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Jacob Berry: Method for gas turbine operation during under-frequency operation through use of air extraction. General Electric Company, Ge Energy General Electric, C O Ernest G Cusick, November 29, 2007: US20070271929-A1

In a gas turbine electric power generator where rotational speed of the gas turbine is synchronized to the electrical frequency of a power grid and the gas turbine includes a compressor component, an air extraction path, and means for controlling an amount of compressor air extraction, a method is p ...


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Ronald R Cairo, Sujith Sathian: Flangeless support structures. General Electric, Ge Energy General Electric, C O Ernest G Cusick, February 21, 2008: US20080041009-A1

A flangeless assembly for connecting tubular sections of a tubular support structure. A flangeless finger plate assembly connects adjacent tubular sections of a tubular support strucure. The finger plate assembly includes an outer finger plate, an inner finger plate, and corresponding ends of the ad ...


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Robert Waltz, Neil Widmer: Port-installed damper. General Electric, Ge Energy General Electric, C O Ernest G Cusick, February 21, 2008: US20080041283-A1

A port-installed damper for trimming a flow of a substance through a pipe, the pipe having a port formed therein, that includes a fitting that attaches to the pipe about the port, a port assembly that attaches to the fitting and includes an actuator, and means for trimming the flow of a substance th ...


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Hua Wang, Kurtis Montgomery, Wayne Hasz, Vishal Agarwal, Surinder Pabla, Warren Nelson: Methods for fabricating solid oxide fuel cells. General Electric, Ge Energy General Electric, C O Ernest G Cusick, February 28, 2008: US20080048357-A1

A method of fabricating a solid oxide fuel cell that includes the steps of: (a) inputting raw materials for a layer of the solid oxide fuel cell into a screw extruder; (b) mixing the raw materials into a mixture as the raw materials pass through the screw extruder; (c) de-airing the mixture of raw m ...


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John W Grant: Methods and systems for predicting emissions. General Electric, Ge Energy General Electric, C O Ernest G Cusick, February 21, 2008: US20080046126-A1

A method of predicting emissions that may include the steps of: determining a first capacity for emissions during a sliding window of time; determining a used capacity for emissions during the sliding window of time; and determining an available capacity for emissions by calculating the differential ...


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Clare R King, Vishal Bansal: Vents for temporary shelters and coverings. General Electric, Ge Energy General Electric, C O Ernest G Cusick, February 28, 2008: US20080047596-A1

A venting system for a temporary shelter that includes one or more vents that are positioned in the exterior shell of the temporary shelter. Each of the one or more vents may include a membrane that is moisture vapor transmissive and resistant to liquid penetration. The membrane may have a moisture ...


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Steven S Burdgick, Frolov Boris Ivanovitch: Systems for moisture removal in steam turbine engines. General Electric, Ge Energy General Electric, C O Ernest G Cusick, February 28, 2008: US20080050221-A1

A system in a steam turbine for removing water droplets from the flowpath of a steam turbine that may include a groove for collecting water droplets, and a plurality of moisture removal holes originating within the groove. The groove may run in a circumferential manner around an outer sidewall of th ...


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Sivaraman Vedhagiri, Ravi Meenaksh, Jesse E Trout, Jun Yang: Method and system for regulating a cooling fluid within a turbomachine in real time. General Electric Company, Ge Energy General Electric, C O Ernest G Cusick, November 6, 2008: US20080271459-A1

A method and system for regulating a cooling fluid within a turbomachine in real time. The system may an external flow conditioning system for adjusting at least one property of the cooling fluid, wherein the external flow conditioning system comprises an inlet portion and an outlet portion. The sys ...


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Jason Mei, Paul Santana Henry, Alan Smithies: Filter cartridge media retention system. BHA Group, Ge Energy General Electric, C O Ernest G Cusick, November 6, 2008: US20080272048-A1

A filter cartridge comprises a pleat pack including filtration media for removing particulates from a particulate laden fluid stream moving in a first direction through the filtration media. The pleat pack is formed into a tubular configuration with a plurality of circumferentially spaced pleats. Th ...


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Robert M Roney, Richard M Hatley: Method and apparatus for in-situ inspection of rotary machine components. General Electric Company, Ge Energy General Electric, C O Ernest G Cusick, October 9, 2008: US20080245151-A1

A method and apparatus for the inspection of rotary machine components is provided. A positioning fixture is clamped to the component to be inspected, and supports a transceiver that is used during the inspection. The positioning fixture can be navigated through and between rotary machine components ...