DE102012104214A1 - Pumping unit, pumping unit configuration system and method - Google Patents

Pumping unit, pumping unit configuration system and method

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DE102012104214A1
DE102012104214A1 DE102012104214A DE102012104214A DE102012104214A1 DE 102012104214 A1 DE102012104214 A1 DE 102012104214A1 DE 102012104214 A DE102012104214 A DE 102012104214A DE 102012104214 A DE102012104214 A DE 102012104214A DE 102012104214 A1 DE102012104214 A1 DE 102012104214A1
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Karsten Laing
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    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F04POSITIVE - DISPLACEMENT MACHINES FOR LIQUIDS; PUMPS FOR LIQUIDS OR ELASTIC FLUIDS
    • F04BPOSITIVE DISPLACEMENT MACHINES FOR LIQUIDS; PUMPS
    • F04B49/00Control, e.g. of pump delivery, or pump pressure of, or safety measures for, machines, pumps, or pumping installations, not otherwise provided for, or of interest apart from, groups F04B1/00 - F04B47/00
    • F04B49/06Control using electricity
    • F04B49/065Control using electricity and making use of computers
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F04POSITIVE - DISPLACEMENT MACHINES FOR LIQUIDS; PUMPS FOR LIQUIDS OR ELASTIC FLUIDS
    • F04BPOSITIVE DISPLACEMENT MACHINES FOR LIQUIDS; PUMPS
    • F04B35/00Piston pumps characterised by the driving means to their working members, or by combination with, or adaptation to, specific driving engines or motors, not otherwise provided for
    • F04B35/04Piston pumps characterised by the driving means to their working members, or by combination with, or adaptation to, specific driving engines or motors, not otherwise provided for the means being electric
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F04POSITIVE - DISPLACEMENT MACHINES FOR LIQUIDS; PUMPS FOR LIQUIDS OR ELASTIC FLUIDS
    • F04CROTARY-PISTON, OR OSCILLATING-PISTON, POSITIVE-DISPLACEMENT MACHINES FOR LIQUIDS; ROTARY-PISTON, OR OSCILLATING-PISTON, POSITIVE-DISPLACEMENT PUMPS
    • F04C14/00Control of, monitoring of, or safety arrangements for, machines, pumps or pumping installations
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F04POSITIVE - DISPLACEMENT MACHINES FOR LIQUIDS; PUMPS FOR LIQUIDS OR ELASTIC FLUIDS
    • F04CROTARY-PISTON, OR OSCILLATING-PISTON, POSITIVE-DISPLACEMENT MACHINES FOR LIQUIDS; ROTARY-PISTON, OR OSCILLATING-PISTON, POSITIVE-DISPLACEMENT PUMPS
    • F04C2270/00Control; Monitoring or safety arrangements
    • F04C2270/80Diagnostics
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F04POSITIVE - DISPLACEMENT MACHINES FOR LIQUIDS; PUMPS FOR LIQUIDS OR ELASTIC FLUIDS
    • F04CROTARY-PISTON, OR OSCILLATING-PISTON, POSITIVE-DISPLACEMENT MACHINES FOR LIQUIDS; ROTARY-PISTON, OR OSCILLATING-PISTON, POSITIVE-DISPLACEMENT PUMPS
    • F04C2270/00Control; Monitoring or safety arrangements
    • F04C2270/90Remote control, e.g. wireless, via LAN, by radio, or by a wired connection from a central computer

Abstract

The invention relates to a pump unit comprising a pump and an inverter drive having a motor for driving the pump, a control unit for driving the motor and a memory unit operatively connected to the storage unit, in which storage unit, a control program is stored, the functional scope and / or the operation of the pump unit pretends, and wherein the motor is controlled by the control unit in dependence of the control program. In order to provide such a pump unit, which allows a more versatile use, the invention proposes that the pump unit comprises a communication unit, which is designed to establish a non-contact communication connection with an external configuration device, and that via the communication connection configuration data from the configuration device to the pump unit can be transmitted and depending on the transmitted configuration data, the control program stored in the memory unit can be modified to change the functional scope and / or the mode of operation of the pumping unit. Moreover, the invention relates to a pumping unit configuration system and a method.

Description

  • The invention relates to a pump unit comprising a pump and an inverter drive having a motor for driving the pump, a control unit for driving the motor and a memory unit operatively connected to the storage unit, in which storage unit, a control program is stored, the functional scope and / or pretends the operation of the pump unit, and wherein the motor is controlled by the control unit in response to the control program.
  • Moreover, the invention relates to a pump unit configuration system.
  • Furthermore, the invention relates to a method for changing the functional scope and / or the operation of a pump unit.
  • Pump units with inverter drive (inverter-driven pump units) are characterized by a variety of use, the scope of functions and / or the operation of the stored in the memory unit control program is specified. This allows, for example, by setting the engine speed or the engine power to adjust the pump power or the pump delivery rate. With only one motor of the inverter drive thereby the desired hydraulic curve of the pump unit can be adjusted. The control program may further include instructions for particular pump aggregate functions, such as pressure control, volume control, dry run protection, or the like.
  • In known pump units, the control program is provided depending on the desired type manufacturer and stored in the memory unit, so that different inverter-driven pump units can be realized with the same pump and the same engine. The control program may be a unified control program, but may also include different program components. For example, a first program component may be provided in the form of a basic program. The basic program may include program units such as program modules. Furthermore, a second program component can be provided which can be used to configure the first program component and, for example, can have at least one configuration file or configuration table. To realize the respective pumping unit, the first and the second program component can complement each other, for example by executing the basic program taking into account configuration information or parameters.
  • The aforementioned pump units have proven themselves in practice. Nevertheless, it would be desirable to be able to realize different pumping units in a simpler manner.
  • Object of the present invention is to provide a generic pump unit, which allows a more versatile use.
  • This object is achieved in a pump unit of the aforementioned type according to the invention that the pump unit comprises a communication unit which is designed to establish a non-contact communication connection with an external configuration device, and that via the communication connection configuration data from the configuration device to the pump unit are transferable and dependent from the transmitted configuration data stored in the memory unit control program for changing the scope of functions and / or the operation of the pump unit is modifiable.
