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Gas Compression & Expansion: Compressors & Turbines Certification

Gas Compression & Expansion: Compressors & Turbines Certification

4 days
MTE/CCTAV-E
Sessions
Dates Location Tuition Register
May 15 - 18, 2018 Lyon 2,380 €
Online By email
Who should attend?

Audience

    • Graduate engineers, new engineers and staff supervisors from the maintenance, process or operation department of refineries and petrochemical plants.

Level

  • Advanced
  • This course provides a clear understanding of the performance and technology of these types of equipment.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • learn about operating characteristics and standards,
  • explain how to adapt to process operating conditions,
  • list main operating problems and propose solutions.
Course Content

GAS COMPRESSION & EXPANSION

1 day

  • Ideal gas law and practical application; isentropic, polytropic compression; mass and volume capacity.
  • Practical compression laws: discharge temperature, power of compression.
  • Mollier diagram for gas and steam. Euler law, applications for compressors and turbines, characteristic curves.
  • Velocities triangle. Impulse, reaction, type of blades.
  • Mach number: effect on temperature, pressure and density; subsonic and supersonic machines.
  • Dimensionless coefficients, specific speeds.

COMPRESSORS, TURBINES & EXPANDERS PERFORMANCE & OPERATION

2 days

  • Axial and centrifugal compressors:
  • Characteristic curves: invariant representations.
  • Surge and stonewall; range of working efficiency.
  • Capacity control methods. Start-up & vibration monitoring.
  • Steam turbines:
  • Characteristics of a turbine: speed, specific consumption, efficiency.
  • Influence of inlet and exhaust steam states.
  • Speed governor and control systems. Safety devices.
  • Turbo-expanders:
  • Technology and main uses.
  • Safety devices.

TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING ASPECTS OF COMPRESSORS & TURBINES

1 day

  • Technology:
  • Casings, diaphragms, stator, blades.
  • Rotor, journal and thrust bearings, internal and shaft seals, coupling.
  • Balance and critical speeds. Lubrication and seal systems. Typical mechanical failures.
  • Engineering:
  • API specifications. Information required for bidding. Factory acceptance tests.
Ways & Means
  • Extensive use of digital applications related to industrial equipment.
  • Specific, detailed & high level documentation.
  • Use of a dynamic process simulator (centrifugal compressor + steam turbine).
Certification
  • Une reconnaissance au niveau international.
  • L’obtention d’un Advanced Certificate.
  • Une expertise confirmée Gas Compression & Expansion: Compressors & Turbines Certification.
  • Des compétences applicables en milieu professionnel.