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Internal-combustion engines December patent applications/inventions, industry category 12/12Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 12/27/2012 > 26 patent applications in 21 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20120325172 - Diesel oil composition: A diesel oil composition is provided which, while having a low sulfur content, has an excellent oxidative stability even under the higher temperature conditions that can be expected for the operating environments of the future. The diesel oil composition has a fluorenes content of at least 200 ppm by mass... Agent: Shell Oil Company
20120325166 - Casting core for forming a cooling channel in a piston: A soluble and substantially ring-shaped casting core may include a cooling channel in a piston having at least one inflow and at least one outflow. The casting core may form a closed ring and the inflow may be arranged directly adjacent to the outflow. The casting core may have a... Agent:
20120325191 - Scavenging passage structure for two-stroke engine: A scavenging passage structure for a two-stroke engine, having a scavenging passage communicating a scavenging port provided in a cylinder with a crank chamber formed inside a crankcase, the scavenging passage being formed to extend through respective fastening surfaces of the cylinder and the crankcase. The scavenging passage includes a... Agent:
20120325167 - Valve drive system of internal combustion engine: A valve drive system of internal combustion engine which operates at a high compression ratio cycle, which is provided with an intake cam 52a and intake cam 52b for operating intake valves 7a, 7b and a variable valve timing device 70 which can offset the operating timings of the intake... Agent:
20120325169 - Control valve of a device for changing the relative angular position of a camshaft with respect to a crankshaft of an internal combustion engine: A control valve (1) of a device (2) for changing the relative angular position of a camshaft (3) with respect to a crankshaft of an internal combustion engine, wherein, in a region (4) facing the camshaft (3), the control valve (1) includes a fluid line (5) for supplying fluid under... Agent: Schaeffler Technologies Ag & Co.kg
20120325168 - Switchable lever for a valve drive of an internal combustion engine: The invention concerns a switchable lever (1) for a valve train of an internal combustion engine, said lever (1) comprising on one end (5), a bearing (6) for enabling a pivotal support of said lever (1) and, on another end (7), a support (9) for a gas exchange valve, a... Agent: Schaeffler Technologies Ag & Co. Kg
20120325170 - Structure of driving member for variable valve of engine: Disclosed is a structure of driving member for variable valve of engine, in which a first intake cam, an exhaust cam, and a second intake cam are mounted, in such an order, to a camshaft. An intake valve driving member has first and second driving members respectively in rolling engagement... Agent:
20120325171 - Hydraulic lash adjuster including band of radial recirculation openings: A hydraulic lash adjuster includes a body defining an axial bore and having an open end and a closed end. A hollow piston is telescopically received within the axial bore and defines a fluid reservoir. The hollow piston has a first end disposed within the axial bore and a second... Agent: Caterpillar, Inc.
20120325173 - Fuel injection system of an internal combustion engine: The invention relates to a fuel injection system of an internal combustion engine, comprising a presupply pump (1) and a downstream high-pressure pump (7), which is connected to a high-pressure accumulator (9) and wherein the high pressure accumulator (9) is operatively connected to at least one fuel injector (10). According... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20120325174 - Air intake tract having a flexible sump: An engine air intake tract includes a flexible air intake duct having a flexible tubular body. A plurality of radially extending convolutes are formed in and spaced apart on an axially extending outer wall of the tubular body. Each convolute has a circumferential ring-shaped inwardly extending peak bordered by outwardly... Agent: Mann+hummel Gmbh
20120325175 - Vehicle valve stem seal: The present invention provides a vehicle valve stem seal having both durability and sliding properties at an extremely high level in addition to usual sealing performance. The present invention is a vehicle valve stem seal comprising an elastic member with a seal lip portion on an end of a valve... Agent:
20120325176 - Integral oil system: An oil management system includes an engine housing assembly which defines a first rotor volume and a second rotor volume. An oil cooler assembly arranged between the first rotor volume and the second rotor volume.... Agent:
20120325177 - Lubrication structure of cranking rotational force transmission mechanism for internal combustion engine: The lubricant-return holes are provided in the intermediate portion of the ring gear. Thus, the lubricant stagnating above the first oil sealing member can be easily discharged to the oil pan side via the lubricant-return holes even when the ring gear has stopped rotating in response to the starter motor... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120325178 - Floating engine timing plate: An engine timing plate is disclosed that is generally positioned between a crankshaft surface and a main journal. The engine timing plate is not bolted or otherwise secured to either the crankshaft surface or the main journal. Instead, the timing plate “floats” between the two surfaces. The timing plate includes... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20120325179 - Pre-combustion chamber tip: A pre-combustion chamber tip for an internal combustion engine having a first body portion with a pre-combustion chamber located within, the first body portion having a terminal end with a plurality of orifices configured to direct expanding gases out of the pre-combustion chamber and a second body portion attached to... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.
