THREE THOUSAND-HOUR DURABILITY TEST OF A MARINE GAS TURBINE ENGINE
The Allison Model 501 industrial gas turbine engine has been used extensively as a prime mover for industrial applications. Describes a 3000-hour durability test of a modified Allison Model 501-K15 engine with saltwater ingestion, 100 F engine inlet air temperature, and operating on Navy distillate fuel. The purpose of the test was to verify that the engine was qualified for marine environmental applications. Performance data, photographs of the installation and engine components, and inspection results are included in this paper.
- Paper for the meeting March 26-30, 1972.
American Society of Mechanical EngineersTwo Park Avenue
New York, NY USA 10016-5990
- Maas, L M
- Miller, C L
- Publication Date: 1972-3-26
- Pagination: 16 p.
- TRT Terms: Gas turbines; Performance; Propulsion
- Subject Areas: Marine Transportation; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00039774
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Engineering Index
- Report/Paper Numbers: Pap 72-GT-77
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Jan 5 1973 12:00AM