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Internal-combustion engines January recently filed with US Patent Office 01/09Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20090025660 - Method of and apparatus for hydrogen enhanced diesel engine performance: A system includes an electrolysis unit capable of producing hydrogen and oxygen gases and interoperably connected to a diesel engine. The amount of amount of hydrogen and oxygen gases produced by the electrolysis unit is proportionally correlated to the stroke type and stroke displacement of the diesel engine. The system... Agent: Winstead PC
20090025678 - Trinity pneumatic energy systems: The invention is a process of components from existing technologies connected together in a manner that provides an alternative means of providing power to an internal combustion without the utilization of fossil or nuclear fuels as the primary means of power thus reducing or eliminating the adverse effects of the... Agent: Terry A. Maiers
20090025661 - Cooling fan drive system for travel type working machine: In a cooling fan drive system for a travel type working machine, the rotational speed of a cooling fan is controlled to the optimum rotational speed in accordance with temperature increase of the temperature of an engine cooling water, and the engine rotational speed is smoothly increased when the engine... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20090025663 - Breather device and engine: A breather chamber is integrally provided on the lateral side of a 4-cycle engine which is configured to be mounted on a front part of a vehicle body of a snow vehicle.... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20090025662 - Crankcase ventilation system with pumped scavenged oil: A crankcase ventilation system for an internal combustion engine has a jet pump suctioning scavenged separated oil from the oil outlet of an air/oil separator and pumping same to the crankcase.... Agent: Andrus, Sceales, Starke & Sawall, LLP
20090025664 - Internal combustion engine: Exhaust ports (8 and 9) of paired middle cylinders (#2 and #3) in which respective power strokes take place with one intervening power stroke therebetween are joined together in a cylinder head (1) to form a joint exhaust port (11). Exhaust ports (7 and 10) of paired end cylinders (#1... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090025665 - Variable valve timing apparatus and control method thereof: At the time of reference position learning for ensuring accuracy in detecting a valve timing, an operation amount of an actuator is set such that intake valve phase changes to a position of most retarded angle as a reference phase. When the intake valve phase reaches the most retarded angle... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090025667 - Variable valve lift apparatus: A variable valve lift apparatus includes an end lever; a variable lift body connected to the end lever, and rotatable around the end lever, a valve mounted on the variable lift body; and a low lift cam operable to open and close the valve. The variable lift body includes a... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP (sf)
20090025666 - Variable valve-operating device: The rotary motion of a camshaft is transmitted from a first drive cam to a slide surface of a swing cam arm via intermediate members so that the swing cam arm lifts a valve. In this instance, the operating characteristic of the valve changes when the rotation position of a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090025668 - Variable valve timing control apparatus with supplementary oil pump: A variable valve timing control apparatus includes: a relative rotational phase adjusting mechanism capable of adjusting a relative rotational phase between a drive-side rotational member and a driven-side rotational member between the most advanced angle phase and the most retarded angle phase; and a lock mechanism capable of locking the... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20090025669 - Heat source supplied glow plug/plasma torch and optional spark plasma torch for accomplishing more efficient piston combustion: An ignition cell for incorporation into a cylinder head containing a piston. A body is affixed to an upper end location of the cylinder head and includes an ignition source end for communicating a heat supply to the body. An interior defined pre-ignition chamber is configured both for admitting atomized... Agent: Gifford, Krass, Sprinkle,anderson & Citkowski, P.c
20090025670 - Spark to flame conversion unit, such as employed with an existing spark plug or heat source supplied glow plug for accomplishing more efficient piston combustion: A pre-chamber for use with a spark plug or glow plug, the chamber being secured at an upper end attachable unit associated with an internal combustion cylinder. The pre-chamber is designed to promote faster ionization resulting in more efficient spark to flame ignition (due to voltage buildup being delayed until... Agent: Gifford, Krass, Sprinkle,anderson & Citkowski, P.c
20090025671 - Air intake system of a multi-cylinder internal combustion engine: An air intake system of a multi-cylinder internal combustion engine has a first collecting chamber and a second collecting chamber. An inflow line supplies intake air to the first collecting chamber. First regions of a plurality of ram pipes are connected to the first collecting chamber and guided through the... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP
20090025672 - Intake air noise adjuster: An intake air noise adjuster includes: a communicating conduit including: a first end communicating to an intake air passage to an engine, and a second end communicating to an external air; an elastic body configured to block the communicating conduit; and a flow channel area changer configured to change a... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090025673 - Dual-level combustion chamber system, for fastener driving tool, having dual-level rotary valve mechanism incorporated therein: A combustion chamber system, for use in connection with internal combustion powered fastener-driving tools, comprises a dual-level combustion chamber comprising first and second pre-combustion and main combustion chambers, and a dual-level rotary valve mechanism which is operatively connected to the dual-level combustion chamber so as to control the intake of... Agent: Steven W. Weinrieb Law Offices Of Steven W. Weinreib
20090025675 - Combustion chamber structure for direct injection diesel engine: Disclosed is a combustion chamber structure for a direct injection diesel engine having a cavity 10 on a top surface of a piston 9. The cavity is concave to provide a majority of the combustion chamber. Fuel is injected from a center of a cylinder top radially into an inner... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090025674 - Piston for an internal combustion engine and method for its production: A piston for an internal combustion engine has annular cooling passage arranged in the vicinity of the piston crown and radially on the outside, which, in those regions of the pin bosses which lie close to the boss holes, has boss cooling passages which are connected to the cooling passage... Agent: Collard & Roe, P.C.
20090025676 - Method and apparatus for storing and supplying a fluid for use by an engine: An apparatus and method for storing and supplying a fluid for use by a motorcycle engine includes a fluid tank assembly that can be mounted so that at least a portion of it is integral with a motorcycle frame. The assembly includes a center block that is mounted within a... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin And Flannery
20090025677 - Combustion engine of the impulse type: A combustion engine comprising a mainly cylindrical housing (5) provided with means for supplying an air-fuel mixture to a number of combustion chambers (3), provided on the outside of said housing, with a shaft (2) rotating in said housing and means (9) for exhausting flue-gas. Inside said housing (5) said... Agent: Laubscher & Laubscher, P.C.
20090025679 - Hcci heavy mixing mode: A method for operating a multi-stroke homogeneous charge compression ignition engine having a plurality of cylinders using electronic valve actuation is described. The method includes actuating at least one intake valve of a cylinder with a late intake valve opening (LIVO); receiving an air and fuel charge in the cylinder;... Agent: Alleman Hall Mccoy Russell & Tuttle, LLP
20090025680 - Multi-hole injector, in-cylinder gasoline injection type internal combustion engine and control method for the engine: Improvement of combustion stability in retard ignition at the time of starting in a cold state, high output in a full throttle condition, reduction of smoke, and prevention of wear of the cylinder liner caused by oil dilution, are to be attained. In connection with the flow of fuel into... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20090025681 - Direct injection diesel engine: With regard to a direct injection diesel engine comprising a piston 11, which has an upper recess constituting a cavity 21, and a fuel injection nozzle 12 injecting fuel into the cavity 12 of the piston, nozzle holes 32, which have at least a plurality of intersecting points between an... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20090025682 - Controller for spray-guide type direct injection internal combustion engine: A combustion state of each cylinder is determined during a compression stroke injection mode (stratified combustion mode) or an intake-compression stroke divided injection mode (weak stratified combustion mode). When a combustion deterioration is detected, a combustion improvement control is performed in order to improve the combustion state. During the combustion... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090025683 - Detection of fuel system problems: A method for detecting failures in a fuel system of a motor vehicle including monitoring a feed-forward table of a fuel pump controller that is electrically connected to a fuel pump of the fuel system. The fuel pump controller is electrically connected to a rail pressure sensor, which is coupled... Agent: Visteon/brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090025685 - Injection system for an internal combustion engine, and internal combustion engine: An injection system for an internal combustion engine has at least one injector (18) which is coupled hydraulically to a fuel accumulator (16), a prefeed pump (12) for feeding fuel from a fuel tank (10), a high pressure pump (14) which is arranged downstream behind the prefeed pump (12) for... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P. Patent Department
20090025684 - System, method and computer readable media for controlling at least one fuel delivery characteristic during a combustion event within an engine: A system is provided for controlling at least one fuel delivery characteristic during a combustion event within an engine. The system includes an accumulator having a variable volume, where the accumulator is configured to hold fuel at a variable pressure based on the variable volume. The system further includes a... Agent: Beusse Wolter Sanks Mora & Maire, P.A.
20090025686 - Fuel injection system for internal combustion engine: An internal combustion engine fuel injection system comprises: one cassette type pump that is detachably attached to an internal combustion engine disposed with a cam and pressurizes fuel to a high pressure and pressure-feeds fuel in accompaniment with rotation of the cam; and a common rail that accumulates high pressure... Agent: Ronald E. Greigg Greigg & Greigg P.l.l.c.
20090025687 - Pre-loaded internal fuel manifold support: A system for mounting an internal fuel manifold within a gas generator case of a gas turbine engine includes at least one fastener support assembly having a fastener pin and at least one receiving element, respectively engaged to either the internal fuel manifold or the gas generator case. A biasing... Agent: Ogilvy Renault LLP (pwc)
20090025688 - Fuel injection control apparatus: The fuel injection control apparatus includes a function of making a determination of whether learning conditions are satisfied to allow a fuel injection amount learning to be performed, a function of directing a commanded fuel injection amount in the fuel injection amount learning to a fuel injection valve if result... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090025689 - Method for determining fuel volatility and consequently performing cold starting of an internal combustion engine: A method for determining fuel volatility and consequently performing cold starting of an internal combustion engine; in the event of cold starting, the method provides for the determination of an enrichment percentage as a function of a stored value for fuel volatility; the determination of a predicted value for starting... Agent: Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, LLP
20090025690 - Fuel supply device: A fuel supply device includes a subtank in a fuel tank, a fuel pump in the subtank having a first pump unit suctioning fuel in the subtank to supply fuel to an external equipment and a second pump unit suctioning fuel outside the subtank to pump fuel into the subtank,... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090025691 - Reservoir-less fuel delievry module having clip connection to a flange: A reservoir-less fuel delivery module (10) for a fuel tank of a vehicle includes a flange (26) constructed and arranged to be mounted to an opening in a fuel tank of a vehicle. The module includes a pump and filter structure (20) having a fuel pump (14) and a fuel... Agent: Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC
20090025692 - Reservoir-less fuel delivery module having crimp connection to a flange: A fuel delivery module (10) for a fuel tank of a vehicle includes a mounting flange (37) constructed and arranged to be mounted to an opening in a fuel tank of a vehicle. A pump and filter structure (20) is provided and includes a fuel pump (14) having an inlet... Agent: Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC
20090025693 - Filtration device for use with a fuel vapor recovery system: A filtration device for filtering air for use with a fuel vapor recovery system. According to one aspect, the device includes a housing defining a chamber having a rotational axis an upper end and a lower end, a cap closes the housing and includes at least one generally helical passageway... Agent: Grossman, Tucker, Perreault & Pfleger, PLLC
20090025694 - Fuel vapor control devices: A fuel vapor control device include a fuel tank for storing fuel, a canister for adsorbing fuel vapor produced in the fuel tank, and an evaporation path communicating between the fuel tank and the canister. The tank has a resiliently deformable wall portion that can resiliently deform in response to... Agent: Dennison, Schultz & Macdonald
20090025695 - Method for the operation of an internal combustion engine: f
20090025696 - New enhanced supercharging system and an internal combustion engine having such a system: The invention refers to a supercharging system for an internal combustion engine incorporating in combination, a turbine, a compressor and an electrical driven system that is connected by any power transmission system to the crankshaft or any other vehicle drive shaft of an internal combustion engine and which are arranged... Agent: Young & Thompson
20090025697 - Four-cycle engine: An average pressure P12 in an exhaust port at an overlap period T12 during which a period T1 during which an exhaust valve of a first cylinder unit is in an EGR opening state overlaps with a period T2 during which an intake valve of the first cylinder unit is... Agent: Smith Patent Office
20090025698 - Internal combustion engine and method for operating an internal combustion engine: The invention relates to a method for operating an internal combustion engine, in which the exhaust gas generated by the internal combustion engine is returned to the internal combustion engine by means of an exhaust gas recirculation device having at least two cooling devices which are each associated with a... Agent: Novak, Druce & Quigg LLP01/22/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20090020089 - Fuel compositions comprising tetramethylcyclohexane: A fuel composition comprises at least a tetramethylcyclohexane and a fuel component. The tetramethylcyclohexane can be used as a fuel component or as a fuel additive in the fuel composition. The fuel composition may further comprise a conventional fuel component selected from a petroleum-based fuel component such as diesel fuel,... Agent: Jones Day
20090020090 - Fuel compositions comprising tetramethylcyclohexane: A fuel composition comprises at least a tetramethylcyclohexane having a quaternary carbon atom in the cyclohexane ring and optionally, a fuel component. The tetramethylcyclohexane can be used as a fuel component or as a fuel additive in the fuel composition. The fuel composition may further comprise a conventional fuel component... Agent: Jones Day
20090020080 - Cooling system for an internal combustion engine, engine incorporating the cooling system, and motorcycle including same: A cooling system for a water-cooled internal combustion engine includes a coolant flow circuit and a coolant return passage. The coolant flow circuit includes a water pump, a water jacket having a plurality of serially connected flow passages, an oil cooler, a radiator, and a pressure-regulating valve for discharging coolant... Agent: Carrier Blackman And Associates
20090020079 - Circulation system, mixing element: The invention relates to a circulation system with at least one first partial flow which can flow through a first heat exchanger and a second partial flow of a first medium. According to the invention, said system comprise also at least one second heat exchanger, in particular a charge air... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090020081 - Integrated vehicle cooling system: An integrated high and moderate temperature cooling system both for an internal combustion engine and for auxiliary vehicle components requiring cooling. The integrated cooling system shares a coolant, yet the shared coolant is stratified to retain thermal identity between the portion of the coolant used for engine cooling and the... Agent: General Motors Corporation Legal Staff
20090020082 - Hollow valve for internal combustion engine, and internal combustion engine having the hollow valve: In a hollow valve for an internal combustion engine, including a stem portion, an umbrella portion provided at one end of the stem portion, a gastight cavity that communicates the interior of the stem portion with that of the umbrella portion, and a coolant contained in the cavity, the umbrella... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090020103 - engine with variable volumetric ratio: Four-stroke internal combustion engine comprising a housing component having a first series of cylinders, each with an axis and a diameter, and a second series of cylinders, each with an axis and a diameter, in which each cylinder of the first series communicates with at least one cylinder of the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, Pllc
20090020107 - Two-stroke engine, especially for landcraft, watercraft, or aircraft models: Disclosed is a two-stroke engine, especially for landcraft, watercraft, or aircraft models, comprising a piston which can be moved up and down within a bush, defines a combination chamber at the top, and is connected to a crankshaft via a con-rod at the bottom, said crankshaft being rotatably mounted in... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.c.
