GB2448686B - A System and method for adaptive control of variable vale lift tappet switching - Google Patents

A System and method for adaptive control of variable vale lift tappet switching

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Publication number
GB2448686B
GB2448686B GB0707784A GB0707784A GB2448686B GB 2448686 B GB2448686 B GB 2448686B GB 0707784 A GB0707784 A GB 0707784A GB 0707784 A GB0707784 A GB 0707784A GB 2448686 B GB2448686 B GB 2448686B
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Prior art keywords
tappet
method
adaptive
control
switching
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Expired - Fee Related
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GB0707784A
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GB2448686A (en )
GB0707784D0 (en )
Inventor
Themi Philemon Ptridis
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Ford Global Technologies LLC
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Ford Global Technologies LLC
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    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F01MACHINES OR ENGINES IN GENERAL; ENGINE PLANTS IN GENERAL; STEAM ENGINES
    • F01LCYCLICALLY OPERATING VALVES FOR MACHINES OR ENGINES
    • F01L1/00Valve-gear or valve arrangements, e.g. lift-valve gear
    • F01L1/20Adjusting or compensating clearance
    • F01L1/22Adjusting or compensating clearance automatically, e.g. mechanically
    • F01L1/24Adjusting or compensating clearance automatically, e.g. mechanically by fluid means, e.g. hydraulically
    • F01L1/245Hydraulic tappets
    • F01L1/25Hydraulic tappets between cam and valve stem
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F01MACHINES OR ENGINES IN GENERAL; ENGINE PLANTS IN GENERAL; STEAM ENGINES
    • F01LCYCLICALLY OPERATING VALVES FOR MACHINES OR ENGINES
    • F01L1/00Valve-gear or valve arrangements, e.g. lift-valve gear
    • F01L1/12Transmitting gear between valve drive and valve
    • F01L1/14Tappets; Push rods
    • F01L1/143Tappets; Push rods for use with overhead camshafts
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F01MACHINES OR ENGINES IN GENERAL; ENGINE PLANTS IN GENERAL; STEAM ENGINES
    • F01LCYCLICALLY OPERATING VALVES FOR MACHINES OR ENGINES
    • F01L13/00Modifications of valve-gear to facilitate reversing, braking, starting, changing compression ratio, or other specific operations
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F01MACHINES OR ENGINES IN GENERAL; ENGINE PLANTS IN GENERAL; STEAM ENGINES
    • F01LCYCLICALLY OPERATING VALVES FOR MACHINES OR ENGINES
    • F01L13/00Modifications of valve-gear to facilitate reversing, braking, starting, changing compression ratio, or other specific operations
    • F01L13/0005Deactivating valves
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F01MACHINES OR ENGINES IN GENERAL; ENGINE PLANTS IN GENERAL; STEAM ENGINES
    • F01LCYCLICALLY OPERATING VALVES FOR MACHINES OR ENGINES
    • F01L13/00Modifications of valve-gear to facilitate reversing, braking, starting, changing compression ratio, or other specific operations
    • F01L13/0015Modifications of valve-gear to facilitate reversing, braking, starting, changing compression ratio, or other specific operations for optimising engine performances by modifying valve lift according to various working parameters, e.g. rotational speed, load, torque
    • F01L13/0036Modifications of valve-gear to facilitate reversing, braking, starting, changing compression ratio, or other specific operations for optimising engine performances by modifying valve lift according to various working parameters, e.g. rotational speed, load, torque the valves being driven by two or more cams with different shape, size or timing or a single cam profiled in axial and radial direction
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F02COMBUSTION ENGINES; HOT-GAS OR COMBUSTION-PRODUCT ENGINE PLANTS
    • F02BINTERNAL-COMBUSTION PISTON ENGINES; COMBUSTION ENGINES IN GENERAL
    • F02B1/00Engines characterised by fuel-air mixture compression
    • F02B1/12Engines characterised by fuel-air mixture compression with compression ignition
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F02COMBUSTION ENGINES; HOT-GAS OR COMBUSTION-PRODUCT ENGINE PLANTS
    • F02BINTERNAL-COMBUSTION PISTON ENGINES; COMBUSTION ENGINES IN GENERAL
    • F02B77/00Component parts, details or accessories, not otherwise provided for
    • F02B77/08Safety, indicating or supervising devices
    • F02B77/085Safety, indicating or supervising devices with sensors measuring combustion processes, e.g. knocking, pressure, ionization, combustion flame
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F02COMBUSTION ENGINES; HOT-GAS OR COMBUSTION-PRODUCT ENGINE PLANTS
    • F02DCONTROLLING COMBUSTION ENGINES
    • F02D13/00Controlling the engine output power by varying inlet or exhaust valve operating characteristics, e.g. timing
    • F02D13/02Controlling the engine output power by varying inlet or exhaust valve operating characteristics, e.g. timing during engine operation
    • F02D13/0203Variable control of intake and exhaust valves
    • F02D13/0215Variable control of intake and exhaust valves changing the valve timing only
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F02COMBUSTION ENGINES; HOT-GAS OR COMBUSTION-PRODUCT ENGINE PLANTS
    • F02DCONTROLLING COMBUSTION ENGINES
    • F02D13/00Controlling the engine output power by varying inlet or exhaust valve operating characteristics, e.g. timing
    • F02D13/02Controlling the engine output power by varying inlet or exhaust valve operating characteristics, e.g. timing during engine operation
    • F02D13/0261Controlling the valve overlap
    • F02D13/0265Negative valve overlap for temporarily storing residual gas in the cylinder
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F01MACHINES OR ENGINES IN GENERAL; ENGINE PLANTS IN GENERAL; STEAM ENGINES
    • F01LCYCLICALLY OPERATING VALVES FOR MACHINES OR ENGINES
    • F01L1/00Valve-gear or valve arrangements, e.g. lift-valve gear
    • F01L1/02Valve drive
    • F01L1/04Valve drive by means of cams, camshafts, cam discs, eccentrics or the like
    • F01L1/047Camshafts
    • F01L1/053Camshafts overhead type
    • F01L2001/0537Double overhead camshafts [DOHC]
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F01MACHINES OR ENGINES IN GENERAL; ENGINE PLANTS IN GENERAL; STEAM ENGINES
    • F01LCYCLICALLY OPERATING VALVES FOR MACHINES OR ENGINES
    • F01L2800/00Methods of operation using a variable valve timing mechanism
    • YGENERAL TAGGING OF NEW TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS; GENERAL TAGGING OF CROSS-SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES SPANNING OVER SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE IPC; TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
    • Y02TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE
    • Y02TCLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION TECHNOLOGIES RELATED TO TRANSPORTATION
    • Y02T10/00Road transport of goods or passengers
    • Y02T10/10Internal combustion engine [ICE] based vehicles
    • Y02T10/18Varying inlet or exhaust valve operating characteristics
GB0707784A 2007-04-23 2007-04-23 A System and method for adaptive control of variable vale lift tappet switching Expired - Fee Related GB2448686B (en)

