RESEARCH PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Electric Utilities

Aero-Engine Derivative Gas Turbines for Power Generation: Thermodynamic and Economic Perspectives

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J. H. Horlock

Whittle Laboratory, Cambridge, United Kingdom

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 119(1), 119-123 (Jan 01, 1997) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2815534 History: Received September 15, 1996; Online November 19, 2007


Both the direct use of aero-engine hardware, in gas turbines for power generation, and the indirect influence of aero-engine technology, in the design of more conventional heavy-duty plants (including combined cycle gas turbines, CCGTs), are reviewed.

Copyright © 1997 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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