Product Training

We provide videos and support to assist customers learning our software, but there is no replacement for live, comprehensive training. Our courses provide a mixture of lecture and hands-on experience working with demonstration models to provide an overview of heat transfer and fluid flow modeling as well as familiarity with our software.

Custom Training: If you are interested in product training at your own facility, please contact us to obtain a quote for training between 8-12 attendees. Available courses can be seen in our course catalog

Standard Training: We schedule training classes open to all customers as shown below. These classes also provide a wonderful opportunity to meet thermal engineers in other industries. Our major training class, which starts with two days of Thermal Desktop training, is typically offered twice a year.

Sign up for our email list to be notified of future training opportunities. You can sign up using our contact form.

Standard Training Schedule Location Dates Offered
         
Thermal Desktop, RadCAD, and TD Direct 4 days register here Lakewood, CO April 25-28, 2017 (1, 2, 3, & 4 day options available)
Introduction to FloCAD 2 half-day sessions register here Online May 2 & 4, 2017 (10am to 2 pm, MDT)
Thermal Desktop, RadCAD, and TD Direct 4 days register here Lakewood, CO September 19-22, 2017 (1, 2, 3, & 4 day options available)
Introduction to FloCAD 2 half-day sessions register here Online November 7 & 9 (10am to 2 pm, MST)

Standard Training Fees Per Attendee

Training Fees for Regional and Lakewood Classes
Because some participants may not be interested in all topics, attendance is recommended but not mandatory for all days. The fees for consecutive days are as follows (in US Dollars):

1 day class - $900.00
2 day class - $1400.00
3 day class - $1700.00
4 day class - $2100.00
Fee covers all course materials, lunch, and coffee breaks.  Please inform us of any special diet requirements.

Training Fee for Online Classes

2 half-day class - $425.00
3 days, 3 hours per day class - $425
4 half-day class - $600.00
Participants will be provided presentation and training materials electronically. It is the responsibility of the participant to print the materials prior to the class.

Two discounts are available: Customers with a current CRTech support contract will receive a 15% discount off the above prices if the participant registers and is paid in full at least 31 days prior to the class. For new customers, half of the course fees paid will be applied to all new licenses purchased by participants during the 12 months following the class. Only one discount may be taken per participant.

Payment Policy: 

  • For regional and Lakewood Classes - Full payment (check, credit card, or purchase order) must be received no later than 31 days prior to the start of the class.
  • For online training - Full payment (check, credit card, or purchase order) must be received no later than 2 days prior to the start of class to ensure connection information is provided in time for the class.

Cancelation Policy:

  • For regional and Lakewood Classes - 100% of registration fees will be refundable prior to 31 days before the class start date (the first day of the class sequence). No refunds will be made after this date and late registrations are non-refundable. In the event that the course is canceled by CRTech, a full refund of registration fees will be made. CRTech is not responsible for other costs incurred by participants.
  • For online training - 100% of registration fees will be refundable prior to the start of the class. No refunds will be made if the class connection is used for listening to the class.

FloCAD online training

Class times: May 2 & 4 from 10am to 2pm MT

Cost: $425

This online class will provide an introduction to fluid modeling components within FloCAD. The class will be held over a 2-day period, with daily sessions running approximately 4 hours each. The class uses a mixture of lecture, demonstrations, and self-paced tutorials to allow attendees to practice building fluid system models and interpreting results. The presentations will comprise 2 - 3 hours of each session, and the instructor will be available during the remainder of the time for questions during tutorials. Attendees must have basic working knowledge of SINDA and Thermal Desktop as these topics will not be covered but their usage is required for FloCAD.

Register here

Thermal Desktop, RadCAD, and TD Direct in-class training

Date: April 25-28, 2017, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., daily
Location: Lakewood, CO

CRTech will be hosting introductory training for Thermal Desktop, RadCAD and TD Direct. Lecture and hands-on tutorials introduce attendees to basic Thermal Desktop and RadCAD usage and allow practice building models and interpreting results. The class will also introduce students to SpaceClaim direct modeling CAD interface and advanced meshing tools in TD Direct.

Daily Schedule

Day 1 and 2: Introduction to SINDA and Thermal Desktop
Day 3: Introduction to RadCAD
Day 4: Introduction to TD Direct
 

To learn more about this class and to register, visit our Training Page.

Anode and cathode of a flow battery

Using Sinaps? It is not too soon to get started with TD/FloCAD!

This webinar describes the process for converting from Sinaps to Thermal Desktop (TD) and FloCAD. This process includes using an exporter which works with Version 6.0 of the CRTech tool suite (expected to be released in May of 2017).

Come learn about the basics of TD/FloCAD, including many compelling features not available in Sinaps. The webinar will also cover how to manage the transition period, during which you may be using both programs simultaneously. This is also a chance to ask questions. 

If you missed this webinar, please contact us for the presentation material and recording.