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Continuing Education

MILW118 - Turbines, Pumps and Seals

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Course Overview

Pumps utilize mechanical action to move fluids. Students of this introductory course will be able to demonstrate the application of turbines, pumps, and seals used throughout industry.

Through a combination of theory and practical activities in the shop, successful completion of this course will provide the skills to describe and demonstrate the principles used in steam turbines, positive displacement pumps, and dynamic pumps. In addition, students of the course will be cover the fundamental theory of sealing pump components using packing, mechanical seals, and gaskets.

Additionally, students will be able to describe the operation, inspection and maintenance of steam turbine components, and describe dynamic pump terminology, principles and systems components. Students will also be able to describe positive displacement pump principles and applications, and the principles to components of mechanical seals and compression packing.

Prerequisite: MILW116

Upcoming Offerings

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Section Start/End Schedule
E01 Apr. 14 - May. 14, 2020 Tue, Thu
Hours Delivery Fees
30 hours Evening $525
Meeting Times:
  • Apr. 14 to May. 14 - Tuesday, Thursday: 6:00 PM - 8:50 PM

A material fee of $30.00 plus GST for ILMs will be added upon registration. Students are asked to bring CSA approved safety footwear with protective toe caps and sole protection (green triangle & Omega CSA symbol), protective eyewear, coveralls or lab coat, and gloves. Additionally, please bring CSA (Z94.3) compliant safety glasses with side shields or CSA approved prescription eyewear with side shields attached.

*Day delivery ranges between 8 AM - 5 PM.
**Evening delivery ranges between 5 PM - 10 PM.