Title

Method and apparatus for a fuel-rich catalytic reactor - U.S. Patent 6,752,623

Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

6-2004

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 6,752,623, issued June 22, 2004.

Published Citation

Smith, Lance L., Shahrokh Etemad, Marco J. Castaldi, Hasan Ul Karim, and William C. Pfefferle. "Method and apparatus for a fuel-rich catalytic reactor." U.S. Patent 6,752,623, issued June 22, 2004.