20120325180 - Dual fuel injection compression ignition engine and method of operating same: A method of operating an electronically controlled dual fuel compression ignition engine includes injecting a pilot ignition quantity of liquid fuel into an engine cylinder from a dual fuel injector in an engine cycle during an auto ignition condition. An amount of gaseous fuel is also injected into the engine... Agent: Caterpillar, Inc.
20120325181 - Intake enhancement system for a vehicle: An intake enhancement system is arranged for incorporating with a vehicle which includes a combustion engine and a heat exchanger for generating a cooling effect. The intake enhancement system includes an intake cooling unit for delivering a combustion element to the combustion engine, wherein the intake cooling unit is thermally... Agent:
20120325182 - Connection box with a charge air cooling arrangement of an internal combustion engine: In a charge air supply arrangement of an internal combustion engine with two stage charging in combination with a charge air cooler, a double connection box is provided with a guide structure including a separation wall defining a lower guide area with a lower connection to a first charge air... Agent:
20120325184 - Apparatus, system, and method for detecting engine fluid constituents: A system for detecting engine fluid constituents includes an engine having a sample channel having a conduit for a working engine fluid. The system includes an electromagnetic (EM) source that emits EM radiation through a first metal tube, where the EM radiation is EM energy at a wavelength of interest.... Agent:
20120325183 - Egr valve: A lip seal is placed between a housing and a valve shaft and adjacent to a bearing of the shaft. A deposit-guard plug is placed between the housing and the shaft and adjacent to the lip seal. A first end of the lip seal is placed adjacent to a first... Agent: Aisan Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120325185 - Connection box with charging fluid supply arrangement for an internal combustion engine: In a connection box for direct connection to a charging fluid duct of a charging fluid supply designed for intermixing a charge air and an exhaust gas to form a charging fluid, comprising a housing with a charge air connecting space including at least a connection for a charge air... Agent:
20120325186 - Intake apparatus for internal combustion engine: An intake apparatus for an internal combustion engine includes a plurality of branch pipes connected at downstream ends thereof to an engine main body, an intake chamber to which upstream ends of the branch pipes are connected, and a common intake air introducing part connected to the center of the... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd
20120325189 - Egr controller for internal combustion engine: When a constant driving voltage is applied to a motor driving an EGR valve so that the EGR opening degree is varied, an angular speed of the EGR valve becomes minimal at a position where the driving torque of the EGR valve becomes maximal. In view of this, while an... Agent: Denso Corporation
20120325187 - Egr flow control for large engines: An internal combustion engine and control system are provided having improved efficiency through improved exhaust flow control. The engine includes at least one bank of combustion cylinders and a respective exhaust manifold for conveying exhaust to the atmosphere. Further included is an exhaust gas restriction valve (ERV) associated with the... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.
20120325188 - Method and apparatus for measuring and controlling the egr rate in a combustion engine: The present invention provides for a method and apparatus for measuring and controlling the EGR rate in a combustion engine system, comprising an EGR cooler, an EGR valve and a turbine, and determining the EGR mass flow (dmEGR) from the difference between the total exhaust gas mass flow (dmTot) across... Agent:
20120325190 - Ignition method and ignition system therefor: An ignition system and method for internal combustion engines with which a reliable triggering of an ignition spark is provided with control of the ignition process over the entire firing duration, wherein an excessive stress on the ignition coil and spark plug is avoided. By detecting the primary current and... Agent: Motortech Gmbh12/20/2012 > 38 patent applications in 30 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20120318226 - Method for supercritical diesel combustion: A method for supercritical diesel combustion combines fumigation and supercritical diesel fuel combustion to effect greater fuel efficiency and reduce exhaust gas pollutants from a compression ignition engine. The invention utilizes the fumigant method by combining two gases (DME and propane) which autoignite prior to the injection of the liquid... Agent:
20120318225 - Nitrogen-free deposit control fuel additives and one step process for the making thereof: The present invention provides a nitrogen-free fuel detergent additive, fuel additive and fuel compositions containing the same, as well as a process for making such additives, where the additive may be described as a hydrocarbyl-substituted alkyloxy and/or hydroxy aromatic compound and may be produced by the reaction of (i) an... Agent: The Lubrizol Corporation
20120318213 - Control device for internal combustion engine: In a control device 1 for a clutch unit 20 for transmitting rotation of a crankshaft 18 of an engine 100 to a water pump 2 for circulating cooling water within the engine 100, it is determined that whether engagement or disengagement of the clutch unit 20 when a request... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120318214 - Sensor abnormality detection apparatus and a block heater installation determining apparatus: A sensor abnormality detection apparatus which is installed in a vehicle with an electric water pump for circulating engine cooling water and is configured to perform an abnormality detecting process related to a first temperature sensor or a second temperature sensor based on a relationship between a detection result of... Agent:
20120318215 - Separator: A separator for separating contaminants from a fluid stream has first and second chambers coupled by an aperture through which fluid can pass. An actuator can adjust the crossectional area of the aperture according to a pressure differential between the first chamber and a pressure reference. An impaction surface can... Agent: Parker Hannifin Manufacturing (uk) Ltd.