20090020083 - Engine valve operating system: In an engine valve operating system, a camshaft (36) is supported via a bearing (41) on a cylinder head (5) having an intake valve (29i) and an exhaust valve (29e) provided therein, and an intake rocker arm (38i) and an exhaust rocker arm (38e) are mounted on a rocker arm... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20090020084 - Valve characteristic controller and valve characteristic control system: When a valve timing is held, even if a Duty value of an operational signal of a variable valve timing controller is slightly changed, a holding unresponsive range will be arisen. In the unresponsive range, a variation speed of the valve timing is very small. As temperature is decreased, the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, Pc
20090020085 - Valve timing adjuster: A control apparatus controls supply of working fluid to advancing chambers and retarding chambers. The control apparatus alternately and repeatedly implements an advancing supply period, during which the working fluid is supplied to the advancing chambers, and a retarding supply period, during which the working fluid is supplied to the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, Pc
20090020086 - Valve timing adjuster: A supply control apparatus controls advancing supply, which is supply of working fluid to advancing chambers, and retarding supply, which is supply of the working fluid to retarding chambers. The supply control apparatus alternately and repeatedly executes the advancing supply and the retarding supply in such a manner that a... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, Pc
20090020087 - Valve mechanism for internal combustion engine: The invention relates to a valve mechanism for an internal combustion engine, and it is an object of the invention to make it possible to carry out changeover of the driving mode rapidly and with certainty. To this end, the valve mechanism for an internal combustion engine includes a first... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090020088 - Lash adjuster and valve apparatus: A lash adjuster of the invention includes a body in a cylindrical shape and a plunger inserted to inside of the body. The plunger partitions a pressure chamber at inside of the body by being integrated to the body, and is moved in an axial direction at inside of the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.
20090020093 - Starter for internal combustion engine: A starter for an internal combustion engine has no radial protrusion of an auxiliary switch in a shape projected along an axial direction thereof, thus improving the degree of freedom in mounting the starter on the engine. An axially extending electromagnetic switch is mounted on a motor for turning it... Agent: Sughrue Mion, Pllc
20090020094 - Engine start device for manual work machine, having small-sized electric motor, and manual work machine having the start device mounted thereon: The present invention relates to a start device for a small-sized engine, which is capable of starting the small-sized engine in an appropriate starting time and is ultimately reduced in size and weight by a rational design. A plurality of secondary batteries is used as a power source required to... Agent: Darby & Darby P.c.
20090020092 - Engine starting device: An engine starting device including: a battery capacity monitoring portion that estimates a remaining capacity of a battery; a start time starter driving portion that supplies a driving current from the battery to a starter generator for causing cranking of the engine when a start mode of the engine is... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20090020091 - Starting device for internal combustion engines in motor vehicles: The invention relates to a starter device (10) for internal combustion engines (15) in motor vehicles with a controller (19), a starter relay (12), a starter pinion (13) and a starter motor (11), whereby on each start/stop process in the stop phase (first step) the starter relay engages the starter... Agent: Michael J. Striker
20090020095 - Intake device of internal combustion engine: An intake passage is formed by connecting an upper case 10 and a lower case 20 of an intake manifold. The lower case 10 has a recessed portion 50 on part of an inner surface 17a of a side wall 17. The recessed portion 50 has a deep surface 53... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20090020096 - Intake device of internal combustion engine: An intake passage is formed by connecting upper and lower cases 10, 20 of an intake manifold. The lower case 10 has a recessed portion 50 on an inner surface 17a. The recessed portion 50 has a deep surface 53 to which a negative pressure outlet port 42 opens, and... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20090020097 - Internal combustion engine: An internal combustion engine has a plurality of cylinders and an air intake system. The air intake system is formed from at least one distributor pipe, a plurality of intake pipes, and at least one plenum. The plenum is located between the distributor pipe and the intake pipes. Here, the... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP
20090020098 - Fuel injection control method for an internal-combustion engine and engine using the same: The invention relates to a method for control of fuel injection for an internal combustion engine, in particular with direct fuel injection, comprising at least one cylinder (10), one piston (30) running in said cylinder, with a projection (34) arranged in a concave bowl (32), a fuel injector (22) and... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090020099 - Butterfly valve type throttle valve of internal combustion engine: Provided is a butterfly valve-type throttle valve of an internal combustion engine capable of absorbing a dispersion in valve opening degree at closed positions to reduce a leakage of air by solving problems, for example, with a multi-arrayed variable intake valve device in which a plurality of throttle valves mounted... Agent: Dennison, Schultz & Macdonald
20090020100 - Internal combustion engine control apparatus: In order to accurately detect an abnormal state of a rotation direction detection unit for detecting a rotation direction of a crank shaft, provided is an internal combustion engine control apparatus including: a rotation detection unit including the rotation direction detection unit for detecting the rotation direction of the crank... Agent: Sughrue Mion, Pllc
20090020101 - Device for injecting fuel: A fuel injector of a fuel injecting device that is known is provided with an intensifier piston, which intensifies the pressure of the liquid supplied to the fuel injector from a rail pressure to a higher pressure by hydraulic transmission. The disadvantage is that this type of pressure intensification is... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20090020102 - Apparatus and method for controlling maximum cylinder pressure in an internal combustion engine: An Engine Control Module includes an electronic controller for controlling the position of an EGR valve, the timing of opening and closing of the engine combustion valves, and the timing of the individual cylinder fuel injectors of an engine. Each engine cylinder includes a pressure sensor. Peak cylinder pressure is... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20090020104 - Fuel supply tank, fuel supply system and fuel injection apparatus for the system: A fuel supply tank, comprising a tank body 7 which stores fuel, a fuel filter 13 disposed in the tank body 7, a fuel supply passage 27 for supplying fuel in the tank body 7 to a fuel injection apparatus 3, a fuel return passage 29 for returning excess fuel... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.l.p.
20090020105 - Exhaust-gas recirculation device for an internal combustion engine: Exhaust-gas recirculation devices of the above type serve for a cylinder-selective recirculation of exhaust gas to the individual cylinders of an internal combustion engine and will operate in a cyclically precise manner. Advantageously, it is further possible to effect a phase shift of the cycle relative to the camshaft, resulting... Agent: Griffin & Szipl, Pc
20090020106 - Exhaust gas recirculation system: An exhaust gas recirculation system having an exhaust line connected to an exhaust manifold of an engine; an intake line connected to an intake manifold of the engine; and an EGR line that intercommunicates the exhaust line and the intake line, in which a part of exhaust gas exhausted from... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, Pc01/15/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20090013942 - Cooling structure for a work vehicle: A cooling structure for a working vehicle with a transmission disposed rearwardly and downwardly of a driver's seat and having a hydrostatic transmission, and an air-cooled engine disposed rearwardly of the transmission. The cooling structure comprising a fan for cooling the engine and a fan for cooling the transmission mounted... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.
20090013967 - Spring-less valve train for internal combustion engine: A rocker arm (210) for use in a reciprocating, internal combustion engine includes a tip (235) and a seat (240). The tip and seat are urged to move by cams (220, 225) on a shaft (230). As the shaft rotates, the cams alternately apply force to the tip and the... Agent: David Pressman, Esq.
20090013979 - Reciprocating engine: A reciprocating engine (10) operating on the two stroke cycle, comprising a pair of stationary and substantially concentrically aligned mutually opposed pistons (13, 15) and a sleeve (11) adapted to reciprocate about these static pistons. The reciprocating sleeve (11) defining two cavities, each cavity being operatively connected to one of... Agent: Young & Thompson
20090013980 - Two cycle engine: Size reduction and pollution reduction are promoted in a two cycle engine. A two cycle engine includes: a cylinder which contains a piston so as to allow reciprocating movement of the piston; a scavenging gas reserving chamber which covers a lower opening of the cylinder so as to seal the... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.
20090013981 - Two-cycle engine cylinder and method for manufacturing the same: A cylinder block includes a scavenging passage, which extends between a combustion chamber and a crankcase chamber to communicate them together and has a scavenging port defined in the cylinder block so as to open at an inner peripheral surface of the cylinder block. An intake passage or exhaust passage,... Agent: Joseph W. Price Snell & Wilmer LLP
20090013982 - Two-cycle engine cylinder and method for manufacturing the same: A cylinder block for the two-cycle combustion engine includes a scavenging port open at an inner peripheral surface of the cylinder block so as to orient diagonally upwardly relative to a longitudinal axis of a cylinder bore and defined in the cylinder block in communication with a combustion chamber. This... Agent: Joseph W. Price Snell & Wilmer LLP
20090013943 - Switchable support element for a valve train of an internal combustion engine: The invention proposes a switchable support element (1) for a valve train of an internal combustion engine, said support element comprising a housing (2) in whose bore (3) an axially displaceable inner element (4) is received, a coupling means (6) extending in the inner element (4) can be brought partially... Agent: Lucas & Mercanti, LLP
20090013944 - Device for controlling the movement of a valve, in particular of an intake valve, of an internal combustion engine: The arrangement is such that when the electromagnet (3) is de-energised, the valve (1) moves in acceleration towards the open position under the action of the first spring (7) until the action of the latter stops, and then the valve (1) moves in deceleration into the open position under the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090013945 - Control of turbocharger imbalance: A method for controlling flow differences in a turbocharged internal combustion engine is presented. In one example, the description includes a method for adjusting valve timing to reduce flow variation between two compressors.... Agent: Alleman Hall Mccoy Russell & Tuttle, LLP
20090013946 - Variable valve lift device of internal combustion engine: A variable valve lift device of an internal combustion engine is provided in which a first link arm (58) rotatably supported at a fixed position of an engine body is rotatably connected to a rocker arm (31), and a movable support shaft (60) rotatably supporting one end portion of a... Agent: Kratz, Quintos & Hanson, LLP
20090013948 - Apparatus for the variable setting of the control times of gas exchange valves of an internal combustion engine: An apparatus (10) for the variable setting of control times of gas exchange valves (9a, 9b) of an internal combustion engine (1), having an inner rotor (23) and an outer rotor (22) which is arranged such that it can rotate relative to the former, and the inner rotor (22) has... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.
20090013947 - Simulated cam position for a v-type engine: A method is provided for estimating a cam shaft position of a V-type internal combustion engine, the engine comprising cylinders in a first bank and a second bank, a first variable cam timing phaser coupled to said first cam shaft, a second variable cam timing phaser coupled to said second... Agent: Alleman Hall Mccoy Russell & Tuttle, LLP
20090013949 - Camshaft support structure of an internal combustion engine: A camshaft support structure of an internal combustion engine (10) includes a camshaft (26, 30) that drives an intake valve (18) or an exhaust valve (20); a head cover (34) that houses the camshaft (26, 30); an upper bearing portion (42) which is provided on the head cover (34) and... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090013950 - Dual valve lifter assembly: The dual valve lifter assembly has a dual valve lift with two hydraulic lash adjusters therein and a guide for orienting and preventing rotation of the dual valve lifter. The guide has four ledges and the dual valve lifter has four flats which mate with the four ledges. The flats... Agent: Lucas & Mercanti, LLP
20090013951 - Control system and method of delivering start-up fuel to an engine: A method and system that control delivery of start-up fuel to an engine, in one form includes clocking a first predetermined period of time. The method includes allowing start-up fuel to be supplied to the engine during at least some of the first predetermined period of time. The method also... Agent: Reising, Ethington, Barnes, Kisselle, P.C.
20090013952 - System and method for powering a mechanically driven accessory component in an automotive vehicle: A belt integrated starter generator may selectively drive accessory components while an engine is off. The belt integrated starter generator may also selectively drive a crankshaft of the engine. Clutches are used to access rotational power from the belt.... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C./fgtl
20090013953 - Intake system and motorcycle including the same: A motorcycle includes an air inlet pipe, an airflow box, an air cleaner box, and a throttle body as an air passage arranged to allow outside air to be taken into the engine. The air inlet pipe is provided in a front portion of a main frame. The air inlet... Agent: Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP
20090013954 - Air feed apparatus operating with vacuum in internal combustion engines: In the internal combustion engines the technique of air feed operating with vacuum is important in view of the meeting of increasing and decreasing air-oxygen demand varying according to the change of revolution. While causing engine failure and increase of heat at low revolution with excess air-oxygen, it causes high... Agent: Dykas, Shaver & Nipper, LLP
20090013955 - Manifold communication channel: A manifold, such as an intake manifold or a fuel injection manifold, for use in an internal combustion engine, as well as a method of operating such an engine, are disclosed. In at least one embodiment, the manifold includes an input end capable of being coupled at least indirectly to... Agent: Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S C Intellectual Property Department
20090013956 - Air supply distributor for an internal combustion engine: An air distributor including a cylindrical tubular body including connecting channels supplying cylinders of an internal combustion engine, branches of which open in an aligned manner along a generatrix of the tubular body. The tubular body extends upstream into branches of a 180° elbow that opens at an air inlet,... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090013957 - Intake port structure of internal combustion engine: An intake port structure of an internal combustion engine includes an intake port, a valve shaft provided in proximity to an inner wall of the intake port, and an airflow control valve having a proximal end which is pivotally supported on the valve shaft and a distal end which becomes... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090013958 - Camshaft support structure for an internal combustion engine: A lower cam carrier is disposed over a cylinder head and a head cover is disposed thereover. The lower cam carrier has, formed as one therewith, an outer frame superposed with the edge peripheral edge of the cylinder head, and a bridging part provided between opposing sides of the outer... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090013959 - Lubrication system for an engine: A lubrication system for a small lightweight four-stroke engine is disclosed. The lubrication system, provided with a weight at one end of a flexible oil tube inserted into an oil reservoir, is capable of providing a sufficient lubrication to components of the engine which may operate in a horizontal posture,... Agent: Sam Chen
20090013960 - Rotary internal combustion engine: This invention presents a compact, light, efficient and high power output rotary internal combustion engine utilizing the waste heat. The engine has a rotor rotatable within a housing, but has no piston. The rotor has a plurality of combustion chambers, with inlets for introduction of fuel and outlets for exhaust... Agent: Mckee, Voorhees & Sease, P.L.C
20090013961 - Method for operating an internal combustion engine and device for implementing the method: A method for operating an internal combustion engine in which at least one secondary fuel injection is carried out, and a device for implementing the method. The level of the motor oil of the internal combustion engine is ascertained, which is compared to a first threshold value for the maximum... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20090013962 - In-cylinder injection type spark ignition-internal combustion engine: An in-cylinder-injection type spark-ignition internal combustion engine has a fuel injection valve and an ignition plug that are arranged substantially in the upper area of the cylinder. Fuel is injected from the fuel injection valve in the flow direction of the tumble flow that swirls in the cylinder by flowing... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090013963 - Carburetor: A carburetor having a carburetor body in which an intake channel portion is formed. At least one fuel opening opens out into the intake channel portion. Pivotably mounted in the intake channel portion is a butterfly valve that in a completely opened position divides the intake channel, in the region... Agent: Robert W. Becker & Associates
