Patents by Inventor Manfred Jagiella

Manfred Jagiella 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: 20210223167
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a sensor system having at least one measuring point having at least one first sensor and one measuring transducer. The first sensor is configured to output first sensor signals that are a function of a first measurand of a measuring medium present at the measuring point. The measuring transducer is connected to the first sensor in order to receive the first sensor signals and comprises an evaluation application which is configured to determine one additional piece of information that is different from the first measurand using an evaluation algorithm on the basis of at least the first sensor signals. The sensor system furthermore comprises a higher-level data processing structure, such as a server or a cloud. Both the higher-level data processing structure and the measuring transducer are configured to execute a training application configured to train the evaluation algorithm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventor: Manfred Jagiella
  • Publication number: 20210223796
    Abstract: The invention relates to an intelligent safety valve comprising a valve body having a first valve inlet, a valve outlet and a first sensor compartment, the first sensor compartment including a first sensor assembly, the first sensor compartment being arranged in the valve body, a first closing unit suitable for closing the intelligent safety valve, an actuator mechanically connected to the first closing unit in order to close the first closing unit, and a control unit which is connected to the actuator and is suitable for controlling the actuator, wherein the control unit is connected to the first sensor assembly in order to evaluate sets of measured values from the first sensor assembly, and wherein the first sensor assembly comprises at least one analysis sensor, for example a pH sensor, a conductivity sensor or an oxygen sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2020
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventors: Manfred Jagiella, Detlev Wittmer
  • Patent number: 10955307
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an inline sensor including a housing fixable in a wall of a fluid line or a process container. A first transducer for detecting a primary measurand of a medium contained in the fluid line or the process container is integrated into the housing and designed to generate first measurement signals dependent on the primary measurand. A sensor electronics is connected to the first transducer for detecting the first measurement signals and designed to process the first measurement signals. The inline sensor is additionally designed to detect pressure surges occurring in the process container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: Endress+Hauser Conducta GmbH+Co. KG
    Inventor: Manfred Jagiella
  • Publication number: 20200393404
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a potentiometric probe for measuring a measured variable that represents an ion concentration in a measuring medium, including a probe base including a sensor circuit, and two electrochemical half-cells arranged such that one of the half-cells surrounds at least one portion of the other half-cell, wherein at least one of the half-cells is configured as a module which is connected to the probe base via a mechanical and electrical interface. In another embodiment, one of the half-cells is a measuring half-cell including an ion-selective membrane and a terminal lead which electrically contacts the ion-selective membrane. The other half-cell is a reference half-cell, wherein the measuring half-cell and/or the reference half-cell are each configured as a module which is connected to the probe base via a mechanical and electrical interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Michael Hanko, Thomas Wilhelm, Matthäus Speck, Detlev Wittmer, Manfred Jagiella
  • Publication number: 20200300808
    Abstract: A potentiometric sensor includes an electrochemical half-cell with an inner electrolyte, a pickup electrode contacting the inner electrolyte, a sensor element that, in order to detect measured values, can be brought into contact with a measuring medium and, especially, is immersible in the measuring medium, where the sensor is designed as a composite body that includes an ion-selective component which is in contact with the inner electrolyte.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Inventors: Torsten Pechstein, Manfred Jagiella
  • Publication number: 20200072751
    Abstract: The present disclosure includes an optical measuring system having at least one light source that radiates excitation light into a medium to be measured. The excitation light is converted into fluorescent light by the medium. The optical measuring system also includes a first photodiode that receives a decay curve of the fluorescent light and converts it into a first signal and at least one optical component that receives the fluorescent light and converts it into a second signal. A data processing unit determines an oil-in-water content based on the first signal and the second signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: Ralf Bernhard, Manfred Jagiella
  • Patent number: 10429307
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a spectrometric measuring device for a process measuring point including a housing, a radiation source arranged in the housing, a coupling and decoupling optical system to direct radiation from the radiation source into a measuring region and to couple measuring radiation from the measuring region into the housing, a spectrograph arranged in the housing and aligned such that the measuring radiation is detected by the spectrograph with a detector, an electronic device arranged in the housing and connected to the detector and configured to detect a spectrum from the spectrograph and to process it to determine a concentration of an analyte in the measuring medium or a value derived therefrom, and a connection connected to the housing for connecting the housing to a process container, wherein the measuring region is located within a volume of the process container, said volume containing the measuring medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Endress+Hauser Conducta GmbH+Co. KG
