Combined Cycle Plant Performance

Buffalo, New York
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Combined Cycle Plant Performance
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 8:30 AM -
Friday, July 27, 2018 12:00 PM (Eastern Time)

GP Strategies Amherst Training Center
(716) 799-1080
25 North Pointe Parkway
Suite 100
Buffalo, New York 14228
United States

Map and Directions
Basic understanding of power plant thermodynamics and operations.

Course Description 
This  2-1/2 day course is focused on improving the availability, reliability, capacity, and efficiency of the combined cycle power plant. It teaches attendees how to diagnose root causes of combined cycle power plant performance deficiencies using a case study-based approach. diagnostic flowcharts are provided and used interactively for the solutions to the case studies.    

Course Content
  • Introduction to Heat Rate, Efficiency, and Enthalpy
  • Gas Turbine Component Design and Function
  • Gas Turbine Control and Protection
  • Gas Turbine Operation and Performance Monitoring
  • Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG)
  • Power Plant Thermodynamics
  • Brayton Cycle Performance 
  • Rankine Cycle Performance
  • Rankine Cycle Equipment Performance
  • Evaluating and Troubleshooting Combined Cycle Performance 
Course Objectives
At the end of this course, students should be able to:    
  • Identify and diagnose root causes of capacity and efficiency degradation
  • Quantify the benefits of performance recovery Introduction to Combined Cycle Plant Performance 

Course Materials
The textbook, Combined Cycle Plant Performance with troubleshooting flowcharts, is provided.

Who Should Attend
This course is for experienced combined cycle operators, supervisors, engineers, and management personnel.

Course Duration:
18 Hour(s)


Contact Information

Payment Instructions

  • Cost:  2-1/2 days  $1,050
    Registration fee includes continental breakfast, and morning and afternoon breaks. To secure a seat in this training course, payment should be received before the course begins.

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    Email/Fax Purchase Orders to:
    Phone: +1.716.799.1080
    Fax:     +1.716.799.1081

    Mail Check or Purchase Orders to:

    GP Strategies Corporation
    Attn: Sandy Lee
    25 Northpointe Pkwy
    Suite 100
    Amherst, NY 14228

    Wire Transfer Information:
    Bank Details:  Wells Fargo Bank
    ABA #:  121000248
    Swift Code:  WFBIUS6S
    Bank Account #:  2000020791818
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