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Signal property detector
A property of a signal may be detected by sampling a signal and determining a scalar indicator of the samples. The samples can be transformed to create a...
Touch screen system for use with a commanded system requiring high
A touch screen system is provided herein for use with a commanded system requiring high integrity. The touch screen system includes, but is not limited to, a...
Method and system of interacting with building security systems
A system is provided that includes a security system having a plurality of sensors and actuators within a building and a respective control feature embodied as...
System and method of displaying convective weather on a weather radar
A convective weather graphic element generator system generates graphic elements associated with severe convective weather for presentation on a display on an...
Pressure sensor having a bossed diaphragm
A pressure sensor having a diaphragm having a boss with a pattern. The diaphragm having a boss may be regarded as a bossed diaphragm. The bossed diaphragm may...
Method and apparatus for correcting bias error in ring-down spectroscopy
An apparatus is provided. The apparatus includes a laser source and a ring-down optical resonator that performs cavity ring-down spectroscopy, the optical...
Method and apparatus of monitoring and tracking optical frequency
differences of modulated beams
A method of measuring beat frequency comprises modulating a first optical signal and a second optical signal, wherein the first modulated optical signal...
Coke treatment process and system to minimize NO.sub.X emissions and
minimize catalyst volume
A method and a process to treat coke generated from a process application. The method includes the steps of recovering a mixture of coke particles and water or...
Bi-metallic actuator for selectively controlling air flow between plena in
a gas turbine engine
A system for selectively supplying air between separate plena of a gas turbine engine includes a gas turbine engine, a door, and a bi-metallic door actuator....
Cooled turbine airfoil structures
In accordance with an exemplary embodiment, disclosed is an air-cooled turbine blade having an airfoil shape, including a convex suction side wall, a concave...
Methods for forming dispersion-strengthened aluminum alloys
In accordance with an exemplary embodiment, a method of forming a dispersion-strengthened aluminum alloy metal includes the steps of providing a...
Asphalt binder compositions and methods to make and use same
Asphalt binder compositions are provided comprising asphalt and a polymer blend, wherein the polymer blend comprises oxidized high density polyethylene and...
Noncontact caliper measurements of sheet products using intersecting lines
in sheet manufacturing or processing...
A method includes obtaining multiple images of a sheet of material. The images contain a first line projected onto a first side of the sheet and a second line...
Display systems and methods for providing displays indicating a required
time of arrival
A method for providing a display to a flight crew of an aircraft includes receiving a required time of arrival (RTA) control instruction for arriving at a...
Gas turbine engine turbine blade tip active clearance control system and
A system and method of controlling turbine blade tip-to-static structure clearance in a gas turbine engine includes processing aircraft data to determine when...
Outflow valve having flexible bellmouth and cabin pressure control system
employing the same
Embodiments of an outflow valve are provided for use in conjunction with an actuator. In one embodiment, the outflow valve includes a frame and a first door...
Multi-material turbine components
A turbine component for a turbine of an engine is provided. The turbine component includes a blade portion of a first material; and an attachment portion...
Wireless position-time synchronization for scanning sensor devices
A method includes wirelessly transmitting one or more messages to a sensor assembly in order to synchronize a clock of the sensor assembly. The method also...
Method to establish and maintain an aircraft ad-hoc communication network
An ad-hoc communication network including at least two vehicles such as at least two aircraft. Each vehicle includes surveillance equipment, a surveillance...
MOSFET gate driving circuit for transition softening
A power supply unit for use with thermostats or other like devices requiring power. A power supply unit may be designed to keep electromagnetic interference...
Waveguide circulator having stepped floor/ceiling and quarter-wave
In an example, a circulator is disclosed. The circulator includes a waveguide housing having a plurality of hollow waveguide arms that communicate with a...
Voice-responsive building management system
A voice-responsive building management system is described herein. One system includes an interface, a dynamic grammar builder, and a speech processing engine....
System and method for graphically generating an approach/departure course
A system and method for graphically creating an approach course on a navigation display is provided. A processor operatively coupled to a display and is...
System and method to monitor events and personnel locations
A method and apparatus where the apparatus performs the steps of receiving a location of a person; determining via a database a hazard level of the location...
Distant face recognition system
A method and system for automatic face recognition. A primary and a plurality of secondary video cameras can be provided to monitor a detection area. The...
Optical reading apparatus having variable settings
A laser scanning indicia reading apparatus (1000) comprises one or more adjustable aperture assemblies (2024) for adjusting the diameter of a laser beam and...
Optical readers and methods employing polarization sensing of light from
A method for decoding decodable indicia includes sensing the polarization of light from a plurality of orientations in connection with the decodable indicia,...
Optical indicia reading terminal with color image sensor
An optical indicia reading terminal can comprise a microprocessor, a memory, and an image sensor integrated circuit for decoding decodable indicia. The image...
Systems and methods for performing excessive negative pitch alert and for
biasing a sink rate alert
Systems and methods that alert the pilot of the unusual negative pitch attitude. Additionally, the system can bias a "sink rate" envelope toward a more...
Modular load structure assembly having internal strain gaged sensing
A modular assembly for measuring forces on a structure. The structure may contain a strain gage module that is insertable in a cavity or hole in the structure....
System and method of voice based personalized interactive evacuation
Systems and methods of voice based personalized interactive evacuation guidance are provided. Some methods include receiving a notification about an occurrence...
Process for producing 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene
The instant invention relates to a process and method for manufacturing 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene by dehydrohalogenating a reactant stream of ...
Aircraft data processing and transmission system
An aircraft data processing system includes a main transceiver, a data distributor, a plurality of data processors, and a display page maker. The main...
A device includes a first free layer, the first free layer being capable of magnetic polarization using a first electrical current, a fixed layer, the fixed...
Parallel harness current imbalance and failure detection
Current imbalance may be detected in a 3-phase power system by monitoring current output between two points of a phase signal provided along wire pairs from an...
Compact amplitude and phase trimmer
In some examples, a device includes a waveguide transition section comprising a first mode suppressor, an attenuation section coupled to the first waveguide...
Method for management of air traffic control center database used for air
traffic control center logon
An avionics system includes a human-machine interface (HMI), wherein the HMI includes a display device that displays information to an operator and an input...
System and method for performance monitoring of a population of equipment
A system and method obtain a database stored on a storage device containing information on multiple assets, the information including measurements taken from...
System and method for transmitting differential weather information to an
Systems and methods are provided for transmitting updated weather data to an in-flight aircraft. The aircraft transmits a request for updates to a ground system...
Gas detection management system with replacement modules
A calibration system is provided that supports a plurality of multi-gas detectors and that includes additional options for delivering additional test gases to...
Thermo-optical array devices and methods of processing thermo-optical
Thermo-optical array devices and methods of processing thermo-optical array devices are disclosed. One method of processing thermo-optical array devices...
Temperature compensation module for a fluid flow transducer
Apparatus and associated methods relate to a temperature-compensated drive for a heating element used in a micro-bridge flow sensor. In some embodiments, the...
Demand control ventilation system with commissioning and checkout sequence
The disclosure relates to a Demand Control Ventilation (DCV) and/or Economizer system that is capable of drawing outside air into an HVAC air stream. In some...
Manufacturing process for HFO-1234ze
Disclosed is a method for forming HFO-1234ze, and for forming compositions comprising HFO-1234ze, by (a) converting, preferably by dehydrofluorination,...
Fault tolerant lateral waypoint sequencing system and method
Fault-tolerant lateral waypoint sequencing is provided for a system that includes at least a first flight management computer and a second flight management...
Narrow bandwidth reflectors for reducing stimulated Brillouin scattering
in optical cavities
An optical-fiber filter system to narrow a linewidth and to reduce noise fluctuations of an optical beam is provided. The optical-fiber filter system includes...
GPS directed intrusion system with data acquisition
A GPS directed intrusion system with data acquisition is provided. Some methods can include detecting a threat event associated with a monitored facility,...
Flame detector using a light guide for optical sensing
A multi-sensor fire detector includes first and second flame sensors which are coupled to an external environment by a rigid, tapered, optical coupling element....
Multiple LED omni-directional visual alarm device
A visual alarm indicating output device includes a plurality of light sources arranged in a circular pattern about a centerline. Each of the sources is oriented...
Monitoring access to a location
Devices, methods, and systems for monitoring access to a location are described herein. One or more method embodiments include determining data associated with...