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

The Use of Kalman Filter and Neural Network Methodologies in Gas Turbine Performance Diagnostics: A Comparative Study

[+] Author and Article Information
A. J. Volponi, H. DePold, R. Ganguli

Pratt & Whitney, 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT 06108

C. Daguang

Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Beijing, China

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 125(4), 917-924 (Nov 18, 2003) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1419016 History: Received November 01, 1999; Revised February 01, 2000; Online November 18, 2003
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.


Urban, L. A., 1974, “Parameter Selection for Multiple Fault Diagnostics of Gas Turbine Engines,” AGARD Conference Proceedings, No. 165, NATO, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.
Urban, L. A., 1972, “Gas Path Analysis Applied to Turbine Engine Conditioning Monitoring,” AIAA/SAE Paper 72-1082.
Volponi, A., 1983, “Gas Path Analysis: An Approach to Engine Diagnostics,” Time-Dependent Failure Mechanisms and Assessment Methodologies, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.
Volponi, A. J., and Urban, L. A., 1992, “Mathematical Methods of Relative Engine Performance Diagnostics,” SAE Trans., 101 ; Journal of Aerospace, Technical Paper 922048.
Doel, D. L., 1992, “TEMPER—A Gas Path Analysis Tool for Commercial Jet Engines,” ASME Paper 92-GT-315.
Doel, D. L., 1993, “An Assessment of Weighted-Least-Squares Based Gas Path Analysis,” ASME Paper 93-GT-119.
Stamatis,  A. , 1991, “Jet Engine Fault Detection With Discrete Operating Points Gas Path Analysis,” J. Propul. Power, 7, No. 6.
Merrington, G. L., 1993, “Fault Diagnosis in Gas Turbines Using a Model Based Technique,” ASME Paper 93-GT-13.
Glenny, D. E., 1988, “Gas Path Analysis and Engine Performance Monitoring In A Chinook Helicopter,” AGARD: Engine Condition Monitoring, NATO, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.
Winston, H., et al., 1991, “Integrating Numeric and Symbolic Processing For Gas Path Maintenance,” AIAA Paper 91-0501.
Luppold, R. H., et al., 1989, “Estimating In-Flight Engine performance Variations Using Kalman Filter Concepts,” AIAA Paper 89-2584.
Gallops, G. W., et al., 1992, “In-Flight Performance Diagnostic Capability Of An Adaptive Engine Model,” AIAA Paper 92-3746.
Kerr, L. J., et al., 1991, “Real-Time Estimation of Gas Turbine Engine Damage Using a Control Based Kalman Filter Algorithm,” ASME Paper 91-GT-216.
“Sensor Error Compensation in Engine Performance Diagnostics,” 1994, ASME Paper No. 94-GT-058.
DePold, H., and Gass, F. D., 1998, “The Application of Expert Systems and Neural Networks to Gas Turbine Prognostics and Diagnostics,” ASME Paper 98-GT-101.
McDuff, R. J., and Simpson, P. K., 1990, “An Investigation of Neural Network for F-16 Fault Diagnosis,” Proceedings of the SPIE Technical Symposium on Intelligent Information Systems, The International Society for Optical Engineering, Bellingham, WA.
Guo, Z., and Uhhrig, R. E., 1992, “Using Modular Neural Networks to Monitor Accident Conditions in Nuclear Power Plants,” Proceedings of the SPIE Technical Symposium on Intelligent Information Systems, The International Society for Optical Engineering, Bellingham, WA.
Wantanabe,  K. , 1989, “Incipient Fault Diagnosis of Chemical Processes via Artificial Neural Network,” AIChE J., 35, No. 11.
Holmstrom,  L., and Koistinen,  P., 1992, “Using Additive Noise in Back Propagation Training,” IEEE Trans. Neural Netw., 3, No. 1.
Haykin, S., 1994, Neural Networks—A Comprehensive Foundation, Macmillian, New York.
Dasarathy, B. V., 1991, Nearest Neighbor (NN) Norms: NN Pattern Classification Techniques, IEEE Computer Society Press, New York.
Kohonen, T., 1990, “The Self-Organizing Map,” Proc. IEEE, 78 , IEEE, New York.
Kirkpatrick, S., 1984, “Optimization by Simulated Annealing: Quantitative Studies,” J. Stat. Phys., 34 .
Ackley, D. H., Hinton, G. E., and Sejnowski, T. J., 1985, “A Learning Algorithm for Boltzmann Machines,” Cognitive Science, Vol. 9, Cognitive Science Society, Cincinnati, OH.
Broomhead, D. S., and Lowe, D., 1988, “Multivariate Function Interpolation and Adaptive Networks,” Complex Systems, Vol. 2, Complex Systems Publications, Champaign, IL.
Cybenko, G., 1989, “Approximations of Superposition of a Sigmoidal Function,” Mathematics of Control, Signals and Systems, Vol. 2.


Grahic Jump Location
Coupling factor impact on 8 measurement system
Grahic Jump Location
Coupling factor impact on 4 measurement system
Grahic Jump Location
Architecture of three layer feedforward ANN



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