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Power generator having multiple layers of fuel cells
A power generator has a hydrogen source, such as a hydrogen producing fuel and a fuel cell having a proton exchange membrane separating the hydrogen producing...
Hybrid aircraft wheel comprising metal and composite portions
An aircraft wheel (14) comprises a metal support structure (30) having a first annular ring (31) and a second annular ring (32) connected via at least one...
Rigid mount anti-leak fluid coupler
A fluid coupler for connecting two hydraulic appliances together without requiring flexible hoses is described. The fluid coupler enables fluid-tight connecting...
Ordering telemetry messages
A method for ordering telemetry messages containing attributes individually not sufficient to establish total ordering is provided. An initial rank value is...
Principal component analysis based fault classification
Principle Component Analysis (PCA) is used to model a process, and clustering techniques are used to group excursions representative of events based on sensor...
Identification of the location of nodes distributed in ad hoc networks
A location of node i in a network having a plurality of nodes is identified by intersecting regions that are guaranteed to contain the node i with respect the...
Package for electronic component and method for manufacturing the same
A package for providing electromagnetic shielding for microwave circuits. The package includes a top board having an upper surface, a lower surface opposite to...
Systems and methods for alerting to traffic proximity in the airport
Systems and methods for alerting to traffic proximity in the airport environment. Knowledge of the geographic position, speed, rate of change of speed, heading...
Enhanced situational awareness system and method
Methods and apparatus are provided for enhancing the situational awareness of an operator. Automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) traffic data...
Method for processing alarm data to generate security reports
A system and method are provided that allow analysis of alarm data to generate security reports. A security report system may include a monitoring tool and a...
Systems and methods for reduced stress anchors
Anchor systems and methods anchor components of a Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) device to a substrate. An exemplary embodiment has a trace anchor...
Motion detection system and method
A system and method for detecting the presence of a moving object within a detection zone is provided. The system includes a first sensor responsive to light in...
Synthesis of oligonucleotides or phosphorothioate oligonucleotide with a
capping agent of N-methylimidazole...
According to the present invention, there is provided a process for making an oligonucleotide or a phosphorothioate oligonucleotide. The process has the...
Refrigerant compositions having a siloxane solubilizing agent
Provided are refrigerant compositions which are blends of one or more hydrofluorocarbons, siloxanes, hydrocarbons and lubricants, as well as methods for using...
A pressure-sensing module includes a housing having a process-fluid port configured to be coupled to a process-fluid-flow circuit. The housing defines a first...
Parametric amplification of a MEMS gyroscope by capacitance modulation
Parametric amplification of the output of a MEMS gyroscope is achieved by modulating the sense capacitance, or an auxiliary capacitance having an applied DC...
Variable flow turbocharger
There is provided a variable flow turbocharger comprising a turbine chamber (22) within which a turbine (14) is mounted for rotation, an inlet passageway (20)...
Apparatus and method for operating a computing platform without a battery
An application control engine computing platform having a shut-down mechanism that permits the platform to adequately start up and operate upon return of power...
Apparatus and method for counter-based communications in wireless sensor
networks and other networks
A method includes wirelessly receiving a message at a receiving node. The method also includes extracting a partial counter value from the message, where the...
Determining corrective actions using a geometrically-based determination
of sufficient confidence
A method, system, and apparatus for determining a corrective action for a diagnosable system are provided. A failure mode reasoning engine (FMRE) receives an...
Statistical method for electric machine optimization used for electric
A method is provided for selecting and optimizing an electric drive system by analyzing critical-to-quality subjects of the electric drive system according to...
Transient performance data phase compensation system and method
A system and method of phase compensating transient performance data are provided. Transient performance data are collected for a plurality of parameters, and...
Methods and systems for diminishing the effects of an acoustic signature
Methods and systems are provided for diminishing the effects of an acoustic signature of a vehicle while the vehicle is en route to a destination. One method...
Distributed engine control system
A distributed engine control system is provided. The engine control system includes first and second engine data concentrators. Each of the first and second...
System and method for continuous supply chain control and optimization
using stochastic calculus of variations...
A system includes a first controller configured to monitor processes associated with a process facility and to generate control data for optimizing the process...
System and method for automatic sensitivity adjustment of an acoustic
A method and system for automatically adjusting a sensitivity of an acoustic detector. The method comprises receiving an acoustic signal from a remote device,...
Method for inertial asset protection on vehicles and for false alarm
prevention in unstable locations
A system and method for false alarm prevention in unstable locations is presented. In one embodiment, the method comprises activating an asset sensor and a...
Method to improve white light immunity of infrared motion detectors
A system and method for improved white light immunity for IR motion sensors. The system comprises a first sensor responsive to light in a first range of...
System and method for calibration of radio frequency location sensors
A method includes receiving, in a scanner, at least one radio-frequency (RF) signal from a sensor proximate to the scanner. The method also includes storing...
Catalyst for the synthesis of CF.sub.3CF.sub.2I
A process for the preparation of a fluoroiodoalkane compound represented by the formula: CF.sub.3(CF.sub.2).sub.n--Y, wherein n is 0 or 1. The process includes...
Process for producing fluoropropenes
Dehydrohalogenation processes for the preparation of fluoropropenes from corresponding halopropanes, in which the fluoropropenes have the formula ...
Multi-stage multi-tube shell-and-tube reactor
A multi-stage, multi-tube, shell-and-tube reactor which contains reaction zones and interstage temperature control (cooling/heating) zones in series. The...
Microfluidic card for RBC analysis
A microfluidic circuit cartridge for a complete blood count, including analyses of red blood cells. Various parameters of the red blood cells may be attained....
Azeotropic compositions of 2-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene (HCFC-1233xf),
Provided are ternary azeotropic and azeotrope-like compositions of 2-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene (HCFO-1233xf), 2-chloro-1,1,1,2-tetrafluoropropane...
Valve trim adjustor for a poppet control valve
A control valve having an external valve trim adjustor is provided. The control valve comprises a valve shaft comprising a contact member extending in a...
Load optimized redundant flight control surface actuation system and
An aircraft flight surface control system and method simultaneously provides the benefits of both an active/active system architecture and in active/standby...
Fully floating, self-aligning, self-adjusting gimbal assembly for an
active human machine interface
A human-machine interface assembly is implemented with a gimbal assembly that includes a roll hub, a pitch hub, and a main hub. The gimbal assembly further...
Flow sensor apparatus and method with media isolated electrical
A flow sensor apparatus that utilizes a pressure sensor with media isolated electrical connections. A cap can be attached to topside of the pressure sensor over...
Compositions and methods containing fluorine substituted olefins
The use of pentafluoropropene (HFO-1225) and tetrafluoropropene (HFO-1234) in refrigeration equipment is disclosed. These materials are generally useful as...
Variable-nozzle assembly for a turbocharger
A variable-nozzle turbocharger includes a turbine housing and a center housing, and a generally annular nozzle ring and an array of vanes rotatably mounted to...
Methods and systems for indicating whether an aircraft is below a minimum
altitude criterion for a sector
Methods and systems are provided for indicating whether an aircraft is below a designated minimum safe altitude level for an altitude sector. A method comprises...
Aviation navigational and flight management systems and methods with
emergency landing guidance and radar vectoring
The invention provides, in one aspect, aviation navigational and/or flight management systems and methods that accommodate emergencies requiring provide...
System and method for enhancing computer-generated images of terrain on
A system and method are disclosed for enhancing the visibility and ensuring the correctness of terrain and navigation information on aircraft displays, such as,...
Method and apparatus for configuring an HVAC controller
An HVAC controller is described that is configured to be more intuitive and user friendly to program and operate than convention HVAC controllers. In some...
Radiological and nuclear optical sensor
Optical systems for sensing radiation emissions from radiological and nuclear matter. An example system includes a light source, a light sensor, a processing...
Virtual network architecture for space data processing
An adaptable virtual network system comprises a plurality of network elements and a plurality of virtual links. Each network element is communicatively coupled...
Hybrid time triggered architecture for dual lane control systems
A network for a dual lane control system is provided. The network comprises at least one hub for a first channel and at least one hub for a second channel. A...
Personal emergency notification device with usage monitoring
A personal security apparatus includes a transmitting device having an event detector initiating different signals which indicate different event types. A...
Isolated generator control unit (GCU)
An apparatus and method for allowing continuous operation of a generator control unit (GCU) despite a ground fault short circuit is disclosed. More...
Liquid-particle analysis of metal materials
The invention includes a method of detecting impurities in a metal-containing article. A portion of metal material is removed from a metal article and is...