Patent Number: 6,167,875

Title: Multiple spark capacitive discharge ignition system for an internal combustion engine

Abstract: An ignition system for an internal combustion engine that generates more ignition sparks per ignition event, i.e., per cylinder, per cycle, when the engine is operated in the stratified fuel injected mode than when the engine is operated in the homogeneous fuel injection mode.

Inventors: French; Michael J. (Kenosha, WI), Skrzypchak; Mark J. (Kenosha, WI)

Assignee: Outboard Marine Corporation

International Classification: F02D 41/30 (20060101); F02P 15/10 (20060101); F02P 15/00 (20060101); F02B 75/02 (20060101); F02P 003/06 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018