Day: January 6, 2015

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Control systems 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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Boilers & 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

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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

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Valves & Pumps O&M

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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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

Power Plant 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