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US20130192235 INTERNAL MANIFOLD FOR TURNING MID-TURBINE FRAME FLOW DISTRIBUTION  
A mid-turbine frame (MTF) for a gas turbine engine includes an inner manifold directing air to a turbine rotor of the gas turbine engine.
US20120240591 METHOD FOR SHUTTING DOWN A GENERATOR TO PREPARE THE GENERATOR FOR RESTART  
A method and apparatus for shutting down a generator to prepare the generator for restart is disclosed. A power down sequence of a gas turbine of the generator is initiated from an operating...
US20120096868 Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle System with a Nitrogen Cooled Gas Turbine  
The present application provides an integrated gasification combined cycle system. The integrated gasification combined cycle system may include a nitrogen source, a combustor, and a turbine. A...
US20120117974 AIR FLOW DELIVERY AND FUEL CONSUMPTION CONTROL FOR AIRCRAFT AIR MANAGEMENT AND AUXILIARY POWER SYSTEMS  
A turbine controller controls the operation of a gas turbine generator used to drive an electric generator of an aircraft. The turbine controller controls the gas turbine generator according to...
US20120204568 Turbine Inlet Air System  
The present application provides a turbine inlet air system. The turbine inlet air system may include a small droplet coalescer, a moisture eliminator positioned about the small droplet coalescer,...
US20130318987 SUPERCHARGED COMBINED CYCLE SYSTEM WITH AIR FLOW BYPASS TO HRSG AND FAN  
A supercharging system includes a fan providing an air flow, and a prime mover that drives the fan. A duct directs a first portion of the air flow to a gas turbine system, a main bypass subsystem...
US20140020395 METHOD FOR MODIFYING GAS TURBINE PERFORMANCE  
A method for enhancing one or more performance parameters of a gas turbine having at least one row of clocked airfoils may generally include choosing a first, a second and a third row of airfoils...
US20130031911 APU SELECTIVE COOL DOWN CYCLE  
An APU has a control for controlling a load on the APU from an associated aircraft. The control further receives information with regard to a temperature challenge around the APU. If the...
US20110203289 POWER GENERATION SYSTEM INCORPORATING MULTIPLE RANKINE CYCLES  
A power generation system (100) and a method of generating power. In one embodiment of the system shown in FIG. 1, a gasification subsystem (1) is configured to convert a carbonaceous fuel to fuel...
US20140123622 Combined Cycle Power Plant with Absorption Heat Transformer  
A combined cycle power plant utilizes an absorption heat transformer to improve plant efficiency. A heat recovery steam generator receives exhaust from a gas turbine and generates steam for input...
US20130047624 DISTRIBUTED LUBRICATION SYSTEM  
A gas turbine engine includes a spool, a gearbox having gearing driven by the spool, and a lubrication system. The lubrication system includes a first heat exchanger positioned in a first air flow...
US20130118179 POWER PLANT WITH CO2 CAPTURE  
A method is provided for operating a combined cycle power plant having at least one gas turbine, a heat recovery steam generator (HSRG), a steam turbine and a CO2 capture system. The method...
US20100305768 CONTROL FOR IMPROVED THERMAL PERFORMANCE OF A STEAM TURBINE AT PARTIAL LOAD  
A method controls at least a portion of a combined cycle power plant having at least one gas turbine, at least one heat recovery steam generator, and at least one steam turbine. The method...
US20130074508 Fuel Heating in Combined Cycle Turbomachinery  
Combined cycle efficiency can be improved by heating fuel in a gas turbine fuel line in two stages using (i) hot water from an HP economizer of a heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) in a second...
US20150089951 POWER GENERATION AND CO2 CAPTURE WITH TURBINES IN SERIES  
In various aspects, a method for producing electricity by operating two or more turbines in series is provided. The method can include introducing, at least part of, the exhaust from an upstream...
US20110314831 SECONDARY WATER INJECTION FOR DIFFUSION COMBUSTION SYSTEMS  
Emissions and combustion dynamics of a turbine engine are managed through a combustor system that injects water into the primary fuel flow and supplies a secondary water steam to the flame zone of...
US20120216547 POWER PLANT FOR CO2 CAPTURE  
An exemplary fossil fuel fired power plant is disclosed with minimum impact of the CO2 capture system on a power part of the plant. A power plant is disclosed which is ready for the retrofit of a...
