Advanced nonlinear engine speed control systems

Thomas Vesterholm, Elbert Hendricks

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    Abstract

    Several subsidiary control problems have turned out to be important for improving driveability and fuel consumption in modern spark ignition (SI) engine cars. Among these are idle speed control and cruise control. In this paper the idle speed and cruise control problems will be treated as one: accurately tracking of a desired engine speed in the presence of model uncertainties and severe load disturbances. This is accomplished by using advanced nonlinear control techniques such as input/output-linearization and sliding mode control. These techniques take advantage of a nonlinear model of the engine dynamics, a mean value engine model.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the American Control Conference
    VolumeVolume 2
    PublisherIEEE
    Publication date1994
    Pages1579-1580
    ISBN (Print)07-80-31783-1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1994
    Event1994 American Control Conference - Baltimore, MD, United States
    Duration: 29 Jun 19941 Jul 1994

    Conference

    Conference1994 American Control Conference
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CityBaltimore, MD
    Period29/06/199401/07/1994

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