US 11,054,164 B2
Environmental control unit including maintenance prediction
Goncalo Costa, Cambridge, MA (US); Jerry Huson, Watham, MA (US); and Klaus Herz, Wernau (DE)
Assigned to Robert Bosch LLC, Broadview, IL (US); and Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart (DE)
Filed by Robert Bosch LLC, Broadview, IL (US); and Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart (DE)
Filed on Jun. 25, 2018, as Appl. No. 16/17,644.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/527,468, filed on Jun. 30, 2017.
Prior Publication US 2019/0003734 A1, Jan. 3, 2019
Int. Cl. F24F 11/38 (2018.01); G05B 13/02 (2006.01); G05B 23/02 (2006.01); F25B 49/00 (2006.01); F25B 49/02 (2006.01); F25B 13/00 (2006.01)
CPC F24F 11/38 (2018.01) [F25B 49/005 (2013.01); F25B 49/02 (2013.01); G05B 13/024 (2013.01); G05B 23/0283 (2013.01); F25B 13/00 (2013.01); F25B 2500/13 (2013.01); F25B 2500/19 (2013.01); F25B 2600/0251 (2013.01); F25B 2700/151 (2013.01); F25B 2700/2104 (2013.01); F25B 2700/2106 (2013.01); F25B 2700/21152 (2013.01); G05B 2219/2614 (2013.01)] 9 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An environmental control unit comprising,
a user interface including a dashboard,
a heat exchange con, a compressor,
a fan,
a vibration detector that is configured to detect a vibration of one of the compressor and the fan, and
a controller that is configured to
receive an output signal from the vibration detector, compare the output signal to a vibration, reference signal, and if the output signal of the vibration detector has a value that is greater than value
of the vibration reference signal, the controller updates a compressor vibration status portion of the dashboard to indicate the value of the output signal.