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Donald J Lewis, Allan J Lippa, John D Russell: System and method for engine starting. Ford Global Technologies, Allan J Lippa, Alleman Hall McCoy Russell & Tuttle, January 9, 2007: US07159568 (136 worldwide citation)

A system for an engine of a vehicle, comprising of a cylinder of the engine, a first injector configured to inject a first fuel to said cylinder, a second injector configured to inject a second fuel to said cylinder, and a controller configured to, during a first operating condition, commence combus ...


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Jeffrey S Hepburn, Garth M Meyer, Joseph R Asik: Method and apparatus for desulfating a no.sub.x trap. Ford Global Technologies, Allan J Lippa, Roger L May, November 2, 1999: US05974788 (101 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for desulfating a NO.sub.x trap is proposed wherein the SO.sub.x purge temperature is achieved by modulating the amplitude of the A/F of the mixture supplied to the engine thereby storing oxygen in the trap during lean engine cylinder events and generating the required exother ...


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Thomas G Leone, Robert A Stein, Jeffrey C Lyjak: System and method for engine fuel blend control. Ford Global Technologies, Allan J Lippa, Alleman Hall McCoy Russell & Tuttle, October 30, 2007: US07287492 (98 worldwide citation)

A system for an engine, comprising of a cylinder located in the engine, a fuel delivery system for varying relative delivery amounts of a first and second injection type into said cylinder, and a controller configured to adjust a parameter affecting flow through the engine in response to said relati ...


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Jeffrey Arthur Cook, Narayanan Sivashankar, Jing Sun: Vapor recovery control system for direct injection spark ignition engines. Ford Global Technologies, Allan J Lippa, September 14, 1999: US05950603 (94 worldwide citation)

A vapor recovery control system for a direct injection spark ignition engine is used to purge vapors in both a homogeneous air/fuel and stratified air/fuel mode. When purging vapors in a stratified mode, a portion of the cylinders receive purge vapors and operate in a homogeneous mode while the rest ...


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Donald J Lewis, John D Russell, John O Michelini: Valve selection for an engine operating in a multi-stroke cylinder mode. Ford Global Technologies, Allan J Lippa, Alleman Hall McCoy Russell & Tuttle, June 20, 2006: US07063062 (93 worldwide citation)

A method to control valve patterns in a cylinder operating in a multi-stroke cylinder mode. Valves are controlled to improve drivability and emissions.


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Thomas G Leone, Robert A Stein, Jeffrey C Lyjak: Method for controlling injection timing of an internal combustion engine. Ford Global Technologies, Allan J Lippa, Alleman Hall McCoy Russell & Tuttle, October 9, 2007: US07278396 (92 worldwide citation)

A method to control injection timing for an internal combustion engine having a plurality of injectors in at least a cylinder, the method comprising of injecting a first fuel amount to at least a cylinder of an internal combustion engine from a first injector, injecting a second fuel amount fuel to ...


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Alex Gibson, Nate Trask, Dennis Reed, Ilya V Kolmanovsky: Vehicle braking control. Ford Global Technologies, Allan J Lippa, Alleman Hall McCoy Russell & Tuttle, April 19, 2011: US07930087 (88 worldwide citation)

A method of operating an engine for a vehicle having at least a first cylinder, the method comprising of operating the first cylinder to provide at least one of compression braking and expansion braking by holding one of an intake valve and an exhaust valve of the first cylinder closed while opening ...


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Mati Mikkor: Electrically controllable valve etched from silicon substrates. Ford Motor Company, Allan J Lippa, Peter Abolins, May 2, 1989: US04826131 (88 worldwide citation)

An electrically controllable valve etched from two silicon substrates includes an inlet orifice communicating with two outlet orifices through a channel etched into the substrates. A mesa, in operative alignment with the inlet orifice, is suspended between the channel and a sealed recess by a diaphr ...


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Jeff Doering: Engine system and method accounting for engine misfire. Ford Global Technologies, Allan J Lippa, Alleman Hall McCoy Russell & Tuttle, August 8, 2006: US07086386 (87 worldwide citation)

Various systems and methods are disclosed for carrying out combustion in a fuel-cut operation in some or all of the engine cylinders of a vehicle. Further, various subsystems are considered, such as fuel vapor purging, air-fuel ratio control, engine torque control, catalyst design, and exhaust syste ...


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Gopichandra Surnilla: Method for rapid catalyst heating. Ford Global Technologies, Allan J Lippa, John D Russell, May 27, 2003: US06568177 (79 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for controlling operation of an engine coupled to an exhaust treatment catalyst. Under predetermined conditions, the method operates an engine with a first group of cylinders combusting a lean air/fuel mixture and a second group of cylinders pumping air only (i.e., without fuel ...