Control systems and instrumentation

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:


Control what and why

Distributed Control System (DCS)

Different control approaches

Monitoring & Supervision

Power Plant architecture
Supervisory Level
Plant Control Level
Data acquisition Level and Field Level

Impact on Operation & Maintenance (O & M)

Impact on Asset Management

Key economics aspects:
View on plant operation
Downtimes reduction
Availability tracing
Enhanced efficiency and yield > Secure investment (ROI)

Distributed control system for gas power plants Plant efficiency
Availability and Power quality

Gas turbine control

Steam turbine control

Generator control and excitation
Automatic Voltage Regulator (AVR)
The excitation system

Isolated phase busducts
Short circuit withstand
Demanding seismic constraints

Related instrumentation

Retrofits & latest technologies available

Safety, environment and energy saving systems
Safety protection system
Fuel gas treatment system
Optimization control using advanced control system (APC) software

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