|PDH Online Course Description||PDH Units/
Learning Units (Hours)
Lawrence J. Marchetti, P.E.
In almost any nuclear, chemical, or mechanical system, the flow of fluid and pressure through a piping system or process must be controlled . A valve is a mechanical device to accomplish this task. Valves start and stop fluid flow, throttle fluid flow, control the direction of fluid flow, regulate downstream system or process pressure, or relieve component or piping over pressurization. A basic understanding of the theory, characteristics, and mechanical components of valves and actuators are essential to understanding how they function and operate within a system or process.
This course utilizes US Department of Energy training materials (DOE-HDBK-1018/1-93, Mechanical Science, Vol. 2, Module 4) to describe the application, construction, and principals of operation for various types of valves and actuators.
This course includes a True-False quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.
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