20120318239 - Free piston engines with single hydraulic piston actuator and methods: Free piston engines having a free piston having a first piston diameter in a cylinder with a combustion chamber on a first side of the first piston and a piston rod having a second diameter fastened to a second side of the first piston and extending to a single second... Agent: Sturman Digital Systems, LLC
20120318250 - Two-stroke engine: The two-stroke engine has a plurality of intake passages extending from the external air inlet port through the crankcase, separating the intake air charge from the air and oil vapor within the crankcase. The piston has one or more corresponding inlet tubes depending therefrom that telescope within the crankcase intake... Agent:
20120318217 - Valve device for internal combustion engines: A valve device for an internal combustion engine includes a drive unit. A drive housing in which the drive unit is arranged. A valve unit is configured to be moved by the drive unit. The valve unit comprises a valve rod and a valve closure member. A flow housing comprises... Agent: Pierburg Gmbh
20120318218 - Valve timing control apparatus of internal combustion engine: In a valve timing control apparatus of an internal combustion engine, a first lock member is installed axially movably on either one of a housing and a vane member, a first lock recess section with which the first lock member is engaged when the vane member is relatively revolved at... Agent: Hitachi Automotive Systems., Ltd.
20120318220 - Cam phaser locking systems: A motion limiter system for a cam phaser includes a retractable motion limiter pin that is selectively extendable from a rotor in a cam phaser to contact a lobe on a stator to provide a positive stop for the rotor prior to engagement of a locking pin. Alternatively, the cam... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20120318221 - Camshaft adjuster: An arrangement of a camshaft adjuster (1) having a control device (4) which allows a selection to be made between an OPA and/or a CTA mode. The camshaft adjuster (1) has a third hydraulic medium duct CC which positions the camshaft adjuster (1) in a central position.... Agent: Schaeffler Technologies Ag & Co. Kg
20120318219 - Camshaft phaser with dual lock pins and a passage within the camshaft phaser connecting the lock pins: A camshaft phaser is provided for varying the phase relationship between a crankshaft and a camshaft in an engine. The camshaft phaser includes a stator having lobes. A rotor is disposed within the stator and includes vanes interspersed with the stator lobes to define alternating advance and retard chambers. A... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20120318222 - Device for variably adjusting the control times of gas exchange valves of an internal combustion engine: A device (11) for variably adjusting the control times of gas exchange valves (9, 10) of an internal combustion engine (1), including a drive element (13), an output element (14), and at least one lateral cover (15). The drive element (13) can be brought into driving connection with a crankshaft... Agent: Schaeffler Technologies Ag & Co. Kg
20120318223 - Electric cam phaser control systems and methods: A system for an engine includes a motor driver module, a target phase angle module, and a correlation control module. The motor driver module controls an electric motor of a camshaft phaser based on a target angle defined by a crankshaft position and a camshaft position. The target phase angle... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20120318224 - Internal combustion engine: An internal combustion engine may include at least one camshaft mounted via at least one bearing with at least one phase adjuster. The at least one bearing may be a rolling bearing. An oil feed ring may surround the camshaft adjacent to the rolling bearing, wherein the oil feed ring... Agent:
20120318216 - Tappet roller bearing: A tappet roller bearing 10 includes a support shaft 20 to be supported on a locker arm 4, and first and second rollers 11 and 12 which can be respectively supported rotatably on the periphery of the support shaft 20 and are arranged together in the axial direction of the... Agent: Nsk Ltd.
20120318227 - In-vehicle engine start control apparatus: An in-vehicle engine start control apparatus stops a fuel injection instruction after rotationally driving a DC electric motor preliminarily by issuing a rotational driving instruction when an automatic stop condition is satisfied, and subsequently restarts the in-vehicle engine by issuing a push control instruction to a pinion gear immediately before... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20120318228 - Germanium containing coating for inner surfaces of cylinder liners: A cylinder liner (20) comprises a substrate (24) and a germanium containing coating (22), typically a diamond-like carbon (DLC) coating applied by a vapor deposition technique. The coating (22) may include a base layer (36), an intermediate layer (38), and a protective layer (40), each having a graded composition. The... Agent:
20120318229 - Internal combustion engine comprising a connecting assembly for a cylinder head: An internal combustion engine having a connecting assembly for a cylinder head (2) includes at least one air- or gas-conducting part (4) that connects to at least one flow opening (3a) of the cylinder (2), in particular an exhaust manifold (5) or an intake manifold, and a sealing element (9)... Agent:
20120318230 - Piston for internal combustion engine: Disclosed is a piston (16) that is capable of not only suppressing the occurrence of knocking but also reducing cooling loss in an internal combustion engine in which a tumble flow is formed in a cylinder. The piston for the internal combustion engine in which the tumble flow is formed... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120318231 - Engine stopping and restarting system: A system that automatically stops an engine when the vehicle is stopped and restarts the engine in response to a predetermined condition is disclosed. The system may generally include an engine and a motor for restarting the engine and driving an auxiliary machine when the engine is stopped, and an... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd
20120318232 - Vehicle provided with valve-stop-mechanism-equipped internal combustion engine: To provide a vehicle provided with a valve-stop-mechanism-equipped internal combustion engine capable of ensuring a negative pressure in a brake booster while preventing with reliability fresh air from flowing into a catalyst during a valve stop control. An internal combustion engine provided with a valve stop mechanism capable of changing... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120318233 - Compression ignition engine having fuel system for non-sooting combustion and method: A direct injection compression ignition internal combustion engine includes a fuel system having a nozzle extending into a cylinder of the engine and a plurality of spray orifices formed in the nozzle. Each of the spray orifices has an inner diameter dimension of about 0.09 mm or less, and define... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.
