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Method and system for estimation of inertial sensor errors in remote
inertial measurement unit
A method and system for estimation of inertial sensor errors is provided. The method includes receiving first inertial output data from a master inertial...
Method and system to automatically generate a clearance request to deviate
from a flight plan
A method to generate a clearance request to deviate from a flight plan comprising receiving input from at least one flight-plan-relevant source, determining a...
Automatic planning and regulation of the speed of autonomous vehicles
An autonomous vehicle comprises one or more sensors configured to obtain data regarding conditions which affect movement of the autonomous vehicle; a speed...
Devices and methods for providing configuration information to a
A controller equipped with a controller interface configured to accept one or more input parameters is disclosed, including methods for programming such...
Portable scattering and fluorescence cytometer
An apparatus having scattering and multi-color fluorescence detecting, analyzing and identification capabilities of blood or other fluids of interest. The...
Distributed and cable reduced TCAS
A direction finding antenna system for determining the relative bearing of a second aircraft from a first aircraft in conjunction with Distance Measuring...
Reliable security system by triangulation
The present invention is a security system and a method for reliably detecting an intruder without false alarms. The security system includes at least three...
High thread ground shield
A spark plug for an internal combustion engine comprises an elongated center electrode having a center electrode tip at one end and a terminal proximate the...
Diode lead support shell
A shell that mechanically supports the diode lead wires against movement both during assembly and subsequent operation of the rotor shaft. In addition, the...
High power density switch module with improved thermal management and
A semiconductor power device, e.g., an Insulated Gate Bi-polar Transistor (IGBT) or a Metal-Oxide Field Effect Transistor (MOSFET) may be constructed in a...
Saw debris reduction in MEMS devices
An improved MEMS device and method of making. Channels are formed in a first substrate around a plurality of MEMS device areas previously formed on the first...
Erosion resistant torch
An erosion resistant torch for use in a solid free form fabrication system for manufacturing a component from successive layers of metal feedstock material. The...
Liquid level monitor including electromechanical float switch having
reduced liquid migration into the switch
A liquid level monitor (100) includes a liquid bowl cavity (102) having a liquid sampling port (106). A switching device cavity (104) is formed within an upper...
Power generator with a pneumatic slide valve
A power generator having a fuel cell and a fuel container in an enclosure with a pneumatic slide valve interposed between the fuel cell and the fuel container....
Single SOI wafer accelerometer fabrication process
Methods for producing a MEMS device from a single silicon-on-insulator (SOI) wafer. An SOI wafer includes a silicon (Si) handle layer, a Si mechanism layer and...
Embodiments of the present invention relate to a gas sensor comprising a flow channel, a concentration modulator positioned in the flow channel, a gas generator...
Method and system for three-dimensional obstacle mapping for navigation of
A method and system for obstacle mapping for navigation of an autonomous vehicle is disclosed. The method comprises providing an autonomous vehicle with an...
Bias-reduced fiber optic gyroscope with polarizing fibers
A fiber optic gyroscope includes a light source, a coupler coupled to the light source, a photodetector coupled to the coupler, an integrated optic circuit...
Apparatus and method for wireless location sensing
A sensor assembly includes a sensor configured to detect at least one material or condition, such as a smoke detector, fire detector, or carbon monoxide...
Control of a coating process
Devices, systems and methods for controlling the coating of a sample are disclosed. The exemplary system may have a manufacturing device for providing a sample...
Diesel particulate filter and method of making
A filter assembly for a diesel particulate filter, the filter assembly having: a first end disk; a second end disk; a center tube secured to the first end disk...
Torque balance servo including electromagnetic force bias mechanism
A torque balance servo is provided for use in conjunction with a fluidly-controlled device. The torque balance servo includes a pivoting table assembly and an...
Dual screwdriver adaptable to connector assemblies of different types and
A dual screwdriver is provided for connecting and disconnecting a connector assembly having first and second jackscrew guideposts. In one embodiment, the dual...
Adjustable gear position arrangement for synchronization of multiple
A method for synchronizing multiple generators includes positioning a pilot feature of a shaft of a first generator positioned at a first angular position that...
Systems and methods for acceleration and rotational determination from an
out-of-plane MEMS device
A Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) inertial sensor systems and methods are operable to determine linear acceleration and rotation. An exemplary...
Fault recovery for real-time, multi-tasking computer system
System and methods for providing a recoverable real time multi-tasking computer system are disclosed. In one embodiment, a system comprises a real time...
Cloud computing for an industrial automation and manufacturing system
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...
Flight path planning to reduce detection of an unmanned aerial vehicle
Methods and systems for planning, managing, and executing the flight path of an unmanned aerial vehicle are disclosed. In particular, the methods and systems...
Method and system for autonomous tracking of a mobile target by an
unmanned aerial vehicle
This invention provides a system and method for autonomously tracking a moving target from unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with a variety of airframe and sensor...
Methods and systems utilizing true airspeed to improve vertical velocity
An inertial navigation system which includes a first control system and a second control system is described. The first control system is configured to estimate...
Smart hybrid electric and bleed architecture
An aircraft architecture may be designed to create an optimal balance between electric power and bleed power in order to match or improve current more electric...
Method and system for process control
A method and system for process control using a model predictive controller. The control system can have one or more control devices operably coupled to a...
Ground fault detection and localization in an ungrounded or floating DC
An ungrounded or floating DC electrical power distribution system may experience a single line to ground fault. Such a fault may not disrupt operation of the...
Method and system for reducing a leakage component of a received radar
Methods and systems for reducing a leakage component of a received-signal are disclosed. A transmit antenna of a radar system transmits a transmit-signal...
Transponder-based beacon transmitter for see and avoid of unmanned aerial
A transponder-based beacon transmitter system in an unmanned aerial vehicle is provided. The transponder-based beacon transmitter system comprises a global...
System and method for dynamic association of security levels and
enforcement of physical security procedures
A method and system for dynamic association of security levels and enforcement of security procedures. A secure object can be tracked across a building or...
Circuit to reduce duty cycle distortion
A method and a circuit for correcting duty cycle distortion. A delay insertion gate corrects data dependent delay distortion that is generated by CMOS flip-flop...
Inductive proximity sensor and related methods
An inductive proximity sensor or switch and a method of using same. The sensor or switch includes an Application Specific Integrated Circuit ("ASIC") and a...
Power regeneration management system
Properly managing surges of regenerative power is needed in systems where power is generated and distributed to mechanical and electrical loads to protect them...
System and method for measurement of degree of moisture stratification in
a paper or board
A measurement system for measuring a degree of moisture stratification in a flat sheet product, such as paper, board or other materials. The system uses a...
The present invention provides a unique solution to the problems of both steady-state and transient signals produced by a variety of interfering stimuli,...
Single cell sensor for measuring the partial pressure of oxygen
A single cell oxygen sensor apparatus and method are disclosed. An yttrium-based stabilized layer having electrical terminals connected to the yttrium-based...
Turbine cooling air centrifugal particle separator
A centrifugal particle separator removes particles such as dust particles from a compressed airflow prior to reaching and cooling the turbine blades of a...
Key alignment system for keyed safety interlocks
A key alignment system for safety interlock switches uses alignment holes, and alignment pins to compensate for misalignment between a body assembly and a key...
Vibration isolators are provided that include a shaft, a first bushing, a second bushing, a first outer annular member, a second outer annular member, a first...
Integrated online door via electronic door handle
A door security apparatus including a door strike connected to a structure and electrically connected to a first energy transceiver. The door strike is in...
Dual level pressurization control based on fuel flow to one or more gas
turbine engine secondary fuel loads
A system and method provide dual level pressurization control of a fuel supply system based on whether fuel is being supplied to one or more secondary fuel...
Combination mismatched metal-to-metal seal and O-ring seal with vent hole
in between for high temperature and...
A sealing unit includes a mismatched metal-to-metal seal and an o-ring seal with a vent hole therebetween. The mismatched metal-to-metal seal may provide a...
Electrode structure for particulate matter sensor
A particulate matter detector formed in an insulated device such as a spark plug. The insulated device has a center electrode having a first end and a second...
Exhaust eductor system with a recirculation baffle
An exhaust educator system includes a primary exhaust nozzle configured to transport an active flow stream; and a mixing duct at least partially surrounding the...