21st Informative & Training Symposium
DIAGNOSTICS & OVERHAULS OF POWER EQUIPMENT
Safety and availability of power equipment
October 3-4, 2019

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20th Informative & Training Symposium
DIAGNOSTICS & OVERHAULS OF THERMO-MECHANICAL POWER EQUIPMENT
Flexible coal fired power units on the Power Market

Symposium theme:

  • Life extension of thermo-mechanical power equipment
  • Mid-merit and peak load of power units
  • Modernization to improve flexibility of thermo-mechanical power equipment
  • Diagnostics as a support for life extension of long time operated thermo-mechanical power equipment
  • Diagnostics supporting availability of power units operated in cycle load
  • Power plants in the coming era of Economy 4.0
  • Management of knowledge about technical condition of power equipment
  • Remote diagnostics
  • Innovative methods of testing and assessment of power equipment
  • Technologies to increase lifetime of power equipment
19th Informative and Training Symposium
DIAGNOSTICS & OVERHAULS OF THERMO-MECHANICAL POWER EQUIPMENT
Diagnostics as a support for life extension and flexible operation of power plant - Katowice, Hotel Angelo, 05-06.10.2017

Symposium theme:

  • Life extension of thermo-mechanical power equipment
  • Mid-merit and peak load of power units
  • Modernization to improve flexibility of thermo-mechanical power equipment
  • Diagnostics as a support for life extension of long time operated thermo-mechanical power equipment
  • Diagnostics supporting availability of power units operated in cycle load
  • Power plants in the coming era of Economy 4.0
  • Management of knowledge about technical condition of power equipment
  • Remote diagnostics
  • Innovative methods of testing and assessment of power equipment
  • Technologies to increase lifetime of power equipment
18th Informative and Training Symposium
DIAGNOSTICS & OVERHAULS OF THERMO-MECHANICAL POWER EQUIPMENT
Diagnostics as a support for flexible and effective operation of power plants - Katowice (Poland), Hotel QUBUS, Oct 6-7, 2016

Symposium Theme:

  • Flexible operation of power equipment
  • Diagnostics, which supports flexible operation of power units
  • Maintenance as a part of system approach to effective management of production
  • Power plants in the coming era of Economy 4.0
  • Management of knowledge about technical condition of power equipment
  • Life extension of modernized power units of 100-360 MW
  • Standarization of testing and assessment of assets in groups of power plants
  • Remote diagnostics
  • Innovative methods of testing and assessment of power equipment
  • Technologies to increase lifetime of power equipment
17th Informative and Training Symposium
DIAGNOSTICS & OVERHAULS OF THERMO-MECHANICAL POWER EQUIPMENT
Diagnostics as a source of knowledge to support asset management - Katowice, Hotel Qubus, 08-09.10.2015

Symposium Theme:

  • Management of knowledge of technical condition of power units,
  • Management of maintenance based on CBM, RCM, RBM strategies,
  • Extension of operation period of 200 MW and 360 MW power units,
  • Standardization of testing and assessment in capital groups in power sector,
  • Remote diagnostics,
  • Innovative methodologies of testing and assessment,
  • Technologies, which increase lifetime of power equipment.
16th Informative and Training Symposium
DIAGNOSTICS & OVERHAULS OF THERMO-MECHANICAL POWER EQUIPMENT
Maintenance of new and modernized power units - Katowice (Poland), Hotel Angelo, October 1-3, 2014

Symposium Theme:

  • Planning overhauls
  • Creating the competences in the area of diagnostics and overhauls uninfluenced by suppliers of power equipment
  • Management of knowledge about technical condition of power units
  • Maintenance process risk based management
  • Long term services delivered by suppliers of power equipment
  • Innovative methods of examinations and assessment of power equipment
15th Informative & Training Symposium
DIAGNOSTICS AND OVERHAULS OF THERMO-MECHANICAL POWER EQUIPMENT
Diagnostics and tube failures prevention of steam boilers - Ustroń (Poland), Hotel "Belweder", October 02 - 04 2013

Theme:

