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Gas Turbine Engineering

  • Schedule : Online
  • Who is this for: Engineering Students , Technicians

Duration: 5-8 Hours
Schedule: Online
Level: Beginner
Rs: 29,000

Course Overview

Objectives

  • To explain the basic thermodynamic principles behind gas turbines
  • To understand the basic operation of a gas turbine
  • To clearly describe the operation and function of gas turbine components
  • To perform simple troubleshooting and maintenance
  • Do a simple review of the successful operation of a gas turbine and know what characteristics are required for materials and fuels
  • Perform simple condition monitoring interpretation and maintenance

  • General Overview of Gas Turbines
  • Fundamental Gas Turbine Cycle Thermodynamics
  • Gas Turbine Components
  • Materials of Construction
  • Bearing & Seals
  • Lubrication System in Gas Turbines
  • Fuels & Fuel Supply Systems
  • Sound Suppression in Exhausts , Air Requirements & Environmental Considerations
  • Auxiliary Systems
  • Performance & Mechanical Equipment Standards
  • Control Systems & Instrumentation
  • Installation Requirements , Operation & Maintenance

Topics included are

  • Introduction
  • Frame type heavy-duty gas turbines
  • Industrial type gas turbines
  • Aircraft derivative gas turbines
  • Comparison between aircraft-derivative and industrial heavy-duty turbines
  • Small and micro gas turbines
  • Aircraft gas turbines
  • Gas turbine components
  • Siemens Gas Turbine Technolog
  • Reversible cycles with ideal gases
  • Constant pressure or Brayton cycle
  • Ideal inter-cooled and reheat cycles
  • Actual gas turbine cycles
  • List of terms and symbols used
  • Compressors
  • Centrifugal compressors
  • Axial-flow compressors
  • Compressor theory
  • Compressor aerodynamics
  • Common problems affecting axial compressor operation and performance
  • Air compressor performance characteristics
  • Combustors
  • Combustor performance and efficiency
  • Turbines
  • Fuel nozzles and igniters
  • Emission control
  • General metallurgical behavior in gas turbines
  • Gas turbine blade materials
  • Blade manufacturing techniques
  • Future materials
  • Bearing materials
  • Through hardened materials
  • Case hardened materials
  • Cage materials
  • Babbitts
  • Bearing design principles
  • Tilting-pad journal bearings
  • Design of thrust bearings  
  • Seals
  • Oil reservoir
  • Pumps and oil jets
  • Lubrication oil filters
  • Oil coolers
  • Relief valves
  • Lubricant selection
  • Oil system cleaning and conditioning
  • Filter selection
  • Oil sampling and testing
  • Fuel specifications and fuel properties
  • Fuel treatment, economics of fuel selection
  • Gas fuels, heavy fuels
  • Comparative fuel costs
  • Cleaning of turbine components
  • Fuel supply and control systems
  • Dual-fuel operation and operational flexibility
  • Integrated gasification combined cyccle
  • Noise from gas turbine engines
  • Aircraft sound suppression methods
  • Air requirements and environmental considerations
  • Starting systems
  • Fuel washing systems
  • Gears
  • Gear design and performance parameters
  • Couplings and shaft alignment
  • Shaft alignment 
  • Performance standards
  • Mechanical standards
  • Control systems
  • Startup and shutdown considerations
  • Control of the equipment during operation
  • Lifecycle costs
  • Condition monitoring systems and their implementation
  • Temperature, pressure and vibration measurement
  • Campbell diagram
  • Gas turbine performance measurement and calculations
  • Protection systems and alarms
  • Failure diagnostics
  • Installation requirements
  • Philosophy of maintenance
  • Maintenance techniques and tools
  • Maintenance of critical gas turbine components
  • Maintenance planning and scheduling
  • Spares and inventory management
  • Inspection
  • Gas turbine overhaul and repair
  • Training, training types
  • Typical problems
  • Health monitoring in gas turbines
  • Troubleshooting in gas turbines
  • General troubleshooting techniques for compressors, combustors and turbines
  • Evaluation of the effectiveness of gas turbine maintenance