Patent Number: 7,823,559

Title: Internal combustion engine

Abstract: In an internal combustion engine including a camshaft for operating inlet and outlet valves of the engine with lift curves EV, AV of the inlet and the outlet valves determined by the shape of cams of the camshaft, an additional auxiliary cam which acts on the outlet valve is arranged on the camshaft, as a result of which a phase-offset auxiliary lift curve AV.sub.Z is impressed onto the outlet valve.

Inventors: Bohme; Daniel (Kirchheim, DE), Loffler; Markus (Nufringen, DE), Sumser; Siegfried (Stuttgart, DE)

Assignee: Daimler AG

International Classification: F02D 13/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00