Power Plant Turbines: Steam Flow

5.0 3 Reviews SKU: AOTSF00CENDuration: 120 Minutes

This course is designed to familiarize participants with basic principles associated with the construction and operation of steam turbines. After completing this course, participants should be able to state the functions of the main parts of a typical turbine and describe how steam causes impulse blades and reaction blades to turn a turbine's wheels. They should also be able to describe the purpose and operation of a gland steam seal system, a gland steam seal exhaust system, a carbon seal, and a water seal.

Course Details

Specs

Training Time: 120 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • State the functions of the following turbine parts: wheels, blades, diaphragms, steam chest, nozzle block, and rotor.
  • State the functions of stop valves and control valves.
  • Describe how steam causes impulse blades to turn a turbine's wheels.
  • Describe how steam causes reaction blades to turn a turbine's wheels.
  • State the functions of reheat stop valves and intercept valves.
  • Define a turbine trip and describe how it protects a turbine.
  • Describe the purpose for and operation of a gland steam seal system.
  • Describe the purpose for and operation of a gland steam seal exhaust system.
  • Describe the operation of a carbon seal.
  • Describe the operation of a water seal.

Customer Reviews

5/30/2019

Very well put together.

“Very well put together.”

Christopher W. Verified Customer

1/29/2019

Helpful

“Coming in with limited knowledge of turbines and their operation, I found this module to be quite informative and detailed.”

Jeffery H. Verified Customer

1/23/2019

Very Informative

“Very Informative.”

Jesse H. Verified Customer

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