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1.1.

SPECIFICATION FOR EMERGENCY GENERATOR POWER


SYSTEM

I. GENERAL

This section covers the specifications, documentation, approvals,


testing and commissioning of the following:

A. Supply and Install all Radiator cooled emergency generators,


controllers, fuel system components etc., as specified herein and
as indicated on the Drawings .

B. The contractor shall provide all materials, labor, equipment, tools


and services for manufacturing, testing and delivering of the
complete Emergency Power Systems (EPS) described in this
specification and indicated on the Drawings. The work required
by this contract shall include the following but it is not limited
thereto: Supply equipment and service herein.

i) Diesel generator set rated for 2,250 kVA Prime Duty,


0.8PF, 415 volt, 3-Ph, 50 Hz, 4 Wire with proper earthing
arrangement in an acoustic enclosure (acoustic
enclosure-MUST FOR DG UPTO 1 MVA- > 1 MVA-
depends upon the customer).
ii) Fuel Oil Tanks and Engine Driven Transfer Pumps.
iii) Generator Silencer and Flexible Stainless Steel Piping
Connectors
iv) Complete flue gas piping.

II. REFERENCE STANDARDS

A. All materials and equipment shall be of the highest standard and


shall be designed, manufactured and tested in accordance with
the latest applicable industry standards including the followings:

1. ISO 8528
2. ISO 3046
3. BS 5514
4. IS 4722 & IS 1460
B. All equipment and material to be furnished and installed on this
project shall be in accordance with the requirements of the
authorities having jurisdiction, and suitable for its intended use
on this Project

III. SUBMITTALS

A. The following submittal data shall be furnished according to the


General Conditions and shall include, but not limited to:

1. The Emergency Generator complete with silencers, all


accessories, acoustical data, weights, physical dimensions, etc.,
Shop Drawings shall include specifically that the construction,
fabrication, etc., of the units to be furnished complies with these
Specifications.

2. The Contractor shall provide a spare parts list as recommended


by the equipment supplier

3. The emergency generator manufacturer shall include a


Specification Compliance Review report as described in relevant
Section with his tender/bid proposal

4. All items or equipment listed above shall be certified by the


manufacturer

5. A specification Compliances Review Report (English) for the


Emergency Generator unit manufacturer shall be submitted with
each Contractors tender/bid proposal. As part of the Compliances
review the emergency generator manufacturer shall perform a
detailed review of the generator exhaust piping shown on the
mechanical drawings and calculate the back pressure /
resistance of the entire exhaust piping system, including the
engine mufflers (silencers) and certify that it does NOT exceed
the maximum allowable back pressure on the engine notify the
Owner in writing with the tender/bid offer.

6. The shop drawings shall be tailored to the equipment installed at


this facility, typical drawings of similar units will not be
acceptable, Where standard catalogue cut sheets or
documentation covering a variation in size, type or performance
of similar or related equipment are submitted, the specific item
proposed to be provided shall be highlighted to avoid
misunderstanding as to the intent.
7. The owner and the Engineer reserve the right for a resubmission
of any or all the submittals listed in this specification until an
item-by-item adherence has been demonstrated.

8. The manufacturer shall not proceed with manufacturing the EPS


equipment until all required submittals have been formally
review by the engineer and the owner. If the manufacturer elects
to commence manufacturing the EPS equipment prior to formal
review from the Engineer and owner all costs of changing the
equipment design due to changes in the formally reviewed
submittals will be borne by the manufacturer.

9. All Components from different manufacturers requiring interface


between portions of the systems and between the system and
the electrical distribution must be coordinated between
manufacturers prior to submission of shop drawings to ensure
compatibility of equipment upon installation.

10. The manufacturer shall submit all submittals / shop


drawings in electronic format and on paper. The cost of all
submittals and resubmittals for all electronic and paper media
shall be borne by the manufacturer. All submittals shall be a
complete package properly indexed and cross-referenced. All
pages shall be sequentially numbered.

a. The hard copy submittals shall be submitted in the following


format:

1. Drawings and CD
2. Data Sheets

b. The electronic version of the shop drawings shall be in CD


format. The CD shall contain a single PDF file that shall contain
ALL documentation within the hard copy submittals (data sheets,
drawings, diagrams etc.,) organized in identical order as the
physical shop drawings. The PDF file shall utilize the bookmark
feature such that any specific document, drawing or diagram is
clearly titled and readily accessible by clicking on the document
title within the Bookmark feature. In addition to providing
drawings within the PDF file as noted above, the CD shall
additionally contain all the drawings in AutoCAD DWG format.

11. The shop drawings shall include, but not be limited, to the
following:
a. Provide dimensioned plan views on an E size drawing sheet of all
EPS equipment showing sizes, weights and anchoring.

b. Provide dimensioned drawings on the EPS switchboard on


minimum A-1 size drawing sheet including front elevation, rear
elevation, sections through all framed showing all horizontal,
vertical and internal barrier and bus work configuration(s), bus
material and dimensions, bus phasing, current and potential
transformers, instruments, switches, nameplates, trip ratings, bill
of materials, cable identification and location, all dimensional
data, weights, shipping splits and arrangements of all equipment
components. All section shall indicate relative location of all
circuit breaker cubicles, circuit breaker, current transformers,
potential transformers, input and output cable terminations: all
bus work, and auxiliary equipment. Required shipping splits shall
be clearly indicated on all drawings.

c. Provide wiring diagrams for connections of the diesel engine-


generators, associated switchboards, controls, monitoring,
metering and auxiliaries. The interconnect diagrams shall be
composite drawings for all components and shall indicate wiring
and termination points of all cables.

d. Provide data sheets, indicating all performance criteria specified


in herein.

e. Provide a trouble shooting flow chart and guide indicating typical


equipment failures and what steps can be taken by owners
electricians to correct the trouble. The trouble shooting flow
chart and guide shall also include equipment failures that should
not be prepared by owners electricians without the assistance of
the manufacturers representative.

f. Provide in spreadsheet format regarding the physical dimensions


and weight of all items to be shipped.

g. Vibration Isolation Base Details: Signed and sealed by a qualified


professional engineer. Detail fabrication, including anchorages
and attachments to structure and to supported equipment.

h. Exhaust emissions data.

i. Sound emissions data.

j. Details including fastening and bracing methods.


k. Handling, installation and assembly drawings.

l. Manufacturers literature of all major components.

The review of any submitted data or shop drawings for material,


equipment apparatus, devices, arrangements and / or layout
shall not relieve the manufacturers from the responsibility of
furnishing same of proper dimensions and weight, capacities,
sizes, quantity, quality and installation details to efficiently
perform the requirements and intent of the Contract. The review
shall not relieve the manufacturer from responsibility for error of
any sort on the submitted data or shop drawings.

