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Internal-combustion engines

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04/10/2014 > 28 patent applications in 19 patent subcategories.

20140096732 - Diesel cylinder lubricant oil composition: Provided are formulations, methods of making, and methods of using a diesel cylinder lubricating oil composition to achieve enhanced corrosive wear control on the cylinders of a 2-stroke diesel engine, wherein such lubricating oil composition comprises, among other things, an amount of one or more surfactant materials sufficient to provide... Agent: Chevron Oronite Technology B.v.

20140096728 - Anode of supplementary hydrogen fuel system: A supplementary hydrogen fuel system is described. The supplementary hydrogen fuel system can include a hydrogen generator. The hydrogen generator can include a cylindrical enclosure of metal and a fuel cell unit disposed within the cylindrical enclosure. The fuel cell unit includes an anode core coupled to a second terminal... Agent: Hydrogen Injection Technology, Inc.

20140096727 - Cooling a supplementary hydrogen fuel system: Systems and method for cooling a hydrogen generator of a supplementary fuel system are described. A controller can monitor a power consumption metric indicative of power consumption by the hydrogen generator of the supplementary fuel system. The controller can set, in view of the monitoring of the power consumption metric,... Agent: Hydrogen Injection Technology, Inc.

20140096741 - Internal combustion steam engine: An engine operable using flash steam expansion comprising one or more cylinders each having a piston and one or more water injection ports, the pistons driven by flash steam expansion when injected water rapidly change state from liquid to gas. Another engine operable in an internal combustion mode and a... Agent:

20140096742 - Rotating valve system for a hydrogen engine: A rotating valve system for a hydrogen engine is an apparatus that generates rotation power by combusting a hydrogen-air mixture. The apparatus includes an engine block, an at least one rotating valve assembly, a plurality of internal combustion (IC) mechanisms, and a crankshaft. The engine block is a structural base... Agent:

20140096748 - Device for changing a compression ratio of a reciprocating piston internal combustion engine: A device for changing a compression ratio of an internal combustion engine is provided. The engine has a crank drive with a crankshaft with at least one crank pin, mounted in a rotationally movable fashion, connected to a connecting rod and a piston arranged in a cylinder of the internal... Agent: Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

20140096747 - Variable compression ratio apparatus: A variable compression ratio apparatus includes: a piston defining a combustion chamber, a connecting rod connected to the piston; an eccentric link eccentrically connected to the piston, a swing link connected to the eccentric link so as to rotate the eccentric link, a crankpin to which the connecting rod is... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140096730 - Mechanically controllable valve drive for a reciprocating piston engine: A mechanically controllable valve drive for a reciprocating piston engine configured to adjust a gas exchange valve includes the gas exchange valve, a cam assembly comprising a camshaft and at least one cam for the gas exchange valve, a valve, a valve lift adjustment assembly, a drag lift assembly, and... Agent: Kolbenschmidt Pierburg Innovations Gmbh

20140096731 - Valve timing adjusting device: A main lock member is fitted in a main lock bore at a main lock phase for closing an intake valve at a timing later than a timing when a piston reaches a bottom dead center, whereby a rotation phase is locked. In a subordinate lock mechanism, the rotation phase... Agent: Denso Corporation

20140096729 - Valve train and method for control time variation: The invention relates to a link lever of a valve train, which is rotatably mounted on a swing arm of the valve train by means of a stationary link point having an intermediate cam follower that follows a camshaft, wherein the swing arm supports a cam track that drives a... Agent:

20140096733 - Glow plug, new glow plug determination method, and glow plug driving control device: An additional circuit 12 formed by connecting a diode 13, a fuse 14, and an adjusting resistor 15 in series in this order is connected in parallel to a heating element 11 of a glow plug 1. The diode 13 is provided so as to have an anode located on... Agent: Bosch Corporation

20140096734 - Intake air control system for multi-cylinder combustion engine: An intake control system for a multi-cylinder combustion engine with control valves positioned within intake passageways that can vary the cross-sectional area of the intake runners to increase air intake velocity at low engine speeds. The control system includes an inner frame that can be inserted into a lower manifold... Agent:

20140096735 - Piston assembly and method of making a piston: An improved piston for an opposed piston internal combustion engine is provided. The piston includes a piston body that extends along an axis from a crown portion to a skirt portion with a full piston skirt and to a pin boss portion. The piston body includes a plurality of ring... Agent: Federal-mogul Corporation

20140096736 - Piston ring with composite coating: A piston ring has a piston ring basis element, of a material having a first thermal expansion coefficient, a wear protection layer, arranged on a radially outer face of the piston ring, that is made of a material having a second thermal expansion coefficient being smaller than the first thermal... Agent:

