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Advanced operations and maintenance training on turbo-generators and motors

Maintain your generating and industrial plant at maximum performance and reliability

Sponsored by the Doble Rotating Machinery Committee

Wednesday, April 11th from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Thursday, April 12th from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

As part of the International Conference of Doble Clients, Doble’s Rotating Machinery Committee is presenting a one and half day tutorial focused on rotating machinery and electrical plant reliability – open to the public. Learn from the experts on how to reliably operate and maintain the electrical side of your generating or industrial plant. This tutorial covers aspects of theory, application, design, manufacturing, operations and maintenance of turbo-generators and synchronous and induction motors. Highlights include the “balance of plant” equipment maintenance best practices on transformers, iso-phase bus, power cables, medium voltage switchgear and switchyard.

Conference & Tutorial Access

This tutorial will take place during the International Conference of Doble Clients in Boston. Tutorial attendees are also invited to participate in the Rotating Machinery Committee Technical Presentations proceeding the tutorial on Wednesday, April 11th.

Agenda topics to include

  • Infrared Testing of Rotating Machines and Plant Equipment
  • Bearing Failures and Repair
  • Governors
  • Excitation System Life Extension
  • Shaft Alignment & Vibration
  • Off-line Generator Testing
  • Ground Grid Systems
  • HV Materials & Testing
  • Considerations when Testing Variable Speed Drives
  • Partial Discharge – Detection, Location & Continuous Monitoring for Rotating Machines
  • Motor Rewinds Specifications


Who should attend

This tutorial is designed for owners, operators and maintenance personnel from electric power generating facilities, petrochemical plants, pulp and paper mills, metals industry, insurance companies and those with an interest in generators and large electric motors.

  • The tutorial is free of charge for attendees who are Doble Services Agreement (DSA) Clients
  • For those without a DSA membership, you may attend for a nominal fee of $895 USD per person.

Earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Doble Engineering Company is an accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Doble complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Doble Engineering Company is accredited to issue the IACET CEU. As an IACET Accredited Provider, Doble offers CEUS for the programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard. Find out more about Doble’s CEU program.

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