RedVector RV-10009

Centrifugal Pumps - Components, Operation and Energy Conversion

Centrifugal Pumps - Components, Operation and Energy Conversion

1 hr. Online Course

Level: Fundamental

Item#: RV-10009

SME: David Chitester

Average Rating

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Centrifugal pumps are one of the most common components found in fluid systems.  In order to understand how a fluid system containing a centrifugal pump operates, it is necessary to understand the head and flow relationships for a centrifugal pump.  This 1-hour interactive online course discusses centrifugal pump components and their functions, in addition to the process of energy conversion within a centrifugal pump.
Course Objectives
At the conclusion of this course, you will have a better understanding of:
  • Centrifugal pump components
  • Impeller classification
  • Centrifugal pump classification by flow
  • Centrifugal pump operation and pump protection
  • Energy conversion and pump laws
SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT: David Chitester
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David Chitester is a licensed P.E. in Michigan and Florida has over 35 years of experience. He graduated with a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh in 1974. He also has an M.B.A that he received from Northern Michigan University in 1978. 
 
David Chitester began his career with Bechtel Power and Blount Brothers where he gained field construction experience on projects ranging from $150 million to $500 million. For more than 30 years, he has provided services essential to a balanced mix of public and private sector clients. Mr. Chitester's expertise has been applied to multi-million dollar hotels and resorts, industrial process plants, power generating facilities, office and commercial buildings. He is a licensed Professional Engineer and his background includes a number of years on active construction sites.

David Chitester is a professional trainer and founder of RedVector.com Inc. and Chitester Management Systems. He has authored numerous online courses and taught live classes on ethics, laws and rules, building codes and the ADA. His courses have been approved by numerous state boards and private organizations including the: AIA, USGBC, FBPE, AICP, FCILB, ECLB, Florida Building Commission and many others. 

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Course Reviews (16)
good learning
By on Nov, 12, 2019
good learning
the information provided by the course is very useful
By on Nov, 19, 2019
the information provided by the course is very useful
N/A
By on Apr, 04, 2020
N/A
Course covers the primary topics of centrifugal pumps that all engineers should be knowledgeable in
By (Engineer) on May, 24, 2020
Course covers the primary topics of centrifugal pumps that all engineers should be knowledgeable in.
Information was clear and concise
By on May, 27, 2020
Information was clear and concise.
good, information in an easy to understand format
By (Engineer) on Jun, 24, 2020
good, information in an easy to understand format.
Greta course
By (Engineer) on Jul, 13, 2020
Greta course
Could use audio
By (Engineer) on Nov, 05, 2019
Could use audio
Treating pump refresher course
By (Engineer) on Dec, 05, 2019
Treating pump refresher course.
thanks
By (Engineer, Professional Organization) on Dec, 30, 2019
thanks
Very informative but a video portion along with it may help people absorb more of the content
By on May, 05, 2020
Very informative but a video portion along with it may help people absorb more of the content.
Easy to read and straight to the point
By on Sep, 01, 2020
Easy to read and straight to the point
I would have appreciated some audio
By on Oct, 24, 2019
I would have appreciated some audio.
no sound - reading only
By (Engineer) on Feb, 22, 2020
no sound - reading only
Additional interactive sections or maybe some demonstrations to keep the leaner engaged
By on Jul, 29, 2020
Additional interactive sections or maybe some demonstrations to keep the leaner engaged.
It was informational, could use more examples on it references
By on Aug, 24, 2020
It was informational, could use more examples on it references