Combustion Turbine: Principles

3.0 1 Review SKU: AOCPR01CENDuration: 120 Minutes

In this course, we will focus primarily on combustion turbines that drive electric generators. From this perspective, we will go over the general principles of operation for a combustion turbine. We will look at the fundamentals of how combustion turbines work. We will examine factors that affect turbine efficiency, and we will see some of the many different applications in which combustion turbines are used.

Course Details

Specs

Training Time: 120 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Describe how Newton's third law of motion applies to the operation of a combustion turbine.
  • Describe how modern stationary combustion turbines for electric power generation evolved from jet engine technology and identify key developments associated with this evolution.
  • Identify concerns that have been driving forces in the increasing use of combustion turbines for electric power generation and describe some advantages of using combustion turbines for this purpose.
  • Describe the basic function of a combustion turbine and identify and describe its operating cycle.
  • Identify and describe the basic functions of the major components of a combustion turbine.
  • Describe the processes of the Brayton cycle as they are applied in a combustion turbine and represented on a Brayton cycle pressure/volume diagram.
  • Identify and describe the basic functions, components, and substances associated with the support systems for a combustion turbine.
  • Describe how combustion turbine efficiency is measured.
  • Identify and describe the effects of several factors that influence combustion turbine efficiency.
  • Identify and describe actions that may be taken and methods that may be used to maximize combustion turbine performance and minimize efficiency losses.
  • Identify and describe combustion turbines and associated equipment arrangements that are used for different types of power generation applications.

Customer Reviews

1/8/2019

Lots of information, tricky questions on the test, was hard. 3.5

“Lots of information, tricky questions on the test, was hard. 3.5”

Kenn B. Verified Customer

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