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The 2006 AFRC International Symposium “Revamp and Innovative Design of Fired Equipment” will be held on October 16 – 18, 2006 in Houston, Texas, USA at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center  hosted by Heat Transfer Research, Inc. & Co-chaired by Nathan W. Kidd and R. Stanley Kistler.

The symposium offers more than 15 sessions, including papers on:
• Method evaluation and updates
• Simulations and case studies
• Energy efficiency  
• NOx reduction
• Flare practices and designs
• Flameless combustion
• Oxy-combustion
• Flame spectroscopy

These papers will be presented by representatives from industry and academia, including:

John Zink Company.  Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas • Great Southern Flameless LLC • Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada. ConocoPhillips • Gas Technology Institute• University of Illinois at Chicago. WS Inc .• Alion Science & Technology • CD-adapco • Increase Performance, Inc .• Oryxe Energy International. Air Liquide R&D. MEFOS • Massachusetts Institute of Technology. University of Pisa • Heat Transfer Research, Inc. • CANMET Energy Technology Center, Ottowa, ON, Canada

Attendees may register for a free half-day workshop on Xfh®, HTRI’s software for fired heater simulation.

Go to the website www.HTRI.net/AFRC or http://www.calendar.ifrf.net/event.html?id=169 for additional information.