TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Electric Power

Advanced Gas Turbine Technology: ABB/BCC Historical Firsts

[+] Author and Article Information
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
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.



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




Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In