Basic Hydraulic Principles

This refreshed topic is a must do for anyone new to the pump industry, covering the foundation knowledge of pumps, the basics of water and pump installations. 

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Water A Scarce Resource

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Learn the basics of the water cycle, the average water consumption levels around the world as well as the main properties of water. This topic task will help you discover just how precious a resource water really is.

Considerations in Pump Selection

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Choosing a pump can seem confusing, this updated topic will guide you through what to consider when selecting a pump.

Friction Loss

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Learn how to calculate friction loss to ensure you select the right pump for the right application.

How to Establish Total Head

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This topic task will teach you how to calculate and establish head for your next pump selection.

Sizing a Pump

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Discover why it is necessary to size a pump before installation and the steps you can take to ensure it is the right fit.

Pump Curves

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Are you confused by pump curves and why they are necessary for pump selection? This topic will teach you how to read and understand pump curves for pump selection.

Pump Controls

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This topic task will highlight the advantages and disadvantages of different pump controls and why they might be necessary for your next pump application.

Installation Basics

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Learn what to look out for when installing a pump, as well as some simple steps you can take to prolong it's longevity.