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Dual walled particular filter for transporting filtered exhaust to a
compressor of a diesel engine turbocharger
An internal combustion engine exhaust gas recirculation system. A turbine section of a turbocharger is coupled to an exhaust manifold of the engine. A compressor...
Tabletop wood-waste-collecting machine
A tabletop wood-waste-collecting machine includes a support frame, a machine base, a guide shade, a work faceplate and a dust-collecting unit. The machine base...
Vehicle tail light lens
Vehicle fog lamp
Vehicle rear bumper cover
Vehicle rear bumper cover
Method for compensating for accessory loading
An internal combustion engine includes an advanced vehicle system controller (VSC) that calculates a total power demand to meet a driver wheel power demand plus...
Electromagnetic valve actuation with series connected electromagnet coils
Systems and methods for valve actuation use series-connected coils of upper and lower electromagnets acting as electromagnetic generators that attempt to...
Method and system for optimizing a finite element mesh
Computer-implemented method and system for optimizing a finite element mesh. Computing devices are configured to calculate a quality score for at least one...
Control of coasting downshifts in an automatic transmission for motor
A method for controlling a coasting downshift in an automatic transmission having a torque converter that includes an impeller driveably connected to an engine...
Multiple-speed automatic transmission
An automatic transmission includes a first power path producing a first ratio of a speed of the input and a speed of a first power path output; a second power...
Interlocked pillar and roof rail joint
A joint assembly for joining a tubular B-pillar to a tubular roof rail. The joint assembly includes an inner bracket plate and an outer bracket plate that are...
Modular twin clutch transmission input for hybrid vehicle
An assembly for transmitting power from two power sources, such as an internal combustion engine and an electric motor having a rotor, to a transmission input...
Purge system for ethanol direct injection plus gas port fuel injection
A method for managing vapors generated by a first and second reservoir onboard a vehicle traveling on the road, the method comprising of inducting vapors from...
Engine control for low emission vehicle starting
A method for rapidly heating an emission control device in an engine exhaust uses excess air added to the exhaust via an air introduction device. After an engine...
Method and system for managing carrier operations
The method and system of the present invention use a plurality of timing data to determine a transportation schedule or schedule(s). The transpiration schedule...
System and method for controlling speed of an engine
A system and method for controlling the speed of an engine includes determining a desired engine power output and engine speed, and determining whether the...
Method for attenuating vibrations in a hybrid electric vehicle powertrain
A method is disclosed for attenuating vibrations of an engine in a hybrid electric vehicle powertrain having a subsystem comprising an electric motor, a...
SO.sub.x trap for diesel and lean-burn gasoline automotive applications
The present invention provides a regenerable catalyst composition suitable for entrapping SO.sub.x. The composition of the invention comprises a copper oxide...
Apparatus for dislodging and moving contaminants from a surface of a
An apparatus for dislodging contaminants from a surface of a machine tool. The apparatus includes a coupling, a housing, a cleaning mechanism, and a transport...
Vehicle differential control
A differential control system for the center and rear differentials of a four-wheel-drive vehicle comprises a controller (28) which receives signals input from a...
Injector leakage limitation
A fuel supply system (100) for a combustion engine (180) has at least one fuel injector (110), a fuel pump (130) and a conduit (150) connecting the fuel pump...
Vehicle control system
A method is provided for controlling an engine having an intake manifold and an outlet control device coupled to the manifold for controlling flow exiting the...
Integrated cargo net for a vehicle
A cargo net assembly for a vehicle is described that includes a storage receptacle. The storage receptacle is mounted to the inside of the roof of the vehicle....
Single component automotive bumper and lower frame rail
A single component bumper beam and lower frame midrail structure, is formed through a hydroforming process to create a uniform "B-shaped" cross-sectional...
System and method for improved engine starting using heated intake air
A system for an internal combustion engine, the engine having an intake and exhaust manifold, the system comprising of a heat exchanger configured to extract...
Direct injection alcohol engine with variable injection timing
A method to control injection timing for an internal combustion engine having a plurality of injectors in at least a cylinder, the method comprising of directly...
System and method for engine fuel blend control
A system for an engine, comprising of a cylinder located in the engine, a fuel delivery system for varying relative delivery amounts of a first and second...
Device and method for internal combustion engine control
A method is described for operating an engine coupled to an upstream and downstream emission control device that stores and reacts oxidants such as NOx. The...
Side view mirror
Method for estimating engine power in a hybrid electric vehicle powertrain
A method is disclosed for estimating engine power output for an engine in a hybrid electric vehicle powertrain that includes an electric motor and an electric...
Mechanical and electrical coupling system
A coupling system that allows maximum flexibility for vehicle users to relocate, remove or replace electrical and/or mechanical devices throughout the interior...
Energy-absorbing underrun protection system for a vehicle
An energy-absorbing underrun protection system for a vehicle. The energy-absorbing underrun protection system is comprised of a deformable construction adapted...
Crank shaft support assembly
A crank shaft support assembly for increasing stiffness and reducing thermal mismatch distortion in a crank shaft bore of an engine comprising different...
Engine control system
A system for improving engine operation during a condition of engine controller degradation is presented. According to one aspect of the description, the engine...
Controlling engine operation with a first and second fuel
A method of operating an internal combustion engine including at least a combustion chamber having a piston disposed therein, wherein the combustion chamber is...
System and process for superplastic forming
A system and method for superplastic forming a workpiece. The system includes a superplastic forming cell formed of a plurality of individual stations or...
Computer device to control operation during catalyst desulfurization to
preserve catalytic function
A system is described for improving engine and vehicle performance by considering the effects of exhaust conditions on catalyst particle growth. Specifically,...
System and method for operating an engine having an exhaust gas
In an apparatus having an internal combustion engine, a compressor for compressing engine intake gases, a particulate filter for filtering particulate matter...
Vehicle tail light lens
Electronic adaptive swap-shift control for an automatic transmission for
A control system and control method for a swap-shift transmission having auxiliary and main gearsets wherein precise synchronization control of ratio changes of...
System and method for regenerative and antiskid braking within an electric
A braking system 12 for use with an electric vehicle 10 including an electric motor/generator assembly 14, and a conventional electrical energy storage device...
Seat configuration system for an automotive interior
A unique and versatile seating system for automobiles is provided. The seating system includes aspects to improve the functionality of the seating arrangement...