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Power plants October categorized by USPTO classification 10/11Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20110258980 - Process for co-generation of mechanical-electrical energy and heat: P
20110258981 - Micro-cathode thruster and a method of increasing thrust output for a micro-cathode thruster: A magnetically enhanced micro-cathode thruster assembly for providing long-lasting thrust is provided. The micro-cathode thruster assembly includes a tubular housing, a tubular cathode, an insulator, an anode and a magnetic field. The tubular housing includes an open distal end. The tubular cathode is housed within the housing and includes a... Agent: The George Washington University
20110258985 - Electrically heated filter regeneration methods and systems: A method of regenerating a particulate filter is provided. The method includes estimating a stress level of the particulate filter; and selectively controlling current to a heater of the particulate filter based on the stress level.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110258986 - Method for regenerating a diesel particle filter: A method for regenerating a diesel particle filter (18) of an exhaust system in which an exhaust gas flow from a diesel engine is fed through the diesel particle filter (18). The system further includes at least one of a burner (34) for heating up the exhaust gas flow, a... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20110258982 - Method for the on-board reactivation of thermally aged nitrogen oxide storage catalysts in motor vehicles having an internal combustion engine operated predominantly under lean conditions: Nitrogen oxide storage catalysts are used to remove the nitrogen oxides present in the lean exhaust gas of lean-burn engines. Storage catalysts are thermally aged by high temperatures. Ageing is due to sintering of the catalytically active noble metal components of the catalyst and to formation of compounds of the... Agent: Umicore Ag & Co. Kg
20110258983 - Reconfigurable mixer for an exhaust aftertreatment system and method of using the same: A mixer for an exhaust aftertreatment system, such as a diesel engine exhaust aftertreatment system, is disclosed. The mixer includes a body portion that is configured to be disposed in an exhaust conduit upstream of an exhaust aftertreatment device and an airfoil portion that is disposed on the body portion... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110258984 - Start-stop hybrid exothermic catalyst heating system: A catalyst heating system includes a first monitoring module, a mode selection module and an electrically heated catalyst (EHC) control module. The first monitoring module monitors at least one of (i) a first temperature of a first catalyst of a catalyst assembly in an exhaust system of an engine and... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110258987 - Vaporizer: A vaporizer device which works together with an exhaust pipe carrying process exhaust gas. An exhaust duct of the vaporizer device opens into the exhaust pipe. The vaporizer device has a burner comprising an injection device for fuel and air, a combustion chamber, and the exhaust duct. An exhaust gas... Agent:
20110258988 - Nox sensor value correcting device and internal combustion engine exhaust purification system: A NOx sensor value correcting device that performs correction of a sensor value of a NOx sensor mounted on a downstream side of a catalyst used in reducing NOx estimates the ratio (RUno) of an upstream NO concentration and the ratio (RUno2) of an upstream NO2 concentration with respect to... Agent:
20110258990 - Exhaust gas control device of internal combustion engine: An exhaust gas control device of an internal combustion engine has an exhaust treatment device that purifies an exhaust gas. The exhaust gas control device is formed such that unburned fuel is supplied into the exhaust gas by a fuel addition valve, and the unburned fuel is ignited by a... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20110258989 - Exhaust purification apparatus for internal combustion engine: An exhaust purification apparatus for an internal combustion engine according to the present invention includes a heated gas generation apparatus configured to generate heated gas utilizing exhaust gas flowing through an exhaust passage. The heated gas generation apparatus includes a catalyst configured to provide an oxidation function, a fuel supply... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20110258991 - Selective catalyst reduction system with bypass system: Disclosed herein is an SCR system of a vessel for discharging exhaust gas from an exhaust gas source in the vessel to an outside after performing purification of the exhaust gas. The SCR system includes an SCR reactor connected at a leading end thereof to the exhaust gas source and... Agent: Kwang Sung Co., Ltd.
20110258992 - Ammonia slip catalyst diagnostic methods and systems: A method of diagnosing an ammonia slip catalyst device is provided. The method includes: computing a delta between a first temperature and a second temperature; evaluating the delta based on an efficiency threshold; and generating a fault notification based on the evaluating.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110258994 - Bifunctional catalyst for decomposition and oxidation of nitrogen monoxide, composite catalyst including the same for apparatus to decrease exhaust gas, and method for preparation thereof: Disclosed are a bifunctional catalyst for simultaneously removing nitrogen oxide and particulate matters, capable of decomposing nitrogen monoxide and generating nitrogen dioxide through oxidation of nitrogen monoxide, a composite catalyst including the catalyst for simultaneously removing nitrogen oxide and particulate matters used for an apparatus to decrease exhaust gas of... Agent: Korea Institute Of Energy Research
20110258993 - Exhaust system for lean burn ic engine including particulate filter and nox absorbent: An exhaust system for a lean burn internal combustion engine comprises a particulate filter (CSF), a first NOx absorbent (NOx(1)) disposed upstream of the filter and a second NOx absorbent (NOx(2)) disposed downstream of the filter.... Agent: Johnson Matthey Public Limited Company
20110258995 - Module for a thermoelectric generator, electrical conductor, thermoelectric generator, motor vehicle and method for producing a module: A module for a thermoelectric generator includes first and second ends, at least one inner tube and one outer tube disposed around the outside of the inner tube and at least one thermoelectric element disposed between the inner and outer tubes. The inner and outer tubes are each electrically insulated... Agent: Emitec Gesellschaft Fur Emissionstechnologie Mbh
20110258996 - System and methods for optimizing efficiency of a hydraulically actuated system: Systems and methods for efficiently operating a hydraulically actuated device/system are described herein. For example, systems and methods for efficiently operating a gas compression and expansion energy storage system are disclosed herein. Systems and methods are provided for controlling and operating the hydraulic actuators used within a hydraulically actuated device/system,... Agent: General Compression Inc.
20110258997 - Low cost linear generator wave energy converters: A wave energy converter comprising: a linear generator comprising an armature and a stator; a float connected by a linkage to the armature; wherein the weight of the armature and the linkage bear downwards upon the float and one of the armature and stator comprises electrical coils and the other... Agent: Trident Energy Limited
20110258998 - Device for a winch-operated wave-power plant: A device for a winch-operated wave-power plant with a self-tightening winch connecting a wave-energy-absorbing body via a winch wire to a reference point. A winch cable drum is connected via a mechanical energy absorption- and conversion system to a rotating outgoing axle. The mechanical energy absorption- and conversion system is... Agent: Straumekraft As
20110258999 - Methods and devices for optimizing heat transfer within a compression and/or expansion device: Systems, methods and devices for optimizing heat transfer within a device or system used to compress and/or expand a gas, such as air, are described herein. For example, systems, methods and devices for optimizing the heat transfer within an air compression and expansion energy storage system are described herein. A... Agent: General Compression, Inc.
20110259001 - Forming liquid sprays in compressed-gas energy storage systems for effective heat exchange: In various embodiments, efficiency of energy storage and recovery systems compressing and expanding gas is improved via heat exchange between the gas and a heat-transfer fluid.... Agent:
20110259000 - Thermoacoustic engine: A thermoacoustic engine includes first and second stacks disposed in parallel in a looped tube and a heat storage unit disposed in the looped tube. A circuit length between a center of the first stack and a center of the heat storage unit is equal to a circuit length between... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20110259002 - Stirling cycle epitrochoidal heat engine: An epitrochoidal Stirling type engine operating on a Carnot cycle. The engine has a hot end and a cool end. Each end has a three-lobed rotary piston or rotor eccentrically mounted. Each rotor is in a four-lobed housing. There are connections for fluid flow between pairs of lobes with regenerators... Agent:
20110259003 - Thermoacoustic engine: A thermoacoustic engine includes a first stack and a second stack disposed in a gas-filled looped tube. The first stack has a first end to which heat is inputted and a second end to which cooling water is inputted, and the second stack has a first end to which the... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20110259004 - Brake actuator unit: Disclosed is a brake actuator unit capable of improving the pedal feeling. The brake actuator unit includes a housing, a master cylinder connected to one end of the housing and provided therein with first and second pistons arranged in parallel to each other, an operating fluid reservoir coupled to an... Agent: Mando Corporation
20110259005 - Brake controller: Provided is a brake controller which can be made smaller. The brake controller (100) has a hydraulic control mechanism (150), which comprises a master cylinder (250) which generates a hydraulic fluid pressure on the basis of an input piston (182) and a control piston (190) that move when a braking... Agent: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.
20110259007 - Concentrated solar power gas turbine and concentrated-solar-power-gas turbine power generation equipment: Provided is a concentrated solar power gas turbine that enables efficient operation to allow a reduction in capacity of the start-up driving source used for compensating for the shortage of solar heat quantity at the start-up/acceleration. The concentrated solar power gas turbine (GT1) includes a compressor (1) for taking in... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
20110259006 - Versatile thermal solar system for producing hot water up to high temperatures: Thermal solar installation, comprising a battery (1) of two or more flat or vacuum-tube solar collectors (2), heat-transfer-fluid circulation pump (4), valve system (3) and control system (6), characterized by its wide operating range in terms of available temperature of the heat-transfer fluid (from +40° C. to +150° C.), also... Agent:
20110259009 - Closed loop scroll expander: Apparatuses and methods related to an engine for converting heat into mechanical output using a working fluid in a closed circulating system are disclosed. In some embodiments, the engine includes a pump to pressurize the working fluid, a regenerative heat exchanger to transfer heat from a first portion of the... Agent: Secco2 Engines, Inc.
20110259010 - Organic motive fluid based waste heat recovery system: The present invention provides a waste heat recovery system, comprising a closed fluid circuit through which an organic motive fluid flows, heat exchanger means for transferring heat from waste heat gases to the motive fluid, means for flashing the motive fluid which exits the heat exchanger means into a high... Agent: Ormat Technologies Inc.
20110259011 - Heat conversion system simultaneously utilizing two separate heat source stream and method for making and using same: A system and method are disclosed for converting heat into a usable form of energy, where the system and method are designed to utilize at least two separate heat sources simultaneously, where one heat source stream has a higher initial temperature and a second heat source stream has a lower... Agent: Kalex, LLC
20110259012 - Working vehicle: A working vehicle has a cooling fan provided on a first side of an engine to blow air to the engine; a muffler main body provided on a second side thereof in a position lower than an upper surface of a head cover of the engine; and an exhaust pipe... Agent: Kubota Corporation
20110259013 - Apparatus for combusting fuel within a gas turbine engine: A system for a gas turbine engine includes a combustor assembly coupled to a plurality of first nozzles having outlet passageways coupled to a first fuel source and first passageways coupled to a second fuel source. The system also includes the combustor assembly coupled to a second nozzle that has... Agent:
20110259014 - Refinery residuals processing for integrated power, water, and chemical products: Systems and methods are provided for processing refinery residuals. In one embodiment, the system may include a gasifier configured to produce syngas from refinery residuals. A gas turbine engine may produce power from the syngas, and the power may be provided to a desalination system. A portion of the syngas... Agent: General Electric Company
20110259015 - Tangential combustor: A combustion section for a gas turbine includes a casing defining a chamber, a plurality of combustor cans disposed in the casing and oriented in an annular pattern, and a plurality of transition pieces each coupled with one of the combustor cans. The transition pieces direct products of combustion from... Agent:
20110259016 - Method of starting a gas turbine engine: A method of starting a gas turbine engine includes maintaining the gas turbine engine at the dwelling speed after light-off until a predetermined magnitude of combustor warm-up is determined then increasing the speed of the starter motor to accelerate the gas turbine engine after the predetermined magnitude of combustor warm-up... Agent:
20110259017 - Hot gas path component cooling system: A cooling system for a hot gas path component is disclosed. The cooling system may include a component layer and a cover layer. The component layer may include a first inner surface and a second outer surface. The second outer surface may define a plurality of channels. The component layer... Agent: General Electric Company10/20/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification
20110252763 - Turbine inlet heat transfer system: A heat transfer system is provided for a filter house. The filter house is configured to channel air into a turbine engine. The heat transfer system includes at least one of an expansion device and a compressor, a circuit coupled to at least one of the expansion device and the... Agent:
20110252764 - Systems and methods for thermal management in a gas turbine powerplant: A thermal management system for a gas turbine powerplant with an engine oil line and an engine fuel line incorporates a heat transfer control module that includes a reversible heat pump with a heat pump compressor for circulating working fluid in forward and reverse directions through a working fluid line... Agent: Propulsion, Gas Turbine, And Energy Evaluations, LLC
20110252767 - Apparatus and method to diagnose a nox sensor: A method includes raising a temperature of an SCR catalyst for a predetermined time period while dosing urea. The method further includes maintaining the temperature of the SCR catalyst without dosing urea for a second predetermined time period. The method further includes filtering out at least low frequency data from... Agent:
20110252769 - Diesel particulate filter overstress mitigation: Methods and systems for reducing overstress of a DPF are provided herein. One example of such a method is based on a radial temperature gradient near the exit face of the diesel particulate filter. In this way, it becomes possible to more closely correlate radial stresses to actual risk of... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
20110252765 - Exhaust throttle valve system and method for diesel particulate filter regeneration: An exhaust gas aftertreatment system (10) for a vehicle having an engine (14) includes a fluid passageway (20) extending from the engine to an ambient (18) for fluidly communicating exhaust gas (F). A diesel particulate filter (24) is disposed on the fluid passageway (20) downstream of the engine (14). At... Agent: International Engine Intellectual Property Company , LLC
20110252768 - Method and apparatus for the self-diagnosis of an exhaust gas probe: A method for the self-diagnosis of an exhaust gas probe (20). The exhaust gas probe (20) has at least one heating element (26). The method includes a modeled heat output PH is determined for the heating element (26) by means of a computer program comparing parameters of the gas stream... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20110252766 - Method of producing ammonia effective to control aftertreatment conditions of nox emissions: A method for reducing NOx molecules in an exhaust flow within an exhaust aftertreatment system of an internal combustion engine includes storing NOx from the exhaust flow on a NOx storage component within an aftertreatment device exposed to the exhaust flow. When the exhaust flow includes molecular hydrogen, he stored... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110252770 - Regeneration method for ceramic honeycomb structures: A method for regenerating a diesel particulate filter includes elevating a temperature of a gas stream flowing into an inlet of the diesel particulate filter to greater than or equal to 450° of the inlet of the diesel particulate filter, wherein the gas stream at the inlet of the diesel... Agent:
20110252772 - Device for purifying exhaust gas of an internal combustion engine: To homogeneously diffuse, in the exhaust gas, an additive that is fed into a device for purifying exhaust gas of an internal combustion engine. An upstream device for purifying exhaust gas and a downstream device for purifying exhaust gas are connected together through an exhaust pipe having a sectional area... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20110252771 - Flue gas purifying device: An object of the present invention is to provide a flue gas purifying device that can suppress leakage of ammonia and can efficiently decrease nitrogen oxides in flue gas. The object is achieved by including: an exhaust pipe that guides flue gas discharged from an internal combustion engine; a urea-water... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
20110252773 - Gasoline engine emissions treatment systems having particulate filters: Provided are exhaust systems and components suitable for use in conjunction with gasoline engines to capture particulates in addition to reducing gaseous emission such as hydrocarbons, nitrogen oxides, and carbon monoxides. Exhaust treatment systems comprising a three-way conversion (TWC) catalyst located on a particulate filters are provided. Coated particle filters... Agent: Basf Corporation
20110252774 - Heat transfer device and manufacturing method: o
20110252775 - Exhaust flow insulator for an exhaust system device: An exhaust system device comprising a liquid-cooled non-ferrous housing including a liquid cooling passage and defining a path for exhaust gas, and an exhaust flow insulator carried in the exhaust gas path of the housing to convey exhaust gas through the housing to limit heat transfer from exhaust gas to... Agent: Borgwarner Inc.
20110252776 - Exhaust gas treatment device: A simplified design is obtained if the outer funnel at an inner end facing the jacket is connected to the jacket in a fixed manner and at an outer end facing away from the jacket is connected in a fixed manner to the inner funnel, and if between the inner... Agent: J. Eberspaecher Gmbh & Co.kg
20110252777 - Systems and methods for improving drivetrain efficiency for compressed gas energy storage: Generally, the invention relates to power generation and energy storage. In particular, to systems and methods for providing constant power from hydraulic inputs having widely-varying pressures. More particularly, the invention relates to hydraulic-pneumatic energy storage and recovery systems that include either a fixed or variable displacement hydraulic motor and control... Agent:
20110252778 - Hydraulic system: For controlling supply priorities, a hydraulic system includes several loads, a pump, and a tank. One load has a first-level supply priority, and optionally a second load has a second-level supply priority subordinate to the first level. A third load has a third-level supply priority subordinate to the second level.... Agent:
20110252779 - Energy conversion system with duplex radial flow turbine: An energy conversion system, including a wave chamber, and a turbine wheel coupled to a shaft and fluidly coupled with the wave chamber. The energy conversion system may also include a first radial flow passage fluidly coupled with the wave chamber and the turbine wheel, and first vanes disposed at... Agent: Dresser-rand Company
20110252780 - Heat engine: A heat engine includes: a high-temperature space portion and a low-temperature space portion, each of which has a working gas with a different temperature range from each other; a regenerator provided between both of the space portions; a first piston configured to cause volumetric changes of the working gases in... Agent: Alpha Plus Power Inc.
20110252782 - Drive module and electronic device: A drive module includes: a cylindrical or columnar driven body 4; a cylindrical supporting body 5 for containing the driven body therein; flat spring members 6, 7 for elastically holding the driven body movably along a certain direction with respect to the supporting body; and a drive means 10 for... Agent:
20110252783 - Energy cell: The present invention relates to an energy cell (10) operable to generate a pressurized fluid for use as an energy source when a phase change material (PCM) changes from solid phase to liquid phase. The energy cell (10) comprises a housing means (12) holding the phase change material (PCM), and... Agent:
20110252781 - Prevention, actuation and control of deployment of memory-shape polymer foam-based expandables: Actuation and control of the deployment of a polymeric memory-shape material on a wellbore device on a downhole tool may be accomplished by treating a compacted or compressed polymeric memory-shape material with a deployment fluid to lower its Tg and/or decrease its rigidity, thereby softening the polymeric shape-memory material at... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20110252784 - Fresh gas supply device for an internal combustion engine having an exhaust gas turbocharger, and method for the control thereof: A fresh gas supply device is provided for an internal combustion engine having a turbocharger. The device includes a charge-air inlet for taking in charge-air from the exhaust gas turbocharger, a compressed air inlet for taking in compressed air, an outlet connectable to the charge-air inlet via a flap element... Agent: Knorr-bremse Systeme Fuer Nutzfahrzeuge Gmbh
20110252785 - Stored compressed air management for improved engine performance: A method for providing air to a combustion chamber of an engine, the engine including a compressor and a boost tank selectably coupled to an intake manifold. The method includes varying a relative amount of engine exhaust in air pressurized in the boost tank based on engine operating conditions, and... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
20110252788 - Bypass fluid system for exhaust aftertreatment: An exhaust treatment system for a vehicle includes an intake conduit adapted to receive pressurized intake air provided from a turbocharger compressor and supply the pressurized intake air to an internal combustion engine. An uninterrupted bypass conduit bypasses the internal combustion engine and includes upstream and downstream ends. The upstream... Agent:
20110252786 - Control device for internal combustion engine: There is provided a control device for an internal combustion engine capable of suppressing trouble such that the gas having an EGR ratio higher than necessary is sucked with the opening of an intake air bypass passage. A supercharger having a compressor is provided in an intake air passage of... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20110252787 - Gas sealing arrangement for a variable geometry turbocharger: A piston ring for sealing gas flow past a sliding cylinder is provided at the interface of the turbine and bearing housings, and is axially close to the turbine inlet. A V-band or similar connection joins the turbine and bearing housings but it is axially further away from the turbine... Agent:
20110252790 - Axial turbine: A turbocharger including a turbine wheel having a hub-to-tip ratio of no more than 60% and blades with a high turning angle, a turbine housing forming an inwardly spiraling primary-scroll passageway that significantly converges to produce highly accelerated airflow into the turbine at high circumferential angles, and a two-sided parallel... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20110252792 - Axial turbine wheel: A turbocharger including a turbine wheel having a hub-to-tip ratio of no more than 60% and blades with a high turning angle, a turbine housing forming an inwardly spiraling primary-scroll passageway that significantly converges to produce highly accelerated airflow into the turbine at high circumferential angles, and a two-sided parallel... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20110252791 - Axial turbine with parallel flow compressor: A turbocharger including a turbine wheel having a hub-to-tip ratio of no more than 60% and blades with a high turning angle, a turbine housing forming an inwardly spiraling primary-scroll passageway that significantly converges to produce highly accelerated airflow into the turbine at high circumferential angles, and a two-sided parallel... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20110252793 - Device for turbocharging an internal combustion engine, vehicle, and method for turbocharging an internal combustion engine: A device for turbocharging an internal combustion engine that includes, but is not limited to a compressor, which is situated in a fresh air line, a turbine, which is situated in an exhaust line and drives the compressor, and a catalytic converter, which is situated after the turbine in the... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20110252789 - High diffusion turbine wheel with hub bulb: A turbocharger including a turbine wheel having a hub-to-tip ratio of no more than 60% and blades with a high turning angle, a turbine housing forming an inwardly spiraling primary-scroll passageway that significantly converges to produce highly accelerated airflow into the turbine at high circumferential angles, and a two-sided parallel... Agent:
20110252794 - Exhaust treatment system for internal combustion engine: Systems and methods are provided for operating an engine exhaust system. In one example, a system comprises a first valve, and a second valve coupled to the first valve via a shaft. A first position of the shaft situates the first valve closed and the second valve open, a second... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
20110252795 - Two-stage turbocharger assembly: A two-stage turbocharger assembly for an internal combustion engine is provided. The assembly has a low pressure turbocharger, and more than two high pressure turbochargers arranged in parallel with each other. The compressor outlet of the low pressure turbocharger is operatively connected to the compressor inlets of the high pressure... Agent: Napier Turbochargers Limited
20110252797 - Gas turbine plant, heat receiver, power generating device, and sunlight collecting system associated with solar thermal electric generation system: A gas turbine plant associated with a solar thermal electric generation system has a heat receiver which receives heat from the sun, a gas turbine having a compressor and a turbine which operates with an operating fluid compressed by the compressor and heated by the heat receiver, a temperature sensor... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
20110252796 - Ultra-high-efficiency engines and corresponding thermodynamic system: A thermodynamic system and method of producing useful work includes providing a working fluid and a fluid pump, or compressor, for pumping the working fluid in a cycle. A thermal input is provided for supplying heat to the working fluid. An expansion device downstream of the thermal input converts motion... Agent: Burkhart Technologies, LLC
20110252800 - Aluminium combustion power system: An engine that oxidizes aluminum with water to produce electrical and/or mechanical power. The engine can include a fuel made at least partly from aluminum powder that flows like liquid under high pressure. The engine can also include a steam supply system, a combustor, a fuel feed system, a fuel... Agent: The Penn State Research Foundation
20110252801 - Compositions comprising z-1,2-difluoroethylene and uses thereof: The present invention relates to compositions for use in refrigeration, air-conditioning, and heat pump systems wherein the composition comprises Z-1,2-difluoroethylene (Z-HFO-1132a). The compositions of the present invention are useful in processes for producing cooling or heat, as heat transfer fluids, foam blowing agents, aerosol propellants, and power cycle working fluids.... Agent: E.i. Du Pont Nemours And Company
20110252799 - Condenser tube having increased hydrophobicity, production method and use thereof: A condenser tube has a superhydrophobic surface. The superhydrophobic surface is produced on steam condenser tubes to achieve an improved runoff of condensation drops. These condenser tubes may be used in steam power generation. The surface of the condenser tube is textured so that the drops of condensation formed can... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20110252798 - Systems and methods for enhancing energy storage in quantum thermodynamic systems: In some embodiments, a device for harvesting energy from an environment energy system comprises a pump, and a coherence capacitor of metamaterial configured to store of coherence in interactions between elements of the metamaterial, a carrier fluid of particles that flushes coherence from the metamaterial and carries the coherence to... Agent:
20110252802 - Coannular oil injection nozzle: A premixer is provided and includes a peripheral wall defining a mixing chamber therein through which a flow path for a fluid is defined, a nozzle including an annular splitter plate disposed in the flow path within the mixing chamber, the splitter plate including a trailing edge defined in relation... Agent: General Electric Company
20110252803 - Apparatus and method for a fuel nozzle: A fuel nozzle includes a fuel plenum, an outer body surrounding the fuel plenum, and bore holes that extend longitudinally through the outer body. The fuel nozzle also includes means for fixedly attaching the fuel plenum to the outer body and passages that provide fluid communication between the fuel plenum... Agent: General Electric Company
20110252805 - Combustor liner cooling at transition duct interface and related method: A combustor assembly for a turbine includes a combustor and a combustor liner; a first flow sleeve surrounding the combustor liner forming a first substantially axially-extending flow annulus radially therebetween. The first flow sleeve has a first plurality of apertures formed about a circumference thereof for directing compressor discharge air... Agent: General Electric Company
20110252804 - Method and system for providing a splitter to improve the recovery of compressor discharge casing: A splitter is provided for improving a pressure recovery of a compressor discharge casing (CDC) by substantially aligning a fluid vortex about a longitudinal axis of a gas turbine engine. The CDC includes an annular wall that extends generally axially along at least a portion of the CDC. The CDC... Agent:
20110252806 - Methods for operating a gas turbine engine apparatus and assembling same: A method for operating a gas turbine engine including a combustor assembly includes channeling a first fluid through a plurality of first nozzles into the combustor and igniting the first fluid downstream from the first nozzles. The method also includes increasing the operating speed of the engine and attaining a... Agent:
20110252807 - Accessory gearbox with a starter/generator: An assembly for a gas turbine engine comprising an accessory gearbox comprising a drive gear and a starter/generator mechanically mounted to the accessory gearbox. The starter/generator comprising a rotatable shaft, a pinion gear carried by the shaft, a main machine carried by the shaft, a permanent magnet generator (PMG) carried... Agent: General Electric Company
20110252808 - Gas turbine engine and frame: One embodiment of the present invention is a unique gas turbine engine. Another embodiment is a unique frame for a gas turbine engine. Other embodiments include apparatuses, systems, devices, hardware, methods, and combinations for gas turbine engines and gas turbine engine frames. Further embodiments, forms, features, aspects, benefits, and advantages... Agent:10/13/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification
20110247313 - System for heating an airstream by recirculating waste heat of a turbomachine: An embodiment of the present invention takes the form of an application and process that incorporates a waste heat source to increase the temperature of the airstream entering an inlet section of a combustion turbine. An embodiment of the present invention may perform an anti-icing operation that reduces the need... Agent: General Electric Company
20110247312 - Coated flow-through substrates and methods for making and using them: A coated flow-through substrate comprising a flow-through substrate and a sulfur-containing compound disposed as a coating on the flow-through substrate. The coated flow-through substrate may be used, for example, in the removal of a heavy metal from a fluid such as a gas stream.... Agent:
20110247314 - Combustor exit temperature profile control via fuel staging and related method: A gas turbine combustor includes a combustion chamber defined by a combustor liner, the combustor liner having an upstream end cover supporting one or more nozzles arranged to supply fuel to the combustion chamber where the fuel mixes with air supplied from a compressor. A transition duct is connected between... Agent: General Electric Company
20110247315 - Flexible fuel system: An example fuel system includes a fuel sensor configured to sense at least one characteristic of a fuel provided to an engine. The fuel is selected from a plurality of different fuel types. The fuel system also includes a controller that is configured to meter the fuel in response to... Agent:
20110247317 - Catalyst temperature estimating device and catalyst temperature estimating method: A catalyst temperature estimating device that estimates the temperature of an upstream end of a catalyst for purifying exhaust gas of an internal combustion engine in an exhaust gas flow direction by executing a smoothing process for upstream end temperature estimation; the temperature of a downstream end of the catalyst... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20110247316 - Method of controlling urea dosing in an exhaust system of a vehicle: The present application relates to a method of controlling urea dosing in an exhaust system of a vehicle. The method includes adjusting the urea dosing based on the severity of urea deposition on an SCR catalyst, where the urea dosing is reduced as the severity increases.... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
20110247318 - Exhaust heat exchanger: An exhaust heat exchanger includes a water tank accommodating tubes and having an outside space defined outside of the tubes, a gas tank having an exhaust passage and an outside space defined outside of the exhaust passage, a dividing portion to separate the outside space of the water tank from... Agent: Denso Corporation
20110247319 - Exhaust emission purifying apparatus and liquid level measuring device: The present invention provides an exhaust emission purifying apparatus having a liquid level measuring device in which, when a liquid level (measured liquid level) measured by a liquid level indicator of a sensor is equal to or than a measurable lower limit, the measured liquid level is output. On the... Agent: Volvo Powertrain Aktiebolag
20110247320 - Device for reducing corrosive constituents in an exhaust gas condensate of an internal combustion engine: A device for reducing corrosive constituents in an exhaust gas condensate of an internal combustion engine is provided, in which the exhaust gas of the internal combustion engine is recirculated to the internal combustion engine via an exhaust gas recirculation system having an exhaust gas cooler and at least one... Agent:
20110247321 - Dynamic support apparatus and system: A dynamic support system includes a control system for controlling inflation and deflation of at least one actuator having an inlet connectable to the a control unit of the dynamic support system. The control unit may be in communication with a sensor and may control inflation and deflation of the... Agent: Deka Products Limited Partnership
20110247322 - Torque converter with turbine mass absorber: A damper assembly for a torque converter includes a drive side elastic element arranged for transmitting torque to a turbine for the torque converter in a first direction and a coast side elastic element, separate from the drive side elastic element, arranged for transmitting torque to the turbine in a... Agent: Schaeffler Technologies Gmbh & Co. Kg
20110247323 - System and method for energy storage and retrieval: Disclosed herein is a system for storing and releasing energy, comprising a generator/motor subsystem; a hydraulic pump for pumping hydraulic fluid between first and second pump ports in response to force applied by the generator/motor subsystem and also capable of imparting force to the generator/motor subsystem in response to hydraulic... Agent:
20110247324 - Vacuum-assisted brake-force booster and method for adjustment thereof: A brake-force booster for a motor-vehicle braking system has a booster housing, with a force-input member which is capable of being coupled to a brake pedal and which can be inserted into the booster housing against the action of a return spring, with a force-output member which is capable of... Agent:
20110247325 - Engine boost control for multi-fuel engine: A fuel delivery system for an internal combustion engine and a method of operating the fuel delivery system is described. As one example, the method includes delivering a first fuel blend from a first fuel tank to the engine; delivering a second fuel blend from a second fuel tank to... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
20110247326 - Waste exhaust energy recovery from an engine: An aspect encompasses an engine system wherein a turbocharger is coupled to an internal combustion engine to receive exhaust from the engine and to provide compressed air for combustion to the engine. The turbocharger is driven to generate the compressed air by the exhaust from the engine. An expander/generator is... Agent:
20110247327 - Diesel turbine scr catalyst: A system for treating exhaust gases from an engine is described. The system includes, the exhaust gases routed from the engine to atmosphere through an exhaust passage, the system comprising: an injector directing a spray of reductant into the exhaust gases routed from the engine to atmosphere; an exhaust separation... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
20110247329 - Steam turbine plant: A steam turbine plant of one embodiment includes a solar energy collector configured to collect solar heat, a boiler configured to change water into steam by the solar heat, a high pressure turbine including a turbine or turbines connected to each other in series, and configured to be driven by... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110247330 - Steam turbine plant: A steam turbine plant of one embodiment includes at least one heater configured to change water into steam to produce high pressure steam and low pressure steam having a lower pressure than the high pressure steam, a high pressure turbine including a turbine or turbines connected to each other in... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110247331 - Steam turbine plant: A steam turbine plant of one embodiment includes a boiler configured to change water into steam, a high pressure turbine including a turbine or turbines connected to each other in series, and having a first inlet to supply the steam from the boiler, an extraction port located at a downstream... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110247328 - Power generation system: A geothermal power system for production of power, and in particular electrical energy, utilizing naturally occurring geothermal energy sources and a method for identifying and converting manmade and natural geological formations into a substantial source of energy and at the same time providing remediation of environmental and safety hazards. Utilizing... Agent:
20110247332 - External combustion engine: An external combustion engine comprising a drive shaft, a first cylinder kinematically connected to the drive shaft, a second cylinder kinematically connected to the drive shaft, and a thermodynamic circuit fluidly connected to both the cylinders, and having at least an expansion chamber and a compression chamber for a heat-carrying... Agent:
20110247333 - Double flow low-pressure steam turbine: A double flow low-pressure (LP) steam turbine with an LP section that can be engaged and disengaged from a drive train is provided, as are methods for its use. In one embodiment, the invention provides a steam turbine comprising: a high pressure (HP) section; an intermediate pressure (IP) section adjacent... Agent: General Electric Company
20110247334 - Distributed power generation system for surface transport: A distributed power generation system (1) for surface transport, including: a primary power generation device (3) including a gas steam turbine to generate energy for said surface transport; a secondary power generation device (5); an energy storage device to store energy received from the primary and/or secondary power generation device;... Agent: Peregrine Blackbird Pty Limited
20110247335 - Waste heat steam generator and method for improved operation of a waste heat steam generator: A heat recovery steam generator is provided. The heat recovery steam generator includes an exhaust gas inlet for receiving an exhaust gas from a gas turbine. A first superheater is positioned in a flow direction of the exhaust gas. A heating surface is disposed between the exhaust gas inlet and... Agent:
20110247336 - Systems and methods for processing co2: Systems and methods for lowering levels of carbon dioxide and other atmospheric pollutants are provided. Economically viable systems and processes capable of removing vast quantities of carbon dioxide and other atmospheric pollutants from gaseous waste streams and sequestering them in storage-stable forms are also discussed.... Agent:
20110247337 - Hybrid drive system: The invention relates to a hybrid drive system comprising an internal combustion engine (11) which is operated using fuel (21) from a fuel tank (20), and comprising a hydraulic machine (12) which interacts with a hydraulic energy store (38). In order to provide a hybrid drive system which requires less... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20110247338 - Fuel lance for a burner: Disclosed is a fuel lance for a burner, in particular a gas turbine burner, including a tip that has a nozzle surface including at least two fuel nozzles. The nozzle surface is provided with slots between the fuel nozzles. As a rule, the lance is provided for operation with a... Agent:
20110247340 - Apparatus and method for minimizing and/or eliminating dilution air leakage in a combustion liner assembly: A combustion liner assembly for a gas turbine includes an outer liner, the outer liner having a flange at a forward end. An inner liner is disposed within the outer liner. The inner liner has a first inner wall. A venturi includes a second inner wall, a venturi throat, and... Agent:
20110247339 - Combustor having a flow sleeve: A combustor is provided and includes a liner through which fluid fed from at least two injection points flows from a head end to an interior of a transition piece, a first one of the at least two injection points being axially proximate to a fluid impenetrable coupling between the... Agent: General Electric Company
20110247341 - Combustor liner helical cooling apparatus: A combustor liner is provided. The combustor liner may include an upstream portion and a downstream end portion. The upstream portion may have a radius and a length along a generally longitudinal axis. The downstream end portion may have a radius and a length along the generally longitudinal axis. The... Agent: General Electric Company
20110247343 - Gas turbine engine systems and related methods involving vane-blade count ratios greater than unity: Gas turbine engine systems and related methods involving vane-blade count ratios greater than unity are provided. In this regard, a representative turbine stage for a gas turbine engine includes a first set of rotatable blades operative to be positioned downstream of and adjacent to a first set of vanes, a... Agent: United Technologies Corporation
20110247342 - System and method for a combustor nozzle: A nozzle includes a center body and a shroud circumferentially surrounding at least a portion of the center body to define an annular passage between the center body and the shroud. The nozzle further includes a bimetallic guide between the center body and the shroud. A method for supplying fuel... Agent: General Electric Company
20110247344 - Rear hub cooling for high pressure compressor: In one exemplary embodiment, a gas turbine engine includes a turbine and a high pressure compressor. The high pressure compressor includes a last stage having a last stage compressor blade and a last stage vane. The gas turbine engine includes a first flow path through which bleed air flows to... Agent:
20110247346 - Cooling fluid metering structure in a gas turbine engine: A gas turbine engine includes a supply of cooling fluid, a rotatable shaft, structure defining at least one bypass passage in fluid communication with the supply of cooling fluid for supplying cooling fluid from the supply of cooling fluid, and metering structure located at an outlet of the at least... Agent:
20110247345 - Cooling fluid pre-swirl assembly for a gas turbine engine: A gas turbine engine includes a pre-swirl structure. Inner and outer wall structures of the pre-swirl structure define a flow passage in which swirl members are located. The swirl members include a leading edge and a circumferentially offset trailing edge. Cooling fluid exits the flow passage with a velocity component... Agent:
20110247347 - Particle separator in a gas turbine engine: A gas turbine engine includes a supply of cooling fluid, a rotatable shaft, blade disc structure coupled to the shaft and having at least one bore for receiving cooling fluid, and a particle separator. The particle separator includes particle deflecting structure upstream from the blade disc structure, and a particle... Agent:10/06/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification
20110239619 - Combustor and gas turbine: A combustor of the present invention includes: a plurality of nozzles which is arranged around the central axis of a combustor and of which each base end is connected to an oil supply tube; a nozzle tube base which supports the plurality of nozzles and includes an oil chamber supplying... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
20110239620 - Method for processing organic waste and a device for carrying out said method: The invention relates to alternative power engineering, more specifically to methods and devices for processing organic waste into thermal and electrical energy, liquid, solid and gaseous energy carriers and into other useful chemical products. The method differs from a known method for the pyrolysis processing of organic waste through air-free... Agent:
20110239621 - Fiber optic microphones for active combustion control: Disclosed is a fuel injector for a gas turbine engine combustor that includes a fuel nozzle for injecting fuel into the gas turbine engine combustor and a fiber optic microphone operatively associated with the fuel nozzle for measuring acoustic pressure differentials within a combustion chamber of the gas turbine engine... Agent:
20110239624 - Apparatus and method for regenerating an exhaust filter: An exhaust gas treatment system for an internal combustion engine comprises an exhaust gas conduit in fluid communication with the internal combustion engine to conduct the exhaust gas between a plurality of exhaust treatment devices. A hydrocarbon injector in fluid communication with the exhaust gas delivers hydrocarbon thereto. A selective... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110239626 - Diesel particulate control: A method and apparatus are provided for reducing emissions of particulates from diesel engines. Exhaust is passed through a diesel particular filter having at least two stages comprised of (a) a catalyst section having a platinum group metal catalyst on contact surfaces within the catalyst section and (b) a filter... Agent: Clean Diesel Technologies, Inc.
20110239622 - Emission treatment system and method of operation: An emission treatment system is provided. The emission treatment system comprises a separation system and a selective catalytic reduction (SCR) catalyst. The separation system comprises a separator, a fuel inlet disposed to supply fuel to the separator, a first fuel outlet and a second fuel outlet respectively disposed to carry... Agent: General Electric Company
20110239625 - Method and device for adapting the injection agent supply in an injection system, and exhaust gas aftertreatment system: In a method and a device for adapting the injection agent supply for an emission control system, the following steps are carried out: a) setting of a agent pressure target value in the line upstream of the pump in relation to the ambient pressure; b) opening of the pressure relief... Agent: Continental Automotive Gmbh
20110239623 - Regeneration strategy for engine exhaust: A method of regenerating a particulate filter of an exhaust system of an engine system is disclosed. The method may include determining a condition indicative of an accumulation of hydrocarbons in the particulate filter, and monitoring the particulate filter to determine when to initiate regeneration of the particulate filter. The... Agent:
20110239627 - Apparatus and method for monitoring oxidation catalyst functionality: Method and apparatus for evaluating an ammonia conversion efficiency of an ammonia oxidation (AMOX) catalyst for reducing ammonia and hydrocarbons present in an exhaust gas stream. The AMOX associated with an exhaust gas after-treatment system has a selective catalytic reduction (SCR) catalyst for reducing nitrogen oxides (NOX) present in the... Agent:
20110239628 - Exhaust gas purification system abnormality diagnosing device and abnormality diagnosing method, and exhaust gas purification system: An exhaust gas purification system abnormality diagnosing device includes: a sensor value detecting means that reads a sensor signal of a specified gas concentration sensor to detect a gas concentration; a limiting device controlling means which, when the gas concentration has become equal to or greater than a predetermined start-of-diagnosis... Agent:
20110239629 - Flue gas purifying device: An object of the present invention is to provide a flue gas purifying device that can suppress leakage of ammonia and can efficiently decrease nitrogen oxides in flue gas. The object is achieved by a flue gas purifying device including: an exhaust pipe; a urea-water injecting unit that injects urea... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
20110239630 - Closely coupled exhaust aftertreatment system for an internal combustion engine having twin turbochargers: A closely-coupled exhaust aftertreatment system for an engine having twin turbochargers includes a first exhaust conduit comprising a first valve operable between first and second positions, the first promoting flow within the first conduit to an oxidation catalyst (OC), the second promoting flow within a second conduit; a third conduit... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110239633 - Exhaust emission purifying apparatus: The present invention provides an exhaust emission purifying apparatus. In the exhaust emission purifying apparatus, while an ammonia adsorbent is coated on a predetermined length portion on the exhaust inflow side of a carrier of a catalytic converter which reduces and purifies NOx in exhaust gas, a NOx reduction catalyst... Agent: Ud Trucks Corporation
20110239632 - Exhaust emission purifying apparatus for engine: In order to maintain a high NOx purification rate of a NOx reduction catalytic converter even in the case in which an NOx emission amount from an engine changes suddenly, in an exhaust emission purifying apparatus for an engine that reduces and purifies NOx in exhaust gas using ammonia generated... Agent: Ud Trucks Corporation
20110239631 - Ring reductant mixer: An engine exhaust aftertreatment system including a ring disposed in an exhaust conduit. The ring assists in the introduction and conversion of a reductant introduced by an injector.... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.
20110239637 - Device for cooling an exhaust gas stream: A device for cooling an exhaust gas stream, having an exhaust gas pipe receiving the exhaust gas stream, the exhaust gas pipe being surrounded at least in places by a heat shield arranged spaced therefrom, which together with the outside of the exhaust gas pipe forms a convection region for... Agent:
20110239636 - Device for cooling an exhaust gas stream emerging from a soot particle filter: Device for cooling an exhaust gas stream emerging from a soot particle filter, having an outlet connector provided on the soot particle filter for conveying out the exhaust gas stream, the outlet connector comprising a mouth region tapering in the direction of the exhaust gas stream, which region projects into... Agent:
20110239634 - Exhaust bypass flow control for exhaust heat recovery: An exhaust system for an engine comprises an exhaust heat recovery apparatus configured to receive exhaust gas from the engine and comprises a first flow passage in fluid communication with the exhaust gas and a second flow passage in fluid communication with the exhaust gas. A heat exchanger/energy recovery unit... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110239635 - Thermoelectric generator cooling system and method of control: An apparatus is provided that includes a thermoelectric generator and an exhaust gas system operatively connected to the thermoelectric generator to heat a portion of the thermoelectric generator with exhaust gas flow through the thermoelectric generator. A coolant system is operatively connected to the thermoelectric generator to cool another portion... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110239638 - Exhaust system of multi-cylinder engine: Provided is an exhaust system of a multi-cylinder engine capable of increasing the air-intake and thereby increasing the engine output with a simple configuration. The exhaust system is provided with low velocity-side passages 54, high velocity-side passages 53, a low velocity-side collection part 56, a high velocity-side collection part 57,... Agent: Mazda Motor Corporation
20110239639 - Energy storage device, actuator and method: An energy storage device a first member and a second member that is slidably engaged with the first member. There are at least two seals that slidably seal the first member to the second member and define a cavity therebetween that varies in volume with relative movement between the first... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20110239640 - Heat exchanger structure and isothermal compression or expansion chamber: A thermodynamic machine includes at least one chamber in which an isothermal expansion and/or compression is to be carried out, said chamber being longitudinally defined by first and second walls that are mobile relative to each other. The chamber is divided by partitions extending longitudinally from each of the first... Agent: Stiral
20110239641 - Brake fluid pressure control device for vehicle: A brake fluid pressure control device for a vehicle includes: a base body; reservoirs to store brake fluid in the base body; and a single lid member secured to the base body. The reservoir has a reservoir hole, a piston that slides inside the reservoir hole, and a spring that... Agent: Nissin Kogyo Co., Ltd.
20110239642 - Double-acting, two-stroke hcci compound free-piston rotating-shaft engine: This invention provides a compact, fuel-efficient internal combustion engine that can be used to provide rotating shaft output power to a wide variety of mobile and stationary applications. It is based on a two-stroke free-piston gas generator that implements the homogeneous charge compression ignition (HCCI) combustion principle for essentially constant-volume... Agent:
20110239643 - Power assembly, especially for an automotive vehicle: A power assembly includes an internal combustion engine including an air intake line and an exhaust gas line having at least one heat exchanger. The power assembly further includes a Brayton cycle system capable of providing additional power to the main internal combustion engine and that includes a gas compressor,... Agent: Renault Trucks
20110239644 - Closely-coupled exhaust aftertreatment device for a turbocharged internal combustion engine: An exhaust aftertreatment system for an internal combustion engine includes an exhaust manifold that is configured for fluid communication with an exhaust port to receive an exhaust gas flow. It also includes a primary turbocharger having a turbine inlet configured for fluid communication with the exhaust manifold to receive the... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110239645 - Control apparatus for turbocharged diesel engine: Disclosed is a control apparatus for a turbocharged diesel engine. The control apparatus comprises an engine start controller (10) operable, when an engine restart condition associated with a demand for vehicle start is satisfied, to execute a split-injection control to perform a main injection for injecting fuel at a timing... Agent: Mazda Motor Corporation
20110239646 - Closely coupled exhaust aftertreatment system for a turbocharged engine: A closely-coupled exhaust aftertreatment system includes a first exhaust conduit comprising a first valve operable between a first position promoting an exhaust flow within the first exhaust conduit to an inlet of a first oxidation catalyst and a second position promoting the exhaust gas flow within a second exhaust conduit.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110239647 - Method for preventing the rupture of a compressor wheel and/or turbine wheel of an exhaust-gas turbocharger: A method for preventing the rupture of a compressor wheel and/or turbine wheel of an exhaust-gas turbocharger of a motor vehicle, having the following method steps: establishing loading limit values (n(G)) for the compressor wheel and/or the turbine wheel in bench tests; determining loading variables (n) for the compressor wheel... Agent: Borgwarner Inc.
20110239648 - Hybrid exhaust turbine turbocharger: A hybrid exhaust turbine turbocharger that allows for a reduction in manufacturing costs and maintenance costs is provided. In a hybrid exhaust turbine turbocharger in which a silencer connected to an intake system of an internal combustion engine and supported by a casing via a compressor unit is provided upstream... Agent:
20110239649 - Steam characteristics automatic measuring device and geothermal power-generating device: Provided is a steam characteristics automatic measuring device capable of automatically, ideally also continuously measuring the characteristics of steam taken from a production well, without being affected by interfering components, such as hydrogen sulfide gas and carbon dioxide gas contained in large quantities in steam taken from under the ground,... Agent: Nikkiso Co., Ltd.
20110239650 - Power plant comprising a turbine unit and a generator: A power plant including a turbine unit having a turbine, a generator connected to the turbine for power transmission, and a cooling device for cooling the generator is provided. The cooling device is provided to release waste heat from the generator to a device of the power plant. Waste heat... Agent:
20110239651 - Solar central receiver: Heat transfer pipes uniformly heat a compressible working fluid passing there through with a simplified supporting structure and reduced manufacturing costs. A solar central receiver (3) on top of a tower on the ground includes heat transfer pipes (16) arranged in the south-north direction; and a casing (14) accommodating the... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
20110239652 - Segmented annular ring-manifold quaternary fuel distributor: A combustor section is provided and includes a segmented annular manifold mounted upstream from a fuel nozzle support in a section of a passage through which an oxidizer flows, each segment of the manifold being substantially axially aligned and including a body to accommodate fuel internally that is formed to... Agent: General Electric Company
20110239653 - Annular ring-manifold quaternary fuel distributor: A combustor section is provided and includes one or more annular quaternary fuel manifolds mounted within an annular passage defined between a casing and a cap assembly of a combustor through which air and/or a fuel/air mixture flows upstream from a fuel nozzle support, the manifold including a body to... Agent: General Electric Company
20110239654 - Angled seal cooling system: An aft liner seal for a combustor for a gas turbine includes an inner shell having an inner and outer surface and central axis. The aft liner seal has an outer shell positioned over the inner shell that has an inner and outer surface and central axis coaxial with the... Agent: Gas Turbine Efficiency Sweden Ab
20110239655 - Process and apparatus for manufacture of fertilizer products from manure and sewage: This invention discloses systems and methods for conversion of manure to novel fertilizer and/or soil builder products useful as input for organic farming operations. The equipment systems comprise a gas turbine generator unit (preferred heat source), a dryer vessel and a processing unit, wherein the connection between the gas turbine... Agent: Earthrenew, Inc
20110239656 - Water augmentation system: An improved method of augmenting a marine-based turbine engine with water by using a single or a plurality of valves to control the intake and/or the distribution of the water to specific areas of the turbine. The system most commonly incorporates a variable water intake which can be closed or... Agent:
20110239657 - Control apparatus for gas turbine and start up method for gas turbine: An electronic control apparatus which is applied to a gas turbine is provided. The electronic control apparatus includes a cylindrical combustor in which air compressed by a compressor is supplied, a plurality of fuel injection valves aligned in a circumferential direction in the combustor which are capable of injecting fuel... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20110239658 - Systems and methods for feedstock injection: Systems and methods for injection of feedstock are included. In one embodiment, a system includes a solid fuel injector. The solid fuel injector includes a solid fuel passage, a first gas passage, and a second gas passage. The solid fuel passage is configured to inject a solid fuel through a... Agent: General Electric Company
20110239659 - Cooling for hybrid electric vehicle: Hybrid gas-turbine electric vehicles and methods for operating hybrid gas-turbine electric vehicles are provided that make use of the gas-turbine for efficiently providing cooling for the vehicle.... Agent: Etv Energy Ltd.
20110239660 - Mounting arrangement for gas turbine engine accessories and gearbox therefor: Gas turbine engine accessories are mounted on an accessory gearbox therefor which is in turn mounted on a case of the engine such that the accessories extend from the gearbox in directions generally parallel to circumferential tangents to the engine case for compactness, ease in installation and removal of the... Agent: United Technologies Corporation
20110239661 - Rotor for a gas turbine engine comprising a rotor spool and a rotor ring: A one-piece rotor spool (20) for a gas turbine engine extending along the axis of the engine, the spool comprising an upstream portion (20A) and a downstream portion (20B) that are radially offset relative to one another, the radially outer portion (20B) comprising a plurality of housings (24) for rotor... Agent: SnecmaPrevious industry: Chain, staple, and horseshoe making
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