Pump Fundamentals

In this session we will cover:

  • Basic Operation of Centrifugal Pumps
  • VFD Operation
  • Selection Left or Right of BEP
  • Shaft Grounding
  • Minimum VFD Speed
  • Over Speeding a Pump with VFD
  • Sensor-less Operation
  • ECM Motors
  • DOE Pump Energy Efficiency Standards
  • Mechanical Seal Selection and Failures
  • Installation Issues / Concerns
    • Importance of Service Clearance
    • Using Pump Base as Inertia Base
    • Interesting Installs