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Film Cooling In Turbines

Film Cooling In Turbines

By Song Xue
May 24, 2018

Turbine inlet temperature is one of the most critical parameters in the Brayton cycle of gas turbine engines. One way to increase the cycle efficiency is to increase the turbine inlet temperature, as...

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Designing Gas Turbines - It Really Requires Rocket Science

Designing Gas Turbines - It Really Requires Rocket Science

By Barbara Shea
Feb 16, 2017

Engineers who design aircraft engines face a conundrum. Gas turbines in aircraft engines have to operate at very high temperatures for thermal efficiency and power output. These high temperatures put...

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Benefits of the Cooled Turbine Airfoil Agile Design System

Benefits of the Cooled Turbine Airfoil Agile Design System

By Concepts NREC
Sep 1, 2016

Achieving optimum performance and efficiency in a gas turbine engine requires pushing operating temperatures as high as possible. In fact, many gas turbine engines in service today operate at hot-gas...

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