302.083 Operation of Gas and Steam Turbines
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to:

  • describe the mechanical and thermal equipment of steam and gas turbine plants in thermal power plants
  • explain the operation taking into account the performance at partial and full load turbomachinery
  • estimate the environmental aspects such as weather and know the possibilities of reducing emissions from gas turbines
  • identify and analyse damage mechanisms and their consequences
  • provide an overview of company regulations and the respective laws

Subject of course

Historical development of gas and steam turbine Operation principle Gas turbine compressor (surge and stall, anti surge control, fouling, compressor washing) Gas turbine combustion chamber (design concepts, cooling, fules, emissions) Gas turbine expander (materials and thermal barrier coating, component cooling, erosion, corosion) Control and protection equipment Power control Equivalent operating hours Start up and shut down procedures Damages Legislation

Teaching methods

Explain the operating behavior of thermal turbomachinery and analyze occurring operational events.

Mode of examination




Course dates

Tue10:00 - 12:0006.10.2020 - 26.01.2021 Online (LIVE)Hala
Operation of Gas and Steam Turbines - Single appointments
Tue06.10.202010:00 - 12:00 OnlineHala
Tue13.10.202010:00 - 12:00 OnlineHala
Tue20.10.202010:00 - 12:00 OnlineHala
Tue27.10.202010:00 - 12:00 OnlineHala
Tue03.11.202010:00 - 12:00 OnlineHala
Tue10.11.202010:00 - 12:00 OnlineHala
Tue17.11.202010:00 - 12:00 OnlineHala
Tue24.11.202010:00 - 12:00 OnlineHala
Tue01.12.202010:00 - 12:00 OnlineHala
Tue15.12.202010:00 - 12:00 OnlineHala
Tue12.01.202110:00 - 12:00 OnlineHala
Tue19.01.202110:00 - 12:00 OnlineHala
Tue26.01.202110:00 - 12:00 OnlineHala

Examination modalities

Explaining the performance of thermal turbomachinery and thermal power plant equipment to achieve operational specifications.


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Fri14:00 - 16:0010.12.2021 Onlinewritten26.11.2021 08:00 - 03.12.2021 23:59TISS302.083 - Dezember
Fri14:00 - 16:0014.01.2022 Onlinewritten31.12.2021 08:00 - 07.01.2022 23:59TISS302.083 - Jänner

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
22.09.2020 00:00 11.12.2020 20:00



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