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Pumps and Pipe Systems - Features and Technology

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After participating in this course, you will be able to:

  • Gain an awareness of the performance characteristics of positive displacement and centrifugal pumps
  • Gain an awareness of pipe system codes, standards, design and operation
  • Become familiar with the fundamentals of pipe flow and pressure drop
  • Understand the inspection and maintenance practices associated with pumps and pipe systems

The reliable operation of pumps and the integrity of connected pipework is essential to the cost effective operation of industrial facilities. This course will describe the function of both positive displacement and centrifugal pumps, discuss the operational characteristics and explain the maintenance requirements. Additionally, this course will discuss the various aspects of fluid flow in pipes and the requirements for the reliable, safe, compliant operation of pipe systems.

Course Outline:

  • Positive Displacement Pumps
  • Centrifugal Pumps
  • Cavitation
  • Pump Components
  • Pump Installation & Selection
  • Pipe Connections & Systems
  • Pipe Stresses
  • Fluid Flow in Pipes
  • Pump & Pipe Condition Monitoring
  • Maintenance of Pumps & Pipe Systems

Who Should Attend
Plant & Facilities Managers • Engineers • Technicians & Supervisors who need to be familiar with the fundamentals associated with pumps and pipe systems • Plant & Facilities Operations Personnel • Managers • Engineers • Technicians & Supervisors responsible for plants and facilities • Stationary Engineers • Consultants & Contractors
Personnel in the food, chemical, petrochemical, pulp and paper, pharmaceutical, water utility and energy industries will find this course of particular interest.

Course Rating
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This course is currently scheduled at the following locations. Click the city name to learn even more details about this course.

Mississauga, ON
on 10/15/2019

Winnipeg, MB
on 11/12/2019

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