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Fluid delivery control system

United States Patent

June 6, 2006
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A method of controlling the delivery of fluid to an engine includes receiving a fuel flow rate signal. An electric pump is arranged to deliver fluid to the engine. The speed of the electric pump is controlled based on the fuel flow rate signal.
Hoff; Brian D. (East Peoria, IL), Johnson; Kris William (Washington, IL), Algrain; Marcelo C. (Peoria, IL), Akasam; Sivaprasad (Peoria, IL)
Caterpillar Inc. (Peoria, IL)
10/ 742,885
December 23, 2003
U.S. GOVERNMENT RIGHTS This invention was made with government support under the terms of Contract No. DE-FC04-2000AL67017 awarded by the Department of Energy. The government may have certain rights in this invention.