Introduction to Pumps - Design, Application and Operation, Houston, October 21-22, 2013

Venue: Houston - Westchase

Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 21, 2013 / 8:30 am - (CST) End Date/Time: Oct 22, 2013 / 4:30 pm - (CST)
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This two-day course provides an introduction to the art of specifying and selecting pumps for various applications. Practical understanding is emphasized, with a minimum of theory and detailed design aspects. The course will also cover process considerations and pump auxiliaries. The course is designed for technical professionals and operation personnel  involved in the design, operation and purchase of pumps and pumping systems.    

A complete set of course materials and lunches are included.  

Course Outline

  • Basic Pump Theory
  • System Design
  • Types of Pumps
  • Pump Selection and Optimization
  • NPSH and Cavitation
  • Mechanical Seals
  • Pump Bearings, Pump Materials
  • Pump Drivers
  • Operation and Maintenance
  • Pump Specification

Date: Oct 21 - 22, 2013

Length: 2 days (8:30 AM - 4:30 PM)

Location: Houston, TX

Delivery Method: Classroom Training

CEU: 1.6 Continuing Education Units

PDH: 16 Professional Development Hours

Certificate: Certificate Issued Upon Completion

Fee: $ 1,995.00 USD



Houston - Westchase
United States

Conference Speakers

John Henderson is currently an independent consultant in Calgary, Alberta, and earned a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering. His area of expertise includes the design, operation, and troubleshooting of rotating equipment. He has lectured for a number of large companies internationally, has been a member of the API 612 Committee, and enjoys the occasional round of golf.