TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Vehicular and Small Turbomachines

Advantages of the LV100 as a Power Producer in a Hybrid Propulsion System for Future Fighting Vehicles

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Angelo V. Koschier, Hagen R. Mauch

General Electric Company, Aircraft Engines, 1000 Western Avenue, Lynn, MA 01910

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 122(4), 693-698 (May 15, 2000) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1287585 History: Received March 09, 1999; Revised May 15, 2000
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Hybrid propulsion systems contain five major components
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High speed generators permit a 3:1 power density improvement
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For small turbine engines the recuperated cycle has significant SFC advantages
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Component efficiencies at design point for small engines have limited improvement potential
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The integrated high speed generator version of the LV100 features low weight, volume, complexity, and cost
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The LV100 based electric power producer consists of four major modules
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The LV100 based integrated high speed generator represents a technical breakthrough
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Fuel burn reduction available using state-of-the-art technology
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The AIPS powerpack has demonstrated significant power density improvements
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The ASM engine demonstrated further power density reductions
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The LV100 based electric drive powerpack has demonstrated the feasibility of electric drive
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The LV100 engine has proven its capability to perform in an armored vehicle environment



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