Credit: 3 PDH
Course Fee: $45.00
This course provides an overview for Centrifugal pumps. It explains the operation of centrifugal and positive displacement pumps. Topics include net positive suction head, cavitations, gas binding, and pump characteristic curves. Centrifugal pumps are the most common type of pumps found in DOE facilities. It enjoys widespread application partly due to their ability to operate over a wide range of flow rates and pump heads.
Defines the purpose, construction, and principles of operation for centrifugal pumps.
Review the quiz before studying the course.
Course Author: U.S. Department of Energy