Patents by Inventor Mohamed Osama

Mohamed Osama 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: 20220213847
    Abstract: A system for energy conversion including a closed cycle engine containing a volume of working fluid is provided. The engine includes a double-ended piston assembly including a pair of pistons coupled to a connection member. An expansion chamber is separated from a compression chamber by the piston. The engine defines an outer end and an inner end relative to a lateral extension of the piston assembly. A heater body is positioned thermally proximal to the expansion chamber and thermally distal to the compression chamber, and the heater body is positioned at the outer end of the engine. A load device is operably coupled to the piston assembly at the inner end of the engine. The load device is positioned between the pair of pistons of the piston assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2020
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Inventors: Joshua Tyler Mook, Michael Thomas Gansler, Scott Douglas Waun, Kevin Michael VandeVoorde, Aigbedion Akwara, Michael Robert Notarnicola, Jason Joseph Bellardi, Mohammed El Hacin Sennoun, Mohamed Osama
  • Publication number: 20220195887
    Abstract: A turbine engine that includes an engine core, a core casing surrounding the engine core, at least one cowl surrounding the core casing, a power converter located between the at least one cowl and the core casing, an electrical generator disposed within the engine core, at least one electrical strut having an outer wall defining an interior and extending radially between the engine core and the core casing; and at least one electrical conduit located within the interior and electrically coupling the generator to the power converter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2021
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Inventors: Pawel Piotr Hanczewski, Mohamed Osama, Pawel Pawlowski
  • Patent number: 11346302
    Abstract: A monolithic heat exchanger body for inputting heat to a closed-cycle engine may include a plurality of heating walls and heat sink, such as a plurality of heat transfer regions. The plurality of heating walls may be configured and arranged in an array of spirals or spiral arcs relative to a longitudinal axis of an inlet plenum. Adjacent portions of the plurality of heating walls may respectively define a corresponding plurality of heating fluid pathways therebetween, for example, fluidly communicating with the inlet plenum. At least a portion of the heat sink may be disposed about at least a portion of the monolithic heat exchanger body. The heat sink may include a plurality of working-fluid bodies, for example, including a plurality of working-fluid pathways that have a heat transfer relationship with the plurality of heating fluid pathways.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Joshua Tyler Mook, Kevin Michael VandeVoorde, Aigbedion Akwara, Michael Robert Notarnicola, Jason Joseph Bellardi, Mohammed El Hacin Sennoun, Mohamed Osama, Zachary William Nagel, Victor Luis Marrero Ortiz
  • Patent number: 11333196
    Abstract: A thrust magnetic bearing integrated with an induction machine and methods for using the same for slow roll control of rotors and other rotating components is provided. The rotor can include a shaft and a thrust bearing disk. The thrust magnetic bearing can include thrust bearing stators positioned axially adjacent to the thrust bearing disk and they can be configured to apply axial magnetic forces to the thrust bearing disk. The induction machine can be configured to generate a rotating magnetic field that causes a torque to be applied to the thrust bearing disk in a predetermined rotational direction. In one aspect, the induction machine can include a radial stator positioned adjacent to a circumference of the thrust bearing disk and two or more circumferentially offset windings. In another aspect, the induction machine can position the two or more circumferentially offset windings on the thrust bearing stators.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: Baker Hughes, a GE Company, LLC
    Inventors: Mohamed Osama, Rosa Castane Selga, Duccio Fioravanti, Massimiliano Ortiz Neri
  • Patent number: 11325714
    Abstract: An electric power system for a vehicle includes at least one electric machine, one or more power rectifiers, and a plurality of DC channels. The at least one electric machine includes a plurality of tooth-wound multi-phase windings that are substantially magnetically decoupled, and the at least one electric machine is mechanically balanced even if one of the plurality of windings is de-energized. The one or more power rectifiers are configured to produce rectified power from the power generated by the at least one electric machine. The plurality of DC channels are formed after the at least one power rectifier and are configured to provide DC power to one or more loads within a vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Rajib Datta, Vishnu Mahadeva Iyer, Mohamed Osama, Kum Kang Huh, Vandana Prabhakar Rallabandi
  • Patent number: 11268476
    Abstract: An energy conversion apparatus may include an engine assembly, such as a monolithic engine assembly, that includes a first heater body and a first engine body. The first heater body may define a first portion of a first monolithic body or at least a portion of a first monolithic body-segment. The first engine body may define a second portion of the first monolithic body or at least a portion of a second monolithic body-segment operably coupled or operably couplable to the first heater body. The engine assembly may include a second heater body and/or a second engine body. The second heater body may define a portion of a second monolithic body or a third monolithic body-segment. The second engine body may define a portion of the second monolithic body or a fourth monolithic body-segment operably coupled or operably couplable to the second heater body and/or the first engine body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Joshua Tyler Mook, Michael Thomas Gansler, Scott Douglas Waun, Kevin Michael VandeVoorde, Aigbedion Akwara, Michael Robert Notarnicola, Jason Joseph Bellardi, Mohammed El Hacin Sennoun, Mary Kathryn Thompson, Mohamed Osama
  • Publication number: 20220069654
    Abstract: An electric machine can include a stator core having a plurality of core teeth that define a plurality of core slots in a surface thereof. A winding can be housed at least partially in the core slots. The winding can include a tube defining a channel through at least a portion thereof and one or more wires disposed along a surface of the tube that is opposite the channel. A cooling system can be operably coupled with the channel and configured to move a cooling fluid through the channel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2020
    Publication date: March 3, 2022
    Inventors: Karthik K. Bodla, Naveenan Thiagarajan, Mohamed Osama, John Russell Yagielski, David Allan Torrey, Vandana Prabhakar Rallabandi
  • Publication number: 20220069655
    Abstract: A stator core is provided that can define a plurality of core slots in a surface thereof. The core slots can extend between a first and a second end portion of the stator core. A winding can be housed in the core slots. The winding can define a channel through at least a portion thereof. A cooling system can be operably coupled with the channel and can be configured to move a cooling fluid through the channel. A turbulator can be positioned within the channel. The turbulator can be within a flowpath of the cooling fluid and can be integrally formed with the winding.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2020
    Publication date: March 3, 2022
    Inventors: Mohamed Osama, Jose Maria Rey Villazon, Thomas Helmut Ripplinger
  • Publication number: 20220069688
    Abstract: A turbomachine equipped with an embedded electric machine having a segmented and movable stator is provided. In one aspect, a turbomachine defines a radial direction and includes a rotating component, actuators, and an electric machine. The electric machine includes a rotor assembly rotatable with and operatively coupled with the rotating component. The electric machine also includes a stator assembly having a stator split into stator segments. Each one of the stator segments is movable by one of the actuators between a first position and a second position along the radial direction, the stator segments each being closer to the rotor assembly along the radial direction when in the first position than when in the second position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2021
    Publication date: March 3, 2022
    Inventors: Darek Tomasz Zatorski, Mohamed Osama
  • Publication number: 20220069670
    Abstract: An electric machine having an electrically insulative manifold is disclosed. In one example aspect, an electric machine includes a non-electrically conductive manifold. The manifold defines a chamber operable to receive a cooling fluid. The electric machine includes a prime winding in fluid communication with the chamber and one or more secondary windings in electrical communication with the prime winding and in fluid communication with the chamber. Further, the electric machine includes an electric machine terminal extending through the non-electrically conductive manifold and coupled with the prime winding. The electric machine terminal can provide or collect cooling fluid from the chamber of the manifold and can act as the electrical connection point for directing electrical power to or from the windings of the electric machine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2020
    Publication date: March 3, 2022
    Inventors: Brendan Michael Freely, Mohamed Osama, Fabian Isaza, Pablo Gabriel Piazza Galarza, Paul Robert Gemin, John Russell Yagielski, Mark Dame, Wei Zhang, Karim Younsi
  • Publication number: 20220069641
    Abstract: A high voltage electric machine and power distribution system including one or more of such electric machines are provided. In one aspect, a high voltage electric machine includes a stator, a rotor, and a housing encasing at least a portion of the stator and rotor. The stator is modularized into cascaded voltage stator modules. The stator modules are galvanically isolated from one another by intermodular separators. At least one intermodular separator is positioned between each adjacent pair of stator modules. The stator modules are also galvanically isolated from the housing by a housing separator. The housing separator is positioned between the stator modules and the housing. Each stator module has an associated set of windings that are wound only within their associated stator module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2020
