Patents Assigned to Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Publication number: 20180265059
    Abstract: A method for determining the lean angle of a two-wheeler in which the axle load on at least one wheel is ascertained and the lean angle is calculated as a function of the axle load.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2016
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Applicant: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Gian Antonio D' Addetta, Thomas Lich
  • Publication number: 20180267165
    Abstract: An integrated radio-frequency circuit for a radar sensor, having a clock input that is designed to receive a clock signal produced externally to the integrated radio-frequency circuit, having a local oscillator that is designed to produce a local radio-frequency signal, having a radio-frequency input that is designed to receive an external radio-frequency signal produced externally to the integrated radio-frequency circuit, and having a changeover switch that is coupled to the local oscillator and to the radio-frequency input and is designed to change over between the local radio-frequency signal and the external radio-frequency signal for the production of a radar signal. In addition, a corresponding radar sensor and a corresponding operating method, are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2016
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Applicant: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Dirk Steinbuch, Goetz Kuehnle, Matthias Steinhauer, Michael Schoor
  • Patent number: 10077037
    Abstract: A hydraulic control device for at least one hydraulic aggregate of a brake system, and a brake booster control device, interacting therewith, for an electromechanical brake booster of the brake system. The hydraulic control device includes a first control electronics by which at least one motor target quantity that is to be realized by a motor of the electromechanical brake booster can be determined, taking into account a provided brake actuating strength quantity relating to a current actuation of a brake actuating element, and by which a specification signal corresponding to the at least one determined motor target quantity can be outputted to the brake booster control device. The brake booster control device has a second control electronics that, at least in a normal mode, outputs the control signal to the motor of the electromechanical brake booster, taking into account the specification signal outputted by the hydraulic control device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
    Inventors: Bertram Foitzik, Patrick Christian Schaefer
  • Patent number: 10077017
    Abstract: A device for controlling personal protection apparatus in a vehicle includes: at least one sensor unit that acquires at least one physical quantity; and evaluation and control unit which (i) produces, from the at least one acquired physical quantity, at least one signal curve that characterizes an impact, (ii) determines, as a function of an energy dissipation behavior of the vehicle, at least one temporal phase in the produced signal curve, and (iii) evaluates the at least one phase for crash classification and for a triggering decision for the personal protection apparatus. The evaluation and control unit retroactively calculates at least one feature of the energy dissipation based on a characteristic time in the signal curve that represents the end of a first temporal phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
    Inventors: Simon Koenig, Werner Nitschke, Dirk John, Gunther Lang, Mustafa Ajanovic
  • Patent number: 10080082
    Abstract: A microphone biasing circuit comprises a microphone connected between a first node and a first DC bias voltage, the microphone configured to provide a sensed voltage at the first node in response to sound; a first diode and a second diode, the first diode and the second diode connected antiparallel with one another between the first node and a second node, the second node having a second DC bias voltage; an amplifier having an input connected to the first node and an output connected to a third node, the amplifier configured to provide an output voltage to the third node based on the sensed voltage at the first node; and a feedback path connected from the third node to the second node. The feedback path comprises at least one element configured to couple alternating components of the output voltage at the third node to the second node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignees: Akustica, Inc., Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Saikrishna Ganta, Chinwuba Ezekwe
  • Patent number: 10079562
    Abstract: A method for switching on a multi-phase electrical machine in a motor vehicle, the multi-phase electrical machine having a rotor having a rotor winding, and a stator having a multi-phase stator winding; a phase voltage having a phase voltage vector being applied, in a PWM operating mode, to the stator winding, said vector corresponding in terms of absolute magnitude and direction to a pole wheel voltage vector of a pole wheel voltage; the rotor winding being energized by an excitation current; and the PWM operating mode being deactivated, and a block operating mode for application of the phase voltage being activated, when at least one parameter influencing the pole wheel voltage reaches a threshold value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignees: ROBERT BOSCH GMBH, SEG AUTOMOTIVE GERMANY GMBH
