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Combustor having mixing tube bundle with baffle arrangement for directing fuel

United States Patent

August 23, 2016
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A combustor includes a tube bundle that extends radially across at least a portion of the combustor. The tube bundle includes an upstream surface axially separated from a downstream surface, and a plurality of tubes extend from the upstream surface through the downstream surface to provide fluid communication through the tube bundle. A barrier extends radially inside the tube bundle between the upstream and downstream surfaces, and a baffle extends axially inside the tube bundle between the upstream surface and the barrier.
Hughes; Michael John (Pittsburgh, PA), McConnaughhay; Johnie Franklin (Greenville, SC)
General Electric Company (Schenectady, NY)
14/ 085,887
November 21, 2013
FEDERAL RESEARCH STATEMENT This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-FC26-05NT42643, awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.