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Internal-combustion engines

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09/25/2014 > 40 patent applications in 27 patent subcategories.

20140283777 - Biodegradable fuel performance additives: There is disclosed a biodegradable fuel additive composition derived from at least one animal or plant source, and a fuel composition containing a biodegradable fuel additive composition derived from at least one animal or plant source useful for reducing the formation of engine deposits and for improving fuel economy of... Agent:

20140283778 - Fuel composition: A fuel composition having a boiling range of between 95 to 440 degrees Fahrenheit wherein the fuel composition has (a) a total sum of n-paraffins and naphthenes content of at least 7 volume percent.... Agent: Chevron U.s.a. Inc.

20140283762 - Combustion system: A combustion system includes a reformer reforming a fuel on a catalyst to increase a combustion energy generated by the fuel per unit quantity of the fuel. The system includes an injection unit injecting a reformed fuel and a non-reformed fuel in such a manner that the reformed fuel is... Agent: Denso Corporation

20140283763 - Cooling structure of internal combustion engine: A cooling structure of an internal combustion engine includes a cylinder block, a cylinder head and a gasket. In a cross-section defined through an inter-bore region and perpendicular to the cylinder bank center line, a first end and a second end which face a cylinder bank center line are disposed... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140283764 - Inferred engine local temperature estimator: A system and methods for inferring a local engine temperature based on various engine conditions input to a dynamic model are disclosed. In the example system provided, an inferential temperature sensor uses a trainable model to estimate a local metal temperature in an exhaust valve bridge of a cylinder head... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140283765 - Engine cooling system: Disclosed is an engine cooling system which comprises: a head-side circulation pathway through which coolant from a water pump is circulated via a water jacket of a cylinder head and an EGR cooler; a block-side circulation pathway through which the coolant from the water pump is circulated via a water... Agent: Mazda Motor Corporation

20140283766 - Piston for internal combustion engine: A piston for an internal combustion engine comprises a crown, a skirt section extending from the crown, and an oil ring groove. The piston further comprises a drain hole and a cooling channel. The drain hole extends from the oil ring groove to an inside space of the piston. The... Agent: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd

20140283767 - Piston for internal combustion engine: A piston for an internal combustion engine, including a crown portion that defines a combustion chamber, a ring-shaped cooling channel formed in the crown portion, through which a cooling oil flows, and a plurality of concave portions formed on at least one side of the cooling channel, in an axial... Agent: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

20140283791 - Free-piston engine: The free-piston engine 10 includes a combustion space F for combusting an air-fuel mixture, a piston 12 capable of reciprocation between a most-compressed position and a most-expanded position, suction ports 14 for introducing outside air into the combustion space F, and exhaust ports 16 for directing the exhaust gas to... Agent: Waseda University

20140283768 - Valvetrain oil control system and oil control valve: A hydraulic control system includes an oil control valve to control oil flow within a valve train. The control valve varies the flow rate to actuate an engine component from a first position to a second position based upon fluid pressure from the control valve. Varying the flow rate through... Agent: Eaton Corporation

20140283769 - Internal combustion engine: An internal combustion engine includes a variable valve timing control apparatus including a driving-side rotating member rotating about a rotary axis by rotational force transmitted from a crankshaft, a driven-side rotating member including at least one fluid pressure chambers partitioned and formed with at least one advanced angle chambers and... Agent: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

20140283771 - Internal combustion engine: An internal combustion engine includes a lift amount adjusting apparatus, a valve opening-closing timing control apparatus, a first assist portion, a second assist portion, and an engine control portion. The engine control portion performs a lift amount adjustment control controlling the lift amount adjusting portion to reduce a push force... Agent: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

20140283772 - Lost-motion variable valve actuation system with cam phaser: Devices and related methods are disclosed that generally involve variable actuation of engine valves. In one embodiment, a valve train for a split-cycle internal combustion engine or an air hybrid split-cycle engine is provided that includes a cam phaser, a dwell cam, an adjustable mechanical element for performing a variable... Agent:

20140283770 - Valve timing control apparatus for internal combustion engine: A valve timing control apparatus includes: a first lock mechanism being arranged to lock the vane rotor to a first position between the most retard angle position and the most advance angle position with respect to the housing, and to release the lock; and a second lock mechanism being arranged... Agent: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

20140283773 - Adjustable camshaft drive: A camshaft drive includes a drive shaft having at least one cam for actuating a valve of an internal combustion engine. A shaft-in-shaft system is disposed parallel to the drive shaft and has an inner shaft and an outer shaft each having at least one cam for actuating a valve.... Agent: Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft

20140283774 - Rocker arm assembly and method of lubricating a valve train: A method of lubricating one or more valve train (100) components includes delivering a lubricating fluid to the inner cavity (156) of a fluid collecting member (152) through a radially extending discharge portion (182) of a fluid passage (176) in a rocker arm insert. The insert fluid passage (176) is... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.

20140283775 - Retention device for valve actuating mechanism: A retention device for a valve actuating mechanism to secure a finger follower and lash adjuster together includes a ring member disposed in a groove of a movable piston of the lash adjuster. The retention device also includes a connecting member having a plurality of legs adapted to engage the... Agent:

20140283776 - Dual feed hydraulic lash adjuster for valve actuating mechanism: A dual feed hydraulic lash adjuster includes a plunger assembly slidingly disposed in a lash adjuster body and having an end adapted to cooperate with a valve actuating mechanism, the plunger assembly forming a low-pressure first chamber and a high-pressure second chamber with the body, the plunger assembly having a... Agent:

20140283781 - Compact electromagnetic plasma ignition device: A quarter wave coaxial cavity resonator for producing corona discharge plasma from is presented. The quarter wave coaxial cavity resonator has a folded cavity made of opposing concentric cavity members that are nested together to form a continuous cavity ending in a aperture. A center conductor with a tip is... Agent: West Virginia University

20140283779 - Internal combustion engine: The present invention aims at effectively emitting an electromagnetic wave to a combustion chamber from an emission antenna in an internal combustion engine that promotes combustion of an air fuel mixture utilizing the electromagnetic wave. The present invention is directed to an internal combustion engine including: an internal combustion engine... Agent: Imagineering, Inc.

20140283780 - Quarter wave coaxial cavity igniter for combustion engines: An apparatus and method for igniting combustible materials in a combustion chamber of a combustion engine using corona discharge plasma from a quarter wave coaxial cavity resonator. A tapered quarter wave coaxial cavity resonator is adapted to mate with the combustion chamber. The quarter wave coaxial cavity resonator is coupled... Agent: West Virginia University

20140283782 - Apparatus for rotating a crankshaft: An apparatus for rotating a crankshaft is described. The crankshaft includes a main shaft and an axially offset crank pin with each end of the crank pin connected to the main shaft by a respective crank arm. The apparatus includes at least a first piston. A connecting frame is attached... Agent:

20140283783 - Crankshaft for variable displacement internal combustion engine: A crankshaft includes a plurality of crankpins. The crankpins are defined on the crankshaft and are longitudinally spaced apart from each other along a rotational axis. Each of the crankpins is configured to be operatively connected to a piston of an engine including a plurality of cylinders. The engine is... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140283784 - Control device of spark-ignition engine: A control device of a spark-ignition engine is provided. The control device includes a main body of the engine, a fuel injection valve, an ignition plug, and a controller. According to an engine operating state, the controller switches between a compression-ignition mode in which compression-ignition combustion is performed, and a... Agent: Mazda Motor Corporation

20140283785 - Control device of spark-ignition engine: A control device of a spark-ignition engine is provided. The control device includes a main body of the engine, a fuel injection valve, an ignition plug, and a controller. According to an operating state of the engine, the controller switches an ignition mode between a compression-ignition mode in which compression-ignition... Agent: Mazda Motor Corporation

20140283786 - Spark ignition type internal combustion engine: A base in-cylinder volume is corrected by a learned value to calculate a corrected in-cylinder volume. A difference of a crank angle which gives the corrected in-cylinder volume and the base crank angle is calculated as a “crank angle correction value”, and a base ignition timing is corrected by the... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140283788 - Fuel system with leakage detection means: A method is provided for detecting a leakage in a fuel supply system of an internal combustion engine. The fuel supply system includes a fuel line system with fuel line sections and a pressure monitoring system with monitoring segments, a set of valves, and a pressure sensor. The method includes... Agent: Caterpillar Motoren Gmbh & Co. Kg

20140283787 - System to lower fuel viscosity prior to fuel combustion: A system to lower fuel viscosity prior to fuel combustion includes at least one fuel heating system and a pressure pump system. The pressure pump system and the at least one fuel heating system are in fluid communication with the a fuel injection system to accommodate for the fuel circulation,... Agent:

20140283790 - Common rail fuel injection system: A common rail fuel injection system includes injectors having a fuel intake port and being provided for respective cylinders of a multi-cylinder diesel internal combustion engine, a common rail accumulating pressurized fuel, a high-pressure supply pump supplying high-pressure fuel, a fuel supply pipe causing the common rail and the high-pressure... Agent: Hino Motors, Ltd.

20140283789 - Fuel rail with pressure pulsation damper: A fuel rail assembly includes a hollow fuel rail extending along a fuel rail axis and includes at least one outlet for dispensing fuel from the fuel rail. A fuel rail damper is disposed within the fuel rail and extends along a fuel rail axis from a first fuel rail... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

20140283792 - System, method, and apparatus for fuel injection control: A method includes determining a stored injection relationship that includes a number of fuel performance parameters. In one form the fuel performance parameters are related to a particular shape, and may be related to a particular operating condition. The method includes determining a fuel performance outcome during a fuel injection... Agent:

20140283793 - Method and device for controlling an injection valve: An activation signal for activating a solenoid valve, in particular, a fuel injector of an internal combustion engine, has a pickup phase and a holding phase. The pickup phase has a comparatively high current and a maximally permissible duration, and the holding phase has a comparatively low current and a... Agent:

20140283795 - Evaporated fuel treating device and failure determination method: An evaporated fuel treating device for an engine having an intake pipe, the evaporated fuel treating device includes a fuel evaporation system, a purge valve, a non-return valve, a seal valve mechanism, and an ECU. The system includes a fuel tank, an adsorber, purge passage. The adsorber adsorbs evaporated fuel.... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140283794 - Pressure control valve for gaseous fuel: A pressure control valve controls a pressure of a gaseous fuel according to an engine operation state. The pressure control valve has a movable valve body, a manifold chamber that communicates with an intake manifold, and a passage that is connected to an injector. An intake manifold pressure from the... Agent:

20140283796 - Supercharged internal combustion engine: A supercharged internal combustion engine may include an exhaust gas turbocharger which is integrated into an exhaust section on the turbine side and into an intake section on the compressor side. An exhaust gas recirculation line may connect the exhaust section and the intake section. The exhaust gas recirculation line... Agent: Mahle International Gmbh

20140283797 - Supercharger assembly with two rotor sets: A supercharger (12) with two separate sets of rotors (22, 24) arranged in parallel with one another is provided in an engine assembly. Both sets of rotors are used to boost air flow during high engine air flow conditions, and only one of the sets of rotors is operable to... Agent:

20140283798 - Exhaust gas recirculation device: An EGR passage recirculates a part of exhaust gas from an exhaust passage to an intake passage. An EGR valve opens and closes the EGR passage. An exhaust cooling passage includes an EGR cooler closer to the exhaust passage than the EGR valve. A bypass passage branches at an upstream... Agent: Denso Corporation

20140283799 - Method and system for turbocharging an engine: A method for improving operation of a turbocharged engine is presented. In one embodiment, the method may reduce engine emissions and improve engine efficiency during an engine start.... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140283800 - Mixed-mode combustion control: Methods and systems are described for controlling engine combustion during a mixed-mode combustion modality. A target exhaust valve timing is determined based on a first combination of engine speed and load. An amount of trapped residual in an engine cylinder after an exhaust valve is closed during a first combustion... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140283801 - Inter-cylinder air-fuel ratio variation abnormality detection apparatus for multicylinder internal combustion engine: A first parameter correlated with a degree of fluctuation of output from an air-fuel ratio sensor is calculated, and whether or not the calculated first parameter has a value between a predetermined primary determination upper-limit value α1H and a primary determination lower-limit value is determined. Such forced active control as... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

  
09/18/2014 > 103 patent applications in 74 patent subcategories.
  
09/11/2014 > 116 patent applications in 42 patent subcategories.

20140251237 - Hydrogen supplemental system for on-demand hydrogen generation for internal combustion engines: A portable, on-demand hydrogen generation system producing hydrogen and injecting the hydrogen into the air intake of internal combustion engines. Hydrogen and oxygen is produced with an electrolyzer from nonelectrolyte water in a supply tank. The hydrogen and oxygen is passed back thru the supply tank for distribution and water... Agent: Hno Greenfuels, Inc.

20140251236 - Hydrogenation system for internal combustion engine: A hydrogenation system is disclosed for controlling the air-fuel ratio in an internal combustion engine and using engine waste heat to produce hydrogen for supplying into the engine to achieve the purposes of reducing air pollution and saving fuel; and includes a fuel-water solution supply unit, a catalytic converter, a... Agent: Prometheus Energy Technology Co.

20140251239 - Charge air cooling control for boosted engines to actively maintain targeted intake manifold air temperature: Methods and systems are provided for adjusting a charge air cooler fan or charge air cooler coolant pump and an engine cooling fan and/or vehicle grille shutters based on a target manifold charge air temperature. In one example, the grille shutter position and/or engine cooling fan speed may be adjusted... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140251238 - Heat exchanging system for internal combustion engine: A heat exchanging system for an internal combustion system is disclosed herein. The heat exchanging system includes a pusher fan assembly, positioned between the internal combustion engine and a radiator. The pusher fan assembly enables air-flow towards the radiator. The pusher fan assembly includes a central hub, a plurality of... Agent: Perkins Engines Company Limited

20140251240 - System and method for cooling engine pistons: An engine cooling system and method for operating the engine cooling system is disclosed. In one example, engine oil is sprayed on to a piston via piston cooling jets. The approach judges whether or not to operate the piston cooling jets based on a benefit assessment.... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140251241 - Vehicle front portion structure: A vehicle front portion structure is obtained that can efficiently lead cooling wind to a heat exchanger. A vehicle front portion structure has: a heat exchanger; a flow path member that forms a discharging flow path that discharges airflow, that has passed through an air-side flow path of the heat... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140251293 - Stratified scavenging two-stroke engine: A two-stroke engine is provided with a scavenging passage that extends between a scavenging intake that opens into a crankcase and a scavenging port that opens into a cylinder, and an air passage that is connected to an intermediate position of a scavenging passage for introducing air into the scavenging... Agent: Makita Corporation

20140251242 - Engine valve position sensing systems and methods: A vehicle system includes a position sensor, a current supply module, and a mode indicator module. The position sensor includes: an electromagnet (EM) that generates a magnetic field proximate to one of an intake valve and an exhaust valve of an engine; and a Hall-effect sensor that generates a position... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140251244 - Valve timing control apparatus: A valve timing control apparatus includes: a drive-side rotor rotating in synchronization with a crankshaft of an internal combustion engine; a driven-side rotor arranged to have the same shaft center as the drive-side rotor, rotating in synchronization with a camshaft for opening and closing valves; a fluid pressure chamber formed... Agent: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

