F110-GE-132: Enhanced Power Through Low-Risk Derivative Technology

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A. R. Wadia, F. D. James

Large Military Engine Systems Design and Integration, GE Aircraft Engines, Cincinnati, OH 45215

J. Turbomach 123(3), 544-551 (Feb 01, 2000) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1378301 History: Received February 01, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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EFE stage 1 fan blade with thicker blade leading edge
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Three-dimensional pictorial view of the closely coupled fan frame and exit guide vane system
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Entropy contours along the fan frame strut, splitter, and exit guide vanes showing stator wake streaks along the splitter surfaces and outer and inner endwall surfaces
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Instrumented EFE blisk installed in the F110 engine for aeromechanical qualification
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F110-GE-132 radial augmentor features
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Calculated velocity vectors for the current production F110-GE-129 augmentor
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Calculated velocity vectors for the F110-GE-132 radial augmentor
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Calculated temperature contours for the F110-GE-132 radial augmentor at a prescribed flight condition
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F110-GE EFE new features
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F110-GE-132 average thrust ratings on a standard day: (a) max A/B power; (b) intermediate rated power (dry)
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Fan efficiency technology comparison
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F110-GE-132 fan design features: EFE fan is physically interchangeable with current production EFE fan. No change in airframe/engine interface is required as the inlet diameter is identical between the two fans.
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F110-GE-132 assembled blisk fan rotor. The blisk fan produces reliability improvements over the current system by eliminating potential sources of high stress regions such as blade dovetails and midspan shrouds.
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Comparison of the F110-GE baseline exhaust nozzle feature with the AVEN ready exhaust nozzle features
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F110-GE-132 optional ejector nozzle features
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F110 engine model product development roadmap
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Reliability and thrust growth provide flexibility to satisfy a wide range of future customer requirements



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