A method of fabricating an exhaust hood is provided for use with a turbine engine. The method includes providing an upper shell casing wherein the upper shell casing is fabricated from a composite material, and coupling the upper shell casing to a lower shell casing such that a turbine is housed within the exhaust hood, the shell casing is fabricated from a composite material. A turbine assembly is also provided.

Title
Steam turbine exhaust hood and method of fabricating the same
Application Number
11/804096
Publication Number
20080286099
Application Date
May 17, 2007
Publication Date
November 20, 2008
Inventor
Chinniah Thiagarajan
Adi Narayana Namburi
Prashant Shukla
Hayagreeva Rao K V
Agent
Armstrong Teasdale
MO, US
Agent
John S Beulick
MO, US
Assignee
General Electric Company
IPC
B23P 15/00
F01D 25/24
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