|| List of recent Combustion-related patents
| Sliding mode controller and internal combustion engine system control device|
The invention relates to a sliding mode controller for controlling a controlled object system by using the adaptive sliding mode control. Also, the invention relates to an internal combustion engine system control device for controlling an internal combustion engine system by using the adaptive sliding mode control.
| Microcontroller for pollution control system for an internal combustion engine|
A pollution control system for an internal combustion engine includes a microcontroller and a power supply, a plurality of sensors configured to measure operating parameters of the engine, and a pcv valve responsive to a control signal from the microcontroller and configured to regulate a flow rate of blow-by gasses in the engine. The microcontroller includes programmable flash memory connected to a control processor, a power supply input, a sensor input configured to receive data from an engine sensor, and a signal output configured to transmit a signal from the control processor so as to control operation of a pcv valve regulating a flow rate of blow-by gasses in the engine..
| Control device and control method for vehicle|
A control device for a vehicle executes an adaptive cruise control and an idle stop control. The control device automatically starts an internal combustion engine when an operation amount of a start operating member different from a brake pedal is larger than or equal to a predetermined amount while the idle stop control is being executed.
| Control device|
A control device that that performs starting control for an internal combustion engine. A first transition control during which a first engagement device is caused to transition from a disengaged state to a slipping engagement state is started after the starting request for the internal combustion engine is made.
| Power transmission control device for vehicle|
A power transmission control device is used for a hybrid vehicle including an internal combustion engine and a motor (mg) as power sources, and includes a manual transmission and a friction clutch. A torque of the motor (mg torque) is generally adjusted to the smaller one (=mg torque final reference value) of an mg torque reference value determined based on an accelerator opening and an mg torque limit value determined based on a clutch return stroke.
| Fuel cell module|
A fuel cell module includes a fuel cell stack, a reformer for reforming a mixed gas of a raw fuel and water vapor, an evaporator for supplying water vapor to the reformer, and a heat exchanger for raising the temperature of the oxygen-containing gas by heat exchange with a combustion gas, and an exhaust gas combustor and a start-up combustor for producing the combustion gas. The fuel cell module includes a first thermoelectric converter and a second thermoelectric converter for performing thermoelectric conversion based on a temperature difference between the combustion gas and the oxygen-containing gas..
| Rack oven with direct fire heating system|
A rack oven includes a cooking chamber accessible via a door and a rack rotating mechanism within the cooking chamber. A combustion chamber is separated from the cooking chamber by at least one wall, the combustion chamber including a burner.
| Catalyzed particulate filter|
A filter is configured for efficient combustion of particulates accumulated on a catalyst layer 7 in both a rapid combustion range and a slow combustion range. The catalyst layer 7 on an exhaust gas passage wall of a filter 1 includes a mixture of a rh-doped ce-containing composite oxide particle material loaded with pt and a composite particle material loaded with pt.
| Injection nozzle for an internal combustion engine|
An injection nozzle (1), especially an injection orifice for an internal combustion engine, comprises a body (2) in which a nozzle needle (7) is displaceably guided; a pressure chamber (5) which communicates with a feed borehole (4) and via a passage with a spray chamber (6), wherein the passage (9) comprises a needle seat (9′) for cooperation with a needle tip (8) of the nozzle needle (7); and at least one injection orifice (10) via which the spray chamber (6) communicates with the outside of the body (2). The at least one injection orifice has a substantially bottleneck-like inner contour with at least one pre-chamber (14) which opens at one end with an inlet opening (13) into the spray chamber (6); and a guide channel (17) which is connected to the other end of the at least one pre-chamber (14) and communicates via an outlet opening (18) with the outside (dome) of the body (2).
| Fuel injector and method for producing a fuel injector|
A fuel injector, including a valve insert and a plug extrusion coating, is described, the valve insert including a valve seat and a valve housing. The valve housing has an alignment device, which is equipped to align the valve insert in an injection molding die, and the plastic extrusion coating has a second alignment device which is equipped to align the fuel injector during assembly in an internal combustion engine..
| Fuel magnetization treatment method|
A fuel magnetization treatment method includes mounting electromagnetic coils on a supply system through which fuel is supplied to a combustion device of an engine (7), connecting two joints of the electromagnetic coils with an electromagnetic generating device, and providing alternating current to the electromagnetic coils through the electromagnetic generating device so that an alternating current magnetic field is generated by the electromagnetic coils and is used to magnetize the fuel in the engine, where the frequency zone of the alternating current is 4 khz˜25 khz. The method can improve the combustion efficiency of various fuels, enhance the power output performance of the engine, inhibit the emission of various pollution gases and prolong the life of engine lubricating oil..
| Systems and methods for dedicated exhaust gas recirculation and control|
Systems and methods for exhaust gas recirculation are provided. The system includes a dedicated exhaust gas recirculation loop for recirculating exhaust gas flow from at least one dedicated cylinder of an engine into an intake system prior to combustion.
| Dual fuel system for an internal combustion engine|
A dual fuel system for a vehicle utilizing gasoline and propane fuel sources. The dual fuel system includes a micro-controlled switch box that switches back and forth between fuels.
| Method for controlling a motor-vehicle provided with an internal combustion engine having a system for variable actuation of the intake valves|
A motor vehicle provided with an internal combustion engine having a system for variable actuation of the intake valves has a phase of activation of an operating mode with the engine off and the vehicle moving, in which the fuel supply to the engine is cut-off. After the cut-off of the fuel supply to the engine, the system for variable actuation of the intake valves is controlled to vary the opening time and/or closing time and/or the lift of the intake valves so as to control the losses due to the pumping effect which occur within the engine in cut-off condition..
| Controlling cylinder usage during reduced load on an internal combustion propulsion engine|
While an engine is miming with all engine cylinders being fueled, a historical record of engine output torque and engine speed is compiled. When the historical record discloses a change in engine operation from a relatively greater output torque and engine speed to a relatively lesser output torque and speed, fueling of at least one engine cylinder ceases while engine output torque and engine speed remain substantially unchanged at the relatively lesser output torque and speed by continuing fueling of other engine cylinders and by causing at least one mechanism to control the timing of operation of cylinder intake and exhaust valves of the at least one engine cylinder to substantially minimize pumping loss attributable to the at least one engine cylinder..
| Engine speed control|
According to one embodiment, an apparatus for controlling operation of an internal combustion engine includes a conditions module that is configured to determine an out-of-gear condition of the internal combustion engine. The apparatus also includes a permission module that is configured to allow a speed of the internal combustion engine to exceed a maximum engine speed limit if the determined out-of-gear condition meets a threshold, and prevent the speed of the internal combustion engine from exceeding the maximum engine speed limit if the determined out-of-gear condition does not meet the threshold..
| Arrangement and method for an internal combustion engine with direct dual fuel injection|
An arrangement and method for a combustion engine with direct injection and in particular to switching between two types of fuel is disclosed. A high-pressure pump (10) is connected to a combustion engine and the high-pressure rail for the direct injection of a fuel.
| Rotary piston engine|
A rotary piston engine is disclosed. In one aspect, the engine includes a rotary piston rotating in a housing.
| Device comprising a cation ion-exchanger for reducing the acidity of motor oil and engine with such device|
A device 101 for reducing the acidity of motor oil for combustion engines, which device is part of the engine's lubrication system and contains monovalent cation exchanger 102, 202. It also relates to a method for regulating the acidity of motor oil whereby the oil is caused to pass through the acidity-regulating device.
| Dynamic variable intake tubing|
A dynamic variable intake tubing includes a dynamic swirl supercharging tube which has a tubular member. The tubular member has a through hole axially penetrated.
| Spark ignition device for an internal combustion engine and central electrode assembly therefore|
A spark ignition device includes a ceramic insulator with a metal shell surrounding at least a portion of the ceramic insulator. A ground electrode is attached to the shell.
| Internal combustion engine|
The present invention aims at effectively improving a propagation speed of a flame utilizing an electromagnetic wave in an internal combustion engine that promotes combustion of an air fuel mixture utilizing the electromagnetic wave. The present invention is directed to an internal combustion engine including: an internal combustion engine main body formed with a combustion chamber; and an ignition device that ignites the air fuel mixture in the combustion chamber, wherein combustion cycles, in which the ignition device ignites and combusts the air fuel mixture, are repeated.
| Plasma generating device, and internal combustion engine|
To downsize an electromagnetic wave generation device in a plasma generation device that generates electromagnetic wave plasma by emitting to a target space an electromagnetic wave amplified by means of a solid state amplifying element. The plasma generation device includes the electromagnetic wave generation device that outputs the electromagnetic wave amplified by means of the solid state amplifying element, and an emission antenna for emitting the electromagnetic wave outputted from the electromagnetic wave generation device to the target space.
| Camshaft device of a motor vehicle internal combustion engine|
In a camshaft adjusting device of a motor vehicle internal combustion engine which has an electromagnetic braking unit that includes a stationary actuator having a first braking surface and an axially spaced second braking surface which is movable relative to the first braking surface, the braking unit further includes a brake disk which is functionally separate from the stationary actuator and is at least partially situated between the spaced braking surfaces of the actuator and connected to an adjusting input of the camshaft adjusting device.. .
