Training Services

Hydraulic Analysis Limited offer a number of training courses on basic surge awareness through to advanced hydraulics and software training (in conjunction with our sister company – Simulation Software Limited). The course are normally adapted to the individual needs of a client. Please contact us for details of the costs associated with running a structured training course. We are also happy to visit your offices and carry out a brief presentation outlining our services and capabilities free of charge.

Details of the different generic modules which are available are summarised below (click on the links for further details):


General training can also be undertaken on different types of system to ensure the designer is aware of the hydraulic implications of their materials and equipment selection. A list of some of the more popular topics includes:

Tanker Loading / Unloading Systems

  • Ship ESD Valves
  • Marine Breakaway Couplings
  • Offshore (Buoy) Surge Relief
  • Loading Arm PERC Valve Closure
  • ESD Sequence Optimisation (pump trip settings)
  • Intelligent Ship / Shore Links

Water Injection Systems

  • High Pressure Systems
  • Surge Relief
  • Pump Interaction

Firewater Systems

  • Jockey pumps
  • Pump start-up sequence
  • Priming of initially drained pump risers
  • Overboard dump valves vs. air release valves
  • Dry deluge systems
  • Firewater ringmains and helideck

Cooling / Heating Medium Systems

  • Heat exchanger tube ruptures
  • Burst discs
  • Vacuum breakers
  • Control valve optimisation