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Title: Two stroke engine exhaust emissions separator

Abstract

A separator for substantially resolving at least one component of a process stream, such as from the exhaust of an internal combustion engine. The separator includes a body defining a chamber therein. A nozzle housing is located proximate the chamber. An exhaust inlet is in communication with the nozzle housing and the chamber. A nozzle assembly is positioned in the nozzle housing and includes a nozzle moveable within and relative to the nozzle housing. The nozzle includes at least one passage formed therethrough such that a process stream entering the exhaust inlet connection passes through the passage formed in the nozzle and imparts a substantially rotational flow to the process stream as it enters the chamber. A positioning member is configured to position the nozzle relative to the nozzle housing in response to changes in process stream pressure thereby adjusting flowrate of said process stream entering into the chamber.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [2];  [2]
  1. (Ammon, ID)
  2. (Idaho Falls, ID)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
BECHTEL BWXT IDAHO LLC
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
921320
Patent Number(s):
6,551,385
Application Number:
10/014,295
Assignee:
Bechtel BWXT Idaho, LLC (Idaho Falls, ID) IDO
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-99ID13727
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Turner, Terry D., Wilding, Bruce M., McKellar, Michael G., and Raterman, Kevin T. Two stroke engine exhaust emissions separator. United States: N. p., 2003. Web.
Turner, Terry D., Wilding, Bruce M., McKellar, Michael G., & Raterman, Kevin T. Two stroke engine exhaust emissions separator. United States.
Turner, Terry D., Wilding, Bruce M., McKellar, Michael G., and Raterman, Kevin T. Tue . "Two stroke engine exhaust emissions separator". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/921320.
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title = {Two stroke engine exhaust emissions separator},
author = {Turner, Terry D. and Wilding, Bruce M. and McKellar, Michael G. and Raterman, Kevin T.},
abstractNote = {A separator for substantially resolving at least one component of a process stream, such as from the exhaust of an internal combustion engine. The separator includes a body defining a chamber therein. A nozzle housing is located proximate the chamber. An exhaust inlet is in communication with the nozzle housing and the chamber. A nozzle assembly is positioned in the nozzle housing and includes a nozzle moveable within and relative to the nozzle housing. The nozzle includes at least one passage formed therethrough such that a process stream entering the exhaust inlet connection passes through the passage formed in the nozzle and imparts a substantially rotational flow to the process stream as it enters the chamber. A positioning member is configured to position the nozzle relative to the nozzle housing in response to changes in process stream pressure thereby adjusting flowrate of said process stream entering into the chamber.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {2003},
month = {4}
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