US Patent No: 7,319,304

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Shunt connection to a PCB of an energy management system employed in an automotive vehicle

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A method of coupling a shunt to a printed circuit board (PCB) of an energy management system is provided. The method includes coupling flexible electrical connectors to the shunt and soldering the flexible electrical connectors to connection points on the PCB of the energy management system. An energy management system that includes a shunt coupled to a printed circuit board using the above method is also provided.

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MIDTRONICS, INC.WILLOWBROOK, IL151

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Bertness, Kevin I Batavia, IL 211 6276
Veloo, Balaguru K Gurnee, IL 2 17

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5,572,136 Electronic battery testing device 176 1995
5,585,728 Electronic battery tester with automatic compensation for low state-of-charge 150 1995
5,872,443 Electronic method for controlling charged particles to obtain optimum electrokinetic behavior 149 1997
5,969,625 High sensitivity battery resistance monitor and method therefor 137 1997
6,002,238 Method and apparatus for measuring complex impedance of cells and batteries 153 1998
6,037,777 Method and apparatus for determining battery properties from complex impedance/admittance 158 1998
6,137,269 Method and apparatus for electronically evaluating the internal temperature of an electrochemical cell or battery 126 1999
6,313,607 Method and apparatus for evaluating stored charge in an electrochemical cell or battery 114 1999
6,114,834 Remote charging system for a vehicle 166 1999
6,140,797 Compact improved autonomous auxiliary engine starting apparatus 114 1999
6,222,369 Method and apparatus for determining battery properties from complex impedance/admittance 109 2000
6,262,563 Method and apparatus for measuring complex admittance of cells and batteries 124 2000
6,238,253 Battery terminal gripping assembly 76 2000
6,294,897 Method and apparatus for electronically evaluating the internal temperature of an electrochemical cell or battery 200 2000
6,294,896 Method and apparatus for measuring complex self-immitance of a general electrical element 115 2000
6,417,669 Suppressing interference in AC measurements of cells, batteries and other electrical elements 101 2001
6,495,990 Method and apparatus for evaluating stored charge in an electrochemical cell or battery 101 2001
6,466,026 Programmable current exciter for measuring AC immittance of cells and batteries 100 2001

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MIDTRONICS, INC. (13)
8,198,900 Automotive battery charging system tester 2 2004
8,674,711 Method and apparatus for measuring a parameter of a vehicle electrical system 0 2006
8,237,448 Battery testers with secondary functionality 3 2008
8,164,343 Method and apparatus for measuring a parameter of a vehicle electrical system 4 2008
8,203,345 Storage battery and battery tester 5 2008
8,442,877 Simplification of inventory management 2 2009
8,436,619 Integrated tag reader and environment sensor 2 2009
8,344,685 System for automatically gathering battery information 3 2009
8,754,653 Electronic battery tester 0 2009
8,493,022 Automotive vehicle electrical system diagnostic device 4 2010
8,738,309 Battery pack maintenance for electric vehicles 0 2010
8,674,654 In-vehicle battery monitor 0 2011
8,704,483 System for automatically gathering battery information 0 2012
 
DENSO CORPORATION (2)
7,491,097 Mounting structure of current sensor 9 2006
8,120,329 Apparatus for controlling power generated by on-vehicle generator on the basis of internal status of on-vehicle battery 0 2008
 
Kromberg & Schubert GmbH & Co. KG (2)
8,142,237 Device for measuring a current flowing in a cable 3 2009
8,242,772 Device for measuring a current flowing in a cable 0 2010

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