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Control System Design & Calibration, 2017
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Development and Usage of a Continuously Differentiable Heavy Duty Diesel Engine Model Equipped with VGT and EGR
Author(s): Leek, V., Ekberg, K., and Eriksson, L.
1 Today’s need for fuel efficient vehicles, together with increasing engine component complexity, makes optimal control a valuable tool in the process of finding the most fuel efficient contr....
Individual Cylinder Air-Fuel Ratio Control for Engines with Unevenly Spaced Firing Order
Author(s): Cavina, N., Ranuzzi, F., De Cesare, M., and Brugnoni, E.
Abstract The most recent European regulations for two- and three-wheelers (Euro 5) are imposing an enhanced combustion control in motorcycle engines to respect tighter emission limits, and Air-Fuel Ra....
A Unified Creep-Speed Control Approach for Automated Parking System
Author(s): Song, P., Xie, S., Zhong, Y., and Gao, B.
Abstract This paper presents a unified creep-speed controller specifically designed for the automated parking system of an automated manual transmission vehicle, whereby the engine management system, ....
A Nonlinear Model Predictive Control Strategy with a Disturbance Observer for Spark Ignition Engines with External EGR
Author(s): Zhu, Q., Prucka, R., Prucka, M., and Dourra, H.
Abstract This research proposes a control system for Spark Ignition (SI) engines with external Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) based on model predictive control and a disturbance observer. The propose....
Data Driven Calibration Approach
Author(s): Pervez, N., Kue, A., Appukuttan, A., Bogema, J. et al.
Abstract Designing a control system that can robustly detect faulted emission control devices under all environmental and driving conditions is a challenging task for OEMs. In order to gain confidence....
Modelling and Control of Engine Torque for Short-Circuit Flow and EGR Evacuation
Author(s): Wiese, A., Stefanopoulou, A., Buckland, J., and Karnik, A.
Abstract Low-Pressure Exhaust Gas Recirculation (LP-EGR) has been shown to be an effective means of improving fuel economy and suppressing knock in downsized, boosted, spark ignition engines. LP-EGR i....
On the Tradeoffs between Static and Dynamic Adaptive Optimization for an Automotive Application
Author(s): D'Amato, A., Wang, Y., Filev, D., and Remes, E.
Abstract Government regulations for fuel economy and emission standards have driven the development of technologies that improve engine performance and efficiency. These technologies are enabled by an....
An Efficient Test Methodology for Combustion Engine Testing: Methods for Increasing Measurement Quality and Validity at the Engine Test Bench
Author(s): Friedrich, C., Compera, Y., Auer, M., Stiesch, G. et al.
Abstract Improving fuel efficiency while meeting relevant emission limits set by emissions legislation is among the main objectives of engine development. Simultaneously the development costs and deve....
A Calibration Optimizer Tool for Torque Estimation of K0 Clutch in Hybrid Automatic Transmissions
Author(s): Cuapio Espino, V., Bichkar, A., and Osorio, J.
Abstract Software development for automotive application requires several iterations in order to tune parameters and strategy logic to operate accordantly with optimal performance. Thus, in this paper....
Electric Water Cooling Pump Sensitivity Based Adaptive Control
Author(s): Kokotovic, V. and Buckman, C.
Abstract With the trending electrification of vehicle accessory drives brings new control concepts useful in many cases to optimize energy management within the powertrain system. Considering that dir....
Emissions Modeling of a Light-Duty Diesel Engine for Model-Based Control Design Using Multi-Layer Perceptron Neural Networks
Author(s): Li, H., Butts, K., Zaseck, K., Liao-McPherson, D. et al.
Abstract The development of advanced model-based engine control strategies, such as economic model predictive control (eMPC) for diesel engine fuel economy and emission optimization, requires accurate....
MIMO (Multiple-Input-Multiple-Output) Control for Optimising the Future Gasoline Powertrain - A Survey
Author(s): Petrovich, S., Ebrahimi, K., and Pezouvanis, A.
Abstract This paper surveys publications on automotive powertrain control, relating to modern GTDI (Gasoline Turbocharged Direct Injection) engines. The requirements for gasoline engines are optimisin....
Dynamic Misfire Threshold Determination Based On Zone-Level and Buffer-Level Adaptations for Internal Combustion Engines
Author(s): Guo, Y.
Abstract Misfire is generally defined as be no or partial combustion during the power stroke of internal combustion engine. Because a misfired engine will dramatically increase the exhaust emission an....
Robust Model-Based Discrete Sliding Mode Control of an Automotive Electronic Throttle Body
Author(s): Amini, M., Razmara, M., and Shahbakhti, M.
Electronic throttle control is an integral part of an engine electronic control unit (ECU) that directly affects vehicle fuel economy, drivability, and engine-out emissions by managing engine....
Injection Pattern Design for Real Time Control of Diesel Engine Acoustic Emission
Author(s): Ravaglioli, V., Stola, F., De Cesare, M., Ponti, F. et al.
Abstract Upcoming more stringent emission regulations throughout the world pose a real challenge, especially in regard to Diesel systems for passenger cars, where the need of additional after-treatmen....
Automated Calibration for Compressor Recirculation Valve Control
Author(s): Xiao, B., Hellstrom, E., Wang, Y., Buckland, J. et al.
Abstract Turbocharger compressors are susceptible to surge – the instability phenomena that impose limitations on the operation of turbocharged engines because of undesired noise, engine torque capabi....
Air-Fuel Ratio and Trapped Mass Estimation in Diesel Engines Using In-Cylinder Pressure
Author(s): Arsie, I., Di Leo, R., Pianese, C., and De Cesare, M.
Abstract The development of more affordable sensors together with the enhancement of computation features in current Engine Management Systems (EMS), makes the in-cylinder pressure sensing a suitable ....
Investigation of Performance Differences and Control Synthesis for Servo-Controlled and Vacuum-Actuated Wastegates
Author(s): Holmbom, R., Liang, B., and Eriksson, L.
1 Turbocharging plays an important role in the downsizing of engines. Model-based approaches for boost control are going to increasing the necessity for controlling the wastegate flow more ac....
Turbo Speed Estimation Using Fixed-Point Iteration
Author(s): Thomasson, A., Llamas, X., and Eriksson, L.
1 In modern turbocharged engines the power output is strongly connected to the turbocharger speed, through the flow characteristics of the turbocharger. Turbo speed is therefore an important ....
New Combustion and Powertrain Control Technologies for Fun-to-Drive Dynamic Performance and Better Fuel Economy
Author(s): Itabashi, S., Murase, E., Tanaka, H., Yamaguchi, M. et al.
Abstract Toyota Motor Corporation has developed a new series of engines under the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) design philosophy, which aims to satisfy customer requirements for both fun-to-d....
Adaptive Algorithm for Engine Air – Fuel Ratio Control with Dual Fuel Injection Systems
Author(s): Ranga, A., Surnilla, G., Thomas, J., Sanborn, E. et al.
Abstract Dual fuel injection systems, like PFI+DI (port fuel injection + direct injection system) are being increasingly used in gasoline engine applications to increase the engine performance, fuel e....
Multi-Objective Optimization of Transient Air-Fuel Ratio Limitation of a Diesel Engine Using DoE Based Pareto-Optimal Approach
Author(s): Gurel, C., Ozmen, E., Yilmaz, M., Aydin, D. et al.
Abstract Emissions and fuel economy optimization of internal combustion engines is becoming more challenging as the stringency of worldwide emission regulations are constantly increasing. Aggressive t....
An Application of a Model-Prediction-Based Reference Modification Algorithm to Engine Air Path Control
Author(s): Shirai, H., Nakada, H., Matsunaga, A., and Tominaga, H.
Abstract In real-world automotive control, there are many constraints to be considered. In order to explicitly treat the constraints, we introduce a model-prediction-based algorithm called a reference....
A Predictive Energy Management Strategy Using a Rule-Based Mode Switch for Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) Vehicles
Author(s): Kim, H., Shin, J., and Sunwoo, M.
Abstract With fuel efficiency becoming an increasingly critical aspect of internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles, the necessity for research on efficient generation of electric energy has been grow....
Accurate Cycle Predictions and Calibration Optimization Using a Two-Stage Global Dynamic Model
Author(s): Mohd Azmin, F., Mortimer, P., and Seabrook, J.
Abstract With the introduction in Europe of drive cycles such as RDE and WLTC, transient emissions prediction is more challenging than before for passenger car applications. Transient predictions are ....
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