Power Generators and Transformers: Their Configuration, Installation, Operation, Maintenance and Repair

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute
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Important information

  • Intensive course
  • Advanced
  • Blended
  • Duration:
    1 Month
  • When:
    Flexible
  • Delivery of study materials
  • Support service
  • Personal tutor
  • Virtual classes
  • Examinations- physical attendance required
Description

Obtain an advanced knowledge on selecting a generator: it's installation, functionality, repair, system design, construction and operation for the industrial environment.

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Starts Location Timetable
Flexible
Blended

What you'll learn on the course

Electrical
Maintenance Engineering

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To Be Assigned
Consultant, HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute

Course programme

Module 1: Power Generator Configuration, Installation, Operation, Maintenance and Repair

Module 1: Part 1 - Generator Selection and Installation (1)

  • Selecting the Right Generator

  • Power Outages;

  • What’s available;

  • Generator Power Output;

  • Generator Power Quality:

    1. Generator Voltage;

    2. Power Frequency;

    3. Power Distortion.

  • Engines or Prime Movers;

  • Fuel Options;

  • Other features worth having:

    1. Instrumentation;

    2. Circuit breakers;

    3. Ground-fault circuit interrupters;

    4. Automatic idle control;

    5. Noise;

    6. Sizing.

Module 1: Part 2 - Generator Selection and Installation (2)

  • Powering Up:

    • Location;

    • Hookup:

      1. Power cords;

      2. Power inlet box;

      3. Transfer switches;

      4. Transfer switches and neutral grounds;

    • Electrical Safety:

      1. Grounding rods.

    • Fuels:

      1. Gasoline;

      2. Propane;

      3. Natural gas;

      4. Diesel.

    • Planning Ahead.


Module 1: Part 3 – Generator Functionality and Repair (1)

  • Generator Repair:

    • Conventional generators;

      1. Brushed generators;

      2. Brushless generators;

      3. Power quality;

      4. Tools;

      5. Measurements;

      6. Output tests;

      7. Resistance tests;

      8. Ohmmeter tests;

      9. Mega-ohmmeter tests;

      10. Rotor excitation test;

    • Inverter generators:

      1. Operation;

      2. Troubleshooting.

Module 1: Part 4 – Generator Functionality and Repair (2)

  • Engine Electrical Functionality:

    • Engine Management Controls;

      1. Power sources;

      2. Fuel cutoff valves;

      3. Idle control;

      4. Automatic choke;

      5. Oil-pressure sensor;

      6. Oil-level sensor;

    • Solid State Ignition;

      1. Ignition myths.

    • Starter Motors.

  • Emergency Repairs:

    • Tools and supplies;

    • No power:

      1. No power from any receptacle;

      2. No power from one receptacle.

    • Genset Slows Under Load;

    • Storage Batteries;

    • Gasoline Engine Malfunctions;

      1. Preliminaries;

      2. No start.

    • Loss of Power as Engine Warms;

    • Sudden Shutdowns;

    • Insufficient Power;

    • Weak Compression;

    • Diesel Engine Malfunctions:

      1. No or slow starting;

      2. Runaway.

Module 1: Part 5 – Generator Functionality and Repair (3)

  • Generator Fuel Systems:

    • Generator Carburetor Standard and Operation;

    • Generator Fuel System Tools and Supplies:

    • Generator Fuel System Parts and materials.

    • Generator Removal and Installation;

    • Generator Fuel System Cleaning;

    • Generator Float Carburetor Service;

      1. Carburetor Needle and seat;

      2. Carburetor Float adjustments;

      3. Carburetor Jets;

      4. Carburetor Primer;

    • Diaphragm Carburetor Service:

      1. Diaphragm Carburetor Operation;

      2. Diaphragm Carburetor Plumbing;

      3. Diaphragm Carburetor Troubleshooting;

      4. Diaphragm Carburetor Pressure Test;

      5. Diaphragm Carburetor Mixture-adjustment screws;

      6. Diaphragm Carburetor Fuel pumps;

      7. Diaphragm Carburetor Metering;

      8. Diaphragm Carburetor Idle circuits;

      9. Diaphragm Carburetor Check valves;

      10. Diaphragm Carburetor Final pressure check;

      11. Diaphragm Carburetor Mixture adjustments: all carburetors.

    • Fuel Injection;

    • Diesel:

      1. Diesel Wet stacking;

      2. Diesel Safety;

      3. Diesel Tools;

      4. Diesel Fuel system checks;

      5. Diesel Injectors;

      6. Diesel High-pressure pump;

      7. Diesel Timing.

Module 1: Part 6 – Major Generator Engine Repair (1)

  • Pertinent Issues in Generator Engine Repair;

  • What’s needed for Generator Engine Repair;

  • Torque Limits in Generator Engine Repair;

  • Evaluation of Generator Engine Repair;

  • Excessive Generator Engine Compression During Repair;

  • Minimal Compression in Generator Engine Repair;

  • Compression Test in Generator Engine Repair;

  • Leak-Down Test;

    1. Leak Down Test-Four-Cycle Generator Engine;

    2. Leak Down Test-Two-Cycle Generator Engine.

  • Blowby Gauge;

  • Cylinder Head Casting;

  • Valves;

  • Valve Guides;

  • Valve Springs;

  • Pushrods;

  • Pistons;

  • Rings: Installation;

  • Piston Installation:

    1. Integral Bores;

    2. Detachable Cylinders.


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