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GE Gas Turbine Literature
Posted by eng on 19 January, 2017 - 6:43 am
GE gas turbine training modules
Hazards of Welding Fumes
Posted by rak11226 on 18 January, 2017 - 3:35 pm
What are the hazards of welding fumes caused by tack welding when a live bus/conductor with HV/MV is nearby?
Rotating Diode at Exciter
Posted by Poji on 18 January, 2017 - 8:57 am
Why there is 6, 12, 18, 24 etc at rotating diode?
CANBus Toplogies and Nodes
Posted by Katosan on 17 January, 2017 - 6:35 am
Questions about CANBus Toplogies and Nodes
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Start Up Command for HT Motors
Posted by MAHENDRA on 17 January, 2017 - 4:23 am
What is the technical reason for a time delay between two start commands for HT Motors?
Schlumberger 7915 Flow Computer.
Posted by wahid0506 on 16 January, 2017 - 9:23 pm
Connecting Tokico Turbine flow meter to Schlumberger 7915 flow computer.
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GT Trips as 88TK Fans start on Loss of Flame
Posted by Omair on 16 January, 2017 - 8:58 pm
GE Frame 9E units (open cycle) with MARKVIe control system when machine reaches 95% rpm either loss of flame or rps start to decrease.
Transmitters Using NAMUR Standard
Posted by Aimo on 16 January, 2017 - 5:26 am
Using transmitters with NAMUR standard especially with safety systems
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CO in Gas Turbine Exhaust
Posted by shitolecp on 16 January, 2017 - 1:59 am
CO quantity in Gas Turbine exhaust
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Lift Oil Pump in GE Frame 9 Gas Turbine
Posted by Emesco on 14 January, 2017 - 3:24 pm
Where is the suction of the lift oil pump located in the lubricating tank?
Emerson Ovation
Posted by CRSwanson on 13 January, 2017 - 6:44 pm
Comparing GE Mark VIe to the Emerson Ovation
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Impact of Dust on Electronic Components
Posted by Russ on 13 January, 2017 - 12:42 pm
Can dust accumulation impact the proper functioning of electronics?
Inlet Separator Interface Level Measurement
Posted by akhait on 13 January, 2017 - 10:42 am
Offshore oil & gas inlet separator interface level measurement is a difficult measurement problem; please share if you have any success story in this application.
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High Vibration Tripping of Gas Turbine
Posted by sethsaini on 13 January, 2017 - 8:09 am
Hitachi H25 Gas Turbine High Vibration
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Modbus to labview
Posted by Prad999 on 13 January, 2017 - 12:38 am
Connecting a RS485 communicating device to LabVIEW software
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Modbus Net Topology Configuration
Posted by Massimo on 12 January, 2017 - 6:08 am
Is possible having more than one Modbus node after a serial media converter or Is it necessary one for each node (slave)?
Hyundai UPR LA - GE Multinet - Enervista Viewpoint Monitoring Software
Posted by Ocaysanity on 11 January, 2017 - 9:41 pm
I'm trying to connect my Hyundai UPR LA to Enervista Monitoring Software using GE Multinet and Modbus
Mark I Governor Settings
Posted by nomolos on 11 January, 2017 - 12:07 pm
Mark I speedtronic droop and frequency deadband specs.
TwinCAT 2 Assistance
Posted by AE01 on 11 January, 2017 - 8:20 am
TwinCAT 2 project upload from Beckhoff PLC
Small and Micro Level Electronic Manufacturing
Posted by Rushi Shroff on 11 January, 2017 - 5:59 am
Complexity of end products, investment issues of setting up cost effective factory, target audience of products
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Calibration Procedure of LVDT from Mark-Vie
Posted by VKGUPTA on 11 January, 2017 - 12:56 am
Looking for calibration procedure of LVDT from Mark-Vie
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Learning GE Mark VIe
Posted by Jack6465 on 11 January, 2017 - 12:55 am
Want to learn Mark VIe controls. Is there a school I could look into for this?
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Digital Display Integration with Annubars
Posted by Moin on 11 January, 2017 - 12:32 am
External digital display connected with Annubar through TEST and +ve terminal, as current loop. Now the 4-20 mA signal to digital display is dropping. How to rectify?
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ISO 27001
Posted by Jeremy Pollard on 9 January, 2017 - 7:18 pm
Looking for information on ISO 27001
PMQII Data Map To LM90 30
Posted by Iwo on 9 January, 2017 - 4:58 pm
How to map GE PQMII data to GE LM 9030 via REDLION using Modbus
Accessing MODBUS Data from DSE4520 Using Arduino
Posted by Elijah Mathew on 9 January, 2017 - 2:08 am
How to access Modbus data from DSE4520 using Arduino/ESP8266
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Set Reset Block
Posted by bodhiSAF on 8 January, 2017 - 11:40 am
Configuring set or reset block priorities
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Temperature Transmitter
Posted by Rezaeee08 on 8 January, 2017 - 10:20 am
If the process data range is 0-200 deg, then what would be the transmitter limit and calibration range of a pt100 temperature transmitter?
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High Spread While Burning Liquid Fuel
Posted by Aptx4869 on 8 January, 2017 - 10:20 am
High Exhaust Spread while burning liquid fuel. How can we determine the problematic Can from looking into the exhaust temperatures?
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Configuring and Calibration of SVI-2 Positioner
Posted by Ipole10 on 8 January, 2017 - 7:21 am
Need steps for the configuring and calibration of an SVI-2, MASONEILAN POSITIONER.
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Discovering Connected Modbus Devices
Posted by Aditya23456 on 7 January, 2017 - 5:42 pm
I would like to write a discovery tool which automatically detects the connected modbus devices behind the TCP/IP gateway
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Free Governor Mode with DLN-1 GE Frame 9E
Posted by Aninda on 7 January, 2017 - 6:00 am
Implementing free governor mode of operation with DLN-1 GE frame 9E machine.
MTU Engine Troubleshooting
Posted by ahdash on 6 January, 2017 - 7:21 pm
Generator not reaching the required speed
Emerson Ovation DCS
Posted by CRSwanson on 6 January, 2017 - 2:19 pm
I need some insight into the Emerson Ovation DCS
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ECU Fuel System (STAR controller)
Posted by stimmerman on 6 January, 2017 - 8:58 am
Looking for guidance on functionality of and interfacing with ECU Fuel System (STAR controller)
Understanding Electric Motor Dynamometers
Posted by DStan on 5 January, 2017 - 3:38 pm
I am trying to build a electric motor dynamometer to test AC/DC motors up to 20HP. I need help understanding some of the parts please.
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RTU Slave Interface Displaying 4 Decimals Instead of 8
Posted by sultanalam2 on 5 January, 2017 - 6:52 am
8_decimal Point Kwh data On MFM Display, Displays as only 4_Decimals On SCADA User Interface Screen
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MK II Speedtronic Calibration Instructions
Posted by glenmorangie on 5 January, 2017 - 4:54 am
Need a MKII Speedtronic Liquid Fuel Calibration Instructions/Control Spec.
Steam Turbine Bearing Housing
Posted by PSMoudgalya on 5 January, 2017 - 4:10 am
Looking for information on Essinger balls for team turbine bearing housing.
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Frequent Switchovers in Honeywell Controllers
Posted by hitanshubudhwani on 5 January, 2017 - 2:41 am
Frequent switchovers from primary to redundant controller of Honeywell Experion R410 housing a C200 controller
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Mark VIe
Posted by CRSwanson on 4 January, 2017 - 9:14 pm
Status of GE Mark VIe?
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Learning About Speedtronic MARK V Control System
Posted by eagle1 on 4 January, 2017 - 3:45 pm
Need help with learning about Speedtronic Mark V control system.
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Allen Bradley Communications Question
Posted by Louis on 4 January, 2017 - 11:00 am
Is it possible to set up a Read MSG with a PLC with RS5000 through Data Highway Plus?
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FGMO in Power Generation
Posted by MAHENDRA on 3 January, 2017 - 11:53 pm
What is FGMO in power generation? Can any one explain in simple terms?
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Solenoid Valve Coil Life
Posted by vimal gupta on 1 January, 2017 - 2:32 am
Replacement period of ASCO make continuous energized SOV Coil
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Photoelectric Sensor or Similar for Measuring Velocity of Moving Object
Posted by Alan on 30 December, 2016 - 5:36 pm
I am looking to build a system for measuring the velocity of an opaque object sliding up and down a chute, sort of like an elevator traveling along the shaft.
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Compressor Discharge Pressure
Posted by Jhon Knot on 30 December, 2016 - 3:10 am
What happens if Compressor discharge pressure suddenly drops?
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Samson Valve
Posted by Junior2 on 28 December, 2016 - 10:59 am
Bonnet Cocked on body when torqued.
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MKVIe Certification Test
Posted by RidaAlgesco on 28 December, 2016 - 9:03 am
Looking for FSE Mkvie for Heavy duty test example.
ControlLogix and Prosoft and Slave Modbus Communication Problem
Posted by zapotek67 on 28 December, 2016 - 5:21 am
Trying to control ABB MNS Mlink motor control module with AB ControlLogix 1756-L71 and Prosoft MVI56E-MCM combination
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Limit Switches for Valve Positioning
Posted by kharevikas2084 on 28 December, 2016 - 12:48 am
Type of limit switches used for valve positioning opening and closing feedback.
