This short course provides a foundation in hydraulics and an understanding of pumping systems with reference to water and wastewater treatment flow sheets.

At a glance

  • Dates
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  • Duration3.5 days
  • LocationCranfield campus
  • Cost£1015

What you will learn

On successful completion of this short course you will be able to:

  • Identify and describe of the main characteristics of hydraulic systems,
  • Analyse flow in pipes and open channels,
  • Calculate hydraulic profiles through pipes, channels and unit processes,
  • Explain the effects of flow variations through pipes, channels and water treatment works,
  • Select and size appropriate pumps for different applications.

Core content

  • Principles of flows in pipes and channels,
  • Hydraulic profiling,
  • Flow distribution, divisions and combination,
  • Flow through hydraulic structures and unit process,
  • Time varying flows through treatment works,
  • Principles and sizing of pumps,
  • Sludge pumping systems,
  • Hydraulics in the design of water/wastewater treatment plants.

Accommodation options and prices

This is a non-residential course. If you would like to book accommodation on campus, please contact Mitchell Hall or Cranfield Management Development Centre directly. Further information regarding our accommodation on campus can be found here.

Alternatively you may wish to make your own arrangements at a nearby hotel.

Location and travel

Cranfield University is situated in Bedfordshire close to the border with Buckinghamshire. The University is located almost midway between the towns of Bedford and Milton Keynes and is conveniently situated between junctions 13 and 14 of the M1.

London Luton, Stansted and Heathrow airports are 30, 90 and 90 minutes respectively by car, offering superb connections to and from just about anywhere in the world.

For further location and travel details

Location address

Cranfield University
College Road
MK43 0AL

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