COMPACT GAS TURBINE FOR POWERING SMALL FAST SHIPS

The paper outlines the various types of compact marine gas turbines offered by Rolls-Royce Limited and the experience gained in numerous installations in Fast Patrol Boats, Corvettes, Hydrofoils and Hovercraft. A brief description is given of the compact gas turbine, together with its influence on the machinery selection and ship layout. The paper also suggests some future machinery arrangements incorporating new, lighter and more efficient gas turbines.

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 217-227

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00316432
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 27 1980 12:00AM