Mois : janvier 2015

Non classé

Protection and Control for Power Generation

REF 13409

The objectives of this training are:

  1. Acquire the concepts of alternators protection
  2. Acquire the concepts of transmission and distribution protection (HV and EHV)
  3. Learn methodologies of protection
  4. Master the latest technologies of the market

The program of this training is the following:

  • Overview
  • > Network architecture, substations, and protection systems
  • > Definition of a short-circuit current
  • > Definition of a neutral system
  • > Definition of a protection plan
  • > Fundamentals of protection relay operation
  • Protections overview
  • > Transformer protection
  • > Overhead lines protection
  • > Underground cable protection
  • > Diagram and controls
  • > Differential line protection
  • Principles of operation and design of alternators
  • > Technology
  • > Operation
  • Operating constraints and failure modes
  • > Presentation of the elements to be protected
  • > Faults that could affect equipment operation
  • Principles and protection techniques
  • > Stability
  • > Block alternator transformer protection
  • > Sensors associated with protection
  • Alternator protection in-depth study
  • Protection and selectivity
  • > Roles and impact of selectivity
  • > Examples of selectivity studies
  • Network stability
  • > Definition
  • > Resetting & Load shedding
  • The current and voltage transformers
  • > Operating principles
  • > Choice of transformers
  • Presentation of the products on the market
  • Case study: Complete of a selectivity study

For more information please contact info@wlenergy.fr or www.wlenergy.fr

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Control system and Instrumentation

REF 13408

 The objectives of this training are:

  • Understand the role of control system in a power plant
  • Master technologies to control and monitor key equipment and processes
  • Understand economics behind control systems technologies

The program of this training is the following:

  1. Introduction
  2. Control what and why
  3. Distributed Control System (DCS)
  4. Different control approaches
  5. Monitoring & Supervision
  6. Power Plant architecture: > Supervisory Level
    > Plant Control Level
    > Data acquisition Level and Field Level
  7. Impact on Operation & Maintenance (O & M)
  8. Impact on Asset Management
  9. Key economics aspects:
    > View on plant operation
    > Downtimes reduction
    > Availability tracing
    > Enhanced efficiency and yield > Secure investment (ROI)
  10. Distributed control system for gas power plants Plant efficiency> Availability and Power quality
  11. Gas turbine control
  12. Steam turbine control
  13. Generator control and excitation
    > Automatic Voltage Regulator (AVR) > The excitation system
  14. Isolated phase busducts
    > Short circuit withstand
    > Demanding seismic constraints
  15. Related instrumentation
  16. Retrofits & latest technologies available
  17. Safety, environment and energy saving systems> Safety protection system
    > Fuel gas treatment system
    > Optimization control using advanced control system (APC) software

For more information please contact info@wlenergy.fr or www.wlenergy.fr

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Boiler and Condensers

REF 13407

The objectives of this training are:

  1. Master thermal design and procedures based on current industrial practice with data charts, tables and thermal-hydraulic correlations for design included
  2. Understand operation and maintenance of the three major components in heating and air conditioning systems including fossil fuel-fired boilers
  3. Discover waste heat boilers and air conditioning evaporators.
  4. Master the numerous types of components in use and the features
  5. Work on case studies and examples of actual engineering problems

The program of this training is the following:

  • Basic Design Methods of Heat Exchangers
  • Forced Convection Correlations for Single-Phase Side of Heat Exchangers
  • Heat Exchanger Fouling
  • Heat Exchanger Design Practices
  • Fossil-Fuel-Fired Boilers: Fundamentals and Elements
  • Once-Through Boilers
  • Thermo hydraulic Design of Fossil-Fuel-Fired Boiler Components
  • Waste Heat Boilers
  • Heat Transfer in condensation
  • Steam Power Plant and Process Condensers
  • Evaporators and Condensers for Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Systems
  • Evaporators and Re-boilers in the Process and Chemical Industries

For more information please contact info@wlenergy.fr or www.wlenergy.fr

Non classé

Project Management in Power Sector

REF 13406

The objectives of this training are:

  1. Develop a Project Charter and Project Plan
  2. Acquire practical tools and techniques
  3. Identify the stakeholders and meet their expectations
  4. Motivate team members
  5. Acquire some basic, practical facilitation tools and techniques
  6. Learn to plan and execute project team workshops
  7. Define the scope through work breakdown structures
  8. Balance time/resource trade-offs
  9. Manage project risk
  10. Handle conflict through effective communications
  11. Gain a clear understanding of the most common reasons that projects fail

The program of this training is the following:

  • Introduction
  • What is Enterprise Project Management (EPM)
  • How do you implement an EPM culture
  • Project Strategy and Initiation
  • Challenges in project management
  • Preparing the project ‘kick-off’
  • Strategy, people, and processes as pillars of project success
  • Team building – a key project management skill
  • Preparing the Project Plan
  • Risk assessment and planning
  • Mapping out stakeholder ‘positions’
  • Managing time/resource/cost trade-offs
  • Map our your communications plan
  • Project change control
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Quality – Assurance and prevention techniques
  • Managing progress and the status review process
  • Project closeout and lessons learned
  • Use of templates for scalability and uniformity
  • Tools: MS Project – PMO
  • Cases studies

For more information please contact info@wlenergy.fr or www.wlenergy.fr

Non classé

Valves and Pumps Operation and Maintenance

REF 13405

The objectives of this training are:

  1. Differentiate valves applications (relief valve, butterfly, membrane)
  2. Know the different types of actuators
  3. Have a technical regulation presentation
  4. Understand hydraulic fundamentals and discover pumping business
  5. Know the different types of pump application
  6. Know the basic laws of fluid dynamics
  7. Understand the different pumps principles
  8. Read and understand the pump catalogs and in particular the curve charts
  9. Establish specifications and make a shortlist of the best suited pump to a particular application, including its sealing system

The program of this training is the following:

  1. Reminder of hydraulic concepts
  2. The different types of fluids
  3. Practical basics of fluid dynamics
  4. The valve market
  5. The large families of valves > Relief valve> Butterfly
    > Membrane > Ball
    > Etc.
  6. The tightness and the Standards
  7. How to choose a valve
  8. Valve implementation, commissioning, maintenance
  9. The main pumps families
  10. Pumps construction
  11. Pump Implementation, commissioning, maintenance
  12. Fundamental sizes> Definitions > Units
    > Use
  13. The dynamic seals > Principles> Terminology > Advantages
    > Disadvantages > Applications> Selection method
  14. Pump in its network
  15. The operating point
  16. The cavitation
  17. The behaviour
  18. Interpret performance variations by using curves

For more information please contact info@wlenergy.fr or www.wlenergy.fr

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Laboratory and analysis in steam and combined cycle power plants

REF 13404

The objectives of this training are:

  • Reminder of the Basic design of a combined cycle power plants: o Gas Turbine (GT)
  • > Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG)
  • > Steam Turbine (ST)
  • > Condenser & Cooling tower
  • > Pump
  • Notion of thermal efficiency
  • Know the necessary checks and tests to monitor the water quality
  • Build and organize the testing laboratory
  • Conduct measurements and tests
  • Organize inputs and outgoing
  • Organize control laboratory
  • Conduct measurements and tests

The program of this training is the following:

  • Tests and checks required to monitor the quality of water and sewage water
  • Specific equipment for water analysis
  • Organization of measure campaign
  • Management of the equipment
  • Self-monitoring and validation of results
  • Organization of a series of measurements
  • Maintenance of field equipment
  • Management of the consumables
  • Management of inputs and outputs
  • Service organization within the constraints

For more information, please contact info@wlenergy.fr

Non classé

Chemistry of Water for Power Plant

REF 13403

The objectives of this training are:

  1. Reminder of the basics
  2. Acquire the basics of water chemistry Ø Read an analytical report
  3. Understand the terminology

The program of this training is the following:

  1. Recall basic concept> Composition of natural waters
    > Concentration units
    > Ionic balance
    > Major contents (TH, TA, TAC)
    > The reagents used in water treatment
  2. Exercises on contents and units
  3. Exercises on reagents
  4. Basics on pH
  5. Chemical reactions> Acid-basics reactions> Redox reaction
  6. Concentration units used in water chemistry
  7. Ionic balance of water
  8. Dilutions and preparations of the reagents

For more information please contact info@wlenergy.fr or www.wlenergy.fr

Non classé

Power Plants Ideal Operation

REF 13402

The program of this training is the following:

  • Acronyms and Abbreviations
  • Return on Experiences In Improving O&M Practices
  • Developing and Implementing a Performance Improvement Program
  • Q Matrix
  • > Availability
    > Efficiency
    > Cost
    > MTBMI
    > HGP
    > Temperature spread
    > Impact on Environment
  • > Effluent
  • > Ash utilisation
    > Safety
    > Resource Utilisation
    > Manpower
    > Water Consumption
  • Performance Improvement – Heat Rate & Auxiliary Power Consumption
  • Performance Improvement – Reliability & Availability
  • Environment Improvement
  • Enhancement of Operational Practices
  • Enhancement of Plant Maintenance Practices
  • Generation planning and plant level budgeting
  • Management information systems
  • Cost Control
  • Quality
  • Purchase and storage
  • Human Resource development aspects
  • Health & Safety
  • Control and monitoring
  • Indicative Action Plan For Strengthening O&M Practices
  • Conclusions

For more information, please contact info@wlenergy.fr

Economy of power plants

REF 13401

The objectives of this training are:

  1. Acquire the Economics term relative to power plants
  2. Learn methodologies to compute cost model
  3. Master financial tools to valuate a power plant project and the ROI
  4. Learn the order of magnitude

The program of this training is the following:

  • Economic Terms
  • > Return on Sales
  • > Asset turnover
  • > Leverage
  • > PE Ratio
  • > Market/Book Ratio
  • > Return on Equity
  • > Discount Rate
  • > Net Present Value
  • > Internal Rate of Return
  • Economic Methodologies
  • > Plan Cost Terminology
  • > Simple payback
  • > Return on Equity
  • > Capital Charge Rate
  • > Discounted Cash Flow Analysis
  • Cost Models
  • > Capital Charge Rate Model
  • > Discounted Cash Flow Model
  • Pitfalls
  • Baseline Economic Inputs – 1997 400 MW Class
  • Cost Studies
  • Results
  • Economic Comparison
  • Some words about CO2
  • Conclusions

For more information, please contact info@wlenergy.fr