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Title: Boosting devices with integral features for recirculating exhaust gas

According to one embodiment of the invention, a compressor housing includes a compressor inlet in fluid communication with a compressor volute configured to house a compressor wheel, the compressor inlet configured to provide a first air flow to the compressor wheel and a compressor outlet in fluid communication with the compressor volute, the compressor outlet configured to direct a compressed gas to an intake manifold. The compressor housing further includes an exhaust gas recirculation inlet port in fluid communication with the compressor volute, the exhaust gas recirculation inlet port being configured to combine an exhaust gas flow with the air flow to the compressor wheel.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1215536
Report Number(s):
9,133,793
12/975,959
DOE Contract Number:
FC26-07NT43271
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2010 Dec 22
Research Org:
GM Global Technology Operations LLC, Detroit, MI (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS