Patent Number: 7,762,069

Title: Method and device for increasing the torque of a reciprocating piston internal combustion engine, in particular of a diesel engine

Abstract: A method and apparatus for increasing the torque of a reciprocating piston internal combustion engine, is described. The method and device includes compressing air from a charge air line or from a second air inlet by using the charge air compressor, storing the air compressed by the charge air compressor in a storage device, and blowing, in a timed manner, blow air which is stored as compressed air in a storage device into the cylinder through an inlet valve of the cylinder, thereby increasing the torque of the engine.

Inventors: Gerum; Eduard (Rosenheim, DE)

Assignee: Knorr-Bremse Systeme fuer Nutzfahrzeuge GmbH

International Classification: F02B 33/44 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 7/27/12018