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Control System - Mark VI: Control System - Mark VI Operation

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Location :  Houston, TX

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TXSeptember 14,15,16,17,18,21,22,23,24,25 (2020)

Course Description

O-CON13301

Control System - Mark VI Operation

mkvi

Course Description

This course provides training on the essential elements of the Mark™ VI turbine control system. The course will include instruction on the hardware and software components of the Mark™ VI control system and its interface system (HMI). Alarm troubleshooting and LVDT calibration will be central topics of the program. Additionally, practical exercises on Mark™ VI equipment will reinforce the daily lecture material.

Intended for industrial gas and steam turbine users and not for customers with Aeroderivative applications

Duration

10 Days

 

Target Audience

Supervisors

Electrical Maintenance

Instrumentation & Controls

Qualified engineers and technicians who wish to gain an understanding of Mark™ VI turbine control systems

 

Prerequisites

Instruction is given in English, therefore a reasonable ability to read and understand spoken English is required

Reasonable computer skills

Basic understanding of turbine equipment and its operation (gas or steam)

Familiarity with control system basics

Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptop

 

Class Size

Maximum number of students:  12

 

Learning Objectives

This course will provide basic knowledge on the following:

Students will gain the skills and confidence to perform system maintenance

Learn and document the processes to complete control system maintenance duties

Save time when troubleshooting the system and minimize system down time

Gain an intermediate knowledge of the software tools

Use the software tools for troubleshooting and understanding the system

Apply intermediate knowledge of the software tools to make site specific modifications

 

Course Content

LESSON 1

CIMPLICITY* startup / navigation

Software editor (ToolboxST™ application) and file basics

Monitoring of I/O and software

Practical lab(s)

LESSON  2

ToolboxST™ features

  1. Finder

  2. Trender

  3. Signal Browser

  4. Variable and control constants

  5. Program blocks

  6. Watch Windows

Practical lab(s) 

LESSON  3

Troubleshooting alarms (will be continued over subsequent days)

Troubleshooting CIMPLICITY™ displays

Trip Log

Troubleshooting I/O faults

Practical lab(s)

LESSON  4

Documentation and drawings

Web documents

Replacing I/O cards

Replacing the controller card

LESSON  5

Permanent software changes

Code Generation

Practical lab(s)

LESSON 6

A.  Adding / configuring I/O points (analog and digital)

B.  Add / modify alarms

C.  UDH (local) network

D.  Practical lab(s)

LESSON 7

A.  CIMPLICITY™ communications

B.  CIMPLICITY™ screens (display files)

C.  Practical lab(s)

LESSON 8

A.  LVDT calibration

B.  Control sequence editor

C.  Practical lab(s)

LESSON 9

A.  ToolboxST™ advanced features

      1.  Capture blocks

      2.  Dynamic Data Recorders (DDR)

      3.  Modifying trip history log

      4.  Network time protocol

      5.  Graphic windows

LESSON 10

A.  Questions / Review / Wrap-up