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Exhaust gas purification catalyst and method for producing the same

Exhaust gas-purifying catalyst

Positive ignition engine and exhaust system comprising three-way catalysed filter

Date/App# patent app List of recent Exhaust Gas-related patents
08/21/14
20140235434
 Exhaust gas purification catalyst and method for producing the same patent thumbnailExhaust gas purification catalyst and method for producing the same
An exhaust gas purification catalyst includes a rh-containing catalyst layer provided on a base material. The rh-containing catalyst layer includes a binder material of rh-doped cezr-based composite oxide containing ce and zr and doped with rh.
08/21/14
20140235433
 Exhaust gas purification catalyst and method for producing the same patent thumbnailExhaust gas purification catalyst and method for producing the same
An exhaust gas purification catalyst includes a rh-containing catalyst layer provided on a base material. The rh-containing catalyst layer includes rh-supporting zr-based composite oxide in which rh6 is supported on zr-based composite oxide containing zr and a rare earth metal except ce.
08/21/14
20140235431
 Exhaust gas-purifying catalyst patent thumbnailExhaust gas-purifying catalyst
An exhaust gas-purifying catalyst includes a substrate, and a catalytic layer facing the substrate and including a precious metal, alumina, an oxygen storage material, and a sulfate of an alkaline-earth metal having an average particle diameter falling within a range of 0.01 to 0.70 μm, the average particle diameter being obtained by observation using a scanning electron microscope. Another exhaust gas-purifying catalyst includes a substrate, and a catalytic layer formed on the substrate using slurry containing a precious metal, alumina, an oxygen storage material, and a sulfate of an alkaline-earth metal having an average particle diameter falling within a range of 0.01 to 0.70 μm, the average particle diameter being obtained by observation using a scanning electron microscope..
08/21/14
20140234189
 Positive ignition engine and exhaust system comprising three-way catalysed filter patent thumbnailPositive ignition engine and exhaust system comprising three-way catalysed filter
A positive ignition engine is disclosed. The engine comprises an exhaust system comprising a filter for filtering particulate matter from the emitted exhaust gas.
08/21/14
20140234188
 Apparatus and method for filtering engine exhaust gases patent thumbnailApparatus and method for filtering engine exhaust gases
Embodiments of the invention provide an engine aftertreatment apparatus comprising first and second diesel particulate filters (dpfs), the first dpf being provided upstream of the second dpf, the second dpf being provided with a coating of a second dpf catalyst, the second dpf catalyst being arranged to promote reduction of nox.. .
08/21/14
20140234174
 Exhaust gas purification apparatus for an internal combustion engine patent thumbnailExhaust gas purification apparatus for an internal combustion engine
A reduction in the accuracy of a failure determination of a filter due to a reduction in the detection accuracy of a pm sensor is suppressed. In order to achieve this, provision is made for a filter that is arranged in an exhaust passage of an internal combustion engine for trapping particulate matter contained in an exhaust gas, an nox selective reduction catalyst that is arranged at the downstream side of the filter and reduces nox by means of a reducing agent which is supplied thereto, a supply device that supplies the reducing agent to the nox selective reduction catalyst from the upstream side of the nox selective reduction catalyst, a pm sensor that detects an amount of the particulate matter in the exhaust gas at the downstream side of the nox selective reduction catalyst, and a prohibition part that prohibits the use of a detected value of the pm sensor in cases where the reducing agent supplied from said supply device passes through the nox selective reduction catalyst..
08/21/14
20140234091
 Turbine for turbocharger and method for assembling turbocharger patent thumbnailTurbine for turbocharger and method for assembling turbocharger
A purpose of the invention is to reduce size and weight and to make assembly easier while maintaining high response performance or the like required for a turbocharger for an automobile. A rotor blade upstream flow channel space s2 of a cylindrical portion 22 is gradually reduced from an upstream side toward a downstream side in a swirling direction of exhaust gas e in accordance with a reduction in volume of a scroll chamber s1.
08/21/14
20140234075
 Exhaust gas turbocharger patent thumbnailExhaust gas turbocharger
An exhaust gas turbocharger may include a shaft mounted in a bearing housing carrying a compressor wheel and a turbine wheel. The shaft may include a sealing bush arranged on the shaft in a rotationally fixed manner.
08/21/14
20140230800
 Air turbine driven egr pump for diesel engines patent thumbnailAir turbine driven egr pump for diesel engines
A power plant is provided and may include an exhaust gas recirculation passage and a turbo machine having a first turbine rotationally coupled to a pump. The first turbine may include an expanded air passage.
08/21/14
20140230798
 Internal combustion engine and method for operating an internal combustion engine patent thumbnailInternal combustion engine and method for operating an internal combustion engine
The invention relates to an internal combustion engine (1) with a crankcase (3) and a cylinder head (4) having exhaust ports (9) feeding into an exhaust manifold (10) for exhaust gas from the combustion chambers (5) of the internal combustion engine (1). Provision is hereby made for the cylinder head (4) to include at least one region of a heating channel (12) which is different from the exhaust ports (9) and the exhaust manifold (10) and has an inlet side (14) branching from one of the exhaust ports (9) or the exhaust manifold (10), and which is flowed through by an exhaust mass flow that is adjustable by an actuator (13).
08/21/14
20140230743
Animal euthanasia apparatus
An animal euthanasia device includes a chamber with an opening through which a partitioned cage may be wheeled. A pivotally attached door seals the opening using fixed edge seals and an inflatable door threshold seal.
08/21/14
20140230654
Gas separation membrane
The present invention relates to a gas separation membrane comprising as a main component a polyacetal, wherein the polyacetal contains 1.5 to 10 mol of an oxyalkylene unit based on 100 mol of an oxymethylene unit. The gas separation membrane of the present invention has high carbon dioxide gas separating ability and high permeability rate to carbon dioxide gas and is advantageously used as a separation membrane for carbon dioxide gas contained in exhaust gas..
08/21/14
20140230606
Ironmaking process and installation
Ironmaking method and installation with recirculation of exhaust gas as a reduction gas and whereby part of the exhaust gas is purged upstream and/or downstream of a co/co2 separation unit, said purged exhaust gas being subjected to a water gas shift reaction for h2 generation.. .
08/21/14
20140230446
Reducing oxygen in a gas turbine exhaust
The present techniques are directed to a system and methods for operating a gas turbine system. An exemplary gas turbine system includes an oxidant system, a fuel system, and a control system.
08/21/14
20140230445
Fuel combusting method
The present techniques are directed to systems and a method for combusting a fuel in a gas turbine. An exemplary method includes providing a fuel to a combustor on a gas turbine, providing an oxidant to the combustor, and combusting the fuel and the oxidant in the combustor to produce an exhaust gas.
08/21/14
20140230444
System and method for reducing back pressure in a gas turbine system
In a first embodiment, a system, including an exhaust duct configured to flow an exhaust gas, and an air injection system coupled to the exhaust duct, wherein the air injection system comprises a first air injector configured to inject air into the exhaust duct to assist flow of the exhaust gas through the exhaust duct.. .
08/21/14
20140230435
Internal combustion machine, water craft, and method for operating the power supply system of a ship using an internal combustion engine
The invention relates to an internal combustion machine (10), comprising a combustion engine (1) having an exhaust gas side (ags) and a charging fluid side (lls), and having a supercharger system (14) comprising an exhaust gas turbo charger (40) for charging the combustion engine (1), having a condenser array (41) on the charging fluid side (lls) and a turbine arrangement (42) on the exhaust gas side (ags), a compressor (3), the primary side (i) of which is connected to the charging fluid side (lls), and the secondary side (ii) of which is connected to the exhaust gas side (ags). An electric machine (4) configured as a motor/generator is coupled to the combustion engine (1), wherein the electric machine (4) as a generator can be powered by the combustion engine (1), or can power the combustion engine (1) as a motor, wherein the compressor (3) can be powered directly by the electric machine (4) via a mechanical drive coupling (13)..
08/21/14
20140230432
Supercharged internal combustion engine with two-channel turbine and method for operating an internal combustion engine of said type
A supercharged internal combustion engine wherein a two-channel turbine comprising a shut-off body positioned within a flow transfer duct within a turbine housing fluidly couples the two channels of a turbine housing to one another via the transfer duct responsive to the exhaust gas flow rate to enable better operation of the turbocharger.. .
08/21/14
20140230431
Supercharged internal combustion engine with two-channel turbine and method for operating an internal combustion engine of said type
A supercharged internal combustion engine comprising a two channel turbine fluidly connects the two channels within the turbine housing by virtue of at least one opening in the housing wall which separates the two channels wherein at least one displaceable wall part is provided which serves for opening up the opening in the housing wall to optimize the performance of the turbine responsive to the exhaust gas flow rate.. .
08/21/14
20140230419
Mixer configuration for reducing agent preparation and motor vehicle having a mixer configuration
A mixer configuration for mixing an additive with an exhaust gas stream includes at least one overflow surface which is disposed in a mixing section of an exhaust pipe. The exhaust pipe has a cross section and a main flow direction of the exhaust gas stream.
08/21/14
20140230418
Assembly for purifying exhaust gases
The assembly comprises a baffle covering at least 75% of the first area and covering less than 25% of the second area. The baffle and the space are laid out so that a portion of the exhaust gases penetrate through the first area of the inlet flows into the space along flow lines forming a cusp around the baffle..
08/21/14
20140230417
Exhaust gas combustion system
An exhaust gas combustion system advances exhaust timing by using an electric cvvt apparatus. The system may include: an air supply passage adapted to provide for passing air to be supplied to an engine; an exhaust manifold adapted to transmit exhaust gas of the engine to an exhaust passage; an air injection passage adapted to connect the air supply passage with the exhaust manifold so as to supply a part of air passing through the air supply passage to the exhaust manifold; and an air valve disposed at the air injection passage so as to selectively open or close the air injection passage.
08/21/14
20140230416
Exhaust gas control apparatus for internal combustion engine
An exhaust gas control apparatus for an internal combustion engine includes a nox purification catalyst disposed in an exhaust passage of the internal combustion engine and carrying a first catalyst metal on a first catalyst carrier, an oxidation catalyst disposed in the downstream exhaust passage of the nox purification catalyst and carrying second catalyst metals including a base metal on a second catalyst carrier, an air introduction apparatus introducing air into an upstream of the oxidation catalyst, and a temperature detector detecting a temperature of the oxidation catalyst. When an oxidation catalyst temperature is a predetermined temperature or lower, an air-fuel ratio of the exhaust gas into the oxidation catalyst is controlled to a more fuel lean ratio than the stoichiometric air-fuel ratio.
08/21/14
20140230415
Exhaust gas purification apparatus for an internal combustion engine
A reduction in the accuracy of a failure determination of a filter due to a reduction in the detection accuracy of a pm sensor is suppressed. To this end, provision is made for an nox selective reduction catalyst arranged in an exhaust passage of the internal combustion engine to reduce nox by means of a reducing agent supplied thereto, a supply device to supply urea water as the reducing agent from an upstream side of the nox selective reduction catalyst, a pm sensor to detect an amount of particulate matter in an exhaust gas at the downstream side of the nox selective reduction catalyst, and a control unit to make an amount of production of intermediate products from the urea water supplied from the supply device to ammonia smaller when an amount of particulate matter is detected by the pm sensor than when not detected..
08/21/14
20140230414
Electric heating catalyst
An electric heating catalyst (ehc) in which a short circuit between a heat generation element and a case in ehc is suppressed. The ehc includes a heat generation element (catalyst carrier) electrically energized to generate heat; a case receiving the heat generation element; an insulating support member between the heat generation element and the case; a tubular inner pipe inserted into the insulating support member and located between the heat generation element and the case.
08/21/14
20140230413
System, method, and apparatus for controlling an aftertreatment system having a particulate filter and a rich nox conversion device
A system includes an internal combustion ignition engine with an exhaust gas flow, a particulate filter in the exhaust gas flow, a nox reduction catalyst in the exhaust gas flow downstream of the particulate filter, a first oxygen sensor coupled to the exhaust gas flow downstream of the nox reduction catalyst, and a second oxygen sensor coupled to the exhaust gas flow between the particulate filter and the nox reduction catalyst. A controller includes an exhaust conditions module that interprets a first oxygen signal from the first oxygen sensor and a second oxygen signal from the second oxygen sensor and a combustion control module that commands a high engine-out air-fuel ratio when the first oxygen signal indicates a low oxygen content and commands a low engine-out air-fuel ratio when the first oxygen signal indicates a high oxygen content..
08/21/14
20140230411
Dosing and mixing arrangement for use in exhaust aftertreatment
A method for causing exhaust gas flow to flow at least 270 degrees in a first direction about a perforated tube using a baffle plate having a main body with a plurality of flow-through openings and a plurality of louvers positioned adjacent to the flow-through openings. The method includes deflecting a first portion of the exhaust gas flow with the main body of the baffle plate.
08/21/14
20140230409
Method and device for determining a starting time of a regeneration process for regenerating a diesel particle filter
Method for determining a starting time of a regeneration process of a particle filter which is connected into the exhaust train of an internal combustion engine, in particular of a diesel engine, wherein the data of an air mass flow rate meter, of an exhaust gas temperature sensor and of a differential pressure sensor are fed to a control unit and the control unit starts the regeneration on the basis of the data by means of the comparison with characteristic diagrams.. .
08/21/14
20140230408
System and method for exhaust gas aftertreatment
In one embodiment, a method for controlling nitrogen oxides in an exhaust gas received by an exhaust system, the exhaust system including a first selective catalytic reduction device, an exhaust gas heat recovery device and a second selective catalytic reduction device is provided. The method includes flowing the exhaust gas from an internal combustion engine into the first selective catalytic reduction device, receiving the exhaust gas from the first selective catalytic reduction device into the exhaust gas heat recovery device and directing the exhaust gas to a heat exchanger in the exhaust gas heat recovery device based on a temperature of the internal combustion engine proximate moving engine components.
08/21/14
20140230401
Cycle turbine engine power system
Disclosed is a semi-closed cycle turbine engine power system, operating with air, enriched air, or oxygen as the oxidizer, is made non-emissive via the semi-closed cycle, in a manner which produces saleable co2 product at pressure. In an embodiment of the present disclosure, the system includes, among other elements, an oxidizer supply subsystem for producing an oxidizer and a turbine engine.
08/14/14
20140228209
Catalyst for exhaust gas purification, and method for manufacturing same
The herein disclosed exhaust gas purification catalyst is an exhaust gas purification catalyst that is provided with a porous carrier 40 and palladium 50 supported on this porous carrier 40. The porous carrier 40 is provided with an alumina carrier 42 formed of alumina and with a cz carrier 44 formed of a ceria-zirconia complex oxide.
08/14/14
20140227955
Modular exhaust gas header and method of incorporating same in design layout for a manufacturing process machine
A modular exhaust gas header designed for use with a process tool having a plurality of exhaust gas points of connection. Embodiments of the modular exhaust gas header include a plurality of branch ducts, at least one for each point of connection in the process tool.
08/14/14
20140227758
Inerting method in digestion
A method for the inerting of vessels used in the digestion of organic waste, the method characterised by the method steps of: (i) capturing exhaust gas (14) from a chemical conversion means (12); (ii) directing at least a portion of the captured exhaust gas (14) from step (i) to a vessel (40) used in the digestion of organic waste; and (iii) purging the vessel (40) using the exhaust gas (14) so as to avoid an explosive mix of gases therein, wherein the exhaust gas (14) contains sufficient oxygen to prevent substantially the production of methane by anaerobic bacteria in the vessel (40).. .
08/14/14
20140227619
Fuel cell module
A fuel cell module includes a first area where an exhaust gas combustor and a start-up combustor are provided, an annular second area disposed around the first area where a heat exchanger is provided, an annular third area disposed around the second area where a reformer is provided, and an annular fourth area disposed around the third area where an evaporator is provided. A stress absorber for absorbing heat stress is provided in at least one of the first area, the second area, the third area, and the fourth area..
08/14/14
20140227618
Fuel cell system
A fuel cell system includes at least one fuel cell and a humidifying device for humidifying a supply air flow flowing to a cathode chamber of the fuel cell by an exhaust air flow discharged from the cathode chamber of the fuel cell. The supply air flow and the exhaust air flow are separated from one another by water vapor-permeable membranes.
08/14/14
20140227156
Diesel oxidation catalyst and method of treating engine exhaust gas
A diesel oxidation catalyst includes an inlet side, an outlet side, and at least one channel extending from the inlet side to the outlet side, the channel including a first, non-catalyzed portion extending from the inlet side to a second, catalyzed portion. A method of treating engine exhaust gas is also provided..
08/14/14
20140227155
Zoned catalytic filters for treatment of exhaust gas
Provided is an scrf article having different scr catalysts compositions disposed on a wall-flow filter substrate in zones that are arranged in series with respect to the inlet and outlet faces of the substrate. Also provided is method of reducing backpressure and ammonia slip that involves the use of such scrf articles..
08/14/14
20140227143
Mat material and exhaust gas purifying apparatus
A mat material includes glass fibers. The glass fibers include about 52% by weight to about 66% by weight of sio2, about 9% by weight to about 26% by weight of al2o2, about 15% by weight to about 27% by weight of cao, 0% by weight to about 9% by weight of mgo, 0% by weight to about 4% by weight of tio2, 0% by weight to about 5% by weight of zno, and 0% by weight to about 2% by weight of na2o and k2o in total.
08/14/14
20140224231
Controlling an exhaust gas recirculation (egr) valve
Some aspects of what is described here relate to controlling an exhaust gas recirculation (egr) valve in an engine system. An egr valve control signal is generated based on an engine operating condition detected in the engine system.
08/14/14
20140224213
Device for the injection of recirculated exhaust gases, distribution box and supply module comprising said device
The invention relates to a device for the injection of recirculated exhaust gases from a vehicle engine, in particular a diesel engine, the injection device comprising a plurality of injection ports (26.1, 26.2, 26.3, 26.4), provided in a portion of the material of the injection device, each injection port (26.1, 26.2, 26.3, 26.4) having a cross section and a height extending through the thickness of the material. According to the invention, the cross sections and/or the heights of at least two of the injection ports (26.1, 26.2, 26.3, 26.4) are different..
08/14/14
20140224207
Rotary internal combustion engine with variable volumetric compression ratio
A method and apparatus for controlling an air input in a rotary engine, including selectively controlling a plurality of inlet ports communicating with an internal combustion cavity of the engine, the ports located serially downstream of the exhaust port relative direction of a revolution of a rotor of the engine. The inlet ports are controlled to alter air intake at various engine operational stages, such as start up, idle, etc., to allow for varying operational requirements to be met.
