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Please log into the webinar 15 – 30 minutes before start time.

Day One: Thursday, March 11, 2021
11:00 am – 2:15 pm CST (including a 15-min. break)
Day Two: Friday, March 12, 2021
11:00 am – 2:15 pm CST (including a 15-min. break)

Presented by
George Walters III, PE, CPD

Pumping and Piping Systems: Day One
Thursday, March 11, 2021 | 11:00 am – 2:15 pm CST (including a 15-min. break)

Introduction to Pumps: Operations, Principles and Calculations
Operation of centrifugal pumps
• Introduction, 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 and GPM
• Friction losses/allowable pressure drop
• Static pressure vs. dynamic pressure
• Equivalent lengths

Design Standards and Codes
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 and Environmental Design

Pumping and Piping Systems: Day Two

Friday, March 12, 2021 | 11:00 am – 2:15 pm CST (including a 15-min. break)

Piping System Components, Materials and Calculations
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
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 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 App requirements:
Windows 7 – 10 or Mac OSX Mavericks (10.9) – macOS Catalina (10.15)

Web Browser:
The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled

Internet connection:
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Professional Engineers
6.0 PDHs in all States

Continuing Education Credit Information

This live interactive webinar offers 6.0 PDHs/continuing education hours to professional
engineers licensed in all states.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in
Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey
(Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina (S-0130), and North Dakota. Other states
do not preapprove educators or courses.

HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider
for engineers via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing
Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2).

Course completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete the
webinar in its entirety, respond to all the prompts during the instruction, and earn a
score of 80% on the quiz that follows the instruction (multiple attempts allowed).


George Walters

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.

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Currently, our self-study products DO NOT qualify for AIA, ASLA, LACES or CLARB credit.

HalfMoon will mail you these materials via USPS. Please allow 2 weeks from the date of purchase to receive your product. If the live seminar is in the future, please allow 5 weeks from the date of the live seminar.

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The Mp3 audio recording contains embedded number codes, which you are required to document and return to HalfMoon if you wish to obtain a certificate of completion for the program. The acceptance of self-administered continuing education activities varies widely between states and professions. Before undertaking any self-study effort, you should review the rules of your licensing/certifying entity.

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