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Title: Variable volume combustor with aerodynamic fuel flanges for nozzle mounting

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 for providing the flow of fuel therethrough. The fuel injection system also may include a number of aerodynamic fuel flanges connecting the micro-mixer fuel nozzles and the support struts.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1325768
Report Number(s):
9,447,975
13/760,094
DOE Contract Number:
FC26-05NT42643
Resource Type:
Patent
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:
33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS; 42 ENGINEERING