Advanced turbine systems sensors and controls needs assessment study. Final report

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The Instrumentation and Controls Division of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory performed an assessment of the sensors and controls needs for land-based advanced gas turbines being designed as a part of the Department of Energy`s (DOE`s) Advanced Turbine Systems (ATS) Program for both utility and industrial applications. The assessment included visits to five turbine manufacturers. During these visits, in-depth discussions were held with design and manufacturing staff to obtain their views regarding the need for new sensors and controls for their advanced turbine designs. The Unsteady Combustion Facilities at the Morgantown Energy Technology Center was visited to assess the need ... continued below

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Anderson, R.L.; Fry, D.N. & McEvers, J.A. February 1, 1997.

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The Instrumentation and Controls Division of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory performed an assessment of the sensors and controls needs for land-based advanced gas turbines being designed as a part of the Department of Energy`s (DOE`s) Advanced Turbine Systems (ATS) Program for both utility and industrial applications. The assessment included visits to five turbine manufacturers. During these visits, in-depth discussions were held with design and manufacturing staff to obtain their views regarding the need for new sensors and controls for their advanced turbine designs. The Unsteady Combustion Facilities at the Morgantown Energy Technology Center was visited to assess the need for new sensors for gas turbine combustion research. Finally, a workshop was conducted at the South Carolina Energy Research and Development Center which provided a forum for industry, laboratory, and university engineers to discuss and prioritize sensor and control needs. The assessment identified more than 50 different measurement, control, and monitoring needs for advanced turbines that cannot currently be met from commercial sources. While all the identified needs are important, some are absolutely critical to the success of the ATS Program.

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OSTI as DE98003643

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  • Other: DE98003643
  • Report No.: ORNL/TM--13335
  • Grant Number: AC05-96OR22464
  • DOI: 10.2172/291012 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 291012
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc678516

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Anderson, R.L.; Fry, D.N. & McEvers, J.A. Advanced turbine systems sensors and controls needs assessment study. Final report, report, February 1, 1997; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc678516/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.