Klaus H Hemsath: In situ thermal waste disposal system. Indugas, Body Vickers & Daniels, April 3, 1990: US04913065 (223 worldwide citation)

An in situ system for thermally cleansing hazardous and toxic waste disposal sites is disclosed. The system includes a perimeter wall extending into the site which is sealed to a roof structure surrounding the site to encapsulate the site. A plurality of tubes are sunk into the encapsulated site in ...

Ronald L Fox: Downhole steam generator with improved preheating, combustion and protection features. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, May 31, 1983: US04385661 (192 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for generation of steam in a borehole for penetration into an earth formation wherein feedback preheater means are provided for the fuel and water before entering the combustor assembly. First, combustion gases are conducted from the combustion chamber to locations in proximity to the w ...

Keller Jakob Dr, Sattelmayer Thomas Dr, Styner Daniel: Process for combustion of liquid fuel in a burner.. Bbc Brown Boveri & Cie, June 28, 1989: EP0321809-A1 (171 worldwide citation)

In the premix combustion of liquid fuel in a burner without premixing section, there is formed in the interior (14) of the burner a conical liquid fuel column (5) which widens in the direction of flow and which is surrounded by a rotating combustion air flow (15) which flows tangentially into the bu ...

Zdenka Ruzek, Pavel O Ruzek, Jiri Pesek: Flame-producing sound-emitting device. October 16, 1984: US04477249 (106 worldwide citation)

A flame producing device, particularly a candle having a body of combustible material and a wick further includes an optical fiber which extends along the wick to a sensor and carries light from the flame for detection by the sensor. The sensor activates a sound-generating arrangement embodied on a ...

Sturgess Geoffrey John, Hoffman Jacob Sherman, Vdoviak John William, Hirschkron Robert: Air blast fuel atomizer. General Electric Company, November 21, 1972: US3703259 (97 worldwide citation)

An air blast fuel atomizer for establishing a highly atomized fuel dispersion at the confluence of two counter-rotating air swirls, wherein a uniform concentration of fuel is disposed on a circumferential shroud and directed to the atomization forces at the lip of the shroud.

Helmrich William F: Aerating fuel nozzle. Ex Cell O Corporation, August 15, 1972: US3684186 (95 worldwide citation)

An aerating fuel nozzle for a gas turbine engine combustion chamber. The nozzle has an annular fuel swirl chamber from which the fuel issues in a spray cone, blending with inner and outer layers of swirling air. Air from the engine compressor is mixed with the fuel to obtain a high degree of air-fue ...

Ralph A Dalla Betta, Kazunori Tsurumi, Toru Shoji: Graded palladium-containing partial combustion catalyst and a process for using it. Catalytica, Morrison & Foerster, September 28, 1993: US05248251 (93 worldwide citation)

This invention is a graded catalyst comprising palladium and also a partial combustion process in which the fuel is partially combusted using that catalyst. The catalyst utilizes a catalytic support structure suitable for high flow rates of combustible gas mixtures through it. The catalyst is situat ...

Richard I Masel, Mark A Shannon: Microcombustor having submillimeter critical dimensions. The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, Greer Burns & Crain, February 27, 2001: US06193501 (88 worldwide citation)

A microcombustor which is submillimetric in critical dimensions. The invention relies upon solving quenching at submillimetric dimensions. Chemical and thermal quenching are inhibited by selection of materials having a low well depth below approximately 40 kCal/mole. This allows formation of a micro ...

Ralph A Dalla Betta, David K Yee, Scott A Magno, Toru Shoji: Process and catalyst structure employing intergal heat exchange with optional downstream flameholder. Catalytica, Tanaka Kikinzoku, Al A Jecminek, May 21, 1996: US05518697 (86 worldwide citation)

This invention is an improved catalyst structure and its use in highly exothermic processes like catalytic combustion. This improved catalyst structure employs integral heat exchange in an array of longitudinally disposed adjacent reaction passage-ways or channels, which are either catalyst-coated o ...

Joachim Wunning: Method for apparatus for combusting fuel in a combustion chamber. Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, October 13, 1992: US05154599 (86 worldwide citation)

To avoid high NOx emissions, the fuel is oxidized with an extremely high exhaust gas recirculation ration substantially without flames and without pulsations.

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