    Publication date: March 3, 2022
    Inventor: Mohamed Osama
  • Publication number: 20220056810
    Abstract: A generator assembly includes a stator assembly coupled to an engine stator component of a propulsion engine, the stator assembly including: a stator support structure fixedly attached to the engine stator component; a stator disposed on a supporting surface of the stator support; a manifold coupled to the stator support, the manifold defining a connection volume and including at least one coolant opening at a connection end of the manifold; and an electrical connector extending between the stator and a connection device disposed on the connection end. The generator assembly also includes a rotor assembly comprising a rotor support structure connected to a shaft of the propulsion engine and a rotor attached to the rotor support structure, wherein the rotor rotates in conjunction with the shaft to generate a power signal that travels through the electrical connector to the connection device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2021
    Publication date: February 24, 2022
    Applicants: General Electric Company Polska sp. z o.o, General Electric Deutschland Holding GmbH
    Inventors: Maciej Grunwald, Lukasz Maciej Janczak, Adam Tomasz Pazinski, Pawel Piotr Hanczewski, Mohamed Osama
  • Publication number: 20220045587
    Abstract: An electric machine is provided. The electric machine defines a centerline and includes: a stator assembly; a rotor assembly rotatable relative to the stator assembly about the centerline; and an actuator coupled to the rotor assembly, the stator assembly, or both for moving the rotor assembly, the stator assembly, or both along the centerline between a first position and a second position, the rotor assembly positioned closer to the stator assembly when in the first position than when in the second position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2020
    Publication date: February 10, 2022
    Inventors: Darek Tomasz Zatorski, Mohamed Osama, Christopher Charles Glynn
  • Publication number: 20220034281
    Abstract: An engine body may include a piston body comprising a piston chamber and a regenerator body comprising a regenerator conduit. An engine body may include a working-fluid heat exchanger body comprising a plurality of working-fluid pathways fluidly communicating between the piston chamber and the regenerator conduit. Additionally, or alternatively, an engine body may include a heater body comprising a plurality of heating fluid pathways and the plurality of working-fluid pathways. The heating fluid pathways may have a heat transfer relationship with the working fluid pathways. The working-fluid pathways may fluidly communicate between the piston chamber and the regenerator conduit. The engine body may include a monolithic body defined at least in part by the piston body, the regenerator body, and the working-fluid heat exchanger body, and/or defined at least in part by the piston body, the regenerator body, and the heater body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2021
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Inventors: Kevin Michael VandeVoorde, Joshua Tyler Mook, Michael Thomas Gansler, Scott Douglas Waun, Aigbedion Akwara, Michael Robert Notarnicola, Jason Joseph Bellardi, Mohammed El Hacin Sennoun, Mary Kathryn Thompson, Mohamed Osama, Victor Luis Marrero Ortiz
  • Publication number: 20220009643
    Abstract: An electric power system for a vehicle includes at least one electric machine, one or more power rectifiers, and a plurality of DC channels. The at least one electric machine includes a plurality of tooth-wound multi-phase windings that are substantially magnetically decoupled, and the at least one electric machine is mechanically balanced even if one of the plurality of windings is de-energized. The one or more power rectifiers are configured to produce rectified power from the power generated by the at least one electric machine. The plurality of DC channels are formed after the at least one power rectifier and are configured to provide DC power to one or more loads within a vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2020
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Inventors: Rajib Datta, Vishnu Mahadeva Iyer, Mohamed Osama, Kum Kang Huh, Vandana Prabhakar Rallabandi
  • Publication number: 20220003128
    Abstract: An engine includes: a first rotating component; a second rotating component separate from the first rotating component; and an electric machine, the electric machine including a first rotor rotatable with the first rotating component; a second rotor rotatable with the second rotating component; and a stator assembly arranged between the first rotor and the second rotor, the stator assembly including a first set of windings arranged adjacent to the first rotor, a second set of windings arranged adjacent to the second rotor, and a non-ferromagnetic inner housing arranged between the first set of windings and the second set of windings.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2020
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Inventors: Mohamed Osama, Darek Tomasz Zatorski, Alexander Kimberley Simpson, Joseph John Zierer, JR.
  • Patent number: 11181072
    Abstract: A monolithic combustor body may provide multi-stage combustion. A combustor body may include a combustion chamber body and a plurality of heating walls that include a heat sink. The combustion chamber body may be disposed annularly about a longitudinal axis and defining a combustion chamber. The plurality of heating walls may include heat sink. The plurality of heating walls may occupy a radially or concentrically outward position relative to the combustion chamber and may define a corresponding plurality of combustion-gas pathways fluidly communicating with at least a proximal portion of the combustion chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Joshua Tyler Mook, Kevin Michael VandeVoorde, Aigbedion Akwara, Michael Robert Notarnicola, Jason Joseph Bellardi, Mohammed El Hacin Sennoun, Mohamed Osama, Zachary William Nagel
  • Patent number: 11174814
    Abstract: A monolithic engine assembly may include an engine body that includes a regenerator body. The engine body and the regenerator body may respectively define at least a portion of a monolithic body, or the engine body may define at least a portion of a first monolithic body-segment and the regenerator body may define at least a portion of a second monolithic body-segment operably coupled or operably couplable to the first monolithic body-segment. The regenerator body may include a regenerator conduit, and a plurality of fin arrays adjacently disposed within the regenerator conduit and respectively supported by the regenerator conduit in spaced relation to one another. The spaced relation of the plurality of fin arrays may define a gap longitudinally separating adjacent ones of the plurality of fin arrays.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Kevin Michael VandeVoorde, Joshua Tyler Mook, Michael Thomas Gansler, Scott Douglas Waun, Aigbedion Akwara, Michael Robert Notarnicola, Jason Joseph Bellardi, Mohammed El Hacin Sennoun, Mary Kathryn Thompson, Mohamed Osama, Victor Luis Marrero Ortiz
  • Publication number: 20210328487
    Abstract: A method includes forming elongated magnetic flux carrier portions in magnetically conductive sheets by cutting elongated magnetic flux barriers including one or more relief features into the magnetically conductive sheets, such that the magnetic flux barriers are separated from each other in radial directions of the magnetically conductive sheets. The method includes inserting or forming non-magnetic posts into the magnetic flux barriers such that each of the non-magnetic posts is elongated in a different radial direction of the radial directions from a first magnetic flux carrier portion to a second magnetic flux carrier portion of the magnetic flux carrier portions on opposite sides of at least one magnetic flux barrier; and forming at least part of a rotor for an electric machine assembly using the magnetically conductive sheets having the magnetic flux carrier portions, the non-magnetic posts, and the magnetic flux barriers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2021
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Inventors: Anoop Jassal, Mohamed Osama, Konrad Weeber, Joseph Zierer
  • Publication number: 20210320572
    Abstract: A method of making a component of an electrical machine is provided. An additive manufacturing process is used to manufacture a part, including applying beams of energy to a successive plurality of ferromagnetic material particles and fusing them together to form a ring or segment of a ring with an axis, a solid portion, and laminas that extend from the solid portion in a radial or axial direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2015
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Applicant: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
    Inventors: Anoop JASSAL, Jan Erich HEMMELMANN, Mohamed OSAMA