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Excitation - LCI for Turbine Static Start : Excitation - LS2100e LCI for Turbine Static Start

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Course Description


Excitation - LS2100e LCI for Turbine Static Start


Course Description

This course is designed for engineering and maintenance personnel who configure, and maintain the LCI™ static starter. Laboratory assignments include hardware identification, Hyper terminal and Control System ToolboxST™ communications, understanding the monitor commands, and user diagnostic tests. This course will utilize Simulators, and a full functioning LCI™ starter. Lectures and hands-on exercises develop a thorough understanding of the equipment.


4 Days

Target Audience


Electrical Maintenance

Instrumentation & Controls

Qualified engineers and technicians who wish to gain an understanding of the LCI™ synchronous generator starting system


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

Reasonable computer skills

Electrical experience/education

Participants are encouraged to research their turbine-generator equipment and documentation to verify they have an Innovation Series LCI™ static starter, and to bring a copy of their system elementary drawing with them to class.

Class Size

Maximum number of students:  12

Learning Objectives

This course will provide basic knowledge on the following:

  • What the LS2100e is used for

  • How the LS2100e changes the speed of the generator/motor

  • Maintenance on the pump panel

  • Understanding of the .tcw  file used in the Control ST™

  • Understand and troubleshoot the connectivity between the LS2100e, the Turbine Control, and the Exciter

Course Content


Hardware overview

Liquid cooling system power conversion theory

Elementary diagram reading

Pump panel operations maintenance and troubleshooting        



Understanding the software (inner and outer loop)

Loading UCSB runtime

ControlST™ familiarization

Trend recording with capture buffer for troubleshooting

Understanding the HHSL status diagram

DDR familiarization

UCSB Controller functions


Programming of DACs for diagnostics

Utilizing and understanding the feedbacks diagram

Real-time recording

Static starter, excitation, generator operation and theory          


Running the diagnostic tests

Scaling feedback signals, and nulling offsets

Troubleshooting faults and alarms

Quiz and wrap-up