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									euCi Presents a Course on:

Combined CyCle Power
Plant Fundamentals
February 1-2, 2010 • Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa • San Diego, CA

                                         This course has been approved
                                         for 12 CPEs.

                                         EUCI is authorized by IACET to
                                         offer 1.0 CEUs for this program.
Combined CyCle Power
Plant Fundamentals
February 1-2, 2010

  OVERVIEW                                                                          IACET
  The combined cycle power plant fundamentals course is a general introductory                       EUCI has been
  course providing basic technical concepts needed to understand how a power                         approved as
  plant works, followed by a general overview of combined cycle power plant                          an Authorized
  layout and operating principles. All major systems in the power plant will be                      Provider by the
  discussed from fuel and water into the plant to the generation of electricity.    International Association for
  Relationships between power plant systems will be illustrated. Focus will be on   Continuing Education and Training
  simple presentation of technical ideas, so attendees are not required to have     (IACET), 1760 Old meadow Road,
  an engineering or technical background.                                           Suite 500, mclean, VA 22102. In
                                                                                    obtaining this approval, EUCI has
                                                                                    demonstrated that it complies with
                                                                                    the AnSI/IACET Standards which
  WHO SHOUlD ATTEnD                                                                 are widely recognized as standards
                                                                                    of good practice internationally.
  •   new employees who work at or deal with combined cycle power plants
  •   Generation dispatchers who need a basic understanding of combined
                                                                                    As a result of their Authorized
      cycle power plant operation
                                                                                    Provider membership status, EUCI
  •   Regulators, communications staff, and others who need a basic
                                                                                    is authorized to offer IACET CEUs
      understanding of combined cycle power plant operations
                                                                                    for its programs that qualify under
  •   Administrative or management support professionals who need a better
                                                                                    the AnSI/IACET Standards.
      understanding of combined cycle power plants to plan and implement
                                                                                    EUCI is authorized by IACET to
  •   Corporate accountants who desire a better understanding of combined
                                                                                    offer 1.0 CEUs for this program.
      cycle power plant operations and the factors that can affect operating
                                                                                    requirements for successful
  •   Sales professionals who must understand combined cycle power plant
                                                                                    Completion of Program
      operations to better serve customers
                                                                                    Participants must sign in/out each
                                                                                    day and be in attendance for the
                                                                                    entirety of the course to be eligible
                                                                                    for continuing education credit.
  Attendees will review and discuss:                                                instructional methods
  • The basic concepts of energy conversion, namely, conversion of chemical         PowerPoint Presentations and
     energy to electricity                                                          Classroom Discussion will be used
  • The basic concepts of temperature, work, and heat in power plant                in this course.
  • The basic components of a combined cycle power plant and how they
     work together to produce energy
  • The basics of fuel combustion and how fuels are prepared and combusted
     in a combustion turbine
  • The basic components of a heat recovery steam generator and how they
     work together to produce steam energy
  • The basic components of a steam turbine and how the turbine transforms
     steam energy from the heat recovery steam generator into mechanical
  • The basic components of the electrical generator and how the generator
     transforms mechanical energy from the turbine into electrical energy
  • The basic components of an electrical switch yard and how it works to
     transmit electrical energy into the electrical transmission and distribution
     systems outside of the power plant
  • Operation and maintenance of a combined cycle plant

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Combined CyCle Power
Plant Fundamentals
February 1-2, 2010

  monday, February 1, 2010
  8:00 – 8:30 a.m.        registration and Continental breakfast
  8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Course timing
  12:00 – 1:00 p.m.       Group luncheon

  introduction, Format, objectives                            steam turbines
  • Power Plant Concepts                                      • Classifications
  • A Simple Power Plant                                      • Typical Steam Turbine Cycle
  • Basic Energy Conversion                                   • Components
  • Transferring Heat to Steam Energy                         • Impulse and Reaction Turbines
  • Converting Steam Energy to mechanical Energy              • Steam Seals
  • Converting mechanical Energy to Electrical Energy         • lube Oil Systems

