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8979758 Sensing module for orthopedic load sensing insert device  
A sensing insert device (100) is disclosed for measuring a parameter of the muscular-skeletal system. The sensing insert device (100) can be temporary or permanent. The sensing module (200) is a...
8966992 Load frame assembly  
A load frame assembly including a frame assembly, a servomotor, an actuator, a first crosshead assembly, a second crosshead assembly, a load frame and a displacement sensor. The servomotor is...
8880358 Sensing device  
A sensing device including a sensor, a triggering mechanism and a covering is provided. The covering is positioned in contact with a body such that the triggering mechanism extends from a moving...
8833173 Strain sensor  
The present invention defines a strain sensor for measuring strains induced on a component surface (34). The strain sensor comprises a strain gauge (31) and a support member (32), whereby the...
8783114 Occupancy sensor  
Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to methods, devices, and systems for determining occupancy of a user. One method to determine occupancy of a user includes sensing a change in...
8776609 Use of fiber optics to monitor cement quality  
Systems and methods for monitoring a well are configured to identify or analyze various issues affecting the well including corrosion, cement quality, inflow, and fluid migration.
8733178 Pressure sensing assembly and method for an infusion pump  
A pressure sensing assembly for an infusion pump, including: a tubing guide arranged to receive tubing; a displaceable load assembly at least partially disposed within the tubing guide and with a...
8714024 Load measurement method and device  
A device for axial load measurement on a mechanical control device having a rotating shaft may be used to derive a torque measurement. A mechanical control device may comprise a valve actuator for...
8692562 Wireless open-circuit in-plane strain and displacement sensor requiring no electrical connections  
A wireless in-plane strain and displacement sensor includes an electrical conductor fixedly coupled to a substrate subject to strain conditions. The electrical conductor is shaped between its ends...
8596135 System and method for monitoring health of structural joints  
The present invention provides a system and a method monitoring the health of structural joints by monitoring the strain developed near the joint due to perturbation applied away from that joint...
8584529 Crank arm with strain amplifier  
A crank arm (200) includes a mechanical ring amplifier (232), having a cavity and a connecting bridge (140), to amplify the radial strain exerted on the crank arm by a rider. Strain sensors (234,...
8584534 Seat apparatus for vehicle  
A seat apparatus for a vehicle includes a slide rail arranged slidably relative to a vehicle floor in a longitudinal direction, a bracket including a first end portion fixed to the slide rail, a...
8573064 Magnetic suspension supporter of direct tension test apparatus  
A magnetic suspension supporter for a direct tension test apparatus, includes an upper end cap and a lower end cap for fixing a sample, an upper chain and a lower chain connected to the upper and...
8452509 System and method of vehicle speed-based operational cost optimization  
A vehicle speed-based operational cost optimization module provides an optimized velocity profile over a given route while also considering imposed constraints such as deviation from time targets,...
8443678 Apparatus for evaluation of coated parts  
A bending test fixture for test coupons includes a test region for receiving a test coupon and first and second supports on opposed sides of the test region. One of the first or second supports...
8439568 Wheel support bearing assembly equipped with sensor  
In a wheel support bearing assembly including double row rolling elements between an outer member and an inner member, a sensor unit is fitted to one of the outer and inner members, which serves...
8433485 Integrated oil routing sleeve and torque sensor  
A torque sensor system for a transmission and other powertrain components in a motor vehicle includes a receiver and a transmitter. The receiver is operable to induce and detect a signal from the...
8433476 Apparatus and method for determining seat occupancy  
An apparatus for determining a seat occupancy includes a load detecting portion, a seatbelt detecting portion, and a seat occupancy determining portion determining that an adult is seated on the...
8423249 Torque sensor system with integrated electrical connectors  
A torque sensor system for a transmission and other powertrain components in a motor vehicle includes a receiver and a transmitter. The receiver is operable to induce and detect a signal from the...
8413519 Contact detector with piezoelectric sensor  
Disclosed is an apparatus and methodology for detecting contact within a monitored area. A piezoelectric sensor (40) is attached to one end of detector (100), which is positioned, for contact by...
8391561 Pre tension monitoring solution  
The present invention relates to a tension monitoring system comprising: —at least one camera for acquiring at least one image of at least one pattern located on an object of interest, wherein the...
8258413 Vehicle seat load detection device having interspace to receive projecting portion scraped off from press-fitted shaft member  
A load detection device for a vehicle seat mounted between a floor side mounting mechanism and a seat side mounting mechanism and measuring a load applied by an occupant seated on the vehicle...
8151638 Spring force component tester  
A spring force component tester for determining a load distribution on each end of a spring of generally cylindrical shape using three, mutually-parallel load cells. One tester includes a lower...
8079270 Method and a device for measuring a force and a position  
A method and apparatus for measuring a force and a position at a linear actuating mechanism (20). In one illustrative embodiment, a change in an electrical characteristic of a first coil system...
8069733 Device and method for measuring electromechanical properties and microstructure of nano-materials under stress state  
A device for measuring electromechanical properties and microstructure of nano-materials under stress state comprises two bimetallic strips placed on an insulated metal ring plated with insulating...
