Wireless, Passive Ceramic Strain Sensors for Turbine Engine Applications Email Page
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Performer:  University of Central Florida Location:  Orlando, Florida
Project Duration:  10/01/2011 – 03/31/2015 Award Number:  FE0007004
Technology Area:  University Training and Research Total Award Value:  $289,541
Key Technology:  Sensors and Controls DOE Share:  $289,541
Performer Share:  $0

Schematic geometry of the proposed sensor.
Schematic geometry of the proposed sensor.

Project Description

The University of Central Florida will develop an accurate and robust wireless passive high-temperature sensor for in situ measurement of strains inside turbine engines in coal-based power generation systems.

Project Benefits

This project will develop wireless passive ceramic strain sensors for turbine engine applications. On-line monitoring can help predict the failure of turbine engine parts by providing useful information on their condition. The sensors can also help reduce unnecessary out-of-service examination and replacement of engine parts. The expected impact of this technology is lower operating costs through more accurate measurement of the conditions inside a gasifier or boiler to better control their operation.

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Contact Information

Federal Project Manager Barbara Carney: barbara.carney@netl.doe.gov
Technology Manager Robert Romanosky: robert.romanosky@netl.doe.gov
Principal Investigator Linan An : Lan@mail.ucf.edu