Introduction to GE Frame Series Gas Turbines

Learning objectives

  • Recall the driving factor for the creation of F-series gas turbine technology
  • Identify the primary differences between the Frame 7 gas turbine and its predecessors
  • Describe the basic components and flow paths through the Frame 7 gas turbine
  • Explain the purpose of the inlet air guide vanes
  • Recall the relationship between turbine output energy and the compressor energy consumption
  • Explain the purpose of a regenerator

Course overview

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to discuss the motivation behind the development of the F-series of gas turbine. In addition, you will be able to describe the Frame 7 gas turbine’s basic components and general operation.

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