This course provides an overview of pumps used in industrial facilities. The two basic types of pumps, positive displacement and dynamic pumps, are described. The components and principles of operation are explained for a variety of pumping equipment. Learn about the selection of pump types for specific applications.
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Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Describe pump types found in industrial plants
- Describe positive displacement pumps
- Describe the operation of various reciprocating pumps and injectors
- Describe the construction and operation of several different types of rotary pumps
- Describe dynamic pumps