Authors: H. Ono, T. Kawamura, J. Nakano, N. Kobayashi
Addresses: Assistant Manager, Electrical Equipment Design Sect., Product Engineering Dept., Toyota Motor Co. Ltd., Toyotashi, Japan. ' Assistant Manager, Electronics Device Development Sector., Product Engineering Dept., Toyota Motor Co. Ltd., Toyotashi, Japan. ' Assistant Manager, Electric & Electronic Device Laboratory, Vehicle Evaluation and Research Dept., Toyota Motor Co. Ltd., Toyotashi, Japan. ' Assistant Manager, Engine Development Sect., Engine Engineering Dept., No. 1, Toyota Motor Co. Ltd., Toyotashi, Japan
Abstract: A new high speed custom microprocessor based computer has been developed. It was designed to meet the following requirements: improved functions, reliability, mass producibility, design flexibility for ease of system modification and compatibility with other systems. Sensors and actuators have also been developed to increase control flexibility. This report describes the outline and features of the system along with the components.
Keywords: vehicle design; control systems; microprocessors; electronic fuel injection; electronic spark advance; idle speed control; electronically controlled automatic transmission; diagnostics; ECU; sensors; actuators; control flexibility.
International Journal of Vehicle Design, 1984 Vol.5 No.4, pp.467 - 474
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