Global Patent Index - EP 0977938 A1

EP 0977938 A1 2000-02-09 - ARRANGEMENT IN A COMBUSTION ENGINE WITH INTERNAL COMBUSTION

Title (en)

ARRANGEMENT IN A COMBUSTION ENGINE WITH INTERNAL COMBUSTION

Title (de)

VORRICHTUNG IN EINEM VERBRENNUNGSMOTOR

Title (fr)

SYSTEME DE MOTEUR A COMBUSTION INTERNE

Publication

EP 0977938 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98920742 A

Priority

  • NO 9800126 W
  • NO 971906 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9849436A1] A combustion engine (10) having internal combustion, comprises a number of engine cylinders (21), which are arranged in an annular series around a common middle drive shaft (11). Each cylinder includes a pair of pistons (44, 45) movable towards and away from each other and a common, intermediate working chamber (K) for each pair of pistons. Each piston (44, 45) is equipped with its piston rod (48, 49) with associated support roller (53) which forms a support against its respective "sine" - curve shaped cam guide device (12a, 12b), which controls movements of the piston relative to the associated cylinder. A least the one (44) of the two pistons (44, 45) in each cylinder (21) is regulatably adjustable axially in the cylinder especially for regulating the compression ratio in the common working chamber (K).

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

F02B 75/26; F02B 75/28; F02D 15/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F01B 3/04 (2006.01); F01B 9/06 (2006.01); F02B 75/26 (2006.01); F02B 75/28 (2006.01); F02B 75/32 (2006.01); F02D 15/00 (2006.01); F02D 15/02 (2006.01); F02B 75/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F01B 3/04 (2013.01); F02B 75/26 (2013.01); F02D 15/02 (2013.01); F02B 2075/025 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9849436A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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EPO simple patent family

WO 9849436 A1 19981105; AT 219551 T 20020715; AU 726948 B2 20001130; AU 7351898 A 19981124; BR 9808980 A 20000801; CA 2287378 A1 19981105; CN 1097149 C 20021225; CN 1253607 A 20000517; CZ 291216 B6 20030115; CZ 9903777 A3 20000412; DE 69806147 D1 20020725; DE 69806147 T2 20030213; DK 0977938 T3 20021014; EP 0977938 A1 20000209; EP 0977938 B1 20020619; ES 2178835 T3 20030101; HU 0000736 A2 20000628; HU 0000736 A3 20010528; JP 2001522429 A 20011113; KR 20010020296 A 20010315; NO 306422 B1 19991101; NO 971906 A 19981026; NO 971906 D0 19970425; NZ 337971 A 20010629; PL 190094 B1 20051031; PL 336380 A1 20000619; PT 977938 E 20021129; RU 2178528 C2 20020120; TW 388785 B 20000501

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