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Aero-derivative Gas Turbines – Major Components and Support Systems

Learning Objectives

  • Define an aero-derivative gas turbine
  • Describe how an aero-derivative gas turbine is different from its heavy duty counterpart
  • Discuss the basic design of the compressor section
  • Explain the basic purpose of a combustor
  • Describe the fuel delivery system for an aero-derivative gas turbine and its flow paths
  • Describe the lube oil system for an aero-derivative gas turbine and how it functions

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55 Minutes

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to discuss the motivation behind the development of the aero-derivative gas turbine. In addition, you will be able to describe the gas turbine’s major components and support systems.