Global Patent Index - EP 1793170 A2

EP 1793170 A2 20070606 - Opposed flow combustor

Title (en)

Opposed flow combustor

Title (de)

Gegenstrombrennkammer

Title (fr)

Chambre de combustion à flux opposés

Publication

EP 1793170 A2 20070606 (EN)

Application

EP 06125136 A 20061130

Priority

US 29167705 A 20051130

Abstract (en)

In accordance with one embodiment of the present invention a combustor (10) is provided. The combustor (10) includes a combustion chamber (14), a first inlet (22) adapted to provide a first air flow (20) to the combustion chamber (14) in a first direction, a fuel controller (32) adapted to provide a fuel flow (34) to the combustion chamber (14) in the first direction, an opposing inlet (28) adapted to provide an opposing air flow (26) to the combustion chamber (14) in a second direction generally in opposition to the first direction, and wherein the first air flow (20) and the fuel flow (34) interact with the opposing air (26) flow to form a stagnation zone (38) in the combustion chamber (14).

IPC 8 full level

F23R 3/34 (2006.01); F23C 5/08 (2006.01); F23R 3/28 (2006.01); F23R 3/42 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP)

F23C 5/08 (2013.01); F23R 3/286 (2013.01); F23R 3/34 (2013.01); F23R 3/42 (2013.01); F23C 2900/03006 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC NL PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

Designated extension state (EPC)

AL BA HR MK YU

DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 1793170 A2 20070606; JP 2007155320 A 20070621; US 2007119179 A1 20070531

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 06125136 A 20061130; JP 2006324940 A 20061130; US 29167705 A 20051130