Accession Number:

ADD020312

Title:

Multi-Cycle Undersea Power System

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL UNDERSEA WARFARE CENTER DIV NEWPORT RI OFFICE OF COUNSEL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2006-10-12

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

This patent application describes a method of operating an internal combustion engine in a semi-closed or exhaust cycle. The exhaust cycle is semi-closed in that no atmospheric air is introduced into the internal combustion engine. The engine can be switched back to an open or air cycle, increasing fuel efficiency.

Subject Categories:

  • Air Breathing Engines (Unconventional)

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE