|| List of recent Combustion-related patents
A combustion tube comprises a generally cylindrical body with an outwardly extending tube stop spaced from one end of the combustion tube for engaging a combustion tube mounting assembly and fixing the tube in a precise position. Near the opposite end of the tube is an enlarged opening for receiving an upper seal assembly of a combustion furnace with the outer annular shoulder of the upper end of the tube having a rolled edge to facilitate the insertion of the tube through the seal in the upper seal assembly of the furnace.
|Pressure-measuring device for measuring dynamic pressure and gas-turbine combustion chamber having pressure-measuring device|
The present invention relates to a pressure-measuring device for measuring dynamic pressures in the high-temperature range, with a pressure line connected to a volume subjected to pressure and with a pressure sensor which is arranged at a distance from the inlet area of the pressure line to the volume, wherein the pressure line is provided with at least one pinhole diaphragm and connected to an additional damping volume, as well as to the use of the pressure-measuring device in a combustion chamber of a gas turbine.. .
|Heat exchanger tube|
Disclosed is a heat exchanger tube for transferring heat due to combustion of a combustor toward an exterior, the heat exchanger tube comprising: an insertion body which is configured by folding up three or more sectors made of aluminum through extrusion molding; and an accommodation body which is configured to accommodate the insertion body so that an inner circumferential surface can be in contact with an outer circumferential surface of the insertion body, thereby maximizing a surface area and improving an efficiency of transferring heat.. .
Grand Hall Enterprise Co., Ltd.
|Air conditioner and controlling an air conditioner|
An air conditioner and a method for controlling an air conditioner are provided. The air conditioner may include at least one indoor device, an outdoor device connected to the at least one indoor device, the outdoor device including a compressor that compresses a refrigerant, an engine generating a power using a combustion gas to operate the compressor, a generator that generates electricity using the power generated in the engine, a battery that receives at least a portion of the electricity generated in the generator, a first supply line that supplies the electricity stored in the battery into the outdoor device, and a second supply line that supplies the electricity stored in the battery into the at least one indoor device.
Lg Electronics Inc.
|Combustion chamber with cooling sleeve|
The invention refers to a combustion chamber having a sleeve section which is at least partly enclosing a duct wall for guiding a cooling gas in a channel between the sleeve section and the duct wall along the outer surface of the duct wall. The sleeve section has one main inlet opening facing away from the duct wall wherein the cross sectional area of the main inlet opening is larger than 70% of the sum of the cross sections of all cooling openings to the sleeve section.
Alstom Technology Ltd
|Methods for treating waste gas streams from incineration processes|
A method for removing contaminants from the combustion gases generated by the incineration of waste. Air is injected into an incineration device along with a fuel and is supplemented by a oxygen feed.
|Fossil-fuel power generation system assisted by waste incineration|
A fossil-fuel power generation system assisted by waste incineration includes a waste incineration subsystem and a fossil-fuel power generation subsystem; wherein: the waste incineration subsystem includes a waste incinerator and the fossil-fuel power generation subsystem includes a main boiler; a flue gas channel is provided between a furnace of the waste incinerator and the main boiler; flue gas generated by waste incineration of the waste incinerator enters the main boiler through the flue gas channel; and the flue gas channel is located in a low part of the main boiler. Based on a high-temperature combustion environment of the main boiler, thermal energy of combustible waste is fully released and a thermal efficiency is increased; moreover, the flue gas discharged by the waste incinerator contains harmful substances which are mostly burned down by a high-temperature incineration of the main boiler.
|Balancing assembly and internal combustion engine equipped with such an assembly|
A balancing assembly for an internal combustion engine comprising a balancing shaft and at least two bearings for holding the balancing shaft in position with respect to a supporting structure of the engine, each bearing comprising an inner ring mounted around the balancing shaft, an outer ring designed to interact with the supporting structure and balls located in a bearing chamber defined between the inner and outer rings. Each bearing is an angular contact rolling bearing with a single row of balls and at least one of the inner ring and the outer ring is made of a drawn piece of metal..
|Internal combustion engine control for improved fuel efficiency|
A variety of methods and arrangements for improving the fuel efficiency of internal combustion engines based on skip fire operation of the engine are described. In one aspect the skip fire decisions are made on a working cycle by working cycle basis.
