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Free piston engine
A free-piston engine has a stepped piston having a larger end face thereof guided in the compression cylinder, and a smaller end face in the work cylinder. Both...
Method for producing piezo actuators with a multiple-layer structure of
A method for producing a piezoelectric actuator (8) with a multilayer structure of layers of a piezoelectric sheet (3, 4), and with inner electrodes disposed...
Regulating device and method to regulate and/or calibrate a mixing valve
The invention relates to a method to regulate and/or calibrate a mixing valve, in particular in a cooling circuit of an internal combustion engine, with which a...
A piezoelectric element for actuating a mechanical component, is proposed in which, with a multilayer structure of piezoelectric layers, the inner electrodes...
Electric machine and manual machine tool comprising the same
The invention is based on an electrical machine with a rotatable brush plate (10, 12), which is held in its end positions by means of at least one holding...
Anti-stiction technique for thin film and wafer-bonded encapsulated
There are many inventions described and illustrated herein. In one aspect, there is described a thin film or wafer encapsulated MEMS, and technique of...
Electrically heatable glow plug and method for producing said electrically
heatable glow plug
An electrically heatable glow plug and a method for manufacturing an electrically heatable glow plug are proposed that enable a protection of a heating coil of...
Method and system for acoustic function control in motor vehicles
In a method and a control system for acoustical function control in a motor vehicle using a speech input system that receives a spoken command and converts it...
Valve for the control of fluids
A valve for controlling fluids, which has a plurality of components that are disposed in succession in the axial direction of the valve. On at least one of the...
Valve for controlling fluids and method for measuring pressures
The present invention relates to a valve for controlling fluids, in particular a fuel injection valve, which has a valve member (3) disposed in a housing (11)...
Method for actuating a wheel brake device
The invention relates to a method for actuating a wheel brake assembly, in particular an electromechanical wheel brake assembly (10) or a mechanical system...
Fuel injection device for internal combustion engines, having a common rail
injector fuel system
A fuel injection device includes a housing with an injection end and a recess extending in the housing. An axially movable valve element disposed in the recess...
Device for the variable control of gas exchange valves in an internal
The invention relates to a device for variable control of the gas exchange valves of an internal combustion engine, of which at least one gas exchange valve is...
Wall arrangement for a servomotor
A movable wall for separating an interior of a housing for a brake booster into a first chamber and a second chamber. The movable wall is characterized by a...
Pneumatic brake booster comprising improved sealing means
A pneumatic brake booster comprising an envelope of longitudinal axis formed of a dish having a rim and a lid. The envelope defines an interior volume that is...
A valve arrangement for controlling the flow of pressurized fluid between a working chamber and an outlet chamber that passes between a seal and a seat...
Episeal pressure sensor and method for making an episeal pressure sensor
A method for making a pressure sensor by providing a wafer including a base silicon layer, a buried sacrificial layer, and a top silicon layer. The top silicon...
Method for detecting malfunctioning in a sensor
A method for detecting a malfunction of a sensor measuring a measured quantity is provided, in which a signal-range check for the output signal of the sensor is...
Method and arrangement for controlling the charge pressure of an
The invention is directed to a method and an arrangement for controlling the charging pressure of an exhaust-gas turbocharger (1) wherein a charging pressure...
Stroke gain device for a master cylinder
A master cylinder wherein an input force applied to a bearing assembly pushes and rotates an input piston into a bore of a housing through the engagement between...
Method and arrangement for monitoring an air-mass measuring device
An arrangement for monitoring an air-mass measuring device (1) includes an electrically driven compressor (10) in an air supply of an internal combustion engine...
Method for adapting sensor cells of a seat mat to a mechanical prestress
A method for adjusting the sensor cells of a seat mat to a mechanical stress caused by the installation of the seat mat in a vehicle seat, a diagnostic tester...
Method for monitoring the functioning of a control unit
A method for monitoring the functioning of a control unit for the activation of output stages, for example, in a motor vehicle, is provided. The control unit...
Device and method for setting up a subsequent connection for data
transmission via a mobile telecommunications...
A method and a corresponding apparatus for an additional call setup for data transmission between a second data receiver 2' and a data transmitter 1 via at least...
Method for playing back recording medium
A method for playing a recording medium, in particular an optical storage disc, used to access titles more quickly. Stored in a run-in area of the recording...
Two-part solenoid and method for the production thereof
A solenoid including a substantially cylindrical hollow bobbin made of an insulating material is provided, which is mountable on a housing body and is provided...
Decoupling device for actuators
The invention relates to the decoupling device for an actuator, which has a number of decoupling elements. A securing element is disposed between these...
Sheath type glowplug with ion current sensor and method for operation
A sheathed element glow plug having an ionic current sensor and a method of operating such a sheathed element glow plug are provided. The sheathed element glow...
Plasma etching method having pulsed substrate electrode power
A method is proposed for etching patterns in an etching body (18), in particular cut-outs in a silicon body (18) exactly defined in a lateral manner, using a...
The invention relates to an electromechanical disk brake (10). To attain brake boosting, the invention proposes embodying the disk brake (10) with a multiple...
Fuel-injection system for internal combustion engines
A fuel injection system for internal combustion engines, having a high-pressure accumulation chamber, which contains high-pressure fuel, and at least one fuel...
Method and device for controlling the speed of an internal combustion
A device and a method for controlling an internal combustion engine, for example, for regulating the speed of the internal combustion engine, are described. At...
Fuel injection valve spark plug combination
A fuel injector-spark plug combination includes a fuel injector for the direct injection of fuel into a combustion chamber of an internal combustion engine and a...
Method of operating an internal combustion engine
The invention is directed to a method for operating an internal combustion engine including an actuating member in an air supply for adjusting an air mass to be...
Method and apparatus for smoothing items of clothing
To improve a smoothing effect on items of clothing by subjecting the items to moisture and heat and, thereby, relaxing the fabric of the clothing items to reduce...
Method and device for monitoring and disconnecting control units in a
network and a network
A method for monitoring control units in a network is described, each control unit including a security function for detecting errors, a monitoring routine being...
Method and system for detecting a spatial movement state of moving objects
A method and a system for detecting the spatial movement state of moving objects, e.g., vehicles. Due to a, for example, non-cartesian arrangement of four...
Method for transmitting digitally encoded traffic messages
In a method of transmitting digitally encoded traffic messages, the traffic messages being transmitted according to a standardized structure, in particular...
Device and method for controlling a generator
A device and a method for the control of a generator, for example a claw-pole generator, with which the rectifier bridge connected to the generator can be...
Method and apparatus for slowing the discharge process of a battery
A battery unit including a battery (3) is equipped with a monitoring circuit (9) for detecting and evaluating operating variables related to charge state of the...
Transverse flux machine, in particular a unipolar transverse flux machine
The invention proposes a transverse flux machine, in particular a unipolar transverse flux machine, with at least one stator module contained in a housing...
Device for detecting deposits on surfaces, in particular, in washing
machines and/or dishwashers
A device and a method for detecting deposits on surfaces includes a body having a surface on which deposits occur and influence reflection properties of the...
Method for calculating a time-related fill level signal
In a method for calculating a time-related fill level signal (h(t)) from a sensor signal (s(t)) of a fill level sensor for detection of the fill level of a...
Fuel-injection valve for internal combustion engines
A fuel injection valve for internal combustion engines has a valve body in which a pistonlike valve member is longitudinally displaceably disposed in a bore. The...
A support for a disc brake has first and second bores in a first projection and third and fourth bores in a second projection located in a same horizontal plane...