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US20140236451 AVIONICS METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MONITORING A TURBOMACHINE AT STARTUP  
A method of characterizing a turbine engine, the method comprising: steps of using measurements from an accelerometer monitoring a particular turbine engine while it is starting to detect the...
US20100292906 Method of controlling engine performance  
The present invention provides a method of controlling engine performance that includes obtaining at least one optical wavelength-dependent measurement from at least one combustion event in at...
US20080234887 Method and device for monitoring an exhaust gas turbocharger of an internal combustion engine  
A method and a device are described for monitoring an exhaust gas turbocharger of an internal combustion engine, which allow a diagnosis of the oil supply to an exhaust gas turbocharger. In at...
US20110040469 GAS TURBINE COMBUSTION DYNAMICS CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A gas turbine engine control system comprises a data acquisition and analysis system for receiving a signal from a combustion dynamics sensor and providing an output signal and a combustion...
US20070260391 Method and a device for performing a check on the state of health of a turbine engine of a twin-engined rotorcraft  
The present invention relates to a method and to a device (D) enabling a health check to be performed on at least a first turbine engine (M1) of a rotorcraft, the rotorcraft being provided with...
US20080319629 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING AND REGULATING A ROTORCRAFT TURBINE ENGINE  
The present invention relates to a method and to apparatus (9) for controlling and regulating a rotorcraft turbine engine (1) provided with an electronic control and regulation computer (3) that...
US20140236450 DETERMINING THE DETERIORATION OF A GAS TURBINE ENGINE IN USE  
This invention relates to the operation of gas turbine engines, and in particular to determining deterioration of components during operation. In a specific embodiment, the invention is concerned...
US20080294322 METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE PRESSURE DYNAMICS AND FOR ESTIMATING THE LIFE CYCLE OF THE COMBUSTION CHAMBER OF A GAS TURBINE  
A method is described for controlling the combustion in a gas turbine. The method comprises the phases of measuring, by means of one or more probes (30) situated in correspondence with the...
US20090301096 Gas Turbine Engine and Method for Reducing Turbine Engine Combustor Gaseous Emission  
The invention relates to turbine engines used in aeronautics, but also for industrial and marine turbine engines. To reduce turbine engine combustor gaseous emissions at given combustor sizes or...
US20120185144 STOICHIOMETRIC EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION AND RELATED COMBUSTION CONTROL  
A fuel control system for a gas turbine engine that includes a primary fuel circuit, a fuel tuning circuit, a plurality of combustors connected to the fuel tuning circuit, oxygen and carbon...
US20100131169 METHOD OF CONTROLLING AN AIR PREHEATING SYSTEM OF A GAS TURBINE  
An embodiment of the present invention has the technical effect of controlling an air preheating system integrated with a gas turbine. The present invention may offer the benefit of extending a...
US20120277969 PASSING FROM A NON-SYNCHRONIZED STATE BETWEEN AN ENGINE AND A ROTOR TO A SYNCHRONIZED STATE  
In order to regulate a power plant (105) having a gas generator (1) and a free turbine (3) to drive a rotary wing, a first speed of rotation (NTL) of the free turbine (3) is regulated on a first...
US20090150040 METHOD FOR CONTROLLING A GAS TURBINE IN A POWER PLANT AND POWER PLANT FOR CARRYING OUT THE METHOD  
With a method for controlling a gas turbine in a power plant, a multiplicity of operating lines for the gas turbine for different gas turbine inlet temperatures TIT or gas turbine exhaust...
US20080125950 Gas turbine engine having on-engine data storage device  
An on-engine data storage device for a gas turbine engine includes a housing, an interface device, and a memory device. The interface device can communicate with a peripheral device. The memory...
US20090064655 Actuator Arrangement and a Method of Operating an Actuator  
Interruption in supervisory position control signals can cause problems with respect to actuators which upon loss of such control signals for the actuator will generally slew to a fixed idle...
US20090138170 METHOD FOR OPERATING A GAS TURBINE AND ALSO GAS TURBINE FOR CARRYING OUT THE METHOD  
A method is provided for operating a gas turbine, which especially feeds power to a local isolated power supply network, and which comprises a compressor for compressing combustion air which is...
US20090113896 Control apparatus and method for gas-turbine engine  
There is provided a control apparatus for a gas-turbine engine which is configured in such a manner that a portion of compressed air from a compressor is supplied to a combustion chamber and the...
US20090326782 AIRCRAFT GAS TURBINE ENGINE CONTROLLER WITH REMOVABLE MEMORY AND DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREFOR  
A system and method of analyzing aircraft gas turbine engine performance data includes receiving, in an engine controller, engine performance data representative of a plurality of aircraft gas...
US20080177456 ENGINE CONTROL SYSTEM  
Engine control systems utilize a number of potential control loop regimes optimized for particular engine conditions. These loops may relate to transient conditions or engine steady state. The...
US20060129301 Method and apparatus for assessing gas turbine acceleration capability  
A method for monitoring performance of a gas turbine engine includes, during acceleration of an engine, accumulating regulator indices from an engine controller and times accumulated on...
US20100088003 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING GAS TURBINE ENGINE OUTPUT TORQUE SENSOR VALIDATION AND SENSOR BACKUP USING A SPEED SENSOR  
Methods and apparatus are provided for verifying proper operation of a gas turbine engine output torque sensor using a speed sensor, and using the speed sensor as a backup torque sensor. Gas...
US20110046863 CONTROL APPARATUS FOR AEROPLANE GAS TURBINE ENGINE  
An apparatus for controlling an aeroplane gas turbine engine has various sensors and devices for operating the engine, and two control channels each calculating a command value for controlling...
US20080154474 Non-linear fuel transfers for gas turbines  
A method for controlling the rate of transfer between operation with gas and liquid fuel types to minimize the time in undesirable operational mode, thereby preventing excessive wear and damage to...
US20130131951 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF MONITORING TURBINE ENGINES  
A monitoring system for use with a turbine engine is described herein. The turbine engine includes a compressor and at least one compressor bleed valve coupled to the compressor. The monitoring...
US20090133379 Active combustion control for a turbine engine  
A combustion control system for a turbine engine is disclosed. The combustion control system includes a fuel injector having a main fuel supply and pilot fuel supply coupled to a combustor of the...
US20060217869 Failsafe electronic engine control system overheat shutdown  
An aircraft engine control system is configured to implement a failsafe shutdown of a jet engine in the highly unlikely occurrence of an overheat event. The system includes an engine controller...
US20070005219 System for monitoring sensor outputs of a gas turbine engine  
In a system for monitoring an output of a sensor for detecting an operating state of a gas turbine engine by comparing a value of an output of the sensor with a prescribed reference value, a...
US20100274461 AIRCRAFT ENGINE MANAGEMENT FOR FUEL CONSERVATION METHOD AND APPARATUS  
A method includes controlling an aircraft during descent, and controlling the engine pressure ratio of a jet engine so that the engine has a substantially equal pressure at the exhaust, and at the...
US20090013693 INTEGRATED FUEL NOZZLE WITH FEEDBACK CONTROL FOR A GAS TURBINE ENGINE  
A gas turbine engine includes a combustor having a fuel nozzle assembly for delivering fuel to a combustion chamber. A sensor is at least partially housed within the fuel nozzle assembly for...
US20090326784 Methods and Apparatuses For Monitoring A System  
A method for determining probable fail cases of a system includes the steps of: (a) receiving a pattern of input features, each feature representing measurable indicators which themselves are...
US20080281483 Singular Value Decomposition-Based Method for Optimal Estimation of Turbofan Engine Thrust and Other Unmeasurable Parameters  
A new linear point design technique is presented for the determination of tuning parameters that enable the optimal estimation of unmeasured engine outputs such as thrust. The engine's performance...
US20060235599 Kernel-based fault detection system and method  
An improved fault detection system and method is provided. The fault detection system and method combines the use of discrimination and representation based feature extraction to reliably detect...
US20120180873 METHOD FOR REPLICATING A PRESSURE CONTROL VALVE WITH ADJUSTABLE RESPONSE CHARACTERISTIC  
A pressure control valve replication method in a gas turbine can include controlling a fuel flow to a combustion system through a gas control valve, wherein the fuel flow experiences fuel flow...
