PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide composite material 10 used in a turbine support structure 35.SOLUTION: The composite material 10 includes first material 11 having positive thermal expansion coefficient, and second material 12 having negative thermal expansion coefficient or negative Poisson's ratio, or both of negative thermal expansion coefficient and negative Poisson's ratio.

Title
Composite material for turbine support structure
Application Number
2008-070497
Publication Number
2008-232149
Application Date
March 19, 2008
Publication Date
October 2, 2008
Inventor
Thiagarajan Chinniah
Rao Hayagreeva
Namburi Adi Narayana
Assignee
General Electric Co &Lt Ge&Gt
IPC
F01D 25/24
F02C 07/00
F01D 25/00
F02C 07/20