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H899 - DEGO II and III electronic governor systems

The goal of this course is to train the participants in safe operation, troubleshooting, tuning and basic repairs of DEGO II and III electronic governor systems and ASAC actuators.

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Understand and identify abnormal behaviour of the DEGO systems.
  • Locate faults in the different units.
  • Repair by replacement.
  • Perform calibrations and make fine tunings.
  • Perform basic maintenance and repairs on ASAC actuators.


  • Basic theory of electronic governors.
  • Generator  application.
  • ASAC actuators.
  • ABB DEGO II and III governor concept.
  • Trouble shooting techniques and repair.
  • Practical exercises.


  • Lectures with demonstration on our simulator systems Practical exercises on our simulator systems.
  • Practical exercises in operating the PC based tool DEGO III Aid.

Course outline

General Information

Duration: -H899 DEGO II and III combined 5 days 
-H897 DEGO II 2 or 3 days*
-H898 DEGO III 2 or 3 days*

*Depending on application
Venue: Rotterdam

Marine power plant basic for technical staff in ABB propulsion is advisable; basic electrical knowledge is required

Additional information: Minimum 4, maximum 6 participants
Propulsion application on request
Student profile:

Marine engineers and electrotechnical personnel at operational and management level

Download: Course description as a pdf

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