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Course Objective

To obtain an understanding of how to troubleshoot, maintain and improve GE Gas Turbine (GT) operation using the GE Speedtronic™ Mark VI Turbine Control Panel (TCP).

Course Description

Covering the fundamentals, architecture, software, operation, and maintenance of a Mark VI, the course introduces the GT major components, associated systems, and TCP preparation for operation.

For courses delivered at our Hawthorne, NY Training Center, we utilize our energized Mark VI panel and our custom built simulator. For Customer Site training, we utilize only our simulator.

Multi-Customer Seminar Scheduled: August 20th - 24th, 2018

 

Course Outline

Duration: 5 Days

Day 1

Course Outline / Objectives

  • Mark VI Product Description
  • Overview of turbine / control systems
  • Redundancy Forms: Simplex, TMR
  • TMR operation / design philosophy
  • Physical Construction & Layout
  • Panel / network layout
    • GT Panel layout
    • ST Panel layout
    • Unit Data Highway/Plant Data Highway
    • 4108 Drawing
    • IONET
    • Backplane
  • Hardware & I/O Overview
    • Power Supply
    • Power Distribution Module (PDM)
  • Protection Core (VPRO)
  • Cards & Termination Boards: Circuit Diagrams, Functional Capability
  • Ethernet Communications To DCS (OPC Link)
  • Introduction to Toolbox
Day 2

Toolbox Software Overview

  • Sequencing and the M6b file
    • ANSI Standard logic definitions
  • Toolbox File Locations
  • Menu & Toolbar Functions
  • On-line vs. Off-line
    • Controller State
  • IP Addresses
  • Navigation Within Toolbox
    • Tracking software changes
    • Privilege/Password
  • Printing
  • Reports
  • Control Constants
    • Control Constants: online & offline changes exercise
  • Finder (the application software search engine)
  • Force Lists
    • Logic and Analog Forcing exercise
  • Watch Windows
    • Watch Window setup exercise
  • Diagnostic Alarms
    • Diagnostic Alarm Troubleshooting exercise
    • Diagnostic Alarm Descriptions
Day 3

HMI & Cimplicity Software

  • Unit Data & Plant Data Highway Communication Review
  • Operator interface (HMI) displays
    • Electronic Drawings
      • P&ID
      • Device Summary
      • Instrumentation Arrangement
  • Alarm and Event Log
  • Trip Log
  • Introduction to graphics application software (Cimplicity)
  • Trend Recorder Overview

Questions & Answers / Lab exercises / Review 

Exercises:

  • Toolbox Review
    • Finder
    • Logic Forcing
    • Control Constant Changes
  • Trip History & Trip Log troubleshooting
  • Alarm Troubleshooting
  • Course Review
Day 4 Toolbox Software Overview (continued)
  • Software Structure and Programming Review
  • Blockware Concepts
    • Blocks and Block Pins
    • Macros: Definitions and Pins
    •  Tasks and Scheduling
    •  Modules: Definitions and Pins
    • Functions
    • Libraries
  • Configuration
  • Create/Delete Blockware
  • Functions and Software Libraries
  • Module Definitions and Modules
  • Module Pins
  • Macro Definitions
  • Macro Pins
  • Tasks
  • Blocks and Macros
  • Block Flow Diagram
  • Sequence Editing Exercise
  • Change Signal Names Exercise
  • Signal Definitions
    • Alarm Definitions
    • Scale Definitions
  • Toolbox Tree Files
  • Importing / Exporting
  • Validation / build /download
  • Toolbox graphic windows / data collection
  • Alarm Configuration
  • EGD Protocol
  • SDB Protocol
  • Put/Get
 Exercises:
  • Adding I/O
  • Add Alarm Signals to Logic
  • Configuration for Replacing Cards in the Mark VI Rack
Day 5
  • Toolbox Upload and File Compare
  • UDH/PDH Network Review
  • IGV Calibration
  • Gas Valve Calibration
  • Steam Valve Calibration
  • Toolbox Trending
  • Cimplicity Lab – Screen Building exercise