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Excitation - EX2100: Excitation - EX2100 Generator Excitation Maintenance

Course Schedule

Location :  Houston, TX

Location
Start Date
Status
TXMay 01,02,03,04,05 (2023)
TXJune 05,06,07,08,09 (2023)

Course Description

O-ELX10201

$3,855 USD

 

Course Description

This course offers training in the skills needed to do basic operation, maintenance and troubleshooting on an EX2100 excitation system. Learn how to operate the EX2100 exciter. Learn how to use the GE Control System Toolbox to troubleshoot problems.

The course consists of a mix of classroom instruction and practical lab exercises using EX2100 simulators and actual EX2100 exciters.

Duration

5 Days

Target Audience

Leadership

Supervisors

Electrical Maintenance

Instrumentation & Controls

Operation & Maintenance Personnel

Prerequisites

Participants should have:

  • Instruction is given in English, therefore a reasonable ability to read and understand spoken English is required
  • The class is open to qualified engineers and technicians who work with excitation systems
  • The student should have reasonable computer skills

Class Size

Maximum number of students: 12

Learning Objectives

This course will provide basic knowledge on the following:

  • Safe On-Line and Off-Line Generator Operation
  • Operation of the Generator in a Under or Over Excited Limit
  • Connect a “Laptop” to the Simulator and Go On-Line with the Exciter File
  • Read Faults, Alarm Active Messages and History Using the HM, Toolbox and local Keypad
  • Search for Exciter Parameters Settings Identified by the Instructor and Change it
  • Determine if all Control Cores Equal the Exciter Configuration File and if Not Determine the Differences, perform downloads
  • Identify EX2100 Problems “Entered into the System by the Instructor” i.e. Troubleshooting Examples
  • Identify the modular device on the drawing and locate the device in the EX2100 site equipment
  • Describe the meaning of symbols on the drawings as requested by the instructor
  • List the steps required to safely Lockout and Tag-out the EX2100 to replace a panel device

 

 

Course Content

Introduction

  1. Instructor background
  2. Participant background
  3. Course schedule

Lesson 1 - generator and excitation fundamentals

  1. Basic Principles of Power Generation
  2. EX2100 Types
  3. EX2100 Modes of Operation
  4. EX2100 Unit Configuration
  5. EX2100 Start/Stop Sequence
  6. Unit Synchronization Requirements and Online Operation
  7. Fundamentals of Generator Capability Curve

Lesson 2 - EX2100 REGULATOR HARDWARE AND OVERVIEW

  1. EX2100 Regulator Control Cabinet Boards Location and Function
  2. EX2100 Regulator Power Conversion Module Operation

Lesson 3 - EX2100 STATIC HARDWARE AND OVERVIEW

  1. EX2100 Static Control Cabinet Boards Location and Function
  2. EX2100 Static Auxiliary Cabinet Boards Location and Function
  3. EX2100 Static Power Conversion Cabinet Boards Location and Function
  4. EX2100 Static Power Conversion Module Operation

Lesson 4 - EX2100 DRWAINGS AND SOFTWARE OVERVIEW

  1. EX2100 Regulator Print Reading
  2. EX2100 Static Print Reading
  3. EX2100 Toolbox Introduction
  4. EX2100 Software Diagrams Overview
  5. EX2100 Trend Recorder Introduction

Lesson 5 - EX2100 INTERFACE AND OPERATION

  1. EX2100 HMI Screens
  2. EX2100 Keypad Introduction
  3. EX2100 Keypad Trip/Alarm Screen for Troubleshooting

 

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