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Thermostat device and cooling system

Scania Cv Ab

Thermostat device and cooling system

Diesel combustion system

Dalian University Of Technology

Diesel combustion system

Diesel combustion system

Uop

Catalyst regenerator process

Date/App# patent app List of recent Combustion-related patents
02/26/15
20150057912
 Vehicle carbon monoxide detection system and method patent thumbnailnew patent Vehicle carbon monoxide detection system and method
A vehicle carbon monoxide detection system for a vehicle includes a vehicle internal combustion engine; a controller interfacing with the vehicle internal combustion engine; a carbon monoxide sensor interfacing with the controller, the carbon monoxide sensor adapted to detect a level of carbon monoxide. The controller is adapted to prevent and terminate operation of the vehicle internal combustion engine if the level of carbon monoxide detected by the carbon monoxide sensor exceeds a threshold carbon monoxide level.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
02/26/15
20150057911
 Method and system for improved dilution tolerance patent thumbnailnew patent Method and system for improved dilution tolerance
Methods and systems are provided for improving combustion stability, in particular during transient operations such as tip-out to lower load conditions, when egr is being purged. Until a desired lp-egr rate is achieved, fuel may be delivered as a split injection with at least an intake stroke injection and a compression stroke injection.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
02/26/15
20150057908
 Asil b-compliant implementation of automotive safety-related functions by means of a high diagnosability, quality managed-compliant integrated circuit patent thumbnailnew patent Asil b-compliant implementation of automotive safety-related functions by means of a high diagnosability, quality managed-compliant integrated circuit
An automotive internal combustion engine electronic control unit for performing safety-related functions with a predetermined automotive safety integrity level, including: a microcontroller and an integrated circuit distinct from and communicating with the microcontroller. The microcontroller performs one or more safety-related functions with the same automotive safety integrity level as required to the automotive engine electronic control unit.
Exida Development S.r.l.
02/26/15
20150057867
 Method and  carrying out a reference measurement on a sensor of an internal cumbustion engine patent thumbnailnew patent Method and carrying out a reference measurement on a sensor of an internal cumbustion engine
A method and a corresponding apparatus for carrying out a reference measurement on a sensor of an internal combustion engine of a motor vehicle during an overrun phase of the internal combustion engine, in order to detect measurement errors of the sensor. Provision is made that future overrun phases of the internal combustion engine, and the duration of the overrun phases, are predicted on the basis of route data; and that a reference measurement on the sensor is carried out only when the predicted duration of the overrun phase is long enough to carry out the reference measurement completely.
Robert Bosch Gmbh
02/26/15
20150057860
 Driving force control device for hybrid vehicle and driving force control  hybrid vehicle patent thumbnailnew patent Driving force control device for hybrid vehicle and driving force control hybrid vehicle
A driving force control device for a hybrid vehicle includes: a travel load calculation unit adapted to divide a predicted route from a current position to a predetermined distance ahead into a plurality of intervals, and to estimate a travel load in each interval; a recommended discharge amount calculation unit adapted to search for a regeneration possible interval, in which a travel condition required by a driver can be maintained even when an output of an internal combustion engine is stopped and regeneration is performed by a motor/generator, from an estimation result, and to estimate a charge amount expected value in the regeneration possible interval, and distributes the charge amount expected value preferentially to an adjacent interval to the regeneration possible interval as a recommended discharge amount in order to stop the output of the internal combustion engine; and an energy management unit that controls an operation of the motor/generator in the current position on the basis of a travel condition, a state of charge, and the recommended discharge amount in the current position.. .
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150057200
 Lubricant composition for internal combustion engine oil patent thumbnailnew patent Lubricant composition for internal combustion engine oil
(wherein as represents a thioheterocycle; each of r1 and r2 represents a hydrogen atom, an amino group, a c1 to c50 hydrocarbyl group selected from among an alkyl group, a cycloalkyl group, an alkenyl group, a cycloalkenyl group, and an aryl group, or, in the case of a hydrocarbyl group, a c1 to c50 heteroatom-containing group having an atom selected from among an oxygen atom, a nitrogen atom, and a sulfur atom, in the hydrocarbyl group; and each of k, l, m, and n is an integer of 0 to 5), and an aminoalcohol compound having, in the molecule thereof, one or more amino groups and one or more hydroxyl groups, wherein the composition has a phosphorus content (p mass %) and a sulfated ash content (m mass %), based on the total amount of the composition, satisfying any of the following conditions a to c: condition a: p<0.03, and m<0.3; condition b: p<0.03, and 0.3≦m≦0.6; and condition c: 0.03≦p≦0.06, and m<0.3. The lubricating oil composition of the present invention can considerably reduce the amounts of phosphorus-containing additives and a metallic detergent, while high-temperature detergency and wear resistance are maintained..
02/26/15
20150057146
 Catalyst regenerator process patent thumbnailnew patent Catalyst regenerator process
A method of operating a continuous or semi-continuous system for a catalyst regeneration process. The system comprises a regenerator, the regenerator comprising a combustion zone and a halogenation zone.
Uop Llc
02/26/15
20150056564
 Dual venturi for combustion apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Dual venturi for combustion apparatus
The present invention relates to a dual venturi for a combustion apparatus, and more particularly, to a dual venturi for a combustion apparatus that is capable of effectively controlling calorific power since the amount of gas for a burner provided in a water heater and the amount of supplied air are controlled in two phases, and a motor and a damper are coupled to each other so that the damper opens or blocks inlets for secondary air and the gas at the same time that the damper is rotated by the driving of the motor. The present invention includes: a housing that is a cylindrical duct where a first passage and a second passage are formed therein partitioned by a partition wall, wherein a first gas inlet pipe is formed in one side portion of the first passage; a damper which is disposed in the second passage of the housing so as to open or block the flow of the secondary air according to the state of rotation, wherein a damper hole is formed in the damper; a secondary gas inlet pipe having one end portion coupled with the damper, wherein a secondary gas outlet is formed on the same circumference as the damper hole, a secondary gas flows into the other end portion, and the secondary gas outlet and the damper hole selectively communicate with each other according to the angle of rotation of the damper; and a motor for rotating in a coupled state with the damper which is disposed outside of the housing..
Kyungdong Navien Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150056526
 Fuel cell module and fuel cell system patent thumbnailnew patent Fuel cell module and fuel cell system
A fuel cell module of an aspect of the present invention includes: a fuel cell; a dehydrogenation reaction part that performs a dehydrogenation reaction of a hydride of an aromatic compound; a hydrogen separator that separates the hydrogen produced in the dehydrogenation reaction part from a dehydrogenated product of the hydride; a hydrogen supplier that supplies the hydrogen separated in the hydrogen separator to the fuel cell; and a single housing that houses the fuel cell, the dehydrogenation reaction part, the hydrogen separator, and the hydrogen supplier. The dehydrogenation reaction part is heated by at least one of the heat generated in the fuel cell and that generated by combustion of offgas from the fuel cell..
Jx Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation
02/26/15
20150056125
 Process and system for producing commercial quality carbon dioxide from recausticizing process calcium carbonates patent thumbnailnew patent Process and system for producing commercial quality carbon dioxide from recausticizing process calcium carbonates
The invention features methods and systems for recovering carbon dioxide, for producing commercial quality carbon dioxide (co2) of 90% to +99% purity using, wet calcium carbonate lime mud produced in a recausticizing process that also produces caustic soda, for instance, kraft paper pulp mill lime mud (a.k.a., “lime mud”) as a feedstock to a multi-stage lime mud calcination process. This process may be fueled with low, or negative cost “carbon-neutral” fuels such as waste water treatment plant (wwtp) sludge, biomass, precipitated lignins, coal, or other low cost solid fuels.
02/26/15
20150056106
new patent

Exhaust gas purification catalyst, exhaust gas purification device and filter, and production said catalyst


Provided is an exhaust gas purification catalyst having high catalytic activity enabling combustion of pm (particulate matter) at low temperatures and excellent thermal resistance, an exhaust gas purification device and filter having high combustion efficiency of pm and excellent durability, and a method for producing the catalyst. The exhaust gas purification catalyst of the present invention is composite oxide particles containing at least one alkali metal, si, and zr..
Otsuka Chemical Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150056071
new patent

Bearing systems for turbochagers used on internal combustion engines


A bearing system for a turbocharger rotor assembly that includes an elongated bearing carrier with anti-friction bearings on each end carried in a stationary housing. The elongated bearing carrier is supported within the housing by axially spaced elastomeric bands in grooves in the outside diameter of the bearing carrier that cooperate with grooves in the bore of the stationary housing within which the elastomeric bands are seated to carry the axial thrust of the rotor assembly in both axial directions..
02/26/15
20150055901
new patent

Main bearing for crankshaft of internal combustion engine


A main bearing for a crankshaft of an internal combustion engine has first and second half bearings forming an axial groove on an inner circumferential side of a butting portion. Each half bearing has a main cylinder portion including a central portion in a circumferential direction, and crush relief portions each extending toward the central portion from an end surface of the half bearing in the circumferential direction with a center angle of 3° to 15°.
Daido Metal Company Ltd.
02/26/15
20150055900
new patent

Main bearing for crankshaft of internal combustion engine


A main bearing for a crankshaft of an internal combustion engine has first and second half bearings forming an axial groove on an inner circumferential surface of a butting portion. Each half bearing has a main cylinder portion including a central portion, and crush relief portions each extending toward the central portion from an end surface of the half bearing with a center angle of 3° to 15°.
Daido Metal Company Ltd.
02/26/15
20150055740
new patent

In space startup nuclear fusion rocket engines


The invention is for a startup system for nuclear fusion engines in space. The combustion of hydrogen and oxygen produces heat that is used by a heat engine to produce electricity.
The Trustees Of Princeton University
02/26/15
20150054514
new patent

Plug built-in type optical measurement probe, and optical measurement device provided with the same


There are provided a plug built-in type optical measurement probe capable of obtaining a more accurate measurement value, and an optical measurement device provided with the same. A spark section and a light receiving section are held by a plug main body while being arranged next to each other in a protruding manner such that an end face of a holder is arranged at a position where discharge light from the spark section does not enter the field of view of the light receiving section.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150054284
new patent

Hybrid receiver-combustor


A hybrid receiver-combustor (100) for capturing heat energy from a solar source and a fuel source. The hybrid receiver-combustor (100) includes a vessel (110) for acting both as a combustion furnace and as a solar receiver, and a plurality of burners (180) for combusting an oxidant stream, such as an air stream, and a fuel stream.
Adelaide Research & Innovation Pty Ltd
02/26/15
20150054223
new patent

Coatings and powders, methods of making same, and uses thereof


This invention relates to thermal spray coatings, powders useful in deposition of the thermal spray coatings, methods of producing the powders, and uses of the thermal spray coatings, for example, coating of piston rings and cylinder liners of internal combustion engines. The coatings of this invention are applied by thermal spray deposition of a powder.
02/26/15
20150053778
new patent

Thermostat device and cooling system


A thermostat device (1) for a cooling system in a motor vehicle, includes an inlet duct (3) to receive cooling fluid that is circulated through the combustion engine of the motor vehicle, an inlet opening (17) to receive cooling fluid from a pilot line in the cooling system, a first and second outlet duct (5a, 5b); an axially displaceable valve rod (11), on which a valve body (10) is secured; a temperature-dependent activating element (14) of a wax which is arranged to influence the displacement position of the valve rod in dependence upon the temperature of the cooling fluid that is received via the inlet opening (17); and the inlet opening is connected with the second outlet duct (5b) via a connecting duct (18) that extends in an axial direction through the valve rod. Also a cooling system including such a thermostat device..
Scania Cv Ab
02/26/15
20150053505
new patent

Engine oil recirculation system for extended maintenance interval


An oil recirculation system for an internal combustion engine includes an oil sump for storage of engine oil, a supplemental oil tank configured for storage of supplemental engine oil therein, and a conduit configured to fluidly couple the supplemental oil tank and the oil sump such that supplemental engine oil from the supplemental oil tank is selectively delivered to the oil sump and engine oil is selectively extracted from the oil sump and delivered to the supplemental oil tank. The system is configured to deliver supplemental engine oil to the oil sump from the supplemental oil tank and extract engine oil from the oil sump to the supplemental oil tank during a predetermined time period..
Briggs & Stratton Corporation
02/26/15
20150053387
new patent

Line with arched structure


A line is provided for hot gas, for the use particularly in a motor vehicle with an internal combustion engine, with the line including at least one guiding pipe (2), having deformations (4) over at least a portion of its length at least over parts of its circumference, which seen from an exterior of the guiding pipe (2) are embodied convexly or concavely and are interrupted at least once in the circumferential direction.. .
Witzenmann Gmbh
02/26/15
20150053304
new patent

Dynamic variable fuel optimization system


Present invention optimizes utilization of different fuels in various single and multi-fueled engines. The fuel system and optimization controller links fuel properties (physical, reactionary, combustion etc.) to on-board computer systems during the refueling process.
Optimus Technologies, Llc
02/26/15
20150053299
new patent

Uncoupling element


In an uncoupling element for uncoupling vibrations of the turbocharger of an internal combustion engine from an exhaust system with a bellows, provisions are made, especially for achieving a lower stiffness with short overall length, for the bellows to be a diaphragm bellows.. .
Boa Balg- Und Kompensatoren-technologie Gmbh
02/26/15
20150053188
new patent

Blow-by gas ventilation device


A bypass passage connecting an upstream portion and a downstream portion of a compressor of a turbocharger is provided in an air intake passage of an internal combustion engine. An ejector, which utilizes the intake air flowing in the bypass passage as a drive gas and thereby venting the blow-by gas generated by the internal combustion engine, is installed in the bypass passage.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
02/26/15
20150053184
new patent

System and adjusting on-time calibration of a fuel injector in internal combustion engine


The disclosure provides a system and method for determining an amount of fuel injected or delivered by a single fuel injector in an internal combustion engine by generating one fuel injection event after the engine has stopped operating. The fuel delivered is statistically analyzed in comparison with a commanded fuel delivery amounts to determine the suitability of fuel injector on-time calibration for the analyzed fuel injector.
Cummins Inc.
02/26/15
20150053179
new patent

Method for controlling an internal combustion engine


A method for controlling an internal combustion engine includes: using the pressure sensor method, determining for a first injector a first control period during which a desired quantity of fuel is injected into a lead cylinder; controlling the first injector with the first control period and entering a quantity replacement signal resulting therefrom into a training characteristic field as a function of the drive train parameters; and using null quantity calibration, varying for all further cylinders a control period of the injectors assigned to the cylinders until the quantity replacement signal is reached.. .
02/26/15
20150053178
new patent

Combustion modification and emissions reduction utilizing an electrically insulated engine member in internal combustion engines


A system and method is provided for applying an electric field in internal combustion engines to act on the combustion process to reduce emissions and improve fuel economy in an engine. The engine has an engine block forming a combustion chamber.
Wayne State University
02/26/15
20150053172
new patent

Diesel combustion system


A diesel combustion system including an injector and a combustion chamber. The combustion chamber is formed by a cylinder head, a cylinder liner, and a piston.
Dalian University Of Technology
02/26/15
20150053171
new patent

Internal combustion engine with high temperature fuel injection


Set forth herein are apparatuses and systems that utilize high temperature fuel injection to eliminate knocking within a combustion systems, and more particularly internal combustion engines. In some embodiments, the combustion system of the present invention can eliminate knocking through the use of high compression ratios and high intake boost pressures.
Transonic Combustion, Inc.
02/26/15
20150053170
new patent

Rotary internal combustion engine


This invention is to provide a rotary internal combustion engine, which comprises a stationary cylinder connected with a shell, a plurality of piston claw clamps being movably provided on said stationary cylinder, a rotatable power output shaft pivotally provided on said shell, and an arc plate being fixed on said power output shaft within said shell, and a plurality of piston claw clamps being movably provided on a movable cylinder; wherein three pistons are rotating circumferentially in said movable cylinder and are clamped and released in turn cyclically by said piston claw clamps upon running, respectively, so as to switch working modes sequentially; and a plurality of spring cups are provided outside of said movable cylinder and each has a spring with a push rod provided therein such that said piston claw clamps can be controlled by said arc plate through said spring cups and said push rods.. .
02/26/15
20150053169
new patent

Weight optimized connecting rod


The present invention relates to a connecting rod for an internal combustion engine with a big bearing portion for forming a coupling arrangement with a crankshaft and with a small bearing portion for forming a coupling arrangement with a piston, whereas between the big bearing portion and the small bearing potion is arranged a rod shaft. According to the invention the rod shaft features a single piece construction with a first shaft beam and a second shaft bean arranged substantially parallel to the first shaft beam, whereas the shaft beams extend from the big bearing portion to the small bearing portion and feature a certain distance to each other, whereas at least the small bearing portion features an outer dimension which is broader than the median width of the rod shaft and the transition of the rod shaft into the small bearing portion features a concave transition portion..
Thyssenkrupp Metalurgica Campo Limpo Ltda.
02/26/15
20150053168
new patent

