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Title:
INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2012/062290
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
The invention relates to an internal combustion engine, comprising a first cylinder (1), a second cylinder (2), the piston (4) of which moves approximately in synchronization with the piston of the first cylinder with respect to the reversal points of the motion of the piston of the second cylinder, and an overflow connection between the expansion chambers of the cylinders that opens at the end of a compression stroke of the first cylinder. According to the invention, the overflow connection can be optionally permanently closed and/or the second cylinder has a separate fuel supply that can be optionally activated.

Inventors:
KATHMANN, Peter-Bernhard (79 Route d'Arlon, Luxembourg, L-1140, LU)
Application Number:
DE2011/050022
Publication Date:
September 27, 2012
Filing Date:
June 17, 2011
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Assignee:
SENECA INTERNATIONAL AG (45-47 route d'Arlon, Luxembourg, L-1140, LU)
KATHMANN, Peter-Bernhard (79 Route d'Arlon, Luxembourg, L-1140, LU)
International Classes:
F02B41/06; F02B69/06
Foreign References:
GB122635A1920-02-05
DE2838683A11980-03-13
US5699758A1997-12-23
US20090301086A12009-12-10
US4250850A1981-02-17
US2113602A1938-04-12
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
BERNHARDT, Reinhold et al. (Kobenh├╝ttenweg 43, Saarbr├╝cken, 66123, DE)
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