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E-630 - Gas Turbines

5 days MAT/GT
  • Engineers and technical staff involved in gas turbine operation, maintenance, engineering
  • To provide knowledge about gas turbine technology and in the selection, operating principles, operation and maintenance of gas turbines
Learning Objectives
  • To understand gas turbine operation
  • To understand selection criteria based on process and on-site conditions
  • To participate in gas turbine troubleshooting
Ways and means
  • Study of actual cases based on industrial situations
  • Various illustrations of actual systems

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
Functioning and 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
Operation and maintenance 1.5 days
  • 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
2016 course calendar
Language Dates Location Tuition Register
Sep 19 - 23 Rueil €2,720 Online By email