PROCEEDINGS OF THE DARPA/NAVSEA CERAMIC GAS TURBINE DEMONSTRATION ENGINE PROGRAM REVIEW HELD ON 1-4 AUGUST 1977 AT MAINE MARITIME ACADEMY, CASTINE, MAINE

Contents: The Ceramic Gas Turbine Demonstration Engine Program; Garrett-Airesearch Program Overview; Ceramic Engine General Design Requirements; Ceramic Component Design Objectives, Goals, and Methods; Turbine Rotor System Design; Ceramic Structural Design for the Airesearch Model TSE331C-1; Ceramic Combustor Design; Materials Characterization Program Overview; Properties of Silicon-Nitride Rotor Blade Materials; Strength of Reaction-Bonded Silicon Nitride; Cyclic Fatigue of Silicon Nitride Materials; Environmental Effects on the Strength of Silicon-Nitride Materials; Effect of Silicon Microstructure Upon Nitridation and Strength of Reaction Bonded Silicon Nitride; Process Development Program Overview; Rotor Blade Machining Development; Slip-Cast and Injection-Molding Process Development of Reaction-Bonded Silicon Nitride at Airesearch Casting Company; Norton Process Optimizations Studies for Hot Pressed Silicon Nitride Blades and Reaction Sintered Silicon Nitride Stator and Static Components; Molding of Stator Vanes for the Garrett/ARPA/NAVSEA Ceramic Turbine Engine; NDE Approach, Philosophy and Standards for the ARPA/NAVSEA Ceramic Turbine Program; Radiography and Image Enhancement of Ceramics; Ultrasonic NDE of Ceramic Components; Ceramic Turbine Blade Development; Proof Testing of Ceramic Components; Combustion Process Testing for Reduced Wall-Temperature Gradients; Ceramic Component Rig Tests; Program Summary.

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    • Availability: Battelle Columbus Labs., OH. Metals and Ceramics Information Center, HC $25.00. (No copies furnished by DDC.)
  • Corporate Authors:

    Battelle Columbus Laboratories

    Metals and Ceramics Information Center
    Columbus, OH  USA  43201
  • Authors:
    • Fairbanks, J W
    • Rice, R W
  • Publication Date: 1978-3

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  • Pagination: 753 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00180955
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: MCIC-78-36
  • Contract Numbers: DSA900-76-C-2471
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 14 1978 12:00AM