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Summit Fires up Predictive Breakthrough for Gas Turbines
2 months ago

Summit Fires up Predictive Breakthrough for Gas Turbines

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

Gas-fired turbines keep electric generators humming around the world, from power plants and factories to hospitals and universities. But the combustion process that fuels these engines comes with a billion-dollar-a-year …
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GE Spins up Supercomputer Models to Zero in on Energy Loss in Turbines
11 months ago

GE Spins up Supercomputer Models to Zero in on Energy Loss in Turbines

By  •  11 months ago  •  Events, Featured, Industry

High-pressure turbines are complex pieces of engineering and vital components of gas turbines used to propel jet engines. The more efficient these jet engines are, the better the outcomes for …
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Realizing the Dream of Rotating Detonation Engines through an OLCF, NETL, GE, and University of Michigan Collaboration
2 years ago

Realizing the Dream of Rotating Detonation Engines through an OLCF, NETL, GE, and University of Michigan Collaboration

By  •  2 years ago  •  Industry, Technology

Revisiting an engine concept first proposed in the 1950s, researchers at the University of Michigan (UM) are conducting trailblazing research that may finally unlock its potential for ultra-high-efficiency propulsion and …
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Supercomputers to Help Supercharge Ceramic Matrix Composite Manufacturing
3 years ago

Supercomputers to Help Supercharge Ceramic Matrix Composite Manufacturing

By  •  3 years ago  •  Featured, Science

During chemical vapor infiltration, gaseous vapor reacts on the surface of the preform fibers at elevated temperatures to coat the material. If applied long enough, the gas …
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OLCF Helps GE Deliver Next-Generation Gas Turbines
5 years ago

OLCF Helps GE Deliver Next-Generation Gas Turbines

By  •  5 years ago  •  Industry

In 2017, US-based General Electric (GE) delivered its newest heavy-duty gas turbine, the 7HA.02, to two power plants in Texas. The installations marked a milestone in natural gas–derived electricity generation, …
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