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Publication Title | UnitedStatesPatent Dickey COMBUSTION SYSTEM FOR A GAS TURBINE ENGINE WITH VARIABLE AIRFLOWPRESSUREACTUATEDPREMIX INJECTOR

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(12)UnitedStatesPatent Dickey

(54) COMBUSTION SYSTEM FOR A GAS TURBINE ENGINE WITH VARIABLE AIRFLOWPRESSUREACTUATEDPREMIX INJECTOR

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(75) Inventor: JamesB.Dickey,SimiValley,CA(US)

. _ , , (73)Assrgnee.CapstoneTurbineCorporation,

(10)PatentN0.: US 6,732,531B2 (45)Date ofPatent: May 11,2004

(22) (65)

(60)

(52)

(56)

Filed: Mar. 18, 2002

Prior Publication Data Us 2002/0178735 A1 Dec‘ 5’ 2002

2002/0104316A1 8/2002Dickeyetal. 2002/0148229A1 10/2002Pometa1‘

* cited by examiner

Primary Examiner—Louis J. Casaregola

(74) Attorney, Agent, or Firm—Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

(57) ABSTRACT

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The present disclosure provides a turbogenerator system

having a turbine mounted for rotation on a shaft, a motor/

generator coupled With' the shaft for rotation therewith. A combustor for combustmg fuel and compressed air to gen

RelatedUS ApplicationData

ProvisionalapplicationNo.60/276,351,?ledonMar.16, Wellasa(éompressorProvldmgcompreesedan’andan

(*) Notice:

ChatsWorth, CA (US)

Subjecttoanydisclaimer,thetermofthis Pawnt is extended or adjusted under 35 U-S~C~ 154(k)) by 0 days-

(21) Appl.N0.:10/101,032

2001_

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injectorhavmg atleastoneopeningtoadmitthecompressed air from the compressor. The injector may be connected to the Combustor to inject fuel and Compressed air into the

Combustcm A piston Slidably Covering the at least one

Opening in the injector provides a Variable entry to the

compressed air, and a pressure actuator associated With the

piston and responsive to pressure in the combustor is used

for determining the size of the variable entry. It is empha

sized that this abstract is provided to comply With the rules

requiring an abstract Which Will alloW a searcher or other

reader to quickly ascertain the subject matter of the technical

disclosure.ItissubmittedWiththeunderstandingthatitWill

not be used to interpret or limit the scope or meaning of the Claims

Int. Cl-

US. Cl. ..60/794; 60/740 Fleld of Search ................................

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11/1997 Willisetal.

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4/1999 Willisetal.

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25 Claims, 16 Drawing Sheets

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