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Title: Hybrid vehicle motor alignment

Abstract

A rotor of an electric motor for a motor vehicle is aligned to an axis of rotation for a crankshaft of an internal combustion engine having an internal combustion engine and an electric motor. A locator is provided on the crankshaft, a piloting tool is located radially by the first locator to the crankshaft. A stator of the electric motor is aligned to a second locator provided on the piloting tool. The stator is secured to the engine block. The rotor is aligned to the crankshaft and secured thereto.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Ann Arbor, MI
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Midwest Research Institute, Kansas City, MO (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
873815
Patent Number(s):
6253437
Application Number:
09/261,400
Assignee:
Ford Global Technologies, Inc. (Dearborn, MI)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02T - CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION TECHNOLOGIES RELATED TO TRANSPORTATION
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B60 - VEHICLES IN GENERAL B60K - ARRANGEMENT OR MOUNTING OF PROPULSION UNITS OR OF TRANSMISSIONS IN VEHICLES
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-83CH10093; ZCB-4-13032-02
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
hybrid; vehicle; motor; alignment; rotor; electric; aligned; axis; rotation; crankshaft; internal; combustion; engine; locator; provided; piloting; tool; located; radially; stator; secured; block; thereto; engine block; hybrid vehicle; motor vehicle; internal combustion; electric motor; combustion engine; located radially; secured thereto; vehicle motor; /29/

Citation Formats

Levin, Michael Benjamin. Hybrid vehicle motor alignment. United States: N. p., 2001. Web.
Levin, Michael Benjamin. Hybrid vehicle motor alignment. United States.
Levin, Michael Benjamin. Tue . "Hybrid vehicle motor alignment". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/873815.
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title = {Hybrid vehicle motor alignment},
author = {Levin, Michael Benjamin},
abstractNote = {A rotor of an electric motor for a motor vehicle is aligned to an axis of rotation for a crankshaft of an internal combustion engine having an internal combustion engine and an electric motor. A locator is provided on the crankshaft, a piloting tool is located radially by the first locator to the crankshaft. A stator of the electric motor is aligned to a second locator provided on the piloting tool. The stator is secured to the engine block. The rotor is aligned to the crankshaft and secured thereto.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2001},
month = {7}
}

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