H913 - Drilling Drive System

The goal of this course is to learn how to troubleshoot and maintain the ABB integrated drilling drives system. The tools and methods learned can be applied to the work in practice.

Learning objectives

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

  • Explain the project configuration and function of different components.
  • Trace alarms from the process panel down to drives and control components.
  • Discuss system backup and recovery.


General topics:

  • System function of ABB drilling drive system.

Hardware operation:

  • System structure.
  • AC800M controller and drive connection.
  • Process panel. 


  • DriveWindow.
  • Compact control builder.
  • Panel builder.

Fault-tracing and troubleshooting:

  • Project I/O signal tracing.
  • Perform DW/MP/TD start/stop.
  • Communication failure.
  • Create project backup.


  • Classroom lectures.
  • Practical lessons on our training drilling simulator system and ACS800LC demo units.

Course outline

General Information

Duration: 4 days
Venue: Singapore
Houston, USA

Drilling drive system course or similar knowledge is advisable.

Additional information: Minimum 4, maximum 6 participants
On-site training available on request
Student profile:

Marine engineers and electro-technical personnel at the operational and management level

Download: Course description as a pdf
Certification: This course has been certified in accordance with "DNV Standard for Certification of Learning Programmes - 3.201"

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