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Title: Partially integrated exhaust manifold

Abstract

A partially integrated manifold assembly is disclosed which improves performance, reduces cost and provides efficient packaging of engine components. The partially integrated manifold assembly includes a first leg extending from a first port and terminating at a mounting flange for an exhaust gas control valve. Multiple additional legs (depending on the total number of cylinders) are integrally formed with the cylinder head assembly and extend from the ports of the associated cylinder and terminate at an exit port flange. These additional legs are longer than the first leg such that the exit port flange is spaced apart from the mounting flange. This configuration provides increased packaging space adjacent the first leg for any valving that may be required to control the direction and destination of exhaust flow in recirculation to an EGR valve or downstream to a catalytic converter.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
GM Global Technology Operations LLC, Detroit, MI (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1167466
Patent Number(s):
8,935,917
Application Number:
13/751,791
Assignee:
GM Global Technology Operations LLC (Detroit, MI) DOEEE
DOE Contract Number:  
EE0005654
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Hayman, Alan W, and Baker, Rodney E. Partially integrated exhaust manifold. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Hayman, Alan W, & Baker, Rodney E. Partially integrated exhaust manifold. United States.
Hayman, Alan W, and Baker, Rodney E. Tue . "Partially integrated exhaust manifold". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1167466.
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abstractNote = {A partially integrated manifold assembly is disclosed which improves performance, reduces cost and provides efficient packaging of engine components. The partially integrated manifold assembly includes a first leg extending from a first port and terminating at a mounting flange for an exhaust gas control valve. Multiple additional legs (depending on the total number of cylinders) are integrally formed with the cylinder head assembly and extend from the ports of the associated cylinder and terminate at an exit port flange. These additional legs are longer than the first leg such that the exit port flange is spaced apart from the mounting flange. This configuration provides increased packaging space adjacent the first leg for any valving that may be required to control the direction and destination of exhaust flow in recirculation to an EGR valve or downstream to a catalytic converter.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2015},
month = {Tue Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2015}
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