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    !!! DON'T Do it !!!

    Hi, all, Yesterday morning, I received (yet) another Direct/Personal Message from someone via Control.com, someone named Taza. It is the SECOND time he wrote via Direct/Personal Messsage for help with the SAME problem. Anyway, he wrote: "Mark VIe control system is new for me. One GT...
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    A Primer for Axial Compressor Stall and Surge

    This was recently published and is a pretty good primer (basic explanation) of axial compressor stall and surge. The examples towards the end of the document apply primarily to aircraft engines, but since the basic fundamentals are similar for Industrial Gas Turbines (IGTs) and aeroderivative...
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    GE MS-5001 Model R/N/T Cooldown Oil Pump Operation

    Hi, all! I've been asked a question by a former colleague I don't have the experience to answer: When should the Cooldown Oil Pump of a GE-design Frame 5 Model R/N/T be started during turbine start-up/shutdown? This particular machine has the normal Accessory Gear-driven Main L.O. Pump...
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    GE-design Heavy Duty Gas Turbine Training Needs

    Hello to the GE-design heavy duty gas turbine community here at control.com. The question being posed to the community-within-a-community in this thread is: If you were granted the ability to receive training on any three (3) specific GE-design heavy duty gas turbine-related topics, what...
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    Happy Holidays and Best Wishes!

    At this time of year, much of the world is celebrating a holiday, or participating in the observance of some holiday. I wish everyone a Happy Holiday season, and continued good health--which is the most important thing in life. I have decided to take a new direction in my life, away from...
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