Maintenance & Operation of Rotating Machinery

Code : M021
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Why Attend This Training Course?
This course is essential for anyone who is involved in the selection, applications or maintenance of rotating equipment because it covers the various types of rotating equipment including Centrifugal Pumps, Positive Displacement Pumps, Compressor Components, Reciprocated Compressors and steam Turbines. The course provides an understanding of how this equipment operates, introduces participants to the latest preventive and predictive maintenance techniques, and provides guidelines and rules that ensure the successful operation of this equipment to increase reliability of the equipment and reduce operation and maintenance costs.

What Is The Training Course Methodology?
This training methodology illustrates the concepts involved in the above areas through practical consideration of actual real-life problems, as well as explanation of concepts by experts in area using video projectors and computer aided case studies based on practical applications. Participants will solve their system problem, where the trainee’s try to apply the skills learnt with guidance from our specialized experts. ACAD will provide participants a comprehensive assessment on the problems solved using the skills acquired in the training course.

Who Should Attend This Training Course?
This course is designed for valuable for Junior Mechanical Engineers, Junior Operation Engineers, Maintenance Engineers and Operators and Maintenance Mechanics.

What Are The Training Course Objectives?
  • Introduce and define types of rotating machinery in oil production, their operation and maintenance
  • Establish and describe the principles of operation and maintenance of rotating machinery
  • Develop a clear understanding of maintenance function and the role of maintenance personnel

What Is The Training Course Curriculum?
Centrifugal Pumps
  • Centrifugal force
  • Fundamentals of a centrifugal pumps
  • Various kinds of impellers
  • Single stage pump
  • Double suction pump
  • Multi- stage pumps
  • Bearings
  • Packed glands and mechanical seals
  • Operation of centrifugal pumps
  • Trouble shooting
 Positive Displacement Pumps
  • Pump types
  • Reciprocating pumps
  • Piston- plunger
  • Diaphragm
  • Rotary pumps
  • Pumps main components
  • Steam driven reciprocating pumps
  • Troubleshooting
Compressor Components
  • Compressor components
  • Compressor seals
  • Seal Oil system
  • Start up operation and shutdown
Reciprocated Compressors
  • Single acting cylinder
  • Double acting cylinder
  • Reciprocated compressors main components
  • Compressors cooling
  • Reciprocated compressor performance
  • Mechanical efficiency
  • Volumetric efficiency
  • Compressor Control
  • Trouble shooting
Steam Turbines
  • Impulse type
  • Reaction type
  • Type steam turbines main components
  • Bearing and glands
  • Governors
  • Start up and shutdown
 Coupling Alignment
  • Types of misalignment
  • Straightedge/feeler gauge method
  • Dial indicator method
  • Practical application

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ACAD Professional Certificate - APC
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Exam Details:

Duration: 1 hour | Multiple Choice | Closed book | Pass mark: 65%

Course Schedule

Course Location and Date

07 - 11 Mar 2021
Cairo | Instructor-led
5 Sessions

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