Global Patent Index - EP 2638253 A2

EP 2638253 A2 2013-09-18 - DRIVE UNIT FOR A VEHICLE

Title (en)

DRIVE UNIT FOR A VEHICLE

Title (de)

ANTRIEBSEINHEIT FÜR EIN FAHRZEUG

Title (fr)

UNITÉ D'ENTRAÎNEMENT POUR UN VÉHICULE

Publication

EP 2638253 A2 (DE)

Application

EP 11776760 A

Priority

  • AT 18572010 A
  • EP 2011068843 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO2012062591A2] The invention relates to a drive unit (1) for a vehicle, comprising an internal combustion engine (2), a device (30) for recovering heat from an exothermic component or an exothermic assembly, especially an outlet system (4), the component or the assembly adjoining at least one space (6) through which air flows or at least partially being surrounded by the space (6) through which air flows, at least one inlet region (7) of the space (6) through which air flows being in fluid connection with a compressor (9) and at least one outlet region (8) being in fluid connection with a hot air turbine (10). In order to simplify the recovery of the exhaust heat and make it more efficient, the compressor (9) is drivingly connected to the hot air turbine (10) preferably via a common shaft (13).

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F01K 23/14 (2006.01); B62D 37/02 (2006.01); F01K 23/06 (2006.01); F02G 1/02 (2006.01); F22B 1/18 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F01K 23/14 (2013.01); B62D 35/02 (2013.01); F01K 23/065 (2013.01); F01N 5/02 (2013.01); F22B 1/1807 (2013.01); F01N 5/04 (2013.01); F01N 13/141 (2013.01); Y02E 20/363 (2013.01); Y02T 10/16 (2013.01); Y02T 10/88 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 2012062591A2

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR

EPO simple patent family

WO 2012062591 A2 20120518; WO 2012062591 A3 20120816; AT 510623 A1 20120515; AT 510623 B1 20120915; EP 2638253 A2 20130918; EP 2638254 A2 20130918; EP 2638254 B1 20170208; WO 2012062899 A2 20120518; WO 2012062899 A3 20120816

INPADOC legal status


2015-10-14 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20150501

2014-02-19 [DAX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT (TO ANY COUNTRY) (DELETED)

2013-09-18 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20130513

2013-09-18 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

- Designated State(s): AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR