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GE Oil & Gas

Skills Development Centre


Centrifugal Compressor
Operation and Maintenance
This five day course will cover the following topics
Introduction and Overview
Compressors - General Description and Key Features
Shaft
Impellers/blades
Balance drum and thrust collar
Casing and diaphragm bundle/stator vanes
Journal & thrust bearings
Seals
Instrumentation
Gas Path
Fluid flow in a centrifugal compressor
Compressor
Axial thrust
Abnormal Operating Conditions -Overview
Centrifugal compressor unsteady flows
Rotating stall
Surge
Choking (or Stonewall)
Compressor Performance Curves
Operating planes
Compressor Regulation
Basic principle of compressors operations
System resistance and curve modification
Off Design Operations
Effect of molecular weight variation
Suction temperature variation
Suction pressure variation
Compressor internal leakage
Fouling effect
Antisurge Protection System
Protection system philosophy overview
Lube Oil System
Description of components
Electrical instruments-typical loops
Alarm and shut-down
Routine check during normal operation

GE Oil & Gas


Centrifugal Compressor: Operation and Maintenance

Sealing System
Scope of the system
Description of components
Electrical instruments-typical loops
Alarm and shut-down
Seal operation
Routine check during normal operation
Assembly and Disassembly Operations
Assembly/disassembly operations
Special tools
Clearance measurements
Maintenance Philosophy
Minor and major maintenance
Preventive maintenance
NOTE: The course is focused on GE-NP machines

To register, please click here and follow the


instructions. Registration closes on the 13th
October 2014.

Date

3rd-7th November 2014

Duration

5 Days

Cost

$6,200 + GST

Location

GE Skills Development Centre


631 Karel Avenue
Jandakot WA 6164

Contact

E sdc.jandakot@ge.com
P +61 8 6595 7200