INMT 2303
Pumps, Compressors & Mechanical Drives

Western Texas College

  1. Basic Course Information
    1. A study of the theory and operations of various types of pumps and compressors.
    2. Topics include mechanical power transmission systems including gears, v-belts, and chain drives
  2. Student Learning Outcomes
    1. Identify the principals involved in the operation of centrifugal and positive displacement pumps and compressors.
    2. Identify the function of various components in pumps and compressor, disassemble and reassemble pumps, compressors and mechanical drives
    3. Troubleshoot pumps, compressors and mechanical drives
  3. Major Course Requirements
    1. Homework / quizzes
    2. Lab participation / attendance
    3. Test / Final exam
  4. Information on Books and Other Course Materials
    1. Mechanical Drives – Amatrol – ISBN 2818560416135
    2. Centrifugal Pump Learning Pump – Amatrol – ISBN 2818560416128
  5. Other Policies, Procedures and Important Dates
    1. Please refer to the WTC Course Catalog
  6. Course Organization and Schedule - Disclaimer: Schedule and content is subject to change at the instructor’s discretion
  7. Grading - All material must be turned in prior to the week of finals; Written work will not be accepted week of finals.

    Homework 40%
    Lab 30%
    Test (2)  20% (10% each)
    Attendance 10%

    Disclaimer: Grading percentages subject to change at the instructor’s discretion.



Last Modified: January 7, 2019