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Thermal barrier coating resistant to penetration by environmental
A turbine engine component includes an electron beam-physical vapor deposition thermal barrier coating covering at least a portion of a substrate. The thermal...
Systems and methods for affixing a silicon device to a support structure
A plurality of ribbon suspenders affix a device to a support structure. Each ribbon suspender is defined by a thickness and a width that is greater than the...
Vibration isolation mounting assembly
A mounting assembly is provided. The mounting assembly comprises an outer ring having a plurality of insert portions, each of the plurality of insert portions...
Pressurizing and pressure regulating valve and fuel supply system
employing the same
A pressurizing and pressure regulating valve is provided. In one embodiment, the pressurizing and pressure regulating valve includes a sleeve, a first flow...
Aircraft door actuator mounting assembly
An actuator mounting assembly includes a cap, a rod, a spring mechanism, and a switch assembly. The cap is adapted to couple to an actuator. The rod extends...
Direct metering fuel control with integral electrical metering pump and
actuator servo pump
A fuel supply system includes a fuel metering pump and a servo-flow pump that are used to supply fuel to one or more fuel manifolds and one or more...
Composite ballistic fabric structures for hard armor applications
A ballistic resistant composite material useful in rigid armor applications. The composite material includes at least one consolidated network of high tenacity...
Network software normalization and installation in a fire detection system
A fire detection system includes at least one existing fire detection unit, at least one replacement fire detection unit, control circuitry associated with the...
Apparatus and method for order generation and management to facilitate
solutions of decision-making problems
A system includes a plurality of hierarchical layers configured to solve a decision-making problem. Each hierarchical layer is configured to generate solution...
System and method of auto-calibration of inertial sensors
A system comprises at least one inertial sensor operable to provide inertial sensor data during a trip; a processing unit coupled to the at least one inertial...
Automatic alerting method and system for aerial vehicle target tracking
This invention provides a system and method for automatically inferring when a target that is being tracked by an aerial vehicle is doing something significant...
Intelligent image segmentation system and method for accurate target
Methods and apparatus are provided for dividing an image into a plurality of image chips for presentation on a display. Potential objects of interest are...
Voice-over-internet protocol intra-vehicle communications
A method of communicating among vehicles in a convoy or otherwise in close proximity is provided. The method includes initiating an internet protocol layer on a...
Audio visual alarm housing
An audio visual alarm device that can adapt to a familial look is provided. The audio visual alarm device can include an alarm housing having a footprint of a...
Alternate modulation scheme for an interferometric fiber optic gyroscope
An Interferometric Fiber Optic Gyro (IFOG) device for high accuracy sensing. An example IFOG includes an integrated optics chip (IOC) and a modulation component...
Image capturing device assembly for use with test probe
An image capturing device assembly for use with a test probe and a testing system. The image capturing device assembly including an image capturing device...
Systems and methods to predict fire and smoke propagation
Systems and methods are provided for establishing smoke flow paths and times of flow between a plurality of ambient condition detectors. Such information can be...
Method for separating halocarbons
The invention provides a method for separating halocarbons. In particular, a method for separating 2-chloro-1,1,1,2-tetrafluoropropane (HCFC-244bb) from...
An electrochemical oxygen sensor includes a micro-porous plastic membrane supported on a sealing disk and located between a gas inflow port and the sensor's...
Airborne manipulator system
A manipulator arm system on a ducted air-fan UAV is disclosed herein. The target site may be accurately located by the UAV, and the manipulator system may...
Multi-stage boiler system control methods and devices
Methods and Systems for controlling boiler systems are disclosed. In one illustrative embodiment, a derivative action control is used reduce the likelihood of...
Rotational bar code orientation sensor
A rotational bar code is presented. The rotational bar code includes a structure at least a portion of which includes a cylindrical surface having at least one...
Relief system for process fluids under pressure
A relief system for process fluids under pressure. The system includes a normally open isolation valve in fluid communication with a process system under...
Center housing of a turbine for a turbocharger and method of manufacturing
A turbine of a turbocharger comprises a floating insert which defines a nozzle for passing a fluid and which is supported axially slidable with respect to a...
Online condition-based monitoring for tank farms
A method for online condition-based monitoring (CBM) of a tank farm including a plurality of storage tanks includes providing a tank model including a...
A multi-sensor fire detector incorporates at least one acoustic resonator and other type or types of fire sensor. Other types include smoke sensors, gas sensors...
System and method of blocking an electrical signal transmission
A communication device comprises a port via which the communication device is operable to communicate over a communication channel; command hardware operable to...
Backlight systems for liquid crystal displays
A backlight system for a liquid crystal display includes a substantially planar, refractive waveguide having a first major face and a second major face opposite...
System and method of compensating for micro-jump events
A system comprises a Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receiver configured to acquire and track a unique radio frequency (RF) signal for each of a...
Fire detector incorporating a gas sensor
A fire detector incorporates a heatable gas sensor. The sensor is cycled through a plurality of different operating temperature ranges, and one or more outputs...
Process for producing fluoropropenes
Dehydrohalogenation processes for the preparation of fluoropropenes from corresponding halopropanes, in which the fluoropropenes have the formula ...
Method for the decomposition of cumene hydroperoxide
A method of producing phenol, acetone and alpha-methyl styrene. A mixture of cumene hydroperoxide and dimethylbenzyl alcohol is provided. The mixture is...
Azeotrope-like compositions of 1,1,2,3-tetrachloropropene and hydrogen
An azeotrope-like composition consisting essentially of 1,1,2,3-tetrachloropropene and hydrogen fluoride is provided, as well as methods that involve such an...
Fuel cell recharger
An apparatus for recharging a fuel cell cartridge and methods for recharging a fuel cell cartridge are disclosed. An example recharging apparatus may include a...
Mounting bracket for use with a water heater
A mounting bracket for mounting a temperature sensor, a gas valve, a power delivery unit, a controller and/or any other suitable object or device to a water...
Deterministic runtime execution environment and method
A method includes executing one or more applications in a deterministic execution environment and executing a plurality of background tasks in the deterministic...
Apparatus and method for determining the position of a vehicle with
respect to a terrain
Methods and apparatus are provided for determining a position of a vehicle with respect to a terrain. The method comprises accumulating data received from at...
Systems and methods integrated air traffic control management
Systems and methods for integrated air traffic control management are provided. In one embodiment, a system comprises a first processing system including a FANS...
System identification in automated process control
The systems and methods described herein allow for automatic identification experiments in a closed loop, where the old control strategy, already tuned and...
Controller interface with multiple day programming
A controller equipped with a user interface having multiple-day programming capabilities, including methods of programming such devices, are disclosed. The user...
Hardware efficient monitoring of input/output signals
A communication device comprises first and second circuits to implement a plurality of ports via which the communicative device is operable to communicate over...
Method and systems for improving performance in a field sequential color
Methods and systems for displaying an image on a display device having first and second light sources are provided. A video signal is provided to the display...
System and method for generating a reference signal for phase calibration
of a system
A two-element array antenna system includes a first antenna element and a second antenna element. The first and second antenna elements respectively include...
System and method for adjusting a security level and signaling alarms in
A system including at least one sensor capable of indicating the physiological presence an individual proximate thereto, an access control unit associated with...
Processes for stabilizing a VCSEL in a chip-scale atomic clock
A method to construct a chip-scale atomic clock is provided. The method comprises providing a scaffolding for components in a chip-scale atomic clock. The...
Structural ring interconnect printed circuit board assembly for a ducted
fan unmanned aerial vehicle
A structural ring interconnect printed circuit board assembly for a ducted fan unmanned aerial vehicle that comprises a printed circuit board attached to a core...
Process for the manufacture of fluorinated olefins
A method for producing 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoropropene and/or 1,1,1,2,3-pentafluoropropene using a single set of four unit operations, the unit operations being (1)...