Training Services

GT Operations with Speedtronic (Mark V Controls)

Description: This customised course is designed to enable New Trainees/Graduates and on-site operators to understand the basics of GE Heavy Duty Gas Turbine features and how the Speedtronic Mark V control System governs the critical parameters.

The program will cover Gas Turbine Construction, support systems and the basics of GT controls and maintenance.

The course is designed to provide a solid background in turbine governing systems and Generator.

Participants increase their skills in relating machine operating requirements to the SPEEDTRONIC control.

Course Duration: 5.0 Days

Course Outline:

Gas Turbine Control Fundamentals

  • Gas turbine principles of operation
  • Governing System requirements
  • Elementary Diagrams and Control

Introduction to Heavy Duty Gas Turbines

  • GT Components
  • Operating Systems
  • Auxiliary Systems
  • Video (Major Components of the Gas Turbine)
  • Description of Piping Schematics
  • 1. On-Base Fuel Gas System
  • 2. On-Base Fuel Oil System
  • 3. Lube Oil and Hydraulic Oil Systems
  • 4. Cooling Water System
  • 5. Cooling and Sealing Air
  • 6. Diesel Starting Engine
  • 7. Accessory Equipment
  • 8. Air Inlet Filters
  • Introduction to the Speedtronic Control System
  • Instrument Field Devices and Device summary
  • Introduction to Major Control Loops

Mark V Panel Hardware

  • 1. Panel Layout
  • 2. Cores, I/O Cards, Terminal Boards
  • 3. Basic Troubleshooting tools

Gas Turbine Control

  • 1. Startup/Speed/Temperature/Acceleration Control loops
  • 2. Protection Controls

Control Displays

  • User Defined Display and Display programs

Software Tools

  • 1. Difference between and HMI software
  • 2. Data acquisition on Mark V interface
  • 3. Animation displays (creating simple display)
  • 4. How to interprete Sequencing using Dynamic Rung Display


  • 1. Gas turbine process and Diagnostic Alarms
  • 2. Easy approach to Mark V panel Systems Alarms
  • 3. Using Rung Display for fault finding

Generator Control and Excitation
Synchronising and Loading

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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.