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Basic Power Generator Distribution & Emergency Generation System

Description: The course concentrates on the generation and electricity supply aspects of large interconnected industrial electrical power systems.The course is non-mathematical and all exercises are designed to draw on candidates existing experience and the newly acquired knowledge of system operation that the course provides. In order to provide practical awareness throughout the course a demonstration of an actual AVR is included. In addition, manufacturer’s training software is demonstrated and provided for candidates’ private study.

Course Duration:N/A

Course Outline:


  • Fundamentals of generator operation
  • Details of design and construction
  • Maintenance requirements
  • Synchronisation
  • Operation
  • Excitation control (AVR)
  • Demonstration of practical AVR operation (Alsthom DX21) linked to dynamic computer generator model

Distribution (up to 33KV) & Transmission Systems (132KV):

  • System components
  • System operation
  • Maintenance requirements
  • The effect of starting large ac motors on system operation e.g. ESP

Standby Generation:

  • Choice of unit in relation to essential services
  • Electrical and mechanical interlocking
  • Automatic initiation of standby generation
  • Restoration of load to main supply
  • Control and protection requirements

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Our Goal

Our goal is to provide our customers with the most up-to-date training available. Proper maintenance and training have been proven to be two factors which can guarantee a higher return. We at CTS can assist you in both areas. We provide our customers with on-site training which can be scheduled at your convenience. In addition, we are able to provide assistance with your maintenance/training plan to insure you get the kind of training you need.