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Exhaust system and method for reducing particulate and no2 emissions

Eminox Limited

Exhaust system and method for reducing particulate and no2 emissions

Diesel engine combustion chamber, method for igniting a fuel-air mixture in a combustion chamber of a diesel engine and…

Diesel engine combustion chamber, method for igniting a fuel-air mixture in a combustion chamber of a diesel engine and…

Diesel engine combustion chamber, method for igniting a fuel-air mixture in a combustion chamber of a diesel engine and…

Control device for cooling system

Date/App# patent app List of recent Combustion-related patents
01/29/15
20150032390
 Apparatus for estimating exhaust gas temperature of internal combustion engine patent thumbnailnew patent Apparatus for estimating exhaust gas temperature of internal combustion engine
An apparatus for estimating a temperature of an exhaust gas which is exhausted from an internal combustion engine to an exhaust manifold. The apparatus estimates the temperature of the exhaust gas in the exhaust manifold, based on a temperature increment caused by an adiabatic compression until a gas introduced in an intake manifold is exhausted to the exhaust manifold, and a temperature increment obtained by dividing the amount of heat lost in the exhaust gas among the amount of heat introduced into cylinders by the diluted gas flow of the exhaust gas in the exhaust manifold..
Hino Motors, Ltd.
01/29/15
20150032361
 Engine for vehicle using alternative fuels patent thumbnailnew patent Engine for vehicle using alternative fuels
This invention relates to an engine for a vehicle using alternative fuel, preferably gas, comprising an engine (5) having a spark ignited ignition system (2) wherein said ignition system (2) includes misfire detection by means of a sensor device (4) providing information to a control system (20), connected to or within said ignition system (2), and wherein said combustion includes diluted operation to optimize emissions wherein said sensor device (4) includes an ion sensing measurement means (40) arranged to measure an ion current in said engine (5) and that said ignition system (2) has a built-in function to detect misfiring through an analysis of the ion current of the engine (5) during combustion.. .
Sem Ab
01/29/15
20150032359
 Method of correcting operating set points of an internal combustion engine patent thumbnailnew patent Method of correcting operating set points of an internal combustion engine
A method of correcting operating set points of an internal combustion engine is disclosed. The method includes predetermining an oxygen sensor time correction factor representative of a delay between a combustion event of a fuel quantity injected into a cylinder of the engine and a measurement in the exhaust pipe of an air-to-fuel ratio produced by said combustion event; calculating a fuel injection error quantity as a difference between a nominal fuel quantity and an estimated fuel quantity injected into the cylinder, the nominal fuel quantity being determined for an injection that precedes the measurement of an air-to-fuel ratio value by the oxygen sensor time correction factor, the estimated fuel quantity being determined as a function of an air mass flow value and of the measured air-to-fuel ratio value; and correcting the operating set points of the internal combustion engine using the calculated fuel injection error quantity..
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc
01/29/15
20150032358
 Driving control device and driving control method in hybrid electric vehicle patent thumbnailnew patent Driving control device and driving control method in hybrid electric vehicle
In a hybrid electric vehicle in which an internal combustion engine and an electric motor/generator are connected via a clutch, the controller performs the following processing before the operation of the internal combustion engine stops in a stationary state of the vehicle while the clutch is engaged. Specifically, it is determined whether or not the clutch can be disengaged within a predetermined time period.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150032356
 Controlling internal combustion engine emissions patent thumbnailnew patent Controlling internal combustion engine emissions
The invention relates to a method for heating a catalyst. When the engine is started, engine speed is maintain at high rpm.
Jaguar Land Rover Limited
01/29/15
20150032326
 Failure diagnosis apparatus of hybrid vehicle patent thumbnailnew patent Failure diagnosis apparatus of hybrid vehicle
A failure diagnosis apparatus comprises a controller that is configured to execute a failure diagnosis process of the internal combustion engine based on a predetermined diagnosis requirement. The diagnosis requirement in a case where engine-operation-electric-power supply is executed is made different from the diagnosis requirement in a case where engine-normal-operation is executed such that a failure of the internal combustion engine in the case where the engine-operation-electric-power supply is executed is less likely to be detected or the failure of the internal combustion engine is less likely to be recognized by a driver than in the case where the engine-normal operation is executed..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
01/29/15
20150032316
 Control device and control  automatic transmission patent thumbnailnew patent Control device and control automatic transmission
A control device for a hybrid vehicle automatic transmission. The hybrid vehicle being capable of ev travel in which drive wheels are driven by only a rotary electric machine with the internal combustion engine stopped.
Aisin Aw Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150032310
 Method and systems for emissions compliant use of telematics inputs to a propulsion control system for function enablement patent thumbnailnew patent Method and systems for emissions compliant use of telematics inputs to a propulsion control system for function enablement
Systems and methods are provided to allow for reliable consumption of gps and map information into a control system, for such uses as improving off cycle fuel economy in a plug in hybrid vehicle with an electric motor, and an internal combustion engine using a global position system (gps) is provided. The system comprises a global position system (gps), a clock, and a processor containing a function executing therein that controls the internal combustion engine based on a gps fix and its accuracy information (vdop/hdop/satellite quantity)..
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc
01/29/15
20150032308
 Diesel engine steady state and transient hybrid optimization patent thumbnailnew patent Diesel engine steady state and transient hybrid optimization
A method for selecting an engine operating point in a multi-mode powertrain system includes monitoring a desired axle torque based on an operator torque request and vehicle speed. For each available combustion mode of the diesel engine, engine torque and speed ranges are received and a plurality of fuel losses and a plurality of emissions losses are retrieved, each fuel and emissions loss corresponding to respective ones of a plurality of engine operating points within the engine torque and speed ranges.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc
01/29/15
20150031502
 Method for operating a drive train and control device patent thumbnailnew patent Method for operating a drive train and control device
A method for operating a drive train of a hybrid vehicle with a hybrid drive comprising at least an electric machine and an internal combustion engine, wherein an automated manual transmission is connected between the internal combustion engine and an output, wherein the electric machine is coupled via a friction clutch to a shaft of the automated manual transmission. Wherein in the automated manual transmission, by interruption of the drive torque provided by the hybrid drive on the output, shifts are executed in such a way that in a first phase the drive torque provided at the output is first reduced, subsequently in a second phase the actual gear shift is executed and following that in a third phase drive torque is built up at the output.
Zf Friedrichshafen Ag
01/29/15
20150030976
new patent

Black toner for developing latent electrostatic image and producing the same


A black toner for developing a latent electrostatic image, including: a toner base containing a pigment, a binder resin, a releasing agent, a compound containing fluorine and a compound containing sulfur; and an external additive, wherein the toner contains the external additive on a surface of the toner base, and wherein an amount of the fluorine in the toner base is 200 ppm by mass to 600 ppm by mass as measured by combustion-ion chromatography, and an amount of the sulfur in the toner base is 1,000 ppm by mass to 1,500 ppm by mass as measured by the combustion-ion chromatography.. .
01/29/15
20150030943
new patent

Fuel cell system


A fuel cell system includes: a reformer to generate a fuel gas from a raw material gas, reforming water, and air supplied to the reformer; an sofc to generate electric power through a power-generating reaction by utilizing the fuel gas and air; a combustor to combust an anode off gas discharged from the sofc; a hot module housing the reformer, the sofc, and the combustor, which are covered with a heat insulating material; and a hydrodesulfurizer to remove a sulfur component from the raw material gas by hydrodesulfurization. The anode off gas is supplied to the combustor and the hydrodesulfurizer in a distributed manner.
Panasonic Corporation
01/29/15
20150030516
new patent

System for chemically absorbing carbon dioxide in combustion exhaust gas


A carbon dioxide (co2) chemical absorption system comprising: a co2 absorption column for separating co2 from combustion exhaust gas by absorbing the co2 in the combustion exhaust gas with a co2 absorbing liquid mainly composed of an aqueous alkanolamine solution; a regeneration column for regenerating the co2 absorbing liquid by desorbing co2 gas from the co2 absorbing liquid that has absorbed co2; a condenser for condensing water vapor entrained in the desorbed co2 gas discharged from the top of the regeneration column, thereby obtaining reflux water; a pipe for returning all or part of the reflux water obtained by the condenser to the top of the regeneration column, and dispersing the reflux water in the regeneration column; a collection plate for collecting the reflux water dispersed in an upper portion of a packed bed in the regeneration column; a pipe for sending the regenerated co2 absorbing liquid from the bottom of the regeneration column to the top of the absorption column; and a pipe for joining the reflux water collected by the collection plate into the pipe for sending the regenerated co2 absorbing liquid.. .
Babcock-hitachi Kabushiki Kaisha
01/29/15
20150030442
new patent

Seal member, turbine, and gas turbine


In a seal member, a turbine, and a gas turbine, a plurality of vanes includes a vane main body extending in a radial direction of an axis, an outer shroud, an inner shroud and forming a main flow path of a combustion gas between the outer shrouds and the inner shroud, and a retainer protruding from an inner surface in the radial direction of the inner shroud to the inside in the radial direction. The retainers in the vanes, which are adjacent to each other in the circumferential direction, are adjacent to each other in the circumferential direction via a third gap, and relative to one end of the seal member, the other end is positioned downstream in a direction along the axis in the combustion gas to close the third gap..
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
01/29/15
20150029809
new patent

Method and making asphalt concrete using aggregate material from a plurality of material streams


A combination of components is provided for use in making asphalt concrete from a plurality of aggregate material streams. The combination includes an indirect dryer for heating aggregate material from a first material stream without directly exposing said first stream material to hot gases of combustion.
Astec, Inc.
01/29/15
20150028136
new patent

Valve for metering fluid


A valve for metering a fluid, e.g., for the injection of fuel in a fuel-injection system of internal combustion engines, includes: an intake for the fluid; a metering orifice for the fluid; and an elongated, hollow-cylindrical flow channel leading from the intake to the metering orifice, the flow channel having an outer channel wall and an inner channel wall. In order to influence the hydraulic resonances resulting from the structural design in such a way that an excitation of critical structural modes caused by the installation is prevented, the flow channel is subdivided into at least two channel sections which are separated from one another, and a flow connection for the fluid is established between consecutive channel sections..
Robert Bosch Gmbh
01/29/15
20150028129
new patent

Biconical exhaust cone for a civil aviation jet engine


A biconical exhaust cone for a civil aviation jet engine, this cone delimiting, on its outside, an annular exhaust stream of combustion gases and comprising an upstream frustoconical portion extending outward from upstream to downstream and a downstream frustoconical portion extending inward from upstream to downstream, wherein the downstream frustoconical portion comprises a segment which defines an outer annular surface of which one tangent, at any point along the longitudinal axis of the cone, is inclined by an angle greater than 40° and less than 90° with respect to this longitudinal axis.. .
Snecma
01/29/15
20150028118
new patent

Inflow element, especially for a combustion air flow path in a vehicle heater


A combustion air inflow path, for a vehicle heater, includes a bottom area (24) and an outer circumferential wall (26) adjoining the bottom area (24) and extending essentially in the direction of a central longitudinal axis (l) of the inflow element (22). An inner circumferential wall (32) is arranged at a radially spaced location from the outer circumferential wall (26) and defines a space area (52) with same.
Eberspacher Climate Control Systems Gmbh & Co. Kg
01/29/15
20150028083
new patent

Method for repairing and improving structural integrity of storage tanks


In some a friction welding apparatus includes a vacuum chamber which prevents combustion in a vicinity of a tank, the vacuum chamber formed from a flexible seal between the tank and a housing and a magnetic apparatus that encompasses a perimeter of a damaged area of the tank and a friction welding motor operably coupled to the vacuum chamber.. .
Forge Tech, Inc.
01/29/15
20150027428
new patent

Mobile heating unit operated by means of liquid fuel


A mobile heating device operated with liquid fuel is provided, having: a combustion chamber (2) comprising a combustion air inlet (3), wherein the combustion chamber (2) adjacent to the combustion air inlet (3) comprises a widening portion (20) the cross-section of which widens with increasing distance from the combustion air inlet (3) and in which in operation combustion air and fuel are converted in a flaming combustion; a fuel supply which is arranged such that fuel is supplied into the widening portion (20); and an air guide device (6) being adapted to feed combustion air into the widening portion (20) with a flow component directed in the circumferential direction such that an axial recirculation region forms in the widening portion (20) in which gases flow in the direction towards the combustion air inlet (3) oppositely to a main flow direction (h).. .
Webasto Se
01/29/15
20150027424
new patent

Self ignition operation of alternative fuel internal combustion engines


A method for operating a self ignition internal combustion engine (ice) with a low cetane fuel such as alternative fuels, for example pyrolysis oil, as well as an ice are disclosed. To reach self ignition conditions one may provide the internal combustion engine to have a compression ratio of at least 17:1, for example, 18:1 (step 100).
Caterpillar Motoren Gmbh & Co. Kg
01/29/15
20150027423
new patent

Mixing valve of an internal combustion engine


A mixing valve of an exhaust-gas recirculation device of an internal combustion engine of a motor vehicle includes an intake flap and an exhaust-gas flap coupled rigidly to one another via a coupling rod. During driving of the exhaust-gas flap, the intake flap is first pivoted in the opposite direction via the coupling rod.
Continental Automotive Gmbh
01/29/15
20150027422
new patent

Crankcase ventilation inside-out flow rotating coalescer


An internal combustion engine crankcase ventilation rotating coalescer includes an annual rotating coalescing filter element, an inlet port supplying blow by gas from the crankcase to the hollow interior of the annular rotating coalescing filter element, and an outlet port delivering clean separated, air from the exterior of the rotating element. The direction of flow by gas inside-out, radially, outwardly from the hollow interior to the exterior..
Cummins Filtration Ip, Inc.
01/29/15
20150027421
new patent

Flow rate controller of internal combustion engine


A flow rate controller of an internal combustion engine includes a flow rate change section configured by including an egr valve, a bypass valve, and a diesel throttle, as the flow rate change section capable of changing at least one of a flow rate of exhaust gas that is recirculated to an intake system from an exhaust system of an internal combustion engine via an egr passage and a flow rate of fresh air that flows into the internal combustion engine. In addition, an ecu is included to realize: an arrival position determining section for determining an arrival position of condensed water in the egr passage that is moved by the egr at least either at the time of acceleration or at the time of deceleration of the internal combustion engine; and a control section for controlling the flow rate change section on the basis of the arrival position determined by the arrival position determining section..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
01/29/15
20150027420
new patent

Exhaust gas feed device for an internal combustion engine


An exhaust gas feed device for an internal combustion engine includes an exhaust gas recirculation duct comprising an end, an outlet, and an outflow cross-section. An air intake duct opens into the exhaust gas recirculation duct.
Pieburg Gmbh
01/29/15
20150027418
new patent

Internal combustion engines


An internal combustion engine comprising at least one cylinder and a pair of opposed, reciprocating pistons within the cylinder forming a combustion chamber therebetween. The engine has at least one combustion igniter associated with the cylinder, a portion of the combustion igniter being exposed within the combustion chamber formed between the opposed pistons..
Cox Powertrain Limited
01/29/15
20150027417
new patent

Filter head for an exchange or housing filter


A filter head for a pre-filtration filter for fuel has an electric pump received in a pump channel. A connecting channel connects the pump at a suction side with a clean side of the filter.
Mann+hummel Gmbh
01/29/15
20150027415
new patent

Method for controlling pressure in a high-pressure region of an internal combustion engine


A method for controlling pressure in a high-pressure region of an internal combustion engine includes adjusting a fuel outflow from the high-pressure region into a low-pressure region by means of an injector, which has a control valve adjusted by a piezo actuator and a control chamber. The method includes charging the piezo actuator by a first signal such that the control valve is moved from a closed position to a partially open position and fuel flows out from the high-pressure region into the low-pressure region, discharging the piezo actuator by a second signal such that the control valve is moved into the closed position, and partially discharging the piezo actuator by a third signal after the first signal and before the second signal.
Continental Automotive Gmbh
01/29/15
20150027409
new patent

Ignition timing control device and ignition timing control system


An ignition timing control device (31) has a knocking detection device (41) that detects knocking of internal combustion engine (1) and an ignition timing adjustment device (43) that receives a knocking signal outputted from the knocking detection device (41) and a signal concerning the ignition timing of internal combustion engine (1) outputted from an external electronic control unit (37) and adjusts the ignition timing of internal combustion engine (1) according to the knocking signal and the signal concerning the ignition timing. Further, the knocking detection device (41) and the ignition timing adjustment device (43) are electrically connected and formed integrally with each other..
Ngk Spark Plug Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150027408
new patent

Diesel engine combustion chamber, igniting a fuel-air mixture in a combustion chamber of a diesel engine and diesel engine


The present invention relates to a combustion chamber of a diesel engine in accordance with the preamble of claim 1, a method for igniting a fuel-air mixture in a combustion chamber of a diesel engine in accordance with the preamble of claim 14, and a diesel engine in accordance with the preamble of claim 15.. .
01/29/15
20150027407
new patent

Altitude compensation for internal combustion engine


In order to address turbo lag at altitude, a vehicle boosts output torque of an internal combustion engine with electric motor torque generated from a battery. The residual charge of the battery is increased at altitude to provide a sufficient reserve for the corresponding increase in turbo lag.
Jaguar Land Rover Limited
01/29/15
20150027404
new patent

Multi-fuel plasma injector


The inventive subject matter provides apparatus, systems and methods for treating and delivering a fuel to a combustion chamber of an engine in order to improve efficiency of the engine. In one aspect of the invention, a fuel injector that cooperates with an internal combustion engine to combust a first fuel to produce power is presented.
Thrival Tech, Llc
01/29/15
20150027403
new patent

Method and device for controlling an internal combustion engine


A method for starting an internal combustion engine in which fuel is injected directly into the combustion chamber using a multiple injection before an initial ignition of a fuel/air mixture, the fuel being injected directly into the combustion chamber during an intake stroke using a first injection and using a second multiple injection, the fuel being injected directly into the combustion chamber during a compression stroke.. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh
01/29/15
20150027401
new patent

Piston and connecting rod for an internal combustion engine


The invention relates to a piston (1) of an internal combustion engine, which piston (1) has a piston head (2) with a ring field (3) and a skirt part which is arranged on the piston head (2), wherein the skirt part has at least two load-bearing skirt-wall sections (4a, 4b), and the load-bearing skirt-wall sections (4a, 4b) are connected to one another via at least two obliquely positioned box walls (5) which are set back with respect to the piston external diameter. In each case one pin boss (9) for receiving a piston pin is arranged in the box wall (5) and one skirt-wall section (4a) forms the pressure side and the other skirt-wall section (4b) forms the counter-pressure side.
Ks Kolbenschmidt Gmbh
01/29/15
20150027400
new patent

Cast light metal piston, in particular an aluminum piston


A cast light metal piston for an internal combustion engine may include a piston crown and a piston skirt adjoining the piston crown. The piston skirt may include two skirt walls arranged on a pressure side and a counterpressure side, respectively.
Mahle International Gmbh
01/29/15
20150027399
new patent

Method for manufacturing high strength flake graphite cast iron, flake graphite cast iron manufactured by the method, and engine body comprising the cast iron for internal combustion engine


The present disclosure relates to a flake graphite cast iron simultaneously having high strength, good machinability, and fluidity, to a method for manufacturing same, and to an engine body comprising the flake graphite cast iron for an internal combustion engine and, more particularly, to a method for manufacturing a flake graphite cast iron, for an engine cylinder block and head having improved castability, a low possibility of the occurrence of chill due to ferroalloy, stable tensile strength and yield strength, and good machinability by adding a trace of strontium in a cast iron including carbon (c), silicon (si), manganese (mn), sulfur (s), and phosphorus (p), which are five elements of the cast iron, molybdenum (mo), a high strengthening additive, and copper (cu) while controlling the ratio (s/sr) of the sulfur (s) content to the strontium (sr) content in the cast ion.. .
Doosan Infracore Co., Ltd. .
01/29/15
20150027397
new patent

Rolling bearing and internal combustion engine equipped with such a rolling bearing


The invention relates to a rolling bearing provided with at least one row of rolling elements disposed between an inner raceway and an outer raceway. At least one of the raceways is coated with a tungsten sulphide (ws2) coating.
Aktiebolaget Skf
01/29/15
20150027396
new patent

Handheld work apparatus and elastic connecting piece for a handheld work apparatus


A handheld work apparatus has at least one tool which is driven by a combustion engine. A portion of an intake channel of the combustion engine is formed by an elastic connecting piece which has a first section and a second section between which an expansion fold is arranged.
Andreas Stihl Ag & Co. Kg
01/29/15
20150027395
new patent

Control device for spark ignition type internal combustion engine


To alleviate or eliminate a problem of unburned fuel discharged to the outside of a cylinder in a case in which an air fuel mixture is insufficiently combusted in a combustion chamber. During the expansion stroke in which a high voltage is applied to an ignition plug via an ignition coil, and a spark discharge is caused to occur at the ignition plug, thereby the air fuel mixture in the combustion chamber is ignited and combusted, in a case in which deterioration of combustion state is detected, a microwave electric field is created in the combustion chamber prior to an opening timing of an exhaust valve at an end stage of the expansion stroke, thereby plasma is generated and enlarged in the combustion chamber..
Imagineering, Inc.
01/29/15
20150027394
new patent

Laser spark plug having an improved seal between the combustion chamber window and the casing


A casing for a laser spark plug, in particular, of an internal combustion engine of a motor vehicle, or of a stationary engine; the casing including at least one casing part and a combustion chamber window joined to the casing part to form a seal at least regionally; characterized in that at least one sealing element, whose coefficient of thermal expansion at an operating temperature of the laser spark plug is greater than the coefficient of thermal expansion of the casing part at the operating temperature of the laser spark plug, is provided between the casing part and the combustion chamber window.. .
01/29/15
20150027391
new patent

Internal combustion engine with liquid cooling


Example embodiments for reducing thermal load in one or more exhaust gas lines are provided. One embodiment includes an internal combustion engine with liquid cooling, comprising at least one exhaust gas line, at least one coolant jacket, and a common boundary wall separating the at least one exhaust gas line and the at least one coolant jacket, wherein the common boundary wall includes a surface structure provided on sides of the coolant jacket in at least one locally limited region.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
01/29/15
20150027389
new patent

Lubrication system for an internal combustion engine, and lubrication


Embodiments for a lubrication system for an internal combustion engine are provided. In one example, a lubrication system for an internal combustion engine comprises a lubricant circuit, a radiator for cooling the lubricant, a heat accumulator arranged upstream of the engine for warming up the lubricant, the heat accumulator connected in parallel to the radiator, and a valve for switching over the lubricant circuit between the radiator and the heat accumulator.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
01/29/15
20150027388
new patent

Oil jet


A body (2) of an oil jet (100) is provided with: an oil supply port (6) which opens into an oil passage (62) in a cylinder block (60) of an internal combustion engine; a cylinder (4) one end of which is communicated with the oil supply port (6) and the other end of which is closed; and an oil injection port (10) which opens on a side surface of the cylinder (4). A piston valve (20) is accommodated in the cylinder (4).
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
01/29/15
20150027387
new patent

Control device for cooling system


A device (100) that controls a cooling system including adjusting means for being able to adjust a circulation amount of coolant in a first flow passage, including an engine cooling flow passage, an egr cooling flow passage and a radiator flow passage, and a second flow passage, including the engine cooling flow passage, the egr cooling flow passage and a bypass flow passage and not including the radiator flow passage, includes: measuring means for measuring a temperature of the coolant; limiting means for limiting circulation of the coolant at starting an internal combustion engine; and control means for circulating the coolant preferentially through the second flow passage via control over the adjusting means based on the measured temperature in a period in which circulation of the coolant is limited.. .
01/29/15
20150027385
new patent

Operating a power plant with pyrolysis oil based fuel


A power plant may include a power house, a tank farm, and a fuel treatment building. The power house may include an internal combustion engine adapted to be operated with pyrolysis oil based fuels.
Caterpillar Motoren Gmbh & Co. Kg
01/29/15
20150027355
new patent

Grate step module for a thrust combustion grate


A grate step module (1) for a thrust combustion grate for the combustion of refuse in a large-scale plant has a carrier part (2) for the grate steps (3, 4), exactly one fixed grate step (3) and exactly one movable grate step (4) and also a grate step drive. The movable grate step (4) is displaceable back and forth with respect to the fixed grate step (3) by way of the grate step drive.
Martin Gmbh Fuer Umwelt- Und Energietechnik
01/29/15
20150027334
new patent

Special cartridge (variants)


The invention relates to a weapon intended for fighting games, mainly for paintball, namely to special cartridges containing painting liquid. The special cartridge contains a cartridge case 1 that includes a propellant charge 2, a projectile 3 and a primer cap 4.
01/29/15
20150027273
new patent

Vehicle drive device


A vehicle drive device in which a friction engagement device, a rotary electric machine, and a speed change device are provided on a power transfer path that connects between an input member drivably coupled to an internal combustion engine and an output member drivably coupled to wheels, the elements provided in this order from the input member side. The disclosed combination achieves a variety of benefits, such as suppressing a steep rise in hydraulic pressure due to pressure discharged from a hydraulic control device, while maintaining a decreased size..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
01/29/15
20150027271
new patent

Rocker shaft with diamond-like carbon coating


A rocker shaft for a valve train of an internal combustion engine, including: a substantially cylindrical outer circumferential surface; and a layer of amorphous hydrocarbon deposited on the substantially cylindrical outer circumferential surface. The rocker shaft is arranged to engage a rocker arm such that the rocker arm is at least partially rotatable about the rocker shaft.
Schaeffler Technologies Ag & Co. Kg
01/29/15
20150027267
new patent

Device for controlling the speed of an internal combustion engine


A device for controlling the speed of an internal combustion engine comprising a control lever movably associated to a support element, which may be the engine casing or a portion thereof. The control lever is moveable at least between a first position, in which the engine is at a first rotation regime, and a second position, in which the engine is at a second rotation time.
Lombardini S.r.l.
01/29/15
20150027213
new patent

Pressure-measuring device with additional diaphragm


A pressure-measuring device for recording a pressure in a combustion chamber of an internal combustion engine, having a force transmission body, situated in a housing, which is exposed to the combustion chamber and which transmits the combustion chamber pressure to a pressure-measuring unit at least indirectly by an axial motion, and having a flexible diaphragm, which is situated between the force transmission body and the housing. The flexible diaphragm is configured to be resilient to implement the axial motion of the force transmission body within the housing.
01/29/15
20150027194
new patent

Injector sleeve


An injector sleeve adapted to be mounted in a cylinder head of an internal combustion engine, where the injector sleeve comprises a tapered inner surface which constitutes a sealing surface for an injector, where the hardness of the tapered inner surface is higher than the hardness of the outer surface of the injector sleeve. The injector sleeve is produced in a cold forming process.
Volvo Lastvagnar Ab
01/29/15
20150027152
new patent

