Discuss the specific voltage output the operator
will be required to supply to his or her equipment. Insure the students understands, the using equipment technical manual will
contain data concerning operating voltages, phases, frequency and load cable.
Have each group of 3 students install a generator set.
Ground the Set
Connect the power transmission cable
Set the output selector switch to produce the desired output for the equipment being powered by the generator set.
Discuss installation procedures peculiar to your unit SOP.
REVIEW AND ANSWER QUESTIONS.
1. What are the factors to consider when selecting a site for a generator set?
ANSWER: Distance to loads, access, fuel supply, ventilation, foundation, and mounting.
2. Why is it important to position the generator set as close as is reasonably possible to the load?
ANSWER: To reduce transmission line voltage losses.
3. Where will the transmission cable be connected to power your equipment?
ANSWER: Note: The answer must be aimed to the specific piece of equipment the students will operate, i.e., a person who
will be the operator of a 5KW generator that powers a __________ will connect the transmission cables to the _________
and ___________ terminals.
During this lesson you have learned how to install
a 5KW GED or DED Generator Set and connect it to your equipment, this is only part of generating power. You must also be
able to operate the generator set. In the next lesson, you will learn how to operate a 5KW Generator Set.
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