7984654 Testing device for tube bundle reactors  
The invention relates to a testing device for tube bundle reactors, with a multitude of tubes (22) arranged as a bundle. At least one probe (12) is movably mounted in or on the testing device (10)...
7971490 Load measurement method and device  
A device for axial load measurement on a mechanical control device (10) having rotating shaft (30) maybe used to derive a torque measurement. A mechanical control device (10) may comprise a valve...
7911315 Miniature pressure sensor assembly for catheter  
A pressure sensor assembly configured for use with a catheter. In one illustrative embodiment, the pressure sensor assembly may include a multi-layer co-fired ceramic (MLCC) package. The MLCC...
7895900 Measuring device, rock breaking device and method of measuring stress wave  
The invention relates to a method of measuring a stress wave and to a measuring device and a rock breaking device. A percussion device (7) gives impact pulses to a waveguide (21), where a...
7869909 Stress monitoring system for railways  
A rail stress monitoring system is disclosed. This system includes a sensor module that further includes a sensing device that is adapted to be mountable directly on a length of rail. The sensing...
7827660 Bimorphic structures, sensor structures formed therewith, and methods therefor  
A bimorphic structure responsive to changes in an environmental condition, sensor structures incorporating one or more of such bimorphic structures, and a method of forming such bimorphic...
7823459 Load detection device  
A load detection device includes a strain generating body having first and second holes at first and second ends of the strain generating body, a strain gauge attached on the strain generating...
7814799 Method for the determination of the stresses occurring in wood when drying  
The present invention relates to a method for the determination of the stresses occurring in wood when drying or being dried. With the method in accordance with the invention, electrodes are used...
7798012 Device, method and measurement and sender unit for performing a measurement on a rotating part of rotating machinery  
A device and a method for performing a measurement on a rotating part (11) of rotating machinery includes a measurement device (1), which is mounted at the rotating part (11), for measuring at...
7712374 Load detecting apparatus  
A load detecting apparatus includes a strain member, a supporting member, a load input member and a strain detecting element. The supporting member is employed for supporting the strain member at...
7663874 Electronic apparatus  
A second enclosure is coupled to a first enclosure for relative rotation around a rotation axis. The second enclosure rotates around the rotation axis in the opposite directions from a reference...
7656279 Glass breakage detecting sensor  
A glass breakage detecting sensor includes a strain detecting portion by which breakage of a window glass, which is provided at a door of a vehicle, is detected based on changes of an amount of...
7654147 Sensor arrangement for a motor-vehicle locking device and an associated method  
A method for detecting the application of an operator's body part to an operating point of a locking device for a motor vehicle is performed by first detecting the proximity of the operator's body...
7609168 Method for detecting characteristic movements of a vehicle driver for the purpose of diagnosing a lowering of vigilance by said driver  
A method for detecting characteristic movements of a vehicle driver for diagnosing a lowering of vigilance by the driver. In a preliminary phase, the surface of the seat base and of the backrest...
7559249 Seat apparatus for a vehicle  
A seat apparatus for a vehicle has a load detecting device arranged between a floor-side fixing member adapted to be fixed to a floor of the vehicle and a seat-side fixing member adapted to be...
7555960 Occupant load sensor for a vehicle seat with flexible printed circuitry  
An occupant load sensor of a seat for a vehicle includes a strain member, a connecting member, first and second strain gauge plates, an upper bracket, an amplifier substrate, and an FPC substrate....
7536920 Seat occupancy detector  
A seat occupancy sensor comprises a pressure detection device associated with a surface of a seat and a control unit for communicating with the pressure detection device. According to the...
7509871 Occupant load sensor for vehicle  
An occupant load sensor for a vehicle includes a strain member, a connecting member fixed at the strain member, a strain gauge attached to the strain member, an upper bracket having a fixed...
7441465 Measurement of properties of thin specimens based on experimentally acquired force-displacement data  
A method and system are provided for obtaining force-displacement responses for a specimen or sample of material. The sample is supported with a spanning portion spanning in an environment between...
7387029 Apparatus for measuring total force in opposition to a moving vehicle and method of using  
An apparatus is disclosed comprising a suite of sensors for measuring instant static and dynamic pressure and the speed and acceleration of a vehicle, such as a bicycle. A microprocessor receives...
7383738 Method to extend testing through integration of measured responses virtual models  
A system and method to expand capabilities of simulation and durability testing of a specimen under test utilizing a virtual signal that is generated by combining the actual measured signal from a...
7377180 Method for measuring total force in opposition to a moving vehicle  
An apparatus is disclosed comprising a suite of sensors for measuring instant static and dynamic pressure and the speed and acceleration of a vehicle, such as a bicycle. A microprocessor receives...
7281434 Service life sensor device  
A device for monitoring the service life of a machine-technical installation includes a sensor module and at least a measuring sensor for detecting stresses and expansions from a structural...
7263896 Precision multi-dimensional capacitive transducer  
A high precision force and displacement measuring device adapted to operate in at least two directions, including signal multiplexing scheme providing multiple signal channels to be transmitted...
7266461 Methods for adjusting stress wave velocity-based predictions of lumber stiffness and warp propensity of a timber-based raw material group  
Methods are provided for predicting properties based on stress wave velocity measurements, such as modulus of elasticity (MOE) and/or warp potential of trees and/or logs from a timber-based raw...

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