Global Patent Index - EP 1002189 A1

EP 1002189 A1 2000-05-24 - INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES

Title (en)

INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES

Title (de)

BRENNKRAFTMASCHINE

Title (fr)

MOTEURS A COMBUSTION INTERNE

Publication

EP 1002189 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98937348 A

Priority

  • AU 9800613 W
  • AU PO837397 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9907984A1] A method of operating an internal combustion engine (2) including the steps of: introducing a first charge of air or air fuel mixture into a main cylinder (6) in which a main piston (8) is mounted for reciprocating movement; introducing a second charge of air fuel mixture into an auxiliary cylinder (24) in which an auxiliary piston (26) is mounted for reciprocating movement; causing the auxiliary piston to compress the second charge; igniting the compressed second charge; and transferring burning fuel and/or combustion products produced from the second charge to the main cylinder whereby any fuel in the first charge is burnt.

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

F02B 19/06

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F02B 75/38 (2006.01); F02B 19/06 (2006.01); F02B 25/10 (2006.01); F02B 75/28 (2006.01); F02D 15/04 (2006.01); F02B 75/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F02B 25/10 (2013.01); F02B 19/06 (2013.01); F02B 75/28 (2013.01); F02B 2075/025 (2013.01); Y02T 10/125 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9907984A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9907984 A1 19990218; AU PO837397 A0 19970828; EP 1002189 A1 20000524; JP 2001512802 A 20010828; KR 20010022570 A 20010326

INPADOC legal status


2003-11-05 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20030301

2000-05-24 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000211

2000-05-24 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE