MARK VI Operation and Maintenance

Course Outline

Course Duration: 5.0 Days

Day 1

Introduction Speedtronic Mark VI
GE Gas Turbine Fundamentals and control basics.
System overview and Architecture
Panel, modular concept discussion
Mark VI cards
Internal and external Mark VI wiring
Hardware documentation
The main protection system VPRO
Supply voltage.

Day 2

Data structure of the operator interface
Brief discussion of the Windows 2000/XP based operator interface
Most important files of the operator interface and their function
Failure of the operator interface, what to do.
Communications with the operator interface, Ethernet and DCS communications
Operator interface facilities, TOOLBOX and Cimplicity
Watch Windows
The M6B file, functions, modules and tasks
The Finder
Trip log
Alarm display
Trouble shooting procedure
Control constants
Mark VI tools (TOOLBOX practice)
Trend Recorder, Historical trip display, Alarms and SOE's

Day 3

Mark VI software structure
M6B file, MKVI I/O and functions Programming languages of the Mark VI Macro's and Modules
Practice: Making Mark VI software with TOOLBOX
Digital input.
Analog input with software by students
Digital input with software example by Students
Gas turbine sequence
Control modes
Start up and permissive for start
IGV sequence
Normal stop
Emergency stop
Discussion of the following controls and sequencing
Fuel control
Start up, Speed, Acceleration, Temperature, Shut-down control and Manual FSR control Special control loops Inlet Guide Vane, Anti icing,
Water / steam injection and Start and stop.
Control loops The protection systems Flame detection, Overspeed, Vibration,
Exhaust temperature, Lube oil pressure and temperature, Fire protection system.
Discussion of the following controls and sequencing
Synchronization, auto and manual Power factor control MVAR control
Dry Low NOx
Explanation of the system
Discussion of the controls, implementation in Mark VI
controls and logics

Day 4

Trouble shooting, alarm analysis and limited software changes in practice
Diagnostics of card failure-Card replacement procedure.
Alarm display-Setup and configuration
Alarm Management (flow chart explanation)
Exercise of different simulated alarms trouble shooting
Changing control constants, adding alarms
Trip Log display and interpretation.

Day 5

Trouble shooting using simulation
Configuring Trip log display
Adding Sequencing (CI, CO etc.), Build, Downloading, HMI device
Configuring a new Cimplicity screen.
Case study: Unit "not ready to start". Start Checks, Trip logs. First failure analyses for trips (emergency stop)
Class Discussion and Evaluation of the course

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