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US20080010966 SYSTEM AND APPARATUS FOR GAS TURBINE ENGINE LEAN BLOWOUT AVOIDANCE  
A gas turbine system is provided. The system includes a gas turbine engine including at least one combustor can, at least one of a combustor dynamics pressure sensor and flame sensor coupled to at...
US20100242495 HYBRID GAS TURBINE ENGINE - ELECTRIC MOTOR/GENERATOR DRIVE SYSTEM  
A method of operating a drive system for a load is disclosed. The drive system may have an electric motor/generator and a gas turbine engine. The engine may have a combustor, and main and pilot...
US20080208429 Systems and methods for steam turbine remote monitoring, diagnosis and benchmarking  
Systems and methods for steam turbine remote monitoring, calculating corrected efficiency, monitoring performance degradation, diagnosing and benchmarking are disclosed with an example turbine...
US20120259528 CONTROL OF COMPRESSION SYSTEM WITH INDEPENDENTLY ACTUATED INLET GUIDE AND/OR STATOR VANES  
A compression system includes a compressor with adjustable inlet guide vanes (IGVs) and variable stator vanes (VSVs) that are adjustable independently of each other. IGV and VSV control units...
US20150046061 SHAFT DISPLACEMENT CONTROL  
An aircraft powerplant having a shaft is disclosed in one embodiment in which a squeeze-film damper is used. The squeeze-film damper includes a plurality of sectors having a working fluid. A...
US20120232768 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TRANSITIONING BETWEEN FUEL SUPPLIES FOR A COMBUSTION SYSTEM  
A system includes a turbine fuel controller. The turbine fuel controller includes a purge control logic configured to control a purge sequence of mixing a purge gas with a first fuel during a...
US20100275609 HYBRID WOBBE CONTROL DURING RAPID RESPONSE STARTUP  
According to one aspect, the subject application involves a method of controlling a transition of a gas turbine. The method includes receiving a request of the gas turbine to drive an increased...
US20150100219 FUEL DELIVERY SYSTEM  
This invention concerns a fuel delivery system for an engine, in which two or more discrete fuel compositions are made available to the engine. The system has a vapour trail detection sensor...
US20100250051 METHOD AND SYSTEMS FOR VIRTUAL SENSOR SELECTION AND BLENDING  
A method and systems for engine control of a vehicle propulsion system are provided. The system includes a plurality of engine model modules executing independently and programmed to receive...
US20090055130 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PREDICTION OF GAS TURBINE TRIPS DUE TO GAS CONTROL VALVE FAILURES  
Systems and methods for prediction of gas turbine trips due to component failures such as electro-hydraulic valve (gas control valve) system failures. Exemplary embodiments include prediction of...
US20100170252 LATE LEAN INJECTION FOR FUEL FLEXIBILITY  
A gas turbine engine is provided and includes a combustor having a first interior in which a first fuel is combustible, the first fuel including natural gas and/or a blend of natural gas and...
US20100280732 METHOD FOR DETECTING GAS TURBINE ENGINE FLASHBACK  
A method for monitoring and controlling a gas turbine, comprises predicting frequencies of combustion dynamics in a combustor using operating conditions of a gas turbine, receiving a signal from a...
US20100286890 AUTOMATED TUNING OF GAS TURBINE COMBUSTION SYSTEMS  
A system for tuning the operation of a gas turbine is provided based on measuring operational parameters of the turbine and directing adjustment of operational controls for various operational...
US20110172893 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...
US20090319150 METHOD, SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS FOR REDUCING A TURBINE CLEARANCE  
Methods, systems, and apparatus for controlling a turbine clearance in an aircraft engine are provided. A method includes activating a turbine clearance control based on a flight phase of an...
US20110288740 Engine synchronization method  
This invention relates to an engine synchronization method for aircraft equipped with at least two gas-turbine engines, where the respective speeds N1 of the low-pressure compressor spools of the...
US20080279675 OPERATION OF AN AIRCRAFT ENGINE AFTER EMERGENCY SHUTDOWN  
A method of emergency operation of an aircraft turbofan engine during an aircraft flight is provided. The engine includes a fan shaft with a fan, and an electric motor/generator mounted for...
