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

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Engine apparatus
12/18/14 - 20140366516 - 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...

Engine device
12/11/14 - 20140360172 - 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...

Exhaust gas heat recovery device
12/04/14 - 20140352286 - 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...

Unit for recovering thermal energy from exhaust gas of an internal combustion engine
11/20/14 - 20140338313 - A unit for recovering thermal energy from exhaust gas of an internal combustion engine including an inlet, an outlet, a heat exchanger arranged downstream of the inlet and upstream of the outlet, and a valve capable of being switched between a recovery position. The exhaust gas flows from the inlet...

Egr cooler
10/30/14 - 20140318109 - There is provided an EGR cooler having a core portion in which a large number of flat tubes through which exhaust gases pass are stacked one on another in an interior of a hollow cylindrical shell to be joined to the shell for heat exchange between the exhaust gases and...

Internal combustion and waste heat steam engine having a heat recovery steam generator exhaust manifold
10/23/14 - 20140311136 - 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...

Air-cooled engine for working machine
10/16/14 - 20140305107 - 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...

Supporting pin for an electrically heatable honeycomb body
10/02/14 - 20140290229 - 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...

Heat pipe, composite material and heat exchanger
09/25/14 - 20140283506 - 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...

Combined heat and power (chp) system
09/18/14 - 20140260218 - 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...

Exhaust energy recovery for engines
08/28/14 - 20140238005 - 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...

Exhaust gas heat exchanger
08/28/14 - 20140238006 - 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...

Warm-up system for exhaust system of internal combustion engine
08/07/14 - 20140216020 - 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...

Heat exchanger of an internal combustion engine
07/31/14 - 20140208725 - 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...

Thermoelectric generator for vehicle
05/01/14 - 20140116035 - 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...

Heat exchanger
02/20/14 - 20140047822 - 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...

Exhaust train having an integrated thermoelectric generator
01/02/14 - 20140000249 - 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...

Exhaust heat utilization system
11/14/13 - 20130298538 - 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...

Exhaust gas treatment device for construction machine
11/14/13 - 20130298539 - 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...

Thermoelectric recovery and peltier heating of engine fluids
08/29/13 - 20130219872 - 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...

Thermal insulation of rocket engines
08/01/13 - 20130192215 - 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...

Heat exchanger equipped with thermal electric device for engine exhaust carbon dioxide collection system
07/25/13 - 20130186075 - 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...

Thermoelectric generator of vehicle
06/27/13 - 20130160434 - 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...

Thermoelectric generator of vehicle
06/20/13 - 20130152560 - 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...

Thermoelectric generator of vehicle
06/20/13 - 20130152561 - 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...

Thermoelectric generator of vehicle
06/20/13 - 20130152562 - 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...

Thermoelectric generator of vehicle
06/13/13 - 20130145750 - 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...

Heat exchange unit
06/06/13 - 20130139492 - 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...

Exhaust gas heat recovery device
03/14/13 - 20130061584 - 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...

Internal combustion engine
03/14/13 - 20130061585 - 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...

Combustion engine exhaust system with device for heat recovery, and method for operating such an exhaust system
02/28/13 - 20130047591 - 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...

Heat exchanger for thermoelectric generators
02/07/13 - 20130031895 - 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...

Cooling system for engine aftertreatment system
01/17/13 - 20130014496 - 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...

Internal combustion engine exhaust thermoelectric generator and methods of making and using the same
01/03/13 - 20130000285 - 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...

Engine exhaust gas heat exchanger and energy supplying device using the same
01/03/13 - 20130000286 - 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...

Exhaust system with heat accumulator
11/29/12 - 20120297753 - 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...

Exhaust heat recovery apparatus
11/29/12 - 20120297754 - 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...

Module, assembly with module, thermoelectric generator unit and exhaust gas conduit device with generator unit
11/29/12 - 20120297755 - 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...

Thermoelectric energy harvesting system
11/22/12 - 20120291425 - 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...

Cooling system of an internal combustion engine
10/25/12 - 20120266587 - 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...

Vehicle exhaust heat recovery system
10/18/12 - 20120260640 - 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...

Heat exchanger plate and an evaporator with such a plate
10/11/12 - 20120255288 - 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...

Control apparatus for internal combustion engine
09/20/12 - 20120233987 - 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...

Aircraft capable of hovering
09/20/12 - 20120233988 - 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...

Exhaust muffler for general-purpose engine
08/23/12 - 20120210704 - 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...

Thermoelectric device with tube bundles, method for operating a thermoelectric device and motor vehicle having a thermoelectric device
07/12/12 - 20120174567 - 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...

Thermoelectric device, motor vehicle having thermoelectric devices and method for manufacturing a thermoelectric device
07/12/12 - 20120174568 - 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...

Exhaust heat recovery apparatus for vehicle
06/14/12 - 20120144814 - 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...

Axial-piston engine, method for operating an axial-piston engine, and method for producing a heat exchanger of an axial-piston engine
05/24/12 - 20120124981 - 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....

Latent heat storage catalyst for an exhaust system in an internal combustion engine
05/17/12 - 20120117956 - 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...

Thermoelectric generator
05/03/12 - 20120102933 - 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...

Unit for recovering and converting the thermal energy of the exhaust gases of an internal combustion engine of a vehicle
05/03/12 - 20120102934 - 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)...

Burner arrangement for a two-stroke locomotive diesel engine having an exhaust aftertreatment system
04/05/12 - 20120079819 - 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...

Exhaust gas routing device for an internal combustion engine having a thermoelectrical generator
04/05/12 - 20120079820 - 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...

