Method and apparatus for injecting fuel into a compression-ignition engine

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7740000
APP PUB NO 20090151692A1
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11956748

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A method to manage and control engine operation includes injecting an initial mass of fuel into a combustion chamber to form a combustion charge, monitoring combustion and injecting a main mass of fuel into the combustion chamber substantially coincident with a start of combustion of the combustion charge.

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GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLCP O BOX 300 MAIL CODE 482-C22-A68 DETROIT MI 48265-3000

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Durrett, Russell P Bloomfield Hills, US 34 166
He, Xin Grosse Pointe, US 63 331
Malta, Gerald P Shelby Township, US 1 6

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