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MARK VI Operation and Maintenance

Course Duration: 5.0 Days

Course Outline:

Day 1

  • Introduction Speedtronic Mark VI
    • GE Gas Turbine Fundamentals and control basics.
  • System overview and Architecture
    • Panel, modular concept discussion
    • Mark VI cards
    • Internal and external Mark VI wiring
    • Hardware documentation
    • The main protection system VPRO
    • Supply voltage.

Day 2

  • Data structure of the operator interface
    • Brief discussion of the Windows 2000/XP based operator interface
    • Most important files of the operator interface and their function
    • Failure of the operator interface, what to do.
    • Communications with the operator interface, Ethernet and DCS communications
  • Operator interface facilities, TOOLBOX and Cimplicity
    • Watch Windows
    • The M6B file, functions, modules and tasks
    • The Finder
    • Trip log
    • Alarm display
    • Trouble shooting procedure
    • Control constants
  • Mark VI tools (TOOLBOX practice)
    • Trend Recorder, Historical trip display, Alarms and SOE’s

Day 3

  • Mark VI software structure
    • M6B file, MKVI I/O and functions Programming languages of the Mark VI Macro’s and Modules
  • Practice: Making Mark VI software with TOOLBOX
    • Digital input.
    • Analog input with software by students
    • Digital input with software example by Students
  • Gas turbine sequence
    • Control modes
    • Start up and permissive for start
    • IGV sequence
    • Normal stop
    • Emergency stop
  • Discussion of the following controls and sequencing
    • Fuel control
    • Start up, Speed, Acceleration, Temperature, Shut-down control and Manual FSR control Special control loops Inlet Guide Vane, Anti icing,
      Water / steam injection and Start and stop.
    • Control loops The protection systems Flame detection, Overspeed, Vibration,
      Exhaust temperature, Lube oil pressure and temperature, Fire protection system.
  • Discussion of the following controls and sequencing
    • Synchronization, auto and manual Power factor control MVAR control
  • Dry Low NOx
    • Explanation of the system
    • Discussion of the controls, implementation in Mark VI
    • controls and logics

Day 4

  • Trouble shooting, alarm analysis and limited software changes in practice
    • Diagnostics of card failure-Card replacement procedure.
    • Alarm display-Setup and configuration
    • Alarm Management (flow chart explanation)
    • Exercise of different simulated alarms trouble shooting
    • Changing control constants, adding alarms
    • Trip Log display and interpretation.

Day 5

  • Trouble shooting using simulation
    • Configuring Trip log display
    • Adding Sequencing (CI, CO etc.), Build, Downloading, HMI device
    • Configuring a new Cimplicity screen.
    • Case study: Unit “not ready to start”. Start Checks, Trip logs. First failure analyses for trips  (emergency  stop)
  • Class Discussion and Evaluation of the course

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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.