STEAM TURBINE TECHNOLOGY
Selection, Applications, Operation, Inspection, Diagnostic Testing, Maintenance, Refurbishment, Performance Monitoring, Steam Turbine Auxiliary Systems, Turbine Supervisory System, Steam Turbine Monitoring Technology, Validation, Verification Tests, Steam Turbine Codes, ASME PTC6, Rotor Dynamic Analysis, and Computer Simulation of Steam Turbine Rotor Dynamics.
18 - 20 NOVEMBER 2020, SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA
About The Course
This seminar will cover all aspects of steam turbines including design and features of modern turbines, material, rotor balancing, features enhancing the reliability and maintainability of steam turbines, rotor dynamic analysis, Campbell, Goodman and SAFE diagrams, Blade failures: causes and solutions, maintenance and overhaul of steam turbines, and modeling of steam turbines.
This seminar will also cover in detail all the components of these turbines, instrumentation, control systems, governing systems, and selection criteria. The main focus of this seminar will be on the failure modes of steam turbine components, causes and solutions for component failure, maintenance, refurbishment and overhaul, rotor dynamic analysis of steam turbines, and computer simulation of steam turbine rotor dynamics. All possible failure modes of steam turbine components and the maintenance required to prevent them will be discussed in detail. Examples of rotor dynamic analysis, and stability criteria will be covered thoroughly.
This seminar will also provide up-dated information in respect to all the methods used to enhance the availability, reliability, and maintainability of steam turbines, increase the efficiency and longevity of steam turbines, and improve the rotor dynamic stability. This seminar will also cover in detail all steam turbine valves, jacking oil system, turning gear, turbine supervisory system, steam turbine monitoring technology, validation, and verification tests, performance testing of steam turbines and steam turbine codes especially ASME PTC6.
- Steam Turbine Components and Systems: Learn about all components and systems of the various types of steam turbines such as: stationary and rotating blades, casings, rotor, seals, bearings, and lubrication systems
- Steam Turbine Failure Modes, Inspection, Diagnostic Testing, and Maintenance: Understand all the failure modes of steam turbine components, causes and solutions of steam turbine component failure, inspection, diagnostic testing, and all maintenance activities required for steam turbines to minimize their operating cost and maximize their efficiency, reliability, and longevity.
- Steam Turbine Instrumentation and Control Systems: Learn about the latest instrumentation, control systems, and governing systems of steam turbines
- Steam Turbine Reliability and Maintainability: Increase your knowledge about all the methods used to enhance the reliability and maintainability of steam turbines as well as the predictive and preventive maintenance required for steam turbines
- Steam Turbine Selection and Applications: Gain a detailed understanding of the selection considerations and applications of steam turbines in steam power plants, co-generation, combined-cycle plants, and drivers for compressors pumps, etc
- Steam Turbine Valves, Load-Frequency Control, Turbine Bypass Systems, and Steam Turbine Superheater Attemperators: Gain a thorough understanding of all steam turbine valves, load-frequency control, turbine bypass systems, and steam turbine superheater attemperators
- Jacking Oil System and Turning Gear: Learn about the turbine jacking oil system and turning gear operation
- Turbine Supervisory System: Gain a thorough understanding of the turbine supervisory system
- Steam Turbine Monitoring Technology, Validation, and Verification Tests for Power Plants: Learn about steam turbine monitoring technology, validation, and verification tests for power plants
- Steam Turbine Codes: Learn about steam turbine codes including ASME PTC6, DIN Test Code, and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Doc 1, IEC Doc B
- Steam Turbine Rotor Dynamic Analysis, Campbell, Goodman, and SAFE Diagrams: Gain a thorough understanding of steam turbine rotor dynamic analysis, Campbell, Goodman, and SAFE diagrams
Who Should Attend
- Engineers of all disciplines
- Maintenance personnel
- Other technical individuals
Expert Course Faculty
Our expert has been a teacher at University of Toronto and Dalhousie University, Canada for more than 25 years. In addition, he has taught courses and seminars to more than four thousand working engineers and professionals around the world, specifically Europe and North America. He has been consistently ranked as “Excellent” or “Very Good” by the delegates who attended his seminars and lectures.
