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Method and apparatus for detecting objects using structured light patterns
An object detection system is provided that projects one or more patterns onto a monitored area, captures one or more live images of the monitored area, and...
High density 3-D integrated circuit package
A slotted file is created by connecting two side walls and a back wall. The side walls have etched grooves facing directly across from each other. The platelet...
Multi-stage centrifugal debris trap
A centrifugal debris trap includes a cylindrical chamber bound by an inner surface of a continuous wall radially disposed about a center axis at a first inner...
A prilling method comprising the steps of: providing a molten first component, mixing at least a second component with the molten first component, reacting the...
Integrated select high pressure valve
A rotary actuator includes one or more rotor vanes (40); an endplate (60); a corner seal (30) being positioned between the rotor vanes (40) and the endplate...
Alignment device for positioning liquid flow tube
A combined liquid flow tube alignment and liquid sensing system includes flow tube mounting and alignment hardware including a clip for fastening the hardware to...
Calibration device for carbon dioxide sensor
A self-calibrating carbon dioxide sensor that includes a carbon dioxide detector and a carbon dioxide gas generator. In some embodiments, the carbon dioxide gas...
Combined method and apparatus for recovering and reclaiming refrigerant,
solvent flushing, and refrigerant...
A method and apparatus (10) for servicing refrigeration system (12) which provides a single device for recovering and reclaiming refrigerant, flushing the...
Process control bus monitoring and analysis
A computer implemented method analyzes packets of data in frames on a process control bus. A frame is first selected, and a text file representative of...
Pull-apart contact using magnets to complete the circuit
An apparatus and method are provided for a security device for residential and/or commercial use. A first magnetic member has a first magnet with a north and...
Position detection apparatus and method for linear and rotary sensing
A position detection system and method for linear and rotary sensing applications are disclosed herein, including a plurality of magnetoresistive sensing...
Quadrature sensor systems and methods
Sensor systems and methods are disclosed, including first and second sensing elements element co-located on a leadframe structure with respect to a particular...
Interface materials and methods of production and use thereof
An interface material comprising a resin mixture and at least one solder material is herein described. The resin material may comprise any suitable resin...
Rapid densification of porous bodies (preforms) with high viscosity resins
or pitches using a resin transfer...
A resin transfer molding (RTM) process is disclosed for rapidly filling a fibrous preform and/or a rigid, porous body with high viscosity resin or pitch. The...
Optical filter system employing a tilted reflector
An illumination system comprising a light source that emits light of a first sense and a second sense. The illumination system also comprises a collimator that...
Mechanical mounting configuration for flushmount devices
A mechanical flushmount device for mounting to a panel, includes an enclosure for holding the component to be mounted, a flange at one end of the enclosure...
Indirect regenerative air cycle for integrated power and cooling machines
An integrated power and cooling machine having an indirect regenerative air cooling feature may be useful for providing power and environmental control to both...
System and method for validating interfaces of dynamically linkable
components and real-time process control...
A system for, and method of, validating an interface of a dynamically linkable component, such that one dynamically linkable component can assess its interface...
Low voltage DC-DC converter
A direct current to direct current voltage converter (DC-DC converter) in accordance with the invention comprises a transformer coupled with a voltage source and...
Automotive door latch control by motor current monitoring
Latch control methods and systems are disclosed, including a latch that receives power from a motor associated with a latch. A sensor can be provided for...
Varactor with improved tuning range
A varactor has a plurality of alternating P- wells and N+ regions formed in a silicon layer. Each of the P- wells forms a first N+/P- junction with the N+ region...
The present invention provides compositions comprising pentafluoropropane, a second component selected from the group consisting of decafluoropropane,...
Apparatus for disinfecting water using ultraviolet radiation
Ultraviolet radiation is used to disinfect water in a flow tube, where the flow tube acts as a fluid filled light guide for the ultraviolet radiation and the...
Media isolated electrostatically actuated valve
A valve structure having a top part, a flexible media conveyance, such as a tube, a diaphragm and a bottom part with a support for the tube. The top surface of...
Rotary remote visual liquid quantity indicator
A rotary remote visual liquid quantity indicator allows a user to remotely determine the amount of liquid in a container, such as an accumulator on an aircraft....
Hydrogen sulfide generator for sensor calibration
The present invention relates to the use of internally-generated hydrogen sulfide as a calibration gas for hydrogen sulfide sensors. The present invention also...
Control logic for fuel controls on APUs
Conventional auxiliary power units (APUs) may experience over-temperature shutdowns when attempting to start them at high altitudes. Further, such conventional...
Water heater performance monitoring system
A water heater performance monitoring device for monitoring whether a water heater is functioning optimally or whether it requires service. The device uses...
System and method for reducing fiber optic gyroscope color noise
A phase jump amplitude and timing controller is used in a fiber optic gyroscope for suppressing color noise. The phase jump amplitude and timing controller...
Package with integrated inductor and/or capacitor
Methods for attaching two wafers are presented along with devices resulting from such methods. In one illustrative embodiment, a first wafer is provided having...
Adjustable flow turbine nozzle
A multiple-passage turbine nozzle with desired predetermined flow properties may be provided with an adjustment member in one or more of its passages to limit...
Dual and hybrid EGR systems for use with turbocharged engine
EGR systems for an internal combustion engine configured to operate using multiple-staged turbochargers, or a pair of single stage turbochargers, to provide...
Charge air cooler
A charge air cooler with an integral precooler is disclosed which cools charge air by using both liquid coolant and air coolant. The charge air path is not...
Surface acoustic wave sensor methods and systems
Sensor systems and methods are disclosed herein, including a sensor chip, upon which at least two surface acoustic wave (SAW) sensing elements are centrally...
Method and system for using a measure of fueling rate in the air side
control of an engine
Methods and Systems for using a measure of fueling rate in the air side control of an engine. By using a measure of the fueling rate, the air side control may,...
Method of making a surface acoustic wave device
A surface acoustic wave die system and method are disclosed herein, including a surface acoustic wave sensor comprising one or more surface acoustic wave die...
System and method for use of shortening and puncturing in an adapative
code for band and time-selective...
A method for encoding a data communication includes measuring a communications channel to determine available time slots and available bandwidth, and determining...
Modular heatsink, electromagnetic device incorporating a modular heatsink
and method of cooling an...
An electromagnetic device (10) includes a core (12) having first and second arms (16, 18) connected by at least one body (14), a first winding (40) having...
Measuring fiber orientation by detecting dispersion of polarized light
An image-based technique that measures the orientation of fibers in a moving web of nonwoven material. At least four light spots on one side of the web are...
Preparation of halo-olefin
A process for preparing a halo-olefin to minimize one or more side reactions which form at least one impurity, said process comprising contacting a halogenated...
Evaporative emissions filter
An evaporative emissions filter for an engine air induction system. The evaporative emissions filter includes a hydrocarbon vapor-adsorbent member disposed...
Design of a wet/wet amplified differential pressure sensor based on
silicon piezoresistive technology
The invention provides pressure sensors for use in wet environments. A pressure sensor package according to the invention has a housing having a pair of cavities...
Information communication systems
A system for distributing electronic information signals throughout a structure, particularly a residential dwelling, is disclosed. The system adapts a plurality...
Electric power distribution center having a plurality of ASICS each with a
voltage to frequency converter that...
An electrical power distribution system is disclosed that includes a gateway module (100) including logic (112) to interface to a vehicle management computer...
Barometric floor level indicator
The invention relates to a device, system, and method for providing a multi-mode navigation device. In a first mode of operation, the navigation device provides...
Graphic airways displays for flight management systems
Methods and apparatus are provided for interactively building flight paths for entry into an aircraft flight management system (FMS). The apparatus comprises a...
Aircraft base station for wireless devices
A telecommunication system includes an interface device on board an aircraft that interfaces with a wireless phone of a user inside the aircraft and with a...
Satellite navigation method
A satellite navigation method determined the position of the receiver (1) by determining the signal travel time between the satellites (3, 4) and the receiver...