turbine propulsion

turbine propulsion

[′tər·bən prə‚pəl·shən]
(mechanical engineering)
Propulsion of a vehicle or vessel by means of a steam or gas turbine.
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Along with its pioneering aviation element, LHA 7 will incorporate a gas turbine propulsion plant, zonal electrical distribution, and fuel efficient electric auxiliary propulsion systems first installed on USS Makin Island (LHD 8).
The ship uses a gas turbine propulsion plant, zonal electrical distribution system, and electric auxiliary system.
The objective of the two-day course is to expose the current trends in the Aero-Gas Turbine Propulsion, and the state of the art and emerging technologies in Civil & Military Aero Engines.
Subsequently, the Royal Navy adopted steam turbine propulsion for all fighting vessels, and in time it was adopted for freight and passenger vessels, most famously the Cunard ships Mauretania and Lusitania.
The reduced weight combined with reheated steam turbine propulsion will contribute to an expected 20 per cent or more decrease in fuel consumption per unit cargo compared to conventional vessels.
1996, Elements of Gas Turbine Propulsion, McGraw-Hill, P.
Particularly notable was her steam turbine propulsion, which was a revolutionary development in ocean liner design.
got its start in the Park Square Building, a block away from the GE plant, designing turbine propulsion systems for aircraft carriers and submarines, some two years after GE left that market.
Without IHPTET program success, aggressive propulsion-technology development programs sponsored by world competitors would quickly challenge the US military and economic advantage in turbine propulsion.
Type WR21 gas turbine propulsion units have been ordered from the British manufacturer Rolls-Royce, whilst other electrical equipment has been ordered from the French Alstom group, according to BAE Systems, the world's third aeronautics and defence group.
com/research/dfe16e/gas_turbine_propul) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Gas Turbine Propulsion Systems" to their offering.
Both feature a powerful and reliable combined diesel and LM2500 gas turbine propulsion system, with the gas turbines using GEs integrated electronic controls.