Functional Description and Settings of the Turbine Governor

Classroom based course with study materials, lecturer support and CPD Hours included

London Training For Excellence


£4,200 inc VAT
Study method
Online, self-paced
5 Days
No formal qualification
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Learning Objectives: To develop a solid background in Turbine Governor Functional Description and Settings. To enable participants to safely operate turbine units. To enable participants to properly analyze operating problems and take the necessary corrective action. To emphasise the operator’s responsibilities with regard to auxiliary systems, operational data taking and data evaluation. To develop the skills of interpreting fault annunciation and how to determine if the annunciated fault can be remedied by operator action or by the assistance of instrumentation and/or maintenance personnel. To focus on the starting, loading and specific operator checks of the various turbine support and auxiliary systems. To ensure safe and reliable operation of the turbine unit. To recognise the effect of operation on major mechanical maintenance.


  • Turbine Governor Fundamentals.
  • Support Systems Operation and System Checks.
  • Control System.
  • Operator Responsibilities.
  • Unit Operation.
  • Turbine Control Fundamentals.
  • Turbine principles of operation.
  • Governing system requirements.
  • Introduction to control function.
  • Fuel systems.
  • Redundancy, hardware, security.
  • Protection systems.
  • Startup, speed, temperature, controls.
  • User’s manual.
  • Function.
  • Interpretation and Use.
  • Operator Interface.
  • Operation.
  • Data Retrieval.
  • Operating system.
  • Alarm management.
  • Display Modification.
  • Backup Operator Interface.
  • Operation.
  • Alarms.
  • Data Recovery.
  • Startup and Shutdown Sequences.
  • Troubleshooting.
  • Turbine process alarms.
  • Case studies.

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