TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Controls, Diagnostics, and Instrumentation

Interpretation of Weighted-Least-Squares Gas Path Analysis Results

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D. L. Doel

GE Aircraft Engines, One Neumann Way, Evendale, OH 45215-6301e-mail: dave.doel@ae.ge.com

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 125(3), 624-633 (Aug 15, 2003) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1582492 History: Received December 01, 2001; Revised March 01, 2002; Online August 15, 2003
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Response to pure 1% HPT efficiency fault
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Response to faults & measurement errors
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Chi-squared distribution for 8 to 12 degrees-of-freedom
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Sample TEMPER output  



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