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Valve Basics

$220.00

This visually engaging and highly interactive THORS Valve Basics course introduces the learners to the diverse world of valves.
Learning Hours: 2.5

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Course Description

Valves are fundamental to any industry engaged in the transport and regulation of flowing media. The visually engaging and highly interactive THORS Valve Basics course introduces the learners to the diverse world of valves. Under the broad categories of linear motion valves and rotary motion valves, the course offers a comprehensive overview to the construction, classification, working principle, applications, advantages, and limitations of different types of valves.

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Who will benefit from this Valves course?

Quality, manufacturing, engineering, designing, purchasing, and sales functions at organizations that require a basic understanding of valves

Course Classification

This manufacturing course by THORS eLearning Solutions covers identification of key terms and understanding of key concepts.

*THORS uses the Bloom’s Taxonomy Methodology for our course development.

Certificate Awarded for Valve Basics

Example of certificate awarded upon successful completion of the course.

*upon successful completion

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Learning Objectives

  1. Classify valves into linear motion valves and rotary motion valves based on the pattern of movement of the closure member.
  2. Illustrate the various components in a valve.
  3. Identify subclassifications within the different types of valves.
  4. Explain the working principle of valves.
  5. List the applications of different valves.
  6. Compare the advantages and limitations of each type of valve.
A valve is constructed of the body, bonnet, seat, closure member, stem, and operator.
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Table of Contents

  1. Linear Motion Valves
    1. Gate Valve
      1. Construction
      2. Classification
        1. Disk Type
        2. Bonnet Type
        3. Stem Type
        4. Seat Type
      3. Working Principle
    2. Globe Valve
      1. Construction
      2. Classification
        1. Body Type
        2. Disk Type
        3. Stem-Disk Connection Type
      3. Working Principle
    3. Check Valve
      1. Construction
      2. Classification
        1. Swing Check Valve
        2. Ball Check Valve
        3. Piston Check Valve
        4. Dual Plate Check Valve
      3. Working Principle
    4. Diaphragm Valve
      1. Construction
      2. Classification
        1. Weir Type Diaphragm Valve
        2. Straight-Through Type Diaphragm Valve
      3. Working Principle
    5. Pinch Valve
      1. Construction
      2. Classification
      3. Working Principle
  2. Rotary Motion Valves
    1. Ball Valve
      1. Construction
      2. Classification
        1. Bore Type
          1. Reduced-Bore Ball Valve
          2. Full-Bore Ball Valve
        2. Construction Type
          1. Single-Piece Ball Valve
          2. Two-Piece Ball Valve
          3. Three-Piece Ball Valve
        3. Design Type
          1. Floating Ball Valve
          2. Trunnion-Mounted Ball Valve
        4. Ball Entry Type
          1. Side-Entry Ball Valve
          2. Top-Entry Ball Valve
      3. Additional Features
      4. Working Principle
    2. Butterfly Valve
      1. Construction
      2. Classification
        1. Centric Design Butterfly Valve
        2. Double Eccentric Design Butterfly Valve
        3. Triple Eccentric Design Butterfly Valve
      3. Working Principle
    3. Plug Valve
      1. Construction
      2. Classification
        1. Design Type
          1. Lubricated Plug Valve
          2. Non-Lubricated Sleeved Plug Valve
          3. Non-Lubricated Lined Plug Valve
        2. Port Type
      3. Working Principle

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