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‘Sept.’ 24, 1946. ‘ -y
P, sci-ION‘
2,408,098
DUAL MOTOR CONTROL
Filed ,Sept. 114, 1942
IINVENTOR.
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Patented Sept. 24, 1946
- ' 2,408,098
UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE'
DUAL »MOTOR CONTROL ‘
Pierre Schon, Indianapolis, Ind, assignor to Mar
mon-Herrington Company, Inc, Indianapolis,
Ind., a corporation of Indiana
Application September 14, 1942, Serial No. 458,288
4 Claims.
(Cl. 60'—97)
2
1
pendent power units which comprises, a shaft
having means by which it may be oscillated, two
arms journalled on said. shaft and each connect
tion wheels.
7
ible to control means of a powerrunit, two clutch
The object of my present invention is to pro~
elements independently splined on said shaft,
vide an improved and simple mechanism for con
and means including a single control element by
trolling the operation of such engines, selective
which said clutch elements, either or both, may
ly or collectively.
'
be selectively associated with said arms.
The accompanying drawing illustrates my in
2. Means for selectively controlling two inde
Vcntion as applied to two internal combustion
engines such as are commonly used in motor ve 10 pendent power units which comprises, a master
control element, two control elements, one for
hicles.
'
eachpower unit, a clutch element interposed be
The drawing is a distorted elevation of my
Certain types of motor vehicles are provided
with two engines for supplying power to the trac
tween the master control and one of said two
improved mechanism, together with diagram
unit control elements; a second clutch element
matic additions indicating the engines, their car
15 interposed between the ‘master control element
buretors, and ignition circuitsf
‘ and the other of said two control elements, and
In. the drawing ill indicates a pedal shaft jour
means including a single control element by
nalled in suitable standards H, H, supported by
the usual ?oor board, or otherwise, and provided ~ which said two clutch elements, either or both,
may be independently shifted to and from
with foot pedal l2 and biased toward low speed
position in the usual manner.
Journalled on 20
shaft it are two arms i3R, ISL, the free end of
each of which is connected, directly or indirectly,
with the control members of one of two inde- ’
clutching position.
3. The combination with two independent
power sources each with a fuel-control element,
a primary control element, a'connection between
pendent engines R, and L, said control members,
in'the illustrated embodiment, being the control
said primary control element and one of said ,
arms MR and IllL oi the carburetors of the right ‘
clutching means, a connection between said pri
mary control ‘element and the other of said fuel
and left engines.
Splined to shaft Ill, adjacent arms-13R, I311,
are clutches I5R and I511 engaged, respectively,
by levers IBR, I 51- and biased in one direction,
preferably out of engagement with their respec-.
tive arms I311, 13L, by springs‘HR, I'IL. Associ
fuel-control elements and comprising separable
control elements and comprising separable
clutching means, two clutch manipulating means
so one for each of said separable clutching means,
and a single manual-controllable means by which
either or both said clutch-manipulating means
ated with levers “5R, IGL, respectively, are the ' »may be actuated to selectively couple or dissoci
magnetic plungers I83, l8L of solenoids I91‘, ISL
with energizing circuits 28B, 201- including a
ate eitheror both said clutching means.
switch 2i by means of which the clutches,leither
or both, may be clutched to the associated arms
BR, 131'. Switch 2| also controls the ignition ciré
cuits, so that said circuits are only energized
power sources each with a fuel-control element,
when the appropriate clutch [ER or l51- is in ac
Ll. The combination with two independent
' a primary control element, a connection between
‘said primary control element and one of said fuel
control elements and comprising separable clutch
40 ing means, a connection between said primary con
trol element and the other of said fuel-control
tive position.
By this arrangement, manipulation of shaft Ill
elements and comprising separable clutching
may serve to selectively operate, or leave undis
means, twolclutch manipulating means one for
‘ turbed, either or both of the controlling means
each of said vseparable clutching means, two so
lenoids each controlling only one of said clutch
manipulating means, energizing circuits for‘ said
solenoids comprising separable contacts, and a
single contact-controlling element by which
directly controlling the supply of fuel or energy
to the engine.
.
It will be readily understood that means, such
‘as pressure-responsive‘ or manually-responsive,
either or both said solenoids may be selectively
for shifting the clutches I53, I51‘ may be ‘substi
tuted for the solenoids without departing from 50 energized or deenergized.
my invention.
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, I claim as my invention:
1. Means for selectively controlling two inde~
PIERRE SCI-ION.
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