M-009 Centrifugal and Positive Displacement Pumps: 3 PDH
Description of the Centrifugal and Positive Displacement Pumps course
The Centrifugal and Positive Displacement Pumps online 3 PDH course is a part of the Mechanical Engineering category of courses.
This online course explains the differences between centrifugal pumps and positive displacement pumps. The various types of each pump along with their components are described in detail. The student will be able to identify the major internal components and their purpose. The operating characteristics for each type of pump is discussed. Each type of pump has limitations in their operation. The student will understand what can make a pump fail and how to avoid these situations.
This course is based on Department of Energy publication DOE-HDBK-1018/1-93, “DOE Fundamentals Handbook, Mechanical Science”.
This course is intended for mechanical, civil, oil & gas engineers who design fluid distribution systems such as HVAC heating and cooling systems, fuel oil distribution, chemical feed systems, and other similar applications.
At the end of this PDH online continuing education course, you will be able to:
- Explain the difference in construction between a centrifugal and positive displacement pump
- Explain the various sub-types of each style of pump
- Identify the major components of each pump and their function/use
- Understand the operation of each type of pump and the basics of a pump characteristic curve
- Explain how each type of pump can fail and how to avoid those situations
- Understand when to use each type of pump
Refunds and Cancellation Policies
The online PDH course is accepted as continuing education activity by the Professional Engineering boards in states listed on this page. In an unlikely case the course is not accepted by the board listed on this page, we will refund the full payment and will pay for you to take another course of equivalent monetary and PDH / CEU value. For complete list of courses related to Mechanical Engineering category of courses please click here.
Length of the Course / Activity
This course is intended to be studied at self-pace and it should take on average of 3 hour to read and be able to comprehend the material to successfully past the online quiz.
To receive the certificate of completion for the above 3 PDH online course, you will need to take a 15-question multiple choice quiz based on the reference material supplied and pass with minimum score of 70%. There is no time limit for the quiz and it can be taken multiple times until a passing score of 70% is achieved.
Certificate of Completion
Once you achieve a passing score of 70% on the quiz you will receive and be able to print your Certificate of Completion as a record of your continuing education. PDH Star will keep a record of your certificate for the duration as required by your state of licensure. You will be able to log on to your account and view and print your past Certificate of Completion.
This course is accepted in all states mandating continuing education:
AK, AL, AR, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV, and WY
For detailed state by state requirements click here.
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- Lectures 1
- Quizzes 1
- Duration 3 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 1
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self