TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Combustion and Fuels

Flamelet Model of NOx in a Diffusion Flame Combustor

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D. V. Volkov, A. A. Belokin, D. A. Lyubimov, V. M. Zakharov

R&D Center ECOLEN, Moscow, Russia

G. Opdyke

Power Tech Associates, Media, PA

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 123(4), 774-778 (Oct 01, 2000) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1374438 History: Received October 01, 1999; Revised October 01, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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View of W251 family combustor
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Comparison of calculated NOx reduction with experimental data
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Calculated mixture fraction field
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Calculated NO formation rate




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