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Steam Turbine: Steam Turbine - Maintenance (GE Design)

Course Schedule

Location :  Houston, TX

Start Date
TXJuly 13,14,15,16,17 (2020)
TXOctober 04,05,06,07,08 (2020)

Course Description


Steam Turbine - Maintenance (GE Design)



Course Description

This course offers a firm understanding of the basic maintenance requirements of all types of GE Steam Turbine Generators (STG's) and their auxiliary support systems and is designed for those individuals with no or limited knowledge of GE STG's.

This course is intended for personnel that are unfamiliar with or have limited knowledge of GE STG maintenance.  Also for Operators, Engineers, Technicians, and Administrative personnel of operating facilities as well those who may work in affiliated industries, who wish to gain an understanding of the routine maintenance requirements of GE STG's.


5 Days

Target Audience


Mechanical Maintenance


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

Prior hands-on plant maintenance experience

Class Size

Maximum number of students:  15

Learning Objectives

The objective of this course is to give participants an understanding of basic STG component construction and maintenance procedures as well as a fundamental knowledge of the auxiliary systems function and preventative maintenance requirements. This fundamental knowledge will allow participants to approach maintenance activities with confidence.

Emphasis is placed on the following areas:

  1. Review of STG major components, equipment arrangements and associated maintenance requirements of each section of the turbine
  2. Turbine operations and the affect on maintenance intervals
  3. Purpose, function and routine preventative maintenance of the various turbine support systems
  4. A review of standard practices, tooling and parts needed to successfully conduct inspections
  5. How to source information in the GE STG Service Manuals

Course Content


  1. Introduction
  2. Basic STG Design and Performance Characteristics
  3. STG Major Components and Construction
  4. Bolting - Lube - Spare Part Plan
  5. Outage Planning


  1. Rotors & Couplings
  2. Steam Path Maintenance Plan (SPM)
  3. Internal Clearances
  4. Navigating the GE Service Manuals


  1. ST Valves
  2. Turbine Supervisory Instruments
  3. Bearings


  1. STG Aux. Systems


  1. Generator Electrical Maintenance Plan
  2. Generator Mechanical Maintenance Plan
  3. Hydrogen & Stator Water Cooling (SWC)

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