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US20120215417 SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING THE ANGULAR POSITION OF STATOR BLADES AND METHOD FOR OPTIMIZING SAID ANGULAR POSITION  
A system for controlling angular position of stator blades including: a mechanism for calculating a set angular position of the blades according to one of speeds; and a module for correcting the...
US20090024295 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR REMOTELY MONITORING A TURBOCHARGED ENGINE  
A method and system for remotely monitoring the operation of a multicylinder, turbocharged reciprocating engine includes monitoring one or more operating parameters predictive of the...
US20100198480 METHOD FOR DETECTING A "ROTATING STALL" FAULT IN A COMPRESSOR FED BY AN INVERTER  
The invention relates to a method for detecting a rotating stall fault in a compressor (12) which is driven by means of a three-phase current motor (8) fed by an inverter. According to the...
US20090271085 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR OPERATING GAS TURBINE ENGINE SYSTEMS  
Methods and systems for operating a gas turbine engine system are provided. The system includes a gas turbine engine that includes at least one combustor configured to receive a flow of fuel from...
US20140277992 INTEGRATED HEALTH MANAGEMENT APPROACH TO PROPULSION CONTROL SYSTEM PROTECTION LIMITING  
A real-time engine management system having a controller system configured to control demand on a first component of an engine. The controller system is also configured to access a first set of...
US20080154473 Gas turbine engine performance data validation  
The invention validates propulsion data used in engine performance diagnostics based on heuristic knowledge of the physical relationships between engine parameters. The method identifies data...
US20140156165 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR GAS TURBINE OPERATION  
A system includes a controller configured to control one or more parameters of a gas turbine engine based on a feedback and a predicted lifespan of one or more components of the gas turbine engine...
US20050049775 Distributed engine control system and method  
The present invention provides a system and method for safety critical real time distributed engine control. Centralized hierarchical control architecture is replaced with an autonomous...
US20100010721 METHODS AND SYSTEMS TO FACILITATE OVER-SPEED PROTECTION  
A method for assembling a gas turbine engine is described. The method includes coupling a first fuel system interface (FSI-1) to a second fuel system interface (FSI-2), and coupling one of the...
US20100292905 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF ESTIMATING GAS TURBINE ENGINE PERFORMANCE  
An example method of estimating gas turbine engine performance deterioration includes monitoring debris in at least a portion of an engine and estimating performance deterioration of at least one...
US20140358398 Use of SS Data Trends in Fault Resolution Process  
An automated method for resolving fault in an engine is disclosed. The method may include providing a reasoner module for recommending a set of maintenance actions to resolve fault in the engine,...
US20100269481 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING SURGE PROTECTION TO A TURBINE COMPONENT  
Systems and methods for providing surge protection to turbine components are provided. A surge protection limit may be determined for the turbine component. One or more measurements associated...
US20090177363 Method and apparatus for monitoring gas turbine blades  
A method (and corresponding apparatus) for monitoring gas turbine blades. The output from an eddy current sensor monitoring the movement of turbine blades past the sensor is processed to determine...
US20110301822 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING A GAS TURBINE AND A GAS TURBINE INCLUDING SUCH A SYSTEM  
A method for controlling a gas turbine including a compressor assembly including at least one variable geometry portion, a combustion chamber, and a turbine assembly. The method generates a flow...
US20100192593 LINEAR QUADRATIC REGULATOR CONTROL FOR BLEED AIR SYSTEM FAN AIR VALVE  
A system and method are provided for controlling the temperature of engine bleed air from a turbofan gas turbine engine. The system includes a fan air valve and a fan air valve controller. The fan...
US20100121553 Engine Relight Method  
An engine windmill relight method is described for use with a fuel control system (FCS) having a metering valve (MV), the method comprising the steps of determining a desired fuel delivery rate,...
US20100241331 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...
