TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Ceramics

Performance Benefit Assessment of Ceramic Components in an MS9001FA Gas Turbine

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C. M. Grondahl

Power Generation Systems, One River Road, General Electric Company, Schenectady, NY 12345

T. Tsuchiya

Energy Conversion Department, Energy and Environment R&D Center, The Tokyo Electric Power Company, Inc.

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 123(3), 513-519 (Nov 01, 2000) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1335476 History: Received March 03, 1997; Revised November 01, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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