TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Marine

Systematic Evaluation of U.S. Navy LM2500 Gas Turbine Condition

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B. D. Thompson, B. Wainscott

Fleet Technical Support Center, Pacific, U.S. Navy

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 124(3), 580-585 (Jun 19, 2002) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1451716 History: Received November 01, 1999; Revised February 01, 2000; Online June 19, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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LM2500 lube and scavenge system
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LM2500 lube-oil survey sheet (working document)
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Abbreviated LM2500 “self” vibration survey (working document)
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Performance/torque split data sheet
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Diagnostics program output for GTM-1A
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Diagnostics program output for GTM-1B



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