Pump selection considerations for Rotodynamic and Positive displacement pumps: Thursday March 27, 2024, |Live Webinar

Includes a Live Web Event on 03/27/2024 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

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    • Member - $112.50
    • Associate Member - $112.50
    • Academic Partner - $142.50
    • PSAP Industry Partner - $142.50
    • Pump Industry Partner - $142.50
    • Pump Industry Partner Retiree - $142.50
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    • Standards Partner - End User - $112.50
    • Standards Partner - End User & Basic Training - $112.50
    • Training Partner - $112.50

Pump selection considerations for Rotodynamic and Positive Displacement Pumps

Date: March 27, 2024 | Time: 1:00pm - 2.30 pm EST

PDH Credits: 1.5


A recently restructured webinar that provides an overview of pump selection for both rotodynamic and positive displacement pumps. The webinar will cover application considerations, applicable standards, energy regulations and labeling, and a 13-step pump selection guide from initial system design to specification. Attendees will leave with a fundamental understanding of the important considerations involved in pump selection that will result in reliable and efficient operation. Key updates made to the webinar include: the addition of positive displacement pumps, the effects of viscosity, duration diagrams, charts depicting typical pump type range, and efficient selection example considering the operating point.

Learning Objectives

Participants will learn about the following:
  1. Types of rotodynamic and positive displacement pumps
  2. General application considerations for pump selection
  3. Applicable standards, and energy regulations and labeling
  4. 13-step process for pump selection including: Application type
  5. System design
  6. Pump design/type and speed of operation
  7. Pump performance
  8. Materials of construction and specifications
  9. Considerations for pump selection that result in reliable and efficient operation

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Registration Fees

HI Member TypeFee
Associate Member$112.50
Standards Partner$112.50
Training Partner$112.50
Industry Partner$142.50
Academic Partner$142.50

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Refunds & Cancellations

All refund requests must be made in writing to training@pumps.org. Full refunds will be issued for any live course or webinar that has been cancelled.

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  2. Click "Complete Quiz for Live Webinar" to answer quiz questions. You will have 10 attempts and must get at least 80% correct to proceed. After completing the quiz, return to the Contents tab.
  3. For webinar series, continue this process until you complete all the webinar sessions.
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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.


PDH Credits

One (1) PDH credit will be issued upon completion of this live webinar series. 

The acceptance of continuing education as it applies to fulfillment of the state licensing requirements for professional designations is at the pleasure of the individual state licensing boards. It is the responsibility of the individual participants to be knowledgeable about their state requirements.

Licensed Professional Engineers

Continuing professional development is a vital component to the engineering licensure process. Most state licensing boards require continuing professional development as a condition for licensure and renewal of the license to practice engineering. Pre-approval of training providers and courses are not required by most state licensing boards, except for the following:

Florida Board of Professional Engineers

Pump Systems Matter is a board-approved continuing education provider for the Florida Board of Professional Engineers: License # CEA361.

North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors

Pump Systems Matter is an approved continuing professional competency sponsor for the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors: Sponsor # S-0523.

New York State Board for Engineering, Land Surveying, and Geology

Pump Systems Matter is approved as a sponsor of continuing education for professional engineers in New York State: NYS Sponsor # 241.


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