Abstract: A fuel gas supply apparatus for a fuel cell includes: a plurality of fuel gas supply sources, a plurality of fuel gas supply lines, a plurality of first valves disposed on the plurality of fuel gas supply lines, the first valves being capable of opening and closing on the basis of a pressure of a mixed gas of the plurality of fuel gases or a pressure of a mixed gas tank. A mixed gas supply line is provided for supplying the mixed gas containing at least one of the plurality of fuel gases to the fuel cell. The plurality of first valves open if the pressure of the mixed gas of the plurality of fuel gases or the pressure of the mixed gas tank becomes equal to or lower than a setting pressure, and the setting pressure is set to be different for each of the plurality of first valves.
Abstract: An apparatus for evaluating performance of a device includes: an overall performance function acquisition part configured to obtain an overall performance function which indicates a change over time in performance index of an evaluation target device, based on data acquired during operation of the evaluation target device; an individual performance function definition part configured to define a plurality of individual performance functions each of which indicates a change over time in the performance index caused by a plurality of change factors of the performance index, respectively; and a model generation part configured to generate a performance estimation model for the evaluation target device by performing superposition of the plurality of individual performance functions.
Abstract: An object is to efficiently take heat out of a reactor core while retaining fission products. Included are fuel part provided with a covering part on a surface of a nuclear fuel and a heat conductive part.
Abstract: A gas supply device for a manufacturing device includes an inert gas supply source that supplies inert gas, a supply line connected to the inert gas supply source, a nitrogen removal portion that is provided on the supply line and that removes at least a portion of nitrogen in the inert gas, and an oxygen removal portion that is provided on the supply line and that removes at least a portion of oxygen in the inert gas.
December 4, 2020
Date of Patent:
November 28, 2023
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
Takahiro Tachibana, Yasuyuki Fujiya, Masayuki Ota
Abstract: A computing device for configuring a redundant system includes: a detection unit configured to detect another computing device newly added to the redundant system during operation of the computing device; and a construction processing unit configured to execute construction processing for constructing a redundant configuration with the other computing device.
Abstract: A steam turbine includes a rotary shaft, a blade provided on an outer peripheral surface of the rotary shaft, a casing covering the rotary shaft and the blade from an outer peripheral side, a vane provided on an inner peripheral surface of the casing, and a seal device including a seal ring provided between the outer peripheral surface and the vane and a position adjusting portion configured to adjust a position of the seal ring in a radial direction. A seal clearance adjusting method includes a measurement step of measuring a length of the seal ring in the radial direction from a predetermined reference position as a reference length, a preparation step of preparing an unused seal ring, and an adjustment step of adjusting a length of the unused seal ring from the reference position to be the reference length by the position adjusting portion.
Abstract: A control device for adjusting an amount of fuel to be supplied to a gas turbine based on a rotational speed of the gas turbine, such that a frequency of electric power output by a power generator that generates electric power using the gas turbine is within a given range, includes a load value acquisition unit configured to acquire a load value that is a value of a load applied to the power generator after cutoff of a part of the load applied to the power generator when the part of the load applied to the power generator is cut off, an arithmetic unit configured to calculate an adjusted value that is a value of the load different from the load value by carrying out an arithmetic operation on the load value and a bias, and a command unit configured to adjust the amount of fuel by outputting a first signal for causing the power generator to output electric power corresponding to the adjusted value.
September 27, 2022
Date of Patent:
November 28, 2023
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
Akihiko Saito, Hidekazu Yamashita, Jun Sasahara, Koichiro Yano, Yosuke Kitauchi, Mizuhiko Tanaka, Masahiro Yoshida
Abstract: The aim of the present invention is to provide a processing device and a processing method, with which it is possible to improve processing accuracy. A processing device processes a work piece which integrally includes a plate-shaped first curved-surface section and a plate-shaped planar-surface section that extends from the edge of the first curved-surface section in a bending manner. Furthermore, the processing device includes a first clamp device which includes a contact part that makes contact with the first curved-surface section, and a pressing part that presses the first curved-surface section in the direction of the contact part, and which restricts movement of the first curved-surface section in the plate thickness direction; a second clamp device which is movable in the plate thickness direction of the planar-surface section and supports the planar-surface section; and a machining device which machines the first curved-surface section.
Abstract: A turbine includes: a rotor having a rotor body, and a plurality of rotor blades; a casing covering the rotor; and a plurality of stator blades, wherein the stator blades each include a stator blade body having formed on the surface thereof a suction part that extends in the radial direction and can suction at least a portion of working fluid, a nozzle inner peripheral member provided inward of the stator blade body in the radial direction, and a plurality of seal fins protruding inward in the radial direction from the inner peripheral surface of the nozzle inner peripheral member, and an ejection port for ejecting the working fluid guided from the suction part is formed in the nozzle inner peripheral member and in a portion of seal fins more on the other side than the seal fin most on one side in the axial line direction.
Abstract: A fuel cell stack includes: a substrate; a first fuel cell including a fuel side electrode, an electrolyte, and an oxygen side electrode on the substrate, the first fuel cell being a single fuel cell; a second fuel cell including a fuel side electrode, an electrolyte, and an oxygen side electrode on the substrate, the second fuel cell being a single fuel cell; an interconnector film electrically connecting the fuel side electrode of the first fuel cell and the oxygen side electrode of the second fuel cell; and a porous ceramic film covering at least the interconnector film in a region between the fuel side electrode of the first fuel cell and the fuel side electrode of the second fuel cell.
