Combustion instabilities in gas turbine engines : operational experience, fundamental mechanisms and modeling [E-Book] / edited by Timothy C. Lieuwen, Vigor Yang.
Lieuwen, Timothy C.
Yang, Vigor.
Reston, Va. : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, c2005
xiv, 657 pages : illustrations
Progress in astronautics and aeronautics ; v. 210
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Table of Contents:
  • Combustion instabilities: basic concepts
  • Combustion instabilities in industrial gas turbines: Solar Turbine's experience
  • Incorporation of combustion instability issues into design process: GE aeroderivative and aero engines experience
  • Combustion instability and its passive control: Rolls-Royce aeroderivative engine experience
  • Thermoacoustic design tools and passive control: Siemens power generation approaches
  • Characterization and control of aeroengine combustion Instability: Pratt & Whitney and NASA experience
  • Monitoring of combustion instabilities: Calpine's experience
  • Monitoring combustion instabilities: E.ON UK's experience
  • Combustion instability mechanisms in premixed combustors
  • Flow and flame dynamics of lean premixed swirl Injectors
  • Acoustic-vortex-flame interactions in gas turbines
  • Physics of premixed combustion-acoustic wave interactions
  • Acoustic analysis of gas-turbine combustors
  • Three-dimensional linear stability analysis of gas turbine combustion dynamics
  • Implementation of instability prediction in design: ALSTOM approaches
  • Experimental diagnostics of combustion instabilities
  • Passive control of combustion instabilities in stationary gas turbines
  • Factors affecting the control of unstable combustors
  • Implementation of active control in a full-scale gas-turbine combustor.