mobile NEW Pump Basics CourseⅠ English

Summary of course Summary of course

To acquire basic knowledge regarding pumps, including the structure and principles of pumps, performance management, and operation management.

Target Plant operators and engineers
Expected learning time 8hours
Shortest execution time 214minutes

Aim and feature of courseAim and feature of course

★Using cut section models of various pumps and a variety of videos of experiments related to operating theory, we’re going to learn the basics of pump mechanisms, theory, performance, and operation.
★Combining animated computer graphics, narration, and real video imagery, the explanations are given a sense of presence and realism.
★With interactive content interspersed in various places, students can progress through the materials at their own pace.

Curriculum Curriculum

Subject・Main items Main items
Before You Start Studying
Chapter 1 Structure of Pumps
  • 101Purposes and Roles of Pumps
  • 102 Types of Pumps
  • 103 Flow of Liquids
  • 104 Structure of Pumps
Chapter 2 Essential Capabilities of Pumps
  • 201 Energy and Head of Liquids
  • 202 Bernoulli’s Principle
  • 203 Actual Head
  • 204 Total Head
  • 205 Steps to Calculate the Total Head
  • 206 Calculating the Total Head (1)
  •        Straight Pipe Section Friction Head Loss
  • 207 Calculating the Total Head (2)
  •        Valve/Joint Head Loss
  • 208 Calculating the Total Head (3)
  •       Pipe Resistance Curves
Chapter 3 Principles of the Pump
  • 301 Pump Theory
  • 302 Flow of Liquid in the Impeller
  • 303 Energy Imparted by the Impeller
  • 304 Euler’s Equations
  • 305 Theoretical Head and the Impeller (1)
  • 306 Theoretical Head and the Impeller (2)
Chapter 4 Pump Performance Curves
  • 401 Theoretical Head
  • 402 Pump Head and Loss
  • 403 Pump Characteristics and Surging
  • 404 Operating Point and Flow Regulation
  • 405 Shaft Horse Power
  • 406 Pump Efficiency
  • 407 Performance Curves
Chapter 5 Performance and Operating Conditions
  • 501 Characteristics of Liquids and Performance of Pumps
  • 502 Rotational Speed and Pump Performance
  • 503 Impeller Cutting and Pump Performance
  • 504 Calculating Energy Savings Due to Impeller Cutting
  • 505 Performance during Parallel Operation
Chapter 6 Cavitation
  • 601 How Cavitation Occurs
  • 602 Problems Caused by Cavitation
  • 603 Cavitation and NPSH
  • 604 Calculating NPSH
  • 605 Changes in Discharge Flowrate and NPSH
  • 606 Cavitation Countermeasures