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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...
US20140090388 OFF-TAKE POWER RATIO  
An example method of allocating power within a gas turbine engine includes driving an off-take power delivery assembly using a first amount of power from a spool, the first amount of power...
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...
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...
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...
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...
US20130098057 CONTROLLABLE SPEED WINDMILL OPERATION OF A GAS TURBINE ENGINE THROUGH LOW SPOOL POWER EXTRACTION  
A gas turbine engine that includes at least one component geared to a spool to control a speed of the low spool during a “windmilling” condition.
US20140245748 GAS TURBINE ENGINE OPTIMIZATION BY ELECTRIC POWER TRANSFER  
A method of increasing the operational efficiency of an operating gas turbine engine includes supplying mechanical power from a first spool of the operating gas turbine engine to a first...
US20140202167 POWER GENERATION SYSTEM  
The power generation system includes a fuel cell that generates electric power using a fuel gas, a gas turbine including an air compressor, a combustor, and a turbine, an exhaust fuel line that...
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),...
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...
US20140283527 MULTI-ENGINE PERFORMANCE MARGIN SYNCHRONIZATION ADAPTIVE CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A system and method of adaptively synchronizing the performance margin of a multi-engine system includes continuously, and in real-time, determining the performance margin of a first engine and...
US20070240426 Mehtod and controller for operating a gas turbine engine  
A controller for operating a gas turbine engine, wherein the gas turbine engine is installable in an installation platform, wherein the gas turbine engine includes a compressor, a turbine, and a...
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...
US20140311158 HEAT AND POWER PLANT WITH A WASTE GASIFICATION SYSTEM  
Heat and power plant with a waste gasification system comprising a gas engine (1) located inside a water tank (2), mounted onto a shaft (3) passing through the walls of the tank (2) to the...
US20050000224 Gas turbine arrangement  
A gas turbine arrangement (1) including a gas turbine (2), a generator (3) and a gearbox (4). The gearbox (4) is connected to an output shaft (5) from the gas turbine and an input shaft (6) to the...
US20100301615 GAS TURBINE CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SINGLE-SHAFT COMBINED CYCLE PLANT  
An object is to maintain a constant gas turbine output without requiring a complicated procedure on site and without being affected by variations in the output of a steam turbine during a...
US20150226133 GAS TURBINE LOAD CONTROL SYSTEM  
A gas turbine system includes a combustor configured to combust an oxidant and a fuel in the presence of an exhaust gas diluent to produce combustion products, an oxidant supply path fluidly...
US20140283526 GENERATING POWER FROM NATURAL GAS WITH CARBON DIOXIDE CAPTURE  
In some implementations, one or more methods can include producing a hydrogen rich fuel gas for a gas turbine ballasted with nitrogen and steam and superheated to a temperature above its dew...
US20110036094 LOAD REJECTION AND RECOVERY USING A SECONDARY FUEL NOZZLE  
A system and way for controlling a gas turbine engine in the event of a partial or full load rejection from a generator is disclosed. Upon detection of a partial or full load rejection, the fuel...
US20080264067 Controlling operation of a compressor to avoid surge  
A compressor or fan is controlled to avoid stall, surge or flutter. The control system includes a look-up table from which is retrieved a margin-adjusted limiting value of a control parameter of...
US20120159965 MULTI SPOOL GAS TURBINE SYSTEM  
A gas turbine engine is provided, including an air inlet in fluid communication with a compressor, a combustor, a compressor turbine, and a power turbine. The compressor and compressor turbine may...
US20080229755 HUMID AIR TURBINE, HUMID AIR TURBINE CONTROL SYSTEM, AND HUMID AIR TURBINE CONTROL METHOD  
The present invention provides a humid air turbine having a compressor, a humidificator for generating humid air by adding moisture to compressed air supplied from the compressor, a combustor, a...
US20090205310 POWER GENERATION SYSTEM HAVING AN EXHAUST GAS ATTEMPERATING DEVICE AND SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING A TEMPERATURE OF EXHAUST GASES  
An exhaust gas attemperating device is provided. The exhaust gas attemperating device includes a conduit in fluid communication with a gas turbine. The conduit is configured to receive exhaust...
US20140182297 GAS TURBINE AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING A GAS TURBINE AT PART-LOAD CONDITION  
A gas turbine includes a compressor section, a combustion section downstream from the compressor section, a turbine section downstream from the combustion section, and a controller. The controller...
US20120291449 Turbine Section of High Bypass Turbofan  
A turbofan engine has an engine case and a gaspath through the engine case. A fan has a circumferential array of fan blades. The engine further has a compressor, a combustor, a gas generating...
US20130219916 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONDITIONING AIR RECEIVED BY A POWER GENERATION SYSTEM  
According to one aspect of the invention, a method for conditioning air received by a power generation system includes flowing ventilation air through a turbine system to control a temperature of...
US20140311159 VARIABLE NOZZLE MECHANISM  
A variable nozzle mechanism applied to a turbocharger includes a pair of annular plates located between a scroll passage and a turbine chamber such that the plates are apart from each other in a...
US20130019606 GAS TURBINE ENGINE SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD DURING MAXIMUM FUEL FLOW  
Methods and apparatus are provided for selectively controlling the rotational speed of a gas turbine engine that drives a load compressor having movable inlet guide vanes and that is coupled to...
US20060260323 AIRCRAFT WITH DISENGAGEABLE ENGINE AND AUXILIARY POWER UNIT COMPONENTS  
Several improvements to an aircraft turbine engine and Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) are disclosed, as well as methods of using these improvements in routine and emergency aircraft operations. The...
US20110048028 SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING A PLURALITY OF FUNCTIONS OF A TURBOJET ENGINE  
A control system for controlling a plurality of distinct functions of a turbojet engine, each function being associated with a respective actuation device. The system includes: an electric motor...
US20100031670 POWER STATION AND METHOD FOR ITS OPERATION  
A power station (10) is provided having a turbine shafting (11) including a gas turbine (12) and a generator (18) which is driven directly by the gas turbine (12), produces alternating current at...
US20110173988 ADAPTIVE FAIL-FIXED SYSTEM FOR FADEC CONTROLLED GAS TURBINE ENGINES  
A gas turbine engine control system includes a module operable to fail-fix the gas turbine engine to one of a multiple of pre-determined modes in response to failure of an automatic control.
US20100038907 Power Generation  
In one aspect, power generation is accomplished by capturing off-gas from a wellhead of an oil producing well, sensing a change in pressure from which a change in available off-gas can be...
US20090025396 Parallel turbine fuel control valves  
A fuel system for a turbine, including a plurality of fuel control valves connected to the turbine and in parallel with each other, and a controller for opening each of the control valves to pass...
US20130038072 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR HOT AMBIENT AND GRID FREQUENCY COMPENSATION FOR A GAS TURBINE  
Systems and methods for controlling a gas turbine are disclosed. The gas turbine can include a compressor oversized in airflow capacity and one or variable blade rows to control the airflow into...
US20090044542 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MONITORING COMPRESSOR CLEARANCE AND CONTROLLING A GAS TURBINE  
A gas turbine including a compressor, the gas turbine including a sensor for measuring a clearance of blades in the compressor; and a controller for receiving clearance information and using the...
US20130269360 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING A POWERPLANT DURING LOW-LOAD OPERATIONS  
The present invention provides a system and method of operating a combined-cycle powerplant at part-load without shutting down an HRSG and steam turbine. The present invention may apply to a...
US20140305133 DUAL CHANNEL ACCELEROMETER AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME  
A dual output accelerometer having first and second output channels, comprises a supporting base, a first transducer comprising a plurality of inter-connected first piezoelectric elements, a...
US20070227155 Gas Turbine Plant and Method of Operation  
In a method for operating a gas turbine plant (10) with a compressor (11) for the compression of combustion air sucked in from the surroundings, with a combustion chamber (15) for generating hot...
US20140366547 GAS TURBINE EFFICIENCY AND REGULATION SPEED IMPROVEMENTS USING SUPPLEMENTARY AIR SYSTEM CONTINUOUS AND STORAGE SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF USING THE SAME  
The present invention discloses a novel apparatus and methods for augmenting the power of a gas turbine engine, improving gas turbine engine operation, and reducing the response time necessary to...
US20120247122 Powerplant and related control system and method  
A hydrogen fueled powerplant including an internal combustion engine that drives a motor-generator, and has a two-stage turbocharger, for an aircraft. A control system controls the operation of...
US20100032964 METHOD FOR OPERATING A POWER PLANT  
A method is provided for operating a power station (10) with turbine shafting (11) including a gas turbine (12) and a generator (18) that is driven directly by the gas turbine (12) and that...
US20070137217 Engine with fuel/lubricant supply system for bearing lubrication  
A fuel lubrication additive injection system for fuel-lubricated gas turbine engines utilises high-pressure air developed by the engine to transfer stored fuel lubricant additive into the engine...
US20100242492 DISTRIBUTED ENGINE CONTROL SYSTEMS AND GAS TURBINE ENGINES  
Distributed engine control systems and gas turbine engines are provided. In an embodiment, a distributed engine control system includes a central controller, a plurality of nodes in operable...
US20140102111 Systems and Methods for Distributing Torque Contribution  
Systems and methods for distributing torque contribution are provided. According to one embodiment, a system may include a controller and a processor communicatively coupled to the controller. The...
US20140144156 GAS TURBINE TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENT  
The disclosure relates to a method for determining a temperature in a pressurized flow path of a gas turbine comprising the steps of sending an acoustic signal from an acoustic signal emitting...
US20080289342 Method and Apparatus for Spectroscopic Measurements in the Combustion Zone of a Gas Turbine Engine  
A method for measuring combustion parameters within a combustion zone of a gas turbine engine, the combustion zone being defined between an inner and outer casing. The method comprises...
US20110219741 DETERMINING FAN PARAMETERS THROUGH PRESSURE MONITORING  
A method for determining the speed of at least one rotating fan, such as a propeller, through sensing pressure waves generated by the blades of the fan. An apparatus operable to execute the method...
US20110054704 HIGH FIDELITY INTEGRATED HEAT TRANSFER AND CLEARANCE IN COMPONENT-LEVEL DYNAMIC TURBINE SYSTEM CONTROL  
A system comprises a rotary apparatus, a control law and a processor. The rotary apparatus comprises a rotor and a housing forming a gas path therebetween, and the control law controls flow along...

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