US20130098047 COMPARTMENT COOLING FOR A GAS TURBINE ENGINE  
A gas turbine engine includes a first pump driven by a spool, an air-oil cooler downstream of the first pump. A second pump driven by the spool and an air-air precooler downstream of the second...
US20120159957 WATER SELF-SUFFICIENT TURBINE SYSTEM  
The present invention provides a water self-sufficient turbine system comprising: (a) a combustion turbine comprising a combustion chamber disposed between an upstream compressor coupled to a...
US20130291548 COMBUSTOR MIXING JOINT AND METHODS OF IMPROVING DURABILITY OF A FIRST STAGE BUCKET OF A TURBINE  
The present application and the resultant patent provide a method of improving durability of a first stage bucket of a turbine of a gas turbine engine. The method may include the steps of...
US20130139515 Integral gas turbine, flywheel, generator, and method for hybrid operation thereof  
A power plant incorporating attributes of a gas turbine engine, flywheel, and electrical generator (hereafter turbine/flywheel or TF) in a single compact unit, having a compressor arrayed with...
US20150107257 FLUSHING THE EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION LINES OF A GAS TURBINE  
A method and gas turbine are provided for the reliable purging of an exhaust gas recirculation line of the gas turbine with exhaust gas recirculation without the use of additional blow-off fans. A...
US20150121892 GAS TURBINE POWER PLANT WITH FLUE GAS RECIRCULATION AND CATALYTIC CONVERTER  
The invention pertains to a power plant including a gas turbine, a heat recovery boiler arrangement with at least a boiler inlet, and an outlet side with a first exit connected to a stack and a...
US20120151934 RECUPERATOR WITH WIRE MESH  
A recuperator for use in transferring heat from gas turbine exhaust gases to compressed air inlet gases before combustion. The recuperator utilizes a plurality of planar or curved layers filled...
US20130152595 PROCESS FOR THE ENHANCEMENT OF POWER PLANT WITH CO2 CAPTURE AND SYSTEM FOR REALIZATION OF THE PROCESS  
Improved methods and systems for power plants with CO2 capture and especially power plants with CO2 capture for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) purposes.
US20120111017 PARTICULATE DEFLAGRATION TURBOJET  
A turbine engine, such as for example a jet engine or turbojet, that is fueled by particulate fuel, such as cornstarch or other similar particulate products, that burn under deflagration...
US20140260287 GAS TURBINE FIRING TEMPERATURE OPTIMIZATION BASED ON SULFUR CONTENT OF FUEL SUPPLY  
Gas turbine firing temperature optimization based on a measured sulfur content of a fuel supply of the gas turbine system is provided. In one embodiment, a system includes a diagnostic system...
US20100293958 DESWIRLING EXHAUST MIXER  
An exhaust mixer for a gas turbine engine including a plurality of circumferentially distributed alternating inner and outer lobes, where each of the inner lobes is configured with a...
US20150167549 EXHAUST STREAM MIXER  
An exhaust nozzle for a turbine engine includes multiple daisy style corrugations arranged circumferentially about the exhaust nozzle. Each of the daisy style corrugations has a radially inner...
US20110259014 REFINERY RESIDUALS PROCESSING FOR INTEGRATED POWER, WATER, AND CHEMICAL PRODUCTS  
Systems and methods are provided for processing refinery residuals. In one embodiment, the system may include a gasifier configured to produce syngas from refinery residuals. A gas turbine engine...
US20120240589 POWER PLANT AND POWER PLANT OPERATING METHOD  
According to one embodiment, there is provided a power plant operating method. The method includes calculating by a turbine output calculating unit a turbine output based on an exponential value...
US20130019604 MULTI-STAGE AMPLIFICATION VORTEX MIXTURE FOR GAS TURBINE ENGINE COMBUSTOR  
A multi-stage vortex mixer for a combustor of a gas turbine engine includes a vortex amplifier stage in communication with a first stage amplifier, the vortex amplifier stage in communication with...
US20110016871 GAS TURBINE PREMIXING SYSTEMS  
Methods and systems are provided for premixing combustion fuel and air within gas turbines. In one embodiment, a combustor includes an upstream mixing panel configured to direct compressed air and...
US20090072047 AIRCRAFT DEFENSE SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A method and system for aiding an aircraft pilot to avoid being struck by a heat seeking missile includes the steps of providing a mass of water and a missile detector for detecting an incoming...
US20130025288 MICROCIRCUIT COOLING FOR GAS TURBINE ENGINE COMBUSTOR  
A combustor component of a gas turbine engine includes a refractory metal core (RMC) microcircuit.
US20140000270 STAND-BY OPERATION OF A GAS TURBINE  
The invention relates a method for operating a power plant with a single shaft gas turbine, in which the gas turbine is operated at a constant speed which is below the speed at which the gas...
US20130104560 GAS TURBINE ENGINE WITH INTERCOOLING TURBINE SECTION  
A gas turbine engine includes a fan section and an intercooling turbine section along an engine axis aft of a fan section and forward of a combustor section.
US20130098050 GAS TURBINE ENGINE WITH INTERCOOLING TURBINE SECTION  
A gas turbine engine includes a fan section and an intercooling turbine section along an engine axis aft of a fan section and forward of a combustor section.
US20150040571 METHOD FOR FUEL SPLIT CONTROL TO A GAS TURBINE USING A MODIFIED TURBINE FIRING TEMPERATURE  
A method for controlling fuel splits to a controller is provided that includes comparing a combustor operating parameter to a predefined combustor operating parameter range. If the combustor...
US20140090388 OFF-TAKE POWER RATIO  
An example method of allocating power within a gas turbine engine includes driving an off-take power delivery assembly using a first amount of power from a spool, the first amount of power...
US20130167546 GAS TURBINE ENGINE COMBUSTOR  
A combustor is provided in which a fuel and working fluid can be injected in an annulus. In one form the fuel and working fluid is circumferentially flowed within the annulus and traverses the...
US20130327050 CONTROLLING FLAME STABILITY OF A GAS TURBINE GENERATOR  
A method and apparatus for controlling a flame stability at a gas turbine generator is disclosed. The method includes forming combustible mixtures at a plurality of fuel nozzles of a combustor of...
US20120023953 METHODS FOR CONTROLLING FUEL SPLITS TO A GAS TURBINE COMBUSTOR  
Methods for controlling fuel splits to a combustor of a gas turbine are disclosed. The methods may include determining a combustion reference temperature of the gas turbine, measuring a biasing...
US20120186261 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR A GAS TURBINE EXHAUST DIFFUSER  
In one aspect, an exhaust diffuser for a gas turbine is disclosed. The exhaust diffuser may generally include an inner casing and an outer casing spaced radially apart from the inner casing so as...
US20140096531 COMPRESSED AIR ENERGY SYSTEM INTEGRATED WITH GAS TURBINE  
An apparatus performs a power cycle involving expansion of compressed air utilizing high pressure (HP) and low pressure (LP) air turbines located upstream of a gas turbine. The power cycle...
US20130205796 HEAT INTEGRATION IN CO2 CAPTURE  
A power plant for combustion of carbonaceous fuels with CO2 capture, comprising a pressurized fluidized bed combustion chamber (2), heat pipes (8, 8′) for cooling of the combustion gas in the...
US20130098046 INTEGRATED THERMAL SYSTEM FOR A GAS TURBINE ENGINE  
An integrated thermal system for a gas turbine engine includes an Air-Oil Cooler and an Air-Air PreCooler within a housing, the Air-Air PreCooler downstream of the Air-Oil Cooler.
US20140318141 HOT STREAK ALIGNMENT FOR GAS TURBINE DURABILITY  
Embodiments of hot streak alignment for gas turbine durability include structures and methods to align hot streaks with the leading edges of aligned first stage nozzle vanes in order to improve...
US20150068214 LOW THERMAL MASS JOINT  
A gas turbine engine includes a tangential on-board injector (TOBI) fluidly connected to a compressor section. A diffuser case structurally supports a combustor section and the tangential on-board...
US20140123660 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR A TURBINE COMBUSTOR  
A system includes a turbine combustor, which includes a first wall disposed about a combustion chamber, a second wall disposed about the first wall, and a third wall disposed about the second...