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8834092 Fluid machine, wind turbine, and method for increasing velocity of internal flow of fluid machine, utilizing unsteady flow  
A fluid machine, a wind turbine, and a method for increasing velocity of an internal flow is provided. A basic shape of the casing has a cycloid curve having a convex portion at a throat section...
8827629 Case with ballistic liner  
A fan case for a gas turbine engine includes an outer case defined about an engine axis and a hard ballistic liner defined about the engine axis, the hard ballistic liner within the outer case.
8827630 Method and system for determining gas turbine tip clearance  
A system for sensing at least one physical characteristic associated with an engine including a turbine having a plurality of blades turning inside a casing, the system including: a pressure sensor...
8821105 Turbine with variable number of nozzles  
The nozzles include inlet ports circumferentially arranged into a group and an opening and closing valve disposed so as to be commonly functioned. This arrangement realizes a gas turbine with no...
8821107 Method of modifying a steam turbine  
A method of modifying a steam turbine to change from a first maximum thermal power of the steam generator to a second maximum thermal power of the steam generator. The method can include replacing,...
8820073 Compressor  
A compressor comprises an impeller wheel mounted within a housing defining an inlet and an outlet. The wheel has a plurality of vanes and is rotatable about an axis. The housing has an inner wall...
8821106 Rotor coupling guard  
The present application provides a rotor coupling guard for use with removing a flow of air about a rotor coupling of a turbo-machine. The rotor coupling guard may include an inner cover with a...
8814494 Method for setting a gear ratio of a fan drive gear system of a gas turbine engine  
A gas turbine engine includes a fan section including a fan rotatable about an axis. A speed reduction device is connected to the fan. The speed reduction device includes a planetary fan drive gear...
8814493 Air-channeled wind turbine for low-wind environments  
An inventive wind turbine device including an air intake with a curved interior surface for accelerating wind speed and an optional conical component to direct the captured wind directly to a...
8814981 Compression of carbon dioxide containing fluid  
The present invention relates to a method of pressurizing a fluid comprising carbon dioxide, the method includes: obtaining the fluid from a unit for removing carbon dioxide from a process gas;...
8813498 Turbine inlet condition controlled organic rankine cycle  
A pressure sensor measures an organic Rankine cycle (ORC) working fluid pressure in front of a radial inflow turbine, while a temperature sensor measures an ORC working fluid temperature in front...
8807936 Balanced turbine rotor fan blade for a tip turbine engine  
A fan-turbine rotor assembly for a tip turbine engine includes a multiple of fan blades, which include an inducer section, a hollow fan blade section and a diffuser section. The hollow fan blade...
8807916 Method for setting a gear ratio of a fan drive gear system of a gas turbine engine  
A gas turbine engine includes a fan section including a fan that is rotatable about an axis. A speed reduction device is connected to the fan. The speed reduction device includes a star drive gear...
8807915 Double casing type pump and performance adjusting method thereof  
A double casing type pump and a performance adjusting method allow for adjustment of the performance of the pump, especially the head of the pump, without large-scale work or component disassembly....
8801361 Turbomachine wheel position control  
A machine includes a rotor supported to rotate about a rotational axis and an actuator arranged to act on the rotor and control a position of the rotor about the rotational axis. A bladed...
8801359 System and method for extracting power from fluid using a Tesla-type bladeless turbine  
Smooth, preferably variable-sweep fluid collection device surfaces disposed into opposition with wind, river, surf, ocean or tidal currents generate enhanced velocity fluid flows at length driven...
8801360 Centrifugal pump with thrust balance holes in diffuser  
A centrifugal pump has alternating impellers and diffusers. One or more vent holes extend through one or more vanes of one or more diffusers. In an upthrust condition, high pressure production...
8794902 System and method to improve the exhaust pressure across a RAM air turbine through secondary flow mixing  
A secondary flow lobe mixer increases the total-to-static pressure ratio across a Ram Air Turbine (RAT) by developing a localized pressure drop near the discharge of the turbine rotor exhaust. This...
8794907 Multiple staged compressor with last stage airfoil cooling  
A high compression ratio compressor having multiple stages of airfoils to produce the high pressure rations, where the last stage airfoils are cooled by passing cooling air through the airfoils...
8790066 Multi-lobe semi-floating journal bearing  
An exemplary turbocharger assembly includes a housing with a through bore having a central axis extending between a compressor end and a turbine end of the housing and a bearing, configured for...
8790067 Blade clearance control using high-CTE and low-CTE ring members  
An engine has a blade stage and a circumferential array of blade outer air seal segments. A support ring carries the blade outer air seal segments. The support ring has a low-CTE member and a...
8777554 Intermediate fan stage  
A fan system is disclosed having a forward fan stage configured to pressurize an airflow and an aft fan stage having a tip-fan configured to pressurize a first portion of a pressurized air flow...
8770912 Systems, methods, and apparatus for controlling turbine guide vane positions  
Certain embodiments of the invention may include systems, methods, and apparatus for controlling turbine guide vane positions. According to an example embodiment of the invention, a method is...
8770913 Apparatus and process for rotor creep monitoring  
An apparatus and a process for measuring rotor creep values for a monolithic rotor of an industrial gas turbine engine in order to determine when creep growth of the rotor has exceeded an allowable...
8770914 Steam turbine system and method for operating a steam turbine  
A steam turbine system including a steam turbine is provided. The steam turbine system includes a high-pressure side steam inlet device, a low-pressure side steam device, and a control device for...
