Agenda

Introduction to Pumps: Operations, Principles and Calculations
Thursday, January 26, 2017, 12:00 – 2:00 PM CST

Operation of Centrifugal Pumps

      • Intro, terms, definitions

      • Centrifugal pump construction, components, impeller, motor, volute

      • Incompressible fluid, pumping equations

      • Closed system, open system, parallel and series pumping applications

Reviewing Hydraulic Principles and Calculations

      • Fixture units & GPM

      • Friction losses/allowable pressure drop

      • Static pressure vs. dynamic pressure

      • Equivalent lengths

 


Design Standards and Codes
Thursday, January 26, 2017, 2:30 – 3:30 PM CST

   IPC – International Plumbing Code – state amendments

   NFPA

   UFC – Unified Facilities Criteria (military requirements)

   WBDG – Whole Building Design Guide

   AHJ – Authority Having Jurisdiction.

   The interpreter of the Code, Plumbing Inspector, Fire Marshall              

   LEED – Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design              

   USGBC

 


Piping System Components, Materials and Calculations
Friday, January 27, 2017, 12:00 – 2:00 PM CST

   Piping System Components and Materials

      • Copper vs. plastics, galvanized steel and stainless steel

         •  When, where, why

      •  BFP, PRV, meters

      • Valves, ball valves, gate valves, butterfly valves, flow balancing valves

   Making Basic System Calculations                                                              

      • Pipe sizing

      • Friction loss calculation

   Pump sizing

 


Handling Pump and Piping System Problems
Friday, January 27, 2017, 2:30 – 3:30 PM CST

   Booster pumps 

   Circulating pumps, chilled water, 
      hydronic heating, domestic hot water 

   Fire pumps  

Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the date of the conclusion of the series.

Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.


GoToWebinar system requirements:

Operating System:
Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10
Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) – 10.11 (El Capitan)


Web Browser:

Chrome v34+, Firefox v34+, Internet Explorer 8+, Microsoft Edge, Safari v6+


Internet connection:                   Hardware: 

Minimum of 1Mbps                      2GB RAM or more

Credits

Engineers: 
     6.0 PDHs

Plumbers: 
     6.0 Hours

 

Continuing Education Credit Information

HalfMoon Education is an American Institute of Architects-approved continuing education sponsor (No. J885), is an approved continuing education sponsor for architects in Florida, and is deemed an approved sponsor for architects in New York. Check each webinar for the number of contact hours available. HalfMoon Education is an approved engineer continuing education provider in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. Other states do not preapprove educators or courses. These webinars offer engineer continuing education credit in all states. Check each course listing for the number of PDHs available. Participation and knowledge retention will be verified for these webinar events, certificates of completion will be provided, and LUs will be reported to the AIA.

Speakers

George Walters III. PE. CPD

Mechanical Engineer at BMH Engineering LLC
Mr. Walters is a professional engineer and is certified in plumbing design through the American Society of Plumbing Engineers. His responsibilities overlap into the professional engineering areas of civil engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, fire protection engineering, and process engineering. He performs calculations, sizes equipment, and prepares plumbing design and construction documents. Mr. Walters is a member of the Atlanta Chapter of the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE). He earned his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech.

There are 4 Courses in This Seminar

Introduction to Pumps: Operations, Principles and Calculations

Introduction to Pumps: Operations, Principles and Calculations

January 26, 2017 Webinar George Walters III. PE. CPD
Design Standards and Codes

Design Standards and Codes

January 26, 2017 Webinar George Walters III. PE. CPD
Piping System Components, Materials and Calculations

Piping System Components, Materials and Calculations

January 27, 2017 Webinar George Walters III. PE. CPD
Handling Pump and Piping System Problems

Handling Pump and Piping System Problems

January 27, 2017 Webinar George Walters III. PE. CPD