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Recently Issued Patents

Davis & Bujold PLLC successful prosecuted 227 patents during 2014. The following is a sample of some of the patents recently issued by the United States Patent Office.

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DESIGN PATENTS

D723222

Golf cart mitt  

D730487

Telescopic fixture with attachment  

D725269

Implant assembly  

D728036

Three dimensional puzzle  

D703352

Light fitting

D702841

Surgical arm support

D700247

Roulette game

D699202

Parking lot power pedestal 

D699148

Vertical growing structure

UTILITY  AND  U.S. NATIONAL  STAGE  PATENTS

9043104

Method for determining and selecting the optimal gear before driving into a curve for a motor vehicle having an automatic transmission   
A method of determining and shifting to an optimal gear in a vehicle prior to entering a curve in a vehicle which comprises an automatic transmission. A curve speed limit is determined for an...

9041769

System and method for controlling media projectors   
A method of controlling media projectors includes providing at least one electromagnetic detector having a field of view directed toward a three dimensional space, and photogrammetrically...

9039948

Method and device for producing and treating pellets   
The invention relates to a method and a device for producing and treating plastic pellets. According to said method, a melt of the plastic material is granulated to give pellets, the pellets are...

9039569

Method for controlling an automated transmission   
A method of controlling an automated transmission for motor vehicles with one or several pressure activated positioning cylinders (6, 8, 20), via the assigned shift valves (10, 12), at least one...

9039562

Multi-speed gearbox   
Multi-stage transmission comprising four gear sets, shafts and shift elements. Sun of first set is connected to eighth shaft connected to sun of second set and is connectable, via third clutch, to...

9039561

Multi-ratio transmission   
A multi-stage transmission with eight forward and one reverse gear, including drive and output shafts, planetary gearsets, gear stage, shift elements and shafts. The drive shaft couples the...

9038707

Method for producing a trailing arm of a twist beam axle in which a drive unit of an electrical drive close to the wheel, comprising an electrical engine and a transmission, is integrated   
A method of producing a trailing arm of a torsion beam axle in which an integrated drive unit of a wheel-adjacent electric drive has an electric machine and a transmission. By using the method,...

9036231

Micro-electro-mechanical systems micromirrors and micromirror arrays   
A micromirror and micromirror array may have a first stationary structure, and a mirror structure connected to a first pivoting structure that pivots the mirror structure relative to the first...

9035176

Separate connection device for grounding electrical equipment comprising a plurality of separate electrical components   
A separate connection device (40) intended to be inserted between a metal frame (3), of an electrical component (1), and a metal supporting structure (20) in order to connect, electrically and...

9033886

Ultrasound treatment device   
The invention concerns a device for treatment of an organ or tissue of a living being. The device comprises at least one treatment transducer for emission of ultrasound waves, preferably high...

9033850

Method for operating a drive train of a vehicle   
A method of operating a drive-train of a vehicle that comprises a combustion engine whose torque for driving the vehicle can be transmitted to a drive output via a transmission, with a...

9033846

Multi-speed planetary vehicle transmission   
A multi-gear planetary transmission for a vehicle having four planetary gearsets (RS1, RS2, RS3, RS4), a plurality of shafts (I, II III, IV, V, VI, VII VIII, IX) and six shifting elements (A, B,...

9033551

Light emitting diode lamp   
Disclosed herein is a a light emitting diode lamp including: a base having a power terminal capable of being electrically connected to an external alternating current (AC) power source; a housing...

9033107

Oil pump arrangement in a transmission   
An arrangement of an oil pump (8) and its drive in a transmission (1) that has a transmission housing (2) and at least one transmission shaft (3). The oil pump (8) is arranged coaxially with the...

9033087

Magnetic coupling mobile robot   
A probe-holder carriage includes a frame which can slide over a highly magnetically permeable support surface and at least one permanent magnet able to interact magnetically with, and couple the...

9032826

Bevel gear transmission   
A bevel gear drive (1) comprises a spur bevel gear (2) and a pinion which both mesh with one another. The spur bevel gear and the pinion are arranged within a housing (3). An abutment plate (4) is...

9032823

Dual clutch transmission designed as reduction gearing   
A dual clutch transmission designed as a reduction gearing which has concentric central and hollow transmission shafts, exactly one layshaft, and two power shift elements. A hollow shaft is...

9028471

Cover, a treatment device and a method of use of such a device   
This invention concerns a cover member, especially for a HIFU head, comprising a peripheral outer wall, an open first side configured to partially cover an ultrasound head and a closed second side...

9028215

Nacelle main frame structure and drive train assembly for a wind turbine   
A nacelle main frame structure and drive train assembly (1) for being mounted on a tower (2) of a wind turbine. The nacelle main frame structure and drive train assembly (1) comprises a nacelle...

9027440

Vehicular transmission with power take-off unit   
A transmission, for a motor vehicle with an auxiliary drive (EM), having a first housing part (2a), a second housing part, a transmission shaft (GW), an auxiliary drive shaft which can be driven...

9022895

Multi-ratio transmission   
A multi-stage transmission with eight forward and one reverse gear, including input and output shafts, planetary gearsets, gear stages, shift elements and shafts. Input shaft couples the carrier...

9021906

Double clutch transmission having a layshaft design   
A double clutch transmission of countershaft design having a central shaft and a concentric hollow transmission shaft, one countershaft, and two power-shift elements. Two hollow shafts are...

9021718

Boot assembly   
A boot assembly for use with a dry suit includes an external puncture resistant boot and a dual-layered insert. The dual-layered insert comprises a thermal sock worn over the foot of a diver and a...

9020717

Method for controlling an automated motor vehicle transmission   
A method of controlling an automated motor vehicle transmission. A current driving resistance is taken into account when selecting a target gear to be engaged as part of a shifting process. In...

9018789

Drive train for a wind turbine   
A wind turbine drive train (1) comprising a gearbox (2), a generator (3) and a coupling (4) located between an output shaft (5) and a rotor shaft (6). The gearbox and the generator are separate...

9017195

Arrangement for lube oil supply a chain drive driving a transmission oil pump arranged offset the axis of a torque converter   
An arrangement for supplying oil to a chain drive which drives a transmission oil pump that is axially offset relative to a torque converter and embedded in an intermediate plate in a vehicle...

9016453

Connecting device for two shafts having a rebound cushion   
A connecting device (1) for the rotationally fixed connection of first and second shafts (2, 3) that can rotate relative to one another. The connecting device (1) comprises an axially movable...

9016360

Fixture structure for reusing underground micro-seismic sensor   
Disclosed herein is a fixture structure for reusing an underground micro-seismic sensor, including: a sensor body configured to be inserted in a borehole and having a sensing portion for sensing...

9016157

Gear mechanism having helical toothing   
A gear train with at least first and second spur gears (1, 2) which have a tooth width (b), mesh with one another and each have helical teeth (3, 4). The first spur gear (1) has a tooth profile...

9016053

Device for varying the swept volumes of a first hydraulic machine and a second hydraulic machine   
A device for varying the stroke of first and second hydraulic machines. At least one piston is functionally connected to axes of the hydraulic machines. Depending on power demanded by a driver,...

9012529

Hot-melt composition comprising hydrocolloids   
A hot-melt formulation useful as a wound dressing comprises a chemically crosslinked polymer matrix obtainable from prepolymers crosslinkable by means of photopolymerization. Hydrocolloids are...

9011748

Plastic component with a complex and bifurcated structure   
A die for producing pressed, fiber-reinforced plastic components, as well as a method for producing the plastic component, and the plastic component itself. The plastic components comprising at...

9011290

Method for operating a vehicle drive train during a starting process   
A method of operating a vehicle drive-train during a starting process. The drive-train has a drive mechanism which can couple a continuously-variable power-branched transmission in which a...

9011288

Multi-ratio transmission   
A multi-stage transmission with eight forward and one reverse gear, including input and output shafts, planetary gear sets, gear stages shift elements and shafts. The input shaft couples the...

9010103

Device for driving working equipment of a commercial vehicle   
A device (1) for driving working equipment (2) which can be connected to an agricultural commercial vehicle. The commercial vehicle has a combustion engine (6) and a generator (9) which can be...

9008925

Method for controlling a gear brake for an automated change-speed gearbox   
A method of controlling a transmission brake of an automated change-speed transmission having a control cylinder, that is pressurized by inlet and outlet valves, and an upstream main cut-off valve...

9004494

Rotary seal for dynamically sealing against a surface of a shaft   
A rotary seal for dynamically sealing against a surface of a shaft includes a seal body having a sealing surface and an outer surface. The sealing surface has a first side edge and a second side...

9002603

Method for the operation of a transmission device in a vehicle drive train when a request is made to change gears   
A method of operating a transmission of a vehicle drive-train when a gearshift from a current gear toward a target gear has been requested. The transmission having frictional shifting elements and...

9002599

Method to control a transmission brake   
A method of controlling a transmission brake of an automated change-speed transmission, of a countershaft design provided with claw clutches, the brake being functionally connected, on its input...

9002598

Method for determining characteristics of an automatic transmission   
A method of determining a fill current value of at least one frictionally engaging shift element of an automatic transmission. The automatic transmission includes a hydrodynamic converter at which...

9000717

Electrical charging system   
An electrical charging system having a rectifier which is supplied with energy via an input. An inverter whose alternating voltage side is connected, via phase conductors, to windings of a...

8999137

Sacrificial anode and treatment of concrete   
A method of protecting a metal section in concrete. The method comprises the steps of providing a sacrificial anode and embedding the sacrificial anode in a porous matrix in the cavity; providing...

8999036

Method for production of a compressed natural gas equivalent from landfill gas and other biogases   
Biogas is converted to a vehicle fuel equivalent to compressed natural gas high in methane in a simple, low cost process involving steps of refrigeration, non-regenerative activated carbon...

8998188

Elastomer components that can be prestressed by pressure means and method for the production thereof   
Elastomer components (104), which are to have an elastomer volume with a sufficiently large prestress, as is required, for example, for use in wind energy plants. The elastomer components (104)...

8993908

Moving contact-carrying carriage and electrical cut-off device equipped with such carriage   
A moving contact-carrying carriage (8) for an electrical cut-off device which comprises several seats (80) arranged for receiving several parallel moving contacts (5A-5C) offset in space, and each...

8992603

Coated devices and method of making coated devices that reduce smooth muscle cell proliferation and platelet activity   
The present invention relates generally to the maintenance of blow flood using drug eluting stents and/or other coated medical devices to increased length of time of blood flow. Further, the...

8992471

Coated devices and method of making coated devices that reduce smooth muscle cell proliferation and platelet activity   
The present invention relates generally to the maintenance of blow flood using drug eluting stents and/or other coated medical devices to increased length of time of blood flow. Further, the...

8992373

Multi-stage planetary vehicle transmission   
A multi-gear transmission of a vehicle having a housing in which four planetary gearsets and a plurality of shafts and shifting elements are arranged. The drive input shaft can couple the sun...

8992369

Axial bearing of pinion gears of a planetary gear set   
An axial mounting of the planetary gearwheels of a planetary gearset having a sun gear that meshes with at least one planetary gearwheel mounted on a planetary bolt that is supported on the...

8991800

Asymmetrical mounting   
An elastomeric bearing arrangement for the reduction of machine vibrations caused predominantly by externally acting forces. The bearing, due to its special design and construction symmetry, is...

8991276

Hydraulic system for actuating at least one shifting element of a transmission   
A hydraulic system (1) for actuating at least one shifting element (2) of a transmission. The hydraulic system comprises a regulating valve device (3) that can be preset and has a regulating valve...

8989974

Method for the operation of a transmission device in a vehicle drive train, comprising at least one form-fitting shifting element and multiple frictionally engaged shifting elements   
When a request is made to change gears, the form-fitting shifting element being disengaged, for the requested gear change, is disengaged at a predefined target disengagement moment following the...

8985830

Switch, keyboard instrument provided with the same, and light emission control circut   
A switch according to the present invention includes: a substrate; a touch sensor; a light guide plate; a light emitting unit; and a control unit. The light guide plate has a surrounding side...

8985439

Method of mobile optical recognition   
A method of mobile optical recognition involves equipping authorized parties with a tag capable of generating a light spectrum signal. A step is taken of sending from a mobile device having a...

8985295

Parking interlock arrangement for an automatic transmission   
A parking interlock arrangement for an automatic transmission of a vehicle which comprises a parking interlock gear (1) operatively connected to an output shaft and which can be locked by way of a...

8984914

System for monitoring ozone and controlling supply of ozone to washing machine   
A system for controlling a supply of ozone to a washing machine during operation thereof. The system comprising a washing machine having an internal drum for containing laundry and a quantity of a...

8979707

Method for operating a drive train   
A method of operating a drive-train which comprises an automated shift transmission having an unsynchronized main transmission and a synchronized downstream group that is drivingly coupled...

8979704

Hybrid drive of a motor vehicle and method for controlling a hybrid drive   
A hybrid drive of a motor vehicle having an automated manual transmission with two input shafts and a common output shaft. The first input shaft can be connected to the drive shaft of an internal...

8978852

Upper lateral structure for the occasional or continuous collection of main-drive or auxiliary electrical power by a land vehicle   
The upper lateral collection structure (8) is mounted on a land vehicle (1), notably an urban public transport vehicle, and cooperates, for the purpose of overhead electrical power supply to the...

8978391

Method for generating a thermal flow and magnetocaloric thermal generator   
A method for generating a thermal flow from a thermal module comprising at least two magnetocaloric elements connected, two-by-two, through which a heat transfer fluid flows and is exposed to a...

8974165

Screw   
A screw has an outer diameter in a range of 0.3 mm to 1.4 mm. The screw includes resin and carbon fiber which is dispersed in the resin and has a fiber diameter in a range of 0.01
µm to 0.20 µm.

8973467

Framing and forming hammer   
A forming and framing hammer comprises an elongate handle and a head fixed to the top end of the handle. The head has three striking surfaces: two on a striking body and one on the side of the...

8968574

Method and device for the wet oxidation treatment of liquid waste laden with mineral matter  
A method and device for the wet oxidation treatment of liquid waste laden with mineral matter in suspension. The device comprises a reactor including a treatment column, first and second heat...

8968149

Wind turbine gear mechanism   
A wind turbine gear mechanism with a planetary gear stage arranged on the drive input side and with first and second spur gear stages arranged, in a gear mechanism housing, downstream of the...

8964348

Actuator device and driving method   
An actuator device (6) with an electromagnetic actuator (3) which has first and second magnet coils (4, 5) and a shift element (3) which can be linearly shifted, between three stable positions, by...

8961345

Range-change transmission with an electric engine   
A group transmission device with an electric machine, a main transmission of a countershaft design, a splitter group of a countershaft design which is connected upstream of the main transmission...

8960399

Multidisk shifting element   
A multi-disk shifting element of a motor vehicle transmission, which includes a plurality of outer disks (2) and a plurality of lining disks (1) which, when viewed axially, are arranged in...

8960370

Drain valve   
A drain valve for draining liquid out of a container which comprises an essentially cylindrical opening that passes through a thickened area of the container wall, with an internally threaded...

8960033

Hybrid drive of a motor vehicle   
A hybrid drive of a motor vehicle having an automated manual transmission with two coaxial input shafts and a common output shaft. The input shafts are respectively driven by an engine and an...

8955704

Foldable utility box   
A foldable utility box which includes an upper loop formed in a rectangular shape; a pair of side supports each rotatably connected to two sides of the upper loop facing each other to thereby be...

8950986

Method for producing an internal toothing and component having internal toothing   
A method of producing internal gear teeth with deflecting surfaces such that the internal gear teeth are arranged in a component having an end and a longitudinal axis, as well as an end face that...

8947978

System and method for estimating the direction of arrival of a sound   
A system and method for estimating the direction of arrival of sounds. One method including the steps of: forming a reference signal; detecting sound with two or more spatially separated,...

8945402

Apparatus and method for the treatment of oil, water, cuttings, sand, soil and clay mixtures   
One embodiment of the invention disclosed is an apparatus for separating a solid material from a mixture containing oil, water, clay, sand, soil and drill cuttings. The apparatus comprise a series...

8944953

Multistep gear mechanism   
The transmission has four planetary gear sets and shafts and shift elements. Sun gear of the planetary gearset (P1) couples shaft (5) which couples ring gear of gearset (P3) and is connectable,...

8944427

Supply device for a machine for transversely cutting at least one strip of flexible material   
A supply device (10) for a machine for transversely cutting two strips (11 and 12) of a flexible material, in particular a strip of paper, moving continuously, to produce separate stacks of...

8944232

Hydraulical shifting device for an automatic transmission   
A hydraulic shifting device for an automatic transmission for engaging and disengaging a parking lock. The shifting device comprises a parking lock cylinder (203) for actuating the parking lock,...

8944231

Device for changing an operational status of a shifting element with two shifting element halves   
A mechanism for changing the operating condition of a shifting element having two shifting element halves, which can either be functionally connected to connect two components or disengaged to...

8939870

Method for controlling a rolling or coasting function of a vehicle   
A method of controlling a rolling or coasting function of a vehicle with a drive train having a drive motor, an automatic or automated transmission, a controllable shifting means, a brake device...

8939462

Trailer towing device for a tractor vehicle   
A trailer towing device for a tractor vehicle (1) which comprises a coupling ball (11), having a hollow space (21) for coupling a trailer vehicle (2), and a ball support (17) which engages with an...

8939260

Double-clutch transmission of a vehicle   
A double clutch transmission of a vehicle having an internal combustion engine and a clutch chamber (3) which is designed as a first oil chamber, for accommodating a double clutch, and a...

8938339

Method for activating a unit of a transmission   
A method of actuating an assembly of a transmission, with which are associated a plurality of actuators with whose help the assembly can in principle be actuated, such that out of the actuators...

8937269

Thermal generator with magnetocaloric material   
A heat generator comprising at least one thermal module comprising a magnetocaloric element crossed by a heat transfer fluid and two hot and cold chambers arranged on each side of the...

8936529

Ratio step of a stepped transmission, and stepped transmission   
A transmission ratio step of a stepped transmission which can couple at least two parallel transmission shafts. Multiple transmission ratios can be implemented with the ratio steps. A planetary...

8936528

Transmission with disengageable variator   
A transmission, preferably for driving a motor vehicle, includes a multi-gear main transmission and a range group, that is connected downstream from the main transmission and comprises an input...

8932200

Device for the treatment of urinary incontinence   
A device for treating urinary incontinence. The device comprising a body having a passage, for accommodating a urethra of a patient, extending from an inlet to an outlet of the device. The passage...

8930148

Animal identification, measurement, monitoring and management system   
A highly automated system and method for acquiring animal consumption and behavior data including stations where consumables are fed to animals. The stations being equipped with RFID equipment for...

8930108

Method for actuating a retarder of a motor vehicle   
A method of actuating a retarder of a motor vehicle, for example a hydrodynamic retarder of a commercial vehicle, in which during overrun operation the driver uses an operating element to call for...

8930102

Control device of a vehicle   
A control device of a motor vehicle for controlling a gear change in a transmission of the motor vehicle by generating control signals for transmission shift elements utilized during a gear...

8928343

Testing of electronic circuits using an active probe integrated circuit   
A method and apparatus are provided for transmission/reception of signals between automatic test equipment (ATE) and a device under test (DUT). A probe card has a plurality of associated proximate...

8926802

Sacrificial anode assembly   
A steel reinforced concrete protector in an anode cavity such as a cored hole, drilled hole or cut chase is disclosed. The protector includes a sacrificial anode assembly and a separate backfill....

8926405

Surface treatment system and method for achieving a substantially uniform surface profile for a treated surface   
A treatment system for achieving a substantially uniform surface profile of a surface to be treated. The treatment system comprises a support panel which supports a rotatable orb, and the...

8924923

Apparatus and method of generating multi-level test case from unified modeling language sequence diagram based on multiple condition control flow graph  
Disclosed herein are an apparatus and a method for generating a multi-level test case for testing software from a unified modeling language (UML) sequence diagram (SD) based on a multiple condition...

8924113

Method and control device for operating a transmission  
A method of operating a transmission with interlocking and friction shifting elements. In or to carry out a gearshift from a currently gear to a target gear, one shifting element is disengaged and...

8919216

Double clutch transmission of a motor vehicle  
A double clutch transmission of a motor vehicle with a first input shaft (W1) formed as a hollow shaft and a longer, second input shaft (W2) arranged coaxially inside the first input shaft (W1)....

8915788

Universal joint for a downhole drilling motor  
A universal joint carried by an elongate body having an axis. The universal joint has an inner race that pivots omni-directionally within an outer race and a series of first and second opposed...

8915760

Surface mount clip  
A surface mount clip includes a base part having a rear surface electrically connected to a conductor part of a printed wiring board; and an extension part extending from the base part. The...

8915507

Rigid axle with air suspension  
A rigid axle with direct air suspension, preferably for a commercial vehicle. The rigid axle includes an axle body, trailing arms, air springs and vibration dampers. The rigid axle is characterized...

8914993

Shoe sole with pivotal ground engaging plate   
A shoe sole comprising a foot engaging plate for accommodating a foot of a user and a ground engaging surface/plate. The foot engaging plate is sufficiently rigid so as to resist distortion of the...

8911315

Hybrid drive of a motor vehicle   
A hybrid drive of a motor vehicle comprising a combustion engine having a drive shaft, at least one electric machine, a manual transmission having input shafts (GE1, GE2) and an output shaft....

8909447

Method for controlling shifts in a vehicle transmission   
A method of controlling shifts in a vehicle transmission, for example a utility vehicle, having a transmission or partial transmission designed as a dual-clutch transmission that shifts as a...

8905890

Range transmission of a motor vehicle  
A range-change transmission having a main transmission, an upstream splitter group and a downstream range group. The main transmission comprises planetary gearsets (PS2, PS3). A ring gear of...

8905457

Sliding device, in particular for a vehicle sun visor, and sun visor provided with such a device  
The sliding device (1), in particular for vehicle sun visor (2), arranged so as to pivot about a rod (3) intended to be connected to a stationary element such as, in particular, the passenger...

8904870

Device for prediction underground behavior by using acoustic emission sensor and producing method thereof   
Provided is a device for predicting an underground behavior by using an acoustic emission (AE) sensor, including: a waveguide rod having an elongated end to be inserted in a borehole; a plurality...

8904806

Process and apparatus to increase the temperature gradient in a thermal generator using magneto-calorific material  
A method and an apparatus for increasing the temperature gradient of a magneto-calorific thermal generator comprising magneto-calorific elements subjected to a magnetic field variation. At least...

8902036

Ferrite clamp   
A ferrite clamp includes a pair of divided cores, each being formed in an open circular shape; and a pair of case parts, each being adapted to hold each of the divided cores. When the case parts...

8900864

Stabilized leukocytes and their use   
A method of producing extremely stable leukocytes from human blood samples which are stable for long period of time under extraordinary temperature conditions. The method also relates to producing...

8899273

Inflatable device for blocking chimney flues or other ducts  
An inflatable device for blocking a chimney flue or other duct is in the form of a plastics bag 1 having an inflation tube 2 that opens through the wall of the bag 1 into a flexible, tubular sleeve...

8899106

Method for detecting structural stability of object area and apparatus for the same   
A method and apparatus are provided for detecting a structural stability of an object area. The method and apparatus include disposing a plurality of electrodes in the object area along a depth...

8878466

Electromechanical linear actuator  
An electro-mechanical linear actuator unit comprising an actuator housing that accommodates at least two electric drives, each of which, when actuated by a control device, sets an associated drive...

8874340

Method for controlling an automated friction clutch  
A method of controlling an automated friction clutch arranged as a starting and shifting clutch in a vehicle between an engine driveshaft and an input shaft of a transmission. The clutch can be...

8870712

Method for shift control of an automated group gear  
A method of controlling a shift of an automated group gearbox having a multi-step main transmission and a trailing two-step range group. An input shaft of the main transmission is driven by a drive...

8869963

Arrangement for shifting a gearbox  
An arrangement for shifting a gearbox. The arrangement having first and second transmission components (14) and an axially movable shifting sleeve (17) such that the shifting sleeve (17) and the...

8869642

Method for engaging at least one speed-increasing or speed reduction stage in a transfer box  
A method of shifting at least one of a speed increasing stage (H) and/or a speed reductions stage (L) in a claw shifted transfer gear box (VG) in a drive train of a vehicle having a drive engine...

8869541

Thermal generator with magnetocaloric material and incorporated heat transfer fluid circulation means  
A heat generator (1) having at least one thermal module (10) that has N adjacent magnetocaloric elements (2) arranged in a circle around a central axis (A) and is subjected to a varying magnetic...

8864162

Towed vehicle having two towing modes  
A towed vehicle having two towing modes has a first set of wheels positioned on a first axis defining an operative position supporting a frame. A second set of wheels is positioned on a second...

8863617

Motor vehicle transmission  
A motor vehicle transmission having an input shaft, which can be coupled to a drive aggregate, an output shaft, which can be coupled to an output, and several shift elements. At least two shift...

8862244

Intracerebral electrode  
An intracerebral electrode (11) which includes a narrow elongated body (1) for being implanted in a patient's brain. The body has contact pads (2) that are electrically connected to a measuring...

8859916

Electrical cut-off device with high making capacity  
An electrical cut-off device provided with a control module associated with at least one cut-off module corresponding to a phase of an electrical network in which the cut-off module includes a set...

8858390

Method for operating a drivetrain  
A method of operating a drive train having a hybrid drive including a combustion engine and electric motor, a clutch located between the engine and the motor, a transmission, a starting element and...

8852440

Filter unit and method for operating the filter unit  
A filter unit comprising an inlet (12) and an outlet (13) for a flow medium to be filtered, a first filter cartridge (14) having a first filter element, a second filter cartridge (15) having a...

8851546

Folding lateral extension adjoining at least one loading surface of a cargo-carrying vehicle  
A lateral extension (1), for road and rail vehicles, comprising a multitude of individual shafts (5) assembled so as to pivot freely, at each of their extremities, firstly, with regard to the...

8851457

Low-turbulent aerator and aeration method  
A low-turbulent aspirating type aerator, introduced into a body of liquid, comprising of: a gas conveyance tube having a gas inlet end and a gas outlet end; a gas-liquid mixture chamber...

8851263

Parking interlock device of a vehicular transmission  
A parking lock device of a motor vehicle transmission comprising a transmission housing (11) with a housing wall (11a), a parking lock gearwheel (1), a parking lock pawl (2), a parking lock bolt...

8850913

Manual transmission for a motor vehicle  
A manual transmission of a motor vehicle, is actuated by manually shifting a shift lever in a gearshift console having a selector gate and shifting gates in a multiple-H shifting pattern, with...

8850906

Fluid sampling device  
A device for sampling fluids that has an outer conduit having a first end connected to a non-pressurized fluid reservoir and a second end adjacent to the testing location that is remote from the...

8840517

Method for operating a transmission device having a plurality of friction-fit shift elements and at least one form-fit shift element  
A method of operating a transmission device (3) having a plurality of frictionally engaging shift elements (B, C, D and E) and at least one form-locking shift element (A, F) for implementing...

8840515

Motor vehicle transmission having a controllable differential  
A motor vehicle transmission with a main chamber in which rotation of an input shaft is converted and transmitted to a main shaft connected to a housing of a differential gearbox. The housing can...

8840325

Focal plane shutter for camera  
A focal plane shutter for a camera which is suitable for miniaturization and arranged to prevent wear debris from entering into a blade chamber via a base plate hole. Wall portions (1j and 1k) are...

8830178

Illuminatable keyboard  
A keyboard that can be illuminated comprises a key array and a base element. Key buttons of the key array are held in modules arranged on a side, facing away from either the base element or a...

8829934

Method and apparatus for interrogating electronic equipment components  
An apparatus for interrogating an electronic circuit supported by a substrate includes a tester external to the substrate and comprising an tester transceiver. A testing circuit is supported by the...

8826759

Actuating apparatus for actuating at least one shift apparatus and method for the assembly and disassembly thereof  
An actuating apparatus for actuating a shifting mechanism in a transmission to shift a gear wheel on a hollow shaft with an actuator module that is at least partially positioned within the hollow...

8825337

Method for operating a drive train  
A method of operating a drive-train having a drive aggregate comprising an electric machine and internal combustion engine. An automated variable-speed transmission is connected between the engine...

8820500

Auxiliary and motive electric power pick-up structure for land vehicles  
An auxiliary and motive electric power pick-up structure for articulated and non-articulated land vehicles, such as electric public transport vehicles, that pass close to a collector-shoe-type...

8820093

Magnetocaloric heat generator  
The magnetocaloric heat generator (1) comprises at least two magnetocaloric elements (2, 12) arranged in succession and making up at least two consecutive thermal stages crossed by separate heat...

8815345

Method for fabricating three dimensional models  
A method of fabricating a three dimensional model from a composite model formed by a plurality of layers. The composite model comprises at least one shell material encasing and enclosing a build...

8809732

Process and apparatus for ablation  
An ablation method including a steps of ablating a region of a substrate (1) by a laser beam (3); and removing debris ablated from the region (1) by a flow of a fluid (7), namely, a gas or vapor, a...

8808137

Method for operating a drive train  
A method of operating a drive train of a motor vehicle with a drive assembly which has a combustion engine and an automatic transmission with frictional shift elements positioned between the drive...

8800832

Trailer tongue cargo carrier  
A cargo carrier for a tongue of a trailer has a cargo receiving support with opposed sides, a front and a back. There is a pair of trailer tongue engaging mounts and at least two support legs...

8800395

Apparatus for the wireless remote monitoring of covered floating storage tank roofs  
An apparatus for the wireless and remote monitoring of covered floating storage tanks monitors roof position, flexure, fires and the presence of vapors or liquids from water, hydrocarbons or other...

8794319

Multistage separator vessel for capturing LPGs  
A method of recovering liquid petroleum gases (LPGs) from a wellbore includes: performing a well treatment operation by injecting the LPGs into the wellbore to increase the wellbore pressure;...

8794097

Component with inner and outer teeth and method for manufacturing the component  
A component with inner teeth (3) and outer teeth (6). The component (7) comprising a basic body (2) provided with the inner teeth (3) and a sheet component (5) provided with the outer teeth (6)....

8793056

Sensor arrangement  
A sensor arrangement for an electronic transmission control unit of an automatic transmission accommodated in a transmission housing. The sensor arrangement comprises first and second pick-up...

8788163

Method for operating a vehicle drive train  
A method of operating a vehicle drive-train with an engine and a transmission during a gearshift in which an interlocking shift element is disengaged and a frictional shift element is engaged. Upon...

8784267

Method for controlling a rolling or coasting function of a vehicle  
A method of controlling a rolling or a coasting function of a vehicle, such as a commercial vehicle, having a drive train including a drive motor, an automatic or automated transmission that is...