US20110095190 ELEMENTAL COMPOSITION DETECTION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A system to detect a plurality of elements is proposed. The system includes one or more X-ray sources for transmitting X-rays towards a sample and also includes plurality of photon detectors. An...
US20150211422 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING A SINGLE-SPOOL TURBOSHAFT ENGINE  
A control schedule incorporating a relationship between corrected torque and inlet pressure is selected or determined responsive to a power-level command representative of a level of power to be...
US20100241332 METHOD FOR MAKING UNIFORM THE THRUST COMMAND OF THE ENGINES OF AN AIRCRAFT  
According to this invention, artificial force gradient means (9a) of a throttle control lever (4) for a turbo-engine comprise means (17) for adjusting the intensity of the artificial force gradient.
US20090173078 Methods and Systems for Providing Real-Time Comparison with an Alternate Control Strategy for a Turbine  
A method for controlling and modeling a turbine is provided. The method may include modeling the turbine by a primary adaptive turbine model that includes at least one primary operating parameter...
US20100174466 LATE LEAN INJECTION WITH ADJUSTABLE AIR SPLITS  
A gas turbine engine is provided and includes a combustor having a first interior in which a first fuel is combustible, a turbine into which products of at least the combustion of the first fuel...
US20120166061 HUB UNIT FOR A HIGH TEMPERATURE ELECTRONIC MONITORING SYSTEM  
A hub unit adapted for use in a monitoring system that monitors engine performance parameters of a gas turbine engine. The hub unit includes a housing, at least one signal conditioning circuit...
US20050043870 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RECORDING AND RETRIEVING MAINTENANCE, OPERATING AND REPAIR DATA FOR TURBINE ENGINE COMPONENTS  
Information storage devices are permanently deployed on individual components of turbine engines to permanently record operating, repair, and maintenance data on the parts that comprise the...
US20090204306 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR MODULATING FUEL FLOW FOR GAS TURBINE ENGINES  
A method of combustion stability control for a gas turbine engine is provided, and includes the steps of receiving by a stability controller, information regarding environmental and operating...
US20100286889 METHODS RELATING TO GAS TURBINE CONTROL AND OPERATION  
A method of controlling variable extraction flow in a combustion turbine engine, wherein extraction flow comprises a supply of compressed air extracted from the compressor and supplied to the...
US20100023238 METHOD AND SYSTEMS FOR CONTROLLING GAS TURBINE ENGINE TEMPERATURE  
A method and systems for controlling an engine are provided. The system includes an engine model programmed to receive engine operating condition values from a plurality of sensors on an engine....
US20080243352 Methods and Systems for Model-Based Control of Gas Turbines  
Embodiments of systems and methods for tuning a turbine are provided. In one embodiment, a method may include receiving at least one of a measured operating parameter or a modeled operating...
US20100198479 METHOD OF CONTROLLING A VTG ENGINE  
When controlling an engine having a Variable Turbine Geometry (VTG) the VTG is closed some predicted time period before an up-gear shift is performed. This is advantageous because when the gear...
US20080245051 Means for cooling a bearing assembly  
Means for cooling a bearing assembly supporting a rotor stage of a gas turbine engine after engine shutdown. The engine comprises a combustion section, a compressor for the delivery of air to the...
US20100168982 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING AT LEAST ONE ACTUATOR FOR ACTUATING THE COWLINGS OF A THRUST INVERTER IN A TURBOJET ENGINE  
The invention relates to a method for controlling at least one actuator for actuating the cowlings of a thrust inverter in a turbojet engine, the actuator being driven by an electric motor...
US20090292437 Systems and Methods Involving Multiplexed Engine Control Signals  
Systems and methods involving multiplexed engine control signals are provided. In this regard, a representative engine control system for a gas turbine engine includes: a signal relay device...
US20070250245 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OPERATING A GAS TURBINE ENGINE  
A method for operating a gas turbine engine includes coupling at least one sensor within the gas turbine engine to transmit a signal indicative of a vibration level of a rotor assembly within the...
US20100107603 Systems and methods for thermal management in a gas turbine powerplant  
A thermal management system for a gas turbine powerplant with an engine oil line and an engine fuel line incorporates a heat transfer control module that includes a reversible heat pump with a...

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