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Mechanical Equipment: Compressors, Pumps, Seals, Motors and Variable - Speed Drives 


Start Date : 8 Dec,2024
End Date   : 12 Dec,2024
Duration    : 5 Days
Price          : $ 3,995 ( SAR 14,981.25 )



This Mechanical Equipment training course will provide a comprehensive understanding of equipment operating characteristics. It will introduce delegates to essential types of mechanical equipment, including positive displacement and dynamic pumps and compressors, motors and drives and their associated systems and components. The applications of these equipment's will be discussed along with their suitability for different operational duties and selection criteria. In addition, the course will focus on associated equipment including packing, mechanical sealing systems, bearings and valves. 


Course Objectives: 

At the end of this course, participant will be able to:

  • Identify the different types of pumps & compressors & learn about selection, operation and maintenance strategies 

  • Operate pumps and compressors as close as possible to the design efficiency and monitor their availability and reliability 

  • Identify and learn about associated components such as mechanical seals & bearings and identify their failure mechanisms 

  • Condition, monitor and troubleshoot pump and compressor problems 

  • Specify, operate and maintain fluid movers (Motors) and drivers (Variable Speed Drives) 



Course Content: 

1- Pumps and Pumping Systems 

  • Pump categories and selection - Dynamic and positive displacement 

  • Pump Theory of Operation - Governing fluid laws and performance curves 

  • Dynamic Pumps - Centrifugal, axial, mixed flow 

  • General Performance Characteristics - Cavitations, net positive suction head 

  • Positive Displacement Pumps - Reciprocating, rotary 

  • Engineering of System Requirements - Fluid type, system head curves 


2. Compressors and Compressor Systems 

  • Positive Displacement Compressors - Reciprocating and rotary 

  • Dynamic Compressors - Centrifugal, axial, mixed flow 

  • Compressor Operation - Gas laws, operation curves 

  • Compressor Performance Measurement and sizing 

  • Compressor Equipment 

  • Surging and Choking 


3. Motors and Variable Speed Drives 

  • Characteristics and Operation of AC Induction Motors 

  • Starting and Speed Control of AC induction motors 

  • Speed control methods of AC Motors 

  • Construction, Enclosures and cooling methods of AC Motors 

  • Basic principles of AC Variable-Speed Drives (VSD's) 

  • Electromagnetic Interferences, Cable Details and Filtering 


4. Maintenance and Troubleshooting 

  • Types of maintenance 

  • Factors affecting pump, compressor and motor maintenance 

  • Vibration Analysis and Condition Monitoring 

  • Electrical Signature Condition Monitoring 

  • Thermal Imaging condition monitoring 

  • Oil Analysis 


5. Associated Mechanical Equipment 

  • Mechanical Seals 

  • Bearings 

  • Faults associated with bearings and mechanical seals 

  • Lubrication 

  • Control Valves 



Targeted Audience: 

This course is directed towards Supervisors, Team Leaders and Professionals in Maintenance, Engineering and Production. It is suitable for who expects to become involved at any stage in project applications and applicable maintenance technologies. The course will also benefit anyone those wishes to update themselves on pump and compressor technology, judge the suitability of different types of pumps and compressors for their needs, and learn how to operate and maintain them for the benefit of their organizations. 

Mechanical Equipment: Compressors, Pumps, Seals, Motors and Variable

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