Long-Life Base Load Service at 1600 F Turbine Inlet Temperature

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N. E. Starkey

Engineering, Gas Turbine Department, General Electric Company, Schenectady, N. Y.

J. Eng. Power 89(1), 41-46 (Jan 01, 1967) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3616611 History: Received October 22, 1965; Online August 25, 2011


Design considerations required for base load long-life service at turbine inlet temperature above 1600 F are discussed. These include control of combustion profile, air cooling of the first-stage nozzle, long-shank turbine buckets, accurate air and fuel distribution, and accurate temperature control.

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