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US20130327053 MODEL AND SIMULATION BASED CONTROL OF TURBINES  
A system includes a gas turbine system model configured to model a turbine system operational behavior of a gas turbine system, and a shaft contribution model (SCM) including a bottoming cycle...
US20100332103 NOX Compliant Peak for Gas Turbine  
A gas turbine comprises a plurality of target exhaust temperature determination modules, the plurality of target exhaust temperature modules comprising a nitrogen oxide (NOx) compliance module...
US20140260177 GAS TURBINE LOAD ENHANCEMENT  
An automated industrial system is provided that includes a sensor system configured to monitor multiple parameters. The automated industrial system also includes a controller. The controller is...
US20150240726 MODEL-BASED FEED FORWARD APPROACH TO COORDINATED AIR-FUEL CONTROL ON A GAS TURBINE  
Presented herein are turbine machines, turbine control systems, methods, and computer-readable storage devices for controlling turbines including a compressor, a combustion system, and a turbine...
US20140260287 GAS TURBINE FIRING TEMPERATURE OPTIMIZATION BASED ON SULFUR CONTENT OF FUEL SUPPLY  
Gas turbine firing temperature optimization based on a measured sulfur content of a fuel supply of the gas turbine system is provided. In one embodiment, a system includes a diagnostic system...
US20150159563 AUTOMATED EXTENDED TURNDOWN OF A GAS TURBINE ENGINE COMBINED WITH INCREMENTAL TUNING TO MAINTAIN EMISSIONS AND DYNAMICS  
An auto-tune controller and tuning process implemented thereby for measuring and tuning the combustion dynamics and emissions of a GT engine, relative to predetermined upper limits, are provided....
US20130111916 SYSTEM FOR OPERATING A POWER PLANT  
A system for operating a power plant is provided and includes a grid configured to generate a normal load and an abnormal load, a turbomachine configured to provide power to the grid in accordance...
US20110056180 GAS TURBINE CONTROL DEVICE  
Occurrence of combustion vibration is prevented in a gas turbine plant by enhancing the degree of freedom in setting an airflow rate or a fuel flow rate in correspondence with a target load...
US20150191252 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR COORDINATED CONTROL OF A POWER SYSTEM  
An integrated gas turbine engine, electrical power subsystem and thermal management subsystem for aerospace application includes a first motor/generator coupled to a low pressure (LP) shaft of the...
US20150152791 GAS TURBINE COMBUSTOR DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM AND METHOD  
In an embodiment, a method includes performing a turbine combustor diagnostic routine including operating a first turbine combustor of a plurality of turbine combustors at a substantially steady...
US20140053567 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING A GAS TURBINE ENGINE GENERATOR SET  
A method for controlling a turbine engine generator set is disclosed. The method comprises: sensing an operating parameter indicative of a load increase on the turbine engine generator set;...
US20090235634 SYSTEM FOR EXTENDING THE TURNDOWN RANGE OF A TURBOMACHINE  
A system for heating the inlet-air of a gas turbine is provided. The system may incorporate an external energy source to increase the temperature of the inlet-air. The system may extend the...
US20140238035 METHOD FOR ADJUSTING A NATURAL GAS TEMPERATURE FOR A FUEL SUPPLY LINE OF A GAS TURBINE ENGINE  
The method for adjusting a natural gas temperature for a fuel supply line of a gas turbine engine includes measuring by infrared analysis the natural gas percentage content of methane (CH4),...
US20110185698 FREE GAS TURBINE WITH CONSTANT TEMPERATURE-CORRECTED GAS GENERATOR SPEED  
A method of controlling a speed of a gas turbine engine including a gas generator spool and a power turbine spool rotating independently from one another, including controlling a rotational speed...
US20130104516 METHOD OF MONITORING AN OPERATION OF A COMPRESSOR BLEED VALVE  
A method, apparatus and gas turbine for monitoring an operation of a valve of a gas turbine is disclosed. A first sensor obtains a first indicator of a configuration of the valve of the gas...
US20130118146 Twin-Shaft Gas Turbine  
A twin-shaft gas turbine can be used for 50 and 60 Hz power generation without using a reducer. A gas generator includes a compressor that generates compressed air, a burner that burns a fuel...
US20130174567 Automatic Engine Noise Reduction  
A method of reducing engine noise for an engine under little or low load conditions includes the steps of: establishing an engine idle speed for the engine when the engine has less than a...
US20120102967 Method and system for preventing combustion instabilities during transient operations  
A method and system for preventing or reducing the risk of combustion instabilities in a gas turbine includes utilizing a turbine controller computer processor to compare predetermined and stored...
US20100313572 OPTICAL INTERROGATION SENSORS FOR COMBUSTION CONTROL  
Certain embodiments of the invention may include systems and methods for providing optical interrogation sensors for combustion control. According to an example embodiment of the invention, a...
US20130219906 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...
US20120279230 EXHAUST TEMPERATURE BASED THRESHOLD FOR CONTROL METHOD AND TURBINE  
Gas turbine and method for controlling an operating point of the gas turbine that includes a compressor, a combustor and at least a turbine. The method includes calculating an exhaust temperature...
US20140182298 STOICHIOMETRIC COMBUSTION CONTROL FOR GAS TURBINE SYSTEM WITH EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION  
In one embodiment, a system includes at least one sensor configured to communicate a signal representative of a gas turbine operations. The system further includes a controller communicatively...
US20130219910 EXHAUST TEMPERATURE BASED THRESHOLD FOR CONTROL METHOD AND TURBINE  
A gas turbine, computer software and a method for controlling an operating point of the gas turbine that includes a compressor, a combustor and at least a turbine is provided. The method...
US20120297788 Method of determining a combustor exit temperature and method of controlling a gas turbine  
A method of determining an exit temperature of a gas exiting a combustor of a gas turbine includes determining a mass flow and a temperature of fuel being delivered to the combustor; determining a...
US20120102968 METHOD FOR CONTROLLING A GAS TURBINE AND GAS TURBINE FOR IMPLEMENTING THE METHOD  
A method for controlling a gas turbine, including during transient operating states, and such a gas turbine are provided. The gas turbine includes a compressor for compressing inducted combustion...
US20090229238 SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING A COMBUSTION PROCESS FOR A GAS TURBINE  
A system (S) for controlling nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions and combustion pulsation levels of a gas turbine having a gas turbine combustion system, having a single combustion chamber and multiple...
US20110154830 GAS TURBINE ENGINE SURGE MARGIN BLEED POWER RECUPERATION  
The present invention provides in one embodiment of the present invention a surge margin power recuperation system. Other embodiments include apparatuses, systems, devices, hardware, methods, and...
US20130232941 APPARATUS FOR EXTRACTING INPUT POWER FROM THE LOW PRESSURE SPOOL OF A TURBINE ENGINE  
An apparatus for powering an aircraft by generating power from a pressure spool of a turbine engine includes a speed range reduction assembly that reduces the higher speed ranges of a low pressure...
US20100145590 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR LEAN BLOWOUT PROTECTION IN TURBINE ENGINES  
A lean blowout protection system and method is provided that facilitates improved lean blowout protection while providing effective control of turbine engine speed. The lean blowout protection...
US20150219016 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OPERATING A GAS TURBINE  
A system for operating a gas turbine includes a controller configured to execute logic stored in a memory that causes the controller to determine a frequency, a coherence and, optionally, a phase...
US20100050591 Method for automatic closed-loop control of one or more combustion temperatures in a gas turbine installation and method for determination of the water content in the working fluid of a gas turbine instalation  
The invention relates to a method for automatic closed-loop control of one or more combustion temperatures in a gas turbine installation, having the following steps: measurement of a plurality of...
US20100064656 ENGINES AND METHODS OF OPERATING THE SAME  
Engines and methods for operating the engines are provided. The engine includes a means for limiting overspeed in flow communication with a turbine section flowpath, wherein the means for limiting...
US20090055071 ACTIVE SURGE CONTROL  
The present invention generally relates to a system for preventing surges in turbine engines and/or rotating compressors. Furthermore, some embodiments comprise sensors for monitoring engine...
US20100000198 GAS TURBINE WITH AT LEAST ONE MULTI-STAGE COMPRESSOR UNIT INCLUDING SEVERAL COMPRESSOR MODULES  
A gas turbine includes at least one multi-stage compressor unit 2, with the compressor unit 2 including several, independent compressor modules 3-5 which, independently of each other, are...
US20100287905 TURBINE ENGINE THRUST SCHEDULING  
This invention relates generally to gas turbine engine thrust scheduling, and more particularly to systems and methods for smoothing thrust inputs to gas turbine engines. In one embodiment, a...
US20130199196 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR GAS TURBINE PART LOAD EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENT  
In one embodiment of the present disclosure, a gas turbine system for part load efficiency improvement is described. The system includes a gas turbine having a compressor which receives inlet-air....
US20090241506 Gas turbine system and method  
A gas turbine system and method is provided. The proposed gas turbine system includes a combustor with at least one burner. The burner has an entry for introducing a fuel into an operating medium...
US20130025254 CONTROLLER FOR USE WITH GAS TURBINE ENGINE  
Provided is a controller for use with a gas turbine engine, which ensures a stable combustion regardless of the deterioration of the catalyst and elevated characteristics of the exhaust gas. The...
US20080092514 Tip Turbine Engine Composite Tailcone  
A non-metallic tailcone (202) in a tip turbine engine includes a tapered wall structure disposed (208) about a central axis. The non-metallic tailcone is fastened to a structural frame (44) in the...
US20130269362 METHODS, SYSTEMS AND APPARATUS RELATING TO COMBUSTION TURBINE POWER PLANTS WITH EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION  
A method of controlling a power plant that comprises a working fluid and a recirculation loop, wherein the power plant includes a combustor operably connected to a turbine, the method including...
US20140060066 METHOD FOR OPERATING A GAS TURBINE IN THE CASE OF LOAD SHEDDING, A DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING THE OPERATION OF A GAS TURBINE AND A POWER PLANT  
A method is provided for operating a gas turbine in the event of load shedding and/or rapid shutdown. The method includes operating the gas turbine by the combustion of fuel in a combustion...
US20130074471 TURBINE COMBUSTOR AND METHOD FOR TEMPERATURE CONTROL AND DAMPING A PORTION OF A COMBUSTOR  
According to one aspect of the invention, a turbine combustor includes an outer member coupled to a wall of the combustor, wherein there is at least one damping hole formed in outer member. The...
US20100219779 VARIABLE DRIVE GAS TURBINE ENGINE  
A system and method for variable drive of a propeller or fan of a gas turbine engine. The gas turbine engine has a combustor and a turbine arranged to be driven by a combustion product from the...
US20110167780 VARIABLE GEOMETRY HYSTERESIS CONTROL FOR A GAS TURBINE ENGINE  
One embodiment of the present application is a gas turbine engine with a compressor that includes a variable geometry mechanism to vary working fluid flow area. A desired state of this mechanism...
US20130125557 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OPTIMIZING THE OPERATION OF A TURBINE SYSTEM UNDER FLEXIBLE LOADS  
A gas turbine system includes a compressor protection subsystem; a hibernation mode subsystem; and a control subsystem that controls the compressor subsystem and the hibernation subsystem. At...
US20080273965 System and method for controlling stator assemblies  
A variable vane control system for use with a gas turbine engine includes a plurality of vanes, an actuation assembly, a mechanical linkage assembly, and a sensor. Each of the plurality of vanes...
US20110232258 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TESTING AN OVERSPEED PROTECTION SYSTEM OF A POWERPLANT  
Embodiments of the present invention have the technical effect of automatically testing an overspeed protection system associated with multiple powerplant machines of a powerplant. An embodiment...
US20100164234 GAS TURBINE ENGINE  
A gas turbine engine is provided having a variety of forms and features. The gas turbine engine can include a compressor having movable vanes. In one form of operation the compressor can close...
US20110232259 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TESTING AN OVERSPEED PROTECTION SYSTEM OF A POWERPLANT MACHINE  
Embodiments of the present invention have the technical effect of automatically testing an overspeed protection system of a powerplant machine comprising a shaft and integrated with a safety...
US20070214795 Continuous real time EGT margin control  
A method and system for maintaining a limiting gas temperature in a gas turbine engine working fluid flowpath by monitoring the gas temperature and adjusting one or more parameters when the gas...

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