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Safety system for a wind turbine
The invention provides a safety system for a wind turbine comprising a tower with a nacelle, and a rotor with blades and a connected drive train. The safety...
Method for manufacturing a wind turbine rotor blade
A method for forming a profile for a hollow component is provided. A first composite fiber layer is laid out on a first surface corresponding to a first profile...
Customizing a wind turbine for site-specific conditions
After establishing a design environmental condition (26, S1) for a wind turbine blade, and engineering a coefficient of lift and a corresponding optimum blade...
Radar absorbing material compatible with lightning protection systems
A wind turbine component incorporating radar-absorbing material having increased compatibility with lightning protection systems is described. The radar...
Ceramic glow plug equipped with pressure sensor
A ceramic glow plug equipped with a pressure sensor including a ceramic heater, a holding device, a housing sleeve, a housing, a movable member and a pressure...
Method for controlling a corona ignition device
The invention relates to a method for controlling a corona ignition device that has a high-frequency generator and a resonant circuit that contains an ignition...
Gasket for attaching spark plug and ignition system
A gasket for attaching a spark plug to an internal combustion engine, the gasket having an annular portion. The annular portion is annular to surround the spark...
System and method for limiting a starting current
For the electrical protection of a current control device 12 against overcurrents, a starting current limitation system is proposed with a first electrical...
Automatic stop device for vehicle engines
An automatic stop device for a vehicle engine includes: an automatic stop control unit which performs automatic engine stop when a predetermined automatic stop...
Vehicle control apparatus
A vehicular control apparatus performs control of enabling idle operation of an internal combustion engine that generates a motive power applied to a driving...
Start control device for outboard motor, start control method for outboard
motor, and program
A start control device (20) for an outboard motor (40) has: a determination unit (64) determining whether or not an emergency switch (31) is on when a first...
Apparatus and method for starting an engine
An apparatus for starting an engine of a mild hybrid vehicle is disclosed having low and high voltage starting devices and controlled by an electronic...
System for in-flight restarting of a multi-shaft turboprop engine
A multi-shaft aeronautical turboprop engine in which a compressor draws in air coming from an air intake and drives, through an outer first shaft, a first stage...
Vehicle engine starting apparatus
Vehicle engine starting apparatus of automatically restarting an engine by quickly responding to a subsequent engine restart request even if engagement of a...
Connecting element for GDI tube stress reduction
In a GDI fuel rail mounting system comprising a fuel injection rail, having at least one fuel injector receiving cup with a generally cylindrical shape directly...
Heat transfer systems for internal combustion engines and methods
A heat transfer system for use in an internal combustion engine and related methods are disclosed. The heat transfer system may be configured to absorb and...
Fuel injection valve
A first spring axially urges a needle valve toward an injection hole. A second spring axially urges a movable core toward a stationary core with an urging force...
System and method for closing a tank valve
A method for closing a storage tank valve in response to leaks in a fuel line or fuel rail and emptying the tank of a vehicle when no leaks are detected is...
Dual fuel injector with hydraulic lock seal and liquid leak purge strategy
A dual fuel system includes a dual fuel injector that has disposed therein a gaseous nozzle chamber fluidly connected to a gaseous fuel inlet, and a liquid...
Direct injection fuel pump
Methods and systems are provided for a direct injection fuel pump. The methods and system control pressure within a compression chamber so as to improve fuel...
Fuel system for an internal combustion engine
In a fuel system of an internal combustion engine, a low-pressure delivery unit for the fuel, at least indirectly delivers fuel to at least one low-pressure...
Method and system for charge air system valve diagnosis
Various methods and systems are provided for diagnosing the position and function of a valve in an engine system. In one embodiment, a method for an engine...
System for evaporative and refueling emission control for a vehicle
A fuel tank evaporative emissions control and diagnostic system includes a fuel tank, a canister in fluid communication with the fuel tank to receive vapor...
Evaporation fuel processing device
An evaporation fuel processing device is provide including: a passage; a tank port and a purge port on one end side of the passage; an atmospheric air port on...
Control apparatus and method for an internal combustion engine
The present invention resides in a control apparatus for an internal combustion engine in which selective use is made of a case where a first fuel, being easy...
Method and system for gaseous and liquid fuel injection
Methods and systems are provided for injecting liquid and gaseous fuel, such as propane, to an engine. In one example, under a first condition, liquid fuel from...
Throttle valve device
A throttle valve device ideal for small, inexpensive implements is provided. The throttle valve device having a damping member for slowly closing a throttle...
In a carburetor, three downstream body passages in the body communicate with three valve passages in the valve element, and the valve element rotates between a...
Combined turbojet and ramjet engine
A combined engine includes a turbopump including a pump injecting hydrogen into a heater arranged in an outer casing downstream from a central body, and a...
Actuating device for moving a movable cover of a thrust reverser
The invention relates to an actuating device (1) for moving a mobile cap of a thrust reverser, comprising: --an actuator comprising a first element (3), such as...
Device for reducing the noise emitted by the jet of an aircraft propulsion
A gas exhaust nozzle for aircraft propulsion includes at least a downstream part with a trailing edge of chevron type formed of chevrons distributed along the...
Cylinder head assembly having cooled valve insert
An cylinder head assembly is disclosed. The cylinder head assembly may include a cylinder head having a stepped bore associated with a valve opening. The...
Method for reducing the particle emission of an internal combustion engine
and engine controller
The present invention relates to a method for reducing the particle emissions of an internal combustion engine over its service life. The number of cylinders of...
Internal combustion engine control system with injector valve timing
The internal combustion engine control system includes an injector to supply fuel to an internal combustion engine, control section for calculating power...
Increased exhaust temperature warm-up for a rapid light-off of a
close-coupled diesel oxidation catalyst
A method is provided for generating rapid light-off for a diesel oxidation catalyst (DOC) close-coupled to a compression-ignition engine. The engine includes an...
Control apparatus and method for an internal combustion engine
The present invention is intended to provide a technique of improving exhaust emissions at the time of starting up of an internal combustion engine, without...
Vehicle control apparatus
A vehicle control apparatus includes a condition determination section that determines whether or not an execution permission condition to permit coasting of a...
Torque converter clutch lockup during skip-fire operation
A variety of methods and arrangements for determining conditions when an engine-decoupling friction interface may be locked-up during skip-fire operation of an...
Systems and methods for controlling exhaust gas recirculation
Various systems and method for controlling exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) in an internal combustion engine are provided. In one embodiment, a method includes...
EGR operation method and system for increased drivability
A method for an engine may comprise, in response to an EGR valve closing, determining an EGR oxygen content, and purging an EGR system when the EGR oxygen...
System and method for control of exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) utilizing
A system includes a reciprocating internal combustion engine with one or more reaction zones configured to receive a charge flow that is configured to react...
Method and system for controlling safety of a bi-fuel vehicle
A method and system for controlling safety of a bi-fuel vehicle may safely control the bi-fuel vehicle when it is in an accident. The method may include...
Method of controlling the burnt gas fraction in an engine cylinder with
EGR and IGR
The invention relates to a method of controlling an internal-combustion engine (1) equipped with an exhaust gas recirculation circuit and with variable timing...
Simplified method to inject ethanol or other solution additives into
diesel engines equipped with a digital...
A system for the delivery of ethanol or other solution additives to the intake manifold of compression ignition diesel engines comprising an electronic control...
Methods and systems for operating an engine
Systems and methods for improving operation of an engine are presented. In one example, a threshold torque at which deactivated engine cylinders are reactivated...
Variable compression ratio internal combustion engine
It is an object to increase the reliability and durability by minimizing mixing/entry of foreign matter (contaminants) into a speed reducer. The speed reducer...
Variable intake system for vehicle, and apparatus and method for
controlling the same
An intake system mounted to a vehicle controls an opening angle of a variable flap according to an RPM of an engine, an intake pressure, and an opening angle of...
Throttle having two channels with control via each channel
The invention relates to a double distributor for distributing the intake fluid of an engine, comprising a body in which first and second flow channels are...
Systems and methods for gas turbine tuning and control
A method of tuning a gas turbine includes receiving a first plurality of operating parameters as the gas turbine engine is operated at a first operating state....
Simple cycle gas turbomachine system having a fuel conditioning system
A simple cycle gas turbomachine includes a compressor portion, and a turbine portion having an outlet. At least one combustor is fluidically connected to the...