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Yi Ding, Joseph Carl Burba: High efficiency fuel cell and battery for a hybrid powertrain. Ford Global Technologies, Carlos L Hanze, Brooks & Kushman P C, June 17, 2003: US06580977 (42 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a new method and system to control strategies of a combined fuel cell and battery pack power system to produce an efficient and cost-effective powertrain with acceptable drivability and low emissions. The method and system provide strategies for vehicle start-up, power load c ...


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Joel Beckerman, Joseph Carl Burba, Matthew Roger DeDona, Raymond Spiteri: High voltage energy regulated conversion circuit. Ford Global Technologies, Artz & Artz P C, Carlos L Hanze, November 1, 2005: US06959777 (8 worldwide citation)

A high-voltage energy regulated conversion circuit (HVERCC) (12) for electrically coupling to a vehicle bus (24) is provided. The HVERCC (12) includes a high-voltage energy converter (HVEC) module (22) coupled to the vehicle bus (24), a battery-pack high-voltage bus battery bus (28), and a WEG heate ...


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Yi Ding, Joseph Carl Burba: Fuel cell power plant with electrochemical enhanced carbon monoxide removal. Ford Motor Company, Carlos Hanze, Tung & Associates, May 11, 2004: US06733909 (8 worldwide citation)

The invention is an improved fuel cell system suited for application in a vehicle. Specifically, the invention provides an improved system to remove CO emissions that has a rapid dynamic response (about 1 second) and can operate over a wide range of temperatures (between 0 and 800 degrees Celsius). ...


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Joel Beckerman, Joseph Carl Burba, Matthew Roger DeDona, Raymond Spiteri: High-voltage energy regulated conversion circuit. Ford Global Technologies, David Kelley, March 21, 2006: US07014001 (7 worldwide citation)

A high-voltage energy regulated conversion circuit (HVERCC) (12) for coupling to a vehicle bus (24) includes a battery bus (28) and a heater bus (29). A high-voltage battery pack (30) is electrically coupled to the battery bus and a resistive load element (42) is electrically coupled to the heater b ...


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Joel Beckerman, Joseph Carl Burba, Matthew Roger DeDona, Raymond Spiteri: High voltage energy regulated conversion circuit. Kevin G Mierzwa, Artz & Artz PC, April 10, 2003: US20030066695-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A high-voltage energy regulated conversion circuit (HVERCC) 12 for electrically coupling to a vehicle bus 24 is provided. The HVERCC 12 includes a high-voltage energy converter (HVEC) module 22 coupled to the vehicle bus 24, a battery-pack high-voltage bus battery bus 28, and a WEG heater bus 29. Th ...


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Yi Ding, Joseph Carl Burba: Fuel cell power plant with electrochemical enhanced carbon monoxide removal. John M Naber, November 7, 2002: US20020164507-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention is an improved fuel cell system suited for application in a vehicle. Specifically, the invention provides an improved system to remove CO emissions that has a rapid dynamic response (about 1 second) and can operate over a wide range of temperatures (between 0 and 800 degrees Celsius). ...


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Yi Ding, Joseph Carl Burba: High efficiency fuel cell and battery for a hybrid powertrain. John M Naber, July 18, 2002: US20020095247-A1

This invention provides a new method and system to control strategies of a combined fuel cell and battery pack power system to produce an efficient and cost-effective powertrain with acceptable drivability and low emissions. The method and system provide strategies for vehicle start-up, power load c ...


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Joel Beckerman, Joseph Carl Burba, Matthew Roger DeDona, Raymond Spiteri: High-voltage energy regulated conversion circuit. Jeffrey J Chapp, Artz & Artz PC, November 6, 2003: US20030205936-A1

A high-voltage energy regulated conversion circuit (HVERCC) (12) for coupling to a vehicle bus (24) includes a battery bus (28) and a heater bus (29). A high-voltage battery pack (30) is electrically coupled to the battery bus and a resistive load element (42) is electrically coupled to the heater b ...