combustion engineering


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combustion engineering

[kəm′bəs·chən en·jə′nir·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
The design of combustion furnaces for a given performance and thermal efficiency, involving study of the heat liberated in the combustion process, the amount of heat absorbed by heat elements, and heat-transfer rates.
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This transaction follows Wärtsilä's acquisition of the Denmark-based International Combustion Engineering A/S (I.C.E.) announced in April of this year and completes the acquisition.
Combustion Engineering is a welcome first step, but there's no sign plaintiffs' counsel will abandon efforts to use prepacks as "insurance plays." Until Congress enacts legislation to deal with the "elephantine mass" of asbestos claims, or at least ameliorates the more egregious litigation abuses, insurers, policyholders and claimants will continue to battle these issues in court.
Peabody Engineering, a division of Hamworthy Combustion Engineering Group, recently entered into an agreement with Gas Technology Institute (GTI) to develop a multi-fuel ultra-low NOx burner, based on the patented GTI Forced Internal Recirculation ultra low NOx natural gas burner.
(Present acceptable designs are General Electric's ABWR, Combustion Engineering's System 80+, Westinghouse's AP600, the French-German PWR design, the Canadian Candu, and the upgraded Russian VVWR.)
In Technical Information Release (TIR) 01-11, the Massachusetts Department of Revenue explained the state's position on the Combustion Engineering decision.
The plaintiffs claimed that acidic water from an abandoned mine site owned by Combustion Engineering, Inc., polluted streams that run through the plaintiffs' property.
Chapman is Consulting Engineer, ABB Power Plant Laboratories, ABB Combustion Engineering, Inc., Windsor, Connecticut.
Last year's $1.6-billion takeover and restructuring of Stanford, CT-based Combustion Engineering Inc.--a major U.S.
(The company was preciously part of Combustion Engineering, which was bought by Asea Brown Boveri of Sweden; then Sprout Bauer was spun off to an Austrian company, Andritz.)
So well, in fact, that Leybovich regularly interprets for such major international players as McDermott international, Combustion Engineering, Dresser Industries, Babcock & Wilcox, Westinghouse, General Electric and other clients of the translation firm.
An example of such a blending system is produced by Taylor Instrument, a division of Combustion Engineering of Rochester, NY.
Under the agreement, a subsidiary of ABB will begin a tender offer for all outstanding shares of Combustion Engineering, beginning in mid-November.