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Generator & Electrical Training: Generator Fundamentals Design and Construction


Price: $100.00 USD

Course Description



Course Description

This course will provide a basic understanding of the design and construction of a generator, including the function of different parts of the generator.


1.5 Hours

Target Audience

  • Electrical Maintenance
  • Instrumentation & Controls
  • Leadership
  • Supervisors


Participants should have:

  • Course material is in English; therefore, a reasonable ability to read and understand English is required.

Class Size

Remote access.

Learning Objectives

This course will provide basic knowledge on the following:

  • Explain the functional design of Field or Rotor and its components
  • Explain the functional design of Stator and its components
  • Explain different cooling systems of the generator and their benefits


Course Content

Lesson 1 - field design and construction

  1. Field Body/Forging
  2. Retaining Rings
  3. Field Winding
  4. Wedges
  5. Axial Fan
  6. Collector Rings

Lesson 2 – stator design and construction

  1. Stator Casing/Frame
  2. Stator Core
  3. Stator Winding

Lesson 3 – Cooling systems

  1. Air Cooling System
  2. Hydrogen Cooling System
  3. Water Cooling System

Lesson 4 - ASSESSment

  1. Assessment