Centrifugal Pump Tutorial - includes a discussion of the definition of centrifugal pumps, centrifugal force and centrifugal pump categories Pump terms, components, operation, specific speed, sizing, calculating total dynamic head (TDH), system head curve, net positive suction head, cavitation, parallel pumping and serial pumping operation and the effect of viscosity on the operation of centrifugal pumps are discussed.
Positive Displacement Pump Tutorial - includes a discussion of the definition of positive displacement pumps and categories. Pump terms, components, operation, viscosity, viscosity measurement, friction, slip, horsepower, torque and cavitation are discussed.
Mechanical Seal Tutorial - includes a discussion of packing glands, types of mechanical seals, installation and troubleshooting.
Pump Troubleshooting Tutorial - includes a discussion of general troubleshooting, troubleshooting cavitation problems and vortexing problems.