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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...
7460944 Damping device and damping method for suppressing torsional oscillations in a drivetrain  
A damping device comprises a device (4, 7) for determining a mechanical state variable (ΔαMODEL, ΔαACTUAL) reproducing the torsion of a drivetrain (3) of an internal combustion engine (1) and an ...
7457700 Method and device for operating an internal combustion engine  
A method and a device for operating an internal combustion engine provide that a value for a first performance quantity of the internal combustion engine is modeled as a function of at least one...
7457702 Estimated torque calculation device of internal combustion engine and method thereof  
An ECU executes the step S100 of detecting an intake air amount QA and an ignition timing IT, the step S200 of calculating an estimated engine torque TE from QA and IT, the step S300 of detecting...
7441547 Method of feeding fuel to an engine, fuel feed amount control system of an engine, and motorcycle comprising fuel feed amount control system  
A method of feeding fuel to an engine, comprising the steps of determining whether or not the engine is decelerating based on a time-lapse change rate of an engine speed of the engine, and reducing...
7437874 System and method for backpressure compensation for controlling exhaust gas particulate emissions  
A method for controlling exhaust gas particulate emissions from a compression ignition internal combustion engine having a variable geometry turbocharger (VGT) includes the steps of determining...
7440840 Ecological driving system  
There is a need for making a user fully conscious about environmentally friendly driving. In an ecological driving system, a CPU allows a display apparatus to distinctively display fuel consumption...
7430483 Method and apparatus for diagnosing a mechanism  
A method of analyzing variations in an indicator of the behavior of a mechanism, in which noise is extracted, and any discontinuities from an indicator in order to obtain a trend, variations in the...
7424361 Driving force controller for a vehicle  
The driving force control unit for vehicle comprises a driving condition detecting unit for detecting the vehicle driving condition, a selector for selecting one of driving modes by manipulation,...
7421343 Systems and methods for reducing vibration-induced errors in inertial sensors  
Systems and methods for reducing vibration-induced bias errors in inertial sensors are disclosed. A system for reducing bias errors in an inertial sensor operating within an environment may include...
7395147 Torque control of turbocharged engine  
An engine system includes an engine having an intake manifold and a turbocharger that supplies compressed air to the intake manifold. An engine control module calculates a desired pre-throttle...
7395143 Transmission system with a continuously variable transmission ratio  
The system (CVT) includes a first electrical machine (M1) with a first rotor (R1) provided with a multiphase winding (W1) and fixed firmly to the shaft (1) of the internal combustion engine (ICE)...
7392116 Method for operating a chassis regulating system and a device to carry out the method  
A method for operating a chassis regulating system of a vehicle, in which a control quantity is generated for an actuator, includes providing a first signal, which is representative of the...
7383117 Method for optimizing a valve-lift changeover on spark-ignition engines  
This invention describes a method for optimizing a valve-lift changeover on spark-ignition engines with lambda control. On the basis of the evaluation of an acceleration characteristic and a lambda...
7377260 Method and device for controlling an internal combustion engine  
An internal combustion engine has a plurality of cylinders having combustion chambers and each being associated with a spark plug designed for igniting a mixture of air and fuel in the combustion...
7376505 Method and device for operating an internal combustion engine  
A method and a device for operating an internal combustion engine, in particular a motor vehicle having a plurality of cylinder banks are described, making it possible to eliminate fluctuations in...
7373922 Intake air amount control apparatus and intake air amount control method of internal combustion engine  
An apparatus and method for controlling the intake air amount in an internal combustion engine provided with a throttle valve and an intake air amount changing means linked with the same, the...
7373239 Engine control device of work vehicle  
An engine control apparatus for a work vehicle having a cooling fan or an auxiliary device driven by an engine. The engine control apparatus is capable of operating the work vehicle with the...
7353803 Misfire detection apparatus for internal combustion engine based on piston speed  
The present invention generally includes a method of detecting a misfire in an internal combustion engine. The method includes detecting a first engine speed at a first crankshaft position that...
7353105 Engine control device for construction machinery  
There is provided construction machinery for switchably controlling rotational speed between a normal and an energy saving mode. Change in workload is detected by means except for change in...
7353104 Signal output unit and electronic control unit  
A timer module in an ECU has an angle counter and a timer counter. A value counted by the angle counter indicates a crank angle of a crankshaft. Under the control of the termination to output an...
7346445 Method for operating an internal combustion engine having torque monitoring  
A method for operating an internal combustion engine, including the following steps: forming a value for a maximum admissible torque, forming a dimension figure for the actual torque and comparing...
7333012 Vehicle monitoring and control using radio frequency identification  
An embodiment of the present invention includes a technique to monitor a vehicle. A radio frequency (RF) identification (RFID) tag is installed in a vehicle to transmit vehicle information to a...
7317983 Fuel injection controlling apparatus for internal combustion engine  
A sensor signal from a speed sensor is inputted into an ECU. The ECU calculates a rotation speed of a crankshaft in a predetermined period based on the sensor signal. The rotation speed is filtered...
7315779 Vehicle speed limiter  
A vehicle has a straddle seat, a handlebar, an engine, an electronic control unit (ECU), a throttle valve, a throttle valve actuator, and a throttle operator. A throttle operator position sensor...
7306542 Electronic throttle control (ETC) drag torque request security  
A throttle control method includes generating a throttle request based on a drag torque request and setting a throttle command equal to the throttle request when the throttle request is less than a...
7305300 Closed pedal deceleration control  
A system and method for controlling an internal combustion engine in a vehicle include controlling the engine to achieve a desired vehicle speed/deceleration when the accelerator pedal is released....
7295915 Method for compensating for accessory loading  
An internal combustion engine includes an advanced vehicle system controller (VSC) that calculates a total power demand to meet a driver wheel power demand plus any accessory loads and...
7295914 Internal combustion engine with speed recovery power boost  
A method of operating an internal combustion engine, includes the steps of: detecting an operating speed reduction of the internal combustion engine; determining if the operating speed reduction is...
7292931 Model-based inlet air dynamics state characterization  
An inlet air dynamics (IAD) characterization control system for an internal combustion engine includes a first module that estimates a future firing event manifold absolute pressure (MAP) and a...
7292932 System and method for controlling speed of an engine  
A system and method for controlling the speed of an engine includes determining a desired engine power output and engine speed, and determining whether the desired engine speed is within one of a...
7289901 Vehicle-mounted power generator set  
A vehicle-mounted power generator set including: an AC generator driven by an engine of a vehicle; an electric power conversion portion that converts an output of the AC generator into an AC output...
7280907 Method of enhancing accelerator pedal safety interlock feature  
A method for an accelerator pedal safety in a vehicle with an internal combustion engine having an Electronic Control Unit, (ECU), said method comprising: starting the engine; determining whether...
7273124 Prime mover control device of construction machine  
A prime mover control device of a construction machine according to the present invention includes a hydraulic pump (11) driven by a prime mover (40), a hydraulic traveling motor (5) driven with...
7263429 Cruise idle speed control to enhance low speed and light throttle drivability  
An engine control system that regulates operating of an engine of a motor vehicle includes a first module that determines whether a throttle of the motor vehicle is closed and a second module that...
7260471 Drive force control apparatus of riding vehicle, its control method and riding type vehicle  
An engine (drive force) control apparatus for a motorcycle that prevents a change in vehicle behavior by noise or the like. A control CPU electronically controls injection and ignition of fuel and...
7243010 Control apparatus for variable-cylinder engine, and control apparatus for automotive vehicle including variable-cylinder engine  
Providing a control apparatus for a variable-cylinder engine or a vehicle control apparatus, which permits a further improvement in the fuel economy of the vehicle Decompression-state setting means...
7243018 Method of identifying noncompliant fuel in an automotive vehicle  
The present invention provides a method of identifying noncompliant fuel of a vehicle and improving drivability. The method comprises: (a) confirming a present coolant temperature after the vehicle...
7236871 Acceleration limiting for a vehicle  
A method and apparatus to control acceleration of a vehicle equipped with an electrically variable transmission and including a regenerative braking system, each are operably connected to a vehicle...