A review of potential turbine technology options for improving the off-design performance of direct coal-fired gas turbines in base load service

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The January, 1988 draft topical report, entitled An Assessment of Off-Design Particle Control Performance on Direct Coal-Fired Gas Turbine Systems'' (Ref.1.1), identified the need to assess potential trade-offs in turbine aerodynamic and thermodynamic design which may offer improvements in the performance, operational and maintenance characteristics of open-cycle, direct coal-fired, combustion gas turbines. In this second of a series of three topical reports, an assessment of the technical options posed by the above trade-offs is presented. The assessment is based on the current status of gas turbine technology. Several industry and university experts were contacted to contribute to the study. Literature ... continued below

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Thomas, R.L. March 1, 1988.

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The January, 1988 draft topical report, entitled An Assessment of Off-Design Particle Control Performance on Direct Coal-Fired Gas Turbine Systems'' (Ref.1.1), identified the need to assess potential trade-offs in turbine aerodynamic and thermodynamic design which may offer improvements in the performance, operational and maintenance characteristics of open-cycle, direct coal-fired, combustion gas turbines. In this second of a series of three topical reports, an assessment of the technical options posed by the above trade-offs is presented. The assessment is based on the current status of gas turbine technology. Several industry and university experts were contacted to contribute to the study. Literature sources and theoretical considerations are used only to provide additional background and insight to the technology involved.

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  • Other: DE92017787
  • Report No.: DOE/MC/22012-T6
  • Grant Number: AC21-85MC22012
  • DOI: 10.2172/5086915 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5086915
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1060236

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Thomas, R.L. A review of potential turbine technology options for improving the off-design performance of direct coal-fired gas turbines in base load service, report, March 1, 1988; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1060236/: accessed September 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.