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Centrifugal Gas Compressor Training

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The Turbomachinery Laboratory (Turbo Lab) will offer a continuing education short course in Houston for both entry-level and experienced engineers in March.

The short course offers continuing education unit (CEU) credits and is taught by one or more field experts with broad industrial knowledge. Attendees glean valuable industry insights to take back to their organizations, and add to their professional network with the sharing of ideas, questions and experiences.

“The stand-alone short course offers attendees the opportunity to delve deep into specific subject matter,” said Dr. Dara W. Childs, director of the Turbo Lab. “The course is presented by instructors with extensive relevant backgrounds to the course materials including troubleshooting, diagnosis and testing.”

Centrifugal Compressor Operations for 21st Century Users
Date: March 21-24, 2017
CEU Credits: 2.8

The Centrifugal Compressor Operations short course will equip novice and experienced oil and gas industry professionals with state-of-the-art practical knowledge of centrifugal gas compressors. Centered on centrifugal gas compression, the course begins with an introduction of basic centrifugal compressor technology (including an overview of the components and nomenclature). It progresses through the design and selection processes with an overview of the various analytical tools employed. It concludes with project installation, commissioning and maintenance.

Who should attend?
This course is intended for novice and experienced oil & gas professionals with basic knowledge of centrifugal gas compressors.

Jigger Jumonville – Owner of Jumonville Engineering
J. Jeffery Moore – Principal Engineer, Southwest Research Institute
Peter C. Rasmussen – Owner of Rasmussen Machinery Cons. LLC
James M. Sorokes – Principal Development Engineer, Dresser-Rand, A Siemens Business


*Early registration discounts are available through February 2nd.

The Turbo Lab, a center of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) and The Texas A&M University System, has offered short courses since 1995, building upon Texas A&M University’s tradition of continuing education and professional development.


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