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Emerson Steam University<br>Virtual Series
Steam University is a comprehensive introduction to final control applications in steam systems. The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of key steam generation and distribution applications, including boiler blowdown, boiler level monitoring, pressure relief, steam trapping, pump protection and pressure reduction.

This course includes real-world examples, best practices, selection criteria and maintenance tips for effective operation.

Join us for this expert-led virtual series, Emerson Steam Universityfrom May 24th - May 28th at 10AM daily and explore how you can improve efficiency and reliability, increase production, and reduce down time.

Session Topics Include

  • Introduction to Steam Systems
  • Steam Trap Fundamentals and Testing
  • Pressure Relief for Steam Generation
  • Pressure Reduction Applications
  • Control & Isolation Valve Applications
  • Boiler Feedwater
  • Boiler Level Monitoring & More

Continuing Education

Attendees of this seminar can earn up to 6 PDH/.6 CEU of continuing education credits.

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Emerson Steam University Virtual Series Agenda

Steam University Day 1: This section covers the basics of steam and an overview of common steam systems found in most facilities.  Topics include types of steam, steam generation, common boiler types, steam distribution, and challenges within steam systems.

Kyle Richard
Strategic Account Manager, R.E. Mason
Steam University Day 2: This section will cover the fundamentals of steam trap operation, applications of steam traps, and testing methods.  Topics include operation, proper installation, the three testing methods, steam system troubleshooting, and the benefits of steam trap audits/walkdowns.

Rick Vance
Account Manager, R.E. Mason
Steam University Day 3: This section will cover safety relief valve fundamentals and their requirements per ASME BVPC code for steam service applications.  Topics include operation, maintenance, code requirements, and troubleshooting.  It will also cover the basic applications surrounding pressure and temperature control using pressure regulators in the steam systems.

Dean Barnes Jeff Welch
US Southeast Area Growth Manager, Emerson
Regional Sales Manager, Emerson

Steam University Day 4: This section will cover valve technology used to isolate pressure.  Topics included for this section are common setups, severe service applications, shutoff, desuperheating/steam conditioning, and troubleshooting. 

Brad Emry Leif Rickles
Account Manager, R.E. Mason
Territory Account Manager, R.E. Mason
Steam University Day 5: This section will cover the importance of boiler feedwater quality, level, and delivery to the boiler.  Topics include maintaining proper water chemistry, blowdown, blow off, level monitoring, and feedwater delivery in steam systems.

Tim Dwyer
Steam Service Engineer, Emerson

Continuing Education

This seminar is eligible for Professional Development Hours credits and Continuing Education Units. All attendees receive a certificate of completion after the seminar indicating the number of hours earned.

PDH Credit Detail List


How much does the it cost to register for the seminar? This seminar is FREE. 

Do I have to attend all of the sessions? No. You can choose which sessions you'd like to attend within the series.

I can't make the webinar at the scheduled time. Can I view the webinar at a later time?

Unfortunately this is a live-only event. As long as you have registered for the webinar, we will send out an email to all registrants 1-2 business days after the webinar with a link to the slides.

Can I get a copy of the slides being used in the webinar?

Yes, We'll send out an email to all registrants 1-2 business days after the webinar with a link to the slides.

How do I log into the webinar?

The link to the login page should be sent to you in a confirmation email once you register. On the day of the webinar, about 15 minutes before the webinar, you will be able to login to the webinar from this page. 

Audio for the webinar will be streamed via your computer speakers. Make sure that your computer speakers are on and test your system to see if you can receive audio.

Do I need to mute myself on the webinar?

No - we'll take care of that for you. As an attendee, you are automatically muted.

How do I get PDH credit for attending the webinar?

To receive PDH Continuing Education credit, you will need to take these steps:

  1. Pre-register for the webinar. You will get a confirmation email containing your own personal link to enter the webinar.
  2. Attend the entire live webinar. There is nothing else you need to do in advance.
  3. Verify attendance throughout the webinar sessions by participating in polls, surveys, and Q&A.
  4. Approximately 72 hours after the webinar series has ended, you will receive an  attendance verification report and a certificate (PDF download) that documents your CEUs via email. 
How many PDH credits can I earn from attending the webinar series?
You can earn up to 6 PDH/.6 CEU continuing education credits by attending every session of this virtual seminar.

The PDH Credit Detail List breaks down how many PDH credits you can receive by session.

Continuing Education Requirements by State:
North Carolina
South Carolina