Basic Nuclear Thermal Performance Training

The courses include hands-on exercises to drive home theory and practical application.

  • Thermal Performance Basics: Designed to review thermodynamic fundamentals and describe the essential elements of a thermal performance program
  • Power Plant Cycle & Component Evaluation: Designed to teach how to identify and recover lost megawatts throughout the thermal cycle with an emphasis on an integrated approach to understanding the thermal cycle
  • Thermal Plant Resources and Tools: Designed to provide the engineer a good understanding of resources used to evaluate thermal performance including trending, analysis, turbine testing, cooling tower testing, quantification of losses and software tools

Sample Schedule (MST)

Tuesday, 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Thermodynamic Fundamentals & Component Analysis

Wednesday, 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Cycle and Component Analysis

Thursday, 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Thermal Performance Tools and Resources
Testing & Program Development

September 24-26, 2024
Montrose, Colorado
Fee: $2,695/person

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GSE Engineering is a highly experienced team focused on creating innovative ways to meet our customers’ needs using a combination of our industry-leading services and products. The Programs & Performance group (Formerly True North Consulting) leverages decades of specialized expertise in thermal performance and engineering programs that refine and update systems, to optimize performance and safety.