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2018 PEPSE Training in Idaho Falls, Idaho

PEPSE is Scientech's predictive, energy balance software that has been used in the power industry for decades and is the industry's standard. Most of the original developers of PEPSE still work for Scientech, and if you want to learn PEPSE from the experts, you must participate in a Scientech PEPSE seminar. No one else can provide the same level of expertise.

Who?—Engineers and others involved in the performance evaluation or design of steam and gas power plants. If you are a PEPSE user, potential PEPSE user, former PEPSE user, or just want to learn all the aspects of this powerful energy balance software package, this is the seminar for you.

What?—PEPSE Training Seminar. This seminar covers the PEPSE basics through the advanced features used for modeling and plant studies. You will have the following Seminar takeaways:

  1. Understanding of all the PEPSE basics, plus all of the advanced features while sharing experiences.
  2. Workshops including many hands-on exercises solidifying all the principles learned in the class
  3. Proficiency in using all the Special Options for improving productivity in PEPSE's use
  4. Instructor support to real-world studies addressing your plant specific issues: Plant cycle modifications, taking equipment out of service, condenser studies (back pressure effects, circ temperature, tube plugging, etc.), equipment modification or replacement studies, developing correction curves, modeling dump and bypass valves
    • Plant cycle modifications
    • Taking equipment out of service
    • Condenser studies (back pressure effects, circulation temperature, tube plugging, etc.)
    • Equipment modification or replacement studies
    • Developing correction curves
    • Modeling dump and bypass valves
  5. Performing sensitivity studies to develop performance curves and trend changes over operating ranges
  6. Building and tuning PEPSE models (existing and new)

When?— September 18-21, 2018, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm each day except the last day, which ends at noon.

Where?—In Idaho Falls, Idaho, at our new office, 1360 Whitewater Drive, Idaho Falls, Idaho, 83402.

Why?—Get the theory and hands-on experience in using all of PEPSE's features from our expert PEPSE staff including Greg Alder, Don Fleming, P.E., and Justin Strupp, P.E. See the Agenda for a day-by-day training schedule.

Advance registration is required—You can register by providing your name, company, telephone number, and method of payment on-line at http://famos.scientech.us/Product_Request_Form_training.html or via e-mail or phone call to Kathy Katainen. Contact information is below.


Price—The cost for this seminar is $2,795 per person. Arrangements for payment need to be made in advance with a credit card, check, or wire transfer. Please contact Kathy if paying by credit card, or mail a check or purchase order to PEPSE Training, Curtiss-Wright, 1360 Whitewater Drive, Idaho Falls, Idaho, 83402, attention Kathy.

For answers to any questions you may have concerning directions and hotels, please visit http://famos.scientech.us/Train_IF.html for Idaho Falls information. In addition, there are some exceptional things to see and do around the Idaho Falls area. Learn more at http://www.visitidaho.org/regions/eastern/

YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN COMPUTER WITH YOU. We will NOT have computers available for your use.

We look forward to seeing you at the seminar and enjoying the sites . Please contact us if you have any questions. We reserve the right to cancel this seminar up to 30 days prior to the start of the seminar.

Kathy Katainen (208) 497-3422 - kkatainen@curtisswright.com Idaho sights

News and Events

2018 Symposium

Symposium Papers


Release Information

FAMOS Version 21

Released May 15, 2017

PEPSE Version 82

Release Date
December 1, 2017.

New Product

Cycle Isolation Monitoring



February 12-15, 2019

September 17-20, 2019


Watch for 2018 Schedule


Presentations at Scientech's 2017 Symposium are available. Click here. Presentations from 2015 Symposium available here.

Scientech papers presented in 2013 at EPRI are available.