Pump System Assessment Professional Prep Course with PSAP Exam hosted by Flowserve Corporation |May 21-24 2024

  • Register
    • Non-member - $2,100
    • Member - $1,575
    • Associate Member - $1,575
    • Academic Partner - $1,995
    • PSAP Industry Partner - $1,995
    • Pump Industry Partner - $1,995
    • Pump Industry Partner Retiree - $1,995
    • Standards Partner - Consultant - $1,575
    • Standards Partner - End User - $1,575
    • Standards Partner - End User & Basic Training - $1,575
    • Training Partner - $1,575

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Pump Systems Training and PSAP Certification Prep Course with Exam Bundle

May 21st -24th, 2024 |8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CST

Overview

With energy efficiency and system optimization leading a shift in the pump industry, there is a growing need for pump system professionals with the knowledge and experience to perform high quality assessments to benchmark current systems and recommend system upgrades. Pump system training provides professionals with the knowledge and tools to perform system assessments and the Pump Systems Assessment Professional (PSAP) Certification provides third-party validation of an individual’s proficiency in pump fundamentals, pump system optimization techniques, and implementation of pump system assessments.

This course bundle offers 3 days of in-person instruction on Pump & System Fundamentals Course -Part 1: Tuesday, May 21, 2024| Live In-Person Course (Day 1), Pump & System Fundamentals Course -Part 2: Wednesday, May 22, 2024| Live Course (pumps.org) (Day 2), and PSAP Certification Prep Course - Thursday, May 23, 2024(Day 3). Registration for this bundle also includes the PSAP certification exam at a discounted fee. The exam can be scheduled at a later date after an application is submitted. Click here for more information on the certification exam and the certification process.

This course bundle is designed to educate and train pump engineers, technical sales, pump system owners, designers, and operators on the fundamentals of pump and system design, including system hydraulics and calculations, pump and system curves, system components, factors affecting reliably and energy consumption, and control. The course will cover the knowledge areas for conducting pump system assessment and prepares you to take the PSAP Certification Exam. Registration for this course bundle includes a digital copy of the Pump System Optimization Guidebook and the Pump Systems Assessment Professional Certification Exam Study Guide.


Location

Flowserve Corporation

4343 W Royal Lane

Suite 106

Irving, TX 75063

POC On-Site: Blanca Johnson

blancajohnson@flowserve.com

(972) 443-6796


Who Should Attend

Engineers, Sales Professionals, Energy Efficiency Professionals, Reliability and Maintenance Personnel, Engineering Consultants, and Technical Service Professionals.

This course bundle is designed to prepare an individual to take the PSAP Certification Exam. HI is now offering remote online-proctored exams via ProctorU as a safe, secure, and easy way to take the PSAP Certification Exam. ProctorU is a live online proctoring service that allows you to take your exam from the comfort of your home. For more information or questions on taking the examination, contact Edgar Suarez.

For inquiries regarding the Pump Systems Training Course, please contact Matt Derner at mderner@pumps.org or call 862-242-5338. For inquires regarding the PSAP Certification Exam contact Edgar Suarez at esuarez@pumps.org or call 862-217-2441.

Learning Objectives

Pump System Fundamentals (Day 1)

  • Importance of focusing on the pump system and optimization 
  • Energy Consumption 
  • System Hydraulics and System Curves  
  • Pump Curves 
  • Pump and System Curve Interaction and Control 
  • Total Head Net Positive Suction Head
  • Preferred and Allowable Operating Regions
  • Common operating problems & troubleshooting
  • Rotodynamic & Positive Displacement Pump Fundamentals
  • Important consideration for Motor and VFDs used with pumps

Pump System Optimization and Assessment (Day 2)

  • Benefits of pump system optimization and assessment
  • Pump system costs & financial analysis
  • Review of Pump system fundamentals
  • Pump system optimization methods
  • Pump system assessment process
  • Basic pump maintenance practices, and reliability metrics
  • Field measurements, system drawings, schematics, flow diagrams and control schemes
  • Tools and software to support pump system optimization
  • Recommendations for cost effective optimization
  • Pump system assessment report

PSAP Certification Exam Prep (Day 3)

  • Review PSAP certification application requirements, domains, tasks, and body of knowledge outlined by the Hydraulic Institute.
  • Review examination scheduling and test taking requirements
  • You will have a chance to a sample test that should give you a realistic test taking experience
  • The instructor will review each sample test question in detail following you allotted time limit to take the sample test
  • The instructor will also provide you the opportunity to work through additional sample questions, and the instructor will review the answer to each in detail
  • At the end of the course you should have a good feeling about your preparedness to take the PSAP certification exam 

Course Materials 

Participants will receive the following course materials:

Student Slide Decks in electronic format (PDH)

Pump System Optimization Guidebook (PDF) Retail Value - $225

Pump System Assessment Professional Certification Study Guide (PDF)

Formula Reference Sheet

Pump System Assessment Pre-Screening Checklist

Registration Fees

This course bundle with exam provides you with additional savings as shown below.

