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Internal-combustion engines

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07/10/2014 > 34 patent applications in 31 patent subcategories.

20140190436 - Metal complex and adsorbent material, storage material, and separating material comprising same: The problem of providing a metal complex having excellent gas adsorption performance, gas storage performance, and gas separation performance is solved by a metal complex comprising a dicarboxylic acid compound (I) including 20 to 99 mole % of a dicarboxylic acid compound (I-1) selected from terephthalic acid derivatives having an... Agent: Kuraray Co., Ltd.

20140190426 - Method for controlling a motor-vehicle provided with a propulsion system of the \"mild-hybrid\" type: In a vehicle provided with a power propulsion system of the mild-hybrid type, a BAS unit —including an electric machine connected through a belt transmission to the shaft of an internal combustion engine—is exploited as the only propulsion engine of the vehicle in given operating conditions. The internal combustion engine... Agent: C.r.f. Societa Consortile Per Azioni

20140190427 - Coolant control valve apparatus: A coolant control valve apparatus 10 includes a main valve 11 which adjusts a flow rate of a coolant in a main channel 4 to control the flow rate of the coolant in the main channel 4. Further, the coolant control valve apparatus 10 includes a detour channel 67 provided... Agent: Mikuni Corporation

20140190428 - Gear device and vehicle having same mounted thereon: A gear device in which lubricating oil for cooling and lubricating gears to be driven therein is adjusted to a temperature and an amount suitable for the speed of a vehicle, and a vehicle having the gear device mounted thereon. A transmission adjusts the temperature of lubricating oil by supplying... Agent:

20140190429 - Systems and methods for variable valve actuation: The disclosure is directed at a valvetrain actuation (VA) system for an engine comprising at least two hydraulic rotary valves connected to an engine crankshaft, at least one hydraulic actuator driven by the at least two hydraulic rotary valves, and a high pressure hydraulic fluid source for supplying hydraulic fluid... Agent:

20140190430 - Camshaft adjustment device: A camshaft adjuster (3), comprising a camshaft axis of rotation (D) and an electromagnetic multi-tappet actuating device (4) having at least two electromagnetic drive units, which for exerting an actuating force on a corresponding number of elongated tappet units (9, 10, 11) which are mounted axially parallel to one another,... Agent: Eto Magnetic Gmbh

20140190431 - Custom vva rocker arms for left hand and right hand orientations: A modified rocker assembly having an offset end is designed to be used in engine heads having an obstruction that would not allow a switching rocker arm to be used. The modified rocker assembly is described having an obstructed side and a non-obstructed side. The rocker assembly has an outer... Agent: Eaton Corporation

20140190432 - Actuator for lobe switching camshaft system: Systems and methods for actuating lobe switching in a camshaft system in an engine are disclosed. In one example approach, a method comprises deploying a first pin into a groove of a camshaft outer sleeve while a second pin remains in place due to an absence of a groove in... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140190435 - Oil passage design for a phaser or dual phaser: A variable cam timing phaser (10) includes a fluid transfer assembly with at least one of a fluid transfer sleeve (72) having a plurality of pressurized fluid passages (74a, 74b, 74c, 74d), and a fluid transfer plate (60) having a plurality of pressurized fluid passages (62a, 62b, 62c, 62d). Each... Agent: Borgwarner Inc.

20140190434 - Preassembly of a camshaft phaser: A camshaft phasing system (10) for an internal combustion engine (6) includes a camshaft (16) and a camshaft phaser (15) that is axially slid onto the camshaft (16) and that has stator (34) and a rotor (36) driven by the stator (34), whereby the rotor (36) is mounted rotatably relative... Agent: Schaeffler Technologies Ag & Co. Kg

20140190433 - Variable valve actuation apparatus, system, and method: A variable valve actuation system in one form includes a rocker coupled with a valve stem at one end and a cam follower at the other end. The rocker is operable to rotate about a fixed axis and the cam follower includes a set of lower rollers operable to follow... Agent: Cummins Inc.

20140190437 - Quiescent chamber hot gas igniter: An engine has an ignition source in a combustion chamber of the engine. An inner housing is provided that includes one or more jet apertures and defines an inner chamber containing the ignition source. An outer housing (or pre-chamber) is provided that includes one or more jet apertures in communication... Agent:

20140190438 - Plasma generating device and internal combustion engine: The size of the plasma produced by a plasma-generating device that generates plasma using electromagnetic (EM) radiation is enlarged. The plasma-generating device has an EM-wave-generating device that generates EM radiation, a radiation antenna that emits the EM radiation supplied from the EM-wave-generating device to a target space, and a receiving... Agent: Imagineering, Inc.

20140190439 - Intake apparatus: An intake apparatus includes an intake pipe, a resonator and a blowby gas recirculation pipe. The resonator includes a volume portion having a volume chamber therein and a connecting pipe connecting the volume portion and the intake pipe and having a connecting passage connecting the volume chambera and the intake... Agent: Kojima Press Industry Co., Ltd.

20140190440 - Recoil starter: A recoil starter exemplified in the embodiment includes: a starter case; a rope reel; a recoil rope; a ratchet; and a drive pulley. When the rope reel is rotated by pulling the recoil rope, the ratchet pivots to engage an engaged unit of the drive pulley to thereby transmit a... Agent:

20140190441 - Valve seat insert: Embodiments may provide a valve seat insert including a valve seat face. A circumferential contact surface for contacting a cylinder head may be located radially outside and at least partially axially offset from the valve seat face. A discontinuity may be located radially between the valve seat face and the... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140190442 - Balancer device of internal combustion engine: A balancer device of an internal combustion engine, has a drive gear engaged with an input gear to which a rotation force is transmitted from a crankshaft; a balancer drive shaft to which the rotation force is transmitted from the drive gear and which has a balancer weight; a balancer... Agent: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

20140190443 - Piston for an internal combustion engine and method for its production: A piston for an internal combustion engine, having a piston base body, a piston ring element having at least an inner region of a piston crown, and a piston skirt. The piston is provided with pin bosses having pin bores and the ring element has at least an outer region... Agent: Mahle International Gmbh

20140190444 - Oil supply apparatus of internal combustion engine: Disclosed is an oil supply apparatus which can be realized at a low cost, and can reliably detect the lowered level of the oil filled in the oil reservoir unit. The oil supply apparatus is provided with an oil pump which is set to have a plurality of switching discharge... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140190445 - Control housing module and production method: A control housing module (1) for a combustion engine, with integrating and/or connecting and/or receiving structures for auxiliary components (2,3,4,5,6,7,8) and a rib structure. The control housing module (1) consists of a fibre-plastic composite, which has at least one insert (10) made from a flat fibre textile in a thermoplastic... Agent: Daimler Ag

20140190446 - Fixed vane rotary abutment engine: A single stroke engine fixed vane rotary abutment engine is provided in which all for phases of combustion are completed during one revolution of a main rotor. Intake and exhaust ducts are timed to be open or closed depending on which of the intake, compression, power and exhaust events is... Agent:

20140190447 - Control system for a multi-fuel internal combustion engine: The present invention is intended to suppress generation of a misfire and an increase in the amount of emission of HC, in a multi-fuel internal combustion engine of compression ignition type using, as fuels, a liquid fuel which can be ignited by compression and a gas fuel which is lower... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140190448 - Intake runner temperature determination systems and methods: An engine control system of a vehicle includes a manifold temperature module, a runner temperature module. The manifold temperature module determines a first temperature of gas in an intake manifold of an engine. The runner temperature module determines a second temperature of gas in an intake runner associated with a... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140190449 - System and method for randomly adjusting a firing frequency of an engine to reduce vibration when cylinders of the engine are deactivated: A system according to the principles of the present invention includes a firing fraction module, an offset generation module, and a firing fraction module. The firing fraction module determines a firing fraction based on a driver torque request. The offset generation module randomly generates an offset. The firing control module... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140190450 - Cylinder head of engine: There is provided a cylinder head of an engine. The cylinder head includes cylindrical parts for lash adjustors into which the lash adjustors are inserted and cylindrical parts for fuel injection valves into which the fuel injection valves are inserted. An outer periphery of each of the cylindrical parts for... Agent: Suzuki Motor Corporation

20140190451 - Fuel injector for internal combustion engines: A fuel injector for internal combustion engines is provided, which has a valve seat member, bordering a valve chamber, having a valve seat and spray orifices and a central blind-end bore as well as a valve member that is able to be driven to cause a lift motion having a... Agent:

20140190452 - Control device for internal combustion engine: An internal combustion engine has an ignition promotion unit that has a function of promoting ignition of fuel sprays formed by the small quantity injections by supplying the fuel sprays with electric energy. The engine is provided with a control device which has a combustion control unit that carries out... Agent: Imagineering, Inc.

20140190453 - Method to detect partial failure of direct-injection boost voltage: A power supply diagnostic circuit includes a switching power supply that generates a voltage for powering a fuel injector. An injector control module selectively applies the voltage to the fuel injector and monitors a resultant electrical current flow through the fuel injector. The switching power supply includes a dual path... Agent: Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.

20140190454 - Fuel pump driving structure and internal combustion engine: The fuel pump driving structure includes a camshaft and a pump cam member. The camshaft is rotatably supported at an end by a cylinder head. The pump cam member has a fitting hole into which the end of the camshaft is press fitted, and is operatively coupled to a high-pressure... Agent: Aichi Machine Industry Co., Ltd.

20140190455 - Hybrid drive device: A hybrid drive having a hydraulic control device capable of hydraulically controlling a first clutch, a second clutch, and a continuously variable transmission using a hydraulic pressure generated by at least one of a mechanical oil pump and an electric oil pump. A control section is configured to execute a... Agent: Aisin Aw Co., Ltd.

20140190456 - Method for handling fuel vapors onboard a hybrid vehicle: A method for handling fuel vapors onboard a hybrid vehicle including an internal combustion engine or ICE and a fuel system for the ICE, the method including at least partly condensing fuel vapors generated in the fuel system using an absorption refrigeration device. The absorption refrigeration device includes a regenerator... Agent: Inergy Automotive Systems Research (societe Anonyme)

20140190457 - Fuel preheater and emission reducing device for diesel and other fuel injected engines: Free heat or scavenged heat from the coolant system or circulating oil from the crankcase of an internal combustion engine supplies heat to a fuel pre-heater causing the liquid fuel to become superheated and partially vaporized. Liquid fuel preferably diesel is converted from a fluid at ambient temperature to a... Agent:

20140190459 - Anti-freezing device for egr device: In an anti-freezing device for an EGR device 14 with an EGR cooler 12 being provided midway of an EGR pipe 11 for extraction and recirculation of a part of exhaust gas from an exhaust side to an intake side, a downstream EGR pipe 11b downstream of the EGR cooler... Agent: Hino Motors, Ltd.

20140190458 - Egr rate control for internal combustion engine with dual exhaust-ported cylinders: A method of using exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) in an internal combustion engine. At least two of the cylinders are “dual exhaust-ported cylinders” having two exhaust ports. For each of these cylinders, one of the exhaust ports is connected to the EGR loop and the other of the exhaust ports... Agent: Southwest Research Institute

  
07/03/2014 > 50 patent applications in 36 patent subcategories.

20140182537 - Marine engine lubrication: A lubricant additive comprising an overbased metal hydrocarbyl-substituted hydroxybenzoate detergent dispersed in a diluent comprising 10 mass % or more of a basestock containing greater than or equal to 90% saturates and less than or equal to 0.03% sulphur is blended, in a minor amount, with an oil of lubricating... Agent:

20140182523 - Coolant circuit for an internal combustion engine and method of operating a coolant circuit: The invention relates to a coolant circuit (1) for an internal combustion engine (2), wherein the coolant can circulate between the internal combustion engine (2) and a heat sink (3) depending upon a switchable valve (4), which is closed in the initial state during a cold start of the internal... Agent: Audi Ag

20140182522 - Engine having thermostat and system thereof: An engine system may include a thermostat casing connected to a first, second, third, and fourth flow channels, a valve guide in which a main valve that opens and closes the first flow channel is formed at one side, a closing valve that opens and closes the second flow channel... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140182524 - Engine fluid cooling assembly: A baffle for engine fluid cooling includes a fluid guide having a pair of side walls, a bottom wall, and a coolant fluid inlet. A channel receives a pair of heat exchangers such that one may be positioned proximate to or above a part of the bottom wall and the... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.

20140182525 - Control housing cover for an internal combustion engine: A control housing cover for an internal combustion engine includes an engine block cover portion having a plurality of apertures, an oil separator for blow-by gases integrated into the control housing cover, an engine support plate operable for securing supporting the internal combustion engine in place and wherein the oil... Agent: Mann+hummel Gmbh

20140182526 - Axial piston internal combustion engine using an atkinson cycle: An axial piston internal combustion engine designed to improve the thermal efficiency of the engine by utilizing a sine wave/connecting rod assembly (5) to cause the piston (6) of the engine to travel vertically parallel to the engine's main shaft (13). The upper sine wave barrel (2) and lower sine... Agent:

20140182571 - Stratified scavenging two-stroke engine: A stratified scavenging two-stroke engine includes a first scavenging passage that extends from a first scavenging intake that opens to the inside of the crankcase to a first scavenging port that opens to the inside of a cylinder, and a second scavenging passage that extends from a second scavenging intake... Agent: Makita Corporation

20140182527 - Combustion engine: A combustion engine can include an engine block having interior and exterior block surfaces and a combustion generating system connected thereto, with the inner block surface defining a cavity therein; an exhaust port between the inner and exterior block surfaces; a crankshaft rotatably fixed within the cavity and configured to... Agent:

20140182529 - Lost-motion variable valve actuation system with valve deactivation: Devices and related methods are disclosed that generally involve the selective deactivation of one or more engine valves. In one embodiment, a split-cycle internal combustion engine is provided in which a high-speed trigger valve is used to fill and drain a hydraulic tappet that forms part of a lost-motion system... Agent: Scuderi Group, LLC

20140182528 - Variable valve lift device and valve apparatus for vehicle engine using the same: A variable valve lift device and a valve apparatus for a vehicle engine may include a valve configured to open/close a combustion chamber, a cam having a predetermined cam profile and rotatable by receiving a power generated in the combustion chamber, a cam side rocker arm rotatable by the cam,... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140182534 - Circulating piston engine: An engine, such as a circulating piston engine, includes a housing that defines an annular bore, a piston assembly, and a valve. The piston assembly is disposed within the annular bore and is configured to be coupled to a drive mechanism. The valve is configured to be intermittently disposed within... Agent: Wb Development Company LLC

20140182530 - Inspection system for continuous variable valve lift device: An inspection system for a continuous variable valve lift device includes: a drive motor configured to rotate a cam; a sensor unit including at least one sensor configured to output an electrical signal corresponding to rotational displacements at both ends of a swing arm which opens and closes a valve... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140182535 - Internal combustion engine valvetrain: An internal combustion engine valvetrain for an internal combustion engine. The internal combustion engine Includes one or more cylinders with one or more intake valves, one or more blowdown exhaust valves, and one or more scavenge exhaust valves. In one example, the internal combustion engine valvetrain includes a first valve... Agent: Borgwarner Inc.

20140182533 - Valve actuation mechanism and automotive vehicle comprising such a valve actuation mechanism: A valve actuation mechanism for an internal combustion engine includes rockers moved by a camshaft, each rocker being adapted to exert a valve opening force on at least a portion of a opening actuator of each cylinder, via an activation piston of the rocker movable with respect to the rocker... Agent: Renault Trucks

20140182532 - Valve-timing control apparatus of internal combustion engine and cover member of valve-timing control apparatus: A valve-timing control apparatus includes a phase change mechanism configured to change a valve timing, a cover member provided near a front end side of the phase change mechanism; slip rings provided to one of a front end portion of the phase change mechanism and a facing surface of the... Agent: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

20140182531 - Variable valve lift apparatus: A variable valve lift apparatus may include a camshaft, a cam piece having first cams having lift amounts that are different formed at one side thereof, a first cam protrusion portion formed near the first cams that is slidably disposed on the camshaft to rotate with the camshaft, a first... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140182536 - Reset type rocker braking method and device: A reset rocker arm braking method and device are provided. A braking piston hole and an oil drain piston hole which are communicated with a braking oil supply passage are arranged inside a rocker arm, and an oil drain passage is arranged between the braking piston hole and the oil... Agent: Shanghai Universoon Autoparts Co., Ltd.

20140182538 - Inter-event control strategy for corona ignition systems: The invention provides a system and method for controlling corona discharge. A driver circuit provides energy to the corona igniter and detects any arc formation. Optionally, in response to each arc formation, the energy provided to the corona igniter is shut off for a short time to dissipate the arc.... Agent: Federal-mogul Ignition Company

20140182539 - Rocker latch for controlling engine valve actuation: Engine valve actuation systems and methods used to decompress an engine cylinder during engine start-up, shut-down, and for bleeder braking are disclosed. An exemplary system may include a rocker arm pivotally mounted on a rocker shaft, and a structure mounted adjacent to the rocker arm in a fixed position relative... Agent: Jacobs Vehicle Systems, Inc.

20140182540 - Combustion engine, cylinder for a combustion engine, and cylinder liner for a combustion engine: A combustion engine includes a combustion engine piston cylinder including an interior wall surface, the interior wall surface having a textured pattern comprising a plurality of texture elements over at least part of an axial length of the interior will surface. An area density and/or a volume of the texture... Agent: Volvo Technology Corporation

20140182541 - Oil pump for vehicle: The oil pump for a vehicle may include a housing forming an outer wall of the oil pump, an outer ring to control a pumping volume of an oil, a first chamber for storing a pumped oil and connected to an engine to supply the oil to the engine, a... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140182542 - Circulating piston engine: An engine, such as a circulating piston engine, includes a housing that defines an annular bore, a piston assembly, and a valve. The piston assembly is disposed within the annular bore and is configured to be coupled to a drive mechanism. The valve is configured to be intermittently disposed within... Agent: Wb Development Company LLC

20140182543 - Fuel supply system for gasoline direct injection engine: A fuel supply system for a gasoline direct injection (GDI) engine may reduce noise caused by a high pulsation pressure generated in a high-pressure pump due to fuel pressure control. The fuel supply system may include: a high-pressure pump; a high-pressure rail; an injector that is installed at the high-pressure... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140182544 - System and method of improving efficiency of an internal combustion engine: An improved multi-stroke DIG or diesel engine and method includes a cylinder formed within an engine cylinder block, a piston is movably disposed within the cylinder, and a combustion chamber is formed in a space between the piston and a cylinder head. An injector is disposed within the engine cylinder... Agent:

20140182545 - Method of using a bypass valve: A method of controlling a pump (43), including operating an engine (23) having an engine intake (49) coupled to a pump output (51) of a pump, and a transmission (41) coupled to the engine and to the pump, and operating a valve (58) between a pump input of the pump... Agent: Orbital Traction, Ltd.

20140182546 - Control system and method for continuously variable valve lift apparatus: A method of controlling a continuously variable valve lift apparatus, may include determining a desired valve lift of the continuously variable valve lift apparatus based on a driving status, determining a first correction factor based on the driving status, determining a second correction factor based on an amount of air... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140182547 - Control method and system for oil pump of engine provided with variable valve lift apparatus: A method of controlling an oil pump of an engine with a variable valve lift apparatus includes: detecting the operation status of a vehicle; determining whether mode change conditions of a variable valve lift apparatus are satisfied; determining whether the mode change condition of the variable valve lift apparatus is... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140182548 - System and method for analyzing carbon build up in an engine: An induction cleaning analyzing system includes a pressure sensor, an ignition event detector, and a control module. The pressure sensor measures airflow pressures of intake air and/or exhaust from cylinders in a common airflow pathway of a vehicle. The ignition event detector determines ignition events of the cylinders. The control... Agent: Illinois Tool Works Inc.

20140182549 - Piston shrouding of sleeve valve-controlled ports: Features relating to engine efficiency and emissions controls are described. Systems, methods, articles or manufacture and the like can include features relating to integrated muffler and emissions controls for engine exhaust, water-injected internal combustion engine with an asymmetric compression and expansion ratio, controlled combustion durations for HCCI engines, piston shrouding... Agent:

20140182550 - Quill with integrated flow limiter: A high-pressure quill for a fuel injection system of an engine includes a pair of elongated components linked together in fluid communication. The upstream component includes a plenum chamber with a seat at its upstream end. The pair of elongated components is linked together by a linking component in a... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.

20140182551 - Gaseous fuel system, direct injection gas engine system, and method: The disclosure describes an engine system having liquid and gaseous fuel systems, each of which injects fuel directly into an engine cylinder. A controller controls pumping of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the gaseous fuel system. In a pump cycle, a pumping piston is moved in an intake direction... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.

20140182553 - Common rail system for dme fuel: A common rail system for a dimethyl ether (DME) fuel in which a medium-pressure fuel system is disposed between a low-pressure fuel system and a high-pressure fuel system to improve the durability and reliability of the common rail system is provided. The low-pressure fuel system stores a DME fuel in... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140182552 - Dual fuel common rail system and diesel only method of operating same: A dual fuel common rail system may be operated in a regular mode in which a relatively large charge of gaseous fuel is ignited by compression igniting a relatively small injection quantity of liquid diesel fuel. The dual fuel system may be operated in a single fuel limp home mode... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.

20140182555 - Engine with dual injector: An engine includes two injectors that inject fuel in an intake port connected with one combustion chamber and allows overcoming the technical limits of the related art and achieving more appropriate fuel injection in accordance with the operation sections of an engine, thereby improving fuel efficiency and output of the... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140182554 - Injection system for cold start improvement of flexible-fuel vehicle and method of controlling the same: An injection system for cold start improvement of a flexible-fuel vehicle (FFV), may include a first injector installed in an intake port, and a second injector installed in the intake port in which the first injector may be installed and having a built-in heater, wherein the first injector and the... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140182556 - Intake system for a vehicle, and engine including same: An intake system for a vehicle includes an air cleaner assembly in a compact size. Intake passages introduce intake air to front and rear cylinder blocks of a multicylinder engine, and an air cleaner assembly is connected to upstream ends of the intake passages. A space inside an air cleaner... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140182557 - Control device for in-cylinder injection type internal combustion engine: Provided with a control device for an in-cylinder injection type internal combustion engine that reduces an amount of fuel attaching to and remaining on a piston crown surface and a cylinder bore wall surface so as to suppress an increase in the number of exhaust particles of PM when fuel... Agent: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd,

20140182558 - Leaschauer engine: Disclosed herein is a novel ICE termed the Leaschauer Engine (LE). The Leaschauer Engine (LE) is a single or multiple step compression cycle ICE machine, employing the Pressure/Heat Detonation Principle (Diesel Principle). The Leaschauer Engine differs significantly from a conventional ICE machine by its ability to employ extreme combustion pressure... Agent:

20140182559 - Gaseous fuel system, direct injection gas engine system, and method: The disclosure describes an engine system having liquid and gaseous fuel systems, each of which injects fuel directly into an engine cylinder. A controller controls the pumping of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the gaseous fuel system using variable speeds for reciprocally moving a pumping piston of a pumping... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.

20140182560 - Variable speed dual fueled engine and electrical power management apparatus and methods: A fuel system is provided for use with a variable speed dual fuel engine. The fuel system comprises a first fuel injector configured for supplying diesel fuel to the engine, a second fuel injector configured for supplying natural gas to the engine, and a fuel controller configured to implement a... Agent: General Electric Company

20140182561 - Onboard cng/cfg vehicle refueling and storage systems and methods: Embodiments described herein provide a mobile refueling solution to vehicles that run on natural gas (CNG) or other gaseous fuels (CFG) through an integrated system of onboard compression, storage, interface modules and a central control architecture.... Agent:

20140182562 - Fuel heating device for improving cold start performance of flex fuel vehicle: A fuel heating device may improve cold start performance and solve a number of problems of conventional auxiliary tank and heating systems of a flex fuel vehicle (FFV). The fuel heating device may include a heater having embedded therein a heat emission object for heating fuel, a solenoid valve connected... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140182563 - Tuned power amplifier with multiple loaded chokes for inductively heated fuel injectors: A tuned power amplifier includes: a tuning capacitor connected in series with multiple loaded chokes that represent an inductance of an oscillator, and multiple semiconductor power switches connected to the series connections between the tuning capacitor and the loaded chokes. The loaded chokes may be induction heating coils of inductively... Agent:

20140182564 - Method of using a bypass valve: A method of controlling a pump (43), including operating an engine (23) having an engine intake (49) coupled to a pump output (51) of a pump, and a transmission (41) coupled to the engine and to the pump, and operating a valve (58) between a pump input of the pump... Agent: Orbital Traction, Ltd.

20140182565 - Brake negative pressure generating device for vehicle: A brake negative pressure generating device of a vehicle includes: an electrically-driven supercharger for drawing in, compressing, and supplying outside air; a vacuum chamber connected to an inlet opening of the electrically-driven supercharger and supplying negative pressure for brake force boosting; a negative pressure supply passage for connecting the inlet... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140182566 - Method for operating a reciprocating piston internal combustion engine with internal exhaust gas energy recuperation and reciprocating piston internal combustion engine: In a method for operating a reciprocating-piston internal combustion engine having internal exhaust gas energy recuperation, a cylinder head recuperator is heated up during an exhaust cycle by hot exhaust gas flowing through the cylinder head recuperator prior to being exhausted from the cylinder via an exhaust valve. During an... Agent: Meta Motoren- Und Energie-technik Gmbh

20140182567 - Exhaust gas recirculation valve device for vehicle: An exhaust gas recirculation valve device for a vehicle includes a valve housing having an exhaust gas inlet port and an exhaust gas outlet port, a flap valve rotatably mounted on the valve housing to open and close the exhaust gas outlet port, and a valve shaft fitted to penetrate... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140182568 - Oil filter system for vehicle: An oil filter system for a vehicle may provided at a cylinder block of an engine for collecting engine oil from a blow-by gas generated in a crank case. The oil filter system may include a blow-by path to recirculate the blow-by gas so that the blow-by gas generated in... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140182569 - Oil filter system for vehicle: An oil filter system for a vehicle is provided at a cylinder block of an engine and collects engine oil from blow-by gas generated in a crank case. The oil filter system may include a blow-by path configured to recirculate the blow-by gas so that the blow-by gas generated in... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140182570 - Combustion controlled nox reduction method and device: In this invention, there is provided a method for reducing NOx emission from an internal combustion engine designed to produce a given amount of power and a method for improving fuel efficiency by providing an intake stream of oxygen-enriched air and keeping the amount of power output the same so... Agent:

  
06/26/2014 > 33 patent applications in 29 patent subcategories.

20140174390 - Diesel fuel compositions: A diesel fuel composition comprising a quaternary ammonium salt additive which additive is formed by the reaction of (1) a quaternising agent and (2) a compound formed by the reaction of a hydrocarbyl-substituted acylating agent and at least 1.4 molar equivalents of an amine of formula (B1) or (B2), wherein... Agent:

20140174391 - Diesel fuel compositions: A diesel fuel composition comprising, as an additive, the product of a Mannich reaction between: (a) an aldehyde; (b) an amine; and (c) a substituted phenol; wherein the phenol is substituted with at least one branched hydrocarbyl group having a molecular weight of between 200 and 3000; and wherein in... Agent:

20140174384 - Piston for an internal combustion engine: A cooling structure for an internal combustion engine piston is provided. The piston includes an oil cooling channel integrated in the piston. The oil cooling channel has a bottom surface facing towards a top surface of the piston and a top surface facing away from the top surface of the... Agent: Volvo Lastvagnar Ab

20140174385 - Casing structure of a water-cooled internal combustion engine: A casing structure of a water-cooled internal combustion engine includes a casing member defining an oil pump chamber and a water pump chamber. A rotor of an oil pump is inserted into the oil pump chamber and an impeller of a water pump is inserted into the water pump chamber.... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140174387 - Phase adjustment circuit and interface circuit: In a phase adjustment circuit, a first phase adjuster has a plurality of parallel-connected first inverters that receives an input signal to be phase-adjusted, wherein a first inverter to be activated is selected by a first control signal. A second phase adjuster has a plurality of parallel-connected second inverters that... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140174386 - Phase-adjusting device of a camshaft for an internal combustion engine: A camshaft adjusting device of an internal combustion engine having two camshafts supported concentrically to one another, the axial position of the outer camshaft being determined by an axial bearing and the outer camshaft interacting with a sealing cover of an adjusting apparatus. A first cam is rotationally fixed to... Agent: Schaeffler Technologies Ag & Co. Kg

20140174388 - Rockerless desmodromic valve system: A desmodromic valve system which provides direct bidirectional displacement of a valve stem of an internal combustion engine without the aid of a rocker arm, utilizing a semirigid basket operating in conjunction with a plurality of cams for each valve. The basket is disposed about the camshaft of the engine... Agent:

20140174389 - Valve train of an internal combustion engine, an internal combustion engine, and a method for producing a corresponding valve train: A valve train of an internal combustion engine includes at least one basic camshaft with a cam carrier provided thereupon in a rotationally fixed and axially displaceable manner. The cam carrier has at least one valve-actuating cam as well as a tubular basic element that receives the basic camshaft in... Agent: Audi Ag

20140174392 - Intra-event control strategy for corona ignition systems: The invention provides a system and method for controlling corona discharge and arc formations during a single corona event, i.e. intra-event control. A driver circuit provides energy to the corona igniter and detects any arc formation. In response to each arc formation, the energy provided to the corona igniter is... Agent: Federal-mogul Ignition Company

20140174393 - Single point engine control interface: A control system for manipulating operation of an engine of a portable engine powered device includes a choke and primer control that simplifies starting of the engine. The control system includes a dial that is associated with a choke control to effectuate choking of the engine during starting of the... Agent: Generac Power Systems, Inc.

20140174394 - Intake passage structure for vehicle: The length of a connecting tube in an intake passage structure for a vehicle can be secured, and the number of components around the connecting tube can be reduced. Provided is an intake passage structure for a vehicle including a connecting tube and an engine, the connecting tube connecting an... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140174395 - Instrumented piston for an internal combustion engine: A piston assembly for an internal combustion engine is provided. The piston assembly includes a piston crown including an upper surface defining a bowl region, a side portion and a lower surface, a piston skirt depending from the side portion of the piston crown, a sensor, at least partially coated... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.

20140174396 - Piston: A piston for a free piston engine generator, comprising one or more elements arranged coaxially along a piston shaft wherein the length of the piston is at least five times its maximum diameter, wherein at least one of the elements is formed from a magnetically permeable composite material having isotropic... Agent: Libertine Fpe Ltd.

20140174397 - Casing structure for an internal combustion engine: A casing structure of an automotive internal combustion engine includes an upper/lower divided crankcase structure. A crankshaft and a first transmission shaft of a pair of transmission shafts parallel to the crankshaft of a transmission are axially supported by a dividing surface of the upper crankcase and the lower crankcase.... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140174399 - Head cover having lubrication structure: A head cover having a lubrication structure, and having a box shape, the head cover includes: a side wall; a lower surface side which is opened, and which includes a lower surface circumference portion that is fixed to an upper portion of an engine; a lubrication opening which is opened... Agent: Mahle Filter Systems Japan Corporation

20140174398 - Internal combustion engine with lubrication system: An internal combustion engine for a vehicle, such as a motorcycle, includes a crankcase defining a sump, and a lubrication system scavenging oil from the crankcase and supplying oil to the crankshaft and to first and second cylinder heads. The lubrication system includes a pump with housing and rotor, the... Agent: S & S Cycle, Inc.

20140174400 - Split-angle connecting rod: The disclosure is directed to a connecting rod, The connecting rod may include a first end having a bore configured to receive a piston pin, and a second end having a yoke and a cap removably connected to the yoke at a separation plane. Together, the yoke and the cap... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.

20140174401 - Vortex generator device: A plate-shaped butterfly valve is rotatable to throttle intake airflow, which is to be drawn into an internal combustion engine, and to direct the intake airflow toward a specific periphery in a cross section of a passage. The passage has a passage wall defining a passage wall step. The passage... Agent:

20140174402 - Dual fuel system having a damper: A dual fuel system for an engine is disclosed. The dual fuel system may have a first fuel supply providing a first fuel to the engine, and a second fuel supply providing a second fuel. The dual fuel system may also have a regulator configured to pass the second fuel... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.

20140174403 - Fuel supplier: A fuel supplier for a motor vehicle, having a fuel tank and an internal combustion engine, includes a fuel pump pumping fuel from the fuel tank to the internal combustion engine, a motor driving the fuel pump, and a control unit carrying out feedback control of duty ratio of voltage... Agent: Aisian Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20140174404 - Fuel system: A fuel system for a dual fuel power source includes a first fuel circuit fluidly connected to the power source, a second fuel circuit separate from the first fuel circuit and fluidly connected to the power source, and a pressure regulator fluidly connected to the first fuel circuit. The pressure... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.

20140174405 - Fuel injection valve: A sub out-orifice and an in-orifice are respectively formed in a low pressure passage and a high pressure passage of a fixed plate. A control valve is provided at an outlet port of the low pressure passage. In a normal control, the control valve starts its control-valve opening operation when... Agent: Denso Corporation

20140174406 - Control system for an engine with egr flow: A system associated with an internal combustion engine is disclosed. The system may be configured to inject fuel at a current fuel injection flow rate and to direct exhaust at a current EGR flow rate. A controller may be configured to determine a maximum fuel injection flow rate and a... Agent: Caterpillar, Inc.

20140174407 - Fuel supply system: A fuel supply system includes a feeder fuel circuit configured to: (i) convey a first fuel in a direction of a mixing tank via a first pump device proceeding from a first fuel tank for a first fuel type; or (ii) convey a second fuel in the direction of the... Agent: Man Diesel & Turbo Se

20140174408 - Method for determining a fuel fraction in oil: A method for determining a fuel fraction in the oil of an oil circuit (6), in particular in oil of an oil circuit (6) of an internal combustion engine (7), wherein a variably adjustable oil delivery pump (1) is provided in the oil circuit, which oil delivery pump can be... Agent: Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft

20140174409 - Gear pump protection valve: A fuel system is disclosed. The fuel system may include a fuel supply, a fuel supply conduit fluidly connecting the fuel supply to an engine, and a fuel pump in fluid communication with the fuel supply conduit. The fuel system may also include a bypass conduit including a first end... Agent: United Techologies Corporation

20140174410 - Fuel filter: Embodiments may provide a fuel filter that may include a plurality of return fuel conduits axially traversing a filter medium. Each conduit may include an inlet in fluidic communication with the fuel recirculation passage. Each conduit may have a return fuel line exit port adjacent to a distal end of... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140174411 - Apparatus for suppressing fuel evaporative gas emission: A changeover valve is opened, reference pressure Pb is detected, a monitoring timer is set to 0, a purge process is started, the changeover valve is closed, a pump is operated, and the monitoring timer t is started. Then, a canister internal pressure Pc is detected, a pressure deviation ΔPc... Agent: Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20140174412 - Control apparatus for internal combustion engine and method therefor: An apparatus controls an internal combustion engine provided with an EGR device having an EGR passage and an EGR valve that is provided in the EGR passage and can adjust an EGR amount. This apparatus includes a controller that estimates state parameters of the internal combustion engine that affect the... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140174413 - Rate-based model predictive control method for internal combustion engine air path control: A rate based model predictive controller for air path control for a diesel engine regulates turbine lift and EGR valve flow rate to specified set points by coordinated control of intake manifold air pressure and EGR valve flow rate. The controller utilizes a rate-based reduced order linear model for model... Agent: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

20140174414 - Rate-based contractive model predictive control method for internal combustion engine air path control: A rate based model predictive controller and method for air path control for a diesel engine regulates intake manifold pressure (MAP) and EGR valve flow rate to specified set points by coordinated control of a variable geometry turbine (VGT) and EGR valve position. A decay and a flexible Lyapunov function... Agent: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

20140174415 - Pcv valve apparatus: A PCV valve apparatus includes a PCV valve main body and a cover member. The PCV valve main body includes a first connection portion, a second connection portion, and a fastened portion. The first connection portion includes a first end and a second end. The cover member includes an attachment... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140174416 - Ignition system: An ignition system for an internal combustion engine includes a discharge portion of the center electrode in which a part thereof is surrounded by a bottom portion and a tubular tip portion of the center dielectric, the part of the discharge portion and the tubular tip portion are projected into... Agent: Denso Corporation

  
06/19/2014 > 50 patent applications in 42 patent subcategories.

20140165942 - Engine-lubricant octane boost to quiet sporadic pre-ignition: One embodiment provides an engine lubricant having an engine oil and an additive dissolved in the engine oil in an amount effective to quiet pre-ignition or knock due to ingress of the lubricant into a combustion chamber of an engine. The additive has a saturated vapor pressure less than 300... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140165943 - Marine engine lubrication: Trunk piston marine engine lubrication comprising a major amount of (A) an oil of lubricating viscosity that comprises an oil-soluble ester basestock, or that comprises greater than 0.1 to less than 90 mass % of an oil-soluble ester basestock and, as 50 mass % or more of the remainder of... Agent: Infineum International Limited

20140165944 - Method for superheated glycerin combustion: A method for superheated glycerin combustion (SGC) combines fumigation and SGC to effect greater fuel efficiency and reduce exhaust gas pollutants from a compression ignition engine such as a diesel engine. The invention utilizes the fumigant method by combining two gases (dimethyl ether and propane) which autoignite prior to the... Agent: Wsc Three S.a.

20140165931 - Method and system for vacuum generation: Methods and systems are provided for controlling motive flow through an ejector using a pneumatically controlled valve. A valve coupled upstream of an intake ejector may be adjusted based on boost pressure to control motive flow into the ejector from upstream of a compressor. This allows motive flow through the... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140165932 - Engine cooling system for vehicle and control method of the same: An engine cooling system for a vehicle includes a water pump disposed to supply an engine with a coolant and a radiator disposed to cool heated coolant of the engine by exchanging heat with outside air. The system may include: a control valve that is disposed at one side of... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140165933 - Duct for engine bay cooling and ventilation: An air cooling system provides cooling air within an engine bay of a vehicle. The vehicle includes a radiator and a cooling fan, the cooling fan is operable to force air to flow through the radiator, and the cooling fan is also operable to blow air within a blow zone... Agent:

20140165967 - Internal combustion engines: An internal combustion engine comprising at least one cylinder and a pair of opposed, reciprocating pistons within the cylinder forming a combustion chamber therebetween. The engine has at least one fuel injector disposed at least partly within the cylinder, the fuel injector having a nozzle that is positioned within the... Agent:

20140165969 - Variable compression ratio device and internal combustion engine using the same: A variable compression ratio device and an internal combustion engine are disclosed. The variable compression ratio device includes a main piston that moves in a reciprocating manner, a main combustion chamber having a volume that is varied by the main piston, a sub-compression chamber communicating with the main combustion chamber;... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140165934 - Marine propulsion device: A crankshaft includes a coupling portion, a first functional portion, and a second functional portion. The coupling portion is coupled to a connecting rod. The first functional portion is provided on an upper portion of the crankshaft protruding from a crankcase. The first functional portion drives a first functional component.... Agent: Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha

20140165936 - Device for actuating a valve of an internal combustion engine: The invention relates to a cam actuator (2) for actuating at least one valve (3) slidably mounted in a mounting (1), the device comprising a tappet (8) which is to be mounted on a free end of a stem (3a) of the valve and which is mobile relative to the... Agent: Valeo Systemes De Controle Moteur

20140165937 - Variable lost motion valve actuator and method: A lost motion engine valve actuation system and method of actuating an engine valve are disclosed. The system may comprise a valve train element, a pivoting lever, a control piston, and a hydraulic circuit. The pivoting lever may include a first end for contacting the control piston, a second end... Agent: Jacobs Vehicle Systems, Inc.

20140165939 - Engine valve timing control apparatus: To achieve an intermediate lock state in a short period when an engine is stopped and improve the accuracy of confirmation of the intermediate lock state, an engine valve timing control apparatus includes a variable valve timing mechanism configured to vary engine valve timing, and an intermediate lock mechanism configured... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20140165938 - Valve-timing control apparatus for internal combustion engine: A valve-timing control apparatus includes a drive rotating member; a driven rotating member fixed to a cam shaft; an electric motor configured to rotate the driven rotating member relative to the drive rotating member; a motor housing connected integrally with the drive rotating member; a cover member located to face... Agent: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

20140165940 - Multiple variable valve lift apparatus and engine provided with the same: A multiple variable valve lift apparatus may include a camshaft, a plurality of cams slidably fitted on the camshaft and each having a cam base with a guide groove and a cam lobe, a solenoid valve including an actuating rod capable of being selectively inserted into the guide groove of... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140165941 - Variable valve lift device: A variable valve lift apparatus may include a rocker arm coupled with a rocker arm shaft, a valve bridge disposed to be pressed by one end portion of the rocker arm, the valve bridge including a piston insertion hole and at least one pin insertion hole connecting to the piston... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140165935 - Camshaft: A camshaft of an internal combustion engine may include at least one function device connected therewith via a shaft-hub connection. The function device may include at least two different function elements each operable for different function... Agent: Mahie International Gmbh

20140165945 - Laser spark plug: A laser spark plug, e.g., for an engine, includes a prechamber that accommodates an ignitable medium, an arrangement for radiating laser radiation onto an ignition point in the prechamber, at least one crossflow channel that enables a fluid connection between an internal space of the prechamber and an external space,... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140165946 - Power tool: To attain further rationalization in a power tool in which a tool bit is driven by an engine. During driving of the saw chain, when the user returns a throttle lever to its initial position by releasing only the throttle lever while keeping pressing a throttle lock lever, or when... Agent: Makita Corporation

20140165947 - Hydrostatic starter device of an internal combustion engine: A hydrostatic starter device (10) for an internal combustion engine (2) having a hydrostatic power unit (11) connected with the output shaft (4) of the internal combustion engine (2) is driven with hydraulic fluid from a hydraulic fluid accumulator (12). The hydrostatic starter device (10) has an electrohydraulic charging device... Agent: Linde Hydraulics Gmbh & Co. Kg

20140165948 - Intake manifold: An intake manifold capable of discharging oil or water in a liquid reservoir in a stable manner includes an introduction section for introducing air to a combustion chamber of an engine, a liquid reservoir provided under the introduction section for retaining a liquid medium, a differential pressure tank including a... Agent: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

20140165949 - Airflow attachment assembly for carburetor: A carburetor attachment assembly for improved engine performance including an airflow crown and a mating air cleaner base. The air flow crown is adapted to detachably mount atop a carburetor and has a contoured intake surface that guides and directs airflow into the mouth of the carburetor. The airflow crown's... Agent:

20140165950 - Active control sound generator: An active control sound generator apparatus may include a housing disposed at an end of an intake duct in a vehicle, having an intake port at an end, and having a driving unit case thereon, a control actuator disposed at a side in the driving unit case, a valve plate... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140165953 - Anti-cogging apparatus and methods for reducing cogging of rotating shaft: An apparatus improves rotation of a rotatable shaft. The rotatable shaft has a cyclical cogging torque acting thereon in a first direction. The apparatus includes a support member, first and second anti-cogging members, a cam surface and an abutment member. The support member is adjacent the rotatable shaft. The rotatable... Agent:

20140165952 - Magnet-based anti-cogging apparatuses and systems for applying an anti-cogging torque on a rotating shaft: An anti-cogging apparatus includes a first support member, a second support member, a first set of magnets, and a second set of magnets. The first support member is configured to be connected to and rotate with a rotatable shaft. The second support member does not rotate and is configured not... Agent:

20140165951 - Structure to reduce noise and vibration in an engine system: Adding dome-shaped protuberances, or polydomes, to an engine system increases the structural integrity of the engine component to which they are added and allows noise radiated in the engine system to be reduced in certain regions of the frequency spectrum without incurring a significant increase in the mass of the... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140165954 - System and method for sampling fluid from piston top land crevice of piston engine: A system and method for sampling fluid from a top land piston crevice of a reciprocating piston engine. Access into the crevice is via a length of tubing inserted into a bore through the piston wall. Two valves, first a relief valve and then a piloted check valve, operate together... Agent: Southwest Research Institute

20140165955 - Method of manufacturing an engine block: A method for manufacturing an engine block includes removing material from the top deck of the engine block surrounding a first opening to create a first recessed area, placing a first seal within the first recessed area, positioning a first insert within the first recessed area and against the first... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.

20140165956 - Containment assembly for flowable materials: A combination usable together in an automotive vehicle includes an engine block, a cover, and a band clamp. The engine block includes an opening configured to provide access to an interior volume, a first flange having a periphery that surrounds the opening, and a first engagement surface disposed proximate the... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140165957 - Lubrication apparatus of high pressure pump for common rail system: A lubrication apparatus of a high pressure pump for a common rail system can improve lubrication performance for a friction portion M1 between a roller 12 and a shoe by supplying a large amount of lubricating fuel, which is supplied from a low pressure pump 24, to the friction portion... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140165958 - Precombustion chamber for gas engine: Disclosed herein is a precombustion chamber structure for a gas engine. The precombustion chamber structure is configured to facilitate disassembly of a precombustion chamber tip, thus making maintenance, repair or inspection of the precombustion chamber easy. For this, the precombustion chamber structure includes: a body (110) having a main body... Agent: Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.

20140165959 - Engine having variable valve timing device and variable tumble device: An engine having a variable valve timing device and a variable tumble device, may include the variable valve timing device advancing or delaying a rotation of an intake camshaft or an exhaust camshaft, an intake valve or an exhaust valve configured to be operated by the intake camshaft or the... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140165960 - Variable intake manifold for internal combustion engine and variable air intake device using the same: A variable intake manifold apparatus for an internal combustion engine, may include an inlet drawing in outside air and being connected to a main passage, first and second outlets branched from the main passage and fluid-connected to the inlet through the main passage and releasing the outside air drawn through... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140165961 - Active plural inlet air induction system: An air intake system includes a first inlet and a first valve member that moves between an open position and a closed position to regulate flow through a first passage toward a manifold. The first valve member is biased toward the open position. The system also includes a second inlet... Agent:

20140165962 - Method and system for vacuum generation: Methods and systems are provided for controlling motive flow through an ejector using a pneumatically controlled valve. A vacuum actuated valve may be opened at low vacuum conditions to increase motive flow through the ejector while the valve is closed at high vacuum conditions to decrease the motive flow. This... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140165963 - Hydraulic engine with one or more of improved transmission control, valve, and fuel injection features: An internal combustion engine and method of operating such an engine are disclosed. In some embodiments, a process governed by a controller determines an effective gear ratio of a variable-displacement hydrostatic drive motor and engine combustion events so that an output velocity tends to meet a desired velocity indicated by... Agent:

20140165964 - Method for operating an internal combustion engine of a hand-guided power tool: In a power tool, an internal combustion engine is coupled by a clutch to a tool member. An ignition control device is provided that for each engine speed of the internal combustion engine specifies at least one ignition timing. For each engine speed of a first engine speed range a... Agent: Andreas Stihl Ag & Co. Kg

20140165965 - Fuel supply system with accumulator: A fuel supply system with an accumulator that allows for the accumulation of fuel at a pressure greater than the nominal operating pressure of the fuel supply system. The accumulation of fuel allows for less frequent fuel pump operation and therefore a reduction in overall fuel consumption of an engine.... Agent:

20140165966 - Pressure regulator having an integrated check valve: A pressure regulator for use in an engine is disclosed. The pressure regulator may include first and second flow paths formed in a body, wherein the first flow path is configured to pass a first fluid and the second flow path is configured to receive a second fluid. A diaphragm... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.

20140165968 - Fuel system for an excavator: A fuel system is disclosed which is adapted to improve engine ignition properties by ensuring that, when the engine ignition is turned off, residual fuel left over in the engine area after use is not returned to the fuel tank but instead remains in a common rail injector area. The... Agent: Volvo Construction Equipment Ab

20140165970 - Method and system for controlling low pressure fuel pump of gasoline direct injection engine: A method of controlling a low pressure fuel pump of a gasoline direct injection (GDI) engine includes receiving failure related information of a high pressure fuel pump, boosting, if the high pressure fuel pump is failed based on the failure related information of the high pressure fuel pump, a fuel... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140165971 - Fuel-air separator and pulse dampener: A fuel-air separator includes a chamber with an interior side-wall surface and adjacent interior top and bottom surfaces. An inlet of the fuel-air separator opens to the interior side-wall surface to admit fuel and air and to cause the fuel and air to flow helically down and along the interior... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140165972 - Evaporative fuel treatment apparatus: An evaporative fuel treatment apparatus includes a fuel tank, a fuel pump, an adsorber, a purge mechanism, a supercharger and an electronic control unit. The fuel pump is configured to draw fuel that is supplied from the fuel tank to the internal combustion engine. The adsorber is provided inside the... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140165973 - Fluid heating device and vehicle fuel system using the same: A fluid heating device of a vehicle fuel system includes: a case having a fluid inlet for letting in fluid, a fluid outlet for letting out the fluid, and an inner space that communicates with the fluid inlet and the fluid outlet; upper and lower power-supply and heat-radiation plates that... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140165974 - An exhaust gas recirculation mixer: Disclosed is an EGR mixer for mixing a fresh air flow and an EGR flow. The EGR mixer comprises an air duct configured to allow a fresh air flow to flow therethrough, and comprises an EGR duct configured to allow an EGR flow to flow therethrough. The EGR mixer comprises... Agent: Deere & Company

20140165975 - Exhaust gas recirculation valve for vehicle: An exhaust gas recirculation valve for a vehicle may include a housing having a flow path through which an exhaust gas flows, a shaft installed in the housing to be rotatable, a flap valve provided to be rotatable about the shaft and configured to open and close the flow path,... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140165976 - Exhaust gas recirculation control method and system: A system and method for controlling an exhaust gas recirculation valve during transient cycles of engine operation to improve fuel consumption efficiency. The system and method includes first determining a flow rate of total mass out of the intake manifold of the combustion engine and the current mass fraction of... Agent:

20140165977 - Separator: A separator has a first inlet arranged to receive a fluid stream, and first and second separation stages coupled together in series; A pump coupled to the second separation stage generates an area of reduced pressure to draw the fluid stream through the first and second separation stages. One of... Agent:

20140165978 - Ignition coil: An ignition coil for an internal combustion engine includes a magnetically-permeable core a primary winding disposed outward of the core, and a secondary winding disposed outward of the primary winding and inductively coupled to the primary winding. The secondary winding has a left secondary winding section and right secondary winding... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

20140165979 - Control unit for internal-combustion engine: According to the invention, a particulate matter sensor is installed in an exhaust passage of an internal-combustion engine. A control unit for this internal-combustion engine detects a particulate amount in an exhaust gas through the exhaust passage in response to an output from the particulate matter sensor. Further, the control... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140165980 - Controlled spark ignited flame kernel flow: In some aspects, a spark plug includes a spark gap in an enclosure of the spark plug. The spark plug includes a passage in the interior of the enclosure. During operation of the engine, the passage directs flow through the spark gap, primarily away from a combustion chamber end of... Agent: Woodward, Inc.

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