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Title:
A DEVICE INCLUDING A COMBUSTION ENGINE, A USE OF THE DEVICE, AND A VEHICLE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO2001045977
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
The invention refers to a device, which includes a combustion engine (1) with a piston (2), which is mechanically freely movable in a housing (3). The device is arranged to permit combustion of a fuel mixture in order to produce a pushing force to the piston (2). The device includes an electromagnetic energy transducer (21, 22) and an external current circuit (34, 41), which is connected to the energy transducer for exchange of effect in a direction to or from the energy transducer. A control unit (12) is arranged to control the direction of the effect, which is exchanged between the energy transducer (21, 22) and the external current circuit, during operation of the device. The invention also refers to a use of such a device for generating electric energy, and a vehicle with such a device.

Inventors:
MALMQUIST ANDERS (SE)
GERTMAR LARS (SE)
FRANK HARRY (SE)
SADARANGANI CHANDUR (SE)
Application Number:
SE0002658W
Publication Date:
November 15, 2001
Filing Date:
December 22, 2000
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
ABB AB
MALMQUIST, ANDERS
GERTMAR, LARS
FRANK, HARRY
SADARANGANI, CHANDUR
International Classes:
B60W20/00; B60K6/46; B60W10/08; F02B1/12; F02B71/04; F02D45/00; H02K7/18; H02K35/02; H02K41/03; (IPC1-7): F02B71/04; H02K41/03; H02K7/18
Foreign References:
US5002020A1991-03-26
DE19813992A11999-10-07
EP0120986A11984-10-10
DE4413351A11995-10-19
DE19644863A11998-05-07
US5287827A1994-02-22
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