This paper describes a mobile gas turbine driven compressor plant of 16,000-hp capability. The plant consists of two tractor trailer assemblies, one containing the gas turbine and the other the centrifugal compressor. A discussion of the design limits required by the mobility concept is included with the methods used to achieve these limits. A discussion of field operating experience after some 12,000 hr of operation is included with charts and graphs showing performance parameters of speed, power, and temperature.
The Design and Operating Experience of a Mobile Gas Turbine With 16,000-HP Capability
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Ritcey, DR. "The Design and Operating Experience of a Mobile Gas Turbine With 16,000-HP Capability." Proceedings of the ASME 1970 International Gas Turbine Conference and Products Show. Volume 1A: General. Brussels, Belgium. May 24–28, 1970. V01AT01A061. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/70-GT-61
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