0
RESEARCH PAPERS

A Generalized Mathematical Model to Estimate Gas Turbine Starting Characteristics

[+] Author and Article Information
R. K. Agrawal, M. Yunis

Pratt & Whitney Aircraft of Canada Ltd., Longueuil, Quebec, Canada

J. Eng. Power 104(1), 194-201 (Jan 01, 1982) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3227249 History: Received December 22, 1980; Online September 28, 2009

Abstract

The paper describes a generalized mathematical model to estimate gas turbine performance in the starting regime of the engine. These estimates are then used to calculate the minimum engine starting torque requirements, thereby defining the specifications for the aircraft starting system. Alternatively, the model can also be used to estimate the start up time at any ambient temperature or altitude for a given engine/aircraft starting system combination.

Copyright © 1982 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