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Systems and methods for controlling the gas conversion in a fiber-optic
A fiber optic sensing coil apparatus for a fiber optic gyroscope is provided. In at least one embodiment, the fiber optic sensing coil apparatus comprises a...
Field interchangable boresight mounting system and calibration method
A calibration method comprises providing a mounting fixture including a tray coupled to a frame, and an alignment measurement sensor removably coupled to the...
Fan coil thermostat with activity sensing
Fan coil thermostats can provide energy savings by, for example, not unnecessarily heating and/or cooling an unoccupied room or other space. Fan coil systems...
Ball screw actuator including a stop with an integral guide
An actuator includes a housing assembly, a ball nut, a ball screw, and a ball screw stop. The ball nut is rotationally mounted in the housing assembly, is...
Operations support systems and methods for calculating and evaluating
In accordance with an exemplary embodiment, an operations support system for an engine is provided. A diagnostics unit is configured to receive engine data from...
Systems for efficient heating and/or cooling and having low climate change
A heat transfer system and method for controlling heat transfer to and from a container having thermal insulation disposed with respect to said container or...
Process to manufacture 2-chloro-1,1,1,2-tetrafluoropropane (HCFC-244bb)
The invention provides an improved process to manufacture 2-chloro-1,1,1,2-tetrafluoropropane (HCFC-244bb) by reacting 2-chloro-3,3,3,-trifluoropropene...
Catalysts for 2-chloro-1,1,1,2-tetrafluoropropane dehydrochlorination
The present invention relates to a provides a catalyst comprising (a) a solid support comprising an alkaline earth metal oxide, fluoride, or oxyfluoride, and...
Control system cyber security
Devices, methods, and systems for control system cybersecurity are described herein. One method includes receiving a plurality of measurements from each of a...
Process controller having multi-channel serial communications link
A process controller includes a central processing unit (CPU) and a multi-channel serial communication interface including a plurality of serial communication...
Control that estimates delayed manipulated variables
A device and method calculates and sends a manipulated variable via a network to control an actuator in a process. An indication identifying when the sent...
Optically dithered atomic gyro-compass
Systems and methods for an optically dithered atomic gyro-compass are provided. In one embodiment, an inertial sensor comprises: a vacuum chamber containing a...
Electro-pneumatic actuator for a turbocharger waste gate, and a
turbocharger and a method employing same
An electro-pneumatic actuator for a waste gate includes an electric actuator to impart linear motion to an actuator shaft, and a pneumatic chamber defining a...
Methods for manufacturing turbine components
A method is provided for manufacturing a turbine component. The method includes forming a first intermediate turbine article with an additive manufacturing...
Stabilized iodocarbon compositions
Disclosed are compositions comprising at least one iodocarbon compound and preferably at least one stabilization agent. These compositions are generally useful...
Azeotrope-like compositions comprising 1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene
An azeotrope-like mixture consisting essentially of chlorotrifluoropropene and at least one component selected from the group consisting of a C.sub.1-C.sub.3...
Methods for the repair of gas turbine engine components using additive
In accordance with an exemplary embodiment, a method for repairing a damaged metallic component using additive manufacturing techniques includes separating a...
Fall protection safety harness
Apparatus and associated methods relate to a fall-protection safety harness having padding structures located at harness pressure points, including dorsal and...
Systems and methods for managing live video data
Described herein are systems and methods for managing live video data. These include the likes of video management systems, camera servers, methods for...
Systems and methods for a three-layer chip-scale MEMS device
Systems and methods for a micro-electromechanical system (MEMS) device are provided. In one embodiment, a system comprises a first outer layer and a first...
System and method for displaying symbology on an in-trail procedure
display graphically and textually...
A system and method is provided for displaying information related to an in-trail procedure (ITP) on a ITP display aboard a host aircraft. Current flight status...
Systems and methods for configuring a building management system
Described herein are systems and methods for configuring a BMS. In general terms, the present technology is focused on approaches for arranging and modeling...
Method and system for updating tuning parameters of a controller
A method and system for updating tuning parameters associated with a controller without repetitive compilation of a controller code. The controller code...
Dynamic model generation for implementing hybrid linear/non-linear
A method of dynamic model selection for hybrid linear/non-linear process control includes developing a plurality of process models including at least one linear...
Systems and methods for improving bearing availability and accuracy
Systems and methods for improving bearing initialization for a pair of two-element antennas. An exemplary system includes two-element antennas mounted on the...
System and method for doppler radar 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...
Systems and methods for improving bearing availability and accuracy for a
Systems and methods for improving bearing availability and accuracy in a traffic collision-avoidance system (TCAS). In an exemplary method, if only a single...
Indirect non-contact high voltage measurement on electrical power line
A non-contact electrical power line voltage measurement device comprises a probe including an insulated shield supporting an electrode to sense ...
Controlled modulation of light beam with highly stable suppression of
carrier or sidebands
A light-source system to output at least one stable phase modulated coherent light beam is provided. The light-source system includes a multi-frequency laser...
Mounting screw retention feature for a housing of an electronic device
A corner mountable housing (10) is provided for encasing an electronic device and for mounting the electronic device in a corner (12) of a wall or other mount...
High tenacity high modulus UHMW PE fiber and the process of making
Processes for preparing ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene ("UHMW PE") filaments and multi-filament yarns, and the yarns and articles produced therefrom....
Low GWP heat transfer compositions containing difluoromethane, a
fluorinated ethane and 1,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene
Heat transfer compositions, methods and use wherein the composition comprising: (a) from about 5 to about 20% by weight of HFC-32; (b) from about 70% to about...
Environmental control system with closed loop pressure cycle
An environmental control system (ECS) for providing conditioned air to a cabin of an aircraft at a desired rate may include a bleed-air driven primary air...
System and method for displaying visual flight reference points
A system and method are provided for displaying visual flight reference points and their associated flight data. This is achieved by coupling a processor to a...
Surface treated yarn and fabric with enhanced physical and adhesion
properties and the process of making
Methods for modifying high tenacity fibers without reducing the physical strength properties of the fibers. More particularly, methods for modifying fibers with...
Fall protection device for use in climbing poles
A fall protection system for use by a person in climbing a pole includes an outer strap, an outer strap connector adapted to adjust the length of the outer...
Emergency rope bail-out bag
An emergency rope bail-out bag (10) is provided for use and wear by a firefighter or other first responder or emergency rescuer, the bag (10) including a main...
Antenna selection diversity scheme for zigbee or other wireless devices
and related apparatus and method
A method includes identifying, at a wireless device, transmit and receive link costs respectively associated with transmitting data to and receiving data from...
Modular ferrite switch for constructing switch networks
Systems and methods for a modular ferrite switch for constructing switch networks are provided. In one implementation, a circulator redundancy network comprises...
Carbon nanotube memory cell with enhanced current control
A desired current through a carbon nano tube (CNT) element of a CNT memory device can be controlled by a wordline voltage, and a voltage on the CNT common node...
Method and system for predicting performance of an aircraft
Methods and systems for operating an avionics system on-board an aircraft are provided. A plurality of signals representative of a current state of the aircraft...
System and method for detecting and displaying airport approach lights
A vehicle display system displays approach lights acquired by a vision system overlaid on, and aligned with, a stored synthetic approach light symbol. A stored...
Methods and apparatus to map schematic elements into a database
A method for mapping an element of an engineering schematic into a schematic element database is provided. The method electronically scans a schematic to...
Vapor cell atomic clock physics package
In an example, a chip-scale atomic clock physics package is provided. The physics package includes a body defining a cavity having a base surface and one or...
Low loss passive optical hub for use in the plastic optical fiber networks
A node for a low loss passive optical hub is provided. The low loss passive optical hub includes a 1:N-split fiber and a plastic-optical fiber. The 1:N-split...
Systems and methods for autotilting a ground-mapping radar
Systems and methods that utilize a terrain database to find the elevation of the ground in the area of ground-mapping illumination to optimize the tilt of a...
System and method for measuring phase attributes of electrical grid system
and equipment using a smart probe
A system for measuring phase attributes of high voltage electrical lines comprises a single high voltage probe. The probe comprises a sensing element for...
Electrostatic shielding technique on high voltage resistor
A phasing voltage meter comprises first and second probes. Each probe comprises an insulated shield supporting an electrode for contacting a high voltage...
Stress reduction components for sensors
An accelerometer device for reducing stress on the sensor resulting from temperature extremes and multiple coefficients of thermal expansion. An exemplary...
Force sensor with mechanical over-force transfer mechanism
A force sensor system includes a housing assembly, a sensor, an actuator, and an actuator travel stop. The sensor is disposed within the housing assembly, and...