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Systems and methods for determining combustion properties of wellhead gas

Cummins

Systems and methods for determining combustion properties of wellhead gas

Multifunctional potentiometric gas sensor array with an integrated temperature control and temperature sensors

University Of Florida Research Foundation

Multifunctional potentiometric gas sensor array with an integrated temperature control and temperature sensors

Multifunctional potentiometric gas sensor array with an integrated temperature control and temperature sensors

Caterpillar Motoren & Kg

Detecting misfiring in a gaseous fuel operated internal combustion engine


Date/App# patent app List of recent Combustion-related patents
08/27/15
20150243871 
 Hybrid solar device for producing electricity having an increased lifespan patent thumbnailHybrid solar device for producing electricity having an increased lifespan
Solar device for generation of electricity comprising a stack including a reception face (2) that will receive a solar flux, a thermoelectric generator (4), said thermoelectric generator (4) comprising at least one thermoelectric module placed between a hot face (6) and a cold face (8), said hot face (6) being located on the same side as the reception face (2), additional heat input means (14) to the hot face (6), said additional heat input means (14) being inserted between the reception face (2) and the hot face (6) of the thermoelectric generator (4), said means (14) comprising a combustion chamber (16) supplied with gas.. .
Commissariat à L'énergie Atomique Et Aux énergies Alternatives


08/27/15
20150241399 
 Systems and methods for determining combustion properties of wellhead gas patent thumbnailSystems and methods for determining combustion properties of wellhead gas
Disclosed are methods, systems, and computer-readable mediums for determining combustion properties of wellhead gas. A methane concentration of a gas mixture is measured.
Cummins, Inc.


08/27/15
20150241383 
 Multifunctional potentiometric gas sensor array with an integrated temperature control and temperature sensors patent thumbnailMultifunctional potentiometric gas sensor array with an integrated temperature control and temperature sensors
Embodiments of the subject invention relate to a gas sensor and method for sensing one or more gases. An embodiment incorporates an array of sensing electrodes maintained at similar or different temperatures, such that the sensitivity and species selectivity of the device can be fine tuned between different pairs of sensing electrodes.
University Of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.


08/27/15
20150241306 
 Detecting misfiring in a gaseous fuel operated internal combustion engine patent thumbnailDetecting misfiring in a gaseous fuel operated internal combustion engine
A method of detecting an incomplete combustion, such as a misfire, in an internal combustion engine operating at least partly on a gaseous fuel, includes: receiving pressure data corresponding to a temporal development of a cylinder pressure during a combustion event within a combustion cycle; deriving from the pressure data a combustion energy value of the combustion; determining that the derived combustion energy value is beyond a predetermined combustion-cycle specific combustion threshold level; and associating the combustion event with an incomplete combustion in the combustion cycle.. .
Caterpillar Motoren Gmbh & Co. Kg


08/27/15
20150241086 
 Water heater patent thumbnailWater heater
A water heater capable of cooling a fan by inflow of air while suppressing backflow of combustion gas is provided. A fan includes: a fan case having a back surface wall; an impeller having a first blade and a second blade and housed in the fan case; a drive source rotating the impeller; and a rotation shaft coupling the impeller and the drive source through a through hole provided in the back surface wall.
Noritz Corporation


08/27/15
20150241066 
 System and  control of combustion dynamics in combustion system patent thumbnailSystem and control of combustion dynamics in combustion system
A system includes a gas turbine engine that includes a first combustor and a second combustor. The first combustor includes a first oxidant flow path and a first perforated structure comprising a first plurality of oxidant ports, wherein the first perforated structure is disposed in the first oxidant flow path.
General Electric Company


08/27/15
20150241063 
 Combustor with grommet having projecting lip patent thumbnailCombustor with grommet having projecting lip
A combustor includes a shell that bounds at least a portion of a combustion chamber. The shell includes a wall that has an orifice that opens to the combustion chamber.
United Technologies Corporation


08/27/15
20150241062 
 Combustion chamber wall and a  manufacturing a combustion chamber wall patent thumbnailCombustion chamber wall and a manufacturing a combustion chamber wall
A combustion chamber wall is hollow, has a first surface and a second surface and includes a plurality of polyhedron shaped chambers defined by a matrix of integral interconnected walls. The walls of the chambers in a first layer define the first surface of the combustion chamber wall and the walls of the chambers in a third layer define the second surface of the combustion chamber wall.
Rolls-royce Plc


08/27/15
20150241057 
 Electrodynamic combustion control with current limiting electrical element patent thumbnailElectrodynamic combustion control with current limiting electrical element
An charge element disposed proximate to a combustion reaction is caused to carry a voltage while also being prevented from arc-discharging or arc-charging to or from the combustion reaction, by a current limiting element in electrical continuity with the charge element.. .
Clearsign Combustion Corporation


08/27/15
20150241056 
 Reactor for chemical-looping combustion patent thumbnailReactor for chemical-looping combustion
Systems and methods are provided for enhancement of gaseous clc in a fixed-bed process, marked by an increase in co2 capture efficiency and oxygen carrier utilization, while reducing disadvantages of a conventional fixed-bed operation. The disclosed systems/methods provide a clc fixed-bed reactor design in which the direction of the fuel gas is intermittently reversed during a single fuel oxidation step.
University Of Connecticut


08/27/15
20150240995 

Modular pumping apparatus


A modular pump is in fluid communication with a vaporizer which is in fluid communication with a coolant exchanger. A fluid such as a cryogenic liquid like liquid nitrogen or liquid carbon dioxide is pumped via a high pressure modular pump to the vaporizer where the liquid becomes gas.

08/27/15
20150240945 

Three-piece oil ring for internal combustion engines, expanding element, and annular element


A three-piece oil ring for an internal combustion engine may include an expanding element defining at least a first side and a second side opposite the first side. A first upper annular segment may be associated with the first side of the expanding element.
Mahle International Gmbh


08/27/15
20150240943 

Reduced friction oil control piston rings


Improved oil control piston rings with reduced friction compared to prior art rings are disclosed for use in liquid lubricated internal combustion engines, gas pumps, and gas compressors. The ring assemblies are interchangeable with conventional oil control rings and offer similar oil control performance.

08/27/15
20150240917 

Drive train for a vehicle


The invention relates to a drive train (1) for a vehicle, in particular an electric vehicle with a range extender, comprising a first electric machine (2) which is drivingly connected to at least one drive shall (8) of the vehicle by means of a planet gear (5) which comprises a first, second and third planet gear element (5a, 5b, 5c), also comprising a second electric machine (3) which is connected to the first electric machine (2) by means of the planet gear, and an internal combustion engine (4) which is connected to the first electric machine (2). A compact power train having a high degree of variability is thus produced such that a shiftable first clutch (9) is arranged between the internal combustion engine (4) and the second electric machine (3)..
Avl List Gmbh


08/27/15
20150240912 

Centrifugal pendulum device for vibration isolation


A centrifugal pendulum device for vibration isolation of a power take-off system of a drive unit, having at least one first pendulum element with a first mass and a second pendulum element with a second mass, which are set up to counteract vibrations of the drive unit in a resonance range, wherein the first pendulum element has a first resonance range and the second pendulum element has a second resonance range, where the first and the second resonance ranges differ. Using the centrifugal pendulum device, or vibration equalization device, proposed here, it is possible in a small construction space using efficient means to isolate an extended frequency range of vibrations from the drivetrain.
Schaeffler Technologies Gmbh & Co. Kg


08/27/15
20150240864 

Connecting rod for an engine and making thereof


A method to modify the geometry of a connecting rod of an internal combustion engine includes providing a connecting rod having a crankshaft bore at a first end, wherein the first end has a bearing cap and a bottom end portion of the connecting rod, mating the bearing cap with the bottom end portion of the connecting rod to form the crankshaft bore of the connecting rod, machining a width upset portion of the bottom end portion to reduce a width of the bottom end portion of the connecting rod, machining a width upset portion of the bearing cap to reduce a portion of a width of the bearing cap, and reducing the width of the bottom end portion of the connecting rod and the portion of the width of the bearing cap to a width smaller than a cylinder bore of the internal combustion engine.. .
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.


08/27/15
20150240826 

Method of determining a pressure upstream of a compressor for an engine equipped with double supercharging


The invention relates to a method for determining the pressure pavcm upstream of a mechanical compressor (3) equipped with a double supercharging circuit of a combustion engine. The pressure is determined by a dynamic model based on a law of conservation of flow rate in the volume upstream of the mechanical compressor.
Ifp Energies Nouvelles


08/27/15
20150240775 

Method for regulating an ignition time


A method for regulating an ignition time for combustion processes of an internal combustion engine includes determining an ignition angle for a combustion process as a function of an operating parameter of the internal combustion engine, based on a characteristic diagram and as a function of a knocking limit offset.. .
Dr. Lng. H.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft


08/27/15
20150240774 

Snowthrower with removable self-heating starter battery pack


A snowthrower includes an internal combustion engine and a starter battery pack that provides electrical power to operate an electric starter motor. The starter battery pack is received within a receptacle of the snowthrower and is selectively coupled to the starter motor to initiate operation of the internal combustion engine.
Briggs & Stratton Corporation


08/27/15
20150240773 

Outdoor power equipment incorporating starter battery with integrated push button


A starter battery pack with a start button included as part of the starter battery pack is shown and described. The starter battery pack includes a start button that, when the starter battery pack is received within a receptacle of outdoor power equipment, such as a lawn tractor, allows the starter battery pack to provide power to a starting circuit of the power equipment.
Briggs & Stratton Corporation


08/27/15
20150240771 

Methods for determining fuel bulk modulus in a high-pressure pump


Methods are provided for finding the bulk modulus of a fuel used in the direct injection system of an internal combustion engine. A method is needed to continuously monitor and reliably calculate the fuel's bulk modulus during engine operation on-board the vehicle, where the fuel's bulk modulus may be used to infer the ratio of fuels in a fuel mixture or determine the density of supercritical propane when propane is used as the injected fuel.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


08/27/15
20150240769 

Methods for correcting spill valve timing error of a high pressure pump


Methods are provided for correct spill valve timing of a high pressure pump coupled to the direct injection system of an internal combustion engine. A method is needed to monitor and adjust spill valve timing on-board the vehicle, where spill valve timing error may result from sensors error and/or time between command signal and actuation response of the spill valve.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


08/27/15
20150240765 

Injection valve


An injection valve is provided for injecting a medium, especially for injecting fuel into a combustion chamber, including: a housing having at least one spray orifice on a discharge side, a solenoid coil, a magneto armature, which is linearly movable by the solenoid coil, a linearly movable valve needle for opening and closing the spray orifice, a first stop on a side of the magneto armature facing away from the discharge side, and a second stop on a side of the magneto armature facing the discharge side, the magneto armature being linearly movable between the first stop and the second stop with respect to the valve needle, and a guide element which is joined to the valve needle, an outer area of the guide element serving as guide for the linear motion of the magneto armature, and the second stop being an integral part of the guide element.. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh


08/27/15
20150240762 

Intake manifold for internal combustion engine


An intake manifold for an internal combustion engine includes branch pipes, each of which is connected to one of intake ports and has an intake passage, valve cases, each of which is provided to one of the branch pipes and connected to the corresponding intake port, branch pipe bodies, each of which is connected to the upstream end of one of the valve cases, valves, each of which is provided in one of the valve cases to change the cross-sectional area of the intake passage of the corresponding branch pipe, and a coupling portion, which is located between downstream ends of each adjacent pair of the branch pipe bodies to couple the downstream ends to each other.. .
Toyota Boshoku Kabushiki Kaisha


08/27/15
20150240760 

Snorkel intake dirt inertial separator for internal combustion engine


An integrated snorkel intake inertial separator is provided to removes dust and dirt contaminants from the engine intake system prior to reaching the air cleaner. The snorkel initiates a cyclonic motion at the snorkel inlet that propagates downstream in a downpipe towards the air cleaner.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


08/27/15
20150240758 

Gasoline direct-injection engine


A gasoline direct-injection engine is provided. The engine performs compression self-ignition combustion, and includes a cylinder, an injector, intake and exhaust ports, intake and exhaust valves, and an ozone generating system for generating ozone inside the cylinder.
Mazda Motor Corporation


08/27/15
20150240752 

Exhaust system having n2o catalyst in egr circuit


An exhaust system for an internal combustion engine is disclosed. The exhaust system comprises a particulate filter, one or more nox reduction catalysts, and a low pressure exhaust gas recirculation (egr) circuit for connecting the exhaust system downstream of the filter and the one or more nox reduction catalysts to an intake of the engine.
Johnson Matthey Public Limited Company


08/27/15
20150240751 

Intake and exhaust system for internal combustion engine


A turbocharger device includes a turbine and a compressor coaxially connected to each other. The turbine is equipped to an exhaust system of an engine.
Denso Corporation


08/27/15
20150240743 

Heat retention member for cylinder bore wall, internal combustion engine, and automobile


A cylinder bore wall insulating member has a contact surface that comes in contact with a wall surface of a cylinder bore wall that forms a cylinder block of an internal combustion engine and defines a groove-like coolant passage. An internal combustion engine in which the cylinder bore wall has a uniform temperature may be obtained using the insulating member..
Nichias Corporation


08/27/15
20150240742 

Piston type internal combustion engine


An internal combustion engine includes a cylinder of which the interior is divided into two in the longitudinal direction. The lower chamber serves as a mechanical driving portion in which the piston is reciprocated.

08/27/15
20150240738 

Systems and controlling auto-ignition


Various methods and systems are provided for maintaining combustion stability in a multi-fuel engine. In one example, a system comprises a first fuel system to deliver liquid fuel to at least one cylinder of an engine, a second fuel system to deliver gaseous fuel to the at least one cylinder, and a controller.
General Electric Company


08/27/15
20150240735 

Internal combustion engine


An internal combustion engine is provided, which is capable of performing normal perturbation for a long period of time according to changes in a valve with time such as contamination, and wear. A gas engine 1 is configured to detect a stoichiometric air-fuel ratio by oxygen sensors 11 and 15 and to perform the perturbation using a solenoid valve 21.
Yanmar Co., Ltd.


08/27/15
20150240733 

Exhaust purification system of spark ignition type internal combustion engine (as amended)


A three-way catalyst (20) having an oxygen storage function and an exhaust purification catalyst (22) are arranged in the exhaust passage of an internal combustion engine. During medium-load operation of the engine the degree of lean of the air-fuel ratio in the combustion chamber (5) is increased so as to increase the oxygen storage amount of the three-way catalyst (20) to the maximum oxygen storage amount, and the air-fuel ratio in the combustion chamber (5) even after the oxygen storage amount of the three-way catalyst (20) has reached the maximum oxygen, storage amount is maintained at lean, after which the air-fuel ratio is returned to rich, and at this time, as the amount of poisoning of a noble metal catalyst when the air-fuel ratio in the combustion chamber (5) is rich increases, the amount of time for which the air-fuel ratio in the combustion chamber (5) is maintained at lean is increased..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


08/27/15
20150240732 

Engine system and control engine system


An engine system includes an internal combustion engine, a forced induction device, an ejector device, a blow-by gas passage, and a controller. The ejector device has an ejector and a drive gas passage connected to an intake passage of the engine in a manner bypassing a compressor of the forced induction device.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


08/27/15
20150240731 

Control device for internal combustion engine having turbocharger


In the control device, a relationship of a throttle-upstream pressure with respect to an exhaust-gas amount is used in a state where a supercharge pressure becomes the lowest by a wg-instruction value with respect to a wgv-control component 220 for driving a wgv 33a provided at a bypass passage 33 bypassing a turbocharger 32, and a relationship of a throttle-upstream pressure with respect to an aperture of a throttle valve 23, a rotational speed of an engine, and an intake-manifold pressure is used, and any of the throttle-upstream pressures, whichever is higher, being calculated in accordance with each of the relationship, is defined as a throttle-upstream-estimation value, whereby the throttle-upstream pressure is estimated by a cheap means with high accuracy so as to control the engine.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


08/27/15
20150240729 

Exhaust gas purification system for an internal combustion engine


In an exhaust gas purification system for an internal combustion engine provided with a particulate filter and an scr catalyst arranged downstream of the particulate filter, the present invention is intended to decrease an amount of nox discharged into the atmosphere in a suitable manner. According to the present invention, in an exhaust gas purification system for an internal combustion engine provided with a particulate filter, an scr catalyst arranged downstream of the particulate filter, a reducing agent supply device and an egr device, when the temperature of the particulate filter is equal to or higher than a pm oxidation starting temperature, and when an amount of pm trapped in the particulate filter is equal to or less than an upper limit amount, an amount of egr gas is made to increase, whereas when the temperature of the particulate filter belongs to a temperature range in which oxidation reduction reaction of no2 and pm is promoted, and when the temperature of the scr catalyst belongs to an nox reduction window, an amount of no2 in exhaust gas is made to increase..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


08/27/15
20150240726 

Model-based feed forward approach to coordinated air-fuel control on a gas turbine


Presented herein are turbine machines, turbine control systems, methods, and computer-readable storage devices for controlling turbines including a compressor, a combustion system, and a turbine section comprising a turbine operating at an initial turbine output while using initial parameter values for the respective control parameters of the turbine. The techniques involve, for respective selected control parameters, selecting an adjustment of the initial parameter value of the selected control parameter, and predicting a predicted turbine output of the turbine operated using the adjustment of the selected control parameter and the initial parameter values for other control parameters; comparing the predicted turbine outputs for the adjustments of the respective control parameters to select, from the control parameters, a target control parameter having a target adjustment that results in the target turbine output; and operating the turbine with the target adjustment of the target control parameter..
General Electric Company


