Course No. 12
Positive Displacement Pumps
The identification of reciprocating positive displacement pumps by type of power end, displacing solid, number of pumping units, type of pumping unit, and valve gear; and the identification of the common types of rotary positive displacement pumps by type of displacing solid. The operating principles of both types of pumps are applied to elementary troubleshooting.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with the use of simple sketches.