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Method, device, and computer program for operating a data processing system

A method, a device, and a computer program for operating a data processing system, including at least two nodes that are connectable via a data line for transmitting messages. A message includes an identifier for arbitrating messages to be transmitted, the identifier containing—information concerning a priority via which a processing sequence of messages ready for transmission is determined, and the identifier—containing information concerning a network node, via which a sender of the message is unambiguously determined, and—containing information concerning a service, via which a service is determined.. ... Bosch Corporation

Switched-mode power supply and method for operating a switched-mode power supply

A switch-mode power supply includes a control element in a primary circuit for controlling a transformer for transmitting electric energy from the primary circuit to a secondary circuit, a first regulating element in the secondary circuit for regulating an electric output variable of the secondary circuit, and a second regulating element in the primary circuit for regulating an electric controlled variable of the control element as a function of a temperature of the primary circuit, the second regulating element being thermally coupled to an element of the primary circuit whose temperature is to be ascertained.. . ... Bosch Corporation

Housing for an electric machine

Housings are already known having a pot-shaped outer housing, a pot-shaped inner housing arranged in the outer housing and an intermediate casing space, formed between the outer housing and the inner housing in a radial direction with respect to a stator axis, in which cooling ribs, running in the circumferential direction with respect to the stator axis, are provided to form a cooling channel running in a spiral shape. A base intermediate space is formed between the base of the outer housing and the base of the inner housing. ... Bosch Corporation

Communication system for a battery-management system for a battery, and method for operating at least one predefined coupling network of such a communications system

A communications system for a battery-management system of a battery includes coupling networks that are each connected or connectable via two input-side connections to a transmission channel, and via two output-side connections to a respective one of a plurality of communications users. The transmission channel can be used for the transmission of communications signals at a transmission frequency and that are to be transmitted and/or received by the communications users during a communications process between the communications users. ... Bosch Corporation

Method and device for detecting the passage of a motor vehicle through a road sign gantry

The disclosure relates to a method for detecting the passing of a motor vehicle through a road sign gantry, having the steps: receiving information on the surroundings, detecting road signs in the information on the surroundings, selecting a first road sign and a second road sign which together form a road sign gantry, acquiring position data for the first road sign and for the second road sign from the information on the surroundings, determining a gantry width between the first road sign and the second road sign, determining a first distance of the motor vehicle from the first road sign, determining a second distance of the motor vehicle from the second road sign, and detecting the passing through of the vehicle as a function of the gantry width, the first distance and the second distance.. . ... Bosch Corporation

Operativeness test of a driver-assistance system

A method for determining the operativeness of a driver-assistance system of a vehicle, in particular a motor vehicle. The driver-assistance system has at least one light sensor and at least one camera sensor, which are developed and/or aligned on the vehicle in order to detect at least essentially the same environment. ... Bosch Corporation

Supply module having a heating device for conveying an operating/auxiliary agent capable of freezing

The invention relates to a supply module (10) for conveying an operating/auxiliary agent capable of freezing for the exhaust gas aftertreatment of an internal combustion engine and for heating a reservoir holding the operating/auxiliary agent capable of freezing. The supply module (10) comprises a main heater (18) and an auxiliary heater (30), which are electrically contacted on a supporting body (24). ... Bosch Corporation

Electrohydraulic compact assembly

A hydrostatic compact assembly includes an electric motor, a tank, and a pump. The pump is configured to deliver a pressure fluid from the tank to a consumer connection. ... Bosch Corporation

Diaphragm cell for damping pressure pulsations in a low-pressure region of a piston pump

A diaphragm cell for damping pressure pulsations in a low-pressure region of a piston pump has two axially deformable diaphragms that are connected along their radial peripheries and enclose a gas space. The diaphragms each have a central region that extends over no less than 50% of the cross-sectional surface area of the diaphragms. ... Bosch Corporation

Injection nozzle for fuels

The invention relates to an injection nozzle (1) for fuels, comprising a nozzle body (2), in which a pressure chamber (4) that can be filled with fuel under high pressure is formed, in which pressure chamber a piston-shaped nozzle needle (3) is arranged in such a way that the nozzle needle can be moved longitudinally. A sealing surface (6) is formed at one end of the nozzle needle (3) and an end face (9) is formed at the opposite end, wherein the sealing surface (6) interacts with a nozzle seat (5) in order to open and close at least one injection opening (8). ... Bosch Corporation

Fuel metering for the operation of an internal combustion engine

For an optimized metering of fuel and water for the operation of an internal combustion engine in which a direct injection and an intake manifold injection are provided for metering fuel into the internal combustion engine, and in which the internal combustion engine is assigned a system for water injection, a same intake manifold injector is used for both water and fuel injection.. . ... Bosch Corporation

Method for controlling an scr system having two metering valves

A method for controlling an scr system having two metering valves and a feed pump, wherein the two metering valves are operated in such a way that a reducing agent solution is metered in simultaneously via the two metering valves, at least over part of a metering time period (tdos).. . ... Bosch Corporation

Exposed-die mold package for a sensor and method for encapsulating a sensor that interacts with the environment

A method of encapsulating a sensor device includes providing at least one sensor device that has a sensor portion on a substrate. An exclusionary zone is formed above an upper surface of the sensor portion. ... Bosch Corporation

Method and device for adapting a triggering algorithm of a personal restraint means of a vehicle

A method for adapting a triggering algorithm of a personal restraint device of a vehicle is described. The method includes at least one step of reading in and a step of outputting. ... Bosch Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180272556

Power tool separation device

The disclosure relates to a power tool separation device, in particular a hand-held power tool separation device, comprising at least one cutting unit which comprises at least two interconnected cutter support elements. At least two cutter support elements are interconnected by means of at least one connecting element of the cutting unit, and the connecting element is essentially flush with at least one outer surface of the at least two cutter support elements.. ... Bosch Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180272553

Cutting length display device

A cutting length display device for a hand-held machine tool includes at least one display unit that has at least one light source. The display unit is configured to display at least one position of a cutting edge of a machine tool on a workpiece to be machined depending on a set cutting depth of the machine tool by way of a light beam. ... Bosch Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180272517

Guide foot for an oscillating power tool

A guide member for an oscillating power tool includes an attachment portion configured to be removably attached to a housing of the power tool and a guide portion that extends from the attachment portion. The guide portion includes a leading edge, a trailing edge, and a guide surface. ... Bosch Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180272516

Handheld power tool

A handheld power tool includes a torque coupling adjustable by the operator, as well as a gear unit for transmitting a torque generated by a drive motor to a drive shaft. The gear unit is advantageously a planetary gear unit; the torque coupling being constructed in such a manner, that in response to slippage of the torque coupling, a coupling component follows a displacement path. ... Bosch Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180272494

Hand-held power tool having at least one machine-side contact element

A hand-held power tool includes a gearing housing part and accessory equipment. The gearing housing part has at least one machine-side contact element. ... Bosch Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180272344

Device and method for storing and emptying containers filled with fluid in microfluidic devices

A device for receiving and fluidically contacting a container for fluid, in particular a microfluidic device, includes a receiving unit configured to receive the container. The receiving unit includes at least one first hollow needle extending toward the received container, and at least one fixing element configured (i) to fix the received container at a predetermined distance from the needle, and (ii) such that the container is released in response to a force exceeding a predetermined threshold acting either (a) on the container in the direction of the needle, or (b) on the receiving unit in a direction toward the container. ... Bosch Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180272305

Product container for a fluidized bed installation and fluidized bed installation

The present invention relates to a product container for a fluidized bed installation (1) having a product container wall (12), a product container bottom (13), a product container opening (14) opposite the product container bottom (13), a distributor bottom (20) between the product container bottom (13) and the product container opening (14), and at least one volume-reducing element (40) which can be releasably attached to the distributor bottom (20), on that side (20-1) of the distributor bottom (20) oriented toward the product container opening (14), and by means of which the free volume of the product container (10) between the distributor bottom (20) and the product container opening (14) is reduced.. . ... Bosch Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180269751

