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CHARGE FORMING DEVICE (E.G., POLLUTION CONTROL)

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
123445000 Fuel injection system 845
123568110 Exhaust gas used with the combustible mixture (e.g., emission control Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) valve) 360
123518000 Having fuel vapor recovery and storage system 247
123495000 With fuel pump 205
123559100 Supercharger 170
123672000 Including exhaust gas condition responsive means 130
123572000 Crankcase vapor used with combustible mixture 127
123543000 Heating of combustible mixture 89
123510000 Fuel flow regulation between the pump and the charge-forming device 68
123435000 Including cylinder pressure or temperature responsive means 49
123575000 Diverse fuel supply 48
123536000 Combustible mixture ionization, ozonation, or electrolysis 44
123540000 Cooling of combustible mixture 44
123527000 Gaseous fuel and air mixer 26
123436000 Including means responsive to instantaneous change in engine speed 23
123585000 Auxiliary air or oxygen added to combustible mixture 19
123437000 Auxiliary control of carburetor fuel metering 18
123704000 Air/fuel ratio prior to combustion responsive means 16
123590000 Charge-mixing device in intake (e.g., device which insures the atomization of the combustible mixture) 14
123525000 Combined liquid and gaseous fuel 7
123443000 Alternate or simultaneous lean-rich 3
20130032123GAS SUPPLY APPARATUS FOR INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE - A straight port and a swirl port supply low-oxygen-concentration gas and high-oxygen-concentration gas into a combustion chamber of an engine such that high-level-oxygen-concentration gas and low-level-oxygen-concentration gas are formed from the high-oxygen-concentration gas and the low-oxygen-concentration gas in an adjacent region of the combustion chamber, which is adjacent to a fuel mist injected from an injection hole of a fuel injection valve. The high-level-oxygen-concentration gas is located in a corresponding area of the adjacent region, which is generally opposite from the fuel injection hole, and the low-level-oxygen-concentration gas is located in a remaining area of the adjacent region, which is other than the corresponding area of the adjacent region.02-07-2013
20090301437AIR-FUEL RATIO CONTROL DEVICE OF INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE - The combustion air-fuel ratio is made leaner than the stoichiometric air-fuel ratio at the time of engine startup and the combustion air-fuel ratio is made richer than the stoichiometric air-fuel ratio and the exhaust downstream part of the three-way catalyst apparatus is raised in temperature when it is judged that just the exhaust upstream part of the three-way catalyst apparatus arranged in the engine exhaust system has been raised to the catalyst activation temperature.12-10-2009
20110203552CONTROL APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD FOR INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE - A control apparatus for an internal combustion engine starts the internal combustion engine by initiating combustion in cylinders belonging to a first cylinder group, from among a plurality of cylinders that make up the internal combustion engine. The control apparatus monitors a change in an amount of negative pressure generated in an intake pipe when the internal combustion engine is started, and obtains information related to an alcohol concentration of fuel used in the internal combustion engine. The control apparatus also calculates a fuel injection quantity necessary to initiate combustion in cylinders belonging to a second cylinder group, based on the amount of negative pressure generated in the intake pipe and the alcohol concentration of the fuel, and initiates combustion in each cylinder belonging to the second cylinder group when the necessary fuel injection quantity enters a range of quantities that are able to be injected by corresponding injectors.08-25-2011
123444000 Having fluidic logic control means 2
20110048375Method and device for operating an internal combustion engine having a mass flow line - A method and a device for operating an internal combustion engine having a mass-flow line are provided, which allow the actual charge to be adapted to the setpoint charge of the internal combustion engine at a desired dynamic. A mass flow is supplied to the internal combustion engine via the mass-flow line. A setpoint value is specified for a characteristic quantity of the mass flow to the internal combustion engine. The setpoint value of the characteristic quantity of the mass flow is formed starting from a balance of the mass flow flowing into the mass flow line and the mass flow discharged from the mass flow line according to a predefined time characteristic.03-03-2011
20110303191Low-cost type mackay four-stroke engine system - The present invention provides an integrated engine system, which includes an air-compression means, an air-buffer-system, a fuel-supplying means, an power-management-unit, and at least two cold-expansion-chambers; wherein, each of said at least two cold-expansion-chambers operates with a Simplified Mackay Four-Stroke Cycle, which includes a first-intake-process, a compression-process, a hot-combustion-process, a second-intake-process, a cold-expansion-process, and an exhaust-process.12-15-2011
123579000 Multiple carburetors 1
20090241923FUEL DISTRIBUTION APPARATUS FOR A V-TYPE ENGINE - A fuel distribution apparatus for a V-type engine wherein first and second throttle bodies connected to first and second banks disposed in a V shape, respectively, are disposed therebetween and a main fuel distribution pipe for distributing fuel from a common fuel supply system is connected to first and second fuel injection valves provided in the first and second throttle bodies, respectively, is configured such that the fuel distribution pipe is formed from first and second distribution pipes separate from each other and connected to the first and second fuel injection valves and besides fastened to the first and second throttle bodies, respectively, a joint pipe connects the fuel supply to the first or second distribution pipes. Communication conduit connects the first and second distribution pipes.10-01-2009
123530000 Constant flow fuel supply 1
20090020104FUEL SUPPLY TANK, FUEL SUPPLY SYSTEM AND FUEL INJECTION APPARATUS FOR THE SYSTEM - A fuel supply tank, comprising a tank body 01-22-2009
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20130081597STRUCTURE FOR PREVENTING SURGE OF 2-CYLINDER ENGINE - A structure for preventing surge of a 2-cylinder engine may include a first line communicating a crank room of the engine with a cylinder head cover, a first valve which may be disposed on the first line and allows a fluid within the crank room to flow into the cylinder head cover, a second line communicating the crank room of the engine with an intake manifold and a second valve which may be disposed on the second line and allows a fluid within the intake manifold into the crank room.04-04-2013
20130037002In-cylinder emission cleaning by cams with auxiliary-lobes - Disclosed is an internal combustion engine gas cycle modification process, comprising venting, which allows for some automatic gas transfer from intake to exhaust or vice versa, through the cylinder, in the compression or expansion strokes, by a second or third opening of either the intake or the exhaust valves, which is done by using a second or third auxiliary lobe on the intake or the exhaust cams, which however are much smaller than the normal lobes. Seven gas cycle modifications are explained and compared, each of which reduces NOx by 300-9,000× and cleans emission in the cylinder. On the same fuel consumption, all these modified gas cycles preserve torque and power. One however, increases high engine speed power and torque by over 70%. That may be exchanged for fuel savings. Double and triple lobe cams made the same way and cost the same as single lobe cams. It substitutes after-treatments.02-14-2013
20120180760Method for operating a fuel system, and fuel system - In a method for operating a fuel system of an internal combustion engine, the fuel system has a fuel tank and a ventilation device for ventilating the fuel tank which has at least one ventilation valve. In a first operating mode the ventilation valve is adjusted for ventilating the fuel tank based exclusively on a temperature and/or the ventilation occurs over a defined period of time when the internal combustion engine is deactivated. The invention further relates to a fuel system of an internal combustion engine.07-19-2012
20090056673DIESEL COMBUSTION MODE SWITCHING CONTROL BASED ON INTAKE CARBON DIOXIDE (CO2) CONCENTRATION - A method of switching a combustion mode of a diesel engine may include determining a carbon dioxide concentration in an intake manifold of a diesel engine, operating the diesel engine in a first combustion mode, and operating the diesel engine in a second combustion mode when the determined carbon dioxide concentration is greater than a predetermined carbon dioxide concentration value.03-05-2009
20120192834COMBUSTION METHOD AND APPARATUS - A method of operating a combustion apparatus (08-02-2012
20120234293INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME - An internal combustion engine includes a cylinder chamber having a cylinder gas inlet and a cylinder gas outlet; an adjustment plate attached to the cylinder gas outlet; an exhaustion pipe attached to the cylinder gas outlet with the adjustment plate in between; and a piston disposed inside the cylinder chamber. The adjustment plate has a through hole having an opening area smaller than that of the air cylinder gas outlet. The adjustment plate is attached to the cylinder gas outlet so that a lower edge of the through hole is situated at a higher position relative to a lower edge of the cylinder gas outlet. The piston is disposed inside the cylinder chamber so that an upper end surface of the piston is situated at a higher position relative to the lower edge of the cylinder gas outlet when the piston is situated at a bottom dead point.09-20-2012
20120186557APPARATUS, SYSTEM, AND METHOD FOR VAPORIZING FUEL MIXTURE - An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for vaporizing fuel. A method for vaporizing fuel includes providing a fuel vaporizer. The fuel vaporizer includes a chamber for receiving a liquid, the chamber comprising at least one inlet and at least one outlet. The fuel vaporizer also includes a driver module coupled with the chamber, and a oscillator disposed within the chamber and configured to be driven by the driver module. The method includes feeding water through an inlet of the at least one inlet into the chamber. The method includes driving the oscillator using the driver module at a predetermined frequency, wherein a mist is created from the liquid. The method also includes introducing the mist from the chamber via an outlet of the at least one outlet into an intake of an internal combustion engine.07-26-2012
20110265763Piston Engine, Method and Use - The present invention relates to a method for operating a piston engine, more preferably of a motor vehicle, with a fresh air system for feeding fresh air to cylinders of the piston engine and with an exhaust system for discharging exhaust gas from the cylinders, wherein during a gas exchange by means of a positive pressure wave on the fresh air side the charging of the respective cylinder with fresh air and/or by means of a negative pressure wave on the exhaust gas side the discharging of exhaust gas from the respective cylinder is supported.11-03-2011
20100192908ENERGY GENERATING MODULES WITH EXTERIOR WALL FUEL CHAMBERS - An energy generating module comprises an enclosure, an energy generating device, a fuel chamber, and one or more fuel conveying devices. The enclosure comprises a plurality of walls that enclose the energy generating device. The fuel chamber is applied to an exterior surface of at least one wall of the enclosure such that at least a portion of the exterior surface of at least one enclosure wall is covered by the fuel chamber. The fuel conveying devices convey fuel from the fuel chamber to the energy generating device enclosed by the enclosure walls. The energy generating device generates an energy output using fuel received from the fuel chamber.08-05-2010
20100242911Combustion-supporting device of an external-combustion engine - The invention is related to an improvement on a combustion-supporting device of an external-combustion engine, and Tourmaline crystal or negative charge ion producer for releasing tritium that can emit trace radioactive ray (βray) is set before air-inhaling system or fuel injection nozzle or carburetor. The feature is making use of sufficient negative charge ions produced by the foregoing negative charge ion producer to combine with oxygen gas entered fuel injection nozzle or carburetor for efficiently improving the content of air molecules and procuring the effect of more oxygen supplied to combustion; it also contains trace radiation that can make alkane and alkene molecules in fuel become smaller for easier combining with oxygen gas. The foregoing factors make the external combustion engine have better combustion efficiency, consume less fuel and emit lower concentration of waste gases.09-30-2010
20110056462FOUR CYCLE ENGINE CARBURETORS - Various embodiments provide for methods of cylinder manufacturing engines. Various embodiments provide for methods of cylinder manufacturing four-stroke engines. Various embodiments provide for methods of cylinder manufacturing two-stroke engines.03-10-2011
20110146623CONTROL MODULE REGULATING AND DELIVERING FUEL AND AIR TO A FUEL REFORMER - A control module for regulating and delivering quantities of compressed air and fuel to a fuel reformer is described herein. The control module includes a housing, a compressed air circuit coupled to a source of compressed air, and a fuel circuit coupled to a source of fuel. Each circuit includes: (i) a flow passageway formed in the housing that extends between an inlet port that is configured to be fluidly coupled to either the source of compressed air or the source of fuel and an outlet port that is configured to be fluidly coupled to the fuel reformer, (ii) a discrete valve positioned within the flow passageway that is configured to either permit or prevent the passage of fluid through the flow passageway, and (iii) a regulator valve positioned within the flow passageway that is configured to maintain a constant pressure differential across the flow passageway.06-23-2011
20120060794Throttle Body To Intake Manifold Mounting - At least one set of locator pins is provided on the flange of an intake manifold which couple with an orifice provided on the flange of a throttle body to align the two parts to ensure that they are properly oriented when assembled. In addition, through holes are provided on the throttle body flange and threaded inserts are provided on the flange of the intake manifold. The locator pins are coupled with the orifices prior to inserting a bolt through the through holes to engage with the threads of the threaded insert. By providing the locator pins, the two flanges are held in a desired orientation so that the ducts of the two flanges are properly aligned to substantially eliminate a step or mismatch at the interface.03-15-2012
20120255519Fuel treatment method - There is provided a device and a method for decreasing hydrocarbon fuel usage in a vehicle, the method including the steps of installing a fuel treatment device whereby fuel passes through the device prior to going to the engine, the fuel treatment device having an inlet and an outlet, an inner tube having at least one magnet pair with a north pole and a south pole, and an outer tube concentric with the inner tube to thereby form a passageway between the inner tube and the outer tube, a baffle member being mounted in the passageway to cause fuel passing therethrough to flow in a spiral configuration.10-11-2012
20080302332SPLIT-BORE STRATIFIED CHARGE CARBURETOR - A carburetor includes a body, a fuel metering system carried by the body to regulate fuel flow to the body, and a fuel-and-air mixing passage in fluid communication with the fuel metering system. The mixing passage extends through the body and is partitioned into a rich mixture passage, and a lean mixture passage positioned between the rich mixture passage and the fuel metering system.12-11-2008
20120260889SUCTION HOUSING - The invention relates to a suction housing (10-18-2012
20080223340REGENERATION SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PARTICULATE TRAPS - An internal combustion engine system has an internal combustion engine with an intake for air and an exhaust for products of combustion. The engine has a turbocharger for pressurizing intake air in response to passage of the products of combustion. An exhaust aftertreatment device receives the exhaust from the engine to filter diesel particulates. A device for regenerating the exhaust aftertreatment device has a feed line and nozzle for injecting duel upstream of the exhaust aftertreatment device on a periodic basis. A system and method for purging the fuel line and the nozzle utilizes pressurized air from the engine turbocharger via an air tank when the regenerating device is not injecting fuel.09-18-2008
20130180503METHOD FOR ACTUATING AN ELEMENT IN THE AIR SUPPLY TRACT OF AN INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE, IN PARTICULAR A THROTTLE FLAP - A method for actuating an element (07-18-2013
20110232604DEVICE FOR ENHANCING FUEL EFFICIENCY AND REDUCING EMISSIONS OF INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES - An air/fuel flow structure for enhancing the fuel efficiency of an internal combustion engine includes a generally conical-shaped flow path useable in the engine. One or more tab and one or more notch are formed in the conical path to alter one or more characteristics, such as pressure and velocity, of the gas flow. The apparatus may be positioned in the air intake system. Alternatively, the apparatus may be positioned in the exhaust system.09-29-2011
20130199497AIR INJECTION TIMED WITH EXHAUST RELEASE - Embodiments for injecting air into exhaust ports of an engine are provided. In one example, a multi-cylinder engine method comprises combusting a rich air-fuel mixture, injecting air into a first cylinder's exhaust port and not into a second cylinder's exhaust port during the first cylinder's exhaust stroke, and injecting air into the second cylinder's exhaust port and not into the first cylinder's exhaust port during the second cylinder's exhaust stroke. In this way, injection into each exhaust port may be timed with exhaust release into each exhaust port.08-08-2013
20120073544SEAL ASSEMBLY FOR A PRESSURIZED FUEL FEED SYSTEM FOR AN INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE - A sealing assembly for a pressurized fuel feed system for an internal combustion engine is disclosed. The seal assembly comprises providing a fuel conduit having a fluid flow passage therethrough for conveyance of a pressurized fuel-containing gas in a general fluid-flow direction with a first sealing surface disposed on the fuel conduit. A second sealing surface engages with the first sealing surface, such as to provide a fluid-tight connection preventing pressurized gas from leaving the fluid flow passage. The said first and second sealing surfaces are substantially perpendicular to the general fluid-flow direction. An o-ring is disposed between the first sealing surface and second sealing surface, the o-ring being compressed by the first and second sealing surfaces to form said fluid-tight connection. Preferably the o-ring is subjected to a squeeze of at least 40%, more preferably 50%, when the first and second sealing surfaces are coupled together.03-29-2012
20120085320High Volume Combustion Catalyst Delivery System - A high volume combustion catalyst system of the current invention delivers an aerosol liquid catalyst into a diesel engine for the express purpose of enhancing combustion efficiency, thus, lowering fuel consumption and emissions. This invention is capable of extremely precise catalyst delivery and can service the full range of commercially available diesel engines.04-12-2012
20130206107CARBURETOR AND METHODS THEREFOR - A carburetor having an inlet opening that includes a pair of concavities operative to direct air toward the metering rod of the carburetor. A carburetor having an inlet opening that includes an arcuate manifold adjacent to the inlet opening and in fluid communication with a fuel reservoir. A carburetor having a slide assembly that includes a positioning mechanism operative to adjust the position of the metering rod relative to the throttle slide. A throttle slide that includes a flow guide that bisects an arcuate relief on an underside thereof. A method for configuring the throat of a carburetor that includes an upper portion of a first diameter and a lower portion of a second diameter that is offset from the first diameter. The method comprises deriving an optimum size for the first and second diameters and the offset based on the pumping efficiency and operating parameters of the engine.08-15-2013

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