Patents by Inventor Ki-Dong Kim

Ki-Dong Kim 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: 20240097238
    Abstract: A battery pack is advantageous for effective control and maintenance of thermal events. A battery pack according to one aspect of the present disclosure may include a battery module having one or more battery cells; a fire extinguishing tank holding a fire extinguishing liquid, disposed on top of the battery module and having a through hole formed therein; and a cover member installed in the through hole of the fire extinguishing tank and configured to open or close the through hole according to a change in internal pressure of the fire extinguishing tank.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2022
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Jong-Kyu AHN, Ki-Youn KIM, Hyeon-Kyu KIM, Jeong-O MUN, Gi-Dong PARK, Young-Won YUN, Seong-Ju LEE, Jae-Ki LEE
  • Patent number: 11937411
    Abstract: A converter includes a housing; a heat-generating component disposed inside the housing; and a heat-dissipating module disposed on the heat-generating component and having a heat-dissipating member, an inlet adjacently disposed on one side of the heat-dissipating member, and an outlet adjacently disposed on the other side of the heat-dissipating member. The heat-dissipating member includes a plurality of heat-dissipating fins and a plurality of flow paths disposed in a direction from the inlet toward the outlet, and the plurality of flow paths are disposed overlapping with the heat-generating component in the vertical direction. A distance between two outermost heat-dissipating fins in a second direction of the heat-dissipating member, among the plurality of heat-dissipating fins, is greater at a central region between the inlet and the outlet of the heat-dissipating member than at a first region near the outlet of the heat-dissipating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Ki Dong Kim
  • Publication number: 20240009604
    Abstract: According to various exemplary embodiments of the present disclosure, a double filter structure is applied to control a movement path of the fluid to be purified to efficiently utilize the filter unit and use different types of filter unit to increase the purification efficiency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2023
    Publication date: January 11, 2024
    Inventors: Won Jun LEE, Ji Yeong KIM, Ki Dong KIM, Hae Jin BAE, Saeromi MUN
  • Publication number: 20240008194
    Abstract: In a connector module coupled to a printed circuit board including a terminal hole, the connector module comprises: a bracket including a first body and a second body; a bus bar disposed in the bracket and being protruded outside the first body; and a pin disposed in the second body and connected to the bus bar, wherein the bus bar comprises: an upper plate part disposed on an upper surface of the printed circuit board; a connection part bent from one end of the upper plate part and coupled to the terminal hole; and a bent part bent from the other end of the upper plate part and surrounding the side surface of the printed circuit board.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2021
    Publication date: January 4, 2024
    Inventors: Ki Dong KIM, Byung Nam CHOI
  • Publication number: 20230110103
    Abstract: An embodiment vehicle hinge driving apparatus includes an actuator, a housing connected to the actuator, an output shaft rotatably mounted in the housing, and a transmission mechanism including a plurality of gear sets configured to transmit a torque from the actuator to the output shaft, wherein the plurality of gear sets includes a proximal gear set close to the actuator, a first distal gear set operatively connected to the proximal gear set, and a second distal gear set operatively connected to the first distal gear set, wherein the second distal gear set is detachably mounted and configured to respond to a required output torque, and wherein the output shaft is connected to the first distal gear set or the second distal gear set.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2022
    Publication date: April 13, 2023
    Inventors: Duck Young Kim, Ki Dong Kim, Oh Sik Kwon, Kyu Bum Kim, Kwang Hun Hong
  • Publication number: 20230116473
    Abstract: An embodiment vehicle hinge driving apparatus includes an actuator, a housing connected to the actuator, an output shaft rotatably mounted in the housing, a transmission mechanism configured to transmit a torque from the actuator to the output shaft, and a brake unit mounted on the transmission mechanism. An embodiment method for providing a vehicle hinge driving apparatus includes rotatably mounting an output shaft in a housing that is connected to an actuator, providing a transmission mechanism that transmits a torque from the actuator to the output shaft, and mounting a brake unit on the transmission mechanism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2022
