Patents by Inventor Laurent Tellier

Laurent Tellier 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: 20200056809
    Abstract: An electrical connection interface (100) of a device for electrically heating a flow of air flowing within a ventilation, heating and/or air conditioning system of a motor vehicle comprises, in a panel (102), at least one notch that is dimensioned for receiving a connection terminal (126) mounted at the end of an electrode of a heating element of the electric heating device. The electrical connection interface comprises at least one device for limiting the shear (101) of the connection terminal which extends proud from the panel (102) adjacent to the notch.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2018
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Laurent Tellier, Frédéric Pierron, Serif Karaaslan, Yann Couapel
  • Publication number: 20200025411
    Abstract: The invention relates to an electric fluid heating device (1) comprising:—at least one fluid inlet (7),—at least one fluid outlet (11),—at least one heating element (13),—at least one first temperature sensor (21) for measuring the temperature of said at least one heating element (13), and—a control module (15) of the at least one heating element (13). According to the invention,—the device (1) comprises at least a second temperature sensor (23) for measuring the temperature of the fluid at the at least one outlet (11), and—the control module (15) comprises at least one processing means (17, 19, 35) for: using the temperature information (T21, T23) from the temperature sensors (21, 24), and for generating a command for the at least one heating element (13) according to the temperature information (T21, T23). The invention also relates to an associated heating circuit and method for managing the temperature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2018
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Frèdèric Pierron, Laurent Tellier
  • Patent number: 10477621
    Abstract: A device (1) for controlling an electrical heating circuit (2) comprising a number N of heating elements (21-23) connected in parallel, comprises, according to the invention: N electronic switches (T1-T3), each able to be connected in series with one of the N heating elements (21-23); a module (10) able to receive a power setpoint in the form of a control signal (PWM) with duty ratio varying as a function of power; means (12) for extracting a mean value (formula (I)) of the control signal (PWM) received; and P comparators (C1-C3), the integer P being less than or equal to N, which are able to compare the mean value (formula (I)) extracted with P distinct threshold values (Ref1-Ref3) and to generate P comparison signals (S1-S3), each comparison signal serving to control a toggling of the electronic switch (T1-T3) associated with at least one heating element into the open or closed position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Laurent Tellier, Bertrand Puzenat
  • Patent number: 10065480
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device (5) for electrically heating fluid for a motor vehicle, said heating device (5) comprising at least one heating module (7a, 7b) for heating said fluid, said at least one heating module (7a, 7b) comprising a central core (11) and a heating element (13) defining a guide circuit (15) that guides the fluid between said heating element (13) and said central core (11) such that said at least one heating module (7a, 7b) comprises at least one disturbing element (17; 27; 37; 47) arranged in the fluid guide circuit (15) around the central core (11) and able to disturb the flow of said fluid. The invention also relates to a heating, ventilation and/or air conditioning apparatus (1) for a motor vehicle that comprises such an electrical heating device (5).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Frederic Pierron, Laurent Tellier, Jose Leborgne
  • Patent number: 9975402
    Abstract: The invention relates to an electrical liquid heating device for a motor vehicle. The heating device comprises at least a first (7a) and a second (7b) heating module for heating the aforementioned liquid, defining at least one circuit (15) for guiding the liquid to be heated. The device is characterized in that the heating modules (7a, 7b) each have a generally cylindrical shape and are arranged side by side substantially in parallel. The invention also relates to a heating and/or air-conditioning unit for a motor vehicle, comprising such a heating device (5).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: VALEO SYSTEMES THERMIQUES
    Inventors: Frederic Pierron, Laurent Tellier, Jose Leborgne
  • Patent number: 9636974
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device for thermally conditioning a fluid for a motor vehicle, comprising: at least one heat module comprising a core and a shell defining a circuit for guiding the fluid that is to be heated or cooled between the core and the shell, a fluid inlet box (209a) and a fluid outlet box, the inlet box (209a) having at least one fluid inlet canal (225a, 225b) communicating with the fluid guiding circuit. According to the invention, the fluid inlet canal (225a, 225b) has at least one substantially curved portion which is configured to generate a swirling movement in the fluid. The invention also relates to a heating and/or air conditioning apparatus comprising such a device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: VALEO SYSTEMES THERMIQUES
    Inventors: Jose Leborgne, Zhenxia Ma, Frederic Pierron, Laurent Tellier
  • Patent number: 9539881
    Abstract: The invention relates to a heating module for a supplemental electric heating device for heating an airflow, comprising at least one heat-conductive bar against which at least one electric resistor is arranged. The heat-conductive bar is partially electrically insulated by an insulating coating in order to prevent potential short-circuits and to ensure proper operation and optimal safety when heating the passenger compartment of a vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Assignee: VALEO SYSTEMES THERMIQUES
    Inventors: Jean Gatinois, Pierre Derveloy, Laurent Tellier
  • Publication number: 20160368347
    Abstract: The invention relates to an electric device for heating a fluid for a motor vehicle, comprising:—at least one heating module comprising a metal heating body having at least one electric heating means made in the form of a heating track on a surface of the heating body and—control means for said heating module comprising electronic and/or electrical components. According to the invention, at least one electronic and/or electrical component of the control means is arranged on the surface of the heating body having the heating track, in electrical contact with the heating track. The invention also relates to a heating and/or air conditioning apparatus comprising such a device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2014
    Publication date: December 22, 2016
    Applicant: VALEO SYSTEMES THERMIQUES
    Inventors: Frédéric PIERRON, Bertrand PUZENAT, Laurent TELLIER, Jose Leborgne
  • Publication number: 20160368348
    Abstract: The invention relates to a thermal conditioning device for a fluid for a motor vehicle, said device comprising at least one thermal module (3a, 3b) comprising:—a core (11) comprising a core body (12), and—an enclosure (13a, 13b): able to be electrically powered so as to form a heat source and arranged around the core (11) so as to define a guide circuit (15) for the fluid to be thermally conditioned, the guide circuit (15) being defined between the body (12) of the core (11) and the enclosure (13a, 13b). According to the invention, the enclosure (13a, 13b) is arranged around the core (11) at a distance (e) from the body (12) of the core (11) comprised between 0.5 mm and 8 mm. The invention also relates to a heating and/or air conditioning apparatus comprising such a device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2014
    Publication date: December 22, 2016
    Inventors: Frederic PIERRON, Jose LEBORGNE, Laurent TELLIER
  • Publication number: 20160288620
    Abstract: The invention relates to an electric thermal fluid conditioning device (1) for a motor vehicle, said device (1) comprising at least two thermal modules (3a, 3b) arranged for a parallel flow of the fluid in a direction shared to both thermal modules (3a, 3b), a thermal module (3a, 3b) comprising,—an enclosure (13a, 13b), and—a core (11a, 11b) arranged inside the enclosure (13a, 13b), so as to include a guide circuit (15a, 15b) for the fluid between the core (11a, 11b) and the enclosure (13a, 13b). According to the invention, the core (11a, 11b) of a thermal module (3a, 3b) comprises at least one electric means (17) for heating the fluid, so as to allow a heat transfer between the electric heating means (17) and the fluid able to flow in the guide circuit (15a, 15b).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2014
    Publication date: October 6, 2016
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Frédéric Pierron, José Leborgne, Laurent Tellier
  • Patent number: 9457641
    Abstract: The invention relates to an electrical heating device (1) including a heating body in which at least one electric heating element (8) is installed, the operation of said electric heating element being dependent on a control module (3) constituting the heating device, the heating body (2) including walls (5) at least partially defining a cavity (6) in which the control module (3) is accommodated, characterized in that the electrical heating element (8) and the control module (3) are suitable for being supplied with a so-called low voltage of between 80 and 600 volts, and in that an electrical insulator (17), which covers the walls (5) defining the cavity, is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2016
    Assignee: VALEO SYSTEMES THERMIQUES
    Inventors: Frederic Pierron, Laurent Tellier
  • Publication number: 20160143090
    Abstract: A device (1) for controlling an electrical heating circuit (2) comprising a number N of heating elements (21-23) connected in parallel, comprises, according to the invention: N electronic switches (T1-T3), each able to be connected in series with one of the N heating elements (21-23); a module (10) able to receive a power setpoint in the form of a control signal (PWM) with duty ratio varying as a function of power; means (12) for extracting a mean value (formula (I)) of the control signal (PWM) received; and P comparators (C1-C3), the integer P being less than or equal to N, which are able to compare the mean value (formula (I)) extracted with P distinct threshold values (Ref1-Ref3) and to generate P comparison signals (S1-S3), each comparison signal serving to control a toggling of the electronic switch (T1-T3) associated with at least one heating element into the open or closed position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2014
    Publication date: May 19, 2016
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Laurent Tellier, Bertrand Puzenat
  • Publication number: 20150375600
    Abstract: The invention relates to a motor vehicle heating system comprising a heating circuit (1) containing a heat-transfer liquid, this heater (9) comprising a fluid inlet (11) and a first fluid outlet (12) and a second fluid outlet (13), and means (16, 17) for electrically heating the heat-transfer liquid and for distributing this heating in a controlled manner between the heat-transfer liquid proceeding to the first outlet (12) and the heat-transfer liquid proceeding to the second outlet (13), the first and second outlets (12, 13) being intended to be connected respectively to a first and to a second radiator (3, 4) of the heating circuit, in order to heat these two radiators (3, 4) to different temperatures.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2014
    Publication date: December 31, 2015
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Frédéric Pierron, Laurent Tellier, Jose Leborgne
  • Publication number: 20150300686
