Fans and Blowers
Fans and Blowers

Fans and Blowers

Areas of Study: Maintenance

This course covers the operation of various types of fans and blowers, and the diagnosis of fan and blower operating problems. Edumine and HumEng International are collaborating on the delivery of online courses for mechanical maintenance, electrical maintenance, and conditional monitoring for mining applications.

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This course includes online delivery for one person and a HumEng Certificate of Completion after requirements are met. It is viewable for up to 90 days.

  • Audience Level:
  • Technical
  • Enrollment:
  • Not Applicable
  • Course Fee:
  • Not Available
  • Duration:
  • 2 hours

Course Summary

Introduction

Fans and blowers are used to move volumes of air under low pressure. Their main applications are: aeration during waste-water treatment, suction during processes, and ventilation.

This course covers the operation of various types of fans and blowers, and the diagnosis of fan and blower operating problems.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • types of fans and their uses,
  • types of blowers and their uses,
  • causes of breakdown,
  • inspection and maintenance, and
  • suggestions for practical exercises.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and describe the operation of various types of fans and blowers.
  • Diagnose fan and blower operating problems.

Recommended Background

  • This course is suitable for anyone with an interest in mechanical maintenance, electrical maintenance, or conditional monitoring for mining applications.

HumEng International

HumEng provides online courses and assessments for mechanical maintenance, electrical maintenance, and condition monitoring for applications in mining.

The HumEng mission is to design, develop and implement training solutions that increase operational efficiency and productivity, and to sustain these improvements through training best practices.

The HumEng approach to training is based on skills management. Experience has proven that the acquisition of key skills, and the transfer of these skills to the shop floor, increases a company's competitiveness. This is even truer today, when operations must often rely on fewer employees, due to rationalization or to recruiting challenges.

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