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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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The gas turbine and compressor assembly supplies compressed air to the combustor and receives the hot gas from the cyclones to drive both the compressors of the gas turbine and the power generator.
Experts now agree that a catalytic combustor in a well-designed stove can reduce pollution from that device by 90%.
To reduce smoke, prevent air pollution, and earn EPA certification, stove makers invariably rely on one of three distinctly different new technologies-catalytic combustors, pellet fuel, or the redesign of existing airtight models.
To increase the CSP tower air receiver and gas turbine temperature capabilities to 1,000aeC, SwRI and its collaborators will develop a novel external gas turbine combustor, which can be integrated with a hybrid CSP gas turbine power plant," said Dr.
It operates using LOx/RP-1 propellants, but the basic combustor design can utilize either methane or RP-1 fuels.
2) can be used for the combustor while maintaining appropriate heat release and temperature profiles for engines.
The rig replicates the combustor of a jet engine found on modern passenger aircraft.
The fundamental difference between the SwRI centrifugal gas turbine and conventional gas turbines is that the compressor and turbine section are installed on the same side of the rotating wheel while the combustor and nozzle are mounted on the stationary shroud.
The mechanism of ash deposit formation on water-wall tubes of oil shale boilers depends upon the flue-gas temperature in the combustor (flame radiation intensity on the wall is the indicator of temperature level in combustor).
The federal government contributed about $74 million to install one of the two combustors and JEA converted the other combustor at its own expense.
Component: Tab ring liner for a natural gas-powered combustor assembly for Honeywell Power Systems.
For the many types of furnaces and combustor systems, the benefits of using CFD at the design development stage is critical to meet strict operation and performance goals.