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Battery module, method for the production thereof, and battery

A battery module having a battery module housing (2) which has a multiplicity of housing walls (3) which form an interior space (4), wherein a multiplicity of battery cells (22) is arranged in the interior space (4), and the battery module housing (2) furthermore has a cooling element receptacle (5), wherein a cooling element (12) of the battery module (1) is arranged in the cooling element receptacle (5) of the battery module housing (2).. . ... Bosch Corporation

Na-doped and nb-, w-, and/or mo-doped he-ncm

An active material for an electrochemical energy store, in particular for a lithium cell. To increase the service life of the electrochemical energy store, the active material is based on the general chemical formula: x(limo2):1-x(li2-ynaymn1-zm′zo3), where m stands for nickel and/or cobalt and/or manganese and m′ stands for niobium and/or tungsten and/or molybdenum, and 0<x<1, 0<y<0.5, and 0<z<1. ... Bosch Corporation

Contact-via chain as corrosion detector

A detector for determining a faulty semiconductor component including a semiconductor component, a contact-via chain, which is situated laterally at a distance from the semiconductor component and which surrounds the semiconductor component in regions, a guard ring, which is situated laterally at a distance from the semiconductor component, and an evaluation unit, which is situated on the semiconductor component, wherein the evaluation unit is designed to apply an electrical voltage to the contact-via chain, in particular a permanent electrical voltage, to detect a resistance value of the contact-via chain and to produce an output signal when the resistance value of the contact-via chain exceeds a threshold value.. . ... Bosch Corporation

System and method for ranking of hybrid speech recognition results with neural networks

A method for ranking candidate speech recognition results includes generating, with a controller, a plurality of feature vectors for the candidate speech recognition results, each feature vector including one or more of trigger pair features, a confidence score feature, and word-level features. The method further includes providing the plurality of feature vectors as inputs to a neural network, generating a plurality of ranking scores corresponding to the plurality of feature vectors for the plurality of candidate speech recognition results based on an output layer of the neural network, and operating the automated system using the candidate speech recognition result in the plurality of candidate speech recognition results corresponding to a highest ranking score in the plurality of ranking scores as input.. ... Bosch Corporation

Method for determining a potential of an anode and/or a potential of a cathode in a battery cell

The invention relates to a method for determining a potential (p1) of an anode (21) and/or a potential (p2) of a cathode (22) in a battery cell (2) which has a negative terminal (11) and a positive terminal (12), having the following steps:—measuring a current (i) flowing through the battery cell (2),—determining a charge transfer resistance of the battery cell (2),—ascertaining a charge transfer resistance (rct1) of the anode (21) and/or a charge transfer resistance (rct2) of the cathode (22) from the charge transfer resistance,—ascertaining an idle voltage of the battery cell (2),—ascertaining a depth of discharge of the battery cell (2) from the idle voltage,—ascertaining an anode residual voltage (u1) and/or a cathode residual voltage (u2) from the depth of discharge of the battery cell (2),—ascertaining an anode excess potential (n1) from the charge transfer resistance (rct1) of the anode (21) and the current (i) and/or ascertaining a cathode excess potential (n2) from the charge rct2 transfer resistance (rct2) of the cathode (22) and the current (i), and—ascertaining the potential (p1) of the anode (21) from the anode residual voltage (u1) and the anode excess potential (n1) and/or ascertaining the potential (p2) of the cathode (22) from the cathode residual potential (u2) and the cathode excess potential (n2).. . ... Bosch Corporation

High-pressure fuel pump

A high-pressure fuel pump includes a housing, at least one piston, and a sealing device. The device is positioned on the piston so as to surround the piston, and includes a seal carrier. ... Bosch Corporation

Method for operating an axial piston machine of swashplate design

A method for operating an axial piston machine of swashplate design, in which a swashplate is settable by means of an adjustment device, and in which a controlled variable of the axial piston machine is regulated by predetermining a manipulated variable. Under the assumption of a constant intended value of the controlled variable, a future profile of the controlled variable is ascertained using a model of the axial piston machine in which respective current values of at least one operating variable of the axial piston machine, which comprises the controlled variable, and a current value of the manipulated variable are taken into account. ... Bosch Corporation

Method for operating a belt-driven starter generator

A method for operating a belt-driven starter generator of an internal combustion engine, in which a time interval between an onset of a rotary motion of the belt-driven starter generator and an onset of a rotary motion of the internal combustion engine is determined, the determined time interval is compared to a reference value, and the structural change of a belt of the belt-driven starter generator is inferred therefrom, and a torque of the belt-driven starter generator and/or a torque of a component connected to the belt is restricted as a function of the structural change of the belt.. . ... Bosch Corporation

Fluid dispenser for the foodstuff supply sector

A fluid dispenser for the foodstuff supply sector has a dimensionally rigid housing (1) with viscous contents, wherein the fluid dispenser is designed to receive tubular bags which have a dispensing device (7) that is fitted or can be fitted on the tubular bag (2) itself and that permits metered dispensing of the contents. Moreover, the tubular bag (2) can be inserted and secured in a predetermined position in the fluid dispenser, and an auxiliary device is present with which the viscous contents located in the tubular bag can be continuously pushed in the direction of the dispensing device (7) on the tubular bag, by mechanical application of pressure to the tubular bag (2) in the position of use of the fluid dispenser. ... Bosch Corporation

Method and device for monitoring a deviation of a first rotational speed of a first drive unit for an aircraft from a second rotational speed of an at least second drive unit for an aircraft

A method and a device for monitoring a deviation of a first rotational speed of a first drive unit for an aircraft from a second rotational speed of an at least second drive unit of an aircraft. The monitoring of the deviation of the first rotational speed of the first drive unit from the second rotational speed of the at least second drive unit is carried out as a function of a comparison of a detection of a first event of the first drive unit to a detection of a second event of the at least second drive unit.. ... Bosch Corporation

Controlling a motor vehicle

A method for controlling a motor vehicle includes driver-independently guiding the motor vehicle on a road, detecting an accident situation of the motor vehicle, detecting an attempt by the driver to intervene into the vehicle guidance, determining that the attempt to intervene is not an attempt to guide, and maintaining the guidance of motor vehicle.. . ... Bosch Corporation

Method and device for detecting a rule infringement

A method for detecting a committed rule infringement and/or an atypical vehicle state of a vehicle. The method includes: receiving environmental data acquired with the aid of an environmental sensor system; ascertaining a vehicle behavior and/or a vehicle state of a vehicle based on the environmental data; detecting a committed rule infringement and/or an atypical vehicle state of the vehicle based on the ascertained vehicle behavior and/or vehicle state.. ... Bosch Corporation

Hand-held power tool including a mode-setting unit

In a hand-held power tool including a gear for driving an output shaft, which is situated in an assigned gear housing, and including a mode-setting unit for setting the operating mode for an impact drilling mode, a drilling mode, or a screwing mode, the mode-setting unit including a rotatable actuating element and a rotatable setting element coupled to the rotatable actuating element. The setting element is coupled, at least in one operating mode, to a transmission element which is mounted on the gear housing and is axially displaceable on the gear housing in a screwing position assigned to the screwing mode and is axially fixed on the gear housing in impact drilling and drilling positions assigned to the impact drilling and drilling modes. ... Bosch Corporation

Arrangement for providing sterile water for injection purposes

The invention relates to an arrangement for providing sterile water for injection purposes. A device for heating drinking water above the boiling point, a device for maintaining a chamber inner pressure which lies below the atmospheric pressure, and an electronic controller are provided, and the chamber is equipped with at least one membrane which is impermeable for liquids and a film or plate at a distance from the membrane, wherein steam which is permeated through the membrane is condensed on the film of plate. ... Bosch Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180132759

Method and device for distinguishing blinking events and instrument gazes using an eye-opening width

A method for distinguishing blinking events and instrument gazes on the basis of an eye-opening width. The eye-opening width represents an instantaneously detected clearance between the eyelids of an eye. ... Bosch Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180131053

Method and device for temperature regulation of battery cells and vehicle

The invention relates to a method for the temperature regulation of battery cells (1001, . . ... Bosch Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180131033

Battery module, cover element of a battery module, method for manufacturing same and battery

