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Practical Pump and Valve Technology Training

BMC Training provides a training course in Practical Pump and Valve Technology in Maintenance Engineering Training

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  • London
    27 - 1 - 2019
    31 - 1 - 2019
  • Madrid
    27 - 1 - 2019
    31 - 1 - 2019
  • Munich
    27 - 1 - 2019
    31 - 1 - 2019
  • Berlin
    27 - 1 - 2019
    31 - 1 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    20 - 1 - 2019
    24 - 1 - 2019
  • Bali
    20 - 1 - 2019
    24 - 1 - 2019
  • Singapore
    20 - 1 - 2019
    24 - 1 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    13 - 1 - 2019
    17 - 1 - 2019
  • Rome
    13 - 1 - 2019
    17 - 1 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    13 - 1 - 2019
    17 - 1 - 2019
  • Zurich
    13 - 1 - 2019
    17 - 1 - 2019
  • Dubai
    6 - 1 - 2019
    10 - 1 - 2019
  • Paris
    6 - 1 - 2019
    10 - 1 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    6 - 1 - 2019
    10 - 1 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
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    28 - 2 - 2019
  • Rome
    24 - 2 - 2019
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  • Barcelona
    24 - 2 - 2019
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  • Zurich
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  • London
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  • Madrid
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  • Munich
    17 - 2 - 2019
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  • Berlin
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  • Dubai
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  • Paris
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  • Hong Kong
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  • Bali
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  • Singapore
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  • London
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  • Munich
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  • Berlin
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  • Istanbul
    10 - 3 - 2019
    14 - 3 - 2019
  • Bali
    10 - 3 - 2019
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  • Singapore
    10 - 3 - 2019
    14 - 3 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    3 - 3 - 2019
    7 - 3 - 2019
  • Rome
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    7 - 3 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    3 - 3 - 2019
    7 - 3 - 2019
  • Zurich
    3 - 3 - 2019
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  • Dubai
    24 - 3 - 2019
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  • Paris
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    28 - 3 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    24 - 3 - 2019
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  • Kuala Lumpur
    28 - 4 - 2019
    2 - 5 - 2019
  • Rome
    28 - 4 - 2019
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  • Barcelona
    28 - 4 - 2019
    2 - 5 - 2019
  • Zurich
    28 - 4 - 2019
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  • London
    7 - 4 - 2019
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    7 - 4 - 2019
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  • Munich
    7 - 4 - 2019
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  • Berlin
    7 - 4 - 2019
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    14 - 4 - 2019
    18 - 4 - 2019
  • Paris
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  • Hong Kong
    14 - 4 - 2019
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  • Istanbul
    21 - 4 - 2019
    25 - 4 - 2019
  • Bali
    21 - 4 - 2019
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  • Singapore
    21 - 4 - 2019
    25 - 4 - 2019
  • London
    12 - 5 - 2019
    16 - 5 - 2019
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    12 - 5 - 2019
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    12 - 5 - 2019
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  • Berlin
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  • Istanbul
    5 - 5 - 2019
    9 - 5 - 2019
  • Bali
    5 - 5 - 2019
    9 - 5 - 2019
  • Singapore
    5 - 5 - 2019
    9 - 5 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    19 - 5 - 2019
    23 - 5 - 2019
  • Rome
    19 - 5 - 2019
    23 - 5 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    19 - 5 - 2019
    23 - 5 - 2019
  • Zurich
    19 - 5 - 2019
    23 - 5 - 2019
  • Dubai
    26 - 5 - 2019
    30 - 5 - 2019
  • Paris
    26 - 5 - 2019
    30 - 5 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    26 - 5 - 2019
    30 - 5 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    9 - 6 - 2019
    13 - 6 - 2019
  • Rome
    9 - 6 - 2019
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  • Barcelona
    9 - 6 - 2019
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  • Zurich
    9 - 6 - 2019
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    16 - 6 - 2019
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  • Madrid
    16 - 6 - 2019
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  • Munich
    16 - 6 - 2019
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  • Berlin
    16 - 6 - 2019
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  • Dubai
    23 - 6 - 2019
    27 - 6 - 2019
  • Paris
    23 - 6 - 2019
    27 - 6 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    23 - 6 - 2019
    27 - 6 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    2 - 6 - 2019
    6 - 6 - 2019
  • Bali
    2 - 6 - 2019
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  • Singapore
    2 - 6 - 2019
    6 - 6 - 2019
  • London
    7 - 7 - 2019
    11 - 7 - 2019
  • Madrid
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  • Munich
    7 - 7 - 2019
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  • Berlin
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  • Istanbul
    14 - 7 - 2019
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  • Bali
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  • Singapore
    14 - 7 - 2019
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  • Kuala Lumpur
    21 - 7 - 2019
    25 - 7 - 2019
  • Rome
    21 - 7 - 2019
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  • Barcelona
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  • Zurich
    21 - 7 - 2019
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  • Dubai
    28 - 7 - 2019
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  • Paris
    28 - 7 - 2019
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  • Hong Kong
    28 - 7 - 2019
    1 - 8 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    4 - 8 - 2019
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  • Rome
    4 - 8 - 2019
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  • Barcelona
    4 - 8 - 2019
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  • Zurich
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  • Madrid
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  • Munich
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  • Berlin
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  • Dubai
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  • Paris
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  • Hong Kong
    18 - 8 - 2019
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  • Istanbul
    25 - 8 - 2019
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  • Bali
    25 - 8 - 2019
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  • Singapore
    25 - 8 - 2019
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  • London
    22 - 9 - 2019
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  • Madrid
    22 - 9 - 2019
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  • Munich
    22 - 9 - 2019
    26 - 9 - 2019
  • Berlin
    22 - 9 - 2019
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  • Istanbul
    1 - 9 - 2019
    5 - 9 - 2019
  • Bali
    1 - 9 - 2019
    5 - 9 - 2019
  • Singapore
    1 - 9 - 2019
    5 - 9 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    8 - 9 - 2019
    12 - 9 - 2019
  • Rome
    8 - 9 - 2019
    12 - 9 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    8 - 9 - 2019
    12 - 9 - 2019
  • Zurich
    8 - 9 - 2019
    12 - 9 - 2019
  • Dubai
    15 - 9 - 2019
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  • Paris
    15 - 9 - 2019
    19 - 9 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    15 - 9 - 2019
    19 - 9 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    20 - 10 - 2019
    24 - 10 - 2019
  • Rome
    20 - 10 - 2019
    24 - 10 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    20 - 10 - 2019
    24 - 10 - 2019
  • Zurich
    20 - 10 - 2019
    24 - 10 - 2019
  • London
    27 - 10 - 2019
    31 - 10 - 2019
  • Madrid
    27 - 10 - 2019
    31 - 10 - 2019
  • Munich
    27 - 10 - 2019
    31 - 10 - 2019
  • Berlin
    27 - 10 - 2019
    31 - 10 - 2019
  • Dubai
    6 - 10 - 2019
    10 - 10 - 2019
  • Paris
    6 - 10 - 2019
    10 - 10 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    6 - 10 - 2019
    10 - 10 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    13 - 10 - 2019
    17 - 10 - 2019
  • Bali
    13 - 10 - 2019
    17 - 10 - 2019
  • Singapore
    13 - 10 - 2019
    17 - 10 - 2019
  • London
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Madrid
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Munich
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Berlin
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Bali
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Singapore
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    3 - 11 - 2019
    7 - 11 - 2019
  • Rome
    3 - 11 - 2019
    7 - 11 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    3 - 11 - 2019
    7 - 11 - 2019
  • Zurich
    3 - 11 - 2019
    7 - 11 - 2019
  • Dubai
    10 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • Paris
    10 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    10 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Rome
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Zurich
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • London
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Madrid
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Munich
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Berlin
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Dubai
    1 - 12 - 2019
    5 - 12 - 2019
  • Paris
    1 - 12 - 2019
    5 - 12 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    1 - 12 - 2019
    5 - 12 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    8 - 12 - 2019
    12 - 12 - 2019
  • Bali
    8 - 12 - 2019
    12 - 12 - 2019
  • Singapore
    8 - 12 - 2019
    12 - 12 - 2019

Introduction

The course will introduce delegates to the different types of pumps and valves and their associated terminology. Centrifugal and positive-displacement pumps, packing, mechanical seals and sealing systems, bearings and couplings will all be discussed. Valves for isolation and valves for control will be addressed.

The application of the different types of pumps and valves will be discussed along with their suitability for different operational duties. Operation, troubleshooting and maintenance will be dealt with in depth.

The knowledge gained in this course will:

  • Enable the delegate to optimise the operation and maintenance of different types of pumps
  • Give the delegate confidence to carry out failure analyses on pumps thereby avoiding repetitive failures
  • Allow tighter control of maintenance budgets by the avoidance of unplanned equipment failures in service

Objectives                                                   

At the end of this course participants will:

  • Have an understanding of the different types of pumps and their associated terminology
  • Have an understanding of Centrifugal and positive displacement pumps, packing, mechanical seals and sealing systems, bearings and couplings
  • Have an understanding of different parameters affecting the operation of valves
  • Have the ability to select the right valve for the particular application and to perform the necessary calculation for valve sizing
  • Have the ability to perform troubleshooting of systems involving valves
  • Have the ability to decide on the right maintenance plan concerning different types of valves

The Contents

Day 1 - Pumping Systems

  • Introduction
    • Pump Types and Terminology
    • Pump Performance (Centrifugal and Positive Displacement)
  • Understanding Head
    • Types of Head: Friction, Pressure, Static & Velocity
    • Friction in Valves, Piping & Fittings
    • Calculating Actual Head in a System
  • Cavitation in pumps and valves
    • Net Positive Suction Head (NPSH)
    • Vapour and Gas Cavitation
    • Flashing versus Cavitation

Day 2 - Pump Types

  • Positive Displacement Pumps
    • Reciprocating Pumps
    • Reciprocating Pump Valves
    • Rotary Pumps – scroll and gear types
    • Failure Mechanisms – identification and monitoring
  • Centrifugal Pumps
    • Centrifugal Pump Theory
    • Pump Components
    • Matching Pumps with Drivers
    • Performance Analysis
    • Failure Mechanisms – identification and monitoring

Day 3 - Achieving Pump Reliability

  • Sealing Systems
    • Conventional Packing Glands, Mechanical Seals & Flush Plans
    • Seal Failure Mechanisms
    • Maintenance and Repair of Mechanical Seals
  • Bearings – failure modes and how to extend life
    • Lubrication
    • Plain Bearings
    • Anti-Friction Bearings
  • Couplings & Alignment
    • Couplings
    • Alignment & Balancing
    • Foundations & Bedplates

Day 4 - Valves Technology

  • Types of Valves (globe, gate, ball, plug, check)
  • Flow characteristics
    • Flow through valves
    • Valve flow characteristics
    • Linear, quick opening & equal %
  • Valve Sizing
    • Calculating the correct Cv value
    • Selecting Valve Size Using Valve Coefficient
    • Calculations for Correct Valve Selection
  • Sealing performance
    • Leakage Classifications
    • Sealing Mechanisms
    • Valve stem seals

Day 5 - Valves Troubleshooting & Maintenance

  • High Pressure Drop
    • Pressure Recovery Characteristics
    • Flow Choking
    • High Velocities
  • Water Hammer
    • What causes water hammer?
    • Solutions for water hammer
  • Troubleshooting the Control & Isolation Valves
    • Review of common faults
    • Developing a Preventive Maintenance Plan
  • Review & Wrap-Up

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