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David M Rue, Hamid A Abbasi, Mark J Khinkis, Vladimir M Olabin, Oleksandr Maksymuk: Process and apparatus for uniform combustion within a molten material. Gas Technology Institute, Mark E Fejer, September 25, 2007: US07273583 (55 worldwide citation)

A submerged combustion burner having co-axial fuel and oxidant tubes forming an annular space therebetween, wherein the outer tube extends beyond the end of the inner tube. A burner nozzle having an outside diameter corresponding to the inside diameter of the outer tube is connected to the outlet en ...


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David J Huber, Ronald L Bannister, Mark J Khinkis, Josif K Rabovitser: Combined cycle power plant with thermochemical recuperation and flue gas recirculation. Westingthouse Electric Corporation, M G Panian, January 21, 1997: US05595059 (52 worldwide citation)

Combined cycle power plants are disclosed that utilize a stream of compressed flue gas and fuel that has been passed through a reformer (a thermochemical recuperator) to increase its thermal and chemical value and, along with the output of an air compressor, is fed into the gas turbine combustor. In ...


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Chol Bum Kweon, Mark J Khinkis, Vilyam G Nosach, Robert F Zabransky: Advanced high efficiency, ultra-low emission, thermochemically recuperated reciprocating internal combustion engine. Gas Technology Institute, Mark E Fejer, May 1, 2007: US07210467 (47 worldwide citation)

An apparatus including a reciprocating internal combustion engine and a thermochemical recuperator in which a fuel is reformed. The thermochemical recuperator is heated by exhaust gases from the reciprocating internal combustion engine and steam for the reforming process is produced by passing feed ...


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Mark J Khinkis: Vertical shaft melting furnace and method of melting. Institute of Gas Technology, Thomas W Speckman, Douglas H Pauley, October 31, 1989: US04877449 (44 worldwide citation)

A vertical shaft melting furnace wherein meltable solids are charged to the upper region of a bed supported only by a fluid cooled support grid having openings smaller than the average diameter of the charged solids wherein submerged combustion is maintained in a melt pool below the bed of solids an ...


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Mark J Khinkis, Abbasi Hamid A, David F Cygan: Method for two-stage combustion utilizing forced internal recirculation. Institute of Gas Technology, Speckman Pauley & Fejer, September 27, 1994: US05350293 (38 worldwide citation)

A method for two-stage combustion in which a mixture of fuel and primary combustion air is burned in a primary combustion zone, the primary combustion air comprising less than a stoichiometric requirement for complete combustion of the fuel, a portion of cooled partial combustion products formed in ...


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Mark J Khinkis, Jitendra G Patel, William A Sandstrom: Two stage combustion. Institute of Gas Technology, Thomas W Speckman, August 8, 1989: US04854249 (33 worldwide citation)

A process for combusting sulfur and nitrogen containing carbonaceous materials in a two stage combustion process wherein sulfur and nitrogen containing carbonaceous materials and sulfur fixation agent particulates are introduced into a first combustion stage single fluidized bed having a density/siz ...


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Mark J Khinkis, Hamid A Abbasi: Oxygen-enriched combustion method. Institute of Gas Technology, Speckman & Pauley, April 20, 1993: US05203859 (28 worldwide citation)

A process and apparatus for oxygen-enriched combustion of a fuel in an industrial furnace in which a preheated primary oxidant from a heat exchanger and a fuel to be combusted are introduced into a combustion chamber and ignited, a secondary oxidant having an oxygen concentration in excess of the co ...


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Mark J Khinkis: Oxygen enriched combustion. Combustion Tec, Thomas W Speckman, Ann W Speckman, August 2, 1988: US04761132 (25 worldwide citation)

A process and apparatus for oxygen-rich combustion wherein a first portion of about 5 to about 40 percent of the total fuel to be cracked and combusted is introduced to a cracking chamber where it is combusted and cracked at a temperature below about 2200.degree. C. to produce a cracked products mix ...


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Mark J Khinkis, Tian yu Xiong: Gas-fired, porous matrix, surface combustor-fluid heater. Institute of Gas Technology, Speckman Pauley & Fejer, December 27, 1994: US05375563 (22 worldwide citation)

A porous matrix, surface combustor-fluid heating apparatus comprising a combustion chamber, a cooled flow distributor proximate an inlet end of said combustion chamber and supporting a stationary porous bed within said combustion chamber, porous bed heat exchanger means embedded in said stationary p ...


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Mark J Khinkis, Hamid A Abbasi, Thomas D Briselden: Staged combustion in a porous-matrix surface combustor to promote ultra-low NO.sub.x Emissions. Institute of Gas Technology, Speckman Pauley & Fejer, December 19, 1995: US05476375 (21 worldwide citation)

A porous matrix, surface combustor-fluid heating apparatus in which combustion of a fuel/oxidant mixture is carried out in stages within a stationary porous bed disposed in a combustion chamber. A fuel-rich fuel/oxidant mixture is burned within a region of the stationary porous bed disposed near the ...