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11/13/2014 > patent applications in patent subcategories.

20140331639 - Turbomachine lubrication system with an anti-siphon valve for windmilling: The present application relates an oil feed system for a turbomachine having a tank designed to contain a volume of oil, a pump designed to suck the oil from the tank and discharge it to at least one device on the turbomachine, and an anti-siphon valve designed to prevent the... Agent: Techspace Aero S.a.

20140331640 - Lean fuel intake gas turbine engine: A lean fuel intake gas turbine engine includes a compressor to compress a working gas at a concentration equal to or lower than the flammable limit concentration to thereby generate a compressed gas, a catalytic combustor to burn the compressed gas through a catalytic reaction, a turbine driven by a... Agent: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20140331638 - Method for producing a catalyst flow element and catalyst flow element: To provide a method for producing a catalyst flow element (100) by means of which robustly constructed catalyst flow elements (100) usable in a broad field of operation are producible, it is proposed that the following method steps be performed in the method: providing a main body (102) including a... Agent: Hug Engineering Ag

20140331637 - Turbine engine shutdown temperature control system with an elongated ejector: A turbine engine shutdown temperature control system configured to foster consistent air temperature within cavities surrounding compressor and turbine blade assemblies to eliminate turbine and compressor blade tip rub during warm restarts of gas turbine engines is disclosed. The turbine engine shutdown temperature control system may include one or more... Agent:

20140331641 - Method for producing a near-surface cooling passage in a thermally highly stressed component, and component having such a passage: The invention refers to a method for producing a near-surface cooling passage in a thermally highly stressed component, which includes: a) providing a component which has a surface on a hot side in a region which is to be cooled; b) letting a channel into the surface; c) inserting a... Agent:

20140331642 - Direct injection of diluents or secondary fuels in gaseous fuel engines: A method for a turbocharged engine, comprising: during high load conditions, in response to an elevated engine temperature, after port injecting a first quantity of a first gaseous fuel, direct injecting a second quantity of a second, liquid fuel at a first timing that is a function of a desired... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140331643 - Diesel particulate filter passive regeneration during stationary power take-off: The systems and method described above in the present disclosure allow for regeneration of a diesel particulate filter while a vehicle is in stationary power take-off mode. Described is a method of: during select power take-off conditions, reducing an EGR rate responsive to an indication to regenerate a diesel particulate... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140331644 - Exhaust aftertreatment component condition estimation and regeneration: Described herein is an apparatus for an exhaust aftertreatment system includes a first aftertreatment component poison module that is configured to generate a first component poison regeneration request based on an estimated accumulation of a first poison on the first aftertreatment component. The accumulation of the first poison on the... Agent: Cummins Ip, Inc.

20140331646 - Low temperature catalyst light-off: A catalyst associated with an internal combustion engine can be heated to improve emissions performance of the engine. Hydrogen can be generated within the internal combustion engine by combusting a first combustion mixture having a first air-fuel ratio including excess fuel relative to a stoichiometric air-fuel ratio, such that a... Agent: Pinnacle Engines, Inc.

20140331647 - Method pertaining to an scr system and an scr system: For an SCR system for a motor vehicle (100; 110), the vehicle including a feed device (230) to feed reducing agent from a container (205) to a dosing unit (250) for supply of reducing agent to an exhaust duct of the vehicle (100; 110); a method of controlling the dosage... Agent:

20140331648 - Over temperature / pressure safety device and method for diesel particulate filters: A safety device for an exhaust gas aftertreatment system provides an alternative exhaust route in case of high temperatures or pressures within the regenerating particulate filter of the exhaust gas aftertreatment system that may cause damage to the particulate filter. The safety device comprises a valve that redirects the flow... Agent:

20140331645 - System and method for injector fault remediation: A machine includes an engine having an exhaust system. A diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) injector provides metered amounts of DEF and includes a valve adapted to selectively open in response to a command. A controller associated with the engine and the DEF injector monitors operation of the DEF injector to... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.

20140331649 - Control device of internal combustion engine and method of controlling the same: In an internal combustion engine that is capable of performing a fuel supply cut control (FC control), a performance of the FC control is suspended, in a case where, when the performance of the FC control is requested to initiate, a deviation between a solid solution of an active element... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140331650 - Recirculating exhaust treatment fluid system: An exhaust treatment fluid system includes a tank housing for storing an exhaust treatment fluid. A suction tube includes a first end positioned within the housing. A first sensor is positioned within the tank housing for determining at least one of a fluid level and a concentration of the exhaust... Agent:

20140331651 - Control apparatus for internal combustion engine: This control apparatus for an internal combustion engine includes: a turbo-supercharger; a port injection valve and an in-cylinder injection valve; and catalysts. The control apparatus determines whether or not blow-by of gas to an exhaust passage from an intake passage through a combustion chamber occurs, or whether or not a... Agent:

20140331652 - Exhaust gas purification device of internal combustion engine: The invention relates to an exhaust gas purification device of an internal combustion engine comprising a catalyst (45) having an active element and a composite oxidation which carries the active element in an exhaust passage (40), the active element transforming into the composite oxide as a solid solution when the... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140331653 - Fuel injection system for internal combustion engine: An object of the invention is to provide a fuel injection technique suitable for a spark-ignition internal combustion engine equipped with a first fuel injection valve for injecting fuel into a cylinder, a second fuel injection valve for injecting fuel into an intake passage, and a particulate filter provided in... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140331655 - Mounting assembly for a reductant injector: A mounting assembly for an injector is located in a curved portion of an exhaust line having an exhaust flow from an upstream end to a downstream end. The mounting assembly includes an indent extending at least partially into the exhaust line curved portion and disposed in the exhaust flow.... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.

20140331654 - Particulate filter device monitoring system for an engine: A particulate filter device monitoring system for an engine includes a regeneration mode trigger module configured to set a regeneration request based on soot accumulation in the particulate filter device, a regeneration control module configured to control regeneration of the particulate filter device, and a soot out model module including... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140331656 - Air handling constructions with turbo-compounding for opposed-piston engines: An opposed-piston engine has an air handling system equipped with a turbo-compound system that includes a power turbine for producing a rotary output in response to a flow of exhaust gas flowing into the turbine. The rotary output is connected to a crankshaft or other rotating element of the opposed-piston... Agent: Achates Power, Inc.

20140331657 - Catalyst warming-up control apparatus for vehicle: A vehicle includes an internal combustion engine, a generator driven by a power of the internal combustion engine, and an electrically heated catalyst purifying an exhaust gas of the internal combustion engine. A catalyst warming-up control apparatus applied to the vehicle includes a catalyst warming-up control portion executing a catalyst... Agent: Denso Corporation

20140331658 - Exhaust system for an off-road vehicle: An exhaust system for an off-road vehicle including an outlet port configured to release exhaust gas and an outlet stack disposed about the outlet port, in which at least a portion of the outlet stack is radially spaced from the outlet port to form a gap between the outlet stack... Agent:

20140331660 - Hydraulic machinery: The invention addresses the problem of avoiding insufficient flow being supplied to the hydraulic actuator and speed becoming insufficient during light loads in hydraulic machinery such as hydraulic shovels when the engine rotation speed is set low during normal work. The solution is to increase the discharge flow of the... Agent:

20140331659 - Industrial vehicle and method for controlling industrial vehicle: An industrial vehicle includes a hydraulic mechanism, an operation lever, and a pump, a hydraulic control valve unit, a lever operation detector, an internal combustion engine controller, and a valve controller that controls the hydraulic control valve unit. When the lever operation detector detects the operation of the operation lever... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

20140331661 - Engine control method of construction machine: An engine control system for a construction machine is disclosed, which can compulsorily stop engine driving when an attachment or the like malfunctions against an operator's intention during the operation of an excavator or the like. The engine control system includes a first step of determining whether pilot signal pressure,... Agent: Volvo Construction Equipment Ab

20140331662 - Hydraulic control device for forklift: A hydraulic control device for a forklift includes a hydraulic pump, a single electric motor for driving the hydraulic pump, an outflow control mechanism provided between a lift cylinder and the hydraulic pump, a flow control valve provided between the outflow control mechanism and a draining portion, and a controller.... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

20140331663 - Quick coupler hydraulic control system: A hydraulic system for an implement coupler assembly of a machine includes a coupler cylinder, a control valve connecting the coupler cylinder to a pressurized fluid source and a low pressure reservoir, and a sequence valve and a check valve connected in parallel between the coupler cylinder and the control... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.

20140331664 - Slewing type working machine: Provided is a slewing-type working machine capable of reducing back pressure generated during slewing. The slewing-type working machine includes: a base carrier; an upper slewing body; a hydraulic motor 11 including first and second ports 11a and 11b and slewing the upper slewing body; a hydraulic pump 10, a slewing... Agent: Kobelco Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.

20140331665 - Vortex generator using shape memory alloys: In one embodiment, the disclosed vortex generator may include a flap, a bearing configured to be mounted on a surface, an axle retained in the bearing, the flap attached to the axle such that the flap rotates relative to the bearing about the axle, and an actuator made of a... Agent: The Boeing Company

20140331666 - Electric brake booster: An electric brake booster for a vehicle brake system includes a push bar configured to be driven by a brake pedal to move forwards in an axial direction; a brake force outputting element configured to be pushed forwards by the push bar to output a brake force from the brake... Agent:

20140331667 - Internal combustion engine with deactivatable cylinder, and method for operating an internal combustion engine of said type: A method and system is provided for a turbocharged multi-cylinder internal combustion engine comprising a two-channel turbine and at least two groups of cylinders, wherein one group of cylinders is switchable responsive to an engine load over a threshold. Exhaust lines of each group of cylinders are arranged in a... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140331668 - Direct injection of diluents or secondary fuels in gaseous fuel engines: An engine system, comprising a first gaseous fuel source with a first gaseous fuel located therein coupled to one or more engine cylinders and an exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system with a reform catalyst located therein, the reform catalyst reforming natural gas into a gas with a wider AFR operating... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140331669 - Egr pulse mixer for internal combustion engine having egr loop: A mixer, for use with an internal combustion engine, for mixing EGR gas from an EGR loop with fresh air from the engine's fresh air intake. The mixer has an outer shell having the general shape of a thin-shelled hollow cylinder with a side entry port. One end of the... Agent: Southwest Research Institute

20140331670 - Energy storage and recovery system: An energy storage system includes at least one body that is arranged to move along a bore that is excavated underground. The energy storage system includes a seal assembly within the bore. The seal assembly includes a support member and a seal element. The support member is arranged to support... Agent: Impressive Engineering Limited

20140331671 - Water/steam cycle and method for operating the same: A water/steam cycle includes a steam generator, a steam turbine, a water cooled condenser and a feedwater pump. The condenser includes within a condenser shell at least one tube bundle with an internal air cooler, which is connected to an external ejector/vacuum pump by means of a suction line. In... Agent:

20140331672 - Waste heat recovery in a chemical process and plant, particularly for the synthesis of ammonia: A method for recovering waste heat in a process for the synthesis of a chemical product, particularly ammonia, where the product is used as the working fluid of a thermodynamic cycle; the waste heat is used to increase the enthalpy content of a high-pressure liquid stream of said product (11),... Agent: Ammonia Casale Sa

20140331673 - Combustion burner: A combustion burner including a fuel nozzle, a burner tube that surrounds the fuel nozzle to form an air passage between the burner tube and the fuel nozzle, swirler vanes that are arranged a circumferential direction on an external circumferential surface of the fuel nozzle, each of which extends along... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20140331674 - Wake reducing structure for a turbine system and method of reducing wake: A wake reducing structure for a turbine system includes a combustor liner having an inner surface and an outer surface, the inner surface defining a combustor chamber. Also included is an airflow path located along the outer surface of the combustor liner. Further included is a wake generating component disposed... Agent: General Electric Company

20140331675 - Pivoting swirler inlet valve plate: A swirler inlet valve plate for a fuel injector of a gas turbine engine includes a blocker ring and a pivot sleeve mechanically connected to the blocker ring. The blocker ring is formed from at least a portion of a toroid shape. The blocker ring includes a blocking surface perpendicular... Agent: Solar Turbines Incorporated

20140331677 - Outer premix barrel vent air sweep: A gas turbine engine outer premix barrel is disclosed. The outer premix barrel includes a body portion, a barrel portion, and a plurality of vanes. The body portion includes vent air inlets. The barrel portion extends axially aft from the body portion. The plurality of vanes extends axially forward from... Agent: Solar Turbines Incorporated

20140331676 - Tapered gas turbine engine liquid gallery: A liquid gallery for a fuel injector of a gas turbine engine includes a gallery body, a liquid gallery scroll, a plurality of atomizer inlets, and a plurality of atomizer bosses. The liquid gallery scroll extends into the gallery body spanning from a first end to a second end in... Agent: Solar Turbines Incorporated

20140331678 - System for distributing compressed air in a combustor: A system for distributing compressed air in a combustor of a gas turbine engine. The system may include a flow splitter, a center duct, an outer duct, and an inner duct configured to separate and receive compressed air from a prediffuser exit, and to route separate flows of the compressed... Agent: Solar Turbines Incorporated

20140331679 - Combustion burner: A combustion burner including a fuel nozzle, a burner tube that surrounds the fuel nozzle to form an air passage between the burner tube and the fuel nozzle, swirler vanes that are arranged in a circumferential direction on an external circumferential surface of the fuel nozzle, a liquid fuel injecting... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20140331680 - Combustion burner: A combustion burner including a fuel nozzle, a burner tube that surrounds the fuel nozzle to form an air passage between the burner tube and the fuel nozzle, swirler vanes that are arranged in a plurality of positions in a circumferential direction on an external circumferential surface of the fuel... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20140331681 - Wake manipulatnig structure for a turbine system: A wake manipulating structure for a turbine system includes a combustor liner defining a combustor chamber. Also included is an airflow path located along an outer surface of the combustor liner. Further included is a wake generating component disposed in the airflow path and proximate the combustor liner, wherein the... Agent: General Electric Company

20140331682 - High-speed-launch ramjet booster: A high-speed-launch ramjet boost (HSLRB) engine includes a combustion system for igniting fuel pumped by a fuel pump from a fuel tank, where the combustion system includes an igniter, fuel injectors and frame holders. An inlet provides a pathway for air to flow toward the fuel injectors. A variable geometry... Agent:

20140331683 - Multivariable controls of heat recovery steam generation system: A method of controlling a heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) includes measuring a first regulated output of the HRSG and a second regulated output of the HRSG. The method includes comparing the first regulated output to a first setpoint defining a first target output to generate a first error signal... Agent: General Electric Company

20140331684 - Rotary units, rotary mechanisms, and related applications: The invention relates to rotary units and rotary mechanisms that are suitable for use in numerous applications. Rotary units typically include rotational components that are configured to rotate. In some embodiments, for example, multiple rotary units are assembled in rotary mechanisms such that neighboring pairs of rotational components counter-rotate or... Agent:

20140331685 - Gas dosage control for gas engine: A gas engine assembly includes a compressor, a combustion system, a bypass line and a control system. The control system is configured to control gas supply parameters based on a transportation delay value. The transportation delay value corresponds to a delay between a time when a gas supply control mechanism... Agent: General Electric Company

20140331686 - Gas turbine combined cycle system: In a combined cycle gas turbine configuration having at least two power blocks, stack emissions (particularly nitrous oxides or NOx but also carbon monoxide CO and unburned hydrocarbons, UHC) are controlled concurrently with part load power output. In one power block a combined cycle power plant has a relatively large... Agent: Bechtel Power Corporation

20140331687 - High efficiency power production methods, assemblies, and systems: The present disclosure provides methods, assemblies, and systems for power production that can allow for increased efficiency and lower cost components arising from the control, reduction, or elimination of turbine blade mechanical erosion by particulates or chemical erosion by gases in a combustion product flow. The methods, assemblies, and systems... Agent:

  
11/06/2014 > patent applications in patent subcategories.

20140325956 - System, apparatus, and method for thrust vectoring: In various embodiments, the thrust vectoring systems described herein create variable reverse thrust during a landing event. The reverse thrust may be varied based on manual inputs, dynamically changing operating events, or a landing duty cycle. In various embodiments, the thrust vectoring systems comprise a movable shelf that is capable... Agent: Rohr, Inc.

20140325957 - System and apparatus for a split cascade: A split cascade comprises a fixed portion and a translating portion. The translating portion may be coupled to, mounted on, or otherwise attached to a translating sleeve of an aircraft nacelle. The fixed portion and the translating portion form a cascade assembly, in response to the translating sleeve being in... Agent: Rohr, Inc.

20140325958 - Propulsion assembly and method: The invention relates to the field of aerospace propulsion, and more particularly to a propulsion assembly having at least one channel defined by an inner wall and an outer wall, the channel presenting an inlet opening and an outlet opening, the assembly including a plurality of rocket engines oriented axially... Agent: Snecma

20140325959 - Variable valve system to reduce condensation in a charge air cooler: Methods and systems are provided for regulating air flow through a charge air cooler. In one example, an air flow regulating element may be positioned in a tank of the charge air cooler, the air flow regulating element including a cylindrical barrel valve rotatable about a rotational axis to adjust... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140325964 - Ammonia gas pressure booster: A system and method for delivering a reductant into an engine exhaust stream for use in the reduction of NOx is disclosed. The system includes a cartridge having an interior space for storing the reductant containing material, a fluid supply line fluidly connected to the cartridge for receiving the reductant,... Agent: International Engine Intellectual Property Company LLC

20140325962 - Diesel engine exhaust gas purification method and exhaust gas purification system: An exhaust gas purification method of a diesel engine, which purifies exhaust gas while suppressing deterioration in drivability and fuel consumption, including when exhaust gas enters a rich reduction state, opening an EGR valve and closing an intake throttle, if a temperature of an NOx occlusion reduction catalyst is at... Agent:

20140325961 - Injector control method: Disclosed is a control method for restoring temporary malfunction of an injector 8 for adding urea water 12 into exhaust gas due to adhesion of urea crystals. A passage is laid out such that the passage (suction line 14) for feed of the urea water 12 runs downward from above... Agent: Hino Motors, Ltd.

20140325963 - Internal combustion engine and control method for same: An engine exhaust gas post-treatment device including a mechanism that can vary opening timing of an exhaust valve, and a control method. A unit is configured to raise a temperature of a part or all of the device to not less than a preset temperature by the mechanism opening the... Agent: Isuzu Motors Limited

20140325960 - Method and device for detecting different exhaust gas probe errors during the operation of an internal combustion engine: To operate an internal combustion engine, a specified forced stimulation is applied to an air ratio as the basis for a target value of a lambda controller. In diagnostic operation, a diagnostic function is used to identify a probe error of the exhaust gas probe, and a value of the... Agent:

20140325965 - Diesel exhaust fluid control system: An engine has an exhaust gas system and a reductant delivery system. The reductant delivery system includes a pump which pumps reductant from a tank an injector which injects reductant into the exhaust gas, and a heater for heating the reductant in the tank. A control system includes an ECU... Agent: Deere & Company

20140325967 - Exhaust gas purification device: An exhaust gas purification device for purifying exhaust gas flowing through an exhaust gas channel of an engine includes fins installed in the exhaust gas channel to guide the exhaust gas to generate a swirling flow; and an injection device configured to inject a reducing agent to the swirling flow... Agent: Hino Motors, Ltd.

20140325968 - Exhaust gas purification device for internal combustion engine: An exhaust gas purification device has: a catalyst to purify exhaust gas by reduction of nitrogen oxide included in the exhaust gas discharged from a combustion chamber of the engine, which catalyst has a purification efficiency of the nitrogen oxide varying depending on a temperature of the catalyst; a supply... Agent:

20140325966 - Injector control for a selective catalytic reduction system: Systems and methods are provided for controlling the amount and timing of nitrogen oxide reductant injected during a given injection cycle into an exhaust system of a vehicle as part of a selective catalytic reduction system. The amount of reductant injected is determined by at least one computational model that... Agent: Paccar Inc

20140325969 - Exhaust system component: An exhaust system component (1), for an exhaust system of an internal combustion engine, includes a metallic first part (3), which is inserted into a metallic second part (2), such that an inner jacket section (7) of the first part (3) is arranged coaxially in an outer jacket section (5)... Agent: Ebersp&#xe4 Cher Exhaust Technology Gmbh & Co. Kg

20140325970 - Impact energy conversion device: An impact energy conversion device, designed particularly for a car bumper comprises cylinders and at least one confusor (4), where each confusor (4) is, at its inlet, connected to the main hydraulic cylinder (6) fitted inside with the bearing of the main piston rod (7), which receives the impulse of... Agent:

20140325972 - Hydraulic hybrid boom system hydraulic transformer: A hydraulic system includes a hydraulic actuator, an accumulator, an accumulator charge valve, and a hydraulic transformer fluidly connected between the accumulator charge valve and the accumulator. The hydraulic transformer includes a transformer motor mechanically coupled to a transformer pump. The accumulator charge valve is fluidly connected between the transformer... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.

20140325971 - Hydromechanical power management of fixed displacement boost pumps: A hydraulic apparatus and a method of controlling the hydraulic apparatus are disclosed. The hydraulic apparatus includes a first pump having a first fixed displacement, a second pump having a second fixed displacement, and a diverter. The diverter includes a first diverter inlet port fluidly coupled to a discharge of... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.

20140325973 - Primary piston assembly for a master brake cylinder of a braking system of a vehicle, manufacturing method for a braking unit, and method for operating a braking unit: A primary piston assembly for a master brake cylinder of a braking system of a vehicle, including a first primary piston component having a first piston element to which a driver braking force is transmittable in such a way that a pressure chamber volume of a pressure chamber of a... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140325974 - Hydraulic hybrid system for rotatory applications: A hydraulic hybrid system for rotatory applications having an actuator (49, 91) in the form of a motor pump unit (91), which is coupled to a rotatory-operating device (94), such as a traction drive, and works as a consumer of hydraulic energy in one operating state of the device (94)... Agent:

20140325975 - Swing relief energy regeneration apparatus of an excavator: Disclosed is a swing relief energy regeneration apparatus in which working oil relieved into a hydraulic tank is stored in a pressure accumulator during swing and deceleration to recycle the stored pressure. The swing relief energy regeneration apparatus includes: a hydraulic pump and hydraulic motor; a swing motor connected to... Agent: Volvo Construction Equipment Ab

20140325976 - Boom construction for a truck-mounted concrete pump: A boom construction for truck-mounted concrete pumps has at least a first boom arm and a second boom arm that are articulatedly jointed to each other and that are rotatable relatively to each other about an axis. A drive pivots the boom arms. A piston-cylinder arrangement and a gear transform... Agent:

20140325977 - Burning stove combined with a stirling engine for producing electricity or to be coupled to a heat pump: Burning stove (1) combined with a Stirling engine (2) for producing electricity or to be coupled to a heat pump where the heater of said Stirling engine (3) is placed inside the stove (1), that comprises t o or more burners (4) arranged on the same plan and that the... Agent: Ungaro Srl

20140325978 - Movable barrier hydraulic braking: A hydraulic brake apparatus, a movable barrier apparatus, a hydraulic brake kit, a method of stopping movement of a movable barrier, and a method installing a hydraulic brake assembly are described herein. A selectively operable piston mechanism converts rotation of a drive shaft of a movable barrier into hydraulic pressure... Agent:

20140325979 - Compressor recirculation valve control to reduce charge air cooler condensate: Methods and systems are provided for adjusting a compressor recirculation valve in response to condensate forming conditions in a charge air cooler (CAC). In one example, a compressor recirculation valve may be opened in response to an induction pressure greater than a threshold pressure when the induction pressure is greater... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140325980 - Exhaust gas recirculation system: An exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system includes a turbocharger having compressor and turbine wheels, a high-pressure intake passage provided between the compressor wheel and an intake port of an internal combustion engine, a CAC provided on the high-pressure intake passage to cool intake gas, a high-pressure exhaust passage provided between... Agent:

20140325981 - Turbo supercharging device with air bleed and regeneration: The inventive turbo supercharging device with air bleed and regeneration (1) for an alternating internal combustion heat engine (2) includes a regenerating exchanger (31) in which the exhaust gases expelled by the engine (2) circulate, the latter transferring their heat to other gases expelled by a centrifugal power compressor (21)... Agent:

20140325983 - Control apparatus for internal combustion engine: A control apparatus for an internal combustion engine of this invention includes: a turbo-supercharger; an exhaust gas purifying catalyst disposed in an exhaust passage on the downstream side of a turbine; and a WGV capable of opening and closing an exhaust bypass passage that bypasses the turbine. At the time... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140325982 - Wastegate valve control device for internal combustion engine and wastegate valve control method for internal combustion engine: Provided are a wastegate valve control device for an internal combustion engine and a wastegate valve control method for an internal combustion engine, which are capable of controlling a wastegate valve (WGV) to a desired open/closed state at low cost even when a reference position of the WGV is shifted... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20140325984 - Method and systems for a passageway block: Various methods and systems are provided for flowing fluid through a passageway block. In one embodiment, a passageway block comprises a first passage and a second passage, each of the first passage and the second passage including inlets and outlets to the passageway block, none of the inlets and outlets... Agent: General Electric Company

20140325985 - Systems and methods for providing supplemental aqueous thermal energy: Systems and methods for collecting, storing, and conveying aqueous thermal energy are disclosed. In a particular embodiment, a floating film retains solar energy in a volume of water located under the film. A series of curtains hanging from a bottom surface of the film define a passage between a periphery... Agent:

20140325986 - Rotary engine and process: The invention is a rotary engine comprised of at least one and usually a plurality of independent partial engines. Two different processes can be carried out in each independent partial engine both of which are used to operate the engines. The processes of the invention are basically two different and... Agent:

20140325987 - Hydrogen jet propulsion system: A propulsion system for watercraft that uses steam generated from low energy reactor to enable long range high power propulsion. The system preferably uses steam generated from a low energy reactor to provide on-demand steam generated without external power.... Agent:

20140325988 - System, method, and apparatus for battery pack thermal management: An apparatus is described including a hybrid power train having an internal combustion engine and an electric motor. The apparatus includes a hybrid power system battery pack that is electrically coupled to the electric motor. The apparatus includes an energy securing device that is thermally coupled to the hybrid power... Agent:

20140325989 - Combustor with fuel staggering for flame holding mitigation: The present application provides a combustor. The combustor may include an air flow path with a flow of air therein. A flow obstruction may be positioned within the air flow path and cause a wake or a recirculation zone downstream thereof. A number of fuel injectors may be positioned downstream... Agent:

20140325990 - Gas turbine and operation method of gas turbine: A gas turbine having a compressor for compressing air, a combustor for taking in compressed air discharged from the compressor, mixing it with fuel, and burning them, and a turbine driven by combustion gas generated in the combustor, comprising: inlet guide vanes installed at a stage near an inlet of... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20140325991 - Aircraft having an engine, a fuel tank, and a fuel cell: An aircraft includes a propulsion unit with a compressor and a bleed air device for providing bleed air from the propulsion unit, a fuel tank for a fuel, at least one fuel cell, a reactor for reforming fuel from the fuel tank to a hydrogen-containing fuel gas, and at least... Agent: Eads Deutschland Gmbh

20140325993 - Electrical harness connector: An electrical harness assembly is provided that comprises a flexible printed circuit electrically connected to one end of an electrical connector. The other end of the electrical connector is presented for connection to another electrical component. Electrical tracks or conductors in the flexible printed circuit terminate in receiving holes. The... Agent:

20140325992 - Electrical unit with electrical connector: An electrical unit comprises an electrical connector having a set of elongate electrical terminals which are each a one-piece component. The terminals extend into the unit such that first ends of the terminals are connected to multiple electrical conductors within the unit and second ends of the terminals project from... Agent: Rolls-royce PLC

20140325995 - Composite structure: A composite structure is provided. The structure is formed of rigid composite material in which non-metallic continuous fibres reinforce a polymer matrix. The continuous fibres are electrically conductive. The structure has electrodes electrically connected to the continuous fibres. The composite material contains one or more insulating barriers which electrically divide... Agent:

20140325994 - Electrical connectors: An electrical raft is provided comprising a rigid material having multiple electrical conductors embedded therein. An electrical connector is provided to the raft that has a back-shell which is embedded in the rigid material and which joins to a connector body to enclose a first end of a housing of... Agent: Rolls-royce PLC

  
10/30/2014 > patent applications in patent subcategories.

20140318102 - Exhaust aftertreatment system where an activator material is added to the reductant fed to the catalytic converter: An exhaust gas after treatment system includes a catalytic converter arrangement with at least one catalytic material, wherein the catalytic converter arrangement is arranged in an exhaust gas path downstream of a combustion engine, and further includes one or more dosing interfaces for feeding at least one reducing agent for... Agent: Volvo Technology Corporation

20140318105 - Method and device for operating an internal combustion engine comprising an exhaust gas cleaning unit: A method for operating an internal combustion engine having an exhaust emission control unit with at least one exhaust emission control component which acts catalytically and/or by filtration involves operating the internal combustion engine, during a cold start or warm-up of the internal combustion engine, using a cold start engine... Agent: Daimler Ag

20140318103 - Method of controlling a diesel particulate filter: A method and apparatus for controlling a diesel particulate filter is disclosed. The control is carried out with the aid of a soot loading model selected from a plurality of available soot loading models including at least one soot loading physical model which makes use of signals from an exhaust... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140318104 - System and method for scr inducement: A system and method of inducing proper operation of a diesel engine exhaust after-treatment system employing SCR technology monitors components to detect a fault condition representing one of a DEF level fault, a DEF quality fault, and a tampering fault, activates a trigger event indicator in response to detecting the... Agent:

20140318106 - Metal-gas battery system: A metal-gas battery that utilizes an exhaust gas stream from a combustion engine as reactive gases is provided. Almost constant concentration of exhaust gases are supplied to the metal-gas battery via an existing engine systematic combustion system. The systematic combustion system keeps a definite air fuel mixture (A/F) that acts... Agent: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

20140318107 - Burner for exhaust purifying device: A burner for an exhaust purifying device includes a tube, an air supply port for supplying air for combustion into the tube, a fuel supply port for supplying fuel into the tube, and an ignition portion. The tube includes a premixing chamber for mixing air for combustion and fuel to... Agent:

20140318108 - Proportional heater control for diesel emission system for marine powered generator set: A proportional heater controls a marine diesel powered generator with a diesel particulate filter (DPF). A proportional control is applied to the heater based upon exhaust temperature. The heater heats exhaust gas to a regeneration temperature to remove soot and sulphur from the processed gas when the diesel fuel has... Agent:

20140318109 - Egr cooler: There is provided an EGR cooler having a core portion in which a large number of flat tubes through which exhaust gases pass are stacked one on another in an interior of a hollow cylindrical shell to be joined to the shell for heat exchange between the exhaust gases and... Agent: Tokyo Radiator Mfg. Co., Ltd.

20140318111 - Decomposition tube for an engine: An exhaust conduit for a diesel engine is disclosed. The exhaust conduit may include a tubular body having a cylindrical side wall, and a plurality of plates arranged substantially parallel with one another and disposed within the tubular body. The exhaust conduit may further include a boss protruding from the... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.

20140318112 - Internal combustion engine and exhaust aftertreatment system: An internal combustion engine has an exhaust treatment system with a fluid injection system and a swirl can plenum mixer for mixing injected fluid with exhaust gas exhausted from the engine. The mixer comprises a canister having an inner plenum. A bulkhead separates the inner plenum into an exhaust gas... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140318110 - V slot flow: Exhaust pipe or exhaust stack 3a extending vertical from the trucks diesel engine is modified with a slot to reduce back pressure. This pressure reduction enables the engine to operate more efficiently resulting in improved fuel economy.... Agent:

20140318113 - Cushioned swing circuit: A cushioned swing circuit provides the reduction of oscillation common in the operation of heavy equipment such as with boom members. The circuit utilizes a transfer of high pressure fluid flow (caused by the inertial of the swing during rapid deceleration) from one leg of the circuit to the other... Agent:

20140318114 - Power assist hydraulic steering system with on demand pump: A power assist hydraulic steering system comprises a helm pump hydraulically connected to a first hydraulic actuator. A power assist pump is hydraulically connected to a second hydraulic actuator. The first and second hydraulic actuators are coupled. A flow sensing mechanism is disposed along a hydraulic conduit which hydraulically connects... Agent:

20140318115 - System for improving the energy efficiency in hydraulic systems, piston accumulator and pressure accumulator provided for such a system: The invention relates to a system for improving the energy efficiency in hydraulic systems, comprising an actuator (49) which, in an operating state, operates as a consumer of hydraulic energy and, in a different operating state, as a generator of hydraulic energy, and a hydraulic accumulator (1) which, when in... Agent:

20140318116 - Hydraulic control device and construction machinery including same: A hydraulic control device includes: a hydraulic pump connected in parallel to steering and boom cylinders; a steering control valve that controls the direction of operating oil flowing through the steering cylinders; a boom control valve that connects the hydraulic pump to a tank when the valve is at a... Agent: Kawasak Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20140318117 - Water current power generation systems: An underwater structure includes a power generation unit, which includes a main body, a mounting portion which extends from the main body and which defines a mounting axis, and a support structure adapted for engagement with a bed of a body of water, and support housing. The mounting portion defines... Agent: Tidal Generation Limited

20140318118 - Flexible robotic actuators: Some embodiments of the disclosed subject matter includes a laminated robotic actuator. The laminated robotic actuator includes a strain-limiting layer comprising a flexible, non-extensible material in the form of a sheet or thin film, a flexible inflatable layer in the form of a thin film or sheet in facing relationship... Agent:

20140318120 - Air handling system having cooling assembly: An air handling system having a cooling assembly is disclosed. The air handling system may include a first turbocharger having a first compressor, a second turbocharger having a second compressor connected in parallel with the first compressor, and a third turbocharger fluidly connected to the first and second turbochargers. The... Agent: Electro-motive Diesel Inc.

20140318119 - Cooling assembly having multiple coolers: A cooling assembly having multiple coolers is disclosed. The cooling assembly may include a housing at least partially defining a first chamber and a second chamber adjacent to the first chamber and substantially isolated from the first chamber. The housing may also at least partially define first and second inlets... Agent: Electro-motive Diesel Inc.

20140318122 - Blow off valve and related system and method: The present invention is directed to a blowoff valve assembly that utilizes a non-coiled spring for biasing a valve member in a compact space. The invention is further directed to a turbocharger system utilizing a blowoff valve with a non-coiled spring.... Agent:

20140318121 - Engine with pulse-suppressed dedicated exhaust gas recirculation: An engine assembly includes an intake assembly, a spark-ignited internal combustion engine, and an exhaust assembly. The intake assembly includes a charge air cooler disposed between an exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) mixer and a backpressure valve. The charge air cooler has both an inlet and an outlet, and the back... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140318123 - Rotary internal combustion engine: A rotary engine rotary engine according to the present invention comprises a main housing assembly and a rotor assembly rotatably supported within the housing. The rotor assembly has two rotors, an intake/compression rotor rotatably disposed within the intake/compression housing, and a power/exhaust rotor rotatably disposed within the power/exhaust housing. The... Agent:

20140318125 - Apparatus for generating superheated vapor using waste heat recovery: An apparatus for generating superheated vapor using waste heat recovery. The apparatus includes a housing having inlet and outlet tanks at both ends through which exhaust gas is introduced and discharged. A plurality of exhaust gas tubes are disposed inside the housing so as to be spaced apart from each... Agent: Kroens Co., Ltd.

20140318124 - Rankine cycle waste heat recovery system: This disclosure relates to a waste heat recovery (WHR) system and to a system and method for regulation of a fluid inventory in a condenser and a receiver of a Rankine cycle WHR system. Such regulation includes the ability to regulate the pressure in a WHR system to control cavitation... Agent:

20140318126 - Pneumatic cylinder module for a combustion nailing tool: A pneumatic cylinder module includes a cylinder unit, a cylinder head and a sleeve. The cylinder unit includes, a tubular main body, a plurality of angularly spaced-apart and longitudinally extending connecting ribs, and a positioning ring connected to the connecting ribs. The cylinder head is mounted to and covers the... Agent:

20140318127 - Solar power system: A solar power system includes a preheating device for heating first heat transfer fluid and second heat transfer fluid in separate tubes. The preheated second heat transfer fluid is routed to a boiler. The preheated first heat transfer fluid is routed through a plurality of heat sinks each associated with... Agent:

20140318128 - Solar power system: A solar power system includes a preheating device for heating first heat transfer fluid and second heat transfer fluid in separate tubes. The preheated second heat transfer fluid is routed to a boiler. The preheated first heat transfer fluid is routed through a plurality of heat sinks each associated with... Agent:

20140318130 - Cogeneration method and equipment: Cogeneration method, according to which a hot source (2) produces steam that is released in at least one turbine (3) having a low-pressure steam outlet (5) linked to a condenser; at least a fraction (Q) of the steam leaving the turbine (3) is directed towards a Venturi thermocompressor (14) into... Agent:

20140318129 - Combustion chamber: The invention relates to a combustion chamber for burning an air-fuel mixture, a gas mixture or a gas-liquid mixture, including an outer casing; a flame tube located inside the outer casing and provided with an inner space, whereby the outer casing and the flame tube form an annular channel therebetween,... Agent:

20140318131 - Heat sources for thermal cycles: Systems, methods, and apparatuses are directed to monitoring a capacity at which an engine is operating, the engine comprising a turbocharger. It can be determined whether the engine is operating above a threshold capacity. If the engine is operating above a threshold capacity, a closed-loop thermal cycle working fluid can... Agent:

20140318132 - Hafnium turbine engine and method of operation: A device powered by a method of heating a gas by directing X-rays at a mass of hafnium 178 to induce gamma rays. The gamma rays are directed at a heat exchanging apparatus, resulting in a stream of heated gas. This process powers a Hafnium gas turbine engine capable of... Agent:

20140318133 - Thrust efficient turbofan engine: A turbofan engine according to an exemplary embodiment of this disclosure, among other possible things includes a gas generator section for generating a gas stream flow with higher energy per unit mass flow than that contained in ambient air, a power turbine converting the gas stream flow into shaft power,... Agent: United Technologies Corporation

20140318134 - Backup fuel supply for a gas turbine: A system for supplying a gaseous fuel to a gas turbine includes a liquefied fuel source for supplying a liquefied fuel to a liquid fuel pump that is disposed downstream from the liquefied fuel source. The liquid fuel pump is sufficient to raise the pressure of the liquefied fuel to... Agent: General Electric Company

20140318135 - Can combustor for a can-annular combustor arrangement in a gas turbine: The invention relates to a can-combustor for a can-annular combustor arrangement in a gas turbine. The can combustor includes an essentially cylindrical casing with an axially upstream front panel and an axially downstream outlet end. The can combustor further includes a number of premixed burners, extending in an upstream direction... Agent:

20140318136 - Gas turbine combustor including a transition piece flow sleeve wrapped on an outside surface of a transition piece: A gas turbine combustor including a fuel nozzle for injecting mixed gas of fuel and air, a cylindrical liner for burning and reacting the mixed gas of fuel and air in a combustion chamber, a transition piece which is a flow path for leading combustion gas generated in the liner... Agent:

20140318137 - Fuel nozzle: A fuel nozzle apparatus includes: a fuel distributor including an annular distributor ring, an aft interior mounting surface; and a pilot supply tube; a venturi defining a splitter with a first bore, and axially spaced-apart forward and aft exterior mounting surfaces; and a swirler including second bore and a forward... Agent:

20140318138 - Combustion chamber for a turbine engine: A combustion chamber (110) for a turbine engine, such as an airplane turboprop or turbojet, the combustion chamber comprising two coaxial annular walls, respectively an inner wall and an outer wall, that are connected together at their upstream ends by a chamber end wall (118) having an annular row of... Agent: Snecma

20140318140 - Premixer assembly and mechanism for altering natural frequency of a gas turbine combustor: A system and method are provided for altering the natural frequency of a dome plate portion of a premixer assembly of a gas turbine combustor. The plate assembly has a dome plate with a central pilot mixer and a plurality of extension tabs extending radially outward from the pilot mixer.... Agent:

20140318139 - Premixer assembly for gas turbine combustor: A novel and improved combustion liner for use in a gas turbine engine is provided in which the premixer assembly is removably fastened to the combustion liner. Apparatus and method for removably securing the premixer assembly to the combustion liner is provided. A combustor dome plate, swirler assembly and inlet... Agent:

20140318142 - Bio-fuel composition and method for manufacture of bio-fuel composition: The present invention provides a liquid bio-fuel mixture comprising: a liquid condensate product of bio-mass fast pyrolysis; a bio-diesel component; and an alcohol component. The liquid bio-fuel mixture is macroscopically single phase. The alcohol component is selected from methanol, a C3 to C10 alcohol, and a mixture of two or... Agent: Aston University

20140318144 - Device and method for slow turning of an aeroderivative gas turbine: An aeroderivative gas turbine, including a gas generator, a gas generator rotor, a power turbine section, and a slow turning device, wherein said slow turning device is designed and arranged to keep said rotor in rotary motion after turbine shut-down.... Agent: Nuovo Pignone S.p.a.

20140318141 - Hot streak alignment for gas turbine durability: Embodiments of hot streak alignment for gas turbine durability include structures and methods to align hot streaks with the leading edges of aligned first stage nozzle vanes in order to improve mixing of the hot streaks with cooling air at a stator nozzle of a first stage turbine and reduce... Agent: General Electric Company

20140318143 - Multi-circuit buffer system for a gas turbine engine: A gas turbine engine according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a shaft, a first bearing structure and a second bearing structure that support the shaft. Each of the first bearing structure and the second bearing structure includes a bearing compartment that contains a... Agent: United Technologies Corporation

20140318145 - Hybrid slinger combustion system: There is provided a method for improving the combustion efficiency of a combustor of a gas turbine engine powering an aircraft. The method comprises selectively using two distinct fuel injection units or a combination thereof for spraying fuel in a combustion chamber of the combustor of the gas turbine engine.... Agent: Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp.

20140318146 - Power generation system and method for starting power generation system: A gas turbine includes a compressor and a combustor; a SOFC having a cathode and an anode; a first compression air supply line supplying compression air to the combustor; a second compression air supply line supplying compression air to the cathode; an exhaust air supply line supplying exhaust air discharged... Agent: Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.

20140318147 - Low noise compressor rotor for geared turbofan engine: A gas turbine engine has a fan and a turbine having a fan drive turbine rotor. The fan drive turbine rotor drives a compressor rotor. A gear reduction effects a reduction in the speed of the fan relative to an input speed from the fan drive turbine rotor that drives... Agent: United Technologies Corporation

20140318148 - Burner seal for gas-turbine combustion chamber head and heat shield: The present invention relates to a combustion chamber for a gas turbine with a combustion chamber head and a heat shield which are designed in one piece, with the heat shield being provided with at least one recess, in which is arranged a burner or an annular sleeve enclosing the... Agent: Rolls-royce Deutschland Ltd & Co Kg

20140318149 - Seal for a turbojet engine pylon and nacelle, and turbojet engine pylon-nacelle assembly incorporating such a seal: A fire-resistant seal for a propulsion assembly which includes a pylon, an O-duct type nacelle of a turbojet engine. The nacelle includes an inner fixed nacelle structure and a combustion gas ejection primary nozzle, and the fire-resistant seal is placed in an annular sector defined by the inner fixed nacelle... Agent:

20140318150 - Removable swirler assembly for a combustion liner: A novel and improved swirler assembly for use in a combustion liner of a gas turbine engine is disclosed. The swirler assembly is removable and sized to provide an improved assembly, repairability, and fit-up in the combustion liner. The swirler assembly includes a premix tube, premix swirler and a plurality... Agent:

20140318151 - Volute with two chambers for a gas turbine: A volute (10) with two chambers for a gas turbine (50), including a circumferential conduit (11) in the form of a spiral, a first opening (12) oriented tangentially to the said circumferential conduit (11), toward the outside of the said circumferential conduit (11), and a second circumferential opening (13) located... Agent: Airbus Helicopters

  
10/23/2014 > patent applications in patent subcategories.

20140311121 - Pulse detonation engine having a scroll ejector attenuator: The engine (10) includes at least one firing tube (12) wherein an exhaust stream (32) from the firing tube (12) drives a turbine (30). A scroll ejector attenuator (40) is secured between and in fluid communication with an outlet end (28) of the firing tube (12) and an inlet (76)... Agent: United Technologies Corporation

20140311126 - Air-injection system to improve effectiveness of selective catalytic reduction catalyst: Embodiments are described to improve the durability of a lean NOx aftertreatment system. According to one embodiment of the present invention an air injection system is used to inject air continuously into the exhaust system between the upstream three-way catalyst and the downstream selective catalytic reduction (SCR) catalyst when the... Agent:

20140311129 - Control apparatus and control method for internal combustion engine: By raising a temperature of an element portion of a particulate matter sensor (8) that is arranged in an exhaust passage (4) of an internal combustion engine (2), a heat generation amount that results from the combustion of particulate matters is detected, during a removal treatment of removing, through combustion,... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140311123 - Electrically heated doc using hcscr cold start nox controls: An exhaust gas treatment system for an internal combustion engine is provided. The system includes an exhaust gas conduit extending from the engine configured to receive an exhaust gas stream from the engine, a first injector in fluid communication with the exhaust gas conduit configured to selectively inject fuel containing... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140311127 - Exhaust gas after treatment system with temperature control: A vehicle emission control system is configured to operatively receive exhaust gas from a combustion engine and includes an exhaust gas after treatment system (EATS) configured to operatively clean the received exhaust gas, a burner unit configured to operatively heat the received exhaust gas to a predetermined temperature before the... Agent: Volvo Lastvagnar Ab

20140311124 - Exhaust gas heating method: A method according to the present invention of heating exhaust gas to be introduced into an exhaust gas purifying device from an internal combustion engine by heating and igniting fuel supplied into an exhaust passage from a fuel supply valve includes the steps of determining a necessity for supplying fuel... Agent:

20140311122 - Flow controlled electrically assisted dpf regeneration: A particulate filter assembly, an exhaust gas treatment system having a particulate filter assembly, and a control method for flow controlled zoned regeneration of the particulate filter assembly are provided. The particulate filter assembly is configured to receive an exhaust gas stream from an internal combustion engine and includes an... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140311125 - Method, apparatus, and system used for purifying and silencing exhaust of internal combustion engine: A method for purifying and muffling exhaust gas from an internal combustion engine, comprising the following steps: 1) allowing exhaust gas discharged by the internal combustion engine to enter into the interior of a housing (6) via an exhaust gas inlet (7) of the housing (6), wherein abrupt expansion of... Agent:

20140311128 - Reagent dosing system and method of dosing reagent: A reagent dosing system for dosing a reagent into the exhaust gas stream of an internal combustion engine includes a reagent tank for storing a supply of reagent; an injector module including an atomising dispenser and a positive-displacement metering pump which draws reagent from the reagent tank and delivers it... Agent:

20140311130 - Dosing module: The invention relates to a dosing module (10) for injecting a reduction agent, in particular a urea-water solution, into an exhaust pipe of an internal combustion engine, in particular of a self-igniting internal combustion engine, to reduce nitrogen oxides in the exhaust stream, wherein the dosing module has a main... Agent:

20140311131 - Secondary air supply system for internal combustion engine: A secondary air supply system includes an electric air pump that supplies secondary air to a location upstream of an exhaust gas purification catalyst arranged in an exhaust passage; a control valve that opens/closes a secondary air supply passage; a pressure detector that detects a pressure between the pump and... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140311133 - Arrangement for introducing a liquid medium into exhaust gases from a combustion engine: An arrangement for introducing a liquid medium into exhaust gases from a combustion engine: A mixing chamber (3) has exhaust gases flow through it. Its downstream end (5) has an endwall (7) of thermally conductive material as an end surface of the mixing chamber (3). An injector injects the liquid... Agent:

20140311134 - Control device for electrically heated catalyst: A purpose of the present invention is to prevent a PM-caused short circuit between a heating element and a case in an electrically heated catalyst. The electrically heated catalyst is provided in an exhaust gas passage of an internal combustion engine the air-fuel ratio of which is controlled at a... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140311132 - Motor grader: A motor grader includes an engine, a power transmission apparatus, a selective catalytic reduction apparatus, a fuel tank and a reducing agent tank. The power transmission apparatus is configured to transmit power from the engine. The selective catalytic reduction apparatus is configured to process exhaust from the engine. The fuel... Agent:

20140311135 - Internal combustion engine: The internal combustion engine has an upstream side NOX selective reduction catalyst and a downstream side NOX selective reduction catalyst which are arranged in an engine exhaust passage. The upstream side NOX selective reduction catalyst has a region where the NOX removal rate becomes substantially constant when the ratio of... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Chuo Kenkyusho

20140311136 - Internal combustion and waste heat steam engine having a heat recovery steam generator exhaust manifold: An improved internal combustion and waste hat steam engine having an heat recovery steam generator optimized for the steam cycle, that can operate on steam, fuel, or a water-fuel composition where the mixture is at a critical temperature and in a homogeneous single phase. The condensing waste heat recovery steam... Agent:

20140311137 - Tri-flow exhaust treatment device with reductant mixing tube: An exhaust treatment device includes first and second substrates positioned in parallel within a housing. A baffle plate supports the substrates, an inlet tube and an outlet pipe, and defines a portion of a first chamber. First ends of the substrates and a second end of the inlet tube is... Agent:

20140311138 - Systems and methods for detecting a type of hydraulic device: A system for detecting a type of hydraulic device. The system includes a hydraulic device. The system also includes a power supply having an engine and a controller. The controller is configured to detect a voltage of a signal from the hydraulic device, to categorize the signal as a type... Agent: Illinois Tool Works Inc.

20140311139 - Hydrostatic variable displacement pump which can be set in either direction of displacement: A hydrostatic variable displacement pump (2) has a displacement volume set by an electro-hydraulic control device (10) provided with a safety function. In a fault scenario, the variable displacement pump (2) is set to a neutral position. The electro-hydraulic control device (10) has a single electro-hydraulic setpoint encoder (30) to... Agent: Linde Hydraulics Gmbh & Co. Kg

20140311140 - Cooling fan control device: A cooling fan control unit, in response to an operation performed at the rotation direction selector switch to select a reverse rotation setting while the cooling fan is rotating forward, lowers a relief pressure setting at the variable relief valve to a predetermined lower limit value over a predetermined length... Agent:

20140311143 - Air-guiding component with an intercooler: An air-guiding component for a charged internal combustion engine has an intercooler provided with coolant connectors that is disposed in a housing of the air-guiding component. The housing has at least two housing parts including a basic housing part. The housing is provided with at least one inlet and at... Agent: Modine Manufacturing Company

20140311142 - Intake manifold with an intercooler: An intake manifold for a charged internal combustion engine has an intercooler provided with coolant connectors that is disposed in an intake manifold housing. The intake manifold housing has at least two housing parts including a basic housing part. The intake manifold housing is provided with at least one inlet... Agent: Modine Manufacturing Company

20140311141 - Waste heat utilization apparatus: A waste heat utilization apparatus of a first embodiment includes a driving system including an engine and a turbocharger supplying pressurized air to the engine, and a Rankine cycle system used for the driving system. The Rankine cycle system includes a coolant boiler causing heat exchange between coolant as heating... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

20140311144 - Atmospheric water vapor engine: An engine for harvesting energy stored in water vapor includes a vortex chamber coupled to an extraction unit and also to a vortex induction unit, the vortex induction unit configured to induce a vortex of water vapor in the chamber and the extraction unit configured to harvest energy from the... Agent:

20140311145 - Method for converting thermaly energy into useful work: The invention relates to heat power engineering, in particular, to methods that use a working medium for producing useful work from heat of an external source. The method comprises interaction of the working medium with an energy source and interaction of the working medium with an additional low-temperature energy source... Agent:

20140311146 - Fluorinated oxiranes as organic rankine cycle working fluids and methods of using same: A process and an apparatus for converting thermal energy into mechanical energy in a Rankine cycle is provided. The process and apparatus include a working fluid that comprises a fluorinated oxirane. The fluorinated oxirane can contain substantially no hydrogen atoms bonded to carbon atoms and can have from about 4... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20140311147 - High performance steam power topping cycle: Implementations described herein provide a high efficiency steam cycle that includes a steam turbine cycle coupled to output of a high performance steam piston topping (HPSPT) cycle. The HPSPT cycle includes a piston-cylinder assembly that extracts work from an expanding fluid volume and operates in a thermal regime outside of... Agent: Firestar Engineering, LLC

20140311148 - Exhaust apparatus of construction machine: Provided is an exhaust apparatus provided in a construction machine with an engine and an engine room, the exhaust apparatus capable of suppressing vibration of an exhaust gas pipe and securing required strength thereof. The exhaust apparatus includes a duct provided in the engine room, a fan to suck air... Agent: Kobelco Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.

20140311149 - Gas turbine engine fan blade airfoil profile: A fan blade for a gas turbine engine includes an airfoil that includes leading and trailing edges joined by pressure and suction sides to provide an exterior airfoil surface that extends in a radial direction to a tip. The external airfoil surface is formed in substantial conformance with multiple cross-sectional... Agent: United Technologies Corporation

20140311150 - Fuel nozzle for a pre-mix combustor of a gas turbine engine: A fuel nozzle for use in a gas turbine includes a pre-mix flow passage for directing a flow segment of a flow of a working fluid through the fuel nozzle. A first swirler vane and a second swirler vane extend within the pre-mix flow passage. The first swirler vane provides... Agent: General Electric Company

20140311151 - Gas turbine combustor: Provided is a gas turbine combustor having improved maintainability obtained by facilitating the mounting and removal of a base plate for supporting main burners and a pilot burner. A gas turbine combustor is provided with: a pilot burner disposed at the center of a combustor inner tube; main burners provided... Agent: Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.

20140311152 - Reverse flow ceramic matrix composite combustor: A gas turbine engine has an annular reverse-flow combustor with a combustor inner liner enclosing a combustion chamber. The inner liner having a dome portion at an upstream end of the combustor and a downstream combustor exit defined between a small exit duct portion and a large exit duct portion.... Agent: Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp.

20140311153 - Combustor assembly for a gas turbine engine: A combustor assembly for a gas turbine engine includes a hanger and a combustor liner fixed to the hanger such as, for example, by an annular weld joint. The combustor liner has an inner surface extending along an axis and is operable to define either a radial outer boundary or... Agent: Rolls-royce North America Technologies, Inc.

20140311154 - Flow merging device for a fluid system of a gas turbine engine: A gas turbine engine is disclosed having a working fluid system capable of moving a working fluid. The working fluid system includes a flow union member capable of combining different streams of working fluid. In one form the flow union member is a T-shape, but other embodiments can take on... Agent:

20140311155 - Flow splitter for a fluid system of a gas turbine engine: A gas turbine engine is disclosed having a working fluid system capable of moving a working fluid. The working fluid system includes a flow splitter capable of splitting the working fluid into different streams. In one form the flow splitter member is a T-shape, but other embodiments can take on... Agent:

20140311156 - Combustor cap for damping low frequency dynamics: A combustor cap for use with a number fuel nozzles, the combustor cap including a cold side plate, a hot side plate, and a cap cavity extending between the cold side plate and the hot side plate with the number of fuel nozzles extending therethrough. A resonator tube may extend... Agent: General Electric Company

20140311157 - Vane carrier temperature control system in a gas turbine engine: A vane carrier temperature control system for use in a gas turbine engine includes a first cooling air source, a second cooling air source, and an air temperature control system. The first cooling air source supplies a first portion of vane carrier cooling air extracted from a compressor section of... Agent:

20140311158 - Heat and power plant with a waste gasification system: Heat and power plant with a waste gasification system comprising a gas engine (1) located inside a water tank (2), mounted onto a shaft (3) passing through the walls of the tank (2) to the outside, whereas a generator (4) is installed on an end of the shaft to generate... Agent:

20140311159 - Variable nozzle mechanism: A variable nozzle mechanism applied to a turbocharger includes a pair of annular plates located between a scroll passage and a turbine chamber such that the plates are apart from each other in a direction along an axis; a coupling portion which couples the plates; a plurality of variable nozzles... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140311160 - Hybrid turbomachine enclosure: A hybrid turbomachine enclosure includes a plurality of walls interconnected to form an interior configured and disposed to receive a turbomachine, the plurality of walls including a first wall having a panel on frame construction and a hybrid wall including a first portion having a panel on frame structure and... Agent: General Electric Company

20140311161 - Method for creating a connecting element positioned between two components of a structure, connecting element and bypass turbojet engine comprising such a connecting element: A method for creating a connecting element, arranged between two components of a structure, or a turbojet engine structure, which is subjected to compressive and/or tensile loadings and which includes a hollow shaft immersed, at least partially, in a stream of air flowing between the two components, the method including:... Agent: Snecma

20140311162 - Connection structure of exhaust chamber, support structure of turbine, and gas turbine: In a gas turbine, an exhaust casing and an exhaust chamber are connected by an exhaust chamber support that can absorb thermal expansion, and the exhaust chamber and an exhaust duct are connected by an exhaust duct support that can absorb thermal expansion. An insulator is mounted on an outer... Agent:

20140311164 - Gas turbine engine and turbine blade: One embodiment of the present invention is a unique turbine blade for a gas turbine engine. Another embodiment is a unique gas turbine engine. Other embodiments include apparatuses, systems, devices, hardware, methods, and combinations for gas turbine engines and turbine blades for gas turbine engines. Further embodiments, forms, features, aspects,... Agent: Rolls-royce North American Technologies, Inc.

20140311163 - Method of manufacturing a turbomachine component, an airfoil and a gas turbine engine: One embodiment of the present invention is a unique method of manufacturing a component for a turbomachine, such as an airfoil. Another embodiment is a unique airfoil. Yet another embodiment is a unique gas turbine engine. Other embodiments include apparatuses, systems, devices, hardware, methods, and combinations for cooled gas turbine... Agent:

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