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Comments about Course: Electricity Generation: Deconstructing Turbines and Generators - At the institution - London - Greater London
Course Contents, Concepts and Issues
Part 1: Force, Energy and Electricity
The Concept of Matter;
The Indestructibility of Matter;
The Concept of Force;
Inertia of Motion;
Inertia of Stability;
The Impulse Principle;
The Reaction Principle;
Magnets and Magnetic Force;
The Principle of Electromagnetic Induction;
The Right-Hand Rule and the Direction of Current;
Part 2- Turbines and Generators: Generation of Electricity as Alternating Current (AC) - 1
Electromagnetic Force (EMF) Equation.
AC Generators or Alternators;
The Components of an AC Generator:
The Architecture and Principle of Operation of Turbines;
The Function of Turbines in Electricity Generation;
The Function of Alternators in Electricity Generation;
Part 3- Turbines and Generators: Generation of Electricity as Alternating Current (AC) - 2
Impulse and Reaction Turbines:
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Part 4 - Generators: Types and Usage
Types of Direct Current (DC) Generators:
Separately excited DC Generators;
Self-excited: DC Generators.
Self-excited: DC Generators:
Series Wound DC Generators;
Shunt Wound DC Generators;
Compound Wound DC Generators.
Main Components of a DC Generator
Poles and pole shoes;
Commutator and brushes.
Load Regulation Characteristics of DC Generators;
Shunt-Connected DC Generators.
Construction and Working Principles of Alternating Current Generators;
Winding Terminologies for the Alternator;
The Electromagnetic Force (EMF) Equation of an Alternator.
Natural Gas Generators;
Part 5: Pulse Generators (PG)
Pulse Generators and their Function
Types of Pulse Generators