Patents by Inventor Hans Bauer

Hans Bauer has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20240159608
    Abstract: A power transmission gearbox system for a turbomachine is provided. the power transmission gearbox system includes a drivetrain having one or more rotating components. The system further includes at least one static component interfacing with the one or more rotating components. The system further includes a sensor disposed on the at least one static component and configured to provide data indicative of strain in the static component. The system further includes a controller communicatively coupled to the sensor. the controller includes a processor and a memory. the processor is configured to perform a plurality of operations. The plurality of operations includes monitoring the data indicative of strain in the static component from the sensor. The operations further include determining, at least partially based on the data indicative of the strain in the static component, a torque in the one or more rotating components of the drivetrain.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2022
    Publication date: May 16, 2024
    Inventors: Bugra Han Ertas, Leonardo Coviello, Juraj Hrubec, Joseph Alfred Iannotti, Eric Richard Westervelt, Keith F. Beatty, Bradley Alan Bauer
  • Publication number: 20240148325
    Abstract: An electrode for a garment comprises several superimposed layers, wherein one layer is an electrically conductive electrode layer and another layer is a foamed material layer, wherein an electric conductor extends between the electrode layer and the foamed material layer and is in contact with the electrode layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2023
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Applicant: NTT NEW TEXTILE TECHNOLOGIES GMBH
    Inventor: HANS BAUER
  • Publication number: 20240117542
    Abstract: In a method for the application of an elastomer to both sides of a fabric layer, the fabric layer is placed onto a resilient support and the elastomer is applied to the fabric layer in a flowable state under pressure exclusively from one side and the resilient support is compressed during the application of the elastomer by the pressure of the elastomer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2023
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Applicant: NTT NEW TEXTILE TECHNOLOGIES GMBH
    Inventor: HANS BAUER
  • Publication number: 20240053161
    Abstract: Various embodiments include a method for operating a vehicle based on a future speed curve along a predetermined travel route up to a specific preview horizon. The method may include: generating a prediction model; supplying data to the model; using an algorithm to generate a predicted speed profile; selecting a datum for the second input data group depending on a situation analysis using predetermined criteria; and using a controller to: implement operating strategies for a vehicle, control exhaust aftertreatment systems, increase an accuracy of navigation algorithms, and/or predict operating states depending on the speed forecast. The input data include a first input data group containing geocoordinates of the travel route and a second input data group containing at least one datum selected from the group consisting of: location information for a digital map, average traffic flow data along the travel route, and speed profiles of networked vehicles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2020
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Applicant: CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE GMBH
    Inventors: Stefan Grubwinkler, Hans Bauer, Friedrich Graf
  • Patent number: 10283924
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for connecting an electrical conductor (12) to an electrical contact part (14), which has a base part (16) and deformable flanks (18) connected thereto, wherein the flanks (18) are deformed by means of a device, which has a bending punch (26) and a resting region (24) for at least one section of the base part (16) of the electrical contact part (14), by means of the bending punch (26) in such a way that said flanks (18) compress the electrical conductor (12) with the contact part (14) in a force-fitting manner, wherein, at least within a lower dead center time period of the bending punch (26), the contact part (14), which is arranged at least partially between the resting region (24) and the bending punch (26), is acted upon through the resting region (24) in such a way that at least one component (20) of the electrical conductor (12) is cohesively connected to the base part (16) and/or at least one flank (18).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignees: Audi AG, Schäfer Werkzeug—und Sondermaschinenbau GmbH
    Inventors: Hans Bauer, Markus Schäfer, Hansjörg Wolff
  • Patent number: 9814626
    Abstract: In a method for producing bandages such as support bandages for knee and elbow joints, an elastic fabric material layer is provided on which reinforcement elements are placed and an uncured elastomer is applied to the fabric material in several layers or sprayed onto the fabric material layer so as to completely cover and embed the reinforcement elements which are firmly engaged thereby with the fabric material layer and form three-dimensional stabilizing structures projecting from the surface of the fabric material layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: NTT NEW TECHNOLOGIES GMBH
    Inventor: Hans Bauer
  • Publication number: 20170151770
    Abstract: In a method for the manufacture of garments or bandages, a fabric layer is bonded with a composite of elastomer and reinforcement material, which is produced in that on an elastomer layer is applied the reinforcement material in liquid or soft, deformable state, which hardens after application.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2015
    Publication date: June 1, 2017
    Inventor: Hans Bauer
  • Publication number: 20160372881
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for connecting an electrical conductor (12) to an electrical contact part (14), which has a base part (16) and deformable flanks (18) connected thereto, wherein the flanks (18) are deformed by means of a device, which has a bending punch (26) and a resting region (24) for at least one section of the base part (16) of the electrical contact part (14), by means of the bending punch (26) in such a way that said flanks (18) compress the electrical conductor (12) with the contact part (14) in a force-fitting manner, wherein, at least within a lower dead center time period of the bending punch (26), the contact part (14), which is arranged at least partially between the resting region (24) and the bending punch (26), is acted upon through the resting region (24) in such a way that at least one component (20) of the electrical conductor (12) is cohesively connected to the base part (16) and/or at least one flank (18).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2014
    Publication date: December 22, 2016
    Applicants: Audi AG, Schäfer Werkzeug- und Sondermaschinenbau GmbH
    Inventors: Hans BAUER, Markus SCHÄFER, Hansjörg WOLFF
  • Patent number: 9325135
    Abstract: In a method for connecting an electrical conductor to an electrical contact part, wherein the contact part has deformable legs the legs are deformed by means of a bending die in such a way that the legs press the conductor with the contact part in a force-locked manner, wherein the contact part is acted upon in so that at least the legs are materially connected to each other. A device includes a bending die for connecting an electrical conductor to an electrical contact part, wherein the contact part has deformable legs and the bending die is designed to deform the legs in such a way that the legs press the conductor with the contact part in a force-locked manner, and wherein the device also includes a laser welding device designed to act on the contact part so that at least the legs are materially connected to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2016
    Assignees: AUDI AG, SCHÄFER WERKZEUG- UND SONDERMASCHINENBAU GMBH
    Inventors: Hans Bauer, Georg Seitz, Hans-Peter Fink, Markus Schäfer, Werner Haag
  • Patent number: 9182015
    Abstract: A tensioning device (11) for a traction mechanism drive (1) which is arranged on an internal combustion engine and includes a drive wheel (3) arranged on a drive shaft (30) of an engine (4), one or more additional driving wheels (5, 6), and a continuously revolving traction element (2), which wraps around the drive wheel and additional driving wheels. The tensioning device has two tensioning arms (13, 14) having tensioning wheels (9, 10) mounted thereon, which apply a tensioning force to the traction element in front of and behind the drive wheel in the direction of revolution, and is provided with a spring (16) generating the tensioning force, and a tensioner housing (12), which movably mounts at least one of the tensioning arms to which the force of the spring means is applied. The tensioner housing is mounted on the engine pivotably about the axis (29) of the drive shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2015
    Assignee: Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG
    Inventors: Stefan Mack, Andrea Reichert, Christian Hauck, Bernd Hartmann, Hans Bauer
  • Publication number: 20140374943
    Abstract: In a method for producing bandages such as support bandages for knee and elbow joints, an elastic fabric material layer is provided on which reinforcement elements are placed and an uncured elastomer is applied to the fabric material in several layers or sprayed onto the fabric material layer so as to completely cover and embed the reinforcement elements which are firmly engaged thereby with the fabric material layer and form three-dimensional stabilising structures projecting from the surface of the fabric material layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2014
    Publication date: December 25, 2014
    Inventor: Hans BAUER
  • Publication number: 20140144016
    Abstract: In a method for connecting an electrical conductor to an electrical contact part, wherein the contact part has deformable legs the legs are deformed by means of a bending die in such a way that the legs press the conductor with the contact part in a force-locked manner, wherein the contact part is acted upon in so that at least the legs are materially connected to each other. A device includes a bending die for connecting an electrical conductor to an electrical contact part, wherein the contact part has deformable legs and the bending die is designed to deform the legs in such a way that the legs press the conductor with the contact part in a force-locked manner, and wherein the device also includes a laser welding device designed to act on the contact part so that at least the legs are materially connected to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2011
    Publication date: May 29, 2014
    Applicant: Audi AG
    Inventors: Hans Bauer, Georg Seitz, Hans-Peter Fink, Markus Schäfer, Werner Haag
  • Publication number: 20130203535
    Abstract: A tensioning device (11) for a traction mechanism drive (1) which is arranged on an internal combustion engine and includes a drive wheel (3) arranged on a drive shaft (30) of an engine (4), one or more additional driving wheels (5, 6), and a continuously revolving traction element (2), which wraps around the drive wheel and additional driving wheels. The tensioning device has two tensioning arms (13, 14) having tensioning wheels (9, 10) mounted thereon, which apply a tensioning force to the traction element in front of and behind the drive wheel in the direction of revolution, and is provided with a spring (16) generating the tensioning force, and a tensioner housing (12), which movably mounts at least one of the tensioning arms to which the force of the spring means is applied. The tensioner housing is mounted on the engine pivotably about the axis (29) of the drive shaft.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2011
