05303168 is referenced by 47 patents and cites 10 patents.

A method of operating an internal combustion engine wherein a predicted engine exhaust temperature is used as an input to a microprocessor controlling the engine. Exhaust temperature can be controlled by adjusting engine operation. Exhaust gas recirculation mass flow can be more accurately determined using the predicted engine exhaust temperature.

Title
Engine operation to estimate and control exhaust catalytic converter temperature
Application Number
7/785719
Publication Number
5303168
Application Date
October 31, 1991
Publication Date
April 12, 1994
Inventor
Richard L Wanat
Troy
MI, US
James M Kindree
Livonia
MI, US
Michael J Cullen
Dearborn
MI, US
Agent
Roger L May
Peter Abolins
Assignee
Ford Motor Company
MI, US
IPC
G06F 15/48
F02P 5/14
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