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US20170182442 HYDROPHOBIC FILTRATION OF TEMPERING AIR  
A gas turbine system may include an exhaust gas processing system configured to process exhaust gas received from a gas turbine engine of the system. An exhaust path of the exhaust processing...
US20170175646 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR STALL MARGIN MODULATION AS A FUNCTION OF ENGINE HEALTH  
A stall margin modulation (SMM) control system in communication with a gas turbine engine including a compressor is described herein. The SMM control system is configured to determine the stall...
US20170159574 Adaptive Engine Model Torque Splitting Optimization  
Systems and methods for determining torque split among engines in a multi-engine system using adaptive engine models are provided. In one embodiment, a method of determining a torque split can...
US20170145852 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MONITORING GEARBOX HEALTH BY VIBRATION  
A method of monitoring engine health is provided. The method may include the step of monitoring a vibration of a gearbox using a vibration sensor to detect a primary amplitude at a primary mesh...
US20170130602 METHOD OF OPERATING A CLEARANCE CONTROL SYSTEM  
A method of operating a clearance control system for a gas turbine engine, includes estimating, in a control module, thermal expansion values of engine components based at least partially on an...
US20170122208 INTERCOOLED GAS TURBINE OPTIMIZATION  
A control system for a gas turbine includes a controller. The controller includes a processor configured to access an operational parameter associated with the gas turbine. The processor is...
US20170114660 AUTONOMOUS ENGINE HEALTH MANAGEMENT SYSTEM  
An engine health monitoring system includes an engine component having a sensor system configured to monitor at least one parameter of the component. An autonomous monitoring system is coupled to...
US20170113809 Aircraft Engine Fan Speed Display Improvements for Enhanced Monitoring and Thrust Setting Ability  
Systems and methods for displaying N1 speed on a flight deck display in a manner that provides increased resolution at the upper end of the operating range. This is accomplished by a variable...
US20170107914 THRUST SCHEDULING METHOD FOR VARIABLE PITCH FAN ENGINES AND TURBO-SHAFT, TURBO-PROPELLER ENGINES  
A thrust scheduling method for a gas turbine engine that includes a plurality of blades having a variable pitch beta angle is provided. The method can include receiving into a control system at...
US20170082032 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR THERMAL EXPANSION COMPENSATION IN HEATED FLOW CHARACTERIZATION  
Techniques for a chamber, such as gas turbine engine (100), surrounding a heated fluid include a sensor (150) mounted in a first wall (228b, 229b) of the chamber to detect phenomenon inside the...
US20170058693 Cooled Information Node  
An information node is presented for use within a thermally challenged environment. The cooled information node has a case with a thermoelectric conditioner. A thermoelectric controller contained...
US20170051683 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR EARLY PREDICTION OF IMPENDING INSTABILITIES OF A SYSTEM  
The invention includes a method for predicting the operational state of equipment with turbulent flow characterized by time series data relating to its operation. The invention further includes a...
US20170030217 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,...
US20170022907 Shaft Failure Detection Using Passive Control Methods  
A method for use in a turbine control system includes controlling fuel supply to a gas turbine engine at least in part using a fuel supply limit determined as a first function of a rotational...
US20160373838 METAL CERAMIC COMPOSITE FOR ELECTROMAGNETIC SIGNAL TRANSPARENT MATERIALS  
A system of a machine includes a network of a plurality of sensing/control/identification devices distributed throughout the machine. Each of the sensing/control/identification devices is...
US20160373837 MULTI-STAGE SENSING/CONTROL/IDENTIFICATION DEVICE HAVING PROTECTED COMMUNICATION AND REMOTE POWER  
Sensing/control/identification devices for machines are provided. The devices include a first stage having a rectification and power conditioning module configured to receive electromagnetic (EM)...
US20160373836 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMMUNICATION THROUGH COMPONENTS OF A MACHINE  
A system of a machine includes a network of a plurality of sensing/control/identification devices distributed throughout the machine. Each of the sensing/control/identification devices is...
US20160371897 REMOTE COMMUNICATION AND POWERED SENSING/CONTROL/IDENTIFICATION DEVICES USING HIGH TEMPERATURE COMPATIBLE SEMICONDUCTOR MATERIALS  
A system includes a network of a plurality of sensing/control/identification devices distributed throughout a machine, each of the sensing/control/identification devices associated with at least...
US20160369651 CHARACTERIZATION OF SINGLE OR MULTIPLE DEVICES IN A SYSTEM  
A system for a gas turbine engine includes an electrical interface device, a sensing/control/identification device, and a remote processing unit. The electrical interface device has electrical...
US20160369650 REMOTE COMMUNICATION AND POWERED SENSING/CONTROL/IDENTIFICATION DEVICES  
Sensing/control/identification devices of machines are provided. The devices include a shielding defining a shielded volume, a rectification and power conditioning module within the shielded...
US20160368612 AIRCRAFT GAS TURBINE PROPULSION ENGINE CONTROL WITHOUT AIRCRAFT TOTAL AIR TEMPERATURE SENSORS  
A control system for an aircraft gas turbine propulsion engine includes an engine control that is adapted to receive at least engine inlet temperature data and aircraft altitude data. The engine...
US20160356280 ENGINE SPEED OPTIMIZATION AS A METHOD TO REDUCE APU FUEL CONSUMPTION  
Systems and methods for controlling an auxiliary power unit (APU) are provided. The systems and methods may comprise detecting an operating condition of the APU, determining an optimal APU...
US20160348533 ROTOR RESONANCE DISTURBANCE REJECTION CONTROLLER  
A speed control system for an engine comprising at least one rotary load is provided. The speed control system may include a rotor speed controller configured to regulate speed in the rotary load...
US20160333782 MULTIPLE TURBOSHAFT ENGINE CONTROL METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR HELICOPTERS  
Electric power from the low spool of a turboshaft engine is transferred to drive the compressor of another turboshaft engine. This is used to assist in maintaining the other turboshaft idling...
US20160318620 AIRCRAFT FUEL SHUTOFF INTERLOCK  
A system for hindering the pilot from inadvertently turning off the fuel and/or engine when it is not safe is disclosed. In an embodiment, a fuel shutoff interlock is engaged if the aircraft is in...
US20160314631 ELECTRONIC MODULE INTEGRATION FOR HARSH ENVIRONMENT MACHINES  
A gas turbine engine is provided having a control and health monitoring system that includes an engine control module. At least one electronic component electronically coupled to the engine...
US20160311548 METHOD FOR AUTOMATICALLY CONTROLLING THE OPERATING SPEED OF A HELICOPTER TURBOSHAFT ENGINE, CORRESPONDING CONTROL DEVICE AND HELICOPTER PROVIDED WITH SUCH A DEVICE  
The invention relates to a method for automatically controlling an operating mode of a turboshaft engine of a helicopter, comprising a step (10) of receiving data (27, 28, 29) that are...
US20160311546 METHOD, SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS FOR REDUCING A TURBINE CLEARANCE  
A method for reducing a turbine clearance gap between a plurality of rotor blades of a turbine engine and a shroud of the turbine engine is provided. The method includes determining that an...
US20160307377 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MAINTAINING AN AIRCRAFT ENGINE  
A method and system that includes an aircraft engine that includes high pressure turbine blades, low pressure turbine blades, and a plurality of bearings, a data logging device associated with the...
US20160281529 AIRCRAFT POWER OUTTAKE MANAGEMENT  
A system and method for controlling the operation of a gas turbine engine supplying power to an aircraft. The engine is controlled according to a reading of an amount of power drawn from the...
US20160281528 MONITORING A DYNAMIC PARAMETER SUCH AS TORQUE IN A ROTATIONAL SYSTEM  
A system is provided for a turbine engine. The system includes a rotor assembly and a monitoring system. The rotor assembly includes a plurality of rotor blades connected to a shaft. The...
US20160273379 GAS TURBINE ENGINE HEALTH DETERMINATION  
A method is provided for determining an updated engine health factor of an aircraft engine. The method includes determining an engine health condition indicative of an engine health during...
