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8974859 Micro-channel coating deposition system and method for using the same  
Methods of pressure coating a target surface of an article comprising one or more grooves formed in an outer surface of an article include fluidly connecting a pressure masker comprising a...
8956116 Cooling of a gas turbine component designed as a rotor disk or turbine blade  
A gas turbine component for example a turbine blade or a rotor disk is provided. In order to extend the service life of the corresponding component by reducing the thermally or mechanically...
8926261 Turbine assembly  
A turbine assembly is provided assembly having rotor defines a plurality of recesses disposed about an axis of rotation (Ar). Each of the recesses having a wide end and a narrow end. The recesses...
8920128 Gas turbine engine cooling systems having hub-bleed impellers and methods for the production thereof  
Embodiments of a gas turbine engine cooling system for deployment within a gas turbine engine are provided, as are embodiment of a method for producing a gas turbine engine cooling system. In one...
8905704 Wind sail turbine  
A wind turbine comprising a drive shaft; at least one vane connected to the drive shaft; and a torque converter attached to the vane, the torque converter comprising an airfoil, the torque...
8899937 Excessive wind portal for wind turbines  
Systems and methods for reducing wind pressure on wind turbine blades by selectively opening excessive wind portals in the turbine blades. One embodiment comprises a wind turbine system in which...
8845278 Radial turbine  
A radial turbine includes a radial turbine wheel provided with a main pathway in which blade height progressively increases while curving toward an axial direction from a radial direction. A...
8764380 Rotor blade  
A rotor blade for a gas turbine engine, comprising an aerofoil having pressure and suction surfaces, leading and trailing edges, and an array of passages at a tip region of the aerofoil. The...
8678765 Rotor blade with drainage bore hole  
A method for the production of a rotor blade (1) for a wind power plant, wherein the produced rotor blade (1) in its longitudinal extension, which extends from a rotor blade root (2) essentially...
8622704 Gas turbine blade for a turbomachine  
The invention relates to a gas turbine blade (10), in particular a compressor blade and/or turbine blade for a turbomachine, wherein the gas turbine blade (10) comprises at least one receptacle...
8579594 Wind turbine blade with submerged boundary layer control means  
A wind turbine blade having a longitudinal direction with a root end and a tip end as well as a chord extending in a transverse direction between a leading edge and a trailing edge is described....
8568090 System for reducing the level of erosion affecting a component  
A system for removing moisture from a steam/water mixture engaging a stationary component of a steam turbine. The system includes an airfoil located within a flow path of a steam turbine. The...
8562302 Wind turbine blade with integrated handling mechanism attachment bores  
A wind turbine blade includes a leading edge, a trailing edge, a suction side, and a pressure side. At least one integrated attachment bore is configured in each of the suction side and pressure...
8491269 Hydraulic machine including means for injecting a flow drawn from a main flow  
The invention relates to a machine through which a main flow (E) of water passes, including a turbine wheel (4), with at least a turbulent zone, reduced-pressure zone or cavitation zone (8, 10,...
8459955 Aerofoil  
Composite aerofoils for gas turbine engines are commonly provided with a metal protection strip along the leading edge, to prevent erosion of the leading edge in use and to protect against impacts...
8454310 Compressor blade with tip sealing  
An axial flow compressor blade with a cavity formed within the blade tip region and connected by an array of holes onto the pressure side surface of the blade in the tip region so that compressed...
8425182 Radial turbine  
An expansion turbine with a radial turbine wheel has a main path that gradually increases in height and axially discharges fluid while swirling from a main inlet located at the outer...
8419372 Airfoil having reduced wake  
An airfoil of varying span-wise thickness comprising a suction side and a pressure side coupled together at a leading edge and a trailing edge, with the trailing edge comprising a plurality of...
8393869 Turbine blade assembly including a damper  
A damper for a turbine rotor assembly of a gas turbine engine is disclosed. The damper may have a forward plate. The damper may further have an aft plate including a larger surface area than the...
8376704 Systems and method of assembling an air distribution system for use in a rotor blade of a wind turbine  
A method of assembling an air distribution system for use in a rotor blade of a wind turbine wherein the rotor blade includes a sidewall extending from a blade root towards a blade tip. The method...
8328517 Turbine airfoil cooling system with diffusion film cooling hole  
A cooling system for a turbine airfoil of a turbine engine having at least one diffusion film cooling hole positioned in an outer wall defining the turbine airfoil is disclosed. The diffusion film...
8267665 Laminar flow rotor and related methods and systems  
A rotor blade including a root attachable to a rotor hub. The blade includes a tip and one or more channels aligned within the blade generally between the root and the tip. Each channel has a...
8251657 Load mitigation device for wind turbine blades  
The present invention includes a rotor blade (20) having a blade body (30) with a leading edge (26) and a trailing edge (28) and opposed first and second surfaces (34, 36) extending there between...
8246291 Thermal system for a working member of a power plant  
A working member for a power plant is disclosed herein. The working member includes a body defining at least one working surface of the working member. The at least one working surface is operable...
8246311 Wind turbine rotor blade with variably actuatable porous window  
A wind turbine blade includes a porous window defined in the suction side of the blade. The porous window includes a plurality of holes defined therein. An air manifold within the internal cavity...
8240993 System and method of manipulating a boundary layer across a rotor blade of a wind turbine  
An air distribution system for manipulating a boundary layer of air across a wind turbine rotor blade. The wind turbine rotor blade includes at least one sidewall that defines a cavity therein....
8221075 Systems and method for operating a wind turbine having active flow control  
A method for operating a wind turbine includes operatively coupling a fluid container within the wind turbine. The fluid container is in flow communication with an air distribution system at least...
8210817 Wind turbine utilizing wind directing slats  
Various embodiments of a wind turbine are disclosed having a support structure with a rotor disposed about the support structure and having first and second scoops. Each of the scoops can have...
8197209 Systems and methods involving variable throat area vanes  
Systems and methods involving variable throat area vanes are provided. In this regard, a representative gas turbine engine includes: a vane extending into a gas flow path and having: an interior...
8167571 Horizontal axis wind turbine rotor assembly with lifting body rotor blades  
A horizontal axis wind turbine rotor assembly utilizes rotor blades having the aerodynamic characteristics of low aspect ratio lifting bodies. The aerodynamic characteristics of low aspect ratio...
8157525 Methods and apparatus relating to turbine airfoil cooling apertures  
An airfoil assembly for a turbine engine, that may comprise: an airfoil that includes at least one panel opening formed therein; and an aperture panel that includes at least one cooling aperture;...
8142157 Separable blade for wind turbine  
To provide a light and economical separable blade for a wind turbine that is also equipped with a lightning rod function. A separable blade for a wind turbine wherein the blade as a whole is...
8128364 Wind turbine rotor blade with porous window and controllable cover member  
A wind turbine blade includes a porous window defined in the suction side of the blade. The porous window is permeable to airflow from within an internal cavity of the blade through the suction...
8109730 Pump for contaminated liquid  
The invention relates to a pump for pumping contaminated liquid including solid matter, comprising a pump housing provided with a rotatable impeller (3) having at least one vane (9) and an...
8105030 Cooled airfoils and gas turbine engine systems involving such airfoils  
Cooled airfoils and gas turbine engine systems involving such airfoils are provided. In this regard, a representative cooled airfoil includes: an exterior surface defining a leading edge, a...
8092176 Turbine airfoil cooling system with curved diffusion film cooling hole  
A cooling system for a turbine airfoil of a turbine engine having at least one diffusion film cooling hole positioned in an outer wall defining the turbine airfoil is disclosed. The diffusion film...
8092177 Turbine airfoil cooling system with diffusion film cooling hole having flow restriction rib  
A cooling system for a turbine airfoil of a turbine engine having at least one diffusion film cooling hole positioned in an outer wall defining the turbine airfoil is disclosed. The diffusion film...
8083487 Rotary airfoils and method for fabricating same  
A method of fabricating an airfoil is provided. The method includes fabricating at least one airfoil including a suction side and a pressure side coupled together at a leading edge and a trailing...
8079810 Turbine airfoil cooling system with divergent film cooling hole  
A cooling system for a turbine airfoil of a turbine engine having at least one divergent film cooling hole positioned in an outer wall defining the turbine airfoil is disclosed. The divergent film...
8079821 Turbine airfoil with dual wall formed from inner and outer layers separated by a compliant structure  
A turbine airfoil usable in a turbine engine with a cooling system and a compliant dual wall configuration configured to enable thermal expansion between inner and outer layers while eliminating...
8070453 Centrifugal impeller having forward and reverse flow paths  
A centrifugal impeller having an inlet and a plurality of outlets, the outlets including at least one outlet in a forward direction of the impeller and at least one outlet in a rearward direction...
8057168 Fan and its impeller and housing  
A fan includes an impeller and a housing. The housing includes a base portion and a sidewall portion disposed around and connected with the base portion. A plurality of first recesses are disposed...
8020296 Method for the production of secondary fluid ducts  
A method for the production of secondary fluid ducts for a turbomachine, especially for fluid supply or fluid removal to/from a flow-wetted surface of the turbomachine, with the secondary fluid...
8016560 Wind turbine rotor blade with actuatable airfoil passages  
A wind turbine rotor blade includes a pressure side and a suction side. At least one airfoil passage is defined through the blade between the pressure side and suction side. A respective cover is...
8016567 Separation resistant aerodynamic article  
An airfoil disclosed herein comprises a pressure surface 42 exposed to a stream of fluid, a suction surface 40 exposed to the stream of fluid and a passage 56 extending from a passage intake end...
7959412 Wind turbine rotor blade with acoustic lining  
A rotor blade for a wind turbine is provided, the rotor blade comprising an acoustically porous surface layer at least partially covering at least one surface of the rotor blade, at least one...
7942639 Hybrid bucket dovetail pocket design for mechanical retainment  
A method for mechanically attaching a composite or polymeric material to a bucket in a radial airfoil includes creating at least one dovetail shape pocket in the bucket having inclined interfaces...
7942640 Method and apparatus for use in protecting wind turbine blades from lightning damage  
A method and apparatus to facilitate protecting wind turbine blades from lightning damage include a turbine blade for use with a wind turbine, wherein the turbine blade includes a first sidewall...
7931445 Apparatus and method for cleaning an active flow control (AFC) system of a wind turbine  
An active flow control (AFC) system for use with a wind turbine is provided. The wind turbine includes at least one rotor blade. The AFC system includes at least two manifolds at least partially...
7909575 Power loss reduction in turbulent wind for a wind turbine using localized sensing and control  
A wind turbine blade assembly includes at least one local load sensor disposed on and/or within a surface of the wind turbine blade and at least one active flow modification device disposed on...

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