Accession Number:

ADD013106

Title:

Turbine Engine Cold Temperature Starting System.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 28 Dec 78, patented 9 Apr 85,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1985-04-09

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

A valving device is provided in the inlet of a turbine engine to facilitate starting in cold temperatures. The device or damper is positioned in the main compressor intake, is spring loaded in the open position, and is closed by hydraulic pressure during engine ignition. An increased fuelair mixture and reduced velocity through the combustor result which enable starting of the engine at very cold temperatures.

Subject Categories:

  • Combustion and Ignition
  • Pumps, Filters, Pipes, Tubing, Fittings and Valves

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE