Correlations of Fuel Performance in a Full-Scale Commercial Combustor and Two Model Combustors

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T. T. Bowden, D. M. Carrier, L. W. Courtenay

Shell Research Limited, Thornton Research Centre, Chester, CH1 3SH, United Kingdom

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 110(4), 686-689 (Oct 01, 1988) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3240192 History: Received February 06, 1987; Online October 15, 2009


A statistically designed correlation exercise has shown excellent agreement between the performance of Shell and Phillips model combustors and a full-scale Rolls-Royce Tyne combustor. These results are a strong vindication of the model combustor approach to predicting the response and performance of full-scale systems.

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