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Pump assembly for a vehicle
A pump assembly for a vehicle is disclosed. The pump assembly includes a housing defining a cavity extending along a central axis to present a wall disposed...
Gear pump drive gear stationary bearing
One embodiment includes a gear pump with a drive gear, a gear shaft passing through the drive gear, and a stationary journal bearing. Also included is a fluid...
Gear pump driven gear pressure loaded bearing
One embodiment includes a gear pump with a driven gear, a gear shaft passing through the driven gear, and a pressure loaded journal bearing. Also included is a...
Torque allocating system for a variable displacement hydraulic system
Disclosed is a system for allocating torque, supplied in one embodiment by an engine, to multiple variable and fixed displacement pumps coupled together in a...
Method and system for prioritizing vehicle vacuum
A vacuum prioritization system for a vehicle is disclosed. In one example, use and availability of vacuum provided via vacuum sources is allocated to higher...
System, method, and apparatus for utilizing a pumping cassette
The present invention involves, in some embodiments, systems and methods for performing an integrity test on a medical grade cassette that is configured to be...
Electromagnetically driven fluid pump having a center plate with function
There is provided an electromagnetically driven fluid pump. Even if deviation of a center plate from the diaphragm arises, centering of the center plate is...
Disclosed is a reciprocating compressor. A cylinder in which a piston makes a reciprocal movement is insertedly coupled to a cylinder part of a frame which...
Combination water amusement and drinking device
A combination water amusement and drinking device can include a container to contain water, the container having an outlet port, a multipurpose port, and a fill...
Fluid control system
The present invention provides a fluid system (99) comprising a source of hydraulic fluid under pressure supplying a hydraulic fluid consumer (103) together...
An electronic device includes a substrate, an electrode formed on the substrate, and a movable portion provided above the electrode, the movable portion being...
Thermal expansion drive devices and related methods
Thermal expansion drive devices and related methods are provided herein. A thermal expansion drive device can include a driven shaft that is configured to...
Dispatchable power plant and method for using the same
The present invention provides a method for producing load-following power using low to medium temperature heat source fluid comprising the steps of: reducing...
Lifting system and method
Embodiments described herein may include at least one pole including a plurality of projections disposed at incremental heights along the pole, an object, a...
Method for controlling a wind turbine
A wind turbine is disclosed. The wind turbine includes comprising an inflatable portion comprising one or more blades and a device for rotatably driving the...
A system and method for pressure based load measurement are provided. The system and method measure at least one pressure differential on an airfoil and...
Blade sling apparatus and method
An apparatus is provided having a sling or sock configured for contacting a wind turbine blade. A reinforcement member attached to the sling or sock. The...
Ocean current power generating apparatus using dual-duct with boundary
layer control effect
An ocean current power generating apparatus using dual-duct with boundary layer control effect is provided. The ocean current power generating apparatus with...
Hydraulic swimming pool cleaners with electricity generators
Generation of electricity on-board, principally, certain hydraulic pool cleaners is described. Magnets may be caused to move within coils by (normal)...
Method for operating a glow plug, and glow plug control device
A method for operating a glow plug by means of pulse-width-modulated voltage pulses which are generated by controlling a load transistor, wherein a heating...
Method for purging condensate from a charge air cooler
Methods and systems are provided for cleaning out condensate stored at a charge air cooler. In response to increased condensate accumulation at a charge air...
An ignition system is provided, in which a Zener diode is connected in parallel with a spark plug, to suppress torque variation from becoming large in an engine...
Ignition system for internal combustion engine
An ignition system for an internal combustion engine that utilizes a single primary coil and a single secondary coil to drive a pair of spark plugs. Current...
Push button starting system for outdoor power equipment
A starting system for outdoor power equipment that has a controller and a start button to control the activation of an internal combustion engine. The starting...
Engine starting device
An engine starting device is basically provided with a resistor, a bypass circuit and a switch. The resistor is configured to be disposed in series between a...
Starter for an internal combustion engine
A starter for an internal combustion engine comprises a starter motor and a starter pinion which can be displaced transversely to the longitudinal axis of the...
