Thursday, February 23, 2012

Starting and ignition - Hydraulic

want to read about : Starting and ignition - Gas turbine

17. Hydraulic starting is used for starling some small jet engines. In most applications, one of the engine-mounted hydraulic pumps is utilized and is known as a pump/starter, although other applications may use a separate hydraulic motor. Methods of transmitting the torque to the engine may vary, but a typical system would include a reduction gear and clutch assembly. Power to rotate the pump/starter is provided by hydraulic pressure from a ground supply unit and is transmitted to the engine through the reduction gear and clutch.  The starting system is controlled by an electrical circuit that also operates hydraulic valves so that on completion of the starting  cycle  the  pump  /starter  functions  as  a  normalhydraulic pump.

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