    Abstract: The invention relates to a heat sink of a heating module (3) for an electric heating device (1) for heating an air flow, said heating module (3) comprising at least one heating element (5). The heat sink (7) is designed to be passed through by the air flow and to transmit the heat from the heating element (5) to the air flow to be heated. According to the invention, the heat sink (7) is a single block having at least one housing (9) for receiving at least one heating element (5), said housing (9) having at least one opening in a face of the sink that is intended to be in contact with the air flow. The invention also relates to a heating module (3) comprising at least one heating element (5) and such a heat sink (7). The invention also relates to a method for assembling such a heating module (3).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2013
    Publication date: October 22, 2015
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Frédéric Pierron, Yannick Bernard, Jean-Baptiste Audoye, Laurent Tellier
  • Publication number: 20150251519
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device for thermally conditioning a fluid for a motor vehicle, comprising: at least one heat module comprising a core and a shell defining a circuit for guiding the fluid that is to be heated or cooled between the core and the shell, a fluid inlet box (209a) and a fluid outlet box, the inlet box (209a) having at least one fluid inlet canal (225a, 225b) communicating with the fluid guiding circuit. According to the invention, the fluid inlet canal (225a, 225b) has at least one substantially curved portion which is configured to generate a swirling movement in the fluid. The invention also relates to a heating and/or air conditioning apparatus comprising such a device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2013
    Publication date: September 10, 2015
    Inventors: Jose Leborgne, Zhenxia Ma, Frederic Pierron, Laurent Tellier
  • Publication number: 20150043899
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device (5) for electrically heating fluid for a motor vehicle, said heating device (5) comprising at least one heating module (7a, 7b) for heating said fluid, said at least one heating module (7a, 7b) comprising a central core (11) and a heating element (13) defining a guide circuit (15) that guides the fluid between said heating element (13) and said central core (11) such that said at least one heating module (7a, 7b) comprises at least one disturbing element (17; 27; 37; 47) arranged in the fluid guide circuit (15) around the central core (11) and able to disturb the flow of said fluid. The invention also relates to a heating, ventilation and/or air conditioning apparatus (1) for a motor vehicle that comprises such an electrical heating device (5).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2013
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Inventors: Frederic Pierron, Laurent Tellier, Jose Leborgne
  • Publication number: 20140355966
    Abstract: The invention relates to an electrical liquid heating device for a motor vehicle, said heating device comprising at least one module for heating the aforementioned liquid. The device is characterised in that the at least one heating module comprises: a substantially cylindrical chamber (13,113,213) having at least one heating means (114) for heating the liquid and defining a circuit (15,115,215) for guiding the liquid to be heated; and a control means (9,109,209) for controlling said at least one heating means (114), positioned facing one end of the cylindrical chamber (13,113,213).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2012
    Publication date: December 4, 2014
    Inventors: Frederic Pierron, Laurent Tellier, Jose Leborgne
  • Publication number: 20140314398
    Abstract: The invention relates to an electrical liquid heating device for a motor vehicle. The heating device comprises at least a first (7a) and a second (7b) heating module for heating the aforementioned liquid, defining at least one circuit (15) for guiding the liquid to be heated. The device is characterised in that the heating modules (7a, 7b) each have a generally cylindrical shape and are arranged side by side substantially in parallel. The invention also relates to a heating and/or air-conditioning unit for a motor vehicle, comprising such a heating device (5).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2012
    Publication date: October 23, 2014
    Applicant: Valeo Sytemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Frederic Pierron, Laurent Tellier, Jose Leborgne
  • Publication number: 20140231411
    Abstract: The invention relates to a heating module for a supplemental electric heating device for heating an airflow, comprising at least one heat-conductive bar against which at least one electric resistor is arranged. The heat-conductive bar is partially electrically insulated by an insulating coating in order to prevent potential short-circuits and to ensure proper operation and optimal safety when heating the passenger compartment of a vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2012
    Publication date: August 21, 2014
    Inventors: Jean Gatinois, Pierre Derveloy, Laurent Tellier
  • Publication number: 20140061184
    Abstract: The invention relates to an electrical heating device (1) including a heating body in which at least one electric heating element (8) is installed, the operation of said electric heating element being dependent on a control module (3) constituting the heating device, the heating body (2) including walls (5) at least partially defining a cavity (6) in which the control module (3) is accommodated, characterized in that the electrical heating element (8) and the control module (3) are suitable for being supplied with a so-called low voltage of between 80 and 600 volts, and in that an electrical insulator (17), which covers the walls (5) defining the cavity, is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 29, 2012
    Publication date: March 6, 2014
    Applicant: ValeoSystemesThermiques
    Inventors: Frederic Pierron, Laurent Tellier