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Preventive Maintenance: PATAT 16 - Troubleshooting Liquid Fuel System Problems


Price: $100.00 USD

Course Description


Course Description

In this course, the participants will be introduced to the various components of the Liquid Fuel System and the functionality of each component.  This course will help the participants identify the chief causes of trips in the Liquid Fuel System, and the strategies and guidelines for reducing the number of gas turbine trips related to the Liquid Fuel System.  It will also familiarize the participants with the advantages and disadvantages of switching between fuels, and the safety guidelines to be followed while working in and around the turbine compartment, and the Liquid Fuel System.


1 Hour

Target Audience

  • Supervisors
  • Operations
  • Mechanical maintenance


  • Course material is in English; therefore, a reasonable ability to read and understand English is required.
  • The participants should have a basic understanding of the operational fundamentals of a gas turbine and an intimate familiarity with all the safety regulations and guidelines.

Class Size

Remote access.

Learning Objectives

This course will provide basic knowledge on the following:

  • Describe the Liquid Fuel System’s major components.
  • Describe the Liquid Fuel System’s top trip drivers.
  • Discuss trip reduction strategies associated with the Liquid Fuel System.
  • Explain the process of transferring the gas turbine’s fuel supply from liquid fuel to gaseous fuel and from gaseous fuel to liquid fuel.
  • Identify safety precautions that must be followed when working on or around the Liquid Fuel System.


Course Content

In this course, the participants will be introduced to the Liquid Fuel System and its major components, and to recommendations for troubleshooting problems associated with the Liquid Fuel System


  1. Course Introduction
  2. Overview of the Liquid Fuel System
  3. Top Trip Drivers
  4. Strategies and Guidelines for Trip Reduction
  5. Dual Fuel Switching
  6. Safety Guidelines
  7. Course Summary