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US20060041369 METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SUPERCHARGE IN A COMBUSTION ENGINE AND VEHICLE HAVING A SUPERCHARGED COMBUSTION ENGINE WITH ELECTRONIC CONTROL MEMBERS FOR CONTROLLING THE SUPERCHARGE  
A vehicle having a combustion engine supercharged by a turbocharger (6) with variable turbine geometry and having electronic control members (3) controlling the supply of fuel and air to the...
US20130173135 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR TURBINE LINE REPLACEABLE UNIT FAULT DETECTION AND ISOLATION DURING ENGINE STARTUP  
Systems and methods for isolating a performance anomaly within one or more line replaceable units (LRUs) on a gas turbine engine by monitoring the start up transient are presented. The system...
US20100280730 METHOD OF MONITORING A GAS TURBINE ENGINE  
Operation of gas turbine engines and in particular gas turbine engines utilised for aircraft, in an efficient manner is a desired objective. Thus engine efficiency is typically determined through...
US20090226303 VARIABLE AREA FAN NOZZLE FAN FLUTTER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM  
A system and method of controlling a fan blade flutter characteristic of a gas turbine engine includes adjusting a variable area fan nozzle in response to a neural network.
US20110010069 GAS TURBINE ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION MONITORING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A system and method of monitoring oil consumption in a gas turbine engine system are provided. When the gas turbine engine is not running the reservoir oil level, reservoir oil temperature, and...
US20130068562 Monitoring Overfilling In An Aeroplane Engine Lubrication System  
The present disclosure relates to lubrication systems for a jet aircraft engine. The system includes an oil tank with a high level sensor and a unit for monitoring the level of oil in a...
US20140005910 SCHEDULING OF VARIABLE AREA FAN NOZZLE TO OPTIMIZE ENGINE PERFORMANCE  
A disclosed control system for a gas turbine engine includes a controller configured to set a position of the variable area fan nozzle according to a predetermined schedule of variable area fan...
US20140129111 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF PROTECTING AN ENGINE AND OTHER AIRCRAFT COMPONENTS FROM DAMAGE THAT MAY OTHERWISE OCCUR FROM A FUEL CONTROL UNIT FAILURE  
The system for mitigating an overspeeding condition of a turbine engine can include a sensor for measuring an actual speed of a gas generator turbine of the turbine engine and a processor for...
US20090158702 METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE LOAD VARIATIONS IN A GAS TURBINE  
A method is described for controlling load variations in a gas turbine. The method comprises reducing the flow of gaseous fuel entering the combustor to a predefined minimum value, if an increase...
US20140039775 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTOLLING A SINGLE-SPOOL TURBOSHAFT ENGINE  
One of a controllable load and a fuel flow to a single-spool turboshaft engine is controlled so that a rotational speed of a single-spool turboshaft engine is substantially regulated to a level...
US20140163838 OPERATIONS SUPPORT SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CALCULATING AND EVALUATING TURBINE TEMPERATURES AND HEALTH  
An operations support system is provided for an engine with a turbine having a turbine inlet. The system includes a diagnostic engine model unit configured to receive engine data from the engine...
US20060047403 System for gas turbine health monitoring data fusion  
An apparatus for assessing health of a device comprising a data alignment module for receiving a plurality of sensory outputs and outputting a synchronized data stream, an analysis module for...
US20120095663 FMU MOUNTED EEC FOR SMALL AIRCRAFT ENGINE APPLICATIONS  
A fuel metering unit (FMU) for an aircraft engine includes an effector and an electronic engine controller (EEC). The effector is electrically connected to the EEC to adjust a rate of fuel flowing...
US20090259379 REDUCED TAKE-OFF FIELD LENGTH USING VARIABLE NOZZLE  
A turbofan engine control system and method includes a core nacelle housing (12), a compressor and a turbine. A turbofan is arranged upstream from the core nacelle and is surrounded by a fan...
US20110004388 TURBOFAN TEMPERATURE CONTROL WITH VARIABLE AREA NOZZLE  
A control system for a turbofan comprises a variable area nozzle for regulating core flow through the turbofan, an actuator, a temperature sensor, a flight controller and a nozzle control. The...
US20070271024 Gas turbine output learning circuit and combustion control device for gas turbine having the same  
A gas turbine output learning circuit is configured to compute a current combustion gas temperature TIT at an inlet of a gas turbine by linear interpolation by use of two characteristic curves A...
US20100049417 Dual ECU for aftermarket conversions of vehicles and boats to oxy-hydrogen or hybrid fuels  
Modern ECU's control fuel flow and efficiency of high performance vehicles. Converting a standard fossil fuel vehicle or boat to oxy-hydrogen requires monitoring of additional factors such as...
US20070021899 Method and system for operating a multi-stage combustor  
A method for operating a multi-stage combustor of a gas turbine engine comprises: (a) determining a combustor air entry temperature; (b) determining the combustor air entry flow rate; and (c)...
US20070271023 Airfoil prognosis for turbine engines  
A method and control for predicting the remaining useful life of an airfoil for a gas turbine engine includes the steps of monitoring conditions of the blade such as flutter, leaning, etc. A...
US20150019104 GAS TURBINE ENGINE CONTROLLER WITH EVENT TRIGGER  
A feedback control system is provided and includes a controller to control an operation of a motive element in accordance with current and previous measured states. The controller includes a...
US20090099750 Manuever-based aircraft gas turbine engine speed control system and method  
A system and method for controlling the rotational speed of a gas turbine engine in an aircraft includes appropriate devices and processes for determining a pressure of lubricant supplied to the...
US20080221835 Process and methodology for root cause identification in gas turbine engine performance tracking  
A system and method for narrowing an assessment of root cause to a single stage within a gas turbine engine module using coupling factors and known instrumentation non-repeatability. Embodiments...
US20090145998 AIRCRAFT USING TURBO-ELECTRIC HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM  
An air vehicle incorporating a hybrid propulsion system. The system includes a gas turbine engine as a first motive power source, and one or more battery packs as a second motive power source....
US20110276247 METHOD AND A SYSTEM FOR MONITORING VIBRATORY PHENOMENA THAT OCCUR IN AN AVIATION GAS TURBINE ENGINE IN OPERATION  
The invention relates to a method and a system for monitoring vibratory phenomena that occur in an aviation gas turbine engine in operation. The method consists: in establishing (E30) a frequency...
US20120271527 DISTRIBUTED AIRCRAFT ENGINE FUEL SYSTEM  
A gas turbine engine includes a plurality of fuel injectors grouped operatively by stages in a multistage combustor. A fuel system for the gas turbine engine includes at least one fuel metering...
US20090125207 GAS TURBINE CONTROL DEVICE AND GAS TURBINE SYSTEM  
An object of the present invention is to provide a gas turbine control device which is capable of performing correction on the basis of a fuel composition of fuel gas to be supplied to a gas...
US20110004389 APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING INTAKE AIR HEATING OF GAS TURBINE  
In a heating apparatus for heating the air sucked into a gas turbine by a heat exchanger, the temperature fluctuation of the heated air is suppressed even in the period, for which a steam source...
US20090125206 Automatic detection and notification of turbine internal component degradation  
An automated computer-implemented steam turbine engine monitoring and control arrangement provides continual monitoring and performs ongoing analysis of turbine system operational parameters to...
US20090326783 FLUID-POWERED THRUST REVERSER ACTUATION SYSTEM SPEED CONTROL  
A fluid-powered thrust reverser actuation speed control system and method are provided. A drive fluid is supplied to a fluid-powered drive mechanism that is coupled to a thrust reverser movable...
US20100049377 SENSOR AND ANTENNA ARRANGEMENT  
An exemplary sensor for an aircraft includes a sensor mountable within an aircraft and operative to communicate wirelessly communications to a distributed aperture antenna. The sensor is operative...
US20100145590 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR LEAN BLOWOUT PROTECTION IN TURBINE ENGINES  
A lean blowout protection system and method is provided that facilitates improved lean blowout protection while providing effective control of turbine engine speed. The lean blowout protection...
US20090312930 STALL PREDICTION APPARATUS, PREDICTION METHOD THEREOF, AND ENGINE CONTROL SYSTEM  
A stall prediction apparatus of an axial compressor provided with: a rotor provided with a plurality of rotor blades; and a cylindrical casing facing the rotor blades and provided so as to cover...
US20090076677 Method for Determination of Engine Lubrication Oil Consumption  
A method of determining lubrication oil consumption in a gas turbine engine that has an engine operating cycle interval comprising a starting phase, a running phase and a shutdown phase, comprises...
US20120316748 Method And Device For Monitoring A Turbine Engine Of An Aircraft  
The device includes means for determining a value illustrating a thermomechanical state (ET) of the turbine engine, means for comparing this value with at least one threshold (S1, S2) and means...
US20070005220 Using state machines in navigation  
Navigating through pages of content. In aspects, a state machine is provided that simplifies navigating. The state machine allows multiple navigation services to work together in a hierarchical...
US20080178573 Gas Turbine and Method For Shutting Off a Gas Turbine When Breakage of a Shaft is Identified  
The invention relates to a gas turbine, especially an aircraft engine, with at least one compressor, at least one turbine and one combustion chamber, whereby fuel is supplyable to the combustion...
US20100023239 POWER DEMAND MANAGEMENT  
A method is disclosed of determining the power demand on a power subsystem (2) of a system (1) by optimising a respective demand-dependent operating characteristic based on one or more operating...
US20110079015 APPARATUS AND METHOD OF OPERATING A GAS TURBINE ENGINE  
A gas turbine engine and an apparatus for operating the gas turbine engine includes at least one microphone to detect the sound of impacts of particles, recorder to record the sound of the...
US20130325287 FLYWHEEL ENERGY STORAGE FOR VEHICLE PROPULSION  
A propulsion system includes a prime mover for providing primary power to propel a vehicle; a flywheel energy storage device for providing secondary power to propel the vehicle when primary power...
US20130211690 Detection System and Method to Detect Flame Holding Event  
A turbine to detect a flame holding event includes a combustion section to receive a fluid from a compressor, to heat the fluid by combusting a fuel to generate heat, and to output the heated...
US20090276136 METHOD FOR CALCULATING CONFIDENCE ON PREDICTION IN FAULT DIAGNOSIS SYSTEMS  
A method and system is developed that provides a confidence measure of a prediction of a fault in a gas turbine engine. The confidence measure is developed based upon evaluating the results of a...
US20080275620 Ignition detecting method for gas turbine  
A gas turbine which can detect ignition in a combustor regardless of startup conditions of the gas turbine, such as the hot startup or the cold startup. An ignition detecting method for the gas...
US20080275597 BALANCING THE POWER OF TWO TURBOSHAFT ENGINES OF AN AIRCRAFT  
The present invention relates to a method and to an associated fuel metering system for balancing the power delivered by two aircraft turboshaft engines by determining first and second limiting...
US20150100220 AIRCRAFT ENGINE FUEL SYSTEM  
This invention concerns a method of delivering fuel to an aircraft engine 60, which involves providing a plurality of distinct fuel sources 20, 22, a first fuel source 20 comprising a first fuel...
US20050033500 Stability and response of control systems  
A control system is disclosed in which the error signal (e) is used to select a gain value (k) for use in the controller (4).
US20100034635 Predictive Model Based Control System for Heavy Duty Gas Turbines  
A system for controlling the clearance between a turbine blade and the turbine casing that includes an impingement cooling manifold attached to a turbine casing, a temperature sensing device for...
US20090055071 ACTIVE SURGE CONTROL  
The present invention generally relates to a system for preventing surges in turbine engines and/or rotating compressors. Furthermore, some embodiments comprise sensors for monitoring engine...
US20090234555 ACTIVE PATTERN FACTOR CONTROL FOR GAS TURBINE ENGINES  
A method of actively controlling pattern factor in a gas turbine engine includes the steps of issuing fuel into a combustion chamber of a gas turbine engine through one or more circumferentially...
US20100280733 GAS TURBINE SHUTDOWN  
A gas turbine includes a rotor, and a controller for controlling a shutdown of the gas turbine based on a target fuel-to-air ratio profile and/or controlling a rotor speed according to a target...
US20100280731 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING FUEL FLOW TO A TURBINE COMPONENT  
Systems and methods for controlling fuel flow to a turbine component are provided. One or more parameters associated with a fuel flow to a turbine component may be monitored. The fuel flow may be...

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