Dry, low no. sub. x catalytic pilot - U.S. Patent 6,048,194
This invention relates to an apparatus and method for increasing the reactivity of a fuel/air mixture prior to homogenous combustion of the mixture. More specifically, this invention is a pilot for a gas turbine combustor which utilizes the heat of combustion within the pilot to increase the reactivity of a portion of the fuel/air mixture utilized by the pilot.
Pfefferle, William C.; Etemad, Shahrokh; and Karim, Hasan, "Dry, low no. sub. x catalytic pilot - U.S. Patent 6,048,194" (2000). Engineering Faculty Publications. 6.
Pfefferle, William C., Shahrokh Etemad, and Hasan Ul Karim. "Dry, low no. sub. x catalytic pilot." U.S. Patent 6,048,194, issued April 11, 2000.