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Suggestions for Mathematical Models for Earthquake Engineer
Posted by Osman on 27 December, 2016 - 11:31 pm
Suggestions for some application sources for earthquake engineer
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New GE 7FA Instrumentation Choices
Posted by MIKEVI on 27 December, 2016 - 5:45 pm
Interested in the pressure transmitters being used on the newer GE Frame machine installations for CPD and gas pressure. This could include the 7FA fleet, 9FA fleet, and the new H series gas turbine installations.
Inrush Current of Oil Filled Power Transformer
Posted by agillani on 27 December, 2016 - 1:01 pm
Generator tripped on Short Circuit Fault with Current 1213 - 3259 - 2862 Amp.
Power Factor
Posted by VINO RAJU on 27 December, 2016 - 11:04 am
Power factor and amps hunting
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Surge Protection for Axial Compressor
Posted by Turbobaz on 27 December, 2016 - 12:13 am
Protecting axial compressor from surge
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Bailey DCS Functions
Posted by Bobo1972 on 26 December, 2016 - 7:02 am
Upgrading from Bailey Infi90 to ControlLogix. Looking for information about some Infi90 functions.
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GE frame 6B Difference Pressure Between Combustors
Posted by mirak on 26 December, 2016 - 4:47 am
GE frame 6B difference pressure between combustors in fuel startup
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Testing Cards for Manufacturing Defects
Posted by ma7asinooo on 25 December, 2016 - 9:29 am
How can I test manufacturing defects for electronic cards?
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Abnormal Sound in Mark V Panel
Posted by Khizar on 25 December, 2016 - 8:39 am
We have observed abnormal whistling sound in our Mark V Simplex control panel for power generation on GE Frame 5 Turbine. It appears to be originating from R or C core.
Gas turbine Static Starter Fail
Posted by aminsameipoor on 25 December, 2016 - 6:39 am
Ansaldo V94.2 Gas turbine static starter fail during the startup
insulation Rating of HT Equipment
Posted by panthripu on 24 December, 2016 - 11:24 am
Insulation rating and operating voltage of HT equipment
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Hitachi Machine Tripping on TCP AC Supply Failure
Posted by manojka on 24 December, 2016 - 3:03 am
Auxillary supply failure of 2 secs to turbine MCC panel leading to machine tripping in Hitachi H25 GT. AC failure to TCP trips turbine?
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Origin of "Impulse Line"
Posted by gautamdamodar on 23 December, 2016 - 7:26 am
What is the origin of the term - impulse line - in relation to head type sensors?
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Correct Code for Modbus Communication
Posted by vilaspanchal on 23 December, 2016 - 4:55 am
Need help with Modbus RS485 and code to control Raylogic processor
T5 Temperature Low Alarm
Posted by Fahri Kemal on 21 December, 2016 - 3:05 pm
Turbomach Taurus 60 T5 temperature low alarm.
SQL Data to Cloud EMIS
Posted by Canuck on 21 December, 2016 - 9:33 am
Looking for some direction/clarity on a SQL integration project
Fire and Gas Devices Register
Posted by gasimov89 on 21 December, 2016 - 7:56 am
Categorizing fire and gas devices in a register by criticality.
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Relay Coil and Its Normally Closed Contact
Posted by servoman11111 on 21 December, 2016 - 3:42 am
Connecting a normally closed contact of the relay with the coil of relay
Woodward EM 300 Driver
Posted by btechman on 21 December, 2016 - 2:43 am
Connecting Woodward design a software EM/LQ driver interface program to configure EM drivers and am going to connect EM300.
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Simulation of OPC Server
Posted by fedrontev on 21 December, 2016 - 1:54 am
Simulation of OPC server using pre-saved data
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Reducing Hertz
Posted by Jneely on 20 December, 2016 - 10:44 am
Is there a way to reduce the frequency for a controller looking for 3800Hz working frequency?
GE MultiNET4 Comms Setup
Posted by Iwo on 19 December, 2016 - 10:09 pm
How to setup the communication between PC and GE MultiNET 4
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FSR Backup Control
Posted by MARKlaneV on 19 December, 2016 - 2:00 pm
Causes and solutions to overcome FSR backup control
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Bearing Drain Temperature
Posted by MAHENDRA on 19 December, 2016 - 4:41 am
Want to understand functioning of logic block for bearing drain temperature
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Opening IGV Full for DLN GE Frame 9E Gas Turbine While Going to Base lLoad
Posted by MAHENDRA on 19 December, 2016 - 4:13 am
Can We open IGV to full 84 degree at 40 MW while loading to base load?
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Siemens to GE Fanuc PLC Communication with Modbus RTU
Posted by dheerendar on 18 December, 2016 - 3:00 am
Connecting a Siemens S7-300 PLC to fetch data from GE Fanuc Micro PLC through Modbus RTU.
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Simulating Multiple MODBUS TCP Devices to Test a Custom SCADA
Posted by andig on 18 December, 2016 - 12:28 am
To test a C# dotNET SCADA connecting to multiple MODBUS TCP Devices including Gateways and PLCs
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Maintenance of VA19 Valve When the GTG Is Running
Posted by abdi on 17 December, 2016 - 5:38 am
For better access to the control valve for repair when the gas turbine is in service
PROVOX --- Control Designer Help
Posted by cjjeeper on 16 December, 2016 - 2:58 pm
New to Provox Control Desktop/Control Designer. Control Designer throwing an message trying to open controller.
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MKVI IGV LVDT Fail
Posted by Rom on 16 December, 2016 - 10:16 am
Frame 6FA MKVI trip after IGV LVDT failure
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Bumpless Control When Shifting from 3 Element to Single Element
Posted by AR on 16 December, 2016 - 4:29 am
Achieving bumpless control when shifting from three element to single element in element control logic
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Speed Hunting
Posted by VKGUPTA on 16 December, 2016 - 3:45 am
Gas turbine Frame-V machine speed hunting observed intermittently.
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Upgrading My Skill Set?
Posted by Harvard07 on 16 December, 2016 - 12:44 am
Looking for some C# and VB.NET hind sight for a future decision.
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GT Tripping High Vibration on Part Load
Posted by Manoj Agrawal on 16 December, 2016 - 12:05 am
Hitachi GT 25MW tripped on High vibration bearing 1 on reduction of load from base load
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Themocouple Ferrules and Sleeves Wiring
Posted by Ikhtiander on 15 December, 2016 - 8:07 pm
What are the best wiring practices for the ferrules/sleeves be in my application?
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Explosion in Frame 7FA Turbine Compartment
Posted by Astrid Ramírez on 15 December, 2016 - 5:50 pm
Explosion in frame 7FA turbine compartment and damage in secondary flexible hose in combustion chamber # 9 and in tertiary flange in combustion chamber #8
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Trips on LM2500+DLE Associated with MKVI and HMI.
Posted by NGdave on 15 December, 2016 - 9:27 am
PGT25+ Trips due to MKVI HMI "Virtual Memory Full"
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Ratchet Sequencer Alternative Circuit
Posted by Sadiyainst on 15 December, 2016 - 1:48 am
Development of alternative Ratchet Sequencer Circuit in case of MARK-VI Control system failure
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Cooling Methods for Frame 6 Gas Turbine
Posted by seeker on 14 December, 2016 - 11:57 pm
Cooling wheelspace using 5th stage extraction from compressor
Masking Alarms from Quick Builder Points on Experion PKS
Posted by ghsalsaid2 on 14 December, 2016 - 11:17 pm
Want to mask the priority of alarms using Quick Builder when certain equipment is shutdown.
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Turbine Bearing Vibration and Oil Leak
Posted by Aptx4869 on 14 December, 2016 - 12:17 pm
7FA Turbine Bearing 2 Vibration and Oil leak.
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LOSS OF MW
Posted by CTLP on 14 December, 2016 - 9:29 am
LOSS OF MW in turbine 6000f
Why in 7FA IGV Angle Hunting Due to Change in TTXM
Posted by Power13031978 on 14 December, 2016 - 7:35 am
Why IGV angle is hunting when TTXM is changing
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Frame 6B Trip on High Lube Oil Temp
Posted by davidmcc on 14 December, 2016 - 7:22 am
GE Frame 6B gas turbine trip on high lube oil temperature on load gearbox drain
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Pressure Control Valve Installed on a Propane 3 inch Line
Posted by Noor0808 on 13 December, 2016 - 2:36 pm
After replacing seat and plug on pressure control valve it is still leaking
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EMI Effect on Communication Using Modbus Protocol
Posted by Nikhil on 13 December, 2016 - 3:11 am
Need a method (or idea) on how to analyze the effect of EMI on data error
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Isolation Valve for Hydraulic Tube Inlet to GCV, SRV, LCV
Posted by abdi on 12 December, 2016 - 6:30 am
Isolation valve for hydraulic tube valve inlet to gas control valve
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Modbus with PIC24
Posted by vikranth123 on 12 December, 2016 - 5:55 am
Reading sensor output via MODBUS to PIC24 controller
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Bently Nevada Alarm Causing Turbine to Trip
Posted by azlan on 11 December, 2016 - 12:55 pm
Bently Nevada 3500 alarm activated causing the gas turbine trip