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US20130074588 POWER PLANT ANALYZER FOR ANALYZING A PLURALITY OF POWER PLANTS  
A power plant analyzer for analyzing a plurality of power plants, comprising: analyzing means for analyzing a first parameter indicative of fuel flow to a first power plant, a second parameter...
US20120247108 COMBUSTOR PROBE FOR GAS TURBINE  
Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed towards a turbine combustor probe having a combustion dynamics monitoring probe configured to monitor combustion dynamics within a turbine...
US20150177105 SYSTEM FOR MEASURING PARTICULATE EMISSIONS OF AIRCRAFT ENGINES ON TEST BENCHES  
So as to verify compliance with limit values for harmful substances, large engines today must be tested in accordance with the regulations of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)....
US20130220004 DEBRIS DETECTION IN TURBOMACHINERY AND GAS TURBINE ENGINES  
An exemplary debris detection method according to one example embodiment of the present disclosure includes, among other things, monitoring turbomachine performance, and initiating a debris...
US20140366613 Probe Retention-Sealing Feature  
A probe assembly for a gas turbine engine is disclosed. The probe assembly may include a probe, and a fastener to retain the probe within a case of the gas turbine engine, the fastener including a...
US20100313639 GAS TURBINE ENGINE DEBRIS MONITORING ARRANGEMENT  
An example method of controlling gas turbine engine debris monitoring sensors includes detecting debris carried by air moving through an engine using at least first and second debris sensors, and...
US20130125632 DETERMINING AN ACCUMULATED LOAD OF A WIND TURBINE IN ANGULAR SECTORS  
A method for determining a total mechanical load of a wind turbine is provided. A present load signal indicative of a present load of a wind turbine base structure is obtained, wherein the present...
US20140090457 METALIZED CERAMIC LEADING EDGE NOZZLE KIELS FOR HIGH-TEMPERATURE TURBINE APPLICATIONS  
A pressure probe includes an elongated cable provided with a sensing tip, a portion of the elongated cable and sensing tip enclosed within a ceramic shroud, the ceramic shroud at least partially...
US20150168139 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING GAS TURBINE DAMPENING CONE INNER DIAMETER  
Gas turbine engine generally ring-shaped dampening cone inner diameters, including those having spherical or other convex inner diameter surface profiles, are determined with a fixture including a...
US20130255363 Detecting a Wake Situation in a Wind Farm  
In a first aspect, the present invention provides a method for detecting a wake situation in a wind farm comprising a plurality of wind turbines theoretically distributed according to a...
US20130025352 METHODS FOR MONITORING WIND TURBINES  
Monitoring method of a variable speed wind turbine (11) comprising control means for a pitch regulation tracking a power vs. generator speed curve (21) in function of the wind speed expressed by a...
US20150010386 SYSTEM FOR DETERMINING TARGET MISALIGNMENT IN TURBINE SHAFT AND RELATED METHOD  
Systems and devices configured to determine misalignment of targets of a rotating shaft by monitoring axial and radial aspects of targets and the shaft. In one embodiment, a target monitoring...
US20120279288 Method of checking a wind turbine in a wind farm for a yaw misalignment, method of monitoring a wind turbine in a wind farm and monitoring apparatus  
A method of checking a wind turbine in a wind farm with a number of wind turbines for a yaw misalignment is provided. In this method, the yaw angles of at least a subset of wind turbines of the...
US20140090456 MODEL BASED ENGINE INLET CONDITION ESTIMATION  
A gas turbine engine inlet sensor fault detection and accommodation system comprises an engine model, an engine parameter comparison block, an inlet condition estimator, control laws, and a fault...
US20130187383 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OPERATING A WIND TURBINE USING ADAPTIVE REFERENCE VARIABLES  
It is described an arrangement for determining a target value of an operational variable of a wind turbine, the arrangement comprising: at least one input terminal for receiving at least one...
US20150176569 MONITORING SYSTEM AND A MONITORING METHOD FOR A WIND TURBINE GENERATOR  
A monitoring system for a wind turbine generator comprises: a wind speed obtaining unit for obtaining a wind speed; a wind condition identifying unit for identifying a wind condition parameter...
US20140064334 MEASUREMENT RAKE WITH A TWO PIECE CYLINDRICAL MAST  
A two piece measurement rake has a first split tubular section with at least one hollow support member disposed therethrough the measurement rake includes at least one sensor probe mounted on the...
US20140157596 FREE-STATE SEAL PLATE FUNCTIONAL GAGE TOOL  
A gage tool (700) for inspecting tolerances of a gas turbine engine seal plate (430) includes a base plate (710) arid a top plate (720). The base plate (710) includes abase opening (712) and a...
US20140208755 Gas Turbine Air Mass Flow Measuring System and Methods for Measuring Air Mass Flow in a Gas Turbine Inlet Duct  
A method and system for measuring a mass flow rate in a portion of a flow path in an inlet duct of a gas turbine engine is provided. The system includes a sensor assembly attached to the inlet...
US20140064924 TIP CLEARANCE PROBE FOR TURBINE APPLICATIONS  
A clearance probe includes a sensor component with a sensor face. A housing is arranged about the sensor component and includes multiple gas passage exit holes that are arranged about the sensor...
US20150075265 MEASUREMENT DEVICE AND METHOD FOR EVALUATING TURBOMACHINE CLEARANCES  
Measurement devices and methods for evaluating clearances between adjacent components in turbomachines are provided. A measurement device may include a tool and a controller. The tool and...
US20140174162 IGNITOR PLUG ISOLATION CHAMBER (IPIC) FOR A GAS TURBINE ENGINE  
An Ignitor Plug Isolation Chamber (IPIC) includes a first end cap mountable to a cylinder, the first end cap includes an igniter aperture to receive an ignitor plug. A second end cap mountable to...
US20120279289 Method for Determining Emission Values Of A Gas Turbine, And Apparatus For Carrying Out Said Method  
A method of determining emission values of a gas turbine, includes the following steps: a test run is performed on the gas turbine; operational parameters of the gas turbine are determined during...
US20150068294 FLAME MONITORING OF A GAS TURBINE COMBUSTOR USING MULTIPLE DYNAMIC PRESSURE SENSORS IN MULTIPLE COMBUSTORS  
The state of a flame in a subject combustor of a gas turbine engine is acoustically monitored using a dynamic pressure sensor within the subject combustor and one or more additional sensors in...
US20130263651 DETECTION AND CLASSIFICATION OF FAILURES OF POWER GENERATING EQUIPMENT DURING TRANSIENT CONDITIONS  
Monitoring of transient operation of a turbine includes identifying a start condition and a stop condition for the transient operation and defining a path from the start condition to the stop...
US20150192499 METHOD FOR DETECTING DETERIORATION IN A TURBOMACHINE BY MONITORING THE PERFORMANCE OF SAID TURBOMACHINE  
A method for detecting degradation of a turbine engine by monitoring performance of the turbine engine, the turbine engine including plural functional modules, the method including: measuring...
US20140260573 VARIABLE GUIDE VANE DIGITAL BACKLASH MEASUREMENT  
An apparatus and method for a more time efficient measurement of backlash in one or more variable guide vanes of a gas turbine system are provided. A mounting structure, with an indicator attached...
US20150075170 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR AUGMENTING THE DETECTION RELIABILITY OF SECONDARY FLAME DETECTORS IN A GAS TURBINE  
Systems and methods for operating a gas turbine combustion system by generating a flame detection signal are provided. A set of modeled parameters expected when there is a flame in a secondary...
US20150260611 NONINTRUSIVE TRANSCEIVER AND METHOD FOR CHARACTERIZING TEMPERATURE AND VELOCITY FIELDS IN A GAS TURBINE COMBUSTOR  
An acoustic transceiver is implemented for measuring acoustic properties of a gas in a turbine engine combustor. The transceiver housing defines a measurement chamber and has an opening adapted...
US20130167624 IMPACT LOAD MONITORING SYSTEM AND IMPACT LOAD MONITORING METHOD FOR WIND TURBINE FOR WIND POWER GENERATION  
An impact load monitoring system for a wind turbine for wind power generation is provided with: an acceleration sensor 28 attached to a step-up gear 18 connected to a main shaft 20; a frequency...
US20150168190 ACTIVE MEASUREMENT OF GAS FLOW VELOCITY OR SIMULTANEOUS MEASUREMENT OF VELOCITY AND TEMPERATURE, INCLUDING IN GAS TURBINE COMBUSTORS  
Active acoustic velocity and pyrometry-based gas flow velocity and temperature measurement, such as for monitoring of gas turbine combustors, including industrial gas turbine (IGT) combustors is...
US20100089136 Method For Testing Rotors  
A method for testing rotors is disclosed, wherein a rotor to be tested is coupled in a torque-transmitting manner to an activating motor and is set in rotation. Vibrations of the rotor to be...
US20140007663 Method for Functionally Testing Turbomachines, and Test Device Therefor  
In the course of a method for the function testing of turbo-machines, preferably exhaust gas turbochargers (1, 2, 3), the test object is subjected to one or a plurality of gas pressure pulses and...
US20150184636 BLADE CONTROL APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR WIND POWER GENERATOR, AND WIND POWER GENERATOR USING THE SAME  
The present invention relates to a blade control apparatus and method for a wind power generator, and a wind power generator using the same, which includes a measurement unit configured to measure...
US20140013836 PMC LAMINATE EMBEDDED HYPOTUBE LATTICE  
A gas turbine engine component such as a laminate airfoil having a static pressure transducer and having a plurality of structural fiber layers bonded with a polymer matrix composite. The...
US20150101401 Method And System For Determining Wind Turbine Reliability  
Disclosed are methods and systems to determine a reliability forecast for a wind turbine. In an embodiment, a method may comprise obtaining an environmental factor of a wind turbine based on...
US20130319092 SHAFT BREAK DETECTION  
A shaft break detection system and a method of detecting shaft break for a gas turbine engine. A first indication is calculated from measured rotational speed of a shaft. A second indication is...
US20150107342 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MONITORING ROTARY EQUIPMENT  
A system includes a first unitary measurement strip configured to be secured about a rotational component at a first axial location. The first unitary measurement strip includes a first set of one...
US20120096933 SENSOR WITH G-LOAD ABSORBING SHOULDER  
A sensor is provided and includes a body disposed at a point of measurement interest on a rotor at a radial distance from a centerline thereof and having a substantially cylindrical shape and...
US20120171037 PROBE ASSEMBLY FOR USE IN TURBINE ENGINES AND METHOD OF ASSEMBLING SAME  
A method of assembling a probe assembly is provided. At least one probe is coupled to an annular tube, wherein the tube includes an interior surface and an exterior surface. The tube also includes...
US20150044017 TURBOMACHINE AIRFOIL POSITIONING  
Embodiments of the invention relate generally to turbomachines and, more particularly, to the positioning of airfoils to reduce pressure variations entering a diffuser. One embodiment includes a...
US20120207586 TURBINE TIP CLEARANCE MEASUREMENT  
A measuring assembly for use in a gas turbine engine includes an indicia portion that extends radially inwardly from an inner surface of a ring seal structure to a location radially inwardly from...
US20110247406 METHOD FOR DETERMINING THE SUCTION MASS FLOW OF A GAS TURBINE  
A method for determining a suction mass flow of a gas turbine is provided. A turbine inlet pressure, a combustion chamber pressure loss and a pressure loss between an environment and a compressor...
US20130192353 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATED OPTICAL INSPECTION OF INDUSTRIAL GAS TURBINES AND OTHER POWER GENERATION MACHINERY WITH MULTI-AXIS INSPECTION SCOPE  
Internal components of power generation machinery, such as gas and steam turbines are inspected with an optical camera inspection system that is capable of automatically positioning the camera...
US20090220333 GAS TURBINE COMPRISING A UNIT FOR DETECTING A SHAFT RUPTURE  
A device for detecting a shaft rupture in a rotor of a turbine, in particular a medium-pressure turbine, of a gas turbine, in particular of an aircraft engine, at least one stator-side sensor...
US20140331751 EQUIPMENT MONITORING SYSTEM  
The invention concerns an asset monitoring system (10) having a monitoring unit 8 and a plurality of sensors (4) onboard the asset. The sensors (4) are arranged to measure a plurality of...
US20090049894 Monitoring of a flame existence and a flame temperature  
A method for monitoring a flame in a combustion chamber comprising a wall with an outer side is provided, wherein the radiation which is emitted from a part of the outer side of the wall is...
US20070135987 System and method for turbine engine igniter lifing  
An igniter lifing system and method is provided that facilitates improved igniter plug wear and remaining life prediction. The igniter lifing system and method uses operating conditions measured...
US20120034097 COMPONENT WITH INSPECTION-FACILITATING FEATURES  
A turbine airfoil can be formed with features to facilitate measurement of its wall thickness. An outer wall of the airfoil can include an outer surface and an inner surface. The outer surface of...
US20130139578 PRESSURE-MEASURING DEVICE AND PRESSURE-MEASURING METHOD FOR A TURBOMACHINE  
A pressure-measuring device and a pressure-measuring method for measuring a pressure in a combustion chamber of a turbomachine are provided. The pressure-measuring device includes at least one...

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