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Generator Excitation Systems Training

BMC Training provides a training course in Generator Excitation Systems in Electrical and Power Engineering Training

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  • Dubai
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Paris
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Dubai
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Paris
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    26 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • Rome
    26 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    26 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • Zurich
    26 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • London
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Madrid
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Munich
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Berlin
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • New York
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • London
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Madrid
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Munich
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Berlin
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • New York
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Rome
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Zurich
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Rome
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Zurich
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • London
    2 - 8 - 2020
    6 - 8 - 2020
  • Madrid
    2 - 8 - 2020
    6 - 8 - 2020
  • Munich
    2 - 8 - 2020
    6 - 8 - 2020
  • Berlin
    2 - 8 - 2020
    6 - 8 - 2020
  • New York
    2 - 8 - 2020
    6 - 8 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    9 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • Rome
    9 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    9 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • Zurich
    9 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    16 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • Bali
    16 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • Singapore
    16 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • Washington
    16 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • Dubai
    23 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • Paris
    23 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    23 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • Dubai
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Paris
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Dubai
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Paris
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    13 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • Bali
    13 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • Singapore
    13 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • Washington
    13 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    20 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • Rome
    20 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    20 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • Zurich
    20 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • London
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Madrid
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Munich
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Berlin
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • New York
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Rome
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Zurich
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • London
    18 - 10 - 2020
    22 - 10 - 2020
  • Madrid
    18 - 10 - 2020
    22 - 10 - 2020
  • Munich
    18 - 10 - 2020
    22 - 10 - 2020
  • Berlin
    18 - 10 - 2020
    22 - 10 - 2020
  • New York
    18 - 10 - 2020
    22 - 10 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    25 - 10 - 2020
    29 - 10 - 2020
  • Rome
    25 - 10 - 2020
    29 - 10 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    25 - 10 - 2020
    29 - 10 - 2020
  • Zurich
    25 - 10 - 2020
    29 - 10 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Bali
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Singapore
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Washington
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Dubai
    11 - 10 - 2020
    15 - 10 - 2020
  • Paris
    11 - 10 - 2020
    15 - 10 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    11 - 10 - 2020
    15 - 10 - 2020
  • Dubai
    15 - 11 - 2020
    19 - 11 - 2020
  • Paris
    15 - 11 - 2020
    19 - 11 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    15 - 11 - 2020
    19 - 11 - 2020
  • Dubai
    22 - 11 - 2020
    26 - 11 - 2020
  • Paris
    22 - 11 - 2020
    26 - 11 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    22 - 11 - 2020
    26 - 11 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    1 - 11 - 2020
    5 - 11 - 2020
  • Bali
    1 - 11 - 2020
    5 - 11 - 2020
  • Singapore
    1 - 11 - 2020
    5 - 11 - 2020
  • Washington
    1 - 11 - 2020
    5 - 11 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    8 - 11 - 2020
    12 - 11 - 2020
  • Rome
    8 - 11 - 2020
    12 - 11 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    8 - 11 - 2020
    12 - 11 - 2020
  • Zurich
    8 - 11 - 2020
    12 - 11 - 2020
  • London
    22 - 11 - 2020
    26 - 11 - 2020
  • Madrid
    22 - 11 - 2020
    26 - 11 - 2020
  • Munich
    22 - 11 - 2020
    26 - 11 - 2020
  • Berlin
    22 - 11 - 2020
    26 - 11 - 2020
  • New York
    22 - 11 - 2020
    26 - 11 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    22 - 11 - 2020
    26 - 11 - 2020
  • Rome
    22 - 11 - 2020
    26 - 11 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    22 - 11 - 2020
    26 - 11 - 2020
  • Zurich
    22 - 11 - 2020
    26 - 11 - 2020
  • London
    20 - 12 - 2020
    24 - 12 - 2020
  • Madrid
    20 - 12 - 2020
    24 - 12 - 2020
  • Munich
    20 - 12 - 2020
    24 - 12 - 2020
  • Berlin
    20 - 12 - 2020
    24 - 12 - 2020
  • New York
    20 - 12 - 2020
    24 - 12 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    27 - 12 - 2020
    31 - 12 - 2020
  • Rome
    27 - 12 - 2020
    31 - 12 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    27 - 12 - 2020
    31 - 12 - 2020
  • Zurich
    27 - 12 - 2020
    31 - 12 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    13 - 12 - 2020
    17 - 12 - 2020
  • Bali
    13 - 12 - 2020
    17 - 12 - 2020
  • Singapore
    13 - 12 - 2020
    17 - 12 - 2020
  • Washington
    13 - 12 - 2020
    17 - 12 - 2020
  • Dubai
    6 - 12 - 2020
    10 - 12 - 2020
  • Paris
    6 - 12 - 2020
    10 - 12 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    6 - 12 - 2020
    10 - 12 - 2020

Course Description

The successful operation of any Generating Systems ultimately depends on how well the inspection, testing, maintenance and troubleshooting functions are carried out. Well-developed procedures and planning will in the long run result in reduced costs, equipment down time, parts requirements and troubleshooting complexity. Delegates are encouraged to participate by active involvement in group discussions, practical exercises and sharing experiences.

Course Objectives

Following the attendance at this course, participants will return to their respective departments equipped with new or refreshed skills to ensure that electrical generating equipment and it’s control systems are inspected, tested, maintained and when necessary repaired using well planned troubleshooting procedures in a fashion that ensures reduced costs and/or down time plus identified faults or problems are repaired and the underlying causes are identified and eliminated to reduce further failures. On successful completion of this course, participants will have:

  • A better understanding of generator principles
  • A better understanding of troubleshooting procedures as applied to generating equipment
  • An improved capability in the use of test equipment
  • A better understanding of failure modes and failure analysis
  • A refreshed awareness of electrical safety concerns

Course Outlines

Definitions

  • Generator systems (AC) and equipment
  • Generator systems (DC) and equipment
  • Operation, inspection, testing, control, maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Control systems

Interpretation and Use of Drawings

  • Single-line electrical drawings
  • Control schematics
  • Wiring lists
  • P&ID’s
  • Logic and standard symbols

Maintenance Planning

  • Developing schedules and procedures
  • Define operation requirements for parts and labor
  • Define maintenance requirements for parts and labor
  • Regular, preventative, predictive and emergency maintenance

The Use of Test Equipment

  • Digital voltmeter (DVM)
  • Oscilloscopes
  • Megger
  • Frequency meter
  • Temperature probes/pyrometers
  • Ammeters
  • Power meters
  • Load banks
  • Digital hydrometers
  • Cable fault locators

The Technology of Generators 

  • Principles of electrical generation (AC, DC and Emergency)
  • Power supplies (battery chargers, rectifiers, inverters)
  • Batteries
  • Generator Drivers (gas/steam/water turbine, diesel/gas engine)
  • Governors (control systems)
  • Programmable logic controllers (PLC)
  • Synchronization
  • Power grid and network considerations

The Technology of Generators 

  • Increasing or decreasing the voltage (transformers)
  • Neutral ground resistors (NGR)
  • Switchgear
  • Motor control centers (MCC)
  • Disconnect switches
  • Power monitoring
  • Control relays/timers/switches
  • Generator protective devices

Inspection and Testing of Generators

  • Methods
  • Terminology
  • Principles
  • Special techniques
  • NEC check lists

Troubleshooting of Generators 

  • Methods
  • Terminology
  • Principles
  • Special techniques
  • Case studies/examples
  • Single line drawings
  • Group exercises

The Development of a Job Plan

  • Identification of the troubleshooting step-by-step sequence
  • Procedure preparation
  • Documentation
  • Follow-up
  • Safety considerations and training

A Review of Safety Requirements

  • Area classifications
  • NEC electrical codes
  • Safety information

The Identification and Repair of Problems/Failures 

  • Common mode failures
  • Phase imbalance
  • Contact pitting/arcing
  • Electronic component failure
  • Fusing
  • Generator windings/bearings/brushes
  • Excitation circuits
  • Battery cells
  • Inverters/rectifiers/battery chargers
  • Bushings
  • Switches
  • Control circuits
  • Ground faults

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