This module explains the basic principles of hydraulics. It discusses stroke, distance, and applied force, relative to typical hydraulic systems in pulp & paper mills. It also explains hydraulic systems and their associated components, along with a discussion of operational responsibilities for hydraulic systems.
This module provides the learner with basic Power Engineering theory regarding the design and operation of cooling water systems. It discusses water chemistry, cooling tower, corrosion, microbiological fouling, and treatment programs.
Lock Out / Tag Out
This module reviews and explains the requirements of the Isolations Lock Out/Tag Out Practice, and Safe Work Practice. It achieves this by expanding on documents found in the Practice and in other documents related to isolations.
This module describes the need to understand lubrication as well as the methods and principles of lubrication. It also covers safety issues related to lubricants. It discusses different types of lubricants used in plants including many properties of and additives to lubricants. The module takes a look at types of lubrication system designs used in industry and some components, such as oil coolers and reservoirs. The module concludes with a look at the operation of lubrication systems.
This module discusses some industrial standards and basic working principles of power transmission equipment to inform the learner that there is a variety of components that can be used to perform a particular power transmission function. It discusses direct mechanical lock-up and gearboxes as well as bearings and seals.
This module covers centrifugal and positive displacement pumps. It explains the theory of centrifugal pumping, and discusses different types of centrifugal pumps. It discusses mechanical seals and stuffing boxes, as well as operational differences. It also shows and explains different types of positive displacement pumps. It explains the correct operating and troubleshooting principles for centrifugal and positive displacement pumps as well.
This module provides the learner with basic Power Engineering theory regarding the treatments used to clarify water to remove suspended matter, filter water to remove particulate matter, demineralize water to remove dissolved solids, and degasify water to remove carbon dioxide.