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Turbine components and methods of manufacturing turbine components
Turbine components are provided. In an embodiment, by way of example, a hub and a ring are included. The hub comprises a first material. The ring is bonded to...
Turbine blades and methods of manufacturing
A turbine blade includes a convex suction side wall, a concave pressure side wall, a tip wall, an internal cooling circuit, and a plurality of tip edge...
Gas turbine engine with improved thermal isolation
A gas turbine engine includes a housing with a duct wall that defines a generally annular and axially elongated hot gas flow path for passage of combustion gas....
Transforming unmanned aerial-to-ground vehicle
A transforming unmanned aerial-to-ground vehicle assembly comprising: an aerodynamic flying assembly comprising an unmanned aerial vehicle integrated with an...
Electromagnetic coil assemblies including aluminum wire splice connectors,
aluminum wire splice connectors, and...
Embodiments of a method are provided for joining an aluminum wire to a secondary wire, as are embodiments of an aluminum wire splice connector and embodiments...
Control moment gyroscope
A control moment gyroscope (CMG) is provided for deployment on a spacecraft. The CMG includes a stator housing, an inner gimbal assembly disposed in the stator...
Method of operating an electrically assisted turbocharger and a boosting
A method of operating a turbocharger is provided, wherein the turbocharger comprises a compressor for compressing inlet air to be supplied to an internal...
Cloud computing as a basis for equipment health monitoring service
A system includes a computing cloud having at least one data storage unit and at least one processing unit. The computing cloud is configured to provide at...
Apparatus and method for detecting operational issues based on single
input single output system dynamics
Methods and apparatus are provided for detecting an anomaly in fuel demand data and fuel supply data generated by a fuel metering system for an engine, The...
Systems and methods of redundancy for aircraft inertial signal data
An aircraft inertial system comprises at least two inertial reference units (IRU) that provide a first set of inertial signal data for an aircraft and at least...
Setpoint recovery with utility time of day pricing
An HVAC controller with setpoint recovery with utility time of day pricing. In one illustrative embodiment, the HVAC controller may include a nominal...
Apparatus, system, and method for integration of wireless devices with a
distributed control system
A wireless marshalling panel includes a field device protocol communication link. The wireless marshalling panel is capable of receiving a message from a...
Autocratic low complexity gateway/ guardian strategy and/or simple local
guardian strategy for flexray or other...
A special node is used in a distributed time-triggered cluster. The special node comprises protocol functionality to establish a time base to use in...
LCD panel with integral touchscreen
A liquid crystal display (LCD) device (100) having an integrated touchscreen includes a built-in probe signal source behind the liquid crystal (LC) layer (20)....
An assembly includes a toroidal induction component, a potting cup, and potting material. The toroidal induction component includes a conductive winding, where...
Low voltage bandgap voltage reference circuit
A temperature compensated low voltage reference circuit can be realized with a reduced operating voltage overhead and reduced spatial requirements This is...
Ion-trap mass spectrometer driven by a monolithic photodiode array
A chip-scale ion-trap mass spectrometer driven by a monolithic photodiode array and a method of fabricating the same. A high-voltage photovoltaic source is...
Proton exchange membrane fuel cell
A power generator comprising a hydrogen generator and a fuel cell stack having an anode exposed to hydrogen from the hydrogen generator and a cathode exposed to...
Preferential curing technique in compression molding of fiber reinforced
A molding process that involves applying heat (17) to a mold billet (12) located in a mold cavity (11) defined by steel inserts (15). A layer (19) of material...
Exhaust gas turbocharger with adjustable slide ring
A turbine of a turbocharger includes a floating insert which defines a nozzle for passing a fluid and which is supported axially slidable with respect to a...
Electric motor driven lubrication pump control system and method for
turbomachine windmill operation
A system and method are provided to selectively control lubricant supply flow to a rotating machine that is installed in an aircraft having ram air turbine that...
Dual drive electromechanical actuator with center output
Electromechanical actuators (EMAs) include an output disposed at a location that is axially central between two EM devices. The EMAs include either one or two...
Variable position catalyst
A variable position catalyst includes a catalyst housing (7) accommodating a catalyst body (1) and an actuator member (9) for moving the catalyst body (1) with...
Roller bearing assemblies and roller bearing assembly methods
A roller bearing assembly includes an annular outer ring with first and second outer ring shoulders that define a first raceway in the outer ring. An annular...
Method for integrating plug-in security panel module with network
A security system is provided. The security system includes a security processor having a plurality of inputs that receive signals from security sensors in a...
System for multidimensional data-driven utility baselining
A system for utility base lining records historic values of utility loads for regions within a facility. The system also records historic values of independent...
Method for adusting power at a node
In one embodiment, a method for distributed power control in a network is provided. The method determines a transmit power for a plurality of transmitting nodes...
Method for maintaining datalink network throughput by delaying lower
A method of maintaining datalink network throughput in a communications channel by delaying lower priority messages is provided. The method comprises receiving...
System and method for enhancing sensitivity of narrow information
A radio frequency (RF) receiver having enhanced sensitivity is provided. In one embodiment, the receiver comprises at least one antenna, a preselector unit...
System and method for extraction of features from a 3-D point cloud
A method of extracting a feature from a point cloud comprises receiving a three-dimensional (3-D) point cloud representing objects in a scene, the 3-D point...
Advanced call forwarding
The present invention advantageously provides a method and system that combines arming and disarming of a security system with activation and deactivation of...
Method and system for datalink ground station selection
A method for selecting a ground station for communication with an aerial vehicle is provided. The method comprises receiving at an aerial vehicle one or more...
System and method for adjusting sensitivity of an acoustic sensor
A method of adjusting a sensitivity of an acoustic detector. The acoustic detector receives a signal from a remote device. The signal embodies an operating...
Filter frame and display head assembly
A filter frame is provided suitable for use in conjunction with a light filter and a display head assembly including a display head and a bezel. The filter...
Methods and systems for capturing an image of a moving object
Methods and systems for capturing an image of a moving subject employ a camera image sensor that captures a blurred image of a moving subject. In-capture...
Microwave curtain sensor
A method and apparatus are provided for detecting an intruder. The method includes the steps of receiving an echo from opposing sides of a curtain line...
System and methods for using a wireless sensor in conjunction with a host
Systems and methods for using a wireless sensor in conjunction with a host controller are described. An illustrative system can include a host controller, a...
Starter-generator with improved excitation
An electrical power system may comprise a main generator with a rotor having field windings and at least one embedded permanent magnet. A generator control unit...
Multi-stage controlled frequency generator for direct-drive wind power
A multi-sage controlled frequency generator is described that has a low size, weight and cost. The new generator requires an electronic controller that requires...
High reflectance terahertz mirror and related method
A method includes forming a plurality of mirror periods, stacking the mirror periods, and bonding the mirror periods together to form a high reflectance mirror....
Turbocharger with stepped two-stage vane nozzle
A turbocharger having a variable nozzle with stepped two-stage vanes (50), the variable nozzle comprising a tubular piston (70) disposed in the bore (44) of the...
Turbine of a turbocharger
A turbine of a turbocharger having a floating insert which defines a nozzle for passing a fluid and that is supported axially slidable with respect to a housing...
Rocker wheel system for scanner carriages
A sensor head-transporting roller carriage has four pairs of wheels acting around pivot points at the four corners of the carriage, which is advanced along...
Micro discharge device capable of low voltage discharges in a variety of
carrier gases for detection and/or...
A micro discharge device (MDD) capable of low voltage discharges in a variety of carrier gases for detection and/or ionization includes a sample introduction...
Position sensors, metering valve assemblies, and fuel delivery and control
Position sensors, metering valve assemblies, and fuel delivery and control systems are provided. In an embodiment, by way of example only, a position sensor...
Remote HVAC control with a customizable overview display
An HVAC control system that accommodates and/or facilitates control from a remote location. The HVAC control system may include a web-enabled building control...
Prediction of functional availability of complex system
A method, system, and computer program product for predicting the functional availability of a complex system is provided. Parameters of the complex system are...
Apparatus and method for simulating multi-dimensional non-linear
A process simulator is provided for simulating the behavior of multi-dimensional non-linear multivariable processes. A multi-dimensional non-linear...
The present disclosure provides a method for controlling an economizer of an HVAC system. The economizer has an outside air stream of incoming outside air, a...
System for scheduling using an external calendaring service
A building control system incorporating an external calendar service, having a schedule subsystem, a schedule synchronization subsystem connected to the...