Tula Technology, Inc.
|Internal combustion engine with starting air system|
An internal combustion engine includes a cylinder for combusting a mixture of fuel and air therein, and a starting air system configured to provide pressurized starting air to the cylinder and to monitor operability of the starting air system. The starting air system may include a pressurized starting air source, a starting air manifold, a starting air venting valve, and a sensing device.
Caterpillar Motoren Gmbh & Co. Kg
Intake control valve and intake apparatus
An intake control valve includes a valve body being made of resin, the valve body configured to be pivotally mounted to a surge tank of an internal combustion engine, the valve body pivoting between an open position and a closed position to for opening and closing a fluid passage formed at a division wall, the division wall dividing inside of the surge tank into two portions; and a bearing being made of metal, the bearing being integrally provided with a first end portion of the valve body by insert molding when resin molding the resin-made valve body.. .
Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha
Intake module of an air intake tract of an internal combustion engine
An intake module of an air intake tract of an internal combustion engine is provided with an intake housing part that has at least one inlet for combustion air to be filtered and an outlet section. A filter housing part with an air filter element that filters the combustion air is provided.
Venturi egr pump
An exhaust gas recirculation venturi pump for drawing an exhaust gas from an exhaust manifold of an internal combustion engine through an exhaust gas recirculation system. The exhaust gas recirculation venturi pump includes a first passageway that at least in part is configured to provide a venturi effect using the flow of an air/fuel mixture through the exhaust gas recirculation venturi pump.
International Engine Intellectual Property Company, Llc
Methods and systems for recycling engine feedgas cold-start emissions
Systems and methods are provided for recycling internal combustion engine feedgas exhaust emissions during cold-start conditions. By adjusting a restriction valve provided in an exhaust passage upstream of a catalytic converter, an amount of engine exhaust flowing through the catalytic converter prior to the catalytic converter reaching its operational temperature may be reduced..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
Engine arrangement for enhanced cooling
A cylinder liner and piston configuration for an internal combustion engine includes features for improving the cooling of the piston. Specific ratios and dimensions are included to optimize the features of the cylinder liner and piston.
Control device and control internal combustion engine
A control device for an internal combustion engine includes: an egr control unit executing open/close control over an egr valve on the basis of an operating state of the engine; and a fuel injection control unit carrying out at least one of port injection and in-cylinder direct injection by operating at least one of a port injection injector and an in-cylinder direct injection injector on the basis of the engine operating state. The fuel injection control unit sets an egr non-operation in-cylinder direct injection region, in which the port injection is stopped and the in-cylinder direct injection is carried out while the egr valve is closed, within an operation range of the engine, and sets part of an egr operation port injection permissible region, in which at least the port injection is carried out while the egr valve is open, within the egr non-operation in-cylinder direct injection region..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
Method for determining the oxygen concentration o2 in a gas flow
Embodiments for determining oxygen concentration using an oxygen sensor are provided. In one example, a method for determining oxygen concentration o2 in a gas flow of an internal combustion engine which is equipped with an engine controller and an oxygen sensor comprises determining the oxygen concentration o2,sens of the gas flow in a ceramic measurement cell of the sensor by current isens which is detected by measurement and which flows when a constant voltage usens is applied and maintained, and correcting the oxygen concentration based on a pressure psens at the measurement cell.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
Control device for internal combustion engine
The present invention relates to a control device and a control method for an internal combustion engine equipped with a variable compression ratio mechanism. The control device sets an air charging efficiency as an engine load equivalent value and performs setting of a determination value used for misfire diagnosis, setting of an ignition timing, an estimation of a catalyst temperature, or the like.
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.
Method for performing a charge exchange in an internal combustion engine
A method and system for perform a charge exchange in internal combustion engine comprising an additional intake and exhaust valve lifts performed during positive pressure gradients between the intake and exhaust systems to reducing scavenging losses and increase torque during low engine speeds.. .
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
Throttle valve for an internal combustion engine provided with a conditioning circuit
A throttle valve for an internal combustion engine. The throttle valve includes a valve body, a tubular feeding duct defined in the valve body, and an actuating device which controls rotation of a throttle plate around a rotation axis via an electric motor.
Magneti Marelli S.p.a.
Methods of si based ceramic components volatilization control in a gas turbine engine
A method of controlling volatilization of silicon based components in a gas turbine engine includes measuring, estimating and/or predicting a variable related to operation of the gas turbine engine; correlating the variable to determine an amount of silicon to control volatilization of the silicon based components in the gas turbine engine; and injecting silicon into the gas turbine engine to control volatilization of the silicon based components. A gas turbine with a compressor, combustion system, turbine section and silicon injection system may be controlled by a controller that implements the control method..
General Electric Company
Alternative fuel rocket augmentation device
A rocket engine tail cone for creating a propulsive force used as augmentation for turbomachinery that uses alternative fuel created by combining compressed environmental air as usable liquid oxygen or gaseous oxygen and a fuel propellant mixture. The rocket engine will inject liquid oxygen or gaseous oxygen into its combustion chamber as an oxidizer and exhaust gas and or jet fuel as a propellant mixture and will employ a spark from an electronic ignition plug as an igniter..
Applications of oxy-fuel combustion technology into gas turbine combustors and ion transport membrane reactors
Experimental and numerical investigations on an atmospheric diffusion oxy-combustion flame in a gas turbine model combustor are conducted. The combustor is fuelled with ch4ch4 and a mixture of co2 and o2 as oxidizer.
King Fahd University Of Petroleum And Minerals
Variable compression cylinder head, crankshaft, and piston rod and system thereof
A variable compression cylinder head assembly usable with an internal combustion engine having at least one piston, the cylinder head assembly including a cylinder head housing having a combustion chamber formed therein, a compression control piston disposed within the combustion chamber, a compression head actuator coupled to the cylinder head housing, the compression head actuator including an actuator housing defining an actuator reservoir, a fluid port coupled to the actuator housing to receive a fluid, a movable force plate disposed within the actuator reservoir and coupled to the compression control piston, wherein the force plate and the compression control piston move between a first position and a second position when the fluid enters the actuator reservoir.. .
Method for operating a well site
In accordance with one aspect of the invention, a method of operating a well using gas processed at a same well site is provided. The method discloses of providing a well site defined by a perimeter.
Pride Of The Hills Manufacturing, Inc.
Cooling control device and cooling control internal combustion engine
A cooling control device for an internal combustion engine has an internal coolant passage formed in the internal combustion engine, external coolant passages formed outside the internal combustion engine and connected to the internal coolant passage, the cooling control device performing coolant passage switching in which the internal coolant passage and a certain one of the external coolant passages are connected to or disconnected from each other by a circuit switching mechanism, a branching passage that sends coolant in the internal coolant passage to one of the external coolant passages which passes through a radiator, when the circuit switching mechanism has a failure and fails in circuit switching of connecting the internal coolant passage and the external coolant passage passing through the radiator to each other, and a wax-type thermostat provided in the branching passage that opens the branching passage when the internal combustion engine is excessively heated.. .
Valeo Systemes Thermiques
Motor vehicle comprising an internal combustion engine and a fan arranged in a lower housing closing the engine compartment
A combustion or hybrid powered motor vehicle including at least one internal combustion engine arranged in an engine compartment, a lower housing configured to enclose a lower portion of the engine compartment, a fan including a vertical axis and an electric motor supplying the fan with electrical energy, the fan arranged substantially horizontally in the lower housing under the internal combustion engine compartment.. .
Exhaust manifold for an exhaust system of a combustion engine
An exhaust manifold for an exhaust system of a combustion engine includes an outer shell, an inner shell arranged in the outlet shell, and an inlet flange which is configured for attachment to a cylinder head of the combustion engine and has a receptacle. The inner shell is floatingly supported in the outer shell and has an inlet-flange-side edge which is formed with an outwardly bent flange positioned in the receptacle of the inlet flange.
Benteler Automobiltechnik Gmbh
Exhaust manifold for exhaust system of a combustion engine
An exhaust manifold for an exhaust system of a combustion engine includes an internal pipe system having a plurality of pipe sections and an outer shell which is disposed in spaced-apart surrounding relationship to the internal pipe system and joined to an outlet flange. The outlet flange includes a neck portion, an outer flange portion adjacent to the neck portion, and an inwardly directed shoulder portion which extends from the neck portion outwards, with the outer shell being joined at the shoulder portion to the outlet flange..
Benteler Automobiltechnik Gmbh
An exhaust system (1) for an internal combustion engine has an exhaust line (2), which has at least one exhaust pipe (3) having a pipe wall (4) with an inner side (5) defining an exhaust gas path (6) guiding an exhaust gas flow (7) and an electric heating device (18) for heating at least one length section of the exhaust pipe (3). An efficient design is obtained if a heating coil (21) is wound several times around the exhaust pipe (3) on an outer side (22) of the pipe wall (4) in the respective length section and has an electric conductor (23) made of a resistance heating material.
Eberspächer Exhaust Technology Gmbh & Co. Kg
Method of monitoring for combustion anomalies in a gas turbomachine and a gas turbomachine including a combustion anomaly detection system
A method of monitoring for combustion anomalies in a gas turbomachine includes sensing an exhaust gas temperature at each of a plurality of temperature sensors arranged in an exhaust system of the gas turbomachine, comparing the exhaust gas temperature at each of the plurality of temperature sensors with a mean exhaust gas temperature, determining whether the exhaust gas temperature at one or more of the plurality of temperature sensors deviates from the mean exhaust temperature by a predetermined threshold value, and identifying an instantaneous combustion anomaly at one or more of the temperature sensors sensing a temperature deviating from the mean exhaust temperature by more than the predetermined threshold value.. .
General Electric Company
Multi-piece muffler housing
The present invention provides an exhaust system for use on a motorcycle having an internal combustion engine with at least one exhaust port, the exhaust system including a first tubular member having a first end removeably coupled to the exhaust port of the internal combustion engine, and a second end, opposite the first end, forming a first connector. Where the first tubular member also includes a catalytic element positioned within the first tubular member between the first end and the second end, and where the first tubular member is gas-tight such that all exhaust gas entering the first end must pass through the catalytic element before exiting the second end.
Harley-davidson Motor Company Group, Llc
Exhaust system for dual fuel engines
An exhaust system for a dual-fuel engine includes an exhaust treatment component in an exhaust passageway. The exhaust treatment component is configured to treat exhaust from the combustion of a second fuel and not from combustion of a first fuel.
Tenneco Automotive Operating Company Inc.
Oil passage structure for internal combustion engine
Cover (25) is mounted on wall surface (12) on the front side of cylinder block (10). Sub gallery (26) through which engine oil flows is formed between cover (25) and wall surface (12).
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Internal combustion engine equipped with decompression mechanism
An internal combustion includes: a camshaft having a metal core rod insert formed centrally in the camshaft and a driven gear, an exhaust cam, etc. Formed of resin integrally with the camshaft; and a decompression mechanism.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Variable valve system of internal combustion engine
A variable valve system of an internal combustion engine includes a first mechanism that varies an operation angle of an intake valve in accordance with a conversion actuation force applied thereto and a second mechanism that varies an operation angle of an exhaust valve in accordance with the conversion actuation force applied thereto, wherein the first and second mechanisms force mechanically the intake and exhaust valves to take smaller and larger operation angles respectively when the conversion actuation forces are not applied to the first and second mechanisms respectively.. .
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.
Development of a switching roller finger follower for cylinder deactivation in internal combustion engines
A system for selectively deactivating engine valves of a cylinder of an internal combustion engine. The system employs switching rocker assemblies between the valves of the engine and rotating cam lobes.
Applied-ignition internal combustion engine with variable valve drive
A system and method is provided for an at least partially variable valve drive in an internal combustion engine. In one example, the at least partially variable valve drive comprises a hydraulically adjustable actuating device which may be charged with pressurized oil via an oil pressure line which branches off from an oil circuit..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
Control valve for a camshaft adjuster system
A control valve for a hydraulic device, in particular central valve of a camshaft adjuster system for reciprocating-piston internal combustion engines, having a valve sleeve (1) which projects into a cavity of a camshaft (8), wherein a displaceable control piston (3) is arranged in the valve sleeve (1), which control piston is subjected to load on one side by a spring (4) which is adjoined by a pressure medium line. The cavity of the camshaft (8) is connected to a pressure medium supply channel of the reciprocating-piston internal combustion engine via at least one supply line (16) in the camshaft (8) and via a bearing, and the pressure medium line is in the form of a pressure medium feed line and the pressure medium feed line is connected to the pressure medium supply channel of the reciprocating-piston internal combustion engine via a pressure line (12) in the camshaft (8) and via the bearing..