  Heat and energy                                             Power Plant electrical Primer
  • Properties of Substances                                  • Basic Electrical System Concepts
  • mass, Volume, and Density                                 • Simple Generation and Transmission Concepts
  • Pressure and Flow
  • Units of Pressure                                         Power Plant alternating Current (aC) Generators
  • Pressure measurement                                      • Construction and Operating Principles of large AC
  • Causes of Flow, and Flow measurement                        Generators
  • Temperature and Heat                                      • Exciter Systems
  • Forms of Energy
  • Work and Heat in Power Plants                             Power Plant switchyards
  • The Properties of Water                                   • Power Transformers
                                                              • Buses
  Combustion basics                                           • Bus Ducts
  • How Does Fuel Burn                                        • Disconnects
  • Oil and natural Gas Combustion                            • Circuit Breakers and Switchgear
  • natural Gas and Oil Ignition Systems
  • Fuel Supply and Preparation Systems                       Condenser
                                                              • Types and Principles of Operation
  Combustion turbines
                                                              • Cooling Water Systems
  • Types of Gas Turbines and Their Applications
                                                              • Condenser Performance Factors
  • Components of a Gas Turbine
  • Air, Fuel and Exhaust Flow Paths                          • Condenser Auxiliaries
  • Combustion Turbine Operation
                                                              Condensate and Feedwater systems
  • Requirements for Operation
                                                              • Flow Cycle
  12:00 – 1:00 Group luncheon                                 • Feedwater Heaters
                                                              • Deaerator
  emissions Control                                           • Boiler Feed Pumps
  • Basics of Gas Turbine Emissions Control
  • low nOx Burners                                           balance of Plant equipment
  • Water & Steam Injection                                   • Theory of Operation
  • SCR                                                       • Compressors
                                                              • Pumps
  waste Heat recovery boiler                                  • Auxiliary Systems
  • modes of Heat Transfer
  • Furnace Heat Transfer and Temperature Control             summary

  boiler steam-water Cycle
  • Boiler Steam-Water Cycle
  • Typical Waste Heat Boiler Configurations
  • Economizer
  • HP, IP and lP Sections
  • Superheaters
  • Reheaters

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Combined CyCle Power
Plant Fundamentals
February 1-2, 2010

  PROGRAm AGEnDA                                                                CPE CREDITS
  tuesday, February 2, 2010
                                                                                               EUCI is registered
  7:30 – 8:00 a.m.       Continental breakfast                                                 with the national
  8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Course timing                                                         Association of
                                                                                               State Boards of
  water treatment                                                               (nASBA) as a sponsor of continuing
  • The Effects of Untreated Water on Operations                                professional education on the
  • Water Chemistry Parameters                                                  national Registry of CPE Sponsors.
  • External Treatment                                                          State boards of accountancy have
  • Clarifying Filters and Demineralizers                                       final authority on the acceptance of
  • Internal Treatment                                                          individual courses for CPE credit.
                                                                                Complaints regarding registered
  instrumentation                                                               sponsors may be addressed to the
  • Instrumentation                                                             national Registry of CPE Sponsors,
  • Pressure                                                                    150 Fourth Avenue north, Suite
  • Temperature                                                                 700, nashville, Tn, 37219-2417.
  • Flow
  • Water level                                                                 Web site:
  • Turbine Supervisory
  • Combustion                                                                  Upon successful completion of
  • Water Analysis                                                              this event, program participants
                                                                                interested in receiving CPE
  main Control systems and interlocks                                           credits will receive a certificate of
  • Control                                                                     completion.
  • Combustion
  • Temperature                                                                 Conference CPe Credits: 12
  • Interlocks                                                                  There is no prerequisite for this
  • Boiler                                                                      conference.
  • Steam and Gas Turbine                                                       Program level 1: Beginner
  • Electrical                                                                  delivery method: Group-live
                                                                                advanced Preparation: none
  Plant maintenance
  • Objectives of maintenance
  • Gas Turbine maintenance and maintenance Intervals
  • Steam Turbine maintenance and maintenance Intervals
  • Basic Balance of Plant maintenance and maintenance Intervals

  Plant operations
  • Basic Operating Procedures and Principles.
  • Operations Flexibility of a Combined Cycle Power Plant
  • Emergency Situations.

  station Performance
  • measuring Efficiency
  • Heat Rate
  • Factors Effecting Heat Rate

  • Summary of material Covered
  • Final Questions and Discussion

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Combined CyCle Power
Plant Fundamentals
February 1-2, 2010

  rob shepard, owner and President, the energy Group
  Rob Shepard has over 21 years of power generation industry experience
  in the operation and maintenance of gas, oil and coal fired power plants.
  He has extensive experience in combustion turbine and steam turbine
  operations and maintenance and has worked at over 45 combustion
  turbine sites in simple or combined cycle configuration. mr. Shepard is
  currently the Owner and President of The Energy Group. He provides
  leadership and consulting in asset management related services
  including O&m assessment, O&m strategy development, due diligence,
  condition assessment, plant feasibility and development, plant expansion,
  maintenance management, outage optimization, outage management,
  troubleshooting and problem solving, and process improvements. Prior to
  owning his own company, mr. Shepard was a Project manager and O&m
  Consultant at ProEnergy Services and Black & Veatch. His assignments
  included various assignments on gas and oil fired simple cycle and combined
  cycle plants as well as gas, oil, and coal fired thermal power plants. mr.
  Shepard also worked for Entergy Corporation for over twelve years in
  the operation and maintenance of various plants, including steam and
  gas turbine power plants, as a Plant Engineer, Environmental Coordinator,
  maintenance manager, Outage manager and Plant manager.

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