20140096738 - Engine lubrication method: An engine lubrication method is provided. The four-cycle engine has an engine block having a cylindrical bore and an enclosed oil reservoir. A crankshaft is mounted in the engine block. An oil pump driven by the cam gear, brings the oil from the oil reservoir and the valve chamber. The... Agent: Etg Limited

20140096737 - Internal combustion engines and oil containment systems thereof: An internal combustion engine includes an engine assembly and an oil containment system attachable to the assembly. The oil containment system includes a cover component including an oil fill apparatus configured for conducting an oil to the internal combustion engine. The apparatus has a first end sealable with a cap,... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140096739 - Crankshaft: A crankshaft comprising a plurality of main journal bearing surfaces (102), a plurality of connector rod bearing surfaces (104), and at least one oil feed passageway (110) internal to the crankshaft, each of the at least one oil feed passageways (110) communicating with an inlet (122) and a plurality of... Agent: Mahle Composants Moteur France Sas

20140096740 - Modified crankshaft piston interface for optimized cylinder pressure and torque output: An improved piston crankshaft interface device provides a stabilized and balanced follower-guide member or “follower” which supports a fulcrum that is created by the point at which the connecting rod fastens to the sliding members within the follower. Sliding members fitted for follower allow the fulcrum to slide with ease... Agent:

20140096743 - Engine compression release method and apparatus: The present invention comprises apparatus and methods for releasing internal combustion engine compression during cranking to reduce cranking effort and the size and weight of the starter motor and battery. It is particularly suitable for fuel conservation systems that stop the engine when the vehicle is stopped in traffic, and... Agent:

20140096744 - Internal combustion engine control methods: A control apparatus controls an actual output engine RPM close to a target RPM that is based on an operational amount of an operating member independent of engine load fluctuations. The control apparatus temporarily increases the target RPM relative to a basic target RPM previously determined according to the operational... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

20140096745 - Fuel supply device for engine: A fuel supply device for an engine is provided in which a throttle body is provided with an electrically operated fuel pump, wherein a base member integrally having a base portion that extends in the vertical direction on one side of the throttle body and a housing tube portion that... Agent: Keihin Corporation

20140096746 - Actuator unit, in particular for injecting a fuel into a combustion chamber of an internal combustion engine: An actuator unit for injecting fuel into a combustion chamber of an internal combustion engine includes an electrically conductive excitation winding, a ferromagnetic circuit having a ferromagnetic return, and a moveable armature. The armature is held in an idle position by a holding force of a spring element. A current... Agent:

20140096749 - Multi-tubular fuel vapor canister: Systems and methods for operating an engine with a fuel vapor recovery system are disclosed. In one example approach, a method for an engine with a fuel vapor recovery system including a multi-tubular fuel vapor canister comprises directing air through a first set of adsorbent passages in the fuel vapor... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140096750 - Variable restriction fuel vapor canister: Systems and methods for operating an engine with a fuel vapor recovery system are disclosed. In one example approach, a method for an engine with a fuel vapor recovery system comprises increasing an amount of flow restriction between storage material in a fuel vapor canister while maintaining a vent valve... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140096751 - Exhaust gas recirculation cooler for vehicle: An EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) cooler apparatus for a vehicle may include a main cooling unit that may be disposed on an EGR line recirculating exhaust gas from an exhaust manifold to an intake manifold to cool the exhaust gas through coolant, a valve assembly that may be connected to... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140096752 - Exhaust gas supply pipe for egr cooler of vehicle: Disclosed is an exhaust gas supply pipe for an EGR cooler of a vehicle, and more particularly, to an exhaust gas supply pipe for an EGR cooler of a vehicle, which is capable of improving an initial mounted state through a bellows and also of preventing damage caused by high... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140096753 - Diesel pollution control system: A pollution control system for diesel engines includes a PCV valve and an oil filter positioned together in a canister. The PCV valve has an inlet and an outlet adapted to vent blow-by gas from a diesel combustion engine. A fluid regulator associated with the PCV valve selectively modulates engine... Agent:

20140096754 - Pcv valve and pollution control system: A PCV valve and pollution control system for combustion engines. The PCV valve has an inlet and an outlet adapted to vent blow-by gasses from the crank case of a combustion engine. The inlet of the PCV valve is in fluid communication with a port on an engine oil cap... Agent:

  
04/03/2014 > 20 patent applications in 17 patent subcategories.

20140090617 - Mitigating the effect of siloxanes on internal combustion engines using landfill gasses: A waste gas combustion method that includes providing a combustible fuel source, in which the combustible fuel source is composed of at least methane and siloxane gas. A sodium source or magnesium source is mixed with the combustible fuel source. Combustion of the siloxane gas of the combustible fuel source... Agent: Ut-battelle, LLC

20140090609 - Method of cooling for injection engine and cooling device thereof: A method of cooling for an injection engine and cooling device thereof are provided. The cooling device includes a casing, a by-pass, and a second evaporator. The casing has an air-intake and an interior part defining a receiving space. The air-intake and the by-pass are separately in communication with the... Agent:

20140090610 - Grill shutter: Provided is a grill shutter configured to selectively open and close an external air intake opening formed in a front part of a vehicle body. The grill shutter includes: a frame surrounding the external air intake opening; a plurality of blades rotatably supported by the frame and driven to rotate... Agent: Yachiyo Industry Co., Ltd.

20140090625 - Piston thermal management in an opposed-piston engine: An opposed-piston engine includes pistons, each piston having an annular cavity in the piston's sidewall and positioned between its crown and ring grooves to block transfer of heat from the crown to the piston body.... Agent: Achates Power, Inc.

20140090614 - Method and device for controlling a variable valve train of an internal combustion engine: A method is disclosed for controlling a variable valve timing mechanism of an internal combustion engine having a plurality of cylinders, wherein, at a first operating point of the internal combustion engine, the fuel quantity which is fed in in each case is reduced successively for each cylinder until a... Agent:

20140090612 - Valve timing control apparatus: A resin member may include a first side wall, which is placed between a first housing and a laminated body, and a second side wall, which is placed between a second housing and the laminated body. A vane rotor may include a pressing oil passage that is configured to guide... Agent: Denso Corporation

20140090613 - Valve timing controler: A valve timing controller includes a housing, a vane rotor, and a stopper pin. The stopper pin regulates a relative rotation position of the vane rotor relative to the housing. A boss part of the vane rotor has a plurality of metal plates layered with each other in an axial... Agent: Denso Corporation

20140090611 - Valve timing controller: A valve timing controller includes a rotation transmit component; a housing including an outer shape part fixed to the rotation transmit component and a plurality of partition parts extending from the outer shape part inward in a radial direction; and a vane rotor including a boss part and a plurality... Agent: Denso Corporation

20140090615 - Split cycle phase variable reciprocating piston spark ignition engine: A split cycle phase variable reciprocating piston spark ignition engine comprising a compressor unit having a compression chamber adapted to carry out the intake and compression strokes of a four stroke engine cycle, a power unit having an expansion chamber adapted to carry out the expansion and exhaust strokes of... Agent:

20140090616 - Cylinder air volume difference adjuster and continuous variable valve lifter including the same: s

20140090618 - Glow plug and method for manufacturing glow plug: A glow plug including a metal sheath tube having a closed front end; a heating element accommodated within the sheath tube; insulating powder filling the interior of the sheath tube so as to surround the heating element; a rod-shaped metal lead connected to the heating element and inserted into the... Agent: Ngk Spark Plug Co., Ltd.

20140090619 - Cylinder liner seal arrangement and method of providing the same: A cylinder liner sealing arrangement for an internal combustion engine including a cylinder block having cylinder bores, a cylinder head, a cylinder liner within each cylinder bore and a circumferential cut-out formed in the upper and outer surfaces of the cylinder liner. A circular sealing ring is positioned in the... Agent: Cummins Intellectual Properties, Inc.

20140090620 - Internal combustion engine of modular construction with tilt top access and process for making same: This is a modular internal combustion engine with an upper and lower block construction comprising a lower block with multiple angles mating with the upper block and having an upper block construction that allows the upper block to tilt over for easy access to the crankshaft and other lower end... Agent:

20140090621 - Systems and methods for improved combustion: A combustion system is presented. The combustion system includes a hollow combustion chamber having a chamber head, chamber sidewalls, and a chamber bottom. Further, the combustion system includes a fuel injector coupled to the combustion chamber and configured to introduce a plurality of fuel droplets in the combustion chamber. Moreover,... Agent: General Electric Company

20140090622 - Internal combustion engine: An internal combustion engine electrically ignites most of the fuel as it is introduced into the combustion chamber. This design solves the lower efficiency of typical Otto Cycle engines by allowing the use of a full air charge for each power cycle. This design also solves the problem of heavy... Agent:

20140090623 - Cylinder activation/deactivation sequence control systems and methods: A target cylinder count module determines a target number of cylinders of an engine to be activated during a future period. The future period includes N sub-periods, and N is an integer greater than one. Based on the target number, a first sequence setting module generates a sequence indicating N... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140090624 - System and method for controlling a firing sequence of an engine to reduce vibration when cylinders of the engine are deactivated: A system according to the present disclosure includes a spectral density module and a firing sequence module. The spectral density module determines a spectral density of engine speed. The firing sequence module selects a first set of M cylinders of an engine to activate, selects a second set of N... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140090626 - Electric supercharger, assembling method of the same, and internal combustion engine: It is intended to implement an electric supercharger that has a simplified architecture, is easy to assemble, produces reduced vibration and noise, and has a motor inverter, making it possible to minimize losses in motor output and rotary-shaft output. The electric supercharger is provided with the following: an integrated housing... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20140090627 - Control device for internal combustion engine: This invention relates to a control device for internal combustion engine for performing an exhaust recirculation control for controlling an operation condition of an exhaust recirculation device (50,52) according to a target exhaust gas recirculation amount (TRegr) set such that a detected air-fuel ratio (AFd) corresponds to an estimated air-fuel... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140090628 - Internal combustion engine ignition apparatus: A resonance inductor is connected with a charging path through which an ignition condenser is charged; a first switching device controls charging of the ignition condenser; discharging of the ignition condenser is controlled by a second switching device whose collector terminal is connected with the other end of the primary... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

  
03/27/2014 > 25 patent applications in 20 patent subcategories.

20140083375 - Power tool: A brush cutter as a power tool includes an engine, an electric motor, a driving shaft capable of driving a tool and a battery which provides current to the electric motor. The brush cutter is adapted to drive the tool in a hybrid driving mode in which both the engine... Agent: Makita Corporation

20140083377 - System and method for cooling engine of vehicle: A method of cooling an engine of a vehicle includes measuring a temperature of a cylinder head of the engine, determining whether the measured temperature of the cylinder head may be equal to or lower than a predetermined temperature, when the temperature of the cylinder head may be equal to... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140083376 - Cooling circuit for a liquid-cooled internal combustion engine: A cooling circuit for a liquid-cooled internal combustion engine for motor vehicles, includes a main cooling circuit including a feed line leading to a radiator and a return line, and a bypass line, which bypasses the radiator and can be controlled as a function of temperature and secondary cooling circuit... Agent: Man Truck & Bus Ag

20140083378 - Combustion engine with a pair of one-way clutches used as a rotary shaft: Improvements in a combustion engine performance and reduced temperature of the combustion engine therefore resulting in an increase in the brake thermal efficiency where the pistons move linearly within the combustion cylinder. A pair of one-way clutches is used to convert the reciprocating linear motion into rotary motion without a... Agent:

20140083396 - Combustion chamber constructions for opposed-piston engines: An opposed-piston engine includes a ported cylinder and a pair of pistons disposed to reciprocate in the bore of the cylinder. A combustion chamber is defined by opposing shaped piston end surfaces as the pistons approach respective top dead center (TDC) locations in the bore. At the end of scavenging,... Agent: Achates Power, Inc.

20140083382 - Camshaft for an internal combustion engine:

20140083381 - Integrated lost motion rocker brake with automatic reset: Systems and methods for actuating engine valves are disclosed. The systems may include a rocker arm having an adjustable length push tube mounted to a first end and multiple contact surfaces for an engine valve bridge at a second end. An actuator piston assembly may be provided in the rocker... Agent:

20140083383 - Valve timing control apparatus: A valve timing control apparatus has a regulation member to fix a phase. The regulation member has a main regulation member and a sub regulation member. The main regulation member is inserted into a recess part to regulate the phase. The sub regulation member has an engagement part engageable with... Agent: Denso Corporation

20140083379 - Valve timing control apparatus of internal combustion engine: In a valve timing control apparatus employing two lock pins located in a vane rotor and two lock holes located in a sprocket so as to permit movement of the lock pins into and out of engagement with the respective holes, a guide mechanism is provided for guiding movement of... Agent: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

20140083380 - Variable valve mechanism of internal combustion engine: The present invention provides a variable valve mechanism of an internal combustion engine, which includes a main arm having at a rear end thereof a supported portion that is continuously supported swingably by a support member without floating upward, a sub arm which has a tip end to which a... Agent: Otics Corporation

20140083385 - Camshaft phaser with coaxial control valves: 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 includes vanes interspersed with the stator lobes to define alternating advance and retard chambers. A lock... Agent:

20140083384 - Centering slot for internal combustion engine: A valve timing control device for an internal combustion engine. The valve timing control device includes a rotor connected to a camshaft and having a plurality of vanes. A stator is engaged with the rotor, and includes a plurality of webs. Pressure chambers are provided between each of the webs... Agent: Hilite Germany Gmbh

20140083386 - Spark plug for an internal combustion engine: Spark plug for an internal combustion engine, having a center electrode and a ground electrode. A spark gap is formed between the center electrode and ground electrode for igniting a fuel mixture by an electric ignition spark developing between the center electrode and the ground electrode. The center electrode and... Agent:

20140083387 - Coating material for intake/exhaust valve and method for manufacturing thereof: Disclosed is a coating material for intake/exhaust valves and a method for manufacturing the same. The coating material comprises: a Cr or Ti bonding layer formed on a mother material which makes up the intake/exhaust valve; a WC, CrN, TiN or TiCN support layer that is disposed on a surface... Agent:

20140083388 - Cylinder internal-pressure sensor for engine: A cylinder internal-pressure sensor is provided with a housing unit 2 composed of an outer cylinder portion 2e and an inner cylinder portion 2i having elastic portions 2es and 2is having elasticity in an axial direction Fs formed on an intermediate portion Xm in the axial direction Fs; a pressure-receiving... Agent: Citizen Finetech Miyota Co., Ltd.

