.
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311-Counterflow Natural Draft Cooling Towers - For Electric Power Generating Plants
Mark A.
04/18/2018
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Enhanced my knowledge of cooling tower design and maintenance. Photos were very useful in understanding the text.
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Engineering Course Approvals
  • This course is accepted for engineering continuing education credit in all states.
  • Ohio rules allow only 6-hours of unsupervised online courses such as this course per license renewal period

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