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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, Scott J Chynoweth: Engine torque control with desired state estimation. General Motors Corporation, Christopher DeVries, January 11, 2005: US06840215 (36 worldwide citation)

An engine control system and method according to the invention controls torque in an internal combustion engine. Engine parameters are measured and an engine torque is estimated. A desired air per cylinder of the engine is calculated. A desired manifold absolute pressure of a manifold of the engine ...


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Michael Livshiz, Scott J Chynoweth, Todd R Shupe, Christopher E Whitney, Robert C Simon Jr, Vivek Mehta, Ning Jin: RPM to torque transition control. February 14, 2012: US08116954 (30 worldwide citation)

An engine control module comprises a torque control module, an engine speed (RPM) control module, and an actuator module. The torque control module determines a first desired torque based on a requested torque. The RPM control module selectively determines a second desired torque based on a desired ...


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Michael Livshiz, Scott J Chynoweth, Rodney J Rhodes: System and method of controlling the coastdown of a vehicle. General Motors Corporation, Anthony Luke Simon, June 18, 2002: US06405587 (25 worldwide citation)

A method of controlling the coastdown of a vehicle is provided. A base engine speed reference is determined. A speed of the vehicle is sensed, and a target engine speed is generated from the base engine speed reference and the speed of the vehicle. An actual engine speed is sensed, and a desired thr ...


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Michael Livshiz, Scott J Chynoweth, Todd R Shupe, Christopher E Whitney: Torque based engine speed control. GM Global Technology Operations, December 9, 2008: US07463970 (16 worldwide citation)

A method of achieving a desired engine speed of an internal combustion engine includes determining the desired engine speed, calculating a slow response torque value based on the desired engine speed and calculating a fast response torque value based on the desired engine speed. A slow response actu ...


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Michael Livshiz, Scott J Chynoweth, Todd R Shupe, Jeffrey M Kaiser, Christopher E Whitney, Ning Jin: Reserve torque management for engine speed control. Harness Dickey & Pierce, January 19, 2010: US07650219 (11 worldwide citation)

An engine control module comprises a base reserve module, a power steering reserve module, a reserve torque module, first and second engine actuator modules, and an engine speed control module. The base reserve module determines a base reserve torque. The power steering reserve module determines a p ...


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Robert C Simon Jr, Leonard G Wozniak, Michael Livshiz, Christopher E Whitney, Charles H Folkerts, Scott J Chynoweth, David J Stroh: Association of torque requesting modules in a coordinated torque architecture. June 5, 2012: US08195370 (10 worldwide citation)

A powertrain control system for a vehicle includes a plurality of axle torque request modules that generate respective axle torque requests based on respective performance criteria of a vehicle, an axle torque arbitration module that generates a net axle torque request based on the plurality of axle ...


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Michael Livshiz, Onassis Matthews, Joseph R Dulzo, Donovan L Dibble, Scott J Chynoweth: Model following torque control. General Motors Corporation, Christopher DeVries, July 13, 2004: US06761146 (8 worldwide citation)

A torque control system for a vehicle including an internal combustion engine, an electronic throttle coupled to the internal combustion engine, a powertrain controller controlling the electronic throttle, a first control loop operating in the powertrain controller including a feed forward function ...


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Michael Livshiz, Scott J Chynoweth, Todd R Shupe, Michael A Kropinski: Engine RPM and torque control transition. General Motors Corporation, Christopher DeVries, September 20, 2005: US06947824 (5 worldwide citation)

Internal combustion engine control is generally in accordance with RPM and torque modes. Transition from RPM to torque control is accomplished by employing a mass airflow term accounting for any nonequivalence between RPM mode and torque mode mass airflows corresponding respectively to an RPM mode m ...


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Michael Livshiz, Scott J Chynoweth: Torque control of supercharged engine. General Motors Corporation, Christopher DeVries, May 24, 2005: US06895946 (5 worldwide citation)

An engine system includes an engine having an intake manifold and a supercharger that supplies compressed air to the intake manifold. An engine control module calculates a desired pre-supercharged pressure of air into the supercharger and calculates a desired manifold air flow into the engine. The e ...