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Power plants March listing by industry category 03/10Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20100071342 - Integrated gas turbine exhaust diffuser and heat recovery steam generation system: Systems and methods for integrating heat exchanger elements of HRSG systems with gas turbine exhaust diffusers are provided in the disclosed embodiments. The systems and methods may include integrating heat exchanger elements, such as steam pipes, with various components of an exhaust diffuser. For example, the heat exchanger elements may... Agent: Ge Energy-global Patent Operation Fletcher Yoder PC
20100071343 - Compact cyclone combustion torch igniter: A torch igniter and method of cooling the torch igniter includes axially flowing a first stream of gaseous oxidizer through a torch throat and vortically flowing a second stream of the gaseous oxidizer within a combustion chamber.... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds/pratt & Whitney
20100071344 - Closed-circuit hydraulic thruster: The present invention provides closed-circuit hydraulic thruster used for the generation of thrust, or lift, force from the torque provided by a prime mover, or a motor. In a preferred embodiment the closed-circuit hydraulic thruster comprises an outer casing; at least two inner-members; at least one intermediate body; a drive... Agent: Essam T. Marcus
20100071345 - Thrust engine: According to the present invention, a blade with lift-to-drag ratio greater than one can generate a lift force greater than the drag force on the blade when a fluid flows across the blade. The blade can be positioned within an enclosed engine to produce a force greater than the force... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20100071346 - Hydrolysis catalyst with larger duct cross-sections in the peripheral portion than in the central portion, and method for hydrolysis of a uric substance: A hydrolysis catalyst forming part of an exhaust system for a combustion engine for catalytically converting a uric substance to ammonia which can be used in a downstream SCR catalyst. The hydrolysis catalyst includes an active catalyst element with a central portion and a surrounding peripheral portion, both of which... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen
20100071348 - Exhaust gas treating method and apparatus: After adjusting an exhaust gas temperature at an exit of a heat recovery unit (11) of an exhaust gas treating apparatus to not more than a dew point temperature of sulfur trioxide (SO3), a heavy metal adsorbent is supplied from a heavy metal adsorbent supply unit (16) disposed in an... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20100071347 - Exhaust purification device of an internal combustion engine: An internal combustion engine wherein an NOx storing catalyst is arranged in an engine exhaust passage and an NOx selective reducing catalyst is arranged downstream of the NOx storing catalyst. Just before the air-fuel ratio of the exhaust gas flowing into the NOx storing catalyst is temporarily switched from lean... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100071349 - Clogging determining device for reducing agent passage and clogging determining method for reducing agent passage: The device includes pump driving control means for subjecting the pump to DUTY control so that a pressure value is kept to a predetermined value, driving DUTY determining means for determining whether the driving DUTY of the pump is less than a predetermined threshold value corresponding to the opening degree... Agent: Ronald E. Greigg Greigg & Greigg P.l.l.c.
20100071351 - Exhaust emission control system for engine and control method therefor: An exhaust emission control system, which comprises control means 8 operable, in response to satisfaction of a given stop condition, to automatically stop an engine, and subsequently, in response to satisfaction of a given restart condition, to automatically restart the automatically stopped engine, a flow passage 6 adapted for an... Agent: Studebaker & Brackett PC
20100071350 - Internal combustion engine exhaust system equipped with pollution reduction systems: Exhaust system for an internal combustion engine (1) of a motor vehicle which is equipped with a first oxidation catalytic converter or precatalytic converter (4) positioned near the outlet of gas from the engine, and with a particulate filter (9) associated with a second oxidation catalytic converter (8) these being... Agent: Nicolas E. Seckel Patent Attorney
20100071353 - Exhaust tract for an internal combustion engine: An exhaust tract for an internal combustion engine of a motor vehicle includes a first exhaust gas line, which conducts exhaust gases from the internal combustion engine to an exhaust-gas treatment device, and a second exhaust gas line, which forms a bypass line bypassing the exhaust gas treatment device. In... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20100071352 - Variable exhaust gas deflector: A variable exhaust gas flow deflector for an internal combustion engine is disclosed. The deflector can include a blade located at least partially within an exhaust gas flow of the engine, the blade having a first position and a second position. The blade can move between the first position and... Agent: Gifford, Krass, Sprinkle,anderson & Citkowski, P.c
20100071354 - Engine particulate filter regeneration: A particulate filter regeneration system is provided. In an example, the particulate filter regeneration system may be provided for use in an exhaust stream of an engine for filtering particulate. The particulate filter regeneration system may include an exhaust inlet, an exhaust chamber coupled downstream of the exhaust inlet, an... Agent: Alleman Hall Mccoy Russell & Tuttle, LLP
20100071355 - Flame deflector for emissions control system: A combustion device for an exhaust treatment system is disclosed. The combustion device may have a fuel injector configured to inject fuel toward an exhaust flow. The combustion device may also have an ignition source configured to ignite the injected fuel. The combustion device may further have a deflector configured... Agent: Caterpillar/finnegan, Henderson, L.L.P.
20100071356 - Mat product, manufacturing method of the mat product, exhaust gas treating apparatus, and muffler apparatus: A mat product, includes a mat member including inorganic fibers and having a full length Lm; and a package member having an full length Lr; wherein the mat member is received in an inside space of the package member; the inside space of the package member is in gas-communication with... Agent: Ipusa, P.l.l.c
20100071357 - Auxiliary pump system for hybrid powertrains: An auxiliary pump system for a hybrid powertrain includes a hydraulic accumulator, a hydraulic transformer, a plurality of control devices, a sump, and a plurality of fluid flow paths. The accumulator is charged by a high flow, high pressure hydraulic fluid by opening a first of the control devices and... Agent: Vivacqua Law, PLLC
20100071358 - Hydraulic system of work machine: A hydraulic system of a work machine with a hydraulically controlled implement includes: an operating oil flow passage for flowing operating oil from a main pump; a boost flow oil passage for supplying operating oil to the operating oil flow passage; a connection unit for connecting the implement which is... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.
20100071359 - Hydraulic device and work machine: A hydraulic device has a first pump, a second pump, an operating state detector configured and arranged to detect an operating state, a connection switching unit configured and arranged to selectively connect the second pump to either a first hydraulic oil line or a second hydraulic oil line, and a... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP
20100071360 - Fluid engine with enhanced efficiency: An engine provides torque by transmitting power in a fluid using optimally positioned lift-to-drag ratio blades with air-foil shape sections. The fluid may be liquid or gas. Various considerations of engine configuration, fluid density, fluid pressure and fluid temperature are design parameters that can be tuned to achieve high performance.... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20100071361 - Compensating reservoir for a hydraulic motor vehicle brake system: A compensating tank for a hydraulic motor vehicle brake system, having a housing including a housing upper part and a housing lower part and having a device for monitoring the tank filling level of the compensating tank, including a switching unit, which is welded to the housing and has a... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20100071362 - Pressure system having at least two pressure circuits: A pressure system having at least two pressure circuits each including a respective positive-displacement element and each compression side of the positive-displacement elements being in operative communication via a compensation device in such a way that a pressure increase in the first pressure circuit leads to a pressure increase in... Agent: Ronald E. Greigg Greigg & Greigg P.l.l.c.
20100071363 - Propane injection system: A flow regulator valve having multiple stages is described herein. The flow regulator valve provides a base amount of propane when the engine is idling and provides additional propane to the engine based on the engine's requirements.... Agent: Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker
20100071364 - Stoichiometric compression ignition engine with increased power output: A stoichiometric compression ignition engine has a turbocharger coupled to it so that the exhaust from the engine feeds the turbine and the compressor provides combustion air past a throttle and intercooler to the engine intake manifold. An exhaust after treatment device is positioned before the exhaust of the engine.... Agent: Taylor & Aust, P.c/deere & Company
20100071365 - Exhaust gas recirculation system: An exhaust gas recirculation system for an internal combustion engine is disclosed. The exhaust gas recirculation system can include a first turbocharger and a second turbocharger with a particulate filter located between the two turbochargers. The first turbocharger can have a first exhaust turbine and a first charger while the... Agent: Gifford, Krass, Sprinkle,anderson & Citkowski, P.c
20100071366 - Methods and systems for electric power generation using geothermal field enhancements: Methods for increasing the enthalpy of a geothermal brine, methods for recovering heat enthalpy stored in a geothermal brine, and methods for the production of a heated brine from a natural geothermal reservoir are provided. The methods may be incorporated into a geosolar electric power generation project to provide a... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20100071367 - Water recirculation system for power plant backend gas temperature control: A water recirculation system for a steam power plant includes a tapoff line which receives water from a downcomer, and an economizer link which receives water from the tapoff line and transports the water to an economizer.... Agent: Alstom Power Inc. Intellectual Property Law Dept.
20100071368 - Multi-level organic rankine cycle power system: A waste heat recovery system includes a high pressure turbine and a low pressure turbine, in which the high pressure turbine receives high pressure working fluid vapor, the low pressure turbine receives low pressure working fluid vapor and the high pressure turbine also supplies low pressure working fluid vapor to... Agent: The Nath Law Group
20100071369 - Processing biomass: The present invention relates to the processing of biomass, particularly but not exclusively poultry litter, to generate energy. A method is presented for generating power from biomass comprising a gasification process (44) involving the gasification of biomass to produce a combustible fuel gas and a power generation process (49) involving... Agent: Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
20100071370 - Renewable energy recovery from msw and other wastes: Raw MSW is delivered through an organic digester (12) within which an organic fraction of the MSW is broken down by a combination of aerobic microbial activity and mechanical action and converted into a solid bio fuel material. Treated waste material comprising a mixture of the solid bio fuel material... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
20100071371 - Power regulating device for an aircraft: A power regulator and a process regulator, or a power regulating device for regulating hybrid energy sources are provided for an aircraft. The power regulator and process regulator is equipped such that the requirement of a required means of a consumer is measurable. In this arrangement the power regulating device... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C.
20100071372 - Intake air heating control device for gas turbine: Extremely cold (e.g., −20° C.) air A is heated by a heat exchanger 30, which is supplied with steam S via a control valve 32, and heated air A′ is taken into a gas turbine 10. The valve opening degree of the control valve 32 is feedback-controlled so that the... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20100071373 - Pilot burner for gas turbine engine: A pilot burner (150, 350) for a gas turbine engine delivers an inner non-swirling fuel-oxidant mixture surrounded by an outer swirling fuel-oxidant mixture, thereby providing enhanced mixing with no recirculation zone. At least one fluid-restricting inlet port (166, 366) provides an oxidant to an inner mixing passage (160, 360). The... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20100071374 - Spiral cooled fuel nozzle: A fuel nozzle for delivery of fuel to a gas turbine engine. The fuel nozzle includes an outer nozzle wall and a center body located centrally within the nozzle wall. A gap is defined between an inner wall surface of the nozzle wall and an outer body surface of the... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20100071375 - Apparatus for observing combustion conditions in a gas turbine engine: A fuel injector for a gas turbine combustor is disclosed which includes a fuel nozzle for issuing fuel into the combustor for combustion, at least one photodetector responsive to flame radiation indicative of an OH chemiluminescence peak, and at least one photodiode responsive to flame radiation indicative of a CH... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20100071377 - Combustor apparatus for use in a gas turbine engine: A combustor apparatus for use in a gas turbine engine. The combustor apparatus includes a liner, a flow sleeve, and a fuel injection system. The liner includes an inner volume, wherein a portion of the inner volume defines a main combustion zone. The flow sleeve receives compressed air, is positioned... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20100071376 - Combustor assembly in a gas turbine engine: A combustor assembly in a gas turbine engine. The combustor assembly includes a combustor device coupled to a main engine casing, a first fuel injection system, a transition duct, and an intermediate duct. The combustor device includes a flow sleeve for receiving pressurized air and a liner disposed radially inwardly... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20100071378 - Alternately swirling mains in lean premixed gas turbine combustors: A gas turbine combustor for producing hot gas by burning a fuel in compressed air comprising a combustor central axis and multiple main swirlers with respective swirler axes disposed about and parallel to the combustor central axis, each main swirler delivering an air fuel mixture flowing through it and about... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20100071379 - Effusion cooling techniques for combustors in engine assemblies: A combustor for an engine assembly includes a cylindrical wall forming a combustion chamber in which an air and fuel mixture is combusted; and a plurality of effusion cooling holes formed in the cylindrical wall, the plurality of effusion cooling holes oriented such that cooling air flowing therethrough cools the... Agent: Honeywell/ifl Patent Services
20100071380 - Power plant and operating method: A method for operating a power plant (2), which includes at least one compressor (3), at least one turbine (4), and a burner arrangement (5), involves, to enhance the power plant (2), feeding a combustion exhaust gas from a pre-burner (8) of the burner arrangement (5) to an oxygen-removal device... Agent: Cermak Kenealy Vaidya & Nakajima LLP
20100071381 - High efficiency integrated gasification combined cycle power plant: A system and method for integrating gasification processes with membrane oxygen separation, advanced steam conditions, and effective heat recovery. Through the integration of synergistic technologies, a highly efficient Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) power plant can be constructed. A combined cycle power plant that includes substantial amounts of duct firing... Agent: Mesmer & Deleault, PLLC
20100071382 - Gas turbine transition duct: A transition member between a combustion section and a turbine section in a gas turbine engine. The transition member includes a casing inner wall and a plurality of spanning members. The spanning members extend radially outwardly from a radially outer surface of the casing inner wall. Each of the spanning... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department03/18/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20100064656 - Engines and methods of operating the same: Engines and methods for operating the engines are provided. The engine includes a means for limiting overspeed in flow communication with a turbine section flowpath, wherein the means for limiting overspeed is adapted to block a first portion of an airflow received along a first direction vector from flowing into... Agent: Honeywell/ifl Patent Services
20100064657 - Actuator flow compensated direct metering fuel control system and method: A system and method for controlling the fuel flow rate in a direct metering fuel control system to compensate for actuator flow. The system includes a fuel metering pump that supplies fuel to a fluid-operated actuator and to a gas turbine engine combustor and determines, using a generated model of... Agent: Honeywell/ifl Patent Services
20100064658 - Modular fuel supply device for a gas turbine: A gas turbine, in particular a gas turbine aircraft engine, including a fuel supply device and a control device, wherein at least parts of the control device, in particular of an engine control device, are integrated into the fuel supply device.... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20100064655 - System and method for managing turbine exhaust gas temperature: A system for thermal management of exhaust gas includes: a nozzle configured to be disposed in fluid communication with an exhaust of a turbomachine; a mixing conduit in fluid communication with the nozzle; at least one secondary inlet disposed around a periphery of the nozzle and extending between an exterior... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20100064660 - Jet engine nacelle member: The invention relates to an nacelle member (1) comprising at least one mobile cowling (2) pivotally or slidably mounted in an essentially longitudinal direction of the nacelle, capable of displacement between an expanded position and a closed position relative to a fixed structure of the nacelle member (1) through at... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20100064659 - Translating variable area fan nozzle with split beavertail fairings: A nacelle assembly includes a first portion having an outer fairing and a trailing edge, and a translatable variable area fan nozzle. The fan nozzle includes two or more nozzle segments, each nozzle segment having first and second opposed ends and a leading edge. The nozzle segments are selectively movable... Agent: Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC Goodrich Corp.
20100064661 - Injector head of liquid rocket engine: An injector head of a liquid rocket engine in which a mixture of oxidizer and fuel is supplied to a combustion chamber, including an injection plate having through-holes, a partition plate mounted above the injection plate so as to define a space between itself and the injection plate, a fuel... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20100064662 - Diesel catalyst system: A selective catalytic reduction system for reducing nitric oxides emission levels from a compression ignition engine includes a first reductant injector located upstream a first catalyst including a selective catalytic reduction coating. A second reductant injector is located downstream the first catalyst; and a second catalyst is placed downstream the... Agent: Wrb-ip LLP
20100064663 - Gas sensor fitting structure: A gas sensor is fitted to an exhaust pipe such that an end face in which a vent-hole is formed is not visible from any position of inlet portions of the exhaust pipe. Thus, it is possible to suppress entry of condensed water through the vent hole formed in the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100064664 - Method for checking the seal of a reagent injector: In a method for checking the seal of a reducing agent injector of an SCR exhaust gas aftertreatment system of an internal combustion engine comprising at least one reducing agent tank, a reducing agent pump, a reducing agent injector and an NOx sensor connected downstream from the SCR catalytic converter,... Agent: King & Spalding LLP
20100064665 - Method and desulfurizing nitrogen oxide storage catalysts in the exhaust gas system of a lean mix engine: Lean burn engines require an exhaust gas system comprising nitrogen oxide storage catalysts for removal of nitrogen oxides from their exhaust gases. When the lean burn engine is operated with a sulphur-containing exhaust gas, the storage catalysts have to be desulphurized from time to time. During the desulphurization, there is... Agent: Smith, Gambrell & Russell
20100064667 - Apparatus and method for exhaust gas posttreatment: The invention relates to an exhaust gas aftertreatment device for an internal combustion engine supercharged in two stages, having an oxidation catalyst, a particle filter, and a metering device for introducing a regeneration agent into an exhaust gas system, and to an associated method for exhaust gas aftertreatment. According to... Agent: Ronald E. Greigg Greigg & Greigg P.l.l.c.
20100064666 - Carbon deposition elimination method: A carbon deposition eliminating method includes the steps of: a) providing an exhaust pipe having a waste gas inlet and an air inlet at one end and an exhaust gas purifier at the other end and a combustion chamber on the middle, b) using a sensor to detect the pressure... Agent: Leong C Lei
20100064668 - Method for heating a reducing agent metering valve in an scr system for exhaust gas after-treatment in an internal combustion engine: The invention relates to a method for the operation of an electromagnetically controllable reducing agent metering valve that is disposed in the exhaust gas system of an internal combustion engine and that is actuated with a first flow profile (46) for metering a reducing agent. The method is characterized in... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20100064669 - O3 production apparatus and exhaust gas purification system for internal combustion engine: An object of the present invention is to produce O3 to be supplied to the exhaust gas of an internal combustion engine while suppressing deterioration of the fuel economy. An O3 production apparatus according to the present invention is an O3 production apparatus that produces O3 to be supplied to... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100064671 - Method and device for evaporating a fluid: A method and device for evaporating a predeterminable volume of fluid includes successive addition of partial volumes of the predeterminable volume to a supply line at different adding rates, at least partially evaporating the partial volumes forming vapor film between them and a supply line wall, conveying the partial volumes... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP
20100064670 - Reductant supply system for a waste gas cleaning catalyst and a heating unit therefor: The invention relates to a reductant supply system for a waste gas cleaning catalyst of an internal combustion engine, in particular of a vehicle, comprising a reductant tank (3) for the holding of reductant, a connection line (4, 5) in order to convey reductant from the reductant tank (3) to... Agent: Walter A. Hackler Patent Law Office
20100064672 - Exchange gas heat exchanger: A heat-exchanger (1) consists of a series of closely-spaced, essentially planar, pressure elements (11). Each pressure-element comprises a laminated plate-pair having surfaces formed to provide a plurality of ribbon like cavities between the plates, through which a working fluid can flow. Each plate-pair is joined around the common perimeter to... Agent: Michael Tate
20100064673 - Valve device: A valve device, in particular for an exhaust system of an internal combustion engine, has a valve flap which is arranged in a tube and can assume a basic position and an actuating position. A motor-driven valve drive that is arranged outside the tube and is coupled to a shaft... Agent: Pamela A. Kachur
20100064674 - Energy storage bridge: The invention is an Energy Storage Bridge (ESB) consisting of air-tight steel pipes, which are used to store the compressed air as stored energy, also used as the load carrying structural elements of the bridge. The stored energy can be the unwanted grid power or the intermittent regenerated energy sources.... Agent: Carlos Wong
20100064675 - Hydraulic hybrid turbo-transmission: Improvements in a transmission are provided for transferring power from a power source to a work unit. The pump transfers energy received from the power source into a fluid or gas. The first turbine is fixed to output shaft, and a plurality of additional turbines are fixed on either one-way... Agent: Buhler Associates Buhler, Kirk A.
20100064676 - The operation of a pressure generator: The invention relates to a pressure generator and to the novel features thereof, which is intended to multiply pressure output through the use of sealed chambers containing rodless pistons acting on the fluid which operates as a force transmitter and concentrates the force on the frusto-conical covers at each end... Agent: Miller, Matthias & Hull
20100064677 - Work machine: A work machine includes: hydraulic actuators 21, 22, 23, 31, and 32; a capacitor 61 for storing electric power when a generator motor 44 operates as a generator and for supplying electric power when the generator motor 44 operates as a motor; and a swing electric motor 10, the hydraulic... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20100064678 - System for multiple harnessing and complemented conversion of energy from sea waves: System for multiple harnessing and complemented conversion of energy from sea waves, which includes a structure of vertical guides (12) along which a floating body (1) moves, and a first submerged tank (2) of captive gas (3), held up by said floating body (1), characterised in that it includes a... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100064679 - Device for a winch-operated wave-power plant: A device for a wave-power plant includes a self-tightening winch with a winch wire. The winch wire is connected to a wave-power-operated absorption element at one end and to a cable drum of the self-tightening winch at the other end. The cable drum is connected via a transmission system to... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20100064680 - Thermoacoustic apparatus: A thermoacoustic apparatus capable of reducing the time elapsed until an acoustic wave is generated and improving the energy conversion efficiency significantly is provided. In order to solve the above-described issues, in a thermoacoustic apparatus 1 including a pair of heat exchangers 41 and 43 separately set on the high... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20100064681 - Method for increasing performance of a stirling or free-piston engine: A method for improving performance of a free-piston engine, also comprising various other engines such as Stirling Engines, Ericsson engines, Stirling cryocoolers and other external combustion or hot air engines. The improvement is the inclusion of a means, such as a valve or set of valves interposed in a passageway,... Agent: Mark E. Yegge
20100064682 - Thermal energy recovery system: A thermal energy recovery system. The system includes a Stirling engine having a burner thermal energy output. Also, a superheater mechanism for heating the thermal energy output and an expansion engine coupled to a generator. The expansion engine converts the thermal energy output from the burner to mechanical energy output.... Agent: Michelle Saquet Temple
20100064683 - Dual inlet turbocharger system for internal combustion engine: A dual-inlet turbocharger system for internal combustion engine includes a single-shaft turbocharger with a dual-inlet compressor section. An air router provides a bifurcated air supply for the dual-inlet compressor section, and also provides a bifurcated source of charge air for the engine's cylinders in the case in which the present... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C./fgtl
20100064685 - Internal combustion engine comprising an exhaust gas recirculation system: An internal combustion engine includes a plurality of cylinders, an air intake line and an exhaust line collecting exhaust gas. The engine also includes an EGR line for rerouting a part of the exhaust gas from the exhaust line towards the air intake line and at least a first turbocharger... Agent: Wrb-ip LLP
20100064684 - Variable turbo supercharger and method of returning oil from hydraulic drive: Provided are a variable geometry turbocharger in which a drain pipe from a hydraulic servo drive device can be omitted and in which a member for transmitting power of the hydraulic servo drive device can be efficiently lubricated, and a method of returning oil from the hydraulic servo drive device.... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20100064686 - Internal combustion engine and control system for internal combustion: An internal combustion engine having a turbocharger is provided. The engine includes a turbine of the turbocharger located in an exhaust system of the engine, an upstream side catalyst located upstream of the turbine, a catalyst bypass passage bypassing the upstream side catalyst, a catalyst bypass passage on/off valve for... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20100064687 - Method and device for the thermal treatment of waste materials: The present invention relates to a method for the thermal treatment of waste materials of all types, in which the waste is subjected to a high temperature treatment with oxygen at temperatures of above 1000° C., the organic waste components being gasified. The thereby resulting synthesis gas is removed from... Agent: Marshall & Melhorn, LLC
20100064688 - Hybrid brayton cycle with solid fuel firing: This invention provides a method of converting heat energy to a more usable form using an externally-heated Brayton cycle. Atmospheric air is used with water injection in a thermodynamic cycle that includes compression (1), evaporative cooling (34), recuperative heating (8), evaporative cooling (36), external heating (9) and expansion through a... Agent: Laurence C. Bonar
20100064689 - Aircraft: An aircraft, comprising an internal combustion engine by whose drive power a propeller can be driven, wherein the internal combustion engine cooperates with an electric machine which in a first operating mode is operable as electric motor and in a second operating mode as electric generator.... Agent: Alleman Hall Mccoy Russell & Tuttle LLP
20100064690 - Fuel nozzle tip assembly: A system, in one embodiment, includes a fuel nozzle tip retainer that includes a structural member having a geometry that blocks a tip insert from moving axially downstream of a fuel nozzle.... Agent: Ge Energy-global Patent Operation Fletcher Yoder PC
20100064692 - Burner fuel staging: The invention relates to a fuel-air premixing arrangement with a plurality of fuel injection openings. The fuel injection openings are grouped into at least two groups and arranged on one circle in alternating order. Each group has a common rail for supplying fuel to the respective group. A valve element... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20100064691 - Flashback resistant pre-mixer assembly: A pre-mixer assembly associated with a fuel supply system for mixing of air and fuel upstream from a main combustion zone in a gas turbine engine. The pre-mixer assembly includes a swirler assembly disposed about a fuel injector of the fuel supply system and a pre-mixer transition member. The swirler... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20100064693 - Combustor assembly comprising a combustor device, a transition duct and a flow conditioner: A combustor assembly in a gas turbine engine is provided. The combustor assembly may comprise a combustor device coupled to a main casing, a transition duct and a flow conditioner. The combustor device may comprise a liner having inlet and outlet portions and a burner assembly positioned adjacent to the... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20100058729 - Lubricant scavenge arrangement: There is disclosed a lubricant scavenge arrangement provided on a chamber having an outer wall and configured to house a lubricated rotative component for rotation about an axis. The scavenge arrangement comprises: a substantially elongate channel provided in a substantially arcuate region of the wall, the channel being open to... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100058733 - Ecology valve fuel return system for gas turbine engine: An ecology valve (EV) fuel return system is provided. In one embodiment, the EV fuel return system includes a housing assembly having a fuel return outlet and a first manifold inlet. The fuel return outlet is fluidly coupled to a fuel supply system, and the first manifold inlet is fluidly... Agent: Honeywell/ifl Patent Services
20100058730 - Gas turbine power generation system and method of detecting calorific abnormality of the same: A variation in calorific value is detected using existing measurement values, without using a measurement device such as a calorimeter. An allowable variation range of a gas turbine power generation output with respect to a charged fuel amount or an allowable variation range of a charged fuel amount with respect... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20100058731 - Assistance device for transient acceleration and deceleration phases: A turbine engine, for example for a helicopter, including a gas generator and a free turbine driven in rotation by the gas flow generated by the gas generator. The turbine engine further includes a motor/generator coupled to a shaft of the gas generator, to provide a quantity of additional rotational... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100058732 - Combustion chamber for a gas turbine: A combustion chamber for a gas turbine is provided. The combustion chamber comprises at least one first and one second jet carrier, of which at least one is provided for injecting an operating gas in the combustion chamber such that waste gas fanned in the flame zone thereof is circulated... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20100058734 - Method of enhancing microthruster performance: Coaxial micronozzle designs are presented. Initial coaxial micronozzle designs utilizing center-body geometries to better exploit pressure thrust show a potential threefold increase in specific impulse under vacuum and near vacuum conditions.... Agent: Bingham Mchale LLP
20100058735 - Operational line management of low pressure compressor in a turbofan engine: A turbofan engine control system is provided for managing a low pressure compressor operating line. The engine includes a low spool having a low pressure compressor housed in a core nacelle. A turbofan is coupled to the low spool. A fan nacelle surrounds the turbofan and core nacelle and provides... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds/pratt & Whitney
20100058736 - Device for opening and closing a thrust reverser door of a jet engine: A device for opening and closing a thrust reverser door (3) of a jet engine includes at least one actuator and at least one locking mechanism (10) including at least one first locking element (11) arranged on the thrust reverser door (3) and at least one second locking element (13)... Agent: Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C
20100058737 - Control device and control method of hybrid vehicle: In a hybrid vehicle using an engine as one of power sources, an ECU obtains catalyst temperature. The ECU performs a catalyst warm-up operation if the catalyst temperature is lower than first catalyst temperature necessary for exhaust gas purification during a continuous operation of the engine. The ECU performs intermittency... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20100058738 - Engine idling duration control: Systems and methods are described for controlling an engine in a vehicle. One example method includes, after a threshold duration of engine idling, continuing engine idle operation when an exhaust NOx sensor indicates a NOx level below a NOx threshold, and stopping engine idle and shutting down the engine when... Agent: Alleman Hall Mccoy Russell & Tuttle, LLP
20100058739 - Exhaust emission purification catalyst and engine controller: An exhaust emission purification catalyst which purifies exhaust gas of an engine, includes: a carrier which is formed with a plurality of cell holes; and a plurality of catalytic layers which are carried in the plurality of cell holes. The plurality of catalytic layers includes: a first layer including an... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100058742 - Exhaust emission control apparatus for internal combustion engine: An exhaust emission control apparatus being placed in an exhaust path of an internal combustion engine, comprising: an NOx retention material; ozone injection means for injecting ozone into an exhaust gas being positioned upstream from the NOx retention material; an HC adsorbent adsorbing HC contained in the exhaust gas; and... Agent: Gifford, Krass, Sprinkle,anderson & Citkowski, P.c
20100058741 - Exhaust purification device of internal combustion engine: In an internal combustion engine, an NOx selective reduction catalyst (15) is arranged in the engine exhaust passage, and the amount of deposition of the HC deposited at the NOx selective reduction catalyst (15) is estimated. When the estimated HC deposition amount exceeds a predetermined allowable deposition amount, the NOx... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100058740 - Managing reductant slip in an internal combustion engine: A method for controlling operation of vehicle system including an internal combustion engine and a catalytic emission control device coupled in an exhaust of the engine, the method including delivering, which may include injecting into the exhaust, reductant to the emission control device responsive to vehicle operating conditions, and increasing... Agent: Alleman Hall Mccoy Russell & Tuttle, LLP
20100058743 - Exhaust gas cleaning system for diesel engine: Each time a starting process for a diesel engine 2 is conducted and before the diesel engine 2 is started, any differences of the pressures P1 and P2 detected by first and second pressure sensors 21 and 22, respectively, with respect to a predetermined reference pressure value Pref, are computed... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.
20100058746 - Catalytic activated diesel particle filter with ammonia trap effect: A catalytically active diesel particulate filter with ammonia trap action is presented, which, in addition to an oxidation-active coating (2), comprises a coating (1) which is catalytically active in the SCR reaction. By means of this inventive diesel particulate filter, it is possible to make exhaust gas aftertreatment systems for... Agent: Smith, Gambrell & Russell
20100058745 - Exhaust gas purification device: An exhaust gas purification device that includes a catalytic particulate filter having at least an exhaust gas channel, the exhaust gas channel may include a first channel and a second channel being laterally coupled each other and fluidly communicating therebetween, wherein the exhaust gas is inlet through inlet opening of... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP (sf)
20100058744 - Optimization of soot distribution in a diesel particulate filter: A diesel particulate filter (DPF) configured to separate a particulate from an engine exhaust is provided. The DPF comprises a downstream filtration stage including a plurality of downstream channels, an upstream filtration stage disposed upstream of and in fluidic communication with the downstream filtration stage, and including a plurality of... Agent: Alleman Hall Mccoy Russell & Tuttle, LLP
20100058747 - Model for inferring temperature of exhaust gas at an exhaust manifold using temperature measured at entrance of a diesel oxidation catalyst: An engine processor (38) processes data for inferring temperature of exhaust gas at an exhaust manifold (18) of an internal combustion engine (10) whose exhaust system (16) contains an after-treatment device (26, 28) for treating exhaust gas and a sensor (30) for providing data for temperature of exhaust gas entering... Agent: International Engine Intellectual Property Company
20100058748 - Egr cooler defouling: A method to dislodge an adherent residue in an EGR cooler, the EGR cooler installed in an engine. The method comprises flowing an exhaust gas through an adherent-residue bearing surface of the EGR cooler when a temperature of the adherent-residue bearing surface is below a dewpoint temperature of the exhaust... Agent: Alleman Hall Mccoy Russell & Tuttle, LLP
20100058749 - Exhaust evacuation apparatus: An apparatus for evacuating exhaust from an exhaust pipe of a vehicle having an external turbine and an internal turbine connected to the external turbine such that when the external turbine rotates the internal turbine rotates.... Agent: Dunlap Codding, P.C.
20100058750 - Thrust roller bearing and torque converter: A thrust roller bearing includes a plurality of rollers, a retainer, an annular first track ring having a track surface, an outer periphery flange part, and a first claw part, and an annular second track ring having a track surface, an inner periphery flange part, and a second claw part.... Agent: Clark & Brody
20100058751 - Reciprocating pneumatic piston gravity engine: A pneumatic reciprocating piston engine that uses a mixture of compressed air and water as the working fluid with a combination of gravity and spring force functioning to return the piston after completion of the power stroke is disclosed. A working fluid, preferably comprising a source of compressed air, is... Agent: Malin Haley Dimaggio Bowen & Lhota, P.A.
20100058752 - Rotation control system for working-machine pump: A rotation control system of a hoist pump includes: the hoist pump (3); an engine (2) for driving the hoist pump (3); a working equipment driven by a hydraulic cylinder that is extendable by hydraulic oil delivered through the hoist pump (3); a hydraulic oil tank that stores the hydraulic... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20100058753 - Valve assembly for an actuating device: A valve assembly for controlling the flow of pressurized fluid supplied to an actuating cylinder having a piston driven by the pressurized fluid along a stroke path therewithin, the pressurized fluid being applied to alternative driving sides of the piston. The valve assembly comprises a first and a second valve... Agent: Goudreau Gage Dubuc
20100058754 - Wave energy machine: v
20100058755 - Closed loop scroll expander engine: An engine comprising a closed circulating system containing a working fluid, the system comprising; means to raise the pressure of said working fluid from a low cycle pressure to a high cycle pressure by use of at least one variable displacement pump; means to add heat to said fluid substantially... Agent: Thomas M. Spear, Jr.
20100058756 - Movement device: A movement device suitable for performing a mechanical movement upon being powered by a power source includes a control element, a temperature chip, and two memory deforming elements. The temperature chip has a first surface and a second surface. The two memory deforming elements have a connection part and a... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20100058757 - Regulating method for a turbocharger of an internal combustion engine, and turbocharger: The invention relates to a regulating method for a turbocharger (1) with a turbine (4) which has a variable turbine geometry (VTG) provided with adjustable guide blades (5), having the following method steps: a) closing the guide blades (5) of the variable turbine geometry (VTG), as a function of the... Agent: Borgwarner Inc. C/o Patent Central LLC
20100058758 - Exhaust gas recirculation system, turbomachine system having the exhaust gas recirculation system and exhaust gas recirculation control method: An exhaust gas recirculation system that includes an exhaust gas recirculation regulator operatively connectable to a turbomachine system, and regulating a predetermined amount of exhaust gas to be recirculated. The exhaust gas recirculation system further includes a measuring unit that measures fuel composition of incoming fuel, and a control unit... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20100058759 - Device and method for operating an internal combustion engine, computer program, computer program product: For operating an internal combustion engine having a throttle situated in an exhaust line or exhaust return line, in which a heat engine is driven by a quantity of heat produced by the internal combustion engine, in a first non-heating operating mode of the internal combustion engine, a first setpoint... Agent: Striker, Striker & Stenby
20100058760 - Method and device for generating mechanical energy: The invention relates to a method for generating mechanical energy, characterised by a gas or a liquid which drives an expansion machine designed therefor even at a low pressure, i.e. economically.... Agent: David A. Guerra International Patent Group, LLC
20100058761 - Fuel gas conditioning system: A feed gas conditioner.... Agent: Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
20100058762 - Method for production of mixed vapour: Method for production of mixed vapours at low temperatures. The thermal energy stored in the mixed vapours is intended to be converted to mechanical energy in a thermal power machine, in order to operate an electrical generator.... Agent: Jordan And Hamburg LLP
20100058763 - Segmented annular combustor: A combustor for use in a turbine engine including a compressor section, a combustion section downstream from the compressor section, and a turbine section downstream from the combustion section. An inner annulus wall extends from a burner end of the combustor to an outlet end of the combustor. An outer... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20100058764 - Low btu fuel flow ratio duct burner for heating and heat recovery systems: Duct burner systems configured to utilize low BTU fuel sources are provided in the disclosed embodiments. In certain embodiments, the systems may include a primary duct configured to receive a primary flow stream of exhaust gases from an exhaust duct and a secondary duct configured to receive a secondary flow... Agent: Ge Energy-global Patent Operation Fletcher Yoder PC
20100058765 - Turbomachine combustion chamber: A turbomachine combustion chamber including a substantially L-shaped fuel injector and means for mounting and fastening the injector in an orifice of the casing of the chamber, said means including an outer collar carried by the injector and a removable annular spacer surrounding the injector and designed to be interposed... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100058766 - Segmented combustor cap: A combustor cap is cooperable with an impingement plate in a turbine fuel nozzle and includes a plurality of cap segments independently securable to the impingement plate. The plurality of cap segments are radially and tangentially movable relative to the impingement plate.... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye P.C.
20100058767 - Swirl angle of secondary fuel nozzle for turbomachine combustor: A combustor includes a primary combustion chamber and a secondary combustion chamber, one or more primary nozzles disposed in the primary combustion chamber and providing fuel to the primary combustion chamber, a centerbody assembly, a venturi disposed downstream of the centerbody assembly, and a secondary fuel nozzle housed within the... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20100058768 - Axial diffusor for a turbine engine: A turbine engine having a plenum for passing fluids from an outlet of a compressor to an inlet of a combustor that may increase the efficiency of the turbine engine. The turbine engine may include a combustor, a compressor positioned upstream of the combustor, a transition channel extending from the... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20100058769 - Fan variable area nozzle for a gas turbine engine fan nacelle with drive ring actuation system: A fan variable area nozzle (FVAN) includes a flap assembly which varies a fan nozzle exit area. The flap assembly generally includes a multiple of flaps, flap linkages and an actuator system. The actuator system radially and axially translates a drive ring relative an engine centerline axis. A slot within... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds/pratt & Whitney
20100058770 - Method and system for controlling fuel to a dual stage nozzle: A method and system for controlling delivery of fuel to a dual stage nozzle in the combustor of a gas turbine. A liquid fuel is conveyed from a single stage fuel supply through a plurality of primary fuel supply lines to a first nozzle stage including a plurality of primary... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20100058771 - Carbon removal from an integrated thermal recovery process: The present invention is directed to the recovery of hydrocarbons wherein a portion of carbon is removed from the product by a combination of reforming and water-gas shift. The resulting carbon dioxide is removed by known techniques to provide a fuel having reduced levels of carbon.... Agent: Sheridan Ross PC03/04/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20100050593 - Flow equalizing override assembly for fuel divider system: A flow equalizing override assembly is provided for use in conjunction with a gas turbine engine (GTE) and a fuel divider system. In one embodiment, the flow equalizing override assembly includes a housing assembly, a fuel divider (FD) valve, a remotely-actuatable valve, and a controller. The FD valve includes: (i)... Agent: Honeywell/ifl Patent Services
20100050591 - Method for automatic closed-loop control of one or more combustion temperatures in a gas turbine installation and method for determination of the water content in the working fluid of a gas turbine instalation: f
20100050592 - Continuous detonation wave engine: A continuous detonation wave engine (CDWE) is disclosed. An example embodiment includes a generally annular combustion chamber dimensioned to allow a fuel mixture to detonate, a mixing chamber, and a fuel mixture channel that provides for fluid communication between the mixing chamber and the combustion chamber. At least part of... Agent: Chowdhury & Georgakis, P.c
20100050594 - Method for reducing the vibration levels of a propfan of contrarotating bladed disks of a turbine engine: The present invention relates to a method for reducing the vibration levels likely to occur, in a turbine engine comprising a first and a second bladed disk forming a propfan of contrarotating disks, when the two disks are traversed by a gaseous fluid, because of the turbulence of aerodynamic origin... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100050595 - Gas turbine engine with axial movable fan variable area nozzle: A turbofan engine includes a fan variable area nozzle having an axial overlapped nozzle assembly with a first fan nacelle section and a second fan nacelle section movably mounted relative the first fan nacelle section. The second fan nacelle section axially slides forward along the engine axis relative the fixed... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds/pratt & Whitney
20100050596 - Thrust vectorable fan variable area nozzle for a gas turbine engine fan nacelle: A thrust vectorable fan variable area nozzle (FVAN) includes a synchronizing ring, a static ring, and a flap assembly mounted within a fan nacelle. An actuator assembly selectively rotates synchronizing ring segments relative the static ring to adjust segments of the flap assembly to vary the annular fan exit area... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds/pratt & Whitney
20100050598 - Catalytic converter apparatus: A catalytic converter apparatus for use in an exhaust system of an internal combustion engine includes a housing having a gas inlet and a gas outlet, and at least one catalytic substrate element disposed in the housing. The at least one substrate element is divided into a plurality of zones... Agent: Bereskin And Parr LLP/s.e.n.c.r.l., S.r.l.
20100050597 - Low temperature urea injection method: The invention relates to a method for injecting urea in an exhaust line of an engine (1), the urea containing ammonia which is used for chemically reducing, during a selective catalytic reduction reaction, or SCR reaction, the nitrogen oxides produced by the engine, the injection being performed upstream of a... Agent: Nicolas E. Seckel Patent Attorney
20100050599 - Method and device for addition of a reducing agent in an exhaust gas line of an internal combustion engine of a motor vehicle: The invention relates to a method and a device for the addition of a reducing agent in an exhaust gas line of an internal combustion engine of a motor vehicle, with at least one NOx storage catalyst that is arranged in the exhaust gas line of the internal combustion engine,... Agent: Novak Druce & Quigg LLP
20100050600 - Internal combustion engine control apparatus and method: An ECU performs atmospheric learning to correct an individual difference in an A/F sensor. In this case, when reducing fuel has been added before a fuel cut, the ECU calculates, at fixed intervals, the total amount of reducing fuel added and the total amount of oxygen flowing through an exhaust... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100050602 - Deterioration diagnosing apparatus for exhaust gas purifying catalyst: Two different flows for air-fuel mixture are formed by two different variational amounts for changing the air-fuel ratio of the mixture. Response delay times for different exhaust gas flows are measured as time periods from a first time point at which the air-fuel ratio of the mixture is changed to... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20100050601 - Exhaust gas purifier of construction machine: [SOLUTION] An exhaust gas purification system is arranged on a hydraulic excavator; and includes an exhaust gas control means for performing treatment to purify nitrogen oxides in exhaust gas emitted from an engine, a urea aqueous solution reservoir for storing urea aqueous solution to be fed to the exhaust gas... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20100050603 - Apparatus for storing nox reductant on a vehicle: Apparatus is disclosed for storing a liquid NOx reductant on a vehicle. The apparatus comprises a container for containing the liquid NOx reductant, a first heating device located in the container and adapted to heat the NOx reductant in use, and a tube that has a first end adapted to... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20100050608 - After-treatment component detection system: An after-treatment component detection system may include an exhaust system configured to include an after-treatment component configured to remove one or more constituents of the exhaust gases. The detection system may include an upstream temperature sensor configured to measure temperature upstream from the after-treatment component, a downstream temperature sensor configured... Agent: Caterpillar/finnegan, Henderson, L.L.P.
20100050610 - Exhaust gas purification system of internal combustion engine: A catalyst suitable for reducing NOx in exhaust gas by ammonia in the presence of excess oxygen is arranged in an engine exhaust passage. The catalyst is fed an aqueous urea solution from an addition control valve, part of the urea fed to the catalyst is stored in the catalyst,... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100050605 - Methods for reducing engine exhaust emissions: A method for controlling an internal combustion engine wherein, during an initial, relatively low temperature operating phase of the engine, the engine operates with a modulated air/fuel ratio established independently of the operating condition of the engine and wherein, during a subsequent higher temperature operating phase of the engine, the... Agent: Richard M. Sharkansky
20100050612 - Procedure and device for the increase in value of one dose arrangement: The invention concerns a procedure for controlling a metering device for metering fuel into the exhaust gas duct of a combustion engine for the regeneration of a particle filter, whereby the metering device supplies the fuel to the exhaust gas duct over a security valve, a first fuel pipe, a... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20100050611 - Procedure for operating a combustion engine with a scr-catalyzer: A combustion engine has in the exhaust gas area a SCR-catalyzer with a NH3-filling level, a metering device for supplying the SCR-catalyzer with reactant for reducing nitrous gases and at a downstream NH3-sensitive NOx-sensor. One theoretical value for the NOx downstream of the SCR-catalyzer is compared to an actual NOx-value... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20100050604 - Scr-lnt catalyst combination for improved nox control of lean gasoline and diesel engines: An aftertreatment system for use in a lean burn engine is disclosed. In one embodiment, the aftertreatment system includes a first catalyst in communication with an exhaust stream from the engine; a selective catalytic reduction catalyst in communication with the exhaust stream and positioned downstream of the first catalyst; and... Agent: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
20100050607 - System and method for controlling exhaust stream temperature: Systems and methods are provided for controlling an exhaust stream temperature at a point along an exhaust system. The exhaust system can include an oxidation catalyst, a particulate filter having an outlet, and a fuel injector for injecting fuel into an exhaust stream at a location upstream from the outlet.... Agent: Corning Incorporated
20100050609 - System and method for outlet temperature control of an oxidation catalyst: An oxidation catalyst temperature control system and method for an engine having an exhaust means including an oxidation catalyst is provided. A post fuel calculation means calculates a value representing a post quantity of fuel to be introduced to generate an exothermic reaction in the oxidation catalyst based on a... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20100050606 - Urea tank assembly: Exemplary embodiments of the present invention are directed towards improved systems and methods for the delivery of a urea solution to an exhaust gas treatment system. In one particular exemplary embodiment, a urea tank assembly is provided. The urea tank assembly includes a reservoir defining a fluid inlet opening for... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20100050613 - Process for reducing nox emissions from engine exhaust using lnt and scr components: A method of reducing NOx in a vehicle exhaust operating by alternating exhaust flow between two lean NOx traps and directing the emerging exhaust to a downstream SCR catalyst system. While exhaust predominantly flows through one of the lean NOx traps, a reductant is provided to the other NOx trap... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C.
20100050614 - System and method for selective catalytic reduction control: A selective catalytic reduction (SCR) catalyst control system and method for an engine is disclosed. Urea injection to an SCR catalyst is determined based on an SCR catalyst model, which determines a value of stored NH3 in the SCR catalyst based on the NOx engine emission value, the SCR catalyst... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20100050615 - Efficient release of ammonia from a solid ammonia storage medium: Solid metal ammine complexes are applied for safe and high-density storage of ammonia to be released for use as reducing agent in selective catalytic reduction of NOx in exhaust gases or as an energy carrier for fuel cell applications. The compositional formula of the metal ammine complexes is M(NH3)nXz, where... Agent: Frost Brown Todd, LLC
20100050616 - Exhaust aftertreatment system: An apparatus for treating an exhaust gas feedstream from an internal combustion engine operating lean of stoichiometry comprises a particulate filter device comprising a porous substrate element having a hydrocarbon-selective catalytically reactive washcoat. The hydrocarbon-selective catalytically reactive washcoat comprises a silver-oxide catalytic material on an alumina-based washcoat. An injection device... Agent: Cichosz & Cichosz, PLLC
20100050618 - Exhaust gas after treatment apparatus of a motor vehicle:
20100050617 - Ferritic stainles steel for exhaust gas path members: Provided is a stainless steel for exhaust gas path members, which has a composition including, in terms of % by mass, at most 0.03% of C, at most 1% of Si, at most 1.5% of Mn, at most 0.6% of Ni, from 10 to 20% of Cr, from more than... Agent: Clark & Brody
20100050619 - Nanotechnology based heat generation and usage: Carbon nanotube material dispersed in a dense material such as ceramic can produce heating when exposed to microwave radiation (e.g., electromagnetic radiation in the frequency range of approximately 0.3 GHz to 300 GHz). By changing the loading of carbon nanotube material within a ceramic medium, one can affect the heating... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri, L.L.P.
20100050620 - Control system and method for braking a hydrostatic drive machine: A method of braking a hydrostatic drive machine includes steps of reducing a displacement of a pump of a hydrostatic drive system to a non-zero displacement, and increasing a displacement of a motor of the hydrostatic drive system to a displacement that is less than a maximum displacement. The method... Agent: Caterpillar C/o Liell, Mcneil & Harper Intellectual Property Department
20100050621 - Machine control system having hydraulic warmup procedure: A control system for a machine is disclosed. The control system may have a pump, a low pressure reservoir, and at least one actuator connected to receive fluid pressurized by the pump and discharge fluid to the low pressure reservoir. The control system may also have a bypass passage situated... Agent: Caterpillar/finnegan, Henderson, L.L.P.
20100050623 - Hoseless hydraulic system: A hoseless hydraulic system is provided which addresses certain safety and efficiency issues known in the art. The hydraulic system includes a shell, an accumulator disposed within the shell, a hydraulic pump at least partly disposed within the shell, and at least one hydraulic motor at least partly disposed within... Agent: Fraser Clemens Martin & Miller LLC
20100050622 - Hydropneumatic accumulator with flexible porous filler: A hydropneumatic accumulator with a flexible porous filler intended for fluid power recuperation in hydraulic systems with a high level of pulsations includes a shell where a gas port and a fluid port are connected, respectively, with a gas reservoir and a fluid reservoir of variable volume separated by a... Agent: Walker & Jocke, L.p.a.
20100050624 - Hydrostatic travel drive having two hydraulic motors: The invention relates to a hydrostatic drive having one hydraulic pump unit (3) and at least one first hydraulic motor unit (14) and a second hydraulic motor unit (15). The first hydraulic motor unit (14) and the second hydraulic motor unit (15) are connected in parallel with the hydraulic pump... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20100050625 - Axle driving apparatus for a zero turn radius vehicle: An axle driving apparatus includes a first housing having a plurality of cooling fins, an axle rotatably mounted in the first housing, a hydraulic stepless speed change assembly disposed within the first housing. The axle driving apparatus also includes a second housing having a plurality of cooling fins, an axle... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20100050626 - Auxiliary transmission oil pump integration: A transmission system of a vehicle comprises a pump, an auxiliary pump, and a transmission. The pump pressurizes transmission oil when an engine is operating. The auxiliary pump operably coupled to the pump and located parallel to the pump that pressurizes the transmission oil when the engine is not operating.... Agent: Harness Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100050627 - Hydraulic circuit with variable displacement flow divider: A hydraulic circuit associated with a hydraulic actuator is provided having a reservoir situated to hold a supply of fluid and a pump situated to supply pressurized fluid to the hydraulic actuator. The hydraulic circuit also has a pressure intensifying valve fluidly connected to the reservoir and the hydraulic actuator.... Agent: Caterpillar/finnegan, Henderson, L.L.P.
20100050628 - High efficiency positive displacement thermodynamic system: Devices and methods for moving a working fluid through a controlled thermodynamic cycle in a positive displacement fluid-handling device (20, 20′, 20″) with minimal energy input include continuously varying the relative compression and expansion ratios of the working fluid in respective compressor and expander sections without diminishing volumetric efficiency. In... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC
20100050629 - System concept with low energy requirement and improved energy yield: The invention relates to a method for the environmentally sound disposal of air/solvent mixtures made of combustible gaseous, vaporous or liquid waste products, using a combustion unit for burning the air/solvent mixtures while removing the environmentally compatible exhaust air developing in the combustion unit and the waste heat that is... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP
20100050630 - Turbocharged engine using an air bypass valve: A system to cool exhaust gas entering a catalytic converter in a turbocharged engine is disclosed. An air bypass valve is controlled to vent pressurized air to the atmosphere to overrev a turbocharger when exhaust gas exceeds a predetermined temperature. The rotation of the turbocharger increases to maintain a desired... Agent: Plumsea Law Group, LLC
20100050631 - System and method for locomotive exhaust gas recirculation cooling and catalyst heating: A method of operating an internal combustion engine having an intake, an exhaust, and a turbocharger including a turbine and a compressor, the compressor coupled to the intake and the turbine coupled to the exhaust, the engine further having an exhaust gas recirculation system coupled to the exhaust upstream of... Agent: Alleman Hall Mccoy Russell & Tuttle LLP
20100050633 - Exhaust gas turbo-charger: In an exhaust-gas turbocharger with a shaft axially arranged between a compressor wheel and a turbine wheel and connected in a rotationally fixed manner to the compressor wheel as well as to the turbine wheel, said shaft being rotationally mounted with a turbine-side shaft part in a turbine-side bearing, a... Agent: Rader, Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100050632 - Work machine with drive train coupled turbo compounding: A work machine having an internal combustion engine such as a diesel is connected to a transmission by a flexible coupling. The engine may have a turbocharger to increase its output. A power turbine is connected to receive exhaust products from the turbocharger turbine via an exhaust aftertreatment device. The... Agent: Taylor & Aust, P.c/deere & Company
20100050634 - System, method, and device for locomotive exhaust gas recirculation cooling and catalyst heating: A method of heating an engine exhaust gas of an engine, including flowing a first exhaust gas at a first temperature within and along internal flow channels of a catalyst brick, and flowing a second exhaust gas at a second, different, temperature around an exterior of the catalyst brick. Heat... Agent: Alleman Hall Mccoy Russell & Tuttle LLP
20100050635 - Vehicle drive train comprising a retarder and an expander: m
20100050636 - Sea water desalination and thermal energy conversion: A system for energy conversion includes a first sub-system to be disposed at about a surface of the ocean and a second sub-system to be disposed at an ocean depth. The first sub-system includes an evaporation unit. The system also includes a turbine that is coupled between the first and... Agent: HorizonIPPte Ltd
20100050637 - Carbon-dioxide-capture-type steam power generation system: A carbon-dioxide-capture-type steam power generation system 1 according to the present invention comprises a boiler 6 producing an exhaust gas 5 by combusting a fuel 2 and having a flue 8; an absorbing unit 40 being configured to absorb the carbon-dioxide contained in the exhaust gas 5 into an absorbing... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20100050638 - Low-pressure-vapor-recovery turbine generator: A low-pressure-vapor-recovery turbine generator that effectively recovers low-pressure steam emitted from a high-pressure-side steam turbine to generate electric power is provided. A low-pressure-vapor-recovery turbine that recovers low-pressure steam emitted from a high-pressure-side steam turbine and is rotationally driven, a generator that generates electric power with a rotational output of the... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.
20100050639 - Indirect-fired gas turbine power plant: An indirect-fired gas turbine power plant comprises a compressor; a turbine mechanically coupled to the compressor; a furnace; a heat exchanger inside the furnace and fluidly coupled at an inlet end to the compressor and at an outlet end to the turbine; and means for forming a gas barrier around... Agent: Moore & Van Allen PLLC
20100050640 - Thermally compliant combustion cap device and system: A combustion cap plate is disclosed. The combustion cap plate includes: a plate having a planar surface and configured to be affixed to an assembly connected to a turbine combustion chamber, the plate defining a central axis perpendicular to the planar surface; a plurality of openings through the plate; and... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20100050641 - Integrated fuel gas characterization system: A gas turbine engine that includes a compressor, a combustion stage, a turbine assembly, a fuel gas feed system for supplying fuel gas to a combustion stage of the gas turbine, an integrated fuel gas characterization system, and a buffer tank is disclosed. The integrated fuel gas characterization system may... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20100050644 - Fuel injector: A fuel injector head for a gas turbine engine the head comprising a pilot injector and a main injector located radially outwardly of the pilot injector. A concentric separates the pilot injector from the main injector and bounding a duct through which in use a fuel injected by the pilot... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100050643 - Gas turbine engine systems and methods involving enhanced fuel dispersion: Gas turbine engine systems and methods involving enhanced fuel dispersion are provided. In this regard, a representative method for operating a gas turbine engine includes: providing a gas path through the engine; introducing a spray of fuel along the gas path downstream of a turbine of the engine; and impinging... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds/pratt & Whitney
20100050642 - Multi-tube arrangement for combustor and method of making the multi-tube arrangement: A fuel injector tube includes a one piece, unitary, polygonal tube having an inlet end and an outlet end. The fuel injector tube further includes a fuel passage extending from the inlet end to the outlet end along a longitudinal axis of the polygonal tube, a plurality of air passages... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye P.C.
20100050645 - Fuel distribution manifold system for gas turbine engines: A fuel distribution manifold system for a gas turbine engine is disclosed that includes a plurality of interconnected manifold segments, each manifold segment extending between a pair of fittings, each manifold segment including at least one fuel transfer tube and a sealing tube that surrounds the at least one fuel... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20100050646 - Systems and methods involving improved fuel atomization in air-blast fuel nozzles of gas turbine engines: Systems and methods involving improved fuel atomization in air-blast fuel nozzles of gas turbine engines are provided. In this regard, a representative method includes: providing fuel to a chamber defined by an inner surface; and continuously atomizing a portion of the fuel via interaction of the fuel with the inner... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds/pratt & Whitney
20100050648 - Combustor and the method of fuel supply and converting fuel nozzle: s
20100050647 - Swirler for a fuel injector: A swirler is provided for a fuel injector of a combustor of a gas turbine engine. The swirler is for directing an airflow into the combustor so as to atomise fuel exiting the fuel injector. The swirler has one or more passages for channelling the airflow. Each of the passages... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100050649 - Combustor device and transition duct assembly: A combustor device and transition duct assembly is provided for use in a gas turbine engine. The combustor device comprises combustor structure having an exit portion; spring clips mounted to the exit portion of the combustor structure; and a burner assembly. The transition duct comprises a conduit having inlet and... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20100050650 - Gas turbine engine reverse-flow combustor: A gas turbine engine reverse-flow sheet metal combustor for an aero gas turbine engine has a louverless single-piece liner design which includes a plurality of effusion patches, containing multiple rows of effusion cooling holes, bounded by cooled effusionless bands to aid in repairability of the combustor. The cooling of the... Agent: Ogilvy Renault LLP (pwc)
20100050651 - Variable slope exhaust nozzle: A turbine exhaust nozzle includes an inner shell disposed coaxially inside an outer shell to define a flow duct terminating in an outlet at a trailing edge of the outer shell. The inner shell is non-axisymmetric and varies in axial slope angle circumferentially around the duct.... Agent: Francis L. Conte, Esq.
20100050653 - Combustor system and method of reducing combustion instability and/or emissions of a combustor system: A combustor system including a combustion chamber and at least one burner connected to the combustion chamber is provided. The combustion chamber includes a flow entrance which connects the burner to the combustion chamber, a flow exit through which combustion gases exit the combustion chamber, a chamber volume which extends... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20100050652 - Method of controlling a fuel split: A method of controlling a fuel split of a pilot fuel flow and a main fuel flow in a gas turbine combustor during a load reduction is provided. The rate of change of fuel flow demand is monitored and an additional pilot fuel flow is added. The amount of additional... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20100050654 - System for hot solids combustion and gasification: In a retrofit system for hot solids combustion and gasification, a chemical looping system includes an endothermic reducer reactor 12 having at least one materials inlet 22 for introducing carbonaceous fuel and CaCO3 therein and a CaS/gas outlet 26. A first CaS inlet 40 and a first CaSO4 inlet 64... Agent: Michaud-kinney Group LLPPrevious industry: Chain, staple, and horseshoe making
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