57 Nomenclature

EGT

turbine exhaust gas temperature

ETATH

thermal efficiency

ESS

electromagnetic shear stress

HRR

heat release rate

HP

horsepower

L

length

LHV

lower heating value

N

rotational speed

PMG

permanent magnetic generator

SFC

specific fuel consumption

T

temperature

TIT

turbine inlet temperature

U

tip speed

Wa

Airflow

Wt

weight

£

effectiveness

n

efficiency

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