North and West Yorkshire (UK)

Webinar: Steam Fundamentals

Webinar: Steam Fundamentals
  • Date From 21st January 2021
  • Date To 21st January 2021
  • Price Free of charge, open to all.
  • Location Online: 18:00 GMT. Duration: 1 hour.


A broad and basic/entry level presentation giving a good introduction and overview of the physical properties of steam; why it is widely used as a heat transfer media and typical applications; moving on to understand basic steam generation and boiler operation and how / why the condition of steam produced is important to the process and distribution network. This is number one in a series of seven presentations, which can also be presented should there be the interest.


Daniel Wells, National Consultant Specialist UK & ROI, Spirax Sarco

Dan Wells is the National Consultant Specialist for Spirax Sarco, providing Educational; Technical and Commercial support for Consultant Design Engineers; EPCs and Contractors across the UK. Working closely with the Spirax Sarco’s Area Engineering & Project Teams, Dan has many years’ experience with a broad range of Industrial Applications, working across many Engineering Disciplines. For more information please see here.

The material presented in this webinar has not been peer-reviewed. Any opinions are the presenter’s own and do not necessarily represent those of IChemE or the North and West Yorkshire Members Group. The information is given in good faith but without any liability on the part of IChemE.

Intended audience

Design Engineers; Installing Contractors; Project Managers; C&I Engineers; Commissioning Engineers; Quality Engineers; Process Engineers; Production Managers; Utility Engineers; Boilerhouse Operators; Carbon, Energy & Sustainability Managers; Health & Safety Managers will all gain a high-level understanding of how (un)reliable design, maintenance & operation of their Steam Generation System can impact on their individual objectives.

Learning Objectives: This is an entry level presentation, aimed at those who may have never interacted with a steam system previously, or who may benefit from a refresher. This is also a good foundation for those considering moving on to the remaining seven topics on the subject of steam in our suite of presentations.


18:00—19:00 GMT.


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