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Co-located porosity and caliper measurement for membranes and other web
Dual mounting head scanners measure the thickness of flexible moving porous webs and employ an air clamp on the operative surface of the lower head to maintain...
Redundant display assembly
A display assembly includes a flexible sheet. The flexible sheet is formed of a flexible material supporting a first display panel and a second display panel. A...
Protecting packages from tampering
A package includes a chassis, a plurality of components arranged within the chassis, a plurality of RFID devices, and at least one processing device. The RFID...
Programmable oligonucleotide micro array
A programmable probe design of DNA micro array and detection methodology is provided. DNA probes, which are complemented with the target DNA, are designed and...
A device includes a chemical hydride fuel pellet having a plurality of holes extending from a first end to a second end. A plurality of tubes formed of water...
Methods of replacing heat transfer fluids
Various uses of tetrafluoropropenes, particularly (HFO-1234) in a variety of applications, including refrigeration equipment, are disclosed. These materials are...
Humidifier with field-replacement components
A humidifier having a field-replaceable water heating enclosure and a humidifier main unit configured to receive the field-replaceable water heating enclosure...
A force sensor may include a sensing die with a sense diaphragm. An actuation assembly may include a button member and a pin and/or other features, where a...
Temperature compensated force sensor
A force sensor may include a housing having a cavity enclosing a sense die, an actuating element and an elastomeric seal. The sense die may have a force sensing...
Flow sensor assembly
A flow sensor assembly that may include features that help prevent moisture from reaching a sensor die of the flow sensor assembly. In some cases, such features...
System and method for simulating operation of substructures of a chemical
A method includes obtaining information defining a superstructure associated with a chemical processing facility. The superstructure includes simulated...
Situation aftermath management system and method
A system and method for assisting flight crew recovery in the aftermath of an unexpected event is provided. A processor is used to detect that an unexpected...
HVAC controller with diagnostic alerts
An HVAC controller that monitors the performance of an HVAC system during its operating by comparing a monitored parameter value (e.g. delta T) to a...
Building controllers with local and global parameters
A building controller is configured to designate one or more stored parameters as local or global. Parameters that are designated as global may be selectively...
Systems and methods for enhancing GNSS numerically controlled oscillators
Systems and methods for enhancing numerically controlled oscillators are provided. In certain embodiments, a numerically controlled oscillator enhancer includes...
Methods and apparatus of tracking/locking resonator free spectral range
and its application in resonator fiber...
A resonator fiber optic gyroscope is provided. The resonator fiber optic gyroscope includes a gyroscope resonator, a laser; a clockwise modulator; a clockwise...
Display system for controlling a selector symbol within an image
A display system for controlling a selector symbol within an image includes, but is not limited to, a display screen that is configured to detect a touch of an...
Systems and methods for frequency-modulation continuous-wave and
pulse-compression transmission operation
Systems and methods for allowing dual-mode radar operation. An exemplary transmission system includes a hybrid coupler that receives a signal produced by a...
Wearable low pressure warning device with audio and visual indication
Embodiments relate generally to low pressure warning devices which may be worn with encapsulated protective suits and hoods by a user and may provide audio and...
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...
Integrated process for the production of 1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene
The present invention is directed to processes for the production of 1233zd from 240fa and HF, with or without a catalyst, at a commercial scale. The 240fa and...
Methods for producing 1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene from
The present invention provides processes for the production of HCFO-1233zd, 1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene, from the starting material, ...
Foams and articles made from foams containing
The present invention relates to poured-in place polyurethane foams and polyol premixes comprising 1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene (HFCO-1233zd) and one or more...
Azeotropic compositions of 1,1,1,3,3-pentachloropropane and hydrogen
Provided are azeotropic or azeotrope-like mixtures of 1,1,1,3,3-pentachloro-propane (240fa) and hydrogen fluoride. Such compositions are useful as an...
