Chapter 15. Performance and the Economics of Gas Turbine Engines

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

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774533.ch15

Gas Turbine Performance, Second Edition

Gas Turbine Performance, Second Edition

How to Cite

Walsh, P. P. and Fletcher, P. (2004) Performance and the Economics of Gas Turbine Engines, in Gas Turbine Performance, Second Edition, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774533.ch15

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:

  • turbine engines;
  • gas turbine manufacturer;
  • accounting terminology;
  • operational planning;
  • electrical utility

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The business case for a gas turbine project

  • Coupling the business case to the performance model

  • Operational planning using in-service models

  • Business case exchange rates

  • Product development exchange rates