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  • Contains 25 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Take this self-paced e-learning course and gain knowledge in how to manage and conduct any type of pump systems assessment. This comprehensive eight part module course and integrated testing provides all the core knowledge areas and reviews all the key processes in conducting a complex pumping system audit in any industrial or commercial markets.

    Pump Systems Assessment e-Learning Course

    Overview

    Pump Systems Assessments are critical to reducing your energy consumption and increasing your overall reliability, plus any optimized pumping systems will greatly reduce your maintenance costs. Take this PSA e-learning course and learn all the key processes, important steps and proven methodologies to manage and conduct any type of pumping systems audit. In this in-depth eight part module course, you’ll gain extensive knowledge on hydraulic systems behavior, pumps/components within pumping systems, and core concepts in collecting, measuring, analyzing, documenting, reporting, and conclusions in a pump systems assessment process.

    The eight part e-learning course covers these critical areas:

    1. Understanding why pump systems optimization and assessments are important  to a wide range of industries and commercial markets
    2. Learn about all the basic hydraulic systems behavior and how it effects energy efficiency and reliability
    3. Gain knowledge in understanding pump performance characteristics and how it relates to the overall system
    4. Learn the basic steps in assessing a pumping system to identify and quantify pump system energy consumption reduction opportunities and reliability improvements
    5. Cover the core fundamentals in data collection, measurement, analyzing the data/information from any assessment process
    6. Learn all the key aspects to reporting and documentation and building the business case for management
    7. Understand all the skills, competencies and knowledge levels to conduct a level 1 2, or 3 pump system assessment
    8. Gain knowledge on the tools available, which are required to conduct any pumping system assessment

    This course is ideally suited for energy managers, utilities account managers, energy consultants, project managers, operational management, manufacturing representatives, pump manufacturers, distributors, government agencies and any type of energy organization.

    This PSA e-learning course will offer eight professional development hours and provides a certificate of completion from the Hydraulic Institute.

    Course Prerequisite: A fundamental understanding of centrifugal pump design with basic math skills along with understanding of entry level hydraulic engineering principles is recommended.

    Time Limitation: Registrants have 60 days to complete this program beginning on the day of registration.

    If you have any questions, please contact us at training@pumps.org.

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      • Non-member - $499
      • Member - $374.25
      • Associate Member - $374.25
      • Academic Partner - $474.05
      • PSAP Industry Partner - $474.05
      • Pump Industry Partner - $474.05
      • Pump Industry Partner Retiree - $474.05
      • Standards Partner - Consultant - $374.25
      • Standards Partner - End User - $374.25
      • Standards Partner - End User & Basic Training - $374.25
      • Training Partner - $374.25
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  • Contains 16 Component(s), Includes Credits

    The Positive Displacement (PD) Pump e-Learning Course from the Hydraulic Institute provides a basic overview of Positive Displacement pump technology. This e-learning course is comprised of 5 self-paced individual modules.

    Positive Displacement (PD) Pumps e-Learning Course

    Provides Overview on Technology, Pump Selection and Application

    One of two basic pump types (rotodynamic being the other), a positive displacement pump is a constant torque, direct acting device that moves fluid through pressurization. Choosing between a rotodynamic or positive displacement pump for an application requires an understanding of pump types. 

    The Positive Displacement (PD) Pumps e-Learning from the Hydraulic Institute provides a basic overview of this technology. This program covers these critical areas:

    Module 1: Why Positive Displacement Pumps?

    Module 2: Positive Displacement Hydraulics

    Module 3: Fundamentals, Design & Applications of Rotary Pumps

    Module 4: Fundamentals, Design & Applications of Reciprocating/Rotary Pumps

    Module 5: Fundamentals, Design & Applications of Controlled Volume Metering Pumps

    The PD Pumps e-Learning Course is ideally suited for engineers, designs, maintains, installs, manufactures, specifies, sells, distributes or consults on pumps. The program offers five professional development hours and a certificate of completion from the Hydraulic Institute. Attendees must have a fundamental understanding of pumps and hydraulic technology.

    If you have any questions, please contact us at training@pumps.org.


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      • Non-member - $399
      • Member - $299.25
      • Associate Member - $299.25
      • Academic Partner - $379.05
      • PSAP Industry Partner - $379.05
      • Pump Industry Partner - $379.05
      • Pump Industry Partner Retiree - $379.05
      • Standards Partner - Consultant - $299.25
      • Standards Partner - End User - $299.25
      • Standards Partner - End User & Basic Training - $299.25
      • Training Partner - $299.25
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  • Contains 16 Component(s), Includes Credits

    The Rotodynamic Pumps e-Learning Course from the Hydraulic Institute provides a basic overview of rotodynamic pump technology. The e-learning course is comprised of five, self paced individual modules.

    The Rotodynamic Pumps e-Learning Course

    Provides Overview on Technology, Pump Selection, and Application

    One of two basic pump types (the other being positive displacement), a rotodynamic pump is a variable torque device that uses an impeller and volute casing to create a partial vacuum and discharge pressure to move water through a casing. Choosing between a rotodynamic or positive displacement pump for an application requires an understanding of pump types. 