Schaeffler Technologies Ag & Co. Kg
Multi-purpose module for cleaning the road platform after car accidents, in order to re-establish safe and practicable road conditions
Multi-purpose module (450), preferably installed on a light commercial vehicle, for re-establishment of safe and practicable road conditions, after car accidents, through cleaning of the road platform, said vehicle being equipped by:—a tank (415) containing clean water; a tank (414) containing water mixed to a specific washing liquid—ecological surfactant—and a specific treatment liquid for the road platform—so called molecular chain destroyer, to be sprayed on oil and related oil products (428); a suction tank (405) containing emulsion (430) obtained by collection of the washing/treatment liquids and the polluting oil materials;—a high-pressure water gun (408), including a rain jet adjustment, providing a jet of the above said solution (428) on the road platform, where polluting functional liquids (429)—lubricating oils, fuels, cooling substances, etc., have been eventually lost by vehicles as a consequence of car accidents or breakdown;—a suction system (431) suitable to remove, from the road platform, the above resulting emulsion (430), obtained from polluting materials mixed to the washing/treatment solution (428); furthermore, through the terminal element or suction tube (407), solid and not biodegradable debris are removed/aspirated, these debris being related to typical car equipments—broken glasses, parts made of plastic, metals, remaining parts of structures, etc., characterized in that further comprising:—an internal combustion engine (419) which, through a double oil-dynamic pump and a three-way distributor (425), pushes the pressurized oil contained in a hydraulic circuit, allowing its motion in direction of two hydraulic motors (404, 409), that are required to operate both said high-pressure water gun (408) and said suction system (431);—a sensor of level—electrolevel (421)—measuring the quantity of liquid in said tank (405) that, when said level exceeds a maximum capacity allowed, is able to switch off said combustion engine (419).. .
Sicurezza E Ambiente S.p.a.
Lubricating composition containing an antiwear agent
The invention provides a lubricating composition containing an oil of lubricating viscosity, a compound derived from the hydroxy-carboxylic acid and a nitrile compound. The invention further relates to a method of the lubricating an internal combustion engine with the lubricating composition..
The Lubrizol Corporation
Crude oil stabilization and recovery
Volatile organic compounds are removed from crude oil by adding an amount of stabilization energy to crude oil upstream of, or directly into, a crude oil stock storage tank or by recovering and condensing vapors from tank vent gas. Produced gas may be recovered as ngl in one or more cooling stages.
Aspen Engineering Services, Llc
Illumination compositions, illumination flares including the illumination compositions, and related methods
An illumination composition comprising at least one oxidizer, at least one of a fuel and a binder, and at least one combustion rate modifier. The at least one oxidizer is selected from the group consisting of a potassium-containing oxidizer and a rubidium-containing oxidizer, the at least one oxidizer present in the illumination composition at from about 50 wt % to about 70 wt % and comprising particles each independently having a size within a range of from about 25 μm to about 325 μm.
Orbital Atk, Inc.
Liquid electrically initiated and controlled gas generator composition
A liquid electrically initiated and controlled composition comprising an oxidizer, soluble fuel additive(s), and other optional additives to enhance the chemical or ballistic properties, or a combination thereof is disclosed. The liquid composition further comprises stabilizers to enhance thermal stability, sequestrants to minimize deleterious effects of transition metal contaminants, and combustion enhancers maximizing efficiency.
Digital Solid State Propulsion Llc
The present invention relates to a launch control unit for selectively engaging a revised shift control strategy. The revised shift control strategy is operable to control an internal combustion engine and/or an automatic transmission of a motor vehicle.
Jaguar Land Rover Limited
Gaseous mercury oxidation and capture
Described herein is a process for oxidizing gaseous hg(0) in the combustion gas from a coal fired boiler. The process includes injecting into the combustion gases a particulate mercury oxidant precatalyst.
Flue gas treatment apparatus and flue gas treatment method
A flue gas treatment apparatus for removing sulfur contents contained in combustion flue gas, includes a treatment agent feeder to feed a treatment agent into a flue through which the combustion flue gas flows, a cooler to cool the combustion flue gas to which the treatment agent has been fed and condense so3 components in the combustion flue gas, an electric dust collection apparatus provided in the flue, a desulfurization apparatus based on a lime-gypsum process, and a circulation line for feeding a portion of the dust particles recovered by the electric dust collection apparatus into the flue that is provided on an upstream side of the cooler in the direction of flow of the flue gas for circulated use thereof as the treatment agent.. .
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.
Explosion proof assembly
An explosion proof assembly includes a case configured to receive a waterproof assembly having a waterproof enclosure housing a computing device, wherein the case is configured to prevent combustion within an internal cavity of the waterproof enclosure. The assembly may include a flap coupled to the case to retain the computing device in the case, wherein the flap includes a tool-operated retention member configured to retain the flap in a closed position, wherein the retention member of the case is configured to be unfastened using a tool, and wherein the case and the tool-operated retention member are configured to prevent combustion within an internal cavity of the computing device..