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1. (WO2015123575) VARIABLE DISPLACEMENT COMPRESSOR AND EXPANDER

Pub. No.:    WO/2015/123575    International Application No.:    PCT/US2015/015908
Publication Date: Fri Aug 21 01:59:59 CEST 2015 International Filing Date: Sat Feb 14 00:59:59 CET 2015
IPC: F01B 3/10
F16F 15/26
F16H 23/08
Applicants: S-RAM DYNAMICS
Inventors: CONDE, Ricardo
KRUSE, Richard
JESTINGS, Lee
Title: VARIABLE DISPLACEMENT COMPRESSOR AND EXPANDER
Abstract:
A variable displacement piston assembly including a plurality of cylinders, each cylinder having an axis substantially parallel to the axis of the other cylinders, a plurality of pistons, one piston in each cylinder, and each piston and corresponding cylinder having a displacement. The assembly also including a transition arm having a connector pin for each piston, each connector pin connecting each piston to said transition arm, a drive shaft connected to the transition arm and a control shaft rotatably coupled to the drive shaft, the control shaft being movable to adjust the displacement of the piston assembly.