Workshop sponsor: The workshop is sponsored by the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR), an association of manufacturers, designers, contractors and end users of industrial refrigeration equipment and systems.
Workshop leader: The director of our workshop is Professor Donald L. Fenton of Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS. For answers to questions about the program content, please contact Don at (785) 341-8375 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Internet-based Workshop platform: All sessions will take place as a synchronous online education program administered by the IIAR Staff at iiar.org.
Director and Instructor: Don Fenton, Kansas State University (Manhattan, KS)
Ryan Sherry, Gartner Refrigeration (Plymouth, MN)
Zan Liu, APX Cooling Technologies (Overland Park, KS)
TBD, Preston Refrigeration (Kansas City, MO)
Gary Chafee, Vilter Manufacturing (Hermitage, TN)
John Kollasch, EVAPCO Alcoil (York, PA)
Schedule: The workshop begins Monday, February 13, 12:00 PM-5:00 PM Eastern (U.S.) time, through Friday, February 17. We’ll reconvene on Monday, February 20, 12:00 PM-5:00 PM through Thursday, February 23. Short evening study assignments will be typical.
NOTE: Of special interest is the optional "Quick-Start" pre-recorded presentation that is recommended as a technical introduction or a refresher session covering refrigeration fundamentals.
All materials will be made available via the IIAR Learning Management System platform. Details on accessing these resources will be emailed directly to each participant after registration.
This program will be delivered live online through the IIAR Learning Management System during the dates and times noted below. Each participant will be expected to interact in real-time with instructors and other participants. Each student is required to have access to a digital resource allowing audio and visual communication. Each participant will be automatically placed on mute at the beginning of each session with the ability to unmute themselves to ask questions directly to the instructor. More information regarding online etiquette and IT requirements will be included in supplemental materials emailed to each participant after registration.
ALL TIMES EASTERN U.S.
Monday, February 13, 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
Topics: Refrigeration load calculation, food refrigeration, design project, refrigerated facilities
Tuesday, February 14, 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
Topics: Refrigeration cycle, design project refrigeration loads, facility construction features
Wednesday, February 15, 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
Topics: Evaporator coils, air-coil construction, liquid recirculation, application of air cooling coils
Thursday, February 16, 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
Topics: Psychometrics, selection of design project evaporators, coil defrost controls, two-stage and cascade refrigeration
Friday, February 17, 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
Topics: Refrigerant line pressure drop, liquid recirculation systems, vessel design, recommended practices
Monday, February 20, 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
Topics: Piping, vessel, and pump selection for project, energy conservation, safety
Tuesday, February 21, 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
Topics: Reciprocating compressors, performance of condensers, operation and construction of condensers
Wednesday, February 22, 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
Topics: Screw compressors, application of screw compressors, application of evaporative condensers
Thursday, February 23, 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
Topics: Refrigerant choices, selection of compressors for design project, selection of condensers for design project
Workshop cost: The cost of the workshop is $1,495 for IIAR Members and $1,995 for non-IIAR members. Discounts apply to more than three people from the same organization; contact IIAR for pricing (email@example.com).
There are three ways to register:
1. Register ONLINE by going to www.iiar.org and click on “Registration.”
2. CALL IIAR directly at +1 (703) 312-4200
3. Send an EMAIL to IIAR at firstname.lastname@example.org
In order to encourage so that personal contact between the participants and staff, registration is limited. Early registration is encouraged. Registration will be on a first-come-first-served basis. Payment must be made to reserve space.
Refund/Cancellation Policy: If you must cancel your registration, please do so as soon as possible. The cancellation policy is: Full refund if canceled by December 30, 2022; $200 cancellation charge between December 30, 2022, and January 20, 2023; and no refunds offered after January 20, 2023. A substitute may replace the original registrant with a written request.
Required Textbooks: All participants will be required to have access to the Industrial Refrigeration Handbook by Wilbert F. Stoecker, available as a hard copy at Amazon and as an E-textbook at VitalSource, among others sellers.