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US20110214513 Sensor-equipped bearing for wheel  
A sensor equipped wheel support bearing assembly, in which the load imposed on the wheel support bearing assembly or a tire tread of a wheel tire can be accurately detected without being affected...
US20130233081 EMBEDDED OR CLIP-ON DEVICE FOR HEALTH MONITORING OF AN ARTICLE  
A sensor (10, 80) for monitoring health of an associated article (A) (e.g., a fluid connector) including a sensing element (12, 84, 86) disposed along a length of an outer surface of the...
US20150204737 Magnetoelastic Sensor  
A magnetoelastic sensor. The magnetoelastic sensor uses strain-induced magnetic anisotropy to measure the tension or compression present in a plate. During construction, an annular region of the...
US20090288500 Method of Measuring the Tensile Stressing of a Moving Web  
In a method for measuring the tensile stress of a running web, force sensors (7) are connected in the form of a Wheatstone bridge (11). An amplifier (18) amplifies a diagonal voltage (17) of the...
US20050204857 Steering wheel for a motor vehicle  
A steering wheel (13) for a motor vehicle includes a steering wheel module (1) supporting electrical/electronic subassemblies (18). The steering wheel module is inserted from a front side of the...
US20140366647 NARROW-BAND FREQUENCY FILTERS AND SPLITTERS, PHOTONIC SENSORS, AND CAVITIES HAVING PRE-SELECTED CAVITY MODES  
Waveguides and electromagnetic cavities fabricated in hyperuniform disordered materials with complete photonic bandgaps are provided. Devices comprising electromagnetic cavities fabricated in...
US20090211375 Load detection apparatus  
An apparatus for detecting a load is disclosed. The apparatus includes a printed circuit board having a wiring pattern. The apparatus further includes a load sensing element located on the printed...
US20090049929 Tire receiving force sensing apparatus  
Each of a plurality of distance sensors is provided adjacent to a corresponding one of a plurality of displaceable portions that are displaced upon application of at least one of a brake force and...
US20090319203 System for Determining Pedalling Effort of Bicycle  
A system determines pedaling effort of a bicycle and includes a first detector to generate a first sensor signal responsive to passage of a force transmission chain across a first frame-fixed...
US20130104670 TEST SYSTEM FOR MEASURING AND EVALUATING DYNAMIC BODY FORCES  
A test system configured to impart a body disturbance to a test specimen and measure motion or displacement of the test specimen in response to the input body disturbance. The system includes one...
US20100313680 INPUT DEVICE  
An input device that is capable of sensing how hard a user is pressing when contacted is disclosed. The input device includes a pressure sensing unit generating an electrical signal in accordance...
US20100018328 Magnetic torque/force transducer  
A torque transducer utilizes a ferromagnetic region (20) of a shaft subject to torque (T). A coil (LD), carried on a former (32) within which the region (20) is rotatable, is wound about the...
US20110232988 TORQUE DETECTOR AND ELECTRIC POWER STEERING SYSTEM  
A torque detector includes a sensor unit including a single magnetic sensor capable of detecting a change of flux, a torque detecting unit that detects torque based on an output of the sensor...
US20130152704 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ACQUIRING MECHANICAL LOADS ON THRUST ELEMENTS  
A device for acquiring mechanical loads on mechanically loaded bodies is provided. The device exhibits a resonance-capable micro-bridge structure, an alternating voltage source with a variable...
US20150090051 Torque Index Sensor  
A torque index sensor according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a rotor rotating with the first shaft which is one of an input shaft and an output shaft having a first magnet on...
US20070245833 Magnetostrictive torque sensor  
A magnetostrictive torque sensor includes a shaft having a magnetostrictive film; a detection coil for detecting a change in a magnetic property of the magnetostrictive film; and a cutoff circuit...
US20150096387 Low Profile Load Transducer  
A load transducer includes a central body portion; a plurality of beams extending outwardly from the central body portion, each of the plurality of beams including an end portion that is supported...
US20090134318 TACTILE SENSOR MODULE AND METHOD OF MOUNTING TACTILE SENSOR  
The invention provides a tactile sensor module that enables adjustment of the density of sensing elements and adjustment of mounting regions to be carried out in a straightforward manner with one...
US20080257069 Torque Sensor Assembly  
A torque sensing assembly (10) includes a first sensor assembly (50) configured for sensing at least a portion of a magnetic field of a first portion (22) of a rotating shaft assembly (12) and...
US20150201583 METHOD FOR THE TREATMENT OF ANIMALS WITH HOOVES  
A method and system that incorporates spraying logic onto the sensor mat to detect and apply various liquids onto the feet of an animal. Each sensor in the sensor mat actuates a specific valve for...
US20140144252 TORQUE SENSOR  
Disclosed herein is a torque sensor. The torque sensor includes a cylindrical upper case having one open end and an overload prevention member that is fixed to the upper case to prevent overload....
US20130080078 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR GAUGING SAFE TOWING PARAMETERS  
A system for determining the tongue weight of a towed vehicle and other parameters includes a drawbar transducer in one embodiment and a receiver hitch transducer in another embodiment. Strain...
US20090211377 Force sensors  
A management system for a force sensor, such as a QTC force sensor, comprising a first part (4) and a second part (6), and at least one resiliently deformable member (12) for at least partially...
US20150224956 COLLISION DETECTION APPARATUS  
A collision detection apparatus includes: an impact force detector configured to detect an impact force generated on a vehicle; a collision detector configured to detect collision with an obstacle...
US20110314935 SET OF MULTIAXIAL FORCE AND TORQUE SENSOR AND ASSEMBLING METHOD  
A multiaxial force/torque sensor assembly and method for assembling such a sensor assembly are disclosed. The sensor assembly includes a set of at least two sensors each being made of strain...
US20100257947 TORQUE SENSOR  
A torque sensor is configured so that a multi-pole permanent magnet is fixed to one of a first shaft and a second shaft linked via a torsion bar, a first rotating yoke and a second rotating yoke...
US20150137568 VEHICLE SEAT SUSPENSION MAT  
A suspension mat (14) for a vehicle seat comprises one or more suspension springs (16) for supporting a cushion (28), a support plate (18) attached to the one or more suspension springs, a mobile...
US20130047746 MEMS PRESSURE SENSOR  
A MEMS resonator 100 including a substrate 112; an vibrator 102 including an mechanically vibrating part and a fixed part; at least one electrode 108 that is close to the vibrator and has an area...
US20130333488 FOREIGN MATTER DETECTION SENSOR  
A foreign matter detection sensor includes a sensor section, power supply members, a sealing member, and includes an elastic elongated hollow insulating body with separated electrode wires inside...
US20090293639 Torque Sensor  
The present invention relates to a torque sensor comprising a torsion spring having first and second sides which are rotated with respect to one another by a torque applied to the torque sensor,...
US20110219887 STRAIN MEASUREMENT OF ROTATING COMPONENTS  
A strain sensor apparatus for a rotatable shaft including a radiation emitter/receiver, a vibration element attached to the shaft and a radiation-reflective annulus surrounding the shaft and...
US20100031756 Rotational component torque measurement and monitoring system  
A system and method for measuring torque on a rotating component, comprising of signal-producing components which are applied to the rotating component, and a means for obtaining the signals...
US20110213571 SECTIONAL MAGNETIC ENCODING METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MEASURING ROTATING SHAFT PARAMETERS  
A method for non-contact measurement of multiple shaft parameters is provided. The method includes magnetically encoding multiple sections of the shaft using pulsed currents. The method also...
US20090308180 AXIAL FORCE TRANSDUCER  
Disclosed is an axial force transducer comprising a deformable element (1) which forms a measuring spring and is rotationally symmetrical to the force inducing axis as well as strain gauges (15,...
US20100011885 FORCE SENSOR UNIT  
A force sensor unit includes: a detection section constituted of a main unit detecting external force and changes in temperature, and a sub unit detecting the changes in temperature, detecting the...
US20140260688 SENSOR ASSEMBLY USING MICROPILLARS AND METHOD OF USE  
A sensor assembly includes a light source, a modulation layer, and at least one detector. The modulation layer includes a plurality of micropillars each having a fixed end and a free end. The...
US20130220030 TORQUE DETECTION DEVICE, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING TORQUE DETECTION DEVICE, AND ELECTRIC POWER STEERING SYSTEM INCLUDING TORQUE DETECTION DEVICE  
A torque detection device includes: a magnetic flux collecting unit that includes an annular holder formed by resin molding and having a through-hole that passes through the holder in a radial...
US20100018327 LOAD DETECTING APPARATUS AND LOAD DETECTING METHOD  
The present invention provides a load detecting apparatus capable of detecting load and vibration applied to a support supporting a body of a human or an animal by a load sensor provided in the...
US20110187674 SENSOR SYSTEM  
A sensor system includes a touch screen and a force sensor. The touch screen has a first and second surface and detects a first surface touch and converts it to data indicative of an X, Y...
US20080236300 NICKEL ALLOY PRECISION FORCE TRANSDUCER WITH STRAIN GAUGE ELEMENTS  
A precision force transducer having a spring element (1) whose load-dependent deflection is converted into an electrical signal by means of strain gauge elements (10). The spring element (1) is...
US20080181590 HEATING DEVICE AND METHOD  
A heating device such as a heat gun or heat unit which includes a surface temperature sensor to measure the surface temperature of the work piece being heated.
US20070013368 ROTARY CONTROL FOR A COMMUNICATION DEVICE  
A rotary control assembly (400) for a communication device includes a magnetic sensor (410) integrated within a housing (406) and a magnet (404) integrally coupled to a rotary control (402) for...
US20150241288 CONFORMAL ELECTRONICS WITH DEFORMATION INDICATORS  
A conformal electronic device with a deformation indicator is disclosed. The conformal electronic device includes electronics operable to measure one or more parameters of an object on which the...
US20130160569 TORQUE SENSOR  
A torque sensor includes a driving rod, a driving body connected fixedly to the driving rod, and a driving block extending from the driving body and having two opposite pushing surfaces, a driven...
US20100139418 MEASUREMENT OF SLIDING FRICTION-INDUCED VIBRATIONS FOR BIOMIMETIC TACTILE SENSING  
Tactile sensors are disclosed that mimic the human fingertip and its touch receptors. The mechanical components are similar to a fingertip, with a rigid core surrounded by a weakly conductive...
US20110239789 COLLISION DETECTION DEVICE  
A collision detection device which can determine in a short time a collision to each portion of a chamber member in the longitudinal direction thereof and which is highly reliable. A collision...
US20060113172 Pressure sensor, object detection device, opening/closing device, and method for producing the pressure sensor  
An object of the invention is to provide a pressure sensor, an object detecting system and an opening and closing system which realize the improvement in efficiency of sealing work on end portions...
US20120204655 RAILROAD HANDBRAKE CHAIN TENSION CONDITION SENSING DEVICE AND METHOD  
Chain tension sensing device includes a hollow enclosure, a sensor mounted in a stationary position within enclosure and a member mounted for a reciprocal movement in a substantially linear...
US20090272182 LOAD CELL  
A load cell detects wheel forces and/or moments at tire test stands in the laboratory and on mobile test vehicles based on the piezoelectric measurement principle. The load cell comprises a base...
US20090038413 Force/moment sensor for measuring at least three orthogonal loads  
In a force/moment sensor for measuring at least three orthogonal loads, there are provided rod-shaped elements formed as glass fibers which have no support structure and are fixed in platforms. In...