Motor/pump assembly for a brake system

A motor/pump assembly for a brake system includes at least one fluid pump arranged in a pump housing, an electric motor having a motor shaft configured to drive the fluid pump, a control unit arranged on the pump housing and configured to set a current rotational speed and/or a current torque of the motor, and a sensor arrangement having a measured value transmitter arranged within the pump housing and a magnetic measured value pickup stationarily arranged in the control unit. The control unit is further configured to detect contactlessly a current rotational angle of the shaft via the sensor arrangement, and to evaluate the angle to control the motor. ... Bosch Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180269473

Active material for a positive electrode of a battery cell, positive electrode, and battery cell

A positive active material for a positive electrode of a battery cell which includes a first component containing a compound of general formula: li2-znazm11-ym2yo3, where m1 and m2 are different from one another and stand for transition metal ions, 0<y<1, and 0≤z<2, with the condition that the compound is essentially free of manganese ions. Moreover, a positive electrode of a battery cell which includes the positive material, and a battery cell which includes at least one positive electrode, are also described.. ... Bosch Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180268694

System and method for identifying an occupancy status of parking facilities

A system for recognizing an occupancy status of, in particular unmarked, parking facilities is provided, which system includes: a) a plurality of occupancy sensors that are disposed, at a specific distance from one another, on or above an area to be detected; b) a central monitoring unit on which a virtual image of the area to be detected is stored and which is embodied to communicate with the occupancy sensors and to receive sensor data or information regarding the occupancy status at the location or in the vicinity of the respective sensor, the positions of the individual occupancy sensors being known to the central monitoring unit, and the central monitoring unit being embodied to create a virtual image of the occupancy status of the area to be detected and to recognize vacant and occupied sub-areas as a function of the sensor data.. . ... Bosch Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180268688

Method for operating a sensor device, and sensor device

A method for operating a sensor device for detecting an object. Including measuring a magnetic field using a magnetic field sensor to ascertain a measured value, the sensor unit being deactivated during the measurement, computing a first distance of the measured value from a first reference measured value that corresponds to a magnetic field when a measuring range is free of an object, computing a second distance of the measured value from a second reference measured value that corresponds to a magnetic field when an object is situated in the measuring range, activating the deactivated sensor unit as a function of the computed distances, carrying out a propagation time measurement using the activated sensor unit to ascertain sensor data that correspond to the propagation time measurement, and ascertaining, based on the sensor data, whether an object is situated in the surroundings of the sensor device.. ... Bosch Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180268629

Intelligent wireless access system and method for a vehicle

An intelligent wireless access system for a vehicle comprises a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium having stored thereon a computer program for tracking a target and estimating distance, a position, or direction of the target to a vehicle. The computer program comprises a routine of set instructions for causing the machine to perform receiving a beacon packet from the target, determining signal strength information for the beacon packet, transmitting a message comprising the signal strength information and the beacon packet for the target, and estimating based on received message, at least one of distance, position, or direction of the target to the vehicle.. ... Bosch Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180268628

Intelligent access system and method for a vehicle

A vehicle access control system configured to estimate, based on received message, at least one of distance, position, or direction of a target to the vehicle prior to initiating the engine of the vehicle, the vehicle access control system comprises a master node and at least one slave node. The target is in communication with the master node and the slave node via a communication link having low energy consumption.. ... Bosch Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267731

Method for operating a sensor and method and device for analyzing data of a sensor

A method for operating a sensor includes continuously storing a first data of the sensor. The method further includes detecting of a fault of the sensor and permanently storing the first data of the sensor continuously stored before the detection of the fault. ... Bosch Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267165

Integrated radio-frequency circuit, radar sensor and operating method

An integrated radio-frequency circuit for a radar sensor, having a clock input that is designed to receive a clock signal produced externally to the integrated radio-frequency circuit, having a local oscillator that is designed to produce a local radio-frequency signal, having a radio-frequency input that is designed to receive an external radio-frequency signal produced externally to the integrated radio-frequency circuit, and having a changeover switch that is coupled to the local oscillator and to the radio-frequency input and is designed to change over between the local radio-frequency signal and the external radio-frequency signal for the production of a radar signal. In addition, a corresponding radar sensor and a corresponding operating method, are also described.. ... Bosch Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267148

Lidar sensor

A lidar sensor, especially for motor vehicles, having a light source, a movable deflection mirror for producing a scanning beam that sweeps across a monitored space by deflecting a light beam emitted by the light source, and having an optical receiver for detecting light reflected by an object hit by the scanning beam in the monitored space. The light source and the deflection mirror are adapted for using the deflected light beam to scan an array of micro-optical elements, each of which, in response to being impinged upon by this light beam, widens it into a divergent beam; and, configured at a distance from the array of micro-optical elements, is a light-concentrating element that transforms the divergent beam into a beam which forms the scanning beam and whose beam diameter is larger than that of the deflected beam.. ... Bosch Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267111

Method for monitoring a battery

A method for monitoring a battery includes detecting at least one variable of the battery, analyzing the behavior of the variable over time to obtain a result, and identifying a fault of the battery in response to the result exceeding a threshold value.. . ... Bosch Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180266909

Component having a micromechanical sensor module

A sensor carrier having a main plane of extension, a first side parallel to the main plane of extension, a second side parallel to the main plane of extension, which is situated opposite the first side, and at least one electrical contact surface situated on the second side. At least one stress-measuring structure is embedded in the sensor carrier. ... Bosch Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180266855

Sensor device

A sensor device including a sensor casing, within which one or multiple sensors is/are situated and a mounting, the mounting being fastened to a traffic infrastructure and the sensor casing being detachably fastened in the mounting.. . ... Bosch Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180266703

Heating device and method for operating a heater device

A heating device, including at least one heating unit, which is configured to heat at least one fluid; at least one fluid supply line, which is provided for supplying the fluid to the heating unit for heating; at least one fluid discharge line, which is provided for discharging the fluid from the heating unit after the heating; and a control and/or regulating unit, which is configured to operate the heating unit in a pulsed manner, in at least one operating state, in order to set a particular temperature. The heating device includes a valve unit, which is configured to mix the fluid in the fluid discharge line with fluid from the fluid supply line, upstream from an outlet.. ... Bosch Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180266443

Accumulator piston, in particular for a pressure medium accumulator of a hydraulic unit of an electronically slip-controllable vehicle brake system

An accumulator piston, in particular a piston for a pressure medium accumulator of a hydraulic unit of an electronically slip-controllable vehicle brake system, includes a cylindrical piston shaft, and a piston head covering the piston shaft. The piston head includes a circumferentially closed blind-hole-shaped recess having an opening. ... Bosch Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180266378

Injector testing device

An injector testing device includes a fluid pump configured to convey a test oil; a motor mechanically connected to the fluid pump and configured to drive the fluid pump; and a rail configured to receive the test oil conveyed by the fluid pump and to fluidly connect to at least one injector to be tested. The fluid pump, the motor, and the rail are supported elastically in the injector testing device as a common assembly.. ... Bosch Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180265122

Compensating for the delay during a measurement of the angular position of a rotor

A method for compensating for a delay in a feedback branch of a servo drive, wherein the servo drive is provided for power-steering a vehicle, includes determining the delay. The method further includes arithmetically compensating for the delay by measuring the spatial expansions of a corresponding metal conductor of the servo drive and the feedback branch. ... Bosch Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180265067

Method and device for ensuring the functionality of an operating element of a parking brake

A method for ensuring the functionality of an operating element operated by an operator for operating an automated parking brake for a motor vehicle includes carrying out a simple quality check of the operating element when a defined first condition is fulfilled. The method further includes carrying out an extended quality check of the operating element when a defined second condition is fulfilled.. ... Bosch Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180265059

