Patent Number: 7,131,813

Title: Turbine engine and a method for cooling a turbine engine

Abstract: A turbine engine with a turbine shaft which has a number of disks arranged adjacent to one another, to each of which a number of blades are fastened in a star arrangement, wherein these blades can be cooled with at least one coolant which flows through coolant channels inside the blades is provided.

Inventors: Tiemann; Peter (Witten, DE)

Assignee: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

International Classification: F01D 5/08 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-07 0:00:00