Control of an automotive air conditioning system with air reheating based on internal combustion engine coolant flow control


An automotive air conditioning system comprising: an air cooling circuit including a compressor, a condenser, an expansion valve and an evaporator, fluidically connected to be flowed, during operation, by a heat transfer fluid, and a blower fan associated with the evaporator and operable to generate an airflow through the evaporator; an air heating circuit including a liquid/air heater configured to be flowed, during operation, by a heat transfer fluid and arranged close to the evaporator to be flowed also by the airflow generated by the blower fan associated with the evaporator, and a flow rate regulation solenoid valve arranged to regulate the flow rate of the heat transfer fluid through the heater; and an electronic control unit configured to receive a measured evaporator air temperature and a set cabin air temperature and to switch an operating condition of the compressor when the measured evaporator air temperature exhibits a given relation with at least one on/off threshold temperature computed, in at least certain operating conditions, based on the set cabin air temperature.. .
C.r.f. Societa' Consortile Per Azioni
01/29/15
20150027128
new patent

Heat-shield element for a compressor-air bypass around the combustion chamber


A heat-shield element (14), for lining a combustion-chamber wall (13), the chamber wall has a first wall (17) with a hot side (18) which can be loaded with a hot medium, a cold side (19) which lies opposite the hot side (18), and a circumferential edge (24) which extends on a first (20), a second (21) and a third narrow side (22) of the first wall (17) to a first height (25) beyond the cold side (19), the circumferential edge (24) extends on a fourth narrow side (23) to a second shorter height (26), substantially at the second height (26), a second wall (27) lies opposite the cold side (19) and extends over the width of the fourth narrow side (23) from the fourth narrow side (23) and over a part of the length of the narrow sides (20, 22), which adjoin the fourth narrow side; (23), the second wall (27) has an edge (29) at the end (28) thereof which faces away from the fourth narrow side (23), which edge (29) extends to the first height (25). Furthermore, a combustion chamber and a gas turbine are disclosed..
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
01/29/15
20150027127
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Combustion chamber tile of a gas turbine


The present invention relates to a combustion chamber tile of a gas turbine with a plate-like basic element which is provided with at least one effusion cooling hole extending through the basic element from a surface of one side to the other side, with the effusion cooling hole being designed, from the one side of the basic element and beginning from an inlet opening, substantially at right angles to the surface over part of its length, wherein the effusion cooling hole inside the basic element has a straight section and is then provided with an offset section.. .
Rolls-royce Deutschland Ltd & Co Kg
01/29/15
20150027124
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Drive cascade system for a watercraft


A drive method is disclosed. An embodiment includes an operation of at least one drive propeller of the drive system below a first predefinable propeller rotational speed according to a first operating state by operating at least one drive motor, connected to the at least one drive propeller, of the drive system via a first alternating voltage.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
01/29/15
20150027121
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Method to integrate regenerative rankine cycle into combined cycle applications


A system is disclosed that incorporates a regenerative rankine cycle integrated with a conventional combined cycle. An added duct firing array, typically located after the combustion turbine exhaust and before the conventionally designed heat recovery steam generator (hrsg), is used to boost enthalpy of said exhaust.
01/29/15
20150027117
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Oil atomizer lubrication system


A lubricant delivery system for an oil consumption-type engine utilizes an atomizer to atomize lubricant obtained from a lubricant reservoir of the engine. The lubricant from the reservoir may be used to lubricate auxiliary components prior to being atomized and consumed in the combustion chamber of the engine.
01/29/15
20150027116
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Volume-controlled four-stroke reciprocating internal combustion engine and operating the four-stroke reciprocating internal combustion engine


The invention relates to a volume-controlled four-stroke reciprocating internal combustion engine comprising a first cylinder, in which a first piston that is operationally connected to a crankshaft via a first connecting rod, is arranged so as to be displaceable in a reciprocating motion, and at least one second cylinder, in which a second piston that is operationally connected to the crankshaft via a second connecting rod is arranged so as to be displaceable in a reciprocating motion. The engine further includes a fresh air tract for the second cylinder, in which an expansion/compression machine is arranged in the direction of flow of fresh air before a gas exchange inlet valve of the second cylinder, wherein the expansion/compression machine is the first cylinder.
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
01/29/15
20150027115
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Interstage gas injection for multi-stage turbocharged natural gas engine


