Electrically-excited Electric Motor
2 Feb 23
An electrical system configured to control an electrically-excited electric motor, including: an inverter configured to supply alternating current (AC) electrical power to the electrically-excited electric motor; the electrically-excited electric motor, including: a rotor having a rotor winding; and a stator having a stator winding; the stator winding is electrically connected to the inverter and the rotor winding is electrically connected to the inverter such that the stator winding receives an electrical current from the inverter and supplies a direct current (DC) component to the rotor.
Gabriel Domingues, Tausif Husain
Filed: 29 Jul 21
Method and Apparatus for Controlling Electric Motors
2 Feb 23
There is described a method of controlling an inverter supplying power to a permanent magnet AC, PMAC, motor having a plurality of phase windings, The method comprises: selecting a first phase winding of the PMAC motor; electrically connecting the first phase winding to a first DC terminal of a DC link circuit at a first time, and maintaining the connection between the first phase winding and the first DC terminal: determining a flux difference between the first phase winding and a second phase winding of the PMAC motor; selecting a second time to electrically connect the second phase winding to the first DC terminal; electrically connecting the second phase winding to the first DC terminal at the second time; and maintaining the connection between the second phase winding and the first DC terminal.
Ken Thompson, Jolene Zhou, Jack Dunn
Filed: 8 Oct 20
Cooling Conduit for Electrical Components on a PCB
26 Jan 23
An electronics assembly used in a vehicle included a printed circuit board (PCB) having a first side and a second side; a plurality of electrical components mounted on the first side of the PCB; a heat sink, configured to receive cooling fluid from a source, positioned adjacent to the second side of the PCB; and a cooling fluid conduit, configured to communicate the cooling fluid from a fluid inlet to a fluid outlet, wherein the cooling fluid conduit is positioned adjacent to the first side of the PCB and directly contacts an outer surface of the electrical components.
Lathom Alexander Louco
Filed: 22 Jul 21
Compliant coupling for electrically-controlled variable camshaft timing assembly
24 Jan 23
An electrically-controlled variable camshaft timing (VCT) system including a sun gear, having an inner axial surface, configured to communicate torque from an output shaft of an electric motor to a gearbox assembly; and a collet sleeve having at least one slot configured to engage the output shaft of the electric motor and a relief section permitting radial-inward compression and an outer axial surface that releasably engages the inner axial surface of the sun gear such that the outer axial surface of the collet sleeve is engaged with the inner axial surface of the sun gear while an amount of torque applied to the sun gear by the output shaft is below a predetermined torque threshold and the sun gear and the collet sleeve are angularly displaced relative to each other when an amount of torque applied to the sun gear by the output shaft is at or above the predetermined torque threshold.
Chad M. McCloy
Filed: 2 Jun 22
Waste heat recovery system with nozzle block including geometrically different nozzles and turbine expander for the same
24 Jan 23
A waste heat recovery system for recovering waste heat of in internal combustion engine includes a turbine expander.
Frederick Michael Huscher
Filed: 29 Sep 21
Bearing assembly for a charging apparatus
24 Jan 23
A bearing assembly for a charging apparatus.
Christoph Baum, Karl-Ludwig Braun, Thomas Ducker-Schulz, Panagiotis Koutsovasilis, Christian Kramer, Christian Kunkler, Ivo Nawrath, Erdogan Pektas
Filed: 25 Feb 21
Stator with Outer Diameter Bus Bar Connection
19 Jan 23
A stator for an electric machine comprises a cylindrical core defining an inner cylindrical surface and an outer cylindrical surface with a plurality of slots formed between the inner cylindrical surface and the outer cylindrical surface.
Timothy Beatty, David Lee Durant, Ryan J. Jones, Kirk Neet
Filed: 11 Jul 22
Power split all-wheel drive system
17 Jan 23
The present disclosure refers to an all-wheel drive system (10) for a vehicle (12), including: an electrical motor (24) being connected to a first axle (26) of a planetary gear set (28) arranged at an output side (30) of a vehicle gearbox (32), and a second axle (34) of the planetary gear set (28) being connected or connectable to the gearbox output shaft (36) or to ground (G) by a coupling (I).
Filed: 23 Sep 21
Method for the assembly of or for preparing to assemble a traction drive module and a traction drive module
17 Jan 23
The present invention relates to a method for the assembly of or for preparing to assemble a traction drive module (10) in a drivetrain (2) with the method steps: providing a traction drive module (10) having a transmission housing (18) in which are arranged a first gear wheel (40) rotatably mounted on the transmission housing (18), a second gear wheel (48) arranged at a center-to-center distance (58) to the first gear wheel (40), and a traction means (46) via which the first and second gear wheel (40, 48) are in rotary driving connection with one another; attaching an assembly aid (16) acting between the second gear wheel (48) and the transmission housing (18) and detachable from the traction drive module (10); and changing the center-to-center distance (58) by moving the second gear wheel (48) relative to the transmission housing (18) while adjusting a predetermined tension of the traction means (46) by means of the detachable assembly aid (16).
Filed: 22 Feb 19
Electric machine with distributed winding having double cross end loops
17 Jan 23
An electric machine a stator having a stator core and windings positioned thereon.
Kirk Neet, Tausif Husain
Filed: 31 Dec 20
Interior bus bar for electric machine winding
17 Jan 23
An electric machine includes a core with windings positioned on the core.
Ian N. Alsman, Christopher Bledsoe
Filed: 29 Oct 21
Variable Cam Timing Phaser and System Including the Same
12 Jan 23
A variable cam timing phaser of a variable cam timing system includes a housing and a rotor moveable with respect to the housing.
Braman C. Wing, Keith Feldt, Adam Bruce, Chris Thomas
Filed: 17 Jun 22
Turbine housing of a turbocharger
10 Jan 23
A turbocharger includes a turbine housing.
Matthew Brian Cooley, Kai Tanaka
Filed: 2 Sep 21
Thermal management for electrical drive systems
3 Jan 23
The present invention concerns a method of thermal management of a transmission of an axle (4) of an electrical vehicle and a circuit used for the method.
Filed: 3 Jan 17
Transmission system for use in a vehicle
3 Jan 23
A transmission system includes a transmission housing and a countershaft having no less than two gears, with the gears defining a plurality of gear ratios.
Joel Maguire, R. Keith Martin, Christopher Spangler, Keith Van Maanen, Thomas J. Foster, Mark Buchanan
Filed: 23 Apr 20
Electrically-actuated camshaft phasers with tapered features
3 Jan 23
An electrically-actuated variable camshaft timing (VCT) device, comprising: an input configured to receive rotational force from an electric motor; an output configured to couple with a camshaft of an internal combustion engine; a planet gear having radially outwardly extending gear teeth configured to engage ring gears and a radially-inwardly-facing surface; a planet pin, supporting the planet gear, having an outer surface and an axis of rotation about which the planet gear rotates; and a spring applying force in a substantially axial direction along the axis of rotation that moves the planet gear in a radial direction.
Chad McCloy, Daniel Brown
Filed: 24 May 21
Bus bar assembly for electric machine winding
3 Jan 23
An electric machine includes a stator assembly and a bus bar assembly.
Ian N. Alsman, Christopher Bledsoe, Kirk Neet
Filed: 8 Oct 21
Bearing assembly for supporting rotation of a shaft in a turbocharger
27 Dec 22
A bearing assembly for supporting rotation of a shaft in a turbocharger includes an inner race extending along an axis.
Erwin Perry Ellwood, III, Kenneth Richard Bischof, Raj Chandramohanan
Filed: 17 Dec 21
Permanently engaged starter system
27 Dec 22
A permanently engaged starter system for use in a vehicle includes a duel-mass flywheel.
Calahan B. Campton, Michael W. Campbell, James R. Papania
Filed: 27 May 21
Heating Device for Heating an Air Flow In a Motor Vehicle
22 Dec 22
A heating device for heating an airflow in a motor vehicle is described, with a plurality of heating rods, which have connection plates made of aluminium, or an aluminium-based alloy, and a circuit board, which carries a control circuit, to which the heating rods are connected by way of busbars.
Sisay Tadele, Helmut Hoppe, Alexander Dauth, Riza Oguz, Martin Dowling, Ivan Morris
Filed: 8 Jun 22