Sector Airflow Variable Geometry Combustor.
Patent, Filed 5 Nov 82, patented 26 Jan 88,
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC
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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.
- Combustion and Ignition
- Jet and Gas Turbine Engines