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Title: Transition duct with divided upstream and downstream portions

Turbine systems are provided. In one embodiment, a turbine system includes a transition duct comprising an inlet, an outlet, and a duct passage extending between the inlet and the outlet and defining a longitudinal axis, a radial axis, and a tangential axis. The outlet of the transition duct is offset from the inlet along the longitudinal axis and the tangential axis. The duct passage includes an upstream portion extending from the inlet and a downstream portion extending from the outlet. The turbine system further includes a rib extending from an outer surface of the duct passage, the rib dividing the upstream portion and the downstream portion.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1193375
Report Number(s):
9,080,447
13/848,204
DOE Contract Number:
FC26-05NT42643
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Mar 21
Research Org:
General Electric Company, Schenectady, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS; 42 ENGINEERING