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1. (WO1992018346) SYSTEME DE PROPULSION ELECTRIQUE HYBRIDE
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WHAT IS CLAIMED;
1. An electro-mechanical propulsion system for a vehicle comprising:
an external combustion, free piston multiple-cylinder engine;
linear electric generator means for generating electric power from said engine including linear element generator means integrally mounted in said engine;
converter means for converting power from the linear electric generator means;
means for adjusting a mechanical and electrical phase relationship between said engine and said generator means;
a manual accelerator and an electric traction motor;
means for controlling the electric output of the linear generator means corresponding to an accelerator position, and motor speed;
an auxiliary power source comprising means for
controlling output of said auxiliary power source
corresponding to the load on said motor, said auxiliary power source being synchronized with the said means for controlling output of said linear generator means;
said electric traction motor being connected as the prime mover means for propelling said vehicle, said motor being connected to be actuated by said linear generator and said auxiliary power supply, said electric motor including two independent and synchronized rotors, each of said rotors including an output shaft for connection to the vehicle
propulsion means.

2. An electro-mechanical propulsion system for vehicles comprising:
an electro-mechanical converter means including an
external combustion, free piston four-cylinder engine; said engine comprising a plurality of cylinders and pistons
connected by a plurality of shafts, said plurality of shafts being connected to said pistons; and an integral linear
electric generator means for converting power from said engine, one such means associated with each of said four cylinders;
each of said four linear generator means comprising a plurality of permanent magnetic elements, at least one of said permanent magnet element fixed to at least one said plurality of pistons and piston shafts and a plurality of cylindrical armature coils at least one of which is fixed to each of said plurality of cylinders located in said engine, said linear generator means generating a linear generator electric signal frequency;
a manual accelerator and an electric traction motor;
means for controlling the linear generator electric signal of the linear generator means, the output of said controlling means corresponding to an accelerator position, motor speed, and motor load;
an auxiliary electric power supply to supply auxiliary electric power comprising means for modulating said DC power into a pulsed signal, a width of said pulsed signal
corresponding to the load on said motor, and means for
synchronizing said pulsed signal with said linear generating signal;
said electric traction motor being connected as the prime mover means for propelling said vehicle, said electric motor operating on current correlating to the frequency of said linear generator, said electric motor being connected to the auxiliary electric power supply and linear generator means through said controlling means;
said electric motor including one common wound stator generating a rotating magnetic field, and two opposing rotor elements, each including a first end and a second end, said first end of said opposing rotor elements being connected to a pilot bearing, said second end being connected to a propulsion shaft;
said two opposing rotors including a first rotor and a second rotor, said first and said second rotor rotating in the same magnetic field;
transducer means for sensing said field speed and the rotational speed of said first rotor and said second rotor, said transducer means being connected to said controller means;
means for synchronizing the speed of said first rotor and said second rotor.

3. A converter means for use in a hybrid vehicle system comprising an external combustion free piston engine, said engine comprising at least four cylinders, each of said cylinders including a piston, magnetic elements and a coil concentrically mounted; said piston reciprocately traversing the coils in order to generate electricity, means connecting said pistons together to move in a predetermined order, said coils being configured to generate another phase of electric current whereby the power generated by the converter can be delivered corresponding to a multiphase electric current, said connector adapted to operate on multiphase electric equipment.

4. The propulsion system of claim 1, wherein there are at least two linear electric generator means, one of which is connected to said auxiliary power source and the remaining linear electric generating means are connected to said
controlling means.

5. The propulsion system of claim 2, wherein there are at least two linear electric generator means, one of which is connected to said auxiliary power source and the remaining linear electric generating means are connected to said
controlling means.

6. The electro-mechanical propulsion system as in claim

1, wherein said armature coils are configured to produce single phase alternating current.
7. The electro-mechanical propulsion system as in claim

2, wherein said armature coils are configured to produce single phase alternating current.

8. The propulsion system of claim 1, wherein three of said four linear electric generating means are connected to said controlling means and the fourth linear electric
generating means is connected to said auxiliary electric power supply.

9. The propulsion system of claim 2, wherein three of said four linear electric generating means are connected to said controlling means and the fourth linear electric
generating means is connected to said auxiliary electric power supply.

10. The propulsion system as in claim 1, wherein the armature coils are configured so as to produce multi-phase, phase-synchronized electric current.

11. The propulsion system as in claim 2, wherein the armature coils are configured so as to produce multi-phase, phase-synchronized electric current.

12. The propulsion system as in claim 1, wherein the coils are configured so as to produce multi-phase, phase-synchronized electric current.

13. The propulsion system as in claim 2, wherein the coils are configured so as to produce multi-phase, phase-synchronized electric current.

14. The propulsion system as in claim 1, wherein the external combustion free piston engine is a single-acting, four cylinder diametrically-opposed Stirling-type engine.

15. The propulsion system as in claim 2 , wherein the external combustion free piston engine is a single-acting, four cylinder diametrically-opposed Stirling-type engine.

16. The system as in claim 1, wherein the external combustion free piston engine is a diametrically-opposed, four cylinder Siemens/Rinia-type engine.

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17. The system as in claim 2, wherein the external combustion free piston engine is a diametrically-opposed, four cylinder Siemens/Rinia-type engine.

18. The system as in claim 2, wherein said plurality of shafts comprising a piston rod for each piston, each said rod having its proximal end secured to its respective piston and its distal end adjustably secured to the distal end of the piston rod opposed thereto;
a synchro crank shaft extending between and generally perpendicular to said piston rods, connecting rods
interconnecting said synchro crank shaft and said piston rods so that all of said pistons are connected to move in a related manner;
said diametrically-opposed, four cylinder engine includes means for adjusting the mechanical and electrical phase synchronization.

19. An electric traction motor for use in electric-type vehicles comprising two independent axially-mounted rotors comprising a first and a second rotor and an elongated stator having a first stator end and a second stator end generating a rotating field, each of said rotors including a first end and a second end, said first end connected to a pilot bearing means for providing independent rotation of said rotors, said first rotor and second rotor end connected to a drive shaft, said first and second rotors comprising a permanent magnet type, said first and second rotors running in the same field direction and having varying individual rotational speeds dependent on a load of each of said drive shaft.

20. The electric traction motor as in claim 13, wherein each said rotors are permanent magnet pancake-type rotors.

21. The electric traction motor as specified in claim 13, wherein each of said rotors is a permanent magnet disc rotor.

22. The electric traction motor as specified in claim 13, wherein each of said rotors is a double shell-type permanent magnet rotor.

23. The electric traction motor as specified in claim 13, wherein each of said rotors are induction rotors.

24. The motor as specified in claim 13, wherein each rotor includes a drive shaft comprising means for sensing rotor speed and position of said first and said second rotors and means for sensing the rotational speed and position of the motor magnetic field;
processor means for comparing a difference between said rotor speed; and switching means for controlling said motor speed.