Power Generation: Gas Turbines, Co-Generation, Combined Cycle Pla PetroTech

This programme provides a detailed understanding of steam power plants, gas turbines, co-generation, combined cycle plants, wind and solar power generating plants.  Each of the components such as compressors, gas and steam turbines, heat recovery steam generators, deaerators, condensers, lubricating systems, instrumentation, control systems, transformers, and generators are covered.  The design, selection considerations, operation, maintenance, and economics of co-generation plants and combined cycles as well as emission limits, reliability, monitoring and governing systems will also be covered.  The significant improvements that were made to co-generation, combined cycles plants, wind and solar power generating plants during the last two decades will also be explained.

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES

  • Learn about components and subsystems of the various types of gas turbines, steam power plants, co-generation, combined cycle plants, wind turbines and generators, wind turbine farms, and solar power generation
  • Examine the advantages, applications, performance and economics of co-generation, combined cycle plants, wind turbines and generators, wind turbine farms, and solar power generation
  • Learn about various equipment including compressors, turbines, governing systems, combustors, deaerators, feed water heaters, transformers, generators and auxiliaries, wind turbines and generators, wind turbine farms, and solar power generating plants
  • Discover the maintenance required for gas turbines, steam power plants, combined cycles, generators, wind turbines and generators, and wind turbine farms to minimize their operating cost and maximize their efficiency, reliability, and longevity
  • Learn about the monitoring and control of environmental emissions
  • Discover instrumentation and control systems of gas turbines and combined cycles
  • Increase your knowledge of predictive and preventive maintenance, reliability and testing
  • Gain a thorough understanding of the selection considerations and applications of co-generation, combined-cycle plants, wind turbines and generators, wind turbine farms, and solar power generation

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

The instructor relies on a highly interactive training method to enhance the learning process.  This method ensures that all the delegates gain a complete understanding of all the topics covered.  The training environment is highly stimulating, challenging, and effective.  The participants will learn by case studies.  They will be able to apply all the concepts to their own organization.

PROGRAMME SUMMARY

This programme provides an in-depth understanding of all the equipment and systems used in steam power plants, gas turbines, co-generation, combined cycle plants, wind farms, and solar power generating plants.  Computer simulation, design, selection considerations, operation, testing, maintenance and economics of all these power generating plants as well as emission limits, monitoring and governing systems will also be covered thoroughly.

This programme examines the advantages and disadvantages of each type of power generating plants.  The reliability, life cycle cost, profitability, refurbishment, and life extension methods of each type of power generating plants are also covered in detail.  

PROGRAMME OUTLINE

DAY 1 - Steam Power Plants

  • Review of Thermodynamics Principles
  • Steam Power Plants
  • The Fire-Tube Boiler
  • The Water-Tube Boiler
  • The Steam Drum
  • Superheaters and Reheaters
  • Steam Turbines
  • Reheaters
  • Condensers
  • Feedwater Heaters
  • Efficiency and Heat Rate
  • Supercritical Plants
  • Co-generation Plants
  • Arrangement of Co-generation plants
  • Economics of Co-generation Plants

DAY 2 - Steam Turbines and Auxiliaries

  • Turbine Types
  • Compound Turbines
  • Turbine Control Systems
  • Steam Turbine Maintenance
  • Steam Generators, Heat Exchangers, and Condensers
  • Power Station Performance Monitoring
  • The Turbine Governing Systems
  • Steam Chests and Valves
  • Turbine Protective Devices
  • Turbine Instrumentation
  • Lubrication Systems
  • Gland Sealing System
  • Frequently Asked Questions about Turbine-Generator Balancing, Vibration   Analysis and Maintenance
  • Features Enhancing The Reliability and Maintainability of Steam Turbines

DAY 3 - Gas Turbines & Compressors

  • Gas Turbine Fundamentals
  • Overview of Gas Turbines
  • Gas Turbine Design
  • Gas Turbine Calculations
  • Gas Turbine Compressors
  • Combined Cycles
  • Single-Shaft Combined Cycle Power Generating Plants
  • Economic and Technical Considerations for Combined Cycle Performance  Enhancement Options
  • Dynamic Compressors Technology
  • Compressors Auxiliaries, Off-Design Performance, Stall, and Surge
  • Centrifugal Compressors - Components, Performance Characteristics, Balancing,  Surge Prevention Systems, and Testing
  • Dynamic Compressors Performance
  • Compressor Seal Systems
  • Dry Seals, Advanced Sealing Mechanisms, and Magnetic Bearings

DAY 4 - Co-generation Plants, Wind and Solar Power Generation

  • Applications of Co-generation and Combined Cycle Plants
  • Selection Considerations of Combined Cycles and Co-generation Plants
  • Co-generation Application Considerations
  • University of Toronto Central Steam, Co-generation and District Heating Plant
  • Economics of Combined Cycles Co-generation Plants
  • Wind Power Generation
  • Economics of Wind Power
  • Wind Power Turbine Generators - Brushless Double-Feed Generators
  • The Solar Power
  • Solar Photovoltaic Technologies
  • Economics of Solar Power Systems

DAY 5 - Transformers & Generators

  • Fundamentals of Electric Systems
  • Introduction to Machinery Principles
  • Transformers
  • Transformers Components and Maintenance
  • AC Machine Fundamentals
  • Synchronous Generators
  • Generator Components, Auxiliaries, and Excitation
  • Generator Testing, Inspection, and Maintenance

Knowledge

The adage that “knowledge” is power holds very true in this industry. In order to maximize results we are constantly updating and upgrading ourselves. This commitment to ongoing skills development is one of the reasons we are success, the belief that there is a “better way to do things” is what motivates us each and every day. By aligning with us you are going to benefit from our years of expertise in real world scenarios. Classroom learning is great but there is no substitute to real world experience which is what we are bringing to the table.

Quality

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said “price is what you pay but quality is what you get” and that expression is very true. With use we understand that your time is very valuable and you only want the best and most current industry related knowledge which is what we bring to the table.  Instead of giving you massive amounts of inaccurate or outdated information you get precisely what you want, the most current knowledge so you can make truly informed decisions that will directly impact productivity and your bottom line. When results are what you are looking for then the choice is clear, we are your partners in success.

Innovation

Technology has revolutionized the way knowledge is disseminated in throughout the world, what use to take months or even years to reach the masses can be done in a few hours ! In order to remain relevant and viable we need to embrace innovations. The challenge with innovation is knowing when to implement it and what type of return you can expect from it. Instead of risking your time and resources we have the answers for you, Since we are at the vanguard of the industry whenever there is a fruitful innovation we will be there providing you with the information needed to make the right decision.

Respect

We understand you may have unique need so we provide a tailored made (bespoke for our U.K. friends) approach that will address your questions in the most conducive manner possible.  Respect to us means putting your interests, your needs at the forefront of our mind. You will see how genuine we are and that you not just “some customer” you are our partner in success just as much as we are your partner in success. We firmly believe in the “golden rule”, treat others with graciousness, courtesy and respect.  Come experience the difference that quality and respect makes and you will truly be amazed.

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