Course One: Engine Emission Optimization

Patrick Clophus, WPI and Doug Campbell, Advanced Catalyst System, LLC

This course will focus on the performance of the engine and emission options and settings.

  1. Engine emissions basics
  2. Catalytic converter application and maintenance
  3. Gaseous fuels
  4. Regulations overview
  5. Mass emissions calculations
  6. Estimating engine horsepower
  7. Air fuel ratio controllers
  8. Portable emissions analyzers
  9. WPI emissions software

Course Two: Operation and Maintenance of High Speed Compressors

Jeff Stover and Joe Hagan, Ariel Corporation

  1. Compression Theory and Capacity Control Devices
  2. Compressor Maintenance Intervals
  3. Compressor Valves
  4. Compressor Package Components and Design
  5. Packing and Piston Rings
  6. Compressor Installation and Commissioning
  7. Shaft Alignment
  8. Bolting and Torque
  9. Compressor Lubrication
  10. Troubleshooting Roundtable

Course Three: Caterpillar Engines

Kenneth Hall, Caterpillar Oil and Gas

  1. General Gas Engine Basics
  2. General Discussion of Emissions
  3. Caterpillar Gas Engine Family
  4. Caterpillar Gas Engine New Features
  5. Engine Selection and Installation Considerations
  6. Engine Sizing Tools and Supporting Literature

Course Four: Alignment

Christopher Greene and Matthew Hadad, Ludeca, Inc.

  • History
  • Fabrication and Installation
  • Rim and Face Alignment
  • Rim and Face Alignment Lab
  • Laser Alignment Procedure
  • Laser Alignment Lab

Course Five: Centrifugal Compressors

Michael Clay, Solar Turbines, Inc

  • Safety Moment
  • Solar Package Overview
  • Gas Turbine Engine
  • Start System
  • Oil Lubrication System
  • Fuel System
  • SoLoNOx
  • Operational Sequencing
  • Service and Maningtenance Practices
  • Technical Question/Answer Session
  • Customer Service Review
  • Fleet Management / InSight System