SCIENCE CHINA Information Sciences, Volume 60, Issue 2: 022203(2017) https://doi.org/10.1007/s11432-016-0296-3

Adaptive idling control scheme and its experimental validation for gasoline engines

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  • ReceivedMay 3, 2016
  • AcceptedAug 25, 2016
  • PublishedDec 28, 2016


In this paper, the idle speed control problem is investigated for spark-ignition (SI) engines. To scope with physical model parameter-free control scheme, a nonlinear adaptive control law is proposed for the speed regulation loop. The stability analysis result shows that the idle speed converges to the set value and the estimated parameter converges to an equivalent static value of the intake manifold. Furthermore, the proposed fuel injection control law consists of a feedforward and a simple feedback loop. Finally, the proposed control scheme is validated based on a full-scaled six-cylinder gasoline engine test bench.

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National Natural Science Foundation of China(61304128)



This work was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 61304128).


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