20090013964 - Method and apparatus for eliminating spark-knock in an engine: An apparatus for minimizing spark-knock within a combustion chamber of a spark-ignition internal combustion engine, whereby a control vane mounted inside the intake runner is arranged to direct a fuel-air charge to a region inside the combustion chamber where spark-knock has been empirically determined to occur.... Agent: Daimlerchrysler Intellectual Capital Corporation Cims 483-02-19
20090013965 - Carburetor and method of operating the same: A carburetor (1, 51) has an intake channel (2) wherein a throttle element and a choke element are arranged with the choke element being upstream of the throttle element. The choke element is displaceable between an operating position (8) and at least one starting position (9). A first fuel path... Agent: Walter Ottesen
20090013966 - Control method for an overpressure valve in a common-rail fuel supply system: Control method for an overpressure valve in a common-rail fuel supply system, the method including the phases of: delivering fuel under pressure, via a high-pressure pump, to a common rail equipped with the overpressure valve that is set to discharge the fuel present in the common rail into a discharge... Agent: Fsp LLC
20090013968 - Vapor recovery system for a direct injector fuel rail assembly: A fuel rail assembly for injection of fuel includes a fuel injector socket having a fuel injector assembly inserted, a collar surrounding said fuel injector assembly and providing a gap there between; and a seal sealing the gap between the collar and the fuel injector assembly thereby forming a secondary... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20090013969 - Cylinder charge temperature control for an internal combustion engine: A method of operating an engine is provided. The engine includes at least one cylinder communicating with an intake manifold via an intake manifold valve and an exhaust manifold via an exhaust manifold valve, the cylinder including a piston arranged within the cylinder, wherein the piston is coupled to a... Agent: Alleman Hall Mccoy Russell & Tuttle, LLP
20090013971 - Feed unit: In a feed unit for feeding fuel from a fuel container of a motor vehicle a surge part (1) has a base plate (9) and an adjoining tubular section (10). The base plate (9) is fabricated in one piece with a nozzle (15) and a mixer pipe (16) of a... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P. Patent Department
20090013970 - Fuel feed apparatus: A fuel feed apparatus includes a sub-tank that is received in the fuel tank and a fuel pump that is received in the sub-tank and pumps fuel in the sub-tank toward the outside of the fuel tank. The sub-tank has a bottom wall that has a first passageway extending in... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090013972 - System and method for priming a fluid system: A system and method is provided for automatically priming a fuel system by bleeding/purging air or vapor therefrom. The system includes a bleed valve configured to automatically move between three positions in response to the pressure of the fuel in the system. When fuel pressure is in a first pressure... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd
20090013973 - Fuel vapor storage canister, fuel vapor adsorbent for canister, and method of producing fuel vapor adsorbent: A fuel vapor storage canister for adsorbing fuel vapor evaporated from a fuel tank of an automotive vehicle. The fuel vapor storage canister includes a casing provided with charge and purge ports at its first end and an atmospheric port at its second end. At least first and second fuel... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090013974 - Portable gas powered internal combustion engine arrangement: A gas powered internal combustion engine in which the gas is provided from pressurized liquid gas in an LPG container and in which the LPG container is rigidly mounted adjacent to the internal combustion engine at a preselected angle to be in conductive heat transfer relationship to the internal combustion... Agent: Don B. Finkelstin, Esq. Law Offices Of Don Finkelstein
20090013975 - Portable gas powered internal combustion engine arrangement: A gas powered internal combustion engine in which the gas is provided from pressurized liquid gas in an LPG container and in which the LPG container is rigidly mounted adjacent to the internal combustion engine at a preselected angle to be in conductive heat transfer relationship to the internal combustion... Agent: Don B. Finkelstin, Esq. Law Offices Of Don Finkelstein
20090013976 - Magnetic processing equipment for engine and magnetic processing system for engine: When fuel passing through a fuel supply line and intake air passing through an air intake line are magnetically treated, magnetic reactions of the fuel and intake air are enhanced, and efficiency of the magnetic treatment is enhanced. A magnetic treatment apparatus for an engine which is provided in a... Agent: Burr & Brown
20090013977 - Intake condensation removal for internal combustion engine: An engine intake condensation removal system includes a valve for bypassing flow around a charge air cooler (CAC) to a liquid separator and mixer. The separator is downstream of the CAC and the mixer is downstream of the liquid separator. The mixer controls the amount of bypass flow to heat... Agent: Deere & Company
20090013978 - Integrated charge air and egr valve: An engine assembly (10) comprising an engine, a plurality of coolers, a plurality of bypasses, and at least one actuator (32). The engine has an exhaust manifold and an intake manifold. The gaseous fluid exiting the exhaust manifold is recirculated to the intake manifold. The exhaust gas passes through either... Agent: Philip R Warn Warn Partners01/08/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20090007856 - Control device for vehicle, control method for vehicle, and method for estimating power consumption of cooling fan: Along with a rotational speed sensor being fitted to the crank shaft of an engine, a rotational speed sensor is fitted to a cooling fan; and the energy consumption of the cooling fan is estimated by using a map based upon an engine rotational speed (a pulley rotational speed Np)... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090007857 - Cooling system for a vehicle: The invention relates to a cooling system for an internal combustion engine (12) on a vehicle, preferably for an agricultural or industrial commercial vehicle, in particular, for a tractor. The cooling system (10) comprises a high temperature circuit (14) and a low-temperature circuit (20). The high temperature circuit (14) is... Agent: Joel S. Carter Patent Department
20090007858 - Internal combustion engine cooling system: An internal combustion engine has a crankcase, a crankshaft, a cylinder block, at least one piston, a cylinder head assembly, and a cooling system for cooling at least a portion of the engine. The cooling system has a first cooling jacket for cooling a first side of the cylinder block,... Agent: Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP (brp)
20090007859 - Reciprocating device with dual chambered cylinders: A reciprocating device which may be operated either as a compressor or an engine. Each cylinder has a reciprocating piston connected to a piston rod. Dual cylinder chambers are located in each cylinder on opposite sides of the piston. The pistons are connected to a scotch yoke which translates the... Agent: Gregory J. Nelson Nelson & Roediger
20090007860 - High-power engine and vehicle: A length of a partition of an intake port is set such that the ratio between the length of the partition and the distance between the centers of adjacent intake valves is not less than 0.45 nor more than 0.72. An injector is attached on the upper side of a... Agent: Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP
20090007861 - Double action piston assembly: The double action piston assembly is for an internal combustion engine and has a combustion chamber that has a double action piston connected to one end of a central power rod disposed within the combustion chamber. A first intake air port and a first exhaust port are located in the... Agent: Fasth Law Offices (rolf Fasth)
20090007894 - Two-cycle engine: A stratified scavenging two-cycle engine includes: an air passage for delivering pure air to a scavenging passage; an air valve for opening and closing the air passage; and an auxiliary air passage for delivering the pare air to the scavenging passage when the air valve is completely closed. An amount... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20090007862 - Variable valve actuating apparatus for internal combustion engine: A variable valve actuating apparatus for an internal combustion engine includes an intake valve operating angle varying mechanism, and an intake valve timing varying mechanism. The intake valve timing varying mechanism includes a housing rotating in synchronization with a crankshaft, and a vane member coupled to a drive shaft for... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090007863 - Motorcycle provided with valve-operating mechanism: The present invention provides a motorcycle having a valve-operating mechanism for actuating a valve which opens and closes a combustion chamber of an internal combustion engine. The valve-operating mechanism includes a biasing means for biasing the valve toward a valve closing direction and a drive means for driving the valve... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.
