Moisture Separator and Reheater Training

Due to the aging nuclear fleet many utilities are needing to replace their Moisture Separator and Reheaters (MSRs). This course is designed to support those engineers, involved with a replacement project, to better understand the component they are working, its subcomponents, and key aspects of a replacement project.

MSR Training Outline 

  • Thermodynamic Fundamentals
  • Introduction to MSRs
  • Overall design styles
  • Sub‐Components & Function
  • Specification Sheet
  • MSR Systems
  • Instrumentation
  • Exercise ‐ Calculation
  • Replacement: Shipping & Installation
  • Operation
  • Failure Modes
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Troubleshooting & Exercise
  • Maintenance
  • ASME PTC 12.4 MSR Testing
  • Uncertainty Analysis & Exercise


Tuesday, 7:00 am-3:00 pm (MST)
Wednesday, 7:00 am-3:00 pm (MST)
Thursday, 7:00 am-3:00 pm (MST)

About the Instructors

Graig Pattison, P.E. | | 970.964.2754
Graig serves as Senior Consultant at GSE TrueNorth. Graig has over 15 years of experience in the nuclear industry. His experience includes thermal performance modeling and analysis and component engineering at
the station and fleet levels.

Frank Todd | | 970.964.2753
Frank serves as Chief Technical Consultant at GSE TrueNorth. Frank is highly skilled in the use of analytical tools designed to evaluate thermal performance and improve plant efficiency and reliability. These tools include a variety of approaches using computer‐based plant modeling with strong emphasis on problem analysis and resolution. Additionally, Frank has developed a wide spectrum of test specifications, procedures, and testing configurations in support of thermal performance improvements.

Joe Wooten, P.E. | | 970.964.2757
Joe serves as Senior Consultant at GSE TrueNorth. Joe has over 40 years experience in the nuclear industry including Startup Engineering and Testing, System Engineering, Plant Design, Component Engineering, Thermal Performance Testing, Analysis, Troubleshooting, and Modeling.

September 27-29, 2022
Montrose, Colorado (In-person recommended) or Virtual
Registration Fee: $2,695/person

As part of GSE Solutions group, GSE TrueNorth supports operational excellence in the power industry. They  leverage decades of specialized expertise in thermal performance and engineering programs that refine and update systems, to optimize performance and safety.