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US-6,100,178 Three-dimensional electronic circuit with multiple conductor layers and method for manufacturing same
A three-dimensional multi-layer electronic device and method for manufacturing same, wherein the device comprises a three-dimensional substrate including a...
US-6,099,431 Method for operating a traction drive automatic transmission for automotive vehicles
A method for operating an automatic traction drive transmission for use in motor vehicles having a first gear unit for operation in an infinitely variable mode...
US-6,099,385 Method for removing edge areas of a laminated panel
The protruding edge of a plastic sheet in a laminated safety glass panel can be removed, or trimmed, by moving the panel edgewise over a rotating grinding wheel,...
US-6,099,384 Side-shifting measurement device for a grinding machine
A side-shifting measurement device and method is provided for a grinding machine to measure the diameter of a roll being ground. The device includes a main frame...
US-6,099,325 Electronic control module for an electric motor
An electronic control module (16) for an electric motor (12) includes a first module member (20) attached to the electric motor and a second module member (24)...
US-6,099,192 Ball joint
A ball joint has a ball (10) mounted within a ball socket (14) in a body (16). The ball is normally retained in place behind a throat (30) of the socket, but the...
US-6,099,089 Method and apparatus for regenerative and friction braking
A method and apparatus for providing regenerative and friction braking on a vehicle having one or more wheels driven by a drive motor includes a master cylinder...
US-6,099,048 Automotive door latching system
An automotive door latching system can include a first latch for locking one vehicle door, a second latch for locking a second vehicle door, and an electric...
US-6,099,042 Fuel tank support
A fuel tank support for supporting and protecting a plastic fuel tank is mounted to the vehicle with the plastic fuel tank supported therein. Integral mounting...
US-6,099,032 Seat weight sensor system for controlling a vehicle restraining device
A sensing system and method for automatically deactivating an airbag (46) in a vehicle (10). The sensing system includes a seat weight sensor (52) mounted, for...
US-6,098,602 Exhaust gas recirculation system
EGR system for an internal combustion engine comprises a stepper motor driven EGR valve (150) to control the rate of exhaust gas recirculation in the engine and...
US-6,098,585 Multi-cylinder four stroke direct injection spark ignition engine
An engine is started by identifying a combustion chamber having a predetermined volume of air therein and being in a position past top dead center, injecting...
US-6,098,004 Preventing gear hunting in an automatic transmission for a motor vehicle
In an automotive transmission, a method for determining whether an upshift should be enabled or disabled determines the predetermined upshift vehicle speed at...
US-6,097,991 Automatic identification of audio bezel
An automatic identification of the features associated with an audio system for a vehicle based on the selection of the associated bezel (14). The audio system...
US-6,096,149 Method for fabricating adhesion-resistant micromachined devices
A method for fabricating an adhesion-resistant microelectromechanical device is disclosed wherein amorphous hydrogenated carbon is used as a coating or...
US-6,096,087 Method and system for vehicle design using reflection zones
A computer based system and method for designing an automotive vehicle orients an occupant representation, in electronic form, with respect to a ...
US-6,096,086 Method and system for vehicle design using occupant-to-vehicle interaction
A computer based system and method for designing an automotive vehicle orients an occupant representation, in electronic form, with respect to a ...
US-6,095,779 Compressor ring attachment
A scroll compressor includes a compressor housing and an orbiting scroll member, and includes an annular plate between the housing and orbiting scroll member....
US-6,095,778 Scroll thrust bearing/coupling apparatus
A combination thrust bearing/coupling apparatus is provided to simultaneously couple an orbiting scroll member with a stationary scroll member. Axial load...
US-6,095,712 Motor vehicle steering linkage ball joint protective clip
The present invention relates to a protective clip (10) that may be affixed to a motor vehicle steering linkage ball joint (7), and in particular to a clip that...
US-6,095,595 Molded air duct with integral attachment member
An apparatus for directing conditioned air into a vehicle passenger compartment including an integrally formed attachment member for securing the apparatus to a...
US-6,095,553 Side impact sensor system and method
A side impact sensor system is used in a vehicle having a side air-bag, a lower body component, and a body side with a front door belt line area. The system...
US-6,095,488 Electronic throttle control with adjustable default mechanism
An electronic throttle control system having a housing with a motor, throttle valve, gear mechanism, and fail-safe mechanism. A spring member attached to a gear...
US-6,095,400 Reinforced solder preform
There is disclosed herein a solder preform for use on printed circuit boards to provide reinforced solder joints thereon. The preform 70 comprises a solder body...
US-6,095,127 Fuel limiting method in diesel engines having exhaust gas recirculation
A method of controlling the fueling rate of a compression ignition engine having an exhaust gas recirculation system (EGR) and a turbocharger. The method...
US-6,095,123 Valve and valve control method
A vacuum actuated valve uses a specially designed spring having a spring rate as a function of valve position. The spring rate function is determined using...
US-6,095,105 Plenum/runner module having integrated engine valve cover
A modular integrated intake manifold (10) for a V-type internal combustion engine (20). A fuel module (16) nests between cylinder heads (28, 30) and has...
US-6,095,005 Axle drivetrain having speed reduction gear unit for automotive vehicles
A differential mechanism, connected to a driveshaft, transmits power to two halfshafts laterally directed toward the driven wheels of a motor vehicle. Each...
US-6,094,122 Mechanical locking connection for electric terminals
An ignition coil assembly module (40) that can be connected to and disconnected from an engine spark plug. The module elements are arranged as a succession of...
US-6,094,053 Method and apparatus for identifying electronic circuits in a distributed electronic system
In one embodiment of the present invention, a distributed electronic system includes a plurality of electronic modules. Each of the electronic modules is coupled...
US-6,093,478 Composite member
A composite member has a diecast part and a hub part that consists of a harder material than the diecast part. The diecast part is attached to the hub part by...
US-6,093,125 All wheel drive continuously variable transmission having dual mode operation
An automatic transmission for an automotive vehicle includes a continually variable drive mechanism having one sheave assembly fixed to an intermediate shaft and...
US-6,092,988 Centrifugal blower assembly with a pre-swirler for an automotive vehicle
A centrifugal blower assembly is disclosed. The blower assembly includes a centrifugal fan driven by an electric motor. The blower assembly housing includes a...
US-6,092,835 Automotive instrument panel having an integral airbag
An automotive instrument panel having a concealed airbag. A molded substrate having first and second surfaces and an aperture therethrough receives an airbag. A...
US-6,092,635 Multiple-function controllable overrunning coupling
A multiple-function mechanical coupling having inner and outer races, the outer race having an internal surface with peripherally spaced pockets defining ramp...
US-6,092,512 Internal combustion engine
A lean burn internal combustion engine includes an intake port. The intake port supplies an intake charge to the combustion chamber and exhaust gases are...
US-6,092,498 Modular integrated intake manifold
A modular integrated intake manifold (10) for a V-type internal combustion engine (20). A fuel module (16) nests between cylinder heads (28, 30) and has...
US-6,092,018 Trained neural network engine idle speed control system
A electronic engine control (EEC) module executes a neural network processing program to control the idle speed of an internal combustion engine by controlling...
US-6,091,658 Nonvolatile memory implementation for electronic devices
An automobile has an electronic device with a nonvolatile memory implementation. The electronic device includes non-programmable nonvolatile memory (ROM),...
US-6,091,324 Comparing sensor outputs to distinguish between sensor faults and extreme temperature conditions
A diagnostic system for detecting when one or more temperature sensors as found in motor vehicle climate control systems are invalid. The system works at extreme...
US-6,091,317 Temperature sensor assembly
A temperature sensor assembly (10) including a pair of rigid lead frames (12, 14) having retention pockets (24, 26) thereon for retaining a sensor assembly (32)....
US-6,091,201 Method and apparatus for accommodating multiple dimming strategies
An input circuit for a dimming circuit control unit having a single input signal protocol includes a first input line to receive a first input voltage signal and...
US-6,091,065 Moisture sensor with digital signal processing filtering
A moisture sensor for detecting moisture on the surface of a transparent material. The moisture sensor includes one or more emitters for producing emitter...
US-6,091,043 Depositing metal upon an article
A method of electric arc spraying metal upon an article. The method comprises providing an article to be sprayed, providing a supply of fusible metal feedstock,...
US-6,090,148 Occupant based design system for an automotive vehicle
A computer based system and method for designing an automotive vehicle orients an occupant representation, in electronic form, with respect to a ...
US-6,089,830 Multi-stage compressor with continuous capacity control
A multiple stage rotary compressor having a housing with a pump cavity and an orbiting ring piston in the cavity. A cylindrical post carried by the housing...
US-6,089,628 Stiffener assembly for bumper system of motor vehicles
A stiffener assembly for a bumper system of a motor vehicle includes a stiffener operatively connected to the bumper system and movable between an up position...
US-6,089,623 Fluid coupling having stepped synchronized threads
A fluid coupling is disclosed having a first pipe member and a second pipe member. The first pipe member has an externally threaded end with synchronized thread...
US-6,089,382 Precision holding system for a vehicle hood
A precision holding system for a vehicle hood includes a frame extending vertically and at least one pair of arms spaced transversely and extending horizontally...
US-6,089,344 Method and apparatus for determining the center position of a steering system
A method and apparatus for determining a center position of the vehicular steering system includes a vehicle speed sensor, a steering sensor and a control unit....
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