US20070265761 ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
The electric power generation system is to be used with a gas turbine engine. It preferably includes a continuously variable transmission connected between the low-pressure spool of the engine and...
US20130073170 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SIMULATING A GAS TURBINE COMPRESSOR  
A method for simulating a compressor of a gas turbine is disclosed. The method may generally include determining a predicted pressure ratio and a predicted mass flow of the compressor based on a...
US20140244133 AIRCRAFT ENGINE SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR OPERATING SAME  
A device and a method for determining a residual life expectancy of a rotor of a gas turbine. The method includes receiving at a computer operating conditions of the gas turbine, receiving a gas...
US20070055434 Automatic control system for controllin a vehicle on demand  
In an aircraft or other mobile transport, a communication system, exists to control the flight of the aircraft in the event of a hijacking or other emergency. The system is based on a central...
US20110208400 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTOLLING A SINGLE-SPOOL TURBOSHAFT ENGINE  
A controller receives a power-level command representative of a level of power to be transmitted by a single-spool turboshaft engine to a controllable load. A torque command determined responsive...
US20100185377 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR STARTING A GAS TURBINE ENGINE WITH INOPERABLE EXHAUST GAS TURBINE TEMPERATURE SENSOR  
A system and method are provided for controlling the start-up of a gas turbine engine having an exhaust gas temperature (EGT) sensor. A determination is made as to whether the EGT sensor is...
US20090204305 TURBINE BYPASS CONTROL APPARATUS AND TURBINE BYPASS CONTROL METHOD  
A turbine bypass control method includes: a high-pressure side pressure controller configured to output a first operation amount signal corresponding to a valve opening; a low-pressure side...
US20140277991 PROGNOSTIC HEALTH MANAGEMENT APPROACHES FOR PROPULSION CONTROL SYSTEMS  
A real-time gas turbine management system includes a controller system coupled to a gas turbine engine. The controller system is configured to control demand on a first and second component of a...
US20100017092 HYBRID FAULT ISOLATION SYSTEM UTILIZING BOTH MODEL-BASED AND EMPIRICAL COMPONENTS  
A method of operating and a fault diagnosis system compares readings to predicted faults using a model-based component, and a database of previous actual fault examples. A predicted fault is...
US20130338898 METHOD AND A DEVICE FOR MONITORING A SERVO-CONTROL LOOP OF AN ACTUATOR SYSTEM FOR ACTUATING VARIABLE-GEOMETRY COMPONENTS OF A TURBOJET  
A method monitoring a servo-control loop, including: estimating monitoring parameters from operating data of the servo-control loop; obtaining indicators from the monitoring parameters;...
US20120101706 METHOD AND A DEVICE FOR MONITORING A SERVO-CONTROL LOOP OF AN ACTUATOR SYSTEM FOR ACTUATING VARIABLE-GEOMETRY COMPONENTS OF A TURBOJET  
A method for monitoring a servo-control loop (3) of an actuator system (2) for actuating variable-geometry components of a turbojet, said method comprising: an estimation step of estimating a...
US20110137536 Systems and Methods for Using a Combustion Dynamics Tuning Algorithm with a Multi-Can Combustor  
Embodiments of the invention can provide systems and methods for using a combustion dynamics tuning algorithm with a multi-can combustor. According to one embodiment of the invention, a method for...
US20100082217 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING COOLING AND POWER  
A method for providing cooling and power is provided. The method includes providing a cooling unit that includes a first turbine rotatably coupled to a generator by a first shaft and providing a...
US20080183362 GAS TURBINE ENGINE FUEL CONTROL SYSTEM  
A fuel control system having a combustive energy value evaluator determining a combustive energy value of the fuel, and a controller calculating a desired flow rate based at least on the...
US20100312450 METHOD FOR DETECTING THE OPENING OF A THRUST REVERSER FOR A JET ENGINE OF AN AIRCRAFT  
A method for detecting the opening of a thrust reverser for a jet engine of an aircraft is disclosed. According to the method, an operating parameter of the turbojet (1) is determined being...
US20110202251 Apparatus and method for reducing aircraft fuel consumption  
A method and apparatus for improving fuel efficiency in an aircraft having a digital avionics system and at least first and second engines. The avionics system includes first and second...
