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Tubular heat exchange systems
A heat exchange system includes a first flow passage and a second flow passage. The heat exchange system is configured to transfer heat between a first fluid...
Compressor housing assembly
A compressor housing assembly can include a shell that includes a cylindrical wall portion including a fluid inlet opening at one end and a sloped mating...
Automatic identification of operating parameters for power plants
A method for obtaining operating parameters of a power plant includes data mining a historical operating condition database for the power plant with a...
An assembly can include a turbine housing that includes a bore, a wastegate seat and a wastegate passage that extends to the wastegate seat; a bushing...
Turbine blade tip cooling
A turbine blade includes a blade portion, the blade portion comprising a tip outer wall and a trailing edge, an internal cooling circuit, the internal cooling...
Axial turbine wheel with curved leading edge
A turbocharger including a turbine wheel having a hub-to-tip ratio of no more than 60% and blades with a high turning angle and a curved leading edge, a turbine...
Apparatus and method for nonlinear process identification using
orthonormal bases and ordinal splines in a...
A method includes receiving data associated with operation of an industrial process system. The method also includes identifying a model defining a behavior of...
System and method for performing an aircraft automatic emergency descent
A system and method automatically control an emergency descent of an aircraft to a target altitude. Factors including weather, traffic, terrain, special use...
Variable length flush nozzles for wire electrical discharge machines
Variable length flush nozzles for wire electric discharge machining (wire EDM) are provided. The variable length flush nozzle comprises an elongated body having...
Aircraft electronic particle separation system
An Environmental Control System may use an electronic particle separation system to control humidity in an aircraft. The electronic particle separation system...
Printed circuit board
Apparatuses and methods include a printed circuit board having a flexible circuit material, a rigid material over the flexible circuit material, and a first...
Solid state power control system for aircraft high voltage DC power
An electrical power distribution system (EPDS) for an aircraft, the EPDS may include a DC bus, a power source port, a solid state power controller (SSPC) of a...
Systems and methods for stabilized stimulated brillouin scattering lasers
with ultra-low phase noise
Systems and methods for stabilized stimulated Brillouin scattering lasers with ultra-low phase noise are provided. In one embodiment, a method for producing a...
System and method for video monitoring of restricted areas below bucket
trucks, lineworkers on power...
A method and system (10) are provided for monitoring a restricted area (12) below a temporarily elevated worker (14) working on an elevated power transmission...
Equipment and method for three-dimensional radiance and gas species field
A process is provided for estimating a three-dimensional (3D) radiance field of a combustion process in an enclosure. An on-line intensity-temperature...
Automatic configurator of display objects
A system for configuring objects such as buttons for screens presented in a touch screen display. The configuration may be automatically based on preset styles....
Tunable multispectral laser source
An tunable optical frequency comb source includes a linear waveguide having an input leg to couple to a pump laser. A ring microresonator is evanescently...
Method for assessing an alpha particle emission potential of a metallic
A method for assessing an alpha particle emission potential of a metallic material. A metallic material is initially subjected to a secular equilibrium...
Combined FMCW and FM pulse-compression radar systems and methods
Systems and methods for providing an efficient radar system that can operate at both near and far ranges. An exemplary radar system includes a controller that...
Thermal acoustic imaging methods, systems, and apparatus for detecting
defects in an object
Thermal Acoustic Imaging (TAI) methods and systems are provided for detecting defects in an object. The TAI system may include a plurality of acoustic wave...
Aerodynamic radiant wall burner tip
A radiant wall burner apparatus. The apparatus includes an inlet and primary fuel tip for introduction of fuel gas and air mixing in a mixing chamber. The fuel...
Turbocharger and engine cylinder head assembly
An engine cylinder head and turbocharger assembly includes a turbocharger having a turbine housing, wherein part of the turbine housing is integrated into a...
Apparatus for carbon fiber processing and pitch densification
A pitch densification apparatus may be used to form a carbon-carbon composite material. The apparatus may be used to compress a carbon fiber material, and,...
Method of donning and testing abrasive blast respirator
Embodiments of methods of donning and/or testing an abrasive blast respirator may be described herein. The method may comprise one or more of the following, by...
System and method of calibration in a powered air purifying respirator
A self-calibrating powered air purifying respirator (PAPR). The PAPR comprises an electric motor mechanically coupled to a blower; an air flow sensor, and a...
Noise reduction system for supplied air respirator
Embodiments relate generally to noise reduction techniques and systems for use with supplied air respirators. Typical embodiments may comprise porous elements...
Abrasive blast respirator
Embodiments relate to improvements for supplied-air abrasive blast respirators. Embodiments may comprise purified air via filters as a back-up air supply, with...
Apparatus and method for measuring and reporting redundant wireless
connectivity over time
A method includes identifying an amount of time that a wireless device has or does not have redundant connectivity in a wireless network during a specified time...
System and method of implementing synchronized audio and video streaming
A server comprises a processing unit configured to interlace audio data packets with video data to form an interlaced audio/video data file having an...
Methods and systems for utilizing voice commands onboard an aircraft
Methods and systems are provided for utilizing audio commands onboard an aircraft. A method comprises identifying a flight phase for the aircraft, resulting in...
Apparatus and method for characterizing texture
A method includes, using at least one processing device, obtaining an image of a surface having a texture and identifying a dominant size of the texture using a...
Method and system for re-invoking displays
A method (600) for recovering a set of display screen windows (402, 404, 406, 408) in a multi-window display screen (304). The method involves retaining window...
System and method to identify regions of airspace having ice crystals
using an onboard weather radar system
Systems and methods of detecting type I ice crystals using an aircraft's onboard weather radar system are disclosed. An exemplary embodiment identifies radar...
Isolators including magnetically-assisted thermal compensation devices
Embodiments of isolators including magnetically-assisted thermal compensation devices are provided, as are embodiments of magnetically-assisted thermal...
Thrust reverser actuator with primary lock
Actuator assembly includes a housing assembly, a ball screw, a ball nut, and a lock. The ball screw is rotationally mounted on and extends from the housing...
Turbocharger and variable-nozzle assembly therefor
A variable-vane assembly includes a generally annular nozzle ring and an array of vanes rotatably mounted to the nozzle ring and connected to a rotatable...
Anodically bonded strain isolator
A stress isolator that allows a sensor to be attached to materials of the same coefficient of thermal expansion and still provide the required elastic isolation...
Air separation module with clam shell axial support
An air separation module includes a housing, a bundle of hollow fiber membranes, and a clam shell axial support assembly. The axial support assembly includes...
Adjustable low pressure warning device
A low pressure warning device that comprises a piston located inside the device, where the piston partitions the device into a first chamber communicating with...
Building control device
Thermal dissipation techniques for multi-sensory electromechanical
products packaged in sealed enclosures
In general, the disclosure is directed to sealed enclosures and devices that include enclosures for protecting enclosed heat sensitive components from the heat...
Method and system for producing full motion media to display on a
A method and system for producing full motion media for display on a spherical surface is described. The method may include selecting a subject of full motion...
Virtual fault tolerant ethernet appliance and method of operation
An apparatus includes at least one processing unit configured to execute a virtual network appliance and a virtual machine. The virtual network appliance...
Ferrite circulator with asymmetric dielectric spacers
A circulator for a waveguide is provided. The circulator comprises a waveguide housing including a central cavity, and a ferrite element disposed in the central...
Relay acoustical noise reduction system
A system for controlling a relay to reduce acoustic noise of connections and disconnections being made within the relay. An impact of closing and opening...
Demand response management system
A demand response management system which may be implemented with demand response logic. The system may be used by utilities, independent system operators,...
Method and system for evaluating stare-time by a pointing system
A method and system to evaluate stare-time of a selected target by a pointing system is provided. In an embodiment, the method includes specifying a time period...
Wireless magnetic position sensor
In one example, a position sensor is provided. The position sensor comprises an integrated circuit, and a magnetic field sensor that provides a detected signal...
Multi-frequency microwave sensor for temperature independent measurement
Microwave techniques for measuring moisture and other properties of paper and related products without requiring an independent measurement of temperature are...
Robust terahertz spectrometer configuration against scanner heads
Robust terahertz time-domain spectrometer has a reflective surface arrangement that renders the sensor insensitive to x or y displacement. The apparatus...