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Gilbreth Mark G, Dickey James Brian, Gilbreth Jr Charles R, Edelman Edward C: Turbogenerator/motor control system. Capstone Turbine, December 8, 1999: EP0963035-A2 (17 worldwide citation)

A turbogenerator/motor controller with a microprocessor based inverter having multiple modes of operation with an energy storage and discharge system including an ancillary electric storage device, such as a battery, connected to the generator controller through control electronics. Electrical energ ...


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Edelman Edward C, Gilbreth Mark G, Wacknov Joel B: Turbogenerator power control system and method. Capstone Turbine, January 24, 2001: EP1071185-A2 (13 worldwide citation)

The power meter, required in most utility grid connectged applications to measure load consumption, is utilized to provide a feedback to an associated turbogenerator power controller, providing a control system for peak shaving, load following, reactive power control, reverse flow protection and loa ...


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Gilbreth Mark G, Wall Simon R, Wacknov Joel B: Combustion control method and system. Capstone Turbine, September 18, 2002: EP1240713-A2 (7 worldwide citation)

A multi-injector combustion system in which a brake resistor is utilized to provide a minimum load for the combustor system during idle or low power operation of the permanent magnet turbogenerator/motor and also to absorb power during transients to prevent flame out of the combustor. In addition, d ...


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Rouse Gregory C, Gilbreth Mark G, Demore Daniel, Treece William: Method and apparatus for turbogenerator anti-surge control. Capstone Turbine, September 24, 2003: EP1346139-A2 (7 worldwide citation)

A turbogenerator system including a compressor rotationally coupled to a turbine and a bleed valve connected to the compressor discharge to vent a portion of the compressed air when the turbogenerator speed is within a preselected range to prevent the compressor from stalling. The turbogenerator spe ...


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Wall Simon R, Gilbreth Mark G, Wacknov Joel B: Multiple power generator connection method and system. Capstone Turbine, January 22, 2003: EP1277267-A2 (7 worldwide citation)

A method and system for connecting a plurality of power generators, each having an electrical power converter output and adjustable output voltage magnitude and frequency, with at least one digital communications bus to provide synchronization and load sharing. One of the plurality of power generato ...


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Rouse Gregory C, Gilbreth Mark G, Demore Daniel, Treece William: Method and apparatus for turbogenerator anti-surge control. Capstone Turbine Corporation, sPOPA Robert, May 23, 2002: WO/2002/040844

A turbogenerator system including a compressor rotationally coupled to a turbine and a bleed valve connected to the compressor discharge to vent a portion of the compressed air when the turbogenerator speed is within a preselected range to prevent the compressor from stalling. The turbogenerator spe ...


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Wall Simon R, Wacknov Joel B, Gilbreth Mark G, Keller Ken: System and method for dual mode control of a turbogenerator/motor. Capstone Turbine Corporation, sPOPA Robert, February 28, 2002: WO/2002/017475

A method of controlling a permanent magnet turbogenerator/motor includes providing a protected load connected in parallel with the turbogenerator/motor through a pulse width modulated inverter configured in a first operating mode to supply controlled current from the turbogenerator/motor to a utilit ...


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Gilbreth Mark G, Wall Simon R, Wacknov Joel B: Combustion control method and system. Capstone Turbine Corporation, BRUNELL Norman E, August 9, 2001: WO/2001/058004

A multi-injector turbogenerator system including a turbogenerator power source (142) and a power controller (140) uses a brake resistor (170) to absorb excess energy during off load events to permit reducing the rate of fuel flow at a rate slower than the rate of power reduction in order to reduce t ...


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Wall Simon R, Gilbreth Mark G, Wacknov Joel B: Multiple power generator connection method and system. Capstone Turbine Corporation, sSARDESAI Raj, November 1, 2001: WO/2001/082445

A method and system for connecting a plurality of power generators, each having an electrical power converter output and adjustable output voltage magnitude and frequency, with at least one digital communications bus to provide synchronization and load sharing. One of the plurality of power generato ...


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Pont Guillermo, Dickey James Brian, Edelman Ed, Gilbreth Mark G, Willis Jeffrey W: Method for modular control of a multi-fuel turbogenerator. Capstone Turbine Corporation, sBRUNELL Norman E, June 7, 2001: WO/2001/040644

A system and method for modular control of a multi-fuel turbogenerator include separate controllers (24, 28, 34) for controlling fuel supplied to the combustor and power output from the generator (30). The power controller (24) generates a fuel command based on the turbine exhaust temperature, where ...