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Assembly for a tire inflation system and the tire inflation system made therewith

An assembly for a tire inflation system includes a tire stem. A housing is engaged with a first end of the tire stem. The housing comprises a fluid conduit extending therethrough and a first adapter secured to a second adapter. The second adapter receives the first end of the tire... Dana Limited

Integrated internal combustion engine and waste heat recovery system including a selective catalytic reduction unit

An integrated internal combustion engine and waste heat recovery system including an internal combustion engine, a system of exhaust gas conduits, a first heat exchanger in fluid communication with the exhaust gas conduits, a second heat exchanger in fluid communication with the exhaust gas conduits downstream of the first exchanger,... Dana Limited

Variable inertia flywheel

A variable inertia flywheel having revolute joint assemblies, a roller guide, a first actuator and a second actuator. The revolute joint assemblies are in engagement with a primary mover and include a first member, a second member and a roller. The roller guide is disposed about the revolute joint assemblies.... Dana Limited

Planetary powertrain configuration with a ball variator continuously variable transmission used as a powersplit

Devices and methods are provided herein for the transmission of power in motor vehicles. Power is transmitted in a smoother and more efficient manner by splitting torque into two or more torque paths. A continuously variable transmission is provided with a ball variator assembly having an array of balls, a... Dana Limited

Planetary powertrain configurations with a ball variator continuously variable transmission used as a powersplit

Devices and methods are provided herein for the transmission of power in motor vehicles. Power is transmitted in a smoother and more efficient manner by splitting torque into two or more torque paths. A continuously variable transmission is provided with a ball variator assembly having two arrays of balls, a... Dana Limited

Planetary powertrain configurations with a ball variator continuously variable transmission used as a powersplit

Devices and methods are provided herein for the transmission of power in motor vehicles. Power is transmitted in a smoother and more efficient manner by splitting torque into two or more torque paths. A continuously variable transmission is provided with a ball variator assembly having two arrays of balls, a... Dana Limited

Method for adaptive ratio control in a ball planetary continously variable transmission

Provided herein is a control system for a multiple-mode continuously variable transmission having a ball planetary variator. The control system has a transmission control module configured to receive a plurality of electronic input signals, and to determine a mode of operation from a plurality of control ranges based at least... Dana Limited

Method for adaptive ratio control and diagnostics in a ball planetary type continously variable transmission

Provided herein is a control system for a multiple-mode continuously variable transmission having a ball planetary variator. The control system has a transmission control module configured to receive a plurality of electric input signals, and to determine a mode of operation from plurality of control ranges based at least in... Dana Limited

Passive preventing ball axle movement during a rollback event in a ball-planetary type continuously variable transmission

Provided herein is a carrier assembly for a continuously variable transmission having a plurality of balls, each ball having a ball axle, the ball axle defining a tiltable axis of rotation, a first traction ring assembly in contact with each ball, a second traction ring assembly in contact with each... Dana Limited

Ball type cvt with output coupled powerpaths

Systems, devices, and methods are provided for the transmission of power in motor vehicles. Power can be transmitted in a smoother and more efficient manner, with smaller and even less mechanical components, by splitting torque into two or more torque paths. A power transmission apparatus comprises a power input shaft,... Dana Limited

Device and synchronizing a flywheel with a drivetrain

A vehicle driveline and a method for synchronizing a flywheel and the vehicle driveline are provided. The vehicle driveline includes a power source, a primary clutch drivingly engaged with the power source, a primary transmission drivingly engaged with the primary clutch, a secondary transmission drivingly engaged with one of a... Dana Limited

4-mode powersplit transmission based on continuously variable planetary technology

A variable transmission includes a powerpath layout based on multi-mode operation. The various modes are a combination of direct drive or power recirculation. An Infinitely Variable Planetary mode is present, allowing powered neutral feature. In all the modes, the Continuously Variable Planetary is speeded up with a single gear ratio,... Dana Limited

