Rotating Equipment, Compressors and Pumps: Operation, Control and Troubleshooting

202424jun(jun 24)10:23 pm28(jun 28)10:23 pmRotating Equipment, Compressors and Pumps: Operation, Control and Troubleshooting

Course Details


The program is aimed at providing a comprehensive understanding of various types of maintenance and refurbishment required for rotating equipment, and how to achieve reduced operating and maintenance costs along with an increasing inefficiency.

  • Carry out diagnostic testing and inspection of critical components with the knowledge of common failure modes of rotating equipment by applying advanced fault detection techniques
  • Select sealing arrangements, meet commissioning requirements, conduct vibration and used oil analyses, troubleshoot, provide predictive and preventive maintenance, enhance reliability, and reduce cost
  • Determine the maintenance required to minimize rotating equipment downtime, operating cost and maximize their efficiency, reliability, and useful life
  • Gain a thorough understanding of compressor surge and surge prevention systems
  • Learn about how to prevent cavitation of pumps and remedy water hammer problems
  • Understand the typical causes of failures in rotating equipment
  • Determine the design features that improve the efficiency and reliability of all rotating equipment
  •  Gain a thorough understanding of various types of sealing arrangements used in rotating equipment


Day 1 – Rotating Equipment in Oil/Gas and Other Process Industries

  • Overview of Application of Main Types of Rotating Equipment’s
  • Operational and Maintenance Characteristics of Fans and Blowers
  • Operational and Maintenance Characteristics of Compressors and Pumps
  • Operational and Maintenance Characteristics of Steam and Gas Turbines
  • Equipment’s for Liquid-Gas Separation: Centrifugal Separators
  • Mechanical Mixers in Mixing Processes
  • Auxiliary Support Systems of Rotating Equipment’s
  • Hazard, Safety and Reliability Aspects of Rotating Equipment’s

Day 2 – Dynamic Compressors Operation and Control

  • Principles of Gas Compression
  • Principles of Operation of Centrifugal and Axial Compressors
  • Dynamic Compressor Main Construction Components
  • Impeller Trust and Inter-Stage Balance Piston Seals
  • Flow Characteristics of Centrifugal and Axial Compressors
  • Analysis of Compressor Efficiency
  • Problems in Operation and Performance Degradation
  • Off-Design Operation and Performance
  • Surge Identification and Prevention Methods
  • Stone Wall Explanation
  • Control of Flow Rate and Regulation Methods

Day 3 – Dynamic Compressors Maintenance and Troubleshooting

  • Compressor Installation, Startup and Operation Guidelines
  • Inspection and Performance Control
  • Seals, Bearings, Couplings: Problems and Remedies
  • Lubrication System Maintenance
  • Used Oil Analysis
  • Shaft Alignment and Rotor Balancing Procedure
  • Vibration Analysis and Predictive Maintenance
  • Compressor Auxiliaries: Intercoolers and Filters

Day 4 – Centrifugal Pumps Operation and Control

  • Principle of Operation of Centrifugal Pumps
  • Main Design Features and Flow Characteristics
  • Main Construction Elements: Impellers, Diffusers, Volute
  • Axial Thrust in Multistage Pumps and Hydraulic Balancing Devices
  • Pump Operating Characteristics: H-Q Curve, NPSH
  • Optimal Design of Pump Inlet: Avoiding Cavitation
  • Selection and Sizing of Centrifugal Pump
  • Pumps Working in Parallel and in Series
  • Pumps for Difficult Fluids
  • Causes of Pump Performance Degradation

Day 5 – Centrifugal Pumps Maintenance and Troubleshooting

  • Pump Installation, Startup and Operation Guidelines
  • Pump Inspection and Performance Control
  • Pump Maintenance Based on Daily Observations of Pump Operation,
  • Diagnoses of Pump Troubles and Records of Inspections and Repairs
  • Control of Lubrication System
  • Mechanical Seals, Bearings and Couplings
  • Vibration Control and Analysis
  • Cavitation Problems and Troubleshooting
  • Water Hammer Problems and Troubleshooting

Who Should Attend ?

The program will be of great interest to oil and gas industries, chemical process industries, manufacturing plants, power generation plants, defense establishment, and other industries and organizations that must use compressors and pumps


24 (Monday) 10:23 pm - 28 (Friday) 10:23 pm(GMT+03:00)



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Event Area Sanitized
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