SRJC Course Outlines

9/15/2019 5:06:30 PMWWTR 124 Course Outline as of Fall 2019

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  WWTR 124Title:  PUMPS AND MOTORS  
Full Title:  Pumps and Motors
Last Reviewed:8/27/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.7517.5 max.Lecture Scheduled48.13
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled.754 min.Lab Scheduled13.13
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.50 Contact Total61.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  96.25Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  ENVT 124

Catalog Description:
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Basic theory of hydraulics and pumping systems, including operation, troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of pumps and pumping systems.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Basic theory of hydraulics and pumping systems, including operation, troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of pumps and pumping systems.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Describe water system hydraulics and the types and uses of pumps.
2.  Perform basic installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of hydraulic pumps.
3.  Describe the electrical control of pumping systems.
 

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During this course, the students will:
1.   List main types, features, and uses of hydraulic pumps.
2.   Select, install, and maintain pipe, pipe fittings, and valves in water and wastewater systems.
3.   Explain the theories related to how various pumps operate.
4.   Perform related hydraulic calculations and measurements.
5.   Install and operate hydraulic pumps.
6.   Describe pump control using Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA).
7.   Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair hydraulic pumps.
8.   Define electrical terms, principles, equations, and safety procedures.
9.   Perform electrical calculations and measurements involving power, voltage, amperage, and
      electrical resistance.
10. Describe the types of motors and starters, their uses, and their principles of operation.
11. Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair electrical motors and starters.
12. Describe pump station operations, maintenance, and safety procedures.

Topics and Scope
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I. Introduction to Pumps and Hydraulics
    A. History
    B. Vocabulary
    C. Classification and operational differences
          1. Dynamic pumps
          2. Positive displacement pumps
    D. Applications water and wastewater systems
II. Piping and Valves
    A. Suction and discharge piping selection and installation
    B. Control valves: types, installation, maintenance, and repair
    C. Sealing and priming of pumping systems
III. Basic Electronics
    A. Electrical terms, formulas, and circuits
     B. Determining power, voltage, amperage and electrical resistance
    C. Wiring and wiring tools
IV. Meters and Test Equipment
    A. Metering equipment
    B. Amp testing
     C. Megohmmeter testing
     D. Testing pressure gauges
V. Motors and Starters
    A. Types and uses
    B. Principles of operation
    C. Energy optimization and efficiency
    D. Maintenance and troubleshooting
    E. Disassembly and repair
VI.  Hydraulics Computations
    A. Hydraulics theory basics
     B. Horsepower and efficiency
    C. Total Dynamic Head (TDH)
    D. Net Positive Suction Head (NPSH)
    E. Pump curves
    F. Affinity laws
          1. Impeller trim and speed change effects
         2. Capacity, head, and horsepower requirements
VII. Centrifugal Pumps
    A. Types, including coupling and drive types
    B. Principles of operation
    C. Installation and operation
    D. Maintenance and troubleshooting
    E. Disassembly and repair
VIII. Hydrostatic Pumps
    A. Types and principles of operation
    B. Installation and operation
    C. Maintenance and troubleshooting
    D. Disassembly and repair
IX. Pump Station Maintenance and Safety
    A. Preventive and planned maintenance
     B. Appropriate intervals and triggers
    C. General safety procedures
 
Lab Topics and Scope
I.      Electrical meters and measurements
II.     Pressure and flow meters and measurements
III.    Electrical wiring basics
IV.    Pipe and valve assembly, sealing, and priming
V.     Horsepower and efficiency
VI.    Motor and starter maintenance, troubleshooting, disassembly, and repair
VII.  Centrifugal pump maintenance,  troubleshooting, disassembly, and repair
VIII. Hydralic pump maintenance, troubleshooting, disassembly, and repair
IX.    Pump station overview and field trip

Assignments:
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Lecture-related Assignments:
1. Reading assignments (20 pages per week)
2. Problem solving homework assignments (10-15)
3. Quizzes and/or exams (2-15)
4. Final exam
5. Field trip report (3-5 pages)
 
Lab-related Assignments:
1. Lab write-ups (10-15)

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
5 - 10%
Field trip report
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 55%
Homework problems and lab write-ups
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 55%
Quizzes, exams, and final
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Water Pumps and Pumping Systems, Water/Wastewater Treatment Applications. Rishel, James. McGraw-Hill. 2002 (classic)
Pumps and Pumping. 8th ed. Arasmith, Skeet. ACR Publication. 2000  (classic)
Instructor prepared materials

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