Title

Method and apparatus for a fuel-rich catalytic reactor - U.S. Patent 6,394,791

Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

5-2002

Abstract

The present invention is a method, and an apparatus for practicing the method, that creates a product stream and a heat of reaction from a fuel-rich fuel/air mixture and then contacts the product stream with a sufficient quantity of additional air to completely combust all of the fuel, to which air a portion of the heat of reaction has been transferred.

Comments

U.S. Patent 6,394,791, issued May 28, 2002.

Published Citation

Smith, Lance L., Shahrokh Etemad, Marco J. Castaldi, Hasan Ul Karim, and William C. Pffferle. "Method and apparatus for a fuel-rich catalytic reactor." U.S. Patent 6,394,791, issued May 28, 2002.