08/14/14
20140224068
Method and device for producing pig iron
A method for reducing material containing iron oxide in a solid bed in a reduction shaft and converting the material to pre-reduced material in the reduction shaft by introducing pre-reduction gas into the solid bed at a pressure p1. Pre-reduced material is introduced from the reduction shaft into a melter gasifier and there finally reduced by reduction gas under a pressure p2.
08/14/14
20140223998
Particulate collection filter state detection device
A particulate collection filter state detection device for detecting a state of a filter for collecting particulates in an exhaust gas, according to the present invention, includes first pressure detection means for detecting a first pressure produced at an upstream side of the filter on an exhaust gas flow path, second pressure detection means for detecting a second pressure produced at a downstream side of the filter on the exhaust gas flow path, and filter state determination means for determining a state of the filter, wherein the filter state determination means are composed of an operation part and a storage part, wherein values of the first and second pressures detected by the first and second pressure detection means are stored in the storage part, wherein values of the first and second pressures detected by the first and second pressure detection means are transmitted from the storage part to the operation part, and wherein a state of the filter is determined in the operation part by applying fourier transformation to each of values of the first and second pressures and comparing spectral intensities and/or phases at a predetermined frequency obtained by the fourier transformation, so as to conduct determination of a state of such a filter at a good precision.. .
08/14/14
20140223933
Transport refrigeration system utilizing engine waste heat
A transport refrigeration system includes a transport refrigeration unit having a refrigerant circuit through which a refrigerant is circulated in heat exchange relationship with air drawn from a cargo box, a fuel-fired engine for powering the refrigeration unit and having an exhaust system through which exhaust gases generated by the engine are discharged and an engine coolant circuit, an engine exhaust gases to engine coolant heat exchanger, and an engine coolant circuit to refrigeration unit heat exchanger.. .
08/14/14
20140223904
Pulse turbine turbocharger and egr system
A method of boosting air to an intake manifold (20) of an engine (16) having cylinders (c) that emit exhaust gas includes the steps of dividing the exhaust gas emitted from the cylinders into a first exhaust passageway (26a) and a second exhaust passageway (26b), and fluidly communicating at least a portion of the exhaust gas (eg1) from the first exhaust passageway to a divided turbocharger (28). The method also includes the steps of fluidly communicating at least a portion of the exhaust gas (eg1) from the second exhaust passageway (26b) to the divided turbocharger (28), and fluidly communicating the exhaust gas from the divided turbocharger to an undivided turbocharger (42).
08/14/14
20140223903
Engine with exhaust gas recirculation system and variable geometry turbocharger
An engine assembly includes an intake assembly, an internal combustion engine defining a plurality of cylinders and configured to combust a fuel and produce exhaust gas, and an exhaust assembly in fluid communication with a first subset of the plurality of cylinders. Each of the plurality of cylinders are provided in fluid communication with the intake assembly.
08/14/14
20140223902
Internal combustion engine with selective catalytic converter for the reduction of nitrogen oxides and method for operating an internal combustion engine of said type
An internal combustion engine comprising a turbocharger wherein a bypass line in an exhaust gas discharge system delivers an aqueous urea reductant to an at least one scr catalyst and a method to maintain the reductant at a desired temperature to maximize its conversion to ammonia and optimize the reduction of nox in the scr.. .
08/14/14
20140223900
Thermal-powered device
The present invention discloses a device capable of converting thermal energy into kinetic energy, in particular a thermal-powered device, including a housing (1) and a transmission device (2) disposed in the housing (1). Alloy sheets (3) are disposed at the transmission device (2).
08/14/14
20140223896
Compressed air engine assembly with complementary compressed air circuit
An air-powered engine assembly uses compressed air as a complementary power source. The air-powered engine assembly includes an engine body (1), a multiple-column power distributor (2), a power equipment (4), a controller system (6), an intake speed control valve (23), a high pressure gas tank set (13), a constant pressure tank (16), an electronic control unit eco (29) and a complementary compressed air circuit.
08/14/14
20140223890
Exhaust gas recirculation system with a nox sensor
Various systems and methods are described for operating an engine system having a sensor coupled to an exhaust gas recirculation system in a motor vehicle. One example method comprises during a first operating condition, directing at least some exhaust gas from an exhaust of the engine through the exhaust gas recirculation system and past the sensor to an intake of the engine and, during a second operating condition, directing at least some fresh air through the exhaust gas recirculation system and past the sensor..
08/14/14
20140223887
Method and device for measuring the concentration of soot particles in an exhaust gas, in particular from an internal combustion engine
Generate a turbulent flow and reduce the speed of the gas stream downstream from the planar probe so as to select soot particles as a function of their size.. .
08/07/14
20140222318
External egr rate feedback
An engine control system for a vehicle includes an exhaust gas recirculation (egr) rate-estimation module and a control module. The egr rate-estimation module receives a first signal indicating a first relative humidity of a flow of air and a second signal indicating a second relative humidity of a mixed flow of air and exhaust gas.
08/07/14
20140221198
Catalyst carrier for exhaust gas purification and catalyst for exhaust gas purification
Disclosed is an exhaust gas purification catalyst carrier which includes a phosphate salt represented by formula: mpo4 (wherein m represents y, la, or al) or a zirconium phosphate represented by formula zrp2o7; an exhaust gas purification catalyst containing a noble metal at least containing rh and supported on the carrier; and an exhaust gas purification catalyst product having a catalyst support made of a ceramic or metallic material, and a layer of the exhaust gas purification catalyst, the layer being supported on the catalyst support.. .
08/07/14
20140220691
Determination of a degree of aging of an oxidizing catalytic converter
A method for determining a degree of aging of an oxidizing catalytic converter in an exhaust system of an internal combustion engine is provided. The method comprises generating a temporary increase in carbon monoxide levels in an exhaust gas stream, monitoring subsequent oxidizing action and determining a degree of aging of the oxidizing catalytic converter as a function of the measured oxidizing action.
08/07/14
20140220502
Continuous heating furnace
A continuous heating furnace (200) includes a conveyance body (210) stretched in an endless shape and configured to convey a burning target, a furnace main body (212) partially or entirely surrounding the conveyance body to form a burning space, and a roller (214) configured to support a portion of the conveyance body in the furnace main body. The continuous heating furnace (200) further includes one or more closed gas heaters having an introduction hole configured to introduce a fuel gas into a heater main body, a combustion chamber in which the fuel gas is combusted, a discharge section to which an exhaust gas is guided, a radiation surface heated by the exhaust gas flowing through the discharge section or combustion in the combustion chamber and configured to transfer radiant heat to a burning target, and an exhaust hole configured to exhaust the exhaust gas that heats the radiation surface to the outside of the heater main body, and disposed in the furnace main body, and an exhaust pipe (216) in communication with the exhaust hole of the closed gas heater and through which the exhaust gas is guided.
08/07/14
20140220464
Fuel cell module
A fuel cell module includes a fuel cell stack, a partial oxidation reformer, and a heat exchanger. The heat exchanger is provided on one side of the fuel cell stack, and the partial oxidation reformer and the exhaust gas combustor are provided on the other side of the fuel cell stack.
08/07/14
20140219896
Heat generation system for determining a selective catalytic reduction device efficiency
A control method and system for monitoring a selective catalytic reduction (“scr”) device of an exhaust gas treatment system is disclosed. The method includes monitoring a plurality of operating conditions related to determining an efficiency of the scr device and a scr temperature.
08/07/14
20140219880
Multi-component filters for emissions control
Catalytic articles, systems and methods for treating exhaust gas streams are described. A catalytic article comprising a wall flow filter having gas permeable walls, a hydrolysis catalyst, an optional soot oxidation catalyst, a selective catalytic reduction catalyst permeating the walls, an ammonia oxidation catalyst and an oxidation catalyst to oxidize co and hydrocarbons is described.
08/07/14
20140219836
Axial turbine with meridionally divided turbine housing
A statorless axial turbine for a turbocharger has a turbine housing assembly defining a meridionally divided scroll extending circumferentially and surrounding the turbine wheel, the meridionally divided scroll defining a first scroll extending substantially fully about the turbine wheel and a separate second scroll extending substantially fully about the turbine wheel. The turbine housing assembly defines a separate inlet for each of the first and second scrolls through which a separate exhaust gas stream is received, and separate first and second outlets for each of the first and second scrolls, respectively, through which the respective exhaust gas streams are fed into an inlet side of the turbine wheel generally in an axial direction of the turbine wheel..
08/07/14
20140219790
Axial turbine with sector-divided turbine housing
A statorless or nozzleless axial turbine for a turbocharger has an axial turbine wheel that receives a swirling flow of exhaust gas substantially in an axial direction. The turbine includes a sector-divided turbine housing defining a plurality of separate exhaust gas inlets each for receiving a separate exhaust gas stream from an internal combustion engine, the sector-divided turbine housing further defining a plurality of separate angular sector passageways each of which occupies a fractional part of a circumference surrounding the turbine wheel, each angular sector passageway being supplied with exhaust gas by a respective one of the plurality of exhaust gas inlets.
08/07/14
20140219048
Fluid mixer and heat exchange system using same
A fluid mixing device includes a hollow tubular main body (41) to mix an exhaust gas (g4) and a warming gas (g5) within it, a first inflow port (43) provided in an upstream end portion of the main body (41) and through which the exhaust gas (g4) flows, a mixing promotion body (38) of a tubular shape disposed inside the main body (41) and having a longitudinal axis (c1) extending in a direction conforming to a direction of flow of the exhaust gas (g4), and a second inflow port (45) provided in a peripheral wall of the main body (41) and through which the warming gas (g5) flows towards an outer peripheral wall of the mixing promotion body (38). The exhaust gas (g4) flows outside and inside the mixing promotion body (38)..
