5 days MTE/TAG-E
- Engineers and managers involved in gas turbine operation, maintenance, engineering and purchasing.
- To deepen knowledge about gas turbine technology and enhance competency in the selection, operation and maintenance of gas turbines.
- To explain gas turbine operation.
- To explain selection criteria based on process and on-site conditions.
- To participate in gas turbine troubleshooting.
- To create a gas turbine maintenance schedule.
Ways and means
- Study of industrial cases.
- Various illustrations of actual systems.
- Interactive group study of gas turbine drawings.
Gas turbine equipment 2 days
- Classification: typical cycles, heavy duty and aeroderivative designs, applications.
- Presentation: main components. Typical machines available on the market.
- Construction and design: compression, combustion, expansion. Rotor dynamics, coupling.
- Ancillary equipment
- Internal cooling, lubrication, control system, safety devices.
- External ancillaries: filtering, exhaust stack.
Performance 1.5 days
- Thermodynamics: ideal and actual gas, behavior during compression and expansion, isentropic and polytropic processes.
- Centrifugal and axial compression. Performance, stability and other limits.
- Combustion: types of combustors, combustion operation. Influence of fuel type. Afterburning for cogeneration purposes. Low NOx designs.
- Expansion: single or double shaft design operation.
- Performance influence of atmospheric conditions, fuel selection. API charts.
- Available load characteristics: rotation speed, T3 firing temperature, IGV influences. Open cycle, combined cycle examples.
- Case studies: actual performance vs. basic design; troubleshooting.
Selection 0.5 day
- Selection criteria according to availability, operational and maintenance requirements.
- Bidding: significant information for data sheet definition.
Operation 1 day
- Start-up and shutdown operation: sequences and trips.
- Air filtering, lubrication and fuel systems operation.
- Performance monitoring and mechanical operation.
- Maintenance during operation: compressor cleaning devices.
- Maintenance objectives and scheduling: operation, load, fuel influences; inspection schedules.
- Factors related to available load: rotation speed, T3, IGV. Typical approaches related to Brayton cycle, cogeneration (combined cycle).