US Patent No. 9,359,942


Patent No. 9,359,942
Issue Date June 07, 2016
Title Turbocharger Waste Gate
Inventorship Shuya S. Yamada, Novi, MI (US)
Keith D. Miazgowicz, Dearborn, MI (US)
Assignee Ford Global Technologies, LLC, Dearborn, MI (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,359,942

1. A method for operating a turbocharger, comprising:
opening and closing a waste gate of the turbocharger after each compression stroke during a cycle of the engine;
adjusting an opening amount of the waste gate in response to engine intake air pressure via a controller that senses engine
intake pressure;

and where the waste gate is mechanically coupled to a crankshaft.