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710 Fundamentals of Electrical Motors

Course Description
This course introduces the fundamental principles of electrical motors. Participants will learn about electromagnetism, rotating fields, induction machines and synchronous electrical machines. Additionally, they will understand the different components of motors, such as bearing units, cooling systems, frames and instrumentation.
 
Learning Outcomes
Fundamental knowledge of the function of the components of electrical motors
 
Prerequisites
Fundamental knowledge of basic electrical engineering
 
Participants
Project managers, buyers, commissioning, operation and maintenance engineers
 
Duration
0.5 day
 
Location
Nancy
 
 
 

711 Alignment

Course Description
The aim of this course is to introduce participants to alignment. They will learn about shaft line, static and dynamic motor behavior on cold and hot status, and methods used to align electrical motors. They will discuss tolerance, couplings (elastic, semi-elastic, rigid), coupling hub fitting and extraction. This course is led by a test bench mechanical expert.
 
Learning Outcomes
Fundamental knowledge in motor alignment
 
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge in mechanical engineering
 
Participants
Mechanical maintenance and commissioning engineers
 
Duration
1 day
 
Location
Nancy
 
 
 

712 Installation & Commissioning

Course Description
This course covers GE recommendations when installing an electrical motor on skid or grouting. Participants will learn about cable trays, cable glands and terminal boxes. They will also discuss customer energy connections (water, oil, air). The purpose is to also learn about preliminary check before tests (lubrication, cooling system), and no-load and load tests. Participants will explore how to perform measurement analysis, check efficiency and consumption. The goal is to discuss and understand vibrations and noises.
 
Learning Outcomes
Best practice for installing a motor and basic knowledge for start-up assistance
 
Prerequisites
Fundamental knowledge in mechanical and electrical engineering
 
Participants
Operation, commissioning and maintenance engineers
 
Duration
1.5 days
 
Location
Nancy
 
 
 

720 Synchronous Motors

Course Description
Participants will use a PC with a P80i graphic engineering interface to explore the HPCi control and regulation system. They will learn system structure, concepts, use, and engineering of the control and regulation system (open-loop and closed-loop). Additionally, participants will learn about commissioning and maintenance of control and regulation structures based on HPCi systems (VME and PCI), do applications, and perform backup and version control.
 
Learning Outcomes
Use of graphic engineering system P80i to implement and maintain solutions to complex control and regulation problems with HPCi configuration.
 
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of analog and digital control systems for automation projects in the field of industrial plants Use of a PC
 
Participants
Project engineers, operation personnel, commissioning and maintenance personnel
 
Duration
1 day
 
Location
Nancy
 
 
 

721 Exciters and Excitation Panels

Course Description

Training participants will learn about different types of exciters and subcomponents like rectifiers and diode block assembly. Additionally, they will understand how the cooling system works, AVR (Automatic Voltage Regulator) functions, protection and starting logical.

 
Learning Outcomes
Basic knowledge of the function of exciters and excitation panels
 
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge in cabling, electrical and electronic engineering
 
Participants
Project managers, buyers, commissioning, operation and maintenance engineers
 
Duration
1 day
 
Location
Nancy
 
 
 

730 EX Environment and Pressurization System

Course Description
This program introduces current regulations related to the different types of motor protection (exe, exd, exp) as well as the EX environment and precautions related to the environment. During this course, participants will learn about motor protection and the environment, purging systems, leakage
compensation and trips.
 
Learning Outcomes
Basic knowledge in explosive environment and purge units
 
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge in electrical and pneumatic engineering
 
Participants
Operation, commissioning and maintenance engineers
 
Duration
0.5 day
 
Location
Nancy
 
 
 

740 Life Cycle Management

Course Description
This course covers preventive and curative maintenance with three levels of maintenance, spare parts management (consumables, capital spares), GE recommendations, recording and monitoring, and spare motors.
 
Learning Outcomes
Fundamental knowledge of the maintenance of motors
 
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge in industrial maintenance
 
Participants
Maintenance engineers
 
Duration
1 day
 
Location
Nancy
 
 
 

741 Troubleshooting

Course Description
During this course, participants will understand electrical and mechanical issues, how to get the data and perform an AMDEC analysis, 5W, tests and checks campaigns.
 
Learning Outcomes
Basic knowledge in diagnostics and analysis of motor troubleshooting
 
Prerequisites
Fundamental knowledge in electrical and mechanical engineering
 
Participants
Operation, commissioning and maintenance engineers
 
Duration
1 day
 
Location
Nancy
 
 
 

742 Vibrations

Course Description 
The aim of this course is to understand what is a vibration, where it comes from, why it is generated and how to measure it (methods of measurement on electrical motors). Additionally they will explore instrumentation such as speed sensors, vibrations sensors, and velocimeters—and discuss data analysis through spectra, waterfalls, bodes, and orbits.
 
Learning Outcomes
Basic knowledge in vibration measurements and analysis
 
Prerequisites
Fundamental knowledge in mechanical engineering
 
Participants
Operation, commissioning and maintenance engineers
 
Duration
1 day
 
Location
Nancy
 
 
 
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