Design of a Gas Turbine Burning Explosive Fuel FREE

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G. K. Roy

Larsen & Toubro Limited, Bombay, India

Paper No. 94-GT-329, pp. V004T10A010; 10 pages
  • ASME 1994 International Gas Turbine and Aeroengine Congress and Exposition
  • Volume 4: Heat Transfer; Electric Power; Industrial and Cogeneration
  • The Hague, Netherlands, June 13–16, 1994
  • Conference Sponsors: International Gas Turbine Institute
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-7886-6
  • Copyright © 1994 by ASME


The use of naphtha as gas turbine fuel has been limited. In advanced countries naphtha is usually cracked to produce gasoline, or ethylene which commands premium rates in the market. In developing countries like India, however, the scenerio is much different. The market for the cracked products is not abundant. In addition, the paucity of natural gas has rather forced the authorities of power plants to use naphtha as alternative gas turbine fuel.

Copyright © 1994 by ASME
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