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7698049 Speed control in a torque-based system  
An engine control system includes a power module, an air flow module, a torque estimation module, and an air control module. The power module determines a power-based torque based on a desired...
7698052 Engine rotation control device and boat  
In an engine rotation control device, a remote control operation device is provided with a remote control side ECU and an engine side ECU so that an outboard motor can be remotely controlled. The...
7689341 Prioritized recapture of energy during deceleration of a dual-hybrid motor vehicle  
One energy recovery system (30) that can decelerate the vehicle in response to a brake request stores recovered energy electrically in a battery bank (32). Another energy recovery system (36)...
7689345 Systems and methods for estimating residual gas fraction for internal combustion engines using altitude compensation  
An engine control system comprises a first factor calculating module that calculates a first factor based on intake cam position (ICAM), exhaust cam position (ECAM), engine speed (RPM) and first...
7684922 Variable valve system, and engine system and vehicle including the same  
A cam sensor is provided in a position opposing one surface side of a cam driven sprocket in a valve timing control device. When the valve timing control device is in a high revolution state, a...
7679529 Method and apparatus for indicating operational state of aircraft engine  
A method and a system for indicating a target idle running speed, a predicted core speed, a predicted time to running, current engine state or automation modes of an operating aircraft engine, and...
7676318 Real-time, table-based estimation of diesel engine emissions  
A real-time, on board, diesel engine emissions estimation with an empirical, table-based approach that accounts for up to eight (8) input parameters, for optimum emissions estimation under steady...
7664594 Starting system and method of internal combustion engine  
In a starting system of an internal combustion engine, an injector for injecting fuel directly into a combustion chamber and an ignition plug for igniting an air/fuel mixture in the combustion...
7657365 Fuel injection quantity control system for general-purpose engine  
A fuel injection control system corrects the amount of fuel injected by fuel injection valves toward an increased side when an acceleration state resulting from operation of a throttle occurs. A...
7657364 Apparatus, system, and method for thermal management of an engine comprising a continuously variable transmission  
A method is disclosed for thermal management of an engine comprising a continuously variable transmission. The method includes an engine capability module storing a torque-speed map comprising a...
7653478 Method of controlling engine stop position in hybrid electric vehicle  
A method of controlling an engine stop position in a hybrid electric vehicle having a motor capable of controlling engine speed is provided. The method includes: a) reducing the engine speed...
7653476 Method and system for continuously controlling an internal combustion engine on an engine bench testing unit  
The present invention relates to a system and a method for continuous operation of an internal-combustion engine (2), comprising at least an actuator connected to a working device of the engine, an...
7650224 Apparatus, system, and method for reducing nitrogen oxide emissions in a combustion engine  
An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for reducing nitrogen oxide emissions in a combustion engine. The method includes a shift detection module determining an out of gear (OOG) indicator...
7650223 Method and device for integrative control of gas engine  
An integrative control method and device for controlling gas engines is proposed which load responsivity of the engine is improved while maintaining air fuel ratio control and stable control is...
7647160 Fuel injection system with injection quantity learning function  
A fuel injection system for an internal combustion engine which is designed to determine an instantaneous engine speed in a cycle of, for example, 30° CA of the engine to learn an actual injection ...
7643929 Method for adapting torque model for improved zero torque identification  
A torque adaptation system is provided. The system includes: a torque error estimator module that estimates a torque error based on an error propagation model and a plurality of torque model...
7637245 Method and system for controlling an actuator to rotate a valve  
In a system, an actuator is linked to a valve rotatably installed in a passage through which gas flows. The actuator changes torque to be applied to the valve so as to adjust a rotational position...
7638959 Method of operating a brushless motor wherein open loop and closed loop controllers utilize different commutation methods  
A motor control is provided with both open loop and closed loop controllers. The open loop and closed loop controllers provide commutation signals back to gate drives for an inverter, wherein the...
7630824 Fuel estimating device  
A requested injection time InjT necessary for a fuel injector to inject a fuel per one combustion cycle is computed in response to a position of an accelerator manipulated by a driver, an...
7630821 Intake quantity sensing device of internal combustion engine  
An intake pressure sensor is provided in an intake manifold of a first cylinder. During steady operation, intake quantities of respective cylinders are sensed with an airflow meter provided in an...
7627417 Variable compression ratio internal combustion engine  
The invention provides a technology that enables to control response delay of the supercharger in a variable compression ratio internal combustion engine under acceleration. When the variable...
7627418 System and method to control engine during de-sulphurization operation in a hybrid vehicle  
A vehicle system, comprising of an engine with a first cylinder and a second cylinder operating with different engine torques, a motor coupled to said engine capable of absorbing torque and...
7617039 Method of fuel injection  
The present invention relates to a method of operating an internal combustion engine. With reference to FIG. 1, fuel is supplied to charge air using an injector (116) which in each operation...
7610139 In-cylinder pressure detection device and method for internal combustion engine, and engine control unit  
An in-cylinder pressure detection device for an internal combustion engine, which is capable of detecting an in-cylinder pressure accurately without being adversely affected by changes in the...
7606652 Torque based crank control  
A control system and method of regulating operation of an engine includes a minimum torque module that determines a torque request based upon at least two of measured revolutions per minute (RPM)...
7599780 Methods and systems to feedback coordinated torque control system information  
An engine control system comprises a first torque request module that generates a first torque request, a second torque request module that generates a second torque request, a torque arbitration...
7588013 Engine system and method for controlling the same  
When a command to stop an engine is issued, it is determined whether a current state is a speed reduction enabled state where an intake valve phase is brought into a phase region, in which speed...
7587269 Power output apparatus, control method of power output apparatus, and vehicle equipped with power output apparatus  
In response to the driver's depression of a brake pedal in requirement of catalyst deterioration control with a catalyst deterioration control flag Fc set equal to 1, the braking control of the...
7587268 Control system for internal combustion engine  
A control system for an internal combustion engine, which is capable of ensuring excellent fuel economy of the engine and enhancing the responsiveness of the output of the engine when acceleration...
7571711 Engine controller and controlling method  
When a throttle is fully open, a maximum torque set value is corrected based on the ratio between the maximum air volume set value under fully-open throttle conditions and the actual maximum air...
7568339 Control for variable geometry compressor  
An exemplary controller for a variable geometry compressor includes one or more inputs for receiving engine operating information and for receiving a signal representative of geometry of a variable...
7552712 Part-throttle performance optimization  
A system and method for optimizing machine performance using speed shaping in a machine having an engine and a drivetrain implementing engine underspeed module receives a throttle command...
7546197 Driving force control device of vehicle  
A driving force control device can set driving force characteristics which conform to tastes of drivers using one vehicle thus giving the easy-to-drive feeling to the drivers. An E/G13ECU possesses...
7542841 Method and device for controlling an internal combustion engine  
A method and a device for controlling an internal combustion engine in which a combustion chamber quantity characterizing the combustion process is ascertained on the basis of input quantities....
7536992 Engine speed controller having PI gains set by engine speed and engine speed error  
A PI control strategy controls engine speed to an engine speed set-point. A proportional map (36) is populated with data values to be used in calculating the P component of the strategy. An...
7533652 Control device for vehicle having cooperative control function  
A control device for a vehicle for cooperatively controlling the engagement of a lock-up clutch and the conditions of fuel cut. When the rotational speed of an input shaft of a transmission becomes...
7526375 Torque based fuel cut-off  
An engine control system is provided. The system includes: an engine torque module that estimates torque output based on charge energy; and a cylinder mode module that controls fuel cut-off and...
7522985 Method and arrangement for monitoring a measuring device located in a wheeled vehicle  
For monitoring of a measuring device (1), located in a wheeled vehicle, the measuring device (1) is configured so as to measure three linear accelerations (in unit 3) of the wheeled vehicle, which...
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...
7512478 Method for operating an internal combustion engine  
To enable operation of an internal combustion engine even without the signals of a phase sensor while nonetheless enabling an emergency driving function in the case of a disturbance of a crankshaft...
7512480 Method and apparatus for controlling electronic variable valve apparatus of internal combustion engine  
An electronic variable valve apparatus may be stably controlled regardless of variations of engine condition with minimized usage of map tables by employing a sliding surface calculation for...
7502682 Method for regulating an actual variable of an internal combustion engine  
A method for regulating an actual output variable of an internal combustion engine to a reference variable. A maximum value for the reference variable is generated as a function of at least one...
7500469 Control apparatus of vehicle  
A hybrid vehicle has, as its driving-force source, an internal combustion engine that includes an in-cylinder injector directly injecting fuel into a cylinder and an intake manifold injector...
7487032 Engine control system  
An engine control system, which is adaptable for individual differences among engines, changes with time, environmental changes, etc., and which can control engine torque with high accuracy and...
7487023 Construction machine  
In a hybrid construction machine, its display device displays, toward an operator, an artificial engine sound serving as load information according to a magnitude of a workload, instead of an...
7477972 Rollover warning and detection method for transport vehicles  
A rollover warning and detection method for a transport vehicle is adaptively adjustable to take into account the CG height of the vehicle. Measures of the vehicle speed, lateral acceleration and...
7477981 Arrangement and method for controlling a combustion engine  
An arrangement, a computer-readable medium and a method for controlling an HCCI (homogenous charge compression ignition) engine are disclosed. The arrangement comprises a control unit for...
7474952 Fuel injection controller  
A fuel injection controller performs minute injection amount learning for learning an injection characteristic of an injector related to a minute amount injection such as a pilot injection by...
7472013 System and method for estimating volumetric efficiency for engines with intake and exhaust cam phasers  
An engine control module comprises a table that outputs a parked VE estimate based on an input parameter when intake and exhaust cam phasers of an engine are in a parked position. A calculation...
7469173 Voice notification system for a vehicle  
A notification system for a vehicle includes at least a first and a second power source. The notification system also includes a controller that is operable with the first and second power sources...