US20140069105 COMPRESSOR SURGE PREVENTION DIGITAL SYSTEM  
Methods and devices for anticipating a surge in a gas turbine engine. Controlled pressure signal(s) may be compared with reference pressure signal(s), each of the controlled pressure signal(s) and...
US20110196593 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MONITORING A GAS TURBINE  
A system for monitoring a gas turbine includes a memory containing information from comparable gas turbines and an input device that generates a unit data signal and a risk signal. A processor in...
US20130204507 METHOD AND A DEVICE FOR MONITORING AN ENGINE  
A method of monitoring at least one limited-lifetime part. During an identification step (STP1), storage means (40) store a list including a reference for each limited-lifetime part of an engine...
US20090312892 DISTRIBUTED ENGINE CONTROL SYSTEM  
A distributed engine control system is provided. The engine control system includes first and second engine data concentrators. Each of the first and second engine data concentrators include a...
US20090003991 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TURBINE ENGINE CLEARANCE CONTROL WITH RUB DETECTION  
A method of detecting rubs during operation of a turbomachine comprising at least one rotating object having a tip and a shelf is provided. The method includes generating signals representative of...
US20100256888 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ACTIVELY TUNING A VALVE  
An embodiment of the present invention has the technical effect of utilizing a model-based system and real time data to adjust a parameter of at least one valve. An embodiment of the present...
US20080154475 AIRCRAFT ENGINE MANAGEMENT FOR FUEL CONSERVATION  
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...
US20120185116 INTEGRATED BLEED AND ENGINE CONTROLLER  
An integrated electronic engine control and environmental control system bleed control apparatus for use with an aircraft engine. The apparatus comprises an electronic engine controller, an...
US20120259483 ACTUATION CONTROL SYSTEM  
A dual redundant actuation control system for controlling a plurality of actuators for positioning a plurality of moveable aircraft components. The actuation control system includes a component...
US20130138322 FULL AUTHORITY DIGITAL ENGINE CONTROL SYSTEM FOR AIRCRAFT ENGINE  
In one aspect, a digital engine control system for an aircraft engine is provided. The control system includes a selection unit, the selection unit including a monitoring module configured to...
US20080178600 Systems and Methods for Initializing Dynamic Model States Using a Kalman Filter  
Embodiments of the invention can provide systems and methods for initializing dynamic model states using a Kalman or similar type filter. In one embodiment, an adaptable model-based control system...
US20150081193 ADAPTIVE REMAINING USEFUL LIFE BALANCING CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MULTI-ENGINE SYSTEMS  
A system and method of adaptively managing a plurality of engines in a multi-engine system, where each engine comprises hot gas components and non-hot gas components, and each engine exhibits a...
US20080215270 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MONITORING MOVING DEVICES  
This present specification provides, amongst other things, an electro-optical monitoring system for obtaining a once-per-revolution signal based on the surface reflection of a rotating device that...
US20110056210 SURGE MARGIN REGULATION  
The present invention relates to control of engine variable of a gas turbine engine to regulate the surge margins of at least two compressors. A controller (20) receives data measured from engine...
US20070027607 Apparatus and methods for acoustically determining internal characteristics of an engine and the like  
Apparatus and methods are disclosed for determining internal engine characteristics using acoustic-vibration data. Exemplary such data are passive acoustic pyrometer data. Acoustic-vibrational...
US20140365036 ENGINE OPERATIONS SUPPORT SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR REDUCING FUEL FLOW  
An operations support system is provided for an engine receiving fuel. The system includes a diagnostic engine model unit configured to receive engine data from the engine and to generate...
US20050131617 Data collecting system and data transmitting method  
A data collecting system includes a data collecting device and plural data processing devices connected to the data collecting device by a cascade connection. For example, each of the data...
US20130191004 GAS TURBINE ENGINE CONTROL  
A gas turbine engine control apparatus comprises a controller 34, a memory 36 associated with the controller 34 and inputs 38 for measurement data from an engine. The controller 34 determines the...
US20090005952 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...
US20110130941 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR UNCHOKED CONTROL OF GAS TURBINE FUEL GAS CONTROL VALVES  
Certain embodiments of the invention may include systems and methods for providing unchoked control of gas turbine fuel control valves. According to an exemplary embodiment of the invention, a...
US20100154380 Control system for a land-based simple cycle hybrid engine for power generation  
A pulse detonation combustor (PDC)-based hybrid engine control system includes a programmable controller directed by algorithmic software to control a rotational shaft speed of the PDC-based...
US20100242489 Systems, Methods, and Apparatus for Modifying Power Output and Efficiency of a Combined Cycle Power Plant  
Embodiments of the invention can provide systems, methods, and an apparatus for modifying the power output and efficiency of a combined cycle power plant. According to one embodiment where a...
US20130151112 METHOD FOR OPTIMIZING THE CONTROL OF A FREE TURBINE POWER PACKAGE FOR AN AIRCRAFT, AND CONTROL FOR IMPLEMENTING SAME  
A method optimizing fuel-injection control with driving speeds of apparatuses adjusted by controlling a turbine speed according to power, and optimizing control of a free turbine power package of...
US20140114549 WIRELESS ENGINE MONITORING SYSTEM WITH MULTIPLE HOP AIRCRAFT COMMUNICATIONS CAPABILITY AND ON-BOARD PROCESSING OF ENGINE DATA  
An engine monitoring module includes a housing configured to be mounted at the aircraft engine and a first wireless transmitter carried by the housing. A memory is carried by the housing and a...
US20140081547 CLOSED LOOP PROPULSION SYSTEM TRANSIENT RESPONSE PREDICTOR  
An electronic engine controller includes a commanded rotor speed input, an altitude input, and a current rotor speed input, a computer processor, and a memory storing a prediction logic. The...
US20130184961 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR MANAGING POWER OF AN ENGINE  
A method and system for online power management of a turbine engine is provided. The method includes operating an engine control system on a first bandwidth, filtering at least one data input from...
US20100223902 THERMOELECTRICALLY COOLED COMPONENTS FOR DISTRIBUTED ELECTRONICS CONTROL SYSTEM FOR GAS TURBINE ENGINES  
A gas turbine engine control component includes at least one electronic device, electronics such as an integrated circuit associated with the device, and a thermoelectric cooler for cooling the...
US20100215480 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ENGINE TURN DOWN BY CONTROLLING COMPRESSOR EXTRACTION AIR FLOWS  
Systems and methods for controlling compressor extraction air flows from a compressor of a turbine system during engine turn down are provided. In one embodiment, a method for controlling...
US20100122535 FUEL CONTROL SYSTEM FOR GAS TURBINE AND FEED FORWARD CONTROL METHOD  
A fuel controller for a combustion system in a gas turbine having a combustion system, a fuel supply, a pressure control valve proximate the combustion system and a first pressure sensor proximate...
US20110153295 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MODELING THE PERFORMANCE OF A GAS TURBINE ENGINE  
A method for modeling the performance of a gas turbine engine is provided. The method includes the steps of: 1) providing a processor; 2) inputting flight condition parameter data and engine...
US20100274416 DISTRIBUTED APPROACH TO ELECTRONIC ENGINE CONTROL FOR GAS TURBINE ENGINES  
A distributed electronic engine control system includes an airframe module, an electronic engine control module, and an engine I/O module. The modules are arranged in locations remote from one...
US20100168981 Differential Focus Blade Clearance Probe and Methods for Using Same  
An apparatus and a method for ascertaining a gap between a stationary member and a rotating member are disclosed. At least a reference beam and a signal beam, which have different focal lengths or...
US20100162718 SYSTEMS, APPARATUSES, AND METHODS OF GAS TURBINE ENGINE CONTROL  
One embodiment according to the present invention is a unique system for gas turbine engine control. Other embodiments include unique apparatuses, systems, devices, and methods relating to gas...

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