08/27/15
20150240720 

Inlet air filter arrangement, inlet air filter cartridge, and equipment for supporting inlet air filter cartridges for a gas turbine or a combustion turbine


An inlet air filter arrangement for a gas turbine or a combustion turbine includes a housing with an inlet side and an outlet side separated by a planar tubesheet including multiple tubesheet openings. Each multiple cylindrical filter cartridge includes a symmetry axis, an open end, and a closed end.
Amec Foster Wheeler North America Corp.


08/27/15
20150240714 

Turbine engine with a combustion chamber outer flange of sandwich type


A turbine engine has inner and outer annular covers containing an annular combustion chamber and an annular nozzle (42). Provision is made for the combustion chamber to be held in position inside the outer annular cover (12a, 12b) between two radial holder rings (60, 70) that are nested at least in part one within the other and that have their radially outer first ends secured to the outer annular cover by fastener means (40) and their radially inner second ends in the form of combs holding in position between them a transverse rim (26a) of the annular combustion chamber so as to enable a cooling stream to flow towards the annular nozzle and so as to hold the annular combustion chamber axially while leaving it free to move at least radially..
Snecma


08/27/15
20150240710 

Rotary internal combustion engine with pilot subchamber


A rotary engine having an insert in a peripheral wall of the stator body, the insert being made of a material having a greater heat resistance than that of the peripheral wall, having a subchamber defined therein and having an inner surface, the subchamber communicating with the cavity through at least one opening defined in the inner surface and having a shape forming a reduced cross-section adjacent the opening, a pilot fuel injector having a tip received in the subchamber, an ignition element having a tip received in the subchamber, and a main fuel injector extending through the stator body and having a tip communicating with the cavity at a location spaced apart from the insert. The subchamber has a volume corresponding to from 5% to 25% of a sum of the minimum volume and the volume of the subchamber.
Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp.


08/27/15
20150240709 

Engine control for catalyst regeneration


Methods and systems are provided for injecting water during an engine cylinder deactivation event so as to reduce an exhaust catalyst regeneration requirement following the cylinder deactivation. In one example, water is injected at one or more deactivated engine cylinders to reduce oxidation of the exhaust catalyst.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


08/27/15
20150240707 

Wastegate valve seat position determination


Various methods for compensating variation in the geometry and position of linkages and valve seats in wastegate assemblies are provided. In one example, a method of operating a wastegate in an internal combustion engine comprises, at engine startup, placing a wastegate valve at a seat, recording a position of the seat and associating the seat position with one or more operating parameters, and modifying a position of a wastegate actuator based on the seat position throughout engine operation..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


08/27/15
20150240705 

Two-stage turbocharger system for internal combustion engines featuring cylinder deactivation


An internal combustion engine includes an engine defining a plurality of cylinders including full-time active cylinders and cylinders capable of being deactivated. A turbocharger system having a high pressure turbocharger in communication with the exhaust passages from the full-time active cylinders and a low pressure turbocharger in communication with the exhaust passages from the cylinders capable of being deactivated.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc


08/27/15
20150240701 

Coolant control device


A coolant control device includes: first control means for, at warm-up of an internal combustion engine, circulating coolant in a first passage bypassing the engine and stopping coolant circulation in the second passage passing through the engine; second control means 0 for, at engine warm-up and when the quantity of heat required by a heater core is smaller than or equal to a predetermined threshold, circulating coolant in the first passage while adjusting the flow rate of coolant circulating in the first passage and stopping coolant circulation in the second passage; and third control means for, at engine warm-up and when the required quantity of heat exceeds the predetermined threshold, circulating coolant in the first passage without decreasing the flow rate of coolant circulating in the first passage and circulating coolant in the second passage while adjusting the flow rate of coolant circulating in the second passage.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


08/27/15
20150240699 

Valve for controlling piston cooling jets in an internal combustion engine


A valve for controlling piston cooling jets in an internal combustion engine is disclosed. The valve includes a valve body equipped with an oil inlet for drawing oil from an oil gallery and an oil outlet for connection with a piston cooling jet gallery.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc


08/27/15
20150240694 

System for preventing the accumulation of unburned hydrocarbons in a line of exhaust gas after treatment system of an internal combustion engine


A system for preventing the accumulation of unburned hydrocarbons in a line of exhaust gas after-treatment system of an internal combustion engine comprising at least one devise for the reduction of pollutant emissions, wherein the exhaust gas after treatment system is devoid of any pre-catalyst and a procedure is envisioned for the continuous estimation of a mass of unburned hydrocarbons stored at least in the device for the reduction of pollutant emissions, so as to activate a strategy for accelerating the heating of the exhaust line, when the mass of unburned hydrocarbons exceeds a predefined threshold.. .
Fpt Industrial S.p.a.


