Dry, low NO x catalytic pilot - U.S. Patent 6,155,819
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.
Etemad, Shahrokh; Smith, Lance; Karim, Hasan; Jackson, Gregory Scott; and Pfefferle, William C., "Dry, low NO x catalytic pilot - U.S. Patent 6,155,819" (2000). Engineering Faculty Publications. 7.
Etemad, Shahrokh, Lance L. Smith, Hasan Ul Karim, Gregory Scott Jackson, and William C. Pfefferle. "Dry, low NO x catalytic pilot." U.S. Patent 6,155,819, issued December 5, 2000.