12. After final review of the shop drawings, the manufacturer


shall furnish corrected sets of the shop drawings to include all
comments developed in the review. Submit in the format noted
herein. The final review shop drawings shall be submitted twice,
once after the final shop drawings are completed and a second
time with the O & M manuals

13. Compliances Reviews: The EPS system manufacturer shall


provide a specification Compliance Review with the bid of
proposal of the applicable Drawings, Specifications and Addenda
for each equipment, alternates listed for this project. The
Compliances Review will be paragraph-by-paragraph review of
the Specifications with the following information, C, D, E, or
N/A, marked for each specifications section paragraph in the
margin of the Specification and any subsequent Addenda.

a. C Comply with no exceptions

b. D Comply with minor deviations. For each and every deviation,


provide a numbered footnote with reasons for the proposed
deviation and how the intent of the Specification can be satisfied.

c. E Exception, Equipment, product or material does not comply.


For each and every exception, provide a numbered footnote with
reasons for the exception for the owners consideration and
possible alternatives.

d. N/A The Specification paragraph does not apply to the


proposed equipment, material or product.
14. Unless a deviation or exception is specifically noted in the
Compliances Review, it is assumed that the equipment proposed
is in the complete compliances with the contract Documents.
Deviation or exceptions taken in cover letters, subsidiary
documents, by omission or by contradictions do not release the
Subcontractor from being in complete compliances, unless the
exception or deviation has been specifically noted (explicitly, not
by implication) in the Compliances Review.

IV. QUALITY ASSURANCE

A. The manufacturer shall directly employ a nationwide parts and


service organization of factory-trained field service personnel
dedicated to the start-up, maintenance, and repair of the
manufacturers power equipment. The manufacturer shall
maintain a national India dispatch center 24 hours per day, 365
days per year to minimize the service respond time (arrival at
the project site) to 4 hours and to maximize availability of
qualified service personnel.

B. The System bidder shall be the authorized dealer of the EPS


manufacturers organizations, established to design and build the
EPS including the generator, remote radiator, control panels etc.,
and shall be fully responsible and qualified and authorized to
provide service and parts for the EPS. The system supplier shall
assume responsibility for the equipment and must demonstrate
that experienced factory personnel are available on a 24 hour
basis, seven days a week.

C. The EPS manufacturer shall warrant for a period of 20 years that


it shall maintain a complete parts inventory and make the same
available for replacement of any of the united provided. These
parts may be available to other customers of the EPS
manufacturer as well. If taken from inventory for use by this
project or any other customer, it is to be replaced within 30 days.
Manufacturer, in accepting orders, states that it shall be
responsible for any direct costs incurred by Owner for failure to
comply with this warranty.

D. The EPS system shall be provided from a single course. Make


every effort to furnish all equipment of any generic equipment
type from one manufacturer. All components requiring interface
between portions of the system and between the system and the
electrical distribution must be coordinated between
manufacturers.
E. The manufacturer shall be experienced in manufacturing
equipment of types and capacities similar to those indicated for
this project. The EPS manufacturer shall maintain a Service
Center capable for providing training, parts, and emergency
maintenance and repairs at the Project site with 4 hours
maximum response time.

F. Testing Agency Qualifications: A testing agency with the


experience and capability to conduct testing indicated without
delaying the Work as evaluated according to criteria contained in
ASTM E 699.

G. Listing and Labeling: Provide system components if types and


ratings for which Underwriters Laboratories or BSI listing of
labeling service is established and components specified in this
section that are listed and labeled.

1. The Terms Listed and Labeled. As defined in the BIS and/or


BSI codes.

H. The date of acceptance shall be the date of the final payment for
the work or the date of a formal notice of acceptance, whichever
is earlier.

V. WARRANTY

Warranty shall be 12 months upon successful acceptance of


the system by the client.

VI. ACCEPTABLE MANUFACTURERS

A. If it complies with the specifications emergency generators and


associated control panels, remote Radiator and associated
equipment manufactured by one of the following manufacturers
will be acceptable:

Diesel Engines

1. Perkins
2. Cummins
3. Caterpiller
4. MTU
5. Volvo

Alternators
1. Stamford
2. Leroy Somer

VII. DEFINITIONS

A. Prime Power Rating: It can run continues on variable load with


average load factor 75% in 24 hrs operation.

B. Operational Bandwidth: The total variation from the lowest to the


highest value of a parameter over the range of conditions
indicated, expressed as a percentage of. Minimum loading of
50% of the rated capacity.

C. Steady-State Voltage Modulation: The uniform cyclical variation


of voltage within the operational bandwidth, expressed in Hz or
cycles per second.

VIII. ENGINE GENERATOR SETS

A. Ratings: Voltage, frequency, and power output ratings of system


are as indicated.

B. Safety Standard: Comply with ASME B15.1.

C. Name plates : Each major system component is equipped with a


conspicuous nameplate of component manufacturer. Nameplate
identifies manufacturer of origin and address, and model and
serial number of item.

D. Limiting dimensions indicated for system components are not


exceeded.

E. Power Output Rating: Normal ratings as indicated, with capacity


as required to operate as a unit as evidenced by records of
factory testing.

F. Engine and Generator shall be factory package mounted on a


rigid base consisting of a full length skid or rail of structural steel
on each side and cross bracing members at each end. An
additional auxiliary matching rigid base shall be furnished and
installed anchored to the floor. Stable footing spring mountings
incorporating a minimum static deflection shall be provided
between the auxiliary base, which is anchored to the floor, and
the base to which the engine and generator are fastened. The
spring mounting shall incorporate seismic restraints, neoprene
acoustical pads and leveling adjustments. However, for single
breaking alternators the vibration isolators shall be integral
(Between base frame and engine/alternator).Acoustic enclosure
should be provided .

G. Skid: Adequate strength and rigidity to maintain alignment of


mounted components without dependence on a concrete
foundation. Skid is free from sharp edges and corners. Lifting
attachments are arranged to facilitate lifting with slings without
damaging any components.

IX. DIESEL GENERATOR SET

A. Oversizing of generator with respect to the rated power


output of the engine to meet certain performance
requirements herein is permissible.

A.Suitable deration should be applied to meet the


performance requirement of the generator.

1. Generator Nameplate: For oversized generators, show ratings


required by the Contract Documents that are consistent with
engine capacity rather than component oversize ratings.
1. Generator Nameplate: For derated generators, show
ratings required by the Contract Documents that are
consistent with engine capacity rather than component
oversize ratings

B. Steady-stage Voltage Operational Bandwidth: 2 percent of rate


output voltage from no load to full load.

C. Steady-stage Voltage Modulation Frequency: Less than One Hz.

D. Transient Voltage Performance: Not more than 10percent


variation for 50 percent step-load increase or decrease. Voltage
recovers it remains within the steady-state operating band within
0.5 second.

F. Steady-State Frequency Operational Bandwidth: Plus or minus


0.25 percent of rated frequency from no load to full load.

G. Steady-State Frequency Stability: When system is operating at


any constant load within the rated load, there are no random
speed variations outside the steady-state operational band and
no hunting or surging of speed.
H. Transient Frequency Performance: Less than 2-Hz variation for a
50 percent step-load increase or decrease. Frequency recovers to
remain within the steady-state operating band within 3 seconds.

I. Output Waveform: At no load, harmonic content measured line-


to-neutral does not exceed 2.0 percent total with no slot ripple.
The telephone influence factor, determined according to NEMA
MG 1, does not exceed 50.

J. Sustained Short-Circuit Current: For 3-pahase, bolted short circuit


at the system output terminals, the system will supply a
minimum of 300 percent of rated full-load current for not less
than 10 seconds and then clear the fault automatically, without
damage to winding insulation or any other generator system
component.

K. . Ambient temperature. Limitations on the maximum allowable


sub-transient reactance as specified below may result in further
reduction in the actual full load temperature. The generator shall
have a sub transient reactance between 13% and 16% as
derived by re-rating down from the sub-transient reactance
based on its kW or kVA rating.

L. Nonlinear Load Performance: System performance is not


degraded from that specified in this Article by continuous
operation, with full load current having a minimum total
harmonic content of 40 percent RMS, with a minimum single
harmonic magnitude of 25 percent RMS.

M. Starting Time: Maximum total time period for a cold start, with
ambient temperature at low end of specified range, is 10
seconds. Time period includes output voltage and frequency
settlement within specified steady-stage bands.

N. Fuel: Diesel fuel Oil grade DF-2 (ultra low sulfur).

High speed diesel as per IS 1460

O. Maximum Engine Speed: 1800 rpm. Engine rated speed 1500


rpm and over speed limit 1800 rpm

Rated Engine speed: 1500 rpm

Over speed limit: 1800 rpm.


P. maximum Piston Speed for 4-cycle Engines: 9.5 mtr/sec.

remove this totally (as it varies from manufacturer to


manufacturer)

Q. Lubrication System: Pressurized by a positive-displacement


pump driven from engine crankshaft. The following items are
mounted on the engine or skid:

1. fuel Filter and Strainer: Rated to remove 90 percent of particles 5


microns and smaller while passing full flow.

2. lube Oil and water separates with water sensors.

3. Oil Cooler: Maintains lubricating oil at manufacturers


recommended optimum temperature.

4. Thermostatic Control Valve: Controls flow in system to maintain


optimum oil temperature. Unit is capable of full flow and is
designed to be fail-state.

5. Crankcase Drain: Arranged for complete gravity drainage to an


easily removable container with no disassembly and without the
use of pumps or siphons or special tools or appliances.

R. Engine Fuel System: Comply with NFPA 37 and BSI Standard.


System includes the following:

1. Integral Injection Pumps: Driven by engine camshaft. Pumps are


adjustable for timing and cylinder pressure balancing.

2. Main Fuel Pump: Mounted on engine. Pump ensures adequate


primary fuel flow under starting and load conditions. If additional
fuel pumps are required they shall be furnished with the engine
for piping by the Division 15 mechanical contractor.

S. Governor: Adjustable electronic isochronous load sharing type,


with speed droop provisions. It includes isolation and filtering and
incorporates all features necessary for automatic synchronizing
and paralleling. The control section of each governor is installed
in the generator control switchgear. The Governor shall be
suitable to operate with automatic closed transistor transfer
switches.
T. Engine Cooling System

1. Radiator cooled.

2. Corrosion inhibitor shall be added to the internal engine cooling


system.

3. Engine Jacket Coolant: Water with anti-corrosion additives as


recommended by engine manufacturer.

4. Coolant: Solution ethylene-glycol-based antifreeze with anti-


corrosion additives as recommended by engine manufacturer for
the site location.

5. Temperature Control: Self-contained, thermostatic-control value


modulates coolant flow automatically to maintain optimum
constant coolant temperature as recommended by engine
manufacturer.

6. Coolant Hose: Flexible assembly with nonporous rubber inside


surface and aging, ultraviolet, and abrasion-resistant fabric outer
covering.

a. End Fittings: Flanges or steel pipe nipples with claps to suit


piping and equipment connections.

b. Coolant hose shall not be painted.

7. Fuel Oil System: Minimum code size storage tank shall be


mounted on the engine/generator frame or within the structural
members supporting the units

X. EXHAUST SILENCERS AND FLUE

A. The flue exhaust system shall comprise exhaust silencers,


expansion bellow, hangers, piping, clams, flange couplings, heat
resisting jointing and items shown on Drawings:-

B. The complete exhaust system shown on the mechanical


Drawings shall not have a back-pressure at the engine exhaust
flange exceeding the amount recommended by the engine
manufacturer. The engine manufacturer shall calculate the
resistance of the flue-piping system shown on the Mechanical
Drawings and submit the calculations and recommendations with
his tender/bid offer. The exhaust pipe shall be flexibly installed in
order to allow for expansion and contractions.

C. The engine exhaust pipe hangers shall incorporate with anti-


vibration spring mechanism. Flange coupling with heat resisting
jointing shall be used for all connections in the flue exhaust
system.

D. Cylindrical exhaust silencer with a critical silencer Residential


type rating shall be provided. The silencer shall be of chambered
construction, complete with moisture trap, exhaust drain,
adequately sized to assure proper operation without excessive
back pressure when installed. The silencer shall be selected to
reduce the emitted noise to a level to cope with all requirements
of the local regulations and local environmental protection
bureau.

E. Silencer/muffler: Critical silencer rated type, sized as


recommended by engine manufacturer. Measured sound level at
a distance of 5 feet from the exhaust discharge, is 85 dBA or
less, Muffler is sized so that engine will be capable of delivering
its rated output with a piping system and friction head back
pressure of the system shown on the mechanical drawings to the
output side of the muffler. (i.e., excluding the drop in the
muffler.)

F. Stainless steel expansion bellows, sized to match the engine and


exhaust silencer shall be provided for installation between the
diesel engine and the associated silencer.

G. The welded steel a flue pipe complete with stainless steel


expansion bellows, all sized on the mechanical drawings shall be
connected beyond the silencer to discharge the flue vertically
upwards to location as shown on the Drawings. The flue pipe
shall be constructed of welded / flanged type Class B , of mild
steel pipe to BS1387 .

H. Bends in flue pipe shall have a minimum radius of three times


the diameter of the pipe. The flue pipe shall have a condensate
trap with a 50 mm valved drain at the engine and at the bottom
of the Riser section so no condensate water will enter the engine,

I. The entire system from the exhaust manifold to the end of


exhaust pipe, except the stainless steel expansion bellows, shall
be provided with at least two coats of heat resisting paintwork on
the outside of the pipe within the DG Room before applying the
insulation.

J. The entire system shall be insulated with non-combustible


insulating material complying with BS476wrapped on metal
mesh and supported on 25mm steel air spacing steel strips such
that a 25mm air gap is maintained around the flue.

K. The external surface of the entire exhaust flue pipe and silencer
shall be wrapped aluminum cladding not less than 0.8mm thick.

XI. STARTING SYSTEM

A. A 24-V ELECTRIC STARTING SYSTEM SHALL BE PROVIDED FOR


EACH GENERATOR WITH NEGATIVE GROUND AND INCLUDING
THE FOLLOWING ITEM.

1. Parallel string of valve-regulated lead acid type sixed so they will


not be damaged during a full engine-cracking cycle with ambient
temperature at maximum herein.

2. Cranking Motor: Heavy-duty unit that automatically engaged and


released from engine flywheel without binding.

3. Cranking Cycle: As required by NFPA 110 for Level 1 system.

4. Battery: Adequate capacity within ambient temperature range


specified in Paragraph 1.10 above to provide specified cranking
cycle at least twice without recharging. Generator batteries shall
be parallel string of value-regulated lead-acid type.

5. Battery Cable: Size as recommended by generator set


manufacturer for cable length. Furnish and install required
interconnecting conductors and connections accessories to form
a complete system.

6. Battery-Charging Alternator: Factory mounted on engine with


solid-state voltage-regulation and 35-A minium continuous
rating.
7. Battery Charger: Current-limiting, automatic-equalizing and float-
charging type. Unit complies with UL 508 and includes the
following features:

a. Operation: Equalizing-charging rate of 10A is initiated


automatically after battery has lost charge until an adjustable
equalizing voltage is achieved at battery terminals. Unit then
automatically switched to a lower float-charging made and
continues operating in that mode until battery is discharged
again.

b. Automatic Temperature Compensation: Adjusts float and


equalizes voltage for variations in ambient temperature from
minus 40 deg C to plus 60 deg c to prevent overcharging at high
temperatures and undercharging at low temperatures.

c. Automatic Voltage Regulation: Maintains output voltage constant


regardless of input voltage variations up to plus or minus 10
percent.

d. Ammeter and Voltmeter: Flush mounted in charger enclosure.


Meters indicate charging rates.

Safety Functions: Include sensing of abnormally low


battery voltage arranged to close contacts providing
low battery voltage indication on control and
monitoring panel. Also include sensing of high
battery voltage and loss of AC input or DC output of
battery charger. Either of these conditions closed
contacts that provides a battery charger and
malfunction indication at system control and
monitoring panel and a dry contact closure for
connection to BMS.

e. Enclosure and Mounting: NEMA 250, Type 1, wall-mounted


cabinet.

XII. CONTROL AND MONITORING


A. Functional Description: When the mode-selector switch on the
generator control switchgear is in the automatic position,
remote-control contacts in the generator control switchgear
initiate starting and stopping of the generator set. When the
mode-selection switch is switched to the on position, the
generator set manually starts. The off position of the same
switch indicates generator-set shutdown. When the generator set
is running, specified system or equipment failures or
derangements automatically shut down the generator set and
initiate alarms. Operation of a remote emergency-stop switch
also shuts down the generator set.

B. Configuration: Operating and safety indications and engine


gauges are grouped in a local control panel factory-mounted on
the generator set, complete with sensors, transducers and other
devices and wiring required to support them. Panel features
include:

1. Engine Coolant gauge.

2. Engine lubricating oil pressure gauge.

3. Running time meter.

4. High engine temperature shutdown.

5. Low-lube oil pressure shutdown.

6. Overspeed shutdown.

C. Common Remote Audible Alarm: Comply with NFPA 110


requirements for Level 1 systems. Include necessary contacts
and terminals in control and monitoring panel for connection to
paralleling switchgear.

1. Engine high-temperature shutdown.

2. Lube-oil low-pressure shutdown.

3. Over speed shutdown.

4. Remote emergency-stop shutdown.

5. Engine high-temperature TRIP/ Shut down alarm.


6. Lube-Oil low pressure TRIP/Shut down alarm.

7. Fuel tank low level.

8. Over crank shutdown.

9. Control switch not in auto position.

10. Battery-charger malfunction alarm.

11. Battery low-voltage alarm.

XIII. GENERATOR, EXCITER AND VOLTAGE REGULATOR

A. Comply with NEMA MG 1 and specified performance


requirements.

B. Drive: Generator shaft is directly connected to engine shaft.


Exciter is rotated integrally with generator rotor.

C. Electrical Insulation: Class H is required.

D. Stator-Winding Leads: Brought out to terminal box to permit


future reconnection for other voltages if required.

E. Construction prevents mechanical, electrical and thermal


damage due to vibration, over speed up to 125 percent of rating,
and heat during operation at 100 percent or rated capacity.

F. Excitation uses no slip or collector rings, or brushes, and its


arranged to sustain generator output under short-circuit
conditions as specified.

G. Enclosure: Drip-proof.

H. The generator together with its associated voltage regulator,


exciter, instrumentation and controls are of a type which is
suitable for applications where the load to be supplied consists of
substantial amount of non-linear (i.e., harmonic producing)
equipment. Isolation transformers, complete with filtering
equipment, is provided to minimize the effect of distortion on the
voltage regulator power supply and sending circuits, on governor
control and supply circuits, on instrumentation and relaying and
on other voltage sensing components. Voltage and current
sensing devices to sense true RMS valves, and frequency
sending devices to sense zero crossover..

I. Excitation System: Generator is equipped with a permanent


magnet generator excitation System. The output of the PMG is
used to supply power to the voltage regulator and to effectively
isolate the regulator power circuits from the distortion that
occurs when the generator supplies large non-linear loads. Under
short circuit conditions, system is capable of sustaining 300
percent of rated current for 10 seconds. Rotating rectifier uses a
three phase full wave rectifier assembly with hermetically sealed
silicon diodes protected against abnormal transient conditions by
a surge protector.

J. Voltage Regulator: Completely solid state with electronic


components encapsulated for protection against vibration and
atmospheric deterioration. The regulator includes three Phase
RMS sensing, true volts per hertz operation with adjustable cut in
and provisions for parallel operation. The voltage regulator
incorporates all features necessary for synchronizing and
paralleling of the generator set with other sets. The regulator is
installed in the generator control switchgear specified
hereinbefore complete with provisions for manual adjustments.

1. A Voltage adjusting rheostat is provided on the control panel to


permit a + 10 percent adjustment in generator voltage.

2. The Voltage regulator also includes circuits that provides loss of


sensing voltage shutdown and over excitation shutdown with
inverse time characteristic to protect the generator and the
connected load from abnormal voltages. Loss of sensing
shutdown does not activate of a short circuit condition were to
occur.

K. Strip Heater: Thermostatically controlled unit arranged to


maintain stator windings above dew point.

L. Windings: suitable for harmonic suppression.

XIV. DELIVERY, STORAGE AND HANDLING


A. Deliver engine generator set and system components to their
designated location in protective wrappings, and other protection
that will exclude dirt and moisture and prevent damage from
construction operations. Remove protection only after equipment
is safe from such hazards.

XV. DOCUMENTATION

A. Submittal Drawings

B. Users List an in-serve users list shall be furnished upon


request.

C. Provide list of trained technicians to support this site/location.

D. The manufacturer shall supply complete operations and


maintenance manuals in accordance with the following
requirements.

1. The operations and maintenance manual documentations shall


be presented in an Avery 75mm heavy duty white binder or
equivalent at the time of original submission, and record
manuals within four weeks of integrated delivery of equipment to
the site.

2. The binders shall have a cover page depicting the system(s)


covered by the manual, the projects name, site location and
date.

3. The binders shall contain a detailed table of contents page


delineating all major sections of the manual. Each section of the
manual shall have an Avery narrow tab type deliver placed
between sections (properly labeled) to ensure easy access.

4. The major sections of the manual shall include a standard factory


operations manual with detailed sequences of operation for all
operating modes, maintenance manual, Installation manual,
shop drawings ( for the units installed at this facility-typical
drawings of s similar unit will not be acceptable), dimensional
drawings with equipments weights. Power point presentation
required in the training section of the specification,
recommended spare parts lists, a copy of any spare parts lists
purchased as part of this project, factory test procedures
performed, copy of completed factory test procedures, copy of
site acceptance tests performed, (including both pre-functional
and functional forms completed), copy of the integrated system
test procedure applicable to this equipment, copy of
manufacturers warranty documentation, an emergency phone
list documenting emergency service contact procedures, and a
copy of the maintenance forms utilized by manufacturers field
service personnel in maintaining and inspecting the unit.

a. Item required for inclusion in the operations and maintenance


manuals that cannot be provided four weeks after delivery of
equipment to the site are expected to be submitted within two
weeks of completion of the work in a format for insertion into the
binder under a pre-fabricated tab that is indentified in the table
of contents (i.e., The site acceptance test may not be complete
at the time this manual is required for submission, in this case
the manufacturer shall submit the manual with this section
empty, upon completion of the site acceptance testing the forms
for this testing will be supplied (punched for the binder) .

5. A copy of any videotaped training required in this specification


shall also be included with the final submission of the operations
and maintenance manual.

E. All documents shall be submitted electronically using CD in a


dedicated sleeve within the binder.

XVI. MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENT

A. The maintenance contract will be effective starting from the


acceptance of the equipment by the owner. During this period,
manufacturers maintenance stage shall visit the site the
installation not less than four (4) times for routine inspection and
preventive maintenance.

B. At the conclusion of each preventive maintenance visit for the


EPS system provide a report outlining the testing that was
performed, and any corrective action that was taken, or
corrective action that could not be taken due to time restraints
during the preventive maintenance window. Provide this report to
the owner no later than 14 calendar days after the preventive
maintenance visit.

C. In addition to the standard preventive maintenance, provide


standby coverage for (2) pull-the plug tests per year. The
coverage for pull-the plug tests shall include over time and
weekends, as directed by owner.
D. All service calls shall have a guaranteed maximum response time
of 4 hours regardless of the type and urgency of service required.

E. The maintenance contract shall also include installation of


engineering design improvement modifications (safety, operation
and performance related), as well as any overtime or weekend
work (for either preventive or remedial task) at no extra cost to
the owner. All work shall be performed on overtime as directed
by Owner.

F. The manufacturers shall promptly replace any and all parts


(whether included in the spare parts list or not) used during the
contract period at no charge to the owner including site items,
site transportation, site expenses and freight to and from site for
any parts.

G. The EPS vendor shall be responsible for maintaining and


supporting all supplied equipment, such as, generators,
Paralleling gear, Batteries, ATSs circuit Breakers, Metering and
monitoring devices., etc.,

H. The power quality and mimic computer system(s) shall be


included in the maintenance contract. At a minimum include
software updates, verify customs reports are functioning
properly, and assist in modifying and creating custom reports.

I. Contract shall be based upon the manufacturers standards as a


minimum and must include the following

1. Perform preventive maintenance on the system quarterly.

2. Preventive and remedial actions maintenance shall be performed


on weekends, holidays, and at premium times, as approved and
scheduled by the Owner.

J. The Manufacturer must comply with the requirements of Owners


Service Contract terms and conditions.

XVII. TRAINING

A. This Contractor shall be responsible for the training of owner


personnel for the equipment and systems this contractor
furnished. This contractor is also responsible to participate in the
training of all systems that interface with the work of other
Contractors and Vendors (i.e. BMS and UPS vendors).

B. The Contractor shall in addition to start up and commission


services, provide factory trained specialists to supervise and
instruct the Owners operators during training. The Contractor
shall provide all labor and assistance required to property
execute all aspects of the training. The appropriate
manufacturers representatives shall provide the instructions on
each major piece of equipment. The representatives may be the
start-up technician for the piece of equipment, the installing
contractor or manufacturers representative. Practical building
operating expertise as well as in depth knowledge of all modes of
operation of the specific piece of equipment are required.

C. Classroom training shall consist of a detailed world class, high


quality training program in power point format to be reviewed
and approved by the Owner. The slides shall include graphs,
detailed photographs, and one line diagrams for power & control.
Photographs shall include equipment with covers on and off, all
appurtenances bound and electronic copies shall be provided on
CDs.

D. Hands-on training shall include start-up, operation in all modes


possible including manual, automatic, and any emergency
procedures and preventative maintenance for all pieces of
equipment.

E. Training will be done after acceptance of the EPS System. The


time and date for this training period shall be coordinated with
the owner. Training shall consist of a minimum number of hours
as listed below. Days shall not be defined as 8 hour periods, shall
not be consecutive, and are separate and apart from start-up
and commissioning. Training shall consist of both classroom and
on-field training.

F. All training materials and a training curriculum for this project


will be presented to the Owner and Engineer two (2) months in
advance of the on-site training. Training will commence only after
owners written approval of the curriculum and agenda. The
Owner may wish to videotape the on-site training: the contractor
and their vendors agree to allow videotaping of the training. The
training curriculum and agenda to be submitted for approval will
consist of the following at a minimum:
1. All written material intended to be distributed to the trainees
2. Equipment components included in the training.
3. Intended audience.
4. Intended location of training.
5. Intended Objectives.
6. Subjects covered (description, duration of discussion, etc.,)
7. Instructor qualifications and experience for each subject.
8. Method of training such as classroom lecture, video, site walk-
through, actual operational demonstrations, written handouts,
etc.,
9. Power point presentation.

G. During any demonstration, should the system fail to perform in


accordance with the requirements of the O & M manual or
sequence of operations, the system will be repaired or adjusted
as necessary and the demonstration repeated.

H. Provide 80 hours of on-site training in the operation of the


system to include at a minimum, the following basic instruction
(all items shall be included in the Power point presentation):

1. For all operating scenarios, explain the expected behavior of the


EPS system, which breakers are open, which breakers are closed,
time delay to transfer and retransfer, interlocks between circuit
breakers, and what readings to expect from all meters, indicating
lights &mimics. One-line diagrams, figures and photographs shall
be prepared to illustrate all operational modes, component
locations, etc.,
2. Demonstrate all the basic troubleshooting techniques identified
in the troubleshooting flow chart included in the project
submittals.
3. A basic description of operation of all system components
including all circuits be utilized to identify all component
locations, etc.,
4. Use of the printed installation, operation and maintenance
instruction material included in the O&M manuals.
5. Include a review of the simplified system schematics, riser, and
one-line drawings.
6. Include instruction on the utilization of the power quality and
mimic equipment, software, and custom reports.
7. Safe and proper operating requirements, preventive
maintenance, special tools needed and spare parts inventory
suggestions.
8. Equipment Safeties and alarms.
9. Basic engineering principals of design and operation for each
piece of equipment.
10. Performance of equipment under difference environmental
conditions.
11. Equipment data and performance including tabulations of
all equipment rating, relay settings, etc.,
12. Equipment construction
13. Equipment alarm and program settings.
14. Operation limitations / restrictions.

I. Control power and Appurtenances including diagrams.

XVIII. FACTORY ACCEPTANCE TEST

A. The factory acceptance test shall be conducted for the benefit of


the Engineer and Owner to observe that the EPS System being
provided for this project compliances with all portions of this
specification.

B. The acceptance test shall be conducted in accordance with a


detailed acceptance test procedures (ATP), which shall be
submitted by the EPS manufacturer and a third party
independent testing agency for approval to the Owner &
Engineer at the time of shop drawing submittal. The ATP shall list
all required tests in the chronological sequence in which the tests
shall be performed at the EPS manufacturers plant. The
acceptance range of value for each items in the test. Factory test
procedures shall be submitted four (4) weeks after award for
review. The factory test shall not be scheduled until the owner
and engineer have reviewed the ATP. The owner and engineer
reserve the right to modify the testing procedure upto to 7 days
prior to the start of the test. Tests shall include, as a minimum,
those specified below and such other tests as are deemed
necessary by the Engineer to ensure a satisfactory and compliant
system. The owner and/or his representatives reserve the right to
witness the tests. A minimum of 30 working days notice shall be
given to the Owner and/or his representatives in writing prior to
commencement of factory testing.

1. The manufacturers designated Field Service (local start/up


personnel) and Factory Engineer shall be part of the team
witnessing the factory tests. All equipment, devices and
instrumentation required for conducting the tests shall be
furnished by the EPS manufacturer. If the test is interrupted for
any reason, including component failure, or if the equipment
does not meet the requirements of the Specifications, the entire
test shall be repeated after the defects have been corrected.
Once started, load tests must run continuously without
interruption with temperature and electrical data logged every
15 minutes. The ATP shall list the trip seasons of all protective
devices. No readjustments of changes to trip settings shall be
permitted since the testing had begun. Upon completion of
acceptance test, the manufacturer shall submit six(6) certified
copy of test report. In the event that the acceptance test reveals
that certain portions of the specified objectives have not been
met, the test report shall include a section which describes in
detail any deviations from specified performance: all exceptions
or deviations from specifications shall be specifically pointed out
in the test report. In such event, a complete review and a
discussion of means to remedy the deficiencies shall follow the
submission of test report at a joint session attended by owners
representative and the manufacturers engineering personnel
involved in the design and testing of the EPS System. Such a
session shall take place at the Owners desired location, at a date
selected by the Owner.

C. Provide standard certified factory test results for all ATS. Owner
may choose to witness these tests.

D. The manufacturer shall include in his tender/bid price all


expenses associated with bringing three (3) representatives to
the factory to witness the compliance testing of the EPS System.
These expenses include transportation, lodging, and meals for
the duration test. Provide all necessary personnel as required to
complete the testing in the schedule as indicated.-

E. Provide all maters required to demonstrate that each generator


and the EPS system comply with all performance requirements of
this specification. All meters provided for testing shall have been
calibrated within the six months prior to the factory acceptance
testing. The minimum acceptable number of meters will be as
follows

1. One high speed disturbance analyzer, complete with all the


necessary current transformers, voltage, and current. This meter
may be used for both generator and EPS system testing level
testing. A DRANETZ / BMI DISTURBANCE ANALYSER SHALL BE
USED FOR this purpose (manufacturer may submit a substitution
meter for this test to the engineer prior to testing.) Units shall be
connected at generator output for individual engine testing and
paralleling bus for system tests
2. One high speed strip chart recorder, for all transient step load
testing, complete with all the necessary current transformers,
voltage connections, wiring and channels to measure all three
phases of voltage, current and frequency. This meter may be
used for both generator and EPS system level testing. An
Astormed 8U strip recorder shall be used for this purpose
(manufacturer may submit a substitution meter for this test to
the engineer prior to testing.)
3. EPS monitoring including power quality monitoring system,
mimic screens, computer, custom reports, monitor and printer as
well as graphics must be fully operational and pre-tested prior to
factory testing/acceptance. This will be witnessed and verified
during factory testing. Manufacturer of the monitoring system
shall be present at the factory for programming and
customization. Travel expenses shall be burdened by the
monitoring system vendor 30 days in advance of factory testing.

4. Coordinate communication interface with BMS vendor.

F. Test all alarms that would remotely communicate via the BMS
interface. Coordinate this task with the BMS vendor. The EPS
system must be connected to a BMS System utilizing the BMS
interface. The BMS must utilize the same modules, panels,
computer, software, printer etc., that will be utilized at the
project site. BMS vendor will furnish all BMS equipment. When at
the factory, the EPS vendor shall provide a location(s) for such
BMS equipment and will provide all wiring to the BMS equipment.
BMS vendor will make all final terminations at the BMS
equipment

G. Oil/Coolant samples:

1. Obtain engine oil and coolant samples prior to testing and


compare with samples obtained after burn-in-test.

H. BURN IN TESTING

1. GENERATOR BURN IN TESTING Each generator shall ran 8 hours


at average load of 80%, 30 minutes at 0% and 2 hours at 100%
and 15 minutes at 125% at a unity power factor. The generator
burn in testing shall start one day before the factory acceptance
testing.

I. GENERATOR LEVEL TESTING - All generators are required to


successfully complete the following tests:
1. ALARMS Demonstrate proper operation of the following
functions and alarms for each generator.

a. Simulation of the alarms and failure shutdowns will not be


acceptable unless testing of the device is considered destructive.

2. STEADY STATE LOAD TEST - Each generator shall undergo voltage


regulation and harmonic tests as follows: Calibrate all generator
metering to the accuracy of the meters provided for the test
during this time. Additionally, record the following system
parameters fir inclusion in the factory acceptance report.

a. Voltage (line-to-neutral and line-to-line), current, frequency


kilowatts
b. Voltage harmonic distortion (line-to-neutral and line to line).
c. Current harmonic distortion per phase
d. Power factor
e. Record above with the following valves:

% of Generator Load Bank Power Condition


Load Factor

0% Load Balanced Load

5% Load UNITY power factor Balanced Load

50% Load UNITY power factor Balanced Load

75% Load UNITY power factor Balanced Load

100% Load UNITY power factor Balanced Load

3. TRANSIENT TESTING Transient tests will be performed on each


generator with all loads at UNITY power factor. During these
tests, the high speed Oscillograph recorder and line disturbance
analyzer shall be used simultaneously to record three phases of
critical load output voltage and current with sufficient speed to
identify each cycle.
From % of To % of Return %of Remarks
generator generator load generator load
load

No load 25% Load No load UNITY power


factor

25% Load 50% Load 25% Load UNITY power


factor

50% Load 75% Load 50% Load UNITY power


factor

50% Load 100% Load 50% Load UNITY power


factor

No Load 100% Load No load UNITY power


factor

4. EPS SYSTEM LEVEL TESTING

a. ALARMS Alarm and trip circuits, verifying the functionality and


set points of all system level alarm including but not limited to:

1. Overload
2. Output over voltage.
3. Output under voltage.
4. PLC STATUS
5. Logic power failure
6. Synchronizing status

b. SEQUENCE OF OPERATION TESTING Demonstrate all modes of


operation required by this specification. At a minimum, the
manufacturer shall demonstrate the following modes of
operation:.

1. Normal operating condition. Demonstrate all typical lights and


indications and breaker positions.
2. Load shedding bus optimization and Load demand functions with
all ACBS
3. All local and BMS graphic with RS 485 enunciator system
functions.
J. Perform secondary current injection testing,

1. Test each circuit breaker individually, match the circuit breakers


operation in the long time, long time delay, short time, short
time delay, and instantaneous regions of the trip curve versus
the recommended settings in the short circuit study. Replace any
trip units, which do not meet the trip unit manufacturers
published tolerance limits

M. TESTS AND DOCUMENTATION

1. The manufacturer shall submit a written report describing the


results of the testing for all phases of the factory acceptance
testing. The test report shall include the following:

2. A written description of the test

3. An executive summary of the test outlining the success or


failures of all phases of the test. Highlight all areas of non
compliances where they exist and summarize them in the front
of the report. If any corrective action provide a written
description of the corrective action, and the timetable for
completion.

4. Compare actual performance of each generator, and the system


as a whole to the specified performance as indicated in
specifications. Display this comparison in a table which must be
displayed in the front of the report after the executive summary.

5. Annotate all the actual strip charts of the tests as to which


portion of the test it is from, and which specific performance
requirement is being demonstrated. Include all annoted strip
charts in the appendix at the end of the report.

6. Provide six copies of the test report to the Engineer for review no
later that 14 calendar days from the completion of the site test.

7. The equipment shall not be delivered to the site until factory


tests results have been approved by the owner.
XIX. FIELD QUALITY CONTROL

A. Installation Inspection/Pre-Functional Testing.

1. Inspect installation to assure units are properly installed,


connected and grounded.

2. EPS components shall not be energized prior to pre-functional


sign-off by commissioning agent and the engineer

3. On-site Pre-Functional testing shall include the following at a


minimum.

a. Review the field assembly and connection of components.


b. Inspect accessible components for cleanliness, for mechanical
and electricity integrity, and for evidence of damage or
deterioration.
c. Ensure removal of temporary shipping bracing
d. Verify all electrical connections for tightness as specified.
e. Reprogram circuit monitor as required for applicable threshold
settings, Record circuit monitors and tap settings and submit
with test results.
f. Verify insulation and grounding.
g. The vendor must complete the Pre-Functional test forms for the
EPS System and related equipment.

4. The manufacturer shall correct deficiencies indentified by pre-


functional tests and resubmit completed and singed off pre-
functional forms prior to energizing. The manufacturer shall
verify that equipment meets the specified requirements.

5. After completing installation, cleaning and testing, the


manufacturers field service engineer shall touch up scratches
and mars on the finish to match the original finish.

6. Correct all deficiencies before proceeding with tests.


XXV. SYSTEM START-UP SERVICES

A. Provide a factory trained technician as required to assist the


electrical contractor in the installation of the EPS system. The
manufacturer shall inspect the EPS installation to verify the
installation is proceeding as per requirements. Notify the
engineer and owner in writing of any deviations from the
manufacturers standard installation practices.

B. Provide a factory trained technicians to verify the Generators,


EPS switchgear, and ACBs internal control and power wiring after
the equipment have been rigged into place and reconnect
internal control wiring as required.

C. Provide a factory trained technicians from the EPS manufacturer


to provide training for electrical contractor for all aspects of the
installation of the EPS system, Including basic operation, control
and power wiring terminations.

D. Prior to turnover of the system from the electrical contractor to


the manufacturer, the EPS manufacturer shall inspect all
furnished equipment for cleanliness and suitability to accept load
for startup and testing. The EPS vendor shall perform the pre
functional testing as described above prior to accepting the EPS
from the contractor.

E. Once the electrical contractor has completed the installation of


the EPS system and has officially turned over the system to the
manufacturer, the manufacturer shall proceed with system start
up. System start up shall include verifying proper PLC operation
for all EPS system components, performing final terminations of
all generators. ACBs and switchgear control wiring, verifying all
annunciation and control wiring performed by the electrical
contractor.

F. After construction is complete and prior to system startup, the


EPS manufacturer shall provide the services of an independent
testing company to clean the EPS including engine-generators,
and paralleling switchboards. Cleaning procedures shall include
cleaning all switchboard busbar, and circuit breaker cubicles.
G. The EPS system manufacturer shall provide a sufficient number
of technicians as needed. All overtime and associated charges
for the factory-trained technicians required to perform this work
shall be included in the tender/bid proposal for this project. Any
additional charges to meet the start up schedule will not be
honored.

H. The system start-up test procedures shall be submitted at the


time of shop drawing and CSD drawing submittals.

XX. SITE ACCEPTANCE TEST

A. The site acceptance test is intended to verify that the system as


installed still performs as it did during the factory acceptance
test. Site testing shall include integrated system testing, and two
(2) pull the plug tests, including. The manufacturer shall follow
the site acceptance test procedures provided by the
commissioning engineer, design engineer, and owner

B. The manufacturer shall provide the required quantity of factory


trained technicians to complete this testing in accordance with
project schedule provided by the General Contractor.

C. The vendor must complete the Functional test forms for the EPs
System.

D. SITE ACCEPTANCE TEST

1. The site acceptance test shall be conducted for the benefit of the
Engineer and Owner to observe that the EPS system being
provided for this project complies with all portions of this
specifications.
2. The acceptance test shall be conducted in accordance with a
detailed acceptance test procedures (ATP). Which shall be
submitted by the Contractor and reviewed and approved by
Engineer and/or 0wner. The ATP shall list all required tests in the
chronological sequence in which the tests shall be performed at
the site. The ATP shall detail the exact method of connections,
expected responses and acceptable range of value for each item
in the test. Test shall include, as a minimum, those specified
below and such other tests as are deemed necessary by the
Engineer and/or Owner to ensure a satisfactory and compliant
system.
3. The manufacturers designated Field Service (local start/up
personnel) shall be part of the team witnessing the site tests. All
equipment, devices, and instrumentation required for conducting
the tests shall be furnished by the EPS manufacturer. If the test is
interrupted for any reason, including component failure, or if the
equipment does not meet the requirements of the specifications,
the entire test shall be repeated after the defects have been
corrected. Once started, load tests must run continuously
without interruption with temperature and electrical data logged
every 15 minutes. The ATP shall list the trip settings of all
protective devices. No readjustments or changes to trip settings
shall be permitted once the testing has begun. Upon completion
of the acceptance test, manufacturer shall submit six (6) certified
copies of the test report. In the event that the acceptance test
reveals that certain portions of the specified objectives have not
been met, the test report shall include a section which describes
in detail any deviations from specified performance; all
exceptions or deviations from specifications shall be specifically
pointed out in the test report. In such event, a complete review
and a discussion of means to remedy the deficiencies event, a
complete review and a discussion of means to remedy the
deficiencies shall follow the submission of the test report at a
joint session attended by the Owners representative and the
manufacturers engineering personnel involved in the design and
testing of the EPS system. Such a session shall take place at the
Owners desired location, at a date selected by the Owner.
4. Provide all meters required to demonstrate that each generator
and the EPS system comply with all performance requirements of
this specifications. Al meters provided for testing have been
calibrated within the six months period to the factory acceptance
testing. The minimum acceptable number of meters will be as
follows:

a. One high speed disturbance analyzer, complete with all the


necessary current transformers, voltage connections, wiring and
channels to measure all three phase of voltage, and current. This
matter may be used for both generator and EPS system level
testing. A Dranetz / BMI disturbances analyzer shall be used for
this purpose (manufacturer may submit a substitution meter for
this test to the engineer to testing.) Units shall be connected at
generator output for individual engine testing and paralleling bus
for system tests.

b. One high speed strip chart recorder, for all transient step load
testing, complete with all the necessary current transformers,
voltage connections, wiring and channels to measure all three
phases of voltage current and frequency. This meter may be used
for both generator and EPS system level testing. An Astromed 8U
strip recorder shall be used for this purpose (manufacturer may
submit a substation meter for this test to the engineer prior to
testing.).

5. EPS monitoring including power quality monitoring system,


mimic screen, computer, custom reports, monitor and printer as
well as graphics must be fully operational and pre-tested prior to
testing/acceptance. This will be witnessed and verified during
site testings.

6. Coordinate communication interface with BMS vendor this will


require that BMS technician be available at the site test to
demonstrate operation with EPS system. Travel expenses shall be
burdened by the BMS vendor.

7. Test all alarms that would remotely communicate via the BMS
interface. Coordinate this task with the BMS vendor. The EPS
System must be connected to a BMS system utilizing the BMS
interface. The BMS must utilize the same modules, panels,
computer, software, printer etc. That will be utilized at the
project site. BMS vendor will furnish all BMS equipment. When at
the site, the EPS vendor shall provide a location(s) for such BMS
equipment and will provide all wiring to the BMS equipment. BMs
vendor will make all final terminations at the BMS equipment.

8. Oil / Coolant samples :-

a. Obtain engine oil and coolant samples prior to testing and


compare with samples obtain after burn-in test

E. BURN IN TESTING

1. GENERATOR BURN IN TESTING Each generator shall run 12


hours average load at 80%, 30 minutes at 0%, and 2 hours at
100% at a unity power factor. The generator burn in testing shall
commence upon completion of pre-functional and functional
testing. Take readings of voltage harmonic distortion, current
harmonic distortion, voltage, and current on a fifteen minute
interval, and on an hourly basis take thermoscan of all buswork,
control and power wiring on each generator.

2. EPS SYSTEM BURN IN TESTING All generators are required to


successfully complete the following tests:
F. GENERATOR LEVEL TESTING All generators are required to
successfully complete the following tests:

1. ALARMS Demonstrate proper operation of the following


functions and alarms for each generator.

a. Simulation of the alarms and failure shutdowns will not be


acceptable unless testing of the device is considered destructive.

2. STEADY STATE LOAD TEST Each generator shall undergo


voltage regulation and harmonic tests as follows. Calibrate all
generator metering to the accuracy of the meters provided for
the test during this time. Additionally, record the following
system parameters for inclusion in the factory acceptance report.

a. Voltage (line to neutral and line-to-line), current, frequency,


kilowatts,
b. Voltage harmonic distortion (line to neutral and line-to-line
c. Current harmonic distortion per phase
d. Power factor.
e. Record above with the following values.-

% of Generator Load Load Bank Power Condition


Factor

0% Balanced Load

0% Load

5% 1.0 power factor Balanced Load

5% Load

50% 1.0 power factor Balanced Load

50% Load

75% 1.0 power factor Balanced Load

75% Load
TRANSIENT TESTING Transient tests will be performed on
each generator with all loads at unity power factor. During
these tests, the high speed Oscillograph recorder and line
disturbance analyzer shall be used simultaneously to record
three phases of critical load output voltage and current with
sufficient speed to identify each cycle.

From% of To% of Return % of Remarks


generator generator generator
load load load

No load 25% No load 1.0 power


factor
25% Load

25% 50% 25% Load 1.0 power


factor
25% Load 50% Load

50% 75% 50% Load 1.0 power


factor
50% Load 75% Load

50% 100% 50% Load 1.0 power


factor
50% Load 100% Load

No Load 100% No Load 1.0 power


factor
100% Load 100% Load

100% Balanced Load 1.0 power


factor
100% Load
G. EPS SYSTEM LEVEL TESTING

1. ALARMS Alarm and trip circuits; verifying the functionality and


set points of all system level alarm including but not limited to:

a. Overload
b. Output over voltage
c. Output under voltage
d. Primary PLC failure
e. Logic power failure
f. Synchronizing status

2. TRANSIENT TESTING Transient tests will be performed on the


system with available system load

3. SEQUENCE OF OPERATION TESTING Demonstrate all modes of


operation required by this specification. At a minimum, the
manufacturer shall demonstrate the following modes of
operation

a. Normal operating condition. Demonstrate all typical lights and


indications and breaker positions.
b. Load shedding. Bus optimization and Load demands functions
will all ACBs
c. All local and BMS graphic annunciator system functions.

G. Perform secondary current injection testing. Utilize the circuit


breaker settings in the short circuit study for setting all trip units
and ground fault relays. Provide all the necessary test sets.D
can be provided by panel vendor.

1. Test each circuit breaker individually. Match the circuit breakers


operation in the long time, long time delay, short time, short
time delay, and instantaneous regions of the trip curve versus
the recommended settings in the short circuit study. Replace any
trip units, which do not meet the trip unit manufacturers
published tolerance limits.

2. Test all ground fault relays individually. Match the relays


operation versus the recommended settings in the short circuit
study. Replace any trip units which do not meet the ground fault
relay manufacturers published tolerance limits.
3. Any ground fault relays specified with zone selective interlocking
features shall be tested to verify the proper restraining signal is
to be sent from the downstream relays to the upstream relay.

G. After the secondary current injection testing has been completed


seal all trip units and ground fault relays. The seal shall be a
tamper proof wire seal which shall indentify the name of the
company responsible for testing the trip unit.

G. DOCUMENTATION OF TEST

1. The manufacturer shall submit a written report describing the


result of the testing for all phrases of the site acceptance testing.
. The test report shall include the following

a. A written description of the test.


b. An executive summary of the test outlining the success or failure
of all phases of the test. Highlight all areas of non compliances
where they exist and summarize them in the front of the report.
If any corrective action provide a written description of the
corrective action, and the timetable for completion.
c. Compare actual performance of each engine and the system as a
whole to the specified performance as per this specification.
Display this comparison in a table which must be displayed in the
front of the report after the executive summary.
d. Annotate all the actual strip charts of the test as to which portion
of the test it is from, and which specific performance requirement
is being demonstrated. Include all annotated strip charts in the
appendix at the end of the report.
e. Provide six (6 copies of the test report to the engineer for review
no later that 14 calendar days after the completion of the site
acceptance test.
f. The equipment shall not accepted by the owner until the site
acceptance test results have been approved by the owner,
commissioning agent and the design engineer

H. INSTALLATION CERTIFICATION

1. Upon installation of the EPS equipment and the successful


completion of the site acceptance testing, the information
submitted by the EPS manufacturer shall include, but not be
limited to, the following:
2. Certification of completion of installation of the equipment and
wiring included under this specification prior to system startup.

3. Certified test data of site acceptance test