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RESEARCH PAPERS

Performance Deterioration in Industrial Gas Turbines

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I. S. Diakunchak

Gas and Steam Turbine Engineering, Power Generation Technology Division, Westinghouse Canada, Inc., Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 114(2), 161-168 (Apr 01, 1992) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2906565 History: Received March 04, 1991; Online April 24, 2008

Abstract

This paper describes the most important factors affecting the industrial gas turbine engine performance deterioration with service time and provides some approximate data on the prediction of the rate of deterioration. Recommendations are made on how to detect and monitor the performance deterioration. Preventative measures, which can be taken to avoid or retard the performance deterioration, are described in some detail.

Copyright © 1992 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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