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System and method for monitoring the surroundings of a vehicle
A system and method for monitoring the surroundings of a vehicle, having sensors for detecting characteristics of the surroundings and means for processing the...
Temperature compensation for silicon MEMS resonator
Thermally induced frequency variations in a micromechanical resonator are actively or passively mitigated by application of a compensating stiffness, or a...
Integrated microstructure sensor element for detecting thermodynamic
variables of a fluid
An integrated microstructure sensor element is proposed for detecting thermodynamic measured variables of a fluid. To that end, a supporting body, particularly a...
Device for opening and closing a mobile element
A device for opening and closing an opening (11), in particular in a motor vehicle, by means of a motor-driven, movable part (10), with a control unit (26) and a...
Currents-sensing switching circuit
A current-sensing switching circuit includes a first terminal clamp for the current feed for a first unit, based on the state of a second unit the state of which...
Catalytically active layer
A catalytically active layer that is used, for example, as an electrode for a solid electrolyte-based sensor element of a gas sensor for determining a gas...
Method for etching structures in an etching body by means of a plasma
A method is proposed for etching structures into an etching body, in particular, recesses which are laterally precisely defined by an etching mask, into a...
Display device for a motor vehicle
Indicating device for a motor vehicle, having at least one lighting element that is mounted in the housing of a mirror, for example by gluing it onto the mirror...
Hand-held power tool with a torque-limiting unit
A hand-held power tool has a motor output shaft, a tool driver, a torque-limiting unit with which a maximum torque transferred from the motor output shaft to the...
Hand machine tool with a removeable tool holder
A hand power tool has a striking element via which a tool (10) in a tool holder (12) can be driven in striking fashion, which the tool holder can be detachably...
Method for operating an internal combustion engine
A method for operating an internal combustion engine, particularly of a motor vehicle, is described. The engine has a number of cylinders (Z1, Z2, Z3, Z4), and...
Method for operating an internal combustion engine
In a method for operating an internal combustion engine with an electrically openable and closable fuel injector (18), the injectors are reliably held open in...
Valve actuator for actuating a gas exchange valve of an internal
A valve actuator for operating a gas exchange valve of an internal combustion engine has a sleeve-shaped positioning piston which is connected to a valve stem,...
Device for determining at least one parameter of a medium flowing in a
conduit and having a separation opening...
Devices for determining at least one parameter of a medium flowing in a conduit, in particular for determining the air-mass flow in the intake tract of an...
Method for determining a fuel pressure related fault and operating an
internal combustion engine based on the fault
The invention relates to a method for operating a combustion engine (1) comprising a fuel-driven heat engine (5), which permits a differentiation of faults...
Fluid sensor including an error detection device
A fluid sensor may be used for detecting fluid media, in particular hydrogen. The fluid sensor includes a sensor chip having a chip surface, which has a...
Refrigerating device comprising an evacuatable storage compartment
A refrigerating device including a hollow-walled housing surrounding a first and a second storage compartment. A vacuum pump is controllably connected via a...
Apparatus for converting energy that can be operated with fuel, in
particular fuel cell assembly
An apparatus for converting energy can be operated with gaseous fuel, in particular a fuel cell assembly with a fuel cell, a fuel reservoir, and consumers,...
Control system for an internal combustion engine and a vehicle having the
The invention provides a control system for an internal combustion engine of a vehicle. The control system includes a sensor controller and an engine controller....
Device and method for cooling an electronics unit
A device for cooling an electronics unit, in particular a control electronics unit of a hand-held power tool, has an air-conducting device that directs at least...
Method and measuring appliance for locating enclosed objects
In a method for locating objects enclosed in a medium, a detection signal is generated by at least one capacitive sensor. The detection signal penetrates the...
Filter control apparatus
In order to calculate an estimation of the quantity of accumulated particulates in a filter (32), a first estimation calculation unit (100) that outputs first...
Hydraulic control system for a mobile piece of equipment
What is disclosed is a control arrangement for an equipment, in particular a wheel loader or a backhoe loader having a shovel mounted articulatedly at a boom,...
Force measuring apparatus and strain measuring element
A force measuring apparatus comprises has a force-transmitting component, that holds a strain measuring element with a carrier element and a displacement...
Drying rack for a laundry dryer
A drying rack for the stationary drying of articles to be dried, which can be installed in the drum of a clothes dryer. The articles can be knitwear or shoes...
Method of forming bushings between guide pins and guide pin bores
A disc brake having an anchor bracket fixed to a vehicle, a rotor fixed to and rotatable with a wheel and a caliper that spans the disc and supports a pair of...
Power operated screwdriver
Drill bit container
Program-controlled household appliance and method of operating the
A household appliance with a simple to use selected operating language includes activating the programs by taking into account the special characteristics of...
Sensor element with trenched cavity
A micromechanical sensor element and a method for the production of a micromechanical sensor element that is suitable, for example in a micromechanical...
Bounce-free magnet actuator for injection valves
The invention relates to a magnet valve for actuating a fuel injector, having a magnet core and magnet coil received in the core. A closing spring acts on the...
Fuel injector pump with trapped volume
A pumping system (10) for a fuel injection system including a pump body defining a pumping chamber, a plunger (14), a high-pressure outlet, a high-pressure fluid...
Method for encrypting data and a telecommunications terminal and access
A method of encrypting data, a telecommunications terminal and an access authorization card are described, which permit utilization of services of one or more...
Microelectromechanical systems having trench isolated contacts, and
methods for fabricating same
There are many inventions described and illustrated herein. In one aspect, the present invention is directed to a MEMS device, and technique of fabricating or...
A drive unit, in particular for a closing unit, an injection unit, or an ejector of an injection molding machine, may be used where a high axial force is applied...
Linear solenoid with adjustable magnetic force
A linear solenoid includes a pole tube; a housing jacket that encloses the pole tube; a coil that encompasses the pole tube; and a displaceable armature that is...
Vegetable oil burner tank
Clock synchronization in a distributed system
The present invention provides an improved clock synchronization algorithm for a distributed system intended for real time applications by performing at the same...
Power tool with internal fastening element
The present invention relates to a power tool, including at least a first and a second housing part, many components, in particular electric motor components or...
Fuel injection valve for internal combustion engines
A fuel injection valve for internal combustion engines, having a valve body with a bore defined on its end toward the combustion chamber by a conical valve seat,...
Fuel injection device with a 3-way control valve for configuring the
A fuel injection device for internal combustion engines, having a control valve located between high-pressure and low-pressure sides and which opens or blocks...
There is provided a filter device that enables less frequent manual or self cleaning of the filter surface. The filter is particularly suitable for an aquiferous...
Method and device for determining the mass flow rate passing through the
air-bleed valve of an internal...
A device for determining the mass flow via a tank venting valve for an internal combustion engine including an intake manifold and a throttle valve, the intake...
Portion of a windshield wiper
Accepting a set of data in a computer unit
A method for transferring at least one data record from an external data source into a processor unit, e.g., and a suitably designed processor unit are...
Method for operating an internal combustion engine having torque
A method for operating an internal combustion engine, including the following steps: forming a value for a maximum admissible torque, forming a dimension figure...