Method and apparatus for a fuel-rich catalytic reactor - U.S. Patent 6,394,791
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.
Smith, Lance; Etemad, Shahrokh; Castaldi, M. J.; Karim, Hasan; and Pfefferle, William C., "Method and apparatus for a fuel-rich catalytic reactor - U.S. Patent 6,394,791" (2002). Engineering Faculty Publications. 11.
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.