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ESR Technology (Pump Centre) offers a course entitled Beginner’s Guide to Pumps, a two-day event that is aimed at those with little or no previous experience or knowledge of pumps and pumping systems.

Day one focuses on the basic properties of fluids and forms of energy, the operating principles behind different types of pump, and the main components of each.

Day two covers the calculation of system curves and matching pump to system through worked examples and practical exercises.

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Course topics

  • Pressure and flow
  • Viscosity
  • Vapour pressure
  • Forms of energy
  • Manufacturers’ curves and selection charts
  • Static and friction head
  • Parallel operation
  • Suction conditions and NPSH

ESR Technology (Pump Centre)

The Pump Centre is a membership organisation that provides its members with a range of services associated with pumps, pumping systems and related plant and equipment. Incorporated within ESR Technology, it utilises the expertise of engineers and scientists drawn from the UK’s leading technology organisations. Members benefit from:

  • Fast access to problem solving expertise
  • Free and discounted training courses
  • Participation in development projects
  • Access to technical information
  • Forum for the exchange of ideas and extending business contacts
  • Marketing opportunities

ESR Technology is one of the UK’s leading engineering, safety and risk consultancies. ESR provides essential independent technical advice, products and expertise to help drive its customers’ businesses forward.  ESR Technology’s highly skilled, world-class consultancy teams have in-depth experience of working with customers across a variety of sectors, including Oil and Gas, Aviation, Space, Industrial, Utilities and Nuclear.

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