Centrifugal Pump and Compressor Design and Performance

202420may(may 20)9:32 pm24(may 24)9:32 pmCentrifugal Pump and Compressor Design and Performance

Course Details


At the end of this course participants will:

  • Have an understanding of centrifugal pumps.
  • Be able to operate pumps as close as possible to the design efficiency.
  • Will be able to monitor pump efficiency, availability and reliability.
  • I have learned about selection, operation and maintenance strategies.
  • Be able to troubleshoot pump problems.


Pump Terminology and Performance

  • Introduction
  • Pump Terminology
  • Net Positive Suction Head (NPSH)
  • Cavitation
  • Pump Performance
  • Hydraulic Pulsations and Pipe Vibration

Centrifugal Pumps

  • Centrifugal Pump Theory
  • Understanding Pump Curves
  • Matching Pumps with Drivers
  • Pump Wear Rings and Balance Lines
  • Multi-Stage Pumps
  • Performance Analysis
  • Failure Mechanisms – identification and monitoring

Seals and Bearings

  • Conventional Packing Glands
  • Mechanical Seals
  • Seal Failure Mechanisms
  • Trouble Shooting Seal Failures
  • Maintenance and Repair of Mechanical Seals
  • Design and Operation of Rolling Element Bearings
  • Bearings – failure modes and how to extend life


  • Couplings
  • Alignment
  • Planned Maintenance – Predictive and Preventive

Who Should Attend ?

This course is directed towards Supervisors, Team Leaders and Managers in Maintenance, Engineering and Production. The course will also benefit anyone who wishes to update themselves on pump technology, judge the suitability of different types of pumps for their needs, and learn how to operate and maintain them for the benefit of their organizations.


20 (Monday) 9:32 pm - 24 (Friday) 9:32 pm(GMT+03:00)



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Masks Required
Physical Distance Maintained
Event Area Sanitized
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