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20110232257 - Device producing energy: A device and method for producing a reformate fuel from a hydrocarbon gas source. The invention enables the conversion of a dilute hydrocarbon gas into a more easily consumable reformate fuel. Gases having low concentrations of hydrocarbons are concentrated using a concentrator into a gaseous or liquid concentrated VOC fuel.... Agent: Detroit Edison Company
20110232258 - Method and system for testing an overspeed protection system of a powerplant: Embodiments of the present invention have the technical effect of automatically testing an overspeed protection system associated with multiple powerplant machines of a powerplant. An embodiment of the present invention may automatically test the overspeed protection system while at least one of the powerplant machines is in the process of... Agent: General Electric Company
20110232259 - Method and system for testing an overspeed protection system of a powerplant machine: Embodiments of the present invention have the technical effect of automatically testing an overspeed protection system of a powerplant machine comprising a shaft and integrated with a safety control system. An embodiment of the present invention may automatically test the overspeed protection system while the powerplant machine is in the... Agent: General Electric Company
20110232261 - Electronegative plasma thruster with optimized injection: A plasma thruster includes extraction of a stream of positive ions. The plasma thruster includes a single ionization stage; means for injecting ionizable gas for said ionization stage, said means comprising at least first means for injecting a first gas and second means for injecting an electronegative second gas; means... Agent: Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique
20110232260 - Ion impulse turbine: A turbine power plant which produces power from a plasma and high voltage electricity. A plurality of powerful electric fields are in operation within the turbine. One set of electrodes produce electric fields that charge the plasma to a very high degree of ionization, and forces the plasma to be... Agent:
20110232262 - Radial and axial compliant sliding seal incorporating spring capturing features for improved bearing plane sealing in an articulating nozzle: A seal assembly (80) adaptable for use between swivel ducts (36, 38, 40) or between a swivel duct (36) and an exhaust duct (81), has a seal (84), a seal carrier (82) and a spring (98). The spring is maintained between the seal carrier and the seal by means of... Agent:
20110232265 - Approach for detecting reductant availability and make-up: An engine system having a reductant delivery and storage system is described. In one example, a physical condition associated with a reductant storage device is correlated with a characteristic of a fluid stored in the reductant storage device to determine the availability and make-up of the stored fluid. In response,... Agent: Ford Global Technolgoies, LLC
20110232263 - Exhaust gas purifying apparatus for internal combustion engine: An exhaust gas purifying apparatus for an internal combustion engine having a lean NOx catalyst in an exhaust system is provided. The lean NOx catalyst traps NOx in exhaust gases when the exhaust gases are in an oxidizing state, and discharges the trapped NOx when the exhaust gases are in... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20110232264 - Filter arrangement for exhaust aftertreatment system: An auxiliary filter arrangement for an exhaust aftertreatment system, such as a diesel particulate filter (DPF) system. The DPF communicates with an exhaust line to receive a flow of exhaust gases therethrough. An auxiliary filter is positioned in an auxiliary line or tube that connects an air supply, a pressure... Agent:
20110232266 - Gasoline engine with an exhaust system for combusting particulate matter: A gasoline engine having an exhaust system comprises means for trapping particulate matter (PM) from the exhaust gas and a catalyst for catalysing the oxidation of the PM by carbon dioxide and/or water in the exhaust gas, which catalyst comprising a supported alkali metal. The invention further includes a method... Agent: Johnson Matthey Public Limited Company
20110232267 - Method and device for the addition in droplet form of a liquid reducing agent into an exhaust gas line: A method and a device for the addition in droplet form of a liquid reducing agent to an exhaust gas line of an internal combustion engine, particularly to a rear end side of an exhaust gas treatment component, includes at least identifying at least one exhaust gas parameter during operation... Agent: Emitec Gesellschaft Fuer Emissionstechnologie Mbh
20110232269 - Catalyst deterioration diagnostic device for internal combustion engine: In an internal combustion engine including an EGR device with an EGR catalyst in some of exhaust systems, an oxygen occlusion capacity of a catalyst disposed in an exhaust collecting pipe of it is obtained with high precision, and based on the result, deterioration of the catalyst can be accurately... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20110232268 - Particulate matter sensor: A particulate matter sensor is provided for sensing particulate matter present in exhaust gases in a conduit. The particulate matter sensor includes a sensing element with a sensing face which extends into the exhaust conduit and provides a signal indicative of the amount of particulate matter detected in the exhaust... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20110232270 - Fuel system having multi-functional electric pump: A pump for a fuel system is provided. The pump may have a pumping mechanism and an electric motor connected to drive the pumping mechanism. The pump may also have a low-pressure inlet passage in fluid communication with the pumping mechanism, a pressurized inlet passage in fluid communication with the... Agent:
20110232271 - Reservoir for accommodating an aqueous solution: The invention relates to a dosing system (10) for introducing a reducing agent (18), especially urea or an aqueous urea solution, into an exhaust gas system of an internal combustion engine. The dosing system (10) comprises a reservoir (12, 14) for accommodating a stock in the reducing agent (18), a... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20110232273 - Heating pipe mechanism having gas exhausting and waste-heat utilizing functions: A heating pipe mechanism includes a heating pipe. The heating pipe has an exhaust passage disposed between and in fluid communication with a catalytic converter and an exhaust pipe, and a heating compartment spaced apart from and disposed around the exhaust passage for receiving water to be heated. Through operation... Agent:
20110232272 - Vehicle exhaust waste heat utilizing system having a heating pipe mechanism: A vehicle exhaust waste heat utilizing system includes a heating pipe mechanism heated by an exhaust device to boil raw water, a raw-water containing mechanism, a boiled-water conveying mechanism, and a boiled-water processing mechanism. The raw-water containing mechanism supplies raw water into the heating pipe mechanism. The boiled-water conveying mechanism... Agent:
20110232274 - Exhaust gas-cooling pipe element and internal combustion engine exhaust system: In an exhaust gas-cooling pipe element provided between an exhaust port of an internal combustion engine and an exhaust branch pipe, a center axis of an exhaust introduction opening that is connected to the exhaust port and a center axis of an exhaust discharge opening that is connected to the... Agent: Aisin Takaoka Co., Ltd.
20110232275 - Internal combustion engine exhaust cooling system: An internal combustion engine exhaust cooling system includes an exhaust gas cooling adapter that is arranged between an exhaust port that opens in a cylinder head, and an exhaust branch pipe, and cools exhaust gas that flows through an exhaust passage by running coolant through a coolant passage formed inside... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20110232276 - Stirling engine and control method thereof: A Stirling engine includes a high-temperature side cylinder and an expansion piston that is subjected to gas lubrication, or more specifically static pressure gas lubrication, relative to the high-temperature side cylinder and has a layer on an outer peripheral surface thereof, the layer being formed from a flexible material having... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20110232277 - Device for reforming a voc gas: A device and method for producing a reformate fuel from a hydrocarbon gas source. The invention enables the conversion of a dilute hydrocarbon gas into a more easily consumable reformate fuel. Gases having low concentrations of hydrocarbons are concentrated using a concentrator into a gaseous or liquid concentrated VOC fuel.... Agent: Detroit Edison Company
20110232278 - Shape memory stored energy assemblies and methods for using the same: A shape memory stored energy assembly includes a projectile housing having a projectile lumen. A projectile is within the projectile lumen and the projectile is movable relative to the projectile housing. A shape memory actuator is coupled between the projectile anchored end and the projectile housing. The shape memory actuator... Agent: Raytheon Company
20110232279 - Internal combustion engine having compressor with first and second tributary inlets: An internal combustion engine (100) includes an intake manifold (106) and at least one exhaust manifold (108). A first compressor (120) that is operably associated with a first turbine (128) has a first air inlet (126) and a first air outlet (118). The first air inlet (126) is adapted to... Agent: International Engine Intellectual Property Company, LLC
20110232280 - Turbocharger diverter valve: A piston actuated diverter valve is employed to recirculate air through a turbocharger compressor when the device is not activated in an engine. An example diverter valve includes a housing forming a cylinder. A piston is arranged within the cylinder and an aperture passes from an exterior of the housing... Agent: Evolution Motorsports
20110232281 - Systems and methods for combined thermal and compressed gas energy conversion systems: The invention relates to systems and methods including an energy conversion system for storage and recovery of energy using compressed gas, a source of recovered thermal energy, and a heat-exchange subsystem in fluid communication with the energy conversion system and the source of recovered thermal energy.... Agent:
20110232282 - Simplified variable geometry turbocharger with variable nozzle: The flow path of exhaust gas to the turbine wheel (70) of a twin volute turbocharger is influenced by the shape and size of the nozzle formed by the shape (22) of the divider wall (21) and the shape of the flow passage determined by the walls (85, 86) of... Agent: Borgwarner Inc.
20110232283 - Cranked rod pump apparatus and method: An improved apparatus and method are provided, for pumping fluids, such as water and/or hydrocarbons, from a subterranean formation or reservoir, through use of a cranked rod pumping (CRP) apparatus for imparting reciprocating substantially vertical motion to a rod of a sucker-rod pump having a pump stroke. The CRP apparatus... Agent: Unico, Inc.
20110232284 - Integrated process and related system for obtaining energy from waste with low investments and high thermoelectric yields: A process is described for obtaining energy from waste, comprising the following phases: a) bio-drying of municipal solid waste (MSW) to transform it into refuse-derived fuel (RDF), a dry, homogeneous material with piece size of around 20-30 cm, known by the name of RDF; h) compacting of the material obtained... Agent: Ecodeco S.r.l.
20110232285 - Method for operating a steam turbine with an impulse rotor and a steam turbine: A steam turbine (10) has an impulse rotor (11), a multiplicity of stages (N, . . . , N+4) which are arranged in series along a machine axis (12) and with each of which is associated a wheel disk (11a-e) equipped with corresponding rotor blades (17a-e). The rotor blades (17a-e)... Agent:
20110232286 - Boiler apparatus: The boiler apparatus includes: an economizer 54 preheating water serving as working fluid of a steam turbine system 500; an air preheater 69 installed downstream of the economizer 54; an evaporator 5 installed downstream of the economizer 54; an evaporator drum 6 using the water vapor from the evaporator 5... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110232287 - Driving device: A drive device has an internal combustion engine, a first electrical machine, and a second electrical machine. The first electrical machine is at least indirectly connectable to the internal combustion engine. In addition, the drive device has an output which is at least indirectly connected to an output shaft. According... Agent: Voith Patent Gmbh (heidenheim, Germany)
20110232289 - Fuel nozzle: A fuel nozzle including a nozzle tube and a nozzle outlet opening is provided. The nozzle tube is connected to a fuel feed line for feeding a fuel to the nozzle tube, wherein the fuel is fed from the nozzle outlet opening to an annular air stream surrounding the fuel... Agent:
20110232290 - Press-fitting corrosion resistant liners in nozzles and casings: An apparatus and method for protecting an inner radial surface of a housing of a turbomachine from corrosion. The method includes tapering the inner radial surface of the housing and a corresponding outer radial surface of a corrosion-resistant liner, and heating the housing to increase a diameter of the inner... Agent: Dresser-rand Company
20110232291 - System and method for an exhaust diffuser: An exhaust diffuser includes a shroud and a wall radially separated from the shroud to define a fluid passage between the shroud and the wall. A strut extends between the shroud and the wall, and the strut includes a first surface having an adjustable camber. A method for adjusting air... Agent: General Electric Company
20110232292 - Combined fuel and air staged power generation system: A method and apparatus for generation of electric power employing fuel and air staging in which a first stage gas turbine and a second stage partial oxidation gas turbine power operated in parallel. A first portion of fuel and oxidant are provided to the first stage gas turbine which generates... Agent: Gas Technology Institute
20110232293 - Fuel heat management system: A fuel heat management system comprises a fuel line for conveying fuel, and a fuel/oil heat exchanger which receives fuel flowing through the fuel line. The fuel heat management system further comprises an oil line for circulating oil from an engine oil system to the fuel/oil heat exchanger and back... Agent: Rolls-royce PLC
20110232295 - Method for operation of an integrated solar combined-cycle power station, and a solar combined-cycle power station for carrying out this method: A method is provided for operation of an integrated solar combined-cycle power station. The power station includes a water/steam circuit having a steam turbine and a heat recovery steam generator through which hot exhaust gases from a gas turbine flow. The water/steam circuit is additionally supplied with heat from a... Agent: Alstom Technology Ltd
20110232294 - Methods and systems for mitigating distortion of gas turbine shaft: Methods and systems for mitigating distortion of a shaft of a gas turbine engine are provided. One method comprises at least one step of applying intermittent rotary power to a shaft of a gas turbine engine. The step of applying intermittent power to the shaft is performed during a period... Agent:
20110232296 - Optical fuel nozzle flashback detector: According to one aspect of the invention, a combustor is disclosed. The combustor can include a combustor housing, a plurality of nozzles disposed within the combustor housing, and a flame detector disposed on and in optical communication with each of the plurality of fuel nozzles, wherein each flame detector is... Agent: General Electric Company
20110232297 - Method and system for testing an overspeed protection system of a powerplant machine: Embodiments of the present invention have the technical effect of automatically testing an overspeed protection system of a powerplant machine comprising at least one shaft. An embodiment of the present invention may automatically test the overspeed protection system while the powerplant machine is decelerating from full-speed-no-load (FSNL). Another embodiment of... Agent: General Electric Company
20110232298 - System and method for cooling gas turbine components: A system for cooling components of a turbine includes: at least one input in fluid communication with a source of carbon dioxide gas, the carbon dioxide gas removed from synthesis gas produced by a gasification unit from hydrocarbon fuel; and at least one first conduit in fluid communication with the... Agent: General Electric Company
20110232299 - Impingement structures for cooling systems: An impingement structure 204 in an impingement cooling system, wherein the impingement structure 204 comprises a plurality of impingement apertures 214 that are configured to impinge a flow of coolant and direct resulting coolant jets against a target-surface 210 that opposes the impingement structure 204 across an impingement cavity 212... Agent:09/22/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number
20110225947 - System and methods for altering air flow in a combustor: A combustor assembly of a turbine engine is provided with a mechanical air regulation unit which selectively varies the amount of air being delivered into a combustion zone of the combustor based upon a pressure of a fuel being supplied to the combustor. A first type of air regulation unit... Agent:
20110225948 - Apparatus for high-frequency electromagnetic initiation of a combustion process: Apparatus for providing electromagnetic radiation to a combustor during a combustion process are disclosed. An electromagnetic radiation source delivers electromagnetic radiation through a first waveguide to a second waveguide that includes an electromagnetic radiation outlet positioned to deliver electromagnetic radiation to the interior of the combustor. Electromagnetic radiation is delivered... Agent:
20110225950 - Control strategy for heated fluid lines: A control strategy selectively controls the heating of fluid lines equipped with line heaters that may be utilized with a selective catalytic reduction system. The control strategy measures a tank temperature representative of reductant agent in a storage tank and a representative ambient temperature representative of an ambient temperature proximate... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.
20110225952 - Exhaust gas purification configuration and method for exhaust gas purification using a reactant: A configuration for purification of an exhaust gas flow of an internal combustion engine includes at least one exhaust gas line having an element for exhaust gas purification with a first end face and a second end face. The exhaust gas flows through the element from the first end face... Agent: Emitec Gesellschaft Fur Emissiontechnologie Mbh
20110225951 - Internal combustion engine exhaust gas control apparatus and abnormality determining method thereof: When it is estimated that an amount of oxygen stored in the catalyst is a maximum amount, an electronic control unit executes forced rich control and estimates a maximum oxygen release amount during a period between the start of this control and a rich reversal of an output of the... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20110225949 - Method and apparatus for regenerating a particulate filter system: A method for regenerating a particulate filter configured to treat engine exhaust gas in a vehicle equipped with an on-board navigation and an extra-vehicle communications system includes monitoring present operation of the vehicle, projecting vehicle operating conditions based upon information from the on-board navigation and the extra-vehicle communications system, monitoring... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110225953 - Exhaust chamber in motorcycle exhaust system: An exhaust chamber (34) for a motorcycle is disposed at a location upstream of a muffler (36) of an exhaust passage (38) leading from a combustion engine (E). The exhaust chamber (34) includes a chamber body (40) having expansion compartments (41, 42, 43) defined therein, a chamber outlet pipe (46)... Agent:
20110225954 - Sensor for exhaust gas purifying apparatus: A sensor for an exhaust gas purifying apparatus includes an examining filter and a holding member. The examining filter is provided in a secondary exhaust line diverging from a primary exhaust line of an internal combustion engine. The holding member holds the examining filter on the secondary exhaust line. The... Agent: Ibiden Co., Ltd.
20110225955 - Exhaust apparatus for internal combustion engine: An exhaust apparatus for an internal combustion engine comprises: an exhaust heating device (40) provided in an exhaust passage (12) of an internal combustion engine (1) for increasing a temperature of an exhaust gas; an exhaust purification catalyst (13) provided in the exhaust passage (12) downstream from the exhaust heating... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20110225956 - Exhaust purification apparatus for internal combustion engine: Provided is an exhaust purification apparatus for an internal combustion engine capable of reducing the quantity of a catalytic noble metal used in a catalytic converter without reducing the purification performance. A catalytic converter unit (3) contains an OSC material in addition to a catalytic noble metal, and includes an... Agent:
20110225957 - Method for regenerating an open particle separator and motor vehicle having at least one open particle separator: A method for regenerating an open particle separator includes at least determining at least one parameter, as a characteristic variable of a regeneration capability of the open particle separator. The at least one parameter is compared with a first threshold value. At least one portion of a comparison period during... Agent: Emitec Gesellschaft FÜ R Emissionstechnologie Mbh
20110225958 - Exhaust purification system of internal combustion engine: An exhaust purification system provided with an exhaust manifold, a catalytic converter which is arranged at a downstream side of the exhaust manifold an angle with respect to the exhaust manifold and which houses an NOx storage and reduction catalyst, and a reducing agent feed system which feeds reducing agent... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20110225959 - Motor vehicle having an exhaust gas system: The invention relates to a motor vehicle having an internal combustion engine and an exhaust gas system, which comprises an exhaust gas line by means of which the exhaust gas can be removed from the internal combustion engine, as well as an exhaust gas recirculation line by means of which... Agent:
20110225960 - Secondary air control valve: A secondary air control valve connected to an exhaust system includes a passage forming member and a valve mechanism. The passage forming member includes a container unit and a plurality of fins. The container unit that defines therein an exit cavity and an exit passage. The plurality of fins projects... Agent: Denso International America, Inc.
20110225961 - Pressurized air-spring return cylinder and pneumatic intensifier system: A pneumatic cylinder system has a pneumatic supply at a first predetermined pneumatic pressure. A double acting cylinder is operably connected to the pneumatic supply and with a piston reciprocatingly mounted inside for retraction and extension of a piston arm connected to the piston. A high pressure pneumatic reserve chamber... Agent: Numatics, Incorporated
20110225962 - Variable speed hydraulic pump apparatus and method: An embodiment in accordance with the present invention provides a hydraulic pump including a first motor running at a fixed speed, a reservoir for fluid and a first pump operatively coupled to the motor such that the pump runs at the same speed as the motor and generates a flow... Agent: Spx Corporation
20110225964 - Buoyancy pump power system: A system for generating electricity includes a pump operable to convert wave motion from a body of water into mechanical energy. The pump includes an input port through which an operating fluid can enter the pump and an output port through which the operating fluid can exit the pump. A... Agent:
20110225965 - Wave energy convertor: A wave energy convertor (1) is provided comprising an elongate construction (2), typically a breakwater or harbour wall, located in a body of water having wave action associated with it with the waves moving generally in a dominant wave direction (10) and having a generally constant wavelength. A plurality of... Agent: Stellenbosch University
20110225966 - Heat pump: Disclosed is a heat pump which follows an intermediate form between an ideal Carnot cycle and a Stirling cycle and which, as the same time, has high thermal efficiency as heat is transferred from low temperature to high temperature due to a heat cycle caused by the compression and expansion... Agent:
20110225968 - Internal combustion engine control apparatus: An object of this invention is to prevent a diaphragm of an actuator from being damaged by a high temperature, and improve a heat resistance property of the actuator. A valve actuator includes a communication hole that allows communication between a high pressure chamber and a low pressure chamber that... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20110225967 - Turbocharger control: Various systems and methods for controlling a turbocharger of an engine via a wastegate are described. In one example, the wastegate is adjusted according to a difference between the boost pressure and the atmospheric pressure. In this manner, the interdependency between controlling the boost pressure and using the boost pressure... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
20110225969 - Compressor bypass to exhaust for particulate trap regeneration: An exhaust gas treatment system for an internal combustion engine having an intake air compressor includes an exhaust gas conduit in fluid communication with, and configured to receive exhaust gas from the engine. A particulate filter assembly is in fluid communication with the exhaust gas conduit and periodically receives heated... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110225970 - Turbine: A water turbine for producing energy in flowing water systems, which can be easily adapted to different usage conditions and enables comparatively high efficiency. The turbine has blades that are pivotably disposed between turbine wheels by joints on the outside circumference of the turbine wheels. An inflatable element is disposed... Agent:
20110225971 - Method and device to remove hydrogen sulfide from steam condensate in a geothermal power generating unit: Ammonia sometimes present in geothermal steam increases the solubility of hydrogen sulfide in the steam condensate produced by the surface condenser in a steam cycle geothermal power generating unit by reacting with the hydrogen sulfide to produce nonvolatile ammonium bisulfide. The condenser vent gas also produced contains carbon dioxide. Contacting... Agent:
20110225972 - Method for operating a waste heat steam generator: A method for operating a waste heat steam generator including an evaporator, an economizer having a number of economizer heating surfaces, and a bypass line connected on the flow medium side in parallel with a number of economizer heating surfaces is provided. The method makes possible higher operational safety and... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20110225973 - Combustor with pre-mixing primary fuel-nozzle assembly: A combustor includes a first combustion chamber, a pre-mixing primary fuel-nozzle assembly associated with the first combustion chamber, a second combustion chamber, and a secondary fuel-nozzle assembly associated with the second combustion chamber. The pre-mixing primary fuel-nozzle assembly includes a number of vanes configured to swirl airflow, each vane comprising... Agent: General Electric Company
20110225974 - Multiple zone pilot for low emission combustion system: A method of operating a combustor includes delivering a primary fuel flow through a plurality of primary fuel nozzles toward a primary combustion zone and combusting the primary fuel flow in the primary combustion zone. A secondary fuel flow is delivered through a secondary fuel nozzle toward a secondary combustion... Agent: General Electric Company
20110225975 - Method for controlling an electrical deicing system: The present invention relates to a method for commanding and controlling at least one resistive heating element (1) belonging to an aircraft turbojet engine nacelle deicing set, characterized in that it involves the steps aimed at: obtaining, from a central control unit (6) of the aircraft, parameters representative of the... Agent: Aircelle
20110225976 - Wobbe control and enhanced operability through in-line fuel reforming: A method of regulating the Wobbe number of a multi-composition gas fuel supplied to one or more combustors of a gas turbine includes: (a) providing a control system for regulating fuel and air flow to the one or more combustors; and (b) reforming a fraction of the gas fuel upstream... Agent: General Electric Company
20110225977 - Turbine system: A turbine system includes a compressor unit which compresses a fluid; a combustor unit which burns fuel with the compressed fluid; a turbine unit which is driven due to a combustion gas that is generated when the combustor unit burns the fuel; and a first device which receives power that... Agent: Samsung Techwin Co., Ltd.
20110225978 - Turbomachine drive arrangement: An example arrangement for driving a turbomachine includes an input shaft that is configured to rotate a rotor of the turbomachine through a hydraulic log and gear differential rotatable coupled to the input shaft. A motor-generator is rotatably coupled to the differential. The motor-generator has a motor mode of operation... Agent:
20110225979 - Turbo engine: The invention relates to a turbo engine, in particular a gas turbine aircraft engine, having a plurality of compressor components, at least one combustion chamber and a plurality of turbine components, wherein at least one support rib (36) is positioned in a flow channel (35) between two turbine components (32,... Agent: Mtu Aero Engines Gmbh09/15/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number
20110219741 - Determining fan parameters through pressure monitoring: A method for determining the speed of at least one rotating fan, such as a propeller, through sensing pressure waves generated by the blades of the fan. An apparatus operable to execute the method is also disclosed. The apparatus includes a fan having a hub portion and a plurality of... Agent:
20110219742 - Supersonic combustor rocket nozzle: A supersonic combustor as a component of a rocket nozzle offers improved utilization of available chemical energy that may be released from combustion gasses flowing through the rocket nozzle. A subsonic combustor sub-sonically accelerates an exothermically reacting combustion gas up to a nozzle throat. The supersonic combustor expands and super-sonically... Agent: Firestar Engineering, LLC
20110219743 - Injector assembly for a rocket engine: A cap for a liquid propellant injection assembly of a rocket engine includes a cap body and a valve assembly. The cap body extends between first and second ends. The cap body has a bore that fluidly connects one or more inlets to an outlet. The inlets are disposed in... Agent: United Technologies Corporation
20110219744 - Exhaust gas treatment apparatus for working machine: An exhaust gas treatment apparatus for a working machine is provided to reliably prevent a specific process that raises the exhaust temperature of an exhaust gas treatment section from being carried out during switching operation of a directional control valve. The apparatus includes: a directional control valve that controls the... Agent: Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.
20110219747 - Control system for doser compensation in an scr system: A method includes determining whether selective catalytic reduction (SCR) test conditions are present, and in response to the SCR test conditions being present, operating an SCR aftertreatment system at a number of reduced ammonia to NOx ratio (ANR) operating points. The method further includes determining a deNOx efficiency value corresponding... Agent:
20110219745 - Method and apparatus for gaseous mixing in a diesel exhaust system: A mixing device and method for a diesel exhaust system is disclosed having a chamber, a mixer within the chamber, and an injection tube supported on the mixer within the chamber. The mixer is positioned within the chamber adjacent an inlet and includes a plurality of angled blades to effect... Agent: International Engine Intellectual Property Company, LLC
20110219748 - Particulate matter purifying material, filter catalyst for purifying particulate matter using particulate matter purifying material, and method of regenerating filter catalyst for purifying particulate matter: wherein I represents an X-ray diffraction peak intensity with regard to a (111) plane of a CeO2 phase in the particulate matter purifying material, and I0 represents the X-ray diffraction peak intensity with regard to the (111) plane of the CeO2 phase after the particulate matter purifying material is baked... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
20110219746 - System, method, and apparatus for controlling an aftertreatment system having a particulate filter and a rich nox conversion device: A system includes an internal combustion ignition engine with an exhaust gas flow, a particulate filter in the exhaust gas flow, a NOx reduction catalyst in the exhaust gas flow downstream of the particulate filter, a first oxygen sensor coupled to the exhaust gas flow downstream of the NOx reduction... Agent:
20110219749 - Exhaust system having multiple inlets and multiple outlets: An exhaust system for exhausting multiple cylinders of a small engine, wherein the exhaust system includes a plurality of exhaust units is described herein. Each exhaust unit of the exhaust system is operatively and fluidly connected to a separate cylinder of the small engine such that the exhaust gases from... Agent: Mtd Products Inc
20110219750 - Exhaust gas purifying apparatus for internal combustion engine: The present invention relates to an exhaust gas purifying apparatus for an internal combustion engine. An object of the invention is to reduce the amount of particulate matter that flows out from a catalytic converter that continuously burns particulate matter contained in an exhaust gas. The exhaust gas purifying apparatus... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20110219751 - Fuel delivery system for selectively providing fuel to various engine components: A system for providing fuel to an engine fuel delivery system and to an exhaust aftertreatment system associated with an engine. The system includes a fuel source, a pump being operable in a first state to pump fuel from the fuel source to the engine fuel delivery system, and the... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.
20110219752 - Targeted particular matter filter regeneration system: A regeneration system includes a particulate matter (PM) filter. The PM filter has an upstream end that receives an exhaust gas from an engine. An air pump circuit directs ambient air to a first exhaust conduit upstream from the PM filter. A control module determines a current soot loading level... Agent: Gm Global Tecnology Operations, Inc.
20110219754 - Exhaust gas purification apparatus of an internal combustion engine: A gas additive and a liquid additive are supplied efficiently. There are provided a liquid supply device that stores a liquid additive and supplies the liquid additive into an exhaust passage of an internal combustion engine, a gas supply device that stores a gas additive and supplies the gas additive... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20110219755 - Exhaust-gas purification system for diesel engines: An exhaust gas purification system for diesel engines includes at least one oxidation catalytic converter, a reducing agent injection device and a reduction catalytic converter disposed together in a housing having a first lateral chamber close to a first end side and a second lateral chamber close to a second... Agent: Emitec Gesellschaft Fuer Emissionstechnologie Mbh
20110219753 - Particulate filter system: A device for filtering particulates from an exhaust gas feedstream of an internal combustion engine includes a filter substrate having a multiplicity of alternately closed parallel flow passages having porous walls oriented parallel to a flow axis of the exhaust gas between an inlet and an outlet thereof, wherein subsets... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110219756 - Method for operating an evaporation unit for producing gaseous ammonia and motor vehicle having an evaporation unit: A method for operating an evaporation unit for converting a volume flow to an ammonia-containing gas flow includes providing the evaporator unit with at least one first section and a second section downstream of the first section. The volume flow flows through the sections for evaporation. The volume flow is... Agent: Emitec Gesellschaft Fur Emissionstechnologie Mbh
20110219757 - Muffler draining apparatus for working machine: A muffler draining apparatus for a working machine is provided which allows a drain line having excellent heat resistance to be reliably installed, even when a device or equipment is present at the position below a muffler. In a muffler draining apparatus that is provided to a muffler equipped to... Agent: Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.
20110219758 - Exhaust stack: An improved exhaust stack for use with commercial vehicles such as semi-truck tractors. The improved exhaust stack includes an outer tubular portion that, if desired, can be chrome plated; an inner tubular portion that is coaxially aligned with the outer tubular portion and cooperates there with to define an annular... Agent:
20110219759 - Single-axis drive system and method: A system for moving an object in one axis that creates highly dispersed but precisely controlled mechanical force to support, manipulate, and maintain an object, tool or application in precise alignment or orientation with respect to a stationary or moving target is disclosed. The system includes one or more fluid... Agent:
20110219760 - Systems and methods for energy storage and recovery using compressed gas: The invention relates to methods and systems for the storage and recovery of energy using open-air hydraulic-pneumatic accumulator and intensifier arrangements that combine at least one accumulator and at least one intensifier in communication with a high-pressure gas storage reservoir on a gas-side of the circuits and a combination fluid... Agent:
20110219761 - Integral accumulator/reservoir system: An integral accumulator/reservoir system including a low pressure vessel having a low-pressure vessel wall defining a low-pressure vessel cavity; a high-pressure accumulator having a high-pressure accumulator wall defining a high-pressure accumulator cavity, the high-pressure accumulator being disposed in the low-pressure vessel cavity, the high-pressure accumulator wall including an aluminum layer;... Agent:
20110219762 - Construction machine: A top cover (17) is provided at an upper position of a supporting structure (12) of heat exchange device (11), and an upper opening (20C) is configured to be provided in a detachable type cover (20) for constituting this top cover (17) at a position corresponding to a clearance (16)... Agent: Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.
20110219763 - Systems and methods for efficient pumping of high-pressure fluids for energy storage and recovery: In various embodiments, a mechanical assembly and/or storage vessel is fluidly coupled to a circulation apparatus for receiving pressurized heat-transfer fluid from an outlet at a first elevated pressure, boosting a pressure of the heat-transfer fluid to a second pressure larger than the first pressure, and returning heat-transfer fluid to... Agent:
20110219764 - Actuator: An actuator comprises an actuator element in the form of a lamina 2 made from a shape memory material. A heating element 6 is bonded to the lamina 2 and serves to heat the lamina 2 to cause it change phase and thereby operate the actuator. The heating element 6... Agent: Rolls-royce PLC
20110219765 - Heat engine: A heat engine includes a container in which a liquid piston made of a liquid operation fluid is sealed to flow therein, an exterior evaporator located outside of the container to generate vapor of the operation fluid, a suction portion arranged at one end side of the container to draw... Agent: Denso Corporation
20110219766 - Arrangement and control method for supplying fresh gas to a turbocharged internal combustion engine: An arrangement for supplying fresh gas to a turbocharged internal combustion engine having an intake line and an exhaust gas line, includes an exhaust gas turbocharger having a compressor impeller for compressing fresh gas and feeding the compressed fresh gas to the internal combustion engine, and having a drive impeller... Agent: Knorr-bremse Systeme Fuer Nutzfahrzeuge Gmbh
20110219767 - Control device for internal combustion engine equipped with turbocharger: A control device for an internal combustion engine including a turbocharger including a first exhaust channel leading to a turbine of the turbocharger, a second exhaust channel that does not lead to the turbine, a first exhaust valve that opens and closes the first exhaust channel, a second exhaust valve... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20110219768 - Air cleaner, and engine control system: An air cleaner includes a case in which an inner cylindrical filter and an outer cylindrical filter are housed, the case having a case body that defines an opening end surface closed by a cover member. The case includes an air inlet provided to an outer circumference of the case... Agent: Komatsu Ltd.
