Engineering - Rotating Equipment:  Gas Turbines, Pumps & Compressors Operation & Maintenance  

This course will focus on the operation and maintenance of rotating equipment. The course will cover all aspects of rotating equipment operation and maintenance including pump, compressor, bearing, impellor systems, component maintenance and repair, assembly and dis-assembly of major items. 

Course Overview

  • Course Details         

  • Instructor Led Training
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Workshop size: 25 participants
  • Delivery: Classroom or Online

Course Objectives

To understand the management of operations, and the maintenance of rotating equipment. 

Training Techniques 

  • Case studies
  • Group learning and discussion
  • Individual challenges
  • Training videos
  • Role plays and simulations


Here is what we will cover in
this course

Introduction to Gas Turbines 

-Gas Turbine Theory/Principles
-Definition of terms (Heat Rate, Power Output)
-Simple Cycle, Combined Cycle
-Gas Turbine Types (Industrial, Aero-Derivative)
-Major Components of a Gas Turbine
-Compressor Overview
-Combustor Types, Theory and Overview
-Turbine Overview
-Major Accessory Components of a Gas Turbine
-Starting Devices


-Types of pump 
-Water Pumps and Pump Stations
-Centrifugal Pumps
-Multistage Pumps
-Other Pump Types
-Mechanical Design and Pump Selection
-Pump Components and Design
-System Design
-Affinity Laws
-Pump Efficiency
-Thrust and Journal Bearings
-Cavitation problems


-Compressor Types: - Basic and Troubleshooting
-Centrifugal Compressors
-Impellor Maintenance
-Bearing and Seal Maintenance
-Reciprocating Compressors
-Bearings and Seals
-Screw Compressors
-Major Components

Bearing Monitoring and Maintenance 

-Bearing Types and Applications
-Journal Bearings
-Designs and Applications
-Thrust Bearings
-Designs and Applications
-Roller Bearings
-Bearing Selection
-Bearing Storage and Repair

Maintenance Skills and Solving Mechanical Problems 

-Types of Maintenance
-Breakdown Maintenance
-Planned Maintenance
-Preventive Maintenance
-Comparison of Maintenance Techniques
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