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Exhaust Gas Or Exhaust System Element Heated, Cooled, Or Used As A Heat Source

Exhaust Gas Or Exhaust System Element Heated, Cooled, Or Used As A Heat Source patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

10/23/14 - 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...

10/16/14 - 20140305107 - Air-cooled engine for working machine
An air-cooled engine for a working machine includes a fan cover, a muffler protector, and an insulator. The fan cover has a guide opening for guiding a cooling air toward an exhaust muffler. The muffler protector has air discharge holes for discharging the cooling air, which has been introduced through...

10/02/14 - 20140290229 - Supporting pin for an electrically heatable honeycomb body
A supporting pin for supporting an electrically heatable honeycomb body on a first honeycomb body includes a first end region, a second end region, an intermediate region, a core made of electrically non-conductive ceramic material and a metalized surface on at least one end region. The intermediate region is electrically...

09/25/14 - 20140283506 - Heat pipe, composite material and heat exchanger
A heat pipe includes a metal cylindrical body including a sealed storage space for storing water, a heat absorbing portion at one end portion of the cylindrical body to absorb heat by means of evaporation of the water, and a heat radiating portion at another end portion of the cylindrical...

09/18/14 - 20140260218 - Combined heat and power (chp) system
Combined Heat and Power (CHP) system, comprising an engine or turbine, a generator and a heat exchanger, wherein the heat exchanger has at least one flue duct in fluid communication with an exhaust of the engine or turbine and at least one fluid duct, the heat exchanger arranged for exchange...

08/28/14 - 20140238005 - Exhaust energy recovery for engines
Technologies are generally described for recovery of energy from engines. The described technology may be applied to systems, methods, and/or apparatuses. An example exhaust energy recovery apparatus (50) may include at least one thermal to electrical energy conversion element (60) having at least one side for thermal coupling along a...

08/28/14 - 20140238006 - Exhaust gas heat exchanger
An exhaust gas heat exchanger includes a tube through which exhaust gas flows, a fin disposed in the tube, and protruded tabs protruded from the tube or the fin. Each of the protruded tabs is inclined to an upstream side, and has a polygonal shape more than a quadrilateral shape...

08/07/14 - 20140216020 - Warm-up system for exhaust system of internal combustion engine
An object of the invention is to prevent a situation in which failure diagnosis for an exhaust system component in an internal combustion engine cannot be completed from continuing for an unduly long period of time. A warm-up system for an exhaust system of an internal combustion engine according to...

07/31/14 - 20140208725 - Heat exchanger of an internal combustion engine
A heat exchanger (18) is provided for an internal combustion engine (1) for heat transfer between a gas stream (8) and a working medium stream (10). The heat exchanger (18) comprises a housing (28), which encloses a gas path (38), and with at least one spiral tube (29), which carries...

05/01/14 - 20140116035 - Thermoelectric generator for vehicle
A thermoelectric generator for a vehicle is mounted at an exhaust pipe and produces electricity using a temperature difference between the exhaust gas and coolant. The generator includes: a housing; thermoelectric modules mounted at an outer circumferential surface of the housing; a plurality of coolant tubes mounted so as to...

02/20/14 - 20140047822 - Heat exchanger
A heat exchanger (7) for an exhaust system (5) of an internal combustion engine (1), includes a heating tube (16) for carrying hot exhaust gas and a cooling tube (17) for carrying a liquid cooling agent. A thermoelectric generator (13) generates an electric voltage from a temperature difference and is...

01/02/14 - 20140000249 - Exhaust train having an integrated thermoelectric generator
In an exhaust train for an internal combustion engine having an integrated thermoelectric generator, the exhaust train has at least one duct, through which exhaust gas flows and in which at least one thermoelectric module is arranged in such a way that the hot side of the thermoelectric module is...

11/14/13 - 20130298538 - Exhaust heat utilization system
To effectively utilize exhaust heat of an engine mounted on a vehicle. An exhaust heat utilization system includes a working fluid heating tank (11) mounted on a truck (10) driven by an engine (12) and configured to heat a working fluid (30) stored therein with exhaust heat of the engine...

11/14/13 - 20130298539 - Exhaust gas treatment device for construction machine
An exhaust gas treatment apparatus for a construction machine is provided, which is connected to a diesel particulate filter trap (DPF) to discharge exhaust gas from an engine to outside through the DPF. The exhaust gas treatment apparatus for a construction machine includes a tail pipe main body provided with...

08/29/13 - 20130219872 - Thermoelectric recovery and peltier heating of engine fluids
A waste heat recovery apparatus and process for use with an internal combustion engine includes a thermo electric apparatus that connects to components of the internal combustion engine to transfer heat between components, generate electric energy from heat extracted from components needing cooling, and convert electric energy to heat energy...

08/01/13 - 20130192215 - Thermal insulation of rocket engines
The present invention is related to an improved thermal insulation of an exhaust tube (6) for use in a rocket engine. The thermal insulation is provided for as a layered structure wherein respective layers comprises a composite material, and wherein dominant directions of fibres in respective adjacent layers are different...

07/25/13 - 20130186075 - Heat exchanger equipped with thermal electric device for engine exhaust carbon dioxide collection system
A system for separating carbon dioxide gas from internal combustion engine exhaust and an electricity generating heat exchanger for the system. The system includes a scrubber tank containing a carbon dioxide absorbent fluid and configured to bubble exhaust gas from the heat exchanger through the carbon dioxide absorbent fluid, whereby...

06/27/13 - 20130160434 - Thermoelectric generator of vehicle
A thermoelectric generator of a vehicle converts thermal energy of exhaust gas of an engine into electric energy by using a thermoelectric phenomenon, and may include: a high-temperature part heated by exchange heat and a plurality of pairs of heat transfer plates mounted on an outer peripheral surface of an...

06/20/13 - 20130152560 - Thermoelectric generator of vehicle
A thermoelectric generator apparatus of a vehicle, may include a high temperature member installed on an external wall of the exhaust pipe inside a silencer of the vehicle and exchanging heat with the exhaust gas, a low temperature member installed on the external wall of the exhaust pipe and at...

06/20/13 - 20130152561 - Thermoelectric generator of vehicle
A thermoelectric generator apparatus may include a high temperature member having an exhaust pipe, a ring-shaped first heat transfer plate surrounding the exhaust pipe, and a plurality of first heat exchange pins radially extending outwards from the first heat transfer plate in a predetermined degree, a low temperature member having...

06/20/13 - 20130152562 - Thermoelectric generator of vehicle
A thermoelectric generator may include a high temperature member having an exhaust pipe, and a ring-shaped first heat transfer plate equipped with a first flange installed on an external wall of the exhaust pipe and formed along a longitudinal direction of the exhaust pipe, a low temperature member having a...

06/13/13 - 20130145750 - Thermoelectric generator of vehicle
A thermoelectric generator apparatus of a vehicle may include a high temperature member, through which exhaust gas passes, a low temperature member, which maintains a temperature lower than a temperature of the high temperature member, and which includes a first coolant pipe holder supporting one of coolant pipes, a heat...

06/06/13 - 20130139492 - Heat exchange unit
A heat exchange unit (214) arranged to be used to recover energy from exhaust gas, the heat exchange unit (214) comprising a gas inlet duct (222) to which a heat exchange duct (216) is connected, wherein a heat exchange array (752, 754) of a heat exchange system is situated within...

03/14/13 - 20130061584 - Exhaust gas heat recovery device
A device for recovering heat from a hot gas stream comprises a gas diverter valve and a gas/liquid heat exchanger. The diverter valve comprises a valve body; a valve element movable between a bypass position and a heat exchange position; and a gas inlet and a gas outlet formed in...

03/14/13 - 20130061585 - Internal combustion engine
An internal combustion engine according to the present invention includes an exhaust treatment apparatus provided in an exhaust passage, and a burner apparatus provided upstream of the exhaust treatment apparatus to increase an exhaust temperature. The burner apparatus includes at least a fuel addition valve that allows fuel to be...

02/28/13 - 20130047591 - Combustion engine exhaust system with device for heat recovery, and method for operating such an exhaust system
Exhaust systems of a combustion engine of a motor vehicle, motor vehicles with exhaust systems, and methods for operating an exhaust system of a combustion engine in a motor vehicle are provided. An exhaust system includes an exhaust line comprising a heat exchanger branch and a bypass branch. The exhaust...