  • Examinations and assessment of tubes of heating surfaces of boilers
  • Prevention of tube failures of heating surfaces
  • Management of knowledge about technical condition of heating surfaces of boilers
  • Changes of combustion conditions in boilers connected to their pro-ecological modernization
  • Influence of modernization of boilers on technical condition of heating surfaces
  • Risk analysis as a support for diagnostics of heating surfaces of boilers
  • Planning the overhauls of heating surfaces of boilers
  • Extension of operation period and retrofitting of long time operated power units
  • Innovative methods of examinations and assessment of power equipment
14th Informative and Training Symposium
DIAGNOSTICS AND OVERHAULS OF THERMO-MECHANICAL POWER EQUIPMENT
Diagnostics as a support for modernizations’ and overhauls’ planning - Ustroń, Hotel Belweder, 3-5 October 2012

Symposium Theme:

  • diagnostics as a basis of knowledge about technical condition of power equipment,
  • managing the information and knowledge from diagnostics,
  • examination accompanying overhauls and diagnostics supporting planning them,
  • modernizations of power equipment based on knowledge from diagnostics,
  • diagnostic and overhaul services,
  • innovative methodologies of testing and assessment,
  • lifetime prognosing for long time operated power equipment.
13th Informative & Training Symposium
MAINTENANCE OF THERMO-MECHANICAL POWER EQUIPMENT
Management of the Productive Assets of a Group of Power Plants - Katowice, Hotel Angelo, 06 - 07.10.2011

Symposium Theme:

  • organization of the productive property management,
  • managing the diagnostics and overhauls by the Center of Common Services,
  • diagnostics as a basis for the knowledge about the technical condition of the equipment,
  • managing the information and the knowledge,
  • technical condition of the power equipment as an important part of the corporate knowledge,
  • systems of knowledge management as a support for life extension,
  • IT support for the diagnostic systems and the systems of knowledge management.
12th Informative & Training Symposium
MAINTENANCE OF THERMO-MECHANICAL POWER EQUIPMENT
Upgrading power equipment to extend its operating period beyond 300.000 hours - Wisła, Hotel STOK, 28 - 30.09.2010

Symposium Theme:

  • permissible service life of power equipment and their components,
  • qualifying power equipment components for further operation up to 350 000 hours,
  • diagnostic monitoring of long time operated power equipment,
  • environmental, economic and legal restrictions connected with the extension of the service life of power equipment.
11th Informative & Training Symposium
MAINTENANCE OF THERMO-MECHANICAL POWER EQUIPMENT
Operating conditions of Power equipment beyond 300 000 hours - Wisła, Hotel STOK, 30.09 – 2.10.2009

Symposium Theme:

  • life extension of power equipment beyond 300 000 hours — possibilities and limits,
  • thermo-mechanical power equipment life limitations connected with materials and structure,
  • operational conditions for power equipment being in service for more than 300 000 hours,
  • modernizations and specific technologies for overhauls for life extension,
  • diagnostics, assessments and prognosis of remaining life of tong operated power equipment,
  • ecological, economic and legal limitations connected with life extension of power equipment.
10th Informative & Training Symposium

Symposium Theme:

  • productive expectations related to power equipments in Polish power sector,
  • material and design constraints limiting the lifetime of thermal-and-mechanical equipment in power plants,
  • operating requirements for power units in service for a long period of time,
  • maintenance and repair requirements for equipment longer than 250.000 hours in service,
  • examination and condition assessment of and further life prediction for power equipment in service for a long period of time,
  • ecological, economical and legal constraints concerning the extension of power equipment service time.
9th Informative & Training Symposium
DIAGNOSTIC AND MAINTENANCE OF LONG TIME OPERATED POWER EQUIPMENT
Diagnostics as a component of the system for maintenance - Ustroń, Hotel BELWEDER, 03 - 05.10.2007

Symposium Theme:

  • system approach to diagnostics,
  • organization of diagnostics,
  • standards and methods for diagnostic examination and testing Selection of diagnostic methods,
  • predicting life of equipment and its elements,
  • how to make the best use of diagnostic applications,
  • innovative methods of the examination and assessment of equipment condition,
  • methods and criteria for the evaluation of thermal-and-mechanical equipment with regard to their fitness for further service.
8th Informative & Training Symposium
DIAGNOSTIC AND MAINTENANCE OF LONG TIME OPERATED POWER EQUIPMENT
How long can older thermal and mechanical equipment be still operated? - Ustroń, Hotel BELWEDER, 04-06.10.2006

Symposium Theme:

  • technological and other factors limiting the service life of thermal and mechanical equipment,
  • methods and criteria of the assessment of fitness of thermal and mechanical equipment for further service,
  • impact of service conditions on the life of thermal and mechanical equipment tong time in service,
  • overhaul technologies and technical maintenance strategies for the equipment as the factors conditioning their tong service life,
  • the extension of service time of thermal-and-mechanical equipment through their modernization and replacement of the elements with the shortest remnant life.
7th Informative & Training Symposium
DIAGNOSTIC AND MAINTENANCE OF LONG TIME OPERATED POWER EQUIPMENT
New diagnostic problems of old power units - Ustroń, Hotel BELWEDER, 05 - 07.10.2005

Symposium Theme:

  • diagnostics problems with long time operated thermal & mechanical equipment,
  • methods of examination and assessment of technical condition,
  • good investigation practice in diagnostics,
  • role of diagnostics in the examination, assessment of reliability and risk of failure,
  • monitoring technical condition of thermal & mechanical equipment.
6th Informative & Training Symposium
DIAGNOSTICS AND MAINTENANCE OF LONG TIME OPERATED POWER EQUIPMENT
Current problems concerning operation and maintenance in heat and power generating plants - Ustroń, Hotel BELWEDER, 06 - 08.10.2004

Symposium Theme:

  • technical condition of thermal-and-mechanical equipment in heat and power generating plants,
  • monitoring the remnant life of the equipment,
  • extending the service life of the equipment,
  • modernization of the equipment operated in heat and power generating plants,
  • optimizing overhaul outlays,
  • problems of chemistry in water-and-steam systems.
5th Informative & Training Symposium
OPERATION AND DIAGNOSTICS OF POWER UNITS UNDER MODERNIZATION
Useful life of turbine flow systems - Wisła, Hotel STOK, 01 - 03.10.2003

Symposium Theme:

  • technical condition of the elements of turbine flow systems after a long operation,
  • diagnostics of flow parts in steam turbines,
  • predicting the life of turbine flow system elements,
  • modernization and life extension of turbine flow sections,
  • effects of modernization of TK 120, 13K215 and 18K360 turbines.
4th Informative & Training Symposium
OPERATION AND DIAGNOSTICS OF POWER UNITS UNDER MODERNIZATION
Modernization of boiler-to-turbine piping - Wisła, Hotel STOK, 2 - 4.10.2002

Symposium Theme:

  • examination and assessment of the technical condition of boiler-to-turbine piping,
  • permissible lifetime of steam piping,
  • extending lifetime of boiler-to-turbine steam piping.
3rd Informative & Training Symposium
OPERATION AND DIAGNOSTICS OF POWER UNITS UNDER MODERNIZATION
Repairs - Wisła, Hotel STOK, 27 - 28.09.2001.

Symposium Theme:

  • repairs to power units as a strategic element in their service,
  • costs of repairs and their possible reductions,
  • technical prerequisites for the determination of repair cycles and their scope,
  • possible extension of time between overhauls in the light of mandatory regulations concerning the inspection of pressure elements of boilers and pipelines.
2nd Informative & Training Symposium
OPERATION AND DIAGNOSTICS OF POWER UNITS UNDER MODERNIZATION
Steam turbine condensers - Wisła, Hotel STOK, 28 - 29.09.2000.

Symposium Theme:

  • design and operation of condensers with particular consideration of heat exchange conditions and efficiency,
  • selection of condensers tubing material,
  • critical factors for the life of tubing and tube plates,
  • typical damage to condense tubing,
  • diagnostics, on and preventive treatment of condensers,
  • experience gained during the operation of condensers in modernized power units.
1st Informative & Training Symposium
OPERATING AND ASSESSING POWER UNITS UNDER MODERNIZATION
Modernizations of steam boilers - Wisła, Hotel STOK, 30.09 - 01.10.1999