Apparatus and methods for automatically testing a servo gauge in an
inventory management system
A method includes initiating a test of a servo gauge by causing the servo gauge to attempt to move a displacer of the servo gauge, where the servo gauge uses a...
Rapid manipulation of flowsheet configurations
A user initiated move action can be detected on a selected graphical object on a flowsheet within a rendered canvas of a graphical user interface. During the...
Systems and methods for peer-to-peer control using an input/output network
System (200) and method (400) for enabling peer-to-peer communications between controllers (204.sub.1, . . . , 204.sub.N, 222.sub.1, . . . , 222.sub.N) of at...
Systems and methods for autonomous landing using a three dimensional
A method for autonomous landing of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) comprising: obtaining sensor data corresponding to one or more objects outside of the...
Systems and methods for adjusting target approach speed
Systems and methods for adjusting target approach speed for use in a "Too Fast" approach to landing condition. An exemplary system stores predefined maximum...
Tactile-based guidance system
A tactile-based guidance system incorporating tactors in headgear, such as a hat, helmet, or hood. Tactors may provide tactile sensations at different places...
Physics-based key generation
In some examples, a controller is configured to generate a key based on a physics-based output of a component. The controller may, for example, use the key to...
Monitoring condenser performance
Methods, apparatuses, and systems for monitoring condenser performance are described herein. One method includes receiving a control signal associated with a...
Electromagnetic coil assemblies including disparate wire splice
connectors, disparate wire splice connectors,...
Embodiments of a method are provided for joining a secondary wire to a magnet wire, such as a fine gauge aluminum or silver wire. Further provided are...
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...
Flame sensor integrity monitoring
A flame detector includes a medium wavelength infrared bolometer having an array of pixel elements disposed within a housing. Optics supported by the housing...
Sealed dual plunger switch assembly with simultaneity
A sealed dual plunger switch assembly includes two switch sub-assemblies comprising plunger actuating mechanisms and basic switches. The sub-assemblies can be...
Process to make 1,1,2,3-tetrachloropropene
Disclosed is a process for the synthesis of 1,1,2,3-tetrachloropropene (HCC-1230xa) using 1,1,3-trichloropropene (HCC-1240za) and/or 3,3,3-trichloropropene...
Fuel cell stack for hydrogen fuel power generator
A flexible fuel cell stack is also described that includes an anode electrode layer, an adhesive and anode gas diffusion layer coupled to the anode electrode...
Antireflective coatings for via fill and photolithography applications and
methods of preparation thereof
An absorbing composition is described herein that includes at least one inorganic-based compound, at least one absorbing compound, and at least one material...
Metal refining process using mixed electrolyte
An electrorefining process is disclosed for producing high purity tin having reduced short-term and long-term alpha particle emissions and reduced lead levels....
Gas turbine engines including broadband damping systems and methods for
producing the same
Gas turbine engine, broadband damping systems, and methods for producing broadband-damped gas turbine engine are provided. In one embodiment, the gas turbine...
Compressors with improved sealing assemblies
A compressor includes a housing; a compressor liner positioned within the housing and at least partially defining a first cylinder with an inlet and an outlet;...
Linear actuator for a variable-geometry member of a turbocharger, and a
turbocharger incorporating same
A linear actuator for a variable-geometry member of a turbocharger includes a piston/rod assembly that can axially translate and also pivot to a limited extent....
Fall protection harness
Methods and reconfigurable systems to incorporate customized executable
code within a condition based health...
A system for reconfiguring a node of a complex system health monitoring system without recompiling and relinking executable code is provided. The system...
Systems and methods to configure condition based health maintenance
Methods and reconfigurable systems are provided for monitoring the health of a complex system. The system may include, but is not limited to a computing node...
Building structure discovery and display from various data artifacts at
An approach for developing information about a building of which little or no information is known at a time when firefighters need to enter the building. The...
Mobile computing device with improved image preview functionality
A mobile computing device can comprise a microprocessor, a display, at least one motion sensor, and an imaging device including a two-dimensional image sensor...