Gas & Steam Turbines: Theory & Maintenance

Code : M/14

Why Attend This Training Course?

The use of rotating machinery in day to day life, and manufacturing and processes, nuclear power stations, automobile, oil and gas refinery etc. has increased tremendously. In recent trends the industries are transforming from preventive maintenance to predictive maintenance. It essentially involves human sensory with mixture of sophisticated instruments to inspect the machines while running. Vibration analysis is the one of the most effective tools used to check the health of plant machinery and diagnose the causes. The health of machine is checked by routine or continuous vibration monitoring with sophisticated instruments, which will give you early indication of the failure and can take countermeasures to avoid catastrophic failure This course studies the common causes that produce vibrations in rotating machines. These problems are identified with frequency and phase analysis. Unbalancing and procedure of Balancing have been explained in detail. The vibration measurement and data collection equipment, as well as acceptance standards are discussed.  The course covers all the aspects of Predictive maintenance, condition monitoring, vibration monitoring and analysis, frequency analysis, vibration analysis instrumentation.

What Is The Training Course Methodology?

This training methodology illustrates the concepts involved in the above areas through practical consideration of actual real-life problems, as well as explanation of concepts by experts in area using video projectors and computer aided case studies based on practical applications. Participants will solve their system problem, where the trainee’s try to apply the skills learnt with guidance from our specialized experts. ACAD will provide participants a comprehensive assessment on the problems solved using the skills acquired in the training course.

Who Should Attend This Training Course?

  This training course is designed for Mechnaical Engineers, Supervisors, Technicians and Foremen in industrial installations.

What Is The Training Course Objectives?

  • Get full understanding of different types of gas and steam turbines and their properties
  • Develop necessary skills in controlling losses in turbines and to operate and maintain gas and steam turbines efficiently

What Is The Training Course Curriculum?

Turbine Principles of Operation
  • Gas turbine engine
  • Energy transmission in gas turbine engine
  • Fluid flow in gas turbine
  • Gas turbine engine performance and specifications
  • Selection topics on gas turbine component design
  • Manufacture gas turbine maintenance
Condition Monitoring, Maintenance and Troubleshooting
  • Auxiliary components (bearing, seals and gears) and applications
  • Steam turbine principles of operation and performance
  • Steam turbine component design and manufacture
  • Auxiliaries, maintenance and troubleshooting of steam turbines
  • Safe operation of turbines
  • Vibration and noise in turbines
Construction
  • Nozzles
  • Diaphragms
  • Blades and blades attachment
  • Rotors
Stresses in Turbine Rotors
  • Critical speed of turbine rotors
  • Construction of: Cylinders, glands and packing devices
  • Bearing and Lubrication
  • Materials for steam turbines
  • Governors and governor gears
  • Types of governor and the rattle value
  • Practical application

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