LM6000 Performance Characteristics, Testing and Long-Term Condition Monitoring

“Attending this seminar has really given me confidence and a solid knowledge on GT operations.”

“The course, especially the throttle push exercise, was very helpful.”

“Learning how to apply the correction curves was my favorite part of the course.”

   -- Previous class attendees

Next Scheduled Seminar: TBD

Next Seminar Location: TBD

Who should attend:

•  Performance Engineers working with aeroderivative gas turbines

•  Operators needing increased understanding to optimize operations

•  Plant Managers looking to maximize the use of their assets

•  Power Marketers who need to understand the flexibility and limitations of LM6000 operation

•  Anyone interested in a more in-depth look at the unique performance characteristics of the GE LM6000

What you will learn:

•  Expected performance for the LM6000 family of engines (SAC and DLE) with and without SPRINT

•  Why Throttle Push corrections are needed for the GE LM6000 and how to apply them correctly

•  The differences in curve corrections and cycle deck corrections

•  Instrumentation required for performance testing and monitoring

•  Uncertainty related to instrumentation and measurement methods

•  Basic requirements of a good performance test

•  Basic requirements for a complete performance monitoring program

Benefits of attending:

•  Gain confidence in your knowledge of aeroderivative gas turbine operations

•  Be able to predict your unit’s performance for tomorrow’s market based on forecast ambient conditions

•  Improve your maintenance practices by knowing what to do with “corrected” and “expected” performance

•  Know the resources required for performance testing and long-term monitoring programs

•  Understand the effect a good performance monitoring program can have on the bottom line

Seminar leader:

Tina Toburen: An independent consultant and registered Professional Engineer in the state of Washington. She has been working in the power industry since the early 90's, and now focuses on improving the efficiency, capacity and profitability of power generation facilities through performance monitoring, training and analysis. Previous experience includes working for companies such as DuPont, Enron, Puget Sound Energy and McHale Performance.

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Location Information:

      Regus Corporate Commons
      6200 Stoneridge Mall Road; 3rd Floor
      Pleasanton, CA

      Walking distance to the BART

For more information, including other potential dates, please contact:

    Tina L. Toburen, P.E.

Costs: $1275 per attendee. Multiple attendee discounts available, call for pricing.

Accepted Payments: Check, Bank Wire, Credit Cards (via PayPal),

To:  T2E3, Inc.

      14260 120th PL NE
      Kirkland, WA 98034