Mechanical Equipment: Compressors, Pumps, Seals, Motors and Variable-Speed Drives

  • Start Date

    18 Jan, 2022

  • End Date

    21 Jan, 2022

  • Price


  • WiFi

    Free wifi

Event Details

  • Pumps and Pumping Systems
  • Compressors and Compression Systems
  • Motors and Variable Speed Drives
  • Discussion of associated equipment such as mechanical seal design, bearings and valves
  • Condition monitoring and Predictive Maintenance techniques



Pumps and Pumping Systems

  • Pump categories and selection - Dynamic and positive displacement
  • Pump Theory of Operation - Governing fluid laws and performance curves
  • Dynamic Pumps - Centrifugal, axial, mixed flow
  • General Performance Characteristics - Cavitations, net positive suction head
  • Positive Displacement Pumps - Reciprocating, rotary
  • Engineering of System Requirements - Fluid type, system head curves


Compressors and Compressor Systems

  • Positive Displacement Compressors - Reciprocating and rotary
  • Dynamic Compressors - Centrifugal, axial, mixed flow
  • Compressor Operation - Gas laws, operation curves
  • Compressor Performance Measurement and sizing
  • Compressor Equipment
  • Surging and Choking


Motors and Variable Speed Drives

  • Characteristics and Operation of AC Induction Motors
  • Starting and Speed Control of AC induction motors
  • Speed control methods of AC Motors
  • Construction, Enclosures and cooling methods of AC Motors
  • Basic principles of AC Variable-Speed Drives (VSD's)
  • Electromagnetic Interferences, Cable Details and Filtering


Maintenance and Troubleshooting

  • Types of maintenance
  • Factors affecting pump, compressor and motor maintenance
  • Vibration Analysis and Condition Monitoring
  • Electrical Signature Condition Monitoring
  • Thermal Imaging condition monitoring
  • Oil Analysis


Associated Mechanical Equipment

  • Mechanical Seals
  • Bearings
  • Faults associated with bearings and mechanical seals
  • Lubrication
  • Control Valves



Professionals in Maintenance, Engineering and Production



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.



1ST BATCH: 18th – 21st Jan, 2022

2ND BATCH: 19th – 22nd July, 2022

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
19 Jul, 2022 22 Jul, 2022
Start Date End Date
18 Jan, 2022 21 Jan, 2022
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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