Gas Turbine & Speed Tronic Control

Code : M/40

Why Attend This Training Course?

The primary function of this course is to allow the attendee a detailed understanding of the mechanical maintenance activities associated with gas turbines and provide a detailed overview of Gas Turbine Speedtronic Control systems such that attendees will have a much clearer understanding of the configuration and reliability of these systems. This course is an ideal course for those engineers/technicians wishing to gain a more detailed understanding of the mechanical design and maintenance activities associated with gas turbines. Together with a detailed examination of the major systems of a gas turbine this course also discusses the different maintenance approaches along with a description of the mechanical aspects of the typical gas turbine inspections.

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 Engineers and Technicians who are involved in vibration measurement and analysis, so that they may be fully involved in obtaining the maximum benefit from the implementation of the predictive maintenance system.

What Is The Training Course Objectives?

  • Get full understanding of the different types of gas turbines, their design features components and characteristics
  • Be familiar with the efficient operations and maintenance schemes of gas turbines that reduce losses to the minimum

What Is The Training Course Curriculum?

Open Cycle Single Shaft and Twin Shaft Arrangements
  • Compounding
  • Closed Cycles
  • Aircraft Propulsion
  • Applications
  • Gas Turbine Design Procedure
Shaft Power Cycles
  • Ideal cycles
  • Methods of accounting for component losses
  • Design points performance calculations
  • Comparative performance of practical cycles
Compressors
  • Centrifugal compressors
  • Axial flow compressors
  • CAse study (I)
Combustion Systems
  • Form of combustion system
  • Some important factors affecting combustion chamber design
  • The combustion process
  • Combustion chamber performance
  • Some practical problems
Prediction of Performance of Simple Gas Turbines
  • Component characteristics
  • Off-design operation of the single-shaft gas turbine
  • Equilibrium running of gas generator
  • Off-design operation of free turbine engine
  • Off-design operation of the jet engine
  • Methods of displacing the equilibrium running line
  • Incorporation of variable pressure losses
  • Case study (II)
Prediction of Performance
  • Methods of improving part-load performance
  • Matching procedures for twin-spool engines
  • Some Notes on the Behavior of Twin-Spool Engines
  • Matching Procedures for Turbofan Engines
  • Transient Behavior of Gas Turbines
  • Practical application

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