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Gas Turbine

Compressor Stator Vane Pinning

Compressor Stator Vane Pinning | Completed view of the mid compressor case

Gas turbine axial-flow multi-stage compressor integrity and efficiency are critical to the thermodynamic performance of the entire power generation system. Mechanical Dynamics & Analysis (MD&A) recently completed a General Electric® 9FA.03 compressor stator vane pinning after a vane analysis revealed issues. Common issues to investigate are stator vane rocking tilt, fretting wear in the T-slot […]

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MD&A IBECS® – The Integrated Solution to Power Plant Control and Monitoring

Power plant control and monitoring can be complex given the need to integrate many different platforms. Adding to the complexity is the fact that HMI’s (Human-Machine Interface) supplied by the OEM often only interface with the OEMs controller and not with ancillary systems.  Lastly, ongoing support and updates from the common operating system may be […]

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Gas Turbine and Steam Turbine Services, Parts & Repairs

About MD&A With a rich 35 years of experience in the power generation industry, Mechanical Dynamics & Analysis is the most trusted company for turbine-generator needs. Our commitment to excellence has earned customer trust for all turbine-generator needs. We focus on delivering consistent quality and value with fast response, superior communications, and innovative solutions. MD&A […]

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Fuel Nozzle End Cover Insert Life Extension

Fuel Nozzle End Cover Insert

ICS (Integrated Combustion Solutions) / MD&A Fuel Nozzle Services Division can extend the service life of a Fuel Nozzle End Cover. The life expectancy of an end cover increases from the OEM claim of 48,000 hrs. to over 125,000 hrs. with a new maximum of 7 insert replacements per cover. A braze-cracking issue can occur […]

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Thermodynamic Analysis on a Steam to Combined Cycle Plant Conversion

Heat Balance Example | Thermodynamic Analysis

Mechanical Dynamics & Analysis (MD&A) experts recently performed a thermodynamic analysis to assist our client in converting their coal and natural gas plant to combined cycle operation. The customer was able to locate a gray market Gas turbine and Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG). Our team modeled how each component would interact with one another, […]

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MD&A Company Video

Mechanical Dynamics & Analysis is a steam & gas turbine and generator full service provider.  MD&A began in 1982 as a small engineering firm supporting power generation companies with third party consulting services.  Since its inception, MD&A has maintained an entrepreneurial culture and has focused on outstanding customer service. As a result, over 35 years later, […]

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Welcome Integrated Combustion Solutions Customers

Mechanical Dynamics & Analysis LLC (MD&A) is pleased to announce the addition of gas turbine fuel nozzle repair, testing and manufacture to its portfolio of services. Integrated Combustion Solutions (ICS), a leader in the production, repair and refurbishment of Gas Turbine fuel nozzles, will now operate as a fully integrated division of MD&A. From its […]

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Tackling Emerging Issues with 7FA Compressor Blade & Vane Replacement

Frame 7FA compressor blade replacement

Mechanical Dynamics & Analysis (MD&A) recently completed compressor blade replacement work on two 7FA units, including full inspections, and ongoing operational recommendations. We were responsive to emerging issues, scope change, and flexible in supporting the customer’s needs. MD&A was mobilized to address suspected fuel nozzle leaks on the customer’s unit 1 gas turbine. The unit […]

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Coordinated 7FA Hot Gas Path and 7FH2 Generator Inspection and Repair

7fa hot gas path 7fh2 generator repair

Mechanical Dynamics & Analysis (MD&A) completed a carefully coordinated 7FA gas turbine hot gas path inspection, 7FH2 generator inspection and repairs in just 19 days, providing all services, labor, and parts. The customer contracted MD&A to perform the inspection and emergent repairs on a tight schedule. Our industry experts completed the work on time maintaining […]

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