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IND 144 - Pump Overhaul and Repair

Credits: 4
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Overview of internal parts, principles of operation and maintenance of positive displacement and centrifugal pumps.
Competencies
  1. Evaluate a gear type positive displacement pump through disassemble, inspect, repair, and reassemble.
    1. List the types of gear pumps
    2. Identify the parts of a gear pump
    3. Explain the operation of a gear pump
    4. State the factors that effect the efficiency of a gear pump
  2. Evaluate a vane type positive displacement pump through disassemble, inspect, repair, and reassemble.
    1. List the types of vane pumps
    2. Identify the parts of a vane pump
    3. Explain the operation of a gear pump
    4. State the factors that effect the efficiency of a gear pump
  3. Evaluate a reciprocating pump through disassemble, inspect and reassemble.
    1. List the types of reciprocating pumps
    2. Identify the parts of a reciprocating pump
    3. Explain the operation of a reciprocating pump
    4. State the factors that effect the efficiency of a gear pump
  4. Discuss the various types and applications of special service pumps
  5. Evaluate a diaphragm, submersible and jet pump through disassemble, inspect, repair, and reassemble.
    1. Identify the parts of a diaphragm, submersible, and jet pump
    2. Point out the different types of suction and discharge valves for a diaphragm pump
    3. Explain the operation of a diaphragm, submersible, and jet pump
    4. State the factors that effect the efficiency of a diaphragm, submersible and jet pump
  6. Assess Packing and Mechanical seal systems
    1. Summarize the differences between packing and mechanical seal systems
    2. List the advantages and disadvantages of mechanical seals and packing
    3. Discuss the principles of operation of mechanical seals
    4. Identify the precautions to be taken when replacing mechanical seals
  7. Calculate the amount of shims required to align a prime mover to a mechanical device
    1. Define the following terms: “Soft-foot”, Angular misalignment, and Parallel
    2. Outline the four step alignment process
  8. Evaluate a centrifugal pump through disassemble, inspect, repair, reassemble, and alignment.
    1. Identify the parts of a centrifugal pump
    2. Explain the operation and pump laws for a centrifugal pump
    3. State the factors that effect the efficiency of a centrifugal pump
    4. Calculate bearing measurements
    5. Describe the effect of the introduction of the system curve on the pump curves



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