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Michael Livshiz, Scott J Chynoweth, Jeffrey M Kaiser, Richard H Clutz, Donovan L Dibble, Bahram Younessi: Coordinated engine torque control. General Motors Corporation, Christopher DeVries, April 4, 2006: US07021282 (47 worldwide citation)

A torque control system for regulating operation of an engine includes a throttle that regulates air flow into the engine and a device that regulates a torque output of the engine. A first module determines a throttle area based on a desired manifold absolute pressure (MAP) and a desired manifold ai ...


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Michael Livshiz, Jeffrey M Kaiser, Bahram Younessi, Richard B Jess, Richard H Clutz: Engine torque control at high pressure ratio. GM Global Technology Operations, October 7, 2008: US07433775 (38 worldwide citation)

A method of controlling a torque output of an internal combustion engine includes determining a pressure ratio, determining a reference torque based on the pressure ratio and a torque request, calculating a desired throttle area based on the reference torque and regulating operation of the engine ba ...


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Andrew W Baur, Jeffrey M Kaiser, Michael Livshiz, Christopher E Whitney, Sharon L Storch, Bahram Younessi, Klaus Pochner: Inverse torque model solution and bounding. July 19, 2011: US07980221 (8 worldwide citation)

An engine control system includes a spark bound module that determines a bounded spark value based on a desired spark value, a torque bound module that determines a bounded torque value based on the bounded spark value and a desired torque value, and an inverse torque calculation module that determi ...


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Michael Livshiz, Jeffrey M Kaiser, Richard H Clutz, Donovan L Dibble, Bahram Younessi, Gregory J York, Kevin J Storch, Timothy J Braman: CAM phaser and DOD coordination for engine torque control. General Motors Corporation, Christopher DeVries, November 22, 2005: US06966287 (8 worldwide citation)

A torque control system for regulating operation of a displacement on demand engine that is operable in an activated mode and a deactivated mode includes a throttle that regulates air flow into the engine and a cam phaser that regulates a torque output of the engine. A first module determines a thro ...


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Christopher E Whitney, Mark D Carr, Jeffrey M Kaiser, Michael J Pitsch, Bahram Younessi: Cylinder fueling coordination for torque estimation and control. July 20, 2010: US07757666 (6 worldwide citation)

An engine control system comprises a torque control module and a fueling control module. The torque control module selectively generates a deactivation signal for a first cylinder of a plurality of cylinders of an engine based on a torque request. The fueling control module halts fuel delivery to th ...


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Richard B Jess, Bahram Younessi, Michael L Kociba, Joseph M Stempnik, Andrew W Baur: Fast exit mode engine torque control systems and methods. November 1, 2011: US08047961 (4 worldwide citation)

An engine control system of a vehicle comprises a first module and a cylinder deactivation module. The first module selectively adjusts torque output by an engine based on a vehicle torque request that is greater than a driver torque request. The cylinder deactivation module selectively deactivates ...


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Chad W Lehner, Richard H Clutz, William G Howell, Mark T Hutchinson, Richard B Jess, Bahram Younessi, Ronald C Allison: Model based vehicle overspeed algorithm. February 7, 2012: US08112214 (3 worldwide citation)

A system for limiting the speed of a vehicle includes a first module that generates a first torque signal based on a vehicle speed, a second module that generates a second torque signal based on a difference between a predetermined vehicle speed limit and the vehicle speed, and a third module that g ...


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Joseph M Stempnik, Richard B Jess, Bahram Younessi, Mark H Costin, Michael L Kociba, Paul A Bauerle, Bryan D Lehman, William R Mayhew, Andrew W Baur: ECM security strategy for rationalizing and controlling increasing transmission torque requests above driver command. July 31, 2012: US08234049 (3 worldwide citation)

A control module includes a predicted torque control module that determines a desired throttle area based on a transmission torque request and a desired predicted torque. A throttle security module determines a throttle limit based on the desired throttle area and the desired predicted torque and de ...


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Kerfegar K Katrak, Barbara A Shuler, Donald A Eveleth, Hugh S Bauer, Bahram Younessi, Paul A Bauerle: Robust power take-off and cruise enable. General Motors Corporation, October 2, 2007: US07277265 (1 worldwide citation)

Apparatus are provided for robust power take off (PTO) and/or cruise enable. The apparatus includes a control module for PTO enable having a first input connected to one of a first reference voltage and a second reference voltage, and a second input connected to one of the first reference voltage an ...


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Kevin T Sharples, Mark H Costin, Timothy J Hartrey, Christopher E Whitney, Bahram Younessi, Weixin Yan, Jeffrey M Kaiser, Richard B Jess, Joseph M Stempnik, John A Jacobs, Jinchun Peng, Leonard G Wozniak, Vivek Mehta, Bruce A Rogers: Securing throttle area in a coordinated torque control system. May 22, 2012: US08181627 (1 worldwide citation)

An engine system includes a throttle actuator module and a torque control module. The throttle actuator module controls a throttle actuator based on a desired throttle area. The torque control module determines an actuator torque. The torque control module determines a rate limited torque, a maximum ...