Cooperative Patent Classification


Version: 2017.08
CPC
COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
B63H
MARINE PROPULSION OR STEERING ({arrangement of propulsion or steering means on amphibious vehicles B60F 3/0007; } propulsion of air-cushion vehicles B60V 1/14; peculiar to submarines, other than nuclear propulsion, B63G; peculiar to torpedoes F42B 19/00) [2016-05]
NOTE

  • In this subclass, the indexing codes B63B 2201/00 - B63B 2241/00 are to be used for relevant technical information concerning particular or unusual use, materials, design, methods or means
B63H 1/00
Propulsive elements directly acting on water (jet propulsion B63H 11/00; attachment of propellers on shafts B63H 23/34) [2013-01]
B63H 2001/005
.
{using Magnus effect} [2013-01]
B63H 1/02
.
of rotary type (endless-track type B63H 1/34) [2013-01]
B63H 1/04
. .
with rotation axis substantially at right angles to propulsive direction [2013-01]
B63H 2001/045
. . .
{with partially immersed nutating or ondulated disks, e.g. wobble plates} [2013-01]
B63H 1/06
. . .
with adjustable vanes or blades [2013-01]
B63H 1/08
. . . .
with cyclic adjustment [2013-01]
B63H 1/10
. . . . .
of Voith Schneider type, i.e. with blades extending axially from a disc-shaped rotary body [2013-01]
B63H 2001/105
. . . . . .
{with non-mechanical control of individual blades, e.g. electric or hydraulic control} [2013-01]
B63H 1/12
. .
with rotation axis substantially in propulsive direction [2013-01]
B63H 2001/122
. . .
{Single or multiple threaded helicoidal screws, or the like, comprising foils extending over a substantial angle; Archimedean screws} [2013-01]
B63H 2001/125
. . . .
{with helicoidal foils projecting from outside surfaces of floating rotatable bodies, e.g. rotatable, cylindrical bodies} [2013-01]
B63H 2001/127
. . . .
{with helicoidal foils projecting from inside surfaces of rotating shrouds; Archimedean screws} [2013-01]
B63H 1/14
. . .
Propellers (pitch changing B63H 3/00) [2017-05]
B63H 2001/145
. . . .
{comprising blades of two or more different types, e.g. different lengths} [2013-01]
B63H 1/15
. . . .
having vibration damping means (anti-vibration mounting of propulsion plant B63H 21/30; means for damping vibration in general F16F) [2017-05]
B63H 1/16
. . . .
having a shrouding ring attached to blades [2013-01]
B63H 2001/165
. . . . .
{Hubless propellers, e.g. peripherally driven shrouds with blades projecting from the shrouds' inside surfaces} [2013-01]
B63H 1/18
. . . .
with means for diminishing cavitation, e.g. supercavitation [2016-08]
B63H 2001/185
. . . . .
{Surfacing propellers, i.e. propellers specially adapted for operation at the water surface, with blades incompletely submerged, or piercing the water surface from above in the course of each revolution} [2013-01]
B63H 1/20
. . . .
Hubs; Blade connections [2013-01]
B63H 1/22
. . . . .
the blades being foldable [2013-01]
B63H 1/24
. . . . . .
automatically foldable or unfoldable [2013-01]
B63H 1/26
. . . .
Blades [2013-01]
B63H 1/265
. . . . .
{each blade being constituted by a surface enclosing an empty space, e.g. forming a closed loop} [2015-10]
B63H 1/28
. . . .
Other means for improving propeller efficiency (water-guiding elements formed by shape of hull B63H 5/00) [2013-01]
B63H 2001/283
. . . . .
{Propeller hub caps with fins having a pitch different from pitch of propeller blades, or a helix hand opposed to the propellers' helix hand} [2013-01]
B63H 2001/286
. . . . .
{Injection of gas into fluid flow to propellers, or around propeller blades} [2013-01]
B63H 1/30
.
of non-rotary type [2013-01]
B63H 1/32
. .
Flaps, pistons, or the like, reciprocating in propulsive direction [2017-05]
B63H 1/34
. .
of endless-track type [2013-01]
B63H 2001/342
. . .
{with tracks substantially parallel to propulsive direction} [2013-01]
B63H 2001/344
. . . .
{having paddles mounted in fixed relation to tracks, or to track members} [2013-01]
B63H 2001/346
. . . .
{having paddles movably mounted on the track or on track members, e.g. articulated, or with means for cyclically controlling the paddles' angular position or orientation} [2013-01]
B63H 2001/348
. . .
{with tracks oriented transverse to propulsive direction} [2013-01]
B63H 1/36
. .
swinging sideways, e.g. fishtail type [2017-05]
B63H 1/37
. .
Moving-wave propellers, i.e. wherein the propelling means comprise a flexible undulating structure [2017-05]
B63H 1/38
.
characterised solely by flotation properties, e.g. drums [2013-01]
B63H 3/00
Propeller-blade pitch changing {(aircraft propellers B64C 11/30; rotors of turbines F01D 7/00; axial wind motors F03D 7/022; axial-flow pumps F04D 29/00)} [2017-08]
B63H 3/002
.
{with individually adjustable blades} [2013-01]
B63H 2003/004
.
{comprising means for locking blades in position} [2013-01]
B63H 2003/006
.
{Detecting or transmitting propeller-blade pitch angle} [2013-01]
B63H 3/008
.
{characterised by self-adjusting pitch, e.g. by means of springs, centrifugal forces, hydrodynamic forces} [2013-01]
B63H 3/02
.
actuated by control element coaxial with propeller shaft, e.g. the control element being rotary {(B63H 3/002 takes precedence, fluid actuated B63H 3/081)} [2013-01]
B63H 3/04
. .
the control element being reciprocatable [2013-01]
B63H 3/06
.
characterised by use of non-mechanical actuating means, e.g. electrical (B63H 3/002 takes precedence) [2013-01]
B63H 3/08
. .
fluid [2013-01]
B63H 3/081
. . .
{actuated by control element coaxial with the propeller shaft} [2013-01]
B63H 3/082
. . . .
{the control element being axially reciprocatable} [2013-01]
B63H 2003/084
. . . . .
{with annular cylinder and piston} [2013-01]
B63H 2003/085
. . . . .
{the control element having means for preventing rotation together with the propeller} [2013-01]
B63H 2003/087
. . .
{using gaseous fluids, e.g. steam or air} [2013-01]
B63H 2003/088
. . .
{characterised by supply of fluid actuating medium to control element, e.g. of hydraulic fluid to actuator co-rotating with the propeller} [2013-01]
B63H 3/10
.
characterised by having pitch control conjoint with propulsion plant control [2013-01]
B63H 3/12
.
the pitch being adjustable only when propeller is stationary (B63H 3/002 takes precedence) [2013-01]
B63H 5/00
Arrangements on vessels of propulsion elements directly acting on water [2013-01]
B63H 2005/005
.
{Front propulsors, i.e. propellers, paddle wheels, or the like substantially arranged ahead of the vessels' midship section} [2013-01]
B63H 5/02
.
of paddle wheels, e.g. of stern wheels [2017-05]
B63H 2005/025
. .
{of Voith Schneider type} [2013-01]
B63H 5/03
. .
movably mounted with respect to the hull, e.g. having means to reposition paddle wheel assembly, or to retract paddle or to change paddle attitude [2017-05]
B63H 5/04
. .
with stationary water-guiding elements [2013-01]
B63H 5/07
.
of propellers (forming part of outboard units {or Z-drives } B63H 20/00) [2013-01]
B63H 2005/075
. .
{using non-azimuthing podded propulsor units, i.e. podded units without means for rotation about a vertical axis, e.g. rigidly connected to the hull} [2013-01]
B63H 5/08
. .
of more than one propeller [2013-01]
B63H 5/10
. . .
of coaxial type, e.g. of counter-rotative type [2013-01]
B63H 2005/103
. . . .
{of co-rotative type, i.e. rotating in the same direction, e.g. twin propellers} [2013-01]
B63H 2005/106
. . . .
{with drive shafts of second or further propellers co-axially passing through hub of first propeller, e.g. counter-rotating tandem propellers with co-axial drive shafts} [2013-01]
B63H 5/125
. .
movably mounted with respect to hull, e.g. adjustable in direction {, e.g. podded azimuthing thrusters }({outboard units or Z-drives B63H 20/00; } movably mounted for steering purposes only, {rudders carrying propellers } B63H 25/42) [2017-05]
B63H 5/1252
. . .
{the ability to move being conferred by gearing in transmission between prime mover and propeller and the propulsion unit being other than in a "Z" configuration} [2017-05]
B63H 2005/1254
. . .
{Podded azimuthing thrusters, i.e. podded thruster units arranged inboard for rotation about vertical axis} [2013-01]
B63H 2005/1256
. . . .
{with mechanical power transmission to propellers} [2013-01]
B63H 2005/1258
. . . .
{with electric power transmission to propellers, i.e. with integrated electric propeller motors} [2013-01]
B63H 5/14
. .
characterised by being mounted in non-rotating ducts or rings, e.g. adjustable for steering purpose (shrouding ring attached to blades B63H 1/16; jet propulsion B63H 11/00) [2013-01]
B63H 5/15
. . .
Nozzles, e.g. Kort-type [2017-05]
B63H 5/16
. .
characterised by being mounted in recesses; with stationary water-guiding elements; Means to prevent fouling of the propeller, e.g. guards, cages or screens (anti-fouling paints C09D 5/16) [2013-01]
B63H 5/165
. . .
{Propeller guards, line cutters or other means for protecting propellers or rudders} [2013-01]
B63H 5/18
. .
of emergency propellers, e.g. arranged at the side of the vessel [2017-05]
B63H 5/20
. . .
movable from a working position to a non-working position {(movable arrangements of propellers in general B63H 5/125; outboard propulsion units in general B63H 20/00; steering or dynamic anchoring by propellers used therefore only, or by rudders carrying propellers B63H 25/42)} [2017-05]
B63H 7/00
Arrangements of propulsive devices directly acting on air (jet propulsion B63H 11/00) [2013-01]
B63H 7/02
.
using propellers (air-screws of aircraft type B64C) [2013-01]
B63H 9/00
Propulsive devices directly acted on by wind; Arrangements thereof (air driven propellers driving underwater propulsive elements B63H 13/00) [2013-01]
B63H 9/02
.
using Magnus effect [2013-01]
B63H 9/04
.
using sails or like wind-catching surfaces (sailing sledges or ice boats B62B 15/00 {; masts for sailing boats B63B 15/0083; sail arrangements for wind-driven boards B63B 35/7973}) [2017-08]
B63H 9/06
. .
Construction or types of sails; Arrangements thereof on vessels [2013-01]
B63H 9/0607
. . .
{Rigid or aerofoil type sails} [2013-01]
B63H 9/0614
. . . .
{Inflatable aerofoil sails} [2013-01]
B63H 2009/0621
. . . .
{Rigid sails comprising one or more pivotally supported panels} [2013-01]
B63H 2009/0628
. . . . .
{the panels being pivotable about horizontal axes} [2013-01]
B63H 2009/0635
. . . . .
{the panels being pivotable about vertical axes} [2013-01]
B63H 9/0642
. . .
{Sail battens} [2013-01]
B63H 2009/065
. . . .
{with variable rigidity, e.g. inflatable} [2013-01]
B63H 9/0657
. . .
{Construction of sails (sails with detachable sections B63B 35/7983)} [2013-01]
B63H 2009/0664
. . . .
{of spinnakers, gennakers, or the like balloon sails} [2013-01]
B63H 2009/0671
. . . .
{of molded sails, i.e. of sails manufactured by shaping deformable material on molds, e.g. thermoplastic film on heatable molds; Methods of manufacturing molded sails} [2013-01]
B63H 2009/0678
. . . .
{of laminated sails with oriented fibres, i.e. fibres or filaments arranged along predefined lines substantially parallel to the principal stress trajectories; Methods of manufacturing therefor} [2013-01]
B63H 9/0685
. . .
{Sails pivotally mounted at a mast-tip; Kite sails (B63B 35/7976 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
B63H 2009/0692
. . . .
{Methods, or means specially adapted for controlling kite sails, e.g. control bars, harnesses, automated control units, or methods of their use} [2013-01]
B63H 9/08
. .
Connections of sails to masts, spars, or the like [2013-01]
B63H 2009/082
. . .
{Booms, or the like} [2013-01]
B63H 2009/084
. . .
{Gooseneck bearings, i.e. bearings for pivotal support of booms on masts} [2013-01]
B63H 2009/086
. . .
{by sliders, i.e. by shoes sliding in, or guided by channels, tracks or rails; , for connecting luffs, leeches, battens, or the like to masts, spars or booms} [2013-01]
B63H 2009/088
. . .
{Means for tensioning sheets, or other running rigging, adapted for being guided on rails, or the like mounted on deck, e.g. travellers or carriages with pulleys} [2013-01]
B63H 9/10
. . .
Running rigging, e.g. reefing equipment (staying of masts B63B 15/02) [2017-05]
B63H 9/1007
. . . .
{Trapeze systems (harnesses for windsurfers B63B 35/7993)} [2013-01]
B63H 9/1014
. . . . .
{with elastic connection to harnesses} [2013-01]
B63H 9/1021
. . . .
{Reefing} [2013-01]
B63H 9/1028
. . . . .
{by furling around stays} [2013-01]
B63H 9/1035
. . . . .
{by furling around or inside the mast} [2013-01]
B63H 9/1042
. . . . .
{by furling around or inside the boom} [2013-01]
B63H 2009/105
. . . . .
{using drives for actuating reefing mechanism, e.g. roll reefing drives} [2013-01]
B63H 2009/1057
. . . . . .
{using sheaves being friction driven by endless ropes or by ropes having two free ends} [2013-01]
B63H 2009/1064
. . . . . .
{using drums driven by winding or unwinding single ropes onto or from the drums} [2013-01]
B63H 9/1071
. . . .
{Spinnaker poles or rigging, e.g. combined with spinnaker handling} [2013-01]
B63H 9/1078
. . . .
{Boom brakes} [2013-01]
B63H 9/1085
. . . .
{Boom vangs} [2013-01]
B63H 9/1092
. . . .
{Means for stowing, or securing sails when not in use (B63H 9/1021 takes precedence)} [2017-05]
B63H 11/00
Effecting propulsion by jets, i.e. reaction principle (steering by {auxiliary } jet action, {rudders carrying jets } B63H 25/46; power plant per se, see the relevant classes) [2013-01]
B63H 2011/002
.
{using Coanda effect, i.e. the tendency of fluid jets to be attracted to nearby surfaces} [2013-01]
B63H 2011/004
.
{using the eductor or injector pump principle, e.g. jets with by-pass fluid paths} [2013-01]
B63H 2011/006
.
{with propulsive medium supplied from sources external to propelled vessel, e.g. water from public water supply} [2013-01]
B63H 2011/008
.
{Arrangements of two or more jet units} [2013-01]
B63H 11/01
.
having means to prevent foreign material from clogging fluid passage way [2013-01]
B63H 11/02
.
the propulsive medium being ambient water [2013-01]
B63H 11/025
. .
{by means of magneto-hydro-dynamic forces} [2013-01]
B63H 11/04
. .
by means of pumps [2013-01]
B63H 2011/043
. . .
{with means for adjusting or varying pump inlets, e.g. means for varying inlet cross section area} [2013-01]
B63H 2011/046
. . .
{comprising means for varying pump characteristics, e.g. rotary pumps with variable pitch impellers, or adjustable stators} [2013-01]
B63H 11/06
. . .
of reciprocating type [2013-01]
B63H 11/08
. . .
of rotary type [2013-01]
B63H 2011/081
. . . .
{with axial flow, i.e. the axis of rotation being parallel to the flow direction} [2013-01]
B63H 2011/082
. . . .
{with combined or mixed flow, i.e. the flow direction being a combination of centrifugal flow and non-centrifugal flow, e.g. centripetal or axial flow} [2013-01]
B63H 2011/084
. . . .
{with two or more pump stages} [2013-01]
B63H 2011/085
. . . . .
{having counter-rotating impellers} [2013-01]
B63H 2011/087
. . . .
{with radial flow} [2013-01]
B63H 2011/088
. . . .
{using shear forces, e.g. disc pumps or Tesla pumps} [2013-01]
B63H 11/09
. . .
by means of pressure pulses applied to a column of liquid, e.g. by ignition of an air/gas or vapour mixture [2017-05]
B63H 11/10
. .
having means for deflecting jet or influencing cross-section thereof [2017-05]
B63H 11/101
. . .
{having means for deflecting jet into a propulsive direction substantially parallel to the plane of the pump outlet opening} [2017-05]
B63H 11/102
. . . .
{the inlet opening and the outlet opening of the pump being substantially coplanar} [2013-01]
B63H 11/103
. . .
having means to increase efficiency of propulsive fluid, e.g. discharge pipe provided with means to improve the fluid flow [2013-01]
B63H 11/107
. . .
Direction control of propulsive fluid {(B63H 11/101 takes precedence)} [2017-05]
B63H 11/11
. . . .
with bucket or clamshell-type reversing means [2013-01]
B63H 11/113
. . . .
Pivoted outlet [2013-01]
B63H 11/117
. . . .
Pivoted vane [2013-01]
B63H 11/12
.
the propulsive medium being steam or other gas [2013-01]
B63H 11/14
. .
the gas being produced by combustion [2013-01]
B63H 11/16
. .
the gas being produced by other chemical processes [2013-01]
B63H 13/00
Effecting propulsion by wind motors driving water-engaging propulsive elements [2013-01]
B63H 15/00
Effecting propulsion by use of vessel-mounted driving mechanisms co-operating with anchored chains or the like [2013-01]
B63H 16/00
Effecting propulsion by muscle power (swimming frameworks, {i.e. apparatus fixed to or held by the swimmer or diver } with swimmer-operated driving mechanisms A63B 35/00; land-based training equipment for rowing or sculling A63B 69/06) [2017-08]
B63H 2016/005
.
{used on vessels dynamically supported, or lifted out of the water by hydrofoils} [2013-01]
B63H 16/02
.
Movable thwarts; Footrests [2013-01]
B63H 16/04
.
Oars; Sculls; Paddles; Poles [2013-01]
B63H 2016/043
. .
{Stop sleeves or collars for positioning oars in rowlocks, e.g. adjustable} [2013-01]
B63H 2016/046
. .
{Oars for single-oar sculling, i.e. for propelling boats by swinging single stern-mounted oars from side to side; Use or arrangements thereof on boats} [2013-01]
B63H 16/06
.
Rowlocks; Mountings therefor [2017-05]
B63H 2016/063
. .
{Rowlocks mounted on movable support structures} [2013-01]
B63H 16/067
. .
Rowlocks mounted on a structure extending beyond the gunwale of the vessel [2017-05]
B63H 16/073
. .
having oar shaft restraining means [2017-05]
B63H 16/08
.
Other apparatus for converting muscle power into propulsive effort (general features of propulsion elements, see the relevant groups) [2013-01]
B63H 2016/085
. .
{comprising means for transmitting muscular power applied in oscillatory or rotary manner to a rotary input shaft of a reversing transmission, e.g. alternatively allowing for ahead or astern propulsion} [2013-01]
B63H 16/10
. .
for bow-facing rowing [2013-01]
B63H 16/102
. . .
{by using an inverting mechanism between the handgrip and the blade, e.g. a toothed transmission} [2013-01]
B63H 16/105
. . . .
{the mechanism having articulated rods} [2013-01]
B63H 16/107
. . .
{by placing the fulcrum outside the segment defined by handgrip and blade} [2013-01]
B63H 16/12
. .
{using hand levers, cranks, pedals, or the like, e.g. water cycles, boats propelled by boat-mounted pedal cycles} [2016-05]
WARNING

  • This group is no longer used for classification of new documents as from 01.01.2012. The backlog of this group is being continuously reclassified to groups B63H 16/16 - B63H 16/20
B63H 16/14
. . .
{for propelled drive} [2016-05]
WARNING

  • This group is no longer used for classification of new documents as from 01.01.2012. The backlog of this group is being continuously reclassified to groups B63H 16/16 - B63H 16/20
B63H 16/16
. .
using reciprocating pull cable, i.e. a strand-like member movable alternately backward and forward [2017-05]
B63H 2016/165
. . .
{comprising means for transforming oscillating movement into rotary movement, e.g. for driving propeller shafts} [2013-01]
B63H 16/18
. .
using sliding {or pivoting} handle or pedal, i.e. the motive force being transmitted to a propelling means by means of a lever operated by the hand or foot of the occupant [2017-05]
B63H 2016/185
. . .
{comprising means for transforming oscillating movement into rotary movement, e.g. for driving propeller shafts} [2013-01]
B63H 16/20
. .
using rotary cranking arm [2017-05]
B63H 2016/202
. . .
{specially adapted or arranged for being actuated by the feet of the user, e.g. using bicycle-like pedals} [2013-01]
B63H 2016/205
. . . .
{making use of standard bicycles} [2013-01]
B63H 2016/207
. . . . .
{without wheels} [2013-01]
B63H 19/00
Effecting propulsion of vessels, not otherwise provided for [2013-01]
B63H 19/02
.
by using energy derived from movement of ambient water, e.g. from rolling or pitching of vessels [2013-01]
B63H 19/04
. .
propelled by water current [2013-01]
B63H 19/06
.
by discharging gas into ambient water (with jet action B63H 11/12; for reducing surface friction B63B 1/38) [2013-01]
B63H 19/08
.
by direct engagement with water-bed or ground [2013-01]
B63H 20/00
Outboard propulsion units, i.e. propulsion units having a substantially vertical power leg mounted outboard of a hull and terminating in a propulsion element, e.g. "outboard motors", Z-drives {with level bridging shaft arranged substantially outboard }(power plants per se, see the relevant classes); Arrangements thereof on vessels {(transom panels for outboard motors on inflatable boats B63B 7/087; tug-type floating propeller units B63B 35/665; rudders carrying propellers B63H 25/42; rudders carrying jets B63H 25/46; engines of outboard propulsion units F02B 61/045)} [2017-05]
B63H 20/001
.
{Arrangements, apparatus and methods for handling fluids used in outboard drives (for handling exhaust gas B63H 20/24; for handling cooling-water B63H 20/28; cooling outboard marine engines F01P 3/202; air intakes for outboard marine engines F02M 35/167)} [2017-05]
B63H 20/002
. .
{for handling lubrication liquids (in engines, e.g. outboard marine engines, F01M)} [2013-01]
B63H 2020/003
.
{Arrangements of two, or more outboard propulsion units} [2013-01]
B63H 2020/005
.
{Arrangements of two or more propellers, or the like on single outboard propulsion units} [2013-01]
B63H 2020/006
. .
{of coaxial type, e.g. of counter-rotative type} [2013-01]
B63H 20/007
.
{Trolling propulsion units (trolling plates for slowing down B63H 25/50; dynamo-electric machines of trolling units H02K)} [2013-01]
B63H 2020/008
.
{Tools, specially adapted for maintenance, mounting, repair, or the like of outboard propulsion units, e.g. of outboard motors or Z-drives} [2013-01]
B63H 20/02
.
Mounting of propulsion units (B63H 20/08 takes precedence) [2013-01]
B63H 2020/025
. .
{Sealings specially adapted for mountings of outboard drive units; Arrangements thereof, e.g. for transom penetrations} [2013-01]
B63H 20/04
. .
in a well [2013-01]
B63H 20/06
. .
on an intermediate support [2013-01]
B63H 20/08
.
Means enabling movement of the position of the propulsion element, e.g. for trim, tilt, or steering (transmissions allowing movement of the propulsion element B63H 20/14); Control of trim or tilt (initiating means for steering B63H 25/02) [2013-01]
B63H 20/10
. .
Means enabling trim or tilt, or lifting of the propulsion element when an obstruction is hit; Control of trim or tilt [2013-01]
B63H 2020/103
. . .
{using a flexible member for enabling or controlling tilt or lifting, e.g. a cable} [2013-01]
B63H 20/106
. . .
{Means enabling lifting of the propulsion element in a substantially vertical, linearly sliding movement} [2013-01]
B63H 20/12
. .
Means enabling steering [2013-01]
B63H 20/14
.
Transmission between propulsion power unit and propulsion element [2013-01]
B63H 2020/145
. .
{comprising means for permitting telescoping movement of components of the outboard propulsion unit, e.g. telescoping movement of power leg} [2013-01]
B63H 20/16
. .
allowing movement of the propulsion element in a horizontal plane only, e.g. for steering [2013-01]
B63H 20/18
. .
allowing movement of the propulsion element about a longitudinal axis, e.g. the through transom shaft (B63H 20/22 takes precedence) [2013-01]
B63H 20/20
. .
with provision for reverse drive [2013-01]
B63H 20/22
. .
allowing movement of the propulsion element about at least a horizontal axis without disconnection of the drive, e.g. using universal joints [2013-01]
B63H 20/24
.
{Arrangements, apparatus and methods for handling exhaust gas in outboard drives, e.g.} exhaust gas outlets {(in engines, e.g. outboard marine engines, F01N)} [2017-05]
B63H 20/245
. .
{Exhaust gas outlets (B63H 20/26 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
B63H 20/26
. .
{Exhaust gas outlets} passing through the propeller or its hub [2013-01]
B63H 20/28
.
{Arrangements, apparatus and methods for handling cooling-water in outboard drives, e.g.} cooling-water intakes {(cooling circuits for outboard marine engines F01P 3/202)} [2017-05]
B63H 20/285
. .
{Cooling-water intakes (B63H 20/28 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
B63H 20/30
. .
{Cooling-water intakes} for flushing {(circuits for flushing outboard marine engines F01P 3/205)} [2013-01]
B63H 20/32
.
Housings {(air intakes for outboard engines F02M 35/167)} [2013-01]
B63H 2020/323
. .
{Gear cases} [2013-01]
B63H 2020/326
. . .
{having a dividing plane substantially in plane with the axes of the transmission shafts} [2013-01]
B63H 20/34
. .
comprising stabilising fins {, foils, anticavitation plates, splash plates, or rudders (rudders carrying propellers B63H 25/42; rudders carrying jets B63H 25/46)} [2017-08]
B63H 20/36
.
Transporting or testing stands {(hand carts for transporting outboard units B62B; measuring torque G01L 3/00, measuring thrust of propellers G01L 5/133, testing in general G01M); Use of outboard propulsion units as pumps}; Protection of power legs {, e.g. when not in use} [2016-08]
B63H 21/00
Use of propulsion power plant or units on vessels (use of outboard propulsion units B63H 20/00; hull reinforcements for carrying propulsion power plant or units B63B 3/70; {propulsion of submarines B63G 8/08; } propulsion power plant or units per se, see the relevant classes) [2017-05]
NOTE

  • This group comprises arrangements of propulsion power plant or units on vessels and to some extent it includes adaptations of such plant or units to facilitate such arrangements
B63H 2021/003
.
{the power plant using fuel cells for energy supply or accumulation, e.g. for buffering photovoltaic energy} [2013-01]
B63H 2021/006
.
{the vessel being driven by hot gas positive-displacement engine plants of closed-cycle type, e.g. Stirling engines} [2013-01]
B63H 21/02
.
the vessels being steam-driven (B63H 21/18 takes precedence) [2013-01]
B63H 21/04
. .
relating to positive-displacement steam engines [2013-01]
B63H 21/06
. .
relating to steam turbines [2013-01]
B63H 21/08
. .
relating to steam boilers [2013-01]
B63H 21/10
. .
relating to condensers or engine-cooling fluid heat-exchangers [2013-01]
B63H 21/12
.
the vessels being motor-driven (B63H 21/175, B63H 21/18 take precedence; {cooling circuits with liquid-to-liquid heat-exchange relative to marine vessels F01P 3/207}) [2017-08]
WARNING

  • Group B63H 21/12 is no longer used for classification of vessels being motor-driven by electric motor, powered by land vehicle supported by vessel, and powered by nuclear energy. These documents are in the process of being reorganised to groups B63H 21/17, B63H 21/175, and B63H 21/18 respectively
B63H 21/14
. .
relating to internal-combustion engines {(of outboard type B63H 20/00)} [2013-01]
B63H 21/16
. .
relating to gas turbines [2013-01]
B63H 21/165
. .
by hydraulic fluid motor, i.e. wherein a liquid under pressure is utilised to rotate the propelling means {(transmission from power plant or unit to propeller using fluid gearing per se B63H 23/26)} [2017-05]
B63H 21/17
. .
by electric motor (electrically-propelled vehicles B60L {; Transmitting power from propulsion power plant to propulsive elements with electric gearing B63H 23/24}) [2017-08]
B63H 2021/171
. . .
{making use of photovoltaic energy conversion, e.g. using solar panels} [2013-01]
B63H 2021/173
. . .
{making use of superconductivity} [2013-01]
B63H 21/175
.
the vessel being powered by land vehicle supported by vessel [2017-05]
B63H 21/18
.
the vessels being powered by nuclear energy [2017-05]
B63H 21/20
.
the vessels being powered by combinations of different types of propulsion units [2013-01]
B63H 2021/202
. .
{of hybrid electric type} [2013-01]
B63H 2021/205
. . .
{the second power unit being of the internal combustion engine type, or the like, e.g. a Diesel engine} [2013-01]
B63H 2021/207
. . .
{the second power unit being a gas turbine} [2013-01]
B63H 21/21
.
Control means for engine or transmission, specially adapted for use on marine vessels [2017-05]
B63H 21/213
. .
{Levers or the like for controlling the engine or the transmission, e.g. single hand control levers} [2013-01]
B63H 2021/216
. .
{using electric control means} [2013-01]
B63H 21/22
.
the propulsion power units being controlled from exterior of engine room, e.g. from navigation bridge; Arrangements of order telegraphs ({conjoint control of specific features of internal combustion engines and of propelling elements F02D } ; order telegraphs per se G08B 9/00) [2017-05]
B63H 21/24
.
{the vessels being small craft, e.g. racing boats} [2015-10]
B63H 21/26
. .
{of outboard type; Outboard propulsion power units movably installed for steering, reversing, tilting, or the like (transom panels for outboard motors for inflatable boats B63B 7/087; floating propeller units B63B 35/665)} [2016-11]
WARNING

B63H 21/265
. . .
{Steering or control devices for outboards (steering by rudders B63H 25/06; control handles for boats B63H 21/213)} [2013-01]
B63H 21/28
. . .
{Arrangements of transmission between propulsion power unit and propulsive element} [2016-11]
B63H 21/30
.
Mounting of propulsion plant or unit, e.g. for anti-vibration purposes (hull reinforcements therefor B63B 3/70; {of outboard propulsion units B63H 20/02; } vibration in systems F16F; engine beds F16M) [2013-01]
B63H 21/302
. .
{with active vibration damping} [2013-01]
B63H 21/305
. .
{with passive vibration damping} [2013-01]
B63H 2021/307
. .
{Arrangements, or mountings of propulsion power plant elements in modular propulsion power units, e.g. using containers} [2013-01]
B63H 21/32
.
Arrangements of propulsion-unit exhaust uptakes; Funnels peculiar to vessels; {Small watercraft exhaust arrangements, e.g. under-water}, (engine exhausts in general F01N; flue devices for furnaces in general F23J; {exhaust gas outlets forming part of outboard propulsion units or Z-drives B63H 20/24}) [2013-01]
WARNING

  • Group B63H 21/32 is no longer used for classification of documents dealing with gas exhaust outlets forming part of outboard propulsion units or Z-drives. Respective documents are in the process of being reorganised to groups B63H 20/24 and B63H 20/26
B63H 21/34
. .
having exhaust-gas deflecting means [2013-01]
B63H 21/36
.
Covers or casing arranged to protect plant or unit from marine environment ({Housings of outboard propulsion units B63H 20/32 } hull construction B63B 3/00) [2017-05]
B63H 21/38
.
Apparatus or methods specially adapted for use on marine vessels, for handling power plant or unit liquids, e.g. lubricants, coolants, fuels or the like ({in outboard drives B63H 20/001; } lubricating or cooling machines or engines in general F01 - F04) [2016-05]
WARNING

  • This group and its subgroups are
    - systematically used for classification of documents published from 01.06.2010 onwards
    - not complete; for documents published before 01.06.2010, see B63B 2770/00
B63H 21/383
. .
{for handling cooling-water (in outboard drives B63H 20/28; in machines or engines in general F01P 3/00)} [2013-01]
B63H 21/386
. .
{for handling lubrication liquids (in machines or engines in general F01M)} [2013-01]
B63H 23/00
Transmitting power from propulsion power plant to propulsive elements (changing pitch or propellers B63H 3/00; adaptation of transmission to allow adjustment in location or direction of propellers B63H 5/125; transmission between wind motors and propulsive elements B63H 13/00; in outboard propulsion units B63H 20/14; adaptation of transmission to allow adjustment of location of propellers B63H 20/08; {adaptations of transmissions to allow steering or dynamic anchoring by propellers carried on rudders B63H 25/42; } for vehicles in general B60K; driving auxiliary machinery B63J; transmission elements per se F16) [2017-08]
B63H 2023/005
.
{using a drive acting on the periphery of a rotating propulsive element, e.g. on a dented circumferential ring on a propeller, or a propeller acting as rotor of an electric motor} [2013-01]
B63H 23/02
.
with mechanical gearing [2013-01]
B63H 2023/0208
. .
{by means of endless flexible members} [2013-01]
B63H 2023/0216
. . .
{by means of belts, or the like} [2013-01]
B63H 2023/0225
. . . .
{of grooved belts, i.e. with one or more grooves in longitudinal direction of the belt} [2013-01]
B63H 2023/0233
. . . .
{of belts having a toothed contact surface, or regularly spaced bosses, or hollows for slip-less or nearly slip-less meshing with complementary profiled contact surface of a pulley} [2013-01]
B63H 2023/0241
. . . .
{of V-belts, i.e. belts of tapered cross section} [2013-01]
B63H 2023/025
. . .
{by means of chains} [2013-01]
B63H 2023/0258
. .
{comprising gearings with variable gear ratio, other than reversing drives or trolling drives} [2013-01]
B63H 2023/0266
. . .
{comprising gearings with automatically variable gear ratio, other than continuously variable transmissions or trolling drives} [2013-01]
B63H 2023/0275
. . .
{comprising means for conveying rotary motion with continuously variable gear ratio, e.g. continuously variable transmissions using endless flexible members} [2013-01]
B63H 2023/0283
. .
{using gears having orbital motion} [2013-01]
B63H 2023/0291
. .
{Trolling gears, i.e. mechanical power transmissions comprising controlled slip clutches, e.g. for low speed propulsion} [2013-01]
B63H 23/04
. .
the main transmitting element, e.g. shaft, being substantially vertical [2013-01]
B63H 23/06
. .
for transmitting drive from a single propulsion power unit [2013-01]
B63H 2023/062
. . .
{comprising means for simultaneously driving two or more main transmitting elements, e.g. drive shafts} [2013-01]
B63H 2023/065
. . . .
{having means for differentially varying the speed of the main transmitting elements, e.g. of the drive shafts} [2013-01]
B63H 2023/067
. . . .
{the elements being formed by two or more coaxial shafts, e.g. counter-rotating shafts} [2013-01]
B63H 23/08
. .
with provision for reversing drive [2013-01]
B63H 23/10
. .
for transmitting drive from more than one propulsion power unit (for synchronisation of propulsive elements B63H 23/28) [2013-01]
B63H 23/12
. . .
allowing combined use of the propulsion power units [2013-01]
B63H 23/14
. . . .
with unidirectional drive or where reversal is immaterial [2013-01]
B63H 23/16
. . . .
characterised by provision of reverse drive [2013-01]
B63H 23/18
. . .
for alternative use of the propulsion power units [2013-01]
B63H 23/20
. . . .
with separate forward and astern propulsion power units, e.g. turbines [2013-01]
B63H 23/22
.
with non-mechanical gearing [2013-01]
B63H 23/24
. .
electric {(dynamo-electric machines H02K)} [2017-05]
B63H 2023/245
. . .
{with two or more electric motors directly acting on a single drive shaft, e.g. plurality of electric rotors mounted on one common shaft, or plurality of electric motors arranged coaxially one behind the other with rotor shafts coupled together} [2013-01]
B63H 23/26
. .
fluid [2013-01]
B63H 23/28
.
with synchronisation of propulsive elements [2013-01]
B63H 23/30
.
characterised by use of clutches [2013-01]
B63H 2023/305
. .
{using fluid or semifluid as power transmitting means} [2013-01]
B63H 23/32
.
Other parts [2013-01]
B63H 23/321
. .
{Bearings or seals specially adapted for propeller shafts} [2013-01]
B63H 2023/322
. . .
{Intermediate propeller shaft bearings, e.g. with provisions for shaft alignment} [2013-01]
B63H 2023/323
. . .
{Bearings for coaxial propeller shafts, e.g. for driving propellers of the counter-rotative type} [2013-01]
B63H 2023/325
. . .
{Thrust bearings, i.e. axial bearings for propeller shafts} [2013-01]
B63H 23/326
. . .
{Water lubricated bearings} [2013-01]
B63H 2023/327
. . .
{Sealings specially adapted for propeller shafts or stern tubes} [2013-01]
B63H 2023/328
. .
{Marine transmissions characterised by the use of brakes, other than propeller shaft brakes; Brakes therefor} [2013-01]
B63H 23/34
. .
Propeller shafts; Paddle-wheel shafts; Attachment of propellers on shafts (shafts in general F16C; attachment of a member on a shaft in general F16D 1/06) [2013-01]
B63H 2023/342
. . .
{comprising couplings, e.g. resilient couplings; Couplings therefor} [2013-01]
B63H 2023/344
. . .
{comprising flexible shafts members} [2013-01]
B63H 2023/346
. . .
{comprising hollow shaft members} [2013-01]
B63H 2023/348
. . .
{with turning or inching gear, i.e. with means for slowly rotating, or for angularly positioning of shafts or propulsive elements mounted thereon} [2013-01]
B63H 23/35
. . .
Shaft braking or locking, i.e. means to slow or stop the rotation of the propeller shaft or to prevent the shaft from initial rotation [2017-05]
B63H 23/36
. .
Shaft tubes (propeller-shaft tunnels B63B 11/06; shaft-tube seals F16J) [2013-01]
B63H 25/00
Steering; Slowing-down otherwise than by use of propulsive elements (using adjustably-mounted propeller ducts or rings for steering B63H 5/14; using movably-installed outboard propulsion units B63H 20/00); Dynamic anchoring, i.e. positioning vessels by means of main or auxiliary propulsive elements (anchoring, other than dynamic B63B 21/00; equipment to decrease pitch, roll or like unwanted vessel movements by auxiliary jets or propellers B63B 39/08; {systems for waterborne vessel position control G05, e.g. G05D 1/00}) [2017-05]
B63H 2025/005
.
{Steering specially adapted for towing trains, tug-barge systems, or the like; Equipment or accessories therefor} [2013-01]
B63H 25/02
.
Initiating means for steering {, for slowing down, otherwise than by use of propulsive elements, or for dynamic anchoring} [2017-08]
B63H 2025/022
. .
{Steering wheels; Posts for steering wheels} [2013-01]
B63H 2025/024
. .
{Handle-bars; Posts for supporting handle-bars, e.g. adjustable posts} [2013-01]
B63H 2025/026
. .
{using multi-axis control levers, or the like, e.g. joysticks, wherein at least one degree of freedom is employed for steering, slowing down, or dynamic anchoring} [2013-01]
B63H 2025/028
. .
{using remote control means, e.g. wireless control; Equipment or accessories therefor} [2013-01]
B63H 25/04
. .
automatic, e.g. reacting to compass [2013-01]
B63H 2025/045
. . .
{making use of satellite radio beacon positioning systems, e.g. the Global Positioning System [GPS]} [2013-01]
B63H 25/06
.
Steering by rudders (by rudders carrying propellers B63H 25/42) [2013-01]
B63H 2025/063
. .
{Arrangements of rudders forward of the propeller position, e.g. of backing rudders; Arrangements of rudders on the forebody of the hull; Steering gear therefor} [2013-01]
B63H 2025/066
. .
{Arrangements of two or more rudders; Steering gear therefor} [2013-01]
B63H 25/08
. .
Steering gear [2013-01]
B63H 25/10
. . .
with mechanical transmission [2013-01]
B63H 25/12
. . .
with fluid transmission [2013-01]
B63H 25/14
. . .
power assisted; power driven, i.e. using steering engine [2013-01]
B63H 25/16
. . . .
with alternative muscle or power operated steering [2013-01]
B63H 25/18
. . . .
Transmitting of movement of initiating means to steering engine [2013-01]
B63H 25/20
. . . . .
by mechanical means [2013-01]
B63H 25/22
. . . . .
by fluid means [2013-01]
B63H 25/24
. . . . .
by electrical means [2013-01]
B63H 25/26
. . . .
Steering engines [2013-01]
B63H 25/28
. . . . .
of fluid type [2013-01]
B63H 25/30
. . . . . .
hydraulic [2013-01]
B63H 25/32
. . . . . .
steam [2013-01]
B63H 25/34
. . . .
Transmitting of movement of engine to rudder, e.g. using quadrants, brakes [2013-01]
B63H 25/36
. .
Rudder-position indicators [2013-01]
B63H 25/38
. .
Rudders (stern posts B63B 3/40 {; rudders mounted on housing of outboard motors B63H 20/34; rudders carrying propellers B63H 25/42; rudders carrying jets B63H 25/46}) [2017-08]
B63H 25/381
. . .
{with flaps} [2013-01]
B63H 25/382
. . .
{movable otherwise than for steering purposes; Changing geometry} [2013-01]
B63H 25/383
. . . .
{with deflecting means able to reverse the water stream direction} [2013-01]
B63H 2025/384
. . . .
{with means for retracting or lifting} [2013-01]
B63H 2025/385
. . . . .
{by pivoting} [2013-01]
B63H 2025/386
. . . . .
{by sliding, e.g. telescopic} [2013-01]
B63H 2025/387
. . .
{comprising two or more rigidly interconnected mutually spaced blades pivotable about a common rudder shaft, e.g. parallel twin blades mounted on a pivotable supporting frame} [2013-01]
B63H 2025/388
. . .
{with varying angle of attack over the height of the rudder blade, e.g. twisted rudders} [2013-01]
B63H 25/40
. . .
using Magnus effect [2013-01]
B63H 25/42
.
Steering or dynamic anchoring by propulsive elements (by jets B63H 25/46); Steering or dynamic anchoring by propellers used therefor only; Steering or dynamic anchoring by rudders carrying propellers [2017-05]
B63H 2025/425
. .
{Propulsive elements, other than jets, substantially used for steering or dynamic anchoring only, with means for retracting, or otherwise moving to a rest position outside the water flow around the hull} [2013-01]
B63H 25/44
.
Steering or slowing-down by extensible flaps or the like [2013-01]
B63H 25/46
.
Steering or dynamic anchoring by jets {or by rudders carrying jets (steering or dynamic anchoring by deflecting or directing main propulsion jets B63H 11/00)} [2017-05]
B63H 2025/465
. .
{Jets or thrusters substantially used for steering or dynamic anchoring only, with means for retracting, or otherwise moving to a rest position outside the water flow around the hull} [2013-01]
B63H 25/48
.
Steering or slowing-down by deflection of propeller slipstream otherwise than by rudder [2013-01]
B63H 25/50
.
Slowing-down means not otherwise provided for [2013-01]
B63H 25/52
.
Parts for steering not otherwise provided for [2013-01]