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Method for controlling a powertrain and a transmission system

Gm Global Technology Operations

Method for controlling a powertrain and a transmission system

Catalytic converter apparatus

Vida Holdings

Catalytic converter apparatus

Catalytic converter apparatus

Schaeffler Technologies & Kg

Switchable hydraulic lash adjuster with external spring and solid stop

Date/App# patent app List of recent Combustion-related patents
03/26/15
20150088403
 Control  operating a fuel injector patent thumbnailnew patent Control operating a fuel injector
A control apparatus is disclosed for operating a fuel injector of an internal combustion engine. The control apparatus includes an electronic control unit configured to: perform a first calculation task in order to calculate a set of start of injection values (soii) of a train of injections, calculate an angular position (diangpos) of the crankshaft defining the start of a second calculation task, and perform the second calculation task in order to calculate a set of values (eti) of the energizing time of the injections of the train.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc
03/26/15
20150088395
 Method for operating a powertrain in a motor vehicle patent thumbnailnew patent Method for operating a powertrain in a motor vehicle
A method is provided for operating a powertrain in a motor vehicle, the powertrain having an internal combustion engine and components for coupling the internal combustion engine to the drive wheels of the motor vehicle in a controllable manner. The internal combustion engine is decoupled from the drive wheels if specified operating conditions are present while the motor vehicle is traveling in order to allow the vehicle to coast.
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
03/26/15
20150088393
 Method for controlling a powertrain and a transmission system patent thumbnailnew patent Method for controlling a powertrain and a transmission system
A method for controlling a powertrain includes the following steps: (a) determining whether a vehicle is coasting to a stop based on an accelerator pedal position; (b) determining whether an automatic transmission is in first gear; (c) shifting an input clutch from an engaged state to a disengaged state in order to operatively disconnect the automatic transmission from an internal combustion engine if the vehicle is coasting to a stop and the automatic transmission is not in first gear; and (d) shifting the automatic transmission to the first gear in order to allow the internal combustion engine to be shut down while the vehicle is coasting to a stop.. .
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc
03/26/15
20150088392
 Transmission gear shift indication techniques patent thumbnailnew patent Transmission gear shift indication techniques
Transmission gear shift control techniques can include calculating, at a controller of a vehicle powered by an internal combustion engine, the controller including one or more processors, brake specific fuel consumption (bsfc) for each of: (i) a current gear of a transmission of the vehicle, (ii) a lower gear than the current gear of the transmission, and (iii) a higher gear than the current gear of the transmission, wherein the transmission is one of a manual transmission and an automatic transmission operating in a manual mode. The techniques can include determining, at the controller, which of the current gear, the lower gear, and the higher gear has a smallest bsfc to obtain a desired gear of the transmission.
03/26/15
20150088364
 Thermostat failure detection device and thermostat failure detection method patent thumbnailnew patent Thermostat failure detection device and thermostat failure detection method
A thermostat failure detection device sequentially calculates a normal-time minimum water temperature on an assumption that a thermostat is normal and an internal combustion engine is operated in a state where the engine water temperature is less likely to rise, sequentially calculates a failure-time maximum water temperature on an assumption that the thermostat is in a stuck-open failure state and the internal combustion engine is operated in a state where the engine water temperature is likely to rise, determines the failure of the thermostat if the engine water temperature is lower than the normal-time minimum water temperature, determines the normality of the thermostat if the engine water temperature is higher than the failure-time maximum water temperature, and determines neither the normality nor the failure if the engine water temperature is between the normal-time minimum water temperature and the failure-time maximum water temperature.. .
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
03/26/15
20150088355
 Method for shutting off an internal combustion engine patent thumbnailnew patent Method for shutting off an internal combustion engine
A method is described for shutting off an internal combustion engine in a vehicle that comprises an internal combustion engine and an electrical machine, an electrical torque furnished by the electrical machine being adapted in such a way that a change per unit time in a total torque lies within a definable range, the total torque being made up at least of a torque of the internal combustion engine and the electrical torque.. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh
03/26/15
20150087462
 Wobble body gear patent thumbnailnew patent Wobble body gear
A gear mechanism with a sun gear and a ring gear is provided, where the sun gear and the ring gear are arranged coaxial relative to a gear axis of rotation, and with a transmitter element and an actuating device. The transmitter element comprises a revolving transmitter ring which is arranged eccentric relative to the gear axis of rotation and in sections engages with the sun gear and the ring gear.
Iwis Motorsysteme Gmbh & Co. Kg
03/26/15
20150086934
 Fuel/air mixture and combustion apparatus and associated methods for use in a fuel-fired heating apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Fuel/air mixture and combustion apparatus and associated methods for use in a fuel-fired heating apparatus
A fuel-fired furnace incorporates specially designed fuel/air mixing and combustion structures. The fuel/air mixing structure is of a mixing sound-attenuating design and comprises a venturi having a perforated sidewall portion and being surrounded by a noise-damping housing chamber communicating with the interior of the venturi via its sidewall perforations.
Rheem Manufacturing Company
03/26/15
20150086931
 Combustion device for improving turndown ratio patent thumbnailnew patent Combustion device for improving turndown ratio
The purpose of the present invention is to provide a combustion device for improving a turndown ratio, which is capable of stably implementing a combusted state in a low-output load region by improving a turndown ratio of a burner. To this end, the present invention provides the combustion device having a premixing chamber (300) which is connected to an air supply tube (100) and a gas supply tube (200), and which has a space for premixing air and gas provided therein, wherein the space for premixing the air and gas supplied from the air supply tube (100) and the gas supply tube (200) is divided into multiple stages of a venturi structure in the premixing chamber (300), and the discharging direction of the gas discharged inside the premixing chamber (300) through the gas supply tube (200) is formed in parallel to the flow direction of the gas supplied inside the premixing chamber (300) through the air supply tube (100)..
Kyungdong Navien Co., Ltd.
03/26/15
20150086455
 Method for operating an exhaust gas system,  operating a motor vehicle and motor vehicle patent thumbnailnew patent Method for operating an exhaust gas system, operating a motor vehicle and motor vehicle
A method for operating an exhaust gas system of an internal combustion engine having at least one heater and a catalytic converter for converting hydrocarbons, includes operating the heater in such a way that it is adapted to the aging state of the catalytic converter. A method for operating a motor vehicle and a motor vehicle are also provided..
Emitec Gesellschaft Fuer Emissionstechnologie Mbh
03/26/15
20150086454
new patent

Catalytic converter apparatus


A catalytic converter apparatus for use in an exhaust system of an internal combustion engine includes a housing having a gas inlet and a gas outlet, and at least one catalytic substrate element disposed in the housing. The at least one substrate element is divided into a plurality of zones or sections, the zones at least partially separated from one another to inhibit heat flow.
Vida Holdings Ltd.
03/26/15
20150086434
new patent

Exhaust gas purification palladium monolayer catalyst for saddle-riding-type vehicle


Provided is a novel palladium catalyst capable of efficiently purifying carbon monoxide (co) and total hydrocarbons (thc) under a fuel-rich atmosphere even when palladium (pd) is used as a catalyst active component. Proposed is a palladium monolayer catalyst for an exhaust gas from a saddle-riding-type vehicle, which is an exhaust gas purification catalyst for a saddle-riding-type vehicle to be installed in an exhaust gas passage in an internal combustion engine.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
03/26/15
20150086428
new patent

Abnormality diagnosis system of internal combustion engine


An abnormality diagnosis system of an internal combustion engine which is provided with an exhaust purification catalyst 20 which can store oxygen is provided with a downstream side air-fuel ratio sensor 41 downstream of the catalyst and a catalyst abnormality diagnosis system which uses an output air-fuel ratio of the downstream side air-fuel ratio sensor when performing active air-fuel ratio control as the basis for diagnosing an exhaust purification catalyst for abnormality. The catalyst abnormality diagnosis system uses the amount of oxygen which is stored in or released from the exhaust purification catalyst in an air-fuel ratio reversal time period in active air-fuel ratio control as the basis to calculate the maximum storable oxygen amount of the exhaust purification catalyst and uses this as the basis to diagnose the exhaust purification catalyst for abnormality..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
03/26/15
20150086426
new patent

Soot load determination system


An aftertreatment system for treating exhaust gas discharged from a combustion engine may include a particulate filter, a reductant-injection system, an ammonia sensor and a control module. The particulate filter may be configured to filter exhaust gas discharged from the combustion engine.
Tenneco Automotive Operating Company Inc.
03/26/15
20150084533
new patent

Igniter, igniter control method, and internal combustion engine ignition apparatus


An igniter is not provided with a depression igbt and is configured such that a distance between a main igbt and a sense igbt is equal to or greater than 100 μm and equal to or less than 700 μm and preferably equal to or greater than 100 μm and equal to or less than 200 μm. The igniter is controlled such that, before the overcurrent of the main igbt reaches a predetermined upper limit, a sense current of the sense igbt is saturated.
Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.
03/26/15
20150084345
new patent

Motor vehicle electrical operating a motor vehicle electrical system


A motor vehicle electrical system, wherein a control unit senses or detects a start-stop command for the internal combustion engine, wherein when a start-stop command is sensed or detected a switching element is switched into the first switching state and the voltage at the dc/dc output, which is connected to the switching element, is increased by a control unit by means of a control command, wherein a measuring unit senses and evaluates the voltage condition over the switching element, wherein depending upon the evaluation the start-stop command is or is not carried out by a control unit using a control command also disclosed is a method for operating a motor vehicle electrical system.. .
Volkswagen Ag
03/26/15
20150083923
new patent

Linear-response nanocrystal scintillators and methods of using the same


Systems and devices incorporating radiation detection, and techniques and materials for improved radiation detection are provided that involve a nano-scintillator exhibiting a linear luminescent emission response to stimulating electromagnetic radiation. The nano-scintillator can include at least one nanocrystal comprising a rare earth element, a lanthanide dopant, and a spectator dopant, wherein the nanocrystal exhibits a linear luminescent emission response to stimulating electromagnetic radiation of wavelengths less than 100 nm.
Duke University
03/26/15
20150083829
new patent

Wear-optimised production of conical injection holes


A method for producing injection holes in fuel injection nozzles for internal combustion engines. An injection hole is formed by at least one abrading manufacturing method.
Robert Bosch Gmbh
03/26/15
20150083545
new patent

Prime mover arrangement comprising a fluid-actuated clutch arrangement and a multi-disk clutch


The invention relates to a prime mover arrangement comprising an internal combustion engine (1) for driving a first shaft (2) and comprising a steam engine (4) which is connected to the first shaft by means of a clutch arrangement (3) for driving a second shaft (5). Furthermore, means which interact with the clutch arrangement (3) are arranged between the first shaft (2) and the second shaft (5) in order to transmit a rotational movement of the second shaft (5) to the first shaft (2) in a first operating mode and to allow a freewheel between the first shaft (2) and the second shaft (5) in a second operating mode.
Robert Bosch Gmbh
03/26/15
20150083538
new patent

Torque converter assembly for a vehicle


A torque converter assembly having a hub for connection with an input shaft of a gearbox, a lock-up clutch module for selective connection with a crankshaft of an internal combustion engine, a turbine module of a torque converter rigidly connected to the lock-up clutch module and rotatable with respect to the hub, and a spiral spring isolator to resiliently connect the hub with the lock-up clutch module and the turbine module.. .
Dayco Europe S.r.i
03/26/15
20150083149
new patent

Gas powered heating unit and a heat not burn vaporising device


A vaporising device (80) for vaporising vaporisable matter without burning the vaporisable matter, typically, tobacco, comprises a vaporisation chamber (61) for the vaporisable matter, and a gas powered heating unit (1) for heating the vaporisation chamber (61). The heating unit (1) comprises a housing (2) having a main cylindrical side wall (4) closed at its respective ends by a first end wall (5) and a second end wall (6) to form a main chamber (8) within which fuel gas is converted to heat.
Oglesby & Butler Research & Development Limited
03/26/15
20150083108
new patent

Cook stove assembly


A combustion chamber, having an upper part and a lower part, may include an annular constriction, in combination with the combustion chamber, to aid in directing partially combusted gases such as carbon monoxide away from the periphery of the combustion chamber back toward its center, and into the flame front. The annular constriction may also impede the flow of partially combusted gases located at the periphery, thus increasing the time these gases spend within the combustion chamber and increasing the likelihood that any products of incomplete combustion will undergo combustion.
Colorado State University Research Foundation
03/26/15
20150083105
new patent

Diffuser plate for premixed burner box


To substantially reduce inequality in hot combustion flow rates through first and second heat exchanger tubes from a fuel-fired heating appliance burner box connected thereto and internally combusting a fuel/air mixture received therein from a source thereof to create the hot combustion gas, a perforated diffuser member having a non-uniform perforation pattern is provided. The fuel/air mixture is flowed through the perforated diffuser member into the interior of the burner box.
Rheem Manufacturing Company
03/26/15
20150083096
new patent

Turbocharger turbine booster


A method of operating the turbine booster to improve engine operating response and to increase the effectiveness of emission control devices is disclosed. A turbocharger turbine booster for a turbo charged internal combustion engine provides pressurized air to the turbocharger turbine and increases the oxygen in engine exhaust without increasing the engine combustion oxygen content..
International Engine Intellectual Property Company , Llc
03/26/15
20150083095
new patent

Internal combustion engine and control method therefor


An internal combustion engine includes an exhaust gas recirculation (egr) system having an egr valve and a reed valve in an egr passage, and a control device that expresses a relationship between an opening degree of the egr valve and a mass flow rate of an egr gas by using a first volume flow rate of the egr gas that can be expressed by using an isentropic flow equation of a nozzle of the egr valve and a second volume flow rate of the egr gas pumped out by the reed valve. Even if the reed valve (check valve) is provided in the egr passage, the mass flow rate of the egr gas can be calculated accurately..
Isuzu Motors Limited
03/26/15
20150083093
new patent

Method and controlling the starting of an internal combustion engine


Starting an internal combustion engine may be difficult as a consequence of the operating conditions of the engine. Even after the engine has started, it may take a long period of time for the engine to reach operating temperatures.
Perkins Engines Company Limited
03/26/15
20150083092
new patent

Method and controlling the starting of a forced induction internal combustion engine


Starting an internal combustion engine may be difficult as a consequence of the operating conditions of the engine. Even after the engine has started, it may take a long period of time for the engine to reach operating temperatures.
Perkins Engines Company Limited
03/26/15
20150083090
new patent

Fuel delivery system for an internal combustion engine


A fuel delivery system for an internal combustion engine. The fuel delivery system includes a diaphragm carburettor for mixing air and fuel, a start preparation system for introducing fuel into the carburettor before a start of the engine, and a fuel enrichment system for providing an enriched fuel and air mixture when the engine is cranked..
Husqvarna Ab
03/26/15
20150083085
new patent

Fuel injection system for an internal combustion engine


With reference to fig. 1, the present invention provides an internal combustion engine comprising a variable volume combustion chamber (10), an air intake passage (18), a throttle (23), a bypass passage (28) which bypasses the throttle (23) and via which air and/or recirculated exhaust gas is supplied to the intake passage (18) via a delivery nozzle (27) located downstream of the throttle (23).
Robert Bosch Gmbh
03/26/15
20150083084
new patent

Friction reduction and variable compression ratio


Apparatus for increasing internal combustion engine efficiency by substantial reduction of the friction between piston and cylinder by using a piston rod with one degree of freedom and said degree of freedom being translational motion along the central axis of the cylinder and supporting the said piston rod by stationary roller/ball bearings or by non-stationary moving cylindrical rollers. Additionally enhancing the combustion by introducing an insert into head cylinder and controlling the volume of the cylinder chamber when the piston is at top dead center at the end of compression stroke; thus controlling the compression ratio of the engine by the position of the said insert..
03/26/15
20150083075
new patent

System and compensating cetane


Methods and systems for adjusting a plurality of fuel injections supplied to a cylinder during a cycle of the cylinder are described. In one example, fuel amounts are moved between fuel injections in response to combustion phase.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
03/26/15
20150083074
new patent

Self cooled engine


Self-cooled engine including a cylinder, a cylinder head and a turbo-piston which freely reciprocates inside the cylinder. The cylinder head has a valve that achieves circumferential suction of air-fuel mixture into the cylinder.
Anisun Ecotech P Ltd
03/26/15
20150083073
new patent

Control device of compression-ignition engine


A control device of a compression-ignition engine is provided. The device includes an engine having a cylinder, a fuel injection valve for injecting a fuel, an exhaust valve mechanism for switching an operation mode of an exhaust valve between a normal mode and an open-twice mode, a throttle valve disposed on an intake passage, and a controller for operating the engine by compression-ignition combustion of mixture gas inside the cylinder at least within a low engine load range.
Mazda Motor Corporation
03/26/15
20150083072
new patent

