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Latching mechanism for a fuel tank isolation valve assembly

Continental Automotive Systems

Latching mechanism for a fuel tank isolation valve assembly

Header assembly for a pressure sensor

Kulite Semiconductor Products

Header assembly for a pressure sensor

Header assembly for a pressure sensor

Meggitt (orange County)

Microelectromechanical pressure sensors

Date/App# patent app List of recent Pressure Sensor-related patents
04/16/15
20150105919
 Outdoor fan and indoor blower controller for heating, ventilation and air conditioning system and  operation thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Outdoor fan and indoor blower controller for heating, ventilation and air conditioning system and operation thereof
An hvac controller, a method of operating an hvac controller and an hvac system employing the controller or the method. In one embodiment, the hvac controller includes: (1) a processor couplable to at least two refrigerant pressure sensors via separate data paths to receive input signals therefrom and further couplable to a compressor stage and a condenser fan to provide output signals thereto, and (2) memory coupled to the processor and storing a software program having program instructions capable of causing the processor to command the compressor stage or the condenser fan to turn on irrespective of a state of an input signal generated by either of the at least two refrigerant pressure sensors, and generate an error message at least partially depending upon whether or not a high pressure shutdown occurs after the processor commands the compressor stage or the fan to turn on..
Lennox Industries Inc.
04/16/15
20150105773
 Flexible renal nerve ablation devices and related methods of use and manufacture patent thumbnailnew patent Flexible renal nerve ablation devices and related methods of use and manufacture
Medical devices for renal nerve ablation are disclosed. An example medical device for renal nerve ablation may include a catheter shaft having a distal region.
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
04/16/15
20150102039
 Latching mechanism for a fuel tank isolation valve assembly patent thumbnailnew patent Latching mechanism for a fuel tank isolation valve assembly
A vapor purge system having a tank isolation valve and a canister vent valve, where each valve includes a latching mechanism for maintaining the valves in an open position. A diagnostic test is performed on the purge system to prove that each of the valves are functioning correctly.
Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.
04/16/15
20150101731
 Method and  electrical gap setting for a piezoelectric pressure sensor patent thumbnailnew patent Method and electrical gap setting for a piezoelectric pressure sensor
A method for electrically setting a gap for a piezoelectric pressure sensor. The method includes positioning a piezoelectric flex element on a tray; attaching a voltage source to the piezoelectric flex element of a piezoelectric pressure sensor; applying a voltage from the voltage source to the piezoelectric flex element; curing an adhesive between the piezoelectric flex element and the tray while the piezoelectric flex element is deflected by the voltage; and stopping the voltage from the voltage source to the piezoelectric flex element when the adhesive has been cured..
Sercel Inc.
04/16/15
20150101689
 On-board diagnostic check for evap latching valves patent thumbnailnew patent On-board diagnostic check for evap latching valves
A vapor purge system having a tank isolation valve and a canister vent valve, where each valve includes a latching mechanism for maintaining the valves in an open position, and a diagnostic test is performed on the purge system to prove that each of the valves are functioning correctly. Using latching valves in these applications reduces electricity draw from the battery and reduces electrical interference with integrated pressure sensors.
Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.
04/16/15
20150101677
 Integrated pressure transducer in a latching valve patent thumbnailnew patent Integrated pressure transducer in a latching valve
A vapor purge system having a tank isolation valve and a canister vent valve, where each valve includes a latching mechanism for maintaining the valves in an open position, and a diagnostic test is performed on the purge system to prove that each of the valves are functioning correctly. Using latching valves in these applications reduces electricity draw from the battery and reduces electrical interference with integrated pressure sensors.
Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.
04/16/15
20150101416
 Header assembly for a pressure sensor patent thumbnailnew patent Header assembly for a pressure sensor
A header assembly for a pressure sensor and methods for manufacturing and using the same are provided. In one example embodiment, a header insert may include a base; a hollow protrusion coupled to the base and having a metalized inner surface and a metalized outer surface, wherein the metalized outer surface of the hollow protrusion is used to couple to a header and the metalized inner surface of the hollow protrusion is used to couple to a header pin; and wherein a seal is formed between the header, the header insert and the header pin..
Kulite Semiconductor Products, Inc.
04/16/15
20150101413
 Microelectromechanical pressure sensors patent thumbnailnew patent Microelectromechanical pressure sensors
A pressure sensitive element is provided. In one embodiment the pressure sensitive element comprises: a diaphragm with a gage side and a back side and a rim surrounding the diaphragm; a pair of inner islands on the gage side of the diaphragm wherein the pair of inner islands are spaced to form a first gap between the pair of inner islands; a first freed gage spanning the first gap; at least one bridge to provide an electrical communication path between the rim and the first freed gage; an outer island on the gage side of the diaphragm wherein the outer island and the rim are spaced to form a second gap; and a second freed gage spanning the second gap..
Meggitt (orange County), Inc.
04/16/15
20150101412
 Pressure sensor patent thumbnailnew patent Pressure sensor
The pressure sensor is intended to be integrated in a pressure measuring device, particularly a timepiece.. .
04/16/15
20150101400
 Viscosity measuring apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Viscosity measuring apparatus
A viscosity measuring apparatus is mounted on a vehicle provided with an engine, a cylinder pressure sensor configured to detect cylinder pressure which is inner pressure of a cylinder of the engine, a fuel injection valve configured to supply fuel to the engine, and a temperature sensor configured to detect temperature of a coolant of the engine. The viscosity measuring apparatus is provided with: an estimating device configured to calculate a cooling loss from a heating value of the cylinder based on the cylinder pressure detected by the cylinder pressure sensor and an input heating value of the cylinder, and to estimate viscosity of the coolant on the basis of the calculated cooling loss..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
04/09/15
20150100265

