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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2013, Article ID 939234, 17 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/939234
Research Article

Feature-Parameter-Criterion for Predicting Lean Blowout Limit of Gas Turbine Combustor and Bluff Body Burner

1College of Power and Energy Engineering, Harbin Engineering University, Harbin 150001, China
2China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation, No. 703 Research Institute, Harbin 150078, China

Received 25 June 2013; Accepted 22 September 2013

Academic Editor: Tirivanhu Chinyoka

Copyright © 2013 Hongtao Zheng et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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