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Title: Ignition distributor-Hall effect sensor switching system and method

Abstract

This patent describes an ignition distributor to work with an engine control computer, a coil, a reference signal generator, a reference signal sensor, a synchronization signal generator, a synchronization signal sensor, fuel injectors, and the spark plugs of an internal combustion engine to supply high tension electrical energy to the spark plugs and to supply signals to the fuel injectors. The ignition distributor communicates with the engine control computer using signals from the reference signal generator and the synchronization signal generator as interrupted by an interrupter with metal vanes equal in number to the number of internal combustion chambers in the internal combustion engine. One of the vanes has a window and as sensed by the reference signal sensor and the synchronization signal sensor, an in-synchronization method for processing the signals produced thereby and for controlling the supply of high tension electrical energy to the spark plugs and to control the supply of energization and de-energization signals to the fuel injectors thereby synchronizing the ignition and injection.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5408124
Patent Number(s):
US 4602603
Assignee:
Chrysler Corp., Highland Park, MI
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: Filed date 01 Oct 1985
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS; SPARK IGNITION ENGINES; COMPUTERIZED CONTROL SYSTEMS; HALL EFFECT; IGNITION SYSTEMS; COMBUSTION CHAMBERS; ELECTRIC COILS; ELECTRIC SPARKS; FUEL INJECTION SYSTEMS; POSITIONING; SIGNALS; SYNCHRONIZATION; CONTROL SYSTEMS; ELECTRIC DISCHARGES; ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT; ENGINES; EQUIPMENT; FUEL SYSTEMS; HEAT ENGINES; INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES; 330101* - Internal Combustion Engines- Spark-Ignition

Citation Formats

Honkanen, G R, Korol, A S, Kissel, W R, and Frantz, D C. Ignition distributor-Hall effect sensor switching system and method. United States: N. p., 1986. Web.
Honkanen, G R, Korol, A S, Kissel, W R, & Frantz, D C. Ignition distributor-Hall effect sensor switching system and method. United States.
Honkanen, G R, Korol, A S, Kissel, W R, and Frantz, D C. Tue . "Ignition distributor-Hall effect sensor switching system and method". United States.
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title = {Ignition distributor-Hall effect sensor switching system and method},
author = {Honkanen, G R and Korol, A S and Kissel, W R and Frantz, D C},
abstractNote = {This patent describes an ignition distributor to work with an engine control computer, a coil, a reference signal generator, a reference signal sensor, a synchronization signal generator, a synchronization signal sensor, fuel injectors, and the spark plugs of an internal combustion engine to supply high tension electrical energy to the spark plugs and to supply signals to the fuel injectors. The ignition distributor communicates with the engine control computer using signals from the reference signal generator and the synchronization signal generator as interrupted by an interrupter with metal vanes equal in number to the number of internal combustion chambers in the internal combustion engine. One of the vanes has a window and as sensed by the reference signal sensor and the synchronization signal sensor, an in-synchronization method for processing the signals produced thereby and for controlling the supply of high tension electrical energy to the spark plugs and to control the supply of energization and de-energization signals to the fuel injectors thereby synchronizing the ignition and injection.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1986},
month = {7}
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