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Title: System and method having multi-tube fuel nozzle with differential flow

A system includes a multi-tube fuel nozzle with a fuel nozzle body and a plurality of tubes. The fuel nozzle body includes a nozzle wall surrounding a chamber. The plurality of tubes extend through the chamber, wherein each tube of the plurality of tubes includes an air intake portion, a fuel intake portion, and an air-fuel mixture outlet portion. The multi-tube fuel nozzle also includes a differential configuration of the air intake portions among the plurality of tubes.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1338060
Assignee:
General Electric Company (Schenectady, NY NETL
Patent Number(s):
9,534,781
Application Number:
13/468,988
Contract Number:
FC26-05NT42643
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 May 10
Research Org:
General Electric Company, Schenectady, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Works referenced in this record:

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