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Introduction to Positive Displacement Pumps

Learning objectives

  • Discuss the operating principle behind positive displacement pumps
  • State three operating conditions under which a positive displacement pump would best be employed
  • Identify the basic components of a positive displacement pump
  • Discuss the difference between the basic operations of reciprocating and rotary positive displacement pump categories

Course overview

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to describe the basic design and operation of the two categories of positive displacement pumps.

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