08/27/15
20150240691 

Catalyst module, receiving unit for such a catalyst module and manufacturing such a catalyst module


The catalyst module is designed for use in an emission control system of an industrial scale combustion system. It comprises a stack frame, in which several mounting units, especially element boxes are inserted.
Johnson Matthey Catalysts (germany) Gmbh


08/27/15
20150240686 

Exhaust throttle control for aftertreatment system thermal management


Systems, methods and apparatus are disclosed for thermal management of an scr catalyst in an exhaust aftertreatment system of an internal combustion engine that includes an exhaust throttle but lacks a particulate filter. The thermal management can include interpreting, initiating, and/or completing a thermal management event for the scr catalyst for removal of contaminants such as hydrocarbons and urea deposits.
Cummins Inc.


08/27/15
20150240685 

Operation control internal combustion engine


An operation control apparatus for an internal combustion engine includes: an exhaust emission purifier; a fuel supplying valve for supplying fuel to an exhaust passage; ignition means for igniting the fuel supplied; a warm up determining section for determining whether or not the purifier need be warmed; an exhaust heating determining section for determining whether or not the engine is in an operational state in which the fuel should be ignited and burned; an exhaust heating predicting section for predicting the transition from the operational state in which the fuel should not be ignited and burned to an operational state in which the fuel should be ignited and burned; and a heat generation temperature setting section for setting the temperature of a heating portion of the ignition means based on the result by the heating determining section and the predicting section.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


08/27/15
20150240682 

Systems and methods to mitigate nox and hc emissions


Systems and methods are provided for managing low temperature nox and hc emissions, such as during a cold start of an internal combustion engine. The systems and methods include storing nox and hc emissions at low temperatures and passively releasing and treating these emissions as the temperature of the exhaust system increases..
Cummins Inc.


08/27/15
20150240676 

Method for mounting an oil sump and arrangement of an oil sump on an assembly formed by a crankcase and a flywheel housing


An oil sump is mounted on an assembly formed by a crankcase and a flywheel housing of an internal combustion engine. The flywheel housing has a first parting plane to the crankcase and to the oil sump.
Man Truck & Bus Ag


08/27/15
20150240674 

Modular electrically actuated camshaft phaser


A camshaft phaser for controllably varying the phase relationship between a crankshaft and a camshaft of an internal combustion engine includes a housing connectable to the crankshaft and having a housing bore extending therethrough along an axis. A back cover is attached to one axial end of the housing while a front cover is attached to the other axial end of the housing.
Delphi Technologies, Inc.


08/27/15
20150240671 

Variable valve device for internal combustion engine


Provided is a variable valve device for an internal combustion engine, capable of improving engine characteristics by increasing the maximum valve lift of an intake valve to a large valve lift while preventing excessive lost motion operation of lost motion mechanisms. The variable valve device includes intake- and exhaust-side swing arms that pivot to open and close intake valves (3a, 3b) and exhaust valves (61a, 61b) in two cylinders #1, #2, intake- and exhaust-side hydraulic lash adjusters (10a, 10b, 65a, 65b) that serve as pivot points of the respective swing arms, a variable valve system that continuously varies valve lift characteristics of the intake valves and lost motion mechanisms (11) that stop opening and closing of the intake exhaust valves by lost motion of the intake- and exhaust-side hydraulic lash adjusters on the cylinder #1.
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.


08/27/15
20150240474 

Assembly comprising an engine


An assembly includes a combustion engine and a housing to protect an engine, wherein the housing has a first wall and the first wall has a container.. .
Caterpillar Energy Solutions Gmbh


08/27/15
20150240412 

Fire and smoke suppressing surface for substrates


This invention relates generally to fabrics, films, sheets and other supporting media that contain and transport fire retarding materials. These transport media deliver fire retarding and smoke suppressing constituents to the surface of fiber reinforced polymer (frp) composite substrates during a manufacturing process.
Avtec Industries, Inc.




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