Qualification of Gas Turbine Engines for U. S. Navy Shipboard Use

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R. S. Carleton

U. S. Naval Ship Engineering Center, Washington, D. C.

J. Eng. Power 90(4), 361-365 (Oct 01, 1968) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3609215 History: Received November 30, 1967; Online August 25, 2011


The author emphasizes the need for thorough proof testing of gas turbine engines prior to shipboard use. He describes some of the gas turbine testing programs in which the U. S. Navy has been involved and the type of testing that will be required in the future.

Copyright © 1968 by ASME
Topics: Gas turbines , Navy , Testing
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