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Centrifugal compressor with pipe diffuser
A centrifugal compressor may comprise a wheel and a pipe diffuser. The pipe diffuser may comprise an annular pipe diffuser section and at least one cylindrical...
Fall arrester for a climbing protection system
The fall arrester (10) is part of a climbing protection system for preventing a user of a ladder, a platform or the like from falling. The fall arrester (10) is...
Photoacoustic sensor with adaptive operating frequency
Some embodiments relate to a photoacoustic sensor that includes a gas cell having an opening and a detector to collect pressure fluctuations within the gas cell...
Circumferentially varied quench jet arrangement for gas turbine combustors
A combustor for a turbine engine is provided. The combustor includes a first liner; a second liner positioned relative to the first liner to form a combustion...
Fuel metering system electrically servoed metering pump
A fuel metering system for supplying fuel to load includes a variable displacement piston pump having an adjustable hanger that is movable to a plurality of...
Method for retaining lubrication for life extension in existing splined
A method for retaining lubrication in a splined joint comprises the steps of forming a seal between an inward surface of a grease seal cup and a first...
Systems and methods for displaying HVAC information
Described herein are systems and methods for displaying HVAC information. One embodiment provides a method for displaying HVAC information including obtaining...
Systems and methods for providing a simulation environment having a
simulation user interface
Systems (200, 230, 240) and methods (700) for controlling a simulation of an operation of a Fieldbus system (100) comprising at least one FIM (114, 116)...
Flight control surface actuation force fight mitigation system and method
A system and method of mitigating a force fight between hydraulically-operated actuators that are coupled to a single flight control surface is provided. The...
Apparatus and method for improved wireless communication reliability and
performance in process control systems
An apparatus includes a transceiver configured to transmit wireless signals to and receive wireless signals from wireless nodes associated with an industrial...
Range measurement device
A range measurement device is disclosed. The device comprises a flash laser radar configured to produce a first laser pulse at a first time. The device...
Sealed shaft assembly for exhaust turbines
An exemplary assembly includes a component of a turbocharger that includes a bore that extends between an inner, exhaust gas side of the component and an outer,...
Systems and methods for modeling building resources
Described herein are systems and methods for modeling building resources. In overview, building resources are represented by points defined in an information...
Energy-related information presentation system
A system and approach for diagnostic visualizations of, for example, building control systems data. A focus may be on a similarity metric for comparing...
Geolocating objects of interest in an area of interest with an imaging
A system comprises a plurality of fixed cameras that each having a field of regard. Each point within an area of interest is covered by the field of regard of...
Image acquisition system using orthogonal transfer CCD sensing element
An image acquisition system that includes a first image recording device that records a series of images of a subject. A lateral velocity vector estimator...
Security system with operator-side privacy zones
A system and method for operator-side privacy zone masking of surveillance is provided. The system includes a video surveillance camera equipped with a...
Method and system for displaying navigation corridors
Methods and systems for operating a display device associated with a vehicle are provided. A first image is caused to be displayed on the display device. The...
Method and system for uploading near-real-time messages to keypad of a
A method and system for automatically displayed data on a keypad display of a security system. The system receives the data from an external database,...
Methods and systems for minimizing light source power supply compatibility
Systems and methods for allowing replacement of updated light heads with different design parameters to become independent of the remote power supply. An...
Integrated circuit cumulative dose radiation sensor
This disclosure is directed to devices, integrated circuits, and methods for sensing cumulative radiation doses. In one example, a device includes a cell...
Hole in pad thermal management
A device and method of heat sinking a surface mount device (SMD) component. In an example method through holes are formed in a printed circuit board (PCB), a...
Catalysts for fluoroolefins hydrogenation
A support of metal oxyfluoride or metal halide for a metal-based hydrogenation catalyst useful in hydrogenating fluoroolefins is provided.
Combustion synthesis to bond metal inserts to C-C composite surfaces
Method of joining a carbon-carbon composite piece 30 together with a metal insert 20, e.g. in the manufacture of aircraft brake discs 10. The method includes...
Trans-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene for use in chiller applications
The present invention relates to refrigerant compositions containing trans-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene (1233zd(E)) useful for chiller applications and...
