Centrifugal Pump Theory

102L - Centrifugal Pump Theory

In this course you will get an introduction to centrifugal pump theory and learn about the basic operation of a centrifugal pump​ and get a good understanding about how a centrifugal pump converts velocity to pressure​.

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Course overview

Modules: 3
Completion time
Completion time: 40 minutes
Difficulty level
Difficulty level: Basic

Course overview

Pumps and Pump Types

This module will concentrate primarily on Rotodynamic pumps; however, we will mention a few features and designs of both types of pumps

Energy and pumping

In this second module, we will describe how a Centrifugal Pump converts energy in order to perform its function.

Impeller and Volute Function

There are many components in regard to impeller design. In this module we will focus mostly on the operation component of the impeller.

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