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E111: Introduction to Pool Hydraulics and Plumbing

January 22 | Time: 8:30 – 10 am CT
1.5 hours | 0.2 IACET CEUs | 2 PHTA CEUs

Delivery: In-Person – Southwest Pool & Spa Show

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Intro to Pool Hydraulics and Plumbing will present students to the concepts of water pressure, pressure loss, and flow conditions in pipe. The purpose of this class is to educate swimming pool builders in the basics of swimming pool hydraulics – the science, particularly the physics of water. This course provides details to newcomers to the profession as well as reviews the fundamentals for the established pool builder.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the basic physics of water including pressure, flow, velocity, energy, and how these parameters are used to design mechanical systems.
  • Explain how simple charts and graphs can be used to size plumbing and equipment.
  • Explain efficient ways to design and plumb pools, spas, and water features.
  • List the details to successful plumbing installation that will keep the equipment pad layout accurate and straight.

Instructor: Terry Brannon, P.E.

PHTA Strategic Partners

  • Fluidra
  • Hayward
  • LOU
  • MCC
  • Pentair
  • WatkinsWellness