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Pumps and Pipe Systems - Features and Technology

21 Professional Development Hours

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

  • Gain an awareness of the technical 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 all types of pumps in the industry, focusing on centrifugal pumps. Operational characteristics will be explained in detail and illustrated with several case studies and numerical examples.

Maintenance requirements and condition monitoring procedures will be presented. This course will also discuss the various aspects of fluid flow in pipes and the requirements for the reliable, safe design and operation of pipe systems

Course Outline

  • Positive Displacement and Centrifugal Pumps
  • Cavitation Prevention
  • Pump Components: Impellers, Seals, Bearings
  • Pump Installation and Stress Control
  • Pipe Connections and Systems 
  • Fluid Flow in Pipes
  • Pump and Pipe Condition Monitoring
  • Maintenance of Pumps and Pipe Systems

Who Should Attend
Mechanical and Process Engineers • Technicians and Plant Operations Personnel • Maintenance Engineers and Technicians • Contractors and Inspectors • Technical Personnel in Industries: Petrochemical, Power Generation, Waste Water Treatment, Water Utility, Pulp and paper and others

Course Rating
4.2 out of 5

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This course is currently scheduled on the following date. Click to learn even more details about this offering.

Online, 11/12/2024


Almost all of EPIC's courses offer :

  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

These course credits will help attendees earn training requirements for their associations or provincial governing bodies.

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