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Course Overview

In this Learning-Doc, the learner should be able describe the major components making up the exciter and how power is controlled within the generator.  Content begins with introductory statements as to the purpose and theory of operation, and continues with the construction of the exciter, the brush rigging, and power rectifiers.  Material then continues with descriptions of the excitation controls, describing the major components, AC Regulator, DC Regulator, and some related protective devices.  Common alarm discussions include the implication of each alarm, probable causes, instrumentation, and actions to be taken.

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