Generator and Auxiliary Systems Functions

Learning objectives

  • Define real power, reactive power, and the power factor
  • Identify the function of the rotor
  • Recall the importance of cooling particularly during load pickup
  • List advantages of hydrogen cooling and identify auxiliary systems associated with its use
  • Recognize the design and function of the rotor winding assembly
  • Identify the purpose of the shaft sealing systems

Course overview

The generator is a major component of modern generation stations. It converts the energy in fossil fuels to electricity. The Generator and Auxiliary Systems' Functions online training course focuses on the generator and its auxiliary systems' functions. It also explains maintaining a generator for efficient operation.

This course includes generator functions, generator cooling techniques, auxiliary systems, rotor winding assembly, and shaft sealing systems. It is part of the Generator and Auxiliary Systems and Control series.

This online training course covers energy conversion, basic steam turbine design, and common configurations. The Steam Turbine Design course is part of the Turbine Auxiliaries System and Control series.

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