Generator Monitoring and Control

Learning objectives

  • Explain the operating principles of the turbine generator and its components
  • Explain the use of hydraulic forces to control the speed and frequency of a hydroelectric turbine generator
  • Identify hydraulic governor components
  • Describe the operations of a hydraulic governor

Course overview

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to describe the monitoring and controlling of the generator in hydroelectric generating stations by identifying the various components of the turbine and generator and explaining their functions.

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