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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Electric Power

Advanced Gas Turbine Technology: ABB/BCC Historical Firsts

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D. Eckardt, P. Rufli

ALSTOM Power Ltd., Brown Boveri Strasse 7, CH-5401 Baden, Switzerland

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 124(3), 542-549 (Jun 19, 2002) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1470484 History: Received December 01, 2000; Revised March 01, 2001; Online June 19, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Charles E. L. Brown (1863–1924), J. Walter D. Boveri (1865–1924) as of 1891, the year of BBC’s foundation
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Steam turbine assembly, Baden ca. 1902
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BBC first “continental” steam turbine, Baden 1902
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BBC multistage centrifugal compressor for the Armengaud-Lema⁁le gas turbine, 1906
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Gas turbine thermodynamics (approximate performance model)
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BBC axial turbomachines for the Velox boiler, PR=2.4, 1931
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Compressor cascade deduction/transformation and test of Göttingen compressor profiles, 1931
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First UK gas turbine (1.6 MW) at RAE, delivered by BBC in 1939
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BBC cross section of first gas turbine for public power generation, 1939
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BBC first utility GT powerplant, 4 MW, Neucha⁁tel, Switzerland, 1939
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BBC turboprop aeroengine design, 1944
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BBC dual shaft gas turbine, 13+27, Beznau, Switzerland, 1948 (layout of the 27 MW turboset)
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Air storage GT powerplant, 300 MW, Huntorf, Germany, 1977
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Advanced GT 24/GT 26, 183/265 MW, unique design features
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GT 24/GT 26 rotor turbocomponents
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BBC/ABB high-performance compressor development process
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Dual fuel low NOx EV burner
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GT 26 rotor assembly at the ALSTOM Power GT Test Center, Birr, Switzerland

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