08/07/14
20140217630
Method for the production of multiphase composite materials using microwave plasma process
Disclosed herein is a method to produce multiphase composite materials directly from solution precursor droplets by a fast pyrolysis process using a microwave plasma embodiment containing a microwave generating source, a dielectric plasma torch, and a droplet maker. Here, using homogenous solution precursors, droplets are generated with a narrow size distribution, and are injected and introduced into the microwave plasma torch with generally uniform thermal path.
08/07/14
20140217292
On-board diesel emissions diagnostic and monitoring system
An apparatus and system for monitoring and communicating emissions data for a diesel engine. An exhaust gas analyzer uses infrared light to measure the quantity of trace gases and particulates in an exhaust gas outlet from a diesel engine.
08/07/14
20140216687
Corrugated tube regenerator for an expansion engine
A regenerative heat exchanger for transferring heat from the exhaust gas to the intake working fluid of a prime mover. Application includes gas turbines for both motor vehicles and distributed electric generation.
08/07/14
20140216684
Heating, ventilating, and air conditioning system with an exhaust gas thermal energy exchanger
A heating, ventilating, and air conditioning system for a vehicle has a control module including a housing having an air flow conduit formed therein. An evaporator core is disposed in the air flow conduit, wherein at least a portion of the evaporator is configured to receive a first fluid from a first fluid source therein.
08/07/14
20140216423
Exhaust system part, egr cooler, and method of nitriding exhaust system part
Disclosed is an exhaust system part having a high corrosion resistance, an egr cooler using the exhaust system part, and a method of nitriding the exhaust system part. The exhaust system part made of a stainless steel and having an exhaust gas of an internal combustion engine flow therein, includes an upstream side end portion through which the exhaust gas is introduced, a downstream side end portion through which the exhaust gas is discharged, and a wall portion formed in an annular shape extending in the direction of the exhaust gas flow and disposed between the upstream side end portion and the downstream side end portion, in which a chromium oxide nitride film consisting of croxny is formed on the inner peripheral surface of the wall portion..
08/07/14
20140216264
Granular bed filtration system with gas entrained recycling
The instant disclosure relates to a granular bed filtration system with gas entrained recycling for thermal power plants to filter dust from the exhaust gas. The granular bed filtration system comprises a flow channel, a gas intake, a gas exhaust portion, a granular sieving unit, a vacuum, a cyclone separator and a pneumatic transporting device.
08/07/14
20140216132
Exhaust gas sampling apparatus
The present invention is provided with a control device that sets a split flow ratio that is a ratio of the flow rate of the diluted exhaust gas to be sampled through a diluted exhaust gas sampling flow path to a flow rate of a diluted exhaust gas flowing through a cvs, wherein the control device uses the flow rate (qcvs) of the diluted exhaust gas flowing through the cvs or a value (tcvs or pcvs) related to the flow rate (qcvs) of the diluted exhaust gas to set the split flow ratio (qsamp/qcvs) so as to make a flow velocity (vfilter) of the diluted exhaust gas flowing into an analytical device equal to a predetermined value.. .
08/07/14
20140216131
Simplified method for measuring concentrations of exhaust gas components utilizing differential measurement across an absorber
A simplified method for measuring a first property and a second property of an exhaust gas mixture utilizing two sensors manufactured for the purpose of measuring a first property, being cross-sensitive to the second property with an absorber of the second property being placed between two of the sensors in the exhausting circuit of the exhaust gas mixture. Direct differential measurement between the two sensors quantify the concentrations of the first and second property..
08/07/14
20140216130
Simplified method for measuring concentrations of exhaust gas components
A simplified method for measuring a first property and a second property of an exhaust gas mixture utilizing a first sensor cross-sensitive to a first property and a second property of an exhaust gas mixture, and a second sensor sensitive to the first property, but not to the second property of the exhaust gas mixture. Direct differential measurement between the two sensors quantifies the concentrations of the first property and second property of the exhaust gas mixture..
08/07/14
20140216045
Gas turbine with improved power output
The application provides an apparatus for augmenting the power produced by a brayton-cycle gas turbine system of the type having an air compressor for producing compressed air, a combustor for heating said compressed air and a fuel and producing hot gases, and a gas turbine responsive to the hot gases for driving said air compressor and a load, and for producing exhaust gases. The apparatus comprises a heat exchanger interposed between a source of ambient air and the air compressor, a storage containing r744 refrigerant, connections though which said r744 refrigerant is exchanged with the heat exchanger, and a refrigerant compressor fluidly connected to said storage for circulating at least a portion of the r744 refrigerant.
08/07/14
20140216036
Solid oxide fuel cell system
A solid oxide fuel cell system (10) comprises a solid oxide fuel cell stack (12) and a gas turbine engine (14). The solid oxide fuel cell stack (12) comprises a plurality of solid oxide fuel cells (16).
