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Radial midframe baffle for can-annular combustor arrangement having tangentially oriented combustor cans

United States Patent

September 15, 2015
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A can-annular gas turbine engine combustion arrangement (10), including: a combustor can (12) comprising a combustor inlet (38) and a combustor outlet circumferentially and axially offset from the combustor inlet; an outer casing (24) defining a plenum (22) in which the combustor can is disposed; and baffles (70) configured to divide the plenum into radial sectors (72) and configured to inhibit circumferential motion of compressed air (16) within the plenum.
Rodriguez; Jose L. (Lake Mary, FL)
14/ 024,892
September 12, 2013
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED DEVELOPMENT Development for this invention was supported in part by Contract No. DE-FC26-05NT42644, awarded by the United States Department of Energy. Accordingly, the United States Government may have certain rights in this invention.