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Low-power flow meter and related method
A method includes creating Coriolis-based deflection in at least one oscillating flow tube of a flow meter, which is caused by material flowing through the at...
Systems and methods for constructing variable offset paths
A method is provided for constructing an offset, and includes constructing the capture path, which includes selecting a capture path start point on a first leg...
Port rate smoothing in an avionics network
A communication network is provided. The network includes a least one switch and a plurality of ports. Each port is in communication with the at least one...
Integrated resonating gyro accelerometer in a semiconductor substrate
An integrated interferometric gyroscope and accelerometer device. An example device includes a cantilever beam, a package having a post connected to one end of...
Systems and methods for communication to a gimbal mounted device
A system and method wirelessly communicates signals between a device on a gimbal and a stationary transceiver. An exemplary system has a gimbal with a moveable...
Signal reading system
A signal reader system having a processor for reconstructing a relatively high-frequency input signal to a low-pass filter from an output of the filter based on...
Magnetic odometer with direction indicator systems and method
Systems and methods for determining a directional movement of an object such as a wheeled vehicle. The system includes a magnet having a north pole and a south...
System and methods for dimming a high pressure arc lamp
A driver circuit provides a drive current from a power source to an arc lamp to produce a light. The circuit includes a transformer having primary and secondary...
System and method for providing a piezoelectric electromagnetic hybrid
vibrating energy harvester
A system and method are disclosed for providing a piezoelectric electromagnetic hybrid vibrating energy harvester. The invention comprises a piezoelectric...
Method for MEMS threshold sensor packaging
Apparatus, methods, and systems for bonding a cover wafer to a MEMS threshold sensors located on a silicon disc. The cover wafer is trenched to form a region...
Densification of C-C composites with pitches followed by CVI/CVD
Method of manufacturing pitch-based carbon-carbon composite useful as a brake disc, by: (a) providing annular carbon fiber brake disc preform; (b) heat-treating...
Methods of preventing frost formation and facilitating the removal of
winter precipitation relative to a...
Disclosed herein is a winter precipitation barrier composition, comprising: a retaining agent, a solvent, and optionally, an auxiliary component, such as a...
Inlet particle separator systems and methods
An inertial inlet particle separator system for a vehicle engine includes an inertial inlet particle separator and an adjustment mechanism. The separator...
Methods and systems for minimizing vibration rectification error in
magnetic circuit accelerometers
Systems and methods for minimizing vibration rectification error in magnetic circuit accelerometers. The systems include an accelerometer with an excitation...
Tamperproof and calibration device, especially for a turbocharger with a
variable nozzle device
A tamperproof and calibration device comprises an adjusting member for adjusting the position of a first element in respect to a second element in a direction...
Quench jet arrangement for annular rich-quench-lean gas turbine combustors
A combustor includes an outer liner having a first row and a second row of circumferentially distributed air admission holes penetrating therethrough. The...
Nanowire magnetic sensor
A nanowire magnetic sensor includes an array of magneto-resistive (MR) nanosensors with each MR nanosensor including a set of MR nanowires that are all aligned...
Fusion of sensor data and synthetic data to form an integrated image
A system and method for fusing sensor data and synthetic data to form an integrated image are described. An image registration process is used to fuse the...
Video data matching using clustering on covariance appearance
Video data matching includes both a single region of data and sequences of regions of data. In an embodiment, a video processing system selects, from a first...
Method and system for adjusting characteristics of integrated relative
A method and system for adjusting characteristics of a relative humidity sensor in order to achieve a desired value of accuracy is presented. A relative...
Apparatus and methods for bonding carbon-carbon composites through a
An apparatus for bonding a first carbon composite to a second carbon composite through a reactant layer includes a housing, and a pair of conductive press...
Steam-generator temperature control and optimization
A control method for boiler outlet temperatures includes predictive control of SH and RH desuperheater systems. The control method also includes control and...
Wing ice protection heater element network
An ice prevention network comprising a plurality of non-overlapping heater elements arranged in a grid along an airfoil is provided, powered by a multiphase...
Systems and methods for diagnosing faults in electronic systems
Apparatus, systems, and methods for identifying a fault in an electronic system are provided. One apparatus includes memory storing a model of the electronic...
On-demand auto-tuner for a plant control system
A method to automatically tune control systems, the method comprising selecting a target loop transfer function for at least one plant subsystem in response to...
Display for displaying compressed video
A display is configured to display transformed video. The display includes a display unit comprising pixels. The display also includes a set of filter elements...
Three-dimensional printed circuit board
A three-dimensional PWB is provided that may include two or more layers stacked together forming a top surface, a bottom surface, and one or more side surfaces,...
High performance ballistic composites having improved flexibility and
method of making the same
A composite material which has excellent ballistic performance and has improved flexibility. Surprisingly, it has been found that a combination of...
Mesotube burn-in manifold
A two chamber system with fill gas in one chamber and vacuum in the other provides a means of burning in one or more vacuum tubes while avoiding contamination...
Integrated position light overlap baffles
A position light including a base that is configured to attach to an aircraft. The base having an extruded overlap baffle. A first LED is coupled to the base...
Compressor stage assembly lock
The present invention relates to a turbocharger assembly lock comprising a retaining ring partially disposed in a circumferential groove of a first turbocharger...
Method for manufacturing a variable-vane mechanism for a turbocharger
A variable-vane cartridge mechanism for a turbocharger is assembled from a nozzle ring, an insert that engages a turbine housing bore, and a plurality of...
Perspective view primary flight display system and method with range lines
A display system for a vehicle includes a navigation database storing navigation data; a terrain sensor configured to gather terrain data; a processor adapted to...
System and method for lean blowout protection in turbine engines
A lean blowout protection system and method is provided that facilitates improved lean blowout protection while providing effective control of turbine engine...
Cavity ring-down spectroscopy mirror, and methods of using same
A cavity ring-down spectroscopy (CRDS) mirror is constructed to resist migration of a maximum reflectance peak during use where the CRDS mirror may become...
Gyroscope mode shift detection and scale factor compensation
A method for maintaining measurement accuracy of a ring laser gyroscope is disclosed. The method involves periodically measuring a path length control voltage in...
Wireless door contact sensor with motion sensor disable
A system and method for securing a structure, such as a residence or other building, against intrusion, while reducing generation of false alarms when an...
Output signal error detection, circumvention, signal reconstruction and
A method of dealing with anomalies in an output signal is provided. The method includes monitoring transitions in the output signal. When transitions do not...
Magnetic speed, direction, and/or movement extent sensor
A first magnetic sensor produces a first output signal in response to movement of a target such as a multi-pole ring magnet, and a second magnetic sensor...
Single stage starter/generator with rotor quadrature AC excitation
When driven by a variable speed prime mover, a generator system provides relatively constant frequency AC power by independently controlling the main rotor flux...
Repair and restoration of damaged dielectric materials and films
Methods of repairing voids in a material are described herein that include: a) providing a material having a plurality of reactive silanol groups; b) providing...
Treating agent materials
A treating agent composition for increasing the hydrophobicity of an organosilicate glass dielectric film when applied to said film. It includes a component...
Hydrogen fluoride compositions
The present invention provides compositions that are intimate mixtures of hydrogen fluoride and a polyacrylate-polyacrylamide cross-linked copolymer. The...
Matrix nanocomposite containing aminocarbon nanotubes for carbon dioxide
The design and synthesis of a matrix nanocomposite containing amino carbon nanotubes used as a functionalized sensing layer for carbon dioxide detection by means...
HVAC zone control panel with mode navigation
A zone control panel that is easy and intuitive to use and to program. In some embodiments, a zone control panel may be configured to have an easy to use, single...
Prognosis of faults in electronic circuits
A process for a prognosis of faults in electronic circuits identifies parameters of a circuit under test. An upper and a lower limit is determined for one or...
Vehicle trajectory visualization system
A vehicle trajectory visualization system capable of displaying real-time (or recorded) vehicle orientation, position, velocity, and waypoint data using a 3D...
Predicted path selection system and method for hazard coding in
selectively constrained aircraft control systems
A surveillance system detects potential hazards and alerts the pilot to them. The alerts can be modified to indicate proximity to the predicted path of the...
Self-checking pair-based master/follower clock synchronization
Systems and methods for network clock synchronization are provided. In one embodiment, a method for clock synchronization in a braided ring network comprises:...
Miniaturized cytometer for detecting multiple species in a sample
A system for scattered light and simultaneous multi-color (e.g., greater than sixteen colors) fluorescence light detecting, and for analyzing, classifying and...