Combustion Gas Turbine

The gas combustion turbine, more commonly called the gas turbine, uses natural or other gas or liquid fuel for combustion and the generation of hot gases for expansion through a power turbine. The industrial gas turbine is preferable and economical for applications of 50,000 and higher horsepowers, although some designs are applicable for lower hp requirements.
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Figure 20-36 Compressor drive specifications – gas engine.
Compressed air for the combustion is supplied by a centrifugal compressor drive by the power turbine. The extra power is available for mechanical driver or other equipment or for power generation, see Figures ...

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