Abstract: This steam turbine comprises: a rotating shaft that extends along an axis; a plurality of rotor blades that are arranged in the circumferential direction and that extend in a radial direction from the outer circumferential surface of the rotating shaft; a casing body that covers the rotating shaft and the rotor blades from the outer circumference side; and a plurality of stationary blades that extend in the radial direction from a position on the inner circumferential surface of the casing body on the upstream side of the rotor blades and that are arranged in the circumferential direction. A plurality of microgrooves that extend in the steam flow direction are formed on the surface of the rotor blades and/or the stationary blades.
Abstract: One of spacing between the base-side first tooth and the base-side second tooth or spacing between the base-side second tooth and the base-side third tooth is greater than spacing between the tip-side first tooth and the tip-side second tooth.
Abstract: Provided is a gas turbine system that is used for a moving body including a thrust generator configured to generate thrust from electric power and includes: a combustor that burns a compressed air generated by a compressor together with fuel to generate a combustion gas; a turbine driven by the combustion gas generated by the combustor; a generator that is coupled to the turbine to generate electric power by driving of the turbine and supplies electric power to the thrust generator; a turbocharger that guides external air to the compressor; and an exhaust unit that guides a combustion gas that passed through the turbine to the outside, and the turbocharger is driven by a part of a combustion gas guided to the exhaust unit or by external air heated by heat exchange with a part of a combustion gas guided to the exhaust unit.
Abstract: A rotor has formed therein a groove with which a moving blade including a dovetail portion and a platform portion connecting the dovetail portion and a blade portion engages. The groove opens in a surface intersecting the axis of rotation of the rotor, and includes a contacting portion extending obliquely with respect to the axis of rotation and coming into contact with the dovetail portion, a bottom portion of an end portion on the radially inner side of the rotor, a joining portion between the contacting portion and the bottom portion, a platform facing portion facing the platform portion, and a chamfered portion formed on an end surface in the groove-extending direction. The chamfered dimension of the joining portion is greater on the side with an acute angle between the groove and the end surface than on the side with an obtuse angle between the groove and the end surface.
Abstract: In a main bearing replacement method for a wind turbine power generation facility including a nacelle, a rotor head rotatably supported by the nacelle, a drive shaft to which rotation of the rotor head is transmitted, a main bearing disposed between the rotor head and the nacelle, and a coupling connecting the rotor head and the drive shaft on a radially inner side of the main bearing, the wind turbine power generation facility includes a main bearing sleeve fitted and fixed to an inner ring of the main bearing and mounted with the rotor head, and the main bearing is replaced at least while the main bearing sleeve is fitted and fixed to the inner ring of the main bearing.
Abstract: A control device is a device for controlling a gas turbine. The control device is provided with: a prediction unit configured to predict a future state quantity of the gas turbine corresponding to a control input to the gas turbine in a prediction horizon, using a prediction model; an optimization unit configured to optimize the control input in at least a part of the prediction horizon, using a prediction result of the prediction unit; a storage unit for storing sensitivity information indicating sensitivity of the control input to a change speed of the state quantity for each operating condition of the gas turbine; and an update unit configured to read the sensitivity information corresponding to the operating condition assumed in the prediction horizon from the storage unit, and update one or more coefficients of a prediction equation of the state quantity used in the prediction model.
Abstract: A communication processing device includes a processing unit configured to process a network layer of a communication frame received from a transmission line. A header part of the network layer contains extension header presence/absence information that indicates whether the header part has an extension header part for defining header information different from header information defined by a standard header part standardly included in the header part. The processing unit includes: a first processing unit for processing the standard header part; a second processing unit for, if the header part has one or more extension header parts, individually processing the one or more extension header parts of the header part; and a determination unit for determining the presence or absence of an i+1th extension header part, based on the extension header presence/absence information contained in an i-th extension header part, where i is an integer of 1 or more.
Abstract: Provided is a nuclear reactor unit that can reduce a temperature increase in a reactor core at the occurrence of an abnormality with a simple structure. Included are a reactor core having radioactive fuel and causing the radioactive fuel to cause a nuclear reaction and a nuclear reactor vessel housing the reactor core and hermetically sealing the reactor core. The nuclear reactor vessel includes an inner shroud covering the entire periphery of the reactor core and an outer shroud covering the entire periphery of the inner shroud. A first space formed by the outer shroud and the inner shroud is in a vacuum condition. The inner shroud includes a main body and a communicating part placed in part of the main body and communicating the first space to a second space, which is a space inside the inner shroud, when the reactor core reaches a threshold temperature or higher.
Abstract: A waste treatment system includes: at least one reformer for hydrolyzing waste with steam; a microbial reactor for microbially degrading a reformed material containing at least a solid of the waste hydrolyzed by the at least one reformer; and at least one steam generation device for generating the steam by using only combustion energy of a gas produced in the microbial reactor.
Abstract: A processing device includes: a first processing position (A1) and a second processing position (A2) at which rough processing is performed on a workpiece (W); a third processing position (B1) at which final finishing processing is performed on the workpiece (W) that was processed at the second processing position (A2); flexible vises (7) provided to the first processing position (A1) and the second processing position (A2), the flexible vises (7) securing the workpiece (W) by clamping the same; and a quick clamping device (20) provided to the third processing position (B1), the quick clamping device (20) securing the workpiece (W) by means of a pin. The processing device also includes a control unit that controls a rough processing tool for performing rough processing and a final finishing processing tool for performing final finishing processing.
November 7, 2017
Date of Patent:
November 7, 2023
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
Jun Eto, Hirokazu Unno, Shinichi Takeuchi