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Gas Turbines Certification

5 days MTE/TAG-E
Level
Proficiency
Audience
  • Engineers and managers involved in gas turbine operation, maintenance, engineering and purchasing.
Purpose
  • This course provides a good knowledge of gas turbine technology and enhance competency in the selection, operation and maintenance of gas turbines.
Learning Objectives
  • To explain gas turbine operation.
  • To list selection criteria based on process conditions.
  • To participate in a gas turbine troubleshooting analysis.
  • To implement a gas turbine maintenance plan.
Prerequisite
  • The participants need to have a basic technical knowledge.
Ways and means
  • Study cases of industrial machinery.
  • Various illustrations of actual systems.
  • Interactive group study of gas turbine operation.

GAS TURBINE EQUIPMENT 2 days
  • Classification: typical cycles, heavy duty and aeroderivative designs, applications.
  • Presentation: main components. Standard & specific machines available.
  • 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 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 & solutions.
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).
2016 course calendar
Language Dates Location Tuition Register
May 09 - 13 Rueil €2,790 Online By email
Sep 19 - 23 Rueil €2,720 Online By email
Dec 04 - 08 Bahrain €3,100 Online By email

2017 course calendar
Language Dates Location Tuition Register
May 15 - 19 Lyon €2,850 Online
Sep 18 - 22 Rueil €2,720 Online