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Generator & Electrical Training: Generator_Electrical_-_Generator_Operation_and_Synchronization

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Price: $100.00 USD

Course Description

W-ELX11702

Generator

Course Description

This module provides learners with an understanding of the operation of a generator and the various types of power generated at power plants, various generator curves, regulators & limiters, typical start-up & shut-down operations of a generator and the various parameters required for the safe synchronization of a generator.

Duration

2 Hours

Target Audience

  • Leadership
  • Supervisors
  • Operations
  • Electrical Maintenance
  • Instrumentation & Controls
  • Operation & Maintenance Personnel

Prerequisites

Participants should have:

  • 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:

  • Review how a generator works
  • Describe the differences between apparent power, real power, and reactive power
  • Read and Interpret the generator design curves, reactive capability curve, VEE curve, and synchronous impedance curve
  • Describe the functions of the AC and DC regulators on the excitation system
  • Describe the functions of OEL, UEL, and V/Hz limiter
  • Describe different excitation systems
  • Explain the difference between the two operating modes, synchronous (droop) and isochronous
  • Identify the four basic conditions that must be met before a generator can be synchronized safely
  • Describe the steps to take a generator online and then take it back offline

Course Content

Lesson 1 - Generator introduction

  1. Generator Theory
  2. Design and Construction Review
  3. Power
  4. Generator design curves

Course Content Continued

Lesson 2 – excitation systems

  1. Purpose and characteristic of the excitation system
  2. Types of excitation systems
  3. Regulators and limiters

Lesson 3 – Differences in Legacy Alstom

  1. Types and characteristics of LA equipment

Lesson 4 – Operating modes

  1. The different operating modes of the generator
  2. Basic condition required before synchronization of generator
  3. Start-up and Shutdown of generator

Lesson 5 - assessment

  1. Assessment