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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Cycle Innovations

Steady and Dynamic Performance and Emissions of a Variable Geometry Combustor in a Gas Turbine Engine

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Y. G. Li, R. L. Hales

School of Engineering, Cranfield University, Bedford MK43 0AL, England

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 125(4), 961-971 (Nov 18, 2003) (11 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1615253 History: Received December 01, 2001; Revised March 01, 2002; Online November 18, 2003
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
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Emissions characteristics
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Variable geometry combustor
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Air flow ratio versus nondimensional fuel flow rate
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Hydraulic system capability
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Air flow ratio to primary zone
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Fuel flow rate and rotational speed
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Air flow ratio to primary zone

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