Diesel Engine With Air Boosted Turbocharger
Patent application, Filed 26 May 2010
NAVAL UNDERSEA WARFARE CENTER DIV NEWPORT RI
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A booster mechanism is selectively connected to an exhaust turbine which consequently powers an intake air compressor. The booster mechanism applies additional power to the exhaust turbine in order to give the engine full or near full torque above idle revolutions per minute RPM. In one embodiment, the booster mechanism comprises an air flask which contains pressurized air or another pressurized air source that can be utilized to provide a pressure source for additional power to the exhaust turbine.
- Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment
- Reciprocating and Rotating Engines