Operation and maintenance of Gas fired power plants​

This training program is designed for engineering professionals and plant managers to develop their expertise in operating and maintaining gas-fired power plants. It covers a wide range of topics from fundamental principles to advanced operational strategies.

Module 1: Introduction to Gas-Fired Power Plants

  • Overview of gas power generation.
  • Role and importance in the energy sector.
  • Basic principles of gas turbine operation.

Module 2: Components of Gas-Fired Power Plants

  • Detailed study of plant components: turbines, compressors, combustors, generators.
  • Design and function of each component.
  • Integration of components within the plant system.

Module 3: Gas Turbine Principles and Operation

  • Thermodynamic cycles of gas turbines.
  • Start-up, shutdown, and load operation procedures.
  • Efficiency factors and performance optimization.

Module 4: Combustion Systems

  • Fuel types and properties.
  • Combustion mechanisms and control.
  • Emission standards and reduction techniques.

Module 5: Routine Operation and Monitoring

  • Daily operation checklists and procedures.
  • Use of control systems and monitoring equipment.
  • Data analysis and performance tracking.

Module 6: Maintenance Strategies

  • Preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance.
  • Maintenance planning and scheduling.
  • Long-term maintenance and overhaul strategies.

Module 7: Safety and Risk Management

  • Safety protocols and emergency procedures.
  • Risk assessment and hazard prevention.
  • Regulatory compliance and operational safety.

Module 8: Troubleshooting and Problem Solving

  • Common operational issues and their solutions.
  • Troubleshooting methodologies.
  • Case studies on problem-solving in gas-fired power plants.

Module 9: Advanced Control Systems

  • Automation and advanced control strategies.
  • Digital twins and simulation for operational support.
  • Cybersecurity for control systems.

Module 10: Enhancing Plant Efficiency and Reliability

  • Techniques for improving plant efficiency.
  • Reliability-centered maintenance.
  • Life-cycle management of plant equipment.

Module 11: Environmental Management

  • Impact of gas power plants on the environment.
  • Best practices for environmental stewardship.
  • Sustainable operation and renewable integration.

Module 12: Leadership in Plant Management

  • Leadership skills for managing power plant operations.
  • Team management and communication.
  • Strategic planning and decision-making.

Hands-On Training:

  • On-site visits and practical demonstrations (if applicable).
  • Simulated training sessions for operational experience.
Operation and maintenance of Gas fired power plants​

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