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Michael Livshiz, Jeffrey M Kaiser, Timothy M Karnjate: Coordinated torque control security systems and methods. February 10, 2015: US08954257 (30 worldwide citation)

A control system for an engine includes a selecting module, a target air per cylinder (APC) module, and a phaser scheduling module. The selecting module: selects one of (a) target intake and exhaust cam phaser angles and (b) measured intake and exhaust cam phaser angles; and sets selected intake and ...


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Michael Livshiz, Jeffrey M Kaiser, Timothy M Karnjate, Christopher E Whitney, Timothy J Hartrey, Gregory J York: Coordinated engine torque control. GM Global Technology Operations, November 3, 2015: US09175628 (29 worldwide citation)

A control system for an engine includes a target air per cylinder (APC) module, a target area module, and a phaser scheduling module. The target APC module determines a target APC based on a target spark timing, a target intake cam phaser angle, and a target exhaust cam phaser angle. The target area ...


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Anthony H Heap, William R Cawthorne, Seamus T McGrath, Timothy M Karnjate, William K Manosh: System architecture for a blended braking system in a hybrid powertrain system. GM Global Technology Operations, Daimler, Chrysler Group, Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft, November 26, 2013: US08594867 (26 worldwide citation)

An engine and a second power generating device transmit power through a transmission to a driveline to a wheel. A control module determines a regenerative braking axle torque capacity and a regenerative braking torque. Power output from the second power generating device is controlled based upon a r ...


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Jeffrey M Kaiser, Timothy M Karnjate, Christopher E Whitney, Zhong Li, David S Mathews, Eric B Ferch, Pahngroc Oh: Cylinder combustion performance monitoring and control with coordinated torque control. November 13, 2012: US08307808 (10 worldwide citation)

An engine control system includes a disturbance module, a torque correction module, a torque-to-spark module, and a spark correction module. The disturbance module determines a disturbance value for a past combustion stroke of a cylinder of an engine based on rotation of a crankshaft. The torque cor ...


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Timothy M Karnjate, Kevin S Kidston, William K Manosh: Method and system for determining braking torque in an electronic braking system. GM Global Technology Operations, December 15, 2009: US07634345 (6 worldwide citation)

A braking system includes a brake travel sensor configured to generate travel data indicative of the distance a brake pedal has been displaced and a brake pressure sensor configured to generate force data indicative of the amount of force applied to the brake pedal. The braking system also comprises ...


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Timothy M Karnjate, William K Manosh: Adaptive electronic brake system control apparatus and method. GM Global Technology Operations, Quinn Law Group PLLC, September 28, 2010: US07805232 (4 worldwide citation)

A vehicle has a controller with a threshold brake pedal apply force and an algorithm for determining a first braking torque request corresponding to a pedal apply force, a second braking torque request corresponding to a pedal travel position, and a calculated third braking torque request. The third ...


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Timothy M Karnjate, William K Manosh: Method and system for determining initiation of a panic braking maneuver. GM Global Technology Operations, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, November 1, 2011: US08050836 (3 worldwide citation)

A method for determining whether a panic braking maneuver has been initiated in a vehicle with a brake pedal includes the steps of receiving brake pedal travel data, receiving brake pedal force data, determining a rate of change of acceleration of the brake pedal from the brake pedal travel data, de ...


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Timothy M Karnjate, William K Manosh: Brake system fault pedal gain change method and system. GM Global Technology Operations, Quinn Law Group PLLC, February 15, 2011: US07890240 (2 worldwide citation)

A brake system fault pedal gain change method and system for brake pedal simulator equipped vehicles such as hybrid electric vehicles is provided. In the event of a brake system booster fault, the method alerts the driver by way of tactile feedback. Additionally, the disclosed method provides a cont ...


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Timothy M Karnjate, William K Manosh: Electronic brake system pedal release transition control apparatus and method. GM Global Technology Operations, Quinn Law Group PLLC, August 28, 2012: US08255103 (2 worldwide citation)

A vehicle is provided having a brake pedal with a detectable travel position and apply force, an electronic braking system component, and a controller having a stored threshold braking force and an algorithm. The algorithm determines a first braking torque request corresponding to the apply force, a ...


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Timothy M Karnjate, William K Manosh: Brake assist driver command for vehicles. GM Global Technology Operations, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, March 5, 2013: US08392088 (1 worldwide citation)

A method for controlling a braking system in a vehicle during a panic braking event includes the steps of determining a magnitude of force applied to the brake pedal, determining a first level of braking that would result from the magnitude of force applied to the brake pedal if there were no panic ...