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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Marine

Royal Navy Experience of Propulsion Gas Turbines and How and Why This Experience is Being Incorporated Into Future Designs

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James Rand

ME214, In Service Gas Turbines, Ships Support Agency, Somerset, United Kingdom

Nigel Wright

ME215, Future Gas Turbines, Ships Support Agency, Somerset, United Kingdom

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 122(4), 680-684 (May 15, 2000) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1287165 History: Received March 09, 1999; Revised May 15, 2000
Copyright © 2000 by ASME
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Bowers,  N. K., 1966, “Gas Turbines in the Royal Navy,” J. Naval Eng., 16, No. 2.
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Sherwin,  D. J., 1973, “Some Thoughts on the Reliability of Gas Turbines for Warship Propulsion,” J. Naval Eng., 21, No. 1.
Shaw,  T. R., 1974, “Gas Turbines in the Royal Navy, 1970 to 1973,” J. Naval Eng., 21, No. 3.
O’Hara,  D., 1975, “Shore Testing of Gas Turbine Ship Propulsion Machinery,” J. Naval Eng., 22, No. 2.
Pearson,  A. D., 1984, “Gas Turbine Life—Influence on Ship Design and Operation,” J. Naval Eng., 28, No. 3.

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Olympus demonstrated mean achieved life
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Spey demonstrated mean achieved life
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WR21’s near flat specific fuel consumption curves compared to current in service engines
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Typical integrated full electric propulsion architecture

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