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Steam (Distance Learning): Steam Turbine - D11 Operation (Distance Learning)

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Course Description


Course Description

This course offers an understanding of the basic maintenance requirements of all types of GE Steam Turbine and their auxiliary support systems and is designed for those individuals with limited or basic knowledge of GE STs.

This course is intended for personnel with limited knowledge of GE ST maintenance.  Also, for Operators, Engineers, Technicians, and operating facilities support personnel

Labs and exercises will be provided to help with knowledge fundamentals


5 Days

Target Audience


Mechanical Maintenance


Participants should have:

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

Class Size

Maximum number of students: 8

Learning Objectives

This course will provide basic knowledge on the following:

  • The objective of this course is to give participants an understanding of basic ST component construction and maintenance procedures as well as a fundamental knowledge of the auxiliary systems function and preventative maintenance requirements.
  • Emphasis is placed on the following areas:
  1. Review of ST major components, equipment arrangements and associated maintenance requirements of each section of the turbine
  2. Turbine operations and the effect on maintenance intervals
  3. Purpose, function and routine preventative maintenance of the various turbine support systems
  4. A review of standard practices, tooling and parts needed to successfully conduct inspections
  5. How to source information in the GE ST Service Manuals
  6. Standard layout for outage planning format GE labs /exercises for content understanding will be provided


Course Content


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

Lesson 1 – ST overview / Planning

  1. Introduction
  2. Basic ST Design and Performance Characteristics
  3. ST Major Components and Construction
  4. Outage Planning

Lesson 2 – Maintenenace / documentation

  1. Steam Path Maintenance Plan (SPM)
  2. Navigating the GE Service Manuals
  3. Lube - Spare part plan

Lesson 3 – Rotor & couplings / bearings

  1.  Rotor / couplings
  2. Internal clearances
  3. Bearings types and inspections

Lesson 4 – valves

  1. ST valve inspections

Lesson 5 – instrumentation

  1. Turbine supervisory instruments overview

Lesson 6 – auxiliaries

  1. ST auxiliary system
  2. Hydraulic oil system
  3. Lube oil system

Lesson 7 – generator Overview

  1. Generator Mechanical Maintenance Planning