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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 (57 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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Jeffrey John Butkiewicz, Andres Jose Garcia Crespo, Stanley Frank Simpson: Turbomachine including a ceramic matrix composite (CMC) bridge. General Electric Company, Cantor Colburn, January 8, 2013: US08347636 (2 worldwide citation)

A turbomachine includes a turbine section including a turbine inlet. A transition piece includes a transition piece inlet and a transition piece outlet. A ceramic matrix composite (CMC) bridge member links the transition piece outlet and the turbine inlet.


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Pramod Kumar Biyani, Larry Neil Lewis, Carlos Miguel Miranda, Slawomir Rubinsztajn, Stanley Frank Simpson: Thermal actuator including fluid with high temperature stability. General Electric Company, Ernest G Cusick, Frank A Landgraff, April 11, 2017: US09617921 (2 worldwide citation)

A thermal actuator is provided and includes an expansion material disposed and configured to move a movable element from a first movable element position toward a second movable element position in accordance with an expansion condition of the expansion material. The expansion material includes an i ...


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Lisa Anne Wichmann, Stanley Frank Simpson: Methods, systems and apparatus relating to combustion turbine power plants with exhaust gas recirculation. General Electric Company, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, Fletcher Yoder P C, May 31, 2016: US09353682 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of controlling a power plant that comprises a working fluid and a recirculation loop, wherein the power plant includes a combustor operably connected to a turbine, the method including the steps of: recirculating at least a portion of the working fluid through the recirculation loop; contro ...


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Stanley Frank Simpson, Dipankar Pal, Jeffrey Todd Knapp: Methods and systems for use in regulating a temperature of components. General Electric Company, Armstrong Teasdale, September 23, 2014: US08840371 (1 worldwide citation)

A cooling system for use in regulating a temperature of a component is described herein. The cooling system includes a plurality of flow control assemblies that are defined across a sidewall of the component for channeling a cooling fluid across a surface of the sidewall. The plurality of flow contr ...


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Stanley Frank Simpson, Krishnakumar Rangarao: System and method for heat treating a weld joint. General Electric Company, Dority & Manning P A, February 19, 2013: US08378248 (1 worldwide citation)

A system for heat treating a weld joint includes a beam generator that produces a beam directed at the weld joint. A beam splitter between the beam generator and the weld joint diverts a portion of the beam along a path. A reflector receives the diverted portion of the beam and directs it to a point ...


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Stanley Frank Simpson, George Martin Gilchrist, William Michael Genovese: Method and apparatus for determining clearance between moving and static members in a machine. General Electric Company, Cantor Colburn, March 20, 2012: US08137058 (1 worldwide citation)

A machine includes a static member and a moving member. The moving member includes a central hub and a moving component. The moving component includes a first end portion fixedly connected to the central hub, a second end portion and an intermediate portion. The second end portion of the moving memb ...


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Stanley Frank Simpson, Stephen Francis Rutkowski, Canan Uslu Hardwicke, Joseph Leonard Moroso, Steven Charles Rauch: Method and assembly for forming components having an internal passage defined therein. General Electric Company, Armstrong Teasdale, October 16, 2018: US10099283

A method of forming a component having an internal passage defined therein includes positioning a jacketed core with respect to a mold. The jacketed core includes a hollow structure formed from at least a first material and a second material, and an inner core disposed within the hollow structure. T ...


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Stanley Frank Simpson: Method and assembly for forming components having internal passages using a jacketed core. General Electric Company, Armstrong Teasdale, August 14, 2018: US10046389

A method of forming a component having an internal passage defined therein includes forming a precursor core having a shape corresponding to a shape of the internal passage, and forming a hollow structure around the precursor core. The method also includes removing the precursor core from within the ...


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Stanley Frank Simpson, Canan Uslu Hardwicke, Joseph Leonard Moroso, Timothy Michael Moricca: Method and assembly for forming components having a catalyzed internal passage defined therein. General Electric Company, Armstrong Teasdale, October 16, 2018: US10099284

A method of forming a component having an internal passage defined therein includes positioning a jacketed core with respect to a mold. The jacketed core includes a hollow structure formed from at least a first material and a first catalyst, and an inner core disposed within the hollow structure. Th ...