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Title: System and method for controlling a combustor assembly

Abstract

A system and method for controlling a combustor assembly are disclosed. The system includes a combustor assembly. The combustor assembly includes a combustor and a fuel nozzle assembly. The combustor includes a casing. The fuel nozzle assembly is positioned at least partially within the casing and includes a fuel nozzle. The fuel nozzle assembly further defines a head end. The system further includes a viewing device configured for capturing an image of at least a portion of the head end, and a processor communicatively coupled to the viewing device, the processor configured to compare the image to a standard image for the head end.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
NETL (National Energy Technology Laboratory, Pittsburgh, PA, and Morgantown, WV (United States))
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1083473
Patent Number(s):
8,387,399
Application Number:
13/229,950
Assignee:
General Electric Company (Schenectady, NY) NETL
DOE Contract Number:  
FC26-05NT42643
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS

Citation Formats

York, William David, Ziminsky, Willy Steve, Johnson, Thomas Edward, and Stevenson, Christian Xavier. System and method for controlling a combustor assembly. United States: N. p., 2013. Web.
York, William David, Ziminsky, Willy Steve, Johnson, Thomas Edward, & Stevenson, Christian Xavier. System and method for controlling a combustor assembly. United States.
York, William David, Ziminsky, Willy Steve, Johnson, Thomas Edward, and Stevenson, Christian Xavier. Tue . "System and method for controlling a combustor assembly". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1083473.
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title = {System and method for controlling a combustor assembly},
author = {York, William David and Ziminsky, Willy Steve and Johnson, Thomas Edward and Stevenson, Christian Xavier},
abstractNote = {A system and method for controlling a combustor assembly are disclosed. The system includes a combustor assembly. The combustor assembly includes a combustor and a fuel nozzle assembly. The combustor includes a casing. The fuel nozzle assembly is positioned at least partially within the casing and includes a fuel nozzle. The fuel nozzle assembly further defines a head end. The system further includes a viewing device configured for capturing an image of at least a portion of the head end, and a processor communicatively coupled to the viewing device, the processor configured to compare the image to a standard image for the head end.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {2013},
month = {3}
}

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