Accession Number:

ADD013710

Title:

Sector Airflow Variable Geometry Combustor.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 5 Nov 82, patented 26 Jan 88,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1988-01-26

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

An improved annular combustor having a plurality of annularly disposed fuel nozzles for supplying fuel to the combustor dome, and a structure defining a dome plenum adjacent each said fuel nozzle is provided, wherein means in the form of partitions or walls are included to define a sectors of said plenum including a portion of said fuel nozzles for airflow control by a valve means controlling airflow through said sectors only, the remainder of said dome plenum annulus having no air-flow valve control means said sectors defining means may protrude into said, combustor primary zone to define a region thereof for controlled burning of fuel supplied by the fuel nozzles included in said sector. Keywords Combustors Fuel nozzle Fuel air ratio, Valves.

Subject Categories:

  • Combustion and Ignition
  • Jet and Gas Turbine Engines

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE