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US-6,572,355 Window sash construction and method and apparatus for manufacture thereof
A homogeneous sash or fenestration unit is shown which may be made of a wide variety of materials, and holds a first and a second pane of glazing material in a...
US-6,572,074 Electromechanical valve actuator with air piston to aid in soft landing
An electromagnetic actuator 10 for opening and closing a cylinder valve 14. The actuator includes an opening coil 20, a closing coil 22, a magnetic armature 26...
US-6,572,070 Exhaust system hanger isolator
An exhaust system hanger isolator supports exhaust system components on a vehicle in a manner to reduce noise and vibration. The isolator includes a bracket...
US-6,571,771 System for controlling air-fuel ratio during intake control device transitions
A method and system for controlling the fuel mass to be delivered to an individual cylinder of an internal combustion engine during engine transients caused by...
US-6,571,614 Injection pressure sensor sealing mechanism
An injection pressure sensor (10) intended for use with a fluid source (12). The injection pressure sensor (10) has a sensor element (14) in communication with...
US-6,571,157 Oil pressure diagnostic strategy for a hybrid electric vehicle
A diagnostic system for controlling an engine low oil pressure indicator in a hybrid electric vehicle includes a powertrain having an engine and an electric...
US-6,569,392 Three-way rare earth oxide catalyst
The invention is a method of manufacturing a three-way catalyst and the catalyst as well as its use for treating exhaust gas generated by a gasoline internal...
US-6,568,754 Expandable, redeployable automotive headrest
An active, resettable head restraint system includes a collision prediction system for detecting objects approaching the vehicle from the rear, a pressure tank...
US-6,568,743 Active armrest for side impact protection
A motor vehicle occupant protection system features an upper panel of an armrest is maintained in an arm supporting position during normal vehicle operation, and...
US-6,568,357 Variable compression ratio pistons and connecting rods
Various embodiments (20; 50; 50; 120) of variable length piston and connecting rod assemblies for imparting a variable compression ratio to an internal...
US-6,568,257 Cylinder air charge estimate
A method for obtaining an accurate cylinder air-charge estimate is presented. First, a sensor-based powertrain torque estimate is obtained. Next, a torque...
US-6,568,256 System and method for controlling an automatic four-wheel drive transfer case which prevents excessive slippage
A method and system 10 for controlling a transfer case 32 of a four-wheel drive vehicle 12. The vehicle 12 includes a front driveshaft 22 and a rear driveshaft...
US-6,568,246 System and method for detecting an air leak in an exhaust system coupled to an engine
A system and method for detecting an air leak within an exhaust system is provided. The method includes measuring an exhaust gas constituent in exhaust gases...
US-6,568,177 Method for rapid catalyst heating
A method is disclosed for controlling operation of an engine coupled to an exhaust treatment catalyst. Under predetermined conditions, the method operates an...
US-6,568,173 Control method for turbocharged diesel engine aftertreatment system
A method of controlling an exhaust gas aftertreatment system in a compression ignition engine having a power-assisted turbocharger coupled to a power source. The...
US-6,568,023 Wiper pivot
A crushable windshield wiper pivot is provided. The crushable wiper pivot includes a pivot base, a hollow sleeve, and a cap. The pivot base is driven by a...
US-6,567,738 Fueling control system
A method for controlling air-fuel ratio of an engine coupled to an emission control device uses an upstream linear exhaust gas sensor and a switching downstream...
US-6,566,864 Angular position sensor for vehicle suspension
A rotary position sensing assembly (10) includes a sensor (12) that monitors angular position, and which is fixedly attached to a first member (14), and a first...
US-6,566,840 Method and system for self-calibration of an induction machine drive
A method and system for estimating slip gain for use in the control of torque in a multi-phase induction machine. The slip gain estimate is based on a transient...
US-6,565,160 Pressure releasable vehicle pedal assembly
A releasable brake pedal system 10 for a vehicle includes a pedal assembly 12 operatively engageable by the driver of the vehicle and a hydraulic actuator...
US-6,564,769 Method and system for operating a direct injection spark internal combustion engine having variable compression...
A method of operating a variable compression, direct injection spark ignited internal combustion engine includes the steps of determining a demanded torque...
US-6,564,543 System and method for monitoring a conditioning catalyst
A system and method for monitoring a conditioning catalyst positioned upstream of an oxygen sensor used for feedback control of an internal combustion engine...
US-6,564,156 Method for determining joint stiffness degradation
A method of determining joint stiffness degradation in structure 10 is provided including a first exciting of the structure 18, a first measuring of transfer...
US-6,562,835 Method for the treatment of urinary incontinence
Urinary incontinence is alleviated in a mammal by administering to the mammal a urinary incontinence alleviating amount of dextromethorphan, dextrorphan, their...
US-6,561,949 Coupling assembly and a method for accelerating a vehicle and operating a transmission utilizing the coupling...
A coupling assembly 10 which selectively causes a primary mass or flywheel 20 be engaged or be coupled to a crankshaft 18 as a transmission gear assembly 23...
US-6,561,542 Vehicle air bag deployment system and method
A method of adjusting air bag deployment in a vehicle having a seat adjustable along a seat track and an adjustable pedal includes sensing the adjusted position...
US-6,561,209 Automotive washer system with a purge apparatus and a method therefore
A washer system and a method are provided for purging the washer liquids contained within a washer system. A first reservoir 21 containing a freezable washer...
US-6,561,169 Charge air management system for automotive engine
A charge air management system for an automotive engine provides air charge densification and cooling during periods of operation at higher load. Two air ducts...
US-6,561,145 Torque control method and system in an engine with a fully variable intake valve
A system and a method to control torque during a mode transition in an internal combustion engine with a fully variable intake valve is disclosed. The mode...
US-6,560,544 Method for monitoring a mixture
A method for monitoring a mixture is disclosed. The method includes acquiring amounts of components at predetermined intervals of time for a cycle during which...
US-6,560,527 Speed control method
A method for controlling an engine having both an electronically controlled inlet device, such as an electronic throttle unite, and an electronically controlled...
US-6,560,525 Integrated queue assist and adaptive cruise control
An adaptive cruise control system includes a forward-looking sensor generating a range signal corresponding to a distance between the host vehicle and a target...
US-6,560,523 Engine control system for improved driveability
A vehicle and engine control system controls engine torque to maintain positive torque at a transmission input to minimize the transmission gears from...
US-6,560,518 Algorithm for computing vehicle's steering ratio under dynamic maneuver
For a motor vehicle 10, a method for generating a map of a vehicle's dynamic steering ratio as a function of vehicle velocity and yaw rate. The steering ratio...
US-6,559,762 Multi channel braking notification system
A multiple channel braking notification system includes an accelerator pedal and an accelerator pedal actuator for applying a variable force to the accelerator...
US-6,559,761 Display system for vehicle environment awareness
An overhead-view display system for a vehicle is provided. The display system comprises a reference vehicle indicator within an overhead field of view and at...
US-6,559,647 Diagnosing spark plugs malfunction in a dual plug engine
The present invention related generally to a method for determining spark plug malfunction and more particularly to a method for determining spark plug...
US-6,559,407 Cathode assembly for an electric arc spray apparatus
A cathode assembly 10 for an electric arc spray apparatus. The cathode assembly 10 utilizes a positive cathode retention design which provides for improved heat...
US-6,559,242 Surface activation and coating processes of a thermoplastic olefin using an aqueous immersion bath and products...
An aqueous immersion bath contains a water-soluble peroxide compound and a transition metal salt and is used to activate the surface of a thermoplastic olefin...
US-6,558,491 Apparatus for ultrasonic welding
An ultrasonic welder 10 for providing improved surface finish on weldable material, including an anvil 22 and a fabric element 30 positioned between the anvil 22...
US-6,558,290 Method for stopping an engine in a parallel hybrid electric vehicle
The invention provides a strategy to stop a parallel HEV powertrain engine while maintaining smooth vehicle response to driver demand using the motor while...
US-6,557,534 Canister purge strategy for a hybrid electric vehicle
The present invention provides a method and system for purging a vapor canister in a Hybrid Electric Vehicle during vehicle idle conditions. The present...
US-6,557,403 Lean engine with brake system
A direct injection engine is coupled to a vacuum brake booster wherein vacuum created from engine pumping is used to supplement driver braking force. The brake...
US-6,556,908 Attitude sensing system for an automotive vehicle relative to the road
A stability control system (18) for an automotive vehicle includes a plurality of sensors (28-39) sensing the dynamic conditions of the vehicle. The sensors may...
US-6,554,332 Pedestrian impact energy management device with seesaw elements
A pedestrian safety device for mounting to an automotive vehicle has a relatively low-resistance mechanical response when struck by an object having the...
US-6,554,031 Two fluid dispensing apparatus to supply fuel and reductant to a vehicle
A fuel filling system is disclosed for dispensing two fluids to a vehicle, which ensures that a reductant tank is filled during dispensing of fuel.
US-6,553,982 Method for controlling the phase difference of air/fuel ratio oscillations in an engine
A method for controlling the phasing of first and second air/fuel ratio oscillations in first and second cylinder groups, respectively, of an internal combustion...
US-6,553,976 Assembly and method for receiving hydrocarbon material
An assembly 10 which includes primary and secondary hydrocarbon material reception and storage devices 22, 24 in a cascaded and communicative relationship....
US-6,553,962 Exhaust valve deactivation and intake valve phasing to enable deceleration fuel shut off and engine braking
An automotive internal engine 8 is provided which includes an engine controller 70 cognizant of a desired deceleration condition for a vehicle and a combustion...
US-6,553,961 Intake valve timing in multi-valve, camless engines
Two intake valves are independently operated by electro-mechanical actuators and activated by the engine electronic controller. One tumble-type intake valve and...
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