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9017218 Method for controlling the engine of a motor vehicle having a manual transmission  
In a motor vehicle having a manual transmission, for, in particular, limiting the engine speed during the start-up operation when fulfilling at least one permission criterion for the engine...
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...
8997723 Method and system for pre-ignition control  
Methods and systems are provided for reducing late burn induced cylinder pre-ignition events. In response to a late burn combustion event in a cylinder, ignition coil dwell time is extended in the...
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...
8838306 Method and device for operating a drive unit  
In a method and a device for operating a drive unit, a first output variable of the drive unit is restricted; a setpoint value of a second output variable of the drive unit is specified; and an...
8826886 Engine ignition timing setting apparatus  
An ignition timing setting apparatus includes a pulse generator for generating crank pulses corresponding to crank angles, a crank angular speed variation calculating section for calculating a...
8812214 Control device for internal combustion engine  
An internal combustion engine control device the present invention provides is a control device that can realize both of request torque and a request A/F for each of cylinder groups with high...
8776737 Spark ignition to homogenous charge compression ignition transition control systems and methods  
A system for a vehicle includes a mode control module and a valve control module. The mode control module selectively sets an ignition mode for an engine to one of a spark ignition (SI) mode and a...
8755987 System and method for torque control in a homogeneous charge compression ignition engine  
A control system for a homogeneous charge compression ignition (HCCI) engine includes first and second modules. The first module determines a load on the HCCI engine when the HCCI engine is...
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...
8733320 Combustion stability enhancement via internal EGR control  
A method for controlling combustion in a cylinder of a turbocharged engine in which intake air is reserved upstream of the cylinder. The method comprises decreasing an internal EGR rate in the...
8718896 Hybrid vehicle and associated output torque control method  
A hybrid vehicle and method of control are disclosed. An internal combustion engine and at least one traction motor are operated such that the combined output torque corresponds to one of a...
8700247 Hybrid engine operation selection strategy for mitigation of driveline disturbance  
A hybrid powertrain includes an engine, an electric machine, and a transmission. A method to control the powertrain includes monitoring operation of the powertrain, determining whether conditions...
8700292 Engine performance equalization system and method  
A system and method for limiting torque produced by each of piston engine driven race cars in which the engine ignition timing is set by reference to an ignition timing table and a torque table....
8666635 Control device for internal combustion engine  
A control device for an internal combustion engine provided by the present invention is a control device which can satisfy a requirement concerning exhaust gas performance of the internal...
8635987 Engine speed control systems and methods  
An engine control system for an auto-stop/start vehicle, comprising: an actuator control module, a correction determination module, and a spark adjustment module. The actuator control module...
8594905 Control system for internal combustion engine  
A control system for an internal combustion engine is provided. In the control system, a target intake air amount is calculated according to a target output torque of the engine, and an intake air...
8577578 Method of controlling vehicle wheel axle torque and control system for same  
A method of controlling torque on a vehicle wheel axle includes comparing a torque intervention request to a predetermined minimum axle torque for a current vehicle speed and a current direction...
8566008 Control device for internal combustion engine  
A control device for an internal-combustion engine designed to ensure that required responsiveness is obtained as actual torque responsiveness with respect to a torque demand even when the torque...
8550054 Linear tranformation engine torque control systems and methods for increasing torque requests  
A method of operating an engine of a vehicle includes generating a first torque request. The method includes generating a second torque request that is greater than and based on the first torque...
8544448 Method for operating an internal combustion engine  
For operating an internal combustion engine with a combustion chamber delimited by a piston driving a crankshaft in a crankcase, with a device for supplying fuel, an ignition device, and an...
8538644 Driver torque request systems and methods  
A minimum torque module selectively determines a first minimum propulsion torque based on second and third minimum propulsion torques when a torque converter clutch is in unlocked and locked...
8516993 Method of controlling the combustion of a spark-ignition engine using combustion timing control  
A method of controlling the combustion of a spark-ignition engine having application to gasoline engines is disclosed. An engine control system controls actuators so that the values of physical...
8515648 Control device for internal combustion engine  
A control device for an internal combustion engine provided by the present invention is a control device which can enhance precision of realization of required torque while enhancing emission...
8495984 Spark voltage limiting system for active fuel management  
An engine control system for a vehicle includes a variable displacement module that deactivates N of M cylinders of an engine during a fuel management mode. N is an integer and M is an integer...
8469002 Combustion phasing control in spark-assisted HCCI combustion mode  
A method for controlling combustion in a multi-cylinder spark-ignition direct-injection internal combustion engine includes determining a desired combustion phasing for maintaining acceptable...
8473183 Control device for internal combustion engine  
Disclosed is a control device that is used for an internal combustion engine and capable of periodically varying an air-fuel ratio while keeping torque generated by the internal combustion engine...
8459230 Ignition timing control apparatus for internal combustion engine  
An ignition timing control apparatus for an internal combustion engine, when determining that recalculations are possible from the time when final ignition timing is calculated normally to final...
8442742 Torque control apparatus and control method for vehicle driving unit  
The prevention of the occurrence of a shock during acceleration is enabled without impairing acceleration response as to a control apparatus for a vehicle driving unit. By changing a control...
8439012 Method and system for engine control  
Methods and systems are provided for engine torque control. Mutually exclusive airflow adjustments and spark adjustments are used to provide accurate engine torque control when operating near...
8434455 Control system for internal combustion engine  
A control system for an internal combustion engine performs output control so that an engine output coincides with demand output by changing intake air flow rate or ignition timing of the engine....
8437938 Axle torque based cruise control  
An axle torque control system includes an axle torque request module that receives an axle torque request and that selectively outputs the axle torque request. An axle torque conversion module...
8423262 Vehicle control apparatus  
A vehicle control apparatus includes: an accessory that adjusts torque that is output from an internal combustion engine, by giving load to the internal combustion engine; an ignition timing...
8418674 Control device of diesel engine and method of controlling diesel engine  
A control device of a diesel engine, including an acceleration detector including an acceleration sensor, the acceleration sensor being attached to an engine body that defines a combustion...
8401762 Engine control system with algorithm for actuator control  
An engine control apparatus which may be employed in automotive vehicles. The engine control apparatus is equipped with a controlled variable arithmetic expression which defines correlations...
8401763 Control device for internal combustion engine  
In a control device which uses a specific physical quantity as a control variable of an internal combustion engine, and controls the internal combustion engine by manipulation of one or a...
8397695 Ignition energy management with ion current feedback to correct spark plug fouling  
A system and method for operating an engine having ionization signal sensing include detecting plug fouling and controlling the engine using progressively more aggressive control strategies if the...
8386150 Fuel cutoff transition control systems and methods  
An engine control system includes a fuel cutoff (FCO) module, a fuel control module, and a spark control module. The FCO module, when a FCO event is disabled, determines a feed-forward (FF) number...
8370065 Engine control system with algorithm for actuator control  
An engine control apparatus which may be employed in automotive vehicles. The engine control apparatus is equipped with at least one of a combustion parameter or a controlled variable arithmetic...
8364382 Engine control system  
In a hybrid type vehicle designed to use an engine (1) and motor generators (MG1, MG2) to drive the vehicle, the engine (1) is provided with a variable compression ratio mechanism (A) and a...
8355856 Engine torque reserve system diagnostic systems and methods  
An engine control system of a vehicle comprises a reserves module and a fault diagnostic module. The reserves module controls airflow into an engine based on a driver torque request, increases the...
8347860 Control strategy for a homogeneous-charge compression-ignition engine  
A method for operating a multi-cylinder spark-ignition direct-injection internal combustion engine responsive to a low load demand includes monitoring an engine state associated with combustion...
8352163 Method for controlling an engine  
A method for operating an engine is disclosed. In one example, the method adjusts a torque limit of the engine in response to an amount of EGR in an engine cylinder. The approach may reduce the...
8327826 Knock control device for engine  
Embodiments of the invention provide that an ignition is retarded when continuously occurring knocks are detected, while an ignition is not retarded when a singly occurring knock is detected. By...
8327825 Control apparatus for internal combustion engine  
In an apparatus for controlling an internal combustion engine mounted on a vehicle, comprising an engine speed detector that detects speed of the engine, an ignition timing calculator that...
8321114 Work vehicle and work vehicle control method  
A control unit is configured to calculate a target absorption torque of a hydraulic pump at which the engine output torque and the absorption torque of the hydraulic pump match a target matching...
8312709 Method for heating a catalytic converter arranged in an exhaust-gas region of a combustion process, and device for carrying out the method  
An internal combustion engine is operated with direct fuel injection into the combustion chambers. Furthermore, the internal combustion engine is operated with sub-optimum ignition angle...
8307808 Cylinder combustion performance monitoring and control with coordinated torque control  
An engine control system includes a disturbance module, a torque correction module, a torque-to-spark module, and a spark correction module. The disturbance module determines a disturbance value...
8311721 Reserve torque for lean equivalence ratio requests  
A reserve torque system comprises a first module and a reserve torque module. The first module generates a first signal a predetermined period before an equivalence ratio (EQR) of an air/fuel...
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.

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