Speedtronic Mark VI Maintenance Training


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GE Speedtronic Mark VI Controls Course


This program is intended for all control technicians and engineers, no matter their level of experience. The training will offer the attendees i>n-depth knowledge to work with the Mk VI control system in application with the gas turbine. This training will familiarize them with the hardware and software components of the control system. It will develop strong skills in process alarm troubleshooting and analysis of the control code. Additional training includes LVDT calibration, control interface (Cimplicity HMI) software programming, sequence editing and diagnostic alarm troubleshooting. A Mark VI simulator will be used to provide the participants with some hands on training.



10.0 Day



Day 1


Course outline / objectives

Equipment review

Overview of turbine / control systems

GE documentation conventions

Control Specs Piping Schematics I/O report

Panel / network layout


Day 2

Controls Fundamentals

TMR operation / design philosophy

Panel layout

Introduction to operator interface (HMI)



Day 3

HMI / Mk VI file structure Operator interface (HMI) displays Introduction to graphics application software (Cimplicity)

Introduction to controller application software




Finder (the application software search engine)


Day 4

Introduction to software configuration



Signal Tracing VPRO configuration / protection software

Blockware concepts and diagrams


Day 5

Blockware functions and algorithms



Alarm Trace #1

Alarm Trace #2

Alarm Trace #3


Day 6

Forcing signals / changing control constants


Toolbox: Logic and Analog Forcing / Control Constants

Introduction to signal data base (SDB) Exercise:

Using the SDB

Day 7

Hardware configuration

LVDT calibration procedure


LVDT Calibration


Day 8

Sequencing editing Adding software changes Validation / build /download


Adding I/O and Alarm

Cimplicity #2

Adding a Macro


Day 9

Troubleshooting / diagnostics


Toolbox: “Ready to Start”



Toolbox: Trending


Day 10

Trip history

Mk VI toolbox graphics / data collection

Questions & Answers / Review / Final Test


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