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9043057 Control device for propulsion machine  
A control device controls the operating state of each of a plurality of propulsion machines arranged in parallel in a marine vessel. Control devices are connected to each other by a communication...
9043119 Idle stop control device  
Disclosed is an idle stop control device capable of relieving reaction force (kickback) of a handle occurring at idle stop controlled by the control of the idle stop control device. Specifically,...
9038580 Method and system for engine dilution control  
Methods and systems are provided for enabling engine dilution control. One or more engine diluents are combined to provide a desired engine dilution, the various diluents selected based on their...
9037363 Method of operating a motor vehicle transmission system  
A method of operating a transmission system of an automotive vehicle, the transmission system including a mechanism of mechanically coupling first and second axles of the transmission system, a...
9031741 System and method for controlling oil pump  
Disclosed are an oil pump control system and method, the oil pump control method including setting an initial target oil pressure of the oil pump based on a rotation speed of an engine or an oil...
9026344 In-vehicle internal combustion engine control device, and control method for internal combustion engine  
At the time of an engine start while the vehicle is driving, when a required vehicle driving force (TRQ) is smaller than or equal to a predetermined value (TRQth), an electronic control unit (20)...
9022011 Engine fuel delivery systems, apparatus and methods  
A method of operating an engine is disclosed, which includes determining a peak power condition for the engine, measuring a temperature associated with the engine at said peak power condition,...
9026338 Control apparatus for internal combustion engine  
A control apparatus for an internal combustion engine is provided which can accurately correct a valve timing deviation of an intake valve caused by a variable operating angle mechanism or...
9020736 Fault diagnosis apparatus for airflow meter  
Disclosed is a fault diagnosis apparatus for an airflow meter for determining that the airflow meter has a fault when a divergence ratio, i.e., a divergence value of an estimated intake-air...
9020735 Skip fire internal combustion engine control  
A variety of methods and arrangements for controlling the operation of an internal combustion engine in a skip fire variable displacement mode are described. In one aspect, the working chamber...
9020740 Fluid pump speed control  
A system includes a sump, a pump having a steady-state speed, a fluid component that receives the fluid from the fluid pump, and a controller. The controller detects a soak condition of the system...
9014951 Method and system for correcting engine torque based on vehicle load  
A method and a system for correcting an engine torque based on a vehicle load may include: determining whether a vehicle load determination condition is satisfied continuously for a predetermined...
9014946 Programmable gauge  
A programmable gauge having a read out (gauge), a microcontroller, an input to microcontroller, and an infrared receiver is disclosed. A handheld infrared transmitter is used to communicate with...
9008945 Turbosupercharged internal combustion engine control method  
A method of controlling an internal combustion engine supercharged by a turbosupercharger having a turbine and a compressor; the control method including the steps of: determining, in a reduced...
9008880 Method and system for a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle  
Methods and systems are provided for displaying a recommended engine fuel fill amount to an operator of a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. In one example, the recommended engine fuel fill amount...
9008946 Detecting device and detecting method  
A detecting device (1) detects a combustion state of an internal combustion engine (2) that transmits power via a crankshaft (11). The detecting device (1) includes a calculation unit (1b) that...
9008944 Method and apparatus for controlling operation of an internal combustion engine operating in HCCI combustion mode  
An internal combustion engine is configured to operate in a homogeneous-charge compression-ignition combustion mode. Operating the internal combustion engine includes determining an integrated...
9008947 Method of calculating average revolutions per independent unit  
A method to obtain average revolutions per independent unit includes a total number of engine revolutions with the engine control unit (ECU) and a current odometer value with the ECU so that a...
9002550 Use of torque model at virtual engine conditions  
A torque estimation system for a vehicle comprises an operating parameter module, a torque estimation module, and an estimation control module. The operating parameter module determines an...
9002621 Method for correcting injection quantities and/or times of a fuel injector  
In a method for individually correcting injection quantities and/or times (mf1, mf2, mf . . . ; ti1, ti2, ti . . . ) in particular for a ballistic operating range of a fuel injector (1, 2, . . ....
9002618 Variable valve timing control apparatus for engine  
A variable valve timing control apparatus includes a variable valve timing device and a valve timing controller to control the variable valve timing device in a manner that an actual VCT phase...
8996278 Control device for internal combustion engine  
In a control device for an internal combustion engine, which includes control unit that has a processor with a plurality of cores and that computes various tasks associated with operation of the...
8996223 Engine operation start control device of hybrid vehicle  
The invention relates to an engine operation start control device of a hybrid vehicle comprising a power output device having an internal combustion engine and an electric motor. In this hybrid...
8985088 Systems and methods for controlling exhaust gas recirculation  
Various systems and method for controlling exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) in an internal combustion engine are provided. In one embodiment, a method includes injecting fuel to a subset of...
8989877 System and method for controlling a machine  
A system for controlling a machine includes a first model, a second model, a controller, and a comparator. During a first cycle, the first model generates a response signal to the controller while...
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...
8983753 Combustion setpoint control systems and methods  
A system for a vehicle, includes first, second, and third setpoint generation modules, a scaling module, and an actuator control module. The first setpoint generation module generates a first...
8977469 Multi-fuel control system and method  
A system includes a controller operable to control an engine in an operating mode. The controller operation is based at least in part on a first parameter set and on a second parameter set. The...
8972149 Control system implementing derate based on air characteristics  
A control system for a machine is disclosed. The control system may have an engine configured to combust a mixture of fuel and air and generate a mechanical power output and a flow of exhaust, and...
8967118 Turbocharger boost control systems and methods for gear shifts  
A method includes: retarding spark timing relative to a predetermined spark timing when an engine torque output reduction is requested for a gear shift; estimating a first torque output of an...
8965597 Road grade auto-mapping  
Road grade is modeled over a region in which a vehicle is driven on roadways having a grade that varies over a plurality of predetermined grade ranges. A succession of grade values are generated...
8965661 Method and device for controlling an internal combustion engine  
A method is described for monitoring a camshaft adjustment of an internal combustion engine in a first operating mode, in which, depending on a time characteristic of an actual value of the...
8965660 Control apparatus for engine  
A first calculation device is provided that calculates a ratio of a target torque equivalent value of an engine to a maximum torque equivalent value of the engine, as a pressure ratio equivalent...
8954257 Coordinated torque control security systems and methods  
A control system for an engine includes a selecting module, a target air per cylinder (APC) module, and a phaser scheduling module. The selecting module: selects one of (a) target intake and...
8948997 Control device for internal combustion engine  
In the case where a constraint condition related to an internal combustion engine is satisfied when a control amount of each of the control objects 35d, 52 is controlled in accordance with the...
8948998 Machine throttle system  
A machine throttle system according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes a power system configured to operate at different speeds. The power system is coupled to a first throttle...
8942908 Primary torque actuator control systems and methods  
An engine control system includes a coordinated torque control (CTC) module, a diagnostic module, and an actuator limiting module. The CTC module determines a first position for a throttle valve...
8942909 Control apparatus for internal combustion engine  
An intake air quantity information determining arrangement senses or computes one of an intake air quantity and a torque of an internal combustion engine as intake air quantity information. A...
8938959 Spark ignition-type internal combustion engine  
A spark ignition-type internal combustion is provided wherein a first mechanical compression ratio control and a second mechanical compression ratio control are alternatively carried out, the...
8938349 Method and device for operating a fuel injection system  
A method is described for operating a fuel injection system, in particular of an internal combustion engine, in which fuel under pressure is made available in a pressure reservoir and a fuel...
8931273 Stored compressed air management for improved engine performance  
Methods and systems are provided for raising an exhaust temperature to spin a turbocharger turbine and reduce turbo-lag. Pressurized air is discharged from a boost reservoir into an intake...
8931271 Method for determining a position set point of a by-pass actuator, intended for a turbosupercharger  
A method for a turbocharger of a heat engine including a turbine, a compressor, and a by-pass actuator that can be used to control an air flow that does not pass through the turbine. The method...
8935024 Boost assist system  
According to one implementation of an engine system, a power device is selectively actuated to provide energy to a storage device. Energy from the storage device is selectively provided to a boost...
8935075 Engine start stop inhibit system and method  
A system includes a first module configured to determine at least one of a position of a vehicle, an elevation level of the vehicle and a road grade at the position of the vehicle. A second module...
8935074 Apparatus to control internal combustion engine, method for controlling internal combustion engine and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium  
An apparatus to control an internal combustion engine includes a cylinder operation controller configured to switch a cylinder operation between an all-cylinder operation and a cylinder...
8935076 Controller for internal combustion engine  
When the operating characteristics of an intake valve are changed by an intake valve stop mechanism, an ECU outputs a command signal (control on) to a solenoid. At this time, a timing, at which...
8924124 Method and system for engine torque control  
Methods and systems are provided for improving vehicle torque control accuracy. Data points of an engine torque data set are adjusted en masse by an on-board vehicle controller while also being...
8924126 Fuel conservation systems and methods  
Methods and systems are described for conserving fuel used by an engine. In some embodiments a control module processes a user-provided input, as a first function, into a second function. The...
8924125 Perturbing engine performance measurements to determine optimal engine control settings  
Methods and systems for optimizing a performance of a vehicle engine are provided. The method includes determining an initial value for a first engine control parameter based on one or more...
8918265 Method and apparatus for controlling operation of an internal combustion engine operating in HCCI combustion mode  
A method for operating the internal combustion engine includes determining a first integrated thermal state parameter corresponding to engine environment factors affecting a combustion parameter...