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Gopichandra Surnilla, Al Henry Berger, Wan Joe Chen, Christopher House: Differential torque operation for internal combustion engine. Ford Global Technologies, Allan J Lippa, Alleman Hall McCoy Russell & Tuttle, March 17, 2009: US07503312 (76 worldwide citation)

A method of operating an internal combustion engine having a plurality of cylinders including at least a first cylinder and a second cylinder, the method comprising firing the first cylinder and the second cylinder in an alternating sequence; during a first mode, adjusting an operating parameter of ...


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Christopher House: Remote user interface for Bluetooth™ device. Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications, R Brian Drozd, Moore & Van Allen PLLC, March 30, 2010: US07689168 (13 worldwide citation)

A system and method of displaying data pertaining to an accessory on a mobile device is disclosed. The accessory and the mobile device are communicable with one another using the Bluetooth™ protocol. A set of pre-defined Bluetooth queries using an extended list of AT commands that can be used by the ...


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Gopichandra Surnilla, Al Henry Berger, Wan Joe Chen, Christopher House: Differential torque operation for internal combustion engine. Ford Global Technologies, Allan J Lippa, Alleman Hall McCoy Russell & Tuttle, February 22, 2011: US07891336 (12 worldwide citation)

A method adjusts a torque differential between firing cylinders based on engine speed such that greater torque differentials are provided at higher engine speeds. Further, the torque differential may be adjusted based on the firing pattern of the cylinders.


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Randall Mark Foster, Kenneth A Stout, Michael Christopher House: Cellular base structure for a reciprocating slat conveyor. Keith Manufacturing Co, Delbert J Barnard, July 7, 2009: US07556141 (7 worldwide citation)

A base structure (10) for a reciprocating slat conveyor is formed from a plurality of cellular base sections (18) that are connected by tongue and groove joints (28, 30). Each section is constructed from a lower wall (20), an upper wall (22) placed vertically above the lower wall (20), first and sec ...


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Gopichandra Surnilla, Timothy Joseph Clark, Richard E Soltis, Jacobus Hendrik Visser, Christopher House: Methods and systems for an oxygen sensor. Ford Global Technologies, Julia Voutyras, Alleman Hall McCoy Russell & Tuttle, March 1, 2016: US09273621 (5 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are provided for accurately learning the zero point of an intake gas oxygen sensor in varying ambient humidity conditions. The learned zero point is corrected based on an estimated ambient humidity to calibrate the reading for dry air conditions or standard humidity conditions. E ...


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Gopichandra Surnilla, Thomas G Leone, Brad Alan VanDerWege, Christopher House, Michael Howard Shelby: Method and system for engine dilution control. Ford Global Technologies, Julia Voutyras, Alleman Hall McCoy Russell & Tuttle, May 26, 2015: US09038580 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are provided for enabling engine dilution control. One or more engine diluents are combined to provide a desired engine dilution, the various diluents selected based on their respective combustion stability limits. A ratio of the various diluents used is further adjusted based on ...


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Christopher House: Remote user interface for bluetooth device. Sony Mobile Communications, Sreenivas Vedantam, Moore & Van Allen PLLC, February 12, 2013: US08374550 (1 worldwide citation)

A system and method of sending data pertaining to an accessory to a mobile device is disclosed. The accessory and the mobile device are communicable with one another using the Bluetooth™ protocol. A Bluetooth connection is established between the accessory and the mobile device. A Bluetooth query is ...


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David Karl Bidner, Christopher House, Chad Stateler: Exhaust leakage management. Ford Global Technologies, Julia Voutyras, Alleman Hall McCoy Russell & Tuttle, August 11, 2015: US09103271 (1 worldwide citation)

Embodiments may provide an exhaust gas management arrangement for an engine. The exhaust gas management arrangement may include a port disposed to capture an exhaust gas leaked from a movable portion of an exhaust gas flow directing mechanism. The arrangement may also include a passage to direct the ...


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Gopichandra Surnilla, Michael Howard Shelby, Joseph Norman Ulrey, Daniel Joseph Styles, Christopher House, Brad Alan Boyer, James Hilditch: Combustion stability enhancement via internal EGR control. Ford Global Technologies, Julia Voutyras, Alleman Hall McCoy Russell & Tuttle, May 27, 2014: US08733320 (1 worldwide citation)

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 cylinder during a tip-out condition if the temperature of the intake air is above a threshold, and increasi ...


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Mohannad Hakeem, Gopichandra Surnilla, Christopher House, Michael Howard Shelby, Joseph Norman Ulrey: Methods and system for injecting water at different groups of cylinders of an engine. Ford Global Technologies, Julia Voutyras, McCoy Russell, May 22, 2018: US09976502

Methods and systems are provided for adjusting an amount of water injected upstream of a group of cylinders based on a determined maldistribution of water among cylinders during a water injection event. In one example, a method may include injecting a first amount of water upstream of a first group ...