low-pressure compressor


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low-pressure compressor

low-pressure compressor
The front section of a dual-spool compressor, also called an N1 compressor or a low-speed compressor. It is driven by the last stage of a turbine. The high-pressure compressor is called an N2 compressor.
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AIDC performed the mechanical design of the low-pressure compressor, and Super Precision is manufacturing the low-pressure compressor case and high-pressure turbine seal disk.
Snecma (Societe National d'Etude et de Construction de Moteurs d'Aviation) in Paris is responsible for the design and production of the GE90's low-pressure compressor (booster), high-pressure compressor at the heart of the engine, lubrication system, sub-assemblies for the full-authority digital engine control (FADEC) system (PC boards, wiring harnesses, and sensors), and a starter.
The gear allows the engine s fan to operate at a different speed than the low-pressure compressor and turbine.
The high-speed low spool permits the elimination of a total of three to five stages cumulatively in the low-pressure compressor and low-pressure turbine.
Pratt & Whitney said that the PurePower engines use an advanced gear system allowing the engine's fan to operate at a different speed than the low-pressure compressor and turbine.
According to the Connecticut-based firm PurePower engine uses an advanced gear system allowing the engine's fan to operate at a different speed than the low-pressure compressor and turbine.
According to Pratt & Whitney, the PurePower engine uses an advanced gear system allowing the engine's fan to operate at a different speed than the low-pressure compressor and turbine.
The PurePower line of engines uses an advanced gear system allowing the engine's fan to operate at a different speed than the low-pressure compressor and turbine.
The company said that the PurePower engine uses an advanced gear system allowing the engine's fan to operate at a different speed than the low-pressure compressor and turbine.

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