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9004037 Piston assembly for internal combustion engine  
A piston assembly includes a piston having a crown with an upper combustion surface with a cylindrical outer surface extending downwardly from the upper combustion surface. A pair of pin bosses...
9004042 Method and apparatus for achieving high power flame jets while reducing quenching and autoignition in prechamber spark plugs for gas engines  
A prechamber spark plug may have a prechamber having a pre-determined aspect ratio and hole pattern to achieve particular combustion performance characteristics. The aspect ratio and hole pattern...
9004021 Combustion engine with coolant collector for shut-down cooling and/or warm-up cooling  
An internal combustion engine includes a cylinder crankcase and a cylinder head that includes an integrated exhaust manifold, wherein the cylinder crankcase, the cylinder head and the integrated...
9004045 Tank ventilation and cooling system for hybrid vehicles  
A deaeration and cooling system for a fuel tank of an internal combustion engine includes an absorption refrigerator configured to cool fuel in the fuel tank. The absorption refrigerator includes...
9004031 Connecting structure of multiple variable valve lift apparatus  
A variable valve lift apparatus that has a simplified configuration is provided. The apparatus includes a camshaft and first and second cam forming portions inserted with the cam shaft to rotate...
9004029 Variable valve actuating apparatus for internal combustion engine  
A variable valve actuating apparatus includes: a first rotary member which includes a rotor fixed to one of the inner cam shaft and the outer cam shaft, and a receiving chamber formed within the...
8997700 Internal combustion engine with variably timed transmission  
Internal combustion engine comprising a cylinder housing component (1) displaying a first series of cylinders (2) and a second series of cylinders (3), some pistons (6,8), two lines of crankshafts...
8997709 Mass equalization gear mechanism of an internal combustion engine  
A mass equalization gear mechanism of an internal combustion engine is provided, having a gear mechanism housing (8) with bearing points (16, 17, 18), at least one equalization shaft (6) with a...
9002550 Use of torque model at virtual engine conditions  
A torque estimation system for a vehicle comprises an operating parameter module, a torque estimation module, and an estimation control module. The operating parameter module determines an...
8997702 Actuator unit with reduced actuator pin friction  
An actuator unit (1) of a cam shifting system, which actuator unit is mountable on an internal combustion engine or a component thereof and has at least one actuator pin (5) for moving shifting...
8997721 Intake apparatus of engine  
An intake apparatus of an engine provided with a fuel supply device for supplying fuel into an intake passage. A guide body is disposed in the intake passage located downstream from the fuel...
8997707 Vehicle fuel burner  
A method is provided. The method includes, during stopped engine operation, burning fuel in an engine intake heater to generate heated gas, the heated gas bypassing engine cylinders via an exhaust...
8997710 Fuel injector support constructions for direct injection opposed-piston engines  
An opposed-piston internal combustion engine with one or more ported cylinders and uniflow scavenging includes fuel injectors supported at compound angles with respect to the cylinders in order to...
9002621 Method for correcting injection quantities and/or times of a fuel injector  
In a method for individually correcting injection quantities and/or times (mf1, mf2, mf . . . ; ti1, ti2, ti . . . ) in particular for a ballistic operating range of a fuel injector (1, 2, . . ....
9002627 Method and system for improving engine starting  
An engine system and method for improving engine starting are disclosed. In one example, engine port throttles are adjusted differently during automatic and operator initiated engine starts. The...
8997726 Method for diagnosing a liquid-cooled exhaust manifold of an internal combustion engine  
A method is provided for checking the functional capacity of a liquid-cooled exhaust manifold of an internal combustion engine, having an exhaust line connected to the exhaust manifold, in the...
9002552 Compact electric range extender for an electric vehicle  
An electric vehicle includes a transmission, motor, rechargeable energy storage system (RESS), auxiliary power unit (APU), and a controller. The APU has a pair of rings, at least one of which...
8997705 Variable valve actuation apparatus of internal combustion engine  
In a variable valve actuation apparatus with a speed reducer between a timing sprocket and a camshaft for changing a phase of the camshaft relative to the sprocket, while reducing...
9002616 Full authority digital engine control system for aircraft engine  
In one aspect, a digital engine control system for an aircraft engine is provided. The control system includes a selection unit, the selection unit including a monitoring module configured to...
8997724 Spark-ignition engine  
A spark-ignition engine capable of reducing the content of hydrocarbon in exhaust gas is provided. When viewed from a direction parallel to a cylinder center axis, given a central virtual line...
8997725 Methods and systems for reducing the formation of oxides of nitrogen during combustion of engines  
The present disclosure is directed to various embodiments of systems and methods for reducing the production of harmful emissions in combustion engines. One method includes correlating combustion...
8999158 In-line fuel conditioner  
A fuel conditioner is provided for improving fuel combustibility and reducing emissions into the environment. The fuel conditioner may be placed in-line in a fuel delivery system for internal...
8997699 Linear free piston combustion engine with indirect work extraction via gas linkage  
Various embodiments of the present invention are directed toward a linear free piston combustion engine with indirect work extraction via gas linkage, comprising: a cylinder with two opposed free...
8997483 Engine thermal management system and method for split cooling and integrated exhaust manifold applications  
A thermal management system and method for split cooling and integrated exhaust manifold applications in an automotive engine is provided. The thermal management system includes a cooling circuit...
9002623 Fully flexible exhaust valve actuator control systems and methods  
A system for a vehicle includes a mode control module and a valve control module. The mode control module selectively sets a desired ignition mode for an engine to one of a spark ignition (SI)...
8997701 Rotary synchronous charge trapping  
An exemplary two-stroke internal combustion engine can comprise one or more cylinders comprising exhaust ports, one or more pistons configured to cyclically cover and uncover the exhaust ports...
8997712 Two stroke, opposed-piston engine with engine braking  
In a two-stroke opposed-piston engine, a ported cylinder with a pair of opposed pistons is equipped with an engine brake including an engine braking valve that can be opened to release air from...
8997711 Fuel management system for variable ethanol octane enhancement of gasoline engines  
Fuel management system for efficient operation of a spark ignition gasoline engine. Injectors inject an anti-knock agent such as ethanol directly into a cylinder of the engine. A fuel management...
8997706 Internal combustion engine valve actuation control arrangement  
In an internal combustion engine a valve actuation control arrangement is provided, which has at least three independently axially displaceable cam elements and a switch gate which has at least...
8997723 Method and system for pre-ignition control  
Methods and systems are provided for reducing late burn induced cylinder pre-ignition events. In response to a late burn combustion event in a cylinder, ignition coil dwell time is extended in the...
8997715 Common rail system with leak containment and detection  
This disclosure provides a fuel system for supplying fuel to an internal combustion engine, an internal combustion engine that includes such a fuel system, a connector for connecting a...
9002590 Engine control device and engine control method  
A first target engine speed N1 and a high-speed control area F1 are set according to a command value commanded by a command unit. A second target engine speed N2 and a high-speed control area F2...
8997713 Throttle body configured to provide turbulent air flow to a combustion chamber of an engine, and engine including same  
A vehicular air intake is configured to produce a turbulent intake air flow in a cylinder of an engine. The air flow may be provided as a vortex. A throttle valve, for controlling an amount of...
9000334 Electromagnetic boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion fuel valve nozzle and induction heater  
A Bleve (Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapor Explosion) reaction wherein fuel is pumped from a fuel line and is fed through a solenoid valve to a BLEVE reaction chamber. The BLEVE reaction takes place...
8997704 Apparatus for the variable setting of the control times of gas exchange valves of an internal combustion engine  
An apparatus for variable setting of control times of gas exchange valves of an internal combustion engine which has a drive element an output element and a side cover. The drive element is...
8997717 Integrated fuel injector orientation and retention device  
Attaching a fuel injector to a common rail may utilize a fuel injector and an integral tab that has a solid head portion from which a first flexible prong and a second flexible prong protrude and...
9002625 Control device for internal combustion engine equipped with supercharger  
Provided is a control device for an internal combustion engine equipped with a supercharger, including: operation state detection means for detecting an operation state of the internal combustion...
8997703 Internal combustion engine, with a system for variable actuation of the intake valves provided with improved solenoid valves, and solenoid valve for this engine  
An internal combustion engine for motor-vehicles, includes a system for variable actuation of the intake valves of the engine having a solenoid valve controllable between a closed condition and an...
9002600 Methods and systems for engine shut-down control  
An example method of operation comprises, selectively shutting down engine operation responsive to operating conditions and without receiving an engine shutdown request from the operator,...
8997719 Fuel vapor processing apparatus  
The present invention includes a fuel vapor processing apparatus including a communication passage connecting between a first space and a second space each containing an adsorption material...
8997720 Dual fuel injector with crossover valve  
The present disclosure is directed to a fuel circuit of a fuel injector that includes a first channel, a second channel, and a valve. The first channel is configured to receive a first fuel and...
8997708 Intake manifold  
An intake manifold capable of discharging oil or water in a liquid reservoir in a stable manner includes an introduction section for introducing air to a combustion chamber of an engine, a liquid...
9002619 Apparatus for controlling a vehicle  
It is possible to suppress fluctuations of an air intake amount when the open degree of an air intake control valve is unknown. An engine includes an impulse valve common to all the cylinders...
9002624 Variable valve timing for cylinder deactivation  
Methods and systems are provided for adjusting cylinder valve timings to enable a group of cylinders to operate and combust while another group of cylinders on a second are selectively...
8997716 Controlled nozzle injection method and apparatus  
A nozzle injection apparatus for use in internal combustion engines includes a fuel pump for intermittently pressurizing fuel, an injection conduit in fluid communication with the fuel pump, the...
9002618 Variable valve timing control apparatus for engine  
A variable valve timing control apparatus includes a variable valve timing device and a valve timing controller to control the variable valve timing device in a manner that an actual VCT phase...
9002620 Intake air control apparatus for vehicular internal combustion engine  
An apparatus is provided for controlling an intake valve of a vehicular internal combustion engine. The apparatus includes a variable valve operating mechanism configured to vary a valve lift and...
8997718 Fuel injector actuator assemblies and associated methods of use and manufacture  
The present disclosure is directed to integrated injector/igniters providing efficient injection, ignition, and complete combustion of various types of fuels. One such injector/igniter can include...
8997714 Method for operating a direct fuel injector  
A method, comprising: operating an engine cylinder with fuel from a first injector and not a second injector and activating the second injector in response to a rail pressure increase of a fuel...
8997698 Adaptive individual-cylinder thermal state control using piston cooling for a GDCI engine  
A system for a multi-cylinder compression ignition engine includes a plurality of nozzles, at least one nozzle per cylinder, with each nozzle configured to spray oil onto the bottom side of a...