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Title: Variable volume combustor with aerodynamic support struts

The present application provides a combustor for use with a gas turbine engine. The combustor may include a number of micro-mixer fuel nozzles and a fuel injection system for providing a flow of fuel to the micro-mixer fuel nozzles. The fuel injection system may include a number of support struts supporting the fuel nozzles and providing the flow of fuel therethrough. The support struts may include an aerodynamic contoured shape so as to distribute evenly a flow of air to the micro-mixer fuel nozzles.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1346054
Assignee:
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY NETL
Patent Number(s):
9,587,562
Application Number:
13/760,097
Contract Number:
FC26-05NT42643
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Feb 06
Research Org:
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, Schenectady, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS

Works referenced in this record:

Variable area bypass injector
patent, September 1994