    Publication date: April 13, 2023
    Inventors: Duck Young Kim, Ki Dong Kim, Oh Sik Kwon, Kyu Bum Kim, Kwang Hun Hong
  • Publication number: 20220192058
    Abstract: This converter comprises: a housing; a heat-generating component disposed inside the housing; and a heat-dissipating module disposed on the heat-generating component, wherein the heat-dissipating module includes a heat-dissipating member, an inlet adjacently disposed on one side of the heat-dissipating member, and an outlet adjacently disposed on the other side of the heat-dissipating member, the heat-dissipating member includes a plurality of heat-dissipating fins and a plurality of flow paths disposed in a direction from the inlet toward the outlet, and the plurality of flow paths are disposed overlapping with the heat-generating component in the vertical direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2020
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Applicant: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Ki Dong KIM
  • Patent number: 11002339
    Abstract: A power transmission apparatus for a vehicle may include a first input shaft directly connected to a motor/generator, a second and third input shafts coaxial and selectively connectable to the first input shaft, a torque mediating shaft coaxial with the first input shaft, an intermediate shaft and output shaft disposed in parallel with the first input shaft, a first shifting section receiving torque from the third input shaft and outputting a modified torque to the torque mediating shaft, a second shifting section including first planetary gear set, shifting torque of the first input shaft to output the shifted torque to the torque mediating shaft, and selectively stopping the torque mediating shaft, and a third shifting section including second planetary gear set, forming an output torque in combination of torques from the first and second shifting sections and the second input shaft, and outputting the output torque to the output shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Cheol Ho Jang, Woochurl Son, Sun Sung Kwon, Seong Wook Hwang, Kijong Park, Yong Uk Shin, Seongwook Ji, Ki Tae Kim, Chon Ok Kim, Wonmin Cho, Hyun Sik Kwon, Ilhan Yoo, Juhyeon Park, Minho Chae, Dongwoo Kim, Hye Jin Lim, Soonki Eo, Ki Dong Kim, Woo Jin Chang, Yong Sug Choi, Young Chan Gweon
  • Patent number: 10913341
    Abstract: A power transmission apparatus for a hybrid electric vehicle includes: a planetary gear set including first, second and third rotary elements; a first shaft fixedly connected to an output shaft of an engine; a second shaft fixedly connected to the first rotary element and a first motor/generator; a third shaft receiving rotational power from the first shaft; a fourth shaft selectively connected with the first shaft, and the fourth shaft selectively receiving rotational power from the first shaft or from the third rotary element; a fifth shaft fixedly connected to a second motor/generator; and a sixth shaft transmitting rotational power transmitted from the fifth shaft to a final reduction gear of the differential gear. In particular, the six shafts are connected to external gears mutually by four gear sets so that rotational power is transmitted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Wonmin Cho, Kijong Park, Yong Uk Shin, Seongwook Ji, Woochurl Son, Ki Been Lim, Ki Dong Kim, Woo Jin Chang, Seong Wook Hwang, Ki Tae Kim
  • Patent number: 10914426
    Abstract: An LNG fueling station according to the present invention includes: an installation part on which an LNG tank container is installed, and a supply part for supplying liquefied natural gas from the LNG tank container installed on the installation part to an object for supply, wherein the LNG tank container can be transported and installed while storing the liquefied natural gas, and the LNG tank container is transported to the installation part and then installed on the installation part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: Korea Gas Corporation
    Inventors: Young Sam Oh, Ki-Dong Kim, Kyoung-Shik Choi, Seong Ho Hong
  • Patent number: 10780769
    Abstract: A power transmission apparatus of a hybrid electric vehicle using an engine and first and second motor/generators as power sources, may include a first shaft, a second shaft which is selectively connectable to the first shaft and fixedly connected to the first motor/generator, a third shaft selectively connectable to the first shaft, a fourth shaft coaxially mounted with the third shaft, a fifth shaft transferring rotational power transmitted from the third and fourth shafts to a final reduction gear, a sixth shaft fixedly connected to the second motor/generator, a seventh shaft transferring rotational power transmitted from the sixth shaft to the final reduction gear and a planetary gear set including first, second, and third rotation elements wherein the first to seventh shafts are externally gear-meshed with each other by four gear sets so that rotational power is transmitted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Wonmin Cho, Kijong Park, Yong Uk Shin, Seongwook Ji, Woochurl Son, Ki Been Lim, Ki Dong Kim, Woo Jin Chang, Seong Wook Hwang, Ki Tae Kim
  • Patent number: 10760658
    Abstract: A power transmission apparatus includes a first input shaft selectively receiving an input torque, a second input shaft coaxially disposed with the first input shaft and selectively receiving the input torque, first and second intermediate shafts selectively interconnected and disposed in parallel with the first input shaft, a torque mediating shaft coaxially disposed with the first input shaft, a preliminary shifting section receiving a torque through a first input shaft and selectively outputting a shifted torque to the second intermediate shaft, a compound shifting section including a planetary gear set having a sun gear fixedly connected with the torque mediating shaft, a planet carrier fixedly connected with the second input shaft, and a ring gear externally gear-meshed with the second intermediate shaft, and an output shaft receiving a torque received from the compound shifting section and transmitting the received torque to a differential.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Wonmin Cho, Kijong Park, Seongwook Ji, Ki Dong Kim, Hyun Sik Kwon, Cheol Ho Jang, Seong Wook Hwang, Ki Tae Kim
  • Patent number: 10753432
    Abstract: A power transmission apparatus includes: a first input shaft always receiving an input torque from an engine; second and third input shafts coaxially disposed and selectively connected with the first input shaft; a torque mediating shaft selectively connected with the first input shaft or a transmission housing; first and second intermediate shafts and an output shaft respectively disposed in parallel with the first input shaft; a first preliminary shifting section receiving a torque through a first input gear set, selectively shifting the received torque, and outputting the shifted torque; a second preliminary shifting section including a second shifting gear set which outputs a torque from the first input shaft and stops; and a compound shifting section forming an output torque by the input torque and the first and second shifted torques.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Seong Wook Hwang, Woochurl Son, Kijong Park, Sangwon Seo, Yong Uk Shin, Seongwook Ji, Ki Tae Kim, Chon Ok Kim, Wonmin Cho, Ma Ru Kang, Ilhan Yoo, Juhyeon Park, Minho Chae, Dongwoo Kim, Hye Jin Lim, Ki Been Lim, Jin Yong Kim, Soonki Eo, Ki Dong Kim, Woo Jin Chang, Yong Sug Choi, Sun Sung Kwon
  • Patent number: 10746271
    Abstract: A power transmission apparatus includes a first input shaft receiving an input torque, second and third input shafts coaxially disposed and selectively connected with the first input shaft, first and second torque mediating shafts coaxially disposed with the first input shaft, first and second intermediate shafts and an output shaft disposed in parallel with the first input shaft, a first shifting section receiving a torque from the third input shaft and outputting a plurality of first shifted torques, a second shifting section including a first planetary gear set selectively connected with the first input shaft and outputting a plurality of second shifted torques, and a compound shifting section forming an output torque by the input torque and the first and second shifted torques.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Seong Wook Hwang, Woochurl Son, Kijong Park, Sangwon Seo, Yong Uk Shin, Seongwook Ji, Ki Tae Kim, Chon Ok Kim, Wonmin Cho, Ma Ru Kang, Ilhan Yoo, Juhyeon Park, Minho Chae, Dongwoo Kim, Hye Jin Lim, Ki Been Lim, Jin Yong Kim, Soonki Eo, Ki DOng Kim, Woo Jin Chang, Yong Sug Choi, Sun Sung Kwon
  • Patent number: 10704652
    Abstract: A power transmission apparatus configured for a vehicle may include a first input shaft fixedly connected to a motor/generator, a second input shaft selectively connectable to the first input shaft, a third input shaft selectively connectable to the first input shaft, a torque mediating shaft externally disposed with the first input shaft, an intermediate shaft, an idle shaft, an output shaft, a first shifting section selectively receiving a torque from the third input shaft, shifting the received torque and outputting the shifted torque, a second shifting section shifting a torque from the first input shaft to the torque mediating shaft, or stopping a rotation of the torque mediating shaft, and a third shifting section selectively receiving a torques from the first and second shifting sections and a torque from the second input and outputting shifted torque to the output shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignees: Hyndai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Cheol Ho Jang, Ki Dong Kim, Seong Wook Hwang, Kijong Park, Yong Uk Shin, Seongwook Ji, Ki Tae Kim, Chon Ok Kim, Wonmin Cho, Hyun Sik Kwon, Ilhan Yoo, Juhyeon Park, Minho Chae, Dongwoo Kim, Hye Jin Lim, Soonki Eo, Yong Sug Choi, Sun Sung Kwon
  • Patent number: 10690222
    Abstract: A power transmission apparatus for a vehicle may include a first input shaft selectively connectable to an engine output shaft, a second input shaft coaxial and selectively connectable to the first input shaft, a torque mediating shaft coaxial with the first input shaft, a first intermediate shaft in parallel with the first input shaft, a compound shifting section including a first planetary gear set having a sun gear fixed to the torque mediating shaft, a planet carrier fixed to the second input shaft, and a ring gear and a second planetary gear set having a sun gear fixedly to the first intermediate shaft, a ring gear selectively connectable to a transmission housing, and a planet carrier for outputting a torque, and a fixed shifting section receiving a torque from the compound shifting section and outputting a modified torque to the second sun gear of the compound shifting section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Seong Wook Hwang, Seongwook Ji, Ki Dong Kim, Wonmin Cho, Hyun Sik Kwon, Cheol Ho Jang, Kijong Park, Ki Tae Kim
  • Publication number: 20200171931
    Abstract: A power transmission apparatus for a hybrid electric vehicle includes: a planetary gear set including first, second and third rotary elements; a first shaft fixedly connected to an output shaft of an engine; a second shaft fixedly connected to the first rotary element and a first motor/generator; a third shaft receiving rotational power from the first shaft; a fourth shaft selectively connected with the first shaft, and the fourth shaft selectively receiving rotational power from the first shaft or from the third rotary element; a fifth shaft fixedly connected to a second motor/generator; and a sixth shaft transmitting rotational power transmitted from the fifth shaft to a final reduction gear of the differential gear. In particular, the six shafts are connected to external gears mutually by four gear sets so that rotational power is transmitted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Wonmin CHO, Kijong PARK, Yong Uk SHIN, Seongwook JI, Woochurl SON, Ki Been LIM, Ki Dong KIM, Woo Jin CHANG, Seong Wook HWANG, Ki Tae KIM
  • Patent number: 10668797
    Abstract: A power transmission apparatus for a vehicle may include a first input shaft directly connected with a motor/generator, second and third input shafts and torque mediating shaft coaxial and selectively connected with the first input shaft, a first intermediate shaft and first and second idle shafts in parallel with the first input shaft, a second intermediate shaft in parallel with the first input shaft, and selectively connected with a transmission housing, an output shaft in parallel with the first input shaft, and coaxial and selectively connected with the second intermediate shaft, a first shifting section including six gear sets, selectively receiving torque through the first and third input shafts, and outputting intermediate shift-stages, and a second shifting section including a planetary gear set, forming an output torque by combination torques from the first shifting section and the second input shaft, and outputting the output torque to the output shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Minho Chae, Woochurl Son, Sun Sung Kwon, Seong Wook Hwang, Kijong Park, Yong Uk Shin, Seongwook Ji, Ki Tae Kim, Chon Ok Kim, Wonmin Cho, Hyun Sik Kwon, Ilhan Yoo, Juhyeon Park, Cheol Ho Jang, Dongwoo Kim, Hye Jin Lim, Soonki Eo, Ki Dong Kim, Woo Jin Chang, Yong Sug Choi, Young Chan Gweon
  • Patent number: 10670117
    Abstract: A power transmission apparatus configured for a vehicle, may include a motor/generator including a motor shaft a first input shaft selectively connectable to the motor shaft, a second input shaft externally disposed with the first input shaft and selectively connectable to the motor shaft, a third input shaft externally disposed with the second input shaft and selectively connectable to the motor shaft, a first torque mediating shaft formed as a hollow shaft and coaxially and externally disposed with the first input shaft without rotational interference therebetween, an intermediate shaft parallel with the first input shaft, a first shifting section receiving a torque and outputting the shifted torque, and a second shifting section including a first planetary gear set selectively receiving the torques from the first shifting section and the third input shaft, respectively, and outputting shifted torque through one gear set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Seong Wook Hwang, Seongwook Ji, Ki Tae Kim, Chon Ok Kim, Wonmin Cho, Hyun Sik Kwon, Ilhan Yoo, Juhyeon Park, Cheol Ho Jang, Dongwoo Kim, Hye Jin Lim, Ki Been Lim, Ki Dong Kim, Woo Jin Chang, Woochurl Son, Kijong Park
  • Patent number: D1019486
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventors: Jae-Dong Yoo, Ki-Euk Kim