20110219769 - Return carbon dioxide to flashed geothermal brine to control scale deposition in a geothermal power plant: Deposition of scale in the binary heat exchanger can be controlled by separating a small amount of gas-rich vapor from the brine before the main stage of steam separation, and combining this gas rich vapor with the flashed brine before in enters the binary heat exchanger. The carbon dioxide thus... Agent:
20110219770 - Methods of utilizing waste heat for creating a pressurized working fluid: A method of utilizing waste heat to create a pressurized working fluid is disclosed. The method includes providing a vessel containing a sorbent system, introducing a feed of waste heat to a heat exchanger external to the vessel to heat a feed of working fluid, introducing the heated working fluid... Agent: Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company
20110219771 - Energy transfer system comprising a phase change material: An energy transfer system for absorbing, temporarily storing and releasing energy is disclosed. The described energy transfer system comprises (a) a first container containing a Phase Change Material, (b) a heat generation element, which is connectable to an external energy source and which is capable of charging the Phase Change... Agent:
20110219772 - Hybrid drive system: A hybrid drive system for a motor vehicle includes an internal combustion engine and at least one electric motor, each driving wheels of the motor vehicle. The internal combustion engine is coupled to the corresponding wheels via a first multispeed transmission. The electric motor is coupled to the corresponding wheels... Agent:
20110219773 - Systems and methods for producing hydrogen from cellulosic and/or grain feedstocks for use as a vehicle fuel, use in the production of anhydrous ammonia, and to generate electricity: Systems and methods for producing hydrogen from cellulosic and/or grain feedstocks for use as a vehicle fuel, use in the production of anhydrous ammonia, and to generate electricity. In at least one exemplary embodiment of a system for producing ammonia, the system comprises a fuel source containing fuel, a burn... Agent:
20110219774 - Circumferentially varied quench jet arrangement for gas turbine combustors: A combustor for a turbine engine is provided. The combustor includes a first liner; a second liner positioned relative to the first liner to form a combustion chamber therebetween, the combustion chamber configured to receive a fuel-air mixture; an igniter positioned relative to the combustion chamber and configured to ignite... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20110219775 - High tolerance controlled surface for ceramic matrix composite component: A ceramic matrix composite (CMC) component includes a hardenable material that can be machined to provide a desired dimension and surface finish.... Agent:
20110219776 - Aerodynamic flame stabilizer: A flame stabilizer is in fluid communication with a combustor of a gas turbine engine. The flame stabilizer has a body with an aerodynamic shape that creates a flow recirculation zone by injection of fluid through a plurality of holes in the body of the flame stabilizer. The aerodynamic shape... Agent: General Electric Company
20110219777 - Power generation process with partial recycle of carbon dioxide: Disclosed herein is a power generation process in which a portion of the carbon dioxide generated by gaseous fuel combustion is recycled back to the power generation process, either pre-combustion, post-combustion, or both. The power generation process of the invention may be a combined cycle process or a traditional power... Agent: Membrane Technology And Research, Inc
20110219778 - Power generation process with partial recycle of carbon dioxide: Disclosed herein is a power generation process in which a portion of the carbon dioxide generated by gaseous fuel combustion is recycled back to the power generation process, either pre-combustion, post-combustion, or both. The power generation process of the invention may be a combined cycle process or a traditional power... Agent: Membrane Technology And Research, Inc.
20110219779 - Low emission combustion systems and methods for gas turbine engines: A combustion system for a gas turbine engine is provided. The system includes a forward liner; an aft liner; a combustion chamber formed by the forward liner and the aft liner, the combustion chamber defining a lean combustion zone and a pilot combustion zone; a premixing zone coupled to the... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20110219780 - Processing fuel and water: Fuel is oxidized with air in a pressurized reaction chamber containing water. Water, fuel, or both may be communicated into the reaction chamber in a gaseous state, a liquid state, or both. For example, a liquid mixture that includes the water and/or the fuel can be evaporated to form a... Agent: Flexenergy, Inc.
20110219782 - Aerodynamically shaped supporting and/or fairing element in the bypass duct of a gas-turbine engine: An aerodynamically shaped supporting and fairing element (2) is arranged in the bypass duct of a gas-turbine engine and includes a supporting structure (3, 4) of aerodynamically shaped leading-edge and trailing-edge parts (7 and 8) connected by a connecting web (9) to form a recess (10) which extends on both... Agent: Rolls-royce Deutschland Ltd & Co Kg
20110219781 - Gas turbine engine with tie shaft for axial high pressure compressor rotor: A compressor section to be mounted in a gas turbine engine has a plurality of axial compressor rotors arranged from an upstream location toward a downstream location. A tie shaft applies an axial force at one end of the compressor section and biases the compressor rotors against a hub at... Agent:
20110219783 - Turbojet engine nacelle with translatable upstream cowl: Turbojet engine nacelle (1) comprising an air intake structure (4) able to channel a flow of air towards a fan of the turbojet engine, and a central structure (5) intended to surround said fan and to which the air intake structure is attached in such a way as to ensure... Agent: Aircelle
20110219784 - Compressor section with tie shaft coupling and cantilever mounted vanes: A compressor section to be mounted in a gas turbine engine has a plurality of compressor rotors arranged from an upstream location toward a downstream location. A tie shaft applies an axial force at one end of the compressor section to a downstream one of the compressor rotors, and biases... Agent:09/08/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number
20110214405 - Nacelle air intake structure: The invention relates to a nacelle comprising an air intake structure (1) able to channel a flow of air towards a fan of the turbojet engine, said structure (1) comprising at least one inner panel (11) and one outer panel (10), the outer panel (10) being able to be moved... Agent: Aircelle
20110214406 - Microturbine sun tracker: e
20110214407 - Pulse detonation system: In one embodiment, a pulse detonation system includes a pulse detonation tube including a base tube and a thermally protective layer disposed adjacent to an inner surface of the base tube. The thermally protective layer is configured to limit temperature fluctuations at the inner surface of the base tube to... Agent: General Electric Company
20110214408 - Liquid propellant tank and vapor jet emitting device including same: A liquid propellant tank for storing a liquid propellant A and supplying vapor produced by evaporation of part of the liquid propellant A to an external location comprises a tank body for storing the liquid propellant A, and a plurality of holder plates arranged inside the tank body, around an... Agent: Ihi Aerospace Co., Ltd.
20110214409 - Combustion turbine in which combustion is intermittent: l
20110214410 - Propellant tank and vapor jet emitting device including same: A propellant tank for storing a liquid propellant A and supplying vapor produced by evaporation of part of the liquid propellant A to an external location comprises a tank body for storing the liquid propellant A, a mesh member arranged inside the tank body to cover a liquid surface of... Agent: Ihi Aerospace Co., Ltd.
20110214411 - Device for the purification of exhaust gases and motor vehicle having the device: A device for the purification of exhaust gases in an exhaust gas system of an internal combustion engine includes at least one exhaust gas purification component through which exhaust gas can flow. The exhaust gas purification component is disposed in an outer pipe formed of titanium or a titanium alloy... Agent: Emitec Gesellschaft Fuer Emissionstechnologie Mbh
20110214413 - Configuration and method for cleaning an exhaust gas flow of an internal combustion engine by separating particles and motor vehicle having the configuration: A configuration for purifying or cleaning an exhaust-gas flow of an internal combustion engine includes at least an ionization device, an agglomeration device, and a (catalytically active) radial honeycomb body around a duct. The exhaust-gas is diverted from the duct into the radial honeycomb body, while the agglomerated particles are... Agent: Emitec Gesellschaft Fur Emissionstechnologie Mbh
20110214412 - Exhaust system comprising nox storage catalyst and csf: An exhaust gas aftertreatment system for a diesel-engined vehicle, which system comprising a NOx Storage Catalyst (NSC) followed in a downstream direction by a Catalysed Soot Filter (CSF), wherein the CSF comprises an oxidative catalyst comprising a palladium-rich weight ratio of platinum and palladium.... Agent: Johnson Matthey Public Limited Company
20110214414 - Electrically heated particulate filter enhanced ignition strategy: An exhaust system that processes exhaust generated by an engine is provided. The system generally includes a particulate filter (PF) that filters particulates from the exhaust wherein an upstream end of the PF receives exhaust from the engine. A grid of electrically resistive material is applied to an exterior upstream... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110214415 - Gas/liquid mixing device for diesel exhaust aftertreatment: An exhaust gas treatment system for an internal combustion engine comprises an exhaust gas conduit configured to receive and to deliver exhaust gas to a downstream exhaust treatment device. An injector bay extends outwardly from the exhaust gas conduit upstream of the exhaust treatment device and an exhaust fluid injector... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110214418 - Component carrier for a dosing system: A component carrier (20) of a dosing system for injecting a urea solution to the exhaust-gas flow (9) of an internal combustion engine for the purpose of selective catalytic reduction, wherein the dosing system can be connected to a urea solution tank (1) from which urea solution can be extracted,... Agent: Albonair Gmbh
20110214416 - Exhaust emission control device: An object of the invention is to make it possible to introduce exhaust gas 3 into a post-treatment unit such as selective reduction catalyst 6 through turnabout, with distribution of flow of the exhaust gas 3 being uniformized. Disclosed is an exhaust emission control device with a selective reduction catalyst... Agent: Avl List Gmbh
20110214417 - Exhaust gas purification system for internal combustion engine: Concerning an internal combustion engine equipped with an NSR catalyst and an SCR, this invention is intended to provide an exhaust gas purification system for an internal combustion engine, the system being used to suppress degradation of emissions due to blow-through of NOx. The exhaust gas purification system, used for... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20110214419 - Exhaust diffuser: A flow diffuser for vehicles of the type having an engine and an exhaust pipe generally includes a body including a plurality of inner diffusion ports extending through the body, wherein the body may be attached to an exhaust pipe at or near the exit plane of the exhaust pipe,... Agent: Paccar Inc
20110214420 - Diagnosis management system and diagnosis management method for a valve-controlled hydrostatic displacement unit: A diagnosis management system for a hydrostatic displacement unit, including a control unit for controlling a drive motor, a hybrid control unit for controlling the motor control unit on the basis of at least one desired acceleration signal and one desired deceleration signal for the drive motor, a gear control... Agent:
20110214421 - Compressor of an exhaust-gas turbocharger: The invention relates to a compressor (1) of an exhaust-gas turbocharger (ATL) having a compressor housing (2) in which a compressor wheel (3) is arranged and which has an inlet region (4), having a contour ring (5) which is arranged in the compressor housing (2) between the inlet region (4)... Agent: Borgwarner Inc.
20110214422 - Rich fuel mixture super-turbocharged engine system: Disclosed is a super-turbocharger system that increases power and efficiency of an engine. The system uses the exothermic properties of a catalytic converter to extract additional energy from exhaust heat that is used to add power to the engine. Compressed air is supplied and mixed with exhaust gases upstream and/or... Agent:
20110214423 - Device and method of providing portable electrical, hydraulic and air pressure utilities for on-site tool applications: Improvements in the device and method of providing portable electrical, hydraulic and compressed air power to a variety of job site applications requiring the use of hand held industrial tools.... Agent:
20110214424 - Energy generating system: An electrical energy generating system in which high pressure slurry is used to expel water, alternately from two bladders, which is used to power a turbine which drives a generator.... Agent:
20110214425 - Energy-efficient system for generating carbon black, preferably in energetic cooperation with systems for generating silicon dioxide and/or silicon: The object of the invention is a more energy-efficient system for utilizing waste heat and residual gases from the engineered generation of carbon compounds, such as carbon black, graphite or from sugar pyrolysis, using a coupling of energy-heat or a thermal heat-generating plant for generating electrical energy, in particular for... Agent: Evonik Degussa Gmbh
20110214426 - Turbine system including valve for leak off line for controlling seal steam flow: A turbine system includes a valve coupled to a leak off line from a leak packing of a first turbine, the valve controlling a first steam flow used to maintain a constant self-sustaining sealing pressure to a second turbine across numerous loading conditions. A related method is also provided.... Agent: General Electric Company
20110214427 - Process for reducing coal consumption in coal fired power plant with steam piping drying: The present invention relates to a process for reducing coal consumption in coal fired power plant with steam-piping drying, namely a steam-piping drying system is provided between a coal grinding mill and a coal powder bunker as well as a weighing belt of the prior coal fired boiler generating set,... Agent:
20110214428 - Hybrid venturi cooling system: A venturi device for a turbine combustor includes a substantially annular outer liner; a substantially annular inner liner; a venturi channel located between the substantially annular outer and inner liners; the substantially annular outer and inner liners being substantially V-shaped in axial cross-section, thereby defining a throat region; the substantially... Agent: General Electric Company
20110214429 - Angled vanes in combustor flow sleeve: A turbine combustor liner assembly includes a combustor liner having upstream and downstream ends; a transition duct attached to the downstream end of the combustor liner; a first flow sleeve surrounding the combustor liner, with a first radial flow passage therebetween; and a first annular inlet at an aft end... Agent: General Electric Company
20110214430 - Accelerated cooling of a gas turbine: In a method for the fast cooling down of a gas turbine (1) after its operation, and also in a gas turbine (1) useful for carrying out the method, subsequent to the operation of a gas turbine (1), the rotor (8) is operated at low cooling speed (n) in order... Agent:
20110214432 - System and method for generation of high pressure air in an integrated gasification combined cycle system: An integrated gasification combined cycle system. In one embodiment (FIG. 2) a system (200) includes an ion transport membrane air separation unit (210) for producing oxygen-enriched gas (209) and oxygen-depleted air (227), a gasification system (5) for generating syngas with the oxygen-enriched gas (209), a gas combustor (234) for reacting... Agent:
20110214431 - Turbine guide vane support for a gas turbine and method for operating a gas turbine: A turbine guide vane support for an axial-flow gas turbine is provided. The support includes a tubular wall having an inflow-side end and an outflow-side end for a hot gas flowing in the interior of the turbine guide vane support in a flow path of the gas turbine. Cooling channels... Agent:
20110214433 - Strain tolerant bound structure for a gas turbine engine: A gas turbine engine includes bound assemblies with an inner diameter ring, struts, and an outer diameter ring. The strut is connected to the inner diameter ring and extends radially outward therefrom to connect to the outer diameter ring. A strain relief feature is disposed adjacent to or at the... Agent: United Technologies Corporation09/01/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number
20110209458 - Aircraft gas turbine engine: The invention refers to an aircraft gas turbine engine including a core engine 1 comprising at least a high pressure turbine 6 and a downstream low pressure turbine 7, a bypass duct 18 surrounding the core engine 1, as well as a mixer 19 arranged in an inlet portion of... Agent: Rolls-royce Deutschland Ltd & Co Kg
20110209459 - System and method for controlling nitrous oxide emissions of an internal combustion engine and regeneration of an exhaust treatment device: A catalyst composition is provided that includes a catalytic metal secured to a substrate, and the substrate is mesoporous and has pores that are templated. A catalyst composition includes a catalytic metal secured to a mesoporous substrate. The mesoporous substrate is a reaction product of a reactive solution, a solvent,... Agent:
20110209461 - System, method, and apparatus for determining aftertreatment fluid quality: A method includes determining a first NOx conversion efficiency (η) value and determining that a diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) level has increased a threshold amount. Further, the method includes determining a second NOx conversion η value and comparing the first NOx conversion η value and the second NOx conversion η... Agent:
20110209460 - Systems and methods for determining a particulate load in a particulate filter: A method for regenerating a particulate filter may comprise calculating a soot layer state correction factor based on a rate of regeneration and a rate of particulate loading in the particulate filter and calculating an estimated soot load in the particulate filter based on a pressure drop of an exhaust... Agent:
20110209462 - Exhaust purification system of internal combustion engine: In an exhaust purification system of an internal combustion engine, comprising a NOX catalyst device, which can satisfactorily store NOX in the exhaust gas when the concentration of oxygen in the exhaust gas is high and can release the stored NOX and purify the released NOX to N2 by reducing... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20110209463 - Method and system for controlling an engine during diesel particulate filter regeneration at idle conditions: A method and control system for controlling an engine during diesel particulate filter regeneration includes a diesel particulate filter (DPF) regeneration request module that generates a DPF regeneration request signal and an idle condition module that generates an idle condition signal when the engine is at an idle condition. A... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110209464 - Breather device, liquid tank, and exhaust gas purifying apparatus to be adapted for engine: A breather device A1 for pressure relief includes a breather pipe 121 serving as a fixing part, and an inner pipe 122 serving as a communication part and is provided by the breather pipe 121 with fixation strength enough for securing the breather device A1 to a liquid tank 101.... Agent: Nissan Diesel Motor Co., Ltd.
20110209465 - Liquid additive reservoir for selective catalytic reduction system: A liquid additive reservoir including a rigid casing delimiting a housing, and a fluid-tight flexible pouch mounted inside the housing of the casing and intended to contain the liquid additive, the flexible pouch being designed to be connected to the exhaust line of an internal combustion engine of a vehicle.... Agent: Mgi Coutier
20110209466 - Catalyst composition and catalytic reduction system comprising yttrium: A catalyst composition, a catalytic reduction system including the catalyst composition and a system using the catalytic reduction system are provided. The catalyst composition includes a templated metal oxide substrate and a catalyst material. The templated metal oxide substrate comprises yttrium and has a plurality of pores. Yttrium is present... Agent: General Electric Company
20110209467 - Method for supplying reductant to an aftertreatment system: A method for supplying reductant into an exhaust gas feedstream for an internal combustion engine includes storing a fuel/reductant blend in the fuel storage and delivery system, separating the reductant from the fuel/reductant blend, storing the reductant in a reductant storage tank, and injecting the reductant into the exhaust gas... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110209468 - Movable wall member in form of an exhaust valve spindle or a piston for internal combustion engine, and a method of manufacturing such a member: A movable wall member, in form of an exhaust valve spindle (1) or a piston (7) for an internal combustion engine, comprises a base portion (17, 20) of an alloyed steel having a carbon-content in the range from 0.15 to 0.35% by weight, and an outer portion (14, 5) forming... Agent: Man Diesel, Filial Af Man Diesel Se, Tyskland
20110209469 - System and method to recapture energy of a hydraulic motor: A system and method to recapture energy of a hydraulic motor is disclosed. The system includes a plurality of pistons disposed about a periphery of a flywheel, wherein each piston is compressed by a roller during each revolution of the flywheel. As each piston is engaged and pushes against the... Agent:
20110209470 - Transmission hydraulic control system having a pump bypass valve: A system for providing pressurized hydraulic fluid in a transmission of a motor vehicle includes a pump for providing pressurized hydraulic fluid having an inlet port and an outlet port. A bypass valve includes an inlet port in communication with the outlet port of the pump, a first outlet port... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110209471 - Velocity control of unbalanced hydraulic actuator subjected to over-center load conditions: An electro-hydraulic actuation system (901) includes an unbalanced hydraulic actuator (902) capable of motion in retraction and extension directions during movement of a load (904). A pump (204) provides a flow of fluid to the actuator. A displacement of the pump controls a velocity of the actuator during motion in... Agent:
20110209472 - Cup seal, and master cylinder in which it is used: A cup seal (21) of the invention includes an intermediate lip portion (21d), positioned between an inner lip portion (21b) and an outer lip portion (21c), provided in a base portion (21a). The intermediate lip portion (21d) is configured in such a way that first intermediate lip portions (21d1), communication... Agent:
20110209473 - System and method for waste heat recovery in exhaust gas recirculation: A system and method for waste heat recovery in exhaust gas recirculation is disclosed. The system includes an engine having an intake manifold and an exhaust manifold, an exhaust conduit connected to the exhaust manifold, and a turbocharger having a turbine and a compressor, the turbine being connected to the... Agent:
20110209474 - Solar thermal power generation using multiple working fluids in a rankine cycle: A system to convert the heat collected by solar thermal collectors into electricity using a Rankine cycle generator with multiple working fluids and multiple temperature-level heat sources is disclosed.... Agent: Waste Heat Solutions LLC
20110209475 - High temperature solar thermal systems and methods: High-temperature solar thermal systems and methods are described. In one aspect, a system is described that includes a heat engine power conversion system, or a “heat engine,” with a fluid working medium. The heat engine includes a first input, a second input, and a heat exchanger. The first input receives... Agent: King Saud University
20110209476 - Linear solar heat generating system: An eco-friendly linear solar heat generating system may employ a linear engine with a simple structure using solar heat is employed in place of a conventional Stirling engine with a complicated structure. Magnets and a coil are arranged in a piston and a cylinder, respectively, to thereby generate power in... Agent:
20110209478 - Method of power generation by waste combustion and waste combustion system: [Means for Solving Problem] A method of power generation by waste combustion comprising supplying the waste into a combustion furnace 1 for combustion, feeding a combustion gas from the combustion furnace 1 into a quenching vessel 4 containing a cooling/dissolving water and bringing the combustion exhaust gas into direct contact... Agent:
20110209477 - Rotary compressor-expander systems and associated methods of use and manufacture, including integral heat exchanger systems: The present technology is directed generally to rotary displacement systems and associated methods of use and manufacture. The systems can be used to compress and/or expand compressible fluids. In some embodiments, the rotary displacement systems include a chamber housing having a pressure-modifying chamber with a first port and a second... Agent:
20110209479 - Systems and methods for prewarming heat recovery steam generator piping: The present application describes a heat recovery steam generator. The heat recovery steam generator may include a superheater, a first turbine section, a first main steam line in communication with the superheater and the first turbine section, and a first prewarming line positioned downstream of the first main steam line... Agent: General Electric Company
20110209480 - Rotary compressor-expander systems and associated methods of use and manufacture: The present technology is directed generally to rotary displacement systems and associated methods of use and manufacture. The systems can be used to compress and/or expand compressible fluids. In some embodiments, the rotary displacement systems include a chamber housing having a pressure-modifying chamber with a first port and a second... Agent:
20110209481 - Turbine combustor end cover: An end cover assembly for a combustor includes a first plate receptive of one of more combustor fuel nozzles and a second plate. One or more intermediate plates are located between the first plate and the second plate and define one or more cavities to distribute fuel to one or... Agent: General Electric Company
20110209482 - Tangential combustor with vaneless turbine for use on gas turbine engines: A combustion device used in gas turbine engines includes an annular combustor that contains the combustion process of air and fuel and then guides the hot gas products to a first stage turbine subsection of a gas turbine engine. The annular combustor has an inner/outer shell having corrugated surfaces that... Agent:Previous industry: Chain, staple, and horseshoe making
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