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Overview of pumps, pump systems and pump selection

The webinar will give an overview of pumps fundamentals, pump systems and pump selection - the content of the three popular pump-related courses offered by the Institution.

1 hour

Members: £0 + VAT
Non-members: £0 + VAT

Summary

The webinar will give an overview of pumps fundamentals, pump systems and pump selection - the content of the three popular pump-related courses offered by the Institution.

The session will cover:

  • Pump fundamentals

    Types of pump, fluids properties, key pump parameters, pump performance, system and pump interactions, and impacts of multi-pump operation.

  • Pump systems

    The influence of components, including how fittings, valves, etc. can severely change the system characteristics and how pumps will interact with these elements within the system.

  • Pump selection
    The issues associated with the selection parameters required for pumps and how to identify the right elements for a selection to meet requirements. 

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Who should attend?

This course is aimed at engineers, technical support staff, system designers, commissioning engineers, senior management so that the complexities and intricacies of pumps and pumping systems can he appreciated.

How will I benefit?

  • Understand the engineering terms associated with pumps and systems
  • Understand how pumps and the system interact
  • Outline common faults and impacts on the performance on pumps
  • Have an idea of system design and considerations of influence on pump performance
Contributes 1 CPD hour

Key topics

  • Types of pumps, the pump tree and a few examples of different design of pumps
  • Impact of different fluids on pumps
  • Pump Curves
  • System data
  • intersection of pumps and systems
  • Outline into selection

Meet our trainers

These trainers regularly teach Overview of pumps, pump systems and pump selection.

  • Alex Yates Imeche

    Alex Yates

    Alex has been the principle presenter of the BPMA Certified Pump Systems auditor (CPSA) initiative for a number of years Alex has worked in the field of roto-dynamic performance assessments for the last 30 years. Over this time, he has assessed pumps, blowers and hydro turbines throughout the world. He specialises in the assessment of the pump performance and the interaction of multiple unit operations both for series and parallel systems.

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    1 hour
  • CPD Hours:
    1

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