The authors are to be commended for adding considerably to our understanding of the fluid mechanics and thermodynamics of turbine cooling.

I would pick out the following major contributions in the papers.

1.
Horlock
,
J. H.
,
Manfrida
,
G.
, and
Young
,
J. B.
,
2000
, “
Exergy Analysis of Modern Fossil-Fuel Power Plants
,”
ASME J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power
,
122
, pp.
1
17
.
2.
Horlock
,
J. H.
,
2001
, “
Basic Thermodynamics of Turbine Cooling
,”
ASME J. Turbomach.
,
123
, pp.
583
592
.
3.
Horlock
,
J. H.
,
Watson
,
D. T.
, and
Jones
,
T. V.
,
2001
, “
Limitations on Gas Turbine Performance Imposed by Large Turbine Cooling Flows (ASME Paper 2000-GT-695)
,”
ASME J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power
,
123
, pp.
487...
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