    Inventor: Julian Roesner
  • Patent number: 10076796
    Abstract: A table saw in one embodiment includes a motor, a blade operably connected to the motor, at least a portion of the blade positioned within an enclosure, and a dust plate extending within the enclosure and positioned between the at least a portion of the blade and the motor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignees: Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventor: Brian Hyuk Joon Chung
  • Patent number: 10076832
    Abstract: An accessory holder for holding an accessory of a power tool includes a support frame and an actuator. The support frame includes a tool connection structure configured to connect to a driven output of the power tool and an accessory connection structure fixedly extending from the tool connection structure and defining at least one recess. The actuator is rotatably connected to the accessory connection structure and is rotatable to a clamped position and an unclamped position. The actuator is configured to deform a portion of the accessory into the at least one recess when the actuator is in the clamped position, such that the accessory is clamped to the accessory connection structure when the actuator is in the clamped position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignees: Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventor: Balazs Nagy
  • Patent number: 10077700
    Abstract: In the case of a method for checking the plausibility of a NOx sensor (62; 63) in an SCR catalytic converter system having at least one first SCR catalytic converter device (20) and having at least one second SCR catalytic converter device (30) and having in each case one dosing point (40, 50) for a reducing agent solution for the SCR catalytic converter devices (20, 30) upstream of the respective SCR catalytic converter device, the NOx sensor (62) to be checked for plausibility is situated either between the first SCR catalytic converter device (20) and the second SCR catalytic converter device (30), or the NOx sensor (63) to be checked for plausibility is situated downstream of the second SCR catalytic converter device (30).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Cornelia Nagel, Alexander Franz, Tobias Pfister
  • Patent number: 10077751
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device for determining the mass of fluid (2) discharged by an injector (13), the device comprising a housing (1) which is impermeable to fluid and which serves for storing fluid, said housing having an injector port (11) for the connection, in particular of an inlet (12), of the injector (13) and having a fluid port (8) for the infeed of fluid (2), wherein at least one pressure sensor (3) for pressure measurement is provided in the housing (1) in order, by way of an evaluation unit (17), to determine the mass of the fluid (2) in the housing (1) in a manner dependent on the determined pressure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Clemens Majer, Thomas Fischer, Iris Hartung
  • Patent number: 10078028
    Abstract: A pressure sensor assemblage includes a housing and a pressure sensor received in an interior space of the housing. The housing has at least one gas inlet that is connected in gas-permeable fashion at least to a sub-region of the interior space of the housing. In addition, a sacrificial element is provided at the gas inlet, which element is disposed and implemented in such a way that gas flowing through the gas inlet comes into contact with a surface of the sacrificial element, which surface of the sacrificial element is provided with a silver layer. The sacrificial element has a carrier element made of an iodine- or iodide-resistant material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
    Inventors: Thomas Fessele, Masoud Habibi
  • Patent number: 10077027
    Abstract: A wiper device having a wiper blade adapter unit (10a-10i) which is provided for a releasable coupling of a wiper blade (12a-12i) to a wiper arm adapter unit (14a-14i) and which comprises at least one wiper blade adapter base member (16a-16i) which is able to be fixedly connected to the wiper blade (12a-12i). The wiper device comprises an adapter wind deflector unit (18a-18i) which is provided to deflect incident air and to press the wiper blade (12a-12i) against a vehicle windscreen (20a).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Franz Zeiser, Florian Hauser, Frank Moser, Dominik De Rop, Hervé Bratec, Stijn Truyens, Peter Epacher
  • Patent number: 10077028
    Abstract: The invention is based on a wiper arm arrangement comprising at least one wiper fluid channeling unit (12) that has at least one wiper fluid duct (14) and at least one coupling unit (16) which is designed to be connected to a wiper stem (18) of a wiper arm (20). (14) cha It is proposed that the at least one wiper fluid duct (14) be made integral with the at least one coupling unit (16).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Waldemar Ernst, Godelieve Kraemer
