Steam Turbines Training

Steam Turbines Training COURSE DESCRIPTION Purpose To provide better understanding of steam turbine technology, performance and operation. Learning Objectives To explain the operating principles of steam turbines. To select adequate operating conditions. To explain typical operating problems. To implement a steam turbine systematic troubleshooting survey. PARTICIPANT Operation and technical department staff from manufacturing plants or power plants who are in charge of steam turbine operation and maintenance.   COURSE OUTLINE Steam turbine performance Steam characteristics, inlet and exhaust conditions. Ideal expansion and real expansion. Monitoring steam characteristics on the Mollier diagram: expansion, heating, consumption, etc. Expansion mechanisms: impulse stage, reaction stage and different types of multistage turbine. Overall performance. Application: analysis of industrial turbine operation. Technology Main types of turbines, new designs from manufacturers. Nozzles, diaphragms, fixed blades. Rotors and bladings. Bearings and thrust bearings. Seals: internal and shaft ends sealing. Vibrations and critical speeds. Condenser and vacuum devices. Application: study of turbine, turbine and auxiliaries drawings. Steam turbine control systems Speed control systems fixed or variable, process...
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