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US20080221772 CONTROL SYSTEM FOR GAS TURBINE IN MATERIAL TREATMENT UNIT  
This invention discloses systems and methods for control of a gas turbine or a gas turbine generator, where the gas turbine is connected to a dryer vessel in which gas turbine exhaust gases are...
US20160201573 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...
US20080275619 Ignition detecting method for gas turbine  
A gas turbine which can detect ignition in a combustor regardless of startup conditions of the gas turbine, such as the hot startup or the cold startup. An ignition detecting method for the gas...
US20080275620 Ignition detecting method for gas turbine  
A gas turbine which can detect ignition in a combustor regardless of startup conditions of the gas turbine, such as the hot startup or the cold startup. An ignition detecting method for the gas...
US20060155431 Vehicle information system with remote communicator  
An information system for a vehicle includes a computer for handling informational data. This information data includes vehicle data corresponding to operation of the vehicle and external data...
US20170175646 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR STALL MARGIN MODULATION AS A FUNCTION OF ENGINE HEALTH  
A stall margin modulation (SMM) control system in communication with a gas turbine engine including a compressor is described herein. The SMM control system is configured to determine the stall...
US20090226303 VARIABLE AREA FAN NOZZLE FAN FLUTTER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM  
A system and method of controlling a fan blade flutter characteristic of a gas turbine engine includes adjusting a variable area fan nozzle in response to a neural network.
US20050131617 Data collecting system and data transmitting method  
A data collecting system includes a data collecting device and plural data processing devices connected to the data collecting device by a cascade connection. For example, each of the data...
US20070265761 ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
The electric power generation system is to be used with a gas turbine engine. It preferably includes a continuously variable transmission connected between the low-pressure spool of the engine and...
US20080154473 Gas turbine engine performance data validation  
The invention validates propulsion data used in engine performance diagnostics based on heuristic knowledge of the physical relationships between engine parameters. The method identifies data...
US20160348533 ROTOR RESONANCE DISTURBANCE REJECTION CONTROLLER  
A speed control system for an engine comprising at least one rotary load is provided. The speed control system may include a rotor speed controller configured to regulate speed in the rotary load...
US20110004388 TURBOFAN TEMPERATURE CONTROL WITH VARIABLE AREA NOZZLE  
A control system for a turbofan comprises a variable area nozzle for regulating core flow through the turbofan, an actuator, a temperature sensor, a flight controller and a nozzle control. The...
US20060041369 METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SUPERCHARGE IN A COMBUSTION ENGINE AND VEHICLE HAVING A SUPERCHARGED COMBUSTION ENGINE WITH ELECTRONIC CONTROL MEMBERS FOR CONTROLLING THE SUPERCHARGE  
A vehicle having a combustion engine supercharged by a turbocharger (6) with variable turbine geometry and having electronic control members (3) controlling the supply of fuel and air to the...
US20170145852 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MONITORING GEARBOX HEALTH BY VIBRATION  
A method of monitoring engine health is provided. The method may include the step of monitoring a vibration of a gearbox using a vibration sensor to detect a primary amplitude at a primary mesh...
US20130068562 Monitoring Overfilling In An Aeroplane Engine Lubrication System  
The present disclosure relates to lubrication systems for a jet aircraft engine. The system includes an oil tank with a high level sensor and a unit for monitoring the level of oil in a...
US20100049417 Dual ECU for aftermarket conversions of vehicles and boats to oxy-hydrogen or hybrid fuels  
Modern ECU's control fuel flow and efficiency of high performance vehicles. Converting a standard fossil fuel vehicle or boat to oxy-hydrogen requires monitoring of additional factors such as...
US20070021899 Method and system for operating a multi-stage combustor  
A method for operating a multi-stage combustor of a gas turbine engine comprises: (a) determining a combustor air entry temperature; (b) determining the combustor air entry flow rate; and (c)...
US20100154380 Control system for a land-based simple cycle hybrid engine for power generation  
A pulse detonation combustor (PDC)-based hybrid engine control system includes a programmable controller directed by algorithmic software to control a rotational shaft speed of the PDC-based...
US20130311060 ENGINE WASH OPTIMISATION  
The present invention provides a method of optimising engine wash event scheduling. An underlying deterioration gradient and a total deterioration gradient are determined. A number of engine wash...
US20120185116 INTEGRATED BLEED AND ENGINE CONTROLLER  
An integrated electronic engine control and environmental control system bleed control apparatus for use with an aircraft engine. The apparatus comprises an electronic engine controller, an...
US20060041368 Systems, Methods and Computer Program Products for Remote Monitoring of Turbine Combustion Dynamics  
Systems, methods and computer program products enable the remote monitoring of the combustion dynamics of turbines. Remote monitoring permits a single user to continuously monitor the operating...
US20090183492 COMBUSTION LEAN-BLOWOUT PROTECTION VIA NOZZLE EQUIVALENCE RATIO CONTROL  
Disclosed is a method and system for controlling a combustor of a gas turbine utilizing fuel nozzle equivalence ratio. The equivalence ratio of at least one fuel nozzle of the combustor, the...
US20100121553 Engine Relight Method  
An engine windmill relight method is described for use with a fuel control system (FCS) having a metering valve (MV), the method comprising the steps of determining a desired fuel delivery rate,...
US20050033500 Stability and response of control systems  
A control system is disclosed in which the error signal (e) is used to select a gain value (k) for use in the controller (4).
US20100242489 Systems, Methods, and Apparatus for Modifying Power Output and Efficiency of a Combined Cycle Power Plant  
Embodiments of the invention can provide systems, methods, and an apparatus for modifying the power output and efficiency of a combined cycle power plant. According to one embodiment where a...
US20090113896 Control apparatus and method for gas-turbine engine  
There is provided a control apparatus for a gas-turbine engine which is configured in such a manner that a portion of compressed air from a compressor is supplied to a combustion chamber and the...
US20150046061 SHAFT DISPLACEMENT CONTROL  
An aircraft powerplant having a shaft is disclosed in one embodiment in which a squeeze-film damper is used. The squeeze-film damper includes a plurality of sectors having a working fluid. A...
US20070055434 Automatic control system for controllin a vehicle on demand  
In an aircraft or other mobile transport, a communication system, exists to control the flight of the aircraft in the event of a hijacking or other emergency. The system is based on a central...
US20170159574 Adaptive Engine Model Torque Splitting Optimization  
Systems and methods for determining torque split among engines in a multi-engine system using adaptive engine models are provided. In one embodiment, a method of determining a torque split can...
US20130325287 FLYWHEEL ENERGY STORAGE FOR VEHICLE PROPULSION  
A propulsion system includes a prime mover for providing primary power to propel a vehicle; a flywheel energy storage device for providing secondary power to propel the vehicle when primary power...
US20090024295 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR REMOTELY MONITORING A TURBOCHARGED ENGINE  
A method and system for remotely monitoring the operation of a multicylinder, turbocharged reciprocating engine includes monitoring one or more operating parameters predictive of the...
US20050049775 Distributed engine control system and method  
The present invention provides a system and method for safety critical real time distributed engine control. Centralized hierarchical control architecture is replaced with an autonomous...
US20130073171 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DETECTION OF CONTAMINATION BY FUEL OF THE OIL CIRCUIT OF A TURBINE  
A method for detection of contamination, by another fluid, of the oil circuit of a turbomachine fitted on an aircraft, the oil circuit including a tank provided with a device for measuring its oil...
US20090326782 AIRCRAFT GAS TURBINE ENGINE CONTROLLER WITH REMOVABLE MEMORY AND DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREFOR  
A system and method of analyzing aircraft gas turbine engine performance data includes receiving, in an engine controller, engine performance data representative of a plurality of aircraft gas...
US20090125206 Automatic detection and notification of turbine internal component degradation  
An automated computer-implemented steam turbine engine monitoring and control arrangement provides continual monitoring and performs ongoing analysis of turbine system operational parameters to...
US20090326784 Methods and Apparatuses For Monitoring A System  
A method for determining probable fail cases of a system includes the steps of: (a) receiving a pattern of input features, each feature representing measurable indicators which themselves are...
US20140058644 METHOD, SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS FOR REDUCING A TURBINE CLEARANCE  
A method for reducing a turbine clearance between a plurality of rotor blades of a turbine engine and a shroud of the turbine engine is provided. Said method includes determining, with a flight...
US20080177456 ENGINE CONTROL SYSTEM  
Engine control systems utilize a number of potential control loop regimes optimized for particular engine conditions. These loops may relate to transient conditions or engine steady state. The...
US20170058693 Cooled Information Node  
An information node is presented for use within a thermally challenged environment. The cooled information node has a case with a thermoelectric conditioner. A thermoelectric controller contained...
US20120095663 FMU MOUNTED EEC FOR SMALL AIRCRAFT ENGINE APPLICATIONS  
A fuel metering unit (FMU) for an aircraft engine includes an effector and an electronic engine controller (EEC). The effector is electrically connected to the EEC to adjust a rate of fuel flowing...
US20060129301 Method and apparatus for assessing gas turbine acceleration capability  
A method for monitoring performance of a gas turbine engine includes, during acceleration of an engine, accumulating regulator indices from an engine controller and times accumulated on...
US20100256888 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ACTIVELY TUNING A VALVE  
An embodiment of the present invention has the technical effect of utilizing a model-based system and real time data to adjust a parameter of at least one valve. An embodiment of the present...
US20100017092 HYBRID FAULT ISOLATION SYSTEM UTILIZING BOTH MODEL-BASED AND EMPIRICAL COMPONENTS  
A method of operating and a fault diagnosis system compares readings to predicted faults using a model-based component, and a database of previous actual fault examples. A predicted fault is...
US20050043870 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RECORDING AND RETRIEVING MAINTENANCE, OPERATING AND REPAIR DATA FOR TURBINE ENGINE COMPONENTS  
Information storage devices are permanently deployed on individual components of turbine engines to permanently record operating, repair, and maintenance data on the parts that comprise the...
US20120109486 METHOD AND A DEVICE FOR MONITORING A REDUNDANT MEASUREMENT SYSTEM  
The invention relates to monitoring a redundant measurement system of an aeroengine by means of an electronic unit. The monitoring comprises a step of obtaining first measurements of a physical...
US20060217869 Failsafe electronic engine control system overheat shutdown  
An aircraft engine control system is configured to implement a failsafe shutdown of a jet engine in the highly unlikely occurrence of an overheat event. The system includes an engine controller...
US20160146117 AIRCRAFT ENGINE FUEL SYSTEM  
This invention concerns fuel delivery system for an aircraft engine (10). The system entails two or more fuel sources (32, 34, 36) onboard an aircraft (54), each fuel source (32, 34, 36) having a...
US20160169129 ENERGY STORAGE ADVISEMENT CONTROLLER FOR A VEHICLE  
An energy storage advisement (ESA) controller assists with operation of a vehicle having a turbine for generating electricity from engine exhaust, a storage device for storing the electricity, and...
US20120277968 MOISTURE MONITORING SYSTEM FOR GAS TURBINE ENGINES  
A moisture monitoring system includes a control in communication with a sensor system to determine moisture data from a moisture level in a composite material structure.
US20120180873 METHOD FOR REPLICATING A PRESSURE CONTROL VALVE WITH ADJUSTABLE RESPONSE CHARACTERISTIC  
A pressure control valve replication method in a gas turbine can include controlling a fuel flow to a combustion system through a gas control valve, wherein the fuel flow experiences fuel flow...

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