    The Rotodynamic Pump e-Learning Course from the Hydraulic Institute provides a basic overview of this technology. This e-learning course covers these critical areas:

    Module 1: Introduction to Rotodynamic Centrifugal Pumps

    Module 2: Rotodynamic Centrifugal Pump Construction

    Module 3: Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics

    Module 4: Rotodynamic Centrifugal Pump Performance Characteristics

    Module 5: Rotodynamic Centrifugal Pump Selection & Application

    The Rotodynamic Pumps e-Learning Course is ideally suited for anyone who engineers, designs, maintains, installs, manufactures, specifies, sells, distributes or consults on pumps. The course offers five professional development hours and a certificate of completion from the Hydraulic Institute. Attendees must have a fundamental understanding of pumps and hydraulic technology.

    If you have any questions, please contact us at training@pumps.org.

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      • Non-member - $399
      • Member - $299.25
      • Associate Member - $299.25
      • Academic Partner - $379.05
      • PSAP Industry Partner - $379.05
      • Pump Industry Partner - $379.05
      • Pump Industry Partner Retiree - $379.05
      • Standards Partner - Consultant - $299.25
      • Standards Partner - End User - $299.25
      • Standards Partner - End User & Basic Training - $299.25
      • Training Partner - $299.25
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  • Contains 2 Component(s)

    Learn the basics of Vibration theory, types of vibration and vibration measurement in pumping systems.

    This video will cover the following topics:

    Fundamentals of vibration theory
    Types of vibration
    Vibration data management, display / plots (FFT – amplitude vs. frequency)
    Vibration measurement, instrumentation
    Most common vibration issues: imbalance & misalignment

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      • Standards Partner - Consultant - Free!
      • Standards Partner - End User & Basic Training - Free!
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  • Contains 2 Component(s)

    Viewers will learn about the following: what a rotodynamic pump is, and the classifications of rotodynamic pumps, introduction to rotodynamic pump markets, an overview of rotodynamic pump types and nomenclature, and review of updated nomenclature from ANSI/HI 14.1-14.2-2019 Rotodyanmic Pumps for Nomenclature and Definitions.

    This video will cover the following topics:

    • Defining a Rotodynamic Pump
    • Overview of types and nomenclature
    • Introduction to Rotodynamic pump markets

     

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      • Standards Partner - Consultant - Free!
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  • Contains 2 Component(s)

    This video will cover the following topics: Types of positive displacement pumps, the differences in positive displacement pumps, and how positive displacement pumps operate. You will also learn the key markets that typically use positive displacement pumps and unique application considerations.

    This video will cover the following topics: Types of positive displacement pumps, the differences in positive displacement pumps, and how positive displacement pumps operate. You will also learn the key markets that typically use positive displacement pumps and unique application considerations.

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      • Standards Partner - Consultant - Free!
      • Standards Partner - End User & Basic Training - Free!
      • Training Partner - Free!
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  • Contains 2 Component(s)

    Learn the basics of Water Hammer and Surge Suppression.

    This video will cover the following topics:

    • Water Hammer Overview
    • Accidents
    • Physics – Four Stages of Water Hammer
    • Joukowsky Equation
    • Communication Time
    • Different Types of Waterhammer
    • Brief Discussion of fundamental Equations
    • Technical Questions answered by Waterhammer Analysis
    • Pumps
    • Vales Check Valves
    • Transient Cavitation
    • Surge Suppression Types of Pumping and wavespeed
    • Changing Component behavior
    • Surge relief valves Vacuum Breaker valves
    • Surge Vessels
    • Case Studies


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  • Contains 2 Component(s)

    Viewers will learn about which types of pumps create pressure/flow pulsation and general principals of operation of a pulsation dampener.

    This video will cover the following topics:

    • Pumps and Pulsation
    • Which types of pumps create pressure/flow pulsation and why
    • Issues/problems created by pulsation
    • Explanation of magnitude and frequency of pulsation for various pump types
    • Pulsation Dampeners
    • General principal of operation of a pulsation dampener
    • Types of Dampeners and their Pros/Cons
    • Configurations and their Pros/Cons
    • Charge valve options
    • Primary and secondary criteria for Dampener Specification
    • Effect of Pulsation and Vibration on Piping Systems
    • How analysis is accomplished
    • Typical solutions for vibration problems
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  • Contains 2 Component(s)

    Viewers will learn about the benefits of using hydraulic modeling software and what kinds of things can you do with flow analysis, what can it help you with, and types of problems you and can address.

    The video will cover the following topics:

    • The benefits of using hydraulic modeling software
    • Basic inputs required/conditions
    • What hydraulic modeling can and can’t tell you
    • Building a hydraulic model
    • How the system interacts
    • Main software issues
    • Initial design
    • System reliability / optimization / troubleshooting / approach

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      • Associate Member - Free!
      • Standards Partner - Consultant - Free!
      • Standards Partner - End User & Basic Training - Free!
      • Training Partner - Free!
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  • Contains 2 Component(s)

    Learn the basics of System Hydraulics as it related to Pump and System Curves.

    This video will cover the following topics:

    • System curve basics
    • Pump curve basics
    • Pump / System interaction
    • Controlling flow or pressure
    • Using valves
    • Variable speed / impeller trim
    • Parallel pumping
    • Series Pumping
    • Summary

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      • Associate Member - Free!
      • Standards Partner - Consultant - Free!
      • Standards Partner - End User & Basic Training - Free!
      • Training Partner - Free!
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