ASME codes cover testing of all types of gas turbines between the ASME PTC 22 and ASME PTC 55, which will be available by 2008. The testing of gas turbines in land-based units is handled in PTC 22, while the testing of Aircraft gas turbines is handled in PTC 55. The paper addresses the development of ASME Test Codes, and the testing of gas turbines for aircraft, power generation and mechanical drive gas turbines highlighting some of the many differences in the characteristics of both engines.

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