Gas turbine generators

  • US 11,125,103 B2
  • Filed: 09/13/2017
  • Issued: 09/21/2021
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/13/2016
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A radial flow gas turbine generator, the radial flow gas turbine generator including:

  • a radial flow gas turbine section and an electrical generation section;

    a shaft having a rotor of the electrical generation section, with a compressor wheel and a turbine wheel of the gas turbine section fixed to the shaft; and

    a single bearing arrangement supporting the shaft for rotation, wherein said single bearing arrangement is at an axial position on the shaft between the rotor of the electrical generation section and the compressor and turbine wheel of the gas turbine section, wherein the rotor of the electrical generation section and the compressor of the gas turbine section are overhung on opposing sides of the single bearing arrangement.

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