Described is a micro-hybrid system for an automobile including: 1) a rotating electrical machine (i.e., a starter/alternator); 2) at least one power converter connectable to an electricity distribution network of the automobile, this network including a power storage unit; and, 3) a control circuit capable of controlling the power converter to provide a power supply …

Legal parties

Inventors (applicants): Jean-Claude Matt, Oussama Rouis, Daniel Benchetrite, Arnaud De Vries
Assignees (initial): Valeo Equipements Electriques Moteur (Creteil, FR)
Agents: Berenato & White, LLC (attorney)

The application was examined by Duc M Pham, Jared Fureman (USPTO dept. 2836)


  • 1. A Micro-hybrid system for an automobile, the system comprising: …
  • 2. The system according to claim 1 , wherein the controlling means control the variation …
  • 3. The system according to claim 1 , wherein the variation in the charge voltage …

International priority data

FR: 08 55220 / Jul. 29, 2008 (national)

Cited documents


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Brief Description of the Drawing

FIGS. 1-3 illustrate, schematically and partially, micro-hybrid systems in accordance with three different modes of embodiment …


Field of the Invention

The invention relates to a device for a micro-hybrid system capable of equipping an automobile. This micro-hybrid system is intended for supplying power to an electricity distribution network …

Detailed Description

FIG. 1 shows a micro-hybrid system 1 comprising a polyphase reversible rotating electrical machine 2, a reversible analogue to digital converter 3, a control circuit 4 and a means 5 associated …

More details about Micro-Hybrid System Provided for Supplying Power to an Electricity Distribution Network of an Automobile

Miscellaneous patent data

The patent is illustrated by 2 drawings, particularly claims a Micro-hybrid system for an automobile, the system comprising…, the assignee organization is Valeo Equipements Electriques Moteur, located in Creteil (FR), the grant date is Jul. 29, 2014 (publication date), similar documents are classified under Dynamic electric resistor braking, Direction of rotation, Braking by supplying regenerated power to the prime mover of vehicles comprising engine-driven generators, Magnetic or electrostatic field control, Three apertures or ladder, Thin film parametrons, Limiting the traction current under mechanical- overload conditions, Electric propulsion with power supply from force of nature, e.g. sun, wind, fed from dc supply lines, Connecting or disconnecting, 3 figures are supplied with the description, the term of the grant was extended by 751 days, the agent - Berenato & White, LLC, developed by Daniel Benchetrite et al., includes the following drawings: Micro-Hybrid System Provided for Supplying, schematically and partially, micro-hybrid systems, the applicant's last name is Rouis, and his first name is Oussama, the application publication date is Jul. 8, 2009, the primary classification Automobile has been designated to the document, the claim number 1 is selected as exemplary, the known inventor's name is Benchetrite Daniel, the invention is named Micro-Hybrid System Provided for Supplying Power to an Electricity Distribution Network of an Automobile, the assignee is categorized as a foreign company or corporation, was examined by 2836 USPTO department, the examiners - Jared Fureman, Duc M Pham, the application number is 13/056,053 (U.S.), the grant number is 08791590 (publication number), 21 claims comprise the protection scope.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Automobile, Supplying electric power to auxiliary equipment of electrically-propelled vehicles. The designated search classifications include Automobile.

Patent details
Publication number 08791590
Publication date Jul. 29, 2014
Kind code B2
Application number 13/056,053
Application date Jul. 8, 2009
Application type U
Application series code 13
Int. pub. country WO
Int. pub. number WO2010/012930
Int. publication Feb. 4, 2010
Int. filing country WO
Int. filing PCT/FR2009/051353
Filed internationally Jul. 8, 2009
National stage date May. 17, 2011
Extension term 751
National classification 307/10.1
Total number of claims 21
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 2
Number of figures 3
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