#701 - Pump Technology

Course Objective

To assist in increasing pump availability by enhancing participants' understanding of these machines and their systems. Also, for participants to learn more about maintenance strategies and methods, as well as, troubleshooting pump, pump systems, and driver problems.

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for plant and maintenance engineers, process engineers, maintenance personnel and supervisors. It should be highly valuable to senior maintenance mechanics and those who are involved with pumps and drivers, their operation, and their maintenance.

Course Description

This course is designed to provide an in-depth perspective of pump technology in terms of design, operation, maintenance, and repair. Topics covered include pump types, pump terminology, centrifugal and positive-displacement pumps, packing, mechanical seals, and bearings. Pump driver operating principles, application ranges, and maintenance are also covered. In addition, the examination of various pump types, design characteristics, their advantages/disadvantages, and application are included. The following outlines the primary topics discussed:

Course Outline

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Course Text

Cameron Hydraulic Data Handbook, 18th Edition

Course Duration - 3 days