Fluid Fundamental Training

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  - Total Pump
  - System Assessment
    & Optimization
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  - Piping System
  - Crane TP-410
  - Pump Characteristics
    & Applications

The Piping System Fundamentals training is a two-day course designed to give you the skills needed to fully understand fluid piping systems and successfully troubleshoot changes or additions to any piping system situation.

All Fluid Fundamentals Training Courses are designed and taught by our engineers who have over 25 years of experience in piping system design. Our instructors are people who know how a piping system works and should be designed.

Piping System Fundamentals uses a minimum of math formulas with an emphasis on understanding the relationships between components making up a piping system. Read More


Fluid Fundamentals Training offers fine textbooks and reference materials that cover the topics covered in our training courses. We have made these books available for individual purchase, online from this website. The following titles are available from Fluid Fundamentals Training:

Crane Technical Paper No. 410 (TP-410): The quintessential guide to understanding the flow of fluid through valves, pipes, and fittings, enabling you to select the correct equipment for your piping system. More!

Piping System Fundamentals: The Complete Guide to Gaining a Clear Picture of Your Piping System, is an extensive look at the main conditions effecting the operation of a piping system, describing the interaction between pumps, compressors, pipelines, control valves, and other components. More!

Pump Characteristics & Applications: This highly acclaimed 500-page pump application handbook is now in its second edition, and contains everything you need to know about centrifugal pumps. This hands-on book offers a practical introduction to pumps and provides the tools necessary to select, size, operate, and maintain pumps properly.

Pumps are an integral part of your industry. Yet engineers, operators, and maintenance technicians are seldom fully trained to handle the pump problems they encounter daily.

A good understanding of proper pump application, selection, operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance is vital to the success of your company. Now you can learn everything you need to know about pumps at a short course in pumps taught by a recognized pump expert.

Course instructor, Michael Volk, has been a consultant on pumps for the past 25 years, after working in engineering and operations with one of the world's leading pump manufacturers. Volk has taught hundreds of pump courses worldwide, including the most successful course ever held at the prestigious International Pump Users Symposium in each of the past ten years. Read More