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Matthias Banzhaf, Wilhelm Baruschke, Juergen Barwig, Dieter Bauer, Jochen Eitel, Kurt Hauser, Werner Helms, Karl Lochmahr: Cooling system for a vehicle having an internal-combustion engine. BEHR & Co, Foley & Lardner, June 1, 1993: US05215044 (91 worldwide citation)

A cooling system for a vehicle having an internal-combustion engine has a plurality of cooling circuits with heat exchangers for each circuit. The temperatures of different cooling media are measured and processed in a switching device to form an output signal which serves to control a fan. In this ...


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Paul Sagues, Peter Sagues: Combined housing and heat sink for electronic engine control system components. Mikuni Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Owen Wickersham & Erickson, December 10, 1985: US04557225 (88 worldwide citation)

A housing assembly for retaining components of an electronic engine control system is disclosed. Components include electrical and sensor elements mounted on printed circuit boards including heat producing elements on a first board and logic, memory and processor elements together with sensors on a ...


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John F Foss: Cooling fan shroud. Board of Trustees operating Michigan State University, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, June 9, 1998: US05762034 (83 worldwide citation)

A shroud for the cooling fan of a motor vehicle engine provides a circumferential axial flow of air between the fan blade tips and the shroud to improve fan efficiency and engine cooling. The shroud may include a circumferentially extending Coanda surface and adjacent circular throat which directs a ...


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Sumio Susa, Akihito Tanaka, Tatsuo Sugimoto, Atsushi Katoh, Kazutaka Suzuki: Vehicular use cooling apparatus. Nippondenso, Cushman Darby & Cushman, October 11, 1994: US05353757 (73 worldwide citation)

A cooling apparatus for use in a vehicle is provided in which the cooling water of the water-cooled internal combustion engine is guided into a first portion of the radiator and the cooling water of another water-cooled apparatus such as a water-cooled innercooler of a super charger is guided into a ...


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Harold D Beck: Fan shroud structure. International Harvester Company, Frederick D Krubel, Floyd B Harman, December 6, 1977: US04061188 (73 worldwide citation)

A contoured shroud exit having means capable of producing low pressure vortices when a fan generated air stream is expelled therefrom.


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Arthur E H Elmer: Automatic control valves. Dynair, Young & Thompson, December 4, 1979: US04176630 (68 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a pneumatic control system for a pneumatically operated clutch in the drive to a cooling fan of a vehicle engine. There are two thermostat valves arranged in series in the pneumatic control line. One valve is positioned in the supercharged air passage and the other valve is in ...


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George M Claypole: Motor vehicle cooling fan power management system. General Motors Corporation, C R Meland, January 17, 1984: US04425766 (67 worldwide citation)

A power control system for an electric motor driven cooling fan that directs air over the radiator and air conditioning condenser of a motor vehicle. The system includes a pulse width modulated voltage control device for controlling the voltage applied to the cooling fan motor from the vehicle engin ...


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Larry E Plunkett: Brushless DC motor having a laminated stator with a single stator winding. MSL, Charles F Pigott Jr, November 19, 1985: US04554491 (66 worldwide citation)

A DC brushless motor is provided in which the stator has a central annular portion defining a central aperture, a plurality of winding core members which extend radially from the central annular portion and a plurality of intermediate core members which extend radially from the central annular porti ...


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Maurice Alain, Clement Pierre: Engine fan, especially for a motor vehicle, fixed to supporting arms integral with the car body.. Peugeot Aciers Et Outillage, July 2, 1986: EP0186581-A1 (65 worldwide citation)

1. A motor-driven fan, particularly for a motor vehicle, consisting of an impeller (3) fixed to the shaft of an electric motor (2), the motor being fixed to radial supporting arms (5), the outer ends (10) of which are fixed by attachment means (11) to a frame (4) surrounding the electric motor and t ...


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Jean Barge: Fan unit for an internal combustion engine of automobile vehicle. Aciers et Outillage Peugeot, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak and Seas, July 10, 1984: US04459087 (65 worldwide citation)

A fan unit for cooling an internal combustion engine comprising a fan impeller associated with a coaxial channel for guiding the air travelling through said impeller and an electric driving motor of DC type. The channel is fixed to the ends of the blades of the impeller and rotates with the impeller ...



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