Thermoelectric generators incorporating phase-change materials for waste heat recovery from engine exhaust
03/29/12 - 20120073276 - 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...

Device for exhaust gas heat utilization
03/15/12 - 20120060484 - 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...

Thermoelectric device
02/23/12 - 20120042640 - A thermoelectric generator includes a plurality of thermoelectric devices, through which an exhaust gas of an internal combustion engine flows in succession. Each thermoelectric device forms at least one hot flow path for the exhaust gas and at least one cold flow path for a coolant. A plurality of p-doped...

Exhaust heat recovery system with bypass
01/26/12 - 20120017575 - An exhaust gas heat recovery system may include a housing, a valve member, and a heat exchanger. The housing may include an inlet, an outlet, a first exhaust gas pathway in communication with the inlet and outlet, and a second exhaust gas pathway in communication with the inlet and outlet....

Exhaust system
01/26/12 - 20120017576 - A component of an exhaust system for a combustion engine, particularly of a motor vehicle, has a hollow jacket at least partially surrounding the component. An intermediate space is surrounded by the walls of the hollow jacket and is closable in a pressure-tight manner. The intermediate space is fluidically connected...

Device and method for producing electrical energy from exhaust gas and motor vehicle
01/19/12 - 20120011836 - A device and a method for producing electrical energy from an exhaust gas of an internal combustion engine include a generator with an exhaust gas inlet, an exhaust gas outlet and a heat exchange portion therebetween. The heat exchange portion includes a plurality of flow paths for the exhaust gas....

Thermoelectric device
12/29/11 - 20110314798 - A thermoelectric device contains at least one module having a first carrier layer and a second carrier layer, an interspace disposed between the first carrier layer and the second carrier layer, and an electrical insulation layer disposed on each of the first carrier layer and on the second carrier layer...

Exhaust gas heat recovery heat exchanger
12/01/11 - 20110289905 - An exhaust gas heat recovery (EGHR) heat exchanger for an internal combustion engine having a housing, a cylindrical body disposed within the housing, an annular exhaust gas passageway, and a central exhaust gas passageway. The EGHR heat exchanger also includes a bypass valve disposed within the central passageway and adapted...

Miniature regeneration unit
12/01/11 - 20110289906 - A system for controlling the temperature of an exhaust stream from an engine at a location upstream from an exhaust aftertreatment apparatus includes a main exhaust passageway adapted to receive the exhaust stream from the engine. A side branch is in communication with the main exhaust passageway. A regeneration unit...

Heat transfer arrangement, heat transfer device and manufacturing method
11/03/11 - 20110265465 - A high heat transfer efficiency even over an operating temperature range can be achieved if the outside in an un-tensioned state of the arrangement is convexly curved towards the contact body, if the outside in the tensioned state is deformed relative to the un-tensioned state and bears against the contact...

Module for a thermoelectric generator, electrical conductor, thermoelectric generator, motor vehicle and method for producing a module
10/27/11 - 20110258995 - A module for a thermoelectric generator includes first and second ends, at least one inner tube and one outer tube disposed around the outside of the inner tube and at least one thermoelectric element disposed between the inner and outer tubes. The inner and outer tubes are each electrically insulated...

Heat transfer device and manufacturing method
10/20/11 - 20110252774 - The efficiency of the heat transfer device is improved if the respective thermoelectric generator is in contact with the respective tube via a heat conducting material and if the respective heat conducting material is configured as shaped body....

Exhaust bypass flow control for exhaust heat recovery
10/06/11 - 20110239634 - An exhaust system for an engine comprises an exhaust heat recovery apparatus configured to receive exhaust gas from the engine and comprises a first flow passage in fluid communication with the exhaust gas and a second flow passage in fluid communication with the exhaust gas. A heat exchanger/energy recovery unit...

Thermoelectric generator cooling system and method of control
10/06/11 - 20110239635 - An apparatus is provided that includes a thermoelectric generator and an exhaust gas system operatively connected to the thermoelectric generator to heat a portion of the thermoelectric generator with exhaust gas flow through the thermoelectric generator. A coolant system is operatively connected to the thermoelectric generator to cool another portion...

Device for cooling an exhaust gas stream emerging from a soot particle filter
10/06/11 - 20110239636 - Device for cooling an exhaust gas stream emerging from a soot particle filter, having an outlet connector provided on the soot particle filter for conveying out the exhaust gas stream, the outlet connector comprising a mouth region tapering in the direction of the exhaust gas stream, which region projects into...

Device for cooling an exhaust gas stream
10/06/11 - 20110239637 - A device for cooling an exhaust gas stream, having an exhaust gas pipe receiving the exhaust gas stream, the exhaust gas pipe being surrounded at least in places by a heat shield arranged spaced therefrom, which together with the outside of the exhaust gas pipe forms a convection region for...

Vehicle exhaust waste heat utilizing system having a heating pipe mechanism
09/29/11 - 20110232272 - A vehicle exhaust waste heat utilizing system includes a heating pipe mechanism heated by an exhaust device to boil raw water, a raw-water containing mechanism, a boiled-water conveying mechanism, and a boiled-water processing mechanism. The raw-water containing mechanism supplies raw water into the heating pipe mechanism. The boiled-water conveying mechanism...

Heating pipe mechanism having gas exhausting and waste-heat utilizing functions
09/29/11 - 20110232273 - A heating pipe mechanism includes a heating pipe. The heating pipe has an exhaust passage disposed between and in fluid communication with a catalytic converter and an exhaust pipe, and a heating compartment spaced apart from and disposed around the exhaust passage for receiving water to be heated. Through operation...