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Date/App# patent app List of recent Combustion-related patents
06/16/16
20160172127 
 Membrane and seat device patent thumbnailMembrane and seat device
A membrane excelling in flame retardancy and a seat device using the same are provided. A membrane includes a first film haying at least a first wiring.
Fujikura Ltd.


06/16/16
20160171792 
 Negative pressure abnormality detection apparatus and control  internal combustion engine patent thumbnailNegative pressure abnormality detection apparatus and control internal combustion engine
A negative pressure detection part detects a negative pressure from a signal of a negative pressure sensor detecting a negative pressure generated due to rotation of an internal combustion engine. The negative pressure is used to assist a vehicle driver's braking operation.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


06/16/16
20160169731 
 Method and device for diagnosing an auxiliary heating function of an air mass sensor patent thumbnailMethod and device for diagnosing an auxiliary heating function of an air mass sensor
For diagnosing a proper functioning of an auxiliary heater in an air mass sensor in an engine system including an internal combustion engine, the auxiliary heater being used for preventing contamination of a sensor area, the air mass sensor communicating air mass information via a signal line during a sensor operating mode and, if a specified state on the signal line is detected, activating the auxiliary heater, the following are performed: setting the state of the signal line to the specified state for a predefined time period in an auxiliary heater operating mode; transmitting a first temperature information before the activation of the auxiliary heater operating mode and a second temperature information via the signal line after expiration of the predefined time period; and detecting the proper functioning of the auxiliary heater depending on the difference between the first temperature information and the second temperature information.. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh


06/16/16
20160169723 
 Mass airflow meter patent thumbnailMass airflow meter
A mass airflow meter is installed in the main intake passage of an internal combustion engine (ice) and comprises an auxiliary passage and two sensors positioned in the auxiliary passage. The two sensors are connected to a control circuit which controls the air intake based on results measured by the sensors.
Yow Jung Enterprise Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160169650 
 Missile fuse and  supplying electrical energy to the missile fuse patent thumbnailMissile fuse and supplying electrical energy to the missile fuse
A fuse of a missile has a power supply system containing a power supply unit with at least one hot side, at least one cold side and at least one thermo generator disposed between the hot and cold sides. In order to achieve rapid and reliable electricity generation for electrical units of the fuse, it is proposed that the power supply unit contain a pyro unit on its at least one hot side for producing heat by a combustion process..
Diehl & Eagle Picher Gmbh


06/16/16
20160169614 
 Gas compensated recoilless liquid disrupter patent thumbnailGas compensated recoilless liquid disrupter
The method of controlling recoil in a disrupter comprises: providing liquid in a liquid chamber of the disrupter, the liquid chamber having a front nozzle for expelling the liquid therethrough; providing combustible propellant in a propellant chamber of the disrupter that communicates with the liquid chamber and that has a rear nozzle for expelling combustion gases therethrough; providing a bather between the liquid and the propellant to avoid admixing both; and igniting the propellant to generate expanding combustion gases that will expel the liquid out of the disrupter through the front nozzle in a first direction, either rupturing or propelling the barrier in the process, the combustion gases exhausting out of the disrupter at least partly through the rear nozzle in a second direction, with the first and second directions being at least partly opposite one another to control the recoil of the disrupter.. .
Proparms Ltd.


06/16/16
20160169558 
 Warm air heater patent thumbnailWarm air heater
An orifice 26 is provided in an air supply passage 5a of a warm air heater 100, and a differential pressure sensor 28 detects differential pressure Δp between front and rear of the orifice 26 in the air supply passage 5a. Rotation speed of the combustion fan 24 is corrected on the basis of the differential pressure Δp detected by the differential pressure sensor 28..
Rinnai Corporation


06/16/16
20160169533 
 Cooking range patent thumbnailCooking range
According to one embodiment, a range for cooking includes at least one combustion chamber having a bottom surrounded by sidewalls that extend upward to an upper rim. The range further includes first and second gas burners positioned at the bottom of the at least one combustion chamber, and a first platen positioned on a first portion of the upper rim.
Hestan Commercial Corporation


06/16/16
20160169530 
 Cooking range patent thumbnailCooking range
According to one embodiment, a range for cooking includes a combustion chamber having a bottom surrounded by sidewalls that extend upward to an upper rim, a gas burner positioned at the bottom, and a platen positioned on the upper rim. The platen has an opening above the gas burner with a first flange.
Hestan Commercial Corporation


06/16/16
20160169527 
 Cooking range patent thumbnailCooking range
According to one embodiment, a range for cooking includes a combustion chamber having a bottom surrounded by sidewalls that extend upward to an upper rim. The range further includes at least one gas burner positioned at the bottom of the combustion chamber, and a platen positioned on the upper rim.
Hestan Commercial Corporation


06/16/16
20160169523 

Fuel injection device for gas turbine


A fuel injection device, for a gas turbine, which enhances uniform distribution in concentration of fuel gas and water vapor in a combustion chamber with a simple structure and at low cost to effectively reduce nox, is provided. The fuel injection device mixes fuel gas and water vapor and injects fuel gas and water vapor into a combustion chamber.
Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha


06/16/16
20160169520 

Injector apparatus with reheat combustor and turbomachine


Embodiments of the present disclosure provide an apparatus including: a first injector located on a surface of a turbine nozzle of a turbine stage positioned downstream of a reheat combustor, wherein the turbine stage includes the turbine nozzle and a turbine blade row; a second injector located on a wall of the reheat combustor; and at least one conduit in fluid communication with each of the first injector and the second injector, wherein the at least one conduit delivers at least one of a fuel from a fuel supply line and a carrier gas to an aft section of the reheat combustor through at least one of the first injector and the second injector, and wherein the aft section is positioned downstream of a combustion reaction zone in the reheat combustor.. .
General Electric Company


06/16/16
20160169519 

Injector apparatus and reheat combustor


Aspects of the present disclosure provide an apparatus including: an injector in fluid communication with an aft section of a reheat combustor in a power generation system, the aft section being positioned downstream of a combustion reaction zone in the reheat combustor, and positioned upstream of a turbine stage of the power generation system, wherein the turbine stage includes a turbine nozzle and a turbine blade row; and a conduit in fluid communication with the injector, wherein the conduit delivers at least one of a fuel from a fuel supply line and a carrier gas to the injector.. .
General Electric Company


06/16/16
20160169517 

Counter-swirl doublet combustor with plunged holes


An improved system, apparatus and method may comprise an inner liner and an outer liner extending circumferentially around an engine centerline axis thereby forming a combustion chamber therebetween. The system, apparatus, and method may include a front end extending between the inner and outer liners and having a plurality of fuel nozzle ports configured to each receive a fuel nozzle.
Rolls-royce Corporation


06/16/16
20160169513 

Compensation assembly for a damper of a gas turbine


The present invention relates to dampers for gas turbines and, for example, to a compensation assembly for a damper of a gas turbine for reducing the pulsations occurring in the combustion chamber. The damper can include a resonator cavity with a neck tube in flow communication with the interior of the combustion chamber, wherein the compensation assembly includes a spherical joint associated to the neck tube and configured to allow relative rotation between the combustion chamber and the resonator cavity, and having a bulb portion disposed around the neck tube and a spherical socket configured to internally host the bulb portion, wherein the spherical socket can have a top collar portion and a bottom collar portion connected to each other..
General Electric Technology Gmbh


06/16/16
20160169512 

Cooled wall assembly for a combustor and design


A wall assembly that may be for a combustor of a gas turbine engine includes a liner having a hot face that defines a combustion chamber, an opposite cold face, and a plurality of effusion holes. A shell of the assembly is spaced outward from the cold face and includes a plurality of impingement holes each having a centerline orientated substantially normal to the cold face.
United Technologies Corporation


06/16/16
20160169509 

Pyrolytic gas processor and tire conversion system therefrom


A gas processor includes a burner chamber including a first end and a second end, a gas/fuel burner having an inlet receiving air and an inlet for receiving a first combustible gas including a nozzle providing a flame extending out from the nozzle. A syn-gas chamber including injection holes and a syn-gas feed line and a syn-gas nozzle plate is coupled between the second end of the burner chamber and the gas/fuel burner including over the nozzle, wherein syn-gas is directed by the injection holes into a path of the flame for combustion of the syn-gas.
Infinitus Renewable Energy, Llc


06/16/16
20160169505 

Burner arrangement for heater


A burner arrangement (1), for a mobile heater operated with liquid fuel, is provided; having a combustion chamber (2) for converting fuel with combustion air in a flaming combustion, which combustion chamber (2) extends along a longitudinal axis (z) in a main flow direction (h); a pre-mixing chamber (3), which is arranged fluidicly upstream of the combustion chamber (2), for generating a fuel-combustion air-mixture, which pre-mixing chamber (3) comprises a side wall (4); a fuel evaporation surface (o) arranged in the pre-mixing chamber; a fuel supply (10) for supplying liquid fuel; and a first combustion air supply (6) having a swirl body (7) for supplying a combustion air flow into the pre-mixing chamber (3) with a swirl such that the combustion air is guided along the fuel evaporation surface (o) with a tangential flow component. A neck portion (5) is formed at a transition from the pre-mixing chamber (3) to the combustion chamber (2) at which the flow cross-section abruptly widens in the main flow direction (h)..
Webasto Se


06/16/16
20160169504 

Device for preventing steam from being produced in flue gas cooler for oxyfuel combustion boiler


A feed-water discharge side of a condenser is connected to a feed-water entry side of an flue gas cooler through a bypass line provided with a steam production preventive pump and with an inlet cutoff valve. A feed-water discharge side of the flue gas cooler is connected to the feed-water entry side of the condenser through a steam production preventive water circulation line provided with an outlet cutoff valve.
Ihi Corporation


06/16/16
20160169400 

Gas exchange valve


A gas exchange valve of an internal combustion engine may include a valve plate and a valve stem. A nickel-phosphorus layer may be disposed on at least the valve stem.
Mahle International Gmbh


06/16/16
20160169393 

Axial shaft seal


An axial shaft seal for sealing a shaft against a housing of a combustion engine comprises a stiffening section and a sealing element connected to the stiffening section, having a sealing lip which is established for sealing interaction with a counter-running element which is connected to the shaft and runs radially. In the assembled state, a sealing contact exists exclusively between an end section of the sealing lip and the radial counter-running element.
Bruss Sealing Systems Gmbh


06/16/16
20160169387 

Piston ring and manufacturing same


A piston ring for a piston of an internal combustion engine or a compressor may include a substantially annular shaped body defining an inner surface facing towards a groove configured to receive the body, an upper surface facing towards a combustion chamber and extending substantially at a right angle to the inner surface, and a lower surface disposed substantially opposite the upper surface. A layer of thermally insulating coating may be disposed at least partially on at least one of the inner surface, the upper surface and the lower surface..
Mahle International Gmbh


06/16/16
20160169277 

Thrust bearing and bearing device for crankshaft of internal combustion engine


The invention provides a thrust bearing for receiving an axial force of a crankshaft of an internal combustion engine. The thrust bearing includes a pair of half thrust bearings having a semi-annular shape that form an annular shape by abutting their circumferential end surfaces.
Daido Metal Company Ltd.


06/16/16
20160169271 

Bearing device for crankshaft of internal combustion engine


The invention provides a bearing device, including a crankshaft, a pair of half bearings each having crush reliefs formed adjacent to both circumferential ends thereof, a bearing housing in which a retaining hole is formed for retaining the pair of half bearings, and one half thrust bearing having a semi-annular shape arranged adjacent to the retaining hole. The half thrust bearing includes thrust reliefs formed adjacent to both circumferential end portions of a sliding surface receiving an axial force of the crankshaft so that its wall thickness is made thinner toward the circumferential end surface, and a thrust relief length at an inner end portion of the thrust relief positioned on a rear side in the crankshaft rotational direction is formed to be larger than a thrust relief length at an inner end portion of the thrust relief positioned on a front side in the crankshaft rotational direction..
Daido Metal Company Ltd.


06/16/16
20160169186 

Method of spark timing adjustment for an internal combustion engine


Systems and methods are disclosed for adjusting the spark timing of an internal combustion engine. According to at least one aspect of the present disclosure, the system includes an exhaust gas recirculation (egr) system for recirculating exhaust gas flow from at least one primary egr cylinder of an engine into an intake system prior to combustion.
Cummins Inc,


06/16/16
20160169185 

Internal combustion engine


An internal combustion engine 20 includes a combustion chamber 26, a fuel injector 31 injecting fuel into the combustion chamber 26, a cylinder 22, a piston 24 having a crown and reciprocating in the cylinder 22, the crown being exposed to the combustion chamber 26, and an ignition delay enhancer prolonging an ignition delay of a fuel-air mixture in the combustion chamber 26. A ceramic member 24a is disposed on at least a fuel injection port, to which fuel is injected from the fuel injector 31, of the crown of the piston 24..
Ngk Insulators, Ltd.


06/16/16
20160169184 

Vehicle having a belt pulley and standstill air-conditioning


A vehicle including a combustion engine, a belt alternator starter, and a decouplable accessory power take-off for auxiliary units, wherein the accessory power take-off includes, as auxiliary units, at least an air-conditioning compressor and an electric motor as belt alternator starter that is usable as a motor and as a generator, wherein a coupling and a decoupling of the accessory power take-off occurs by means of a form-fitting clutch, and wherein at a standstill of the combustion engine during a short stop phase, a stationary air-conditioning operation occurs by means of a reverse rotation of the auxiliary units, and wherein a starting of the combustion engine after the short stop phase occurs by means of a reversal of the direction of rotation of the electric motor.. .
Schaeffler Technologies Ag & Co. Kg


06/16/16
20160169183 

Reciprocating piston internal combustion engine including a sensor system on a gas exchange valve


A reciprocating piston internal combustion engine includes: a sensor system on a gas exchange valve which has a valve head situated at a first end of a valve stem; a lever element which engages at a second end of the valve stem and which is designed to actuate the gas exchange valve by displacing the valve head; a detection element which, upon actuation of the gas exchange valve, is displaced along a displacement path; and a sensor device configured to ascertain a position of the detection element. The sensor device is situated in such a way that the detection element, during a displacement along a portion of the displacement path, moves predominantly in a movement toward the sensor device or away from the same, thereby providing a measurement of valve timing of the gas exchange valve..
Robert Bosch Gmbh


06/16/16
20160169178 

Combustion chamber assembly


A combustion chamber includes an upstream end wall having an aperture and a fuel injector. An air swirler is mounted such that the air swirler is movable radially with respect to the aperture.
Rolls-royce Plc


06/16/16
20160169177 

Fuel injector


A fuel injector (100) for an internal combustion engine is disclosed. The fuel injector is particularly suitable for use as a dual fuel injector, and comprises a generally tubular outer valve needle (130), an inner valve needle (140) slidably received in the outer valve needle (130), and a nozzle body assembly (112) comprising a tip part (120) and a needle guide part (118).
Delphi International Operations Luxembourg S.a.r.l.


06/16/16
20160169172 

Fuel injector


A fuel injector for an internal combustion engine, comprising an injector body (12), a first actuator for controlling movement of a first valve needle for injecting a first fuel into a cylinder of the engine, and a second actuator for controlling movement of a second valve needle for injecting a second fuel into the cylinder, each of the actuators being axially spaced along a longitudinal axis (a-a) of the injector body (12) and comprising a respective conductive element for carrying current to the actuator, the injector further comprising an electrical connector module (40) including first and second electrical connector means (60, 62, 64, 66) for connection with an associated one of the conductive elements for the actuators, and wherein the electrical connector module (40) is mounted between the first and second actuators along the longitudinal axis (a-a) of the injector body (12).. .
Westport Power Inc.


06/16/16
20160169167 

Internal combustion engine for a motor vehicle, and operating such an internal combustion


An internal combustion engine for a motor vehicle is disclosed. The engine has at least two combustion chambers and an exhaust gas tract with at least one exhaust gas duct associated with the combustion chambers and through which exhaust gas from the combustion chambers can flow to guide the exhaust gas to a turbine of an exhaust gas turbocharger.
Daimler Ag


06/16/16
20160169166 

Structure of engine system


A structure of an engine system may include a cylinder head on a top of an engine to form combustion chambers together with a plurality of engine cylinders, an intake manifold having a plurality of runners connected to a plurality of intake ports formed in the cylinder head so as to be in fluid communication with the plurality of engine cylinders through the plurality of intake ports and the plurality of runners, and a water cooling intercooler having an outlet connected to an inlet to the intake manifold for cooling at least one of exhaust gas recirculation (egr) gas and new air with cooling water.. .
Hyundai Motor Company


06/16/16
20160169165 

Turbocharging system for use with internal combustion engine


A turbocharging system for use with an internal combustion engine, which includes an exhaust gas feeding passage configured to feed exhaust gas of an internal combustion engine to a turbine unit; an exhaust gas passage configured to release the exhaust gas discharged from the turbine unit outside of the turbocharging system; an intake air passage configured to feed intake air into the compressor unit; a compressed air passage configured to feed compressed air discharged from the compressor unit to the internal combustion engine; an intercooler configured to cool the compressed air flowing through the compressed air passage; and an lpl-egr passage configured to recirculate at least a part of the exhaust gas flowing through the exhaust gas passage, into the intake air passage, wherein the compressed air passage is provided with a cyclone-type collecting device arranged upstream of the intercooler to collect foreign substances contained in the compressed air.. .
Otics Corporation


06/16/16
20160169163 

Hydrogen motor vehicle without hydrogen on board


The object is attained in the following way. A motor vehicle comprising an internal combustion engine provided with a liquid cooling system with a primary radiator mounted in front of the engine, and a hydrogen generator accommodated in a trunk and operating on the reaction of aluminum composites with water, further comprises an exhaust gas cooling system to autonomously supply the generator with water by condensing water vapors in exhaust gases.

06/16/16
20160169161 

Control device for internal cdmbustion engine


An internal combustion engine has a water-cooled intercooler cooling intake air turbocharged by a turbocharger. The intercooler has an ht intercooler into which ht cooling water passing through a cylinder block is introduced and an lt intercooler into which lt cooling water lower in temperature than the ht cooling water is introduced and the lt intercooler is arranged to abut against an intake downstream side of the ht intercooler.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


06/16/16
20160169160 

Fuel injection device for gas turbine


A fuel injection device, for a gas turbine, which enhances uniform distribution in concentration of fuel gas and water vapor in a combustion chamber with simple structure and at low cost to effectively reduce nox, is provided. The fuel injection device with a fuel nozzle to mix fuel gas and water vapor and inject the fuel gas and water vapor into a combustion chamber, includes: a nozzle housing having a mixing chamber thereinside; a first introduction passage to introduce the fuel gas into the mixing chamber from outside of the nozzle housing; and a second introduction passage to introduce the water vapor into the mixing chamber from an outside of the nozzle housing; and a plurality of reverse passages communicating with a downstream end of the mixing chamber and configured to allow for a plurality of reverses of flow of mixed gas from the mixing chamber..
Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha


06/16/16
20160169159 

Device for pressurizing a propellant tank of a rocket engine


The device comprises a primary heater (58) suitable for heating the propellant coming from the tank (16) prior to it being reintroduced into its tank. The primary heater uses the heat of combustion from the engine (10) and the device further comprises a secondary heater (66) having its source of heat independent from the operation of the engine, the secondary heater being arranged downstream from the primary heater (58) in order to heat the propellant between its outlet from the primary heater and being reintroduced into the tank.
Snecma


06/16/16
20160169153 

Engine piston


A piston for an internal combustion engine includes a piston body forming a crown portion and a skirt portion. The skirt portion includes a pin bore and forms two guide surfaces.
Caterpillar Inc.


06/16/16
20160169151 

Piston for internal combustion engine and manufacturing method thereof


A piston for an internal combustion engine includes a piston main body for the internal combustion engine, and a crosshatched groove being formed on a surface of the piston main body. The crosshatched groove includes a crosshatch angle that corresponds to a crossing angle of lines that configure a crosshatch, the crosshatch angle that is set at a range from equal to or greater than 15 degrees to equal to or less than 35 degrees..
Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha


06/16/16
20160169150 

Lightweight construciton of a diesel piston


The invention relates to a piston (10) for an internal combustion engine, comprising a piston crown (22), a cylindrical piston head (11), which adjoins the piston crown (22), and an at least partially hollow piston skirt (40), which is formed on the piston head (11) on the side facing away from the piston crown (22) and which has two opposite skirt wall segments (50) and two opposite connecting walls (60) that connect the skirt wall segments (50), wherein the connecting walls (60) each have a pin bore (61), wherein the piston head (11) has an annular cooling channel (18), which has at least one inlet opening (28) and at least one outlet opening (30), and the two skirt wall segments (50) widen toward the piston head (11) in such a way that the sector length (l1) of the side of the skirt wall segment (50) formed on the piston head (11) is greater than the sector length (l2) of the side of the skirt wall segment (50) facing away from the piston head (11).. .
Federal-mogul NÜrnberg Gmbh


06/16/16
20160169149 

Method of machining a motion-supporting surface of a cylinder of an internal combustion engine


A method for working a wall of a cylinder of an internal combustion engine, in which peripheral grooves are machined into the wall, wherein at least one annular saw blade, which is provided on a circumference with a multiplicity of cutting teeth, is used for introducing the grooves, wherein the saw blade is moved so as to rotate about its longitudinal axis and on an annular path. A subsequent forming operation on the lands that are formed between neighboring grooves causes the formation of undercuts that can improve the connection of the wall of the cylinder to a subsequently applied coating layer..
Technische UniversitÄt MÜnchen


06/16/16
20160169148 

Direct injection engine controlling device


An engine (10) is a cylinder injection engine, and includes an injector (21) that directly injects a fuel into a combustion chamber (23), and an ignition plug (34) that generates an ignition spark in the combustion chamber (23). An ecu (40) performs multiple first injections to each produce an air-fuel mixture of a lean air-fuel ratio in the combustion chamber (23) before an ignition in one combustion cycle of the engine, and performs a second injection to produce an air-fuel mixture of a rich air-fuel ratio in the combustion chamber (23) before the ignition and after the first injection.
Denso Corporation


06/16/16
20160169143 

Multi-fuel system for internal combustion engines


In a multi-fuel system for diesel engines, natural gas is mixed with diesel fuel and conditioned in a mixing chamber before being injected into the mixing chamber of the engine. Filtered blow-by gas may also be introduced into the combustion chamber.

06/16/16
20160169140 

In-range sensor fault diagnostic system and method


An internal combustion engine includes an electronic controller programmed to determine, for at least one combustion event in a combustion chamber, a theoretical polytropic constant, a measured polytropic constant, and a difference between the theoretical polytropic constant and the measured polytropic constant. The electronic controller is further programmed to calculate an adjusted pressure signal based on the pressure signal and the difference such that the adjusted pressure signal compensates for changes to an accuracy of the pressure sensor over time..
Caterpillar Inc.


06/16/16
20160169139 

Negative pressure abnormality detection apparatus, and control internal combustion engine


A negative pressure abnormality detection apparatus includes a negative pressure sensor to output a signal representing negative pressure in a negative pressure chamber of a brake booster into which intake negative pressure of an intake manifold generated by rotation of an engine is introduced; a negative pressure detection unit to detect the negative pressure based on the signal; an abnormality determination unit to determine whether an abnormality occurs with the negative pressure sensor, based on whether the negative pressure is shifted toward atmospheric or vacuum pressure relative to a threshold, when a state continues for a predetermined time or longer during which the engine rotates and a negative-pressure-expending braking operation is not performed; and a threshold change unit to change the threshold depending on opening of a throttle valve in an intake pipe connected with the intake manifold, while the state continues.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


06/16/16
20160169135 

Method and system for control of emissions in exhaust aftertreatment system


A system includes a controller configured to compare a nitrogen oxides (nox) concentration within treated exhaust gases from a combustion engine after flowing through a first catalyst assembly and a second catalyst assembly relative to a nox threshold value, to determine a change in o2 concentration within the treated exhaust gases between the first and second catalyst assemblies upstream of a location of oxidant injection into the treated exhaust gases, and to adjust an air-fuel ratio of the combustion engine based on the change in o2 concentration in the treated exhaust gases if the nox concentration is greater than the nox threshold value.. .
General Electric Company


06/16/16
20160169134 

Method for operation of an internal combustion engine


A method for operating an internal combustion engine having a plurality of cylinders includes: measuring, by exhaust gas sensors arranged at an exhaust gas of every cylinder for which cylinder-specific combustion control is carried out, for each respective cylinder, at least one actual combustion value; comparing each respective measured actual combustion value with a reference combustion value to determine at least one cylinder-specific control deviation for every cylinder for which cylinder-specific combustion control is carried out; determining at least one cylinder-specific control variable for every cylinder for which cylinder-specific combustion control is carried out based on the cylinder-specific control deviation or on every cylinder-specific control deviation; and operating each cylinder for which cylinder-specific combustion control is carried out based on the respective cylinder-specific control variable to bring the respective actual combustion value closer to the respective reference combustion value and minimize the respective control deviation.. .
Man Diesel & Turbo Se


06/16/16
20160169133 

System and increasing gaseous fuel substitution


A fuel control system for a multiple fuel internal combustion engine may include at least one cylinder pressure sensor associated with each cylinder of the engine. A data collection module may be configured to receive real-time cylinder pressure measurements from each of the at least one cylinder pressure sensors and calculate one or more actual combustion parameter values from the real-time cylinder pressure measurements.
Caterpillar Inc.


06/16/16
20160169132 

System and increasing tolerance to fuel variation


A fuel control system for a multiple fuel internal combustion engine may include at least one cylinder pressure sensor associated with each cylinder of the engine. A data collection module may be configured to receive real-time cylinder pressure measurements from each of the at least one cylinder pressure sensors and calculate one or more actual combustion parameter values from the real-time cylinder pressure measurements.
Caterpillar Inc.


06/16/16
20160169130 

System for controlling engine using variable valve lift and method thereof


A system for controlling an engine includes a driving information detector detecting driving information. At least one intake valve and at least one exhaust valve open and close the combustion chamber.
Hyundai Motor Company


06/16/16
20160169128 

Engine braking device for a combustion engine and operating an engine braking device


The invention relates to an engine braking device for a combustion engine in motor vehicles, which has an intake system, an exhaust system, gas exchange valves associated with the combustion engine, an exhaust turbocharger integrated into the exhaust system and the intake system, and an engine braking unit, wherein the engine braking unit has a decompression brake, which influences at least one outlet valve of the gas exchange valves, and a brake flap, which is arranged in the exhaust system and causes the exhaust gas to build up. The brake flap is arranged upstream of and outside, preferably directly upstream of and outside, a turbine housing of an exhaust turbine of the exhaust turbocharger and is designed as a flow guiding flap which influences the admission of a gas flow to the exhaust turbine.
Man Truck & Bus Österreich Ag


06/16/16
20160169127 

Method for controlling an engine braking device and engine braking device


The invention relates to a method for controlling an engine braking device for a combustion engine in motor vehicles, wherein the engine braking device has an intake system, an exhaust system, gas exchange valves associated with the combustion engine, exhaust turbo-charging by at least one exhaust turbocharger integrated into the exhaust system and the intake system, and an engine braking unit, wherein the engine braking unit has a decompression brake, which influences at least one outlet valve of the gas exchange valves and is dependent on the exhaust gas backpressure, and a brake flap, which is arranged in the exhaust system. To achieve a precisely controllable engine braking power in the engine braking mode, the demanded braking torque is controlled in accordance with the boost pressure of the exhaust turbocharger and with the exhaust gas backpressure upstream of the brake flap, which is arranged directly upstream of an exhaust turbine of the exhaust turbocharger.
Man Truck & Bus Österreich Ag


06/16/16
20160169126 

Method for controlling an engine braking device and engine braking device


The invention relates to a method for controlling an engine braking device for a combustion engine in motor vehicles, in particular in commercial vehicles, which has an intake system, an exhaust system, gas exchange valves associated with the combustion engine, a fuel injection device, which injects fuel into at least one combustion chamber, an exhaust turbocharger integrated into the exhaust system and the intake system, and an engine braking unit, wherein the engine braking unit has a decompression brake, which influences at least one outlet valve of the gas exchange valves, and a brake flap, which is arranged in the exhaust system and causes the exhaust gas to build up. According to the invention, as engine braking starts or during engine braking, fuel is injected into at least one combustion chamber of the combustion engine for a predefined period of time..
Man Truck & Bus Osterreich Ag


06/16/16
20160169125 

Six-stroke engine and operating six-stroke engine


A six-stroke engine includes a cylinder, a piston, a cylinder head, a combustion chamber, an intake port, an exhaust port, an intake valve, an exhaust valve, a fuel injector, and an ignition plug. The six-stroke engine includes a valve gear that operates the intake valve and the exhaust valve to execute an intake stroke, a compression stroke with ignition, an expansion stroke with combustion, an exhaust stroke, an expansion stroke without combustion, and a compression stroke without ignition.
Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha


06/16/16
20160169124 

Controller for internal combustion engine


A controller for controlling an internal combustion engine includes a valve timing adjuster, a variable valve lift mechanism and a processor. The processor controls a duty cycle of a drive signal in a selected one of control modes, thereby changing a relative rotational phase of a camshaft relative to an engine output shaft.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


06/16/16
20160169119 

Method to control the operating temperature of a gas turbine heater


A control method and mechanization is disclosed to bleed compressor air in order to control the gas turbine of a turbo heater. Compressed air may selectively bleed with a control value in order to increase or decrease the efficiency of the gas turbine unit.
Jet Heat Llc


06/16/16
20160169113 

Gas turbine transition piece aft frame assembly supports


Aft frame assemblies for aft ends of gas turbine transition pieces comprise a body comprising a downstream facing seal surface on an aft end, wherein at least a portion of the downstream facing seal surface configured to be exposed to a combustion discharge stream, a heat shield disposed proximate the aft end of the body, wherein the heat shield is configured to deflect at least a portion of the combustion discharge stream away from the aft end of the body, and, one or more heat shield supports connected to the body and configured to at least partially restrict deflection of the heat shield back towards the body.. .
General Electric Company


06/16/16
20160169106 

Gas turbine system


There is provided a gas turbine system including: a compressing portion; a combustor generating a combustion operation by using first compressed air coming from the compressing portion; a turbine portion generating power by using a combustion gas coming from the combustor; a heat recoverer recovering a heat from a discharge gas of the turbine portion; and a compressed air supplier providing second compressed air to which the heat recovered by the heat recoverer is transferred, wherein at least a portion of the second compressed air to which the heat has been transferred is supplied to at least one of the combustor and the turbine portion.. .
Hanwha Techwin Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160169103 

Control unit for gasification power generation plant, gasification power generation plant, and control gasification power generation plant


An igcc plant includes a coal gasifier that gasifies coal by using an oxidizer, a gas turbine that is driven by combustion gas generated by combustion of fuel gas obtained by purifying gas generated by the coal gasifier in gas clean-up equipment, and an oxidizer supply path for supplying air extracted from an air compressor of the gas turbine or oxygen separated from the air as an oxidizer for the coal gasifier. A control unit (50) for the gasification power generation plant controls the amount of the oxidizer that is supplied to the coal gasifier to be less than or equal to a predetermined upper-limit value, while allowing deviation of an air ratio from a predetermined set value, the air ratio representing the ratio of the amount of air that is supplied to the coal gasifier relative to a theoretical amount of air for combustion of carbon, in accordance with variations in an operating-state quantity of the coal gasifier or variations in a load of the igcc plant.
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.


06/16/16
20160169099 

Switching valve and internal combustion engine having such a switching valve and a a switching valve


A switching valve for an internal combustion engine, which has an adjustable compression ratio, namely to control a hydraulic oil flow particularly for an eccentric adjustment mechanism, having a control piston, which can be shifted by a switching mechanism similar to a ballpoint pen mechanism, wherein the control piston controls the hydraulic oil flow dependent on the switch position thereof, wherein the switching mechanism comprises at least one actuation element and a detent element, and wherein at least the control piston, the actuation element and the detent element are nested in each other so that they are implemented in a concentrically overlapping manner, at least in sections, when viewed in the shifting direction of the control piston.. .
Fev Gmbh


06/16/16
20160169098 

Lubrication oil and internal-combustion engine fuel


The lubrication oil is injected with lubrication oil impregnating agent composed of dimethylalkyl tertiary amine in the range from 0.01 to 1 volume % and desirably in the range from 0.1 to 0.5 volume %. Petroleum oil fuel is injected with fuel oil impregnating agent composed of dimethylalkyl tertiary amine in the range from 0.5 to 1 volume %.

06/16/16
20160169095 

Engine control system and method


An engine control system is provided and includes an engine having combustion chambers and provides driving torque through combustion of a fuel injected into the combustion chambers. A turbocharger includes a turbine rotated according to flow energy of exhaust gas, a compressor compressing external air, and a vane adjusting amount of exhaust gas supplied to the turbine.
Hyundai Motor Company


06/16/16
20160169088 

Engine system with intake gas individually cooled per cylinder


An engine system with intake gas individually cooled per cylinder may include a cylinder head on a top of an engine configured to form combustion chambers together with a plurality of cylinders; an intake manifold having a plurality of runners configured to be connected to a plurality of intake ports formed in the cylinder head to be in fluidic communication with the plurality of engine cylinders through the plurality of intake ports and the plurality of runners; and a plurality of water cooling intercoolers for cooling at least one of exhaust gas recirculation (egr) gas and new air with cooling water, wherein the plurality of water cooling intercoolers are connected to the plurality of runners, respectively.. .
Hyundai Motor Company


06/16/16
20160169086 

Combustion chamber with ducts for internal combustion engines


An internal combustion engine is provided. The internal combustion engine includes an engine cylinder, a piston, a cylinder head, a combustion chamber, and a fuel injector.
Caterpillar Inc.


06/16/16
20160169085 

Internal combustion engine


Wherein at least one and preferably all of the apertures associated with a pre-chamber gas valve has such a small through-flow coefficient that the pressure which occurs at a maximum between the combustion cycles in the volume between the pre-chamber gas valve and the aperture does not reach the pressure prevailing in the pre-chamber gas supply conduit.. .