A battery module having battery cells (2), a cell connector (4) electrically connecting two battery cells (2), a signal line connection (5) connectable to a monitoring unit, and an electrically conductive connecting element (6) that has a first layer (61), formed from a first material, with a first surface (71) and a second surface (72), and a second layer (62), formed from a second material different than the first material, with a first surface (81) and a second surface (82), wherein the second surface (72) and the further second surface (2) are directly connected to one another and the first surface (81) is connected to the signal line connection (5), and a conductor track (9) formed from the first material is connected to the cell connector (4) or to the first voltage tap (3) and is also connected to the first surface (71) of the connecting element (61).. . ... Bosch Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180130982

Battery module with a plurality of battery cells, and battery

A battery module having a plurality of battery cells (2), which are mutually electrically interconnected in series or in parallel. The battery cells (2) are arranged side by side in a longitudinal direction (5) and, in combination, constitute at least a first outer surface (6) and a second outer surface (7). ... Bosch Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180130350

Determining an unoccupied street parking space

A street parking space for a first motor vehicle is located within a predefined area. A method for determining an unoccupied street parking space includes steps of scanning environmental data of a second motor vehicle in the predefined area; determining an item of information regarding an unoccupied parking space in the area of the second motor vehicle on the basis of the environmental data; and reporting the item of information to a central instance. ... Bosch Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180129890

Method for locating a vehicle

A method for locating a vehicle, including the following steps: sensorial detection of first surroundings objects by the vehicle; locating the vehicle by reconciling data of the sensorially detected first surroundings objects with map data of a first digital map, in the case in which reconciliation of the data of the first surroundings objects with the map data of the first digital map to a defined extent is not possible, a second digital map for a local surroundings of the vehicle being created and location of the vehicle being carried out using the second digital map, data from second surroundings objects of an ascertaining device, which are conveyed from the ascertaining device to the vehicle, being used for creation of the second digital map.. . ... Bosch Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180129016

Method for activating an actuator unit and micromechanical device

A method for activating a deflectable micromechanical actuator unit, in particular a micromirror. A periodic setpoint deflection profile of a deflection of the actuator unit is predefined at a predefined period duration. ... Bosch Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180128801

Humidity sensor and method of evaluation

A humidity sensor having a housing, a data logger that has such a humidity sensor as well as a evaluation method for the humidity sensor or the data logger. The housing of the humidity sensor has a recess in which a humidity sensor element is situated. ... Bosch Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180128783

Apparatus for monitoring the condition of a device and device with such an apparatus and method for condition monitoring

An apparatus for airborne-sound-based condition monitoring of a device includes at least one microphone assigned to each component of a plurality of components of the device that is to be monitored.. . ... Bosch Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180128614

Rotation rate sensor and method

A rotation rate sensor includes a first rotationally suspended mass that exhibits a first axis of rotation. The first mass includes a first rotation-rate-measuring element that captures a first rate of rotation about the first axis of rotation and that outputs the first rate of rotation in a first signal. ... Bosch Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180128212

Device and method for injecting water of an internal combustion engine

A device for injecting water of an internal combustion engine includes a water tank, at least one water injector, at least one uv lamp, and a control unit. The water tank is configured to store water. ... Bosch Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180128196

Method for operating a combustion engine following a cold start

A method for operating a combustion engine after a cold start, the combustion engine including a supercharger device, a plurality of combustion chambers, a fuel-injection device injecting into each of the combustion chambers, and a gas-exchange valve control device that controls gas-exchange valves in a variable manner. A rich fuel-air mixture is generated in the combustion chambers, and the combustion-chamber charges are ignited in a retarded manner. ... Bosch Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180128001

Method for operating a loading facility and loading facility

A method for operating a loading facility for vehicles including a plurality of loading sites, each loading site having a parking occupancy sensor for detecting a state of occupancy of the respective loading site, including detecting a current state of occupancy of the loading sites with the aid of the respective parking occupancy sensor, and operating the loading facility based on the detected states of occupancy. A loading facility as well as a computer program are also described.. ... Bosch Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180127018

Adjustable steering column lock

The invention is directed to a lock for an adjustable steering column. The lock has a first member having at least one tooth disposed in a first direction. ... Bosch Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180126998

Method and device for operating a driver assistance system, and driver assistance system

A method for operating a driver assistance system of a motor vehicle, which includes multiple wheels in contact with a roadway, the driver assistance system including at least one unit which includes a friction coefficient model and at least one sensor, which provides an input signal for the friction coefficient model, a friction coefficient between at least one of the wheels and the roadway being ascertained with the aid of the friction coefficient model, and the driver assistance system being set or calibrated as a function of the ascertained friction coefficient. Friction coefficients are ascertained with the aid of multiple of the units that ascertained friction coefficients are compared to one another, at least one valid friction coefficient of the friction coefficients is determined with the aid of the comparison, and the driver assistance system is set or calibrated as a function of the valid friction coefficient.. ... Bosch Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180126997

Method and device for operating a driver assistance system, and driver assistance system

A method for operating a driver assistance system for motor vehicles, which each include multiple wheels in contact with a roadway, at least one of the motor vehicles ascertaining at least one instantaneous friction coefficient between at least one of the wheels and the roadway with the aid of at least one friction coefficient model, and at least one driver assistance unit of the respective motor vehicle being set or calibrated as a function of the ascertained friction coefficient. It is provided that the ascertained friction coefficient is transmitted to a central database, and that the database provides the ascertained friction coefficient to the other motor vehicles.. ... Bosch Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180126969

Method and device for operating a braking system of a motor vehicle, braking system

A method for operating a braking system of a motor vehicle with at least one hydraulically actuable wheel brake, a brake actuation device for hydraulically actuating the wheel brake, an electric brake booster for setting a predefinable hydraulic braking boost, and at least one parking brake assembly includes monitoring the motor vehicle to detect standstill and monitoring the parking brake assembly to detect activation thereof. The method further includes reducing a braking boost set by the brake booster if standstill of the motor vehicle has been detected and an activation of the parking brake assembly has been detected.. ... Bosch Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180126936

Method for operating an inertial sensor and for operating a vehicle having such an inertial sensor, and such a vehicle

The disclosure relates to a method for operating an inertial sensor of a vehicle, in particular a motor vehicle, wherein measurement data of at least one measurement variable of the inertial sensor are captured during operation of the vehicle and are checked for error values in order to calibrate the inertial sensor. According to the disclosure, during operation of the vehicle, measurement data of a different measurement variable, which, however, correlates with the measurement variable of the inertial sensor, are captured by means of a reference sensor and are compared with the measurement data of the inertial sensor in order to record the error values in accordance with a deviation of the measurement data of the inertial sensor from the measurement data of the reference sensor.. ... Bosch Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180126658

Device and method for forming complex joints in layered sheet material

The sealing device includes a heatable base plate that cooperates with a heatable split plate to simultaneously form three intersecting seal lines. The split plate includes an alpha plate and a beta plate. ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180124956

Electronic assembly, in particular for a transmission control module

An electronic assembly for a transmission control module includes a printed circuit board and a heat sink. The circuit board includes a first side, a second side averted from the first side, and at least one heat-generating component arranged on the first side and covered with at least one flowable and curable protective compound. ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180124919

Contact arrangement, preferably for a power electronics system

The present invention relates to a contact arrangement (1), preferably for a power electronics system, comprising a printed circuit board (2) with a fastening hole (5), comprising a metal sleeve (8) which is inserted into the fastening hole (5), wherein the sleeve (8) makes contact with, preferably is soldered to, the printed circuit board (2), comprising a base (15) on which the sleeve (8) lies in order to make electrical contact, and comprising a fastening element (11) which protrudes through the sleeve (8), wherein one end of the fastening element (11) is fixedly connected to the base (15) and a head (12) is formed or arranged at the other end, wherein the head (12) of the fastening element (11) lies only on the sleeve (8) and not on the printed circuit board (2), and wherein the sleeve (8) projects beyond the printed circuit board (2) by way of a first projection (10) on that side which faces the base (15), wherein the first projection spaces apart the printed circuit board (2) and the base (15).. . ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180124542

Audio system, calibration module, operating method, and computer program

The invention relates to a calibration unit (20) for an audio system (2) having a generator (4) for generating a pilot tone (6), and a detector (16a-c) for the pilot tone (6), wherein at least one parameter (p1, 2) determining the pilot tone (6) is changeable, which calibration unit comprises an input unit (22) for optionally setting the parameter (p1, 2), wherein for at least one value (w1, 2) of the parameter (p1, 2), all detectors indicate a detection of the pilot tone (6). An audio system (2) comprises said calibration unit (20). ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180124534

