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Operations and Maintenance: PATAT 8 - Drum Level 1: Overview-Introduction

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Course Description

PATAT 8 - Drum Level 1: Overview-Introduction

W-BOI10402

Course Description

This course will introduce the participant to the major components and basic operation of a Combined Cycle Power Plant. The primary focus of this course will be on the Heat Recovery Steam Generator ( HRSG ) and the importance of proper water level control in the HRSG steam drums. The participant will learn about basic principles of operation of the HRSG as well as the principles and components that may impact the proper control of the HRSG drum water level. 

This course does not cover all details or variations in equipment nor does it provide for every possible contingency the participant may encounter when inspecting, cleaning, or removing parts of steam/water drums. Please refer to General Electric documentation or Technical Information Letters for further information. In the even there is a conflict between this course’s content and official General Electric documentation, the official General Electric documentation shall take precedence. Contact your GE Representative for further information or in response to specific problems not covered here.

   

Duration

1.15 Hours

Target Audience

  • Supervisors
  • Operators
  • Mechanical Maintenance

Prerequisites

  • Course material is in English; therefore, a reasonable ability to read and understand English is required.
  • The participant should have taken and passed the pre-requisite course ‘HRSG Operations and Maintenance’ and have an understanding of the operational fundamentals of gas turbines, steam turbines, and Combined Cycle Power Plants.

Class Size

Remote access.

Learning Objectives

This course will provide basic knowledge on the following:

  • Discuss the role of a Heat Recovery Steam Generator in a Combined Cycle Power Plant.
  • Explain the operation of a HRSG steam drum.
  • Describe the causes of abnormal water levels in a HRSG steam drum.

 

Course Content

This course will introduce the participant to the major components and basic operation of a Combined Cycle Power Plant. The primary focus of this course will be on the Heat Recovery Steam Generator or HRSG and the importance of proper water level control in the HRSG steam drums.

Lesson

  1. Course Introduction
  2. HRSG Role in a Combined Cycle Power Plant 
  3. Steam Drum Operation
  4. Abnormal Water Levels