Evaluation of component characteristics of a reheat cycle gas turbine using measured performance data

  • Dae Hwan Jeong
  • Soo Hyung Yoon
  • Jong Joon Lee
  • Tong Seop KimEmail author


In this work, component characteristics of a reheat cycle gas turbine in a commercial combined cycle power plant were evaluated. An inverse performance analysis, in which component characteristic parameters were estimated based on measured performance data, was carried out. The measured parameters were the power, the fuel flow rates of two combustors, and the temperatures and pressures at various locations such as the compressor discharge, exits of both the high-and low-pressure turbines. The estimated parameters from the analysis include the compressor and turbine efficiencies and the inlet air flow rate. The analysis was performed for a wide operation range in terms of the ambient temperature and load, providing a database for the variations of the characteristic parameters with changes in the operating condition. In addition, a sensitivity analysis was performed to examine the influence of the uncertainties of the measured parameters on the estimated parameters. The analysis program can be further developed into a performance diagnosis tool and the obtained component characteristic data can be used as reference database.


Reheat cycle gas turbine Characteristic parameters Performance parameters Measurement Sensitivity 


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© Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dae Hwan Jeong
    • 1
  • Soo Hyung Yoon
    • 1
  • Jong Joon Lee
    • 1
  • Tong Seop Kim
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Graduate SchoolInha UniversityIncheonKorea
  2. 2.Dept. of Mechanical EngineeringInha UniversityIncheonKorea

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