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

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

By  •  2 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
11 months ago

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

By  •  11 months 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
2 years ago

Supercomputers to Help Supercharge Ceramic Matrix Composite Manufacturing

By  •  2 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
4 years ago

OLCF Helps GE Deliver Next-Generation Gas Turbines

By  •  4 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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