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Agency: Cordis | Branch: FP7 | Program: CP-FP | Phase: SST.2010.1.1-2. | Award Amount: 5.11M | Year: 2010

The objective of HELIOS is to develop a marine low speed two-stroke gas Diesel engine research platform that is realistically sized for direct drive marine propulsion, and that has an emission footprint which compared to present Diesel engine technology is reduced as follows: CO2: 20-30%, NOx: 10-15%, SOx : 90-100%, PM: 60-70%. Since 99% of the world commercial fleet is powered by diesel engines, marine gas Diesel engine technology can greatly contribute to the greening of waterborne transportation. The potential of the HELIOS project is further enhanced by the possibility of retrofit of gas Diesel technology onto existing ships in service, since the needed modifications in components are limited and do not need removal or reinstallation of vessels engine. The research platform will be the basis for a new generation of high pressure gas injection engines operating on compressed natural gas (CNG) and/or liquefied natural gas (LNG), using Diesel type and partly pre-mixed combustion principles. The new generation of engines will be fully electronically controlled and have power ratings from 5.000 to 100.000 kW. The development of a marine gas Diesel engine concept being a realistic alternative to current technology places numerous challenges to the engine designer, ranging from development of reliable gas injection systems, layout of the combustion system including ignition control, engine monitoring, combustion chamber materials. Furthermore the project sets new standards for on board storage and distribution of LNG and CNG. HELIOS addresses all of the above aspects in an extensive R&D enterprise with duration of 3 years. HELIOS will drive forward new technologies, concepts for gas storage, high temperature materials and diagnostics methods, which will also strengthen European companies position as core technology developer and accordingly as know how and hardware provider.


Trademark
Kistler Instrumente Ag | Date: 1992-04-22

capacitive acceleration measuring system consisting of a transducer module with one or several sensors built as integrated circuits, a calibration network and an impedance transformer, furthermore a spatially separated electronic module with a feeding unit, a demodulation unit and a filter.


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Kistler Instrumente A.G. | Date: 1978-05-16

SIGNAL CONDITIONING UNITS AND INDICATING INSTRUMENTS-NAMELY, CHARGE AMPLIFIERS, DISCRIMINATORS, INTEGRATORS, DIFFERENTIATORS, SUMMING UNITS, CHARGE CALIBRATORS, SELECTORS, DIGITAL INDICATORS, COMPENSATORS; ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ELEMENTS-NAMELY, FILTERS, CABLES, CABLE CONNECTIONS, CHARGE DIVIDERS, PLUGS, COUPLINGS; AND CALIBRATION CONDENSERS. PEAK METERS; PRESSURE TRANSDUCERS, FORCE TRANSDUCERS, ACCELEROMETERS, PIEZO-ELECTRIC TRANSDUCERS, STRAIN GAGE TRANSDUCERS, PIEZO-RESISTIVE TRANSDUCERS, AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR-NAMELY, MOUNTING ADAPTORS, MOUNTING NIPPLES, SEALS; FORCE TRANSDUCERS AND ACCELEROMETERS FOR ONE- AND MULTI-COMPONENT MEASUREMENTS, MICROPHONES FOR SOUND MEASUREMENTS; ELECTRONIC CALIBRATORS; ENGINE PERFORMANCE TEST AND CONTROL EQUIPMENT; AUTOMATION CONTROL FOR MACHINE TOOLS AND TEST INSTRUMENTS FOR TRANSDUCERS.


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Kistler Instrumente A.G. | Date: 1974-06-11

MINIATURE AMPLIFIERS FOR PIEZOELECTRIC TRANSDUCERS, EMPLOYING THE ELECTROMETRIC OR THE CHARGE AMPLIFIER PRINCIPLE.


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Kistler Instrumente Ag | Date: 1990-06-12

ELECTRONIC DEVICES, COMPRISING TRANSDUCERS AMPLIFIERS.

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