Steam Turbine Auxiliaries

Learning objectives

  • Identify the two primary purposes of the main turbine lube oil system
  • Describe the location and operation of the main lube oil pump and its relationship to the booster oil pump
  • Explain the purpose of the turning gear
  • Describe the operation of the gland steam seal system
  • Discuss operator role in the operation of the steam turbine

Course overview

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to describe the design and function of components found in a typical turbine lube oil system and gland steam seal system.

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