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

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Location:  Houston, TX

Location
Start Date
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TXMarch 18-29, 2019
TXSeptember 16-27, 2019

Course Description

O-CON13301

Control System - Mark VI Operation

mkvi

 

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

  1. CIMPLICITY* startup / navigation
  2. Software editor (ToolboxST™ application) and file basics
  3. Monitoring of I/O and software
  4. Practical lab(s)

LESSON  2

  1. ToolboxST™ features
    1. Finder
    2. Trender
    3. Signal Browser
    4. Variable and control constants
    5. Program blocks
    6. Watch Windows

B.Practical lab(s) 

LESSON  3

  1. Troubleshooting alarms (will be continued over subsequent days)
  2. Troubleshooting CIMPLICITY™ displays
  3. Trip Log
  4. Troubleshooting I/O faults
  5. Practical lab(s)

LESSON  4

  1. Documentation and drawings
  2. Web documents
  3. Replacing I/O cards
  4. Replacing the controller card

LESSON  5

  1. Permanent software changes
  2. Code Generation
  3. 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

 

   

 

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