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Advanced Power Generation Gas Turbines, Co-generation and Combined Cycle Plants

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After participating in this course, you will be able to:

  • Realize the cost of commercial power generation
  • Understand fundamentals and facts of power generation in heat engines and their efficiency
  • Gain knowledge about typical gas turbine and steam turbines and their energy cycles
  • Understand cogeneration and combined cycle plants and their difference
  • Benefit from the result of cogeneration and combined plants

This two-day course covers the subjects of co-generation and combined cycle plants in detail and with emphasis on the rationale, economical benefits and the impact on environment. The fundamentals how a gas turbine and a steam turbine work are explained. Then how, by the nature of their operational properties, we can benefit from combining their cycles is discussed.

Some necessary principles of electric power are included for completeness.

Course Outline

  • Electric Power Generation
  • Heat Engines and Efficiency
  • Carnot and Rankine Cycle
  • Steam Turbine
  • Gas Turbine
  • Co-generation
  • Combined Cycles
  • Electric Systems
  • Active and Reactive Power Regulation
  • Unit power transformer requirements
  • Generator Relay Protection
  • Active and Reactive Droop Control
  • Bulk Electrical System PRC Standards Requirements
  • Distributed Generation Concept
  • Tipical turbine control

Who Should Attend
Those involved in power generation:
design engineers • facility engineers • engineering consultants • managers working in utility companies • power generation operators • utility companies technical personnel

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This course is currently scheduled at the following locations. Click the city name to learn even more details about this course.

Richmond, BC
on 11/13/2019

Mississauga, ON
on 12/19/2019

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