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Planning and Development for a New Generation of Gas Turbine Propelled Ships in the U.S. Navy PUBLIC ACCESS

[+] Author Affiliations
R. Goldman, R. Peterson

Department of the Navy, Washington, DC

Paper No. 74-GT-158, pp. V01BT02A075; 5 pages
doi:10.1115/74-GT-158
From:
  • ASME 1974 International Gas Turbine Conference and Products Show
  • Volume 1B: General
  • Zurich, Switzerland, March 30–April 4, 1974
  • Conference Sponsors: International Gas Turbine Institute
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-7979-5
  • Copyright © 1974 by ASME

abstract

In the early 1970s, gas turbine technology had reached the stage where it became feasible to consider marinization of state-of-the-art aircraft engines. Approximately concurrently with these technological advances, the U.S. Navy had the need to project replacements for many of its conventionally propelled surface ships of World War II vintage. Characteristics of good fuel economy coupled with potentially viable reliability and maintenance characteristics conditioned the development of main and auxiliary gas turbine prime movers for ships. Ship design, therefore, was strongly influenced by previously unavailable power plant characteristics. New ships are building and others actively being designed to draw upon these technological advantages, and a broad base of support is being established to ensure the continued long range mobility of the U.S. Navy’s ships.

Copyright © 1974 by ASME
Topics: Gas turbines , Navy , Ships
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