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Defining a region of optimization based on engine usage data

United States Patent

9,097,197
August 4, 2015
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Methods and systems for engine control optimization are provided. One or more operating conditions of a vehicle engine are detected. A value for each of a plurality of engine control parameters is determined based on the detected one or more operating conditions of the vehicle engine. A range of the most commonly detected operating conditions of the vehicle engine is identified and a region of optimization is defined based on the range of the most commonly detected operating conditions of the vehicle engine. The engine control optimization routine is initiated when the one or more operating conditions of the vehicle engine are within the defined region of optimization.
Jiang; Li (Ann Arbor, MI), Lee; Donghoon (Ann Arbor, MI), Yilmaz; Hakan (Ann Arbor, MI), Stefanopoulou; Anna (Ann Arbor, MI)
Robert Bosch GmbH (Stuttgart, DE)
13/ 435,575
20120253637
March 30, 2012
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT This invention was made with government support under grant No. DE-FC26-07NT43274 awarded by the Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.