Peter Knoll, Winfried Konig, Peter Rapps: System of navigation for vehicles. Robert Bosch, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, December 19, 1989: US04888699 (36 worldwide citation)

A system of navigation for vehicles is proposed, which is provided with a device (14) for representing a road map as well as with a composite navigation apparatus (10, 11, 12) for the continuous instantaneous determination of the location of the vehicle and with a location display (16) on the repres ...

Dieter Karr, Meike Fehse, Martin Noll, Peter Rapps, Waldemar Ernst: Modular device to be inserted into a vehicle bumper. Robert Bosch, Kenyon & Kenyon, November 20, 2001: US06318774 (23 worldwide citation)

An arrangement having a module for installation in a bumper of a motor vehicle and having a retaining part for attaching the module to the bumper. The retaining part, in this context, is fixedly attached on the interior side of the bumper blade, so that the module can be inserted from the interior s ...

Peter Knoll, Winfried Konig, Peter Rapps, Thomas Walz: Process for picking up navigation data. Robert Bosch, Michael J Striker, March 15, 1988: US04731526 (19 worldwide citation)

A process for determining navigation data from a map wherein a line code lattice is superposed on the map and scanned by a sensor. The crossing line codes in the lattice differ one from the other.

Peter Rapps, Hans Lubik, Oliver Hartig: Ultrasonic sensor. Robert Bosch, Kenyon & Kenyon, November 15, 2011: US08059490 (17 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic sensor having a diaphragm includes a heating element for heating the diaphragm.

Karl Gantenbrink, Peter Knoll, Peter Rapps: Internal masking layer to prevent parallax in an electro-optical display or indicator unit. Robert Bosch, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, November 12, 1985: US04552437 (15 worldwide citation)

To prevent parallax distortion, and to simplify application of masking patterns, particularly for LCD units, the mask is applied to the front-, or back-plate electrode at the side facing the liquid crystal, and opposite the interrupted, or etched front-plate electrode on the back support plate. Suit ...

Peter Rapps, Peter Knoll, Franz Pachner, Martin Noll, Michael Fischer: Ultrasonic transducer. Robert Bosch, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, August 29, 1995: US05446332 (11 worldwide citation)

Several exemplary embodiments for an ultrasound transducer are suggested, in which the sound propagation in the vertical plane is narrow-angled and in the horizontal plane wide-angled by means of appropriate damping measures. The effect on the propagation characteristic is achieved by means of the e ...

Ulrich Drews, Peter Rapps, Karl Staiger, Klaus Streit: Air flow rate meter for an internal combustion engine. Robert Bosch, Edwin E Greigg, October 2, 1984: US04474058 (11 worldwide citation)

An air flow rate meter in an internal combustion engine which functions on the principle of a constant-temperature anemometer is proposed. The device includes a resistance measurement bridge with a regulatable total bridge current, and the relative orientation between the bridge diagonal voltage and ...

Meike Fehse, Martin Noll, Peter Rapps, Waldemar Ernst: Ultrasound sensor. Robert Bosch, Kenyon & Kenyon, March 11, 2003: US06532193 (10 worldwide citation)

In an ultrasonic sensor, including a housing having a plug connector, an ultrasonic converter, and a circuit board, the housing is divided into a support and a hood enclosing the support. The support carries the circuit board, the plug connector, and the ultrasonic converter.

Peter Rapps, Ulrich Drews: Device for flowthrough rate measurement in an internal combustion engine. Robert Bosch, Edwin E Greigg, December 20, 1983: US04420971 (9 worldwide citation)

A device is proposed for measuring the flowthrough rate in an internal combustion engine, particularly for measuring the air throughput in the intake tube. The device has a measurement bridge functioning on the principle of constant-temperature control, and also a regulating deivce for the total bri ...

Herbert Arnold, Dieter Karr, Meike Fehse, Peter Rapps, Waldemar Ernst: Ultrasonic transducer. Robert Bosch, Michael J Striker, April 23, 2002: US06374676 (8 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic transducer has a pot-like housing with an annular wall and with a bottom surface serving as diaphragm. A piezo-element which is connected with connection lines is arranged at the inner side of the bottom surface. The edge remote of the bottom surface is surrounded by a decoupling ring ...