COMPRESSORS AND PUMPS
Selection, Applications, Operation, Troubleshooting, and Maintenance.
29 JUNE - 03 JULY 2020, KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA
About The Course
This seminar will provide a comprehensive understanding of the various types of reciprocating, rotary, and centrifugal pumps and compressors including piston pumps, plunger pumps, rotary pumps, screw pumps, two- and three-lobe pumps, cam pumps, vane pumps, bellows-type metering pumps, diaphragm pumps, canned motor pumps, centrifugal pumps, as well as trunk piston compressors, sliding crosshead piston compressors, diaphragm compressors, rotary screw compressors, straight lobe compressors, sliding vane compressors, liquid ring compressors, centrifugal, and axial compressors.
Bearings will also be covered thoroughly. This seminar will focus on maximizing the efficiency, reliability, and longevity of this equipment by providing an understanding of the characteristics, selection criteria, common problems and repair techniques, preventive and predictive maintenance.
This seminar is a MUST for anyone who is involved in the selection, applications, or maintenance of reciprocating, rotary, and centrifugal pumps or compressors because it covers how this equipment operates, the latest maintenance techniques, and provides guidelines and rules that ensure the successful operation of this equipment.
In addition, this seminar will cover in detail the basic design, operating characteristics, specification, selection criteria, advanced fault detection techniques, critical components and all preventive and predictive maintenance methods in order to increase reliability of the equipment, and reduce the operation and maintenance cost.
This seminar will provide the following information for all reciprocating, rotary, and centrifugal pumps and compressors:
- Basic Design
- Selection Criteria
- Sizing Calculations
- Enclosures and Sealing Arrangements
- Codes and Standards
- Common Operational Problems
- All Diagnostics, Troubleshooting, Testing, and Maintenance
- Equipment Operation: Gain a thorough understanding of the operating characteristics of reciprocating, rotary, and centrifugal pumps and compressors
- Equipment Diagnostics and Inspection: Learn in detail all the diagnostic techniques and inspections required of critical components of reciprocating, rotary, and centrifugal pumps and compressors
- Equipment Testing: Understand thoroughly all the tests required for the various types of reciprocating, rotary, and centrifugal pumps and compressors
- Equipment Maintenance and Troubleshooting: Determine all the maintenance and troubleshooting activities required to minimize the downtime and operating cost of reciprocating, rotary, and centrifugal pumps and compressors
- Equipment Repair and Refurbishment: Gain a detailed understanding of the various methods used to repair and refurbish reciprocating, rotary, and centrifugal pumps and compressors
- Efficiency, Reliability, and Longevity: Learn the various methods used to maximize the efficiency, reliability, and longevity of reciprocating, rotary, and centrifugal pumps and compressors
- Equipment Sizing: Gain a detailed understanding of all the calculations and sizing techniques used for reciprocating, rotary, and centrifugal pumps and compressors
- Design Features: Understand all the design features that improve the efficiency and reliability of reciprocating, rotary, and centrifugal pumps and compressors
- Equipment Selection: Learn how to select reciprocating, rotary, and centrifugal pumps and compressors by using the performance characteristics and selection criteria that you will learn in this seminar
- Equipment Enclosures and Sealing Methods Learn about the various types of enclosures and sealing arrangements used for reciprocating, rotary, and centrifugal pumps and compressors
- Equipment Commissioning: Understand all the commissioning requirements for reciprocating, rotary, and centrifugal pumps and compressors
- Equipment Codes and Standards: Learn all the codes and standards applicable for reciprocating, rotary, and centrifugal pumps and compressors
- Equipment Causes and Modes of Failure: Understand the causes and modes of failure of reciprocating, rotary, and centrifugal pumps and compressors
- System Design: Learn all the requirements for designing different types of reciprocating, rotary, and centrifugal pumping and compressing systems
Who Should Attend
- Engineers of all disciplines
- Maintenance personnel
- Other technical individuals
Expert Course Faculty
Our expert has been a teacher at University of Toronto and Dalhousie University, Canada for more than 25 years. In addition, he has taught courses and seminars to more than four thousand working engineers and professionals around the world, specifically Europe and North America. He has been consistently ranked as “Excellent” or “Very Good” by the delegates who attended his seminars and lectures.
