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Title: Turbine airfoil having outboard and inboard sections

A turbine airfoil usable in a turbine engine and formed from at least an outboard section and an inboard section such that an inner end of the outboard section is attached to an outer end of the inboard section. The outboard section may be configured to provide a tip having adequate thickness and may extend radially inward from the tip with a generally constant cross-sectional area. The inboard section may be configured with a tapered cross-sectional area to support the outboard section.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1172763
Report Number(s):
8,979,498
12/716,516
DOE Contract Number:
FC26-05NT42644
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2010 Mar 03
Research Org:
Siemens Energy, Inc., Orlando, FL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING