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Integrated cooling system

United States Patent Application

20040187505
A1
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A power system includes an engine having a first coolant circuit and a torque converter operatively connected to the engine and in fluid communication with the first coolant circuit. The power system also includes at least one auxiliary power unit having a second coolant circuit. The first coolant circuit is in fluid communication with the second coolant circuit.
Hoff, Brian D. (East Peoria, IL), Akasam, Sivaprasad (Peoria, IL)
Caterpillar, Inc.
10/ 743,811
December 24, 2003
[0002] This invention was made with government support under the terms of Contract No. DE-FC04-2000AL67017 awarded by the Department of Energy. The government may have certain rights in this invention.