0
RESEARCH PAPERS

A New Approach to Evaluating the In-Service Performance of Marine Gas Turbine Air Filters

[+] Author and Article Information
J. S. Hobday, J. Havill

Royal Navy, Admiralty Test House, Royal Aerospace Establishment Pyestock, Farnborough, Hampshire, United Kingdom

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 110(4), 621-627 (Oct 01, 1988) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3240181 History: Received November 01, 1987; Online October 15, 2009

Abstract

Early work by the Naval Engineering Department of NGTE Pyestock, now RAE Pyestock, sought to define the Marine Aerosol through simple relationships between wind speed and aerosol size and distribution. Experience has shown the resulting Standard Aerosols to be unrepresentative of the actual conditions found in service. This paper describes a new approach using available ship and meteorological data and proven analytical techniques to generate a multivariable mathematical model of the Marine Aerosol embracing a wide envelope of operating conditions. It further describes how a simple model of a gas turbine air filter can be used in conjunction with the Marine Aerosol model and a model describing a ship propulsion system to predict the performance of the filter in terms of probable salt ingestion by the ship’s engines. This versatile design tool can be used for direct or comparative assessments of separator applications for marine gas tubine propulsion engines and generating sets.

Copyright © 1988 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Figures

Tables

Errata

Discussions

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In