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US20120143432 Fault Diagnosis Logic of Fuel Filter Heater and Fault Diagnosis Method Therefor  
Fault diagnosis logic of a fuel filter heater may include a microprocessor electrically connected with the fuel filter heater, applying ground voltage to a power supply terminal of the fuel filter...
US20130103250 DYNAMICALLY RECONFIGURABLE CODE EXECUTION ARCHITECTURE FOR BUILDING DIAGNOSTIC ALGORITHMS  
Methods and apparatus are provided for building and executing reconfigurable algorithms in on-board environments which require pre-certification of the compiled code, such as avionics, flight...
US20120330499 ACOUSTIC DIAGNOSTIC OF FIELDED TURBINE ENGINES  
A method for diagnosing faults in an aircraft gas turbine engine comprises gathering an acoustic profile from an on-wing turbine, transmitting the acoustic profile to an analysis system, comparing...
US20120232743 DEVELOPING FAULT MODEL FROM SERVICE PROCEDURES  
A method and system for developing fault models from structured text documents, such as service procedures. A service procedure or other structured text document is parsed using diagnostic rules to...
US20130124032 REPAIR ASSIST SYSTEM FOR VEHICLE SERVICING  
A vehicle repair assist system for repairing a vehicle fault in a vehicle. A symptom input module is provided for entering vehicle symptom information relating to the fault. A diagnostic code...
US20130030639 REMOTE DIAGNOSTIC AND REPAIR SYSTEM  
A system for remotely diagnosing and repairing a computer controlled asset includes an access point connected to a computer controlled asset thereby allowing electronic access to the computer...
US20080051952 Industrial Truck Control System  
The present invention relates to an industrial truck control system (10) for influencing the driving operation of an industrial truck (A, B) according to irregularities along the route to be...
US20090234532 AUTO MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR AIR FILTER USED IN BATTERY PACK AND AUTO MANAGEMENT METHOD FOR THE SAME  
Disclosed are an auto management system for an air filter used in a battery pack and an auto management method for the same. The system for an air filter used in a battery pack having at least one...
US20140032016 ADVANCED COOPERATIVE DEFENSIVE MILITARY TACTICS, ARMOR, AND SYSTEMS  
This invention provides impact detection and vehicle cooperation to achieve particular goals and determine particular threat levels. For example, an impact/penetration sensing device may be...
US20130238215 MONITORING OF A FILTER OF THE FUEL-SUPPLY SYSTEM OF AN AIRCRAFT ENGINE  
A monitoring method for monitoring a filter of a feed circuit for feeding an aircraft engine with fuel, the method including: detecting clogging of the filter; issuing an indication message;...
US20110040441 DEVICE FOR SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS  
The invention relates to a device for system diagnosis of an aircraft. The device includes: means for the monitoring of equipment of the system, the means for emitting messages of observations on...
US20120083965 PARTICULATE FILTER ASH LOADING PREDICTION METHOD AND VEHICLE WITH SAME  
A particulate filter (PF) ash loading prediction method includes the steps of: regenerating the PF using a first soot loading prediction model or a second soot loading prediction model; determining...
US20110077818 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OF AN NOX SENSOR FOR AN INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE  
IN a method and a device for the diagnosis of an NOx sensor (54) for an internal combustion engine, during a homogenous operation of the internal combustion engine, a base diagnostic value...
US20120191290 Method and System for Providing Environmentally-Optimized Navigation Routes  
A method (500) and navigation system (100) are provided that generate a navigation route that is environmentally optimized between an origin and destination. Upon receiving an origination location...
US20120004802 MEDIATION OF TASKS BASED ON ASSESSMENTS OF COMPETING COGNITIVE LOADS AND NEEDS  
Among other things, one or more techniques and/or systems are disclosed for mediating tasks in real-time for safety-related concerns. A nature for a safety-related primary task, such as contextual...
US20050165521 Precision turf treatment  
Golf courses and other turf grass areas can be treated in a manner that maintains turf grass in a manner closely related to the specific needs of the turf. A piece of turf maintenance equipment...
US20120330495 MFCC AND CELP TO DETECT TURBINE ENGINE FAULTS  
A fault detection and diagnosis method for a gas turbine engines comprises collecting a sensor signal from an acoustic or vibrational sensor at the gas turbine engine, pre-processing the sensor...
US20110153148 VEHICLE TELEMATICS COMMUNICATION FOR PROVIDING IN-VEHICLE REMINDERS  
A method and system for providing a reminder message to a user associated with a vehicle via a vehicle telematics unit. The method carried out by the system involves sending to a user an email, web...
US20110251750 VEHICLE EMISSION MANAGER AND CREDITS BANK  
Embodiments of the present invention provide for systems, apparatuses, and methods for use in determining greenhouse gas emissions from a particular vehicle and managing associated emission...
US20130261876 NOVEL SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR NON-DESTRUCTIVE INSPECTION OF AIRPLANES  
A method for managing an airplane fleet is described. The method includes: (i) developing a gold body database for an airplane model for each non-destructive inspection system implemented to detect...
US20120116630 Process for Service Diagnostic and Service Procedures Enhancement  
A method is provided for enhancing service diagnostics utilizing service repair data of previously serviced vehicles. Service repair data of previously serviced vehicles is obtained from a memory...
US20130046432 VEHICLE TELEMATICS COMMUNICATIONS FOR PROVIDING DIRECTIONS TO A VEHICLE SERVICE FACILITY  
A method of providing directions to a vehicle service facility includes generating a vehicle service alert that includes vehicle operating data, sending the vehicle service alert to a vehicle...
US20130231822 HUMANOID ROBOT HAVING FALL-MANAGEMENT CAPABILITIES, AND METHOD FOR MANAGING SAID FALLS  
The invention relates to a humanoid robot endowed with particular capabilities for managing falls. The risks of falling limit the development of the mass-market use of humanoid robots. In the prior...
US20130054078 DYNAMIC TRACTION ADJUSTMENT  
Systems and techniques are provided for managing an interface between a machine or work vehicle and a surface that the machine/work vehicle travels on in order to provide an optimum work...
US20120153070 AUTOMATIC RE-INITIALIZATION OF RESONANT SENSORS IN ROCKET AND MISSILE GUIDANCE SYSTEMS  
An apparatus and method improves the fault tolerance of a rocket or missile guidance system which includes a resonant sensor. When improper initialization is detected, the resonant sensor is...
US20140032079 DIAGNOSTIC AND CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD  
Systems and methods for diagnosing or prognosing mobile and/or fixed client assets in a logical and interactive manner. Embodiments of the present invention provide a data analyzer with one or more...
US20120150382 STARTER RELAY STRUCTURE FOR AUTO-STARTING  
A starter relay structure for a vehicle, where an electronic control unit of the vehicle controls the starter relay structure. The starter relay structure comprises a first relay and a second relay...
US20110166739 VEHICLE MAINTENANCE EVENT REPORTING SYSTEM  
A vehicle maintenance event reporting system and method that utilizes a vehicle email notification system in which triggers are used to initiate the generation and transmission of email messages...
US20090287370 FAILURE DIAGNOSIS SYSTEM, AND VEHICLE-MOUNTED ECU FOR USE IN THE FAILURE DIAGNOSIS SYSTEM  
A failure diagnosis system that erases diagnostic information applied to a vehicle that includes an ECU for that stores a vehicle identification number (VIN) and diagnostic information...
US20120083967 PARTICULATE FILTER ASH LOADING PREDICTION METHOD AND VEHICLE USING SAME  
A particulate filter ash loading prediction method including the steps of determining a service age for the particulate filter; calculating an ash accumulation rate in the particulate filter;...
US20110071723 GOOD CHECKING FOR VEHICLE BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH  
A mechanism for determining whether a malfunctioning sensor has returned to a normal or acceptable operating range. The mechanism includes controllers and methods that perform a “good check” on the...
US20100087982 Methods For Testing An Image Based Occupant Classification System  
A method for testing an image based occupant classification system includes identifying a plurality of disturbances for an image based occupant classification system and identifying a plurality of...
US20120053780 Fault Detector and Fault Detection Method for Attitude Control System of Spacecraft  
Provided are a fault detector and a fault detection method for an attitude control system (ACS) of a spacecraft. The fault detector includes a first interacting multiple model (IMM) fault detection...
US20120245788 TAMPERING DETECTION METHOD  
A method is provided for detecting use of unauthorized software in an engine control unit provided in a vehicle. The method includes calculating a Checksum Verification Number (CVN) each time the...
US20130096768 Method and Apparatus for Do Not Disturb Message Delivery  
A computer-implemented method includes detecting a reportable change in vehicle state. The method also includes qualifying the reportable change for delivery based on evaluation of one or more...
US20090248235 AUTOMATED, TARGETED DIAGNOSTIC PROBE USING A VEHICLE TELEMATICS UNIT  
A system and method for providing diagnostic assistance to a driver of a vehicle when calling a call center following a diagnostic warning being displayed on the vehicle instrument panel. Upon...
US20080243331 Stop-off facility guidance systems, methods, and programs  
Stop-off facility guidance systems, methods, and programs calculate a time required for vehicle maintenance at a predetermined facility and calculate, for each of a plurality of stop-off...
US20120136527 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OBTAINING COMPETITIVE PRICING FOR VEHICLE SERVICES  
In order to obtain competitive pricing for vehicle servicing, a pricing service provider is used to obtain pricing data from a plurality of service vendors. In at least some embodiments, one or...
US20130090821 EFFICIENCY SCORE TRACKER FOR VEHICLE OPERATIONS  
Implementing efficiency score tracking for vehicle operations includes identifying an operator of a vehicle. At each time increment of a driving event, the efficiency score tracking includes...
US20120158238 LOCATION BASED AUTOMOBILE INSPECTION  
A dynamic inspection system determines a location of a technician with respect to an inspection vehicle and determines active voice commands to which it responds to based on that location. The...
US20140052501 In service support center and method of operation  
In a method for in service support for a vehicle fleet wherein the improvement comprises providing Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), Conditioned Based Maintenance (CBM), Fleet Management...
US20130103255 MONITORING SYSTEM FOR TRACKBOUND GOODS OR PASSENGERS TRANSPORTED IN A RAILCAR  
A monitoring system for rail-borne transportation of goods or people in at least one car. The one or more cars may, for example, be railway cars or tram cars which are moved in the public rail...
US20120179324 BRAKE WEAR MEASUREMENT APPARATUS AND METHOD  
A brake wear measurement apparatus for use on a brake assembly equipped with a wear pin having a plunger slidably mounted in the plunger sleeve having a first end and second end and wherein when...
US20130018541 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR DETERMINING DRIVING PERFORMANCE VARIABLES  
Methods and systems are provided for determining a value of an event performance variable associated with a driving event, and/or for determining a session performance variable associated with at...
US20120123629 METHOD OF PROVIDING DIRECTIONS TO A VEHICLE SERVICE FACILITY  
A method of providing directions to a vehicle service facility includes generating a vehicle service alert that includes vehicle operating data, sending the vehicle service alert to a vehicle...
US20120259500 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AIRCRAFT BRAKING SYSTEM USAGE MONITORING  
The system and method for monitoring wear of one or more aircraft parts, such as an aircraft brake, an aircraft tire, a standby system, and landing gear, utilize one or more sensors to sense a...
US20090048731 Systems And Methods For Unbundling Scheduled Maintenance Operations  
A computer system running software operating as a vehicle service advisor is presented. The software on the computer system identifies one or more sets of scheduled maintenance operations for...
US20120239241 YAW RATE FORECASTING  
A yaw-rate forecasting system for a vehicle. The system includes a yaw rate sensor and an electronic control unit. The yaw rate sensor is configured to detect a yaw rate of the vehicle and to...
US20140005878 METHOD FOR AUTOMATICALLY DETERMINING A BOUNDARY OF A PARTIAL AREA OF A TOTAL AREA  
A method automatically determines a boundary of a partial area of a map, the partial area indicating the remaining range of a motor vehicle. The total area is divided into a matrix of rectangular...
US20120191288 ON-BOARD DIAGNOSTICS SYSTEM AND METHOD  
An on-board diagnostics system and method are disclosed for a vehicle having an engine and an exhaust system. The system includes a modified selective catalytic reduction catalyst coupled to the...