Enhanced waste heat recovery system

A method for improving the efficiency of an internal combustion engine changes the volume in a piston chamber of an expander device. The expander device generally operates at a fixed expander device speed to perform work on an expander shaft. The expander shaft is connected to a first end of... Dana Limited

Off-highway continuously variable planetary-based multimode transmission including infinite variable transmission and direct continuously variable transmission

A variable transmission includes various powerpath layouts comprising configurations based on a two stage gearbox with a first stage providing a multi-mode configuration combining power-split modes, direct drive modes and a directional stage to select driving either forward or reverse with a pair of direction clutches; or multi-mode operation comprising... Dana Limited

Method of optimizing fuel efficiency and performance of a cvp based system by selecting control points to minimize total system losses

Described herein is a control system for a vehicle having a continuously variable transmission (CVT) having a ball planetary variator (CVP), providing a smooth and controlled operation. In some embodiments, the control system implements an optimization sub-module. System losses in a CVP equipped vehicle consist of the following: CVP efficiency... Dana Limited

Four mode powertrain configurations with a ball variator continuously variable transmission used as a powersplit

Devices and methods are provided herein for the transmission of power in motor vehicles. Power is transmitted in a smoother and more efficient manner by splitting torque into two or more torque paths. A continuously variable transmission is provided with a ball variator assembly, a planetary gearset coupled thereto and... Dana Limited

Semi-active torque cancellation solution

A torque ripple compensation device for a motor vehicle. The device includes an outer ring, an inner ring and a linkage. A first end portion of the linkage is connected a constraint and a second end portion of the linkage is connected to the inner ring and the outer ring.... Dana Limited

Continuously variable transmission and an infinitely variable transmission variator drive

A transmission having a variator drive capable of being placed in a continuously variable operating mode or an infinitely variable operating mode, capable of having a wide ratio range, and capable of integrating a clutching capability within the transmission. The variable transmissions can be operated in at least two different... Dana Limited

Carrier for ball-type continuously variable transmission

Provided herein is a carrier assembly for a continuously variable transmission having a plurality of balls, each having a tiltable axis of rotation, a first traction ring assembly in contact with each ball, a second traction ring assembly in contact with each ball, the carrier assembly having a carrier manifold... Dana Limited

Continuously variable planetary idler support bearing to improve or reduce bearing speeds and allow idler assembly axial movement

A continuously variable ball planetary variator comprising a main shaft, an input ring, an output ring, carriers and planets, and further comprising an improved idler support bearing capable of handling axial movement and higher differential rotational speeds between the main shaft and the idler assembly inner race. One improvement includes... Dana Limited

Abuse mode torque limiting control a ball-type continuously variable transmission

Provided herein is a control system for a multiple-mode continuously variable transmission having a ball planetary variator operably coupled to multiple-mode gearing. The control system has a transmission control module configured to receive a plurality of electronic input signals, and to determine a mode of operation from a plurality of... Dana Limited

Simulated stepped gear ratio control a ball-type continuously variable transmission

Provided herein is a control system for a multiple-mode continuously variable transmission having a ball planetary variator operably coupled to multiple-mode gearing. The control system has a transmission control module configured to receive a plurality of electronic input signals, and to determine a mode of operation from a plurality of... Dana Limited

Enhanced waste heat recovery system and method allowing global optimal control

A waste heat recovery system and control system and method of controlling a waste heat recovery system and control system is provided. The waste heat recovery system and control system comprises a pump, a heat exchanger, an expansion device, a condenser, a plurality of sensors, and a controller. The heat... Dana Limited

Enhanced condenser for a waste heat recovery system

A waste heat recovery system for use with a cooling system of an internal combustion engine is provided. The waste heat recovery system comprises a condenser, a pump, a fluid reservoir, a heat exchanger, an expansion device, and an auxiliary cooling device. The condenser is in thermal communication with the... Dana Limited








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