  • In the pump unit according to the invention, a communication unit is provided, via which a non-contact communication connection can be established, so that configuration data transmitted by an external configuration device can be transmitted to the pump unit. Depending on the configuration data, the control program can be modified in the memory unit. This makes it possible to modify the control program that can be executed or interpreted by the control unit in such a way that the functional scope and / or the mode of operation of the pump unit can be permanently changed. This makes it possible, for example, to provide the manufacturer with pumping units of only one type which comprise pumps and inverter drives of identical type and identical control programs. The respective desired range of functions and / or the desired mode of operation can be changed as desired after contactless transfer of the configuration data to the pump unit, the control program. This makes it possible, for example, to adapt the pumping unit to the needs at every level of the distribution chain. For example, can be done by changing the control program manufacturer, dealer side, installateurseidig, user or service personnel side, a change in the configuration of the pump unit. The possibility of contactless transmission of the configuration data makes this possible in a user-friendly manner. In particular, this allows to change the control program without the pump unit must be removed from a package or a package must be opened, which is especially in the dealer-side configuration as proves advantageous. This makes it possible for dealers to stock a reduced number of pump units which, depending on the intended use, are adapted in their mode of operation and / or in their functional scope by transmitting the appropriate configuration data by changing the control program.
  • It is conceivable that the control program is completely or partially modifiable.
  • For example, to change the control program, activation or deactivation information may be transmitted as part of the configuration data. It is also conceivable that the configuration data comprise operating parameter information. The configuration data and / or activation, deactivation or operating parameter information can for example be stored in a configuration file or configuration table in the memory unit. In particular, it is possible to execute a first program component (basic program) of the control program, taking account of the activation, deactivation or operating parameter information, which can form a second program component or is included in such. Thus, program units of a first program component of the control program, such as program modules, can be activated or deactivated (for example, loaded or no longer loaded) and / or operating parameters can be used in the execution of the first program component. It is conceivable that the first program component, as stored in the memory, remains unchanged as such.
  • As a result, through the configuration data, in particular activation, deactivation or operating parameter information, the mode of action of the control program can be changed and the functional scope and / or the mode of operation of the pump unit can be changed.
  • It may be provided that configuration data, in particular the above-mentioned information, are read at the start of the control program and transmitted to the first program component. They can also be read during operation of the control program, also repeated, for example when the control program accesses a parameter marked as configurable.
  • It may be provided that the memory unit comprises at least two memory unit components, wherein the first program component (basic program) is stored in a first memory unit component and configuration data and / or activation, deactivation or operating parameter information comprised therein are stored in a second memory unit component, from which they can be read.
  • In the case of the pumping unit according to the invention, it is possible, in particular, to modify the control program more than once and thereby to repeatedly modify the mode of operation and / or the functional scope of the pumping unit.
  • It is favorable if the communication unit is in operative connection with the control unit and the control program can be modified by the control unit, in particular for changing the mode of operation of the control program.
  • Preferably, the inverter drive comprises the communication unit to achieve a structurally simple design.
  • It can be provided that the memory unit is at least partially integrated in the communication unit. The communication unit may form a memory unit component of the memory unit, such as an EEPROM.
  • As mentioned, it is conceivable that the storage unit comprises a plurality of storage unit components. One of them may be integrated into the communication unit and additionally at least one further storage unit component may be present. In the last-mentioned memory unit component, for example, a first program component of the control program may be stored, for example a basic program. A second program component stored in the communication unit may in particular comprise configuration data and / or activation, deactivation or operating change information in order to change the mode of operation of the first program component.
  • It proves to be advantageous if the communication unit is designed to set up a radio-communication connection, so that configuration data can be transferred without contact to the pump unit in an effective manner.
  • In particular, it is favorable if the communication unit is designed to set up an RFID connection, a near-field communication connection (NFC), a Bluetooth connection and / or a wireless local network connection (WLAN). In particular, an RFID connection, especially an NFC connection, proves to be advantageous. Without exchanging the previous identification key, a communication connection with the external configuration device can be constructively simple and user-friendly. In addition, a change of the control program can take place without this one Power supply in the pump unit needs to be provided. Furthermore, the pump unit can be switched off and disconnected from a power supply. The required energy can be obtained from the alternating electromagnetic field of the RFID and in particular NFC connection. Furthermore, it is possible to use an RFID and / or NFC-capable handheld device, for example a smartphone, as a configuration device. Furthermore, the short range proves advantageous in an NFC connection, so that the user must deliberately bring the configuration device in short distance to the pump unit. As a result, it can largely be ensured that configuration data is only transmitted to the communication unit if this is deliberately undertaken by the user.
  • An NFC or RFID-capable communication unit may comprise the memory unit or a component thereof, for example in the form of an EEPROM.
  • It can further be provided that the communication unit is designed to set up a long-range wireless communication connection, for example via a GSM or a UMTS communication network or the like.
  • Alternatively or additionally, it may be provided that an optical communication connection or an ultrasound communication connection can be set up.
  • Preferably, the communication unit comprises or forms a transponder, in particular a passive transponder. By way of example, an RFID or an NFC connection can be established via the particularly passive transponder and electrical energy required for changing the control program can be obtained from the electromagnetic alternating field of the connection. A power supply for the pump unit to change the control program can be saved.
  • As mentioned above, the invention also relates to a method. An inventive method is a method for changing the scope and / or operation of a pump assembly using a configuration device, wherein the pump unit comprises a pump and an inverter drive, a motor for driving the pump, a control unit for driving the motor and one with the Control unit operatively connected storage unit, in which storage unit, a control program is stored, which sets the scope and / or operation of the pump unit, and wherein the motor is controlled by the control unit in response to the control program, the method comprising the steps of
    • - Providing a configuration application program on a spatially separated from the pump unit configuration device;
    • - Establishing a non-contact communication connection between the configuration device and a communication unit of the pump unit;
    • - transferring configuration data from the configuration device to the communication unit; and
    • Modifying the control program in the memory unit to change the scope of functions and / or the operation of the pump unit depending on the transmitted configuration data.
  • The method according to the invention solves the problem of providing a method with which the functional scope and / or the mode of operation of a pump unit can be changed to enable a versatile use of a pump unit of the type mentioned in the introduction.
  • The advantages that can be achieved with the method according to the invention have already been mentioned in connection with the explanation of the pump unit according to the invention, which can be used to carry out the method, so that reference can be made in this regard to the above explanations. In particular, a non-contact communication link between the communication unit and the external configuration device, especially a communication unit thereof, can be set up to transfer configuration data for modifying the control program to the pump unit. The modification of the control program can be carried out in particular in one of the ways already explained, so that in this regard reference may also be made to the above explanations. In particular, it is possible with the method according to the invention to adapt the mode of action of the control program in such a way that a changed range of functions and / or a changed mode of operation of the pumping unit is provided.
  • Conveniently, receipt of the configuration data from the pumping unit is confirmed and / or the change in the control program is confirmed, such as by transmitting related acknowledgment data to the configuration device from which it can be signaled.
  • It is advantageous if a mobile configuration device is used as the configuration device. A "mobile communication device" is understood to be one that moves in a simple manner by a user, and in particular can be worn, for example, a handheld device such as a mobile phone or the like.
  • Accordingly, it is favorable if a handheld device is used as the configuration device, in particular a smartphone, especially an RFID-capable or NFC-capable smartphone. The configuration application program for a user on the handheld device may, in particular, be present as a so-called "app" in order to provide the user with a user-friendly interface for creating the configuration data.
  • Alternatively or additionally, it can be provided that a central data processing device is used as the configuration device or the configuration device comprises such a device. For example, the user can transmit inputs to an input unit via a communication network, in particular the Internet, to the central data processing device, which generates the configuration data and transmits it via a radio-communication connection to the communication unit of the pump unit.
  • As already mentioned, it is favorable if a radio communication connection is used as the communication connection.
  • For example, it is advantageous if an RFID connection, a near-field communication connection (NFC), a Bluetooth connection and / or a wireless local network connection (WLAN) is used as the communication connection. In particular, a configuration device in the form of a smartphone with a configuration application program provided thereon in the form of an app for establishing an RFID and / or NFC connection with the communication unit of the pump unit can be used.
  • Preferably, a passive transponder is used as or in the communication unit, so that in the pump unit, as already explained, no power supply for changing the control program must be provided. The energy required for this purpose can be taken from the electromagnetic alternating field of a radio communication connection.
  • It proves to be favorable if the configuration data comprise activation information or deactivation information and if, depending on the activation information or the deactivation information, at least part of the control program is activated or deactivated. For example, it can be provided that the control program has a first program component, such as a basic program. The basic program may include different program units, such as modules. The activation or deactivation information may be a second part of the program or part of it and stored, for example, in a configuration file or configuration table. Depending on the activation or deactivation information, the program units can be activated or deactivated, for example loaded or no longer being loaded. This makes it possible to activate or deactivate the respective function of the pump unit, which is represented by the program unit or for which it is required.
  • It is also conceivable that an additional control program or a supplement to the control program is transferred to the pumping unit via the configuration data and stored together with the original control program in the memory unit in order to modify and in particular expand the range of functions contained in the original control program.
  • Alternatively or additionally, it can be provided that the configuration data include operating parameter information for the pump unit and that the control program is changed or supplemented as a function of the operating parameter information, in particular for changing the mode of operation of the control program. For example, a first program component of the control program is executed in consideration of the operating parameter information that can form a second program component or a part thereof and stored, for example, in a configuration file or configuration table. Operating parameter information includes, in particular, information relating to the rotational speed of the engine, the power of the engine, the delivery rate and / or the delivery rate of the pumping unit or the like.
  • Operating parameter information, activation and / or deactivation information can form a program component of the control program and be stored, for example, in a memory unit component which is integrated in the communication unit. In a further memory unit component outside the communication unit, another component of the control program may be stored, such as the basic program.
  • It is favorable if a determination of an authorization level, the person and / or a user profile of the user of the configuration device is carried out and if the control program can be modified depending on the authorization level, the person of the user and / or the user profile. This allows to modify the control program only insofar as it the permission level, the person, and / or the profile of the user. For example, different authorization levels may be provided to permit different modifications of the control program on the manufacturer side, on the dealer side, on the installer side, on the user side or service personnel side.
  • It is conceivable that the configuration application program specifies the permission level, the person, and / or the profile of the user. For example, a configuration application program, in particular an app, may be provided for the manufacturer, the dealer, the installer, the user or service personnel of the pump unit.
  • It is also favorable if, for determining the authorization level, the person and / or the user profile of the user, this user detection data entered at an input unit is detected and checked. For example, the user discovery data is checked for validity to allow access to the configuration application program. This allows to provide only one configuration application program for different types of users.
  • Preferably, an input unit of the configuration device is used, in particular a mobile configuration device. This may be advantageous, for example, when using a handheld device as a configuration device, in which the user inputs user determination data to his input unit, which allow access to the configuration application program.
  • It is also conceivable that an input unit spatially separated from the configuration device is used, and that the user determination data is transmitted to the configuration device via a communication connection. For example, the user determination data can be transmitted via a communication network, such as the Internet, to a central data processing device, from which configuration data are transmitted to the pumping unit via a radio communication connection.
  • It is advantageous for a user of the configuration device, in particular after the start of the configuration application program, to display configuration option data on a display unit, for example in the form of or in combination with a prompt for the user. On the basis of the configuration option data, the user can be signaled in which way he can change the mode of operation and / or the functional scope of the pump unit.
  • It can be provided that a display unit of a mobile configuration device is used, especially a handheld device.
  • It is also conceivable that the configuration option data is transmitted via a communication network from the configuration device to a spatially separate display unit, for example via the Internet.
  • It is advantageous if the configuration option data is displayed as a function of the determined authorization level, the determined person of the user and / or the determined user profile. It is possible to show the user only those configuration option data that allow a change of the control program insofar as the authorization level, the person and / or the user profile allow.
  • It is advantageous if configuration instruction data of a user are acquired at an input unit on the basis of which the configuration data are generated. Specifically, the configuration instruction data is based on the configuration option data that can be displayed to the user on the display unit as mentioned above. On the basis of the configuration instruction data, the configuration device can generate configuration data that can be transmitted to the communication unit of the pump unit.
  • It is favorable if an input unit of the configuration device is used, in particular a mobile configuration device, for example a handheld device.
  • It can also be provided that an input unit spatially separated from the configuration device is used, and that configuration instruction data is transmitted to the configuration device via a communication network. By way of example, the configuration instruction data are transmitted via the Internet to a central data processing device, from which the configuration data are transmitted via a radio-communication link to the pumping unit.
  • Preferably, the configuration device generates from the user's configuration instruction data the configuration data or a component thereof, and the configuration data is transmitted to the communication unit, optionally upon additional transmission instruction of the user to the input unit. This allows the configuration data, or part of it, to be accessed directly from the configuration instruction data generate and make their transmission to the communication unit.
  • Alternatively or additionally, in another advantageous variant of the method according to the invention, it is advantageous if a communication connection of the configuration device is established via a communication network with a central data processing device, from which change identification data are generated and transmitted to the configuration device, depending on the configuration instruction data of the user. and when the configuration data is generated by the configuration device depending on the change identifier data. Via the communication network, for example the Internet, the configuration instruction data can be transmitted to the data processing device. For example, a data processing device of the manufacturer of the pump unit is used. Based on the configuration instruction data change identification data are generated, which may be present in particular as a change code or as an unlock code, in particular as an alphanumeric string. The change identifier data is transmitted to the configuration device in response to which the configuration data is generated.
  • It may be provided that the change identification data is displayed on a display unit of the configuration device, in particular in the form or in combination with a prompt for the user, in the confirmation of which the user generates the configuration data generated in dependence on changed identifier data to the communication unit.
  • It is conceivable that a user must enter the change identifier data to the configuration application program so that it generates and transmits the configuration data.
  • It is favorable if the configuration data are formed by the change identification data or if they include these. For example, with change identification data in the form of a change code, it is advantageous if the configuration data are formed by the change code, which is transmitted to the communication unit of the pump unit and is interpreted by the control unit of the pump unit in terms of the desired modification of the control program. The change code may include operating parameter enable and / or disable information to change the control program in the desired manner.
  • It proves to be favorable if the change identification data and / or configuration data generated as a function of the change identification data comprise the information that the modification of the control program with respect to the change of the functional scope and / or the functioning of the pump unit takes place only for a predefined or predefinable time duration. This makes it possible, for example, to modify the control program only temporarily in order to test the changed scope of functions and / or the changed mode of operation of the pumping unit. After expiration of the predetermined or predefinable period of time, the control program can, for example, be set back to the original state with regard to the functional scope and / or the mode of operation of the pump unit.
  • It can also be provided that configuration data, which are generated directly by the configuration device from the configuration instruction data, comprise corresponding information for the time-limited change of the control program.
  • It is advantageous if, associated with user identification data relating to the person and / or a user profile of the user, is stored in a memory unit when change identification data is transmitted from the central data processing device to the configuration device. By way of example, the data processing device or a data processing device coupled thereto has a memory unit in which the process of generating and transmitting change identification data is stored as a function of the user or user profile. This makes it possible to detect the modification of the control program for changing the configuration of the pump unit, in particular by the manufacturer, and to issue an invoice about the change in the mode of operation and / or the functional scope of the pump unit. The user identification data is formed, for example, by the above-mentioned user determination data, or determined or generated based thereon.
  • In general, it can be provided that upon a modification of the control program and / or during the transmission of configuration data for modifying the control program, corresponding indication data are transmitted to a central data processing device and these are stored together with user identification data in a memory unit. Based on the stored data, a user may be charged in particular for changing the modification of the control program.
  • This can be done in particular when the available power of the engine or the pump unit is increased. The manufacturer is given the opportunity to offer only pumping units with an available maximum power, whereby the maximum power available can be increased by modifying the control program. With an increase in the maximum power, a user can be provided with an invoice for improving the pumping unit in this regard.
  • In a corresponding manner, for example, an invoice can be created if a program module or control program is activated, with which, for example, the functional scope of the pump unit is expanded.
  • It can be provided that payment information data is exchanged between the configuration device or the central data processing device and a credit institution such as a credit card company. For example, the configuration data or the change characteristics are only generated or only transmitted when an authorization of the financial institution about the change of the control program to be made is present, for example when the available maximum power of the engine is increased. The payment information data may include, for example, account or credit card information, pricing information, or authorization information.
  • The invention further relates to a computer program product with program code for carrying out one of the methods described above, when the program code is executed on a particularly mobile configuration device. In particular, the program code may be the configuration application program, for example in the form of an "app".
  • The computer program product preferably comprises a computer-readable medium on which a configuration application program with the program code is stored. The computer-readable medium can be designed, for example, in the form of a memory chip or in the form of a memory card.
  • Furthermore, the present invention relates to a computer program with program code means which are suitable for executing one of the methods described above when the computer program is executed on a particularly mobile configuration device. In particular, the computer program may be the configuration application program, for example in the form of an "app".
  • The object underlying the present invention is further achieved by a pump unit configuration system according to the invention, comprising one of the pump units described above, which has a first communication unit, and comprising a configuration device comprising a second communication unit, wherein via the first and the second communication unit a non-contact communication connection between the configuration device and the pump unit can be set up to transfer configuration data from the configuration device to the pump unit, which can be modified depending on the transmitted configuration data stored in the memory unit control program to change the scope of functions and / or the operation of the pump unit.
  • Such a configuration system allows a user to use the configuration device, especially a mobile configuration device, in particular a handheld device, such as a smartphone, to transmit configuration data for changing the scope of functions and / or the operation of the pump unit to this.
  • The advantages which can be achieved by means of the configuration system have already been described above in connection with the explanation of the pumping unit according to the invention and the method according to the invention, so that reference can be made in this regard to preceding explanations.
  • The communication connection is preferably established using a configuration application program on the configuration device and is preferably a radio communication connection, for example an RFID and / or NFC connection.
  • Advantageously, the configuration system comprises a central data processing device, which comprises a third communication unit, wherein via the second and the third communication unit, a communication connection between the configuration device and the central data processing device is constructable for transmitting configuration application data, change identification data, user determination data of user information data, and / or User information data between the configuration device and the central data processing device. The advantages of such a configuration of a configuration system have also already been discussed in connection with the methods explained above.
  • In particular, it is favorable if the configuration system is designed to carry out one of the aforementioned methods.
  • The following description of preferred embodiment is used in conjunction with the drawings for a more detailed explanation of the invention. Show it:
  • 1 a first preferred embodiment of a pump unit configuration system comprising a pump unit according to the invention;
  • 2 a second preferred embodiment of a pump unit configuration system comprising a pump unit according to the invention; and
  • 3 A third preferred embodiment of a pump unit configuration system according to the invention comprising a pump unit according to the invention.
  • 1 FIG. 1 shows a schematic view of a reference number 10 assigned preferred embodiment of a pump unit configuration system according to the invention, which is a preferred embodiment of a reference numeral 12 occupied pumping unit and a configuration device 14 to its configuration includes. With the configuration system 10 An advantageous embodiment of the method according to the invention can be carried out.
  • The pump unit 12 includes a pump 16 as well as its drive an inverter drive (inverter) 18 who has a motor 20 , a control unit, a storage unit 24 and a communication unit 26 having. The motor 20 serves to drive the pump 16 and stands with the control unit 22 in operative connection, in turn, with the storage unit 24 and the communication unit 26 electrically connected.
  • The control unit 22 , the storage unit 24 and the communication unit 26 are hardware-based in the inverter drive 18 implemented, for example in the form of integrated circuits, wherein the control unit 22 in particular, a microcontroller and the memory unit 24 is a nonvolatile data store. The control unit 22 , the storage unit 24 and the communication unit 26 can be fully or partially integrated, for example, the storage unit 24 in the communication unit 26 integrated or in the control unit 22 ,
  • In the storage unit 24 is stored a control program modifiable, which dictates the scope and / or operation of the pump unit. The control program can be from the control unit 22 be read and executed, and depending on the specifications of the control program, the engine 20 to drive the pump 16 driven. The inverter drive 18 Therefore, it is possible to specify operating parameters of the pump unit by appropriate specifications in the control program, for example the speed and / or the power of the motor 20 , the performance of the pump unit 12 and / or its delivery rate. Also supplementary functions of the pump unit 12 such as pressure control, volume control, dry run protection or the like may depend on the control program in the memory unit 24 to be provided.
  • As mentioned, the control program is modifiable in the storage unit 24 saved. This allows the pump unit 12 to configure the respective requirements by the control program with regard to the functioning and / or the functional scope of the pump unit 12 is changed. For example, it may be provided that certain program units (such as program modules) of the control program can be activated or deactivated to associated functions of the pump unit 12 to activate or deactivate. It can also be provided that by modification of the control program, the operating parameters of the pump unit 12 be changed, for example, its performance, its flow or the like.
  • The configuration of the pump unit 12 takes place using the configuration device 14 and by putting configuration data on the pump unit 12 be transmitted. To establish a communication connection 36 with the configuration device 14 and to receive configuration data, the pump unit 12 the communication unit 26 in the present case is designed in particular for establishing a non-contact radio-communication connection.
  • The communication unit 26 is used in particular for setting up an RFID connection, especially a near field communication connection (NFC connection). For this purpose, the communication unit 26 as a passive transponder 28 designed, for example, as an NFC chip of an integrated circuit of the inverter drive 18 , Especially with training of the communication unit 26 as an NFC chip, the storage unit 24 be integrated in these and designed, for example, as EEPROM.
  • Configuration data provided by the configuration device 14 on the pump unit 12 be transmitted from the transponder 28 received and sent to the control unit 22 forwarded to the depending on the configuration data, the control program in the memory unit 24 changed to the range of functions and / or operation of the pump unit 12 to modify.
  • The configuration device 14 is designed as a mobile configuration device and as a portable handheld device in the form of a smartphone 30 educated. The smartphone 30 includes an RFID and in particular NFC reader 32 which is a communication unit 34 formed. The communication unit 34 is active, so that over this the communication connection 36 with the transponder 28 can be built. This gives the possibility of the communication unit 34 Energy in the electromagnetic alternating field of the RFID and in particular NFC communication link 36 for the passive transponder 28 provide. It is therefore not necessary in the pump unit 12 to provide a separate power supply for changing the control program in the memory unit 24 , The energy required for this purpose can rather the alternating field of the communication link 36 be removed. In addition, the pump unit 12 be switched off and disconnected from a power supply.
  • The smartphone 30 includes in a conventional manner a combined display and / or input unit 38 in the form of a touch-sensitive screen, subsequently as a touch screen 40 designated. Furthermore, the smartphone includes 30 an integrated control and storage unit 42 , in a manner known per se with the communication unit 34 and the touch screen 40 is in electrical connection.
  • In the control and storage unit 42 A configuration application program is executably stored to provide a user with the configuration of the pumping unit 12 using the smartphone 30 to enable. The configuration application program, hereafter called "configuration app", can be found on the smartphone 30 under dialogue with the user via the touch screen 40 be executed.
  • The user can access the configuration app by pressing a corresponding icon or by selecting from a menu on the touch screen 40 start. On the touch screen 40 The user may then be presented with configuration option data, for example in the form of selection boxes 44 and / or buttons 46 , Furthermore, menus, input fields or the like may be present (not shown in the drawing). Using the selection fields 44 , the buttons 46 , the menus, the input fields etc. the user can touchscreen 40 provide configuration statement data to the configuration app. For example, the user may pretend that the power of the engine 20 to change is that a dry running protection of the pump unit 12 to activate or deactivate is that a pressure control or a volume control is to be activated or deactivated or the like.
  • It may be provided to facilitate handling that after starting the configuration app, the communication link 36 to the pump unit 12 and information regarding the current configuration of the control program in the memory unit 24 to the smartphone 30 be transferred and on the touch screen 40 are displayed.
  • The user's configuration instruction data on the touch screen 40 be from the control and storage unit 42 which generates configuration data based on the configuration instruction data. The configuration data are then sent from the smartphone 30 over the communication connection 36 to the pump unit 12 transmitted by their transponder 28 they receive and to the control unit 22 to get redirected. As mentioned, the control unit 22 depending on the configuration data, the control program in the memory unit 24 change.
  • The configuration data may be displayed on the touch screen depending on the configuration instruction data of the user 40 containing information for activating or deactivating individual control program units. It is also conceivable that the configuration data comprise operating parameter information which describes the operating parameters of the engine 20 change, for example, its power or its speed, or the flow rate of the pump unit 12 ,
  • It can be provided that the configuration data from the smartphone 30 immediately after pressing the corresponding selection fields 44 , Buttons 46 , Input fields, menus or the like to the pump unit 12 be transmitted. It is also conceivable that the user first the configuration to be changed on the touch screen 40 enters and that only after additional transfer instruction of the user, the configuration data on the pump unit 12 be transmitted.
  • The pump unit 12 and the configuration system 10 prove to be versatile and allow a structurally simple and user-friendly configuration of the pump unit 12 to change its operation and / or its functionality. As a result, in particular the possibility exists, manufacturer only one pump unit 12 provided, for example, by the manufacturer, distributor, user side or service personnel side by means of a standard smartphone 30 can be configured. For this purpose, the respective user, the required configuration app, for example, the manufacturer of the pump unit 12 relate and on his smartphone 30 save and execute on it.
  • The wireless communication connection 36 allows configuration even if the pump unit 12 , in particular on the dealer side, remains in a packaging. As a result, for example, there is the possibility of dealer only a relatively small number of pumping units 12 reproach. Depending on the desired use can with the help of the smartphone 30 the control program in the storage unit 24 be modified so that it meets the desired requirements. In particular, the speed and power of the engine 20 be changed, and / or the flow rate and the performance of the pump unit 12 ,
  • The use of an NFC communication connection 36 proves to be advantageous because the transfer of configuration data without prior exchange of identification keys between the configuration units 28 and 34 can be done. In addition, it is necessary for the user to use the smartphone 30 due to the comparatively short range of the NFC communication link 36 the pump unit 12 approaching to a few centimeters. For this reason, changes to its configuration should be made deliberately, and tampering with long-range radio links (such as GSM or UMTS links) can be avoided.
  • It may in particular be provided that a change of the control program in the memory unit 24 only to the extent possible, as permitted by an authorization level, the person of the user and / or a user profile.
  • On the one hand, in this regard, there is the possibility that the authorization level, the person of the user and / or the user profile are linked to the configuration app that is in the smartphone 30 is deposited. For example, it may be provided that after prior registration, for example, the manufacturer of the pump unit 12 the user is provided a specific version of the configuration app to them on the smartphone 30 save. This means that with the use of the smartphone 30 at the same time the authorization level, the person of the user and / or its user profile is specified.
  • On the other hand, there is the possibility that when starting or after starting the configuration app on the smartphone 30 User discovery data is captured by the user on the touch screen 40 enters. The user discovery data includes, for example, an access code to the configuration app or the smartphone 30 , Depending on the user discovery data may be provided by the control and storage unit 42 the person of the user whose authorization level and / or user profile are determined. This information may be stored by the configuration app, for example.
  • Depending on the person of the user, their authorization level and / or user profile, it is conceivable that the on the touch screen 40 displayed configuration option data differently and the user on the touch screen 40 only configuration option data (for example in the form of selection fields 44 , Buttons 46 , Menus, input fields, etc.) are displayed with options for modifying the control program, which can be selected by the user. Alternatively it can be provided that the user all basic configuration option data on the touch screen 40 but the user's configuration instruction data will be ignored if it changes the configuration of the pump set 12 which is not possible due to the person of the user, their authorization level and / or user profile.
  • The pump unit 12 can accordingly using different smartphones 30 be configured, the configuration options depending on the person of the user, authorization level or operating profile of the user may differ.
  • For example, it may be provided that a user of the authorization level "dealer" the performance of the pump unit 12 but not users of the "Installer" or "User" authorization levels.
  • In particular, there is also a repeated change of the control program in the memory unit 24 possible, also from different users using different smartphones 30 can be carried out.
  • An in 2 schematically illustrated second preferred embodiment of a reference numeral 11 occupied configuration system according to the invention comprises instead of the pump unit 12 a pump unit 13 , which is largely identical to the pump unit 12 is constructed. Incidentally, for the same and equivalent components of the configuration systems 10 and 11 identical reference numerals used. The with the configuration system 10 achievable benefits can be with the configuration system 11 also be achieved, so that reference can be made in this regard to the above explanations.
  • With the pump unit 13 indicates the storage unit 24 two storage unit components 241 and 242 on. The storage unit component 242 is in the communication unit 26 integrated in the form of the NFC chip and formed, for example, in an EEPROM of the NFC chip. The storage unit component 242 is with the control unit 22 operatively connected, as well as the memory unit component 241 which is spatially separated from the communication unit 26 ,
  • The control program includes a first, in the storage unit component 241 stored program component and a second, in the storage unit component 242 stored program component. The first program component is a basic program that has program modules, which with different functions of the pump unit 13 can be linked.
  • The second program component includes, for example, activation, deactivation and / or operating parameter information, which may be in the form of a configuration file or a configuration table in the storage unit component, for example 242 can be stored.
  • When transferring configuration data to change the control program to the pump unit 13 becomes only the content of the storage unit component 242 and, accordingly, the second program component of the control program changed. In contrast, it remains in the storage unit component 241 stored first program component of the control program as such as stored unchanged. Nevertheless, it can be provided in a further advantageous embodiment that also the first program component is changeable.
  • In operation of the pump unit 13 the first and the second program component cooperate, wherein the first program component is executed taking into account the second program component, in particular the activation, deactivation and / or operating parameter information. This allows the operation of the control program of the pump unit 13 overall to change its functionality and / or functionality. The second program component can in particular determine which program modules of the first program component can be loaded and executed. Furthermore, operating parameter information contained in the second program component can be operating parameters of the engine 20 pretend, for example, its power or its speed, or the flow rate of the pump unit 13 ,
  • It may be provided that the content of the memory unit component 242 from the control unit 22 during commissioning of the pump unit 13 is read out. In the storage unit component 242 For example, information contained in the basic program in the memory unit component 241 transmitted and executed together with it. It is also conceivable that the memory unit component 242 during operation of the pump unit 13 , also repeated, for example when the control program accesses parameters marked as configurable.
  • 3 shows a schematic representation of a total with the reference numeral 50 occupied preferred further embodiment of a pump unit configuration system according to the invention, with which also an advantageous embodiment of the method according to the invention is feasible.
  • The configuration system 50 includes the pump unit 12 and a configuration device 14 , which in the present case are identical to the configuration device 14 of the configuration system 10 is designed. For identical and equivalent components of the configuration systems 10 and 50 identical reference numerals are used. The with the configuration system 10 achievable benefits can be achieved with the configuration system 50 also be achieved, so that reference can be made in this regard to the above explanations.
  • Of course, also in the configuration system 50 instead of the pump unit 12 the pump unit 13 of the configuration system 11 are used to form a further preferred embodiment of the configuration system according to the invention, to which the above and following explanations also apply.
  • Unlike the configuration system 10 be with the configuration system 50 via the NFC communication link 36 transferred configuration data not directly from the configuration instruction data of the user on the touch screen 40 generated. Configuration instructions that the user on the touch screen 40 inputs are via another communication link 52 to a central data processing device 54 of the configuration system 50 transfer. The central data processing device 54 is in particular a computer serving as a server 56 at the manufacturer of the pump unit 12 or under its supervision or administration. With the computer 56 can the communication connection 52 above a communication network 58 like the internet 60 being constructed. The structure of the communication connection 52 is done using the communication unit 34 of the smartphone 30 and a communication unit 62 of the computer 56 , for example as a UMTS connection.
  • The computer 56 includes a control unit 64 and a storage unit 66 , The control unit 64 stands with the communication unit 62 and the storage unit 66 in electrical connection. The of the communication unit 62 received configuration instruction data of the user on the touch screen 40 become the control unit 64 fed. Depending on the supplied configuration instruction data, the control unit generates 64 Change identification data that is transmitted via the communication link 52 to the smartphone 30 be transferred back.
  • In the present case, the change identification data are embodied in particular as a change code or comprise such, especially as an alphanumeric character string. The change code can be displayed to the user on the touch screen 40 be displayed, in particular in the form or in combination with a command prompt, for example in the form of a button 46 , Upon actuation of the prompt by the user, the configuration app generates the configuration data which is subsequently communicated over the communication link 36 to the pump unit 12 for changing the control program in the storage unit 24 be transmitted.
  • It can be provided here that the communication link 36 between the smartphone 30 and the pump unit 12 is not established until the user presses the prompt. However, it is also conceivable that the communication link 36 already established when the user has the configuration instruction data on the touch screen 40 enters and this over the communication connection 52 to the computer 56 to generate the change code.
  • Next, it is possible that from the smartphone 30 received change code is used by the configuration app to generate configuration data, which without further action of the user to the pump unit 12 be transmitted over an existing communication link 36 or a communication connection still to be established 36 ,
  • Furthermore, it is conceivable that the from the smartphone 30 received change code to a user on the touch screen 40 is displayed and the user on the touch screen 40 must enter again, for example, in an input field, then make a transfer instruction to the configuration app, whereupon the configuration data generated and sent to the pump unit 12 be transmitted.
  • In particular, in combination with the determination of the person of the user and / or its user profile is the use of the computer 56 and generating the change identifier data depending on the configuration instruction data. It can be provided, for example, that with or after the start of the configuration app on the smartphone 30 the person of the user and / or his user profile is determined or that already on the basis of the smartphone 30 stored configuration app the person and / or profile of the user is uniquely identifiable.
  • The smartphone 30 may, in particular together with the configuration instruction data, user identification data to the computer 56 transfer. In the storage unit 66 may be stored, associated with the user identification data relating to the person and / or the user profile, that a change code from the control unit 64 generated and sent to the smartphone 30 was transferred. In particular, it can be stored which configuration instruction data was transmitted or to what extent the configuration of the pumping unit 12 by changing the control program in the storage unit 24 to be changed. This gives the possibility, depending on the user or user profile dependent storage in the storage unit 66 to create an invoice, allowing the user to change the configuration of the pump unit 12 can be charged.
  • Furthermore, it is conceivable that the control unit 64 generated change code comprises information that the modification of the control program with regard to the functioning and / or the functional scope of the pump unit 12 only for a given period of time. This allows a user to test the configuration of the pump set 12 to change. For example, the configuration app may be user-generated when generating the configuration instruction data on the touch screen 40 Selectable option include that it configures the pump unit 12 only temporarily and in particular would like to change free of charge. The control unit 64 can then generate a change code based on the configuration instruction data and the selected option of the user, which includes the information that the changes in the configuration of the pump set 12 has only temporary validity.
  • It is conceivable that the configuration app provides the configuration data with their generation with appropriate information provided by the control unit 22 of the pump unit 12 can be interpreted as intended. If the change code is used as a configuration date or data, it is also conceivable that the control unit 22 of the pump unit 12 can interpret the change code in a corresponding way. After the predetermined period of time, the control program in the memory unit 24 , with regard to the mode of operation and / or the functional scope of the pump unit 12 , be restored to its original state without any action by the user.

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  1. Pumping unit comprising a pump ( 16 ) and an inverter drive ( 18 ), a motor ( 20 ) for driving the pump ( 16 ), a control unit ( 22 ) for driving the engine ( 20 ) and one with the control unit ( 22 ) Actively connected storage unit ( 24 ), in which storage unit ( 24 ) a control program is stored, the the scope and / or operation of the pump unit ( 12 ; 13 ) and where the engine ( 20 ) from the control unit ( 22 ) is controllable in dependence of the control program, characterized in that the pump unit ( 12 ; 13 ) a communication unit ( 26 ), which is used to establish a non-contact communication connection ( 36 ) with an external configuration device ( 14 ) and that via the communication link ( 36 ) Configuration data from the configuration device ( 14 ) on the pumping unit ( 12 ; 13 ) are transferable and, depending on the transferred configuration data, that in the memory unit ( 24 ) stored control program for changing the scope of functions and / or the functioning of the pump unit ( 12 ; 13 ) is modifiable.
  2. Pumping unit according to claim 1, characterized in that the communication unit ( 26 ) with the control unit ( 22 ) is in operative connection and the control program from the control unit ( 22 ) is modifiable, in particular for changing the mode of action of the control program.
  3. Pumping unit according to claim 1 or 2, characterized in that the inverter drive ( 18 ) the communication unit ( 26 ).
  4. Pumping unit according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that the storage unit ( 24 ) at least partially into the communication unit ( 26 ) is integrated.
  5. Pumping unit according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that the communication unit ( 26 ) is designed to establish a radio communication connection.
  6. Pumping unit according to claim 5, characterized in that the communication unit ( 26 ) for establishing an RFID connection, a near field communication connection (NFC) ( 36 ), a Bluetooth connection and / or a wireless local network connection (WLAN) is formed.
  7. Pumping unit according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that the communication unit ( 26 ) a transponder ( 28 ), in particular a passive transponder ( 28 ).
  8. Method for changing the functional scope and / or the operation of a pump unit using a configuration device, wherein the pump unit comprises a pump and an inverter drive, a motor for driving the pump, a control unit for driving the motor and a storage unit operatively connected to the control unit in which storage unit a control program is stored, which specifies the functional scope and / or the functioning of the pumping unit, and wherein the motor can be controlled by the control unit in dependence on the control program, the method comprising the following steps: - Providing a configuration application program on a spatially separated from the pump unit configuration device; - Establishing a non-contact communication connection between the configuration device and a communication unit of the pump unit; - transferring configuration data from the configuration device to the communication unit; and Modifying the control program in the memory unit to change the scope of functions and / or the operation of the pump unit depending on the transmitted configuration data.
  9. A method according to claim 8, characterized in that a mobile configuration device is used as the configuration device.
  10. A method according to claim 8 or 9, characterized in that a handheld device is used as a configuration device, in particular a smartphone.
  11. Method according to one of claims 8 to 10, characterized in that as a configuration device, a central data processing device is used, in particular for generating the configuration data.
  12. Method according to one of claims 8 to 11, characterized in that a radio communication connection is used as the communication connection.
  13. Method according to Claim 12, characterized in that a RFID connection, a near field communication connection (NFC), a Bluetooth connection and / or a wireless local network connection (WLAN) is used as the communication connection.
  14. Method according to one of Claims 8 to 13, characterized in that a passive transponder is used as or in the communication unit.
  15. Method according to one of claims 8 to 14, characterized in that the configuration data comprise activation information or deactivation information and that depending on the activation information or the deactivation information at least a part of the control program is activated or deactivated.
  16. Method according to one of claims 8 to 15, characterized in that the configuration data include operating parameter information for the pump unit and that the control program is changed or supplemented depending on the operating parameter information, in particular for changing the operation of the control program.
  17. Method according to one of claims 8 to 16, characterized in that a determination of an authorization level, the person and / or a user profile of the user of the configuration device is performed and that the control program depending on the authorization level, the person of the user and / or the user profile modifiable is.
  18. A method according to claim 17, characterized in that are detected and checked for determining the authorization level, the person and / or the user profile of the user from this input to a user input user data.
  19. Method according to one of claims 8 to 18, characterized in that a user of the configuration device configuration option data are displayed on a display unit, in particular in the form or in combination with a prompt for the user.
  20. A method according to claim 19, characterized in that the configuration option data depending on a determined authorization level, the determined person of the user and / or the determined user profile are displayed.
  21. Method according to one of claims 8 to 20, characterized in that configuration instruction data of a user are detected at an input unit, based on which the configuration data are generated.
  22. A method according to claim 21, characterized in that the configuration data of the configuration instruction data of the user, the configuration data or a part thereof are generated and that the configuration data are transmitted to the configuration unit, optionally after additional transmission instruction of the user to the input unit.
  23. A method according to claim 21 or 22, characterized in that via a communication network, a communication connection of the configuration device is set up with a central data processing device, of which, depending on the configuration instruction data of the user, change identification data are generated and transmitted to the configuration device, and that the configuration data from the Configuration device are generated in dependence of the change identifier data.
  24. Method according to Claim 23, characterized in that the configuration data are formed by or comprise the change identification data.
  25. Method according to claim 23 or 24, characterized in that the change identification data and / or configuration data generated as a function of the change identification data comprise the information that the modification of the control program with respect to the change of the functional scope and / or the functioning of the pump unit only for a predetermined or predefinable time duration he follows.
  26. Method according to one of claims 23 to 25, characterized in that, associated with user identification data relating to the person and / or a user profile of the user is stored in a memory unit when change identification data is transmitted from the central data processing device to the configuration device.
  27. Computer program product with program code for carrying out the method according to one of claims 8 to 26, when the program code on a particular mobile configuration device ( 14 ) is performed.
  28. Computer program product according to claim 27, characterized by a computer-readable medium on which a configuration application program with the program code is stored.
  29. Computer program with program code means, which are suitable, on expiry of the computer program on a particularly mobile configuration device ( 14 ) to carry out a method according to any one of claims 8 to 26.
  30. A pumping unit configuration system comprising a pumping unit according to any one of claims 1 to 7, comprising a first communication unit ( 26 ) and comprising a configuration device ( 14 ) comprising a second communication unit ( 34 ), wherein via the first and the second communication unit ( 26 . 34 ) a non-contact communication connection ( 36 ) between the configuration device ( 14 ) and the pumping unit ( 12 ; 13 ) is for the transmission of configuration data from the configuration device ( 14 ) on the pumping unit ( 12 ; 13 ), depending on the transmitted configuration data in the memory unit ( 24 ; 66 ) stored control program for changing the scope of functions and / or the functioning of the pump unit ( 12 ; 13 ) is modifiable.
  31. Pumping unit configuration system according to claim 30, characterized by a central data processing device ( 54 ), which is a third communication unit ( 62 ), wherein via the second and the third communication unit ( 34 . 62 ) a communication connection ( 52 ) between the configuration device ( 14 ) and the central data processing device ( 54 ) is for transferring configuration instruction data and / or change identification data and / or user determination data and / or user information data and / or payment information data between the configuration device ( 14 ) and the central data processing device ( 54 ).
  32. Pumping unit configuration system according to claim 30 or 31, characterized in that the configuration system ( 10 ; 11 ; 50 ) is designed for carrying out the method according to one of claims 8 to 26.
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