Pump Layout - Pump Piping LayoutPump Layout - Temporary StrainersPump Layout - Configuration and ElevationPump Layout - Pump Loading and RedundancyPump Layout - Pump AccessPump Layout - Pump iInstallation Examples

Someone with these skills can:

List rules for routing pump piping for:
Maintenance Access
Minimizing NPSH (Net Positive Suction
Suction Piping
Discharge Piping
List and explain the components and feature
generally found in:
Suction Piping
Discharge Piping
Vents and Drains
Someone with these skills can:

State the need for startup strainers
List types of temporary strainers
Explain the reason startup strainers are
removed after startup procedures
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Explain the role of NPSH in selecting pump
elevation and suction routes
Explain pump vulnerability to high nozzle
Compare and contrast pump potential
locations near racks and equipment
For selected applications, list possible
reasons for location choices.
Someone with these skills can:

Define the two general approaches to
varying centrifugal pump demand:
Variable Speed
Describe a typical pipe arrangement for
a main and standby pump
Describe how the following might affect
pipe routing:
Hot Service
Slurry (reducers flat on bottom)
Someone with these skills can:

List requirements for construction
access to pumps, foundation, piping
List access requirements during normal
operations and major maintenance
Equipment access (cranes, trucks, etc.)
Set down zones
Spool Removal
Someone with these skills can:

For a real installation, identify:
Pump suction and discharge
Block valves
Points of support
Key drains
Compare and contrast horizontal and
vertical shaft configurations
Explain the maintenance advantages of
below grade piping