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E-588 - Gas Turbines

5 days MAT/GT
Level
Proficiency
Audience
  • Engineers and technical executives involved in the definition, study, operation and maintenance of industrial gas turbines
Purpose
  • To provide a thorough knowledge of gas turbine functioning, technology, operation and maintenance
Learning Objectives
  • To understand gas turbine functioning and operation
  • To define the selection criteria of a gas turbine
  • To take part in diagnosis following incidents on these machines
  • To know the main maintenance operations
Ways and means
  • Study of real cases corresponding to industrial situations
  • Various training supports: presentation supports, manufacturer’s documentation, operator’s instructions, PI&D

TECHNOLOGY 2 days
  • Presentation: functions of the different elements, machines available on the markets, evolution
  • Classification: types of cycles, technology, types of drivers
  • Construction: study of the different compression, combustion and expansion elements
  • Auxiliaries: startup, filtering station, cooling, lubrication, control, safety devices, exhaust
FUNCTIONING - PERFORMANCE 1 day
  • Compression in a centrifugal and axial compressor. Performance, limits of use
  • Low NOx content combustion: types of combustion chambers, combustion operation, influence of the fuel
  • Expansion: study of expansion in single-shaft turbines, two-shaft turbines, impulse turbines, reaction turbines
  • Performance related to ambient conditions, the fuel chosen. Standardized representations
  • Elements giving the available feed: speed, critical T3, IGV. Examples of open-cycle and cogeneration (combined cycle) strategies
OPERATION AND TROUBLESHOOTING 1 day
  • Startup and shutdown sequences
  • Control and safety system
  • Functioning on several fuels and impact
  • Feedstock adjustment
  • Washing of compressors and turbines
  • Monitoring of the inlet fluid quality (air, fuel oil): thresholds
  • Main problems listed and degradation mechanisms
  • Reading of the PID of the gas turbine main circuits:
  • start-up and clockwise rotation
  • sealing and cooling air
  • fire safety
  • compressor washing
  • fuel
  • lubrication oil
  • control oil
  • monitoring
MAINTENANCE 1 day
  • Notion of maintenance plan
  • Influence of the operating conditions
  • Elements of inspection on hot equipment and of general review
  • Endoscopic examination
2016 course calendar
Language Dates Location Tuition Register
Sep 19 - 23 Rueil €2,720 Online By email