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Generator Systems

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Generator training course length is customizable based on your needs.

This generator training course provides a comprehensive overview of the emergency standby generator. The codes and standards for inspection, testing and maintenance are reviewed. The key components inherent in this system will be focused on to discuss typical problems and solutions. Anyone who works on or near power generation, transmission, or distribution systems would benefit from generator training. Additionally, supervisors, managers, safety personnel, and those responsible for ensuring a safe work environment should attend this course.

Codes and Standards

  • Introduction and General Code Requirements
  • Routine Maintenance and Operational Testing
  • National Electrical Codes for Ground Fault Systems

Power system overview

  • Voltage
  • VAR Load
  • KW Load

Function Design

  • General Theory of Operation
  • Air systems
  • Fuel system
  • Lubricating system
  • Battery systems
  • Prime Mover Controls Instruments
  • Speed Control
  • Relay Logic
  • Advances and Retrofit
  • Generator Control
  • Voltage Regulation

System Operation

  • Automated
  • Manual
  • Connecting to Load
  • Paralleling
  • System Monitoring

Maintenance & Troubleshooting

  • Engine Control Problems
  • Slow Start
  • Hunting
  • Load Response
  • Generator Control Problems Regulation
  • Industry Standards for Testing
  • NET A
  • System Documentation
  • OEM Manuals
  • Determining Spare Parts
  • History
  • Manufacturer’s Recommendations
  • Trouble Log

Case Studies

  • Review of Participant’s Problems
  • Review of Previous Jobs and Case Studies