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8989931 Method and device for controlling the idle speed in a hybrid vehicle  
A method for controlling the idle speed in a hybrid vehicle in which at least two power plants contribute together or separately to driving the hybrid vehicle, and a setpoint value is compared to...
8739762 Engine controlling apparatus  
An engine controlling apparatus includes an idle speed setting unit that sets a target idle speed upon idling of an engine mounted on a vehicle, and a target torque setting unit that sets a target...
8744724 Engine controlling apparatus  
An engine controlling apparatus includes a setting unit that sets a demand torque to an engine, a detection unit that detects a fluctuation of an external load, and a correction unit that corrects...
8731805 Ignition control apparatus for general-purpose engine  
In an apparatus for controlling ignition of a general-purpose internal combustion engine in which an ignition signal is produced both in a compression stroke and in an exhaust stroke of a four...
8731791 Controller of internal combustion engine  
When an internal combustion engine is cranked up from a stopped position of a piston in a restart-time first ignition cylinder which is scheduled to start a combustion at the time of an automatic...
8694231 Vehicle rollback control systems and methods  
A control system for an auto-stop/start vehicle includes a transmission load module, a target engine speed module, and an actuator control module. The transmission load module determines a load...
8573179 Engine ignition control apparatus  
When cranking starts by turning on a starter switch 14, the ignition timing is first corrected to a fixed value on a retard side. When an IACV 6 reaches a fully opened position, the ignition...
8560204 Method and apparatus for arbitrating torque reserves and loads in torque-based system  
An engine control system includes an air control module, a spark control module, and a reserves module. The air control module controls a throttle valve of an engine based on an adjusted predicted...
8464529 Reduction in turbocharger lag at high altitudes  
A method of operating a turbocharged engine having cylinders in which one of the cylinders undergoes a compression stroke. The method includes advancing an ignition spark in the one of the...
8447498 Control device for internal combustion engine  
Even when an engine is started in various combustion states, an excessive increase in engine speed at the start of the engine is suppressed without an influence of the combustion states and with...
8307807 Idle control device for engine  
An idle control device for an engine is provided that can prevent delay in return to a target revolution speed which may cause unpleasant vehicle vibration or lead to an engine stall.
8251042 Control unit and control method for torque-demand-type internal combustion engine  
When a fuel-supply cutoff condition is satisfied, an ECU executes a program including: calculating the target torque; detecting the engine speed NE; calculating the target KL based on the target...
8240297 Direct-start engine operation utilizing multi-strike ignition  
A method for engine starting is provided. The method may include performing idle-stop operation, and during a subsequent re-start, applying multi-strike ignition operation for a first combustion...
8181629 Engine and exhaust heating for hybrid vehicle  
A method for controlling a vehicle engine having a plurality of cylinders and an electric motor configured to rotate the engine is provided. The method includes, during engine idling, advancing...
8161941 Control device for internal combustion engine  
A control device for an internal combustion engine which, at cold starting, enables an ignition timing retard control for warm-up of a catalyst device and a speed feedback control by means of...
8131453 Methods and systems for assisted direct start control  
Methods and systems are provided for expediting engine spin-down in an engine that is shutdown during engine idle-stop conditions and restarted during restart conditions. In one example, the...
8118008 Engine and exhaust heating  
A method for controlling a vehicle engine having a plurality of cylinders is provided. The method comprises: during engine idling, advancing spark timing of at least one cylinder to before a peak...
8090518 Method and device for operating a drive system  
In a first operating mode, as a function of the determined torque request value at least one first final control element is actuated influencing an air path of an engine. Representative of an...
8047188 Direct-start engine operation utlizing multi-strike ignition  
A method for engine starting is provided. The method may include performing idle-stop operation, and during a subsequent re-start, applying multi-strike ignition operation for a first combustion...
7997252 Engine and exhaust heating for hybrid vehicle  
A method for controlling a vehicle engine having a plurality of cylinders and an electric motor configured to rotate the engine is provided. The method includes, during engine idling, advancing...
7975670 Control unit and control method for torque-demand-type internal combustion engine  
An ECU executes a program including: detecting the engine speed NE and the current KL (S1010, S1020) when the ISC learning control is started (“YES” in S1000); changing the ignition efficiency so...
7933711 Methods and systems for assisted direct start control  
Methods and systems are provided for expediting engine spin-down in an engine that is shutdown during engine idle-stop conditions and restarted during restart conditions. In one example, the...
7854217 Idling control device of spark ignition type internal combustion engine  
A spark ignition internal combustion engine in which, during an idling operation, the ignition timing is changed temporarily to the advance side or retard size with respect to the reference...
7827975 Direct-start engine operation utilizing multi-strike ignition  
A method for operation of a vehicle having an internal combustion engine is provided. The internal combustion engine may include one or more combustion chambers, a fuel delivery system including a...
7762232 Engine and exhaust heating for hybrid vehicle  
A method for controlling a vehicle engine having a plurality of cylinders and an electric motor configured to rotate the engine is provided. The method includes, during engine idling, advancing...
7757661 Engine rotation speed controller for working machine  
When an engine rotation speed in an engine for working machine without a governor mechanism is increase-and-decrease-controlled by switching ignition timings at a predetermined rotation speed, the...
7753026 Ignition control system for internal combustion engine  
An object to be achieved by the present invention is to achieve ignition timing that is suitable for an environment in which a spark ignition internal combustion engine is used during the period...
7610140 Vehicular ejector system and control method thereof  
A vehicular ejector system having an ejector that generates a negative pressure that is greater than the intake manifold negative pressure that is to be extracted from an intake manifold, a VSV...
7603848 Control apparatus of internal combustion engine  
The ignition timing is sustained at an initial value during a predetermined time beginning at a start of an engine, and is retarded after the predetermined time is elapsed to heat a catalyst at an...
7523738 Idle quality by torque smoothing  
An idle speed control system for an engine includes an engine speed module that generates an engine speed signal. A piston reciprocation module determines reciprocation periods of each piston of...
7520263 Engine torque control apparatus and engine torque control method  
Disclosed are an engine torque control apparatus and an engine torque control method that can stably control engine torque when a variation of a TPS signal converts from an idle state to a part...
7503308 Fuel injection and ignition control method and fuel injection and ignition control device of engine  
A fuel injection and ignition control method including the steps of: calculating a total injection amount correction value at the restart of fuel injection by adding an injection amount correction...
7418943 Spark advance foe engine idle speed control  
An engine idle speed control system for regulating an idle speed of an internal combustion engine includes a first module that determines an indicated torque of the engine based on a current spark...
7377258 Electronic control unit and method for controlling an ignition timing of an internal-combustion engine  
An ignition timing value of the internal-combustion engine is calculated by using correction terms including a first correction term that is calculated based on a controlled variable without...
7273033 Engine control device  
An engine control device can be capable of suppressing a rise in engine speed at starting. The engine speed can be detected by a speed sensor and a determination can be made whether the engine...
7225074 Engine control system for an internal combustion engine having a plurality of cylinders  
An engine control system comprises a first control device which is associated with a first section of the cylinders, and a second control device which is associated with a second section of the...
7162998 Method of starting an internal combustion engine for strong hybrid powertrains  
A control system for a vehicle includes a combustion engine and an electric propulsion system. The combustion engine includes a camshaft and a crankshaft. The control system improves NVH by...
7143741 Torque controller for internal combustion engine  
A throttle position corresponding to a R—R torque representing a torque in which a reserve torque is added to a required torque at MBT is computed. The throttle position is offset by an amount of...
7047937 Internal combustion engine  
An internal combustion engine is provided, and has a throttle element mounted in the intake channel of the engine so as to be pivotable, via a throttle shaft, between an idling position and a...
7040284 Internal combustion engine controller  
A torque correspondence value (e.g., estimated indicated torque) is determined. The degree of torque correspondence value variation in a plurality of previous cycles is digitized as a variation...
7036484 Idle speed control using alternator  
An engine system includes an engine, an alternator, a load, and a controller that communicates with the engine, the alternator, and the load. The controller signals the engine to drive the...
7025039 System and method for controlling valve timing of an engine with cylinder deactivation  
Various systems and methods are disclosed for carrying out combustion in a fuel-cut operation in some or all of the engine cylinders of a vehicle. Further, various subsystems are considered, such...
7021281 Engine idle control system  
An internal combustion engine idle speed control system includes a first valve control mechanism that adjusts a first operating parameter of a first cylinder valve. A control module determines an...
7017548 Engine controller  
An unstable idling state immediately after engine start is stabilized. The difference between a target idling engine speed corresponding to the cooling water temperature and an actual engine speed...
6997160 Control device for an internal combustion engine  
A control device for an internal combustion engine, which makes the engine speed increased rapidly at the engine starting, converge to a target engine speed by a feed-back retard control of an...
6966299 Start control device and start control method for internal combustion engine  
An electronic control unit adjusts an electronic throttle valve to a starting opening in a cold start mode of an engine, then maintains the opening of the electronic throttle valve so that an...
6955155 Method for controlling transitions between operating modes of an engine for rapid heating of an emission control device  
A method is disclosed for controlling operation of an engine coupled to an exhaust treatment catalyst. Under predetermined conditions, the method operates an engine with a first group of cylinders...
6951199 Vacuum generator in combustion engine  
A vacuum generator is provided wherein the intake vacuum of a combustion engine is led to a negative pressure device such as a vacuum booster of a brake booster device through a check valve. An...
6935306 Lean idle speed control using fuel and ignition timing  
A method is presented for idle speed control of a lean burn spark ignition internal combustion engine using a fuel-based control strategy. In particular, the idle speed control strategy involves...
6901908 Idle speed control apparatus and method for internal combustion engine  
An idle speed control apparatus for an internal combustion engine is provided which, when the internal combustion engine is started in a cold mode, provides ignition timing engine speed control...

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