Introduction to Pumps - Design, Application and Operation - PEICE

Venue: Calgary

Location: Calgary, Canada

Event Date/Time: Nov 24, 2011 End Date/Time: Nov 25, 2011
Registration Date: Nov 24, 2011
Early Registration Date: Nov 24, 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 CAD
Location Calgary, AB
CEU: 1.6 Continuing Education Units
PDH: 16 Professional Development Hours
Certificate: Course Attendance Certificate Issued Upon Completion

Sessions: Date Start Time - End Time
1. Thursday, November 24, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
2. Friday, November 25, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM