The results of a research program involving the design and performance testing of two low-emission combustors for vehicular gas turbine applications are described. The novel features of the combustor designs tested include the use of airblast fuel nozzles, a relatively high value of pressure-loss factor to promote vigorous mixing, and variable geometry to control the liner air flow distributions. Particular emphasis is placed on describing the relative effects of primary-zone equivalence ratio, combustor inlet temperature and pressure, residence time, and the uniformity of the fuel/air distribution in the primary zone. Guidelines for the future design of low-emission combustors based on the observed effects are also presented. The major conclusion reached is that essentially conventional combustor configurations have the capability of achieving the specified emission goals.
Effects of Major Design and Operating Parameters on Achieving Low Emissions From Gas Turbine Combustors
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Demetri, E. P. (September 1, 1975). "Effects of Major Design and Operating Parameters on Achieving Low Emissions From Gas Turbine Combustors." ASME. J. Fluids Eng. September 1975; 97(3): 303–309. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.3447307
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