20140083389 - Cylinder head with annular valve for internal-combustion engine: Cylinder head of combustion engine with ring-shaped valve comprising the body (1) and rigid centre (2) of cylinder head and ring-shaped valve (3) with outer seating face (21) and inner seating face (20), which in its closed position sits down into outer valve seat (5) with outer seating face (11)... Agent:

20140083390 - Reduced compression height piston and piston assembly therewith and methods of construction thereof: A piston assembly and method of construction thereof for an internal combustion engine are provided. The assembly includes a piston head having an upper combustion wall with an undercrown surface and a ring belt region. The piston head has a floor with an upper surface and a bottom surface. The... Agent: Federal-mogul Corporation

20140083391 - Pre-chamber system for an internal combustion engine: A pre-chamber system for an internal combustion engine, in particular for a gas engine, comprising a pre-chamber volume in which an ignitable fuel-air mixture can be fired—in particular by an ignition device which can be arranged at the pre-chamber system—, wherein the pre-chamber system is provided with a flow transfer... Agent: Ge Jenbacher Gmbh & Co Og

20140083392 - Methods for controlling engine idle speed: The present technology provides one or more methods of operating an engine in a motor vehicle. In at least one embodiment, the existence of an engine idle condition is determined. The method may also include determining whether an operator is present in the vehicle. In some embodiments, the engine operates... Agent: International Engine Intellectual Property Company, LLC

20140083393 - Methods for controlling engine idle speed: The present technology provides one or more methods of operating an engine in a motor vehicle. In at least one embodiment, the existence of an engine idle condition is determined. The method may also include determining whether an operator is present in the vehicle. In some embodiments, the engine operates... Agent: International Engine Intellectual Property Company, LLC

20140083394 - Accelerator apparatus: A rotation angle sensor detects a rotation angle of a pedal by its first Hall IC and second Hall IC, which are disposed between two magnets and output voltages varying with magnetic flux changes. When the rotation angle of the pedal is an accelerator full-closure rotation angle or more, the... Agent: Denso Corporation

20140083395 - In-cylinder charging system for fuel delivery systems and methods: An air charging system includes a valve providing access to an engine cylinder, an accumulator coupled in flow communication with the valve, and a controller operable to open and close the valve until a threshold pressure condition is reached in the accumulator. Compressed gases stored in the accumulator are used... Agent: Enginetics, LLC

20140083397 - Two step metering solenoid for multi-physics fuel atomizer: A metering system for a fuel atomizer includes a housing, first and second metering members, and at least one solenoid. The housing includes a mixing chamber. The first metering member is operable to control flow of oxidizer to the mixing chamber. The second metering member is arranged coaxial with the... Agent: Enginetics, LLC

20140083398 - System and method for discharging liquid out of an intake tract of a turbocharger arrangement: The invention relates to a method for discharging liquid from an intake tract of a turbocharger arrangement including a charge air cooler. As such, a charge air cooler may include a liquid collector including a switchable valve downstream of a charge air cooler. The switchable valve may be adjusted following... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140083399 - Air intake device for internal combustion engine: Provided is an air intake device for an internal combustion engine, the air intake device being configured so that a reduction in the amount of intake air is minimized. An air intake device for an internal combustion engine has: an intake air path for supplying air from a surge tank... Agent: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

  
03/20/2014 > 48 patent applications in 37 patent subcategories.

20140076272 - Apparatus, systems, and methods to address evaporative cooling and wet compression for engine thermal management: An apparatus including a reciprocating internal combustion engine with at least one piston and cylinder set and an intake stream; at least one liquid atomizer in fluid communication with the intake stream operable to provide a plurality of liquid droplets with a diameter less than 5 μm to the intake... Agent: Cummins Power Generation Ip, Inc.

20140076248 - Oiling structure for engine: A lower cam housing is formed to be a separate body from a cylinder head and the lower cam housing is arranged at a joint surface of the cylinder head, a first upper oil passage reaching from an oil entry passage to the joint surface is formed inside the cylinder... Agent: Suzuki Motor Corporation

20140076249 - Crankcase integrity breach detection: Methods and systems are provided for using a crankcase vent tube pressure or flow sensor for diagnosing a location and nature of crankcase system integrity breach. The same sensor can also be used for diagnosing air filter plugging and PCV valve degradation. Use of an existing sensor to diagnose multiple... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140076251 - Apparatus and method for controlling variable valve timing mechanism: An apparatus for controlling a variable valve timing mechanism includes an electronic controller which includes a microcomputer converges a valve timing of a variable valve timing mechanism to a target changing amount based on a deviation between the target changing amount and an output of a sensor for detecting a... Agent: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

20140076250 - Valve timing control apparatus: A valve timing control apparatus includes a driving-side rotation member, a driven-side rotation member, a fluid chamber, an advanced angle chamber and a retarded angle chamber, a fluid control valve portion controlling supply and discharge of fluid relative to each of the advanced angle chamber and the retarded angle chamber,... Agent:

20140076255 - Camshaft assembly and intermediate cam phasing position: A camshaft assembly comprising an outer shaft, an inner shaft received within the outer shaft, and a bushing disposed about the inner shaft, the bushing having an outer surface defining at least one longitudinal groove extending at least partially along a length of the bushing, wherein the longitudinal groove cooperates... Agent:

20140076256 - Constructed slide cam unit: A reciprocating internal combustion engine having a crankcase in which at least one cylinder and one piston are arranged, having a cylinder head sealing the cylinder, the inlet and outlet channels thereof being controlled by at least one gas exchange valve each, designed as an intake and exhaust valve, which... Agent: Schaeffler Technologies Ag & Co. Kg

20140076252 - Electric phasing of a concentric camshaft: A concentric cam shaft assembly, including: a first camshaft; a second camshaft including at least a portion disposed radially within the first camshaft; and at least one phasing assembly including first and second electric motors and a first input gear arranged to rotate at a first speed in response to... Agent: Schaeffler Technologies Ag & Co. Kg

20140076254 - Valve opening-closing timing control apparatus: A valve opening-closing timing control apparatus includes a partition portion partitioning a fluid pressure chamber into an advanced angle chamber and a retarded angle chamber, a phase control portion controlling a rotational phase of a driven-side rotational member relative to a driving-side rotational member, a lock mechanism including a lock... Agent: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

20140076253 - Valve timing control apparatus for internal combustion engine and controller for valve timing control apparatus: A valve timing control apparatus includes: an urging member to which a set load is provided to act, to the cam shaft, an urging force from one of the most retard angle position and the most advance angle position toward the intermediate phase position; and a controller configured to sense,... Agent: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

20140076257 - Internal combustion engine: In an internal combustion engine that causes a predetermined gas flow in a combustion chamber, discharge plasma generated by a discharge device is caused to effectively absorb energy of an electromagnetic wave emitted from an electromagnetic wave emission device. At a time when a discharge operation and an emission operation... Agent: Imagineering, Inc.

20140076258 - Saddle-ride type vehicle: A saddle-ride type vehicle is capable of reducing influence of travelling wind on an open end of an air hose, thus preventing fluctuations in the internal pressure of a float chamber of a carburetor. The saddle-ride type vehicle includes a carburetor placed rearward of an engine and an air cleaner... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd

20140076259 - Vehicle starting apparatus: There is provided a vehicle starting apparatus that reduces vibration of an engine caused when the engine starts so that vibration of the vehicle can be decreased. A vehicle starting apparatus according to the present invention is provided with an engine starting apparatus that starts an engine mounted in a... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20140076260 - Corrosion and wear resistant iron based alloy useful for internal combustion engine valve seat inserts and method of making and use thereof: An iron-based corrosion resistant and wear resistant alloy includes (in weight percentage) carbon from about 1.6 to 3%, silicon from about 0.8 to 2.1%, manganese up to 1.0%, chromium from about 12.0 to 15.0%, molybdenum from about 2.0 to 4.0%, nickel from about 0.2 to 0.8%, copper up to 4.0%,... Agent: L. E. Jones Company

20140076261 - Cylinder of a combustion engine for a vehicle and corresponding manufacturing method, means for manufacturing the cylinder, spark plug, combustion engine and vehicle: A cylinder of a combustion engine for a vehicle includes at least one intake duct and a spark plug which in turn includes a ground electrode. The spark plug is mounted in the cylinder such that during an operation of the combustion engine the ground electrode is cooled in as... Agent: Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft

20140076262 - Cylinder head of internal combustion engine: A cylinder head (1) includes a water jacket (4) formed around an ignition plug mounting hole (5). Upper surfaces (12 to 14) of portions of the water jacket (4) between intake ports (7) and the ignition plug mounting hole (5) and between exhaust ports (8) and the ignition plug mounting... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140076263 - Aluminum alloy member, aluminum alloy piston for internal combustion engine and manufacturing method thereof: A piston for an internal combustion engine includes a piston body made of an aluminum alloy material containing silicon and having a piston ring groove formed therein and an anodic oxide film formed on the piston ring groove, wherein a metal containing nickel and zinc is deposited around silicon particles... Agent: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

20140076265 - Piston ring for two-stroke engines: A piston ring system, having an internal diameter >400 mm, for a piston of a two-stroke internal combustion engine, includes at least a first and a second piston ring each having a convex running surface with a crest of the convexity in contact with a cylinder wall and each being... Agent: Federal-mogul Burscheid Gmbh

20140076264 - Steel piston with counter-bore design: A piston for an internal combustion engine is provided. The piston includes a piston body which is made of steel. The piston body has a crown portion with an upper combustion surface, a pair of skirts which depend from the crown surface, a pair of pin bosses for receiving a... Agent: Federal-mogul Corporation

20140076266 - Fluid delivery system and method of forming fluid delivery system: A fluid delivery system formed of a first component and a second component. The first component includes a first surface and a pair of first walls extending outwardly from the first surface. The second component includes a second surface facing the first surface. The second component includes a pair of... Agent: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

20140076267 - Breather device: A working fluid case includes a housing and a breather device. The breather device includes a vent passage located in a recess formed in the housing.... Agent: Ingersoll-rand Company

20140076268 - Engine: An engine includes: a cylinder; a first bearing that is at least partially integrally formed with the cylinder and configured to rotatably support a first shaft of a crankshaft; a second bearing that is at least partially integrally formed with the cylinder and configured to rotatably support a second shaft... Agent: Fuji Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20140076269 - Acoustic and thermal cover assembly: An internal combustion engine having an engine body and an acoustic and thermal cover assembly are provided. The engine body includes an exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) pipe extending therefrom and the acoustic and thermal cover assembly is positioned adjacent to the engine body. The acoustic and thermal cover assembly includes... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140076270 - Rotary machine: A rotary machine is provided which includes a chamber. The chamber includes an island having an island outer surface. The outer surface is an elongated convex shape. The island includes a crankshaft port. The chamber includes a front-plate attached to a front surface of the island. A concave shaped contour... Agent: Lumenium LLC

20140076271 - Internal combustion engine with direct air injection and pivoting valve: An internal combustion engine is provided. The engine comprises at least one combustion chamber. The engine is suitable for various types of fuel. The engine, depending on fuel type, may have at least one spark plug. The engine uses an external source of compressed oxidant, such as air, which is... Agent:

20140076273 - Combustion bowl shape of direct injection diesel engine for reducing the soot emission: The present disclosure relates to a combustion bowl shape of a direct injection diesel engine for reducing soot. The combustion bowl shape of the direct injection diesel engine for reducing soot according to the present disclosure includes: a lip part protruding from an internal circumferential surface; a main combustion bowl... Agent: Doosan Infracore Co., Ltd.

20140076274 - Time-varying spark current magnitude to improve spark plug performance and durability: In certain embodiments, a time-varying spark current ignition system can be applied to improve spark plug ignitability performance and durability as compared to conventional spark ignition systems. Two performance parameters of interest are spark plug life (durability) and spark plug ignitability. In certain embodiments, spark plug life can be extended... Agent: Prometheus Applied Technologies, LLC

20140076275 - Combustion chamber of direct injection diesel engine for reducing the nox: Disclosed is a combustion chamber of a diesel engine provided with a bowl having a concave shape so that fuel injected from an injector creates a swirl or squishing flow to be mixed with air, and the combustion chamber of the diesel engine includes: a pip protruding from a center... Agent: Doosan Infracore Co., Ltd.

20140076276 - Apparatus for reducing pumping loss and engine including the same: An apparatus for reducing a pumping loss may include an auxiliary runner formed in an air-intake unit supplying air to a cylinder, wherein intake air may be temporarily stored in the auxiliary runner by using a flow of an exhaust gas during an exhaust stroke, and the intake air stored... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140076277 - Carburetor with integrated cable retainer: A carburetor comprising a throttle cable housing mountable over a throttle cable and couplable to a retainer or receptacle that is an integrated part of the carburetor assembly. The throttle cable housing is configured with a molded protrusion that snaps into the retainer or receptacle on the carburetor so that... Agent: Zama Japan Kabushiki Kaisha

20140076278 - Control device for internal combustion engine with supercharger: The present invention is a proposal relating to cooperative manipulation of an actuator which actively changes a supercharging pressure and a throttle in the case of application of torque demand control to an internal combustion engine with a supercharger. A control device provided by the present invention separately determines a... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140076279 - Airflow control systems and methods: An engine control system for a vehicle, includes a delay and rate limit module, a throttle control module, a phaser control module, and an exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) control module. The delay and rate limit module applies a delay and a rate limit to a first torque request to produce... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140076280 - Combustion control device for internal combustion engine and combustion method for homogeneous lean air/fuel mixture: A combustion control device for an engine capable of operation over a wide range and in which the NOx discharged amount is small is provided, as well as a combustion method for a homogeneous lean air/fuel mixture. The combustion method for a homogeneous lean air/fuel mixture of the present invention... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140076282 - Injection rail: An injection rail for automotive systems with engine fuelled by a gas engine, especially dual-fuelled diesel-natural gas systems, comprising a main body including a gas inlet duct, a mixing chamber and a plurality of gas outlet nozzles communicating with the mixing chamber and suitable for being connected to the engine.... Agent:

20140076281 - Low-pressure circuit for a fuel injection system: A low-pressure circuit for a fuel injection system, such as a common-rail injection system, includes a predelivery pump by means of which fuel can be drawn out of the fuel tank and supplied via a fuel line to a low-pressure region of a high-pressure pump. A metering unit for flow... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140076283 - Variable pressure gaseous fuel regulator: Methods and systems are provided for varying fuel injection pressure in a gaseous-fueled vehicle. A mechanical pressure regulator may be modified to regulate the pressure of gaseous fuel to varying pressures based on electronic pressure feedback and engine operating conditions. In one example, a regulating pressure in a low pressure... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140076284 - Method for adjusting stroke of fuel injection valve, and fuel injection valve: An objection of the present invention is to provide a fuel injection valve with a reduced variation in an injection amount and, in order to achieve this object, a method for adjusting stroke, the method being able to correct change in an amount of stroke caused by welding. In the... Agent: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

20140076285 - Method and system for fuel vapor control: Methods and systems are provided for reducing fuel vapor generation from a fuel tank in a hybrid vehicle. A layer of gel-foam fire retardant is layered over the surface of fuel in the fuel tank. In response to the layer being below a fuel level in the fuel tank, fuel... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140076286 - Purge valve noise attenuation system and method: A vapor purge valve in an engine is provided. The vapor purge valve includes a purge valve inlet, a purge valve outlet, and a muffler including a housing at least partially enclosing a diffuser in fluidic communication with the purge valve inlet and the purge valve outlet.... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140076287 - Vaporized-fuel processing apparatus: A vaporized-fuel processing apparatus includes an intake passage, a chamber, a first purge guide hole, and a second purge guide hole. The intake passage is defined by an intake manifold and a throttle body. The chamber communicates with the intake passage. The first purge guide hole is to guide vaporized... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140076289 - Charge air cooler condensation dispersion element: Embodiments for controlling condensate in a charge air cooler are provided. In one example, a charge air cooler comprises an inlet to admit charge air, a plurality of heat exchange passages to remove heat from the charge air, an outlet configured to discharge the charge air from the heat exchange... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140076288 - Charge-air cooler: A charge-air cooler includes a reticulated foam element configured to provide a plurality of nonlinear flow paths for a relatively high-temperature first fluid. The charge-air cooler also includes a cooling passage element disposed one of proximate to and in direct contact with the reticulated foam element and configured to accept... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140076290 - Thermodynamic pump for cryogenic fueled devices: In one embodiment of the disclosure, an apparatus is provided for fueling a device using a cryogenic fluid. The apparatus may comprise: a cryogenic fluid supply container; a vessel connected to the supply container with an entrance valve to regulate flow of cryogenic fluid from the supply container; a heat... Agent: The Boeing Company

20140076291 - Method and apparatus for controlling premixed combustion in a multimode engine: A method of fueling an internal combustion engine including operating the internal combustion engine in a dual-fuel mode in which the engine is fueled by a pre-mixed charge of fresh air, recirculated exhaust gases, gaseous fuel as primary fuel and early injected liquid fuel as a secondary fuel, ignited by... Agent: Clean Air Power, Inc

20140076292 - Heat exchanger: A heat exchanger (5) includes a housing (31), which contains a tube (32) and has a jacket (33), which surrounds the tube (32) while forming a ring channel (34). A primary inlet (35) and a primary outlet (36) are connected to one another fluidically via a primary path (37) carrying... Agent: Eberspacher Exhaust Technology Gmbh & Co. Kg

20140076293 - Heat exchanger: A heat exchanger (5) includes a housing (31), which contains a tube (32) and has a jacket (33), which surrounds the tube (32) while forming a ring channel (34). A primary inlet (35) and a primary outlet (36) are fluidically connected with one another via a primary path (37) carrying... Agent: Eberspacher Exhaust Technology Gmbh & Co. Kg

20140076294 - Crankcase ventilation via crankcase pulsation: Systems and methods for ventilating crankcase gases in a crankcase ventilation system via crankcase pressure pulsations are disclosed. In one example approach, a method comprises driving flow of crankcase ventilation gases through a crankcase of the engine from a fresh air inlet of the crankcase to an outlet of the... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140076295 - Multi-coil spark ignition system: An ignition system for an internal combustion engine includes an igniter having at least two high voltage (HV) electrodes and a low voltage (LV) electrode. The at least two HV electrodes are electrically isolated one from the other and the at least two HV electrodes are electrically isolated from the... Agent:

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