Gas Turbine Handbook: Principles and Practice by Tony Giampaolo

By Tony Giampaolo

This fourth version of a bestseller offers a primary knowing of the operation and correct software of all kinds of gasoline generators. The ebook explores the whole spectrum of gasoline turbine undefined, usual program eventualities, and working parameters, controls, inlet remedies, inspection, troubleshooting, and extra. It incorporates a new bankruptcy on gasoline turbine acoustics and noise keep watch over and an extended part at the use of inlet cooling for energy augmentation and NOx keep an eye on. the writer emphasizes techniques that support readers stay away from difficulties prior to they happen and comprises how one can diagnose difficulties of their early levels and study mess ups to avoid their recurrence.

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There are disadvantages to each configuration. Hot End Drive In this configuration the output shaft extension is at the turbine end where exhaust gas temperatures can reach 800°F to 1,000°F (427°C to 538°C). These temperatures affect bearing operation and Figure 2-5. Courtesy of General Electric Company. The General Electric Model Series (MS)7000 heavy frame industrial gas turbine is currently in service throughout the world. The various models of this machine are ISO base load rated from 80 megawatts to 120 megawatts.

The aero-derivative units can be started with 50-150 horsepower starting motors. All the aero-derivative gas generators can be factory tested to maximum turbine inlet temperature and maximum gas horsepower using an exhaust “jet” nozzle, if necessary. Some manufacturers have the capability of testing to maximum shaft horsepower. In very few instances are the heavy industrial units tested to either maximum temperature or maximum horsepower. At most, manufacturers provide testing to rated speed only.

Figure 2-8. Sketch of a single spool gas turbine cold end drive. provide uniform, vortex free, flow throughout the operating speed range. Inlet duct turbulence is the major concern facing the designer in this configuration. The problems resulting from a poor design can be catastrophic. For example, inlet turbulence can induce surge in the gas turbine compressor resulting in complete destruction of the unit. Inlet duct turbulence is often eliminated at the expense of pressure drop (∆P). As inlet ∆P increases, power output decreases.

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