This module provides fundamental knowledge and understanding of the pumps, used for the transfer of process fluids used in Technical industries. It explains the purpose, use, specifications, advantages and disadvantages, Common problems and Basic Operation skills of different types of pumps.
Describe the operating principles and identify the major parts of a centrifugal pump
State the common areas of wear and failure in centrifugal pumps.
Describe what is meant by the term cavitation
Identify the different types of positive displacement pumps, their main parts and describe their operation
Explain the basic operating principle of a rotary pump
Describe the basic types of rotary pumps and name their components
List the advantaged and disadvantages of pumps described in the unit
Who Should Attend?
Process operations professionals.
Field & DCS operators.
Petroleum & chemical engineers.
Oil & Gas Treatment technicians.
The Course Content
Day One: Introduction
Introduction to Pumps
Fluids In Motion
Centrifugal Pumps operating principles
Day Two: Centrifugal Pumps: Construction & Performance
centrifugal pump construction
Multistage centrifugal pumps
Centrifugal Pump Performance
Day Three:Centrifugal Pumps: Operation & Control
Operating pumps in series and parallel
Pump Pre-Start & Start-up procedures
After Pump Start-Up
Pump control systems
Day Four: Positive Displacement Pumps
the plunger pump (Single & Double Acting )
The Piston Pump (Single & Double Acting )
the diaphragm pump
The End Uses of Reciprocating Pumps
Day Five: Rotary pumps
The Gear Pump
The Lobe Pump
The Sliding Vane Pump
The Rotary Screw Pump
The End Uses of Rotary Pumps
Exercises & Assessment
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