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Mark G Allen, Charles T Butler, Stephen A Johnson, Edmund Y Lo, Farla M Russo: Integrated imaging sensor/neural network controller for combustion systems. Electric Power Research Institute, Laurence Coit, October 5, 1993: US05249954 (53 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an integrated imaging sensor/neural network controller for combustion control systems. The controller uses electronic imaging sensing of chemiluminescence from a combustion system, combined with neural network image processing, to sensitively identify and control a complex combustion sy ...


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Bert W Jackson: Method and apparatus for powered flue products exhaust and preheated combustion air supply. Miller Morriss & Pappas, April 21, 1981: US04262608 (43 worldwide citation)

A combination powered flue products exhaust and preheated combustion air supply assembly is provided for use in association with a heating furnace so that flue exhaust products are given a positive exhaust to the outside while a balanced pre-heated combustion air supply is simultaneously and positiv ...


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Richard D Curtis: Combination lantern, regulator-valve, and high pressure propane cylinder. The Coleman Company, Dawson Tilton Fallon & Lungmus, March 2, 1976: US03941554 (39 worldwide citation)

A combination propane lantern, pressure regulator-valve, and pressurized propane fuel container in which the lantern is supported by the regulator-valve and the propane container, and the rate at which fuel is delivered to the lantern remains substantially constant and independent of pressure within ...


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Robert Hickling: Method and means for stimulating combustion especially of lean mixtures in internal combustion engines. General Motors Corporation, Robert J Outland, December 3, 1985: US04556020 (32 worldwide citation)

Method and means are disclosed for stimulating combustion especially of lean mixtures in internal combustion engines. For example, an ultraviolet lamp mounted in the combustion chamber of an engine directs radiation of wavelength exceeding 190 nm on the advancing flame front. The radiation largely p ...


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William J Riordan: Proving system for fuel burner blower. Walter Kidde and Company, John E Toupal, May 11, 1982: US04329138 (30 worldwide citation)

The invention is a fuel burner system including an electrical control circuit for initiating fuel flow to a burner in response to a call-for-heat from a condition responsive sensor, and an electrical ignitor for igniting the fuel emanating from the burner. Combustion or purging air is directed to th ...


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Robert A van Berkum: Control system for combustion apparatus and method. Fay & Sharpe, June 5, 1979: US04157238 (26 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for changing the calibrated linkage relationship between two flow control devices of combustion apparatus without impeding the normal operation of the associated process. Means are provided, responsive to remote, manual or automatic control, to calibrate a jackshaft linkage type ...


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Par N O Dahlander, Carl H Tyren: Method for the control of a burner equipped with an injector nozzle and an arrangement for executing the method. Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, May 16, 1989: US04830601 (25 worldwide citation)

Method for the control of a burner equipped with an injector nozzle, said method comprising the steps of continuously during combustion optically monitoring the flame of the burner; subjecting the light from the burner to spectral analysis for determining the instantaneous value of the air factor in ...


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Richard Schneider: Grate cooler for cooling hot bulk material. Klockner Humboldt Deutz Aktiengesellschaft, Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, October 3, 1989: US04870913 (24 worldwide citation)

Grate plate carriers are formed box-shaped having a planar cover plate that, extending in the product conveying direction, joins to the following cover plate and is provided with openings that are covered at a slight distance therefrom by the grate plate lying on top thereof and formed flat, so that ...


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Koji Fujiwara: Step type stoker with oscillation mechanism. Kabushiki Kaisha Takuma, Griffin Branigan & Butler, January 14, 1986: US04563959 (24 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a step type stoker with an oscillation mechanism having: a plurality of stoker frames (2 and 2') which are installed at an interval in the upstream to downstream direction, and at least one of which forms an air supply path (5); reciprocating fire grates (3) each of ...


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Ernest Alferes: Gas distribution system. The Hansen Manufacturing Company, May 9, 1978: US04088436 (24 worldwide citation)

In combination with a plurality of gas burning appliances and a gas source therefor, a gas distribution system having a main feed line connected at one end thereof to the gas source, a manifold feed means having a single inlet connected to another end of said main feed line and having a plurality of ...



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