Patent Number: 8,820,275

Title: Torque multiplier engines

Abstract: Torque multiplier engines, and associated methods and systems, are disclosed herein. An internal combustion engine in accordance with a particular embodiment can include a connecting rod operably coupling a pair of opposing pistons. The engine can further include a first bearing coupled to the connecting rod and positioned to engage a first cam groove of an inner cam drum. A second bearing coupled to the connecting rod can be positioned to engage a second cam groove on an outer cam drum. The first and second bearings can translate linear motion of the opposing pistons to rotation of the cam drums.

Inventors: McAlister; Roy Edward (Phoenix, AZ), Larsen; Melvin James (Chandler, AZ)

Assignee: McAlister Technologies, LLC

International Classification: F02B 25/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018