Valve Selection and Maintenance

202403jun(jun 3)10:31 pm07(jun 7)10:31 pmValve Selection and Maintenance

Course Details


Upon the successful completion of this course, participants will be able to: –

  • An understanding of valve characteristics and different parameters affecting the operation of valves
  • Knowledge of the main types of valves and the ability to select the right valve for the particular application including Control Valves, Non-Return Valves and Safety Valves
  • The ability to perform the necessary calculation for valve sizing
  • Knowledge of valve control systems including actuators and positioners
  • An understanding of the problems associated with valves like flashing, slamming and water hammer
  • The ability to perform troubleshooting of systems involving valves and making decisions on the right maintenance plan concerning different types of valve


Day 1: Basic of the Valve Technology

  • Types of Valves and Selection
  • Valve Parts and Components
  • Valve Flow characteristics – Linear Valve Features
  • Control Valve Flow Characteristics – Quick Opening, Linear, Equal Percentage
  • Valve-sizing criteria – Valve Coefficient, Cv
  • Pressure Recovery

Day 2: Valve Functions and Types

  • Functions of valves and Methods of regulation
  • Valve Types – Stopping/starting valves, Control valves
  • Valve end connections
  • Valve components and trims
  • Types of valves, Globe, Gate, Ball, Plug, Butterfly Valves, Pinch, Diaphragm Valves
  • Pressure Regulation Valves

Day 3: Check (Non-Return) Valves, Relief and Safety Valves

  • Applications and selection of Check (Non-Return) Valves
  • Types of Check Valves – Swing, Lift, Tilting-disc, Piston
  • Rupture Disk Valves
  • Buckling (Shear) Pin Valves
  • Relief and Safety Valves Types
  • Relief Valves Problems

Day 4: Control Valve Actuators and Positioners

  • Actuation Systems and Forces
  • Linear and Rotary Actuators
  • Types of Actuators – Pneumatic / Hydraulic, Piston, Diaphragm, Electric motors
  • Actuator Performance and Selection
  • Valve Positioners and Operation
  • Examples of valve installation plans and checklists

Day 5: Valve Troubleshooting

  • High-Pressure Drop – Pressure Recovery Characteristics
  • Cavitation and Flashing in Valves – Cavitation-elimination devices
  • High Velocities – Erosion
  • Water Hammer –  Causes and Solutions
  • Surge Protection
  • Noise Attenuation Problems

Troubleshooting the Control Valves

Who Should Attend ?

  • Engineers and Technicians of Mechanical, Electrical and Chemical Engineering will benefit largely from this training session
  • Maintenance, Operation, and People in R&D departments are recommended to attend also


3 (Monday) 10:31 pm - 7 (Friday) 10:31 pm(GMT+03:00)



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Health Guidelines for this Event

Masks Required
Physical Distance Maintained
Event Area Sanitized
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