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Generator set - Control and coupling (E1232)
Generator set

4 days

Who should attend?


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What will I learn from this course?
  • Gain knowledge of the component technology
  • Control the different sequences of coupling and understand its failures

Component, running

Diesel engine (reminder)

  • Principle, injection circuit, lubrication, cooling, overcharging

Diesel engine regulation

  • Running, starting-up, adjustment
  • Mechanical, hydraulic and electronic regulators

Alternator (reminder)

  • Principle, compounded excitation
  • Voltage regulators


  • Electrical conditions of parallel connection
  • Alternator coupling operations

Generator start conditions

  • Distribution of power between two sources
  • General case of different power alternators
  • Consequences of coupling errors

Protection of alternators

Practical work on real size material

Learning path
Prerequisites E1232 Next step
E1142 Basic knowledge in electricity and mechanics 20% practice 80% theory
This training can be provided on site at your own convenience.