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Title:
PROTECTING OPERATING MARGIN OF A GAS TURBINE ENGINE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2014/031199
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A method of protecting operating margin of the gas turbine engine includes calculating an aerodynamic distortion of air entering an inlet of a gas turbine engine that has a compressor section with variable vanes that are movable subject to a control parameter. The control parameter is selectively modified in response to the aerodynamic distortion.

Inventors:
PARENTE, Wayne P. (70 Willieb St, Glastonbury, Connecticut, 06033, US)
Application Number:
US2013/042559
Publication Date:
May 15, 2014
Filing Date:
May 24, 2013
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Assignee:
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (One Financial Plaza, Hartford, Connecticut, 06101, US)
International Classes:
F02C9/20; F01D17/16; F02K3/00
Foreign References:
US7827803B12010-11-09
US20110056180A12011-03-10
US20090297334A12009-12-03
US20110167780A12011-07-14
US20110164967A12011-07-07
Other References:
See also references of EP 2855897A4
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
KOZIARZ, Matthew L. (Carlson, Gaskey & Olds/Pratt & Whitneyc/o CPA Global,P.O. Box 5205, Minneapolis Minnesota, 55402, US)
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