Students will learn about
The characteristics of piston and plunger pumps.
The similarities and differences between piston and plunger pumps.
Hydraulic horsepower and NPSH.
Cost reduction techniques.
How a disadvantage may not be a deal breaker.
Applications for piston and plunger pumps.
Designing and testing for safety.
Autofrettage and high stress testing
Instantaneous failure, fatigue life vs service life.
Considerations that apply to all new design projects.