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Tank overflow protection system and method
A tank overflow protection system and method for measuring process temperature and pressure utilizing one or more piezoresistive pressure transmitters. The...
Apparatus and method for displaying a synthetic vision system view
A system and method displays a synthetic vision system (SVS) image combined with a primary flight display (PFD) including a compass indicating the aircraft...
MEMS gyro motor loop filter
A motor drive loop circuit for a micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) gyroscope is provided. The motor drive loop circuit includes a motor configured to drive...
Caliper sensor and method using mid-infrared interferometry
Non-contacting caliper measurements of free standing sheets such as porous polymer and paper detect mid-IR interferometric fringes created by the reflection of...
Methods of designing and making diffuser vanes in a centrifugal compressor
Centrifugal compressors, methods of forming centrifugal compressors, and methods of designing diffuser vanes in centrifugal compressors are provided herein. In...
Turbine nozzle components having reduced flow areas
Embodiments of a method for controllably reducing of the flow area of a turbine nozzle component are provided, as are embodiments of turbine nozzle components...
Methods of making carbon fiber from asphaltenes
Making carbon fiber from asphaltenes obtained through heavy oil upgrading. In more detail, carbon fiber is made from asphaltenes obtained from heavy oil...
Systems and methods for nuclear event circumvention in an inertial device
Systems and methods with the ability to raise the set point temperature immediately after a temperature increase due to radiation exposure, thereby reducing...
Embodiments of the disclosure include earplug dispensers that may comprise a rotating cam assembly operable to dispense one or more earplug to a user when a...
Low-pressure bleed air aircraft environmental control system
An aircraft environmental control system (ECS) may be configured to operate in first mode and a second mode. The ECS may include an air cycle machine (ACM), a...
System and method for optimizing battery life in wireless multi-hop
Systems and methods for optimizing battery life in wireless multi-hop communication systems are provided. Some methods include a child node transmitting a data...
Coordinated control of electric vehicle charging and HVAC
A system and method include receiving a temperature signal from a temperature sensor, controlling operation of an air conditioner condenser, and controlling an...
Power generator with high pressure hydrogen generator
A power generator includes a hydrogen producing fuel in a first high pressure chamber. A fuel cell having a proton exchange membrane is disposed in a second low...
High temperature electromagnetic coil assemblies including brazed braided
Embodiments of an electromagnetic coil assembly are provided, as are methods for the manufacture of an electromagnetic coil assembly. In one embodiment, the...
Door and window contact systems and methods that include time of flight
Systems and methods that address the gap, security, and robustness limitations of known door and window contact systems and methods without increasing the...
System and method to protect against local control failure using
cloud-hosted control system back-up processing
Systems and methods that use cloud-hosted control system back-up processing to replace the functionality of a failed control panel are provided. Systems can...
Systems and methods for filtering wingtip sensor information
Systems and methods for providing improved situational awareness for an aircraft while taxiing. An exemplary method generates reflectivity data based on an...
Method and system for calculating accurate battery percentage usage in
wireless field devices
Methods and systems are disclosed herein for accurately calculating battery consumption in a wireless field device. The total current consumed by a radio board...
Sensor temperature sensing device
The present disclosure includes sensing device embodiments. One sensing device includes a heater layer, a resistance detector layer, constructed and arranged to...
Coupling device for impedance matching to a guided wave radar probe
A coupling device for impedance matching a probe of a guided wave radar (GWR) system. A feed-through is for connecting to a coaxial cable or other transmission...
High-temperature and high-vibration capable armature assemblies for torque
motor valve actuators
Armature springs configured to be coupled to and bias an armature of a torque motor valve actuator to a null position are provided. The armature spring...
Method for producing 2-chloro-3,3,3,-trifluoropropene (HCFC-1233xf)
The present invention relates to an improved method for manufacturing 2-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene, (HCFC-1233xf) by reacting 1,1,2,3-tetrachloropropene,...
Flight deck display systems and methods for generating cockpit displays
including dynamically-adjusted usable...
Flight deck display systems and methods for generating cockpit displays including dynamically-adjustable runway length symbology are provided. In one...
Thrust recovery outflow valve with a single bi-fold door and method of
controlling aircraft cabin pressure
A bi-fold valve door and method for controlling aircraft cabin pressure are provided. The bi-fold valve door includes an aft door section and a forward door...
Powder mixtures containing uniform dispersions of ceramic particles in
superalloy particles and related methods
Embodiments of a method for producing powder mixtures having uniform dispersion of ceramic particles within larger superalloy particles are provided, as are...
Systems and methods for vehicle connectivity continuity
Systems and methods for vehicle connectivity continuity are provided. In one embodiment, a vehicle communication system comprises: a first radio communication...
Apparatus and method supporting wireless communications between devices
using different application protocols...
A method includes communicating at a translator device with first devices in a first network using a first protocol and with second devices in a second network...
Programmable portable electronic device for airborne operational
Embodiments of the present invention provide improved systems and methods for a programmable portable electronic device for airborne operational communications....
Lithium battery auto-depassivation system and method
A battery depassivation system includes a depassivation circuit, a battery connect/disconnect circuit, and a processor. The depassivation circuit is adapted to...
Ferrite circulator with reduced-height transformers
A circulator comprises a waveguide housing having a plurality of hollow waveguide arms that communicate with a central cavity, the waveguide housing having a...
Systems and methods for ferrite circulator phase shifters
Systems and methods for ferrite circulator phase shifters are provided. In one embodiment, a multi-bit phase shifter comprises: a first switching circulator...
System and method for fire progress monitoring
A system is provided that includes a plurality of fire detectors distributed throughout a secured geographic area, a monitoring panel that detects a status of...
Methods and systems for providing intuitive direction for populating
complex model content into a database
Methods and systems are provided for populating a database with data associated with a specific task. The method comprises creating a work package specification...
Methods and systems for managing speech recognition in a multi-speech
Methods and system are provided for managing speech processing in an environment having at least two speech enabled systems. In one embodiment, a method...
Aircraft prognostic systems and methods for determining adaptive time
between overhaul for line replaceable units
Prognostic systems and methods for providing adaptive Time Between Overhaul (TBO) value for one or more Line Replaceable Units (LRUs) are provided. In one...
Reducing the effect of glass charging in MEMS devices
A method of controlling exposed glass charging in a micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) device is disclosed. The method includes providing a MEMS device...
Systems and methods for determining inertial navigation system faults
An inertial navigation system (INS) includes a primary inertial navigation system (INS) unit configured to receive accelerometer measurements from an...
Rotationally biased fiber optic gyroscope
A system for rotationally biasing a fiber optic gyroscope includes a fiber optic gyroscope assembly comprising a light source that emits an optical signal, an...
Fiber optic gyroscope mixed signal application specific integrated circuit
A system comprising a fiber optic gyroscope and a mixed signal application specific integrated circuit (ASIC) connected to the gyroscope is provided. The mixed...
HVAC actuator with removable wire blocking tab
An HVAC actuator may include a rotatable output shaft, a drive mechanism configured to selectively drive the output shaft, two or more wiring terminals, and a...
Flow-control assembly comprising a turbine-generator cartridge
A flow-control assembly may include a fluid conduit and a flow-control valve in the fluid conduit. The flow-control assembly may further include a fluid...
Systems and methods for controlling aircraft main engine speeds by
adjusting compressed air flow from an APU
An aircraft engine system includes a main engine having a main engine speed; a starter coupled to the main engine and configured to drive the main engine with...
Separation and recovery of molybdenum values from uranium process
A method for treating process distillate heavies produced during uranium fluoride purification is described. The heavies contain primarily uranium hexafluoride,...
E-Taxi predictive performance system
An electric taxi predictive performance system may provide a predicted performance for an electric based taxi system (eTaxi) based on environmental information...
IOT enabled wireless one-go/all-go platform sensor network solution for
connected home security systems
A system is provided that includes a base station of a security system having a wireless transceiver, a processor of the base station that periodically...
Interference avoidance technique for wireless networks used in critical
An apparatus is provided that uses the steps of providing a plurality of wireless sensor devices coupled to a controller in a security system configured into a...
System and method of associating, assigning, and authenticating users with
personal protective equipment using...
A system and method of associating, assigning, and authenticating users with and to a personal protective equipment device is provided. A method can include...
System and method for displaying optimized ownship position on a
A display system and method for graphically representing a host aircraft comprises a display, a first source host aircraft position data and a second source of...
High temperature tolerant RFID tag
Apparatus and associated methods relate to a flexible high-temperature-tolerant RFID tag having an RFID integrated packaged in an SOT package attached with a...
Multimode device for locating and identifying items
An integrated identification system including a housing, an active light beacon supported by the housing, an RF beacon supported by the housing, and a...