Centrifugal Pumps

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Centrifugal Pumps


Centrifugal Pumps Workbook

The Centrifugal Pumps Workbook contains the independent study course lessons, exercises and final exam materials which must be successfully completed to earn the state assign course credit.

12 in stock (can be backordered)

Course Registration

Registration entitles students to course support. After passing the final exam the registered student will also receive an offical Continuing Education Course Certificate of Completion that will be accepted by the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) for operator continuing education units for the licenses listed in the table of course details above.

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This course covers how to identify components and correct procedures, describe functions and purpose, and troubleshoot as it relates to operating characteristics and identification of parts of centrifugal pumps; flow-through pumps; mechanical and packing seals; seal flush; parts of an impeller, identification of impellers; discharge pressure versus flow; power requirement versus flow; effect of specific gravity on power requirements; multistage operation; methods of priming centrifugal pumps; operating characteristics of self-priming centrifugal pumps; types of oil lubrication; grease-lubricated pumps; types of oil lubrication; grease-lubricated bearings; bearing housing temperatures; and cavitation and gassing of centrifugal pumps.
At the completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify operating characteristics and parts of centrifugal and flow-through pumps
  • Choose correct mechanical and packing seals
  • Identify impellers
  • Differentiate between discharge press, flow, and power requirements
  • Define methods of priming and operating characteristics of self-priming centrifugal pumps
  • Demonstrate this knowledge on a fill-in-the blank final exam


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