|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||123/568.11; 123/568.12; 123/142.5R; 060/605.2|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 11 인용 특허 : 5|
Systems and methods for reducing engine emissions in a locomotive are presented. In an embodiment, the primary engine of a locomotive has an associated auxiliary power unit (APU). Exhaust from the APU is directed into an air intake system of the primary engine. The APU may be selectively operated based on a current operating condition of the locomotive.
1. A method for a locomotive, comprising:selectively operating an auxiliary power unit (APU) associated with a primary engine of a locomotive; anddirecting at least a portion of exhaust from the APU into an air intake system of the primary engine,wherein the APU is selectively operated based at least in part on a current operating condition of the locomotive and wherein the directing APU exhaust includes:pushing the APU exhaust toward the air intake system, by an engine of the APU; andvacuuming the rushed APU exhaust into the air intake system, by at lea...