Gas Turbine Compressor Section

Compressor Section

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  • Course Delivery: On Demand
  • Duration: 0.5

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This module provides an overview of the compressor section of a gas turbine, including its basic characteristics, theory of operation, and major components. Additionally, the module introduces inlet air heating systems and cooling air systems and explains their purpose.


Course Objectives

"State the purpose of the compressor section.
Define common terminology.
Describe the major components.
Explain the theory of operation.
State the purpose of compressor bleed valves, inlet air heating systems, and turbine cooling air systems"





Quiz Information

You will not be required to pass the knowledge check questions to move on to the next lesson. These will not be counted as a grade, but each question gives you insight into what you should have learned and the sorts of things you'll need to remember moving forward.



The final exam must be passed successfully with 80% or higher in order to receive your certificate of completion.

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