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Title: Adaptive individual-cylinder thermal state control using intake air heating for a GDCI engine

Abstract

A system for a multi-cylinder compression ignition engine includes a plurality of heaters, at least one heater per cylinder, with each heater configured to heat air introduced into a cylinder. Independent control of the heaters is provided on a cylinder-by-cylinder basis. A combustion parameter is determined for combustion in each cylinder of the engine, and control of the heater for that cylinder is based on the value of the combustion parameter for combustion in that cylinder. A method for influencing combustion in a multi-cylinder compression ignition engine, including determining a combustion parameter for combustion taking place in a cylinder of the engine and controlling a heater configured to heat air introduced into that cylinder, is also provided.

Inventors:
;
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Delphi Technologies, Inc., Troy, MI (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1289616
Patent Number(s):
9,410,509
Application Number:
14/096,109
Assignee:
Delphi Technologies, Inc. (Troy, MI) DOEEE
DOE Contract Number:
EE0003258
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Dec 04
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Roth, Gregory T., and Sellnau, Mark C. Adaptive individual-cylinder thermal state control using intake air heating for a GDCI engine. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Roth, Gregory T., & Sellnau, Mark C. Adaptive individual-cylinder thermal state control using intake air heating for a GDCI engine. United States.
Roth, Gregory T., and Sellnau, Mark C. 2016. "Adaptive individual-cylinder thermal state control using intake air heating for a GDCI engine". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1289616.
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abstractNote = {A system for a multi-cylinder compression ignition engine includes a plurality of heaters, at least one heater per cylinder, with each heater configured to heat air introduced into a cylinder. Independent control of the heaters is provided on a cylinder-by-cylinder basis. A combustion parameter is determined for combustion in each cylinder of the engine, and control of the heater for that cylinder is based on the value of the combustion parameter for combustion in that cylinder. A method for influencing combustion in a multi-cylinder compression ignition engine, including determining a combustion parameter for combustion taking place in a cylinder of the engine and controlling a heater configured to heat air introduced into that cylinder, is also provided.},
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