Method for determining the lean angle of a two-wheeler

A method for determining the lean angle of a two-wheeler in which the axle load on at least one wheel is ascertained and the lean angle is calculated as a function of the axle load.. . ... Bosch Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180265039

Intelligent event system and method for a vehicle

A vehicle access control system configured to estimate, based on received message, at least one of distance, position, or direction of a target to the vehicle prior to initiating the engine of the vehicle, the vehicle access control system comprises at least one of an occupancy/intrusion system, a gesture access entry system, a virtual key sharing system, or an event system.. . ... Bosch Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180265026

Method for triggering safety functions

A method for triggering at least two safety functions from a predefined plurality of safety functions in a motor vehicle, including a) recognizing a trigger signal for one first safety function, and b) generating a trigger signal for at least one second safety function, if according to step a) the trigger signal for the first safety function has been recognized, the first safety function being of a first function type and at least one of the second safety functions being of a second function type differing from the first function type.. . ... Bosch Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180264638

Machine tool operating device

In one embodiment a power-tool operating device includes an operating unit that can be actuated by an operator. The power-tool operating device further includes an electronic unit to switch at least one energy supply of a drive unit based on the actuation of the operating element. ... Bosch Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180264484

Hydraulic assembly for modulating a brake pressure of a wheel brake, which can be coupled fluidically to the hydraulic assembly, of a motor vehicle brake system with electronic slip control

A hydraulic assembly for modulating a brake pressure of a wheel brake of a motor vehicle brake system with electronic slip control includes a housing block through which a brake fluid is configured to flow and which is equipped with an electronically controllable member for setting the brake pressure. The hydraulic assembly also includes at least one particle-filtering device that is fitted with the housing block and forms a magnetic field. ... Bosch Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180254134

Method for actuating an electromagnetic valve, and corresponding fluid system

A method for actuating an electromagnetic valve in a fluid system includes, for a specified first time period, a switching current with a specified first amplitude is applied, the switching current switching the electromagnetic valve from a rest state into a switching state. After the specified first time period expires, a holding current with a specified second amplitude is applied, the holding current holding the electromagnetic valve in the switching state. ... Bosch Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180253970

Method and system for generating space to park for motor vehicles

A method, which can be performed by a system executing instructions on a computer-readable medium, for generating space to park for a motor vehicle includes determining a need for a parking area in a geographic area that includes a roadway, determining a need for road space for the roadway, determining, based on the determined need for the parking area and the determined need for road space, whether a lateral region of the roadway should be set for use as a parking area, and, in response to a positive result of the determination, setting the lateral region of the roadway for use as the parking area.. . ... Bosch Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180253101

Generating parking space for vehicles

A system includes a processor that, for example, by executing a computer program, performs a method for generating parking space for vehicles, the method including ascertaining whether a need exists for parking space for vehicles within a geographical area that includes a roadway, if the need is determined to exist, ascertaining whether a side area of the roadway is usable as parking space, and, responsive to a positive result of the determination, designate the side area as the parking space, and control a signaling device to signal the availability of the side area for vehicle parking.. . ... Bosch Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180252912

Micromechanical actuator device and method for tilting a micromechanical actuator device

An actuator device and a method for tilting an actuator device. The method includes the steps: conducting electrical current through an electrical conduction device, which is guided via a tilting device of the actuator device, within a first magnetic field that is generated by a permanent magnet device of the actuator device, so that an actuator element of the tilting device is tilted along a first tilting axis as the result of a lorentz force; and generating a second magnetic field by an electromagnet device of the actuator device in the area of the permanent magnet device, so that the tilting device is tilted along a second tilting axis as the result of magnetic attraction and repulsion.. ... Bosch Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180252635

Light guide device, measurement system, and method for producing a light guide device

A light guide device for conducting a light beam between a light source and a measuring unit for measuring a gas or substance concentration includes a light conductor and a holding apparatus. The conductor includes at least one coupling section, which faces, or can be arranged to be turned toward, the light source, for coupling the light beam, and a decoupling section, which faces, or can be arranged to be turned toward, the measuring unit, for decoupling the light beam. ... Bosch Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180252537

Method for determining the position and orientation of a vehicle

A method and device for determining a spatial position of a mobile unit, the spatial position being determined within a predefined orientation system, as a function of a predetermined number of parameters; a sufficiently known spatial position of the mobile unit being determined, using a subset of the predetermined number of parameters, as a function of operating state values, which represent the operating state of the mobile unit, and/or of surrounding-area values, which represent the surrounding area of the mobile unit.. . ... Bosch Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180252330

Pressure regulating valve with pressure transmission pin

A pressure regulating valve includes a housing, control slide valve, coupling rod, armature, outlet port, and pressure transmission pin. The armature demarcates a first fluid space and a second fluid space from each other. ... Bosch Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180252209

Connector plate, hydraulic machine having a connector plate, and hydrostatic unit having a hydraulic machine and a hydraulic attachment part

A connector plate, for mechanically and hydraulically connecting a hydraulic machine with a hydraulic attachment part, includes a plurality of hydrostatic connector recesses. Each recess has a first side that includes a first orifice opening to the hydraulic attachment part, and a second side with a second orifice opening to the hydraulic machine. ... Bosch Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180252138

Carrier assembly for a selective catalytic reduction system and a selective catalytic reduction system

A carrier assembly for a selective catalytic reduction system includes a heater, at least one wire heater, a first holding element, and a second holding element. The heater is configured to heat a working medium from a tank. ... Bosch Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180251994

Securing a vehicle

A parking system includes a parking lot having a parking space for parking a motor vehicle; sensors for scanning the parking lot; and a processing unit for assisting in a parking or pickup operation of the motor vehicle independently of a driver, the processing unit being designed to determine that a motor vehicle which is detected inside the parking lot with the aid of the sensors is driving outside a parking or pickup operation controlled independently of a driver, and to trigger an action in response.. . ... Bosch Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180251469

Carbon dioxide sensing compounds

Compounds, in particular compounds including a metal phthalocycanine, are embodied as carbon dioxide sensing compounds. A sensitivity of the metal phthalocycanine is tunable via incorporation of amine groups and spacers. ... Bosch Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180251115

Electromechanical brake booster and brake system

An electromechanical brake booster for a motor vehicle, at least one support element being fastened on a gear unit housing bottom of the gear unit, which extends along its respective longitudinal axis, a bearing device being situated on the spindle, which supports the spindle on the least one support element in such away that the bearing device is able to guide the spindle, which is set into translatory motion, at a distance from the first support element along the at least one support element. A brake system is also described.. ... Bosch Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180251114

Brake booster and brake device including a brake booster of this type

A brake booster for a brake master cylinder of a motor vehicle, including a drive motor, which is connected/is connectable via a transmission to a pressure piston for the brake master cylinder, the transmission including a rotatable spindle nut having an inner thread, and a rotatably fixed axially displaceable spindle rod having an outer thread, the threads engaging with one another in order to convert a rotational movement of the drive motor into a translational movement of the spindle rod, and the spindle nut including an outer toothing, which is engaged with a toothing of a drive wheel of the transmission. It is provided that the spindle nut is displaceable axially relative to the drive wheel.. ... Bosch Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180251105

Method and device for driver assistance

The disclosure relates to a method for driver assistance, wherein a vehicle automatically performs a driving maneuver. In the method, a service brake of the vehicle is first actuated. ... Bosch Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180250710

Acoustic sensor for emitting and/or receiving acoustic signals

An acoustic sensor for emitting and/or receiving acoustic signals includes a diaphragm having a first surface and a second surface forming oppositely situated sides of the diaphragm and defining a common surface perimeter by their edge, a housing that carries the diaphragm and restricts an expansion of the surface perimeter of the diaphragm during an operation of the acoustic sensor, and a first electroacoustic transducer disposed in a first subsection of the first surface of the diaphragm, the first subsection being outside of a center of the first surface of the diaphragm.. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180242460

Connector module

A connector module for connecting an energy store to a printed circuit board, wherein the connector module is designed in such a way as to receive at least two electrolytic capacitors as energy stores.. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180240879

Field plate trench fet and a semiconductor component

A field plate trench fet includes a substrate, a gate buried at least partly within the substrate, and a field plate disposed below the gate, both the gate and the field plate being disposed within a trench in the substrate and being surrounded by an insulator. A p-doped domain is disposed within the substrate below the trench. ... Bosch Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180240459

Method and system for automation of response selection and composition in dialog systems

A dialog system includes a processor. The system can further include a dialog manager. ... Bosch Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180240449

Acoustic sensor having a housing and a diaphragm element situated on this housing

An acoustic sensor, including a carrier element, a diaphragm element, which is situated on a first side of the carrier element, and an electroacoustic transducer, which is situated on a side of the diaphragm element facing the carrier element and is configured to induce at least a region of the diaphragm element to vibrate; at at least an edge region, the diaphragm element having a retaining region, which extends in the direction of the carrier element and embraces a subregion of the carrier element.. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180240343

Method and device for operating a motor vehicle traveling driverlessly within a parking area

A method for operating a motor vehicle driving driverlessly within a parking facility, including detecting, by way of a surrounding-area sensor suite of the motor vehicle, a surrounding area of the motor vehicle, in order to ascertain surrounding-area data corresponding to the detected surrounding area; checking motor vehicle-internally, based on the ascertained surrounding-area data, whether the surrounding area of the motor vehicle is devoid of an object that might, with a predetermined probability, collide with the motor vehicle; and continuing driverless driving only when the motor vehicle-internal check has indicated that the surrounding area of the motor vehicle is devoid of a corresponding object, so that the motor vehicle automatically halts if the motor vehicle-internal check has indicated that a corresponding object is located in the surrounding area.. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180240319

Method and device for detecting a tiredness and/or sleeping state of a driver of a vehicle

A method for recognizing a state of tiredness and/or sleep of a vehicle driver. The method includes reading in a first and second eye opening signal, the first signal representing a degree of eye opening and/or a signal derived therefrom of the left eye of the driver of the vehicle and the second signal representing a degree of eye opening and/or a signal derived therefrom of the right eye of the driver of the vehicle. ... Bosch Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180239019

Sensing system and method

A sensing method, including: emitting a signal beam; sampling the reflected signal at a sensor with a field of view larger than the signal beam; and determining a surface parameter based on the bright and dark regions associated with the sampled signal.. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180238959

Method for detecting electrical faults in a current supply of a consumer

A method for detecting an electrical fault in a current supply of a consumer, where a transition resistance of the current supply allocated to the consumer is determined from a local voltage value allocated to the consumer, a local current value allocated to the consumer, and a global voltage value, and compared to a resistance threshold value allocated to the consumer, and an electrical fault in the current supply of the consumer is detected as a function of the comparison result.. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180238945

Method and device for determining a sensor coil inductance

A method for determining a sensor coil inductance of an eddy current sensor using an lc oscillator circuit includes determining the sensor coil inductance via integration, as a function of an oscillation frequency and a resonance capacitance of the lc oscillator circuit. The method further includes detuning, at least once, the oscillation frequency during the integration.. ... Bosch Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180238767

Arrangement and method for testing the tightness of a container

The present invention relates to an arrangement for testing the tightness of a container (2), comprising a testing chamber (3), in which the container (2) which is to be tested can be arranged, also comprising a pressure-altering device (5), in order to alter a pressure in the testing chamber (3) relative to a pressure in the container (2), further comprising a differential-pressure sensor (4) for determining a pressure difference between a reference pressure in a reference chamber (6) and a pressure in the testing chamber (3), and additionally comprising a valve (7) having a closing element (70), a first sealing seat (71) and a second sealing seat (72), wherein the first sealing seat (71) comprises a first sealing element (11, 21) for sealing the reference chamber (6) in relation to an antechamber, and wherein the second sealing seat (72) comprises a second sealing element (12, 22) for sealing the testing chamber (3) in relation to the antechamber (8).. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180238714

Sensor arrangement for the contactless sensing of angles of rotation on a rotating part

In one embodiment, a sensor arrangement for the contactless sensing of angles of rotation on a rotating part includes a disk-shaped target coupled to the rotating part. The disc-shaped target has at least one metal surface and generates at least one piece of information for ascertaining the instantaneous angle of rotation of the rotating part in connection with a coil arrangement. ... Bosch Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180238445

Actuator with release and return mechanisms

An electronic transmission range select actuator (etrsa) includes a primary drive system that operates during normal operation. The etrsa includes an output shaft that is connected to the system via a lock pin during normal operation. ... Bosch Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180238259

Method and device for detecting a fault during operation of an internal combustion engine

A method for detecting a fault during operation of an internal combustion engine having manifold injection and direct injection; the internal combustion engine being controlled in two different combustion cycles, in each instance, for introducing a fuel quantity and a corresponding air quantity into a combustion chamber of the internal combustion engine, with different distributions of the fuel quantity to the manifold injection and the direct injection in the two combustion cycles; for each of the two combustion cycles, a value of a ratio of the air quantity introduced into the combustion chamber to the fuel quantity introduced into the combustion chamber being ascertained; and if at least one of the two values differs from a corresponding comparison value by more than a first threshold value, a type of fault during operation of the internal combustion engine being deduced in light of the difference.. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180238191

Bearing housing and an exhaust gas turbocharger with such a housing

A bearing housing for an exhaust gas turbocharger may include a bearing housing cover arranged on a bearing housing wall. The bearing housing cover may include a penetrating rotation-symmetrical sealing recess with a centre axis and may have a locating surface facing the bearing housing wall and radially extending from the centre axis. ... Bosch Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180237290

Micromechanical system including a sensitive element and associated manufacturing method

A micromechanical system including a sensitive element, the system including a first area in which the sensitive element is situated, and a second area which at least partially surrounds the first area. Furthermore, the system includes a holding element having an elastic property, which joins the first area to the second area, and a joining material, with the aid of which the second area may be joined to a substrate. ... Bosch Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180236993

Method and device for the driverless guidance of a motor vehicle within a parking lot

A method for the driverless guidance of a motor vehicle within a parking lot that includes sensing one or a plurality of road user(s) within the parking lot, predicting a respective movement of the one or the plurality of road user(s), and automatic driverless guidance of the motor vehicle within the parking lot based on the respective predicted movement. A corresponding device, a parking lot, as well as a computer program, are also described.. ... Bosch Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180236977

Drive device for a windscreen wiping device

The invention relates to a drive device for a windscreen wiping device (1), comprising an electric drive motor (3) and a transmission (4) for driving an output shaft (5), said output shaft supporting the first wiper arm (6) and drives a transmission rod assembly (8) which actuates a second wiper arm (13). The invention relates to, in particular, the connection of the drive shaft to the transmission rod assembly.. ... Bosch Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180235092

Housing with fluid duct

The invention relates to a housing (1), in particular for a control unit of a fan motor, having at least two housing elements (10, 30) and having a connecting element (50), wherein the housing elements (10, 30) interact with the connecting element (50), and wherein the brought-together housing elements (10, 30) form an interior region (5). According to the invention, a duct (40) is formed which, before and/or during the assembly of the housing (1), in particular before and/or during the bringing-together of the housing elements (10, 30), connects the interior region (5) and the surroundings of the housing (1) and permits a fluid flow between the interior region (5) and the surroundings, and which, upon the completion of the assembly process, is closed off by way of the interaction of at least one housing element (10, 30) and the connecting element (50).. ... Bosch Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180234763

Microphone system having microphone transducer in feedback loop with adjustable frequency -3db point and improved settling speed

A microphone biasing circuit comprises a first amplifier having an output connected to a first node and an input connected to a second node; and a first feedback path connected from the first node to the second node. The first feedback path comprises a microphone having a first terminal connected to the first node and a second terminal connected to a third node, the microphone being configured to provide a sensed voltage at the first node in response to sound, the third node having a first dc bias voltage; and a first capacitor connected between the third node and the second node.. ... Bosch Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180234762

Microphone system having high acoustical overload point

A microphone biasing circuit comprises a microphone connected between a first node and a first dc bias voltage, the microphone configured to provide a sensed voltage at the first node in response to sound; a first diode and a second diode, the first diode and the second diode connected antiparallel with one another between the first node and a second node, the second node having a second dc bias voltage; an amplifier having an input connected to the first node and an output connected to a third node, the amplifier configured to provide an output voltage to the third node based on the sensed voltage at the first node; and a feedback path connected from the third node to the second node. The feedback path comprises at least one element configured to couple alternating components of the output voltage at the third node to the second node.. ... Bosch Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180233952

Induction charging device for inductively transmitting energy to an induction battery device, and method for inductively charging an induction battery device

An induction charging device and a method for inductively transmitting energy to an induction rechargeable battery device, with at least one primary oscillating circuit that includes at least one charging coil, and with a control/regulation unit for controlling the primary oscillating circuit with an inverter circuit. An excitation frequency of an output signal of the inverter circuit made up of half-waves essentially corresponds to a resonant frequency of the primary oscillating circuit. ... Bosch Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180233732

Battery cell connector of a battery module, method for the manufacture thereof and battery module incorporating the same

A cell connector for a battery module, having a first connecting region (21) and a second connecting region (22), and a location region (3) for a temperature sensor (7), wherein the location region (3) incorporates a first section (31) having at least one deformation region (41, 42), a second section (32), and a third section (33), which is arranged between the first section (31) and the second section (32) and is connected to the first section (31) and to the second section (32), and which is configured such that, by the deformation of the third section (33), the second section (32) at least partially closes the receptacle (8) formed by the first section (31), wherein the location region (3) for a temperature sensor (7) incorporates an opening (5) which fully penetrates at least the third section (33), and is circumferentially delimited by the location region (3).. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180233033

Device and method for operating a parking facility

A device for operating a parking facility, including a database in which one or multiple vehicle property/properties is/are stored for different vehicle types, and a processor which is designed to ascertain a type of a vehicle based on the recorded image of the vehicle and to read the vehicle property/properties corresponding to the ascertained vehicle type out of the database, the processor being further designed to ascertain a parking position for the vehicle in the parking facility based on the one or multiple read-out vehicle property/properties. A method for operating a parking facility, a parking system for vehicles, and a computer program are also described.. ... Bosch Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180232770

Billboard display and method for selectively displaying advertisements by sensing demographic information of occupants of vehicles

A billboard display system selectively displays advertising to occupants in one or more vehicles approaching a billboard display located near a roadway. The billboard display system receives each of: a number of occupants, demographic information for occupants, and vehicle position information from interior occupant sensing systems of one or more vehicles approaching the billboard display. ... Bosch Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180231979

Access and control for driving of autonomous vehicle

A method and apparatus for controlling use of an autonomous vehicle includes an interior occupant sensing system to obtain data of occupants from a video camera. An occupant sensing controller is configured to receive the video and detect a number of faces of occupants disposed in the vehicle. ... Bosch Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180231495

Sensor element for detecting at least one property of a measuring gas in a measuring gas chamber including a glass ceramic seal

A sensor element for detecting at least one property of a measuring gas in a measuring gas chamber, in particular for detecting a portion of a gas component in the measuring gas or a temperature of the measuring gas. The sensor element includes a first substrate, a second substrate, and a sensor chip. ... Bosch Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180231381

Dual-axis ultra-robust rotation rate sensor for automotive applications

A rotation rate sensor including a substrate having a main plane of extension, a first rotation rate sensor structure for detecting a first rotation rate about an axis that is in parallel to a first axis extending in parallel to the main plane of extension, and a second rotation rate sensor structure for detecting a second rotation rate about an axis that is parallel to a second axis extending perpendicularly with respect to the main plane of extension. Also included is drive device for deflecting a first structure of the first rotation rate sensor structure, and a second structure of the first rotation rate sensor structure, and also for deflecting a third structure of the second rotation rate sensor structure, and a fourth structure of the second rotation rate sensor structure, in such a way that the first, second, third, and fourth structures are excitable into a mechanically coupled oscillation.. ... Bosch Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180231148

Grommet for sealing a cable in a cable bushing and grommet arrangement

A grommet 2 for sealing a cable 4 in a cable bushing 3. The grommet comprises a sleeve body 6, wherein the sleeve body 6 has an inner sealing lip 14 for sealing the cable 4 in the sleeve body 6 and an outer sealing lip 12 for sealing the sleeve body 6 in the cable bushing 3, wherein the sleeve body 6 comprises at least two body parts 7, 7a, 7b, wherein the sleeve body 6 has a detached state and an aligned state, whereby in the detached state the at least two body parts 7, 7a, 7b are detached to insert the cable 4, whereby in the aligned state the at least two body parts 7, 7a, 7b are aligned to form the inner sealing lip 14 and the outer sealing lip 12.. ... Bosch Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180231123

Hydrostatic transmission and method for braking using the same

A hydrostatic transmission is configured to realize a braking operation in which at least one adjustable traction motor, which acts as a pump, is supported via a closed circuit on an adjustable axial piston pump, which acts as a motor, and which in turn is supported on an internal combustion engine. Since overspeeding of the latter should be avoided, a control unit adjusts the pivot angle of the pump in accordance with a characteristic map which represents a relationship between a setting force and a pressure difference of two working lines of a closed circuit, a pump rotational speed, and the pivot angle. ... Bosch Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180231122

Hydrostatic transmission with overspeed protection facility

A hydrostatic transmission for a traction drive includes a variable-displacement pump and one or more motors coupled to one another in a closed hydraulic circuit. A braking operation by means of the transmission can be initiated in the traction drive by an electronic control unit if there is a risk of overspeeding of an associated internal combustion engine. ... Bosch Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180231121

Hydrostatic transmission and method for braking using the same

A hydrostatic transmission with which a braking operation is realized in which at least one traction motor which acts as a pump is supported via a closed circuit on an adjustable axial piston pump which acts as a motor, and which in turn is supported on an internal combustion engine. Since overspeeding of the latter should be avoided, pilot control is performed with a rotational speed that is subcritical for the internal combustion engine, and thereafter closed-loop control is performed with a closed-loop controller which outputs a corrective value in a manner dependent on the rotational speed deviation between the present rotational speed and the maximum and thus ideal rotational speed of the internal combustion engine.. ... Bosch Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180231120

Hydrostatic transmission and method for braking using the same

A hydrostatic transmission for a traction drive includes a variable-displacement pump and one or more motors coupled to one another in a closed hydraulic circuit. A braking operation is introduced into the traction drive via the hydrostatic transmission, and is controlled in closed-loop fashion by an electronic control unit. ... Bosch Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180231119

Hydrostatic transmission and method for braking using the same

A hydrostatic transmission for a traction drive of a mobile working machine includes a variable-displacement pump and one or more motors connected to one another in a closed hydraulic circuit. An electronic control unit of the hydrostatic transmission is configured to initiate and to end a braking operation by the hydrostatic transmission if a traveling speed of the mobile working machine reaches a threshold value. ... Bosch Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180230880

Systems and methods for increasing diesel exhaust fluid delivery capacity

A diesel exhaust fluid (def) delivery system and method for operating same. The method includes controlling a pump to operate at an idle speed to pressurize a pressure line. ... Bosch Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180230860

Waste heat utilization assembly of an internal combustion engine, and a method for operating said waste heat utilization assembly

The invention relates to a waste-heat utilisation assembly (1) of an internal combustion engine (50), comprising a working circuit (2) that conducts a working fluid. In said working circuit (2) are arranged, in the direction of flow of the working fluid, a feed pump (6), an evaporator (10), an expansion machine (3) and a condenser (4). ... Bosch Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180229866

Device for filling a receptacle

Disclosed is a device for filling a receptacle, comprising at least one filling station (48) for filling at least one receptacle (36), and at least one receptacle holder (38) for conveying the receptacle (36) relative to the filling station (48), characterized in that at least one driving surface (13) and at least one mover (20) which can be coupled to the driving surface (13) especially in a magnetic manner are provided, the mover (20) being arranged so as to be movable and/or rotatable on the driving surface (13) in at least two degrees of freedom, and in that the receptacle holder (38) is disposed on the mover (20).. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180229789

Stabilization apparatus for a two-wheeled vehicle

A stabilization apparatus for a two-wheeled vehicle includes a rotationally mounted gyroscope and a drive unit, as well as a rotational-direction reversal unit disposed between the drive unit and the gyroscope.. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180229710

Method for verifying the parking brake force in a vehicle

A method for verifying the parking brake force in a vehicle includes comparing a travel of a brake booster with a reference travel. The method further includes producing an error signal in case of a predetermined deviation between the travel of the brake booster and the reference travel. ... Bosch Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180229550

Sensing part, sensing unit, wheel speed sensing device and vehicle

A sensing part, a sensing unit, a wheel speed sensing device and a vehicle using said wheel speed sensing device. The vehicle comprises a vehicle wheel and the wheel speed sensing device. ... Bosch Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180227197

Method for detecting data, method for updating a scenario catalog, a device, a computer program and a machine-readable memory medium

. . A method for detecting data of a vehicle operated at least partially in an automated manner, including at least one sensor, in particular, a surroundings sensor, in particular, a video sensor, a radar sensor, a lidar sensor, an ultrasonic sensor, an infrared sensor, and/or a gnss sensor, in particular, for receiving a gps signal, a glonass signal or a galileo signal, and/or a vehicle sensor, in particular, for engine control, for activating occupant protection means, for activating assistance functions and/or convenience functions, in particular, an acceleration sensor, a rotation rate sensor, a pressure sensor, and at least one memory, in particular, a ring memory, including detecting data of the at least one sensor; saving the data in the memory, in particular, in the ring memory; detecting an event; initially storing the content of the memory, in particular, of the ring memory, at the point in time of the detected event.. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180225971

Method for reducing collision damage

A method for performing an evasive maneuver of a motor vehicle in the event of an imminent collision with at least one collision object comprising at least the following: a) detecting that a collision with the at least one collision object is imminent, b) analyzing the at least one collision object and detecting whether a particularly sensitive upper region of the motor vehicle would be at least partially affected by the collision, and c) outputting a signal for initiating an evasive maneuver if a collision of the motor vehicle with the at least one collision object is imminent by which the particularly sensitive upper region of the motor vehicle would be at least partially affected.. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180225886

Method and apparatus for executing an electronic money transfer in order to pay a parking fee

A method for executing an electronic money transfer in order to pay a parking fee, including the steps: taking a photograph of a driver of a motor vehicle for which a parking fee must be paid, detecting a face of the driver in the photograph taken, comparing the detected face to a reference face, and initiating an electronic money transfer to pay the parking fee if the detected face agrees with the reference face. A corresponding apparatus, a corresponding parking facility, and a computer program, are also described.. ... Bosch Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224865

Method and system for locating a vehicle located within a parking area

A method for locating a vehicle situated within a parking area using a plurality of wlan base stations each including an antenna array, the vehicle including a communication interface for communication with the wlan base stations via a wireless wlan communication network. The method includes receiving, via the respective antenna array, a radio signal sent by the communication interface of the vehicle via the wireless communication network; ascertaining a respective angle of incidence of the respective received radio signal relative to a respective normal of the antenna array; ascertaining a signal intensity of the respective received radio signal; and carrying out a triangulation using the ascertained angles of incidence and the ascertained signal intensities in order to locate the vehicle within the parking area. ... Bosch Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224446

Sensor integration in lateral flow immunoassays and its applications

Lateral flow immunoassay devices for determining the concentration of an analyte in a sample and methods for measuring analyte concentration in sample using such lateral flow immunoassay devices.. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224445

Sensor integration in lateral flow immunoassays and its applications

Lateral flow immunoassay devices for determining the concentration of an analyte in a sample and methods for measuring analyte concentration in sample using such lateral flow immunoassay devices.. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224301

Angular position sensor

An angular position sensor includes a stator element with at least three coils, a rotor element rotatably mounted with respect to the stator element, and an evaluation unit configured to determine an angle of rotation between the rotor element and stator element. The rotor element is configured to inductively couple with each of the at least three coils with varying strengths based on the angle of rotation. ... Bosch Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224284

Distributed autonomous mapping

A method and system for updating geoinformatic data. In one example, the method includes determining, with an electronic processor, a geographic area of interest and determining whether a vehicle is within the geographic area of interest based on a location signal received from the vehicle. ... Bosch Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180223761

Method for recognizing a state of change of a fuel injector

A method for recognizing a state change of a fuel injector of an internal combustion engine, in which fuel from a high-pressure accumulator is injected into a combustion chamber with the aid of the fuel injector. A value that is representative of a static flow rate of fuel through the fuel injector is ascertained. ... Bosch Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180223749

Method and device for controlling a combustion of an internal combustion engine

A method and a device for controlling a combustion of an internal combustion engine are provided, including an arrangement, which generates a signal for the intensity of the combustion in a combustion chamber of the internal combustion engine from a sensor signal of the internal combustion engine. The intensity is compared to a reference level, which was formed from intensities of preceding combustions in the combustion chamber by moving average calculation. ... Bosch Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180223710

Fuel supply device for engine injection and exhaust-gas aftertreatment

A fuel supply device (2), in particular for use in a motor vehicle comprising an internal combustion engine (20), has a fuel supply pump (4) which is designed to remove fuel (28) from a fuel tank (6) and to release said fuel under increased pressure through an outlet; a first fluid connection (7) which is provided for connecting an exhaust line metering device (8) and; a second fluid connection (10) which is provided for connecting an engine injection device (12). The first fluid connection (7) is directly connected to the outlet of the fuel supply pump (4). ... Bosch Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180222540

Device and method for theft detection

An apparatus for theft detection including a processing unit and a communication interface, the apparatus being provided for stationary mounting on a mobile object. The apparatus has at least an acceleration sensor, a rotation rate sensor, and a magnetic field sensor. ... Bosch Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180222486

Method and apparatus for determining a presently existing driving situation

A method for determining a presently existing driving situation in which a vehicle finds itself at the moment. The method includes receiving of driving-environment data based on a sensed vehicle driving environment, extracting of features from the driving-environment data with the aid of pattern recognition, classifying the presently existing driving situation based exclusively on the features extracted by the pattern recognition, and providing a result of the classification. ... Bosch Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180222426

Method for protecting occupants of a motor vehicle

A method for protecting an occupant of a motor vehicle in the case of an imminent collision with a collision object includes: recognizing that a collision with the collision object is imminent, analyzing the collision object and recognizing whether a particularly sensitive upper area of the motor vehicle will be affected by the collision, and at least partially suppressing a trigger signal of a protective mechanism to enable an evasive action by the occupant if it is recognized that the particularly sensitive upper area of the motor vehicle will be affected by the collision that has been recognized to be imminent.. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180222360

Method and device for activating a vehicle seat

A method for activating a vehicle seat including receiving a seat occupancy signal, receiving a collision signal and generating a signal for activating the vehicle seat as a function of the seat occupancy signal and of the collision signal.. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180222346

Method for recognizing a seat occupancy

A method for recognizing a seat occupancy of seats in a motor vehicle including a) preparing a checking sequence of the seats at least using a probability of occupancy of the seats, and b) sequentially checking the occupancy of the seats using the checking sequence prepared in step a).. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180220370

Method for operating a moble device and a data management system, mobile device, data management system

A method for operating a mobile device with a communication module and an accumulator, in particular a hand-held power tool, includes powering the communication module via electricity from the accumulator. The communication module enables wireless communication, and is powered only temporarily at least for transmitting data.. ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180219198

Module housing for a battery module

A module housing (11) for a battery module (10) having at least one battery cell (12) exhibiting a first substantially l-shaped housing side wall (14) with at least one clip connection (17), and a second substantially l-shaped housing side wall (14) with at least one clip connection (17) and two housing plates (15) which can be arranged on the battery module (10) on the end face, as a result of which the module housing is closable on the end face. At least the two housing side walls (14) can be connected to one another mechanically in a form-fitting and/or force-fitting manner by means of clip connections (17), as a result of which a cuboid module housing (11) can be produced.. ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180218608

Method and device for warning other road users in response to a vehicle traveling in the wrong direction

A method for warning other road users in response to a vehicle traveling in a wrong direction, the method including advance detection, setting-up, detection, and provision. In the step of advance detection, a potential of a possible instance of wrong-way travel of the vehicle is detected in advance. ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180218599

Method and device for controlling a transmission behavior for transmitting a warning message for a vehicle

A method for controlling a transmission behavior for transmitting a warning message for a vehicle. In this case, a warning message for warning a driver of the vehicle about a hazardous situation is initially read in. ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217609

Robotic creature and method of operation

A robotic creature system includes an actuatable head defining eyes, an eyelid mechanism, a body, a drivetrain, and a set of sensors. A method for robotic creature operation includes: detecting an event associated with a technological imperfection and automatically performing a set of expressive actions associated with the event.. ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217474

Scattered light trap for a camera of a mobile unit

A scattered light trap for a camera of a mobile unit includes a scattered-light-reducing structure that has rising plane surfaces and falling surfaces that repeat alternatingly in a direction of a light beam incident on the camera, the angles between the rising plane surfaces and a plane of motion of the mobile unit differing at least partially or corresponding to the largest possible angle as a function of specified criteria.. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217045

Sensor for detecting particles

A sensor for detecting particles, in particular, soot particles, is described. The sensor includes a sensor element having at least two measuring electrodes, which are situated on a carrier substrate, and a protective tube assembly having at least one outer protective tube and one inner protective tube. ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217022

Testing device and method for testing the tightness of containers

The invention relates to a testing device for testing the tightness of containers (2), comprising a supply unit (3) for supplying the containers (2), a testing unit (4) for testing the tightness of the containers (2), a diverting unit (5) for diverting tested tight containers (2), and a discharge unit (6) for discharging containers (2′) tested to be untight in the testing unit (2). The testing unit (4) has at least one individual testing chamber (42) for testing individual containers and at least one multiple testing chamber (41) for receiving a plurality of containers in order to simultaneously test multiple containers (2). ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180216944

Method for incorporating a dynamic object into a digital map of a highly automated vehicle (hav)

An evaluation unit obtains from sensors in a roadway surface respective overlap signals (a) transmitted by the sensors via a communications interfaces of the sensors and (b) that include respective identifications of the sensors and information as to whether the respective sensors are currently overlapped by any dynamic objects above the sensors on the roadway surface, where the sensors are associated with respective geographical positions; ascertains a respective position of each of the at least one dynamic object situated on the roadway on the basis of the overlap signals in the form of a local environmental model of the road section; and transmits the local environmental model to the hav in the form of a digital map identifying the at least one dynamic object at one or more respective positions of the map corresponding to the ascertained at least one respective position.. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180216937

Method for localizing a vehicle having a higher degree of automation on a digital map

A method for localizing a more highly automated vehicle (hav) on a digital map, includes detecting features of semi-static objects in an environment of the hav with the aid of at least one first sensor, transmitting the features of the semi-static objects to an evaluation unit, classifying the semi-static objects, wherein the feature ‘semi-static’ is assigned to the semi-static objects as the result of the classification, transferring the features of the semi-static objects into a local environmental model of the hav, the local environmental model including at least selected features of the semi-static objects in the form of expanded landmarks, transmitting the local environmental model to the hav in the form of a digital map, and localizing the hav with the aid of the digital map. A corresponding system and a computer program are also described.. ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180216642

Fastening unit for a radio and/or sensor module

A fastening unit for a radio and/or a sensor module includes at least one of a radio and a sensor module that is configured to connect with an external application unit. The fastening unit is detachably connectable to the at least one of the radio and sensor module.. ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180216557

Method for ascertaining an accuracy of a torque transmitted by a belt-driven starter generator of an internal combustion engine to the internal combustion engine

A method for ascertaining an accuracy of a torque transmitted by a belt-driven starter generator of an internal combustion engine to the internal combustion engine, the method being similar to a learning operation or a calibration of the actual torque of the starter generator with respect to a setpoint torque, includes: in an idling instance of the internal combustion engine, controlling the belt-driven starter generator to transmit a specified test torque to the internal combustion engine and decreasing the torque of the internal combustion engine by the specified test torque; determining and evaluating a speed variable, which is a function of a speed of the internal combustion engine; and deducing the torque accuracy from the evaluated speed variable.. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180215558

Method and system for extracting articles

A magazine extraction system includes a carrier, an extractor, and a catch element. The carrier is disposed below the magazine. ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180215410

Plausibility checking of field-oriented control

The description relates to a method for controlling a servo drive of a steering system of a vehicle, comprising the step of: failure of the feedback comprising the step of: monitoring the control of the servo drive.. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180215407

Device for adjusting a steering column of a motor vehicle, and steering system

A steering system for a motor vehicle includes a steering column and a device for adjusting the steering column. The device includes a bearing block, a first guide mechanism, and a second guide mechanism. ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180215394

Trailer load monitoring

Methods and systems for monitoring a load in a trailer coupled to a vehicle. One method includes determining, with an electronic processor, an initial weight on a rear axle of the vehicle when the load is engaged with the trailer coupled to the vehicle. ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180215384

Method for decelerating a vehicle

A method for decelerating a vehicle includes actuating an electric brake motor of an electromechanical braking mechanism in an event of a failure of a hydraulic vehicle brake to produce a braking force in an event of a failure of the hydraulic vehicle brake. The method further includes producing a decelerating torque in the drive train of the vehicle in the event of the failure of the hydraulic vehicle brake. ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180215334

Method of determining an accident time parameter for evaluating an accident situation in a motor vehicle

A method of determining an accident time parameter for evaluating an accident situation of a motor vehicle, including a) determining at least two of the following values: (i) a current value of a measured acceleration, (ii) a first integral of the measured acceleration, or (iii) a second integral of the measured acceleration, and b) determining an accident time parameter from the at least two values determined in step a).. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180215086

Method for producing a luminescent 3d radar-module cover, and injection-molding system

A method and a system for producing a luminescent 3d radar-module cover for a radiator grille of a motor vehicle. A three-dimensional structure including an optical conductor is produced from a light-dispersing first plastic material in separate method steps using a first injection mold. ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180214825

Tank device

The invention relates to a tank device (1) of a motor vehicle for a reductant for the aftertreatment of the exhaust gas of the motor vehicle, comprising a reservoir (5) for the reductant and a tank installation unit (7) having at least one conveying pump (8) for conveying the reductant out of the reservoir (5) to a point of introduction into an exhaust gas tract of the motor vehicle, wherein the tank installation unit (7) has a heating device (12) arranged adjacent to the conveying pump (8), wherein at least one auxiliary heater (29) is provided, and wherein the auxiliary heater (29, 33) is integrated in a wall (25, 27) of the reservoir (5).. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180212797

Bus system, subscriber station therefor, and method for configuring a static bus system for a dynamic communication

. . A bus system, a subscriber station, and a method for configuring a static bus system for a dynamic communication are provided. The bus system has at least two subscriber stations, a communications link for connecting the subscriber stations to each other, and at least one device for the dynamic communication between the subscriber stations of the bus system; the subscriber stations and the communications link are developed for the static communication, which is directed to messages to be transmitted on the bus system that are known when the bus system is made available and are configured according to specified transmitters and receivers, and the dynamic communication is directed to messages to be transmitted on the bus system that have become known only after the subscriber stations and the communications link have been made available and are configured according to specified transmitters and receivers.. ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180212457

Method and device for operating an electrical system, and electrical system

The invention relates to a method for operating an electrical system (1) having a high-voltage section (2) and a low-voltage section (3) which are electrically connected to one another by means of a dc-dc converter (4), wherein the low-voltage section (3) has at least one rechargeable energy store (8) and at least one electrical consumer (9), wherein the dc-dc converter (4) is operated on the basis of an electrical load (p) acting on the low-voltage section (3). In order to determine the load (p), provision is made for all currents flowing through the dc-dc converter (4) to be recorded and added to one another.. ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180212271

Separator for lithium-ion battery, manufacturing method therefor, and lithium-ion battery

A separator for a lithium ion battery includes, in sequence, a porous substrate, a ceramic coating positioned on one side of the substrate, and a gel coating positioned on the ceramic coating. This disclosure also includes a preparation method for forming such a separator, and a lithium ion battery that includes such a separator.. ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180211537

Method and device for braking a vehicle

A method for braking a vehicle, including supplying surroundings data of the vehicle to a braking device; and generating control signals of a brake by using the surroundings data; the surroundings data of the vehicle being provided by a server unit located outside of the vehicle.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180211531

Concept for locating a body in the form of an object in a parking lot

A method for locating a body in the form of an object situated within a parking lot, the body including a communication interface for communicating via a wireless communication network, including the following steps: reception by the communication interface, via the wireless communication network, of position data of one or more vehicles traveling within the parking lot, the position data indicating a respective instantaneous position of the traveling vehicle or vehicles within the parking lot; location of the body within the parking lot based on the received position data. A corresponding device is also described. ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180210010

Method for operating an electric machine, electric machine

The invention relates to a method for operating an electric machine (2). The electric machine (2) is driven using field-oriented regulation, and a current relative position (θi) of a rotating field is detected by means of at least one sensor (5). ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180210004

Method and device for operating a rotational speed sensor, rotational speed sensor device

The disclosure relates to a method for operating a rotational speed sensor of a motor vehicle with a signal encoder ring having a plurality of magnet elements arranged uniformly over its circumference with alternating orientation, and with a signal receiver having at least two sensor elements arranged uniformly apart from one another for sensing magnetic fields of the magnets. Information bits are generated based on magnetic field strengths detected by the sensor elements and made available as a rotational speed information signal. ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180209868

Testing device for checking the leak tightness of containers, and method therefor

The invention relates to a testing device for checking the leak tightness of containers (5), comprising a holding unit (3) for holding at least one container (5), which holding unit has a first holding part (31) and a second holding part (32), wherein the holding unit (3) is divided into the first and second holding parts (31, 32) in the direction of a longitudinal axis (l) of the holding unit (3) and wherein a pivot shaft (4) for the pivoting of at least one holding part is arranged on the first and/or second holding part (31, 32).. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180209865

Device for detecting a pressure of a fluid medium and method for manufacturing the device

A device for detecting a pressure of a fluid medium is described. The device includes at least one housing having at least two pressure feeds; at least one sensor module, the sensor module being accommodated in the housing, the sensor module including at least one support element, the support element including at least one substrate and at least one molding compound, the support element further including at least one passage opening, the passage opening entirely penetrating the support element; at least one pressure sensor element for detecting the pressure, the pressure sensor element including at least one diaphragm, the pressure sensor element covering the passage opening; at least one control and evaluation unit, the control and evaluation unit being at least partially enclosed by the molding compound. ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180209790

Mems rotation rate sensor including combined driving and detection

A rotation rate sensor including a substrate having a principal plane of extension, and a structure movable with respect to the substrate; the structure being excitable from a neutral position into an oscillation having a movement component substantially parallel to a driving direction, which is substantially parallel to the principal plane of extension. To induce the oscillation, the rotation rate sensor includes a comb electrode moved along with the structure and a comb electrode fixed in position relative to the substrate. ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180209742

Heat exchanger fluid circuit arrangement

An air coil unit of a heat exchanger includes tubes organized into separate circuits of serially connected tubes. The tubes of a given circuit are arranged in serially connected circuit portions, where the tubes of each circuit portion are arranged in rows. ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180209648

Heater device and method for operating a heater device

A heater device including at least one control and/or regulating unit, which is provided to set an air ratio of a combustion process to a setpoint air ratio. It is provided that the control and/or regulating unit is provided to ascertain a power correction factor in at least one operating state and take it into consideration in the setting of the air ratio.. ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180209559

Normally closed solenoid valve

A normally closed solenoid valve includes a valve sleeve, a pole core fixedly positioned in the sleeve, an axially displaceable armature, a spring, a closing element, a valve seat, and an elastic component. The spring acts between the pole core and the armature in order to push the closing element into the valve seat. ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180209554

Injection valve, exhaust-gas aftertreatment system

The invention relates to an injection valve (4), in particular of an exhaust-gas aftertreatment system (1), having an axially displaceable valve element (12), having a valve opening (10) which is assigned to a valve seat (11) of the valve element (12), having a piston (21) which is fixedly connected to the valve element (12) and which is led through the valve opening (10), and having a spring element (20) which forces the piston (21) with the valve element (12) against the valve seat (11), wherein the valve element (12) is displaceable in a spray chamber (14) which, opposite the valve element (12), has multiple spray openings (16, 18). It is provided that at least two first spray openings (16) have central axes (17) which intersect outside the injection valve, and/or that a centrally situated second spray opening (18) has a larger diameter than the other spray openings (16).. ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180209417

Rotary piston pump comprising radial bearings on only one housing part

The invention relates to a rotary piston pump (16) for conveying a fluid, comprising at least two rotors (52) with conveyor elements (53), a rotational movement being implementable thereby about an rotational axis (61), a working chamber on the at least two rotors (52), a multi-part housing (42) with a first housing part (44) and a second housing part (43), at least two radial bearing shapes (37, 38) being designed on the housing (42) to act as a radial sliding bearing for the at least two rotors (52), and the at least two radial bearing shapes (37, 38) being designed on only one of said housing parts (44).. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180209388

Valve for metering a fluid

A fluid metering valve includes a housing, an electromagnetic actuator that includes an armature that is separated from an inner wall of the housing by an annular gap, a throttle element connected to the armature or the housing and arranged in the annular gap to dampen a movement of the armature that is opposite to an opening direction, a valve seat surface, a valve closing body that cooperates with the valve seat surface to form a sealing seat, and a valve needle that (a) is actuatable by the actuator, (b) is arranged for actuating the valve closing body (c) extends through a borehole in the armature so that the armature is movably guidable on the valve needle, and (d) includes a stop arranged such that, during an actuation, the armature strikes against the stop in the opening direction to thereby open the sealing seat.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180209322

Thermally insulating protective sleeve

A thermally insulating protective sleeve. The thermally insulating protective sleeve comprises a tubular shell and a thermally insulating liner located in the tubular shell and made of a thermally insulating soft material. ... Bosch Corporation








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