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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
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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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, May 3, 2012: US20120107134-A1

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
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, June 21, 2012: US20120156055-A1

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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Robert D Richardson, William L Erdman: Variable speed wind turbine. U S Windpower, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, January 21, 1992: US05083039 (216 worldwide citation)

A variable speed wind turbine is disclosed comprising a turbine rotor that drives an AC induction generator, a power converter that converts the generator output to fixed-frequency AC power, a generator controller, and an inverter controller. The generator controller uses field orientation to regula ...


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Anders V Rebsdorf, Lars Helle: Variable speed wind turbine having a matrix converter. Vestas Wind Systems R&D, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, May 20, 2003: US06566764 (139 worldwide citation)

A variable speed wind turbine is disclosed comprising a turbine rotor that drives a doubly-fed induction generator, a matrix converter which converts variable frequency output into constant frequency output, and a control unit and a protection circuit for the matrix converter. Power is circulated in ...


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Hossein Nadjafizadeh, Philippe Perine, Pascal Liegeois: Centrifugal turbine for breathing-aid devices. Mallinckrodt Developpement France, Baker Botts, November 1, 2005: US06960854 (122 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns an electric turbin (1) comprising a turbine rotor (4, 7), a turbine stator (2, 3), an electric motor member (5, 6) for driving the rotor (4, 7) in rotation relative to the stator (2, 3), and having the following features: the turbine stator (2, 3) comprises a stator body defin ...


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Joseph M Baskin, Gary E Miller, Wayne Wiesner: Wind powered system for generating electricity. The Boeing Company, Delbert J Barnard, January 21, 1986: US04565929 (119 worldwide citation)

A fixed pitch wind turbine rotor (18) is teeter mounted (76, 78, 80) onto a low speed input shaft (44) which is connected to the input (58) of a step-up transmission (46). The output (48) of the transmission (46) is connected to a rotary pole amplitude modulated induction machine (42) which is opera ...


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J Ford Johnston, William A Farone, Amir Mikhail: Composite wind turbine rotor blade and method for making same. DWR Wind Technologies, Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman, December 11, 1990: US04976587 (112 worldwide citation)

A wind turbine rotor blade including NASA LS (1) - 04xx airfoil sections having a twist not greater than 8.degree. and a construction for such a blade which includes no parting line along the leading edge. The bond between a rectangular spar and the outer skin is reinforced by channels of "C" shaped ...


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Christopher W Gabrys: Wind turbine. J Michael Neary, May 9, 2006: US07042109 (110 worldwide citation)

A wind turbine for generating electrical power from wind energy includes a turbine rotor mounted for rotation in wind, and having multiple blades for converting energy in the wind into rotational energy. A generator is coupled with said turbine rotor such that said turbine rotor drives said generato ...