Rolfe, Bernard Frank, De Souza, Timothy Ian, Pitts, Gregory Ryan, Hanafin, Stuart James McFarlane, Agius, Steven Lewis Anthony, Adamson, Benjamin Paul, Pereira, Michael Pio Gordon, Black, Timothy John, Hurren, Christopher James and Miller, Noel Egan 2010, PNEUMATIC VEHICLE, Other international (5) Patent WO 2010035087 (A1).

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Creator(s) Rolfe, Bernard FrankORCID iD for Rolfe, Bernard Frank
De Souza, Timothy Ian
Pitts, Gregory Ryan
Hanafin, Stuart James McFarlane
Agius, Steven Lewis Anthony
Adamson, Benjamin Paul
Pereira, Michael Pio GordonORCID iD for Pereira, Michael Pio Gordon
Black, Timothy John
Hurren, Christopher JamesORCID iD for Hurren, Christopher James
Miller, Noel Egan
Date 2010-04-01
Patent no. WO 2010035087 (A1)
Patent owner UNIV DEAKIN
Registry Office Other international (5)
Patent family name Pneumatic vehicle
Keyword(s) pneumatic vehicle
Summary A pneumatic vehicle is provided with a first sub- assembly with a chassis, part of the vehicle body, a pair of B-pillars, a pair of rear rails, wheels, an elongate aluminum compressed load bearing air tank oriented longitudinally in the chassis, side panels connected to the tank and the wheels, a heat exchanger to heat the compressed air, and an air motor driven by the heated, compressed air and connected to a wheel. A ventilation system has a restrictive solenoid valve for directing air to the heat exchanger. The air tank is provided with a carbon filament reinforced plastic layer, and a fiberglass and aramid-fiber layer. A second sub-assembly includes part of the vehicle body bonded to the first-sub-assembly using a structural adhesive, a pair of A-pillars, and a pair of roof rails. Seating includes inflatable components for adjustment.
Language eng
Field of Research 090205 Hybrid Vehicles and Powertrains
Socio Economic Objective 861302 Automotive Equipment
HERDC Research category I Patents
ERA Research output type I Patents
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