Method for testing signal-to-noise ratio using a film frame

A system and a method are provided for testing a mems microphone during manufacture by using a film to obstruct the acoustic ports of the microphone. The microphone testing is performed while the microphones are still in an array and mounted on a film frame. ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180124323

System and method for carrying out adjustment operations on a motor vehicle

A system and a method for performing adjustment operations on a motor vehicle, in particular during an axle measurement, having at least one camera for recording images of one or more vehicle detail(s), a data-processing unit for processing the images recorded by the camera, a memory, which includes documentation and/or image information about adjustment operations on motor vehicles, a playback device for displaying documentation and/or images and/or image information, and an axle-measuring device, which supplies data pertaining to the measuring of the motor vehicle to the data-processing unit.. . ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180124076

Method for transmitting data

A method for protecting a device from information attacks, in which received from the at least one device are checked by a security device, included in the at least one device, for an information attack, and for the case that the received data are associated with an information attack, characteristic data concerning the information attack are stored in the at least one device and transmitted via a communication interface to a unit in communicative connection with a plurality of devices, and the unit evaluates the characteristic data transmitted from the at least one device and outputs a warning message to at least a portion of the devices in communicative connection with the unit as a function of at least one predefined criterion.. . ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180124029

Device and method for providing user-configured trust domains

A method of operating a first device in group of devices in a network is disclosed. The method comprises encrypting and decrypting, with a processor of the first device, communications with other devices in the group of devices using a shared key that is stored in a memory of each device in the group of devices; receiving, with a transceiver of the first device, a first message from a second device in the group of devices, the first message indicating that the first device is authorized to share the shared key; and transmitting, with the first device, the shared key to a third device in the network that is not in the first group of devices only after receiving the first message indicating that the first device is authorized to share the shared key.. ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180123822

Method for processing user information detected by at least one detection device of a system

A method for processing user information detected by at least one detection device of a device, in which information concerning at least one user detected by the at least one detection device is transmitted to a number of databases, and in which the information detected by the at least one detection device is at least partially associated with a user profile, and in which all information stored on the number of databases which has been detected by the at least one detection device and associated with the user profile is retrieved from the number of databases, and as a function of a result of an authentication of the user is output to the user on at least one output unit for processing.. . ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180123786

Method for generating a secret or a key in a network

Disclosed is a method for generating a secret or key in a network having first and second subscribers and a transmission channel therebetween. The first and second subscribers generating first and second sequences of subscriber values to achieve synchronous transmission; and the first and second subscriber each generate a common secret, the first subscriber doing so based on information about the first sequence and a superposition of the second sequence onto the first sequence on the transmission channel, and the second subscriber doing so based on information about the second sequence and the superposition of the second sequence of subscriber values onto the first sequence of subscriber values. ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180123419

Heat sink for an electric machine and method for producing said heat sink

The invention relates to a heat sink (1) for an electric machine, which heat sink has at least one cooling channel (7), which adjoins an interior (3) surrounded by the heat sink (1). The heat sink (1) is characterized in that the heat sink (1) is designed as a single-piece plate (5) bent into a closed ring, in the case of which plate two opposite abutting surfaces (19, 21) are connected to each other in a fluid-tight manner in the region of a joint (17), wherein a plurality of closed channels (7) extend in the plate (5), which channels extend at an angle to the circumferential direction of the ring in such a way that adjacent channels (7) lead into each other in the region of the joint (17) and thus form a continuous, spiral channel, which extends in a plurality of spiral turns from an axially front end (22) to an axially rear end (24) of the annular heat sink (1). ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180123340

Interference suppression stage and power supply

An interference suppression stage for a power supply. The interference suppression stage has an input connected to an input module of the power supply, the input module connected to an electrical supply system, an output connected to an output module of the power supply, the output module connected to an electrical load, at least two power paths connected in parallel between input and output, wherein each of the power paths are configured to be switched between an active state and an inactive state, and a control unit configured to switch at least one of the power paths to the inactive state in a saving mode. ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180123300

Electronic controller

The invention relates to an electronic controller (10), having a housing (11), which is preferably made of plastic, having at least one high-frequency connection (14, 15), wherein the high-frequency connection (14, 15) has at least two elements (18; 18a; 18b; 18d, 20; 20a; 20b; 20c; 20d) that form a high-frequency conductor (19), for transmitting a high-frequency signal, and a screening element (21), wherein the two elements (18; 18a; 18b; 18d, 20; 20a; 20b; 20c; 20d) of the high-frequency connection (14, 15) are connectable to a circuit carrier (25) in the interior of the housing (11), and wherein the two elements (18; 18a; 18b; 18d, 20; 20a; 20b; 20c; 20d) of the high-frequency connection (14, 15) are formed on the side facing the circuit carrier (25) in the form of press-in pins (28; 28b; 28d, 29; 29b; 29c; 29d, 51).. . ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180123264

Plug-type connection for an electrical connection

The present invention relates to a plug-type connection (1) for an electrical connection between a first line (2) and a second line (3), comprising a contact bolt (4) which can be connected to the first line (2), a collet (5) which can be connected to the second line (3) and has a cutout (6) for inserting the contact bolt (4), has a conical collet outer face (7) and has at least n slots (8) for forming n clamping jaws, where n≥1, and a clamping ring (9) with a conical clamping ring inner face (10) against which the conical collet outer face (7) bears, wherein the at least one clamping jaw can be clamped against the contact bolt (4) as a result of a relative movement between the collet (5) and the clamping ring (9).. . ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180123121

Battery cell and battery including electroactive material

A battery cell which includes at least one negative electrode, at least one positive electrode, and at least one electrolyte, the battery cell further including at least one electroactive material which may be prompted to undergo a change in volume and/or shape by way of an application of a voltage. A battery is also described which includes at least one battery cell, the battery further including at least one electroactive material which may be prompted to undergo a change in volume and/or shape by way of an application of a voltage. ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180123108

Cell frame for accommodating pouch cells

A cell frame (8) for accommodating a specific number of pouch cells (14), having an integrated cell collector (10), wherein the cell connector (10) provides contact pads for clinching. A battery pack and a method for producing a battery pack are also specified.. ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180123014

Thermoelectric device and method for producing same

A thermoelectric device includes a printed circuit board, a component which is arranged on the printed circuit board, a cover which covers the printed circuit board, a thermoelectric generator, and a spring unit. The thermoelectric generator is thermally connected to the printed circuit board or metal paths on the printed circuit board and to the cover in order to generate an electric supply voltage for the component from the temperature difference between the printed circuit board and the cover. ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180122232

Management of a parking lot

A parking lot is set up for the parking of motor vehicles. A method for managing the parking lot includes steps of determining a maximum number of motor vehicles able to be parked in the parking lot, of counting of arriving and departing motor vehicles, of determining a number of motor vehicles parked in the parking lot on the basis of the counted motor vehicles, and of determining a number of motor vehicles that are additionally able to be parked in the parking lot.. ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180121235

Apparatus and method for processing a plurality of tasks

An apparatus and a method for processing a plurality of tasks in cycles on a plurality of computation cores, provision being made also to determine, within one cycle for processing the plurality of tasks, an allocation of the plurality of tasks to the plurality of computation cores and a sequence for an at least partial execution of the plurality of tasks.. . ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180120839

Method and system for controlling a driving function of a vehicle

A method and a system for controlling a driving function of a vehicle, whereby in a first operating state, the driving function is controlled by a vehicle guidance system, and in a second operating state, the driving function is controlled by a command of a driver, a transition from the first operating state to the second operating state being accomplished with the aid of an orderly handover through a preset handover procedure when it is recognized that a predetermined first condition is fulfilled, or with the aid of a handover in a fallback solution when it is recognized that a predetermined second condition is fulfilled.. . ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180120838

Method for the least partially automated driving in a vehicle

In a method for at least partly automated driving in a vehicle, termination of the automated driving function and at least partial transfer of vehicle control to the driver is carried out only after expiration of a takeover time span that is ascertained from the actuation by the driver of a device communicating with the vehicle. The device can be a mobile device.. ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180120421

Lidar sensor for detecting an object

A lidar sensor for detecting an object within a sensing region and a method for activating a lidar sensor. The lidar sensor includes at least one transmitting unit. ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180120413

Radar sensor for motor vehicles

A radar sensor for motor vehicles, including a transmitting antenna and a receiving antenna designed separately from the transmitting antenna, wherein the transmitting antenna is configured to emit radiation circularly polarized in a first direction, and the receiving antenna is configured to receive radiation which is circularly polarized in a second direction opposite the first direction.. . ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180120138

Sensor for determining at least one parameter of a fluid medium streaming through a measuring channel

A sensor for determining at least one parameter of a fluid medium, in particular an induction air-mass flow of an internal combustion engine, flowing through a measuring channel. The sensor has a sensor housing, in particular a plug-in sensor, which is introduced or may be introduced into a flow pipe and in which the measuring channel is developed, and at least one sensor chip, disposed in the measuring channel, for determining the parameter of the fluid medium. ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180120103

Laser leveling tool with adaptive thermal control

A laser leveling tool comprises at least one laser diode for emitting a laser beam; a micro controller unit for controlling the operation of the laser diode; and a thermal sensor for sensing the internal temperature of the laser leveling tool; wherein the micro controller unit is configured to reduce the operation power of the laser diode when the sensed internal temperature reaches a temperature threshold.. . ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180120008

Apparatus and method for determining the quantity of dissolved refrigerant in oil recovered from an air conditioning system

An air conditioning service unit and method of using same provide increased accuracy in determining respective amounts of refrigerant and oil recovered during service of an air conditioning system by taking into account the quantity of dissolved refrigerant in oil recovered from the system.. . ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180119649

Water injection device of an internal combustion engine

A water injection device of an internal combustion engine, including a water tank for storing water, at least one water injector, a conveying element for conveying water from the water tank into the water injector, and a shut-off element, which is situated in an area between the conveying element and the water injector, and which is configured to maintain a system pressure between the shut-off element and the water injector at a level such that water situated in the area is prevented from evaporating. An internal combustion engine, which includes a water injection device.. ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180118249

Cam clamping mechanism and associated steering column

A cam lock mechanism used for locking an adjustable steering column in a position comprises a fixed cam (52)defining a geometric reference plane (101) for the lock mechanism, a tensioning member (16), the tensioning member being able to move at least translationally with respect to the fixed cam parallel to a locking axis (100) perpendicular to the reference plane, in a tensioning direction; and a mobile cam (54) able to move with respect to the fixed cam along a pathway in a locking direction and interacting with the fixed cam in such a way that movement of the mobile cam along the pathway in the locking direction causes translational movement of the tensioning member (16) parallel to the locking axis in the tensioning direction. The mobile cam (54) and the fixed cam (52) are configured in such a way that there is a continuous function linking the movement of the mobile cam in the, locking direction with the translational movement of the tensioning member parallel to the locking axis in the tensioning direction, this continuous function having a derivative which is a decreasing son-constant function.. ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180118180

Electronically slip-controllable braking system

An electronically slip-controllable vehicle braking system for a motor vehicle, including an actuatable brake master cylinder, to which at least one wheel brake that is associated with one wheel of a front axle of the vehicle, and at least one wheel brake that is associated with one wheel of a rear axle of the motor vehicle, are detachably connected. An electronically controllable first actuator suite of the braking system establishes and regulates mutually differing brake pressures in the wheel brakes as a function of the respectively existing slip conditions. ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180117688

Reciprocating tool with linear ball rails

In accordance with one embodiment, a reciprocating saw includes a housing, a spindle shaft configured to reciprocate within the housing, the spindle shaft including a plurality of first grooves extending along an axis of the spindle shaft, a locking bushing including an internal bore, the locking bushing supported by the housing such that the plurality of first grooves is at least partially located within the internal bore, the locking bushing including a plurality of axially extending grooves within the internal bore, each of the plurality of axially extending grooves aligned with a respective one of the plurality of first grooves, and a plurality of first ball bearings, each of the plurality of first ball bearings positioned at least partially within a respective one of the plurality of axially extending grooves and the aligned respective one of the plurality of first grooves.. . ... Bosch Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180117687

Oscillating jig saw blade

An accessory tool for an oscillating power tool includes a support arm portion having a first lateral edge and a second lateral edge and a blade portion extending from a forward end portion of the support arm portion generally in a lateral direction. The blade portion includes a cutting edge arranged facing in the forward direction and a trailing edge that faces toward the mounting portion. ... Bosch Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180109623

Secure controlling of vehicle components in a telecommunication network

A telecommunication network, an authentication node, and a method for commissioning an electronically controllable vehicle component of a telecommunication network. For commissioning, the vehicle component requires a verification of authentication data that are to be acquired. ... Bosch Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180109165

Interference suppression system, drive, and handheld power tool

An interference suppression system, a drive having such a suppression system, and a handheld power tool having such a drive, the interference suppression system including a core, the core having exactly one first through-opening, one second through-opening, and one third through-opening, a first segment of a first connecting line of the drive being situated in the first through-opening, a second segment of a second connecting line of the drive being situated in the second through-opening, and a third segment of a third connecting line of the drive being situated in the third through-opening.. . ... Bosch Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180109158

Electric motor with a clamping element

An electric motor (1) comprising an armature (10) having a plurality of teeth (20), and slots (30) configured between the teeth (20), at least one winding (40), which is constituted by a winding conductor (42), wherein at least part of the winding (40) is accommodated within one of the slots (30), a first guide (52) and a second guide (52), respectively having a spacer (56) and a guide slot (54), configured within the slot (30), wherein a winding conductor section (44) of the winding conductor (42) is guided at least in one of the guide slots (54), and wherein the spacer (56) separates the winding conductor section (44) from the winding (40), wherein the free ends of the spacer (56) and the openings in the guide slots (54) are configured in a mutually facing arrangement.. . ... Bosch Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180108982

Sensor device for a vehicle, motor vehicle

A sensor device for a vehicle at least one sensor module and at least one connecting line. The sensor module includes at least one sensor. ... Bosch Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180108453

Cable harness

A cable harness (10), comprising a plurality of electrical conductors (12) for the contacting of battery cells of a battery module as well as a film-shaped carrier element (14), wherein the electrical conductors (12) are arranged for at least a portion in parallel with each other on the carrier element (14) and are joined to the carrier element (14), and wherein a flexible elongated hollow body (16) is arranged in parallel for at least a portion with at least one of the electrical conductors (12) and is joined to the carrier element (14). The invention also concerns a battery module, comprising a plurality of battery cells and at least one cable harness (10) according to the invention.. ... Bosch Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180107220

Clearance of an autonomous parking system

A parking system includes a parking lot having a plurality of parking spaces for parking motor vehicles. In the parking system, a motor vehicle is able to be controlled in an autonomous manner on a route between a parking area and one of the parking spaces. ... Bosch Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180107212

Method of processing data for an automated vehicle

A method for processing data for an automated vehicle, including operating at least two processing units, the at least two processing units being monitored by a monitoring device having at least two self-monitoring monitoring units. Defined monitoring of the processing units is carried out with the aid of the at least two monitoring units. ... Bosch Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180106901

Lidar sensor for detecting an object

A lidar sensor for detecting an object in the surroundings, and to a method for activating a lidar sensor, the lidar sensor including at least one transmitting unit for emitting electromagnetic radiation, at least one receiving unit for receiving electromagnetic radiation which was reflected by the object, at least one refractive element, which is at least partially pervious to the electromagnetic radiation, and a rotating unit, which includes at least the at least one refractive element, the at least one transmitting unit and the at least one receiving unit. The core of the invention is that the at least one refractive element includes at least one optical lens and a beam splitter for splitting the electromagnetic radiation, two focal planes being present. ... Bosch Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180106829

Micromechanical spring for a sensor element

A micromechanical spring for a sensor element, including at least two spring sections formed along a sensing axis, the at least two spring sections each having a defined length, and the at least two spring sections having different defined widths.. . ... Bosch Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180106828

Micromechanical z-acceleration sensor

A micromechanical z-acceleration sensor, including a seismic mass element including a torsion spring; the torsion spring including an anchor element, with the aid of which the torsion spring is connected to a substrate; the torsion spring being connected at both ends to the seismic mass element with the aid of a bar-shaped connecting element designed as normal with respect to the torsion spring in the plane of the seismic mass element.. . ... Bosch Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180106824

Sensor arrangement for measuring the rate of rotation of a rotating component

A sensor arrangement for measuring a speed of a rotating component includes a rotary encoder and sensor unit. The encoder is coupled to the component, and has a magnetic surface code with alternating north and south poles. ... Bosch Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180106746

Capacitive moisture sensor system for a surveillance camera

An inter-digital capacitive sensor and control system are used to distinguish between rain, ice, dirt and debris on the outer lens surface of a surveillance camera. The electrodes of the capacitive sensor are made from a conductive coating such as printed epoxy or a transparent conductive oxide, that is directly deposited onto the inner surface of the lens. ... Bosch Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180106208

Method and device for ascertaining a correction value for a fuel injection quantity

A method for ascertaining a correction value for a fuel metering of a fuel injector of an internal combustion engine, in which fuel is injected from a high pressure accumulator into a combustion chamber with the aid of the fuel injector, a value which is representative for a static flow rate through the fuel injector being ascertained by way of ascertaining, during at least one injection process of the fuel injector, a ratio of a pressure difference occurring in the high pressure accumulator as a result of the injection process and an associated duration which is characteristic for the injection process, and the correction value being ascertained on the basis of a comparison of the representative value with a comparative value.. . ... Bosch Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180106189

Water injection device of an internal combustion engine, and method for operating a water injection device of said type

A water injection device of an internal combustion engine is provided. The water injection device includes a water tank for storing water, and a delivery element for delivering the water. ... Bosch Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180105416

Micromechanical component and method for producing a micromechanical component

A micromechanical component including a mounting support, a coil winding retained by a coil brace, and an adjustable part, the coil brace and the adjustable part being connected to each other and via at least one spring element with the mounting support in such a way that the adjustable part is adjustable relative to the mounting support about at least one axis of rotation, and a stop support being fixedly disposed or developed on the mounting support and being at least partially framed by the coil brace, which stop support has at least one first stop area protruding on a surface of the mounting support, which limits a relative movement at least of the coil brace in at least one direction relative to the mounting support by a contact of the at least one first stop area with the coil brace.. . ... Bosch Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180105301

Container lid loading apparatus

The present invention is directed to an apparatus for loading stacks of container lids into an associated lid-applying apparatus, as typically found in a container filling facility. The apparatus includes a reciprocably movable carriage which is positioned generally above the lid-applying apparatus. ... Bosch Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180105222

Method for controlling a drive for displacing the height of a saddle of a two-wheeled vehicle, depending on a situation, and a device provided for same

A method for controlling a drive for displacing a saddle into a travel or a mounting position, comprising measuring an acceleration and a lateral inclination of the two-wheeled vehicle continuously within a first time interval and a speed of the two-wheeled vehicle after the first time interval; carrying out a first acceleration comparison, which checks whether the acceleration is greater than a minimum positive acceleration, at least for a second time interval; carrying out a first speed comparison if the first acceleration comparison is positive, the first speed comparison checks whether the speed is higher than a minimum speed; displacing the saddle into the travel position if the first speed comparison is positive; and carrying out a second acceleration comparison if the first acceleration comparison is negative, the second acceleration comparison checks whether the acceleration is less than a minimum negative acceleration at least for a third time interval.. . ... Bosch Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180105199

Control device for a steering system

A control device for a steering system in a motor vehicle includes two chambers configured to receive electronic components.. . ... Bosch Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180105169

Method and device for monitoring an area ahead of a vehicle

A method for monitoring an area ahead of a vehicle, the vehicle including a first sensor oriented in the direction of the area and a second sensor oriented in the direction of the area, the second sensor having a greater vertical detection angle than the first sensor, in a step of associating, an item of distance information detected by the first sensor is associated with an object detected by the second sensor in the area. In a step of tracking, a position of the object is tracked while using the second sensor when the object leaves the detection angle of the first sensor due to a pitch angle of the vehicle.. ... Bosch Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180105153

Brake hydraulic pressure control device and anti-lock brake system

A brake hydraulic pressure control device (2) controls a fluid pressure of a brake fluid supplied to wheel cylinders mounted on brake calipers (107, 114) of a motorcycle (100). The brake hydraulic pressure control device (2) includes: a base body in which flow passages are formed; and valves which open or close the flow passages. ... Bosch Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180105131

Method for actuating restraint means for a vehicle, computer program, electronic storage medium, and device for actuating restraint means for a vehicle

A method for actuating restraint means for a vehicle, the method having the following steps: detecting, at a first instant, at least one first value that represents an acceleration; ascertaining a value that represents a force acting on the vehicle from the detected at least one first value that is representative of an acceleration; actuating the restraint means as a function of the ascertained value and/or a value that is derived from the ascertained value.. . ... Bosch Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180104721

Lens cleaning method for a surveillance camera

A cleaning method for a surveillance camera uses a capacitive sensor to determine whether rain, ice, dirt, debris or other foreign objects are present on the camera lens substrate. A determination is made whether the sensed capacitance is greater than a first threshold indicative of the presence of a foreign object on the lens. ... Bosch Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180103593

Cutting device

A cutting device, such as a garden cutting device, includes a first and a second cutting element configured to move relative to each other, a first and a second gripping element configured to move relative to each other, at least one driving element, which in at least one operating state is configured to at least assist a movement of the second cutting element relative to the first cutting element, and a spring element. The spring element is configured as a brake element for switching of at least one self-switching coupling unit, thereby decoupling the driving element in at least one operating state in which the driving element is deactivated.. ... Bosch Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180102666

Battery inductive charging device

An inductive rechargeable battery charging apparatus for a vehicle, having at least one dc voltage transformer and having at least one inductive charging unit that is provided in order to supply energy by way of the dc voltage transformer, is described.. . ... Bosch Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180101775

Analytics of vehicle data

A system that uses analytics such as prescriptive analytics to formulate a prediction in order to provide a user with a recommendation so that user can make an informed decision. Data may be received for various databases on network computers such as original current manufactured databases, parts databases, diagnostic databases, maintenance databases and location databases. ... Bosch Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180100547

Device for connecting a steering column to a steering gear housing

The invention relates to a device for connecting a steering column to a steering gear housing comprising a shaft (2) having an end portion (20), a clamping collar (1) comprising two arms (10, 11) arranged relative to one another in such a way as to delimit a cavity (3) able to guide the shaft (2) into a position of engagement and keep the shaft (2) in the engaged position, and means (16) for clamping the arms (10, 11) onto the shaft in the engaged position with a set torque, the cavity (3) comprising a coupling zone (4) and an entry zone (5) situated to the rear of the coupling zone in the direction of insertion and dimensioned in relation to the coupling zone (4) in such a way as to prevent the clamping means from being clamped to the set torque when the end portion is situated in the entry zone (5).. . ... Bosch Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180100521

Multi-hydraulic control circuit

A multi-control hydraulic circuit supplies receivers with hydraulic fluid delivered by a pump with an output controlled by the pressure of a control line depending on a load pressure of the receivers, and delivers the hydraulic fluid at a regulated pressure. The hydraulic circuit consists of hydraulic modules each associated with a receiver having a distributor which regulates the variable output supplying the receiver via a pressure compensator connected at its inlet to the outlet of the variable choke of the distributor, and at its outlet. ... Bosch Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180097455

Pulse-controlled inverter

The invention relates to a pulse-controlled inverter (1) having an input circuit (2) that is designed to provide an input dc voltage (5) between a high-side input (2a) and a low-side input (2b), wherein the input circuit (2) has a first high-side stray capacitance (21a), a first low-side stray capacitance (21b), a first high-side stray inductance (22a, 22a′) and a first low-side stray inductance (22b, 22b′); having a busbar arrangement (3) that is designed to electrically connect the high-side input (2a) to a high-side connection (4a) and to electrically connect the low-side input (2b) to a low-side connection (4b), wherein the busbar arrangement (3) has second stray capacitances (31a, 31b) and second stray inductances (32a, 32b); and having an n-phase inverter module (4), n>1, that is electrically coupled to the high-side connection (4a) and to the low-side connection (4b) and is designed to convert the input dc voltage (5) into an n-phase output ac voltage (6), wherein the inverter module (4) has third stray capacitances (41a, 41b) and third stray inductances (42a, 42b); wherein the sum of the high-side stray capacitances (21a, 31a, 41a) is equal to the sum of the low-side stray capacitances (21b, 31b, 41b) and the sum of the high-side stray inductances (22a, 22a′, 32a, 42a) is equal to the sum of the low-side stray inductances (22b, 22b′, 32b, 42b).. . ... Bosch Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180097264