20090007866 - Control apparatus for internal combustion engine and control method therefor: In control apparatus and method for an internal combustion engine, a first cylinder group in which both of intake and exhaust valves of each of engine cylinders thereof are controllably stopped is provided, second cylinder group in which a lift of the intake valve of each of the engine cylinders... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090007865 - Method for adjusting the rotational angle position of the camshaft of a reciprocating internal combustion engine in relation to the crankshaft: A method for adjusting the rotational angle position of the camshaft (3) of a reciprocating piston internal combustion engine relative to the crankshaft (5) is provided. The crankshaft (5) is drivingly connected to the camshaft (3) via an adjusting drive (1), which is embodied as a triple-shaft gear mechanism, having... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.
20090007864 - Vvt control method during lock pin disengagement: A control method for an internal combustion engine of a vehicle that is used with a variable valve timing (VVT) system to promote lock pin disengagement. The method establishes if the VVT is at a lock pin position, establishes if a lock pin is not disengaged out of an associated... Agent: Ralph E. Smith, Cims 483-02-19 Daimlerchrysler Intellectual Capital Corporation
20090007867 - Variable valve train for an internal combustion engine: The invention provides a variable valve train for an internal combustion engine, in which attachment and detachment of a rotation drive source can be performed without an affect on a transmission mechanism and environment. The variable train system comprises a variable valve system that is fixed to a cylinder head... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090007868 - Internal combustion engine cam follower arrangement: An internal combustion engine has cylinder head assembly. First and second cams are disposed on a camshaft for rotation therewith. A first cam follower has a first end journaled on a cam follower shaft and a second end abutting an end of a first valve. A second cam follower has... Agent: Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP (brp)
20090007869 - Rocker arm: A rocker arm includes a roller rotatably mounted between two sidewalls thereof. The roller is pressed by a cam. The rocker arm also includes two washers that reduce a wobbling motion of the roller with respect to the cam. The washers guiding mechanism the rocking movement of the rocker arm... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.
20090007870 - Sheet steel rocker arm: A rocker arm (1) made of thin-walled sheet steel which rocker arm is intended for a suspended arrangement together with other like rocker arms under a girder-like carrier (2) of a valve train of an internal combustion engine, the rocker arm having an inverted U-shaped profile, a support (7) for... Agent: Hedman & Costigan P.C.
20090007871 - Valve train of an internal combustion engine having a cylindrical valve tappet: The invention proposes a push-rod valve train having an adjustable valve tappet (1). This has an outer part (2a, 2b), an inner part (8) and a lost-motion spring (10), which forces the inner part (8) towards a relative position, at least one retainer ring (23), which is fixed in an... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.
20090007873 - Compact lash adjuster feed channel apparatus: The apparatus of the present invention provides a lash adjuster feed channel for an engine assembly. The engine assembly includes first and second sets of hydraulic lash adjusters responsive to a variation in hydraulic fluid pressure to cause a variation in lift of first and second sets of engine valves... Agent: Quinn Law Group, PLLC
20090007872 - Switchable dual lifter: The switchable dual lifter has two hydraulic lash adjusters, one which is fixed within the common housing, and the other which is movable to allow for deactivation of one of the two valves acted on by the dual lifter. Using the dual lifter with a switchable hydraulic lash adjuster allows... Agent: Lucas & Mercanti, LLP
20090007874 - Air intake device for multi-cylinder internal combustion engine: An air intake device includes: a surge tank 14 having an internal space divided into a first space and a second space; a first intake manifold 20 including a plurality of intake branch pipes 16 protruding from the surge tank 14 via a funnel 18 and communicating with the first... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090007875 - Intake controller for internal combustion engine: An intake controller includes a casing defining an intake passage that communicates with a combustion chamber of an engine, a valve received in the casing to open/close the passage, a rotational shaft that changes an opening degree of the valve, an actuator having a gear that drives the valve through... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090007876 - Air induction system with resonator bypass valve: An air induction system for a vehicle is disclosed, wherein the air induction system includes a resonator bypass valve for control of an air flow to an engine and engine induction noise levels emitted therefrom.... Agent: Fraser Clemens Martin & Miller LLC
20090007877 - Systems and methods to control torsional vibration in an internal combustion engine with cylinder deactivation: The present disclosure utilizes deactivated cylinders in a variable displacement engine to control the torsional vibration of a crankshaft. In a deactivated mode, deactivated cylinders are compressed and expanded by a reciprocating piston, but they are doing no net work and still causing an oscillating torque on the crankshaft. The... Agent: Daimlerchrysler Intellectual Capital Corporation Cims 483-02-19
20090007878 - Internal combustion engine cylinder head assembly: An internal combustion engine has a cylinder head assembly having at least one intake valve and at least one exhaust valve, a pair of camshafts, cams disposed on the camshafts, and a pair of cam follower. Cam followers have a first end journaled on one of the cam follower shafts... Agent: Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP (brp)
20090007879 - Internal combustion engine: In an internal combustion engine having at least one cylinder, in which a combustion chamber is delimited between a piston and a cylinder head, a fuel injector, is arranged in the cylinder head and has an injection nozzle with a plurality of injection bores. A piston depression is arranged in... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20090007880 - Multi-part piston for an internal combustion engine: A multipart piston for an internal combustion engine has a top piston part and a bottom piston part. The top piston part is provided with an externally threaded head at the end facing the bottom piston part while the bottom piston part is equipped with a support plate at the... Agent: Collard & Roe, P.C.
20090007881 - Piston/connecting rod assembly for an internal combustion engine: A piston/connecting rod arrangement for an internal combustion engine has a piston upper part with hub supports which lie opposite one another and have hubs and hub holes which delimit a recess, in which the small connecting-rod eye of a connecting rod is arranged. A piston pin is mounted in... Agent: Collard & Roe, P.C.
20090007882 - Compound cycle rotary engine: A compound cycle engine system has a rotary engine, which rotary engine generates exhaust gas. The system further has a compressor for increasing the pressure of inlet air to be supplied to the engine to a pressure in the range of from 3.0 to 5.0 atmospheres and an intercooler for... Agent: Bachman & Lapointe, P.C. (p&w)
20090007883 - Throttle system and sensor unit: A sensor unit includes a unit main body mounted on a throttle device, and a pressure sensor chamber that is provided at the unit main body and that accommodates an intake pressure sensor to detect an intake pressure through an intake pipe. The pressure sensor chamber is divided by a... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.
20090007884 - Dual throttle assembly with electronic override: An intake power control for an engine includes an electrically operable actuator coupled to a first throttle plate. Movement of the electrically operable actuator directly causes movement of the first throttle plate. A manually operable actuator is coupled to the electrically operable actuator, and movement of the manually operable actuator... Agent: Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
20090007885 - Method for controlling the overpressure in a fuel-supply system of a common-rail type: A method for controlling the overpressure in a fuel-supply system of a common-rail type for an internal-combustion engine provided with a number of cylinders; the method has the steps of supplying fuel under pressure to a common rail connected to a number of injectors by means of a high-pressure pump;... Agent: Klarquist Sparkman, LLP
20090007886 - Electromagnetic fuel injection valve: In an electromagnetic fuel injection valve in which a first resin-molded layer that is made of a synthetic resin, covers a solenoid section, and forms a coupler main portion that defines a framework of a power-receiving coupler is covered by a second resin-molded layer made of a synthetic resin that... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20090007887 - Fuel injection valve: A fuel injection valve is provided with a main body and a valve member. The main body has a fuel passage and a fuel injection opening formed at the downstream-end of the fuel passage. The valve member is provided in the fuel passage. The valve member is configured to move... Agent: Dennison, Schultz & Macdonald
20090007888 - Combustion control system based on in-cylinder condition: Combustion control of a diesel engine is achieved, such that the engine has a monotonic relation between intake manifold pressure and engine torque. For a given engine speed, fuel injection parameters are primarily determined by intake manifold pressure. However, the determination of the fuel injection parameters is also secondarily based... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P. Patent Department
20090007889 - Three position fuel line check valve for relief of diurnal pressure: Prior art fuel line check valves remain closed after engine off and cool down. Diurnal heating and the resultant pressure increase in the fuel line causes fuel vapor emissions through small openings in the fuel line (e.g., at the injector tips). The invention provides a check valve for a vehicle... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20090007890 - Multi-path evaporative purge system for fuel combusting engine: As one embodiment, a method of operating the evaporative purge system for an engine of a vehicle propulsion system is provided. The method comprises during a first condition, loading at least a first fuel vapor storage canister with fuel vapors; during a second condition, purging fuel vapors stored by at... Agent: Alleman Hall Mccoy Russell & Tuttle, LLP
20090007891 - Device for distributing recirculated gases, device for cooling recirculated gases and method of recirculating exhaust gases: A device for distributing recirculated gases to a component of an exhaust gas recirculation system. The device includes an inlet and an outlet for recirculated gases, an inlet port and an outlet port to the component, and a mechanism to reverse the stream of recirculated gases flowing through the component.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090007892 - Liquid fuel system with anti-drainback valve and engine using same: An engine with a high pressure common rail fuel system includes a bleed line to tank to facilitate evacuation of air and vapor from the fuel lines to assist in priming the fuel system. An anti-drainback valve prevents fuel vapor from migrating in a reverse direction through the bleed line... Agent: Caterpillar C/o Liell, Mcneil & Harper
20090007893 - Plasma ignition system: A plasma ignition system includes an ignition plug attached to an engine and having a center electrode, a ground electrode, and a discharge space, a discharge power source circuit, a plasma generation power source circuit, a resistance element between the discharge power source circuit and the center electrode, a rectifying... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC01/01/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20090000575 - Engine system: The engine system includes a hydrogen supply device for producing hydrogen rich gas from a medium which chemically repeats the storage and release of hydrogen, and drives an engine using the hydrogen rich gas produced in the hydrogen supply device as one of the fuels. This engine system is characterized... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090000574 - Organic hydride reactor and hydrogen generator: An organic hydride reactor generates hydrogen by electrolyzing electrolyte to manufacture the organic hydride from the generated hydrogen. The system has a anode and cathode opposed to each other, the electrolyte supplied between the anode and cathode, a hydrogenation catalyst performing hydrogenation reaction between the hydrogen supplied from the anode... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090000593 - Liquid injection apparatus for engines: Liquid injection apparatus for an engine includes a T-junction unit having two arms and at least one leg, at least of one of the arms is connectable to an intake manifold of the engine. The other of the arms is connectable to a positive crank case ventilation valve, the leg... Agent: James C. Wray
20090000576 - Cooling control unit for water-cooled multi-cylinder internal combustion engine having cylinder deactivation mechanism: A cooling control unit for a water-cooled multi-cylinder internal combustion engine having a cylinder deactivation mechanism for controlling the flow of coolant to prevent the internal combustion engine from being incompletely warmed up when the internal combustion engine returns to its operating condition with all of the cylinders being activated.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090000577 - Waste heat collecting apparatus: A waste heat collecting apparatus includes a loop-type heat pipe and a valve device. The loop-type heat pipe includes a vaporizing portion, a condensing portion, and a connecting portion. The valve device includes a driving portion and a valve body. The driving portion is configured to be actuated in accordance... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090000578 - Method for making cooling channels in the cylinder head of an internal combustion engine: In a method for casting a cylinder head of a piston engine in a region of cooling channels for valve seat rings, a separate core is provided for defining cooling channels, and the cooling channel core is mounted in a bottom plate of a casting mold at various points thereof.... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP
20090000598 - Reciprocating-piston internal combustion engine with variable compression ratio: In a reciprocating-piston internal combustion engine with a piston movably arranged in a cylinder and coupled via a connecting rod to a transverse lever having a center of gravity, the transverse lever which is supported by a crankshaft and connected to an auxiliary connecting rod by an eccentric for adjusting... Agent: Klaus J. Bach & Associates Patents And Trademarks
20090000579 - Valve train with overload features: A valve train for use in an engine is provided. The valve train includes a rocker arm assembly having a valve side arm and a cam side arm. A valve is coupled to the engine and is in contact with the valve side arm. A pushrod is reciprocatable by a... Agent: General Motors Corporation Legal Staff
20090000580 - Cylinder head of an internal combustion engine having an electrohydraulic valve controller: A cylinder head of an internal combustion engine having an electrohydraulic valve controller which includes a master unit (12), a slave unit (24), a hydraulic valve (4), a pressure relief space (18) and a pressure space (17) which is arranged in the direction of transmission between the master unit (12)... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.