    Publication date: August 8, 2013
    Applicant: Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG
    Inventors: Stefan Mack, Andrea Reichert, Christian Hauck, Bernd Hartmann, Hans Bauer
  • Publication number: 20120094793
    Abstract: A belt tensioning unit (1?), in particular for a belt pulley plane of an internal combustion engine, including a base part (2) arranged in a rotationally fixed manner and a tensioning part, which is mounted on the base part (2) and can perform relative rotations to a limited extent about a rotation angle (?) with respect to the base part against the action of at least one torsion spring (6). During a relative rotation between the base part (2) and tensioning part, the at least one torsion spring (6) forms a frictional engagement by changing a diameter thereof via a friction device (8a) formed by at least one friction segment (9) acted on by the at least one torsion spring (6) and a friction surface (10a) provided on the tensioning part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2010
    Publication date: April 19, 2012
    Applicant: SCHAEFFLER TECHNOLOGIES GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventor: Hans Bauer
  • Patent number: 8143735
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an electric starting device (1) for an internal combustion engine (5), which electric starting device (1) comprises an electric starter (4) and a starter-generator (2) which is assigned to a traction mechanism drive (3). The starting of the internal combustion engine (5) may take place by means of the electric starter (4) or the starter-generator (2) in each case individually or in a combination of the two units. Also provided is a start-stop device of the internal combustion engine (5), in which a controlled supply of power to the starter-generator (2) is provided in synchronization with a start by means of the electric starter (4).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2012
    Assignee: Schaeffler KG
    Inventor: Hans Bauer
  • Publication number: 20100173119
    Abstract: A narrow fabric includes an elastomeric coating on at least a portion of at least one side of the narrow fabric to provide designed, localized control and performance in the narrow fabric. Optionally, the elastomeric coating may be embedded with flock fibers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2009
    Publication date: July 8, 2010
    Inventors: Ranil Kirthi Vitarana, Prins Joseph Benedict Perera, Hans Bauer
  • Patent number: 7637747
    Abstract: The invention relates to a connector mechanism, a connector, an electronic device, a garment and a physiological sensor. The connector mechanism comprises a first connector part, which includes a first electrically conductive layer and a first magnetic layer, and a second connector part, which includes a second electrically conductive layer and a second magnetic layer, the first and the second magnetic layers being configured to provide a mechanical coupling between the first connector part and the second connector part based on the mutual magnetic attraction between the first and the second magnetic layers, and the first electrically conductive layer and the second electrically conductive layer being configured to provide an electrical connection between the first connector part and the second connector part based on said mutual magnetic attraction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2009
    Assignee: Polar Electro Oy
    Inventors: Jukka Jaatinen, Hans Bauer
  • Publication number: 20090271914
    Abstract: A new and improved garment includes support bands fabricated from an elastomeric adhesive and flocking with one end of the flocking fibers embedded within the elastomeric adhesive. In addition, a process for producing garments with flocking fibers manufactured using electrostatic or mechanical devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2008
    Publication date: November 5, 2009
    Inventor: Hans BAUER
  • Publication number: 20090212569
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an electric starting device (1) for an internal combustion engine (5), which electric starting device (1) comprises an electric starter (4) and a starter-generator (2) which is assigned to a traction mechanism drive (3). The starting of the internal combustion engine (5) may take place by means of the electric starter (4) or the starter-generator (2) in each case individually or in a combination of the two units. Also provided is a start-stop device of the internal combustion engine (5), in which a controlled supply of power to the starter-generator (2) is provided in synchronization with a start by means of the electric starter (4).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2009
    Publication date: August 27, 2009
    Applicant: SCHAEFFLER KG
    Inventor: Hans BAUER
  • Publication number: 20070177298
    Abstract: The invention relates to a connector mechanism, a connector, an electronic device, a garment and a physiological sensor. The connector mechanism comprises a first connector part, which includes a first electrically conductive layer and a first magnetic layer, and a second connector part, which includes a second electrically conductive layer and a second magnetic layer, the first and the second magnetic layers being configured to provide a mechanical coupling between the first connector part and the second connector part based on the mutual magnetic attraction between the first and the second magnetic layers, and the first electrically conductive layer and the second electrically conductive layer being configured to provide an electrical connection between the first connector part and the second connector part based on said mutual magnetic attraction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2007
    Publication date: August 2, 2007
    Inventors: Jukka Jaatinen, Hans Bauer