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.