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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...
US20120210725 NON-FLAME-OUT TEST FOR THE COMBUSTION CHAMBER OF A TURBINE ENGINE  
A method for ground control of proper operation of an aeronautical turbine engine for a plane. A test includes carrying out, on the operating turbine engine and from a predetermined speed, a quick...
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...
US20110265487 Dynamically Auto-Tuning a Gas Turbine Engine  
Tuning processes implemented by an auto-tune controller are provided for measuring and adjusting the combustion dynamics and the emission composition of a gas turbine (GT) engine via a tuning...
US20110094229 ADIABATIC COMPRESSED AIR ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM WITH COMBUSTOR  
A system includes a drive shaft, a motor-generator coupled to the drive shaft, a compressor coupled to the drive shaft and configured to output compressed air to a cavern, and a turbine coupled to...
US20130074513 METHOD OF ESTIMATING THE MAXIMUM POWER GENERATION CAPACITY AND FOR CONTROLLING A SPECIFIED POWER RESERVE OF A SINGLE CYCLE OR COMBINED CYCLE GAS TURBINE POWER PLANT, AND A POWER GENERATING SYSTEM FOR USE WITH SAID METHOD  
An estimation unit can estimate, on a real-time basis, a maximum power generation capacity of a single cycle or combined cycle gas turbine power plant. For example, the actual power output and the...
US20140250901 METHOD FOR STARTING-UP AND OPERATING A COMBINED-CYCLE POWER PLANT  
A method for starting-up a steam turbine of a combined-cycle power plant is provided. The combined-cycle power plant includes a gas turbine and a steam power generation system having a steam...
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...
US20140020400 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTO-TUNING A COMBUSTION SYSTEM OF A GAS TURBINE  
A Controller, a gas turbine, and a method for auto-tuning a combustion system of a gas turbine are provided. The method includes selecting a first tuning curve from a set of tuning curves for the...
US20110120136 METHOD OF OPERATING A TURBOFAN ENGINE COWL ASSEMBLY  
An inner core cowl baffle assembly for a turbofan engine assembly is provided. The engine assembly includes a core gas turbine engine, a core cowl which circumscribes the core gas turbine engine,...
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...
US20130180259 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR GENERATING POWER USING A SUPERCRITICAL FLUID  
A dual cycle system for generating shaft power using a supercritical fluid and a fossil fuel. The first cycle is an open, air breathing Brayton cycle. The second cycle is a closed, supercritical...
US20100300108 STABILIZING A GAS TURBINE ENGINE VIA INCREMENTAL TUNING  
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....
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;...
US20130104561 ACTIVE FUEL CONTROL ON GAS TURBINE SHUTDOWN SEQUENCE  
A method, system and generator for controlling a flow of fuel during a shut down of a gas turbine generator is disclosed. A first fuel flow rate to a combustion flame of the gas turbine generator...
US20120017600 Combustor Control Method and Combustor Controller  
Provided are a combustor control method and a combustor controller capable of calculating the combustion air flow and the fuel flow in multi-shafts gas turbine with high precision and without the...
US20120153639 METHOD FOR PROVIDING AUXILIARY POWER TO AN ELECTRIC POWER PLANT USING FISCHER-TROPSCH TECHNOLOGY  
A method for meeting both base-load and peak-load demand in a power production facility. By integrating a Fischer-Tropsch (FT) hydrocarbon production facility with an electrical power generating...
US20130199198 METHOD OF AUTOMATICALLY REGULATING AN AIRCRAFT POWER PLANT, A DEVICE, AND AN AIRCRAFT  
A method of automatically regulating a power plant (3′) of an aircraft (1), said power plant comprising at least one turbine engine (3), said aircraft (1) having at least one rotary wing (300)...
US20150176488 POWER PLANT INCLUDING A SECONDARY ENGINE FOR COMPENSATING FOR LOSSES OF POWER FROM MAIN ENGINES IN A ROTARY WING AIRCRAFT  
A method of managing a power plant for a rotary wing aircraft, said power plant comprising two main engines, a secondary engine, and a main power transmission gearbox (MGB). Said main and...
US20120053811 METHOD AND A DEVICE FOR OPTIMIZING THE UTILIZATION OF AN ENGINE  
A method of optimizing the use of an aircraft power plant having at least one engine (1, 1′) operating within a performance envelope covering at least a first rating and a second rating, said...
US20140208764 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MEASURING A FLOW PROFILE IN A TURBINE ENGINE FLOW PATH  
A method and system for measuring a flow profile in a portion of a flow path in a turbine engine is provided. The system includes a mass flow sensor assembly having a plurality of hot wire mass...
US20130033044 ENHANCING POWER CYCLE EFFICIENCY FOR A SUPERCRITICAL BRAYTON CYCLE POWER SYSTEM USING TUNABLE SUPERCRITICAL GAS MIXTURES  
Various technologies pertaining to tuning composition of a fluid mixture in a supercritical Brayton cycle power generation system are described herein. Compounds, such as Alkanes, are selectively...
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...
US20130139519 MULTI-SPOOL INTERCOOLED RECUPERATED GAS TURBINE  
A method and apparatus are disclosed for a multi-spool gas turbine engine with a variable area turbine nozzle and a motor/alternator device on the highest pressure turbo-compressor spool for...
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...
US20120285174 Systems and Methods for Optimized Gas Turbine Shutdown  
The present application and the resultant patent provide a gas turbine engine. The gas turbine engine may include a compressor for compressing a flow of air, a combustor for combusting the flow of...
US20130291549 DEVICE AND A METHOD OF REGULATING A POWER PLANT INCLUDING AT LEAST ONE TURBINE ENGINE, AND AN AIRCRAFT  
A regulator device (10) for regulating a turbine engine (3). The regulator device (10) includes mechanical power take-off means (100) for taking off power mechanically from a gas generator (4),...
US20130125556 FUEL-AIR MIXTURE DISTRIBUTION FOR GAS TURBINE ENGINE COMBUSTORS  
A method of noise control from a combustor of a gas turbine engine includes selectively forming a plurality of local circumferential zones with different fuel-air ratios within the combustor.
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...
US20110210555 GAS TURBINE DRIVEN ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEM WITH CONSTANT OUTPUT THROUGH A FULL RANGE OF AMBIENT CONDITIONS  
A gas turbine compressor (28A, 28B) sized to support respective maximum design points of other gas turbine driven electrical power generating system components (30, 32, 38, 46, 58, 68) during a...
US20140305130 AIRCRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SYSTEM INLET FLOW CONTROL  
A system and method for controlling bleed air flow into an air cycle machine that includes a bleed air inlet and a conditioned air outlet is provided. The system and method include discharging...
US20120119512 POWER PLANT AND METHOD OF OPERATION  
A main air compressor delivers a compressed ambient gas flow with a compressed ambient gas flow rate to a turbine combustor. A fuel stream with a flow rate is delivered to the turbine combustor...
US20100000223 METHOD OF TAKING OFF AUXILIARY POWER FROM AN AIRPLANE TURBOJET, AND A TURBOJET FITTED TO IMPLEMENT SUCH A METHOD  
Producing the electrical power need for equipment on board an airplane. Auxiliary power is taken off by means of a shaft driven by the high pressure turbine and, when idling, the efficiency of the...
US20120247119 ACTIVE PATTERN FACTOR CONTROL FOR GAS TURBINE ENGINES  
A method of actively controlling pattern factor in a gas turbine engine includes the steps of issuing fuel into a combustion chamber of a gas turbine engine through one or more circumferentially...
US20120234014 FLOW CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING TWO POSITIVE DISPLACEMENT PUMPS  
A fuel flow system for a gas turbine engine includes a first pump, a second pump, a bypass loop, an integrating bypass valve and a pilot valve. The first pump connects to an actuator and a...
US20140157786 CONTROLLING COMBUSTION SYSTEM WITH FUEL CHEMICAL INDUCTION TIME  
A gas turbine system includes a gas turbine including a combustor for combusting a fuel and a control assembly configured to control at least one of a fuel system and the combusting of the...
US20140123664 Systems and Methods for Generating a Predictable Load Upon Completion of a Start Sequence of a Turbine  
Systems and methods for generating a predictable load upon a completion of a start sequence of a gas turbine are provided. According to one embodiment, a system may include a controller to control...
US20130019607 EXHASUST TEMPERATURE VERSUS TURBINE PRESSURE RATIO BASED TURBINE CONTROL METHOD AND DEVICE  
Gas turbine, software and 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 includes determining a...
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...
US20150033750 GAS TURBINE SYSTEM CONTROL ADJUSTMENT FOR GAS TURBINE SHAFT SPEED CHANGE  
A power system includes a gas turbine configured to rotate a shaft to supply power to an electricity grid and a controller configured to detect a change in a speed of the shaft and to adjust a...
US20110154828 GAS TURBINE, METHOD OF CONTROLLING AIR SUPPLY AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR CONTROLLING AIR SUPPLY  
The present invention provides a gas turbine capable of reducing energy consumption while suppressing a so-called cat back phenomenon. The gas turbine includes a combustor-accommodating chamber...
US20130257054 Gas Turbine - Variable Frequency Transformer Power Systems and Methods  
Systems and methods are provided that include a gas turbine, a generator coupled to the gas turbine and configured to generate a first electrical power output, and a variable frequency transformer...
US20130152597 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FLAME STABILIZATION  
A system and method for flame stabilization is provided that forestalls incipient lean blow out by improving flame stabilization. A combustor profile is selected that maintains desired levels of...
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...
US20130227954 GAS TURBINE ENGINE CONFIGURED TO SHAPE POWER OUTPUT  
A gas turbine engine and method of controlling the gas turbine engine that may be utilized in a power grid having a plurality of additional power generation sources. The gas turbine engine is...
US20140090392 MODEL BASED FUEL-AIR RATIO CONTROL  
A gas turbine engine comprises a compressor, a combustor, a turbine, and an electronic engine control system. The compressor, combustor, and turbine are arranged in flow series. The electronic...
US20140260293 SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF DROOP RESPONSE CONTROL OF TURBINES  
A system includes a controller configured to control an operational behavior of a turbine system. The controller includes a droop response system configured to detect one or more operational...
US20130239579 METHOD OF CONTROLLING ENGINE PERFORMANCE  
The present invention provides a method of controlling engine performance that includes obtaining at least one optical wavelength-dependent measurement from at least one combustion event in at...

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