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Thu, May 09

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The Carriage House Inn

Course 2 - Centrifugal Pump Fundamentals

This course will cover the basic Hydraulic and Mechanical design aspects of centrifugal pumps with some emphasis on the API 610 standard, hydraulic re-rates and pump testing.

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Course 2 - Centrifugal Pump Fundamentals
Course 2 - Centrifugal Pump Fundamentals

Time & Location

May 09, 2024, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MDT

The Carriage House Inn, 9030 Macleod Trail, Calgary, AB T2H 0M4, Canada

About the event

Description:

This course will cover the basic Hydraulic and Mechanical design aspects of centrifugal pumps with some emphasis on the API 610 standard, hydraulic re-rates and pump testing.

Course Outline:

  • Definition & Charteristics of a Centrifugal Pump
  • Impeller Design and Effects
  • Cavitation & Recirculation 
  • Series & Parallel Operation
  • Pump Types & Design Features 
  • System design & Hydraulic Attributes 
  • Types of Bearings & Vibration 
  • API 610 Pump Classification, Design Features & Material of Construction 
  • Hydraulic Re-Rating of Pumps 
  • Pump Testing

Instructors:

Gary Fitch

Head of Product Engineering (North America) & Global Advance Engineering, Flow Equipment, PE Division, Sulzer Pumps (U.S.) Inc.

Gary has been involved in Hydraulic design and Advance Engineering teams for the last 25 years with Sulzer Pumps in Europe and North America.

Nicolas Lagas

Head of Product Design, Flow Equipment (North America), Sulzer Pumps (U.S.) Inc.

Nicolas has been with Sulzer Pumps for 16 years with previous experience in rotordynamics, finite element calculations. He led our German product development for 3 years and is now leading product design and development in Portland OR since 2017.

Ryan Haack

Senior Project Engineer – Product Engineering (North America), Sulzer Pumps (U.S.) Inc.

Ryan has been with Sulzer pumps for 12 years in the Product Engineering group with a focus on new developments and a specialty in bearing arrangements. He has 22 total years in the pump industry.

Cancellation Policy 

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Schedule


  • 30 minutes

    Arrival and Check-In


  • 3 hours

    Course 2 - Centrifugal Pump Fundamentals - Morning Session

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