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Generator & Electrical Training: Generator Electrical - Generator Excitation

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Price: $100.00 USD

Course Description


Web Based Training

Generator Excitation

Course Description

This training covers Synchronous Generator and Excitation Operation.


1 hour

Target Audience

All personnel


Course material is in English; therefore, a reasonable ability to read and understand English is required

Class Size

Remote Access

Learning Objectives

This course will provide basic knowledge on the following:

  • Basic operation of a synchronous generator
  • Role played by the prime mover, excitation system, and attached load
  • V curve and reactive curve capability data
  • Functions of an excitation system
  • Key components of a basic excitation system

Course Content


  1. Supporting Theory for Generator Excitation
    1. Introduction
    2. Input-Output
    3. Generator Load Characteristics

  1. Excitation Systems
    1. Purpose of Excitation Systems
    2. Excitation System Block Diagrams

  1. Excitation Regulators
    1. DC Regulator
    2. AC Regulator
    3. Generator Protective Functions

  1. Types of Excitation Systems
    1. DC Exciter
    2. Brushless Exciter
    3. Alterrex
    4. Compound Exciter
    5. Generrex