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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Combustion and Fuel

Status of Catalytic Combustion R&D for the Department of Energy Advanced Turbine Systems Program

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D. B. Fant

South Carolina Institute for Energy Studies, Clemson, SC 29634

G. S. Jackson

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

H. Karim

Precision Combustion Inc., New Haven, CT 06511

D. M. Newburry

Siemens Westinghouse, Orlando, FL 32826

P. Dutta, K. O. Smith

Solar Turbines Inc., San Diego, CA 92186

R. W. Dibble

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 122(2), 293-300 (Jan 03, 2000) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.483216 History: Received March 09, 1999; Revised January 03, 2000
Copyright © 2000 by ASME
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Schematics of hybrid catalytic combustor designs for operation in advanced gas turbine engines (a) with preburner for low power operation, and (b) with downstream diffusion flame burner for low power operation
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Sketch showing representative operating windows of catalytic combustion system and dry low NOx combustion system
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Mercury 50 gas turbine with end-mounted combustor for lean-premixed or catalytic systems
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Catalytic combustor system being tested and developed at Solar for ATS engine applications
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Siemens Westinghouse ATS engine for which catalytic combustor development is ongoing

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