0

Conversion of T-100 MPSPU Technology PUBLIC ACCESS

[+] Author Affiliations
R. G. Thompson, J. Napier, C. Rodgers

Sundstrand Power Systems, San Diego, CA

Paper No. 94-GT-490, pp. V002T04A029; 15 pages
doi:10.1115/94-GT-490
From:
  • ASME 1994 International Gas Turbine and Aeroengine Congress and Exposition
  • Volume 2: Aircraft Engine; Marine; Microturbines and Small Turbomachinery
  • The Hague, Netherlands, June 13–16, 1994
  • Conference Sponsors: International Gas Turbine Institute
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-7884-2
  • Copyright © 1994 by ASME

abstract

Conversion of small tutbomachinery advanced technology from USA Department of Defense to commercial markets of opportunity is discussed in the light of recent development of the T-100 Multipurpose Small Power Unit (MPSPU) for the U.S. Army.

For the power class from 50 SHP to 75 SHP (37 KW to 56 KW), the small T-100 MPSPU Gas Turbine represents a milestone in achieved simple-cycle non-heat-exchanged thermal efficiency. Application of this turbomachinery technology, and in combination with heat recovery to compact turboalternator systems, is a prime candidate for conversion from airborne/defense use only to defense/commercial and airborne/ground implementation.

The T-100 MPSPU Test Program achievements are summarized in this paper. Also, preliminary design/off-design studies are presented for a turboalternator based on T-100 MPSPU components, and a scaled derivative that would achieve 60 KWe at modest turbine inlet temperature is presented. The turboalternator design objective is to provide a reliable compact source of electric power for military and commercial use in stationary, vehicular and aircraft applications that will run on most fuels, with low initial and operating costs, runs quietly, has low emissions and provides good to excellent specific fuel consumption.

Copyright © 1994 by ASME
This article is only available in the PDF format.

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In