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Progress in Gas Turbine Performance

Edited by Ernesto Benini

University of Padua, Italy

There has been a remarkable difference in the research and development regarding gas turbine technology for transportation and power generation. The former remains substantially florid and unaltered with respect to the past as the superiority of air-breathing engines compared to other technologies is by far immense. On the other hand, the world of gas turbines (GTs) for power generation is indeed characterized by completely different scenarios in so far as new challenges are coming up in the latest energy trends, where both a reduction in the use of carbon-based fuels and the raising up of renewables are becoming more and more important factors. While being considered a key technology for base-load operations for many years, modern stationary gas turbines are in fact facing the challenge to balance electricity from variable renewables with that from flexible conventional power plants. The book intends in fact to provide an updated picture as well as a perspective view of some of the abovementioned issues that characterize GT technology in the two different applications: aircraft propulsion and stationary power generation. Therefore, the target audience for it involves design, analyst, materials and maintenance engineers. Also manufacturers, researchers and scientists will benefit from the timely and accurate information provided in this volume. The book is organized into three main sections including 10 chapters overall: (i) Gas Turbine and Component Performance, (ii) Gas Turbine Combustion and (iii) Fault Detection in Systems and Materials.

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Progress in Gas Turbine PerformanceEdited by Ernesto Benini

Published: June 19th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/2797

ISBN: 978-953-51-1166-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6353-4

Copyright year: 2013

Books open for chapter submissions

49091 Total Chapter Downloads

45 Crossref Citations

117 Web of Science Citations

125 Dimensions Citations


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1. On Intercooled Turbofan Engines

By Konstantinos G. Kyprianidis, Andrew M. Rolt and Vishal Sethi


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2. Development of Semiclosed Cycle Gas Turbine for Oxy-Fuel IGCC Power Generation with CO2 Capture

By Takeharu Hasegawa


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3. Synthesis of Flow Simulation Methods for Fast and Accurate Gas Turbine Engine Performance Estimation

By Ioannis Templalexis


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4. Gas Turbine Cogeneration Groups Flexibility to Classical and Alternative Gaseous Fuels Combustion

By Ene Barbu, Romulus Petcu, Valeriu Vilag, Valentin Silivestru, Tudor Prisecaru, Jeni Popescu, Cleopatra Cuciumita and Sorin Tomescu


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5. Micro Gas Turbine Engine: A Review

By Marco Antônio Rosa do Nascimento, Lucilene de Oliveira Rodrigues, Eraldo Cruz dos Santos, Eli Eber Batista Gomes, Fagner Luis Goulart Dias, Elkin Iván Gutiérrez Velásques and Rubén Alexis Miranda Carrillo


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6. Review of the New Combustion Technologies in Modern Gas Turbines

By M. Khosravy el_Hossaini


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7. Experimental Investigation of the Influence of Combustor Cooling on the Characteristics of a FLOX©-Based Micro Gas Turbine Combustor

By Jan Zanger, Monz Thomas and Aigner Manfred


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8. Engine Condition Monitoring and Diagnostics

By Anastassios G. Stamatis


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9. System Safety of Gas Turbines: Hierarchical Fuzzy Markov Modelling

By G. G. Kulikov, V. Yu. Arkov and A.I. Abdulnagimov


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10. Thermal Shock and Cycling Behavior of Thermal Barrier Coatings (TBCs) Used in Gas Turbines

By Abdullah Cahit Karaoglanli, Kazuhiro Ogawa, Ahmet Türk and Ismail Ozdemir


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