Introduction to Diesel Generator System (DG Set)

Learn Diesel Generator Systems with Prof. Kiran Beldar

Welcome to your Course “Introduction to Diesel Generator System (DG Set)” This course gives you the basic fundamental understanding regarding the DG Set. How to size the DG Set what all parameters are we consider in DG Set Designing Process, each and every thing explained with appropriate resources and Reading.

What you’ll learn

  • Introduction to DG Set.
  • Standby Vs Prime Power Rating.
  • Components of Diesel Generator.
  • Introduction to Internal Combustion Engine.
  • Working of AC Synchronous Generator (Alternator).
  • Working of Diesel Generator.
  • Selection Criteria for DG Set.
  • Load Curve.
  • Load factor.
  • Diversity Factor.
  • Sizing of Diesel Generator as per Load calculation in Amps.
  • Sizing of Diesel Generator as per kW Requirement.
  • Operation and Maintenance of Diesel Generators.

Course Content

  • Introduction to Diesel Generator Power Plant –> 3 lectures • 16min.
  • Basic Components of Diesel Generator –> 3 lectures • 30min.
  • Introduction to Internal Combustion Diesel Engine –> 1 lecture • 8min.
  • Introduction to AC Synchronous Generator (Alternator) –> 3 lectures • 22min.
  • Working of Diesel Generator System –> 2 lectures • 14min.
  • Sizing of Diesel Generator Power Plant –> 8 lectures • 33min.
  • Operation and Maintenance of Diesel Generators –> 2 lectures • 16min.

Introduction to Diesel Generator System (DG Set)

Requirements

  • Nothing.

Welcome to your Course “Introduction to Diesel Generator System (DG Set)” This course gives you the basic fundamental understanding regarding the DG Set. How to size the DG Set what all parameters are we consider in DG Set Designing Process, each and every thing explained with appropriate resources and Reading.

The Course is design for the students, professionals who wants to clear the fundamental understanding of the Diesel Generator Working principles and Sizing of Diesel Generator. Outline of the Course:

1] Introduction to Diesel Generator Power Plant

Introduction to Diesel Generator Power Plant

Standby Vs Prime Power Rating

Readings on Importance of Rating a Generator Engine Correctly

2] Basic Components of Diesel Generator

Components of Diesel Generator -Part 1

Components of Diesel Generator -Part 2

Readings on Components of Diesel Generator

3] Introduction to Internal Combustion Diesel Engine

Introduction to Internal Combustion Diesel Engine

4] Introduction to AC Synchronous Generator (Alternator)

Working of AC Synchronous Generator (Alternator)

Relation between Speed, Frequency and No. of Poles in Alternator

Readings on AC Synchronous Generator (Alternator)

5] Working of Diesel Generator System

Working of Diesel Generator

Readings of Diesel Generator

6] Sizing of Diesel Generator Power Plant

Selection Criteria for DG Set

Load Curve

Load Factor

Diversity Factor

Reading on Understanding Diesel Genset Specifications: kW, kVA and Power Factor

Sizing of Diesel Generator as per Load calculation in Amps

Sizing of Diesel Generator as per kW Requirement

Readings on How Leading and Lagging Power Factor Affect a Diesel Generator

7] Operation and Maintenance of Diesel Generators

Closing of Course