Advanced Pump and Compressor Maintenance

  • Start Date

    16 Sep, 2019

  • End Date

    20 Sep, 2019

  • Price


Event Details

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the operation of centrifugal and positive displacement pumps including pump design aspects, laws, performance comparisons, characteristic curves and performance testing
  • Test rotary pump performance and apply maintenance and troubleshooting techniques accordingly
  • Identify reciprocating pump types and perform reciprocating pump maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Determine centrifugal pump problems and perform centrifugal pump maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Diagnose soft foot conditions, and apply measurement and correction techniques




*Pump Operation and Theory

· Centrifugal pumps

· Design aspects

· Pump laws

· Positive displacement pumps

· Performance comparisons


*Compressor Maintenance and Troubleshooting

· Rotary screw compressors

· Rotary vane compressors

· Lobe type compressors

· Reciprocating compressors

· Lubrication and cooling


*Reciprocating Pump Maintenance and Troubleshooting

· Reciprocating pump types

· Pump problems

· Pump maintenance

· Pump troubleshooting


*Centrifugal Compressors

· Overview of the main features of various types of compressors

· Classification of compressors based on design and application

· World standards and codes related to compressor design

· Main elements of centrifugal compressor construction

· Analysis of centrifugal compressor efficiency

· Guidelines for trouble-free centrifugal compressor operation


For Whom:Works, Services and Maintenance Personnel


Training Methodology

The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.



1 Week:          16th – 20th September, 2019

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
16 Sep, 2019 20 Sep, 2019
  • Venue

    SunLodge Hotel, Off Achimota - Circle Road behind the Shell Filling Station at No. 76, 4th Road (Saxel Estates) Tesano – Accra, Ghana

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