US20160245178 IMAGING ASSISTED GAS TURBINE ANTI-ICING SYSTEM  
A method includes receiving image data from a camera coupled to an air intake system of a gas turbine engine. The image data corresponds to an air passage of the air intake system. The method also...
US20160230672 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR EMERGENCY STARTING OF AN AIRCRAFT TURBOMACHINE  
The invention relates to an emergency start system (20) for a turbine engine of an aircraft, characterised in that it comprises at least one solid-propellant gas generator (22), an electrically...
US20160222820 WASH TIMING BASED ON TURBINE OPERATING PARAMETERS  
A system may include a memory storing a turbomachinery degradation model configured to model degradation of a turbine system over time. Further, the system may include a controller communicatively...
US20160208717 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR LOAD POWER MANAGEMENT IN A TURBOSHAFT GAS TURBINE ENGINE  
A control system for a gas turbine engine including a power turbine is disclosed. The control system may also include an outer loop control module to determine a torque request. The outer loop...
US20160201919 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR INJECTING FUEL INTO AN ENGINE COMBUSTION CHAMBER  
A system of injecting fuel into the combustion chamber of an engine, including at least two fuel circuits, one permanent flow circuit and one intermittent flow circuit, fuel proportioning and...
US20160201573 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...
US20160195026 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR GENERATING VARIABLE RAMP RATES FOR TURBOMACHINERY  
A system includes a controller configured to receive one or more inputs associated with an operation of a turbine system, derive a set of ramp rates for the turbine system based at least in part...
US20160195024 FUEL SYSTEM FOR TONE CONTROL AND OPERABILITY  
Aspects of the disclosure are directed to controlling a distribution of fuel to a plurality of nozzles associated with at least one aircraft engine by: determining a state of operation associated...
US20160186669 METHOD AND MODULE FOR FILTERING A RAW SETPOINT  
This module (5) serves to filter a raw setpoint (N1_CMD_OP) for a corrector network (6) in a system (20) for regulating an engine. It comprises: a module (54) for detecting a filtering condition...
US20160177777 OVER TIP LEAKAGE MEASUREMENT  
A rotor arrangement including: a rotor stage having an annular array of rotor blades each blade having a tip; a casing that surrounds the rotor stage and defines a clearance between the tips and...
US20160169154 MODEL-BASED COMBINED CYCLE POWER PLANT LOAD CONTROL  
A control system uses a modeled steam turbine megawatt (power) change attributed to a gas turbine demand change (i.e., a steam turbine to gas turbine transfer function) within a conventional...
US20160169129 ENERGY STORAGE ADVISEMENT CONTROLLER FOR A VEHICLE  
An energy storage advisement (ESA) controller assists with operation of a vehicle having a turbine for generating electricity from engine exhaust, a storage device for storing the electricity, and...
US20160169103 CONTROL UNIT FOR GASIFICATION POWER GENERATION PLANT, GASIFICATION POWER GENERATION PLANT, AND CONTROL METHOD FOR GASIFICATION POWER GENERATION PLANT  
An IGCC plant includes a coal gasifier that gasifies coal by using an oxidizer, a gas turbine that is driven by combustion gas generated by combustion of fuel gas obtained by purifying gas...
US20160160762 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PREDICTING AND MANAGING LIFE CONSUMPTION OF GAS TURBINE PARTS  
A method for estimating and managing life of a gas turbine is provided. The method includes estimating a remaining useful life of a component of a gas turbine, obtaining parameters of the gas...
US20160146119 GAS TURBINE ENGINE OPTIMIZATION CONTROL DEVICE  
A gas turbine engine optimization control device estimates a specific fuel consumption using a given control parameter of a variable mechanism, determines a change between a specific fuel...
US20160146118 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR ENHANCING CONTROL OF POWER PLANT GENERATING UNITS  
A control method for optimizing an operation of a power plant having generating units during a selected operating period subdivided so to include regular intervals within which each of the...
US20160146117 AIRCRAFT ENGINE FUEL SYSTEM  
This invention concerns fuel delivery system for an aircraft engine (10). The system entails two or more fuel sources (32, 34, 36) onboard an aircraft (54), each fuel source (32, 34, 36) having a...
US20160146116 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...

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