Pumps & Seal Systems Monitoring & Operations

Course Properties

Course date: 18-03-2018
Course End Date: 22-03-2018
Location Cairo

AIM OF THE COURSE

  After successful completion of this course the attendees will have a better understanding of centrifugal pump fundamentals, enabling them to apply the knowledge gained in their daily work.

 

WHO CAN BENEFIT

              • System engineers involved in improving reliability, plant operators, and maintenance staff.
              • Manufacturers and engineering consultants
              • Plant performance department candidates

 

Course Outline

      DAY1
              • Introduction Diagrams
              • Simple End Suction Pump
              • Pump Cross Section
              • Parts List
              • ANSI Pump Curve Sensitivity for Pump Reliability
              • API Pump Curve Practices
              • High Speed & High Head Pump Curve


      DAY2
              • Types of Pumps
              • Condensate Extraction Pump
              • Circulating Water Pump
              • Boiler Feed Pump
              • Boiler Feed Booster Pump
              • Balance of Plants Pumps
              • Chemical injection
              • Vacuum

 

     DAY3
              • Centrifugal Pump Fundamentals
              • How Centrifugal Pumps work
              • Radial Thrust
              • Axial Thrust
              • Calculating Pump Total Head
              • Typical Centrifugal Pump Performance Curves
              • Centrifugal Pump Affinity Laws
              • Calculating the power input required by the Pump
              • What is NPSH required and NPSH available
              • How to deal with unsatisfactory NPSH problems
              • Cavitations
              • What is Specific Speed – Ns or Nq
              • Typical Characteristic Curve Shapes for Centrifugal Pumps
              • Flow Control in Centrifugal Pumps
              • Examples of Re-circulation Systems

 

     DAY4
              • Acceptance, Testing, Operational Manuals and Tender Specs
              • Acceptance Testing
              • Proper Specifications and Tender Requests
              • Evaluation, Selection and Purchase
              • Common Design Installation Errors & Omissions
              • Common Maintenance Errors
              • Common Operating Errors
              • Operation & Maintenance Manuals

 

      DAY5
              • General
              • Power Plant Pump Monitoring
              • Vibration Analysis Fundamentals
              • API Standard 610
              • Specific Speed
              • Low Specific Speed Impeller
              • Medium Specific Speed Impeller
              • High Specific Speed Impeller
              • Influence of Specific Speed
              • Suction Specific Speed (Nss)
              • NPSH Defined
              • NPSH Test Procedure
              • NPSH Factors
              • Calculation of NPSH Vertical Pumps
              • Pumps in Series and Parallel
              • Variable Speed
              • Minimum Flow Required
              • Total Pump Lifetime Cost