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Magnetoresistive array design for improved sensor-to-magnet carrier
An AMR array magnetic position sensing method and system for improving sensor-to-magnet carrier misposition. A magnetic carrier can be provided, which maintains...
Motor having controllable torque
A controllable motor includes a rotor. A first stator winding set is operable, upon being energized, to generate and apply a first torque to the rotor. A second...
Microarray reader based on evanescent wave detection and method of reading
A microarray reader (100) comprises a light source (102), beam shaping elements (104) positioned near the light source (102), a moving stage (124) supporting...
Low weight and high durability soft body armor composite using
silicone-based topical treatments
Ballistic resistant articles having abrasion resistance. Particularly, abrasion resistant, ballistic resistant articles and composites having a silicone-based...
Coated components and methods of fabricating coated components and coated
Coated components and methods of fabricating coated components and coated turbine disks are provided. In an embodiment, by way of example only, a coated...
Hydrophobic coating systems, suspensions for forming hydrophobic coatings,
and methods for fabricating...
Hydrophobic coating systems, suspensions for forming hydrophobic coatings, and methods for fabricating hydrophobic coatings are provided. In an exemplary...
Burner firing rate determination for modulating furnace
A modulating furnace having a variable rate burner and a controller is operated at a first burner firing rate for a first period of time, and a higher burner...
Turbocharger housing, turbocharger and a multi-turbocharger boosting
A turbocharger housing includes a main body for bearing a shaft for carrying a turbine wheel and a compressor wheel, and a seal portion to seal a clearance...
Turbine assembly with semi-divided nozzle and half-collar piston
A turbine assembly for a turbocharger includes a variable nozzle formed by a sliding half-collar piston. A first-stage nozzle has a plurality of first vanes...
UAV pod cooling using integrated duct wall heat transfer
Electronic equipment frequently requires cooling to maintain the integrity and reliability of the equipment, and to elongate the life expectancy of the...
Systems and methods for aircraft LED anti collision light
Aircraft anti-collision light (ACL) systems and methods are operable to emit light from light emitting diode (LED) lamps. An exemplary embodiment includes a...
Vertical non-bladdered fuel tank for a ducted fan vehicle
A vertical non-bladdered fuel tank for a ducted fan vehicle comprising: a pod that releasably connects to a core vehicle of a ducted fan vehicle, a vertical...
Generator shear gear
A shear gear arrangement with gear teeth on the bearing liner positioned to engage complementary teeth on a shear gear main body. The bearing liner is static,...
D'arsonval movement mems accelerometer
Microelectromechanical (MEMS) accelerometer and acceleration sensing methods. A MEMS accelerometer includes a housing, a proof mass suspended within the housing...
Compressor including an aerodynamically variable diffuser
A compressor includes a diffuser, a recirculation duct, and a flow control valve. The recirculation duct has an inlet in fluid communication with the air outlet...
VNT flow calibration adjustment
An exemplary variable geometry turbine includes a turbine wheel; a variable geometry assembly that includes a rotatable control ring that has a slot and a...
Ecology valve fuel return system operable in fluid isolation during gas
turbine engine shut-down
An ecology valve (EV) fuel return system includes a housing assembly, an ecology valve, and a fuel routing assembly. The ecology valve includes an EV piston...
Method for acknowledgement of messages in a star network
A method of communicating node status in a star network comprising a hub and a plurality of nodes comprises sending a first message to the hub from a first node...
System for integrating dynamically observed and static information for
route planning in a graph based planner
Methods and systems of controlling an autonomous vehicle are provided. A method comprises controlling operations of the vehicle based at least in part on edge...
Flight management system, process, and program product enabling dynamic
switching between non-precision...
Embodiments of a process and a program product are provided suitable for implantation by a flight management system (FMS), which is deployed onboard an aircraft...
System and method for air-to-air communications using network formed
A system and method for aircraft communications is provided. The system includes a first wireless base station deployed in a first aircraft and configured to...
System and method for free space micro machined optical bench
An optical bench communicates light through free space in a plurality of trenches formed in the bench, each of the trenches formed by deep ion reactive etching...
Cost containment of mobile datalink communications
A method for transmitting messages over a datalink communication system is disclosed. The method comprises assigning each message a cost index value based on...
Wireless mesh network for inter-component data communications in satellite
A network system for inter-component communications in an electronic device is disclosed. The system comprises a plurality of components for an electronic...
Optical fingerprint acquisition
A swept distance between a subject and a plurality of cameras provides a plurality of raw images. Focused portions of the raw images are fused to generate a...
