Plant Operator Series – Equipment - Course No. 59

Basic concepts of plant operating equipment and some of its hardware.

Course No. 59

13 hours

Plant Operator Series – Equipment

Basic concepts of plant operating  equipment  and some of its hardware: an introduction to vessels such as tanks and columns or towers, including packing, distributors, and process flow; basic principles of positive displacement  pumps, centrifugal pumps, reciprocating pumps, and compressors; fundamentals  of heat exchange, including heat  exchangers  and steam trap principles; the main parts of a valve and an introduction to  many  types of valves. In the last section of the course, the trainee  follows a process flow using most of the equipment  discussed  in the course.

Prerequisites: Knowledge of basic physics.

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