He wrote 5 books for working engineers from which three have been published by McGraw-Hill, New York. Below is a list of the books authored by him:
- Power Generation Handbook: Gas Turbines, Steam Power Plants, Co-generation, and Combined Cycles, second edition, (800 pages), McGraw-Hill, New York, October 2011.
- Electrical Equipment Handbook (600 pages), McGraw-Hill, New York, March 2003.
- Power Plant Equipment Operation and Maintenance Guide (800 pages), McGraw-Hill, New York, January 2012.
- Industrial Instrumentation and Modern Control Systems (400 pages), Custom Publishing, University of Toronto, University of Toronto Custom Publishing (1999).
- Industrial Equipment (600 pages), Custom Publishing, University of Toronto, University of Toronto, University of Toronto Custom Publishing (1999).
Furthermore, he has received the following awards:
- The first “Excellence in Teaching” award offered by PowerEdge Asia Training center, Singapore, December 2016
- The first “Excellence in Teaching” award offered by the Professional Development Center at University of Toronto (May, 1996).
- The “Excellence in Teaching Award” in April 2007 offered by TUV Akademie (TUV Akademie is one of the largest Professional Development centre in world, it is based in Germany and the United Arab Emirates, and provides engineering training to engineers and managers across Europe and the Middle East).
- Awarded graduation “With Distinction” from Dalhousie University when completed Bachelor of Engineering degree (1983).
- Entrance Scholarship to University of Ottawa (1984).
- Natural Science and Engineering Research Counsel (NSERC) scholarship towards graduate studies – Master of Applied Science in Engineering (1984 – 1985).
Our specialist performed research on power generation equipment with Atomic Energy of Canada Limited at their Chalk River and Whiteshell Nuclear Research Laboratories. He also has more than 32 years of practical engineering experience with Ontario Power Generation (OPG – formerly, Ontario Hydro – the largest electric utility in North America). He retired from OPG in November 2016.
While working at Ontario Hydro, he acted as a Training Manager, Engineering Supervisor, System Responsible Engineer and Design Engineer. During the period of time, he worked as a Field Engineer and Design Engineer, he was responsible for the operation, maintenance, diagnostics, and testing of gas turbines, steam turbines, generators, motors, transformers, inverters, valves, pumps, compressors, instrumentation and control systems. Further, his responsibilities included designing, engineering, diagnosing equipment problems and recommending solutions to repair deficiencies and improve system performance, supervising engineers, setting up preventive maintenance programs, writing Operating and Design Manuals, and commissioning new equipment.
Later, he worked as the manager of a section dedicated to providing training for the staff at the power stations. The training provided by him covered in detail the various equipment and systems used in power stations.
Lastly, he was awarded his Bachelor of Engineering Degree “with distinction” from Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He also received a Master of Applied Science in Engineering (M.A.Sc.) from the University of Ottawa, Canada. He is also a member of the Association of Professional Engineers in the province of Ontario, Canada.
Centrifugal pump mechanical seals
Maintenance recommended for centrifugal pumps
Vibration analysis and predictive maintenance
Positive displacement pumps
Troubleshooting of pumps
Pumping system calculations
Compressor types and applications
Dynamic compressors performance
This training course has a limited attendance for up to 20 participants only. Sessions commence at 9am on all days, with short intervals at 10.30am and 3.30pm respectively.
Refreshments will be provided in the short intervals. Lunch will be provided at 12:30pm for 1 hour. Sessions will end at 5pm on all days.
Unique Features with powerEDGE Training
- Pre-Course Questionnaire (PCQ) to help us focus on your learning objectives
- Detailed course & reference manual for continuous learning and sharing
- Practical exercises & case examples to better understand the principles
- Limited class size to ensure one-to-one interactivity
- Assessment at the end of the course to help you develop a personal action plan