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METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PREDICTING END OF BATTERY LIFE
A powering subassembly for a portable electronic device includes a main battery, a converter, a backup battery, and a controller. The main battery provides a...
POWER SWITCHING DEVICE
A power switching device including a rectifier circuit and a control circuit is provided. A first terminal of the rectifier circuit receives an external voltage...
Uninterruptible Power Supply Systems and Methods for Communications
An uninterruptible power supply for supply electrical power to a load, comprises a connection to a primary source for supplying primary power, a battery system...
AUTOMATIC SYSTEM FOR SYNCHRONOUS ENABLEMENT-DISABLEMENT OF SOLAR
PHOTOVOLTAIC PANELS OF AN ENERGY PRODUCTION...
A solar energy plant may include a DC bus, photovoltaic panels coupled in parallel to the DC bus, each photovoltaic panel having a DC/DC converter, and a first...
FIELD DEVICE FOR A PROCESS AUTOMATION SYSTEM HAVING AN INTRINSICALLY SAFE
POWER SUPPLY DEVICE
The disclosure relates to a field device of a process automation system, having at least one first intrinsically safe power supply unit, which provides locally...
PHOTOVOLTAIC LADDER INVERTER
Techniques for DC-to-AC conversion are disclosed, and may be embodied in a solar inverter device that can operatively couple to a power grid. The device...
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISCHARGING THE CAPACITORS OF A BOOST CONVERTER
COMPOSED OF PLURAL BRIDGE DEVICES
The present invention concerns a method for discharging the capacitors of a boost converter composed of a number n of bridge devices connected in series, the...
POWER CONDITIONER FOR FEEDING SYSTEM
A power conditioner for a feeding system which stabilizes a load of active power is provided. A power conditioner for a feeding system comprises a first AC-DC...
METHOD FOR OPERATING AN ENERGY GENERATOR WITH INVERTER OPERATION DEPENDING
ON A MAINS VOLTAGE AND CIRCUIT LAYOUT
A method for operating a first energy generator in an electric power supply system to which a plurality of electric consumers and at least the first energy...
Load Control System Having an Energy Savings Mode
A load control system for a building having a lighting load, a window, and a heating and cooling system comprises a lighting control device for controlling the...
CONSTANT VOLTAGE CONSTANT CURRENT GENERATION CIRCUIT
A constant voltage constant current generation circuit includes a first transistor, a first resistor connected between the first terminal and a second...
Arrangement For And Method Of Dynamically Managing Electrical Power
Between An Electrical Power Source And An...
Electrical power is dynamically managed among one or more power sources and one or more loads. A plurality of monitor nodes is connected to an input terminal...
POWER SUPPLY APPARATUS
The power supply apparatus includes a first power device, a second power unit, and controlling means. Each of the first power device and the second power unit...
System and Method for Optimizing Solar Power Conversion
A solar power system is provided for maximizing solar power conversion. The solar power system includes n power units connected in series and n-1 DC-DC...
PORTABLE COMPUTING DEVICE WITH WIRELESS POWER DISTRIBUTION
A core module for a portable computing device includes a wireless power receiver module, a battery power module, a power supply module, a processing module, and...
ELECTRICAL POWER SUPPLYING DEVICE HAVING A CENTRAL POWER-HUB ASSEMBLY
SUPPLYING ELECTRICAL POWER TO POWER...
An electrical power-supplying device for supplying electrical power to a group of electrical appliances located in an environment. The electrical power...
An energized table includes a capacitively-loaded conducting loop source resonator, with a characteristic size, L1, connected to a switching amplifier and...
WIRELESS POWERED PROJECTOR
A wireless power system for powering a projector includes a source resonator, configured to generate an oscillating magnetic field, and at least one device...
WIRELESS POWERED TELEVISION
A wireless power system for powering a television includes a source resonator, configured to generate an oscillating magnetic field, and at least one television...
WIRELESSLY POWERED LAPTOP AND DESKTOP ENVIRONMENT
A wireless energy transfer system for energizing desktop electronics includes a source resonator, having a dipole moment, and configured to be positioned above...
VEHICLE WINDOW OPENING AND CLOSING CONTROL DEVICE
The driver seat unit and the other-seat unit are connected by the single signal line. A direction of a current passed through a motor is switched using contacts...
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CHARGING OR DISCHARGING AN ELECTRICAL DEVICE
An apparatus for charging and discharging an electrical device in vehicle is provided. The apparatus comprises a switch, first and second power sources, and...
POWER-SUPPLY UNIT AND POWER SUPPLY
A power-supply unit has an electric connection box operable to supply an electric power of a battery to loads and a power supply operable to control first...
ELECTRIC DRIVE VEHICLE
An electric drive vehicle is equipped with a battery usable for traveling and chargeable by an external power supply and a vehicle-side ECU that permits the...
ELECTRICAL POWER CONTROL SYSTEM FOR A VEHICLE
An Electrical Power System for supplying electrical power to the loads of a vehicle comprising a Power Generation Area (11); a Primary Distribution Area (13); a...
BRAKE SYSTEM FOR A VEHICLE AND METHOD FOR OPERATING A BRAKE SYSTEM FOR A
A brake system for a vehicle includes: a brake activation element; an input piston displaceable by at least a predefined minimum actuator travel distance when...
BRAKE CONTROL APPARATUS
A brake control apparatus for a vehicle includes: a master cylinder for raising a wheel cylinder pressure according to operation of a brake pedal; a booster for...
Vehicle Hydraulic Brake System with Wheel Slip Control
A vehicle hydraulic brake system with wheel slip control includes two brake circuits and brake pressurization valves and brake pressure-reduction valves for...
Wheel insert for aluminum-alloy wheels
The present invention is directed to a wheel insert used with aluminum-alloy vehicle wheels. More specifically, the present invention is directed to a milled,...
A toothbrush including a brush main body of a synthetic resin and having a bristle base and bristles of a thermoplastic resin which have been fusion-bonded to...
EXPANSION DEVICE FOR BREAKING SOLID MATERIAL, USE OF THE DEVICE AND METHOD
FOR PRODUCING IT
An expansion device for breaking solid materials, including at least one hose element having an inner expansion chamber with a non-circular cross section before...
METHOD FOR DETERMINING THE POSITION OR SITUATION OF INSTALLATION
COMPONENTS IN MINERAL MINING INSTALLATIONS AND...
A method and apparatus for determining the position and/or situation of installation components of a mineral mining installation which has as installation...
WEBBING-THREADING MEMBER AND SEATBELT DEVICE
Provided are a webbing-threading member and a seatbelt device that can prevent deviation of webbing (a so-called jamming phenomenon) by preventing rotation of...
SEAT FRAME DEVICE
A seat frame device, in particular a seat frame device for means of transportation, having at least two frame parts which are connected by way of at least one...
EXPANDABLE CHAIR ASSEMBLY
A chair assembly has a seat, a backrest and an expandable leg supporting device. The seat has a front end and a rear end. The backrest is connected to the rear...
APPARATUS FOR MAINTAINING THE HEAD OF A PERSON IN AN ERECT POSITION WHEN
THE PERSON IS SITTING IN A SEAT
An apparatus is for maintaining the head of a person in an erect position when the person is sitting in a seat. The apparatus includes a clamp connected to the...
With a motor vehicle having a front axle and a rear axle, an underbody and shock absorbers, each of which extend between an upper point of action on the...
LOCKING AND RELEASING MECHANISM FOR VEHICLE SEAT
A locking and releasing mechanism for a seat having a first fitting part associated with one of a seat part and a backrest and a second fitting part associated...
CHAIR WITH AN ANGLE-ADJUSTABLE BACKREST
Chair having a backrest that is adjustable into differently-angled positions includes a first body having a structure defining the chair seat and support legs....
CHAIR WITH TILTABLE BACK
The chair of the invention includes a cushion, a back and a back support. Either or both of the back and back support are made of a flexible material. The back...
Vehicle Seat with Fluid Spring
The invention relates to a vehicle seat (1) with an upper part (5) and a lower part (6) and a frame (4) arranged between them and vertically adjustable by means...
Compact multi-motion lifting and transferring apparatus and method of
A compact multi-motion lifting and transferring apparatus and a method of operating same are disclosed. In one particular embodiment, the apparatus may comprise...
Foldable Vehicle Seat
The invention relates to a foldable vehicle seat, in particular for utility vehicles, with a backrest and a seat part, wherein the backrest is made foldable and...
SELF-STABILIZING SUPPORT ASSEMBLY FOR AN ITEM OF FURNITURE
The invention provides a support assembly for an item of furniture, which has an elongated support structure having a first pair of feet fast with a lower end...
A chair has a supporting frame, a seat portion for supporting an occupant, and a back portion for supporting the back of a seated occupant. The portion is...
A seating assembly with a base, a seat and a back which have interlocking features, and a strap latch removeably securing the back to the base with a portion of...
DAMPER AND VEHICLE SEAT EQUIPPED WITH THE DAMPER
A damper includes a vessel; a partitioning member which partitions an internal space of the vessel into two accommodation chambers for accommodating a viscous...
A vehicle seat of the present invention includes: a seatback frame which has side frame sections on both sides thereof in a seat width direction; a load...
A storage assembly for use with a chair. The chair has a seat supported by a framework such as one or more legs. The storage assembly includes at least one...
Passenger seating assemblies and aspects thereof
Multiple features of seating assemblies are detailed. Innovations in or to tray tables, luggage bars, arm rests, seat backs, and seat frames are included, with...