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Title: Waste heat recovery system including a mechanism for collection, detection and removal of non-condensable gas

Abstract

The disclosure describes a non-condensable gas collection, detection, and removal system for a WHR system that helps to maintain cycle efficiency of the WHR system across the life of an engine system associated with the WHR system. A storage volume is configured to collect non-condensable gas received from the working fluid circuit, and a release valve is configured to selectively release non-condensable gas contained within the storage volume.

Inventors:
;
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
CUMMINS, INC. Columbus, IN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1364593
Patent Number(s):
9,683,515
Application Number:
14/322,308
Assignee:
CUMMINS, INC. DOEEE
DOE Contract Number:
EE0003403
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Jul 02
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Ernst, Timothy C., and Zigan, James A. Waste heat recovery system including a mechanism for collection, detection and removal of non-condensable gas. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Ernst, Timothy C., & Zigan, James A. Waste heat recovery system including a mechanism for collection, detection and removal of non-condensable gas. United States.
Ernst, Timothy C., and Zigan, James A. 2017. "Waste heat recovery system including a mechanism for collection, detection and removal of non-condensable gas". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1364593.
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abstractNote = {The disclosure describes a non-condensable gas collection, detection, and removal system for a WHR system that helps to maintain cycle efficiency of the WHR system across the life of an engine system associated with the WHR system. A storage volume is configured to collect non-condensable gas received from the working fluid circuit, and a release valve is configured to selectively release non-condensable gas contained within the storage volume.},
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