LM1500 Engine Marinization Contract. Phase 1. Engine Test Results
GENERAL ELECTRIC CO CINCINNATI OH MARINE AND INDUSTRIAL PROJECTS DEPT
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In accordance with BuShips Contract NObs 88423, a production line J79-8 engine, less afterburner and anti-ice control, was operated with a fixed area conical nozzle to simulate LM1500 power turbine to determine effect of burning poor quality diesel fuel per MIL-F-16884D. The effect of burning diesel on engine performance, combustion linear temperatures, turbine inlet temperature profile and first stage turbine nozzle metal temperatures was determined for a thirty hour endurance run.
- Marine Engineering
- Combustion and Ignition
- Jet and Gas Turbine Engines