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Discontinuous high-modulus fiber metal matrix composite for thermal
The invention includes the use of a high-modulus fiber metal matrix composite material as a backing plate for physical vapor deposition targets, as a lid for...
High energy particle arrestor for air turbine starters
One or more particle arrestors are mounted in a curved radial flow portion of a gas turbine starter annular flow passage, between a fluid inlet and a fluid...
Thrust reverser system with a pass-through torque activated brake
A thrust reverser system that includes a pass-through torque activated brake assembly that limits the torque applied in portions of the thrust reverser system...
Automatic self configuration of client-supervisory nodes
A system of controllers act as nodes on a network. One controller is identified as a supervisory node and the remaining controllers are identified as client...
Control system and method for detecting plugging in differential pressure
A method and control system that monitors the high frequency or commonly referred to as the "noise" component of a measurement signal to detect plugging...
High integrity control system architecture using digital computing
platforms with rapid recovery
A control system architecture suitably includes sufficient computation redundancy and control command management to isolate and recover a faulted processor...
Radio altimeter test method and apparatus
A method, apparatus and circuit for testing a radio altimeter is disclosed. During the test-mode operation of the altimeter, a signal processor controls a...
Highly stable packaging substrates
A method of producing a highly stable packaging substrate in which are provided a first precursor having a first backbone and a first ethynyl group, and a second...
Use of sacrificial inorganic dielectrics for dual damascene processes
utilizing organic intermetal dielectrics
Dual damascene methods of fabricating conducting lines and vias in organic intermetal dielectric layers utilize sacrificial inorganic dielectrics. In one...
Ceramic turbine blade attachment having high temperature, high stress
compliant layers and method of...
A nickel base single crystal compliant layer on a ceramic blade has the capability to sustain high stresses and high operating temperature. Layers of nickel and...
Exhaust gas cooler
An exhaust gas cooler for reducing the temperature of exhaust gases from internal combustion engines, comprising an external tube extending between two tube...
Compliant and crosslinkable thermal interface materials
Described is a compliant and crosslinkable thermal interface material of at least one silicone resin mixture, at least one wetting enhancer and at least one...
Thrust reverser system power drive unit with dual sequential torque
decoupler and method
A thrust reverser system that includes one or more power drive units operable to supply a drive force. The power drive unit includes a motor and at least two...
Thermostat having a temperature stabilized superregenerative RF receiver
An RF controlled thermostat/controller is disclosed for an HVAC system having a superregenerative RF receiver which uses the temperature sensor of the thermostat...
System for monitoring a process
The invention relates to a method for monitoring a process. The image information received from cameras monitoring various positions of the process is stored in...
Signal deformation monitor
A signal deformation monitor that corrects for bias caused by receiver front end signal deformation is disclosed. The signal deformation monitor includes a...
Portable tester for LAAS ground facility
A portable tester verifies the operational status of a satellite-based navigation ground facility. The portable tester includes a receiver and a computer. In a...
Position sensor emulator for a synchronous motor/generator
A position sensor emulator system and method for use in the control of synchronous machines are disclosed. The position sensor emulator system (220) includes a...
Fluorine-containing compounds and polymers derived therefrom
Provided are fluorine-containing compounds, and polymers derived therefrom, for use in compositions used for treating textile substrates. The present invention...
Thin micromachined structures
Methods for making thin silicon layers suspended over recesses in glass wafers or substrates are disclosed. The suspended silicon wafers can be thin and flat,...
Exhaust gas cooler with bypass tube and exhaust gas recirculation valve
An exhaust gas recirculation cooler (1) with a coolant chamber (14), a bypass tube (50) and means (70) to selectively direct exhaust gas through the coolant...
Self-compensating position sensor
A position sensor and a method for sensing a position of a moveable member includes at least first and second deflectable members arranged so as to allow the...
Rapid shutdown and ecology system
A dual function rapid shutdown and ecology system for fuel delivery systems for engines, specially aircraft gas turbine engines, is disclosed. The dual function...
Model predictive controller for coordinated cross direction and machine
A process for coordinated control of machine direction MD and cross direction CD actuators in a sheetmaking machine for manufacturing a sheet of material is...
Laser housing having integral mounts and method of manufacturing same
A housing adapted to position, support, and facilitate aligning various components, including an optical path assembly, of a laser. In a preferred embodiment,...
Time-delayed directional beam phased array antenna
An antenna comprising a phased array of quadrifilar helix or other multifilar antenna elements and a time-delaying feed network adapted to feed the elements. The...
Magnetic angular position sensor apparatus
Angular position sensing apparatuses and methods are disclosed. An angular position sensing apparatus can include a rotatable base and two or more magnets...
Stator assembly for electrical machines and method of making the same
A stator for a rotating electrical machine, such as a motor or generator, is wound with stator coils having non-slot-insertion segments that include a twisted...
Azeotrope-like compositions of tetrafluoroethane, pentafluoropropane,
methylbutane and water
This invention provides azeotrope-like compositions of 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane, 1,1,1,3,3-pentafluoropropane-245fa and water that are environmentally desirable...
Multi-measurement/sensor coating consolidation detection method and system
A system and method for processing measurements of a coating operation of a moving web, such as paper or plastic. A plurality of sensors are deployed at...
Method of estimating system dynamics by subsystem transfer function testing
A method according to the present invention calculates a performance function for a structural system (10) that can be used to determine system dynamics at...
Sensor error detection and compensation system and method
A sensor error compensation system and method is provided that facilitates improved sensor error detection and compensation. The sensor error compensation system...
System and method for efficiently capturing and reporting maintenance,
repair, and overhaul data
A system and method that efficiently captures, stores, and reports aerospace maintenance, repair, and overhaul data, and provides uniformity amongst various...
Electronic calibration for seamless tiled display using optical function
Calibrating a seamless tiled display image having multiple overlapping discrete images produced by multiple displays includes generating a display-to-screen...
Cryptographic isolator using multiplication
A stream cipher cryptosystem includes a pseudo-random bit generator receiving a key and providing a vulnerable keystream vulnerable to crytanalysis, and a...
Security system with portable timepiece and methods for use therewith
The present invention utilizes the advantages provided by a portable, wearable timepiece such as an electronic wristwatch for integration with a security system...
Methods and apparatus for terrain correlation
A method for testing radar system performance is disclosed which utilizes radar data test points in a radar data file. The method includes interpolating GPS data...
Compositions and methods for thermosetting molecules in organic
In a method of producing a low dielectric constant polymer, a thermosetting monomer is provided, wherein the thermosetting monomer has a cage compound or aryl...
Methods of generating information about materials present in compositions
and about particulates present in...
The invention encompasses a method of generating information about materials in a composition. A reagent is utilized to dissolve portions of the composition, and...
High barrier antifog laminate for case ready meat packaging
A multilayered packaging film having good antifog performance that is suitable for use in food packaging. The multilayered film comprises an outer film attached...
Selectively cold worked hydraulic motor/pump shoe
A method of manufacturing a wear resistant shoe (26) includes upsetting (46) one end portion (38) of cylindrical member to work harden that portion to a...
Retainer bracket for connectors
A method and apparatus for retaining and aligning a connector to a mating connector on a printed wiring board with a retainer bracket. The retaining bracket is...
System and methods for permitting access to a singular network process by
multiple user processes
An application provides access by multiple user processes to a single network process. The application includes a socket library and a network process which...
System and method for fault-tolerant clock synchronization using
A method for synchronizing nodes in a network is described that utilizes an interactive convergence technique. The technique utilizes communications protocol...
Network scheduler for real time applications
A network scheduler for real time applications is described. The network scheduler supports scheduling of network packets in a multi-threaded operating system to...
Symmetrical depolarized fiber optic gyroscope
A fiber optic gyroscope (FOG) including a depolarizer having substantially equal first and second fiber segments of polarization maintaining (PM) fiber coupled...
Annunciation of the distance to a target position in a global positioning
system landing system
A system for providing distance information to the pilot of an aircraft utilizing a GPS Landing System (GLS) Local Area Augmentation System (LAAS) as a...
Electrical discharge machining of carbon-containing work pieces
Complex features and fine details in a Carbon--Carbon work piece, for example, are formed by electrical discharge machining (EDM). An electrode used in the EDM...
Fluorine-containing compounds and polymers derived therefrom
Provided are fluorine-containing compounds, and polymers derived therefrom, for use in compositions used for treating textile substrates. Also provided are...
Material dispensing apparatus including a nozzle having a wedge-shaped
aperture, and method of using same
A material dispensing apparatus, for use with a circular workpiece, includes a nozzle having a wedge-shaped aperture. The nozzle is attached to a dispenser body,...