20090000581 - Variable valve actuator having self-centering pivotal piston: A variable valve actuator for a power system is provided. The variable valve actuator may have a hydraulic piston extendable to interrupt cyclical movement of an engine valve. The variable valve actuator may also have a pin member pivotally received by the hydraulic piston, and a retaining ring configured to... Agent: Caterpillar/finnegan, Henderson, L.L.P.
20090000582 - Variable valve train system for internal combustion engine: A variable valve train system for an internal combustion engine wherein the engagement section of a transmission mechanism is lubricated by means of an existing part for driving a variable valve actuation mechanism. Gears forming the engagement section of the transmission mechanism are arranged at a position where the engagement... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090000583 - Segmented rolling element bearing: A rocker arm assembly including a rocker arm, a bearing support member, and a bearing assembly. The bearing assembly is supported on the support member and engages the rocker arm. The bearing assembly includes a race defining a raceway having a stop member coupled thereto, and a plurality of rolling... Agent: Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
20090000584 - Switchable finger lever of a valve train of an internal combustion engine: The invention proposes a switchable finger lever (1) of a valve train of an internal combustion engine, said finger lever (1) comprising an outer lever (2) between whose arms (3) an inner lever (4) extends, a support (9) for at least one gas exchange valve being arranged on one end... Agent: Hedman & Costigan P.C.
20090000585 - Camshaft support structure of an internal combustion engine and assembly method thereof: A lash adjuster support portion is integrally formed with a lower cam carrier. The lower cam carrier is fixed onto a cylinder head into which an intake valve and an exhaust valve have been fitted. After a lash adjuster is set in the lash adjuster support portion, a rocker arm... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090000586 - Air intake system: An air intake system for a combustion apparatus is described. The system comprises an air separator (16, 116, 216, 316) having an inlet for receiving air and an outlet, the outlet adapted to be coupled to an air intake of a combustion apparatus, wherein the air separator comprises a zeolite... Agent: Dykas, Shaver & Nipper, LLP
20090000587 - Sound quality control apparatus for internal combustion engine: A sound quality control apparatus includes an air intake duct defining a suction passage, through which air is supplied to an engine, and having a double tube part, and an air cleaner that filters the air flowing through the suction passage. The double tube part includes an outer pipe and... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090000588 - Torque increase resonator: A torque increase resonator for facilitating delivery of intake air to a combustion chamber of an engine by resonating with intake air pulsation generated by the delivery of intake air to the combustion chamber includes a chamber wall. The chamber wall projects in a surge tank of an intake manifold... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090000589 - Recreational vehicle engine design: A device for damping torsional vibrations in internal combustion piston engines having three or fewer cylinders is provided. The device includes a crankshaft having at least one detachable counterweight. The counterweight is a shiftable, torsional pendulum de-tuner. The pendulum de-tuner is configured to balance at least one order of acceleration... Agent: Patterson, Thuente, Skaar & Christensen, P.A.
20090000590 - Internal combustion engine with an improved charging action in the combustion chamber: A cylinder head arrangement is provided for an internal combustion engine of a motor vehicle. The cylinder head arrangement includes, but is not limited to a combustion chamber, a first intake valve in a first intake port, as well as a first exhaust valve in a first exhaust port and... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (gme)
20090000591 - Camshaft support structure for internal combustion engine: A cylinder head of an internal combustion engine is fitted with rocker arms. Camshafts are disposed so that the rocker arms and cams will be brought into contact with each other. The camshafts are rotatably supported by lower bearings, which supports the camshafts from below, and by upper bearings integrated... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090000592 - Engine pre-lubrication system: A system for pre-lubricating an engine is disclosed. The system has an engine, a first pump driven by the engine to lubricate the engine, and a second pump configured to lubricate the engine. The system also has at least one component driven by the engine and fluidly connected downstream of... Agent: Caterpillar/finnegan, Henderson, L.L.P.
20090000594 - Control method in the case of a fault in an internal combustion engine fitted with a servo-assisted butterfly valve: Control method in the case of a fault in an internal combustion engine; the control method provides for the phases of: cyclically checking the correct functioning of a connection between an electronic control unit and an electric drive of an electric actuator coupled to a butterfly valve to control the... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen
20090000595 - Control apparatus and control method of an internal combustion engine: A control apparatus of an in-cylinder injection type spark ignition internal combustion engine provided with at least an in-cylinder fuel injection valve that injects fuel directly into a cylinder executes temperature increase promotion control that promotes an increase in temperature near a nozzle hole of the in-cylinder fuel injection valve... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090000596 - E85 vehicle compatibility kit: The present invention relates generally to an E85 vehicle compatibility kit and, more specifically, to a conversion kit provided as a means to make gasoline powered vehicles E85 compatible. The instant abstract is neither intended to define the invention disclosed in this specification nor intended to limit the scope of... Agent: Patent, Copyright & Trademark Law Group
20090000597 - Piezoceramic multilayer actuator, method for producing a piezoceramic multilayer actuator, and inujection system: A piezoceramic multilayer actuator has at least one outer electrode which can expand and provides at least two current paths between a supply potential connecting area of the outer electrode and a respective inner electrode, with which the outer electrode makes contact, of a piezo-stack of the multilayer actuator.... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P. Patent Department
20090000599 - Fuel accessory for fuel tank and method for internally attaching same: A fuel tank made of a plastic material and fitted with at least one fuel accessory attached to an inside surface of a wall thereof, wherein the fuel accessory is attached to a predetermined site at the inside surface by fusion welding. Further there is disclosed a fuel accessory for... Agent: The Nath Law Group
20090000602 - Fuel control device for a plurality of fuel sources: A fuel mixing device includes a fuel passage adapted to communicate fuel from at least one of a first fuel source or a second fuel source provided at a higher pressure than the first fuel with at least one of a first fuel path or a second fuel path. The... Agent: Reising, Ethington, Barnes, Kisselle, P.C.
20090000600 - Internal combustion engine flow regulating valve: A flow regulating valve for a diesel engine in which a unitary valve element has three positions for controlling flow from a unit injector fuel injection system in response to valve inlet pressure. The valve has a first position wherein flow is blocked below about 10 psi, a second position... Agent: Deere & Company
20090000601 - Vehicle fuel supply device: A compact vehicle fuel supply device that reduces noise caused by excess fuel discharge from a pressure regulator in a simple manner is provided. The device includes a fuel tank, a fuel pump provided in the fuel tank to raise the pressure of fuel in the fuel tank, a case... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090000603 - Fuel vapor treatment system: An ECU computes a transit time from a time when the fuel vapor passes the purge valve right after the purge valve is opened until a time when the fuel vapor reaches a vicinity of the fuel injector. Further more, the ECU computes a fuel vapor concentration at the vicinity... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090000604 - Engine system having aftertreatment and an intake air heater: An engine system for a power unit is disclosed. The engine system includes an exhaust system having at least one exhaust treatment device and an air induction system having at least one heater. The heater is configured to raise the temperature of an intake flow in the air induction system... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090000605 - Regeneration system having integral purge and ignition device: A regeneration device is disclosed. The regeneration device has an injector configured to inject pressurized fuel during an injection event. The regeneration device also has a heater configured to ignite the pressurized fuel during the injection event. The heater is also configured to purge the injector between injection events.... Agent: Caterpillar/finnegan, Henderson, L.L.P.Previous industry: Liquid heaters and vaporizers
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