Pumps and Compressors

An Intensive 3-day Training Course

Pumps and Compressors

Predictive Maintenance Management

Pumps and Compressors

Scheduled Dates


19 - 21 Aug 2024 London - UK $3,900 RESERVE A SEAT
23 - 25 Dec 2024 Dubai - UAE $3,900 RESERVE A SEAT

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Why Choose this Training Course?

Maximum efficiency, reliability, and longevity of pumps, compressors, and their vital mechanical elements such as seals and bearings and others, are of great concern to engineers in many industries.  These objectives can only be achieved by understanding the performance characteristics, selection criteria and sizing calculations, of these machines. Once the potential operational problems are identified based on condition monitoring techniques, the predictive maintenance approach can be followed and the corresponding repair techniques implemented.

This intensive 3-day training course on Pumps and Compressors is intended for those who use this equipment on regular basis and encounter problems in regular operation. The course will cover various technical details related to the design, operation and performance characteristics of pumps and compressors, including vibration analysis. The focus in the course will be on the operation problem solving by applying root cause analysis, which is followed by predictive maintenance procedures and repair and replacement techniques. Practical examples and workshop exercises will be utilized throughout the training course to emphasize the key learning points.

What are the Goals?

At the end of this PetroKnowledge training course, you will learn how to:

  • Provide detailed understanding of many types of pumps and compressors
  • Specify procedures for selection, sizing, commissioning and start-up
  • Apply predictive maintenance procedure for pumps and compressors
  • Achieve reduced costs of operation and maintenance with increase in efficiency

Who is this Training Course for?

This training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Process plant engineers
  • Maintenance managers
  • Facility technicians and technologists

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This Petroknowledge training course will utilize a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, retention of the information presented. The emphasis in the course will be on the explanation of all technical points and providing answers to problems that are encountered in everyday industrial practice related to installation, operation and maintenance, as well as repair and alterations.

Daily Agenda

  • Main Elements of Centrifugal Pump Construction
  • Analysis of Flow Characteristics of Centrifugal Pumps
  • Calculation of Pump Head, NPSH and Pumping Power
  • Guidelines for Efficient Pump Operation to Avoid Cavitation
  • Guidelines for Pump Installation & Start-Up
  • Pump Inspection Control & Performance Testing
  • Main Elements of Centrifugal Compressor Construction
  • Analysis of Centrifugal Compressor Efficiency
  • Positive Displacement Compressors Vibration Problems
  • Maintenance & Troubleshooting of Pumps & Compressors


  • On successful completion of this Training Course / Online Training Course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate / E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to reg@petroknowledge.com

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

For corporate fees and group registration, please send your query to info@petroknowledge.com.

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