Chapter 11. Engine Performance Testing

  1. Philip P. Walsh BSc, FRAeS, CEng1 and
  2. Paul Fletcher MA (Oxon), MRAeS, CEng2

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774533.ch11

Gas Turbine Performance, Second Edition

Gas Turbine Performance, Second Edition

How to Cite

Walsh, P. P. and Fletcher, P. (2008) Engine Performance Testing, in Gas Turbine Performance, Second Edition, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774533.ch11

Author Information

  1. 1

    Head of Performance and Engine Systems, Rolls-Royce plc

  2. 2

    Manager, Prelim Design, Energy Business, Rolls-Royce plc

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 15 MAR 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632064342

Online ISBN: 9780470774533

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Keywords:

  • engine test;
  • engine inlet;
  • engine inlet;
  • air velocity;
  • power turbine

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Types of engine test bed

  • Measurements and instrumentation

  • Test bed calibration

  • Steady state development testing

  • Transient development testing

  • Application testing

  • Test data analysis