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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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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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Javed Iqbal, Amir E Keyvanmanesh, Yitzongn Chern, Tony Ge, Wan Joe Chen: Differential unit with damper system. Ford Global Technologies, James Dottavio, MacMillan Sobanski & Todd, March 24, 2015: US08985291 (1 worldwide citation)

A vehicle differential unit (DU), including: a torsional damper assembly having a plurality of independently sprung damper assemblies positioned with respect to the DU, each damper assembly configured to reduce noise or vibration generated by the DU in a predetermined frequency range.


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Jim Chern, Max Gibbs, Milind Shankarrao Ravan, Tony Ge, Wan Joe Chen: Non-uniform axisymmetric driveline/axle damper. Ford Global Technologies, James Dottavio, Alleman Hall McCoy Russell & Tuttle, March 1, 2016: US09273754

A non-uniform axisymmetric damper device is provided, comprising a first portion that extends radially outward from an outer surface of a flange protrusion, and is spaced from and concentric with the flange protrusion. Further, a second portion of the damper device is provided with an inner surface ...


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Gopichandra Surnilla, Al Henry Berger, Wan Joe Chen, Christopher House: Differential Torque Operation for Internal Combustion Engine. Ford Global Technologies, Alleman Hall Mccoy Russell & Tuttle, November 13, 2008: US20080276904-A1

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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Gopichandra Surnilla, Al Henry Berger, Wan Joe Chen, Christopher House: Differential torque operation for internal combustion engine. Ford Global Technologies, Alleman Hall Mccoy Russell & Tuttle, April 30, 2009: US20090107458-A1

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 ...