Introduction to Pumps - Design, Application and Operation - PEICE

Venue: Houston

Location: Houston, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 27, 2011 End Date/Time: Oct 28, 2011
Registration Date: Oct 27, 2011
Early Registration Date: Oct 27, 2011
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Course Information:


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.


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

Instructor(s): John Henderson, P. Eng.

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.


Additional Information

Delivery Method: Classroom Training
Fee: $ 1495 USD
Location Houston, TX
CEU: 1.6 Continuing Education Units
PDH: 16 Professional Development Hours

Sessions: Date Start Time - End Time
1. Thursday, October 27, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
2. Friday, October 28, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM