Basic Pump Types and Operation

This interactive training unit is designed to introduce trainees to the basic components and operation of positive displacement pumps and centrifugal pumps. After completing this unit, trainees should be able to explain how pumps can be identified, identify the basic components of a pump, and describe the functions of various types of pump auxiliary equipment and systems. They should also be able to describe the general operation of reciprocating and rotary positive displacement pumps, and single-stage and multistage centrifugal pumps.



Duration: 2 hours