Control apparatus for general-purpose internal combustion engine
In a control apparatus for a general-purpose internal combustion engine including a generator as a power supply, the generator includes a main generator coil...
Vehicular liquid containment system and method for verifying integrity of
A vehicular liquid containment system including a tank, a pump arranged to pump a liquid from the tank to a vehicular system via a feed line, a pressure sensor...
The invention relates to a fuel injector (10), particularly a common rail fuel injector, with a valve housing (11) that can be inserted into a receiving opening...
A fuel injector assembly has a control valve body and a plurality of end caps. End cap locating holes are formed into a mating surface of each end cap, and...
A fuel system 10 includes a fuel tank 11, a demand valve 12, a primer pump 13, and an internal combustion engine 14. The demand valve 12 closes and prevents...
Intake air volume measuring device for internal combustion engine
Disclosed is an intake air volume measuring device for an internal combustion engine. The device includes an air flow meter located in an intake air path of the...
Air intake duct ice ingestion features
An engine system including an air intake duct positioned upstream of an engine cylinder may include an ice ingestion feature for retaining condensation. An ice...
Control device of internal combustion engine
The control device of an internal combustion engine of the present invention is a control device of an internal combustion engine in which a bypass channel (25)...
Systems and methods for controlling fuel vapor flow in an engine-driven
A portable engine-driven system comprising an engine having an air intake passage, a fuel tank operatively coupled to the engine, a valve, and a pressure...
Fuel oxidation reduction for hybrid vehicles
Systems and methods to control fuel tank pressure to reduce fuel oxidation in plug-in hybrid electric vehicles are disclosed. A method comprises routing vapors...
Flow rate controller of internal combustion engine
A flow rate controller of an internal combustion engine includes a flow rate change section configured by including an EGR valve, a bypass valve, and a diesel...
Engine system having turbo charger
An engine system having a turbocharger, in which an intake manifold is integrally formed, may include an intercooler that cools intake air supplied from the...
An exhaust-gas turbocharger (1) having a compressor (2); a turbine (5) which has a turbine wheel (6) with a radial flow region (11) and a semi-axial flow region...
Systems for thermal management of engine valves
Various methods and systems are provided for cooling gas admission valves configured to admit gaseous fuel to an engine. In one embodiment, a system comprises...
Device for controlling a variable section nozzle of an aircraft
A control device for controlling a variable section nozzle of an aircraft power plant, the variable section nozzle including one or several movable parts...
Variable area fan nozzle systems with improved drive couplings
A VAFN system is provided for a fan case of an engine. The system includes a motor; a gearbox; an actuator; a nozzle; and a drive coupling extending between the...
Passive edge-tone suppression method
The passive edge-tone suppression method includes the step of inserting a central insertion tube within a nozzle to disturb jet oscillations in a flow field of...
Thermal torque engine
A thermal torque engine comprising a hot box heated by a thermal agent and a wheel having a plurality of peripherally mounted canisters with diametrically...
Bore bridge and cylinder cooling
An internal combustion engine includes a head gasket positioned between a cylinder block and a cylinder head. The cylinder block has first and second cylinders...
Method for producing a cylinder liner surface and cylinder liner
A method for producing a cylinder liner surface for a cylinder crankcase of an internal combustion engine has the following method steps: (a) preliminary honing...
Control device of direct-injection engine
A control device of a direct-injection engine is provided. The control device includes an engine body having a piston provided inside a cylinder and a...
Turbocharged engine with post fuel injection control
Provided is an engine capable of performing post-injection control with a proper fuel injection amount. The engine (1) comprises an engine body (10) equipped...
Internal combustion engine diagnostic device and internal combustion
engine diagnostic method
An internal combustion engine diagnostic device and an internal combustion engine diagnostic method identify an abnormal cylinder having an abnormal air-fuel...
System and method for measuring injection processes in a combustion engine
A system for measuring an injection process in a combustion engine includes a tank configured to hold a fuel. A storage container is configured to hold a...