Patents by Inventor Hamid-Reza Ossareh

Hamid-Reza Ossareh has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10060341
    Abstract: Methods and systems are provided for turbine temperature control in an engine system having multiple staged charge boosting devices. In one example, compressed air is provided by a turbocharger compressor until an outlet temperature of the compressor reaches a limit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Baitao Xiao, Hamid-Reza Ossareh, Mario Anthony Santillo, John Erik Mikael Hellstrom
  • Patent number: 10024227
    Abstract: Methods and systems are provided for controlling boost pressure in a staged engine system comprising a turbocharger and an upstream electric supercharger based on altitude. During vehicle operation at higher altitudes, where vacuum availability for wastegate actuation is limited, boost pressure may be provided by operating the electric supercharger more aggressively. The wastegate may be used for boost control once the vacuum reserve is replenished.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Baitao Xiao, John Erik Mikael Hellstrom, Hamid-Reza Ossareh, Mario Anthony Santillo
  • Patent number: 10024226
    Abstract: Methods and systems are provided for controlling boost pressure in a staged engine system comprising a turbocharger and an upstream electric supercharger. In one example, a method may include coordinating the operation of the electric supercharger and an electric supercharger bypass valve and to open the electric supercharger bypass valve to reduce the extent and duration of electric supercharger overboost.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Baitao Xiao, Hamid-Reza Ossareh, Adam Nathan Banker
  • Patent number: 10012137
    Abstract: Methods are provided for identifying degradation in components of a compressor recirculation valve (CRV). One method includes differentiating between degradation of a throttle of the CRV and a position sensor of the CRV based on each of a throttle inlet pressure and commanded position of the throttle of the CRV. The method also includes utilizing output from the position sensor of the CRV in response to the commanded position of the throttle of the CRV.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Adam Nathan Banker, Baitao Xiao, Hamid-Reza Ossareh
  • Patent number: 10001089
    Abstract: Methods and systems are provided for improving boost pressure control by adjusting a variable compressor recirculation valve. In one example, a method may include adjusting a position of a continuously variable compressor recirculation valve based on amount of sludge accumulation on the valve. The amount of sludge accumulation may be estimated based on a difference between total intake flow downstream of a compressor recirculation passage outlet but upstream of the passage, and total engine flow entering engine cylinders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Baitao Xiao, Hamid-Reza Ossareh, Adam Nathan Banker
  • Publication number: 20180163613
    Abstract: Methods and systems are provided for controlling boost pressure in a staged engine system comprising a turbocharger and an upstream electric supercharger. In one example, a method may include accelerating an electric supercharger to choke the flow of air to the engine in the event of turbocharger overboost.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2018
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Inventors: Baitao Xiao, Hamid-Reza Ossareh, Adam Nathan Banker
  • Publication number: 20180112591
    Abstract: Methods are provided for identifying degradation in components of a compressor recirculation valve (CRV). One method includes differentiating between degradation of a throttle of the CRV and a position sensor of the CRV based on each of a throttle inlet pressure and commanded position of the throttle of the CRV. The method also includes utilizing output from the position sensor of the CRV in response to the commanded position of the throttle of the CRV.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Publication date: April 26, 2018
    Inventors: Adam Nathan Banker, Baitao Xiao, Hamid-Reza Ossareh
  • Publication number: 20180099658
    Abstract: A vehicle includes an engine and at least one controller. In response to a change in a rate of change of a driver control input to the vehicle, the at least one controller is programmed to alter conditions under which the engine will be started and stopped such that engine-on time increases due to the rate increasing and decreases due to the rate decreasing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2016
    Publication date: April 12, 2018
    Inventors: Hamid-Reza OSSAREH, Mohammad SHAKIBA-HERFEH
  • Publication number: 20180066575
    Abstract: Methods and systems are provided for controlling a wastegate coupled to a turbine. In one example, a method may include during steady engine operation, actuating a wastegate to introduce an oscillation in boost pressure, and updating gain of a wastegate feedback controller responsive to the oscillation in boost pressure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2016
    Publication date: March 8, 2018
    Inventors: Hamid-Reza Ossareh, Baitao Xiao, Mrdjan J. Jankovic, David G. Hagner, Julia Helen Buckland
  • Patent number: 9903288
    Abstract: Systems and methods for determining the presence or absence of deposits that may accumulate within a compressor recirculation valve positioned in parallel with a turbocharger compressor are presented. The systems and methods adjust actuators to maintain engine operation such that it may be more difficult for a driver to become aware that a compressor recirculation valve diagnostic is being executed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Hamid-Reza Ossareh, Baitao Xiao, Adam Nathan Banker
  • Patent number: 9890697
    Abstract: Methods and systems are provided for controlling boost pressure in a staged engine system comprising a turbocharger and an upstream electric supercharger. In one example, a method may include accelerating an electric supercharger to choke the flow of air to the engine in the event of turbocharger overboost.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Baitao Xiao, Hamid-Reza Ossareh, Adam Nathan Banker
  • Patent number: 9890691
    Abstract: Methods and systems for operating an engine that includes a compressor and charge air cooler are disclosed. In one example, air flow through the charge air cooler is increased in response to condensation accumulating in the charge air cooler without increasing engine torque. Air flow through the charge air cooler is increased to gradually reduce condensation within the charge air cooler.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Adam Nathan Banker, Baitao Xiao, Hamid-Reza Ossareh
  • Patent number: 9874191
    Abstract: Methods and systems are provided for reliable starting an engine during cold start. In one example, a method may include in response to an engine start request, warming up an intake manifold by compressing intake air via an electric supercharger, and adjusting an intake manifold pressure before starting a first combustion of the engine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2018
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Baitao Xiao, Hamid-Reza Ossareh, Adam Nathan Banker
  • Publication number: 20180010529
    Abstract: Systems and methods for generating auxiliary torque are provided. In one example, a method for controlling a supercharger comprises, responsive to requested torque exceeding spark authority of an engine, varying a current applied to a motor of the supercharger to provide an amount of torque to a crankshaft of the engine. In this way, a supercharger can be controlled to compensate for an engine torque shortfall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2016
    Publication date: January 11, 2018
    Inventors: Baitao Xiao, Adam Nathan Banker, Hamid-Reza Ossareh, Jonathan Edward Caine
  • Publication number: 20170370371
    Abstract: Methods are provided for identifying degradation in components of a compressor recirculation valve (CRV). One method may include inferring degradation of the CRV based on adaptation of a compressor surge line outside an expected range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2017
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    Inventors: Adam Nathan Banker, Baitao Xiao, Hamid-Reza Ossareh
  • Patent number: 9850831
    Abstract: Methods and systems are provided for engine speed flare control in an engine system having multiple staged charge boosting devices. In one example, during an engine start, an upstream compressor is rotated backwards via an electric motor to reduce the intake manifold pressure. The engine is then fueled based on the lower manifold pressure to reduce torque and engine speed flare until idle engine speed conditions are reached.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2017
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Hamid-Reza Ossareh, Adam Nathan Banker, Baitao Xiao
  • Publication number: 20170335755
    Abstract: Methods and systems are provided for controlling boost pressure in a staged engine system comprising a turbocharger and an upstream electric supercharger based on altitude. During vehicle operation at higher altitudes, where vacuum availability for wastegate actuation is limited, boost pressure may be provided by operating the electric supercharger more aggressively. The wastegate may be used for boost control once the vacuum reserve is replenished.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2016
    Publication date: November 23, 2017
    Inventors: Baitao Xiao, John Erik Mikael Hellstrom, Hamid-Reza Ossareh, Mario Anthony Santillo
  • Publication number: 20170335754
    Abstract: Methods and systems are provided for controlling boost pressure in a staged engine system comprising a turbocharger and an upstream electric supercharger. In one example, a method may include coordinating the operation of the electric supercharger and an electric supercharger bypass valve and to open the electric supercharger bypass valve to reduce the extent and duration of electric supercharger overboost.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2016
    Publication date: November 23, 2017
    Inventors: Baitao Xiao, Hamid-Reza Ossareh, Adam Nathan Banker
  • Publication number: 20170335753
    Abstract: Methods and systems are provided for controlling boost pressure in a staged engine system comprising a turbocharger and an upstream electric supercharger. In one example, a method may include accelerating an electric supercharger to choke the flow of air to the engine in the event of turbocharger overboost.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2016
    Publication date: November 23, 2017
    Inventors: Baitao Xiao, Hamid-Reza Ossareh, Adam Nathan Banker
  • Patent number: 9816447
    Abstract: Methods and systems are provided for calibrating a compressor surge line. In one example, a method may include adjusting the compressor surge line based on a vehicle speed in addition to a compressor pressure ratio. For example, at higher vehicle speeds, above a threshold vehicle speed, a less aggressive surge line calibration may be utilized in order to improve drivability while at lower vehicle speeds, below the threshold vehicle speed, a more aggressive surge line calibration may be utilized for NVH mitigation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Mrdjan J. Jankovic, Julia Helen Buckland, Hamid-Reza Ossareh, Charlie Teng