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Aeroderivative (LM) Turbines - Mechanical Maintenance: Gas Turbine - LM2500+ Engine Familiarization (Distance Learning)

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Course Description



LM2500 plus engine familiarization

Course Description

Basic Gas turbine theory and operation and the knowledge required to ensure consistent, trouble-free performance from the engine and its associated equipment.

This course is intended for owners, operators and customer personnel concerned with the day-to-day operations and maintenance of the GE LM2500+ Aeroderivative gas turbine.


5 days

Target Audience

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  • Leadership
  • Supervisors
  • Operations
  • Mechanical Maintenance


  • Technical background or relevant experience
  • Visual & Audio device

Class Size

Maximum number of students: 8

Learning Objectives

This course will provide basic knowledge on the following:

  • History of the LM2500
  • Terms and abbreviations
  • Frames, cases and rotors
  • VSV control system overview
  • Air systems (primary, secondary and parasitic)
  • HP recoup and thrust balance
  • Bearings and sump pressurization
  • Fuel system
  • Oil system
  • Sensors and instrumentation
  • Water Wash


Course Content


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  2. Course schedule

Lesson 1

  1. Introduction and history of the LM2500/lineage
  2. Terms and abbreviations
  3. Frames, cases and rotors

Lesson 2

  1. VSV Control system overview, operation and limits
  2. Air systems- Primary / Secondary / Parasitic

Lesson 3

  1. HP Recoup / Thrust Balance
  2. Fuel Systems
  3. Sump pressurization

Lesson 4

A.   Bearings

B.   Oil System – Component description / function / operation

C.   Sensors / Instrumentation

Lesson 5

A.   Water Wash

B.   Airflow functions