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Piloted rich-catalytic lean-burn hybrid combustor

United States Patent

July 9, 2002
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A catalytic combustor assembly which includes, an air source, a fuel delivery means, a catalytic reactor assembly, a mixing chamber, and a means for igniting a fuel/air mixture. The catalytic reactor assembly is in fluid communication with the air source and fuel delivery means and has a fuel/air plenum which is coated with a catalytic material. The fuel/air plenum has cooling air conduits passing therethrough which have an upstream end. The upstream end of the cooling conduits is in fluid communication with the air source but not the fuel delivery means.
Newburry; Donald Maurice (Orlando, FL)
Siemens Westinghouse Power Corporation (Orlando, FL)
09/ 670,035
September 26, 2000
GOVERNMENT CONTRACT The government of the United States of America has certain rights in this invention pursuant to contract no. DE-FC21-95MC32267 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy.