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12/18/2014 > patent applications in patent subcategories.

20140366504 - Gasification furnace, gasification power plant, and method of preventing blockage of slag hole in gasification furnance: An object is to prevent blockage of a slag hole with char and slag, enabling stable operation of a gasification furnace. In a configuration in which a heat exchanger (20) is provided above a coal gasification portion (10), the diameters (D1, D3) of the slag hole (16) and the throat... Agent:

20140366505 - Continuous ignition systems: A head assembly for an ignition system includes a head block and a plurality of igniters seated in the head block. The head block has an issue aperture and defines an issue axis, and is configured and adapted for sealably coupling with an igniter combustion chamber. The igniters are arranged... Agent: Delavan Inc

20140366506 - System and method for a movable exhaust aftertreatment device in an internal combustion engine: The present application relates to an exhaust-gas aftertreatment device and to a method for exhaust-gas aftertreatment. According to one aspect of the present application, the exhaust-gas aftertreatment device has, in the exhaust manifold of the internal combustion engine, a filter passage with, for the exhaust-gas stream, a through-path that is... Agent:

20140366507 - Diesel engine with in-cylinder soot and nox control using water or aqueous injection: A method of controlling emissions in the exhaust gas of a diesel engine, the engine having one or more combustion cylinders that each generates a combustion jet having a soot region. A water injector is operable to inject a spray of water or aqueous solution into the combustion jet, specifically... Agent:

20140366509 - Method for operating an exhaust-gas treatment device having a heater and motor vehicle having the device: A method for operating an exhaust gas treatment device including an electric heater for heating an exhaust gas flow in the exhaust gas treatment device and/or a surface in the exhaust gas treatment device and a feed point for feeding an additive into the exhaust gas treatment device to impinge... Agent:

20140366508 - Water injection for catalyst oxygen reduction and temperature control during transient events: Methods and systems are provided for injecting water based on duration of cylinder deactivation, and exhaust catalyst temperature during an engine cylinder deactivation event so as to reduce an exhaust catalyst regeneration requirement following the cylinder deactivation, and to prevent catalyst degradation.... Agent:

20140366510 - Exhaust gas sampling device: An exhaust gas sampling device coupled to an aftertreatment system for treating exhaust gas flowing therethrough. The exhaust gas sampling device comprises an inlet passage, an outlet passage, a sensor passage, and a sensor. The inlet passage extracts a portion of the exhaust gas from the aftertreatment system, and the... Agent:

20140366511 - Control device for internal combustion engine: A control device for an internal combustion engine includes a SCR system disposed in an exhaust passage and a particulate matter sensor disposed downstream of the SCR system. The control device applies a particulate matter trapping voltage to the particulate matter sensor, and acquires an output of the particulate matter... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140366512 - Conveying unit for a liquid additive for exhaust gas after-treatment, tank for storing liquid additive, motor vehicle having the conveying unit and method for determining a liquid additive quantity in a tank: A conveying unit which can be mounted in a tank for conveying a liquid additive from the tank includes a filling level sensor which can emit and receive waves that are reflected back to the filling level sensor at a surface of liquid in the tank, so that a filling... Agent:

20140366513 - Device for exhaust-gas purification and motor vehicle having the device: A device includes a pipeline section for an exhaust gas flow. The pipeline section has an inlet end, an outlet end, a rectilinear section and a protuberance having an opening for installing a metering device for a liquid additive (in particular urea/water solution) in the rectilinear section. The protuberance has... Agent:

20140366514 - Premixer conduit for exhaust aftertreatment system: An exhaust aftertreatment system is disclosed. The exhaust aftertreatment system includes a premixer conduit that defines an exhaust flow path, a baffle disposed in the exhaust flow path, and a reductant injector in fluid communication with the exhaust flow path. The baffle is positioned in the premixer conduit, which includes... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.

20140366515 - Enhanced diagnostic signal to detect pressure condition of a particulate filter: An exhaust gas treatment system includes a particulate filter to collect particulate matter from exhaust gas flowing therethrough. The particulate filter realizes a pressure thereacross in response to the exhaust gas flow. A delta pressure sensor determines a first pressure upstream from the particulate filter and a second pressure downstream... Agent:

20140366516 - Engine apparatus: Provided is an engine apparatus that ensures highly accurate adjustment of the exhaust gas pressure of an exhaust manifold while providing an exhaust gas throttle device with a support structure of increased rigidity. The engine apparatus includes: an engine including the exhaust manifold; and the exhaust gas throttle device to... Agent:

20140366517 - System for reducing fuel consumption in excavator: o

20140366518 - Hydraulic system of construction machine: The present disclosure relates to a hydraulic system of a construction machine. The hydraulic system of the construction machine includes: an electronic proportional pressure reducing valve configured to control a flow rate, to which a maximum pressure is input as a control current value, and which is set to a... Agent:

20140366519 - Hydraulic closed circuit system: A hydraulic closed circuit system using a single rod type hydraulic cylinder prevents hunting of a flushing valve due to a delay in response of the flushing valve and circuit pressure pulsations, thereby preventing a decreasein operability of the hydraulic cylinder. A single rod type hydraulic cylinder is connected to... Agent:

20140366520 - Fluid controller with load sense and flow amplification: A fluid controller includes a valve housing having an inlet port, a return port, first and second control ports and a load sense port. The fluid controller further includes a fluid meter in selective fluid communication with the valve housing and a valve assembly adapted to provide selective fluid communication... Agent:

20140366521 - Hydraulic drive system: A hydraulic drive system includes a pump, a steering actuator, a loading/unloading apparatus actuator, a drive device, a relief valve, and an input unit. The drive device: flows hydraulic oil from the pump to the loading/unloading apparatus actuator when an operating tool is operated; flows the hydraulic oil from the... Agent:

20140366522 - Electro hydrostatic actuator: An electro hydrostatic actuator includes a single-rod cylinder having fixed and movable ends, a hydraulic supply source, and a reservoir provided in a hydraulic circuit and capable of storing operation oil. At a predetermined position of the single-rod cylinder close to the fixed end, the hydraulic supply source is disposed... Agent:

20140366523 - Actuator for generating positioning movements: The invention relates to an actuator for generating positioning movements by means of shape memory elements, comprising a housing on which an actuation element that carries out positioning movements in conjunction with shape memory elements is arranged, and means for adjusting and altering the positioning movement of the actuator, wherein... Agent:

20140366524 - Pump housing for a motor vehicle hydraulic assembly with a connection for a wheel pressure sensor or a master brake cylinder pressure sensor: A pump housing has at least two inlet valve openings located in a first row, at least two outlet valve openings located in a subsequent second row, and at least one high-pressure switching valve opening and at least one changeover valve opening located in a further subsequent fourth row. At... Agent:

20140366525 - Air gap-insulated exhaust manifold: An air gap-insulated exhaust manifold (10) for a supercharged internal combustion engine (1), preferably of a motor vehicle has an engine flange (11) fastening the exhaust manifold to an engine block (2) and a turbine flange (12) fastening the exhaust manifold to a turbine (8) of an exhaust gas turbocharger... Agent: Ebersp&#xe4 Cher Exhaust Technology Gmbh & Co. Kg

20140366526 - Turbocharger compressor rotor alignment system: An aftwardly-extending internally-threaded boss of a boreless-hub compressor rotor of a turbocharger engages a corresponding externally-threaded forward end portion of an associated rotor shaft of the turbocharger, wherein an internal surface of an inner race of an associated rolling-element bearing of the turbocharger is in engagement with both an external... Agent:

20140366528 - Coordinating variable valve actuation and turbocharger operation in an internal combustion engine: An engine control system coordinates control of a pressure regulating mechanism associated with a turbocharger turbine and control of a variable valve actuating (VVA) mechanism for expanding the range of possible exhaust gas recirculation rates over a large portion of an engine operating map to provide EGR rates which are... Agent: International Engine Intellectual Property Company, LLC

20140366529 - Diesel engine: First and second turbochargers for supercharging a first cylinder group which continues or stops an operation by a valve stopping mechanism for reduced cylinders, and a second cylinder group which stops or continues the operation by the valve stopping mechanism for reduced cylinders, respectively, and a third turbocharger in which... Agent: Isuzu Motors Limited

20140366527 - Pneumatic compressor recirculation valve system for minimizing surge under boost during throttle closing: An engine system having a compressor coupled to an engine and supplying air to an intake manifold, a throttle controlling the supply of air from the compressor to the intake manifold, a vacuum reservoir, an aspirator having its motive section in fluid communication with the air intake system upstream of... Agent: DaycoIPHoldings, LLC

20140366530 - Variable flow valve mechanism and vehicle turbocharger: In a waste gate valve, a coil spring being expandable and contractible in the axial direction of a valve shaft is provided between a washer and an attachment tongue in an axial direction of a valve shaft of a valve. The coil spring is made of a heat-resistant alloy or... Agent: Ihi Corporation

20140366531 - Variable flow valve mechanism and vehicle turbocharger: In a waste gate valve, an annular spacer is provided between a washer and an attachment tongue in an axial direction of a valve shaft of a valve. The spacer is made of a graphite material. An annular guard wall is formed on a back surface of the washer in... Agent: Ihi Corporation

20140366532 - Exhaust gas recirculation and control with twin scroll turbines: Systems and methods for internal combustion engine operation with exhaust gas recirculation and turbocharging are disclosed. The systems include an exhaust gas recirculation loop for recirculating exhaust gas flow from a first portion of the cylinders of the engine into an intake system prior to combustion. The system further includes... Agent:

20140366533 - Supercharger-equipped internal combustion engine: A supercharger-equipped internal combustion engine in the present invention includes a turbo-supercharger (20) which includes, at some point in an intake passage (26), a centrifugal compressor (20b) having an impeller section (20b4) for housing a compressor impeller (20b3). In the supercharger-equipped internal combustion engine, EGR gas and blow-by gas are... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140366534 - Super-turbocharger having a high speed traction drive and a continuously variable transmission: A super-turbocharger utilizing a high speed, fixed ratio traction drive that is coupled to a continuously variable transmission to allow for high speed operation is provided. A high speed traction drive is utilized to provide speed reduction from the high speed turbine shaft. A second traction drive provides infinitely variable... Agent:

20140366535 - Process for producing geothermal power, selective removal of silica and iron from brines, and improved injectivity of treated brines: This invention relates to a method for producing geothermal power using geothermal brines while producing a reduced silica and iron brine having improved injectivity. The resulting compositions include a composition with reduced silica, iron, and lithium having reduced quantity of total suspended solids.... Agent:

20140366536 - High temperature thermal energy for grid storage and concentrated solar plant enhancement: Disclosed embodiments include grid-tied thermal energy storage (TES) systems, concentrated solar power (CSP) systems featuring grid-tied TES and methods of operating same. Grid-tied TES systems include a heat storage material, a heat transfer material in thermal communication with a source of concentrated solar flux and an electric heating element. Both... Agent:

20140366537 - Steam power plant turbine and control method for operating at low load: In a system for effecting pressure control in a thermal power plant operated at low load connected fluidly in series, a relief conduit is disclosed herein. The relief conduit selectively transfers steam from a cold reheat conduit to the second extraction conduit. The plant further includes a boiler, a high-pressure... Agent:

20140366538 - Method for a temperature compensation in a steam turbine: A structure and method are provided for preventing or at least minimizing thermally-induced structural distortions, such as may occur when a steam turbine is cooling down. The steam turbine may include an inner housing and an outer housing. An intermediate space is formed between the inner housing and the outer... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20140366539 - Power generation using non-aqueous solvent: A system and methods for power generation uses non-aqueous solvent. The method includes treating oil sands with a non-aqueous solvent to extract bitumen in an extraction process and separating the non-aqueous solvent from the bitumen in a solvent recovery process. The method also includes heating the non-aqueous solvent, expanding the... Agent:

20140366540 - Chloro- and bromo-fluoro olefin compounds useful as organic rankine cycle working fluids: wherein R1, R2, R3, and R4 are each independently selected from the group consisting of: H, F, Cl, Br, and C1-C6 alkyl, at least C6 aryl, at least C3 cycloalkyl, and C6-C15 alkylaryl optionally substituted with at least one F, Cl, or Br, wherein formula (I) contains at least one... Agent:

20140366541 - Systems and apparatus relating to fuel injection in gas turbines: A gas turbine engine having a combustor that includes: an inner radial wall defining a first interior chamber and a second interior chamber, wherein the first interior chamber extends axially from an end cover to a primary fuel injector, and the second interior chamber extends axially from the primary fuel... Agent:

20140366542 - Fuel air premix chamber for a gas turbine engine: The F/A premix flow thru the central longitudinal tubes yields an exiting spouting velocity into the primary combustion zone for swirl/circumferential flow combustion yielding flame stability. Circumferentially close spaced premixing chambers about the combustor outer wall, are tangentially positioned for internal combustion hot gas flow, preheating the adjacent premix chamber... Agent:

20140366543 - Combustion equipment for use in a gas turbine engine: Combustion equipment for use in a gas turbine engine is provided. The combustion equipment includes an inner and outer case, wherein the outer case encloses the inner case creating a cavity located between the two cases. The combustion equipment also has a fuel delivery device for delivering fuel into a... Agent:

20140366544 - Combustor exit duct for gas turbine engines: A gas turbine engine combustor includes an exit duct having annular first and second exit duct walls radially spaced apart to define therebetween the combustor exit opening. The first and/or second exit duct walls has a double-skin wall section which includes an inner hot wall facing the combustor exit opening... Agent:

20140366545 - Gas turbine engine: In a gas turbine engine (1) that has a plurality shrouds (8c and 9c), in which each one of the shrouds (8c and 9c) are provided with a groove portion (20) that is provided in a surface facing a turbine rotor blade (8a and 9a) and a plurality of film... Agent:

20140366547 - Gas turbine efficiency and regulation speed improvements using supplementary air system continuous and storage systems and methods of using the same: The present invention discloses a novel apparatus and methods for augmenting the power of a gas turbine engine, improving gas turbine engine operation, and reducing the response time necessary to meet changing demands of a power plant. Improvements in power augmentation and engine operation include additional heated compressed air injection,... Agent:

20140366549 - Preparation of exhaust gas from a gas turbine for exhaust gas recirculation: A method of operating a turbine unit, wherein recirculated exhaust gas is contacted with a cooling and absorption liquid in a packed bed. An exhaust gas treatment system for a turbine unit, wherein an exhaust gas recirculation line comprises a gas cooling and cleaning device having a packed bed for... Agent:

20140366548 - Turbine engine gearbox: A gas turbine engine comprises a fan, a compressor, a combustor, and a fan drive turbine rotor. The fan drive turbine drives the fan through a gear reduction. The gear reduction includes at least two double helical gears in meshed engagement. Each of the at least two double helical gears... Agent:

20140366546 - Variable frequency drive power ride thru: A gas turbine engine includes a compressor, a combustor adjacent the compressor, a turbine adjacent the combustor, a shaft, a motor, a variable frequency drive, a stored energy source and a ride thru unit. The motor is coupled to the shaft. The variable frequency drive is electrically connected to the... Agent:

20140366550 - Gas turbine engine and method of operating thereof: A gas turbine engine and method for operating a gas turbine engine includes compressing an air stream in a compressor and combusting the compressed air stream to generate a post combustion gas. The post combustion gas is expanded in a first turbine. The expanded combustion gas exiting the first turbine... Agent:

20140366551 - Continuous ignition: An ignition system includes a housing defining an interior and an exhaust outlet. The housing is configured and adapted to be mounted to a combustor to issue flame from the exhaust outlet into the combustor for ignition and flame stabilization within the combustor. A fuel injector is mounted to the... Agent:

20140366553 - Combustion chamber for a gas turbine and gas turbine and a method of use: A combustion chamber (10, 20) for a gas turbine (1) having a housing (12, 23), a combustion zone (21, 22, 47) surrounded by the housing (12, 23), and at least one burner arrangement (11, 25), which has at least one pre-mixing passage (28) opening into the combustion zone (21, 22)... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20140366552 - Method and device for suppressing the formation of ice on structures at the air intake of a turbomachine: The application relates to a method and a device for suppressing ice formation on intake structures of a compressor, particularly the compressor of a gas turbine. The technical aim of the present invention is to provide a method and a device for suppressing the formation of ice on said structures,... Agent:

20140366554 - Cross reference to related applications: A nacelle assembly according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a core nacelle defined at least partially about a core engine, a fan nacelle mounted at least partially around the core nacelle to define a fan bypass flow path, and a variable area fan... Agent:

20140366555 - Accessory mounting for a gas turbine engine: A gas turbine engine assembly is connected to a pylon for mounting the gas turbine engine to an aircraft. The assembly has a frame supporting at least one accessory independently of the gas turbine engine. The frame is attached to the pylon at forward and rearward engine mounting locations. The... Agent: Rolls-royce Deutschland Ltd & Co Kg

20140366556 - Gas turbine engine vane-to-transition duct seal: A vane seal assembly for a gas turbine engine comprises of a case including a first connector. A notch in the case adjoins the groove. A vane having a second connector mates with the first connector. A seal assembly is provided between the vane and the case to provide a... Agent:

  
12/11/2014 > patent applications in patent subcategories.

20140360153 - Gas turbine engine thermal management system: A gas turbine engine according to an exemplary embodiment of this disclosure, among other possible things includes a fan. A geared architecture is configured for driving the fan. A turbine section is configured for driving the geared architecture. A thermal management system that includes a first fluid circuit and a... Agent: United Technologies Corporation

20140360152 - Oil tank mount with yoke: An engine has an oil tank mounted to an engine wall with clevis ears formed on both the oil tank and a mount bracket. A link connects the mount bracket clevis ears to the oil tank clevis ears. The link has a spherical bearing which is mounted in the oil... Agent: United Technologies Corporation

20140360154 - Gas turbine plant having exhaust gas recirculation: The invention relates to a gas turbine plant, including a gas turbine device, which has a compressor and at least one burner and at least one gas turbine, a waste heat boiler assembly, which has a boiler inlet side connected to a turbine outlet and a first boiler outlet connected... Agent:

20140360156 - Asymmetric baseplate cooling with alternating swirl main burners: A combustor arrangement (10) including a pilot burner (22) having a pilot cone (62); a plurality of clockwise (130) main swirlers interposed among a plurality of counterclockwise (132) main swirlers and disposed concentrically about the pilot burner, and a base plate (40) transverse to the main swirlers Inbound-zones (134) exist... Agent:

20140360155 - Microchannel systems and methods for cooling turbine components of a gas turbine engine: The present application and the resultant patent thus provide a microchannel system for cooling a hot gas path surface of a turbine. The microchannel system may include a turbine component having an outer surface extending along a hot gas path of the turbine, a microchannel defined within the turbine component... Agent:

20140360157 - Rocket vehicle with integrated attitude control and thrust vectoring: A rocket vehicle includes a controller that integrates operation of a variable-vector main thruster and attitude control thrusters. When the main thruster is firing and roll is commanded, the controller can provide roll moment by firing only a single attitude control thruster, while changing the thrust vector of the main... Agent:

20140360158 - Twin-door thrust reverser: A thrust reverser for aircraft turbojet engine nacelle includes at least one upstream door and a downstream door. The upstream and downstream doors move in concert between a direct jet position and a reverse jet position. In the direct jet position, two doors are closed, and in the reverse jet... Agent:

20140360159 - Precipitation cover for an exhaust system: An apparatus for an exhaust system, the apparatus comprising a precipitation cover adapted to be positioned at least partially downstream of a tailpipe, relative to a direction of an exhaust gas flow. The precipitation cover comprises a first cover end and a second cover end. The first cover end is... Agent:

20140360161 - Forced air circulation for an aftertreatment module: A cooling system for an aftertreatment module mounted within an enclosure is provided. The cooling system includes a source of forced air in fluid communication with the enclosure. At least one duct is provided in conjunction with the source of forced air. The at least one duct is configured to... Agent: Caterpillar Global Mining Expanded Products Pty Ltd

20140360160 - Variable geometry turbine vane: Embodiments may provide variable geometry turbine, a nozzle vane for a variable geometry turbine, and a method. The variable geometry turbine that may include a turbine wheel and a plurality of adjustable vanes radially positioned around the turbine wheel. The turbine may also include a flow disrupting feature on one... Agent:

20140360164 - Diesel exhaust treatment systems and methods: Disclosed here are systems and methods including one or more FBCs and one or more suitable aftertreatment devices, including DOCs, DPFs, and suitable combinations thereof. The systems and methods disclosed may include selecting a suitable FBC for use with a fuel with a specified sulfur content. Systems and methods disclosed... Agent: Cdti

20140360169 - Post thermal control device for use with a nox slip catalyst: A system and method for treating diesel exhaust in a diesel exhaust system, and specifically for improved NOx conversion efficiency during particulate filter regeneration, is disclosed. The exhaust gas treatment system includes a diesel oxidation catalyst (DOC); a diesel particulate filter (DPF) fluidly coupled to the DOC; a mixer fluidly... Agent: International Engine Intellectual Property Company, LLC

20140360165 - Selective catalytic reduction device monitoring system: A selective catalytic reduction (SCR) device monitoring system includes an engine out NOx monitoring module, an SCR out NOx monitoring module configured and disposed to monitor NOx released from the SCR device, and a NOx storage model module operatively connected to the engine out NOx module and the SCR out... Agent:

20140360163 - System and method for controlling an engine that includes low pressure egr: Methods and systems for operating an engine that includes a low pressure EGR passage and a selective reduction catalyst are disclosed. In one example, an actuator is adjusted in response to a NOx mass flow rate in the low pressure EGR passage.... Agent:

20140360167 - System and method for cooling of an aftertreatment module: A cooling system for an aftertreatment module located within an enclosure is provided. The cooling system includes an exhaust outlet line and a venturi arrangement provided in cooperation with the exhaust outlet line. The venturi arrangement is spaced from a downstream portion of the exhaust outlet line. Moreover, the venturi... Agent: Caterpillar Global Mining Expanded Products Pty Ltd

20140360168 - System and method for sequential injection of reagent to reduce nox from combustion sources: In a large exhaust duct from a lean burn combustion source, such as a boiler, diesel engine or gas turbine, multiple injectors can be used to inject a reagent, such as an aqueous solution of urea or ammonia, into the exhaust for use in the catalytic reduction of NOx in... Agent:

20140360166 - Systems and methods for nox sensor diagnostics: Systems and methods are disclosed for diagnosing gain rationality of an NOx sensor that is downstream of a selective catalytic reduction (SCR) catalyst. Sensor diagnostics are performed while maintaining reductant dosing to the SCR catalyst.... Agent:

20140360162 - Voltage control system for heating a selective catalyst reduction device: An exhaust gas treatment system for an internal combustion engine is provided. The exhaust gas treatment system includes an electrically heated catalyst (“EHC”) device in fluid communication with an exhaust gas conduit, a generator, a selective catalytic reduction (“SCR”) device, and a control module. The EHC device includes an electric... Agent:

20140360170 - Exhaust system of an internal combustion engine: An exhaust system (1) of an internal combustion engine includes an oxidation catalytic converter (2), a particle filter (3), an injector (4) for injecting a reducing agent, a static mixer-evaporator (5), an SCR catalytic converter (6) and a housing (8). The oxidation catalytic converter is upstream of the particle filter... Agent: Eberspacher Exhaust Technology Gmbh & Co. Kg

20140360171 - Catalyst with improved hydrothermal stability: A catalyst for the treatment of exhaust gas emissions is disclosed. The catalyst can comprise ceria-alumina particles having a ceria phase present in a weight percent of the composite in the range of about 20% to about 80% on an oxide basis, an alkaline earth metal component supported on the... Agent:

20140360172 - Engine device: It is an object of the present invention to provide an engine device in which a support structure of an exhaust throttle device can be made as a high rigidity structure, and it is possible to prevent the exhaust throttle device from being heated by radiation heat from peripheries of... Agent: Yanmar Co., Ltd.

20140360173 - Hydrostatic drive system: A hydrostatic drive system for a machine is provided. The hydrostatic drive system includes a first hydraulic circuit, and a second hydraulic circuit. The first hydraulic circuit includes a first pump and a first hydraulic motor configured to selectively receive a flow of pressurized hydraulic fluid from the first pump... Agent:

20140360174 - Boom cylinder control circuit for construction machine: The present disclosure relates to a boom cylinder control circuit for a construction machine, and includes: a boom cylinder which has an ascending-side chamber and a descending-side chamber; a boom control unit which provides a working fluid to the boom cylinder; a boom operation part which is operated to drive... Agent:

20140360175 - Nozzle arrangement and motor vehicle drive train: Nozzle arrangement for fluid applications, in particular for a hydraulic circuit of a motor vehicle drive train. A nozzle body has a first longitudinal end and a second longitudinal end. The nozzle body has a first longitudinal section having a cylindrical outer circumference, which has a first outside diameter. The... Agent:

20140360176 - Wave-powered electricity generator: This invention is a wave powered electricity-generating mechanism which utilizes the fluctuations of multiple pontoons and ratchets' direction control to integrate various gear speeds into a high speed in order to drive an electricity generator. There are low, medium, and high speed gear sets. Low speed is for a quick... Agent:

20140360177 - Variable pedal feeling adjustment device: Disclosed is a variable pedal feeling adjustment device. A pedal simulator includes a simulator block formed with an oil hole connected to a master cylinder through a passage and a bore communicating with the oil hole, a damping housing slidably installed in the bore while being restricted in rotation, a... Agent:

20140360179 - Method and system for binary flow turbine control: Methods and systems are provided for adjusting the opening of a scroll valve of a binary flow turbine. Scroll valve adjustments are used at different engine operating conditions to improve engine performance and boost response. Scroll valve adjustments are coordinated with wastegate and EGR valve adjustments for improved engine control.... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140360180 - Method and system for binary flow turbine control: Methods and systems are provided for adjusting the opening of a scroll valve of a binary flow turbine. Scroll valve adjustments are used at different engine operating conditions to improve engine performance and boost response. Scroll valve adjustments are coordinated with wastegate and EGR valve adjustments for improved engine control.... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140360181 - Method and system for binary flow turbine control: Methods and systems are provided for adjusting the opening of a scroll valve of a binary flow turbine. Scroll valve adjustments are used at different engine operating conditions to improve engine performance and boost response. Scroll valve adjustments are coordinated with wastegate and EGR valve adjustments for improved engine control.... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140360182 - Method and system for binary flow turbine control: Methods and systems are provided for adjusting the opening of a scroll valve of a binary flow turbine. Scroll valve adjustments are used at different engine operating conditions to improve engine performance and boost response. Scroll valve adjustments are coordinated with wastegate and EGR valve adjustments for improved engine control.... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140360183 - Method and system for binary flow turbine control: Methods and systems are provided for adjusting the opening of a scroll valve of a binary flow turbine. Scroll valve adjustments are used at different engine operating conditions to improve engine performance and boost response. Scroll valve adjustments are coordinated with wastegate and EGR valve adjustments for improved engine control.... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140360184 - Method and system for binary flow turbine control: Methods and systems are provided for adjusting the opening of a scroll valve of a binary flow turbine. Scroll valve adjustments are used at different engine operating conditions to improve engine performance and boost response. Scroll valve adjustments are coordinated with wastegate and EGR valve adjustments for improved engine control.... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140360185 - Method and system for binary flow turbine control: Methods and systems are provided for adjusting the opening of a scroll valve of a binary flow turbine. Scroll valve adjustments are used at different engine operating conditions to improve engine performance and boost response. Scroll valve adjustments are coordinated with wastegate and EGR valve adjustments for improved engine control.... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140360178 - Method for determining wastegate valve lift: Various systems and methods for determining the lift of a wastegate valve are provided. For example, a method comprises determining a relation between an actuator position and a lift of a wastegate valve at engine start-up in a temperature range. The relation may be modified based on a difference between... Agent:

20140360186 - Method and device for desulphurizing an exhaust-gas recirculation flow: A method for desulphurizing an exhaust-gas recirculation flow of an internal combustion engine supplied to the internal combustion engine on the fresh-air side includes branching a partial exhaust-gas flow from the exhaust-gas flow of the internal combustion engine. At least one reactant is supplied to the partial exhaust-gas flow that... Agent:

20140360187 - Electricity generation unit and cogeneration system: An electricity generation unit 1A includes a combustor 11, a heater 13, and a Rankine cycle circuit 20. The combustor 11 combusts a solid fuel. A combustion gas generated in the combustor 11 passes through a flue 12. The heater 13 contains a heat storage material, and heats the heat... Agent:

20140360188 - Solar thermal power generation facility and method of starting up same: A solar thermal power generation facility is provided with turbine bypass piping (74) which makes some of compressed air from a compressor (10) bypass a turbine (20), a turbine bypass valve (75) which adjusts the flow rate of the compressed air flowing through the turbine bypass piping (74), and a... Agent:

20140360189 - Integrated separator turbine: A fluid processing system and method are provided for separating a liquid portion from a multiphase fluid. The system and method may include a steam turbine assembly coupled with a rotary shaft, and a separator coupled with the rotary shaft and positioned upstream of the steam turbine assembly. The separator... Agent: Dresser-rand Company

20140360190 - Steam turbine moisture removal system: A drain system (10) for connection to a steam turbine (14). The drain system comprises a main drain line (20) providing a main flow path and a bypass drain line (28) providing a bypass flow path parallel to the main flow path. The main drain line and the bypass drain... Agent: Siemens Energy, Inc.

20140360191 - Energy storage apparatus for the preheating of feed water: An energy storage apparatus for the storage of thermal energy is provided, with a charging circuit, having a compressor, a heat store and an expansion turbine, the compressor connected on the outlet side to the inlet of the expansion turbine via a first line for a first working gas, and... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20140360192 - Systems and methods for electric and heat generation from biomass: A system for producing energy and heat from biomass is disclosed. The system includes a feed system, a gasifier, a thermal fluid oil heater, and a generator based on the organic Rankine cycle (ORC). The system may also include a controller that takes input from a number of sensors and... Agent:

20140360193 - Support frame and method for assembly of a combustion module of a gas turbine: A support frame for assembling a combustion module for a gas turbine includes a base plate disposed at a bottom end of the support frame and a support plate that is vertically separated from the base plate by one or more vertical support members. The support plate defines an opening... Agent: General Electric Company

20140360194 - Toroidal heat exchanger: A toroidal combustion chamber and a plurality of plates are disposed with respect to one another such that their labyrinthine walls are juxtaposed and form labyrinthine conduits leading from an exhaust outlet of the toroidal combustion chamber to an exit perpendicular to the exhaust outlet.... Agent: Power Generation Technologies Development Fund, L.p.

20140360195 - Low calorific fule combustor for gas turbine: A low calorific value fuel-fired can combustor for a gas turbine include a generally cylindrical housing, and a generally cylindrical liner disposed coaxially within the housing to define with the housing a radial outer flow passage for combustion air, the-liner also defining inner primary and intermediate regions of a combustion... Agent:

20140360196 - Shell and tiled liner arrangement for a combustor: A combustor adapted for use in a gas turbine engine is disclosed. The combustor includes a metallic shell forming a cavity and a ceramic liner arranged in the cavity of the metallic shell. The ceramic liner defines a combustion chamber in which fuel is burned during operation of a gas... Agent:

20140360197 - Afterburner and aircraft engine: An aircraft engine includes an afterburner which has a flame stabilizer. The flame stabilizer maintains a flame generated from a mixed gas of a combustion gas and air. The flame stabilizer includes multiple gutters each configured to generate a flame stabilization area for the flame on its downstream side. Each... Agent: Ihi Corporation

20140360200 - Gas turbine power plant with exhaust gas recirculation: What is described is a method for operating a gas turbine power plant, in which fresh air is delivered to a compressor inlet and is accelerated in the compressor inlet and a recirculated first exhaust gas substream is delivered into a region of the compressor inlet in which the fresh... Agent:

20140360199 - Method of operating a gas turbine power plant with exhaust gas recirculation and corresponding gas turbine power plant: The invention relates, further, to a gas turbine power plant with a gas turbine having a compressor inlet which is followed by the flow duct of the compressor and which is divided into an inner sector and an outer sector, a feed for an oxygen-reduced gas being connected to the... Agent:

20140360201 - Method and apparatus for supplying a combustion chamber with nitrogen: In a method for supplying nitrogen to a combustion chamber, gaseous nitrogen (9) is drawn off from an air separation unit (7) at a first pressure, the nitrogen is compressed in at least two stages (C1, C2) of a nitrogen compressor and sent to a combustion chamber (25) at a... Agent:

20140360202 - Fuel injector and a combustion chamber: A fuel injector includes pilot and main fuel injectors. The pilot fuel injector includes at least one pilot air swirler and the main fuel injector includes a main air blast fuel injector located between inner main and outer main air swirlers. A first air splitter is located between the pilot... Agent:

20140360203 - Rijke type combustion arrangement and method: A process of producing heat energy for use in heat exchange with other fluids and substances so as to impart said heat energy to said fluid or substances which includes several steps. In a first step, a mixture of fuel and oxidant is ignited in a combustion zone or zones... Agent:

20140360204 - Systems and methods for power plants: The present techniques are directed to systems and a method for extracting a high pressure gas from a power plant. A method includes providing a fuel to a burner, and providing an oxidant to the burner, wherein an oxidant flow rate is adjusted to provide a substantially stoichiometric ratio of... Agent:

20140360205 - Gas turbine engine and electrical system: One embodiment of the present disclosure is a unique gas turbine engine. Another embodiment of the present disclosure is a unique machine. Other embodiments include apparatuses, systems, devices, hardware, methods, and combinations for gas turbine engines and electrical systems.... Agent: Rolls-royce North American Technologies, Inc.

20140360206 - Aircraft powerplant: An aircraft propulsion power plant for use in an aircraft includes one or more core engines housed in an airframe of the aircraft, one or more secondary propulsion units, each of the one or more secondary propulsion units being removably attached to the airframe, and one or more power transmission... Agent: Rolls-royce PLC

  
12/04/2014 > patent applications in patent subcategories.

20140352275 - Inverted cap igniter tube: An igniter tube assembly includes an igniter, an igniter tower with a radially extending portion, a ferrule with a radially extending portion, and a retainer with a radially extending portion. The ferrule and retainer capture the radially extending portion of the igniter tower and sealing surface provides an area for... Agent: Rolls-royce Corporation

20140352276 - Dual-vortical-flow hybrid rocket engine: The present invention discloses a dual-vortical-flow hybrid rocket engine, including a main body and a nozzle communicating with an end of the main body. The main body includes a plurality of disk-like combustion chambers arranged longitudinally, and a central combustion chamber formed along the axial portion and communicating the disk-like... Agent: National Applied Research Laboratories

20140352280 - Air driven reductant dosing system: A dosing system for delivering reductant into an exhaust gas treatment system of an internal combustion engine using an air driven hydraulic pump, which includes a pressure pump tank and a liquid supply tank, for closed-loop controlling reductant pressure, and a three-stage PWM control method for dosing rate control. Reductant... Agent:

20140352279 - Exhaust gas treatment system with emission control during filter regeneration: An exhaust gas treatment system for an engine includes an exhaust gas inlet tube configured to receive an exhaust gas from the engine. A particulate filter, a heat exchange system and first and second selective catalytic reduction (SCR) devices are in fluid communication with the exhaust gas inlet tube. The... Agent:

20140352277 - Exhaust system implementing active regeneration control: An exhaust system is disclosed for use with an engine. The exhaust system may have an exhaust duct, an aftertreatment component disposed within the exhaust duct, and a resistive grid disposed within the exhaust duct at a location upstream of the aftertreatment component. The exhaust system may further have a... Agent: Electro-motive Diesel, Inc.

20140352278 - Method and system for selectively enabling and disabling a diagnostic monitor of a selective-catalytic-reduction device: A vehicle that includes an engine, an exhaust system, and a controller, and a method are disclosed herein. The exhaust system includes a passage for directing the exhaust gas stream from the engine through the series of exhaust after-treatment devices, including a selective-catalytic reduction device and a diesel particulate filter... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140352281 - Particulate filter device monitoring system for an internal combustion engine: A particulate filter device monitoring system for an internal combustion engine includes a particulate accumulation register configured to store an amount of particulate in a particulate filter. The particulate accumulation register includes a particulate accumulation trigger zone having a power limiting mode trigger. A power limiting mode trigger module is... Agent:

20140352282 - Exhaust emission control device: An object is to reduce man-hours for evaluations of design, test, and the like for securing an exhaust gas purifier to an engine, while also making the exhaust gas purifier more compact. The exhaust gas purifier includes a plurality of filter bodies and to purify exhaust gas discharged from the... Agent:

20140352283 - Control apparatus for an internal combustion engine: In a control apparatus for an internal combustion engine provided with an electrically heated catalyst which heats a catalyst having an ability to purify an exhaust gas by heat from a heat generation element which generates heat by the supply of electric power, provision is made for a decision unit... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140352284 - Filter cartridge for a reducing agent delivery device and delivery device and motor vehicle having a filter cartridge: A filter cartridge for a delivery device for a reducing agent includes at least one filter wall and at least one supporting wall together forming an interior space. The at least one supporting wall has an outflow opening and a bypass opening. The outflow opening can be coupled to the... Agent:

20140352285 - Internal combustion engine: An internal combustion engine, in particular a large multi-fuel diesel internal combustion engine, and includes an SCR catalytic converter that can be bypassed, and at least one control element for switching the flow in an exhaust gas line between a first position where the SCR catalytic converter is active and... Agent:

20140352286 - Exhaust gas heat recovery device: An exhaust gas heat recovery device of the present invention recovers heat of an exhaust gas from an internal combustion engine. The exhaust gas heat recovery device includes an exhaust pipe that leads the exhaust gas from an upstream side to a downstream side, a cylindrical shell that covers an... Agent:

20140352287 - Exhaust gas treatment device:

20140352288 - Exhaust device for motorcycle: A collecting exhaust pipe has a contour body and partition wall members. The contour body has a pair of contour members connected with each other. The partition wall members are joined to the contour body and sandwiched between the contour members. A plurality of swelling portions, which are swelled toward... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140352289 - Position adjustment and position locking of a fluid operated actuator: A fluid operated actuator (103) is provided that includes an actuator housing (104) and a piston assembly (109) including a piston (106) and a piston rod (108) movable within the actuator housing (104). The fluid operated actuator (103) further includes a plurality of detents (210) unified with the piston rod... Agent:

20140352290 - Torsional vibration damping device: A torsional vibration damping device that can ensure a space for allowing a mass body to make reciprocating movements and can improve the vibration damping performance is provided. A torsional vibration damping device in which a mass body is attached to a rotating body by two support pins includes two... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140352291 - Hydraulic torque converter with automatic regulator of dynamic liquid temperature: The hydraulic torque converter with a temperature automatic regulator of dynamic liquid includes hydraulic torque converter and radiator. A temperature control valve is also included to reflect the temperature of the dynamic liquid. The hydraulic torque converter is provided with dynamic liquid outlet tube and dynamic liquid inlet tube. The... Agent:

20140352292 - Motion machine: A machine comprises a tank defining a liquid chamber for holding a liquid. A rotor is located in the liquid chamber and is mounted such that the rotor is able to rotate relative to the tank. The rotor comprises a plurality of positively buoyant first elements and a plurality of... Agent:

20140352293 - Tether for submerged moving vehicle: The present invention relates to a tether for connecting a moving device submerged in liquid to a support structure, e.g. a submersible power plant comprising a stream-driven vehicle provided with at least one turbine for generation of electrical energy. The tether extends in a main direction, and at least a... Agent:

20140352294 - Cold wind generation from slag heat: The present invention describes a method for generating cold-air blast from slag heat, wherein the method comprises the following steps: a. providing hot, granulated slag, b. providing wet blast furnace gas, c. preheating the wet blast furnace gas, whereby preheated blast furnace gas is obtained, d. transferring heat from the... Agent:

20140352295 - Installation for storing thermal energy and method for the operation thereof: An installation for storing thermal energy is provided, comprising a heat accumulator and a cold accumulator. A method for charging and discharging said thermal accumulators is also provided. Using the installation, excess electrical energy can be utilized for converting mechanical energy from a compressor and a turbine into thermal energy,... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20140352296 - Method and apparatus for operating an internal combustion engine: A method and apparatus for operating an internal combustion engine, in particular for commercial vehicles, having a fuel/air feed device and a downstream exhaust system, wherein, to achieve improved efficiency, the exhaust gas enthalpy in the exhaust gas flow of the internal combustion engine is used to operate a heat... Agent: Man Truck & Bus Ag

20140352297 - Cylinder block arrangement with an exhaust gas system: An engine block arrangement includes an engine block and an exhaust gas system. The exhaust gas system, viewed in the flow direction of an exhaust gas flow, includes an exhaust gas turbocharger, an oxidation catalytic converter, a feed device for a urea-water solution, a particle filter, and an SCR catalytic... Agent: Daimler Ag

20140352298 - Exhaust circulation apparatus for internal combustion engine: An exhaust circulation apparatus that can improve fuel combustion and suppress discharged NOx by expanding an operating region in which homogeneous lean combustion is possible. The exhaust circulation apparatus includes a homogeneous lean combustion unit for performing homogeneous lean combustion in a predetermined lean-burn region, and an EGR apparatus for... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140352299 - Turbocharger assembly: A turbocharger assembly includes a compressor assembly, a turbine wheel, a shaft, a bearing assembly, and a cooling gas conduit. The compressor assembly includes a compressor impeller. The compressor impeller includes an outermost impeller edge and has a maximum cross-sectional dimension at the outermost impeller edge. The shaft interconnects the... Agent:

20140352300 - Turbocharged engine employing cylinder deactivation: An engine assembly includes an intake assembly, a spark-ignited internal combustion engine, and an exhaust assembly, and a turbocharger. The internal combustion engine is coupled with the intake assembly and defines a plurality of cylinders that are configured to combust a fuel. A subset of the cylinders are configured to... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140352302 - Apparatus for generating superheated vapor using wave fin: An apparatus for generating superheated vapor using waste heat recovery. A housing has an inlet tank and an outlet tank at both ends. Exhaust gas is introduced through the inlet tank, and is discharged through the outlet tank. A plurality of wave fin structures are disposed inside the housing so... Agent: Korens Co., Ltd.

20140352301 - Motor vehicle with a couplable waste heat recovery system: A waste heat recovery system for a motor vehicle is disclosed. Waste heat generated by an internal combustion engine of a motor vehicle is recovered by a waste heat recovery system. The waste heat recovery system includes a feed heat exchanger thermally coupled to the internal combustion engine for warming... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140352303 - Waste heat recovery system with integrated hydrocarbon adsorber, and method thereof: A waste heat recovery system with an integrated hydrocarbon adsorber for a vehicle having an internal combustion engine that generates exhaust gas containing hydrocarbons, and a catalytic converter, includes an exhaust gas conduit, an exhaust gas heat exchanger, a heat exchanger bypass valve, a coolant circuit with a coolant bypass... Agent:

20140352304 - Hybrid solar field: A concentrating solar power plant utilizes two heat transfer fluids. A first heat transfer fluid is heated in a field of concentrating solar collectors. A second heat transfer fluid is heated through a heat exchanger using heat imparted from the first heat transfer fluid. The second heat transfer fluid is... Agent: Abengoa Solor LLC

20140352305 - System and method of waste heat recovery: A novel Rankine cycle system configured to convert waste heat into mechanical and/or electrical energy is provided. In one aspect, the system provided by the present invention comprises a novel configuration of the components of a conventional Rankine cycle system; conduits, ducts, heaters, expanders, heat exchangers, condensers and pumps to... Agent: General Electric Company

20140352306 - System and method of waste heat recovery: A novel Rankine cycle system configured to convert waste heat into mechanical and/or electrical energy is provided. The system provided by the present invention comprises a novel configuration of the components of a conventional Rankine cycle system; conduits, ducts, heaters, expanders, heat exchangers, condensers and pumps to provide more efficient... Agent:

20140352307 - System and method of waste heat recovery: A Rankine cycle system useful for the conversion of waste heat into mechanical and/or electrical energy is provided. The system features a novel configuration in which a first closed loop thermal energy recovery cycle comprising a first working fluid stream and a second closed loop thermal energy recovery cycle comprising... Agent: General Electric Company

20140352308 - System and method of waste heat recovery: A novel Rankine cycle system configured to convert waste heat into mechanical and/or electrical energy is provided. In one aspect, the system provided by the present invention comprises a novel configuration of the components of a conventional Rankine cycle system; conduits, ducts, heaters, expanders, heat exchangers, condensers and pumps to... Agent:

20140352309 - Fuel cell hybrid system: Provided is a fuel cell hybrid system. The fuel cell hybrid system includes a heat engine including a compression unit for compressing an oxidizer supply gas including air and an expansion unit for expanding the oxidizer supply gas to generate mechanical energy, a fuel cell including an anode for receiving... Agent:

20140352310 - Hot-air engine: A hot-air engine (10) includes a compressor (12), a heating chamber (14), a rotary displacement type working engine (16) and a drive means (22). The compressor (12) has an inlet (12a) and an outlet (12b). The heating chamber (14) has an inlet (14a), in fluid communication with the outlet (12b)... Agent:

20140352311 - Method for operating a wind turbine or a wind farm: Thus, a method for operating a wind turbine, a wind farm or the like and a power-to-gas unit connected electrically thereto is provided. The wind turbine or the wind farm generates electric power if there is sufficient wind and feeds this power into an electrical grid connected to the wind... Agent:

20140352312 - Injector for introducing a fuel-air mixture into a combustion chamber: An injector (8) for introducing a fuel-air mixture into a combustion chamber: has a longitudinal axis (44) and includes a number of annular curved flow passages. Each flow passage comprises a fuel inlet opening (43), air inlet openings (42) and a fuel-air mixture outlet opening (9). The fuel inlet opening... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20140352313 - Diffuser strut fairing: A diffuser strut fairing includes a top portion, a bottom portion, a pressure side portion, a suction side portion, an inner surface and an outer surface. The pressure side portion and the suction side portion extend between the top portion and the bottom portion. The exhaust diffuser strut faring further... Agent: General Electric Company

20140352316 - Combustor leakage control system: The present application provides a combustor with a radial penetration. The combustor may include a combustion chamber, a liner surrounding the combustion chamber, a flow sleeve surrounding the liner, a penetration tube extending through the liner and the flow sleeve with the radial penetration positioned within the penetration tube, a... Agent:

20140352315 - Cooled cooling air system for a gas turbine: In an aircraft including a gas turbine engine having a compressor including a compressor booster, a turbine, and a nacelle, a system for cooling compressor discharge air provided to the turbine to cool the turbine includes a heat exchanger provided in a nacelle compartment of the gas turbine engine configured... Agent:

20140352314 - Gas turbine engine fuel system with ecology valve: A gas turbine engine fuel system has an ecology valve for withdrawing residual fuel from primary and secondary fuel manifolds upon engine shut-down. The ecology valve has primary and secondary reservoirs respectively connected in fluid flow communication with the primary and secondary fuel manifolds. The valve further has a reciprocating... Agent: Pratts & Whitney Canada Corp.

20140352317 - Intercooled gas turbine with closed combined power cycle: A turbine engine includes a fan that provides an air flow to the turbine engine as compressor intake air and as compressor bypass air, a first stage compressor positioned to receive the compressor intake air and output a first stage compressed air, and a boiler positioned to cool the first... Agent: Rolls-royce North American Technologies, Inc.

20140352318 - Gas turbine efficiency and regulation speed improvements using supplementary air system continuous and storage systems and methods of using the same: The present invention discloses a novel apparatus and methods for augmenting the power of a gas turbine engine, improving gas turbine engine operation, and reducing the response time necessary to meet changing demands of a power plant. Improvements in power augmentation and engine operation include additional heated compressed air injection,... Agent:

20140352319 - Gas turbine engine and method of operating thereof: A gas turbine engine and method for operating a gas turbine engine includes compressing an air stream in a compressor and generating a post combustion gas by combusting a compressed air stream exiting from the compressor in a combustor. The post combustion gas is expanded in a first turbine. The... Agent:

20140352320 - Two-shaft gas turbine: The two-shaft gas turbine includes a power generator 21 having a compressor 11, a combustor 12 and a high-pressure turbine 13; a low-pressure turbine 14 driven by exhaust gas from the high-pressure turbine 13; a generator motor 23 connected to the gas generator 21; and a control unit 24. When... Agent: Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.

20140352322 - Annular strip micro-mixers for turbomachine combustor: A turbomachine combustor is provided. The turbomachine includes a combustion chamber and multiple micro-mixer nozzles arranged concentrically within a radial combustion liner and configured to receive fuel from one or more fuel supply pipes affixed to each of the plurality of micro-mixer nozzles at an upstream face. The multiple micro-mixer... Agent:

20140352321 - Gas turbine engine system and an associated method thereof: A gas turbine engine system includes a compressor, a combustor, and a turbine. The combustor is coupled to the compressor and disposed downstream of the compressor. The combustor includes a secondary combustor section coupled to a primary combustor section and disposed downstream of the primary combustor section. The combustor also... Agent: General Electric Company

20140352323 - Flexible bellows igniter seal: A flexible bellows assembly is disclosed for sealing an engine igniter for use with an engine. The bellows assembly includes a mounting arrangement that is operable to be secured to a combustor diffuser instead of the combustor liner. The bellows has a component that impinges upon a surface of the... Agent: Rolls-royce Corporation

20140352324 - Dual pressure regulator shut off valve apparatus: A pre-cooler system is provided and includes first and second pre-coolers, each of which is sized to handle demands of one downstream flow system, a piping system by which the first and second pre-coolers are receptive of compressed air from first and second turbine engines, respectively, and by which the... Agent: Hamilton Sunstrand Corporation

  
11/27/2014 > patent applications in patent subcategories.

20140345246 - Gas turbine engine sump pressurization system: A sump pressurization system for a gas turbine engine comprises a first hollow shaft and a second hollow shaft disposed within the first hollow shaft and defining a cavity therebetween. Each of the first and second hollow shafts has a common axis of rotation. Also included is a source of... Agent:

20140345247 - Tank and method for manufacturing same: s

20140345248 - Compact gasifier-genset architecture: A compact biomass gasification-based power generation system that converts carbonaceous material into electrical power, including an enclosure that encases: a gasifier including a pyrolysis module coaxially arranged above a reactor module, a generator including an engine and an alternator, and a hopper. The generator system additionally includes a first heat... Agent:

20140345249 - Regenerative gas turbine combustor: The regenerative gas turbine combustor is such that a compressed air passage between a combustor inner cylinder 10 and a tail cylinder 12, and a combustor outer cylinder 7 is blocked by a division wall 15 at a position between a bleeding port 13 and an injection port 14, and... Agent: Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.

20140345250 - Igniter for a gas turbine: A gas turbine igniter includes an igniter rod disposed within a guide tube configured for travel between a hot-end region and a cold-end region and a cap connected to the guide tube, the cap defining an access passageway for the igniter rod. An attachment structure is provided for reducing the... Agent:

20140345251 - Efficient electromagnetic propulsion system with communications capability: An electronic propulsion engine that creates a propulsive force or thrust using electromagnetic forces or electrostatic forces, with an effect that is similar to the thrust of a jet or rocket engine. Forces are generated using electromagnets or capacitor plates that are separated by dielectric spacer cores and are operated... Agent:

20140345252 - System, apparatus, and method for a virtual blocker: A virtual blocker door for use in an aircraft thrust reverser is provided. The virtual blocker door may be capable of creating a wall of air to inhibit fan air flow through a fan air duct. The wall of air may direct the fan air flow through a cascade to... Agent: Rohr, Inc.

20140345253 - Multi-nozzle flow diverter for jet engine: An exhaust system for a variable cycle aircraft engine. The exhaust system comprises a core exhaust for bypass air and hot gases of combustion. The core exhaust includes a convergent-divergent nozzle. The convergent-divergent nozzle is formed from a plurality of flaps and seals. The exhaust system comprises a third air... Agent: General Electric Company

20140345254 - Secondary nozzle for jet engine: A third stream duct producing a third air stream at reduced pressure that is exhausted through a separate nozzle that is concentric with the main or primary engine nozzle. The third stream exhaust air from the separate concentric nozzle is exhausted to a location at which pressure is ambient or... Agent: General Electric Company

20140345255 - Method and apparatus to operate internal combustion engine employing an intake air compressor: A method for controlling intake airflow in an internal combustion engine including an intake air compressor includes determining a first compressor boost signal based upon a predetermined intake manifold pressure command, determining a second compressor boost signal based upon a predetermined exhaust pressure limit, determining a compressor boost control command... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140345256 - Method for operating an internal combustion engine, and control unit set up for carrying out the method: The invention relates to a method for operating an internal combustion engine. According to the method, an exhaust gas produced by the internal combustion engine is conducted across a 3-way catalytic converter arranged in the exhaust duct. A lambda probe detects a value characteristic of an exhaust-gas lambda number upstream... Agent:

20140345257 - Mixing system: A mixing system is provided. The mixing system includes a housing defining a boundary of a mixing conduit including an expansion section with an injector mount and a reductant diverter extending into the conduit upstream of the injector mount in the expansion section. The mixing system further includes an atomizer... Agent:

20140345258 - Engine exhaust gas additive storage system: System for storing an internal combustion engine exhaust gas liquid additive, the said system comprising a tank for storing the additive and an “immersed” baseplate (1) positioned through an opening made in the bottom wall of the tank, the said baseplate comprising at least one orifice through which a system... Agent: Inergy Automotive Systems Research (societe Anonyme)

20140345259 - Straddle-type vehicle: An engine of a straddle-type vehicle includes first, second, and third cylinders arranged, in this order, from right to left in a front view of the vehicle; first, second, and third intake pipes in communication with the first, second, and third cylinders, respectively; and first, second, and third exhaust pipes... Agent: Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha

20140345260 - Exhaust manifold air injection device: A device (10) for introducing air into a combustion chamber of an internal combustion engine (11) through an exhaust manifold (14) of the engine includes a generally cylindrical valve body (12) supportable at an inner axial end in a hole formed through an engine exhaust manifold wall (13). A main... Agent: Clean Air Technologies, LLC

20140345263 - Hydraulic hybrid drive system and method for operating a hydraulic hybrid drive system: The invention relates to a hydraulic hybrid drive system (1) for a motor vehicle, comprising driven wheels (2), which have friction brakes (3) for applying a friction braking torque to the driven wheels (2), and a continuously adjustable hydraulic transmission (4), which has a motor-side hydraulic machine (5) and a... Agent:

20140345262 - Method and a wave-power aggregate to extract energy from wave motion in a fluid and the use of a wave-power aggregate: e

20140345261 - Method for operating a clutch transmission, clutch transmission: According to a method for operating a clutch transmission, especially a dual clutch transmission, which includes a hydraulic circuit having at least one pump for delivering hydraulic medium and at least one pressure accumulator for accommodating and making available a hydraulic medium under pressure, the pump associated with an electric... Agent: Audi Ag

20140345264 - Ball rotary engine: A rotary engine system powered by pressurized air where the system includes: a pressure chamber, where pressure chamber includes a furnace beneath the pressure chamber; a rotary engine, where the rotary engine receives pressurized air from the pressure chamber; a rotary compressor, where the rotary engine and rotary compressor share... Agent:

20140345265 - Hydraulic drive system: An operating state determining unit determines whether a hydraulic cylinder is in operation or not in operation. A discharge pressure reducing unit reduces the discharge pressure of a charge pump. A discharge pressure control unit controls the discharge pressure reducing unit when the hydraulic cylinder in not in operation to... Agent: Komatsu Ltd.

20140345266 - Hydraulic steering device: A hydraulic steering device is provided comprising a supply port arrangement having a supply port (P) and a return port (T), a working port arrangement having two working ports (L, R), direction valve means (2) arranged between said supply port arrangement and said working port arrangement, at least two fluid... Agent:

20140345267 - Fluid valve arrangement comprising a bistable fluid valve: The invention relates to a fluid valve arrangement having a bistable fluid valve for at least one fluid line with a valve body which can be moved into two positions for two switching states, a pressure pulse generator being provided for valve switchover in the feed line for switching over... Agent:

20140345268 - Travel control system for construction machinery: A travel control system is disclosed for preventing off-course travel of equipment due to the overloading of a working piece such as a boom during a complex operation involving vehicle travel and simultaneous driving of the working piece. The travel control system according to the present invention comprises: a left-side... Agent: Volvo Construction Equipment Ab

20140345269 - Fluid expansion engine: A hot fluid expansion engine has a plurality of actuator modules arranged in a star configuration around a central shaft. Each module includes a drive piston defining a working chamber of variable volume in the first enclosure; a movable displacement piston subdividing a second enclosure into a low temperature chamber... Agent:

20140345270 - Brake booster device for a braking system of a vehicle, and method for manufacturing a brake booster device for a braking system of a vehicle: A brake booster device for a braking system of a vehicle includes: a booster body to which a brake-boosting force is exertable by an actuator device; a first piston rod component to which the brake-boosting force is at least partially transmittable via a first contact with the booster body, the... Agent:

20140345271 - Hydraulic brake system: A hydraulic brake system for braking a vehicle, including a master cylinder device having a fluid-flow permission mechanism that permits a flow of a working fluid between an inter-piston chamber and a low-pressure source, wherein, when a pressure of the working fluid to be supplied to a brake device exceeds... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140345272 - Master brake cylinder system and brake system for a vehicle: A master brake cylinder system having a master brake cylinder housing having at least one first pressure chamber and a second pressure chamber, a rod piston at least partially displaceable into the first pressure chamber, a floating piston situated between the first pressure chamber and second pressure chamber, and a... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140345273 - Wastegate valve and exhaust gas turbocharger equipped with wastegate valve: It is intended to provide a wastegate valve which can achieve even and stable seating of the valving element on the valve seat and which can suppress vibration of the valving element, as well as a exhaust gas turbocharger equipped with such wastegate valve. A valving element 13 opens and... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20140345274 - Waste heat recovery system: A waste heat recovery system includes a Rankine cycle (RC) circuit having a pump, a boiler, an energy converter, and a condenser fluidly coupled via conduits in that order, to provide additional work. The additional work is fed to an input of a gearbox assembly including a capacity for oil... Agent:

20140345275 - Rankine cycle system and method: A Rankine cycle waste heat recovery system uses a receiver with a maximum liquid working fluid level lower than the minimum liquid working fluid level of a sub-cooler of the waste heat recovery system. The receiver may have a position that is physically lower than the sub-cooler's position. A valve... Agent: Cummins Intellectual Property, Inc.

20140345277 - Disc-type concentrator and solar thermal power generation system comprising the same: A disc-type concentrator comprises a disc rack vertical post, a disc rack, a rotating shaft, a rotating reflection mirror, a power driving device, and a control system. The rotating shaft is arranged on the disc rack and rotatably connected with the disc rack. The rotating reflection mirror is arranged on... Agent: Xiangtan Liyuan Electric Tooling Co., Ltd

20140345276 - Organic rankine cycle for concentrated solar power system with saturated liquid storage and method: A closed loop system for producing energy using an Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) and an ORC fluid, comprising a first solar power source (52) configured to heat an ORC liquid to a saturated ORC liquid, a second solar power source (70) fluidly connected to the first solar power source and... Agent: Nuovo Pignone S.p.a.

20140345278 - Method for operating a gas and steam turbine installation for frequency support: A method for operating a gas and steam turbine system having a gas turbine, a steam turbine and a waste heat steam generator is provided herein, wherein steam for the steam turbine can be generated in the exchange of heat with exhaust gas from the gas turbine. Absorption capacity of... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20140345279 - Thermal energy conversion method: A method for converting thermal energy into mechanical energy in a thermodynamic cycle includes placing a thermal energy source in thermal communication with a heat exchanger arranged in a working fluid circuit containing a working fluid (e.g., sc-CO2) and having a high pressure side and a low pressure side. The... Agent: Echogen Power Systems, LLC

20140345280 - Waste heat recovery device for a marine vessel: A waste heat recovery device for a marine vessel is disclosed. According to the embodiments of the present invention, the waste heat recovery device for a marine vessel includes: a heat exchanger, which recovers heat from the exhaust fumes discharged from the engine, to heat a first refrigerant under uniform... Agent: Samsung Heavy Ind. Co., Ltd

20140345281 - Hybrid radiant energy aircraft engine: Hybrid aircraft propulsion systems are disclosed comprising an electrically driven ducted fan, a peripheral duct or enclosure, a combustion-produced source of radiant energy, radiant energy receivers or cold mirrors, and thermophotovoltaic or thermoelectric cell energy converters. An electric motor drives a partially or completely duct enclosed fan. Downstream and within... Agent: Separation Design Group LLC

20140345282 - Combustion chamber for a gas turbine plant: A combustion chamber (1) for a gas turbine plant having a combustion chamber wall (10), through which combustion gases (G) flow in the direction of a downstream gas turbine, wherein the combustion chamber wall (10) has a dampening device (20) for dampening thermoacoustic vibrations caused by the combustion gases (G)... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20140345283 - Combustion chamber for a gas turbine plant: A combustion chamber (1) for a gas turbine plant, has a combustion chamber wall (10), which is flowed through by combustion gases in the direction of a downstream expansion turbine, the chamber wall (10) has a device (20) for damping thermoacoustic oscillations caused by the combustion gases. At least one... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20140345284 - Damper for gas turbine: c

20140345285 - Damper for gas turbines: The invention relates to a damper for reducing the pulsations in a combustion chamber of a gas turbine. The damper includes a resonator cavity with an inlet and a neck tube in flow communication with the interior of the combustion chamber and resonator cavity, and a compensation assembly pivotably connected... Agent:

20140345286 - Gas turbine engines with fuel injector assemblies: In accordance with an exemplary embodiment, a fuel injector assembly is provided for a gas turbine engine with a compressor section and a combustion section. The fuel injector assembly includes a stem defining a fuel path for fuel and a flow guide coupled to and extending along the stem. The... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20140345289 - Gas turbomachine combustor assembly including a liquid fuel start-up system: A turbomachine combustor assembly includes a combustor body, a combustion chamber defined within the combustor body, one or more combustion nozzles positioned to direct a combustible fluid into the combustion chamber, and a fuel start-up system fluidly connected to the combustion chamber. The fuel start-up system is configured and disposed... Agent: General Electric Company

20140345287 - Method and system for combustion control between multiple combustors of gas turbine engine: A system includes a first combustor having a first combustion chamber, a first head end with a first plurality of fuel nozzles, and a first effusion plate. The first effusion plate has a first plurality of openings for the first plurality of fuel nozzles, and the first effusion plate has... Agent: General Electric Company

20140345290 - Method for stabilizing a grid frequency with a gas turbine in mixed fuel operation: A method for stabilising a network frequency with a gas turbine that can be operated using syngas and an additional fuel is provided. The mass-flow of the additional fuel, supplied to operate the gas turbine, can be increased more quickly than that of the syngas and, in order to stabilise... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20140345288 - Turbomachine assembly for recovering waste heat and method of using same: A turbomachine assembly for recovering waste heat generally has a compressor section that is configured to generate a compressed fluid flow and to channel the compressed fluid flow within the turbomachine assembly. A turbine section is coupled to the compressor section via a rotating member such that portions of the... Agent: Turbogen, LLC

20140345291 - Toroidal combustion chamber: A device comprising a combustion toroid for receiving combustion-induced centrifugal forces therein to continuously combust fluids located therein and an outlet for exhaust from said combustion toroid.... Agent: Power Generation Technologies Development Fund, L P

20140345292 - Return fluid air cooler system for turbine cooling with optional power extraction: In an aircraft including a gas turbine engine, a system for cooling the gas turbine engine includes a tank provided in a wing of the aircraft, the tank being configured to store a cooling fluid supply; and a heat exchanger provided in the gas turbine engine configured to exchange heat... Agent: General Electric Company

20140345293 - High performance energy storage system using carbon dioxide: Disclosed is a system suitable for both of the production of electricity, and the utilization of electricity, comprising: electricity transformator, rectifyer, an oxygen storage and drawer unit, a hydrogen gas transmission unit, a reactor for the production of methanol, to which a carbon dioxide container and a carbon dioxide compression... Agent:

20140345294 - Gas turbine engine with bleed duct for minimum reduction of bleed flow and minimum rejection of hail during hail ingestion events: A gas turbine engine includes a bleed structure which includes a forward wall and a rear structural wall to define a deposit space downstream of the bleed structure for a hail event of a predetermined duration.... Agent:

20140345295 - Fluid supercharging device and turbine engine: A fluid supercharging device (3, 5), comprising: a rotating shaft (7); a vane disc (308) coaxially fixed to the rotating shaft (7); a plurality of fan blades (301) fixed around a perimeter of the vane disc (308); the back side of the fan blades 301 being provided with at least... Agent:

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