Centrifugal Pumps Basics, Part 1

4.3 24 Reviews SKU: AMPC100CENDuration: 60 Minutes

The purpose of this course is to provide participants with a basic understanding of centrifugal pumps. Centrifugal pumps are commonly used to move fluids in industrial facilities. Mechanics who are responsible for keeping these pumps operating efficiently must know how the pumps operate and how to troubleshoot problems when they occur.

Course Details

Specs

Training Time: 60 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Pump Basics
  • Name the two most common types of pumps and describe the differences between them.
  • Describe the basic operation of a centrifugal pump.
  • Identify and describe characteristics that are used to classify centrifugal pumps.
  • List advantages and applications of various types of centrifugal pumps.
  • Pump Parts
  • Identify the main external parts of a centrifugal pump and describe the function of each part.
  • Identify the main internal parts of a centrifugal pump and describe the function of each part.
  • Troubleshooting
  • State general considerations associated with troubleshooting a centrifugal pump.
  • Identify symptoms of a centrifugal pump problem that can be heard, and list the probable causes of those symptoms.
  • List the causes and effects of cavitation, and explain how cavitation can be eliminated.
  • Describe symptoms of a centrifugal pump problem that can be seen, and list the probable causes of those symptoms.
  • Describe symptoms of a centrifugal pump problem that can be felt, and list the probable causes of those symptoms.
  • List some general preparations for working on a pump.
  • Identify some problems that can be detected by inspecting the internal parts of a centrifugal pump.

Customer Reviews

8/21/2019

Very Good Content

“Very good content.”

Andrew G. Verified Customer

8/16/2019

great

“great”

Manny L. Verified Customer

6/28/2019

N/A

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Logan D. Verified Customer

6/3/2019

nice course

“nice course”

Oscar A. Verified Customer

5/17/2019

good

“good”

MICHAEL P. Verified Customer

5/10/2019

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Paul S. Verified Customer

3/21/2019

good

“Good.”

Jose V. Verified Customer

3/15/2019

i like the material

“I like the material.”

Jair L. Verified Customer

3/15/2019

Thorough

“The is very complete.”

Aaron P. Verified Customer

2/22/2019

Very good introduction to centrifugal pumps.

“Very good introduction to centrifugal pumps.”

Richard P. Verified Customer

2/15/2019

Good course some names had me confused to what I was previously taught in the field "names"

“Good course some names had me confused to what I was previously taught in the field "names"”

Michael S. Verified Customer

1/23/2019

A lot of info in a short period of time.

“A lot of info in a short period of time.”

Erika A. Verified Customer

1/21/2019

The course was very informative

“The course was very informative and discussed lots of information that I had not originally known in-depth.”

Jeffery H. Verified Customer

1/18/2019

Very informative

“Very informative.”

Jesse H. Verified Customer

1/14/2019

Great course with good approach to giving basic and pertinent information regarding pumps

“Great course with good approach to giving basic and pertinent information regarding pumps”

Robert G. Verified Customer

12/24/2018

Very informative

“Very informative”

Joshua M. Verified Customer

12/19/2018

Fantastic, in depth, introduction to centrifugal pumps

“Fantastic, in depth, introduction to centrifugal pumps. Excellent organization and delivery. Great for maintenance technicians.”

Eric F. Verified Customer

12/18/2018

Great

This customer provided only a star rating and no written review.

Emely V. Verified Customer

12/17/2018

good

“good”

ZACHARY J. Verified Customer

12/17/2018

Noted a few qyestions that could be multiple that were not. Like warn or bad bearings causing noise

“Noted a few qyestions that could be multiple that were not. Like warn or bad bearings causing noise, It can and will.”

Mark T. Verified Customer

12/17/2018

Some pictures are too close for me to get the whole idea. Side by side pictures up close and far aw

“Some pictures are too close for me to get the whole idea. Side by side pictures up close and far away would be great for seeing internal components more clearly.”

James N. Verified Customer

11/20/2018

Locked up a few times & had to start over.

“Locked up a few times & had to start over.”

Joseph T. Verified Customer

10/20/2018

Normal

“It's ok.”

Aaron C. Verified Customer

10/18/2018

A little outdated.

“A little outdated.”

Ed S. Verified Customer

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