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Title: Combustor with non-circular head end

Abstract

The present application provides a combustor for use with a gas turbine engine. The combustor may include a head end with a non-circular configuration, a number of fuel nozzles positioned about the head end, and a transition piece extending downstream of the head end.

Inventors:
;
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
General Electric Co., Schenectady, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1221977
Patent Number(s):
9145778
Application Number:
13/437,954
Assignee:
General Electric Company (Schenectady, NY)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F01 - MACHINES OR ENGINES IN GENERAL F01D - NON-POSITIVE DISPLACEMENT MACHINES OR ENGINES, e.g. STEAM TURBINES
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F05 - INDEXING SCHEMES RELATING TO ENGINES OR PUMPS IN VARIOUS SUBCLASSES OF CLASSES F01-F04 F05D - INDEXING SCHEME FOR ASPECTS RELATING TO NON-POSITIVE-DISPLACEMENT MACHINES OR ENGINES, GAS-TURBINES OR JET-PROPULSION PLANTS
DOE Contract Number:  
FC26-05NT42643
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Apr 03
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS

Citation Formats

Kim, Won -Wook, and McMahan, Kevin Weston. Combustor with non-circular head end. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Kim, Won -Wook, & McMahan, Kevin Weston. Combustor with non-circular head end. United States.
Kim, Won -Wook, and McMahan, Kevin Weston. Tue . "Combustor with non-circular head end". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1221977.
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patent, May 2011


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