System and method for generating terrain representation
A method and system for generating a representation of a terrain. The method of generating a representation of a terrain comprises the steps of selecting a set...
Laser cutting shaped holes by trepanning on the fly
A method of forming a plurality of shaped holes on a workpiece. The method may include rotating the workpiece about multiple axes relative to a laser beam, and...
Method for producing 2-chloro-3,3,3,-trifluoropropene (HCFC-1233xf)
The present invention relates to an improved method for manufacturing 2-chloro-3,3,3,-trifluoropropene (HCFC-1233xf) by reacting 1,1,2,3-tetrachloropropene,...
Method for making catalyst compositions of alkali metal halide-doped
bivalent metal fluorides and process for...
There is provided methods for making a catalyst composition represented by the formula MX/M'F.sub.2 wherein MX is an alkali metal halide; M is an alkali metal...
Methods of bonding pure rhenium to a substrate
Methods are provided for bonding pure rhenium to a substrate comprising a material. Non-lubricated components configured to have friction contact with another...
Anisotropic bearing supports for turbochargers
An exemplary anisotropic member (625, 1200, 1600, 1700, 1800, 1950) supports a bearing in a bore and can reduce non-synchronous vibration (NSV) of the bearing...
Bearing and retention mechanisms
An exemplary locating mechanism includes a bearing outer race (422) that has a central axis (z-axis) and that has a turbine end, a compressor end and a slot...
User interface for building controller
A user interface for a building appliance controller that may include a control panel and one or more option cards. The user interface may allow a user or...
Vibrating beam accelerometer with improved performance in vibration
An accelerometer that has a cross coupling coefficient due to pendulum droop of the proof mass that is approximately equal and opposite in sign to a cross...
System and method for identifying, reporting, and evaluating presence of
A system and method for identifying, reporting, and evaluating a presence of a solid, liquid, gas, or other substance of interest, particularly a dangerous,...
Spectral signal detection system
A detection system which provides for continuous background estimation removal from a sequence of spectra. A panoramic field of regard may be partitioned into a...
Stabilized approach monitor
Systems and methods for suppressing an unstable alert when the aircraft is in the process of landing on a temporarily displaced threshold. In an example...
Radiation hardened differential output buffer
A radiation hardened differential output buffer is partitioned into multiple stages, each including at least one current source and a bridge circuit. Each stage...
Common mode filter for motor controllers
A motor drive circuit has a converter for coupling to an AC voltage source and an inverter coupled to the converter for providing a drive current for a motor. A...
Integrated sensor including sensing and processing die mounted on opposite
sides of package substrate
An integrated circuit (IC) device includes a lead frame having a first and a second opposing surface and a plurality of lead fingers. A first die including a...
Azeotrope-like compositions of tetrafluoropropene and alcohols
A composition including an effective amount of trans-1,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene component combined with an effective amount of an alcohol selected from the...
Water reclamation in a micropower generator
A waterless power generator, particularly a waterless electrical power generator and a passively controlled process for producing electricity with a fuel cell...
Azeotrope-like composition of 2,3-dichloro-3,3-difluoropropene
(HCFO-1232xf) and hydrogen fluoride (HF)
Provided are azeotropic and azeotrope-like compositions of 2,3-dichloro-3,3-difluoropropene (HCFO-1232xf) and hydrogen fluoride (HF). Such azeotropic and...
Apparatus for characterizing fibrous materials using stokes parameters
An apparatus for determining fiber orientation parameters of a sheet of material during a production process includes a polarized radiation generating system...
Cross ship architecture for dispatch critical fuel tank inerting system
A fuel tank inerting system uses two "half systems" for providing inerting gas for the fuel tanks. Each inerting system may be composed of a temperature control...
Turbine assembly for an exhaust gas-driven turbocharger having a variable
A turbocharger with an exhaust gas-driven turbine includes a variable nozzle formed by a stator supporting fixed vanes and defining bypass openings, and a rotor...
Electric motor driven lubrication pump control system and method that
accomodates turbomachine windmill operation
A system and method are provided to selectively control lubricant supply flow to one or more rotating machines in an aircraft when the rotating machines are...
Sensor assembly with hydrophobic filter
The present disclosure relates generally to sensors, and more particularly, to methods and devices for reducing moisture, dust, particulate matter, and/or other...
Method of controlling a turbocharger having a variable-geometry mechanism
and a waste gate
A method for controlling a variable-geometry turbine (24) that includes a variable-geometry mechanism that is movable between a fully closed position closing a...
Method for providing an efficient thermal transfer through a printed
A 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 first copper...