Member TypeIf Purchased IndividuallyBundle FeeYou Save
Member$2,006.25$1,605.00$401.25
Associate Member$2,006.25$1,605.00$401.25
Standards Partner$2,006.25$1,605.00$401.25
Training Partner$2,006.25$1605.00$401.25
Industry Partner$2,541.25$2,030.00$511.25
Academic Partner$2,541.25$2,030.00$511.25
Non-Member/Partner$2,675.00$2,140.00$535.00

Members, Associate Members, Standards Partners, and Training Partners of the Hydraulic Institute (HI) receive 25% discount on all available PSM training. Employees of Members, Associate Members, Standards Partner, and Training Partner organizations must log-in with their company email address in order for the discounted registration fee to apply. Industry Partners and Academic Partners receive 5% discount on all PSM training. Click here to learn more about HI membership.

Membership Question?  Call us at 973-267-9700, email us, or view the HI website for more information.

Refunds & Cancellations

All refund requests must be made in writing and submitted to our Customer Support Center. Full refunds will be issued for any live course or webinar that has been cancelled.

  • Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live In-Person Event on 05/21/2024 at 8:00 AM (CDT)

    Educate and train pump engineers, technical sales, pump system owners, designers, and operators on the fundamentals of pump and system design, including system hydraulics and calculations, pump and system curves, system components, factors affecting reliably and energy consumption, and control.

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    Flowserve - Pump System Fundamentals (PSF) Course

    May 21, 2024 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CST

    Description

    The Pump System Fundamentals (PSF) Live Instructor-Led Course is a training course designed to educate and train pump engineers, technical sales, pump system owners, designers, and operators on the fundamentals of pump and system design, including system hydraulics and calculations, pump and system curves, system components, factors affecting reliably and energy consumption, and control.


    Course Objectives

    • Importance of focusing on the pump system and optimization 
    • Energy Consumption 
    • System Hydraulics and System Curves 
    • Pump Curves 
    • Pump and System Curve Interaction and Control 
    • Total Head Net Positive Suction Head
    • Preferred and Allowable Operating Regions
    • Common operating problems & troubleshooting
    • Rotodynamic & Positive Displacement Pump Fundamentals
    • Driver & VFD Fundamentals
    Course Materials

    Participants will also receive the following course materials:

    • Pump System Optimization and Assessment Course Manual in Hardcopy Format
    • Pump System Optimization Guidebook in Hardcopy Format – Retail Value $205
    • Pump System Assessment Pre-screening Checklist
    • Formula Reference Sheet


    PSF outline:
    •  Introduction to pump systems
    •  System curves
    •  Measuring the system curve exercise
    • Introduction to pump curve & operating point
    • Pump system energy consumption & efficiency
    • Pump output power exercise
    • Pump input power exercise
    • Motor input power exercise
    • Pump efficiency exercise using motor curve
    • Pump total head measurement and calculation
    • Introduction to positive displacement and rotodynamic pumps
    • Rotodynamic pump fundamentals
    • Common types & configuration
    • Performance curves
    • Specific speed
    • Specific speed and attainable efficiency Exercise
    • Impellers, Inducers and casings
    • Rotodynamic pump classifications
    • Positive displacement pump fundamentals
    • Common types & configurations
    • Performance curves
    • General application considerations
    • Reciprocating pump classifications and application considerations
    • Rotary pump classifications and application considerations
    • Varying the operating point
    • Modifications to the pump curve
    • Modifications to the system head
    • Variable speed and Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) considerations
    • Control valve hydraulic loss exercise
    • Parallel pumping
    • Series pumping
    • Factors that affect reliability
    • Net Positive Suction Head and Margin
    • NPSHA calculation exercise 1
    • NPHSA calculation exercise 2
    • Suction specific speed exercise
    • Operating point
    • Preferred operating region
    • Allowable operating region
    • Pump installation
    • Discussion of common operating problems
    • Flow or head to low
    • Power to high
    • Vibration and noise
    • Bearing and seal failures
  • Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live In-Person Event on 05/22/2024 at 8:00 AM (CDT)

    Designed to educate and train pump engineers, technical sales, pump system owners, designers, and operators on the principals and techniques of optimizing and conducting assessments on new and existing pumping systems. The ultimate goal of this course is to educate those designing pumps and the systems in which the pumps are applied to minimize energy consumption while maximizing reliability with consideration of the associated life cycle costs for the entire pumping system.

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    Flowserve - Pump System Optimization and Assessment Course

    May 22, 2024 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CST

    Overview

    The Live Instructor-Led Pump System Optimization and Assessment (PSOA) Course is designed to educate and train pump engineers, technical sales, pump system owners, designers, and operators on the principals and techniques of optimizing and conducting assessments on new and existing pumping systems. The ultimate goal of this course is to educate those designing pumps and the systems in which the pumps are applied to minimize energy consumption while maximizing reliability with consideration of the associated life cycle costs for the entire pumping system.

