Date of Thesis

2011

Thesis Type

Masters Thesis (Bucknell Access Only)

Department

Mechanical Engineering

First Advisor

Chris Mordaunt

Keywords

Biogas, Gas turbine, Methane, Carbon dioxide, Diluent, Swirl-stabilized, atmospheric-pressure, dump combustor, Landfill gas

Abstract

Research was to investigate the effects of increasing levels of carbon dioxide addition to the combustion of methane with air. Using an atmospheric-pressure, swirl-stabilized dump combustor, emissions data and flame stability limitations were measured and analyzed.

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