Course Description

This course provides you with an overview of pumps used in industrial facilities. You'll learn about the two basic types of pumps, positive displacement and dynamic pumps. Develop your understanding of operation components and principles for a variety of pumping equipment. Learn about the selection of pump types for specific applications.

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Learner Outcomes

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


This program was made possible by funding from the Government of Alberta.
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Section Title
Equipment - Pumps - Pump Types
Internet Paced - Online Asynchronous
Jun 03, 2024 to Jul 07, 2024
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $235.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 07, 2023 to Jun 11, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 07, 2023 to Jun 11, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jun 12, 2024 to Jun 26, 2024
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook
Course Materials:
All required course materials are included in tuition fees.
Section Notes
There are no prerequisites for this course. 
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