MEC 168 - Pump Systems

Course Description

Effective: 2014-05-01

Introduces the principles and applications of various commercial and industrial pumps and pumping systems with setups to calculate and measure pressure, flow and velocity of fluids within pumping systems.
Credits 2 - 3. Lecture 1 - 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 3 - 4 hours per week,
2-3 credits

General Course Purpose

The course teaches installation and maintenance applications of common commercial and industrial pumps and pumping systems. Students learn to identify and describe the function of different pumps used in commercial and industrial applications. Students also learn how to calculate pressure, flow and fluid velocity.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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