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Aeroderivative (LM) Turbines - Mechanical Maintenance: Gas Turbine - LM2500 Engine Familiarization – Distance Learning

Course Schedule

Location: Online

Start Date
N/ANovember 17,18,19 (2021)

Course Description


Course Description

Basic Gas turbine theory and operation and the knowledge required to ensure consistent, trouble-free performance from the engine and its associated equipment.

This course is intended for owners, operators and customer personnel concerned with the day-to-day operations and maintenance of the GE LM2500 Aeroderivative gas turbine.


3 Days

Target Audience




Mechanical Maintenance


Participants should have:

  • Technical background or relevant experience

Class Size

Maximum number of students: 8

Learning Objectives

This course will provide basic knowledge on the following:

  • History of the LM2500
  • Terms and abbreviations
  • Frames, cases and rotors
  • VSV control system overview
  • Air systems (primary, secondary and parasitic)
  • HP recoup and thrust balance
  • Bearings and sump pressurization
  • Fuel system
  • Oil system
  • Sensors and instrumentation


Course Content


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

Lesson 1

  1. Introduction and History of the LM2500 / lineage
  2. Terms and abbreviations
  3. Frames, cases and rotors

Lesson 2

  1. VSV Control System Overview, Operation and Limits
  2. Air systems- Primary / Secondary / Parasitic
  3. HP recoup / Thrust balance
  4. Fuel systems

Lesson 3

  1. Sump Pressurization
  2. Bearings
  3. Oil System- component description / function / operation
  4. Sensors / instrumentation