| Varably operated valve system for multi-cylinder internal combustion engine and control apparatus for variably operated valve system|
In a variably operated valve system for a multi-cylinder internal combustion engine and a control apparatus for the variably operated valve system, a first valve stop mechanism is configured to switch between a valve operation state in which one of a pair of intake valves from among the pair of intake valves of a part of a plurality of cylinders is operated to be open or closed and a valve stopped state in which the valve open or closure operation of the one of the intake valves is stopped, a second valve stop mechanism is configured to switch between the valve operation state in which the other of the pair of intake valves from among the pair of intake valves of the part of the cylinders is operated to be open or closed and the valve stopped state in which the valve open or closure operation is stopped.. .
| Variable valve timing control apparatus of internal combustion engine and method for assembling the same|
A variable valve timing control apparatus has a housing; a vane rotor relatively rotating with respect to the housing; a torsion spring always forcing the vane rotor in one rotation direction with respect to the housing; and a spring guide accommodating therein the torsion spring. At least a part of an outside diameter of the torsion spring, before being installed inside the spring guide, is formed to be greater than an inside diameter of an inner wall of the spring guide.
| Piston and method of making a piston|
A monobloc piston assembly for an internal combustion engine is provided. The piston assembly includes a piston body which extends along an axis and is formed of at least two pieces of material which are joined together at least one friction weld joint which extends continuously through an annular shape around the axis.
| Hydrogen assisted combustion engine system for a motor vehicle|
A hydrogen assisted combustion engine system for a motor vehicle includes: an engine having an intake; an air filter; an inlet duct interconnecting the intake and the air filter; a throttle valve disposed in the inlet duct between the intake and the air filter; a hydrogen generator for generating a hydrogen-containing gas; a pump connected to the hydrogen generator and the inlet duct for pumping the hydrogen-containing gas from the hydrogen generator into the inlet duct; and a speed controller electrically connected to the pump and manually operative for adjusting a speed of the pump.. .
| Combustion apparatus with direct firing system|
The invention relates to a combustion apparatus, in particular to a burner for the combustion of carbonaceous fuel. The combustion apparatus comprises a burner having a burner inlet for receiving a supply of combustible pulverous fuel and a supply of comburant gas and a burner outlet in the vicinity of which combustion of the fuel is supported during use; at least a primary conduit defining a flow channel for conveying a mixture of fuel and comburant gas from the burner inlet to the burner outlet; a fuel feed line defining a flow channel which conveys a pulverous combustible fuel in a dense phase; and a supply conduit fluidly connecting a comburant gas supply to the primary conduit and defining with the primary conduit a primary flow stream; wherein the fuel feed line is provided with a fuel feed outlet into the supply conduit upstream of the burner inlet to supply pulverous combustible fuel in a dense phase; and wherein the primary flow stream is provided with a mixing device downstream of the fluid supply outlet.
| Method of waste melting treatment|
A waste-melting method, in which waste is fed into a waste-melting furnace (1), and the waste is thermally decomposed and combusted, and then, thermal decomposition and combustion residues are melted, is characterized in that coal coke and a biomass-molded material obtained by press-molding a biomass starting material while heating the biomass starting material to a temperature lower than the carbonization temperature thereof are fed into the melting furnace, a high-temperature grate is formed with coal coke at the bottom of the melting furnace, and the coal coke and the biomass-molded material are combusted and used as heat sources for melting.. .
| Combustion apparatus|
A combustion apparatus of this invention comprises: a heat-resistant container having an opening in its upper part; and a pot with a fire-extinguishing lid, provided with a fire-extinguishing lid which can open and close the opening in the upper part of the heat-resistance container, closes the opening with the fire-extinguishing lid by hand, vibration, or impact, and receives a fuel dropped from the heat-resistant container.. .
| Calcium lsx and lithium-h-lsx zeolite oxygen enrichment system for an internal combustion engine|
A system for increasing the power of cars by increasing the oxygen content in the intake manifold supply using a zeolite filtration system. This system does not rely on the conventional method of injecting pure oxygen from a tank or using hydrolysis from water.
| Enhanced fly ash collection|
A process of enhancing fly ash collection without adding so3 to a flue gas can include providing a flue gas that includes fly ash and combustion gases from a coal fired boiler; injecting into the flue gas a particulate resistivity aid; and then collecting the fly ash and particulate resistivity aid with a cold side electrostatic precipitator (esp).. .
| Manual transmission|
The manual transmission of this apparatus includes an input shaft ai to which power is input from an internal combustion engine e/g through a clutch cit and an output shaft ao to which power is input from an electric motor m/g. This transmission has a plurality of ev travel gear stages (ev, ev-r) (different from the neutral) in which no power transmission system is established between the input shaft ai and the output shaft ao, and a plurality of hv travel gear stages (2-nd to 5-th) in which a power transmission system is established between the input shaft ai and the output shaft ao.
| Zoned evaporative cooling media for air intake house of gas turbine|
An evaporative cooling system for combustion gas turbine system has an array of cooling media including first and second cooling media types. The first cooling media type has a first maximum air velocity rating, and the second cooling media type has a second maximum air velocity rating that greater than the first maximum air velocity rating..
| Fuel efficient ultra-low emission and improved pattern factor colorless distributed combustion for stationary and propulsion gas turbine applications|
Colorless distributed combustion (cdc) reactors or green combustion gas turbine combustors having a combustion chamber are presented for improved performance of gas turbine combustion engines. The combustors are configured and designed for providing a superior pattern factor (uniform thermal field in the combustion zone) and a reduction or complete elimination of pollutants emission from the combustor (i.e., zero emission gas turbine combustor) and uniform thermal field in the entire combustion zone to provide significantly improved pattern factor.
| Gas turbine system with manifold|
A system including a gas turbine engine, including a combustor configured to generate products of combustion, a turbine driven by the products of combustion from the combustor, a compressor having a compressor discharge leading into a chamber between the combustor and a compressor discharge casing, an extraction manifold coupled to the combustor, wherein the extraction manifold is fluidly coupled to the chamber.. .
| Reciprocating exhaust mechanism for energy recuperation and gas recirculation|
The reciprocating piston of an exhaust pressure wave charger for a combustion engine has an integrated hydraulic piston and an air piston transferring exhaust gas energy into mechanical power and provides exhaust gas for the combustion chamber. The fluid communication between hydraulic piston and hydraulic circuit is controlled by valves to extract the exhaust energy during the expansion stroke and advance the charger piston back into top end position.
| Control device and control method of electric booster|
A control device and a control method of an electric booster include an assist function by an electrical actuator. An input piston of the electric booster moves along an axial direction within the booster piston in response to an operation of a brake pedal.
| Exhaust gas purification device for internal combustion engine|
The invention relates to an exhaust control device of an engine (10) comprising a catalyst (45) in an exhaust passage (40). In this invention, the active element transforms as a solid solution in the carrier when a catalyst temperature is higher than or equal to a predetermined solid solution temperature and an atmosphere in the catalyst is an oxidation atmosphere and the active element precipitates from the carrier when the catalyst temperature is higher than or equal to a predetermined precipitation temperature and the atmosphere in the catalyst is a reduction atmosphere.
| Control device for internal combustion engine with turbo supercharger|
An object of the present invention is to control a supercharge pressure in such a manner as not to interfere with warming-up of an exhaust gas purifying catalyst, in an internal combustion engine with a turbo supercharger. To this end, a control device for an internal combustion engine with a turbo supercharger provided by the present invention makes a determined value of a target supercharge pressure with respect to a same target intake pressure smaller when a request to warm up the exhaust gas purifying catalyst is present, as compared with when the request is absent.
| Exhaust gas treatment device, method for processing exhaust gas, and motor vehicle|
The invention relates to an exhaust-gas treatment device for processing exhaust gas from a combustion aggregate, especially a diesel engine. Moreover, the present invention relates to a method for processing exhaust gas from a combustion aggregate by means of selective catalytic reaction, and it also relates to a motor vehicle in which the method according to the invention is implemented or which has the exhaust-gas treatment device according to the invention.
| Method for controlling a heat recovery device in an internal combustion engine|
A method for controlling a heat recovery device in an internal combustion engine, in particular, for a motor vehicle. The heat recovery device is provided with a circuit for a working medium having an evaporator of an expansion machine that is arranged in an exhaust gas flow path of the internal combustion engine, a condensor, an expansion tank, and a feed pump.
| High performance liquid rocket propellant|
Disclosed is a process of fueling a rocket engine or air-breathing engine for a hypersonic vehicle with a high performance hydrocarbon fuel characterized by a hydrogen content greater than 14.3% by weight, a hydrogen to carbon atomic ratio greater than 2.0 and/or a heat of combustion greater than 18.7 kbtu/lb. The disclosed fuels generally have a paraffin content that is at least 90% by mass and a c12-c20 isoparaffin content of at least 40% by mass..
| Torrefaction systems and methods including catalytic oxidation and/or reuse of combustion gases directly in a torrefaction reactor, cooler, and/or dryer/preheater|
A method for torrefying biomass comprises using an oxidation catalyst to combust gas produced by torrefaction, and thereby produce combustion flue gas. The method also comprises introducing the combustion flue gas into a torrefaction reactor and/or a cooler..
| Method for the production of a piston for an internal combustion engine|
A method for producing a piston from an upper piston part and a lower piston part. A strip- or plate-shaped semifinished product made of a metal material is provided, from which an annular upper piston part or an annular blank is stamped out, which blank is finished to form an upper piston part, wherein the upper piston part is connected to a lower piston part to form a piston..