08/07/14
20140216030
Exhaust system with a reformer catalyst
An exhaust system for treating exhaust gas from an internal combustion engine is disclosed. The system comprises a three-way catalyst (twc), a fuel reformer catalyst located downstream of the twc, and a fuel supply means located upstream of the fuel reformer catalyst.
08/07/14
20140216018
Internal combustion engine having at least one catalyst unit
An internal combustion engine having at least one catalytic converter unit for cleaning the exhaust gases produced during the operation of the internal combustion engine. The internal combustion engine includes at least one catalytic converter body which is arranged upstream of an exhaust gas heat exchanger in an exhaust gas flow path, especially an exhaust gas recirculation line..
08/07/14
20140216016
Exhaust purification system for internal combustion engine
A wall flow type particulate filter is arranged inside the exhaust passage of an internal combustion engine where combustion is performed under an excess of oxygen. The particulate filter carries a solid acid.
08/07/14
20140216015
Exhaust gas purification apparatus for internal combustion engine
The present invention resides in an exhaust gas purification apparatus for an internal combustion engine, comprising an exhaust gas purification catalyst which is arranged in an exhaust gas passage of the internal combustion engine for a reducing agent added from a reducing agent addition valve, the reducing agent addition valve which adds the reducing agent to an exhaust gas allowed to flow upstream from the exhaust gas purification catalyst, and a dispersion member which disperses the reducing agent added from the reducing agent addition valve, wherein a task or object thereof is to form fine particles of the reducing agent and improve the dispersibility while suppressing the increase in the exhaust resistance caused by the dispersion member to be small. In order to solve the task or achieve the object, in the present invention, the dispersion member is arranged only on a flight route of a coarse reducing agent which is included in the reducing agent added from the reducing agent addition valve and which has relatively large particle diameters..
08/07/14
20140216013
Exhaust purification system for internal combustion engine (as amended)
Provided is an exhaust purification system for an internal combustion engine. The exhaust purification system comprising: a nox purifying catalyst arranged in an exhaust passage of the internal combustion engine, wherein the nox purifying catalyst comprises a base metal supported on a catalyst support; an oxygen sensor arranged at the downstream side of the nox purifying catalyst in the exhaust passage; and an air-fuel, ratio control means for controlling the air-fuel ratio of exhaust gas flowing into the nox purifying catalyst; wherein when the nox purifying catalyst suffers from predetermined oxygen poisoning, the air-fuel ratio control means controls the air-fuel ratio of the exhaust gas, which flows into the nox purifying catalyst, to a first air-fuel ratio wherein the first air-fuel ratio is richer than a theoretical air-fuel ratio, and then the air-fuel ratio control means switches the air-fuel ratio of the exhaust gas, which flows into the nox purifying catalyst, to a second air-fuel ratio on the basis of an output value from the oxygen sensor wherein the second air-fuel ratio is leaner than the first air-fuel ratio..
08/07/14
20140216011
System and method for catalyst heat utilization for gas turbine with exhaust gas recirculation
A system includes a turbine combustor, a turbine, an exhaust gas compressor, a flow path, and at least one catalytic converter. The turbine is driven by combustion products from the turbine combustor.
08/07/14
20140216008
Methods and systems for an exhaust gas treatment system
Various systems and methods are described for an engine system with an exhaust gas treatment system including a particulate filter. In one example method, accumulated hydrocarbons are removed from the exhaust gas treatment system by increasing an exhaust gas temperature to a first temperature responsive to a particulate filter regeneration request during extended cold idle operation.
08/07/14
20140216007
Device and method for an exhaust system of a motor vehicle
A device for an exhaust system of a motor vehicle includes baffle wall, a passage, and a body having a sidewall with an exhaust conduit extending therethrough. The baffle wall has a bore in fluid communication with the exhaust conduit.
08/07/14
20140216006
Coherent-structure fuel treatment systems and methods
Fuel efficiency in a combustion engine is increased by treating the fuel in a reaction chamber prior to delivering the fuel into the combustion chamber of the engine. The method includes the step of entraining a stream of exhaust gas to travel upstream through the reactor chamber in a first flow pattern.
08/07/14
20140216001
Air cooling system and method for a heat recovery steam generator inlet
The air cooling system and method for a heat recovery steam generator (hrsg) inlet provides a combined cycle power plant utilizing a powerful fan coupled to ductwork connected to pipes that enter the hrsg inlet duct coupled to an exhaust duct of a combustion turbine (ct) for lowering the temperature of the ct exhaust gas provided to the heat recovery steam generator by the ct. The cool air injection system is utilized during low load operation or startup of the ct to ensure that spray water from an inter-stage desuperheater in an hrsg is fully evaporated prior to entering the downstream superheater or reheater.


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