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Variable Volume Combustor with a Conical Liner Support

United States Patent Application

20140216040
A1
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The present application provides a variable volume combustor for use with a gas turbine engine. The variable volume combustor may include a liner, a number of micro-mixer fuel nozzles positioned within the liner, and a conical liner support supporting the liner.
Johnson, Thomas Edward (Greer, SC), McConnaughhay, Johnie Franklin (Greenville, SC), Keener, Chrisophter Paul (Woodruff, SC), Ostebee, Heath Michael (Piedmont, SC)
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (Schenectady NY)
13/ 760,095
February 6, 2013
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT [0001] This invention was made with government support under Contract No. DE-FC26-05NT42643 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.