20140251245 - Valve timing control apparatus: A valve timing control apparatus includes a driving-side rotation member, a driven-side rotation member, a first lock mechanism selectively achieving a first lock state in which a relative rotation phase of the driven-side rotation member relative to the driving-side rotation member is locked at an intermediate lock phase and a... Agent: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

20140251243 - Variable valve system, control apparatus and variable valve apparatus for internal combustion engine: A variable valve system for an internal combustion engine includes a plurality of engine valves provided per one cylinder; a swing arm configured to perform an opening-and-closing operation of at least one of the plurality of engine valves by swinging about a fulcrum given by a support member; a variable... Agent: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

20140251246 - Method and systems for variable valve timing for a v-engine with a single central camshaft: Various methods and systems are provided for varying valve timing in a V-engine. In one embodiment, a method for an engine comprises pivoting a first cam follower for a first cylinder of a first bank and a second cam follower for a second cylinder of a second bank about a... Agent: General Electric Company

20140251249 - Concentric camshaft phaser: A concentric cam shaft phaser, including: a first camshaft; a second camshaft located radially inside of the first camshaft; a control gear in contact with the first camshaft and fixedly connected to the first camshaft by a weld, a press fit, or a shrink fit; a rotor non-rotatably connected to... Agent: Schaeffler Technologies Gmbh & Co. Kg

20140251247 - System for varying cylinder valve timing in an internal combustion engine: A variable engine valve timing control system has a cam phase actuator, with first and second actuator ports, to adjust a rotational phase of a camshaft relative to a crankshaft. A first control valve selectively couples the first actuator port to either an engine oil pump or a first valve... Agent: Husco Automotive Holdings LLC

20140251248 - Valve timing control apparatus: A valve timing control apparatus includes a driving-side rotation member, a driven-side rotation member, and a lock mechanism including a recess portion, a lock member engageable and disengageable relative to the recess portion, and a biasing member. The recess portion includes a lock groove portion with which the lock member... Agent: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

20140251250 - Multiple variable valve lift apparatus: A multiple variable valve lift apparatus has a simple design that efficiently operates without interference. The apparatus according may include: a camshaft formed in a hollow cylinder shape; a control shaft disposed in the hollow of the camshaft; a cam that rotates together with the camshaft; a cam rod connecting... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140251251 - Valvetrain impact absorber: Embodiments may provide a valve train for an engine including a valve stem configured for reciprocating movement to open and close a port in a combustion chamber of the engine. The valve train may also include an elastomeric element coupled with the valve stem, and a mass may be coupled... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140251252 - Compression self-ignition engine: A compression self-ignition engine is provided. The engine includes an engine body and an intake passage, and CI combustion is performable in a part of an engine operating range. The intake passage includes a high-temperature passage provided with a heater for heating intake air, a low-temperature passage provided with a... Agent: Mazda Motor Corporation

20140251253 - Pressure support for engine valve stem seals: A valve stem seal assembly for an internal combustion engine includes an annular rigid case disposed around a valve guide and a valve stem. An annular elastomeric body is press fit within the annular rigid case and including a radially inwardly extending seal lip in sealing contact with the valve... Agent: Freudenberg-nok General Partnership

20140251254 - Oil scraper ring for a piston of an internal combustion engine: The invention relates to an oil scraper ring (1) for a piston (13) of an internal combustion engine, comprising several lamellae (2, 3), each having a joint (19, 19′), and a meander-shaped spacer spring (4) having a joint (17). In order to prevent the ends of the spacer spring (4)... Agent: Mahle International Gmbh

20140251255 - Piston: A piston for an internal combustion engine may include a surface in a region on a crankshaft side. The piston may include a thermally conductive coating disposed on the surface via thermal spraying.... Agent: Mahle International Gmbh

20140251256 - Double-reed exhaust valve engine: An engine based on a reciprocating piston engine that extracts work from pressurized working fluid. The engine includes a double reed outlet valve for controlling the flow of low-pressure working fluid out of the engine. The double reed provides a stronger force resisting closure of the outlet valve than the... Agent:

20140251257 - Bearing arrangement: A bearing arrangement for a camshaft may include a bearing ring arranged between two functional elements. The bearing ring may be supported with respect to the functional elements via axial front sides. At least one of the axial front sides of the bearing ring and a side of the respective... Agent: Mahle International Gmbh

20140251258 - System for pilot subchamber temperature control: There is described a system and method for controlling a temperature in the subchamber of a rotary engine. At least one first measurement of at least one engine operating parameter and a second measurement indicative of a present temperature in the subchamber are received. A setpoint for the temperature in... Agent: Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp.

20140251259 - Prechamber system for an internal combustion engine: Pre-chamber system for an internal combustion engine with: -a pre-chamber having a wall, -a spark plug having at least one electrode, -a gas introduction device, particularly a gas valve, -a gas channel connecting the gas introduction device to the pre-chamber via an inlet opening, -a rise channel for connecting the... Agent: Ge Jenbacher Gmbh & Co Og

20140251261 - Injection nozzle: An injection nozzle for the direct injection of a liquid fuel into a cylinder chamber of a piston engine includes multiple spray holes for generating injection jets. The multiple spray holes are distributed on a nozzle body of the injection nozzle in the peripheral direction. At least one pair of... Agent: Daimler Ag

20140251260 - Method for controlling an injector: In a method for controlling a valve which injects fuel into a combustion chamber of an engine and which has a valve member which closes a valve opening, and an electric actuator which drives the valve member to carry out strokes for releasing the valve opening and to which electrical... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140251262 - Fuel injection valve: A fuel injection valve realizing improved circumferential uniformity of swirling fuel is provided. The fuel injection valve includes swirling chambers each having an inner peripheral wall whose curvature is gradually larger from upstream to downstream, paths for swirling each of which, having a fuel flow-in region formed along a valve... Agent: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

20140251263 - Fuel injection valve: A fuel injection valve realizing improved circumferential uniformity of swirling fuel is provided. The fuel injection valve includes a swirling chamber having an inner peripheral wall whose curvature is gradually larger from upstream to downstream, a path for swirling which, having a fuel flow-in region formed along a valve axis... Agent: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

20140251264 - Fuel injection valve: A fuel injection valve realizing improved circumferential uniformity of swirling fuel is provided. The fuel injection valve includes swirling chambers each having an inner peripheral wall whose curvature is gradually larger from upstream to downstream, paths for swirling each of which, having a fuel flow-in region formed along a valve... Agent: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

20140251265 - Engine crankshaft torque sensor: In various embodiments, an engine crankshaft is disclosed. The engine crankshaft comprises a rear bearing journal. The rear bearing journal has an output end. The rear bearing journal defines a substantially cylindrical cavity extending from the output end into the rear bearing journal. The engine crankshaft may further comprise at... Agent: Teledyne Instruments, Inc. D/b/a Teledyne Test Services

20140251266 - Auxiliary valve motions employing disablement of main valve events and/or coupling of adjacent rocker arms: In controlling valve motions of an internal combustion engine, after determining that engine braking operation has been initiated, a deactivation mechanism disposed within a main valve train is activated thereby disabling conveyance of main valve events from a main valve motion source to a valve via the main valve train.... Agent: Jacobs Vehicle Systems, Inc.

20140251268 - Exhaust gas purification system for internal combustion engine: It is intended to provide an exhaust gas purification system for an internal combustion engine, which is capable of suppressing HC emission increase and raising the temperature of an exhaust gas purifier at an early stage while maintaining stable combustion during the warm-up operation such as immediately after the engine... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20140251267 - Method and system for improving engine starting: A system and method for operating an engine is described. In one example, engine boost pressure is adjusted to improve engine starting.... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140251269 - System and method for controlling a low pressure pump to prevent vaporization of fuel at an inlet of a high pressure pump: A system according to the principles of the present disclosure includes a pump control module and a fuel vaporization module. The pump control module controls a first pump to deliver fuel from a fuel tank to a second pump through a fuel line. The pump control module controls the second... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140251270 - Throttle body fuel reservoir: A throttle body is provided with an internal fuel reservoir for relieving pressure waves and for assisting hot start conditions of an associated small internal combustion engine employing a low pressure fuel injection system.... Agent: PC/rc Products, L.L.C.

20140251271 - Engine ignition shutdown module: An engine ignition shutdown module includes a voltage regulator circuit connected to a key switch, and a pair of isolated MOSFET driver circuits connected to the voltage regulator circuit. Each MOSFET driver circuit charges a capacitor while the key switch is in a run position and the interlock switches are... Agent: Deere & Company

20140251272 - Hydraulic start-of-injection detecting system and method: This disclosure provides system and method that can determine hydraulic start of injection (SOI) in engines using an in-cylinder pressure sensor. The system and method iteratively perform a wavelet transform on a signal based on the pressure information provided by the in-cylinder pressure sensors to determine a detail coefficient corresponding... Agent:

20140251273 - Oil pump control systems and methods for noise minimization: An engine control system includes a cylinder control module and a pump control module. The cylinder control module selectively deactivates cylinders of an engine. In response to a determination that at least one of the cylinders is deactivated, the pump control module: selectively increases a target displacement for an oil... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140251274 - Method and device for injecting fuel into a combustion chamber: When fuel is injected into a combustion chamber (2) of a cylinder (13) of an engine (30) of a vehicle (10), the fuel is injected in the form of multiple jets (3) with the aid of an injector (1). In this connection, a first plane is defined in which both... Agent:

20140251275 - Fuel injector fueling equalization system and method: The disclosure provides a system and method for detecting inhomogeneous fueling between fuel injectors in an internal combustion engine without resorting to a measurement of the amount of fuel delivered by each fuel injector, permitting rapid and effective adjustment of fueling by any fuel injector deviating from the homogeneity of... Agent: Cummins Inc.

20140251276 - Piezo injector: A piezo injector includes (a) an actuator chamber in which a piezo actuator is arranged, (b) a control piston bore in which a control piston having a first end side facing the piezo actuator is arranged, wherein a portion of the control piston bore delimited by the first end side... Agent:

20140251277 - Quill connector for fuel system and method: A quill connector for a fuel system in an engine includes an elongate quill body defining a fuel conduit having a proximal accumulator segment, and a flow limiter subassembly, for limiting oversupplying of a pressurized fuel, positioned at least partially within the accumulator segment. The subassembly includes a seat component... Agent: Caterpillar, Inc.

20140251278 - Fuel injection method and combustion engine with early pre-injection: A fuel injection method in an internal combustion engine and an internal combustion engine for performing the fuel injection method. The method includes heating fuel to a temperature between 300° F. and 840° F. (150 and 450° C.); pressurizing the fuel to a pressure exceeding 40 bar; pre-injecting at least... Agent: Transonic Combustion, Inc.

20140251280 - Control apparatus for internal combustion engine and control method for internal combustion engine: A control apparatus that controls a fuel supply system of an internal combustion engine of a vehicle, the fuel supply system including a low-pressure fuel supply mechanism that injects low-pressure fuel into an intake port of the internal combustion engine, and a high-pressure fuel supply mechanism that injects high-pressure fuel... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140251279 - Control of the injection of fuel upon combustion engine start-up: A method for controlling injection of fuel upon start-up of a combustion engine including determining a set point quantity of fuel on start up, which is dependent on a difference between a set point acceleration of the engine and an instantaneous acceleration of the engine. An electronic control unit and... Agent: Renault S.a.s.

20140251281 - Fuel injection control device for internal combustion engine: When injecting fuel from a direct injector and a port injector such that a requested fuel injection amount for an internal combustion engine is reached, the direct injector is driven in the following manner. That is, target fuel injection amounts are set on the basis of the engine operating state... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140251282 - Manifold pressure and air charge model: In one aspect, an engine controller for an engine including multiple working chambers is described. The engine controller includes a mass air charge determining unit that estimates a mass air charge or amount of air to be delivered to a working chamber. Firing decisions made for a firing window of... Agent: Tula Technology, Inc.

20140251283 - Mechanical lifter: The mechanical lifter generally includes an inner lift member, an outer lift member, and a roller. The inner lift member is at least partly made of a metallic material. The outer lift member is at least partly made of a polymeric material and surrounds the inner lift member. The roller... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140251284 - Multi-path purge ejector system: Systems and methods for a multi-path purging ejector are disclosed. In one example approach, a multi-path purge system for an engine comprises an ejector including a restriction, first and second inlets, and an outlet, and a shut-off valve hard-mounted to an intake of the engine and coupled to the outlet.... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140251285 - Intake air oxygen compensation for egr: A method may comprise correcting an intake oxygen concentration based on fuel canister vapor purge only during boosted conditions, and adjusting exhaust gas recirculation responsive to the intake oxygen concentration.... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140251287 - Egr controller for internal combustion engine: While an EGR valve is closed, a total gas flow rate is computed based on an intake air pressure. An error of the total gas flow rate is learned and corrected. When the EGR valve is opened, the total gas flow rate is computed based on the intake air pressure.... Agent: Denso Corporation

20140251286 - Emission system and method of selectively directing exhaust gas and air within an internal combustion engine: A powertrain includes a combustion chamber, an intake assembly, an exhaust manifold, and a pump. The combustion chamber is configured for combusting an air and fuel mixture. The intake assembly is configured to supply air to the combustion chamber. The exhaust manifold is configured to draw exhaust gas from the... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140251288 - Module for supplying gas to a motor vehicle: The invention relates to a module (100) for supplying gas to a motor vehicle, comprising a double dispenser (108), a charge air cooler (107), and an intake box (119) connecting said double dispenser (108) to said cooler (107), the double dispenser (108) comprising a first outlet (136) intended to lead... Agent: Valeo Systemes De Controle Moteur

20140251289 - Intake housing including a heat exchanger: The invention concerns an intake housing 1 for an internal combustion engine, capable of receiving a heat exchanger for exchanging heat between a feed gas stream circulating in the housing and a coolant, wherein said intake housing 1 includes a space 3 for the circulation of the feed gas and... Agent: Valeo Systemes Thermiques

20140251290 - Positive crankcase ventilation system: An engine assembly includes an engine and an intake assembly. The engine defines a combustion chamber and a crankcase, and the intake assembly includes an intake manifold in fluid communication with the combustion chamber. An air-oil separator is provided with the engine and defines a separator volume, an inlet and... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140251291 - Positive crankcase ventilation system for a two-cylinder engine: An engine assembly includes a two-cylinder engine, an intake assembly, and an air-oil separator. The two-cylinder engine defines a first cylinder bore, a first combustion chamber, a second cylinder bore, a second combustion chamber, and a crankcase volume. The engine further includes a first piston disposed within the first cylinder... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140251292 - Fuel control system and associated method: A fuel control system and method for providing fuel to an internal combustion engine are provided. The fuel control system generally includes at least one valve device structured to deliver a fuel supply to the engine, a first fuel source structured to provide a primary fuel to the valve device,... Agent: Immixt, LLC

  
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