Patents by Inventor Frederick Thwaites

Frederick Thwaites 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: 20130231806
    Abstract: Methods and systems are provided for operating a vehicle including an engine comprising a turbocharger including a compressor and a turbine. The engine further includes a bypass path configured to selectively route gas from downstream of the compressor to upstream of the turbine. In one embodiment, the method comprises selectively increasing gas flow to the engine by adjusting gas flow through the bypass path from downstream of the compressor to upstream of the turbine. In this manner, the performance of the engine may be adjusted for various operating conditions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2013
    Publication date: September 5, 2013
    Inventors: Kevin Paul Bailey, John Dowell, Frederick Thwaites, Jonathan Nagurney
  • Publication number: 20110307127
    Abstract: Methods and systems are provided for operating a vehicle including an engine comprising a turbocharger including a compressor and a turbine. The engine further includes a bypass path configured to selectively route gas from downstream of the compressor to upstream of the turbine. In one embodiment, the method comprises selectively increasing gas flow to the engine by adjusting gas flow through the bypass path from downstream of the compressor to upstream of the turbine. In this manner, the performance of the engine may be adjusted for various operating conditions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2010
    Publication date: December 15, 2011
    Inventors: Kendall Roger Swenson, Roy Primus, Lukas Johnson, Mark Stablein, Kevin Paul Bailey, John Dowell, Frederick Thwaites, Jonathan Nagurney