Patents Assigned to Dr. Ing. h.c.F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft
  • Publication number: 20220144098
    Abstract: An electric vehicle has longitudinal sills, arranged on both sides of the electric vehicle, and a traction battery, arranged between the sills, for driving the electric vehicle. The traction battery has a device for degassing the traction battery in the case of a thermal event. A duct for carrying gas during degassing of the traction battery is formed in the electric vehicle between at least one of the longitudinal sills and the traction battery. An electric vehicle of this kind ensures increased occupant protection and increased component protection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Philipp Kellner, Sascha Mostofi, Christopher Volkmer
  • Publication number: 20220149475
    Abstract: A drive battery for a vehicle, in particular a motor vehicle, includes a housing, which has a plurality of partial regions, wherein one or more cell modules are respectively arranged in a first partial region and in a second partial region. A composite component is arranged between the first partial region and the second partial region in order to separate the partial regions. The composite component has a profile element of fiber-reinforced plastic, a foam body of a compressible foam and/or a silicone mat.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Maximilian Müller, Ralf Keller
  • Publication number: 20220145906
    Abstract: An exhaust turbocharger has a housing, in which a shaft is mounted by bearings, which carries a turbine wheel, on the one hand, and a compressor wheel, on the other hand. An electric machine has a rotor and a stator. The rotor is secured on the shaft for conjoint rotation therewith and the stator surrounds the rotor radially on the outside. A sleeve, which supports the rotor radially and axially, is arranged between the stator and the rotor. The sleeve has at least one fluid duct, by way of which a cooling fluid can be guided toward the bearings of the shaft.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Jürgen Scholz, Werner Verdoorn, Ralph Ronneburger, Alexander Schulz, Peter Rothenberger, Michael Schreck
  • Publication number: 20220144066
    Abstract: A motor vehicle includes a traction battery module which has a hermetically sealed module housing in which at least one cell stack pair including a left-hand-side and a right-hand-side cell stack including, in each case, at least two battery cells is accommodated. The traction battery module is arranged in the vehicle floor and extends symmetrically in relation to the vehicle center (M) in the vehicle transverse direction (X). The traction battery module has a bottom wall in a horizontal plane. A gas space is formed in the module housing in the vehicle center (M) and between the left-hand-side cell stack and the right-hand-side cell stack with respect to the vehicle transverse direction (X). The module bottom wall has a degassing element centrally in the vehicle in the region of the gas space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Philipp Kellner, Sascha Mostofi, Christopher Volkmer, Immanuel Vogel, Adrian Starczewski, Dieter Schiebel, Ralf Keller, Maximilian Müller
  • Publication number: 20220136312
    Abstract: An engine hood drive for an engine hood system of a motor vehicle includes a drive unit for delivering a torque at a predetermined adjusting angle between a passive position and an active position. A drive lever is connected in a torque-transmitting manner to the drive unit for pivoting between the passive position and the active position and which has an actuating end. A driving slot has a guide receiver for the actuating end of the drive lever. The driving slot is pivotable about a flap hinge for an engine hood at a predetermined flap angle between a closed position and an open position. The driving slot is transferrable in the direction of the open position as a result of a pivoting movement of the drive lever from the direction of the passive position in the direction of the active position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2021
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventor: Timo Czechtizky
  • Publication number: 20220137105
    Abstract: A measurement apparatus has a current sensor and at least one A/D converter, which current sensor has at least two channels (CH1, CH2), via which channels (CH1, CH2) the current sensor (30) respectively provides a measurement signal (CH1_SIG, CH2_SIG) characterizing the current. The at least two channels (CH1, CH2) include a first channel (CH1) and a second channel (CH2), which second channel (CH2) is designed to measure a greater maximum current than the first channel (CH1). Also described is a method for measuring a current flowing through a conductor by way of the measurement apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2021
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Sven Lill, Harald Schöffler, Daniel Simon
  • Publication number: 20220140632
    Abstract: A method for state-of-charge monitoring of an AC battery, in which the battery includes a central controller having a scheduler, measuring sensors and at least two battery modules. The at least two battery modules each have at least one energy storage element and at least two power semiconductor switches, which connect the respective battery module in series or in parallel or in bypass with another battery module. The battery is controlled by the central controller, and a respective switching state of the at least two battery modules is preset by the scheduler. The state-of-charge monitoring is implemented by a control program within the scheduler. During operation of the battery, a state of each individual energy storage element is monitored by virtue of a respective current flow at a respective energy storage element being determined using continued evaluation of measured values of preset battery parameters which are detected by measuring sensors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2021
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Eduard Specht, Jan Kacetl, Tomas Kacetl, Malte Jaensch, Daniel Simon, Stefan Götz
  • Publication number: 20220140768
    Abstract: A method for a safety concept for an AC battery, in which the AC battery includes a central controller, a plurality of battery modules which respectively have a power board with a plurality of switching states, a plurality of contactors, a plurality of current sensors, a fault loop and a high-speed bus and is connected to a traction machine. The central controller has a hardware-programmable processor unit with at least one microprocessor core on which a control program is configured to control the battery modules, the plurality of contactors and the fault loop. A state machine is implemented by the control program. The battery modules are connected, starting from the central controller, via the high-speed bus and the fault loop. If an abort fault occurs, the AC battery is changed to a safe operating state. The safe state is achieved at least by emergency disconnection of the central controller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2021
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Harald Schöffler, Sven Lill, Hermann Helmut Dibos, Daniel Simon, Eduard Specht, Christian Korte, Jan Kacetl, Tomas Kacetl
  • Publication number: 20220140760
    Abstract: A method for actuating contactors in a traction system. The traction system includes an AC battery, an electric motor, at least one peripheral unit, a plurality of voltage and current sensors, a plurality of contactors, which are arranged in electrical connections to the AC battery and to the electric motor and to the at least one peripheral unit, and a controller having a hardware-programmable processor unit on which a control program for actuating the contactors is configured at the start of operation. After the configuration, a fixed semiconductor circuit structure relating to the actuation of the contactors is available to the processor unit. The traction system has multiple modes of operation. A respective mode of operation is predefined by a general vehicle controller. A respective mode of operation has a plurality of states formed by at least one respective target state and at least one intermediate state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2021
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Daniel Simon, Hermann Helmut Dibos, Eduard Specht
  • Publication number: 20220136423
    Abstract: An exhaust gas system for a motor vehicle includes an exhaust gas burner and a pressure sensor for sensing flame formation in the exhaust gas burner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2021
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Sebastian Hemminger, Rico Fischer, Steffen Leicht, Lukas Engin, Markus Timmer
  • Patent number: 11321974
    Abstract: A method for carrying out an on-board diagnostic function of a vehicle includes activating an on-board diagnostic function of the vehicle and subjecting a predefined gas pedal value of the vehicle to low-pass filtering in order to obtain a smoothed gas pedal value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Philip Jost, Thomas Melzig, Markus Reiber
  • Publication number: 20220131211
    Abstract: A high-voltage battery having a plurality of battery modules, coolant-carrying heat sinks for cooling the battery modules, a coolant supply line for supplying the coolant to the heat sinks via supply connections and discharge connections for discharging the coolant from the heat sinks to a coolant discharge line. In this high-voltage battery, the supply connections and the discharge connections respectively form a coolant distributor. The respective coolant distributor is connected to the heat sinks of the respective battery module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2021
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Applicant: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Philipp Kellner, Sascha Mostofi, Christopher Volkmer, Dieter Schiebel, Immanuel Vogel, Adrian Starczewski
  • Publication number: 20220126667
    Abstract: A traction battery module has a housing body having four side walls and two end walls, and a plurality of cell elements which are arranged in the housing body, are arranged parallel to one another and parallel to two of the four side walls and are combined to form a cell element stack. A respective holding frame is positioned at the two end-side longitudinal ends of the cell element stack, on which holding frame the longitudinal ends of the cell elements are held such that the cell element stack is spaced apart in all four transverse directions from the four side walls. Each holding frame has a spring arrangement on its spring side facing a side wall and does not have a spring arrangement on its fixed side opposite the spring side. The holding frame is pressed by the spring arrangement onto the side wall assigned to the fixed side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2021
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Applicant: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Philipp Kellner, Dieter Schiebel, Immanuel Vogel, Sascha Mostofi, Christopher Volkmer, Adrian Starczewski
  • Publication number: 20220114416
    Abstract: A method for determining safety-critical output values by way of a data analysis device for a technical entity. The method includes receiving data and/or measured values for the entity by way of the data analysis device. The method further includes processing the input values (x) by way of the data analysis device using a software application in order to determine at least one first output value (y1). The method further includes using a neural network having a plurality of layers (h?(x)) with first learnable parameters (?); modifying a layer of the neural network using a function (?) so that the output value (y1) is located within a defined value range (C(s)) of at least one target parameter (s); and determining the target parameter (s) and/or the value range (C(s)) of the target parameter (s) using further additional layers (k?(x)) of the neural network with second learnable parameters (?).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2021
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Applicant: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventor: Mathis Brosowsky
  • Publication number: 20220112830
    Abstract: A holding device for an injection valve of an exhaust-gas burner of a motor vehicle includes a receiving section and a cooling-water jacket. The receiving section is shaped such that it can receive a front end of the injection valve. The cooling-water jacket extends around the receiving section and is shaped such that, after the holding device has been mounted on the exhaust-gas burner, the cooling-water jacket, together with a corresponding cooling-water jacket of the exhaust-gas burner, forms a cooling-water chamber of the exhaust-gas burner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2021
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Applicant: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Uli Sofan, Marcel Noe
  • Publication number: 20220112826
    Abstract: An exhaust-gas tract for a motor vehicle has an exhaust-gas burner that includes an air inlet connection for the introduction of air into the exhaust-gas burner. The air inlet connection has a connection piece in which a check valve for the closure of the connection piece is arranged. The air inlet connection has an air inlet flange which connects the connection piece to a combustion chamber of the exhaust-gas burner and which seals off the combustion chamber. A motor vehicle incorporates the exhaust-gas tract.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2021
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Applicant: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Uli Sofan, Marcel Noe
  • Publication number: 20220112823
    Abstract: An exhaust-gas burner for an exhaust-gas system of a motor vehicle includes a combustion chamber, which is surrounded by an outer wall, for a channel section in an exhaust-gas system. A dosing unit is provided for the controlled feed of a fuel into the combustion chamber. An ignition unit is provided for the ignition of a combustible mixture in the combustion chamber. A cooling circuit is provided for the exchange of heat with the dosing unit, and is arranged within the outer wall of the exhaust-gas burner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2021
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Applicant: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Uli Sofan, Marcel Noe, Sebastian Hemminger, Rico Fischer
  • Publication number: 20220107226
    Abstract: Electrical or electronic control device has an electrical or electronic assembly, which includes a printed circuit board composed of an electrically insulating carrier material, electrically conductive conductor tracks formed on the printed circuit board, and electrical or electronic modules connected to the printed circuit board and via the conductor tracks. A coating is applied at least in sections to the electrical or electronic assembly. The coating includes at least the following layers: a first electrical conductor layer, a second electrical conductor layer, a dielectric layer arranged between the first conductor layer and the second conductor layer, an insulator layer applied to the second conductor layer in such a way that the second conductor layer is arranged between the dielectric layer and the insulator layer. An evaluation unit is connected to the conductor layers and detects a change in capacitance of the coating.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2021
    Publication date: April 7, 2022
    Applicant: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventor: Justus Speichermann
  • Patent number: 11295180
    Abstract: Approaches, techniques, and mechanisms are disclosed for generating assisted driving test and evaluation data. According to one embodiment, video and non-video data are collected asynchronously through video and non-video data interface from an image acquisition device and a non-video data source collocated with the vehicle. Timing information received with the data is used to synchronize the video and non-video data into synchronized vehicle data. Specific labels indicating ground truths are identified to be applied to the synchronized vehicle data. Labeled vehicular data is generated from the synchronized vehicle data and the specific labels. At least a portion of the labeled vehicular data is to be used to test and evaluate assisted driving functionality.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignees: VOLKSWAGEN AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT, AUDI AG, DR. ING. H.C. F. PORSCHE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Inventors: Oleg Tolstov, Wenjing Zhang
  • Publication number: 20220102777
    Abstract: A cooling segment for controlling the temperature of a battery module of a motor vehicle battery. The cooling segment includes an inflow channel for feeding of a cooling fluid, an outflow channel for discharge of the cooling fluid, which runs spaced apart from the inflow channel, and a plurality of cooling channels which communicate with the inflow channel and the outflow channel. The respective cooling channel has a first channel portion which is connected directly to the inflow channel and which partially runs to the outflow channel. A second channel portion is connected directly to the first channel portion and runs away from the outflow channel and partially toward the inflow channel. A final portion is connected directly or indirectly to the second channel portion and connected directly to the outflow channel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2021
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Applicant: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventor: Dominik Grass