Dry, low NOx pilot - U.S. Patent 6,270,337
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; Karim, Hasan; and Pfefferle, William C., "Dry, low NOx pilot - U.S. Patent 6,270,337" (2001). Engineering Faculty Publications. 8.
Etemad, Shahrokh, Hasan Ul Karim, and William C. Pfefferle. "Dry, low NOx pilot." U.S. Patent 6,270,337, issued August 7, 2001.
U.S. Patent 6,270,337, issued August 7, 2001.