TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Electric Power

Performance Benefits Using Siemens Advanced Compressor Cleaning System

[+] Author and Article Information
Christoph Pels Leusden

Siemens AG Power Generation, Service Development, Mülheim a.d.R., Germany

Christoph Sorgenfrey

Siemens AG Power Generation, Marketing Modernisation and Upgrades Gas Turbine Power Plants, Berlin, Germany

Lutz Dümmel

Kraftwerk Oberburg GmbH, Obernburg, Germany

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 126(4), 763-769 (Nov 24, 2004) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1787512 History: Received October 01, 2002; Revised March 01, 2003; Online November 24, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.


Meher-Homji, C. B., 2000, “Compressor Fouling[[ellipsis]]Causes and Solutions,” Global Gas Turbine News, IGTI,ZZZZZZ 40(3).
Diakunchak, I. S., 1991, “Performance Deterioration in Industrial Gas Turbines,” ASME Paper 91-GT-228.
Adams, J., and Schmitt-Wittrock, P., 1981, “Optimierung der Reinigungsintervalle von Gasturbinenverdichtern,” Brennst.-Warme-Kraft, BRWKAY33(1).
Haub, G. L., and Hauhe, W. E., 1990, “Field Evaluation of Online-Compressor Cleaning in Heavy Duty Industrial Gas Turbines,” ASME-paper 1990-GT-107.
de Jong, M. P., Laagland, G. H. M., and Zeijseink, A. G. L., 2000, “Optimizing Compressor Cleaning,” Power Gen.
Stalder, J.-P., 1994, “Compressor Washing Maintains Plant Performance and Reduces Cost of Energy Production,” ASME Paper 1994-GT-436.
Stalder, J.-P., 1998, “Gas Turbine Compressor Washing State of the Art—Field Experiences,” ASME Paper 1998-GT-420.
ISO 2314, International Standard, “Gas turbines—Acceptance Tests,” 2nd edition, 1989.
Umlauft, R., and Lipiak, G., 2000, “Operating Experience and Potential After 10 Years of Siemens VX4.3 Gas Turbines,” Power Gen.
KREISPR, Siemens Internal Computer-Tool for Gas Turbine Thermodynamic Cycle Calculations, current version, 2002.
Traupel, W., 1988, Thermische Turbomaschinen, 3rd edition, Springer-Verlag, Berlin.
Kurz, R., and Brun, K., 2000, “Degradation of Gas Turbine Systems,” ASME Paper 2000-GT-345.
Zwebek, A. I., and Pilidis, P., 2001, “Degradation Effects on Combined Cycle Power Plants Performance, Part 1: Gas Turbine Cycle Component Degradation Effects,” ASME paper 2001-GT-388.


Grahic Jump Location
Evaluation of mean monthly performance relative to initial performance after the first major outage
Grahic Jump Location
Measured evolution of power output following offline compressor cleaning
Grahic Jump Location
Measured evolution of efficiency following offline-compressor cleaning
Grahic Jump Location
Probability density function for power output benefits resulting from online-compressor cleaning
Grahic Jump Location
Probability density function for efficiency benefits resulting from online-compressor cleaning
Grahic Jump Location
Gradients of performance losses for intervals where online-washing was not carried out
Grahic Jump Location
Types of losses leading to overall performance degradation
Grahic Jump Location
Typical results for performance parameters for 24 h of operation. Evaluation of benefits for online-compressor cleaning.
Grahic Jump Location
Siemens AG Power Generation V64.3 unit




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