turbines (Total 15521 Patents Found)

Internal components of power generation machinery, such as gas and steam turbines are inspected with an optical camera inspection system that is capable of automatically positioning the camera field of view (FOV) to an area of interest within the machinery along a pre-designated navigation path and capturing images wit...
Systems and methods for internal combustion engine operation with exhaust gas recirculation and turbocharging are disclosed. The systems include an exhaust gas recirculation loop for recirculating exhaust gas flow from a first portion of the cylinders of the engine into an intake system prior to combustion. The system ...
A laser ignition system for an internal combustion engine, and more specifically a gas turbine engine, is provided. The system including a laser light source configured to generate a laser beam, an ignition port configured to provide optimized optical access of the laser beam to a combustion chamber and an optical beam...
A combustor for a gas turbine engine and related method is provided in which a plurality of combustor cans are selectively adapted with corresponding resonators. The resonators may, for example, be attached to every can in the consecutive arrangement of combustor cans, every other can, every third can or the like, and ...
A seal segment for a turbine is provided having labyrinth teeth and a brush seal disposed along the labyrinth teeth. A plurality of the segments for a seal ring. The segments are separable from each other so that the seal can retract. Each segment has two ends, each of which abuts another segment, with those ends lying...
Apparatuses and methods for controlling pitch angle of the wind turbine blades are disclosed. The pitch angle of all the blades can be controlled by a “spider” that moves substantially perpendicularly with respect to a plane of the turbine blades rotation. The turbine blade bearings are connected with the spider by...
A tower structure for a wind energy turbine, wind power, renewable energy, and other uses made of concrete, steel-reinforced concrete or other materials, and a method of manufacture thereof are described. The structure includes several pre-fabricated tower lengths, each tower length having at least three pre-fabricated...
A method of controlling a steam turbine, having a controller controlling at least the position of a steam inlet valve located in a steam conduit between a steam generator and the turbine to control mass flow into the turbine, includes selecting, before beginning startup, a predefined set of startup sequences of setpoin...
A combustion chamber head of a gas turbine has a base plate 113 provided with a centric recess 121 in which at least one burner 106 is arranged, with the base plate 113 being connected to walls of the combustion chamber 108 and to a burner seal 116 sealing the burner 106 towards the rim of the recess 121...
In a water wheel turbine or pump in which a guide vane arm is connected to a link through a fracturable pin, a plurality of recesses are provided in the cover of the water wheel turbine or pump along the path of movement of the pin for receiving the fractured portion of the pin thereby locking the guide vane arm to the...
A hydroelectric turbine array system comprises an array of turbine systems and a supervisory controller. Each turbine system of the array comprises a hydroelectric turbine and a control system. The control system includes a converter system arranged to convert AC power, supplied by a generator connected to the hydroele...
A wind blade is provided that includes a primary blade body defining a leading edge and a trailing edge and further defining a pressure side and a suction side joining along the trailing edge. The wind blade also includes a secondary blade having an aerodynamic contour defining a first surface and a second surface and ...
A system includes a gas turbine engine having a combustor, and a fuel blending system. The fuel blending system further includes a first fuel supply configured to supply a first fuel, a second fuel supply configured to supply a second fuel, a first fuel circuit, a second fuel circuit, and a controller. The first fuel c...
An apparatus for assembling a wind turbine (10) inciudes a crane boom (36) having a main bearing cable (48) coupled to a component (32) for lifting the component (32) during assembly of the wind turbine (10), and a control mechanism (70, 128, 140, 160) coupled to the crane boom (36) for controlling the orientation of t...
5219. Akt.-Ges. Brown, Boveri, et Cie. Oct. 25, 1909, [Convention date]. Axial-flow type; balancing moving parts; reversing.-In combined ahead and astern turbines of the kind in which the two turbines are arranged on the same shaft with their exhaust ends adjacent and separated by a partition, the ahead turbine is prov...
17,327. Gagg, A. Sept. 13, 1912, [Convention date]. Regulating.-The rotary guide-vanes of an hydraulic turbine are controlled from the shaft a and two-armed lever b mounted thereon, automatically, by a centrifugal governor c acting through a fluid-pressure relay motor e, and manually, by a hand-wheel l, screwed shaft m...
251.277. Akt.-Ges. Brown, Boveri et Cie. April 23, 1925, [Convention date]. Condensation water, draining. - In reaction turbines having the guide blades k inserted directly in the casing n, the low-pressure blading is drained of water bv annular passages i and channels m in the distance pieces o. In addition, or altern...
853,314. Turbine and compressor blades. POWER JETS (RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT) Ltd. Aug. 30, 1957 [Oct. 5, 1956], No. 30507/56. Class 110 (3). In an axial-flow turbine or compressor having shrouded blades, each blade has an extension or extensions which projects or project beyond the shroud in a direction away from th...
956,526. Dental drills. GARRETT CORPORATION. May 28, 1962 [May 29, 1961], No. 20479/62. Heading A5R. [Also in Divisions F1 and F2] The handpiece for a dental drill, Fig. 7, comprises a tube 59 with a turbine 60 (see Division F1) secured at one end. Passages 63, 64 having connections 66, 67 communicate with the inlet an...