Closed-Cycle Gas Turbines: Operating Experience and Future by Hans Ulrich Frutschi

By Hans Ulrich Frutschi

This ebook is a worthy addition to the ability new release literature. the writer has many years of expertise within the gasoline turbine undefined, and informed less than the daddy of closed-cycle fuel generators, Dr. Curt Keller of Escher-Wyss in Zurich. Closed-cycle generators skilled a resurgence of curiosity within the Eighties and stay a promising expertise. there's presently no related publication on hand that covers either the historical past and destiny capability functions of closed-cycle fuel generators.

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The electrical power was specified as 14 MW. The turbo set was based on the 12 MW machine with an axial compressor designed by Escher Wyss for the Kashira plant in Russia. org/about-a Realized Installations 39 Figure 24 shows the turbo set with the low-pressure compressor (right) and the shared housing for the high-pressure compressor and the turbine (left). Attached to these the gear, and not shown the generator. Figure 25 shows the bulky air heater, which was fitted with two parallel combustion chambers (radiation units).

31 Blast furnace gas fired air heater of the Fuji Electric Nippon Kokan Plant. 16 IN-10 Ship Propulsion Turbine, 1961 Mitsui Shipbuilding in Tamano, one of three Japanese licensees for Escher Wyss, planned a fast attack boat for the navy, which needed maximum efficiency and an output of 1000 horse power at normal speed, but up to 10,000 horse power at top speed. At top speed the efficiency could be lower. The installation had to be very compact. Figure 32 shows a model of the arrangement. From left to right: gears, Fig.

59). In the upper part of the air heater, near the burners, an ignition sleeve was used to stabilize the coal dust flame. The turbine rotor, which was designed for 50,000 operating hours at full load, was finally replaced with the existing spare rotor after 80,000 hours. The original rotor was then kept as a spare, but never used. The cleanliness and surface quality of the flow machinery was remarkable during its entire service life. There were no measurable changes in efficiency and output during 120,000 hours of operation.

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