Method for compensating a signal from a pressure measurement device within an internal combustion engine


A method for processing a signal (sb) from a pressure measurement device (dp) in a combustion chamber of a cylinder of an internal combustion engine includes: detecting the start of a plateau phase (sp1); calculating a pair of values of a slope (ax0, . .
Continental Automotive Gmbh
04/09/15
20150100253

Aircraft fluid gauging techniques using pressure measurements and optical sensors


A fluid level measurement system includes a first pressure sensor disposed inside a fluid tank at a first elevation relative to a height axis of the fluid tank, and a second pressure sensor disposed inside the fluid tank at a second elevation relative to the height axis of the fluid tank, the second elevation different from the first elevation. The first pressure sensor and the second pressure sensor are configured to provide a signal indicative of a sensed pressure, and fluid height is calculated from the difference in sensed pressure between the first and second pressure sensors relative to the sensed pressure of either the first or the second pressure sensor..
Parker-hannifin Corporation
04/09/15
20150100251

Systems and methods for sensing balanced-action for improving mammal work-track efficiency


An example system includes one or more sleeves, each configured for attachment to a leg and comprising a pressure sensor, an accelerometer and a magnetometer. A processor processes sensor signals from the pressure sensor, the accelerometer and the magnetometer to estimate action (a) and work (w) using event detections of peak stance and valley swing events associated with leg movement, for optimizing energy efficiency for maintaining a balance of the body leaning forward in a gravity pull-down force, with the periodic upward force of the sequential foot-thrusts with the toes..
04/09/15
20150100227

Method for expanding aircraft center of gravity limitations


A method which creates a justification basis to expand an aircraft's center of gravity limitations, which are established by the aircraft designer; relating to aircraft landing gear strength assumptions. Strut load sensors such as pressure sensors are mounted in relation to each of the landing gear struts to monitor, measure and record aircraft landing gear strut compression loads.
04/09/15
20150099926

Endoscope with integrated sensors


The insertion tube of an endoscope is equipped with an array of pressure sensors that provide real-time information of the pressure exerted by the insertion tube as it passes through a patient's body during an endoscopic procedure. Pressure information may be displayed in real time, wherein regions of high pressure are highlighted.
Endochoice, Inc.
04/09/15
20150099925

Endoscope with integrated sensors


The insertion tube of an endoscope is equipped with an array of pressure sensors that provide real-time information of the pressure exerted by the insertion tube as it passes through a patient's body during an endoscopic procedure. Pressure information may be displayed in real time, wherein regions of high pressure are highlighted.
Endochoice, Inc.
04/09/15
20150097662

Flexible board type tire pressure sensor device


A flexible board type tire pressure sensor device includes a flexible pc board having a first surface bonded to an inside wall of a tire of a vehicle wheel and a second surface opposite to the first surface, a sensor module installed in the second surface of the flexible pc board for sensing a variety of statuses of the vehicle wheel, a transmission terminal set installed in the second surface of the flexible pc board and electrically connected with the sensor module for allowing transmission of a communication program to the sensor module, and an antenna installed in the second surface of the flexible pc board and electrically connected with the sensor module for sending out a sensor signal generated by the sensor module. Thus, the flexible board type tire pressure sensor device has excellent structural stability to provide accurate sensing results..
Cub Elecparts Inc.
04/09/15
20150097417

