Chapter 2. Development of the 8000Kw Class Hybrid Gas Turbine

  1. Edgar Lara-Curzio and
  2. Michael J. Readey
  1. Takao Sugimoto1,
  2. Yoshihiro Ichikawa1,
  3. Hitoshi Nagata1,
  4. Kenichiroh Igashira1,
  5. Sazo Tsuruzono2 and
  6. Takero Fukudome2

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470291184.ch2

28th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites A: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 25, Issue 3

28th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites A: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 25, Issue 3

How to Cite

Sugimoto, T., Ichikawa, Y., Nagata, H., Igashira, K., Tsuruzono, S. and Fukudome, T. (2004) Development of the 8000Kw Class Hybrid Gas Turbine, in 28th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites A: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 25, Issue 3 (eds E. Lara-Curzio and M. J. Readey), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470291184.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. 1–1 Kawasaki-cho Akashi, 673–8666 Japan

  2. 2

    Kyocera Corporation l-4Yamashita-cho Kokubu, 899–4396 Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470051498

Online ISBN: 9780470291184

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Keywords:

  • CGT;
  • NEDO;
  • HGT;
  • KHI;
  • TIT

Summary

Based on the successful result of the Japanese national project for 300 kW class ceramic gas turbine development (CGT: 1989–1999FY)[1–7], the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) started “Research and Development on Practical Industrial Co-generation Technology” program (NEDO-HGT: 1999–2003 FY)[8–10], funded by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). the objective of this project was to investigate a high efficient co-generation system that employs “Hybrid Gas Turbine (HGT)”. the HGT means a new gas turbine using both metallic and ceramic parts for its high-temperature section.

In this R&D activity, ceramic material evaluation test and long-term engine operation test of the HGT have been demonstrated. This paper gives some results from the R&D of HGT.