Mechanical Design of a High-Efficiency 7.5-MW (10,000-hp) Gas Turbine

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J. P. Van Buijtenen

Thomassen, Holland B.V.

W. M. Farrell

Fern Engineering, Bourne, Mass.

J. Eng. Power 104(3), 707-714 (Jul 01, 1982) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3227335 History: Received December 30, 1980; Online September 28, 2009


This paper describes the mechanical design features on TF-10 gas turbine. The TF-10 gas turbine features an intercooled centrifugal compressor and an annular combustor. A regenerator is added as a standard item. The ISO rating is 7.5 MW (10,000 hp) with a rotor inlet temperature (RIT) of 1116°C (2042°F) and a thermal efficiency of approximately 44 percent. Description of the combustion, rotors, stators, bearings, and shafting is presented.

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