02/07/13 - 20130031895 - Heat exchanger for thermoelectric generators
A heat exchanger for thermoelectric generators having at least two channels for a cooling medium and at least one channel for a heating medium, the at least one channel for the heating medium being equipped with ribs in the inner region. These ribs are mounted at a number of ribs...

01/17/13 - 20130014496 - Cooling system for engine aftertreatment system
A cooling system for an engine aftertreatment system at least partially located in an engine compartment including a pressurized air source and an air conduit. The pressurized air source is configured to generate a cooling airflow. The air conduit is connected to the pressurized air source. The air conduit is...

01/03/13 - 20130000285 - Internal combustion engine exhaust thermoelectric generator and methods of making and using the same
An internal combustion engine exhaust thermoelectric generator includes a stainless steel exhaust gas heat exchanger having an interior portion defined by a stainless steel wall and an exterior surface of the stainless steel wall distal to the interior portion. The exhaust gas heat exchanger receives a pressurized exhaust gas stream...

01/03/13 - 20130000286 - Engine exhaust gas heat exchanger and energy supplying device using the same
Regarding an engine exhaust gas heat exchanger that allows exhaust gas to collide with a coolant passage through apertures, a configuration that can improve efficiency of heat exchange is provided. The engine exhaust gas heat exchanger 1 is provided with multiple stages of unit exhaust gas passages 3a, 3b, 3c...

11/29/12 - 20120297753 - Exhaust system with heat accumulator
An exhaust system for a combustion engine includes an exhaust pipe, and a heat accumulator housing in surrounding relationship to the exhaust pipe. Arranged in the heat accumulator housing are heat pipes to provide a heat transport of heat energy contained in exhaust gas. Heat energy thus withdrawn from the...

11/29/12 - 20120297754 - Exhaust heat recovery apparatus
An exhaust heat recovery apparatus includes a joining section extending from a downstream end portion of a second flow passage section to a first flow passage section. The joining section has a communication port formed proximate a valve shaft for directing an exhaust gas from the second flow passage section...

11/29/12 - 20120297755 - Module, assembly with module, thermoelectric generator unit and exhaust gas conduit device with generator unit
A thermoelectric module (10) has a plurality of series-connected thermoelectric elements which are arranged between a first module housing plate defining a high-temperature side and a second module housing plate defining a low-temperature side, wherein laterally beside the thermoelectric elements and towards the end faces of the module housing plates...

11/22/12 - 20120291425 - Thermoelectric energy harvesting system
An apparatus comprising a structure and an energy harvesting device. The structure is configured to have a first portion and a second. The energy harvesting device is formed as part of the structure. The energy harvesting device is configured to generate an electrical current when a difference in temperature occurs...

10/25/12 - 20120266587 - Cooling system of an internal combustion engine
The invention relates to the cooling system of an internal combustion engine (10) which comprises a combustion engine (12) having at least two cylinder banks (14, 16) and a number of exhaust gas exchangers (18, 20) identical to the number of cylinder banks, as well as a retarder connection, wherein...

10/18/12 - 20120260640 - Vehicle exhaust heat recovery system
The present disclosure relates to a vehicle exhaust heat recovery system including a first exhaust line fluidically connected to a heat exchanger, a second exhaust line fluidically connected to the first exhaust line, and an inanimate flow regulator in the first exhaust line configured to limit exhaust flow under predetermined...

10/11/12 - 20120255288 - Heat exchanger plate and an evaporator with such a plate
A heat exchanger plate for an evaporator includes a flow transverse distribution device. Disks of the flow transverse distribution device conduct the medium to be evaporated to the flow channel extending in the direction of the longitudinal axis. The disks include openings allowing a flow of the medium in the...

09/20/12 - 20120233987 - Control apparatus for internal combustion engine
In the present invention, a control apparatus for an internal combustion engine detects an amount of particulate matter contained in an exhaust gas in an exhaust passage, according to an electrical property across electrodes of a particulate matter sensor disposed in the exhaust passage of the internal combustion engine. The...

09/20/12 - 20120233988 - Aircraft capable of hovering
An aircraft, capable of hovering, having drive means; and at least one exhaust duct connected to an outlet of the drive means to expel the exhaust gas, produced by fuel combustion, from the aircraft. At least part of the exhaust duct has a thermoelectric conversion circuit for Seebeck-effect converting to...

08/23/12 - 20120210704 - Exhaust muffler for general-purpose engine
An exhaust muffler disposed in proximity to a cylinder of a general-purpose engine is provided, in which an exhaust muffler (M) for a general-purpose engine is formed from a muffler main body (15) connected to a cylinder (3) of a general-purpose engine (E) via an exhaust pipe (10) and disposed...

07/12/12 - 20120174567 - Thermoelectric device with tube bundles, method for operating a thermoelectric device and motor vehicle having a thermoelectric device
A thermoelectric device or thermoelectric generator (TEG) includes at least one exhaust line having an inlet and an outlet. At least one first tube bundle is a thermoelectric generator module and has tubes with outer surfaces forming the exhaust line in the thermoelectric generator module. At least one further tube...

07/12/12 - 20120174568 - Thermoelectric device, motor vehicle having thermoelectric devices and method for manufacturing a thermoelectric device
A thermoelectric device includes at least one first flow duct, at least one second flow duct, at least one first carrier layer associated with the at least one first flow duct and at least one second carrier layer associated with the at least one second flow duct, at least one...

06/14/12 - 20120144814 - Exhaust heat recovery apparatus for vehicle
An exhaust heat recovery apparatus for a vehicle, may include a case having an inlet and an outlet, a heat exchange part mounted in the case, the heat exchange part, a bypass tube connecting the inlet and the outlet of the case in the case, having an inflow opening for...

05/24/12 - 20120124981 - Axial-piston engine, method for operating an axial-piston engine, and method for producing a heat exchanger of an axial-piston engine
The aim of the invention is to improve the efficiency of an axial-piston motor comprising a fuel supply and an exhaust gas outlet that are coupled in a heat-exchanging manner. To this end, the axial-piston motor is provided with at least two heat exchangers....

05/17/12 - 20120117956 - Latent heat storage catalyst for an exhaust system in an internal combustion engine
The invention relates to a latent heat storage catalyst (3) for an exhaust system (1) in an internal combustion engine, in particular of a motor vehicle, comprising a member (5) that includes several parallel ducts (6). First ducts (6′) contain a phase change material (7), and second ducts (6″) have...

05/03/12 - 20120102933 - Thermoelectric generator
A thermoelectric generator is described, which comprises at least one thermoelectric module between a hot side, which is connected to a heat source, and a cold side, which is connected to a heat sink, wherein a membrane rests against the cold side of the thermoelectric module, on which membrane a...

05/03/12 - 20120102934 - Unit for recovering and converting the thermal energy of the exhaust gases of an internal combustion engine of a vehicle
A unit (1, 1′) for recovering and converting thermal energy from the exhaust gases of an internal combustion engine (14) of a vehicle comprises a heat exchanger (2, 2′) to be traversed by exhaust gases flowing along a by-pass path (5,5′) branching out from an exhaust gas main line (4)...

04/05/12 - 20120079819 - Burner arrangement for a two-stroke locomotive diesel engine having an exhaust aftertreatment system
A diesel locomotive burner arrangement for controlling the temperature of exhaust gas at the exhaust aftertreatment system thereby controlling the oxidation of soot within the aftertreatment system filters. The burner is arranged in isolation of the locomotive engine to ensure freedom from vibration and excessive thermal input, as well as...

04/05/12 - 20120079820 - Exhaust gas routing device for an internal combustion engine having a thermoelectrical generator
An exhaust gas routing device for an internal-combustion engine having a thermoelectric generator is fluidically connected with an exhaust gas line and a pipe guiding a coolant. The generator has a plurality of thermoelectric yoke pairs which are arranged between a first surface heated by the exhaust gas and a...

03/29/12 - 20120073276 - Thermoelectric generators incorporating phase-change materials for waste heat recovery from engine exhaust
Thermoelectric devices, intended for placement in the exhaust of a hydrocarbon fuelled combustion device and particularly suited for use in the exhaust gas stream of an internal combustion engine propelling a vehicle, are described. Exhaust gas passing through the device is in thermal communication with one side of a thermoelectric...

03/15/12 - 20120060484 - Device for exhaust gas heat utilization
A device for exhaust gas heat utilization in internal combustion engines of motor vehicles includes an exhaust gas line which in sections includes a first exhaust gas flow duct and a second exhaust gas flow duct connected in parallel. A valve flap is movable between a closed position and an...