8753074 Aspirator insert for a boundary layer in a fluid, a wall and a compressor equipped with said insert  
A passive leakage device for an axial turbomachine, more particularly for a low-pressure compressor of an axial turbomachine, is adapted to reduce and/or eliminate the surging phenomenon within the...
8753065 Method for setting a gear ratio of a fan drive gear system of a gas turbine engine  
A gas turbine engine according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a fan section including a fan rotatable about an axis and a speed reduction device in...
8740548 Gas turbine engine compressor variable stator vane arrangement  
A compressor variable stator vane arrangement comprises at least one stage of variable stator vanes. A speed sensor measures the rotational speed of the compressor rotor. A pressure sensor measures...
8727697 Variable vane actuation system and method  
A variable vane actuation system and method is disclosed herein. The variable vane actuation system includes a first ring member disposed for pivoting movement about a centerline axis. The first...
8727698 Atmospheric energy extraction devices and methods  
An electricity generating tower includes a tower wall whose inner radius profile has a hyperbolic shape for a least a portion thereof. Moisture is added to the top of the tower and mixes with air...
8727695 Chamfer-fillet gap for thermal management  
An apparatus and method is disclosed herein in which a heat-transfer fluid can be directed through a gap defined between a fillet and a chamfer. The apparatus includes a first member having a body...
8727696 Calibration of an actuator for a variable geometry turbine  
A variable geometry turbine of the kind used in a turbocharger has a variable geometry element such as a nozzle ring or an annular array of swing vanes that is operated by an actuator. The actuator...
8721257 Rotor blade tip clearance control  
A gas turbine engine has a row of circumferentially spaced rotor blades and a plurality of seal segments circumscribing the rotor blade tips and attached to a radially inward side of a casing of...
8721256 Turbomachine optimized for fastening a rotary shaft bearing, A method of mounting said bearing on said turbomachine  
A turbomachine including a shaft, a bearing for supporting the shaft and including an outer ring, and a support for the bearing, the support having a flange to which the outer ring is fastened by...
8721265 Multiple staged compressor with last stage airfoil cooling  
A high compression ratio compressor having multiple stages of airfoils to produce the high pressure rations, where the last stage airfoils are cooled by passing cooling air through the airfoils...
8714905 Method and a device for balancing pressure in a turbojet bearing enclosure  
A pressure-balancing device for balancing pressure in at least one bearing enclosure of a turbojet, the enclosure including a mechanism feeding the bearing with lubricating liquid, an air intake,...
8708640 Method and apparatus for efficiently generating and extracting power from an air flow to do useful work  
A portion of the internal energy of a mass flow of a compressible fluid, such as air, is transformed efficiently into greatly increased flow kinetic energy by passing the flow through a set of...
8708638 Apparatus and method for active gap monitoring for a continuous flow machine  
An apparatus and method for active gap monitoring for a continuous flow machine, in particular an aircraft propulsion device, which has a rotor and a housing which surrounds the rotor forming a...
8708639 Turbine bucket shroud tail  
The present application provides an axial flow turbine. The axial flow turbine may include a stator casing and a turbine bucket positioned about the stator casing. A tip shroud may be positioned on...
8708641 Turbine blade and gas turbine  
Provided are turbine blades and a gas turbine capable of damping the vibrations caused by an excitation force and facilitating mounting/disassembly. Included are a shroud portion disposed at an end...
8702372 System and method for adjusting compressor inlet fluid temperature  
A system includes a radiation detector array directed toward a fluid flow into a compressor. The radiation detector array is configured to output a signal indicative of a two-dimensional...
8696300 Body fan device  
A body fan device for keeping a user cool, dry, and comfortable when wearing a garment is provided. The body fan device comprises an outer casing having a front side and a rear side with the front...
8696299 Compressor  
A compressor comprises an impeller wheel mounted within a housing defining an inlet and an outlet. The wheel has a plurality of vanes and is rotatable about an axis. The housing has an inner wall...
8695345 Calculation method of moisture loss in steam turbine  
In one embodiment, a calculation method of moisture loss in a steam turbine calculates first a wetness fraction at the inlet and outlet of each of stationary blade cascades and rotor blade...
8690519 Wet gas compressor systems  
The present application provides for a wet gas compressor system. The wet gas compressor system may include a wet gas compressor with an inlet section. A variable cross-section nozzle may be...
8684659 Rotating blade system for a row of rotating blades of a turbomachine  
The invention concerns a moving blade system for a moving blade sequence of a continuous-flow machine, in particular a thermal gas turbine with at least two moving blade segments, of which each...
8678741 Oil cooled runner  
An oil cooled runner, for a rotary seal between an engine case and a shaft rotationally mounted to the case, includes an annular runner ring having a platform with a radially outer seal engagement...
8678742 Clearance control system, turbomachine and method for adjusting a running clearance between a rotor and a casing of a turbomachine  
The invention relates to a clearance control system for adjusting a running clearance (L) between a rotor (12) having rotor blades (10) of a turbomachine (14), especially a gas turbine, and a...
8678740 Turbomachine flow path having circumferentially varying outer periphery  
A turbomachine includes an annular flow path section between a plurality of radially extending stator blades and a plurality of radially extending rotor blades. At least a portion of the flow path...
8678743 Method for setting a gear ratio of a fan drive gear system of a gas turbine engine  
A gas turbine engine according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a fan section including a fan rotatable about an axis and a speed reduction device in...