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