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Generator and Excitation: Generator Fundamentals

Course Schedule

Location :  Houston, TX

Start Date
TXSeptember 09,10,11,12,13 (2024)

Course Description



Course Description

The course introduces the participant to the design and construction of generator fields and stators. It investigates the functions of the generator components and describes the synchronous and isochronous operation of generators. Lastly, the course discusses the importance of generator inspections and how inspection results might be utilized to improve generator maintenance and reliability.


5 Days

Target Audience




Electrical Maintenance

Operation & Maintenance Personnel


Participants should have:

  • Instruction and course material are given in English; therefore, a reasonable ability to read and understand spoken English is required.
  • Laptop or computer with an Internet connection.

Attended the following course(s):

  • None
    This is the foundational course for the generator product line

Class Size

Maximum number of students: 12

Learning Objectives

This course will provide basic knowledge on the following:

  • Describe the design and construction of generator fields and stators
  • Describe the components in generator fields and stators
  • List and explain the functions of the components in generator fields & stators
  • Describe the synchronous and isochronous operation of generators
  • Describe synchronization of a generator to the grid
  • Explain the importance of electrical testing of generators
  • Describe how testing results may be utilized to improve generator reliability

For more detailed learning objectives, contact the course administrator.