He wrote 5 books for working engineers from which three have been published by McGraw-Hill, New York. Below is a list of the books authored by him:
- Power Generation Handbook: Gas Turbines, Steam Power Plants, Co-generation, and Combined Cycles, second edition, (800 pages), McGraw-Hill, New York, October 2011.
- Electrical Equipment Handbook (600 pages), McGraw-Hill, New York, March 2003.
- Power Plant Equipment Operation and Maintenance Guide (800 pages), McGraw-Hill, New York, January 2012.
- Industrial Instrumentation and Modern Control Systems (400 pages), Custom Publishing, University of Toronto, University of Toronto Custom Publishing (1999).
- Industrial Equipment (600 pages), Custom Publishing, University of Toronto, University of Toronto, University of Toronto Custom Publishing (1999).
Furthermore, he has received the following awards:
- The first “Excellence in Teaching” award offered by PowerEdge Asia Training center, Singapore, December 2016
- The first “Excellence in Teaching” award offered by the Professional Development Center at University of Toronto (May, 1996).
- The “Excellence in Teaching Award” in April 2007 offered by TUV Akademie (TUV Akademie is one of the largest Professional Development centre in world, it is based in Germany and the United Arab Emirates, and provides engineering training to engineers and managers across Europe and the Middle East).
- Awarded graduation “With Distinction” from Dalhousie University when completed Bachelor of Engineering degree (1983).
- Entrance Scholarship to University of Ottawa (1984).
- Natural Science and Engineering Research Counsel (NSERC) scholarship towards graduate studies – Master of Applied Science in Engineering (1984 – 1985).
Our specialist performed research on power generation equipment with Atomic Energy of Canada Limited at their Chalk River and Whiteshell Nuclear Research Laboratories. He also has more than 32 years of practical engineering experience with Ontario Power Generation (OPG – formerly, Ontario Hydro – the largest electric utility in North America). He retired from OPG in November 2016.
While working at Ontario Hydro, he acted as a Training Manager, Engineering Supervisor, System Responsible Engineer and Design Engineer. During the period of time, he worked as a Field Engineer and Design Engineer, he was responsible for the operation, maintenance, diagnostics, and testing of gas turbines, steam turbines, generators, motors, transformers, inverters, valves, pumps, compressors, instrumentation and control systems. Further, his responsibilities included designing, engineering, diagnosing equipment problems and recommending solutions to repair deficiencies and improve system performance, supervising engineers, setting up preventive maintenance programs, writing Operating and Design Manuals, and commissioning new equipment.
Later, he worked as the manager of a section dedicated to providing training for the staff at the power stations. The training provided by him covered in detail the various equipment and systems used in power stations.
Lastly, he was awarded his Bachelor of Engineering Degree “with distinction” from Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He also received a Master of Applied Science in Engineering (M.A.Sc.) from the University of Ottawa, Canada. He is also a member of the Association of Professional Engineers in the province of Ontario, Canada.
TESTIMONIALS FROM PAST PARTICIPANTS
“Trainer is very knowledgeable in every steam turbine aspect.”– Customer Service Leader, GE Malaysia
“The trainer has the ability to communicate complex information into simple and digestible idea. Leveraging on his extensive power plant experience makes him a very effective lecturer.” – Customer Service Leader, GE Philippines Inc.
“The trainer was equipped with absolute knowledge in Steam Turbine, whether it was theoretically and in practical knowledge. Thanks a lot for sharing with me an advanced knowledge in Steam Turbine.” – Turbine Mechanical Supervisor, GNPower Dinginin Ltd Co.
“Good explanation with wide and extensive background in the topic. Easy use of technical language. Highly recommended.” – Process Engineer, Visy Australia
This training course has a limited attendance for up to 20 participants only. Sessions commence at 9am on all days, with short intervals at 10.30am and 3.30pm respectively.
Refreshments will be provided in the short intervals. Lunch will be provided at 12:30pm for 1 hour. Sessions will end at 5pm on all days.
Unique Features with powerEDGE Training
- Pre-Course Questionnaire (PCQ) to help us focus on your learning objectives
- Detailed course & reference manual for continuous learning and sharing
- Practical exercises & case examples to better understand the principles
- Limited class size to ensure one-to-one interactivity
- Assessment at the end of the course to help you develop a personal action plan