Patents by Inventor Björn Hübner

Björn Hübner has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20230358201
    Abstract: A hydraulic machine of the Francis-type includes: an impeller with blades; a guide vane assembly with a ring of guide vanes, a vane-free space extending between the impeller and the guide vane assembly; and at least three resonators for suppressing pressure fluctuations, the resonators respectively including a chamber and a tube connector, the tube connector being connected to the chamber, the tube connector including an end that faces away from the chamber and that opens into the vane-free space, the resonators being configured for suppressing the pressure fluctuations occurring during the operation of the hydraulic machine, the resonators being arranged at a uniform distance from each other in a circumferential direction around the impeller, and the resonators being adjusted to a resonant frequency which is one and the same relative to one another.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2023
    Publication date: November 9, 2023
    Applicant: Voith Patent GmbH
    Inventor: Björn Hübner