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Heavy Duty Gas Turbines (Distance Learning): Gas Turbine – 6, 7, 9, B, E, F Class Operation Familiarization (Distance Learning)

There are currently no Courses Scheduled for Gas Turbine – 6, 7, 9, B, E, F Class Operation Familiarization (Distance Learning).

Course Description


Course Description

This course offers a basic understanding of the operations of GE heavy duty gas turbine (6,7,9, B, E, F class).  The course is designed for those persons with power plant operations background. This course is intended for personnel with limited or basic knowledge of GE gas turbine operation.


5 Days

Target Audience




Participants should have:

  • Instruction is given in English, therefore a reasonable ability to read and understand spoken English is required
  • Reasonable computer skills

Class Size

Maximum number of students: 8

Learning Objectives

This course will provide basic knowledge on the following:

  • Gas turbine major components and functions
  • Auxiliary support systems purpose, components and functions
  • Turbine-Generator Startup, Loading, Shutdown and Emergency operations
  • Operating factors that affect maintenance intervals


Course Content


  1. Instructor background
  2. Participant background
  3. Course schedule

Lesson 1- Gas Turbine Fundmentals And component

  1. Overview of Gas Turbine Major Components
  2. Basic Gas Turbine Operating Cycle and Performance Characteristics

Lesson 2- Gas Turbine Documentations

  1. Turbine Reference Drawings

Lesson 3- Control and Protection Functions

  1. Fundamentals of Gas Turbine Controls and Protection

Lesson 4- Auxiliary Systems

  1. Gas Turbine Auxiliary Systems – purpose, function and operation
  1. Turbine Devices
  2. Cooling and Sealing Air
  3. Lubrication and Hydraulic Oil
  4. Gas and Liquid Fuel
  5. Starting Systems
  6. Inlet Air Filtration and Heating/Cooling
  7. Atomizing Air
  8. Lift Oil

Lesson 5- Generator Basics

  1. Generator Major Components
  2. Generator Electrical Fundamentals
  3. Excitation
  4. Generator Cooling

Lesson 6 – Operating interface

  1. Gas Turbine-Generator Operation
  2. Control Screens
  3. Operation and Maintenance Considerations