IHEA’s Fundamentals of Industrial Process Heating, a six-week long online learning course, will begin on October 27. The Web-based course allows attendees to view sessions on-demand.

This class provides an overview of the fundamentals of heat transfer, fuels and combustion, energy use, furnace design, refractories, automatic control and atmospheres as applied to industrial process heating. Students will gain a basic understanding of heat transfer principles, fuels and combustion equipment, electric heating, and instrumentation and control for efficient operation of furnaces and ovens in process heating.

For complete course description, visit www.ihea.org. Students will also earn PDHs for passing the course. The registration fee ($700 for IHEA members; $875 for nonmembers) includes course instruction, live interaction with the trainer, class forums to interact with other students, plus an electronic copy of IHEA's Fundamentals of Process Heating Course Handbook.