Methods and systems for setting an air filter change threshold in an HVAC
system using a blocking panel
A blocking panel may be used to set an air filter change threshold value for an air filter monitor installed in an HVAC system. The air filter change threshold...
Turbocharger with turbine nozzle vanes and an annular rotary bypass valve
A turbocharger includes an annular bypass passage to allow exhaust gas to bypass the turbine wheel. An annular bypass valve is disposed in the bypass passage....
Connectionless cooling system
Mobile devices are re-supplied with fluids on a periodic basis thereby eliminating the need to maintain a permanent connection between an external fluid supply...
Modular LED based aircraft rear position light
A rear position light-emitting diode (LED) light module for use on an aircraft. The light module includes a single printed circuit board (PCB), at least one...
Methods and brake disc assemblies to increase the use of friction material
Methods and brake disc assemblies are disclosed to increase the use of friction material. A disclosed example carbon composite brake disc includes a generally...
Long-wearing deep-insertion ear tip
Embodiments typically relate to ear tips for sound transmission devices, designed to fit snuggly in the user's ear canal and block external noise from the...
Methods for fabricating high temperature electromagnetic coil assemblies
Embodiments of a high temperature electromagnetic coil assembly are provided, as are embodiments of a method for fabricating such a high temperature...
Building control system user interface with docking feature
Building control systems that include a user interface that is configured to help manage relatively large amounts of building control data in an efficient and...
Security and safety manager implementation in a multi-core processor
A system includes a multi-core computer processor. One or more cores of the multi-core computer processor are configured as a security co-processor for the...
System for using attributes to deploy demand response resources
A system for using attributes to deploy demand response resources. A service provider may provide energy to customers. The provider may via interactions modify...
Updating dynamic information within an intelligent controller utilizing a
A system for updating a control device includes a user's portable programmable media having a data storage device, and a primary controlling device including a...
Approach for monitoring energy consumption and preventive maintenance of a
system based on control loop efficiency
An approach for monitoring energy consumption and detecting preventive maintenance issues in a system having control loops and associated devices. Settling time...
System and method for optimization of gas lift rates on multiple wells
A method includes controlling a lift-gas compression process, controlling a lift-gas extraction process, and controlling a production separation process. The...
Method for automatic standby response to reduce pilot workload
A method of communication comprises receiving a text message, starting a response timer, and monitoring transmission of a response message. If the response...
MEMS based multiband receiver architecture
A system to receive using MEMS elements is provided. The system includes means for receiving a broadband signal; means for selecting a superband of frequencies...
Method and apparatus for physical layer routing in a wireless device
A method includes, in a physical layer of a communication stack of a wireless communication device, receiving a first radio frequency (RF) signal, converting...
Travel characteristics-based ad-hoc communication network algorithm
A method of operating an ad-hoc communication system is provided. The method comprises determining a pattern type relating to mobile node travel characteristics...
Appartus and method for protecting signal and communication lines from
very high voltage and transient pulses
Apparatus for protecting a signal line bus driver from overvoltage faults may include a first solid-state switch configured to block current having a positive...
Gestures on a touch-sensitive display
A method of showing content on a touch-sensitive display. The method includes showing content on a touch-sensitive display and detecting contact with the...
(N-1)-out-of-N voter mux with enhanced drive
This disclosure describes voting circuits where an output is generated based on a plurality of inputs. A first plurality of logic paths connects the output to a...
Pressure sensor assembly
The present disclosure relates to pressure sensors. In one illustrative embodiment, the pressure sensor may include a pressure sensor assembly having pressure...
Methods and systems of determining bearing when ADS-B data is unavailable
System, method and computer program product for determining bearing using ADS-B and TCAS standard reply bearing estimates are disclosed. In one embodiment, a...
Critical resource notification system and interface device
A system and device that communicates critical resource information is described. The resource notification system comprises a resource distributor, a resource...
Systems and methods for controlling a building management system
A method and apparatus, often implemented in a building management system, may include receiving data indicative of a threat level identifier, and subsequently...
Services based two way voice service recording and logging
A method and apparatus are provided for recording an exchange between a central monitoring station and a protected premises. The method includes the steps of...