    Inventors: Manfred Jagiella, Michael Weiss
  • Publication number: 20190195717
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an inline sensor including a housing fixable in a wall of a fluid line or a process container. A first transducer for detecting a primary measurand of a medium contained in the fluid line or the process container is integrated into the housing and designed to generate first measurement signals dependent on the primary measurand. A sensor electronics is connected to the first transducer for detecting the first measurement signals and designed to process the first measurement signals. The inline sensor is additionally designed to detect pressure surges occurring in the process container.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventor: Manfred Jagiella
  • Patent number: 10309873
    Abstract: A method for servicing a field device, wherein the field device is connected with a superordinated data processing system, includes steps as follows: transmitting data associated with the field device, especially measured values or diagnosis relevant parameters, from the superordinated data processing system to the service device via a radio connection between a mobile, especially portable, service device and the superordinated data processing system based on identification information uniquely identifying a field device transceiver associated with the field device; and/or transmitting servicing data, especially parameter data and/or control commands, from the service device to the superordinated data processing system; and servicing the field device through the superordinated data processing system based on the servicing data transmitted from the service device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Endress+Hauser Conducta GmbH+Co. KG
    Inventors: Manfred Jagiella, Detlev Wittmer
  • Patent number: 10036659
    Abstract: A measuring point and method for function setting of a measuring point of process automation technology, wherein the measuring point comprises at least one sensor and a transmitter circuit. The sensor is connected via the transmitter circuit with a superordinated data processing system. The method comprises steps as follows: disconnecting the sensor from the transmitter circuit; connecting a mobile unit with the transmitter circuit and transferring parameters from the mobile unit into the transmitter circuit; disconnecting the mobile unit; connecting a, or the, sensor with the transmitter circuit; and transferring at least one parameter from the transmitter circuit into the sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: Endress+Hauser Conducts GmbH+Co. KG
    Inventor: Manfred Jagiella
  • Publication number: 20180094965
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a system for determining at least one process variable, such as a fill level of a filling material located in a container. The system includes at least one camera for taking at least one image of at least one first subregion of the container, at least one thermal-imaging camera for taking at least one thermal image of at least the first subregion, and an evaluation unit. The evaluation unit determines the process variable based upon the at least one thermal image in combination with the at least one image, wherein the latter is used in the determination of the container geometry. The system according to the present disclosure thus offers the advantage that none of the components must be arranged in the interior of the container.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2017
    Publication date: April 5, 2018
    Inventors: Matthias Altendorf, Manfred Jagiella, Andreas Mayr
  • Publication number: 20180031482
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a spectrometric measuring device for a process measuring point including a housing, a radiation source arranged in the housing, a coupling and decoupling optical system to direct radiation from the radiation source into a measuring region and to couple measuring radiation from the measuring region into the housing, a spectrograph arranged in the housing and aligned such that the measuring radiation is detected by the spectrograph with a detector, an electronic device arranged in the housing and connected to the detector and configured to detect a spectrum from the spectrograph and to process it to determine a concentration of an analyte in the measuring medium or a value derived therefrom, and a connection connected to the housing for connecting the housing to a process container, wherein the measuring region is located within a volume of the process container, said volume containing the measuring medium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2017
    Publication date: February 1, 2018
    Inventors: Manfred Jagiella, Michael Weiss
  • Patent number: 9880038
    Abstract: An in-line measuring device for capturing at least two measurands of a measuring medium—especially, a measuring fluid—flowing through a process receptacle, comprising: a first measuring sensor integrated into the process receptacle, with the former being designed to generate a first measuring signal that is dependent upon a flow measurand—especially, a volume and/or mass flow of the measuring medium; a second measuring sensor integrated into the process receptacle, with the former being designed to generate a second measuring signal dependent upon an analysis measurand—especially, one dependent upon the concentration of at least one analyte in the measuring medium and measuring electronics that are connected with the first measuring sensor and the second measuring sensor, with the measuring electronics being designed to receive and process the first measuring signal and the second measuring signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: Endress+Hauser Conducta GmbH+Co. KG
    Inventors: Detlev Wittmer, Manfred Jagiella
  • Publication number: 20170160228
    Abstract: A potentiometric sensor includes an electrochemical half-cell with an inner electrolyte, a pickup electrode contacting the inner electrolyte, a sensor element that, in order to detect measured values, can be brought into contact with a measuring medium and, especially, is immersible in the measuring medium, where the sensor is designed as a composite body that includes an ion-selective component which is in contact with the inner electrolyte.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2016
    Publication date: June 8, 2017
    Inventors: Torsten Pechstein, Manfred Jagiella
  • Publication number: 20160265953
    Abstract: An in-line measuring device for capturing at least two measurands of a measuring medium—especially, a measuring fluid—flowing through a process receptacle, comprising: a first measuring sensor integrated into the process receptacle, with the former being designed to generate a first measuring signal that is dependent upon a flow measurand—especially, a volume and/or mass flow of the measuring medium; a second measuring sensor integrated into the process receptacle, with the former being designed to generate a second measuring signal dependent upon an analysis measurand—especially, one dependent upon the concentration of at least one analyte in the measuring medium and measuring electronics that are connected with the first measuring sensor and the second measuring sensor, with the measuring electronics being designed to receive and process the first measuring signal and the second measuring signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2016
    Publication date: September 15, 2016
    Inventors: Detlev Wittmer, Manfred Jagiella
  • Patent number: 9201039
    Abstract: A measuring transducer, which is embodied to produce and output a measurement signal dependent on the content of H+ and/or OH? ions present in a measured medium, wherein the measuring transducer has, in a region provided for contact with the measured medium, at least one polymer membrane selectively conducting H+ and/or OH? ions. The polymer membrane can comprise an H+ ion conducting polymer and/or an OH? ion conducting polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: Endress + Hauser Conducta Gesellschaft für Mess- und Regeltechnik mbH + Co. KG
    Inventors: Michael Hanko, Thomas Wilhelm, Manfred Jagiella
  • Publication number: 20150120231
    Abstract: A measuring point and method for function setting of a measuring point of process automation technology, wherein the measuring point comprises at least one sensor and a transmitter circuit. The sensor is connected via the transmitter circuit with a superordinated data processing system. The method comprises steps as follows: disconnecting the sensor from the transmitter circuit; connecting a mobile unit with the transmitter circuit and transferring parameters from the mobile unit into the transmitter circuit; disconnecting the mobile unit; connecting a, or the, sensor with the transmitter circuit; and transferring at least one parameter from the transmitter circuit into the sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2014
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Inventor: Manfred Jagiella
  • Patent number: 8981795
    Abstract: A measuring arrangement for determining electrical conductivity of a measured liquid, comprising: a container, in which the measured liquid is accommodated, a gradiometer arrangement, comprising an exciter coil, a first receiving coil and a second receiving coil, wherein the first and the second receiving coils are arranged symmetrically relative to the exciter coil, and a measurement circuit embodied to excite the exciter coil for producing an alternating magnetic field passing through the first receiving coil, the second receiving coil and the measured liquid. The receiving coils are influenced in different manner by the magnetic field induced by the alternating magnetic field in the measured liquid and directed counter to the alternating magnetic field. The measurement circuit is furthermore embodied to register an electrical signal of the receiving coils and to derive from such the electrical conductivity of the liquid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: Endress + Hauser Conducta Geselllschaft fur Mess-Und Regeltechnik mbH + Co. KG
    Inventors: Manfred Jagiella, Marco Völker
  • Publication number: 20150046125
    Abstract: A method for servicing a field device, wherein the field device is connected with a superordinated data processing system, includes steps as follows: transmitting data associated with the field device, especially measured values or diagnosis relevant parameters, from the superordinated data processing system to the service device via a radio connection between a mobile, especially portable, service device and the superordinated data processing system based on identification information uniquely identifying a field device transceiver associated with the field device; and/or transmitting servicing data, especially parameter data and/or control commands, from the service device to the superordinated data processing system; and servicing the field device through the superordinated data processing system based on the servicing data transmitted from the service device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2014
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Inventors: Manfred Jagiella, Detlev Wittmer
  • Patent number: 8715473
    Abstract: Method for determining ion concentration or concentration of a substance in a solution by means of an ion selective, field effect transistor or an ion sensitive sensor having an EIS structure. The method comprises steps as follows: at least at a predetermined point in time of a first measuring phase, the potential lying on the electrode is sensed relative to a reference potential; before beginning a sterilization- and/or cleaning phase following the first measuring phase, the last voltage sensed during the first measuring phase is stored; and at the beginning of a second measuring phase following the sterilization- and/or cleaning phase, is the voltage stored during the sterilization phase is applied on the electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2014
    Assignee: Endress + Hauser Conducta Gesellschaft für Mess- und Regeltechnik mbH + Co. KG
    Inventors: Manfred Jagiella, Detlev Wittmer