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Nozzle for a turbomachine

United States Patent

October 30, 2012
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A turbomachine includes a compressor, a combustor operatively connected to the compressor, and an injection nozzle operatively connected to the combustor. The injection nozzle includes a main body having a first end section that extends to a second end section to define an inner flow path. The injection nozzle further includes an outlet arranged at the second end section of the main body, at least one passage that extends within the main body and is fluidly connected to the outlet, and at least one conduit extending between the inner flow path and the at least one passage.
Lacy; Benjamin Paul (Greer, SC), Kraemer; Gilbert Otto (Greer, SC), Yilmaz; Ertan (Glenville, NY), Melton; Patrick Benedict (Horse Shoe, NC)
General Electric Company (Schenectady, NY)
12/ 357,638
January 22, 2009
FEDERAL RESEARCH STATEMENT This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-FC26-05NT42643, awarded by the US Department of Energy (DOE). The Government has certain rights in this invention.