US20080027616 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR ESTIMATING COMPRESSOR FOULING IMPACT TO COMBINED CYCLE POWER PLANTS  
A system and method for estimating the impact of compressor fouling in a combined cycle power block. The current performance of the combined cycle power block is determined and normalized to one...
US20090301097 Method and Device for Regulating the Operating Line of a Gas Turbine Combustion Chamber  
A regulating device for regulating the course of a gas turbine plant has at least one sensor for sensing a measurement variable and for outputting a measurement signal which represents the...
US20090222187 GAS TURBINE ENGINE CONTROLS FOR MINIMIZING COMBUSTION DYNAMICS AND EMISSIONS  
Embodiments for controlling a gas turbine engine to minimize combustion dynamics and emissions are disclosed. Methods and an apparatus are provided for controlling the gas turbine engine where a...
US20140303871 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR REGULATING POWER IN THE EVENT OF AT LEAST ONE AIRCRAFT ENGINE FAILURE  
A method to optimize resources needed to continue flight if at least one main engine is lost, by relieving a propulsion system that has remained operative of all or some of non-propulsive energy...
US20110257864 SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND APPARATUS FOR DETECTING FAILURE IN GAS TURBINE HARDWARE  
Certain embodiments of the invention may include systems, methods, and apparatus for detecting failure in gas turbine hardware. According to an example embodiment of the invention, a method for...
US20090292436 CONTROL OF COMBINED CYCLE POWER GENERATION SYSTEM  
A control system for a combined cycle power generation system including a gas turbine engine (GT), a heat recovery steam generator (HRSG), and a steam turbine (ST) includes a display wherein an...
US20100018183 APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR GAS TURBINE ENGINE CONTROL  
Methods and systems for controlling a dynamic response in a gas turbine fuel control system are provided. The control system includes a component model adapted to regulate a fuel supply pressure...
US20060155431 Vehicle information system with remote communicator  
An information system for a vehicle includes a computer for handling informational data. This information data includes vehicle data corresponding to operation of the vehicle and external data...
US20070055435 Control system for gas turbine aeroengine  
In a gas turbine aeroengine control system, in Ch-A (first control channel), a first CPU monitors the operation of a second CPU and the second CPU monitors the operation of the first CPU; in Ch-B...
US20090050410 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR SEALING ROTATING MACHINES  
Methods and systems for reducing a flow of ambient air into a bearing lubricating oil system are provided. The system includes a lubricating oil bearing cover that is stationary with respect to...
US20120136550 CONTROL OF GAS TURBINE ENGINE  
Systems, devices, and methods for controlling a fuel supply for a turbine or other engine using direct and/or indirect indications of power output and optionally one or more secondary control...
US20060217870 Estimating health parameters or symptoms of a degrading system  
The present invention is concerned with the estimation of health parameters p(k) representing symptoms of a slowly degrading system, in particular industrial gas turbines. According to the...
US20090183492 COMBUSTION LEAN-BLOWOUT PROTECTION VIA NOZZLE EQUIVALENCE RATIO CONTROL  
Disclosed is a method and system for controlling a combustor of a gas turbine utilizing fuel nozzle equivalence ratio. The equivalence ratio of at least one fuel nozzle of the combustor, the...
US20130096800 HYBRID INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE AND AIR MOTOR SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A hybrid internal combustion engine and air motor system is provided and includes at least one chamber having a drivable member and at least one intake valve and at least one exhaust valve, and a...
US20100017093 Control system  
A control system provides an aggregate driven quantity demand signal for controlling an actuatable component. The system has a summing junction which generates the aggregate driven quantity demand...
US20120150413 GAS TURBINE ENGINE CONTROL USING ACOUSTIC PYROMETRY  
A method and apparatus for operating a gas turbine engine including determining a temperature of a working gas at a predetermined axial location within the engine. Acoustic signals are transmitted...
US20090063003 Method And System For Detection Of Gas Turbine Combustion Blowouts Utilizing Fuel Normalized Power Response  
A method and controller for identifying lean blowout conditions in a Dry Low NOx (DLN) combustor during a premix mode. An effective approach to quickly and reliably identify a blowout during...

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