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Advanced Generator Maintenance Training

BMC Training provides a training course in Advanced Generator Maintenance in Electrical and Power Engineering Training

Course Title
Venue
Start Date
End Date
  • Kuala Lumpur
    20 - 6 - 2021
    24 - 6 - 2021
  • Istanbul
    27 - 6 - 2021
    1 - 7 - 2021
  • Dubai
    4 - 7 - 2021
    8 - 7 - 2021
  • Paris
    4 - 7 - 2021
    8 - 7 - 2021
  • Dubai
    11 - 7 - 2021
    15 - 7 - 2021
  • Paris
    11 - 7 - 2021
    15 - 7 - 2021
  • Dubai
    18 - 7 - 2021
    22 - 7 - 2021
  • Paris
    18 - 7 - 2021
    22 - 7 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    25 - 7 - 2021
    29 - 7 - 2021
  • London
    11 - 7 - 2021
    15 - 7 - 2021
  • London
    18 - 7 - 2021
    22 - 7 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    11 - 7 - 2021
    15 - 7 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    18 - 7 - 2021
    22 - 7 - 2021
  • London
    1 - 8 - 2021
    5 - 8 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    8 - 8 - 2021
    12 - 8 - 2021
  • Istanbul
    15 - 8 - 2021
    19 - 8 - 2021
  • Dubai
    22 - 8 - 2021
    26 - 8 - 2021
  • Paris
    22 - 8 - 2021
    26 - 8 - 2021
  • Dubai
    26 - 9 - 2021
    30 - 9 - 2021
  • Paris
    26 - 9 - 2021
    30 - 9 - 2021
  • Dubai
    5 - 9 - 2021
    9 - 9 - 2021
  • Paris
    5 - 9 - 2021
    9 - 9 - 2021
  • Istanbul
    12 - 9 - 2021
    16 - 9 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    19 - 9 - 2021
    23 - 9 - 2021
  • London
    5 - 9 - 2021
    9 - 9 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    5 - 9 - 2021
    9 - 9 - 2021
  • London
    17 - 10 - 2021
    21 - 10 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    24 - 10 - 2021
    28 - 10 - 2021
  • Istanbul
    3 - 10 - 2021
    7 - 10 - 2021
  • Dubai
    10 - 10 - 2021
    14 - 10 - 2021
  • Paris
    10 - 10 - 2021
    14 - 10 - 2021
  • Dubai
    21 - 11 - 2021
    25 - 11 - 2021
  • Paris
    21 - 11 - 2021
    25 - 11 - 2021
  • Istanbul
    7 - 11 - 2021
    11 - 11 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    14 - 11 - 2021
    18 - 11 - 2021
  • London
    19 - 12 - 2021
    23 - 12 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    26 - 12 - 2021
    30 - 12 - 2021
  • Istanbul
    12 - 12 - 2021
    16 - 12 - 2021
  • Dubai
    5 - 12 - 2021
    9 - 12 - 2021
  • Paris
    5 - 12 - 2021
    9 - 12 - 2021

Course Description

This course is designed for those who have a need to understand most aspects of power plant GENERATORS.  This course addresses Theory of Generator Operation, Design Considerations, Construction, Relationships to the System, Excitation Systems, Auxiliaries, and Normal/Abnormal Operations, Protective Relaying associated with the Generator, Outage Planning, Disassembly, Inspection/Repair, and Reassembly. There are NO SMALL PROBLEMS when it comes to the GENERATOR!!  The Design, Construction, Operations, Safety, Testing, Inspection/Repair as well as disassembly/reassembly shall be fully understood

Course Objectives

Register for this course today and get the answers to the all questions including:

  • How does a generator function?
  • Why is it designed as it is?
  • What happens if the generator is synchronized out-of-phase?
  • What happened in the control room such that one would make such a large error when synchronizing?
  • How can we avoid such an error?
  • Just how bad (and what is) negative phase sequence currents?
  • Corona discharge what does that mean?
  • How do you repair fused stator punchings?
  • What components should be high-potential tested?
  • How can we avoid accidental injury when testing the generator?
  • What are the probable causes of grounded fields?
  • Why have we (recently) heard of hydrogen explosions?  How do we avoid?

Course Outlines

Upon successful completion of this course the participant will be able to:

  • Describe how a generator functions.  (Learn why and how the voltage drops with an application of a load and learn why and how the rotor speed and angle change as that load is applied).
  • Describe active and reactive power. (Learn how active power is generated, how reactive power is generated, and how these loads are shared from one generator to another.)
  • Describe the major components used in the construction of an AC generator.
  • Learn how these components are at risk during mis- or abnormal operations.
  • Explain operation and maintenance of the most common excitation systems.
  • Explain how a speed governor alters generator output in response to a frequency deviation. (Learn why the speed changes when a load is applied.  Learn what is the role of the governor is response to this speed/frequency change).
  • Explain how the voltage regulator alters generator output in response to a voltage deviation.  (Furthermore, learn why the voltage drops, how a voltage drop is detected, where it is detected, and how the voltage regulator responds as it does).
  • Discuss the causes and effects of both voltage and frequency oscillations and the impact they each have on power system dynamics.
  • Describe generator normal/safe startup and shutdown procedures.
  • Describe why the generator synchronizing process is as it is.   (Learn what are the results of not checking phase rotation, of mismatching voltages, of mismatching frequencies, and closing the circuit breaker out-of-phase.)
  • Discuss abnormal generator operation and recommended actions for generator protection.
  • Given an unfortunate abnormal condition, describe possible results to equipment and/or system.
  • Describe the major activities associated with generator maintenance.
  • Describe proper generator disassembly and reassembly sequences.
  • Describe the procedures for cleaning generator components.
  • Describe the procedures for inspection of generator components.
  • Given any generator component, describe the types of damage that might be found, and what probable causes of that damage are.
  • Describe the various repair methods for defective component condition.
  • List all those electrical tests commonly performed on large AC generators.
  • For each electrical test listed, describe the purpose of conducting that test; I.e., what are we looking for as a result of the test?
  • Describe the procedures for the various generator tests.
  • List and describe safety precautions for the conducting of these electrical tests.

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