Date of Thesis

2011

Thesis Type

Masters Thesis (Bucknell Access Only)

Degree Type

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Major

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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