Patent Number: 8,820,271

Title: Method for controlling the flow of a cooling liquid

Abstract: A method for controlling flow of a cooling liquid in a combustion engine, including a casing and a water pump. A material temperature estimate, corresponding to the hottest point in the casing, is carried out from a stored power calculation calculated by a restored power integral corresponding to power restored to the cooling liquid if the cooling liquid were set in motion.

Inventors: Benet; Frederic (Buc, FR)

Assignee: RENAULT S.A.S.

International Classification: F01P 7/14 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018