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Craig Allen
John Wesley Harris Jr, Craig Allen Bielek, Scott Edmond Ellis, Xiaoyong Fu: Apparatus and methods for cooling platform regions of turbine rotor blades. General Electric Company, Mark E Henderson, Ernest G Cusick, Frank A Landgraff, August 26, 2014: US08814518 (1 worldwide citation)

A platform cooling arrangement in a turbine rotor blade having a platform at an interface between an airfoil and a root, wherein the rotor blade includes an interior cooling passage that extends from a connection at the root to the approximate radial height of the platform, wherein, the interior coo ...


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Craig Allen
Jason Douglas Herzlinger, Craig Allen Bielek, Jonathan Glenn Reed, Holly Renae Davis, Luis Manuel Herrera, Ariel Caesar Prepena Jacala, William Scott Zemitis: Airfoil shape for turbine bucket and turbine incorporating same. General Electric Company, James W Pemrick, Ernest G Cusick, Frank A Landgraff, May 6, 2014: US08714930 (1 worldwide citation)

A turbine bucket is provided including a bucket airfoil having an airfoil shape, the bucket airfoil having a nominal profile substantially in accordance with Cartesian coordinate values of X, Y and Z set forth in Table 1 wherein the Cartesian coordinate values of X, Y and Z are non-dimensional value ...


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Craig Allen
John Wesley Harris Jr, Craig Allen Bielek, Scott Edmond Ellis, Daniel Alan Hynum, Melissa Ann Seely, Xiaoyong Fu: Apparatus and methods for cooling platform regions of turbine rotor blades. General Electric Company, Mark E Henderson, Ernest G Cusick, Frank A Landgraff, January 28, 2014: US08636471

A configuration of cooling channels through the interior of a turbine rotor blade, the turbine rotor blade including a platform at an interface between an airfoil and a root. In one embodiment, the configuration of cooling channels includes: an interior cooling passage that is configured to extend f ...


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Joell R Hibshman II, Sam D Draper: Method and system for controlling a flowrate of a recirculated exhaust gas. General Electric Company, Dale J Davis, Ernst G Cusick, Frank A Landgraff, May 19, 2009: US07536252 (65 worldwide citation)

A method and system for controlling an exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system is provided. The EGR system recirculates a portion of an exhaust through an inlet portion of the turbomachine. The EGR system reduces the level of harmful constituents within the exhaust before the recirculation occurs.


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Rahul J Chillar, Robert W Taylor, James E Roberts: System for recirculating the exhaust of a turbomachine. General Electric Company, Dale J Davis, Ernest G Cusick, Frank A Landgraff, January 4, 2011: US07861511 (56 worldwide citation)

A portion of the exhaust generated by a turbomachine is recirculated through an inlet portion by an exhaust gas recirculation system. The system reduces the level of harmful constituents within the exhaust before the exhaust is recirculated.


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Lisa Anne Wichmann, Stanley Frank Simpson: Systems and apparatus relating to reheat combustion turbine engines with exhaust gas recirculation. General Electric Company, Mark E Henderson, Ernest G Cusick, Frank A Landgraff, September 24, 2013: US08539749 (48 worldwide citation)

A power plant configured to include a recirculation loop about which a working fluid is recirculated, the recirculation loop comprising a plurality of components configured to accept an outflow of working fluid from a neighboring upstream component and provide an inflow of working fluid to a neighbo ...


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Rahul J Chillar, Robert W Taylor, Peter Martin Maly, Jason D Fuller: Method and system for controlling an exhaust gas recirculation system. General Electric Company, Dale J Davis, Ernest G Cusick, Frank A Landgraff, November 1, 2011: US08046986 (47 worldwide citation)

A method and system for controlling an exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system is provided. The method and system may incorporate a device or devices that continuously monitors an exhaust stream for harmful constituents. The method and system may control components of the EGR system based on the conc ...


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Robert G Wagoner, Allen M Ritter, Anthony M Klodowski: Wind turbine with parallel converters utilizing a plurality of isolated transformer windings. General Electric Company, Edward J Smith, Ernest G Cusick, Frank A Landgraff, May 10, 2011: US07939959 (43 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided to isolate outputs of parallel converter threads of a power system converter of a wind turbine generator by utilizing isolated power windings on the output transformer from the converter. Such isolation eliminates the circulating common mode current between the paral ...


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Derek Columbus, Michael Dutka: Airfoil shape for a compressor. General Electric Company, Ernest G Cusick, Frank A Landgraff, August 11, 2009: US07572105 (20 worldwide citation)

An article of manufacture having a nominal profile substantially in accordance with Cartesian coordinate values of X, Y and Z set forth in a TABLE 1. Wherein X and Y are distances in inches which, when connected by smooth continuing arcs, define airfoil profile sections at each distance Z in inches. ...


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Detlef Menke: Protection system for wind turbine. General Electric Company, James W Pemrick, Ernest G Cusick, Frank A Landgraff, August 31, 2010: US07786608 (20 worldwide citation)

A braking system for a wind turbine is provided, and the wind turbine includes a rotor having at least one blade. A generator includes a plurality of stator windings having a plurality of phases. The braking system includes a plurality of resistors, and at least one switch connected between the stat ...