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(12)United States Patent Willis et al.

(54) INTEGRATED TURBINE POWER GENERATION SYSTEM WITH CATALYTIC REACTOR

(75) Inventors: Je?'reyW.Willis,LosAngeles,CA (US); Paul Berner, Newbury Park, CA

(US); Guillermo Pont, Los Angeles, CA (US); Joel Wacknov, Thousand Oaks, CA (US)

(73) Assignee: CapstoneTurbineCorporation, Chatsworth, CA (US)

(10)Patent N0.: (45) Date of Patent:

US 6,960,840B2 Nov. 1,2005

(*) Notice:

Subjecttoanydisclaimer,thetermofthis patent is extended or adjusted under 35 U.S.C. 154(b) by 41 days.

EP EP EP EP JP W0 W0 W0 W0 W0

0 472 294 0 679 800 0 837 231 0 901 218

06-108879 WO 94/27359 WO 98/25014 WO 99/32762 WO 99/52193 WO 00/28191

2/1992 11/1995 4/1998 3/1999

* 4/1994 11/1994 6/1998 7/1999 10/1999 5/2000

(21) Appl.No.:10/706,070

(22) Filed: (65)

Nov.13,2003

Prior Publication Data

US 2004/0100101 A1 May 27, 2004 Related US. Application Data

(60) DivisionofapplicationNo.09/933,663,?ledonAug.22, 2001, now abandoned, which is a continuation-in-part of application No. 09/772,537, ?led on Jan. 29, 2001, now Pat. No. 6,381,944, which is a continuation of application No. 09/420,494, ?led on Oct. 19, 1999, now Pat. No. 6,192,668, which is a continuation-in-part of application No. 09/207, 817, ?led on Dec. 8, 1998, now Pat. No. 6,487,096.

(60) ProvisionalapplicationNo.60/080,457,?ledonApr.2, 1998.

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(52) us.Cl...290/52;290/40;290/40A; 290/40 B; 290/40 c; 290/54

(58) FieldofSearch..290/52,40,40A,

290/40 B, 40 c, 54

(56) References Cited U.S. PATENT DOCUMENTS

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(Continued) FOREIGN PATENT DOCUMENTS

JapanesePatentApplicationentitled“Turbogenerator/Motor Control System”; ?led May 13, 1999, Japanese Serial No. 133003/1999.

(Continued)

Primary Examiner—Darren Schuberg AssistantExaminer—lraj A. Mohandesi

(74) Attorney, Agent, or Firm—Waddey & Patterson, P.C.; Lucian Wayne Beavers

(57) ABSTRACT

The invention provides integrated turbogenerators having a turbine wheel, a compressor impeller, and a motor generator mounted to or mechanically constrained to a common shaft, and improved components and con?gurations thereof.

12Claims,13DrawingSheets

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