combustor


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combustor

[kəm′bəs·tər]
(mechanical engineering)
The combustion chamber together with burners, igniters, and injection devices in a gas turbine or jet engine.
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Tables 7 and 8 show typical temperature and air supply profiles in the combustor.
Any remaining hydrocarbon vapor is incinerated with an EPA certified enclosed combustor with a greater than 99% VOC destruction rate.
It operates using LOx/RP-1 propellants, but the basic combustor design can utilize either methane or RP-1 fuels.
Provision of a combustor of natural gas for the LNG regasification plant in Barcelona.
Whether used in an aircraft or a power plant, the combustor is the heart of a gas turbine.
Additional complications come from the fact that the combustor pressure (and with it the pressure drop in the fuel system) depend on the engine load.
700[degrees]F inside the combustor cover), the threads are less likely to seize during semi-annual maintenance.
Steady state and CSTR assumption are employed in both retort unit and combustor unit.
A qualitative approach can be adopted for combustor development by simulating Froude number corresponding to combustor inlet Mach number and carrying out the flow pattern analysis.
Self-sustainability is the key to the double-tank combustor design.
Featuring a streamlined architecture with a centrifugal compressor, a straight-flow combustor, a single-stage axial turbine, a high-speed alternator (100,000 rpm) and a pyrotechnic igniter cartridge for virtually instant starting, the TR-3 offers 30 daN of thrust.
This type of combustor is called Chemical Kinetics Calorimeter and such a precursor, simplified device was designed and manufactured by the COMOTI-UPB team for experimental investigation of the process.