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Internal-combustion engines

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01/22/2015 > 29 patent applications in 23 patent subcategories.

20150020763 - Method for removing trace levels of oxygen from direct combustion device combustion products: A method for removing trace levels of oxygen from combustions products.... Agent:

20150020765 - Combustion bowl of piston: A piston for a compression ignition internal combustion engine includes a piston body having an outer cylindrical surface defined along a longitudinal piston axis. A piston includes a combustion face defining a combustion bowl including an inner bowl surface, an inner rim portion and an outer rim portion. The combustion... Agent:

20150020757 - Engine with cylinder liner with bonding layer: A cylinder liner for an engine block assembly of an internal combustion engine is provided. The cylinder liner includes a liner member formed of cast iron and presenting an outer surface. A first portion of the outer surface of the liner member is machined to a reduced outside diameter. An... Agent:

20150020758 - Shutter device: Provided is a shutter device having a fail-safe function to prevent occurrence of overheating even when an actuator becomes inoperable. The shutter device includes a shutter valve (11) which opens and closes an air port, a lever (14a) having one end connected to a rotating shaft (16) of the shutter... Agent:

20150020759 - Variable displacement pump: A variable displacement pump includes an urging mechanism to urge a cam ring in an eccentric direction and to increase the urging force when an eccentricity is decreased, a first control chamber to apply a force to the cam ring in a direction decreasing the eccentricity, and a second control... Agent:

20150020760 - Four-cycle internal combustion engine: A four-cycle engine has an engine block having a cylindrical bore and an enclosed oil reservoir. Lubrication oil is inhaled from the oil reservoir and splashed to lubricate inner parts of the engine. The engine is provided with a cylinder head assembly having a pair of overhead intake and exhaust... Agent:

20150020761 - Engine startup device: An engine startup device is provided having a helical-spline-engaging part where an output shaft (5) and a moving body (3) are coupled with each other, wherein a notch (37b, 38b) is formed on a power-transmitting-side tooth surface (37a, 38a) of at least either one of the output shaft and the... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20150020762 - Sound generator for an anti-noise system for influencing exhaust noise and/or intake noise of a motor vehicle: A sound generator 103 for an anti-noise system for influencing sound waves propagating in exhaust systems or intake systems of vehicles driven by an internal combustion engine includes a loudspeaker basket 123, a membrane 122 supported by the loudspeaker basket 123, a permanent magnet 121 supported by the loudspeaker basket... Agent:

20150020764 - Ignition system for low grade synthesis gas at high compression: An igniter system for a reciprocating piston internal combustion engine having one or more cylinders including at least one igniter per cylinder is disclosed. The igniter system can comprise: a combustion chamber connected to a main cylinder of the engine by a restricted diameter bore, wherein a lean burn fuel... Agent: V-grid Energy Systems

20150020766 - Prechamber device for an internal combustion engine: The disclosure is directed to an internal combustion engine having an improved prechamber device. The prechamber device includes features that provide improved mixing of fuel and air, specifically, a plurality of ribs positioned in a cavity of the prechamber device. The improved mixing of fuel and air yields improved uniformity... Agent:

20150020767 - Piston, engine and operating method for reduced production of particulate matter: A piston for reduced production of particulate matter during combustion of a fuel directly injected after a top dead center position includes a piston body defining a piston body diameter of about 263 mm, and a combustion face upon the first axial body end. The combustion face includes a combustion... Agent:

20150020769 - Apparatus and method for igniting a gaseous fuel in a direct injection internal combustion engine: An apparatus and method for igniting a gaseous fuel directly introduced into a combustion chamber of an internal combustion engine comprises steps of heating a space near a fuel injector nozzle; introducing a pilot amount of the gaseous fuel in the combustion chamber during a first stage injection event; controlling... Agent:

20150020768 - Fuel injector spray pattern: A fuel injector having an injector axis, comprising a first nozzle aiming in a first radial direction; a first nozzle pair aiming in radial directions each equally angled relative to the first direction, closest to the first radial direction, and having a longest radial offset; a nozzle second pair in... Agent:

20150020770 - Fuel mixture system and assembly: A system and attendant structural assembly operative to establish a coordinated mixture of gaseous and distillate fuels for an engine including an electronic control unit (ECU) operative to monitor predetermined engine data determinative of engine fuel requirements and structured to regulate ratios of the gaseous and distillate fuel of an... Agent:

20150020771 - Fuel mixture system and assembly: A system and attendant structural assembly operative to establish a coordinated mixture of gaseous and distillate fuels for an engine including an electronic control unit (ECU) operative to monitor predetermined engine data determinative of engine fuel requirements and structured to regulate ratios of the gaseous and distillate fuel of an... Agent:

20150020772 - Method for operating an internal combustion engine: An internal combustion engine has an intake channel which opens via a first valve into a crankcase of the engine. The first valve opens at a first frequency (f1). The engine has a second valve, which controls the quantity of fuel supplied into the intake channel. The quantity of fuel... Agent:

20150020773 - Stop control apparatus for internal combustion engine: A stop control apparatus (100) for an internal combustion engine performs stop control of a three-or-less cylinder internal combustion engine (200). The stop control apparatus for the internal combustion engine is provided with: a determining device (161) configured to determine a compression stroke immediately before the internal combustion engine stops;... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20150020774 - Governor system assembly: A governor system assembly and related method for assembling the same. The assembly may include a governor gear, a weight, and a locking pin pivotably coupling the weight to the governor gear along a pivot axis. The locking pin includes a locking segment rotatable into engagement with the gear about... Agent:

20150020775 - Enhanced tractive power at low speeds: A method is disclosed for operating an internal combustion engine in which a coolant temperature of an engine coolant of the internal combustion engine is determined and is compared with a predetermined threshold temperature. If the coolant temperature is higher than the predetermined threshold temperature, a thermal input into the... Agent:

20150020776 - Fuel delivery system containing high pressure pump with isolation valves: A fuel delivery system including a high pressure fuel pump assembly. The assembly includes first and second output fuel paths each in communication with a fuel pump chamber. A main pressure relief fuel path is in communication with the fuel pump chamber and includes a pressure relief valve. A first... Agent:

20150020777 - System and method for estimating high-pressure fuel leakage in a common rail fuel system: A system and method for measuring fuel pressure decreases in a fuel accumulator of an internal combustion engine is provided. The system includes the ability to stop a fuel flow to a fuel accumulator of the engine. Pressure signals are transmitted to a control system of the engine until the... Agent: Cummins Inc.

20150020778 - Fuel injector nozzle: A fuel injector includes a needle moveable along a central axis to initiate and terminate an injection event, and a nozzle body that receives the needle. The nozzle body includes a needle seat, a nozzle sac, and a passageway between the needle seat and the nozzle sac. The passageway defines... Agent: International Engine Intellectual Property Company LLC

20150020779 - Fuel tank pressure relief valve cleaning: Methods and systems for cleaning a pressure relieve valve for a fuel tank are disclosed. In one example approach a method for cleaning a pressure relief valve that is normally activated at a preset negative pressure in a fuel system comprises, during a test cycle, reducing fuel system pressure to... Agent:

20150020780 - Device and method for diagnosing evaporated fuel processing device: An evaporated fuel processing apparatus includes a blocking valve configured to selectively allow and shut off communication between a canister and a fuel tank, and adsorbs evaporated fuel by the canister by opening the blocking valve during fuel filling, wherein the evaporated fuel occurs in the fuel tank, and performs... Agent:

20150020781 - Engine inlet for egr-air flow distribution: An intake manifold having an EGR-air flow distributor for distributing the desired air flow and EGR-air mixture through the intake manifold to each cylinder is disclosed. The EGR-air flow distributor includes a set of guide vanes defining plural flow channels in a plenum region of the inlet manifold. The EGR-air... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20150020782 - Turbo pump: An exhaust turbo pump of an internal combustion engine has multiple pairs of turbine and compressor wheels rotatable about a common axis, an inner pair of wheels being connected by a tubular shaft rotatable relative to a spindle connecting an outer pair of wheels. One pair of wheels comprises a... Agent:

20150020783 - Internal combustion engine: A second recirculation passage recirculates blow-by gas at an upstream section, which is upstream of an impeller of a turbocharger in an intake passage. A first passage branches and extends from a downstream section, which is downstream of the impeller in the intake passage. A second passage that forms part... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20150020785 - Crankcase ventilation device: A vehicle may include an internal combustion engine having a crankcase and a crankcase ventilation device. The crankcase ventilation device may have at least one oil separating device and an oil return that feeds separated oil back to the crankcase. The vehicle may include a conveying device for driving a... Agent:

20150020784 - Dual flow check valve for positive crankcase ventilation system: A dual flow check valve includes a valve body having an inner valve cavity, a first valve opening, and a second valve opening. The dual flow check valve further includes a seal disposed within the valve body. The seal is operatively coupled within the valve body such that the seal... Agent:

01/15/2015 > 29 patent applications in 24 patent subcategories.

20150013631 - Low molecular weight fuel additive: The invention includes a method of improving the combustion efficiency of a fuel-burning device. The method includes the steps of adding a low molecular weight polymer to the fuel of the fuel-burning device and burning the fuel with the polymer in the fuel-burning device. The invention also includes fuel compositions... Agent: Himmelsbach Holdings, LLC

20150013624 - Engine crankcase breather with mesh filter: An engine crankcase breather includes a housing having a lower end including an inlet opening and an upper end including an outlet opening. The inlet opening lies in a horizontal plane and the outlet opening lies in a vertical plane. A mesh filter is positioned within the housing and includes... Agent:

20150013625 - Removing of blow-by gas out of crankcase without auxiliary drive: The present disclosure refers to a blow-by gas removing device for an internal combustion engine having a crankcase. The blow-by removing device may comprise an engine component rotatably driven about a longitudinal axis. A fan wheel may be fixed to the engine component such that the fan wheel rotates together... Agent: Caterpillar Energy Solutions Gmbh

20150013648 - Variable geometry power transfer for fluid flow machines: A fluid flow machine includes a casing including a cylinder and a crankshaft support. A piston is slidably disposed in the cylinder for reciprocating along an axis of the cylinder. A crankshaft includes a main bearing journal rotationally supported in the crankshaft support, a crankpin radially offset from an axis... Agent:

20150013649 - Combustion chamber constructions for opposed-piston engines: A combustion chamber for an opposed-piston engine includes a squish zone defined between circumferential peripheral areas of opposing end surfaces of the pistons, a cavity defined by one or more bowls in the end surfaces, and at least one injection port that extends radially through the squish zone into the... Agent: Achates Power, Inc.

20150013626 - Variable valve timing control device for internal combustion engine: Intermediate position feedback control is executed when valve timing of an intake valve is at an intermediate lock position, an intermediate lock is needed, and an engine revolution speed is greater than a first engine revolution speed R1. Forced lock control is executed when the valve timing of the intake... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20150013627 - Engine valve control mechanism: A valve control mechanism is configured that is capable of optimally controlling an engine by lifting an intake valve only by the necessary amount, while suppressing noise at the time of operation. This valve control mechanism includes a control member that rotates around a control axis due to a driving... Agent: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

20150013628 - Motor vehicle valvee train adjustment device: In a motor vehicle valve train adjustment device comprising at least one camshaft with at least two axially displaceable cam elements wherein at least one cam element has a cam track with a valve lift and a cam track with zero valve lift for a deactivation of at least one... Agent: Daimler Ag

20150013629 - Adjustment shaft activation of a valve operation for combustion engines for operating gas exchange valves: An adjusting shaft actuating device of a valve train for internal combustion engines includes a cam unit with first and second cams rigidly connected thereto. The second cam is spaced apart from the first cam in axial and peripheral directions. The device also includes a lever unit non-rotatably arranged on... Agent:

20150013630 - Device for the variable control of at least one valve, for example for a reciprocating engine: A device for controlling at least one valve, the device comprising a body having a non-deformable cavity communicating exclusively with the outside via at least four rectilinear cylinders that are closed respectively by an opening piston (P1) actuated by an opening cam (C1), a closing piston (P2) actuated by a... Agent:

20150013632 - Device for preheating a fluid, notably a combustion engine coolant fluid: The invention relates to a device for heating a fluid, essentially comprising a heating body with a solid element and one or more electric resistors of rectangular section of the PTC type which are arranged in grooves on the exterior surface of the solid element. The latter comprises a U-shaped... Agent:

20150013633 - Pressure measuring glow plug: A pressure measuring glow plug includes: a housing in which a heating pin for igniting a combustion mixture of an internal combustion engine and a pressure measuring unit for recording a combustion chamber pressure of the internal combustion engine are situated. The heating pin has a glow current contact for... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20150013634 - Welded engine block for small internal combustion engines: A small air-cooled internal combustion engine includes an aluminum cylinder block and an aluminum cylinder head welded to the aluminum cylinder block.... Agent:

20150013635 - Engine combustion system: An engine combustion system includes a power cylinder and a gear assembly, the piston having respective intake and exhaust valves. The power cylinder includes a connecting rod pivotally attached to a bottom of the piston and extends vertically downwardly in vertical alignment with a gear assembly. A movable rack gear... Agent:

20150013636 - Camshaft adjuster and stator cover unit for automatic adjustment of a locking device: A stator-cover unit (1) for a camshaft adjuster designed for use in an internal combustion engine, having a toothed ring (2) for receiving a torque, there being integrally connected to said toothed ring a stator (3) in the form of a housing, having a locking cover (4) which is separate... Agent: Schaeffler Technologies Gmbh & Co. Kg

20150013637 - Control device and control method for internal combustion engine with supercharger: An internal combustion engine (1) is provided with a supercharger (12) and a cylinder direct injection fuel injector (10). When the engine shifts in a low-speed supercharging region at a state where the wall temperature of a cylinder bore (3) is low, liquid fuel adheres to a wall surface of... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20150013638 - Dual-fuel diesel engine and operation method of the same: When shifting to the single combustion mode, an electromagnetic opening-and-closing valve V1 is closed so as to block a gas fuel. Then, an electromagnetic opening-and-closing valve V3 is opened so as to discharge the gas fuel remaining in a gas fuel supply path to the outside of the system. Then,... Agent:

20150013639 - Valve device for a motor vehicle: A valve device for a motor vehicle includes a housing, a flow channel located in the housing, and a flap arranged in the flow channel for closing the flow channel. The flap has regions in which a shaft penetrating the flap is fastened, and the shaft is rotatably supported in... Agent:

20150013640 - Internal combustion engine control apparatus: There is provided an internal combustion engine control apparatus including an exhaust gas recirculation amount estimation unit that can estimate an EGR flow rate with an accuracy enough to appropriately control an internal combustion engine. An internal combustion engine control apparatus according to the present invention has an exhaust gas... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20150013641 - Fuel combustion enhancement apparatus of internal combustion engine: A fuel combustion enhancement apparatus of an internal combustion engine, which is capable of greatly reducing fuel and improving combustion efficiency and torque and reducing exhaust gas, includes a power source terminal, a conductor plate 10 for gas activation, an amplifier 30, and a gas activation enhancement device 20 which... Agent:

20150013642 - Fuel system and corresponding method: A fuel injection system for supplying pressurised fuel to an internal combustion engine is provided. The fuel injection system includes a low-pressure hydraulic circuit, a fuel pump with a pumping element and an outlet valve for supply of pressurised fuel to a common rail, and an injector for delivering fuel... Agent: Volvo Lastvagnar Ab

20150013644 - Decoupling element for a fuel injection device: A decoupling element for a fuel injection device has a low-noise construction. The fuel injection device includes at least one fuel injector and one receiving bore in a cylinder head for the fuel injector and the decoupling element between a valve housing of the fuel injector and a wall of... Agent:

20150013643 - Fuel injection assembly for a combustion engine: A fuel injection assembly for a combustion engine includes an injector body, an injector cupradially enclosing an axial end of the injector body, and a spring clip coupling the injector cup with the injector body. The spring clip includes a ground plate with a main extension plane perpendicular to a... Agent:

20150013645 - Stiffened fuel injector: A fuel injector for the injection of fuel, which includes a fuel supply element for supplying the fuel, a current bar which extends at least partially parallel to the fuel supply element, and an extrusion coat, which surrounds the fuel supply element and the current bar, the extrusion coat encompassing... Agent:

20150013647 - Method for operating a fuel injection system with fuel injection valve regulation to increase the quantitative accuracy, and a fuel injection system: A method for operating a fuel injection system of an internal combustion engine uses a piezo actuator that includes, in addition to the active piezo region used to actuate the servo valve, a passive piezo region that acts as a force sensor. A force measurement is performed using this force... Agent:

20150013646 - Multifunctional fluid level and quality sensing device: A multifunctional fluid level and quality sensing device including a fluid level sensor and a capacitive sensor for detecting fluid level, fluid quality, errors in the sensing device, and issues in a fluid delivery system. In detecting fluid level, impedance of the capacitive sensor is used in improving sensing performance... Agent:

20150013650 - Systems, methods, and devices with enhanced lorentz thrust: Methods, systems, and devices are disclosed for delivery a fluidic substance using Lorentz forces. In one aspect, a method to accelerate particles into a chamber includes distributing a fluidic substance between electrodes configured at a location proximate a chamber, in which electrodes include a low work function material, generating a... Agent: Mcalister Technologies, LLC

20150013651 - Dedicated egr engine with dynamic load control: An internal combustion engine comprises a first engine bank and a second engine bank. A first intake valve is disposed in an intake port of a cylinder of the first engine bank, and is configured for metering the first flow of combustion air by periodically opening and closing according to... Agent:

20150013652 - Method and system for prioritizing vehicle vacuum: A vacuum prioritization system for a vehicle is disclosed. In one example, use and availability of vacuum provided via vacuum sources is allocated to higher priority vacuum operated actuators when a pressure in the vacuum system exceeds a threshold pressure. The lower priority vacuum operated actuators have access to vacuum... Agent:

01/08/2015 > 20 patent applications in 17 patent subcategories.

20150007783 - Cooling system and method for a vehicle engine: An exemplary cooling system includes, among other things, a first pump to supply coolant to a cylinder head of an engine, a second pump to supply coolant to a cylinder block of the engine, a control unit that governs the first pump and second pump, and at least two fluid... Agent:

20150007784 - Cylinder head having multiple cooling passages: A cylinder head is disclosed. The cylinder head may include a body, and a lower jacket formed in a lower portion of the body. The cylinder head may also have a centrally-located fuel injector opening passing through the lower portion of the body, and a plurality of intake and exhaust... Agent:

20150007785 - Engine and saddle type vehicle: An engine includes a piston and a casing including a cylinder. The cylinder and the piston define a combustion chamber. The casing includes an intake port, a plurality of exhaust ports, a spark plug hole, a drainage hole, and a water jacket. The spark plug hole extends to the combustion... Agent:

20150007786 - Fuel supply apparatus of internal combustion engine: A secondary injector that is one of a plurality of injectors provided for each cylinder is arranged in an air cleaner and above an air funnel, an air cleaner bottom plate that has a passage hole for forming an intake passage is fastened and fixed to an upper surface of... Agent: Suzuki Motor Corporation

20150007802 - Two-stroke engine: There is provided a two-stroke engine configured to effectively prevent blow-by of the scavenging air from the discharge port and to be able to improve the engine output while abating pollution. The two-stroke engine includes a cylinder having an exhaust port and a scavenging port, and a piston, wherein: the... Agent:

20150007787 - Method of controlling cvvt according to current control for oil control valve: A method of controlling a CVVT may include a) checking whether a predetermined time has passed, after engine starts. b) locking an actuator by driving oil control valve with different driving currents in accordance with whether a predetermined time has passed after the engine starts. c) unlocking the actuator or... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20150007788 - Valve control apparatus: A forward phase adjustment unit adjusting a forward phase of a forward intermediate rotor relative to a crank shaft includes a forward stopper mechanism and a forward locking mechanism and a forward biasing mechanism. The forward stopper mechanism prevents further advance of the forward phase by engaging the forward intermediate... Agent:

20150007789 - Valve gear: Provided is a valve gear which achieves a reduced size and is capable of changing the valve opening timing of an engine valve and changing the length of the valve opening period thereof. A valve gear is provided with: a rotatable first camshaft; a first cam piece that is relatively... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20150007790 - Variable-angle vortex generator: A variable-angle vortex generator (10) installed in an intake pipe (100) of an internal combustion engine includes a shaft seat (1), a plurality of vanes (2) and a position restoring mechanism (3). Each vane (2) is arranged radially with an interval apart from each other and pivotally coupled to the... Agent:

20150007791 - Seal unit of a piston of an internal combustion engine: The present invention relates to a seal unit (10) suitable to be inserted in the first groove (20′) of a piston (20) of an internal combustion engine. The seal unit (10) according to the invention comprises a first ring-shaped body (10′) which defines a first gap section (12′) and a... Agent:

20150007792 - Cylinder head assembly having cooled valve insert: An cylinder head assembly is disclosed. The cylinder head assembly may include a cylinder head having a stepped bore associated with a valve opening. The cylinder head assembly may also include an insert configured to engage the stepped bore, and a cooling passage at least partially formed by the insert... Agent: Electro-motive Diesel Inc.

20150007793 - Hybrid cycle combustion engine and methods: A method of operating an internal combustion engine having a housing with a recess, and a piston rotatably mounted in the housing, wherein the housing and the piston form, over the course of shaft rotation, initial, second and third volumes in differing amounts for the phases of compression, combustion and... Agent:

20150007795 - Anti-pollution economiser device: This invention relates to an anti-pollution economiser device for hydrocarbons of the type comprising a conduit which may be coupled along the fuel supply pipe and comprising an electromagnetic field generator which affects the fuel flowing inside the conduit from its inlet to its outlet and comprising at least one... Agent: Dukic Day Dream S.r.l.

20150007794 - Fuel supply apparatus of internal combustion engine: A secondary injector that is one of a plurality of injectors provided for each cylinder is arranged in an air cleaner and above an air funnel, and the secondary injector and the air funnel facing the secondary injector are arranged to be inclined such that a base portion of the... Agent: Suzuki Motor Corporation

20150007796 - Fuel distributor bar: A fuel distributor bar for petrol is closed at the end by a stopper, wherein the stopper is inserted into the fuel distributor bar and is soldered thereto. The stopper and the fuel distributor bar are designed for an operating pressure of 200 to 800 bars. A pipe wall of... Agent:

20150007797 - Fuel system with priority valve: A method for operating a fuel system for an internal combustion engine during engine start, is disclosed. The fuel system includes a fuel supply system in fluid communication with a fuel delivery system and a cooling circuit. The cooling circuit is configured to transfer heat from the fuel delivery system.... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.

20150007798 - Control method of fuel pump for vehicle and electronic controller: A control method and system of a fuel pump for a vehicle are provided and include determining, by a controller, whether an accelerator pedal signal is rapidly increased and comparing, by a controller, a current control quantity of the fuel pump with a predetermined reference control quantity in response to... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20150007799 - Evaporated fuel treatment apparatus: An evaporated fuel treatment apparatus includes a passage circulating fluid being formed therein, a tank port and a purge port being formed at one end side of the passage, and an atmosphere port being formed at another end side of the passage. At least four adsorbent layers in which adsorbent... Agent:

20150007800 - Pulse separated direct inlet axial automotive turbine: Systems and methods for operating a turbocharged engine are described. In one example, a system comprises a cylinder head having a first and second exhaust duct separately coupled to first and second groups of cylinders, each of the first and second exhaust ducts leading to an exhaust driven turbine mounted... Agent:

20150007801 - Valve apparatus: A control device executes a feedback control operation of an electric motor such that a sensed opening degree of a valve approaches a target opening degree, which is set for a time of fully closing the valve. The control device stops the energization of the electric motor after reaching of... Agent:

01/01/2015 > 29 patent applications in 26 patent subcategories.

20150000615 - Emission reduction from mobile sources by on-board carbon dioxide conversion to fuel: An apparatus and process for reducing vehicle emissions by converting exhaust gases to hydrocarbon fuel. The apparatus and process supplement conventional emission control techniques to further reduce vehicle emissions of harmful substances. The apparatus includes a heat exchanger to extract thermal energy from exhaust gases of a combustion engine that... Agent:

20150000616 - Cover structure of internal combustion engine for motorcycle: A cover structure of an internal combustion engine of a motorcycle includes an engine that is mounted on a motorcycle and includes a cooling device for cooling the engine. The cover structure includes a sprocket cover portion that covers from the width direction of the vehicle. The cover structure also... Agent:

20150000617 - Timing belt system for vehicle: A timing belt system for a vehicle is capable of reducing production costs of a timing belt and securing durability of the timing belt. The timing belt system for a vehicle includes a camshaft timing gear, a crankshaft timing gear, a timing belt which connects the two timing gears to... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20150000618 - Piston assembly: A piston assembly includes: a piston skirt; and a piston crown formed by a casting method and coupled to an upper portion of the piston skirt by using a stud bolt, wherein oil galleries are formed between an upper wall of the piston skirt and an upper wall of the... Agent:

20150000619 - Liquid-cooled internal combustion engine: A liquid-cooled internal combustion engine, including at least one cylinder block which has a cooling jacket and multiple cylinders. The cooling jacket has a base facing toward a crank chamber and a top facing toward a cylinder head sealing plane. The base has an undulating profile in which a first... Agent:

20150000642 - Internal combustion engine and working cycle: In a reciprocating internal combustion engine operating on a two-stroke cycle, the power stroke is followed by an abbreviated exhaust phase which ends with a portion of the exhaust products retained for recirculation, then by an abbreviated intake phase wherein pressurized new air is introduced, then by an abbreviated compression... Agent:

20150000620 - Reduced torque variation for engines with active fuel management: In one exemplary embodiment of the invention, an internal combustion engine includes a first set of cylinders in a first bank of the internal combustion engine and a second set of cylinders in a second bank of the internal combustion engine. The engine also includes a flat-plane crankshaft coupled to... Agent:

20150000621 - Structural frame: A structural frame is provided. The structural frame includes a bottom surface, first and second cylinder block sidewall engaging surfaces, the first and second cylinder block sidewall engaging surfaces positioned above the bottom surface at a height that is above a centerline of a crankshaft support included in a cylinder... Agent:

20150000622 - Powering an internal combustion engine: Downstream expansion cylinders are associated with a combustion cylinder such that an overall surface area and displacement volume of the expansion cylinder is sufficient to lower the temperature of fluids associated with the combined engine to such an extent that a radiator can be eliminated in an associated vehicle, or... Agent:

20150000623 - Dual independent phasing system with separate oil feeds: A phasing system, including: a first phaser section including a first stator non-rotatably connected to a drive sprocket and first chambers formed by a first rotor and the first stator; a second phaser section located in a first axial direction from the first phaser section and including a second stator... Agent:

20150000624 - Device for heating a heat engine of a vehicle: The invention relates to a device for heating the heat engine (7) of a vehicle, comprising: a reactor (3) in which a reagent that can cause an exothermic reaction with a reaction fluid is disposed, a circuit (5) for supplying reaction fluid to the reactor (3), a heat-exchange circuit (8)... Agent: Valeo Systemes De Controle Moteur

20150000626 - Distributor having two channels and a single motor operating in a single direction: The invention relates to a double distributor for distributing the intake fluid of an internal combustion engine and controlling the temperature thereof, comprising a body (1) in which first and second channels for circulating said intake fluid are arranged, first (10) and second (20) shutters being positioned in said channels... Agent:

20150000625 - Sealing cap using o-ring for vehicle intake manifold: A locking sealing arrangement for providing a fluid tight seal between a cap or a spigot and an adjacent structure is set forth. The locking sealing cap includes a peripheral sealing member such as an o-ring to form the fluid tight seal. The locking sealing cap engages the inner surface... Agent:

20150000627 - Air intake system for internal combustion engine: An intake manifold is provided that controls swirl on entry to a combustion chamber. Each intake manifold includes a fin or rib portion positioned to reduce or eliminate swirl induced by the configuration of the intake manifold, particularly when used in a large engine having a left bank and a... Agent:

20150000628 - Housing with a bore for an internal combustion engine: A housing for an internal combustion engine is provided with a bore, which is formed by at least two bore sections at a distance from each other. The bore may be a bearing tunnel in a crankcase or a cylinder head of the internal combustion engine. A rotating, machining tool... Agent:

20150000629 - Engine oil system: An engine oil system according to the disclosure comprises an oil pump connected to an oil sump, an oil cooler connected to the oil pump and an oil filter. The oil filter is connected to an engine. The engine oil system further comprises a first by-pass conduit connected to the... Agent:

20150000630 - Rapid lng engine warm-up utilizing engine compression brakes: A system and method of utilizing engine compression braking technology to create a parasitic load on an engine during initial idling by putting some of the engine cylinders in braking mode while others remain in power mode. Engine compression brakes are operably connected to the engine cylinders. When engine temperature... Agent:

20150000631 - Fuel quality dependent injection control apparatus and method thereof: A fuel injection control apparatus and method of a diesel vehicle provides optimized combustion performance by controlling injection timing according to a cetane number deviation of diesel fuel. The method includes: detecting driving information to determine whether a cetane number measure mode is satisfied; detecting a combustion pressure by injecting... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20150000632 - Model-based transient fuel injection timing control methodology: A method for controlling a direct-injection internal combustion engine includes monitoring internal combustion engine operational parameters, determining a start of injection in response to the engine operational parameters, monitoring an intake air flow comprising a residual gas component, monitoring an exhaust gas flow, monitoring a fuel flow, determining a time... Agent:

20150000633 - Vertical and horizontal engine: An engine lubrication and speed control method is provided. The four-cycle engine has a engine block having a cylindrical bore and an enclosed oil reservoir formed therein. A vertical or horizontal crankshaft is rotatably mounted in the engine block for rotation about a crankshaft axis. An oil pump, which is... Agent:

20150000634 - Vacuum boost for vehicle braking: Methods for controlling vacuum within a brake booster by modifying powertrain operation include determining an intake manifold vacuum in response to actuation of a brake pedal. Increasing the intake manifold vacuum if the brake booster vacuum is less than a desired brake booster vacuum. In some embodiments, the transmission is... Agent:

20150000635 - Controller and control method for gas engine: A controller for a gas engine includes a cycle detection unit 67 configured to detect a crank angle period of a single combustion cycle of an engine including a plurality of cylinders based on a crank angle detection value inputted from a crank angle detector 75, a misfire detection unit... Agent:

20150000636 - Method and system for adjusting engine speed in a transport refrigeration system: A method for controlling speed 122 of an engine, the engine providing power to a compressor of a transport refrigeration unit, the method including generating a speed request 124, the engine speed responsive to the speed request; and generating a speed request offset, the speed request offset being added to... Agent:

20150000637 - Fuel injector: A fuel injector comprises a supply means for high pressure fuel, an injection nozzle including a valve needle engageable with a valve needle seating to control fuel delivery from the injector, a first filling flow path providing flow from the supply means into a control chamber, and a control valve... Agent: Delphi International Operations Lxembourg S.a.r.l.

20150000638 - Multi-fuel system for internal combustion engines: In a multi-fuel system for diesel engines, natural gas is mixed with diesel fuel and conditioned in a mixing chamber before being injected into the mixing chamber of the engine. Filtered blow-by gas may also be introduced into the combustion chamber. A computerized controller is used to determine and control... Agent:

20150000639 - Multiple-layer fuel line: The invention relates to a multiple-layer fuel line, comprising an inner layer which comes into contact with the fuel and an other layer which forms the outer surface of the fuel line and is formed from a polyamide. According to the invention, the inner layer comprises polyethylene.... Agent: Frankische Industrial Pipes Gmbh & Co. Kg

20150000640 - Fuel system having sealed injection port: A nozzle assembly for a gaseous fuel injector of an engine is disclosed. The nozzle assembly may include a gaseous fuel injector having a nozzle with a tip end. The nozzle assembly may also include a blocking member having an inner contact surface configured to receive a periphery of the... Agent:

20150000641 - Method and device for injecting a gaseous medium: A method for injecting a gaseous medium, in particular a gaseous fuel, into an intake tract (1) of a gas engine or diesel-gas engine using an electromagnetically actuable gas valve (2). In order to increase the flow speed, the gaseous medium is injected into the intake tract (1) via at... Agent:

20150000643 - Locomotive bi-fuel control system: A system designed and structured to fully integrate LNG conversion solution for power plants associated with locomotives, which include, but are not limited to, General Electric AC 4400 and Dash-9 locomotive power plants.... Agent:

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