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WO1999042718A1 (en) * 1998-02-23 1999-08-26 Cummins Engine Company, Inc. Premixed charge compression ignition engine with optimal combustion control
WO2000028198A1 (en) * 1998-10-26 2000-05-18 Ab Volvo Method of controlling the process of combustion in an internal combustion engine, and engine with means for varying the effective compression ratio of the cylinders
EP1138896A2 (en) * 2000-03-30 2001-10-04 Nissan Motor Company, Limited Auto-ignition of gasoline engine by varying exhaust gas retaining duration
EP1435445A1 (en) * 2002-12-30 2004-07-07 Ford Global Technologies, Inc., A subsidiary of Ford Motor Company Internal combustion engine, method for auto-ignition operation and computer readable storage device
US20040244732A1 (en) * 2003-06-03 2004-12-09 Aleksandar Kojic Method for extending HCCI load range using a two-stroke cycle and variable valve actuation
US20050252464A1 (en) * 2004-05-17 2005-11-17 Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha Control device of charge compression ignition-type internal combustion engine
US20060272616A1 (en) * 2005-06-06 2006-12-07 Hiroshi Kuzuyama Homogeneous charge compression ignition internal combustion engine

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Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
WO1999042718A1 (en) * 1998-02-23 1999-08-26 Cummins Engine Company, Inc. Premixed charge compression ignition engine with optimal combustion control
WO2000028198A1 (en) * 1998-10-26 2000-05-18 Ab Volvo Method of controlling the process of combustion in an internal combustion engine, and engine with means for varying the effective compression ratio of the cylinders
EP1138896A2 (en) * 2000-03-30 2001-10-04 Nissan Motor Company, Limited Auto-ignition of gasoline engine by varying exhaust gas retaining duration
EP1435445A1 (en) * 2002-12-30 2004-07-07 Ford Global Technologies, Inc., A subsidiary of Ford Motor Company Internal combustion engine, method for auto-ignition operation and computer readable storage device
US20040244732A1 (en) * 2003-06-03 2004-12-09 Aleksandar Kojic Method for extending HCCI load range using a two-stroke cycle and variable valve actuation
US20050252464A1 (en) * 2004-05-17 2005-11-17 Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha Control device of charge compression ignition-type internal combustion engine
US20060272616A1 (en) * 2005-06-06 2006-12-07 Hiroshi Kuzuyama Homogeneous charge compression ignition internal combustion engine

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