Control device of compression-ignition engine


A control device of a compression-ignition engine is provided. The control device includes the engine having a cylinder, an exhaust gas recirculation system for introducing exhaust gas into the cylinder, and a controller for operating the engine by compression-ignition combustion of mixture gas inside the cylinder within a predetermined compression-ignitable range on a low engine load side.
Mazda Motor Corporation
03/26/15
20150083070
new patent

Arrangement comprising a cylinder head and a prechamber system


An arrangement comprising a cylinder head and a prechamber system for an internal combustion engine, wherein the cylinder head has a flame plate for delimiting a main combustion chamber and the prechamber system is at least partially arranged in an opening in the flame plate, wherein there is provided a cooling cavity substantially surrounding the prechamber system and arranged in the flame plate and/or in that region of the prechamber system that is in the opening.. .
Ge Jenbacher Gmbh & Co Og
03/26/15
20150083068
new patent

Internal combustion engine


An internal combustion engine includes a crankcase, a case cover for covering a side of the crankcase, a crankshaft and a balancer shaft. A balancer has a balancer driven gear and a balance weight provided on the balancer driven gear and is acted upon and driven by a driving force of the crankshaft to rotate.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
03/26/15
20150083064
new patent

Valve timing control apparatus of internal combustion engine


In a valve timing control apparatus configured to enable rotary motion of a vane rotor relative to a sprocket in a phase-retard direction or in a phase-advance direction by controlling hydraulic-pressure supply-and-exhaust for each of phase-advance hydraulic chambers and hydraulic-pressure supply-and-exhaust for each of phase-retard hydraulic chambers, first and second lock pins are located in a large-diameter rotor portion rather than a small-diameter rotor portion. The rotary motion of the vane rotor relative to the sprocket from an intermediate lock position between a maximum phase-advance position and a maximum phase-retard position is restricted by engagement of the first lock pin with a first lock hole and by engagement of the second lock pin with a second lock hole.
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.
03/26/15
20150083063
new patent

Switchable hydraulic lash adjuster with external spring and solid stop


A valve train of an internal combustion engine with a switchable hydraulic lash adjuster (shla) is provided, including a cylinder head having a boss, with an opening defined in the boss. The shla is located in the opening, and the shla includes: an outer housing having an inner bore, an inner housing movably located in the inner bore of the outer housing, and including a spring retainer at an outer end thereof, and a plunger assembly with a hydraulic lash adjuster mechanism movably located in a bore of the inner housing.
Schaeffler Technologies Gmbh & Co. Kg
03/26/15
20150083060
new patent

Combustion and vapor cycle lobed rotor engine


An internal combustion engine utilizing an additional vapor expansion piston/cylinder to capture traditionally rejected energy. Hot combustion gases from the combustion process are used to power an additional vapor expansion cycle in a separate cylinder from the combustion cycle.
03/26/15
20150083056
new patent

Vehicle internal combustion engine arrangement comprising a waste heat recovery system for compressing exhaust gases


A vehicle internal combustion engine arrangement includes an internal combustion reciprocating piston engine, and an exhaust line capable of collecting exhaust gases from the engine, a waste heat recovery system carrying a working fluid in a loop, in which the working fluid is successively compressed, heated in a heat exchanger by at least one engine fluid, and expanded in a first expander, a first compressor located in the exhaust line and mechanically connected to the first expander of the waste heat recovery system.. .
Renault Trucks
03/26/15
20150083055
new patent

Supplying gaseous fuel from a liquid state to an internal combustion engine


An improved apparatus supplies gaseous fuel from a liquid state to an internal combustion engine comprising an electrical energy generating apparatus for generating electrical energy from a store of chemical energy. A liquid pumping apparatus for pumping the gaseous fuel in the liquid state includes an energy converter for converting the electrical energy to mechanical energy which drives the liquid pumping apparatus.
Westport Power Inc.
03/26/15
20150083032
new patent

Combustion system


combustion system. The system includes a combustor generating a combustion gas and a splitter for receiving the combustion gas and dividing the combustion gas into first and second gas streams.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology


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