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Brent Jerome Brunell, Harry Kirk Mathews Jr, Aditya Kumar: Adaptive model-based control systems and methods for controlling a gas turbine. General Electric Company, Penny A Clarke, Patrick K Patnode, November 30, 2004: US06823675 (141 worldwide citation)

Adaptive model-based control systems and methods are described so that performance and/or operability of a gas turbine in an aircraft engine, power plant, marine propulsion, or industrial application can be optimized under normal, deteriorated, faulted, failed and/or damaged operation. First, a mode ...


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Lauren L Bowler, John E Lahiff: Fuel control system with calibration learning capability for motor vehicle internal combustion engine. General Motors Corporation, Howard N Conkey, December 19, 1978: US04130095 (140 worldwide citation)

A memory type fuel control system and method of operating a motor vehicle internal combustion engine having a three-way catalytic converter. A fuel flow control system provides a fuel supply rate near the air/fuel ratio at which the catalytic converter has maximum three-way conversion efficiency. Th ...


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Dan S Golomb, Yulin Shao, Gilbert J Brown: Power plant with carbon dioxide capture and zero pollutant emissions. University of Massachusetts Lowell, Fish & Richardson P C, March 10, 1998: US05724805 (127 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a power plant including an air separation unit arranged to separate oxygen from air and produce a stream of substantially pure liquid oxygen; a gas turbine arranged to combust a fuel, e.g., natural gas, liquefied natural gas, or synthesis gas, in the presence of substantiall ...


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Elia Demetri: Solid-fueled power generation system with carbon dioxide sequestration and method therefor. Norther Research & Engineering Corporation, Foley & Lardner, November 21, 2000: US06148602 (95 worldwide citation)

A method of generating power with sequestration of carbon-dioxide emission includes compressing ambient air, separating substantially pure oxygen from the ambient air and then further compressing the substantially pure oxygen separated from the ambient air. After the oxygen has been further compress ...


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Fermin Viteri, Roger E Anderson: Semi-closed Brayton cycle gas turbine power systems. Clean Energy Systems, Heisler & Associates, June 28, 2005: US06910335 (80 worldwide citation)

A combined cycle power system is provided which can convert an open combined cycle gas turbine into a reduced or zero emissions power system. The system includes a compressor which compresses air and combusts the air with a hydrocarbon fuel. The products of combustion and the remaining portions of t ...


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Olga Jirnov, Alexei Jirnov: Sliding-blade rotary air-heat engine with isothermal compression of air. Kenneth A Roddy, November 24, 1998: US05839270 (80 worldwide citation)

A sliding-blade rotary air-heat engine utilizes isothermal compression of air and regeneration of waste heat to achieve high thermal efficiency and reduce environmentally damaging emissions. Ambient air is mixed with fine dispersed water and the air-water mixture is isothermally compressed in a slid ...


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Michael Willoughby Essex Coney: Heat engine and heat pump. National Power, August 10, 1999: US05934076 (76 worldwide citation)

An internal combustion engine has a compression cylinder with a liquid spray apparatus for spraying sufficient liquid into the cylinder such that the liquid absorbs the heat of the gas as it is compressed without vaporizing. A separator removes the liquid from the gas/liquid mixture as it leaves the ...


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Frederick C Jahnke, Paul S Wallace, Pradeep S Thacker: Partial oxidation process with production of power. Texaco, Goerge J Darsa, September 13, 1994: US05345756 (76 worldwide citation)

A highly efficient partial oxidation process with the production of power comprising the steps of producing fuel gas by the partial oxidation of hydrocarbonaceous fuel, cooling said fuel gas at high pressure by quenching in water to produce quenched fuel gas and by indirect heat exchange with BFW to ...


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Janos M Beer: Low NOx rich-lean combustor especially useful in gas turbines. Westinghouse Electric, E F Possessky, July 11, 1989: US04845940 (73 worldwide citation)

A combustor capable of reducing the noxious emissions such as fuel bound and thermal nitrogen oxide products, during combustion of high nitrogen bearing and high aromatic content fuels is disclosed. The combustor includes a plurality of substantially concentric pipes defining annular passages with a ...


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Robert T Mains: Multiple passage cooling circuit method and device for gas turbine engine fuel nozzle. Parker Hannifin Corporation, Christopher H Hunter, November 5, 1996: US05570580 (72 worldwide citation)

A gas turbine fuel nozzle and method of fuel flow provide resistance to coking of the fuel by means of a multiple passage heat transfer cooling circuit. Fuel streams to primary and secondary sprays of pilot and main nozzle tips are arranged to transfer heat between the pilot primary fuel stream and ...



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