A turbocharged internal combustion engine system includes at least one high pressure turbocharger and at least one low pressure turbocharger arranged in series. A fuel source that provides fuel for gaseous fuel induction operation of the engine is connected to inject fuel between the low pressure compressor of the low pressure turbocharger and the high pressure compressor of the high pressure turbocharger..
Cummins Inc.
01/29/15
20150027114
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Air intake internal combustion engine


A case is connected between an outlet side of a turbocharger and an intake port of an engine. A cooling passage and a bypass passage are partitioned in the case to split intake air into two flows.
Denso Corporation
01/29/15
20150027108
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Water-cooled dosing module


The invention relates to a dosing module (10) for metering a reducing agent into an exhaust system of an internal combustion engine. Said dosing module (10) comprises at least one cooling member (22, 24) through which a cooling fluid flows that is used to cool the internal combustion engine.
Robert Bosch Gmbh
01/29/15
20150027106
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Control operating an internal combustion engine


A method and control apparatus is disclosed for operating an internal combustion engine equipped with an after-treatment system including a catalyst. The control is configured to: perform a denox regeneration event; monitor a parameter (1up) representative of an air-to-fuel ratio upstream of the catalyst and a parameter (1down) representative of an air-to-fuel ratio downstream of the catalyst; and perform a dedicated operating phase of the internal combustion engine to achieve an increase of the nox emissions, if the value of the parameter (1down) representative of an air-to-fuel ratio downstream of the catalyst is lower than the value of the parameter (1up) representative of an air-to-fuel ratio upstream of the catalyst..
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc
01/29/15
20150027105
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Scr treatment of engine exhaust gases using temperature control


The exhaust system of an internal combustion engine is periodically dosed to recharge an scr catalyst with ammonia. If dosing is scheduled and exhaust gas temperature is too low to ensure recharging, a forced increase in exhaust gas temperature is effected for the period of dosing.
Jaguar Land Rover Limited
01/29/15
20150027104
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Exhaust reducing particulate and no2 emissions


An exhaust system for reducing particulate and no2 emissions from diesel engine exhaust gases. The exhaust system includes a diesel particulate filter, an inlet for receiving the exhaust gases, a first conduit for providing a first fluid connection between the inlet and the diesel particulate filter, and a second conduit for providing a second fluid connection between the inlet and the diesel particulate filter.
Eminox Limited
01/29/15
20150027099
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Gas turbine facility


A gas turbine facility 10 of an embodiment has a combustor 20 combusting fuel and oxidant, a turbine 28 rotated by combustion gas exhausted from the combustor 20, a heat exchanger 25 cooling the combustion gas from the turbine 28, a pipe 46 guiding a part of the combustion gas to the combustor 20 via the heat exchanger 25, and a pipe 45 exhausting a remaining part of the combustion gas to an outside. Further, the facility has a pipe 40 supplying fuel to the combustor 20, a pipe 41 supplying oxidant to the combustor 20 via the heat exchanger 25, and a pipe 42 branched from the pipe 41, bypassing the heat exchanger 25, and coupled to the pipe 41, so as to introduce the oxidant into the pipe 41..
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
01/29/15
20150027095
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Screen panel for covering at least partly an air intake opening of an air inlet house of a combustion engine or a compressor


The invention relates to a screen panel (7) for covering an air intake opening (5) of an air inlet house (1) of a combustion engine, which air inlet house (1) has at least one filter for filtering the air to be supplied to the combustion engine, wherein the screen panel (7) comprises at least a frame (13) to be connected to the air inlet house (1) of the combustion engine, and at least a metal grid (11) to be connected with the frame (13) for at least partly covering the air intake opening (5) of the air inlet house (1).. .
Global Power Netherlands B.v.
01/29/15
20150027054
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Fuel processing


A system for processing carbonaceous in-feed material has a pyrolyzer kiln for pyrolysis the carbonaceous in-feed material, the kiln operating in a slow pyrolysis process in which the in-feed material is pyrolysed in the kiln for a period of minutes in order to produce primarily a gaseous output fraction; a steam reformer positioned downstream of the kiln to which combustion gasses from the pyrolyzer kiln are fed; a water scrubber positioned gas flow-wise downstream of the steam reformer; a methanation stage; a co2 scrubbing stage. The system includes means for splitting the gas and directing a portion of the split gas back to the pyrolyzer kiln..
Anergy Limited
01/29/15
20150027035
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Compositions for use in internal-combustion engines and methods of forming and using such compositions


A fuel composition for use in internal-combustion engines has a lower grade fuel component, and a microemulsion. The microemulsion includes at least one of hydrous component, renewable component, and polar component being present in an amount effective for forming the fuel composition.
Sylvatex, Inc.


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