Transmission mechanism for vehicles internal combustion engines


The present invention relates to transmission mechanism for vehicle internal combustion (ic) engines, wherein such mechanism improves the efficiency and the power output of internal combustion engines through dividing the conventional connecting rod between the crank shaft and the piston into two parts; a first part and a second part and connecting such parts together by a pin joint, wherein the second part slides through an oscillating rocker that is connected to the engine block by pin joint, and thus adding a degree of freedom to the conventional connecting rod controlled by said oscillating rocker. The mechanism of the present invention can be retrofitted in the existing vehicle combustion engines without the need for any significant change in the design of such engines.
02/26/15
20150053167
new patent

Combustion engine piston and engine using same


A piston for an internal combustion engine is disclosed. The piston includes an upper surface configured to at least partly face a cylinder head of the internal combustion engine.
Caterpillar Inc.
02/26/15
20150053165
new patent

Device and reducing rotational imbalances of a drive train for a hybrid vehicle


A system and a method for reducing a rotational imbalance of a drive train of a hybrid vehicle are provided. The drive train includes an internal-combustion engine, an electric machine, and a crankshaft.
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
02/26/15
20150053164
new patent

Starter system for an engine


An internal combustion engine includes a cylinder, an exhaust, a fuel tank, an engine cover, a power take off configured to drive an implement, an electric starting system including a starter motor, a battery receiving port, and a rechargeable battery removably attached to the battery receiving port, and an electric start control module including a switch configured to be actuated by a release mechanism configured to put the implement in the ready-to-run condition and a controller coupled to the switch, wherein the switch is configured to provide a signal when the release mechanism is in the engaged position, wherein the controller is configured to receive the signal, wherein the controller it configured to turn on the starter motor to start the internal combustion engine upon receipt of the signal from the switch and an input from a run sensor confirming that the implement is in the ready-to-run condition, and wherein the rechargeable battery is configured to power the starter motor to start the engine.. .
Briggs & Stratton Corporation
02/26/15
20150053162
new patent

Ethanol/castor oil based fuel conditioning


An ethanol/castor oil treatment system for preparing an ethanol/castor oil based fuel for use as a fuel of an internal combustion engine includes an ethanol tank, an ethanol pump fluidly connected to the ethanol tank and having an ethanol output, a castor oil tank, a castor oil pump fluidly connected to the castor oil tank and having a castor oil output, and a blended fuel line having an inlet end fluidly connected to the ethanol output and the castor oil output. The ethanol pump and the castor oil pump are at least one of mass controlled and volume controlled pumps such that ethanol and castor oil are pumped to the blended fuel line in at least one of an adjustable mass ratio and volume ratio..
Caterpillar Motoren Gmbh & Co. Kg
02/26/15
20150053161
new patent

Oxygenated fuel


Techniques, systems, apparatus and material are disclosed for generating oxygenated fuel. In one aspect, a method of producing an oxygenated fuel from biomass waste for use in a combustion system includes dissociating the biomass waste to produce one or more carbon donors.
Mcalister Technologies, Llc
02/26/15
20150053159
new patent

Externally driven interior axial cam


An axial cam with a plurality of followers mounted within its diameter drives the followers in both axial directions. The followers operatively actuate valves such as those of an internal combustion engine.
02/26/15
20150053124
new patent

Biomass-mixed, pulverized coal-fired burner and fuel combustion method


A biomass-mixed, pulverized coal-fired burner is provided, capable of burning biomass fuel as auxiliary fuel in large quantities and burning only pulverized coal when the biomass fuel is not sufficiently available. The biomass-mixed, pulverized coal-fired burner includes a biomass fuel jet nozzle that extends axially along the biomass-mixed, pulverized coal-fired burner, a fuel jet nozzle that is open midway in the biomass fuel jet nozzle, a secondary air nozzle that surrounds the fuel jet nozzle, and a tertiary air nozzle that surrounds the secondary air nozzle.
Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
02/26/15
20150053123
new patent

Low sulfur coal additive for improved furnace operation


The present invention is directed to additives for coal-fired furnaces, particularly furnaces using a layer of slag to capture coal particles for combustion. The additive(s) include iron, mineralizer(s), handling aid(s), flow aid(s), and/or abrasive material(s).
Ada-es, Inc.


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