    Course Objectives

    • Benefits of pump system optimization and assessment
    • Pump system costs & financial analysis
    • Review of Pump system fundamentals
    • Pump system optimization methods
    • Pump system assessment process
    • Basic pump maintenance practices, and reliability metrics
    • Field measurements, system drawings, schematics, flow diagrams and control schemes
    • Tools and software to support pump system optimization
    • Recommendations for cost effective optimization
    • Pump system assessment report

    Course Materials

    Participants will also receive the following course materials:

    • Pump System Optimization and Assessment Course Manual in Hardcopy Format
    • Pump System Optimization Guidebook in Hardcopy Format – Retail Value $205

     

    Pump System Optimization & Assessment 1-Day Course Outline
    • Introduction to and benefits of pump system optimization and assessment
      • Optimization Example
    • Pump system costs
      • Life cycle costs & financial analysis
      • Estimating pump system energy costs
    • Pump system fundamentals
      • Pump & system curve review
      • Modifying the operating point example
      • Pump selection best practices
    • Pump system optimization process
      • Optimization exercise
      • Optimization case studies
    • Pump System Assessment
      • Basic pump maintenance practices, and reliability metrics
      • Field measurements, system drawings, schematics, flow diagrams and control schemes
      • Tools and software to support pump system optimization
      • Pump system assessment process
      • Pump system assessment report
  • Contains 6 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live In-Person Event on 05/23/2024 at 8:00 AM (CDT)

    The course will cover the knowledge areas for conducting any pump system assessment and prepare you to take the PSAP Certification Exam by offering a practice exam and sample questions covering the knowledge requirements outlined in the PSAP body of knowledge.

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    PSAP Certification Prep Course

    Thursday, May 23rd ,2024 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CST

    Overview

    With energy efficiency and system optimization leading a shift in the pump industry, there is a growing need for pump system professionals with the knowledge and experience to perform high quality assessments to benchmark current systems and recommend system upgrades. Pump system training provides professionals with the knowledge and tools to perform system assessments and the Pump Systems Assessment Professional (PSAP) Certification provides third-party validation of an individual’s proficiency in pump fundamentals, pump system optimization techniques, and implementation of pump system assessments.

    This course is designed to prepare an individual to take the PSAP Certification Exam. HI is now offering remote online-proctored exams via ProctorU as a safe, secure, and easy way to take the PSAP Certification Exam. ProctorU is a live online proctoring service that allows you to take your exam from the comfort of your home. For more information or questions on taking the examination, contact Edgar Suarez.

    The exam preparation session provides attendees the resources and tools to be comfortable with the certification exam process, virtual exam platform and realistic questions covering all the knowledge areas.

    The instructor will guide the attendees through the application requirements, exam platform and scheduling and what to expect on the day of the exam.  Following the overview, the attendees have the opportunity to take a realistic practice exam via the same electronic platform, and the instructor the spends explaining each practice exam question.

    Course Objectives

    1. Review PSAP certification application requirements, domains, tasks, and body of knowledge outlined by the Hydraulic Institute.
    2. Review examination scheduling and test taking requirements
    3. You will have a chance to a sample test that should give you a realistic test taking experience
    4. The instructor will review each sample test question in detail following you allotted time limit to take the sample test
    5. The instructor will also provide you the opportunity to work through additional sample questions, and the instructor will review the answer to each in detail
    6. At the end of the course you should have a good feeling about your preparedness to take the PSAP certification exam 

    Course Materials

    Participants will also receive the following course materials:

    • Pump System Assessment Professional Certification Study Guide
    • Course Slide Deck
    • Follow-up activities such as webinars and surveys 

    This course offers one day of live virtual instructor-led PSAP certification exam preparation that covers all of the PSAP knowledge area. The course will cover the following:
    • The exam preparation session provides attendees the resources and tools to be comfortable with the certification exam process, virtual exam platform and realistic questions covering all the knowledge areas.
    • The instructor will guide the attendees through the application requirements, exam platform and scheduling and what to expect on the day of the exam.  Following the overview, the attendees have the opportunity to take a realistic practice exam via the same electronic platform, and the instructor explains each practice exam question.
    • An overview of the eligibility requirements, certification process, and how to schedule the exam 
    • What to expect on the day of the exam
    • Live practice exam & review of practice exam and results
    • Detailed review of additional practice exam questions
  • Contains 7 Component(s)

    Pump Systems Assessment Professional (PSAP) certification validates the knowledge and experience of industry experts. PSAPs meet the standard of excellence required to collect, review and analyze the data needed to fully assess pumping systems and recommend strategies for optimization, efficiency, reliability and overall system improvement.

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    This examination is for the certification of Pump Systems Assessment Professionals (PSAP) developed by the Hydraulic Institute. PSAP certification provides confidence to pump end-users and other stakeholders that pump system assessors have the knowledge and experience to perform high-quality assessments which will lead to energy-efficient and reliable pumping systems. The exam is composed of 100 multiple-choice questions. Candidates have three and one-half (3½) hours to complete the exam. Carefully read the questions and choose the best answer. A formula sheet has been provided as a reference.

    For more information on the PSAP certification process and the exam, please go to www.pumps.org/psap.