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Anton Fritzer, Franz Bitzer, Rainer Eidloth, Carsten Weinhold, Thomas Jager, Martin Vornehm, Hans J├╝rgen Renk: Torque transfer system for a motor vehicle. LuK Lamellen und Kupplungsbau Beteiligungs KG, Darby & Darby, January 13, 2004: US06676561 (22 worldwide citation)

A torque transfer system of a motor vehicle has a clutch, a transmission, a control device, and a traction load detecting device. The traction load is the variable resistance that a vehicle has to overcome to start or to keep moving, e.g., going uphill or downhill, with a heavy or light load, with o ...


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Robert Fischer, Thomas Jager, Martin Zimmermann: Method and apparatus for detecting friction heat of a clutch and regulating the clutch. Luk Getriebe Systeme, Darby & Darby, October 20, 1998: US05823912 (21 worldwide citation)

There are disclosed a method of and an apparatus for regulating the operation of a friction clutch or another torque transmission system in the power train of a motor vehicle. The regulation is such that the operator of the vehicle is informed of a prevailing or impending condition which entails or ...


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Robert Fischer, Thomas Jager, Martin Zimmermann: Method of and apparatus for detecting friction heat of a clutch and regulating the clutch. Luk Getriebe Systeme, Darby & Darby, November 28, 2000: US06152275 (16 worldwide citation)

There are disclosed a method of and an apparatus for regulating the operation of a friction clutch or another torque transmission system in the power train of a motor vehicle. The regulation is such that the operator of the vehicle is informed of a prevailing or impending condition which entails or ...


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Michael Salecker, Oliver Amendt, Thomas Jager: Apparatus and method for controlling creep torque in a power train of a motor vehicle. LuK Getriebe Systeme, Darby & Darby, September 5, 2000: US06113515 (15 worldwide citation)

The power train of a motor vehicle has an automated clutch and a control unit which causes one or more actuators to change the rate of torque transmission by the clutch from the engine to the transmission of the power train in response to appropriate signals from various sensors. When the transmissi ...


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Michael Salecker, Klaus Kupper, Thomas Jager, Franz Kosik, Thomas Grass: Power train for a motor vehicle. Luk Getriebe Systeme, Daimler Benz Aktiengesellschaft, Darby & Darby, October 12, 1999: US05964680 (15 worldwide citation)

An automated clutch between the engine and the variable-speed transmission in the power train of a motor vehicle is operated by a control unit which receives signals from several circuits and/or sensors via one or more conductors. The control unit shifts from a normal operating mode to an emergency ...


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Reinhard Berger, Thomas Rammhofer, Martin Zimmermann, Holger Stork, Gunter Hirt, Andreas Pfeiffer, Thomas Jager, Martin Brandt, Andreas Deimel: Clutch-actuating device and methods of determining clutch parameters. Luk Lamellen und Kupplungsbau Beteiligungs KG, Darby & Darby, May 24, 2005: US06896112 (14 worldwide citation)

A clutch-actuating device for a clutch in a motor vehicle power train has an actuator motor driving an actuating member and a transfer mechanism which transmits the movement of the actuating member to a clutch release element that is movable against an opposing force of a clutch spring to displace t ...


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Thomas Jager, Jean Jacques Chaillout, Ghislain Despesse: Energy conversion system with variable airgap distance and energy recovery method. Commissariat a l Energie Atomique, Nixon Peabody, August 24, 2010: US07781935 (8 worldwide citation)

A system for conversion of mechanical energy into electrical energy by electrostatic conversion that includes at least one fixed electrode (2) and at least one mobile electrode (4) that can be vibrated by mechanical energy, facing the fixed electrode, said fixed (2) and mobile (4) electrodes being s ...


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Ghislain Despesse, Thomas Jager, Jean Jacques Chaillout: Method and device for converting mechanical energy into electrical energy. Commissariat a l Energie Atomique, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, June 21, 2011: US07965016 (7 worldwide citation)

A method for converting mechanical energy into electrical energy by at least one piezoelectric element and at least one variable capacitor. The method: a) mechanically deforms the piezoelectric element; b) recovers charges produced by the deformation of the piezoelectric element; c) transfers the ch ...


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Thomas Jager, Christoph Ruchardt, Roland Mair: Method for controlling a compressed air supply of an internal combustion engine during a starting process. ZF Friedrichshafen, Davis & Bujold P L L C, October 9, 2012: US08282528 (4 worldwide citation)

A method of operating a vehicle drive train (1) comprising a combustion engine (2), a turbo charger (22) assigned to the combustion engine, a mechanism for the injection of additional compressed air into an air intake system (8) of the combustion engine (2), a start and shift clutch (60), and a tran ...


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Jean Jacques Chaillout, Ghislain Despesse, Thomas Jager: Optimized energy conversion device. Commissariat a l Energie Atomique, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, December 14, 2010: US07851968 (2 worldwide citation)

A variable capacitance device including at least one first fixed electrode and a second electrode free to move with respect to the fixed electrode, each electrode including a body and protuberances projecting from at least one face of the body. Each electrode is arranged such that the faces of each ...