20120318234 - Throttle body with offset axis drum valve: An improved throttle body includes an offset axis drum valve and shaped throat. The offset axis and shaped throat provide gradual initial opening for better throttle control and the drum valve includes a lower face matching the profile of the air path through the throttle body when rotated to a... Agent:
20120318235 - Control system and method for coordinating throttle and boost: An engine control system according to the principles of the present disclosure includes a manifold air pressure (MAP) determination module, a boost control module, and a throttle control module. The MAP determination module determines a desired MAP based on a driver torque request. The boost control module controls a boost... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20120318236 - Handheld work apparatus: A work apparatus has an engine with a carburetor. An actuating element is connected to the choke shaft of the choke element of the carburetor. An operating mode selector has operating, warm start and cold start positions and is connected fixedly in terms of rotation to an adjusting element. The... Agent:
20120318237 - Fuel injection apparatus for internal combustion engine: A fuel injection apparatus includes: an adsorbent disposed in an internal space of a leading end portion of a fuel injector, the adsorbent being capable of selectively adsorbing an alcohol component in the blended fuel of gasoline and alcohol; fuel pressure controller capable of achieving states in which a pressure... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120318238 - Improved pump unit for an injection apparatus of an internal combustion engine: A pump unit for an injection apparatus of the Common Rail type comprising a pump body housing at least one pumping element adapted to be rotatably fed to send pressurized fuel towards a feeding storage volume of the injectors, belonging to the pump itself.... Agent: Politecnico Di Torino
20120318240 - Arrangement structure for drive circuit: A shortest distance (d) between a drive circuit (4) and an electric wire (8b) is set such that an electric field caused by an electric current flowing in the electric wire (8b) that electrically connects an ignition-voltage generating device (IG) and an ignition plug (6) induces a surge voltage to... Agent: Keihin Corporation
20120318241 - Fuel injection apparatus for internal combustion engine: The fuel injection apparatus for the internal combustion engine includes: a fuel injector having a leading end portion that has an internal space in which fuel is accumulated and an injection port for injecting fuel; and an adsorbent disposed in the internal space, the adsorbent being capable of selectively adsorbing... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120318244 - Canister purge valve with integrated vacuum generator and check valves: An integrated canister purge valve for a turbocharged vehicle engine includes a valve member having a housing and being constructed and arranged to control vapor purge flow from a fuel tank and canister structure to an air intake manifold. A body is coupled to the housing. The body defines an... Agent: Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.
20120318243 - Canister purge valve with modular lower body having integeral check valves: A canister purge valve for a vehicle includes a valve member constructed and arranged to control vapor purge flow from a fuel tank and canister structure to an air intake manifold. A modular body is removably coupled to a housing of the valve member. The body defines an internal volume... Agent: Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.
20120318242 - Purge control solenoid valve for reducing noise: A purge control solenoid valve apparatus for reducing noise, may include a valve housing having an upper connector and a lower connector to be in communication with each other in upper and lower parts thereof and a plunger for opening the upper connector when the plunger receives a magnetic force,... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company
20120318245 - Apparatus for improving efficiency and emissions of combustion: An apparatus improves the efficiency and emissions of a combustion process by producing sufficient amounts of oxygen and ozone in the air flow to the combustion chamber to enable more complete and cleaner combustion of the fuel. An oxygen generator is used in conjunction with an ozone cell. A plurality... Agent:
20120318246 - Egr controller for internal combustion engine: While an engine is an idling state and an EGR opening degree is increased stepwise from a specified opening degree, a variation in engine speed (a standard deviation in engine speed) is repeatedly computed. After that, a specified step amount is successively reduced from the EGR opening degree and the... Agent: Denso Corporation
20120318247 - Egr controller for internal combustion engine: A gas temperature sensor is provided in an EGR passage. When a specified learning executing condition is established, the EGR valve is compulsorily rotated from a reference position in a valve-close direction and then rotated in a valve-open direction over the reference position. While the EGR valve is rotated in... Agent: Denso Corporation
20120318248 - Control device for internal combustion engine: A control device for an internal combustion engine includes an engine and a control unit. The engine can switch fuel to be used among plural kinds of fuel. The control unit delays a timing of switching the fuel to a timing of around a fuel cut in a case where... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120318249 - Fuel delivery system for an internal combustion engine: A fuel delivery system (100) for an internal combustion engine. The fuel delivery system (100) includes a diaphragm carburettor (102) for mixing air and fuel, a start preparation system (104) for introducing fuel into the carburettor before a start of the engine, and a fuel enrichment system (106) for providing... Agent: Husqvarna Consumer Outdoor Products N.a. Inc.12/13/2012 > 31 patent applications in 26 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20120312266 - Fuel conditioning modules and methods: Fuel conditioning modules that condition a combustible fuel prior to combustion are provided so that fuel to be conditioned is brought into contact with a fuel conditioning insert assembly which includes a zeolite catalyst material comprised of a mixture of zeolite particulates and rare earth metal or metal oxide particulates... Agent:
20120312255 - Operating an engine with reformate: The present description relates to operation and control of a fuel reformer. In one embodiment, an engine constituent is adjusted in response to limiting an amount of reformate supplied to the engine during a condition of reformer degradation. The approach can improve engine operation. In this way, consequences of reformate... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
20120312256 - Valve device with a drawer and circuit comprising such a valve: A slide-valve device sliding in a predetermined axial direction, includes a valve body having two chambers, the first chamber including a lateral fluid-intake opening and a fluid-outlet opening provided with a normally closed, conditionally opening plug device, the second chamber including first and second lateral fluid-outlet openings, mutually offset in... Agent: Mark Iv Systems Moteurs (societe Par Actions Simplifiee)
20120312257 - Integrated exhaust cylinder head: A cylinder head including an integrated exhaust manifold (IEM cylinder head) is coupled to a cylinder block of an engine. The IEM cylinder head comprises an exhaust collector coupled to cylinder exhaust valves, an exhaust port coupled to the exhaust collector, and a coolant jacket for cooling the cylinder head.... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
20120312260 - Fluid brake device and variable valve timing apparatus: A fluid brake device has a rotor having a brake shaft penetrating a case to come into contact with magnetic viscosity fluid. A sealing sleeve is arranged to surround the brake shaft, and a seal gap is defined between the sealing sleeve and the brake shaft and communicates with a... Agent: Denso Corporation
20120312258 - Harmonic drive camshaft phaser using oil for lubrication: A camshaft phaser includes a housing with an array of internal splines formed within a bore. A harmonic gear drive unit is disposed within the housing and includes a circular spline and a dynamic spline, a flexspline disposed within the circular spline and the dynamic spline, a wave generator disposed... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20120312261 - Variable valve timing apparatus: A phase adjusting mechanism is engaged with a brake shaft, and adjusts a rotation phase between a crankshaft and a camshaft according to a braking torque acting on a rotor. The rotation phase is adjusted in a predetermined direction when the braking torque is increased. A torque input mechanism inputs... Agent: Nippon Soken, Inc.
20120312259 - Variable valve timing control apparatus of internal combustion engine: A variable valve timing control apparatus has a drive rotary member, a driven rotary member fixed to a camshaft, an electric motor relatively rotating a motor drive shaft with respect to the drive rotary member, a speed reduction mechanism transmitting rotation of the motor drive shaft to the driven rotary... Agent: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.
20120312262 - Camshaft adjusting device: A camshaft adjusting device (1) for varying the relative angular position of a camshaft in relation to a crankshaft of an internal combustion engine, wherein the camshaft adjusting device (1) includes an actuator (2) for actuating a hydraulic valve, wherein the actuator (2) is fastened to a housing element (4)... Agent: Schaeffler Technologies Ag & Co. Kg
20120312263 - Variable geometry cam shafts for multiple-cylinder internal combustion engines: A method of conserving fuel in the operation of multi-cylinder internal combustion engines. The present method described here allows a portion of the cylinders of an internal combustion engine to be de-activated when less power is required, thus allowing the engine to provide full power when required, or less power... Agent:
20120312265 - Cam follower with improved structure to increase limit load: Disclosed is a cam follower of which the structure is improved such that the limit load can be increased. The cam follower is one which moves relative to a cam, mediated by a liquid lubricant, wherein a plurality of recesses are provided on the contact surface of the cam follower... Agent: Doosan Infracore Co., Ltd.
20120312264 - Finger follower lever for actuating a gas exchange valve: A finger follower lever for actuating gas exchange valves of an internal combustion engine, having a lever body formed by two parallel side walls spaced apart by a transversely extending web. The web forms a first, joint socket end as a pivotable support for the lever, and a second end... Agent: Schaeffler Technologies Ag & Co. Kg
20120312267 - Laser ignition system: A laser device for a laser ignition system for an internal combustion engine, in particular of a motor vehicle or a stationary engine, including a laser oscillator, the laser oscillator having a first laser-active solid, an optical Q-switch, and an output mirror which is partially reflective for a light to... Agent:
20120312268 - Ignition component: An ignition component 100 provided with a center electrode 30 and an insulator 32, in which the insulator 32 is formed of a large-diameter portion 33 and a small-diameter portion 34, the large-diameter portion 33 of the insulator 32 is inserted into the plug insertion hole 21 of the cylinder... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.
20120312269 - Internal combustion engine automatic-stop/restart control system: In an internal combustion engine automatic-stop/restart control system according to the present invention, excellent restartability of an internal combustion engine is ensured in such a way that, while the internal combustion engine inertially rotates after its automatic stop, a solenoid of a starting apparatus for starting the internal combustion engine... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20120312270 - Intake manifold section and intake system: An intake manifold section for installing in an intake system of an internal combustion engine may have a tube body including an inlet opening, an outlet opening and a fresh air path section running from the inlet opening to the outlet opening. An air mass sensor may be fastened to... Agent:
20120312271 - Piston: A piston has a piston head, a piston pin support projecting from the piston head, and a mantle wall connected to the piston head. The mantle wall is formed with two tubular pieces that are disposed concentrically relative to one another and which are connected at a periphery of the... Agent: Mahle Koenig Kommanditgesellschaft Gmbh & Co. Kg
20120312272 - Oil separator of internal combustion engine: In an oil separator provided in a cylinder head cover of an internal combustion engine and equipped with a partition wall disposed between a blow-by gas inlet and a blow-by gas outlet and having through holes each serving as an orifice for increasing a flow velocity of blow-by gas flow,... Agent: Mahle Filter Systems Japan Corporation
20120312273 - Internal combustion engine with torsional element: An internal combustion engine has a cylinder and a piston disposed with the cylinder to define a combustion chamber that is bounded at least in part by interior surfaces of the cylinder and a surface of the piston. A mechanism coupled with the piston reciprocates the piston within the cylinder,... Agent:
20120312274 - Rotary type internal combustion engine: The engine includes a stator including an inlet to admit a compressed gaseous oxidant flow, and an exhaust to discharge burnt gases; and a rotor mounted in the stator in a fluid-tight manner and rotatable with respect to the stator around a rotation axis. The rotor has an inlet orifice... Agent:
20120312275 - Flat device and intake system: A valve device for an intake system of an internal combustion engine may include a housing and a flap arrangement. The housing may have one inlet duct per cylinder of the internal combustion engine. The flap arrangement may have a flap for each inlet duct for varying the cross-section of... Agent:
20120312276 - Engine speed control mode switching method and engine speed control device: An electronic control unit initializes, when it is determined that a switching request has been input for switching to the droop control or to the isochronous control, a value of an integral term used in PID control that is performed in the isochronous control. A target fuel injection amount set... Agent: Bosch Corporation
20120312277 - Auto-ignition mitigation system: An auto ignition mitigation system comprises a piston position module that determines a position of a piston within a cylinder and a temperature module that determines a first temperature of air within the cylinder. A fuel enrichment module communicates with the piston position module and the temperature module and determines... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20120312278 - High-pressure fuel supply pump: A high-pressure fuel supply pump which has no probability of discontinuity of a thin film of fuel at a sliding portion even when the fuel is not needed to be compressed to a high pressure is obtained. Two low-pressure fuel ports are provided on the high-pressure fuel supply pump in... Agent: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.
20120312280 - Fuel supply system and high-pressure pump for combustion engine: The invention relates to a fuel supply system (1) for injecting liquefied vapour under high pressure, such as liquid petroleum gas (LPG), into a combustion chamber (3-6) of an internal combustion engine (2). The fuel supply system (1) comprises a fuel supply for liquefied vapour connected to a high-pressure pump... Agent:
20120312279 - Hot oil thermal battery: A fluid temperature conditioner heats fuel being supplied to a fuel injection system for an engine. During operation of the engine, energy is transferred from engine and stored in a thermal battery which is a part of the fluid temperature conditioner. During cold starting of the engine, the energy is... Agent: Denso Corporation
20120312281 - Evaporated fuel treatment apparatus: An evaporated fuel treatment apparatus is mounted in a vehicle having an engine, a fuel tank storing fuel for the engine, and a battery, the evaporated fuel treatment apparatus adsorbing evaporated fuel in the fuel tank on an adsorbent in a canister container, desorbing the evaporated fuel adsorbed on the... Agent: Aisan Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120312282 - Pressure-wave supercharger, and method of operating a pressure-wave supercharger: A pressure-wave supercharger for a combustion engine of a motor vehicle includes a first channel for drawing fresh air, a second channel for discharging compressed fresh air, a third channel for supply of exhaust gas, and a fourth channel for discharging exhaust gas. A hot-gas housing receives exhaust from the... Agent: Benteler Automobiltechnik Gmbh
20120312283 - Low pressure egr system and control method thereof: A control method for a low pressure exhaust gas recirculation (LP-EGR) system may include measuring an engine speed and load, setting a target pressure difference between a downstream side and an upstream side of a LP-EGR valve according to the measured engine speed and load, measuring a present pressure difference... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company
20120312284 - Fuel management system for variable ethanol octane enhancement of gasoline engines: Fuel management system for efficient operation of a spark ignition gasoline engine. Injectors inject an anti-knock agent such as ethanol directly into a cylinder of the engine. A fuel management microprocessor system controls injection of the anti-knock agent so as to control knock and minimize that amount of the anti-knock... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
20120312285 - Method for operating an ignition device for an internal combustion engine, and ignition device for an internal combustion engine for carrying out the method: A method is provided for operating an ignition device for an internal combustion engine, which ignition device includes an ignition coil configured as a transformer, a spark plug connected to the secondary winding of the ignition coil, an actuable switching element connected in series to the primary winding of the... Agent:12/06/2012 > 30 patent applications in 25 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20120304944 - Engine system with reversible fan: An engine system includes an engine, a primary pump coupled to the engine, and a motor fluidly connected to the primary pump. The engine system further includes a heat exchanger fluidly connected to the engine, the heat exchanger configured to accept heated coolant from the engine and deliver cooled coolant... Agent:
20120304968 - Spark ignition type internal combustion engine: An internal combustion engine which is provided with a variable compression ratio mechanism which can change a mechanical compression ratio and a variable valve timing mechanism which can control a closing timing of an intake valve. No-entry regions (X1, X2) are set for a combination of the mechanical compression ratio,... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120304972 - Two-stroke engine with low consumption and low emissions: Two-stroke engine (10) including an engine cylinder (18), a piston (20) sliding in the engine cylinder (18), an air pump (9), a main pipe (32) connected to the air pump (9) that communicates with the engine cylinder (18) through a plurality of scavenging pipes (28) opening into the cylinder immediately... Agent: Primavis S.r.l.
20120304973 - Two-stroke engine: An engine has a cylinder wherein a reciprocating piston is mounted. The piston drives, via a connecting rod (6), a crankshaft (7) pivotably mounted in a crankcase. The connecting rod is connected to the piston via a piston pin. An inlet window for combustion air is provided and controlled by... Agent:
20120304946 - Clamping disk and cam adjusting unit: A clamping disk (1) for the non-positive connection of components in a cam adjusting system, a cam adjusting system (15) having a clamping disk (1) and a method for checking the mounting of the clamping disk (1) are provided. The clamping disk (1) has an essentially circular base body (2)... Agent: Schaeffler Technologies Ag & Co. Kg
20120304947 - Device for variable adjustment of the control times of gas exchange valves of an internal combustion engine: A device (11) for variable adjustment of the control times of gas change valves (9, 10) of an internal combustion engine (1) having a hydraulic phase adjustment apparatus (12), a camshaft (6, 7), a volume accumulator (18), a first fastening element (14) designed separately to the camshaft (6, 7) and... Agent: Schaeffler Technologies Ag & Co. Kg
20120304945 - Variably operated valve apparatus of internal combustion engine and start control apparatus of internal combustion engine: In a variably operated valve apparatus of an internal combustion engine and a start control apparatus of the same engine, the internal combustion engine being equipped with a crank position control mechanism by means of which a stop position of a piston is controllable at a time of an engine... Agent: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.
20120304948 - Rocker cover system: An internal combustion engine with an overhead valve configuration includes multiple integral bosses, an exhaust valve rocker stud including an upper portion and a lower portion, an intake valve rocker stud including an upper portion and a lower portion, a head plate supported by the integral bosses such that an... Agent: Briggs & Stratton Corporation
20120304949 - Internal combustion engine: The internal combustion engine is provided with a variable volume device which uses the change of pressure of the combustion chamber as the drive source, when the pressure of the combustion chamber reaches a predetermined control pressure, and changes the volume of the space communicated with the combustion chamber by... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120304951 - Contorl device and use thereof: A control device may include a control drive and a coupling unit coupled to a drive side of the control drive for performing bidirectional control motions and also be coupled to an output side of the control member to be bidirectionally actuated. The coupling unit may have a drive element... Agent:
20120304950 - Port of internal combustion engine: A port that communicates an inside of a combustion chamber of an internal combustion engine with an outside of the combustion chamber includes a throat portion that has at least a portion of a truncated cone shape, a valve seat portion that is connected to one end portion of the... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120304952 - Valve seat and gasket for exhaust bypass valve: An assembly can include a valve seat for an exhaust bypass valve of a serial turbocharger system where the valve seat includes a base portion and a wall portion that extends axially away from the base portion; and a gasket that includes a planar portion that defines a perimeter and... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20120304953 - Switchable pressure supply device: A switchable device for supplying at least one consumer of an internal combustion engine with pressure. The device includes the following: a housing having a housing interior; a displacement element arranged in the housing, which element can be displaced between a first end position and a second end position, the... Agent: Schaeffler Technologies Ag & Co. Kg
20120304954 - Cylinder liner with a case on a cuff-ring groove: A cylinder liner for an engine includes a hollow cylindrical sleeve, with an inner surface and an outer surface, that extends from a first end to a second end along a longitudinal axis. The cylinder liner may also include an annular cuff-ring groove, with a radiused fillet region, on the... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.
20120304955 - Method for processing cylinder block, cylinder block and thermal-sprayed cylinder block: A method for processing a cylinder block is disclosed, wherein a protrusion protruding toward a crankcase is provided at a crankcase-side edge of a cylinder bore and a sprayed coating is formed on an inner surface of the cylinder bore and an inner surface of the protrusion continuous with the... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
20120304956 - Piston with weld hardened ring groove and method of construction thereof: A piston and method of construction is provided. The piston includes a top part and a bottom part fixed to one another. The bottom part includes a pair of pin bosses providing a pair of laterally spaced pin bores aligned with one another along a pin bore axis. A friction... Agent:
20120304957 - Bearing oil feed device: p
20120304958 - Ignition device: A laser ignition device for an internal combustion engine includes a laser spark plug having a laser-active solid and an outlet window for a laser pulse, and an antechamber. Certain sections of the antechamber are delimited by the outlet window and the antechamber has at least one opening to a... Agent:
20120304959 - Laser spark plug: A laser spark plug having an antechamber is designed to irradiate laser radiation, which is guided and/or generated in the laser spark plug on at least two ignition points which are different from one another and are lying in the antechamber. The laser spark plug is designed to irradiate the... Agent:
20120304960 - Rolling neutral mode control systems and methods: An engine control module includes a deceleration fuel cutoff (DFCO) module, an actuator control module, and a rolling neutral (RN) module. The DFCO module determines whether to disable provision of fuel to an engine when a vehicle speed is greater than zero and selectively generates a DFCO signal based on... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20120304961 - System and method for use of purge gas to terminate internal combustion engine operation: A purge gas injection system for internal combustion engines is disclosed. The system comprises a purge gas container filled with a sufficient purge gas to interrupt the combustion cycle of the engine, equipped with a controllable flow device capable of initiating and terminating flow from the container upon demand, with... Agent:
20120304962 - Method for estimating a combustion torque of an internal combustion engine and control unit for an internal combustion engine: A method for estimating a combustion torque acting upon a crankshaft of an internal combustion engine is described. In one example, the method includes acquiring an instantaneous engine speed signal, calculating a cyclic engine speed signal based on the instantaneous engine speed signal, averaging the cyclic engine speed signal, correcting... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
20120304963 - Engine speed control system: An engine includes a carburetor, a governor assembly, and a vacuum actuator. The carburetor includes a throttle plate configured to control a fluid flow, a throttle lever coupled to the throttle plate, and an intake port in fluid communication with an engine vacuum pressure. The governor assembly includes a governor,... Agent: Briggs & Stratton Corporation
20120304965 - Intake structure of motorcycle: A motorcycle having a head pipe, a vehicle body frame including a pair of left and right main flames extending rearward from the head pipe, and an engine below the vehicle body frame and including a cylinder having an inclined cylinder axis, and an intake device. The intake device has... Agent: Suzuki Motor Corporation
20120304964 - Motor-driven throttle valve control device having inductance-based noncontact rotation angle detecting device, and rotation angle detecting device used for the same: A motor-driven throttle valve control device having high reliability and resistance to electrostatic noise from the gear cover connector is obtained by compactly forming an inductance-based noncontact rotation angle detecting device at the end of the throttle shaft. In the present invention, an excitation conductor is attached to the tip... Agent: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.
20120304966 - Alternating ignition angle before tdc: The invention relates to methods and means of regulating the speed of a two-stroke combustion engine. An arrangement for alternating an ignition timing relative to a top dead center position is provided. For a given engine speed, the ignition timing may be step-wise adjustable. One or more steps may be... Agent: Husqvarna Ab
20120304967 - Ultra efficient engine: An engine comprises a combustion chamber, an expansion cylinder with a piston adapted for reciprocating motion in the expansion cylinder via combustion products combusted in the combustion chamber, and a transmission associated with the expansion cylinder. The transmission has a guide frame with a first drive wheel rotatably mounted at... Agent:
20120304969 - Method and system for powering an otto cycle engine using gasoline and compressed natural gas: Described are methods and systems for powering an Otto-cycle engine using gasoline and compressed natural gas (CNG). The Otto-cycle engine can be powered by determining a quantity of the gasoline and a quantity of the CNG to deliver to a cylinder of the engine during an engine cycle such that... Agent: Saskatchewan Research Council
20120304970 - Mixing pipe for recirculated exhaust gas and air: The present disclosure refers to a mixing pipe for mixing recirculated exhaust gas and air, preferably supplied by a high pressure compressor, and supplying a mixture of the exhaust gas and the air to a plurality of combustion chambers of an internal combustion engine. The mixing pipe may comprise a... Agent: Caterpillar Motoren Gmbh & Co. Kg
20120304971 - Engine including crankcase ventilation system oil drain features: An engine assembly includes an engine structure, an air intake assembly and a positive crankcase ventilation system. The engine structure defines an intake port and a crankcase. Furthermore, the air intake assembly is in communication with the intake port. The positive crankcase ventilation system includes a fresh air line, a... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLCPrevious industry: Liquid heaters and vaporizers
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