Battery system and method for monitoring a temperature of a battery system

The invention relates to a battery system, comprising at least one battery component (10), which has at least one measurement point (12a-g), and comprising an optical waveguide (14), which is connected to the measurement point (12a-g) in a thermally conductive manner, wherein a light source (16a-d) is provided for radiating light of a defined frequency into the optical waveguide (14) and an optical detector (18) is provided for detecting light exiting the optical waveguide (14), characterized in that a thermochromatic material (30) is provided, which is connected to the measurement point (12a-g) in a thermally conductive manner and is positioned in a beam path of the optical waveguide (14). In summary, a reliable and robust possibility for the temperature monitoring of one or more battery components (10) is thus enabled in a simple and economical manner.. ... Bosch Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180097217

Separator for a battery cell and battery cell

A separator for separating an anode and a cathode in a battery cell. The separator includes a base material which has a porosity and which may be ionically conductive. ... Bosch Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180097209

Insulating molding for a battery cell

An insulating molding (1) for a housing of at least one battery cell is disclosed, specifically for a housing of at least one lithium-ion battery cell, wherein, on at least one molding sidewall (3a, 3b) of the insulating molding (1), a depression (5) is configured, which is constituted by means of a reduced wall thickness, in order to reduce the force acting on the battery cell.. . ... Bosch Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180096678

System and method for speech recognition

A method for automated speech recognition includes generating first and second pluralities of candidate speech recognition results corresponding to audio input data using a first general-purpose speech recognition engine and a second domain-specific speech recognition engine, respectively. The method further includes generating a third plurality of candidate speech recognition result including a plurality of words included in one of the first plurality of speech recognition results and at least one word included in another one of the second plurality of speech recognition results, ranking the third plurality of candidate speech recognition results using a pairwise ranker to identify a highest ranked candidate speech recognition result, and operating the automated system using the highest ranked speech recognition result as an input from the user.. ... Bosch Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180094637

Free-tipped axial fan assembly

A free-tipped axial fan assembly features a shroud barrel comprising an inlet, the radius of said inlet at its upstream end being greater than the radius of said inlet at its downstream end. An angle, in a plane including the fan axis, between the surface of said inlet and the direction of the fan axis varies non-monotonically with respect to a surface coordinate which increases with distance along the surface of the inlet.. ... Bosch Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180093883

Micromechanical component

A micromechanical component is provided, the micromechanical component enclosing a cavity, the micromechanical component including a sensor element situated in the cavity, and the micromechanical component including a getter situated in the cavity. The micromechanical component includes a structure, situated between the sensor element and the getter, which is designed in such a way that a particle that is desorbed by the getter is sorbed onto and/or into an area of the micromechanical component that is spaced apart from the sensor element.. ... Bosch Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180093699

Ball screw drive and motor vehicle steering system equipped with same

A ball screw drive includes a lead screw for converting an auxiliary torque produced by an electric motor into an auxiliary translational force which acts on a steering rack in the steering system of a motor vehicle. One end of the lead screw and one end of the steering rack are each connected to a track rod via an axial link, and the ball screw drive has a ball nut mounted in a housing with a fixed bearing. ... Bosch Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180093651

Method for operating an automated hand brake

Method for operating an automated hand brake comprising at least one first actuator and one second actuator for a motor vehicle, wherein each of the actuators is activated for an operation using a defined amperage, is characterized in that, in a first phase, the actuators are operated essentially synchronously until a defined first amperage is reached and, in a subsequent phase, the actuators are sequentially operated until a defined second amperage is reached.. . ... Bosch Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180093210

Disk filter and method for the manufacture thereof

A filter, including a plurality of annularly closed disks having a through-opening. The disks include at least one contact area projecting from a lateral surface for a contact with an adjoining disk, and radial flow-through areas adjoining the contact area, and the disks being situated as a disk stack.. ... Bosch Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180092630

Combined mimo array and phased array for blood velocity detection

A system includes at least one piezoelectric transducer array having a plurality of piezoelectric transducer elements. The transducer array is configured to be placed on an area of skin. ... Bosch Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180092623

Micro-mechanical adjustment system for piezoelectric transducers

A system for detecting blood velocity within a blood vessel includes a transducer array including a plurality of transducers. Each of the transducers includes a carrier substrate; at least one spacer extending upwardly from substrate, a transducer element attached to spacer such that the piezoelectric transducer is spaced apart from the substrate, and setting electrodes positioned on the upper surface of the substrate under the piezoelectric transducer. ... Bosch Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180092622

Phased array for detecting artery location to measure blood velocity

A system for detecting artery location to measure blood velocity includes a first piezoelectric transducer array including a plurality of transducer elements, each of the transducer elements being supported on a first ceramic substrate, the first ceramic substrate having a planar lower surface configured to be placed on a surface of an area of skin of a user, the first ceramic substrate being configured to couple an ultrasonic signal emitted by the transducer elements to the skin. A phase control system is configured to supply each of the transducer elements with an electrical actuation signal, the electrical actuation signal being phase shifted for each of the transducer elements. ... Bosch Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180092621

Single piezoelectric transmitter and receiver to detect blood velocities

A system for detecting blood velocity within a blood vessel includes a piezoelectric transducer supported on a ceramic substrate. The ceramic substrate supports the piezoelectric transducer at a fixed angle of incidence that is greater than 0° and less than 90°. ... Bosch Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180092533

Blood pressure and cardiac monitoring system and method thereof

A blood pressure and cardiac monitoring system includes a sensing assembly, a processor, a memory, a communication interface, and any suitable computer implemented modules communicatively coupled to each other via a bus. The sensing assembly comprises of a first sensor (single or multi-axes) located at a first axis of a target generating a first time-dependent motion waveform representative of one or more contractile properties of the target's heart and a second sensor (single or multi-axes) located at a second axis of the target generating a second time dependent motion waveform representative of the target's blood flow. ... Bosch Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180092255

Control unit

The invention relates to a control unit (10; 10a to 10d), particularly for vehicle navigation, having a housing (13) that consists of at least two housing elements (11, 12; 61, 65, 72; 75), having at least one circuit carrier (16; 16a; 64; 81) on which at least one heat-generating component (1) is arranged, having a thermal transfer element (30; 61), made of metal, for dissipating the heat generated by the at least one heat-generating component (1), having at least one sensor element (40, 41) that is connected at least indirectly to the at least one circuit carrier (16; 16a; 64; 81), having at least one plug connection body (35), made of plastic, having connection elements (36) for making electrical contact with the at least one circuit carrier (16; 16a; 64; 81), wherein the plug connection body (35) is formed in the region of a frame-like or cover-like housing element (12; 65;75), made of plastic, so as to be integral therewith or as a component that is separate from the housing element (12; 65; 75).. . ... Bosch Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180092240

Control unit

The invention relates to a control unit (10; 10a to 10d) having a housing (13), which consists of at least two housing elements (11, 12; 61, 65, 72; 75), and having at least two circuit carriers (16; 16a, 17; 17a; 64; 81, 82), wherein the first circuit carrier (16; 16a; 64; 81) is designed for accommodating at least one heat-generating component (1) and the second circuit carrier (17; 17a; 82) is designed for accommodating at least one sensor element (40, 41), wherein the two circuit carriers (16; 16a, 17; 17a; 64; 81, 82) are connected electrically to one another, and wherein the second circuit carrier (17; 17a; 82) is provided with vibration-damping means (45; 53, 54; 85), which serve to reduce vibrations transmitted to the second circuit carrier (17; 17a; 82) via the housing (13).. . ... Bosch Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180090659

Thermoelectric generator and method for producing a thermoelectric generator

A method for producing a thermoelectric generator includes a preparation step, a connection step and an insertion step. In the preparation step, a first substrate, a thermoelectric generator material and a second substrate are prepared. ... Bosch Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180088212

Method for evaluating radar radiation, and radar apparatus

A method for evaluating radar radiation. A plurality of radar waves are received, and respective individual measured signals are outputted in a complex form. ... Bosch Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180088154

Method and apparatus for estimating an rms current of an intermediate circuit capacitor for an inverter

The invention provides a method and an apparatus for estimating an rms current (ic,rms) of an intermediate circuit capacitor (czwk) for a complete system of a battery (1), an inverter (9) and an n-phase electrical machine (6), wherein, in the complete system, the inverter (9) converts a dc power received from the battery (1) for the purpose of energizing the electrical machine with n phase currents, and wherein the rms current (ic,rms) of the intermediate circuit capacitor to be estimated is calculated according to a calculation rule which is supplied with predefined switching times (tlow,off, thigh,off) of the n phases of the electrical machine, measured phase currents (isu, isv, isw) of n-1 phases or n phases of the electrical machine and a predefined battery direct current (ibatt) as input variables. This makes it possible to exactly estimate the rms current (ic,rms) of an intermediate circuit capacitor for any desired pulse patterns for controlling the inverter.. ... Bosch Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180087994

Method and device for knock recognition of an internal combustion engine

A method and a device are provided for knock recognition of an internal combustion engine, which device fourier-transforms, weights in frequency-dependent fashion, and sums a signal of a knock sensor in order to produce a first knock signal. Here, from a multiplicity of first knock signals, a concentration point of the multiplicity of the first knock signals is determined, and a first offset value is subtracted from the first knock signal in order to form a second knock signal, the first offset value being ascertained from the concentration point of the multiplicity of the first knock signals, and a second knock signal that has a value below zero being set to the value zero. ... Bosch Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180087944

Sensor for determining at least one parameter of a fluid medium flowing through a measuring channel

A sensor for determining at least one parameter of a fluid medium, in particular an intake air mass flow of an internal combustion engine, flowing through a measuring channel is provided. The sensor includes a sensor housing, in particular a plug-in sensor that is introduced or introducible into a flow tube and in which the measuring channel is formed, and at least one sensor chip situated in the measuring channel for determining the parameter of the fluid medium. ... Bosch Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180087480

Fuel injector

A fuel injector includes an injector housing, a longitudinally movable nozzle needle, and a force sensing element. The injector housing defines a nozzle chamber, a pressure chamber, and a measuring chamber. ... Bosch Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180086417

Control method and apparatuses for push assistance for an electric bicycle

The present disclosure relates to a control method for regulating the electric motor of an electric bicycle for push assistance for the electric bicycle. The control method comprises identification of activation of the push assistance by the cyclist. ... Bosch Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180086379

Method for operating a steering system and steering system

The disclosure relates to a method for operating a steering system of a motor vehicle having a power steering system. A support torque is introduced into a steering transmission. ... Bosch Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180086350

Method for evaluating a driver assistance function of a motor vehicle

A method for evaluating a driver assistance function of a motor vehicle, including operating the motor vehicle with the driver assistance function; recording first data on surroundings of the motor vehicle; recording second data on a driver of the motor vehicle; transmitting the first and second data to a database; functional networking of the data within the database; and assessing the driver assistance function as a function of the networked data.. . ... Bosch Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180086325

Method and device for determining the functional capability of a brake system, brake system for a vehicle

A method for determining the functional capability of a brake system with a wheel brake and a movable brake piston includes setting first and second braking forces on the brake piston with a hydraulic pressure generator and an electromechanical actuator, respectively, to set a parking brake force at the wheel brake. The method further includes actuating the actuator to set a third braking force on the brake piston with a value lower than the first and second braking forces. ... Bosch Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180086295

Sensor module, safety system

The disclosure relates to a sensor module, in particular for a safety system of a motor vehicle, having a carrier substrate, having a plurality of functional units that are arranged on or at the carrier substrate and are electrically connected to one another, wherein at least one functional unit is a sensor, having at least one analog-to-digital converter, having a communication device and optionally having a linearizer and/or compensator. There is provision for only analog functional units to be present as functional units and for the at least one analog-to-digital converter to be connected on the output side directly to the communication device.. ... Bosch Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180085906

Switching device for a portable power tool, in particular a hammer drill and/or chisel hammer

A switching device for a portable power tool includes at least one operating mode selection unit, which has at least one movably mounted operating element for selecting an operating mode of the portable power tool. The switching device also has at least one locking unit for locking the operating element in at least one movement position of the operating element. ... Bosch Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180085837

Adjustment and control features for a power tool

Improvements to a table saw include a system for automatically adjusting the height of the cutting blade in relation to the height of the workpiece, a system for providing fine adjustment of the height or bevel angle of the saw blade or work surface, and a system for automatic speed control and shut-off for the saw blade.. . ... Bosch Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180085834

Mandrel assembly for electric tool and electric tool having same

A mandrel assembly includes a mandrel, adapter, and bit coupler. The mandrel includes a shank part axially disposed in the mandrel, an adapter receiver, and a coupler receiver. ... Bosch Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180083554

Method for switching on a multi-phase electrical machine in a motor vehicle

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.. . ... Bosch Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180083461

Secondary battery management system with remote parameter estimation

A battery system, having a battery management system configured to determine the state of charge and state of health of a secondary battery. The battery management system may export data to and receive inputs from a remote computer which calculates at least a portion of the state of health of the battery.. ... Bosch Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180083315

Coated cathode active material for engineered solid-state battery interfaces

A solid-state lithium-ion battery includes an anode, a cathode, and a separator. The cathode includes an active material, a catholyte material, and a barrier layer coating only the active material. ... Bosch Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180083238

Battery housing, battery comprising a battery housing of this type, sheet element for producing a battery housing of this type, and method for producing a battery housing of this type

The invention relates to a battery housing for receiving at least one battery unit (46) comprising a first housing wall (2) and a second housing wall (3), characterized in that the first housing wall (2) forms a first securing element (4) and the second housing wall (3) forms a second securing element (5) which are formed in such a way that the first securing element (4) and the second securing element (5) are reversibly connected to one another for fixing the first housing wall (2) relative to the second housing wall (3).. . ... Bosch Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180081370

Trailer hitch ball detection and location measurement using a rear view camera

A method and system for determining a position of a hitch ball on a vehicle. The system performs a method that includes generating an image that includes the hitch ball with a video camera. ... Bosch Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180081046

Method and processing unit for detecting a wet or damp roadway and for object detection

In the method for detecting a wet or damp roadway and for detecting objects, first distance signals are initially received. Thereafter, at least one object is detected if the received first distance signals correspond to a distance which is greater than or equal to a certain distance threshold value. ... Bosch Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180080844

Pressure sensor for detecting a pressure of a fluid medium in a measuring chamber

A pressure sensor for detecting a pressure of a fluid medium in a measuring chamber and a method for manufacturing the pressure sensor are provided. The pressure sensor includes a pressure connector, with the aid of which the pressure sensor is attachable to or in the measuring chamber, and a sensor element for detecting the pressure of the fluid medium. ... Bosch Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180079596

Linear rack device and method for assembling the same

A linear rack device and a method for assembling the linear rack device. The linear rack device comprises a base, a rail secured on the base, and an end support for mounting a driving device. ... Bosch Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180079536

Filling apparatus

The invention relates to a filling apparatus for filling containers (12a-d) with liquid and/or pasty materials, in particular for a packing machine (14a; 14d), having a metering apparatus (26a-d) having at least one metering pump (16a-d) having at least one metering stroke chamber (18a-d) having a stroke volume (24a-d) that can be varied by a metering piston (20a-d) in a piston stroke. According to the invention an overall stroke chamber (28a-d) of the metering apparatus (26a-d), comprising all metering stroke chambers (18a-d), corresponds at least to a multiple of a filling volume to be discharged to at least one container (12a-d) in one metering operation.. ... Bosch Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180079399

Brake system control unit for a vehicle

A brake system control unit for a vehicle having a hydraulic vehicle brake and electromechanical brake device comprises a microcontroller, a system asic and a brake motor asic, wherein the microcontroller is connected to the system asic and the brake motor asic via communication interfaces. In the brake motor asic, an interrogation signal sequence for interrogating the switched state of an actuation switch of the electromechanical brake device is generated.. ... Bosch Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180079398

Brake system control unit for a vehicle

The brake system control unit for a vehicle having a hydraulic vehicle brake and an electromechanical brake device including at least one electric brake motor includes a microcontroller configured to actuate at least one active brake component of the vehicle. The control unit further includes a system asic configured to acquire sensor signals in the vehicle. ... Bosch Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180079389

Wiper arm connection

The invention relates to an arrangement (10) which has a wiper arm (12) provided with a wiper blade (14) for securing to an output shaft (20) of a wiper system (22), said output shaft being mounted on a paired vehicle body (16) in a pivotal manner about a central longitudinal axis (26) via at least one bearing element (24). A connection portion (30) of the wiper arm (12) can be secured to the output shaft (20) so as to be secured against rotation and in an axially movable manner in the direction of the central longitudinal axis (26) and can be spring-loaded in the direction of the vehicle body (16) by means of at least one spring element (48) which can be arranged in the region of the output shaft (20) in order to allow at least one height tolerance compensation of the wiper blade (14) of the wiper arm (12) secured to the output shaft (20) during operation.. ... Bosch Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180079351

Method and device for the automated adaptation of a brightness of at least one light for a vehicle

A method and a device for the automated adaptation of a brightness of at least one light for a vehicle. The method includes a step of determining a position and/or a moving direction of the vehicle relative to a first and/or second national territory; a step of ascertaining data that represent a brightness requirement for the at least one light as a function of the position and/or moving direction of the vehicle; and a step of the automated adaptation of the brightness of at least one light as a function of the ascertained data.. ... Bosch Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180079313

Method for operating a regenerative braking system of a vehicle and control unit for a regenerative braking system of a vehicle

A method for operating a regenerative braking system of a vehicle by activating at least one motor employable in generator mode taking into consideration a first information with regard to a requested setpoint total braking torque and a second information with regard to an available generator braking torque which is maximally executable by the at least one motor employable in generator mode, if the setpoint total braking torque exceeds a threshold value and/or a piece of warning information regarding a transition to a backup level that is potentially imminent or has occurred of the regenerative braking system, even if the setpoint total braking torque is less than or equal to the maximally executable available generator braking torque, sufficient brake fluid is transferred via at least one hydraulic actuator to a wheel brake cylinder of the regenerative braking system that an air gap of the particular wheel brake cylinder is closed.. . ... Bosch Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180079102

Power-tool cutting device

A power-tool cutting device that is free of a torque-transmitting element includes at least one cutting strand and at least one guiding unit for guiding the cutting strand. The guiding unit together with the cutting strand forms a closed system. ... Bosch Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180077497

Cantilevered shear resonance microphone

A mems microphone includes a base structure and a piezoelectric resonator body having a first end and a second end. The first end is fixedly supported by the base structure and the second end is free such that the piezoelectric resonator is cantilevered from the base structure. ... Bosch Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180076474

Electrode including an increased active material content

An electrode that includes at least one current collector having a flat configuration and to which at least one arrester is attached, and at least one active material foil. The at least one active material foil is situated on a first surface of the current collector, and protrudes beyond the current collector on all sides along its edges to form an overhang of the active material foil past the outer boundary of the current collector on all sides.. ... Bosch Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180076464

Method for producing electrodes having an improved current collector structure

A method for producing an electrode having an electrically conductive current collector layer having a terminal region for connection to an electrical power circuit, in which to improve the electrical discharge via the terminal region, the current collector layer has at least one structural element having an electrical conductivity that is increased compared to the current collector layer, through which structural element the electrical resistance between a point on the current collector layer and the terminal region is reduced, the method including: providing at least one free-standing active material foil; providing an electrically conductive layer on at least one surface of the active material foil, the electrically conductive layer being formed immediately on the surface of the active material foil to form the current collector layer; and connecting an electrical terminal region to the electrically conductive layer to enable connection to an electrical power circuit.. . ... Bosch Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180076448

Electrode, method for producing an electrode and energy store having an electrode

A method for producing an electrode having an electrically conductive base element on which there is arranged an active material comprising a silicon nanostructure includes introducing a precursor mixture comprising a silicon-containing material and a base matrix into a spinning unit, arranging an electrically conductive base body at a defined distance from a delivery device of the spinning unit, and delivering at least part of the precursor mixture from the delivery device to the base body. The method further includes applying an electrical voltage between at least part of the spinning unit and the base body so as to spin a silicon-containing nanostructure onto the base body, heat-treating the silicon-containing nanostructure, removing the heat-treated nanostructure from the base body, processing the removed nanostructure to a slurry, and applying the slurry to the base element to produce the electrode.. ... Bosch Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180076446

Method for producing a homogenous particulate material composition

A method is provided for producing a homogenous particulate material composition, including at least one particulate material m, at least one additive z, and at least one binding agent b, the method including providing at least one particulate material m, at least one additive z, and at least one binding agent b; producing a homogenous mixture g1 from the at least one particulate material m and the at least one additive z in a gravity mixer; producing a mixture g2 from the mixture g1 and the at least one binding agent b, with the introduction of shear forces; and removing dispersed gases from the mixture g2.. . ... Bosch Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180076441

Electrode having local porosity differences, method for manufacturing such an electrode and for the use thereof

An electrode including at least one current collector and at least one active-material layer, the active-material layer including at least one first continuously configured area k including active-material particles p(a), and at least one second discontinuously configured area d including active-material particles p(b), the at least one discontinuously configured area d being surrounded by the continuously configured area k, and the discontinuously configured area d having a diameter of no more than double the layer thickness of the active-material layer.. . ... Bosch Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180076219

Method and device for synthesizing a circuit layout

A method for synthesizing a circuit layout, characterized by the following features: primary circuit functions are placed on the circuit layout; secondary circuit functions are placed on the circuit layout; at least one first mask is generated in such a way that the first mask reproduces the primary circuit functions and covers the secondary circuit functions when a semiconductor substrate is structured according to the circuit layout by way of the first mask; and the placement of the circuit functions takes place in such a way that at least one changed mask reproduces the primary circuit functions and the secondary circuit functions when the semiconductor substrate is structured according to the circuit layout by way of at least one second mask.. . ... Bosch Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180075311

Image processing algorithm

A method is claimed for allocating processor/computing times of a processor or of a computing unit for a vehicle system of a vehicle. The vehicle system is in particular a driver assistance system. ... Bosch Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180075145

System and method for automatic question generation from knowledge base

A method of generating a question data set from a knowledge base including a plurality of statements includes generating at least one question template based on a structure of selected statements of the plurality of statements, generating a seed question for each selected statement based on the at least one question template with a processor, generating at least one first extension question with a search engine by processing each of the seed questions through the search engine, and storing at least one of the at least one first extension questions and the seed questions in a memory as the question data set.. . ... Bosch Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180074503

Performing water slip control of a watercraft

Methods and systems for performing water slip control of a watercraft. One method includes determining, with an electronic processor, an intended path of the watercraft based on input received through an input device and an actual path of the watercraft based on data collected by at least one sensor mounted on the watercraft. ... Bosch Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180073553

Hydrodynamic plain bearing and exhaust-gas-driven turbocharger

The invention relates to a hydrodynamic plain bearing having a stator and a rotor rotatable with respect to the stator, a rotor bearing surface being located opposite a counter-surface of the stator in order to generate hydrodynamic pressure. In order to achieve improved utilization properties, provision is made according to the present invention that the rotor bearing surface and/or the counter-surface constitutes in a section view, in the context of a section along and through the rotation axis, a continuous bearing contour that is constituted from at least two contour segments; that the contour segments are suitable for generating hydrodynamic load capacity in a radial and axial direction; that the contour segments are led into one another, by means of at least one transition segment, in such a way that hydrodynamic load capacity is generatable via the contour segments and the transition segment; and that the plain bearing is embodied as a multiple-surface plain bearing having two or more lubrication wedges in the region of the contour segments and of the transition segment).. ... Bosch Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180073520

Charging device

A charging device may include a compressor, a bearing housing, a shaft that is rotatably mounted in the bearing housing, a compressor wheel arranged on the shaft, and a diffuser, which may radially extend from a diffuser inlet on the compressor wheel towards a diffuser outlet on a spiral-shaped compressor housing. The diffuser may be delimited by a diffuser wall and a bearing housing wall. ... Bosch Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180073477

Piston fuel pump

A piston-type fuel pump for an internal combustion engine includes a pump housing, a piston, an annular counterplate, and a non-return outlet valve. The pump housing includes a stepped opening and a piston opening. ... Bosch Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180073461

Method and apparatus for detecting drift of pilot

Method and apparatus for detecting drift of pilot, wherein the method includes: measuring two rotation speeds corresponding to each detection point of at least one detection point when an engine equipped with an injector is in an idle state, wherein the detection point is point(s) of an injection curve measured under the condition that a current injection pressure is applied to the injector when there is no drift of pilot in the injector, energizing time indicated by the point(s) being less than a predefined value, one rotation speed is a rotation speed of the engine during a certain working cycle of a cylinder injected by the injector, the injector being energized for an energizing time indicated by that detection point in a pilot period of the cycle, and another rotation speed is a rotation speed of the engine during an another working cycle of the cylinder, the injector not being energized in the pilot period of the cycle; calculating a current engine rotation speed change corresponding to the detection point; acquiring an indication value corresponding to the detection point; and determining whether there is drift of pilot in the injector, based on the indication value.. . ... Bosch Corporation








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