Accession Number : ADD013439

Title :   Bi-Planner Swirl Combustor.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 5 Sep 80, patented 2 Aug 83,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Faccini, Ernest C ; Saunders, Norman J

Report Date : 02 Aug 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A method and apparatus for combustion of fuel wherein in two mutually perpendicular air swirls are used. In the cylindrical section of the combustor, a horizontal swirl with respect to the combustor is set in motion. The conical section in conjunction with the cylindrical section forms a vertical swirl with respect to the combustor. Notably, the combustor is not dependent upon orientation in a gravity field.

Descriptors :   *COMBUSTION, *COMBUSTORS, *PATENTS, FUELS, CONICAL BODIES, GRAVITATIONAL FIELDS, CYLINDRICAL BODIES, AIR, RIGHT ANGLES

Subject Categories : Combustion and Ignition

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE