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Integrated electric gas turbine

An integrated electric gas turbine comprises a compressor that includes a plurality of airfoils. An electric motor is arranged to drive the compressor, and a combustor is arranged to receive compressed air from the compressor and further arranged to receive a fuel input. A turbine is arranged to receive the combustion gases from the combustor. A generator is integrated with the turbine and arranged to provide a power output. A controller is connected between the generator and the electric motor and arranged to direct a portion of the power output from the generator to the electric motor.

Knox T. Millsaps, Jr.

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March 16, 2010
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