Accession Number : ADD013106

Title :   Turbine Engine Cold Temperature Starting System.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 28 Dec 78, patented 9 Apr 85,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Morgan,Walter R ; Boniface,Edmund A ; Huben,Clayton A

Report Date : 09 Apr 1985

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A valving device is provided in the inlet of a turbine engine to facilitate starting in cold temperatures. The device or damper is positioned in the main compressor intake, is spring loaded in the open position, and is closed by hydraulic pressure during engine ignition. An increased fuel/air mixture and reduced velocity through the combustor result which enable starting of the engine at very cold temperatures.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *VALVES, *IGNITERS, HYDRAULIC PRESSURE, COMBUSTORS, AIR, FUELS, MIXTURES, TURBINES, LOW TEMPERATURE, ENGINES, IGNITION, REDUCTION, VELOCITY, ENGINE STARTERS, STARTING, FUEL AIR RATIO, DAMPING

Subject Categories : Combustion and Ignition
      Pumps, Filters, Pipes, Tubing, Fittings & Vlvs

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE