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Object state change and history management mechanism
A system of managing changes in the states of interrelated objects provides for synchronization of change notifications transferred between source and target...
Controlled-stress stable metallization for electronic and electromechanical
A method of forming a thin film metallization layer having a predetermined residual stress and a predetermined sheet resistance and force measuring devices...
Portable electric heater
Flush mount thermostat housing
Aircraft structural fatigue monitor
The present invention is a system for monitoring, storing, and reporting the accumulation of fatigue occurrences experienced by an aircraft. The system according...
Interfaces for planning vehicle routes
A system for producing vehicle routes such as aircraft flight plans in the presence of weather and other hazards defines static and moving hazards with polygons...
Electrostatic/pneumatic actuators for active surfaces
An actuator device providing an active surface. The actuator has an electrostatic electrode for electrostatic cooperative action with an opposing electrostatic...
Power stealing solid state switch
A mechanically actuated power stealing solid state low energy switch providing a drop-in replacement for low energy mechanical switches. The present switch...
Process for applying a molten droplet coating for integrated circuits
Disclosed is a method of forming an opaque coating on an integrated circuit or multichip module. A coating composition is prepared and then heated to a...
Dual wafer attachment process
Producing the microstructures on separate substrates, which are bonded. One of these structures may be temperature sensitive CMOS electronics. There may be a...
Solvents for processing silsesquioxane and siloxane resins
Methods for removing unwanted siloxane and silsesquioxane dielectric film precursor residues from substrates and spin on coating devices are provided. The...
Combustor with fuel preparation chambers
An annular combustor having fuel preparation chambers mounted in the dome of the combustor. The fuel preparation chamber comprises an annular wall extending...
Hand held remote control unit
Methods and apparatus for utilizing the transformer leakage energy in a
A method and apparatus for utilizing leakage energy from a transformer within a power supply, including in one embodiment, a transformer having a primary winding...
Make up air equipment control
A system for controlling make-up air apparatus for a controlled building space includes a first sensor for sensing the operation of a first appliance within a...
Filter with handle feature
A portable humidifier including a housing defining an air inlet, an air outlet, and an air flow path therebetween; a retainer disposed in the housing; and an air...
Remote sensor temperature controller
Ethernet communication redundancy method
In a redundancy method for Ethernet communication between a plurality of nodes constituting a distributed control system, the nodes are connected to each other...
Means of correcting a measurement of a property of a material with a sensor
that is affected by a second...
A sensor apparatus and electrode configuration within the sensor apparatus for measuring electrical characteristics of an aqueous fibrous composition. The...
Web thickness measurement system
A non-contacting thickness measurement apparatus is described, which is capable of on-line, highly accurate web thickness measurements. The apparatus is...
Over temperature limiting scheme by reducing gas pressure
An apparatus for and method for protecting the electronic circuitry within a gas appliance. The electronic circuitry is arranged on a circuit board. A...
Timeout object for object-oriented, real-time process control system and
method of operation thereof
For use in time-limiting a request for information from a client to a resource, a timeout object, a method of operating the same and a real-time process control...
Display screen and method of manufacture therefor
A screen assembly that combines an angle re-distributing prescreen with a conventional diffusion screen is disclosed. The prescreen minimizes or eliminates the...
Quiet radar method and apparatus
A random signal radar unit transmits a variable signal modulated by random noise (at 35). The return signal from the target area is correlated (at 61) with a...
Precisely defined microelectromechanical structures and associated
A method is provided for fabricating a MEMS structure from a silicon-on insulator (SOI) wafer that has been bonded to a support substrate, such as a glass...
Ceramic compositions, physical vapor deposition targets and methods of
forming ceramic compositions
The invention includes a method for forming a ceramic composition. Materials comprising lead, zirconium, titanium and bismuth are combined together to form a...
A knocking-based, micro-combustion engine constructed in three layers of micromachined material. Two outer layers contain means for directing gases and fuels...
Method for setting electrical characteristics of sensors after assembly
A sensor, such as a proximity sensor, having its components sealed within a case, has its sensitivity adjusted with a remotely settable digital potentiometer...
Method for transmitting large information packets over networks
The present invention provides a method for transmitting large data messages over networks. In one embodimen.quadrature..quadrature.t, this is accomplished by...
Diffusion bonded sputtering target assembly with precipitation hardened
backing plate and method of making same
Described is a method for producing a diffusion bonded sputtering assembly which is thermally treated to precipitation harden the backing plate without...
Fault tolerant clock voter with recovery
A fault tolerant clock system which employs a plurality of latches each of which is set to fault a clock signal upon the occurrence of one of a like plurality of...
Systems and methods for minimizing peer-to-peer control disruption during
fail-over in a system of redundant...
There is disclosed a redundant process controller for use in a process facility having a plurality of process systems that produce process data, wherein the...
Dual port memory system for buffering asynchronous input to a raster
A system which utilizes dual-port memory to seamlessly display video frames on a raster scanned display device. Dual port memory is partitioned into a `single...
Vertical speed indicator/traffic resolution advisory display for TCAS
A display presents to the viewer the outputs of a dual mode Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS)/Intra-Formation Position Collision Avoidance System...
Electroluminescent material comprising a doped conducting oxide
An electroluminescent substance suitably comprising a conducting material such as a conducting oxide and at least one light-emitting dopant is disclosed....
High temperature release films
The invention provides multilayered polymethylpentene-containing release films, processes for making the same and for their use in preparing articles comprises...
Portable electric heater
System and method for balancing and distributing control algorithm
processing load and real time plant control...
For use in a digital process controller (DPC), a system for, and method of, balancing a control algorithm processing load and distributing the load over a given...
Non-volatile storage latch
In one aspect of the present invention, a non-volatile latching element is provided that includes one or more magnetic elements therein. By programming the...
Apparatus for determing the position of a rotating shaft
An apparatus is provided for determining the position of a shaft that is rotatably displaceable about a longitudinal axis. The apparatus includes a source of...
Weld-free heat exchanger assembly
A weld-free heat exchanger assembly core includes a plurality of stacked fin-plate assemblies. A separate enclosure bar is positioned at the end of each...
Composite heat exchanger having strengthened joints
A heat exchanger core includes a stack of fins, plates and closure bars. A first plurality of stiff fibers extend into contacting surfaces of the fins and...
ABS modulator with damping foam on exhaust diaphragm
A noise reducer for a valve having a quick release function is disclosed. The noise reducer is preferably an open-celled structure that is impervious to dirt,...
Multi-dimensional route optimizer
A system and method of optimizing a multi-dimensional route, such as an aircraft flight path, using a lateral path optimizer and a vertical path optimizer. The...
Manufacture of trifluorisopropylamine
The invention provides a process for preparing trifluoroisopropylamine. Trifluoroisopropylamine is produced by reducing trifluoroacetone oxime with hydrogen, in...
A write-erase article formed of a substrate coated on one surface with a cured epoxy coating composition, and coated on another surface with an adhesive. The...
Inlet vortex bustor and ice protector for auxiliary power units
An air inlet assembly for bringing air to an auxiliary power unit mounted in the compartment of an aircraft. The assembly includes a duct extending from an...
Acoustic fault injection tool
A device for generating an acoustic stress wave in metal structures in real-time. A cylindrical housing includes a chamber, a piezostack actuator inside the...
Altitude correction for aircraft under non-ISA temperature conditions
A new and useful apparatus for automatically correcting for the actual altitude of an aircraft, under non-ISA temperature conditions is provided. An apparatus...
Midair collision avoidance system
A midair collision avoidance system (MCAS) employs an existing design of Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) as a module and seamlessly...