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Title: Parameter distribution mapping in a gas turbine engine

Abstract

A profile map of parameter values in a region is determined based on average values along linear paths through the region. In one example, a temperature map of a region of a gas turbine engine is created based on time-of-flight measurements from acoustic transceiver pairs arranged circumferentially around the region. A speed of sound for each transceiver pair is determined based on the time-of-flight measurements. An average temperature along each path is estimated from the time of flight, and the profile map is computed from the average temperatures. The profile map may be computed using a polynomial approximation technique, a grid optimization technique or a basis function technique.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Siemens Energy, Inc., Orlando, FL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1469319
Patent Number(s):
10041859
Application Number:
14/682,393
Assignee:
Siemens Energy, Inc. (Orlando, FL)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01K - MEASURING TEMPERATURE
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01M - TESTING STATIC OR DYNAMIC BALANCE OF MACHINES OR STRUCTURES
DOE Contract Number:  
FC26-05NT42644
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Apr 09
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

DeSilva, Upul P., and Claussen, Heiko. Parameter distribution mapping in a gas turbine engine. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
DeSilva, Upul P., & Claussen, Heiko. Parameter distribution mapping in a gas turbine engine. United States.
DeSilva, Upul P., and Claussen, Heiko. Tue . "Parameter distribution mapping in a gas turbine engine". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1469319.
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title = {Parameter distribution mapping in a gas turbine engine},
author = {DeSilva, Upul P. and Claussen, Heiko},
abstractNote = {A profile map of parameter values in a region is determined based on average values along linear paths through the region. In one example, a temperature map of a region of a gas turbine engine is created based on time-of-flight measurements from acoustic transceiver pairs arranged circumferentially around the region. A speed of sound for each transceiver pair is determined based on the time-of-flight measurements. An average temperature along each path is estimated from the time of flight, and the profile map is computed from the average temperatures. The profile map may be computed using a polynomial approximation technique, a grid optimization technique or a basis function technique.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {8}
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