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Reduced exhaust emissions gas turbine engine combustor
A gas turbine engine combustor includes a plurality of main fuel injector assemblies, and a plurality of pilot fuel injector assemblies, that are arranged and...
Method of making monofilament fishing lines of high tenacity polyolefin
A method of making colored monofilament ultrahigh molecular weight polyolefin fishing line, comprising the steps of feeding a substantially untwisted...
Enclosure for information recorder and locator beacon
Apparatus and method for deploying a wireless network intrusion detection
system to resource-constrained devices
Wireless devices, such as field devices or repeater/relay nodes, detect the presence of anomalies in data packets that suggest intrusion. Upon detection of an...
Web browser object based automatic testing method for web applications
An object based automatic testing method can be used to test web-based applications. An executable portion of the web-based application is located, an object...
Two-wire communications bus system
A low-cost, two-wire, half-duplex high speed powered communications bus having a master/controller and one or more slave/sensor/interface units. The...
System, method and algorithm for data-driven equipment performance
A method for automatically monitoring the performance of equipment includes compiling current operating conditions associated with current conditions (PMc). A...
Apparatus and method for controlling an ammonia production system
An apparatus, method, and computer program for controlling an ammonia production system are provided. At least one model is associated with production equipment...
Apparatus and method for integrating wireless field devices with a wired
protocol in a process control system
An apparatus is provided for facilitating integration of a wireless field device (such as a wireless sensor or actuator) and a wired protocol that is used in a...
Apparatus and method for providing a failsafe-enabled wireless device
A method for operating a failsafe-enabled wireless device is provided that includes monitoring a signal quality for a wireless signal between a failsafe-enabled...
Physics package design for a cold atom primary frequency standard
A physic package for an atomic clock comprising: a block made of optical glass, a glass ceramic material or another suitable material that includes a plurality...
Method and apparatus for achieving 50% duty cycle on the output VCO of a
phased locked loop
Described herein are methods and apparatuses for achieving a desired duty cycle on an output of a PLL. According to one embodiment, a method is described,...
Packaged die heater
A heater for heating packaged die for burn-in and heat testing is described. The heater may be a ceramic-type heater with a metal filament. The heater may be...
Chemical impedance detectors for fluid analyzers
A chemical impedance detector having several electrodes situated on or across a dielectric layer of a substrate. The electrodes may be across or covered with a...
Direct contact to area efficient body tie process flow
A process flow for fabricating shallow trench isolation (STI) devices with direct body tie contacts is provided. The process flow follows steps similar to...
Enhanced ballistic performance of polymer fibers
Ballistic resistant materials having improved strength and lighter weights. More particularly, improved ballistic resistant fabrics produced from drawn, high...
Remote HVAC control with remote sensor wiring diagram generation
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...
Versatile HVAC sensor
An HVAC sensor is provided that includes a housing that houses a sensor. In some instances, a conduit is provided that has a first end that extends out the back...
Dynamic computer architecture
A process assembles and/or reassembles a software application. In an embodiment, assemblies are loaded from an architecture description markup language (ADML)...
Apparatus and method for deterministic garbage collection of a heap memory
A method includes executing an application in an execution environment. The application is allocated a plurality of memory blocks in a memory during execution....
Monitoring systems and methods that incorporate instant messaging
An automatic Instant Messaging system adds remote access capability to fire alarm systems. Both public and private communications paths can be provided to...
Methods and systems for alerting an aircraft crew member of a potential
conflict between aircraft on a taxiway
Methods and system are provided for alerting an aircraft crew member of a potential conflict between a first aircraft and a second aircraft on a first taxiway....
Vehicular linear sensor system
Vehicular sensor systems are provided. The vehicular sensor systems includes a support, first, second, and third sensors, and a support actuator. The first...
Encrypted JTAG interface
In one embodiment, a system comprises JTAG functionality that implements at least a portion of a JTAG protocol. The JTAG functionality supports a test data in...
Internet facilitated emergency and general paging system
A plurality of displaced paging systems can be controlled from a common paging facility via a computer network such as the Internet. Real-time streaming audio...
Apparatus and method of displaying an aircraft's position
An aircraft display system (100) includes a first device (102) providing (402) flight data of a selected flight path of an aircraft (214), a device (106, 114)...
System for displaying required navigation performance on a horizontal
A display system is provided that renders a horizontal situation indicator that includes required navigation performance (RNP) and estimated position...
Event communication system for providing user alerts
An event communication system involves facilitating entry by a user of one or more device addresses via a network accessible user interface of the event...
Method for synchronizing frequency-hopping short-range radio devices
A method for synchronizing a security system control panel and a sensor. The control panel and the sensor each have a transceiver. The control panel monitors a...
Fault-tolerant control system
A fault-tolerant position feedback filter may be used in an actuation control system to limit the authority of a first position signal, should the first...
Scanning method and system for a multiple light beam system
A method and system for scanning a multiple light beam system, such as a safety light curtain, uses a plurality of transmission signals including two or more...
Transparent conductors and methods for fabricating transparent conductors
Transparent conductors and methods for fabricating transparent conductors are provided. In one exemplary embodiment, a transparent conductor comprises a...
Pressure swing CVI/CVD
Method of chemical vapor infiltration of a deposable carbon material into a porous carbon fiber preform in order to densify the carbon fiber preform. The method...
Methods of preventing frost formation and facilitating the removal of
winter precipitation relative to a...
Disclosed is a method of preventing frost and facilitating removal of winter precipitation relative to a windshield, comprising applying to a windshield a...
Apparatus and method for correcting basis weight measurements using
surface topology measurement data
An apparatus and method for correcting an areal weight measurement of a stretchable web using surface topology measurement data is disclosed. Areal weight may...
Oil centrifuge for extracting particulates from a continuous flow of fluid
A centrifuge is employed to continuously remove particulates from a fluid. In one embodiment, the centrifuge removes small particles of soot from lubricating...
Repaired vane assemblies and methods of repairing vane assemblies
Methods are provided for repairing a vane assembly, where the vane assembly includes an inner annular housing, an outer annular housing, and a vane extending...
Apparatus for applying cold-spray to small diameter bores
A nozzle is provided for use during a process for cold-dynamic gas spraying a powder material onto a bore surface. In one embodiment, and by way of example...
Various embodiments of the application provide a photoacoustic sensor, which includes: a gas cell having an opening; a light source to generate a radiation to...
Control of dual stage turbocharging
The invention concerns turbochargers, or more particularly to multivariable dual stage series turbochargers having two degrees of freedom. A multistage series...
Electric boost compressor and turbine generator system
An exemplary system for an internal combustion engine includes an exhaust turbine operably coupled to a generator, an intake air compressor operably coupled to...
Lock-bumping and lock-picking detection
A system for controlling access to a secure area includes a lock and an electronic access device for controlling access to a secure area. The lock includes pins...
Method for determining ranges for algorithmic variables for a processor
that uses fixed point arithmetic
A method of determining ranges for algorithmic variables for a processor that uses fixed point arithmetic is provided. The method comprises expressing overflow...
Method to assist user in creation of highly inter-related models in
A computer-implemented method is provided to facilitate creation of linked inter-related models in a database. The method comprises obtaining a search text and...
Apparatus and method for controlling an air supply for drying painted
vehicles and other objects
A method includes determining how to adjust one or more manipulated variables using at least one model. The one or more manipulated variables are associated...
HVAC zone controller
A zone controller having an electronic board with a plurality of electronic components attached thereto. The electronic components are constructed and arranged...
Acoustic communication and control for seismic sensors
A method for wireless communication in a seismic sensor network is disclosed. The method comprises providing a first acoustic device having at least one seismic...
Fiber optic apparatus and method for sensing hazardous materials
An apparatus and method for sensing hazardous materials utilizes first and second optical fibers and a recirculator coupled to a substrate. The first optical...
LCD based environment scanner and 3-D display
A liquid crystal display (LCD) device (100) has the dual functionality of image display and environment scanning. Specifically, during environment scanning...