Pumps: Fundamentals of Centrifugal Types

4.5 13 Reviews SKU: AOPFC00CENDuration: 120 Minutes

This course is designed to introduce participants to the fundamental operating principles of single-stage and multistage centrifugal pumps. After completing this course, participants should be able to describe the general operating principles of a centrifugal pump. Specifically, they should be able to describe the differences between radial, axial, and mixed flow pumps; describe the basic operation of a vertically mounted pump; and describe the basic operation of a multistage pump. Participants should also be able to describe various types of impellers used in centrifugal pumps and to describe the purpose and the basic operation of a mechanical seal flush system.

Course Details

Specs

Training Time: 120 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Describe general operating principles of a centrifugal pump.
  • Explain differences between radial flow, axial flow, and mixed flow pumps.
  • Explain the principles of operation of a vertically mounted centrifugal pump.
  • Describe the basic operation of a typical multistage centrifugal pump.
  • Describe two ways that multistage centrifugal pumps can minimize axial thrust.
  • Explain the differences between an open impeller, a closed impeller, and a semiopen impeller.
  • Compare and contrast a single-suction impeller and a double-suction impeller.
  • Describe the general design and function of a diffuser.
  • Describe the purpose and basic operation of a mechanical seal flush system.

Customer Reviews

8/26/2019

Good Content

“Good content. Similar in content to other courses offered.”

Andrew G. Verified Customer

7/1/2019

amazing

“amazing”

Oscar A. Verified Customer

4/30/2019

great

“great”

Ricardo T. Verified Customer

4/25/2019

very useful course, basic information and the explanation was clear

“very useful course, basic information and the explanation was clear”

Pablo C. Verified Customer

3/19/2019

i liked this course

“I liked this course.”

Jair L. Verified Customer

3/18/2019

Great Course

“This was a clarifying course.”

Aaron P. Verified Customer

2/21/2019

Average

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

JONATHAN T. Verified Customer

2/17/2019

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Nick G. Verified Customer

12/27/2018

Great

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

Emely V. Verified Customer

12/19/2018

Great module, great information.

“Great module, great information.”

Eric F. Verified Customer

10/26/2018

Some graphics are missing in the test. Had to guess what it was referring to

“Some graphics are missing in the test. Had to guess what it was referring to”

Kelly B. Verified Customer

10/21/2018

Very challenging

“Very challenging.”

Crystal R. Verified Customer

10/8/2018

tough course, certainly learned quite a bit.

“tough course, certainly learned quite a bit.”

Kenny S. Verified Customer

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