Fundamentals of Steam Turbines – A One Day Course

The goal of this training is to make you familiar with the steam turbine including basic operation, critical parts, and procedures for repair, installation, start-up, and operation. By learning this information, it will give operations, maintenance, and engineering a better idea of what to expect from your turbine operation.

  • Section I
    Basic history of steam turbines
    Why they are used in the Petrochemical Industry
    Basic application and where they are used
    Basic design criteria and why there are various sizes of turbines
    How to find critical information on each OEM manufactured turbine
    Governor operational principles
    Steam path through the turbine
    Critical parts of the turbine and how they function
  • Section II
    What to look for prior to removal of the turbine
    What to look for during the basic disassembly of the turbine
    Basic inspection and repair practices
    Major ideas to observe during the repair and case studies
    Assembly tips and practices
    Installation procedures and practices Installation procedures and practices with case studies
    Start-up procedures and where to find them
  • Training is held every 4th Thursday of the month starting at 8:00am and concluding at 4:00pm
  • Estimated training time: 1 day (including facility tour).
  • This training program is a hands-on course designed for plant machinists, operators, maintenance personnel, maintenance
    engineers and supply chain professionals.
  • Cost of the program is at no charge.
  • Each trainee will receive a certificate to apply towards PDH or CEU credits.
  • Location: Revak Keene Turbomachinery 12204 W Fairmont Parkway, La Porte, TX 77571.
  • Limited availability

Hosted by Randy Tye

RKTM’s lead trainer with over 40 years of Petrochemical Industry
experience and passionate about turbomachinery

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