  • Patent number: 10077024
    Abstract: The invention relates to a wiper blade device (10a-f) comprising a base unit (12a-f) and an adapter unit (14a-f), which can be connected to a wiper arm and is fixed to the base unit (12a-f) in a form-fitting manner in at least one mounted state, wherein the base unit (12a-f) and the adapter unit (14a-f) have a form-fit connection in the mounted state, in which at least one of the units surrounds the other of the units, at least in part, in a form-fitting manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventor: Helmut Depondt
  • Patent number: 10078961
    Abstract: A traffic-infrastructure unit and a method for operating a traffic-infrastructure unit encompassing a signal source, the method having a step of detecting at least one vehicle, a step of detecting at least one further road user, a step of determining a danger potential for the at least one further road user due to the at least one vehicle, and a step of operating the traffic-infrastructure unit as a function of the determined danger potential.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
    Inventors: Johannes Ruenz, Berthold Kaeferstein
  • Patent number: 10079408
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for measuring an electric current of a battery (10) with multiple battery modules (11), having the step of measuring a temperature related to the battery module (11). According to the method, the temperature of a connector is first determined for at least one battery module (11) using the measured temperature and a temperature model, and the electric resistance of the connector is determined using a resistance model and the temperature of the connector. The electric voltage which drops at the connector is then measured, and the electric current flowing through the connector is calculated from the voltage. The invention additionally relates to a corresponding device and to a battery comprising such a device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Chrysanthos Tzivanopoulos, Joerg Schneider, Lisa Lorenz, Sven Bergmann
  • Patent number: 10079522
    Abstract: The invention relates to an electric machine (12) having a mounting flange (10) and to a method for producing an electric machine (12) of this kind having a mounting flange (10) of this type. Said mounting flange is arranged on a—preferably cylindrical—housing part (14) of said electric machine (12) in such a way that the mounting flange (10) at least in portions surrounds the housing part (14) in the circumferential direction (16) of said housing part (14), the mounting flange (10) and/or the housing part (14) being coated. The invention is characterized in that the mounting flange (10) has an at least radially directed raised portion (18) abutting the housing part (14), the mounting flange (10) being mounted on the housing part (14) by a welding process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Thomas Keller, Christian Bauer
  • Patent number: 10079094
    Abstract: A capacitor (1) wherein the first voltage layer (11) and the second voltage layer (21) form an overlap region (4) in which the first voltage layer (11) and the second voltage layer (21) are arranged parallel to one another, separated by a gap (5), on a base side (6) of the capacitor (1), directly above one another, and wherein the at least one first pole terminal (12) extends in lateral continuation of the first voltage layer (11) and, in parallel with this, the at least one second pole terminal (22) extends in lateral continuation of the second voltage layer (21) over and beyond the overlap region (4), and in this way form at least one contact lug pair (7) protruding from the base side (6) of the capacitor (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Erik Weissenborn, Martin Kessler
  • Patent number: 10078095
    Abstract: A device for determining the instant a vehicle makes contact with an impact object. The device determines the instant of contact by approximating a signal derived from an acceleration signal using a function.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventor: Marc Theisen
  • Patent number: 10071646
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to an electrical system for a vehicle, comprising a low-voltage sub-network for at least one low-voltage load and comprising a high-voltage sub-network for at least one high-voltage load and an electric generator. The high-voltage sub-network has a battery which is designed to generate a high-voltage and output same to the high-voltage sub-network and which has at least two battery units with individual voltage taps. The high-voltage sub-network is connected to the low-voltage sub-network via a coupling unit which is designed to draw energy from the high-voltage sub-network and supply said energy to the low-voltage sub-network. The coupling unit is designed to selectively connect the battery units to the low-voltage sub-network. The disclosure further relates to a method for operating an electrical system, to a motor vehicle, and to a battery management system and a computer program which are designed to carry out the method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignees: Robert Bosch GmbH, Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Holger Fink