M251-01 - e-Learning: Introduction to Valves and Their Components

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to explain the basic design and function of valves, major valve components, and flow control elements.
Topics include:

* Discuss the overall purposes served by valves in a system or process.
* Describe the four basic types of flow control elements employed in valve design.
* Explain how valve stem leakage is controlled.
* Identify the following valve components:
-Body -Bonnet -Stem -Actuator -Packing -Seat -Disc