Global Microturbine - Global Energy LLC


Publication Title | United States Patent Mackay METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COMPRESSINGGASEOUSFUELINA TURBINE ENGINE

Microturbine Search Engine Series

Capstone Turbine Publications search was updated real-time via Filemaker on:

Capstone Turbine Publications | Return to Search List

Search Completed | Title | United States Patent Mackay METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COMPRESSINGGASEOUSFUELINA TURBINE ENGINE
Original File Name Searched: US6381944.pdf | Google It | Yahoo | Bing



Page Number: 001
Previous Page View | Next Page View

Text | United States Patent Mackay METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COMPRESSINGGASEOUSFUELINA TURBINE ENGINE | 001



(12)United States Patent Mackay

(54) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR

COMPRESSINGGASEOUSFUELINA TURBINE ENGINE

US006381944B2 (10)PatentN0.: US 6,381,944B2

(75) Inventor: Robin Mackay, Rancho Palos Verdes,

CA(US) 5,490,376A*2/1996VanDerBurgt..60/39465

Assigneez Capstone Turbine Corporation, Woodland Hills,CA (US)

* Not1'ce: Subjecttoanyd'1scla1'rner,theterm 0fth'is patent is extended or adjusted under 35

U.S.C. 154(b) by 0 days.

(21) Appl.No.:09/772,537 .

(22) Flled: Jan‘29’2001

__ Related U'S‘ Apphcatlon Data

(63) Continuation of application No. 09/420,494, ?led on Oct. 19 1999 now Pat NO_ 6 192 668

7777

(51) Int.Cl.7..F02C7/00

(52) --60/39-06; 415/155

(58) Field of Search .. 60/39.06, 39.281,

60/39.465,726,728,734;415/44,45,155, 167

6,003,297 A * 12/1999 Ziegner ...................... 60/726 6,192,668 B1 * 2/2001 Mackay ..

*Citedby examiner

Primary EXtlminer—LOlliSJ.CaSaregOla

(74) Attorney, Agent, or Firm—Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, PC.

(57) ABSTRACT

A gas turbine engine includes a rotatable irnPeller having a

pluralityofvanesWithinletandoutletends.A pluralityof

diffuser channels are spaced apart radially beyond the outlet ends.A rnovablesourceofgaseousfuelispositionedadja

Cent the Inlet ends of the ‘lanes The movable Source of gaseousfuelismovable asafunctionoftherotationalspeed of the impeller, Whereby the How of gaseous fuel injected fromthemovableSourceisejectedfromtheOutletendsof

the vanes into a selected one of the plurality of diffuser channels to facilitate cornbustion.

10 Claims, 2 Drawing Sheets

1NATURAL GAS

PRIMARY ZONE OF COMBUSTOR

(56)

ReferencesCited

(45)Date ofPatent:

May 7,2002

U.S. PATENT DOCUMENTS

3,313,103 A * 4/1967 Johnson .................... 60/3906

3,740,948 A * 6/1973 Kellett .. 60/726

Image | United States Patent Mackay METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COMPRESSINGGASEOUSFUELINA TURBINE ENGINE



united-states-patent-mackay--method-and-apparatus-for-compressinggaseousfuelina-turbine-engine
Capstone Turbine For Sale - Microturbine C30 C65 C200 C600 C800 C1000 - Go to microturbine website

Search Engine Contact: greg@globalmicroturbine.com