Pump Physical Modifications and the Effects on Hydraulic Performance: 1-Part Webinar| December 5, 2023

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Pump Physical Modifications and the Effects on Hydraulic Performance

Date: December 5, 2023

Time: 1pm EST

PDH Credits: 1.0

Overview: 

This webinar will provide engineers with an understanding of how physical pump modifications affect hydraulic performance in rotodynamic pumps. Engineers will gain comprehensive insights into trimming, underfiling, vane angle adjustments, and volute/casing modifications. We'll explore effects on various pump types, discuss wear ring clearances, and present case studies. By understanding how physical modifications to pumps impact hydraulic performance, attendees will be equipped to optimize pump designs and better meet the customer’s needs.

Learning Objectives:

• Gain insight into the effects of impeller modifications, including traditional trimming techniques and their impacts on hydraulic performance in radial and mixed flow pumps, as well as the influence of underfiling on both the bottom and top sides of the impeller vanes.
• Explore the implications of impeller (propeller) vane angle adjustments specifically within the context of axial flow pumps and their effects on hydraulic performance.
• Develop an understanding of volute/casing modifications, particularly the outcomes of opening the throat area and the effects resulting from cutting back the cutwater or tongue.
• Comprehend the significance of impeller/casing wear ring clearances in rotodynamic pumps and distinguish between the effects of reducing and increasing running clearances on pump efficiency and performance.
• Acquire knowledge of how impeller vane angle adjustments in radial (centrifugal) pumps affect hydraulic performance.


Alex Moser

Senior Engineer of Standards and Training

Hydraulic Institute

Alex Moser is the Senior Engineer of Standards and Training at the Hydraulic Institute with technical responsibility for standards, guidebooks, training, and technical programs as well as assisting the governmental regulations committees with technical expertise. Prior to joining the Hydraulic Institute, he held new product development and engineering management positions with a major pump manufacturer, with a focus on new pump design, system analysis, and testing. Mr. Moser obtained his B.S. Degree in Chemical Engineering at the University of Alabama.

 

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