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The number of working cylinders of the internal combustion engine is controlled so that the load of the internal combustion engine is relatively increased thereby to keep the combustion effect within an expected range. By controlling the number of working cylinders of the internal combustion engine also to other than integral numbers, the torque control of large freedom is continuously effected. Thus the torque characteristic is smoothed, thus improving the fuel efficiency and driveability at the same time.

Title
Method and system for output control of internal combustion engine
Application Number
6/343365
Publication Number
4489695
Application Date
January 27, 1982
Publication Date
December 25, 1984
Inventor
Tsuneyuki Egami
Aichi
JP
Hisasi Kawai
Toyohashi
JP
Hideki Obayashi
Okazaki
JP
Seizi Huzino
Okazaki
JP
Tokio Kohama
Nishio
JP
Agent
Cushman Darby & Cushman
Assignee
Nippon Soken
JP
IPC
F02D 17/00
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