CT101 – Combined Cycle Fundamentals

CT101 – Combined Cycle Fundamentals

3 days - 21 PDH Credits Awarded

$1,595.00

Description

For new personnel entering the power plant industry, the initial experience can be overwhelming. The goal of this course is to familiarize operating personnel with the overall concept of operating a combined cycle power plant. This course is intended for operating personnel new to combined cycle power plant operations. For more information regarding the "turbine-generator" equipment, see our course CT201, Combined Cycle Turbine-Generator Fundamentals.

Objectives

At the completion of this course the participant will be able to:
  1. Describe the four phases of the power generation cycle as it pertains to combined cycle systems.
  2. Describe the fundamental operation and major components of a combustion turbine.
  3. Describe the fundamental operation and major components of the heat recovery system.
  4. Describe the fundamental operation and major components of a steam turbine.
  5. Describe the fundamental operation and major components of the condensate system.
  6. Describe the interaction between the Rankine and Brayton Cycles.
  7. Describe how each component interacts with each other component in the system.
  8. List and briefly describe the environmental systems typically found in a combined cycle power plant.

Course Outline

  1. Fuel System Flow Path and Major Components
  2. Condensation SystemFlow Path and Major Components
  3. Feedwater SystemFlow Path and Major Components
  4. Heater SystemFlow Path and Major Components
  5. Heater Drain System Flow Path and Major Components
  6. Main Steam System Flow Path and Major Components
  7. Steam Extraction System Flow Path and Major Components
  8. Circulating Water Flow Path and Major Components
  9. Environmental Systems
  10. Water Treatment System

Course Dates / Location / Fee

See  www.turbinegeneratortraining.comfor detail on the course dates / locations / and registration fees. HPC’s 3-4-2 policy applies:  Sign up 3 for the same course/date, pay in advance, and pay for only 2 (the 3rd participant is free)! HPC Technical Services reserves the right to cancel any course/seminar within 10-working days of the scheduled date.  Fees are 100% refunded or credited to another Seminar (clients' choice) if HPC should cancel any Seminar.  HPC is not responsible for non-refundable airline tickets or other travel expenses under any circumstance.

Instructors

All HPC instructors are educated ‘experts’ on the subjects they teach, with years of relevant hands-on experience (typically 20+ years), and have proven instructional skills. Brief resumes can be looked up on HPC’s website, www.turbinegeneratortraining.com.

What you will receive

  1. 1 copy of HPC Technical Services' textbook, Combined Cycle Fundamentals. The book is a valuable desktop reference in addition to being able to enhance the learning process.
  2. A Certificate of Completion with 14 PDH.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Will HPC Technical Services bring this course to our location for our personnel only?  Can HPC customize the material?   YES, call or email Stephen Parker Stephen@turbinegeneratortraining.comfor a price quotation.
  • Is HPC Technical Services' textbook available for purchase as a reference document?  Yes.
  • What is the cost for HPC Technical Service to deliver this course at our location?  Well, of course that can vary, but generally speaking, if you're planning on having 6+ attend, when considering your T&L, it is to your advantage to perform the course at your plant (office).  You gain from the customization and price.
  • Can HPC Technical Services provide "Technical Assistance" in conducting functional checkouts or troubleshooting problems?   Yes we can.  Call or contact Stephen Parker, Stephen@turbinegeneratortraining.com for our rate sheets and any further information required.