Hydraulic accumulator pre-charge pressure detection for hydraulic braking system


A system and method for detecting a pre-charge pressure of a hydraulic braking system are disclosed. A controller receives pressure readings from a pressure sensor indicative of the pressure of a hydraulic brake accumulator or the lower pressure of more than one accumulator.
Caterpillar S.a.r.l.
04/09/15
20150097309

Process and making tufted article


A process for making a tufted article from a thermoplastic material comprises controlling injection pressure according to a pressure-dominated algorithm including detecting at least 100 melt-pressure measurements per second upstream a front end of a mold cavity. An apparatus comprises a pressure-control mechanism for monitoring and adjusting an injection pressure according to the pressure-dominated algorithm, wherein the pressure-control mechanism comprises at least one high-frequency pressure sensor located upstream the mold cavity's front end..
The Procter & Gamble Company
04/09/15
20150096970

Steam oven with quick recovery feature and method


A steam oven with a housing defining a cooking cavity therein and a door for accessing the cooking cavity. A water reservoir may be provided configured to hold a quantity of water that is turned to steam using a heating element.
American Equipment Corporation
04/09/15
20150096736

Device and minimizing the effect of ambient conditions on the operation of a heat exchanger


The present invention for includes a method for minimizing the undesired effect of wind on the operation of a heat exchanger system for cooling liquid having a plurality of finned tube arrays and a plurality of fans for inducing air through the finned tube array, the method comprising the steps of: setting the angle of deflection of the wind deflectors other than the angle of deflection of the uppermost position of the wind deflectors; collecting readings of outlet temperature sensor of the heat exchanger, ambient temperature, wind sensor and inlet air pressure sensor of the heat exchanger; recording readings of outlet temperature sensor of the heat exchanger, ambient temperature, wind sensor and inlet air pressure sensor of the heat exchanger; comparing readings of outlet temperature sensor of the heat exchanger, ambient temperature, wind sensor and inlet air pressure sensor of the heat exchanger to previous readings; and carrying out a correction command if the readings have changed.. .
04/09/15
20150096714

Systems and methods for air conditioning a building using an energy recovery wheel


Systems and methods for air conditioning a building using an energy recovery wheel are provided. An exemplary system includes a rotatable energy recovery wheel configured to rotate successively through a recirculated air stream and a second air stream separate from the recirculated air stream, and a refrigeration circuit configured to circulate a refrigerant through a cooling coil arranged in the recirculated air stream and a condenser arranged in the second air stream.
Johnson Controls Technology Company
04/09/15
20150096559

Manual ventilation feedback sensor for use in clinical and training settings


A manual ventilation feedback sensor for use in clinical and training settings is disclosed. Namely, a manual resuscitator device is disclosed that comprises a bag valve mask, a one-way valve, a manual ventilation bag, and a sensing module, wherein the sensing module can comprise a pressure sensor and/or flow transducer.
The Johns Hopkins University
04/09/15
20150096533

Electronic throttle


An ecu loads detected values of a rotation angle sensor and a pressure sensor which are mounted to an electric throttle, and executes an abnormal-sensor determination control to determine whether one of the rotation angle sensor and the pressure sensor is abnormal. Specifically, the ecu determines that one of the rotation angle sensor and the pressure sensor is abnormal, in a case where a state that a tendency of the actual opening angle detected by the rotation angle sensor does not match a tendency of the pressure detected by the downstream pressure sensor has continued for a period greater than or equal to a predetermined period.
Denso Corporation
04/09/15
20150096388

Pressure sensor


Flow=k·(g2/v)  (1). .
04/09/15
20150096386

Measuring device for determining the volumetric flow rate of glue in a gluing device


The invention relates to a measuring apparatus (10) for determining the volume flow of glue in a gluing device (100) for an apparatus, particularly a bottoming device or a tubing machine, for manufacturing bags or semifinished bag products, comprising a pressure accumulator (20) having a gas volume (22) and a glue volume (24) that is separated from the gas volume (22) by a pressure equalization element (26), particularly a flexible membrane, wherein the glue volume (24) as a glue port (28) for connection to a glue line (110) of the gluing device (100), and the pressure accumulator (20) comprises a pressure sensor (30) for determining the internal pressure inside the pressure accumulator (20).. .
Windmöller & Hölscher Kg
04/09/15
20150096376

Inertial and pressure sensors on single chip


In accordance with one embodiment, a single chip combination inertial and pressure sensor device includes a substrate, an inertial sensor including a movable sensing structure movably supported above the substrate, and a first fixed electrode positioned adjacent to the movable sensing structure, and a pressure sensor including a gap formed in the sensor at a location directly above the movable sensing structure, and a flexible membrane formed in a cap layer of the device, the flexible membrane defining a boundary of the gap and configured to flex toward and away from the gap in response to a variation in pressure above the flexible membrane.. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh
04/09/15
20150096363

Pressure sensing device and using the same


A pressure-sensing device is for use in an underground well. The pressure-sensing device includes a pressure sensor arranged at least to sense whether a pressure in the well is below or above a given limit value, and a signal generator arranged to generate an acoustic signal in a well body in the well in response to a sensed pressure from the pressure sensor exceeding said limit value.
Innovar Engineering As
04/09/15
20150096362

Extraction of tire characteristics combining direct tpms and tire resonance analysis


Embodiments relate to tire characterization systems and methods for combining direct tire pressure monitoring systems (tpms) and tire resonance analysis in indirect tire pressure monitoring systems (tpms) for the extraction of tire characteristics to characterize other tire parameters. In embodiments, itpms and methods that utilize anti-lock braking system (abs) sensed signals coupled to an electronic control unit (ecu) that may comprise circuitry and/or controllers to process the sensed signals using a resonance frequency analysis (rfa) technique can be combined with direct tire pressure sensor measurements from direct tpms systems.
Infineon Technologies Ag
04/02/15
20150094673

Disposable reduced-pressure therapy system with electronic feedback


Systems, methods, and apparatuses for providing feedback for reduced-pressure therapy are described. A regulator can include a supply chamber fluidly coupled to a dressing, a control chamber fluidly coupled to the dressing, a charging chamber fluidly coupled to the supply chamber through a port, and a regulator valve operable to control fluid communication through the port based on a pressure differential between the control chamber and a target pressure.
Kci Licensing, Inc.
04/02/15
20150092957

Vehicle sound generation apparatus, and vehicle sound generation method


A vehicle sound generation apparatus 20 is constituted by a first pressure sensor 21a, a second pressure sensor 21b, a signal processing section 24 which performs processing of changing pressure signals output from the first pressure sensor 21a and the second pressure sensor 21b in accordance with the operation state of an automobile 10, and speakers 28a, 28b which output, as an intake sound of an engine 12, a sound pressure signal processed by the signal processing section 24. The first pressure sensor 21a is provided on an intake duct 15 connecting an air cleaner 16 and a throttle body 17 at a position between the air cleaner 16 and the center of the intake duct 15, and the second pressure sensor 21b is provided between the engine 12 and the throttle body 17..
Yamaha Corporation
04/02/15
20150091720

Device and detecting a pressure change in a tire


A device for detecting a pressure change in a tire includes a first temperature sensor located outside the tire, the first temperature sensor being configured to produce a first temperature signal indicative of a first temperature, an input apparatus configured to receive the first temperature signal from the first temperatures sensor, and to receive a second temperature signal from a second temperature sensor, the second temperature signal being indicative of a second temperature, and to receive a tire pressure signal from a tire pressure sensor, the tire pressure signal being indicative of a tire pressure of the tire, and a processor configured to output an evaluation signal including information about a change of tire pressure based on the pressure signal and based on the first temperature signal and the second temperature signal.. .
Aktiebolaget Skf
04/02/15
20150091719

Tire pressure sensor


A tire pressure sensor is installed on a tire rim which includes an assembly through hole. The tire pressure sensor includes a sensor body, a gas intake nozzle fixed on the tire rim and connected to the sensor body, and a gas nozzle assembly member to couple with the sensor body and the gas intake nozzle.
Sung Jung Minute Industry Co., Ltd.
04/02/15
20150091370

Vehicle brake device


A brake ecu brings master cut valves into an open state and brings holding valves into a closed state, thereby controlling a master cylinder and wheel cylinders to communicate to each other when a magnitude of a hydraulic pressure detected by an accumulator pressure sensor has decreased to a value less than a predetermined value set in advance. On the other hand, the ecu maintains holding valves in an open state, and controls an accumulator and the wheel cylinders to communicate to each other via linear control valves.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
04/02/15
20150091369

Vehicle brake device


A brake ecu uses a control pressure acquired from a control pressure sensor to determine whether a valve closing operation abnormality or a valve opening operation abnormality occurs in one of a pressure increasing linear control valve and an adjusted flow rate cut valve in a state where a hydraulic pressure is supplied from an accumulator. The brake ecu controls, if the brake ecu determines that an abnormality occurs, respectively the control valve and the cut valve to change to an open state or a closed state, and identifies, based on a change in the control pressure acquired from the control pressure sensor, in which of the control valve and the cut valve the valve opening operation abnormality or the valve closing operation abnormality occurs.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
04/02/15
20150091107

Die bond design for medium pressure sensor


A micro-electromechanical pressure transducer formed from a silicon die centers itself on a pedestal, formed from either a metal or a dielectric, by applying a predetermined amount of liquid epoxy adhesive to the square, top surface of the pedestal and allowing the liquid adhesive to distribute itself over the top surface. A mems die placed atop the liquid adhesive is centered on the top surface by surface tension between sides of the die and the top surface..
Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.
04/02/15
20150090645

Fluid metering system


A fluid metering system for accurately and consistently mixing two or more fluids together. The fluid metering system generally includes a closed loop feedback system that monitors the flow rate of the water and the volume of liquid chemical added to the water over a period of time.
Flowcore Systems, Llc
04/02/15
20150090466

Vibratory ripper having pressure sensor for selectively controlling activation of vibration mechanism


In an aspect of the invention a ripping mechanism for a vehicle is provided which includes a support frame, a ripping member, a vibrator mechanism, a pressure sensor, and a control system. The control system is configured to determine when the ripping member is engaged with hard material using the pressure sensor.
04/02/15
20150090445

Detection of position of a plunger in a well


A system for detecting when a plunger reaches a bottom of a well includes a pressure sensor configured to measure a pressure of the well and provide a measured pressure output. Derivative calculation circuitry calculates a derivative of the measured pressure output.
Rosemount Inc.
04/02/15
20150090269

Device and detection and treatment of ventilator associated pneumonia in a mammalian subject


Devices and methods are disclosed herein for preventing or treating ventilator associated pneumonia in a mammalian subject. The device includes an endotracheal tube having an interior surface and an exterior surface; an actively-controllable anchoring cuff comprising two or more inflatable balloons configured to contact the exterior surface of the endotracheal tube and configured to contact the trachea of a mammalian subject; a pressure sensor configured to detect pressure of one or more of the inflatable balloons; and a controller in communication with the pressure sensor, the controller configured to actively vary pressure of the two or more of the inflatable balloons of the anchoring cuff..
Elwha Llc
04/02/15
20150090052

Pressure sensor having multiple pressure cells and sensitivity estimation methodology


However, a critical dimension (76) of the sense diaphragm (68) is less than a critical dimension (80) of the test diaphragm (70) so that the test cell (32) has greater sensitivity (142) to pressure (36) than the sense cell (34). Parameters (100) measured at the test cell (32) are utilized to estimate a sensitivity (138) of the sense cell (34)..
04/02/15
20150090050

Differential pressure based flow measurement device having improved pitot tube configuration


A differential pressure flow measurement system includes a pressure sensor coupled to measurement circuitry. An elongate probe is configured to be inserted into a conduit which carries a flow of process fluid.
Rosemount Inc.
04/02/15
20150090045

Method and device for the early detection of crack formations in media-carrying workpieces


A device is provided for the early detection of crack formations in work pieces or in components that are subjected to mechanical loading. Wherein in the region of at least one surface at risk of cracking there is arranged at least one testing chamber that is formed by a generative process of manufacturing the work piece or a portion of a work piece and to which a testing medium under pressure is admitted.
Werkzeugbau Siegfried Hofmann Gmbh
04/02/15
20150090042

Pressure sensor package with integrated sealing


A pressure sensor package includes a lead and a semiconductor die spaced apart from the lead and including a terminal and a diaphragm disposed at a first side of the die. The die is configured to change an electrical parameter responsive to a pressure difference across the diaphragm.
Infineon Technologies Ag
04/02/15
20150090041

Pressure sensor, electronic apparatus, and moving object


A pressure sensor includes a sensor chip that detects a pressure and generates an electric signal; a package that has an opening and an internal space in which the sensor chip is accommodated; and flying leads that protrude from the package into the internal space. The sensor chip is connected to the flying leads.
Seiko Epson Corporation
04/02/15
20150090040

Pressure sensor with mineral insulated cable


A pressure measurement system is provided. The system includes a pressure sensing probe extendable into a process fluid and having a pressure sensor with an electrical characteristic that varies with process fluid pressure.
Rosemount Inc.
04/02/15
20150090039

Seal for pressure transmitter for use in industrial process


A pressure transmitter system for measuring a pressure of a process fluid in an industrial process includes a pressure transmitter having a pressure sensor. A process fluid passageway having a circular opening is configured to couple pressure of the process fluid to the pressure sensor.
Rosemount Inc.
04/02/15
20150090029

Physical quantity sensor, pressure sensor, altimeter, electronic apparatus, and moving object


A physical quantity sensor includes: a substrate that has a diaphragm section that is deformed to be deflected by receiving a pressure; a fixed electrode that is provided in the diaphragm section; and a movable electrode that has a movable section that is away from the fixed electrode and is disposed opposite to the fixed electrode, in which a shape of the diaphragm section in a plan view is a longitudinal shape extended in a predetermined direction, and in which a shape of the fixed electrode in a plan view is a longitudinal shape extending along a predetermined direction.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation
03/26/15
20150088397

Vigilance monitoring system


The present invention pertains to a system and method of monitoring the alertness or wakefulness of a driver. The monitored parameters include cardiac, respiratory and movement parameters.
Compumedics Limited
03/26/15
20150088008

Pressure sensor, microphone, blood pressure sensor, and touch panel


According to one embodiment, a pressure sensor includes a support, a film unit supported by the support, having an upper surface, and capable of being deformed, and a first sensing element provided on the upper surface. The first sensing element includes a first magnetic layer, a second magnetic layer provided apart from the first magnetic layer and a first intermediate unit including a first intermediate layer including a portion provided between the first and second magnetic layers.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
03/26/15
20150087953

Non-invasive intraocular pressure sensor


A non-invasive intraocular pressure sensor adapted to be configured on an eyeball is provided. The non-invasive intraocular pressure sensor includes a sensing unit and a readout circuit.
National Chiao Tung University
03/26/15
20150087890

Catheter system and intravascular blood pump comprising said catheter system


A catheter (20), which can be part of an intravascular blood pump, possesses a kink sensor which extends over the total length of the catheter and comprises an optical fiber (28a). The optical fiber is attached to an evaluation device (100) which evaluates a preset light quantity transmitted through the optical fiber as to whether a part of the light quantity is coupled out of the optical fiber along the length of the optical fiber.
Abiomed Europe Gmbh
03/26/15
20150083359

Method for preventing and recognising coolant discharges from complex hydraulic systems


The invention relates to a method for preventing and detecting coolant discharges from complex hydraulic systems. The aim of the invention is to configure such a method in such a way that this method in particular meets requirements for preventing/limiting the development of explosive atmospheres in working areas and for reducing measures from previously otherwise typical requirements for ex zones.
DÜrr Somac Gmbh
03/26/15
20150083130

Start up self-testing airway pressure sensor for anesthesia machine


Disclosed is a starting up self-testing method of an airway pressure sensor for an anesthesia machine. In a manual state, a pressure value of the pressure sensor is detected, and after the detection, if the value is within an airway pressure measurement range but not within a sensor zero point voltage range, the anesthesia machine is switched to a machine-controlled state to detect the pressure value of the pressure sensor, so that under the machine-controlled state, an airway is in communication with a bellows to enable gas possibly left in the airway to flow into the bellows to thus change the pressure value in the airway, and hence if the current pressure value of the pressure sensor is reduced or directly in the sensor zero point voltage range, the pressure sensor is valid..
Beijing Aeonmed Co., Ltd.
03/26/15
20150083120

Self contained breathing apparatus illumination system


A self contained breathing apparatus (scba) illumination system utilizing led (light emitting diode) lights is designed as a modification to attach to a self contained breathing apparatus (scba) mask to provide increased visibility to professionals working in an immediately dangerous to life or health (idlh) environment. The scba illumination system can be easily installed on a typical mask.
03/26/15
20150082917

Strain sensing element, pressure sensor, microphone, blood pressure sensor, and touch panel


According to one embodiment, a strain sensing element includes a film unit, and a sensing unit. The film unit has a film surface and is capable of being deformed.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
03/26/15
20150082903

Multivariable process fluid transmitter for high pressure applications


A multivariable process fluid transmitter module includes a base having a pair of recesses. A pair of pedestals is provided with each pedestal being disposed in a respective recess and being coupled to a respective isolation diaphragm.
Rosemount Inc.
03/26/15
20150082901

Strain sensing element, pressure sensor, microphone, blood pressure sensor, and touch panel


According to one embodiment, a strain sensing element provided on a deformable substrate includes: a first magnetic layer; a second magnetic layer; a spacer layer; and a bias layer. Magnetization of the second magnetic layer changes according to deformation of the substrate.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
03/26/15
20150082900

Strain sensing element, pressure sensor, microphone, blood pressure sensor, and touch panel


According to one embodiment, a strain sensing element to be provided on a deformable substrate, the element includes: a reference layer; a magnetization free layer; and a spacer layer. Magnetization of the magnetization free layer changes in accordance with deformation of the substrate.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
03/26/15
20150082899

Strain sensing element, pressure sensor, microphone, blood pressure sensor, and touch panel


According to one embodiment, a strain sensing element provided on a deformable substrate, includes: a first magnetic layer; a second magnetic layer; and an intermediate layer. The second magnetic layer includes fe1-yby (0<y≦0.3).
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
03/26/15
20150082894

Pressure sensor and pressure sensor manufacturing method


According to one embodiment, a pressure sensor includes: a support unit; a substrate; and a plurality of sensing elements. The substrate is supported by the support unit and deformable.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
03/26/15
20150082893

Process fluid pressure sensing assembly for pressure transmitters subjected to high working pressure


A pressure measurement assembly is provided. The assembly includes a pressure sensor mount having an aperture therethrough.
Rosemount Inc.
03/26/15
20150082892

Isolator system for a pressure transmitter


An isolator system for a pressure transmitter includes a port internal to the transmitter, a sensor tube, and a fill tube. The sensor tube is connected to the port to fluidly connect a passageway through a transmitter body to a pressure sensor.
Rosemount Inc.
03/26/15
20150082754

Carrier element and packaging device for packaging at least one product into at least one package


A carrier element for use in a packaging device is provided wherein the carrier element is connectable with at least one transport device of the packaging device. The carrier element comprises at least one receiving surface for receiving at least one package.
Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc.
03/19/15
20150081172

Steering damper control apparatus, and a saddle riding type vehicle having the same


A steering damper control apparatus includes a steering damper configured to generate a damping force which acts on a steering device, a pressure sensor configured to detect a pressure of a front wheel suspension, a steering angle sensor configured to detect a steering angle of the steering device, and a damping force adjuster configured to adjust the damping force of the steering damper with one of a first command value which is a damping force command value according to a change rate of the pressure, and a second command value which is a damping force command value according to a steering angular speed, based on each detection result of the pressure sensor and steering angle sensor.. .
Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha
03/19/15
20150080751

Blood pressure measuring device, flexible collar for a blood pressure measuring device, and blood pressure measurement


Blood pressure measuring device with a flexible pressure collar, to surround a body part at least partially, with a pressure sensor element, wherein the shape of the pressure collar can be adapted to the outer contour of the body part, the pressure collar being at least partially inelastic. Further, the flexible pressure collar for a blood pressure measuring device to the relates pressure collar being inelastic and the shape being adapted to the outer contour of a body part.
Up-med Gmbh
03/19/15
20150080743

Intravascular rotary blood pump


An intravascular rotary blood pump possesses a catheter (10), a pumping device (50) disposed distally of the catheter and having at its distal end a flexible flow cannula (53) through which blood is either sucked or discharged by the pumping device (50) during operation of the blood pump, and at least one pressure sensor (27, 28a, 30) having at least one optical fiber (28a) which is laid along the flow cannula (53). The optical fiber (28a) and, where applicable, a sliding tube (27) in which the optical fiber (28a) is laid extend along a neutral fiber of the flow cannula (53)..
Abiomed Europe Gmbh
03/19/15
20150077398

Method for interacting with a dynamic tactile interface


A method for registering user interaction with a dynamic tactile interface, which includes a tactile layer defining a tactile surface, a deformable region, and a peripheral region and coupled to a substrate opposite the tactile surface, the deformable region cooperating with the substrate to form a variable volume. The method includes detecting a first contact of an object at a first location on the tactile surface at a sensor; detecting a removal of the object from the first location; at a first time, detecting a first pressure of the variable volume at a pressure sensor; at the sensor, at a second time after the first time, detecting a second contact at a second location; at the second time, detecting a second pressure at the pressure sensor; interpreting the first and second contact, and the pressure difference as a gesture; and executing a command corresponding to the gesture..
Tactus Technology, Inc.
03/19/15
20150076630

Side vented pressure sensor device


A semiconductor sensor device has a pressure sensing die and at least one other die mounted on a substrate, and electrical interconnections that interconnect the pressure sensing die and the at least one other die. An active region of the pressure sensing die is covered with a pressure sensitive gel material, and a cap having a cavity is mounted over the pressure sensing die such that the pressure sensing die is positioned within the cavity.
03/19/15
20150075822

Engine compartment fire suppression system


An engine compartment fire suppression system for an hvac system of a vehicle monitors conditions including, but not limited to, a collision sensor, an air conditioning system pressure sensor, engine coolant temperature, exhaust gas temperature, or an engine load calculation. The fire suppression system discharges a fire suppression composition when a controller receives a specified combination of the monitored conditions..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
03/19/15
20150075785

System and detecting screen-out using a fracturing valve for mitigation


A system and method for detecting screen-out using a fracturing valve for mitigation is disclosed herein. The fracture method can comprise fracturing a well using a fracturing valve, while a downhole pressure is less than a predetermined threshold.
Flowpro Well Technology A.s
03/19/15
20150075635

Fluid pressure regulation system for fluid-dispensing systems


A system actively regulates the fluid pressure entering the pump of a fluid-dispensing system to provide a more uniform fluid flow exiting the pump. The pump is supplied with fluid from a pressurized reservoir (e.g., that is pressurized from an external air source, or by mechanical or electrically-driven pressurization).
Gpd Global, Inc.
03/19/15
20150075501

Fuel tank pressure sensor rationality test for a phev


A method for verifying the reliable operation of a fuel tank pressure transducer positioned within a fuel tank of a phev. The method detects the initiation of a refueling cycle, which leads to opening a system vent valve positioned between a carbon canister and a system vent, and opening a fuel tank isolation valve.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
03/19/15
20150075293

Customizable averaging pitot tube probe and process variable transmitter


A customizable length averaging pitot tube (apt) probe for insertion into a confined conduit, such as a process pipe, is disclosed. The apt probe includes a probe portion, configured to be inserted into the confined conduit, which includes longitudinally extending upstream, downstream and middle surfaces to form first and second fluid carrying plenums within the apt probe portion.
Dieterich Standard, Inc.
03/19/15
20150075289

Ceramic pressure sensor and production thereof


A method for production of a pressure sensor including a flat flexible membrane made of a ceramic material and a flat rigid support thereof made of a ceramic material is provided. Steps include: —establishing an electric circuit on the membrane; —establishing an electric contact with the outside on the support; —depositing an electrically conductive material on the support; —establishing an electrical and mechanical coupling between the membrane and the support.
Microtel Tecnologie Elettroniche S.p.a.
03/19/15
20150075270

Reductant delivery performance diagnostics system


A method for diagnosing reductant delivery performance of a reductant delivery system is provided. The method provides an outlet pressure sensor at a reductant outlet of the reductant delivery system and a virtual pressure sensor in an exhaust stream where reductant is injected into the stream.
International Engine Intellectual Property Company, Llc
03/19/15
20150075267

Fuel tank pressure sensor rationality test for a phev


A method for verifying reliable operation of a fuel tank pressure transducer coupled to a fuel tank of a phev. The method monitors pressure and fuel level within the fuel tank, employing a fuel level sensor providing fuel level signals to a controller, as well as a pressure transducer providing pressure signals to the controller.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
03/19/15
20150075266

Pressure detection device and intake pressure measurement apparatus using the same


In a pressure detection device which is provided in an intake pressure measurement apparatus, a detection space surrounded by an outer wall portion is formed in a housing, and an inner wall portion is formed integrally in the detection space such that both end portions are connected to the outer wall portion. The inner wall portion has a cylindrical shape, and a sensor storage portion is formed between the inner wall portion and the outer wall portion.
Alps Electric Co., Ltd.
03/19/15
20150075251

Detecting pressure sensor offset in a phev fuel tank


A method for determining pressure sensor offset values in an evaporative emission control system. The method is performed during initial vehicle power up, and the method begins by receiving a reference signal indicating existing atmospheric pressure, as well as a check signal from a fuel tank pressure sensor indicating pressure within the fuel tank, at a time when the fuel system is open to atmosphere.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


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