06/16/16
20160169084 

Expansion tank for the coolant of fluid-cooled internal combustion engines


An expansion tank for the coolant of a fluid-cooled machine, in particular a machine-operated water-borne vehicle or a truck includes at least one inlet connection arranged in the lower region of the expansion tank, and an outlet connection for connection of the expansion tank to a cooling circuit of an internal combustion engine. A filler nozzle is arranged in the upper region of the expansion tank and has a lower edge spaced from an expansion tank cover to limit the fill level.
Man Truck & Bus Ag


06/16/16
20160169082 

A hydraulic circuit associated with an internal combustion engine


A hydraulic circuit associated with an internal combustion engine comprising a main cooling circuit of the engine provided with a circulation pump for a cooling fluid, and an auxiliary preheating circuit branched from the main circuit; the pump is a rotary volumetric pump dimensioned so as to generate, at least during a warm-up transient of the engine, a flow rate greater than that required for the cooling of the engine; at least one fraction of the flow rate generated by the pump is sent to the auxiliary circuit where it recovers heat from a fluid at higher temperature, such as the exhaust gases and/or the supercharging compressed air of the engine, and gives it to a fluid at lower temperature, such as for example the engine oil or the passenger compartment air.. .
Sei - Servizi Per L'economia E Per L'ingegneria Srl


06/16/16
20160169078 

Exhaust gas system of a motor vehicle


An exhaust gas system of a motor vehicle which has an internal combustion engine with a plurality of cylinder groups, with a first exhaust gas section which is assigned to a first cylinder group of the internal combustion engine, and with a second exhaust gas section which is assigned to a second cylinder group of the internal combustion engine, each exhaust gas section comprising in each case one exhaust gas purification device, and a common silencer interacting with the first exhaust gas section and the second exhaust gas section, namely in such a way that, starting from the exhaust gas purification device of the first exhaust gas section and starting from the exhaust gas purification device of the second exhaust gas section, in each case, a first part exhaust gas section opens into an interior of the common silencer.. .
Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft


06/16/16
20160169076 

Method for monitoring an oxidation catalysis device


A method for monitoring an oxidation catalysis device or doc arranged in an exhaust line of an internal combustion engine of a vehicle, in a predetermined range of inlet (2) and outlet (3) temperatures of the doc, includes injecting predetermined successive quantities of fuel in stages (5, 6) into the inlet of the doc, recording the outlet (3) temperature of the doc after each injected quantity of fuel, recording the total quantity injected for a given stage, for which the outlet temperature (3) of the doc begins to decrease, determining a characterization of the doc monitored, then comparing this characterization with a test characterization of a similar doc which has been established beforehand in order to determine a threshold degradation of the doc monitored that is not to be exceeded.. .
Continental Automotive France


06/16/16
20160169073 

System and diagnosing the selective catalytic reduction system of a motor vehicle


A system and method for diagnosing selective catalytic reduction system of a motor vehicle, the system including an internal combustion engine connected by an exhaust manifold to, successively, an assembly including a nitrogen oxide catalyst and a particle filter and a selective catalytic reduction system, a mechanism draining mass of ammonia stored in the selective catalytic reduction system, a mechanism controlling draining, and a mechanism injecting urea positioned upstream of the selective catalytic reduction system, a mechanism measuring quantity of ammonia at an outlet of the selective catalytic reduction system, a system determining maximum mass of ammonia stored in the selective catalytic reduction system, and a comparison mechanism configured to transmit a fault signal based on a result of a comparison between the maximum mass of ammonia stored in the selective catalytic reduction system and a threshold.. .
Renault S.a.s


06/16/16
20160169072 

Exhaust aftertreatment system and method


One variation may include a method of controlling exhaust gas flow in an internal combustion engine system, and products and systems using same.. .
Borgwarner Inc.


06/16/16
20160169070 

Exhaust pipe


A pipe (11), carrying exhaust gas, of an exhaust system (1) of an internal combustion engine (9), with a tubular body (15) carrying exhaust gas, and with at least one attachment part (12) separate with respect to the tubular body (15), which is added laterally to the tubular body (15) so that externally on the tubular body (15) a cavity (13) is arranged delimited at least partially by the attachment part (12), which extends in the circumferential direction (14) of the tubular body (15) over less than 360°.. .
Eberspächer Exhaust Technology Gmbh & Co. Kg


06/16/16
20160169065 

System, for rocker arm position sensing


A system for monitoring operation of an internal combustion engine having a rocker arm assembly for actuating an engine valve is disclosed. The rocker arm assembly includes a first arm with a first end, a second arm also having a first end pivotally connected near the first end of the first arm, a latch that when latched secures the first arm relative to the second arm in a latched mode, and when unlatched allows the first arm to move relative to the second arm in an unlatched mode.
Eaton Corporation


06/16/16
20160169063 

Internal-combustion engine with an electronically controlled hydraulic system for variable actuation of the intake valves, provided with a device for refilling the system with fluid


In an engine having an electronically controlled hydraulic system for variable actuation of intake valves, an operating step of refilling, prior to ignition of the engine, is activated to refill a pressure chamber of the system with fluid when, after prolonged engine inactivity, the chamber has been emptied. In this refilling step, fuel supply to the engine is inhibited, and a camshaft is rotationally driven following upon activation of an engine-starting electrical machine.
C.r.f. Societa Consortile Per Azioni


06/16/16
20160169029 

Geared turbofan engine with low pressure environmental control system for aircraft


A gas turbine engine assembly includes a fan section delivering air into a main compressor section. The main compressor section compresses air and delivers air into a combustion section.
United Technologies Corporation






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