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Course Details


Abu Dhabi, UAE
From Date: 13-Mar-2023   
To Date: 17-Mar-2023
5 Days

Ref No:        ME031
Title:            Centrifugal Compressors & Steam Turbines
Start Date:  13 March 2023 End Date: 17 March 2023  
Venue:          Abu Dhabi, UAE
Fee:               $5,250

Training will be held at any of the 5 star hotels. The exact venue will be informed once finalized.

This seminar entails a study of gas compression and expansion laws applied to industrial processes followed by an illustration of the different types of rotating machines usually encountered in plants, and their related aspects. The aim is to provide a satisfactory approach to the problems posed by compressors and turbines and the means to solve them.

Key Highlights of the course are: 

  • Understanding of monitoring techniques as applied to compressors and turbines.
  • Ability to put in place measures to quantify equipment condition.
  • Interface with and control service providers.
  • Identify and specify new compressor and turbine plant.



At the end of this seminar participants will have:

  • An understanding of the construction and operational constraints of centrifugal compressors and steam turbines.
  • Knowledge of how to optimally maintain the equipment for the benefit of the company 
  • Hints and Tips for practical application of monitoring technologies so as to achieve the best results.
  • Engineers, Operators, and Technicians in Maintenance, Engineering and Production.
  • Anyone who wishes to update themselves on Maintenance Engineering Technologies, judge the suitability of these technologies for their needs, and learn how to implement them for the benefit of their organizations.

Day 1:


Introduction to Compressor Types:
Centrifugal; Axial; Reciprocating; Helical Screw; Ranges of Application and Limitations

Positive displacement compressors
Reciprocating; Rotating;

Mechanical Design of Centrifugal Compressors:
Compressor Side Streams, Rotors, Balancing, Rotor Dynamics, Impellers, Casings

Mechanical Design of Centrifugal Compressors (continued):
Bearings, Seals, Couplings, Controls

Day 2:

Basic Compressor Parameters:
Thermodynamics; Capacity; Power; Efficiencies; Gas Properties; Intercooling

Axial and Radial Thrust:
Axial thrust and methods of balance Radial thrust and its effect

Selection of Centrifugal Process Compressors:
Calculation Methods, Characteristic Curves; Stability

Surge in Centrifugal Compressors
Method of controlling surge

Lubrication and sealing systems:


Day 3:

Compressor Inspection, Maintenance:


Steam generation
Energy, matter and fuel

Sensible and latent heat, superheating

Steam Turbines
Operating Principles, Impulse Turbines, Reaction Turbines

Steam Turbines (Continued):
Application Ranges, Configurations, Application Constraints

Turbine Components:
Turbine Rotors, Blading, Diaphragms, Nozzles, Steam Chests, Glands and Gland Systems, Bearings


Day 4:

Turbine Components (Continued):
Balancing, Rotor Dynamics, Governing Systems, Lube Oil Management

Overview of Selection and Sizing of Steam Turbines for Reliability:
Thermodynamics, Steam (Water) Rates, Condensing and Backpressure Turbines, Single and Multistage Types, Process Considerations

Operation and Maintenance of Steam Turbines:
Commissioning, Startup, Run-In and Shut-down and Surveillance

Operation and Maintenance of Steam Turbines (Continued):
Steam Turbine Inspection, Maintenance, Overhaul and Repair

Day 5:

Carnot cycle, regenerative cycle, Brayton

Predictive vs. Preventive Maintenance Techniques:
Determination of Which Method to Use

Machinery Reliability Audits and Reviews:
Overview; Reliability Impact on Plants

Written Test (Optional)

Presentation of Certificates

Note: Pre & Post Tests will be conducted
Case Studies, Group Exercises, Group Discussions, Last Day Review & Assessments will be carried out. 


Define Management Consultancy & Training Certificate of course completion will be issued to all attendees.


A highly interactive combination of lectures and discussion sessions will be managed to maximize the amount and quality of information and knowledge transfer. The sessions will start by raising the most relevant questions, and motivate everybody find the right answers. You will also be encouraged to raise your own questions and to share in the development of the right answers using your own analysis and experiences. Tests of multiple-choice type will be made available on daily basis to examine the effectiveness of delivering the course. Very useful Course Materials will be given.

  • 30% Lectures 
  • 30% Workshops and work presentation •
  • 20% Group Work& Practical Exercises •
  • 20% Videos& General Discussions
5,250 US$ per participant for Public Training including Course Materials/Handouts, Tea/Coffee, Refreshments & International Buffet Lunch

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