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Limited authority and full authority mode fly-by-wire flight control
surface actuation control system
An aircraft flight control surface actuation control system includes an actuator control unit and a flight control module. The actuator control unit includes at...
Mesh communication wireless camera system and method
A system includes a camera and a monitoring system that are capable of wireless communication. The camera is operable to send a message to the monitoring system...
Marine radar system with three-dimensional memory
A radar system includes a memory device operable to store radar-return data characterizing at least one geographic region, a database including a set of chart...
Automatic control of clock duty cycle
In general, this disclosure is directed to a duty cycle correction (DCC) circuit that adjusts a falling edge of a clock signal to achieve a desired duty cycle....
System for removing contaminants from plastic resin
A resin recycling system that produces essentially contaminant-free synthetic resin material in an environmentally safe and economical manner. The system...
Neutron detection structure and method of fabricating
A method of fabricating a neutron detection structure includes temporarily bonding a carrier to a passivated SOI SRAM wafer, removing a first substrate,...
Method for characterizing fibrous materials using stokes parameters
An apparatus (200) for determining fiber orientation parameters of a sheet of material during a production process includes a polarized radiation generating...
Systems for filtering particles from an airflow
Systems for filtering particles from an airflow are provided. In an embodiment, by way of example only, the system includes a chamber, an airflow and particle...
Water removal downstream of a turbine
A rigid or semi-rigid demister pad is positioned between an air turbine and an inertial water removal device such as extractor in an air conditioning system for...
Air bearing turbo cooling air flow regulating device
A cooling air flow regulating device for controlling the flow of cooling air to an air bearing may comprise a housing with a piston and a spring disposed within....
Fuel metering valve back-up position control system
A system allows a user to manually manipulate fuel flow to a gas turbine engine during a loss of power to the fuel supply system fuel metering unit. The fuel...
Method of manufacturing vibrating micromechanical structures
A method for fabrication of single crystal silicon micromechanical resonators using a two-wafer process, including either a Silicon-on-insulator (SOI) or...
Real time control and management of security "buddy" system over MSO LAN
An inventive system and method for a buddy security system is presented. The system and method enable the buddy security system in which messages can be...
System and method for wireless routing of data from an aircraft
An avionics communication system comprises a wireless router located on an aircraft and configured to transceive wireless signals; and a processing unit located...
Neurophysiologically driven high speed image triage system and method
A system and method of efficiently and effectively triaging an image that may include one or more target entities. The image is divided into a plurality of...
System and method for improved noise immunity in impulse and radar
A method of improving noise immunity in a signal is provided. The method comprises receiving a multi-bit symbol comprised of pulses and absences of pulses,...
Modeling broadcast, multicast, point to point, and handshake
communications over the same channel in a spin...
Module identifying bits corresponding to the modules of a communication network are used to indicate whether a communication is a broadcast communication to all...
Method for mobile network operational state indication
A method to indicate a transitional operational state of a communication link is provided. The method includes indicating the operational state of the...
System and method for increasing visibility of critical flight information
on aircraft displays
System and method increase the visibility of critical flight information on electronic displays. An aircraft display system includes a processing unit, a flight...
Intelligent remote test/display unit for duct smoke detector
A remote accessory unit can communicate via a data protocol with one or more displaced duct detector control units. The accessory unit can present status...
Method and apparatus for generalized AC and DC arc fault detection and
According to the features discussed herein, through a single generalized arc-fault detection algorithm, various types of series and/or parallel arc faults can be...
Magnetic speed, direction, and/or movement extent sensor
A first magnetic sensor is formed on a semiconductor substrate, and the first magnetic sensor produces a first output signal in response to movement of a...
MEMS devices and methods of assembling micro electromechanical systems
A Micro ElectroMechanical Systems device according to an embodiment of the present invention is formed by dicing a MEMS wafer and attaching individual MEMS dies...
Low power combustible gas sensor
A low power consumption catalytic gas sensor includes three beads. A trigger bead, which is smaller than either a sensing on a compensating bead can be monitored...
Heat transfer methods using heat transfer compositions containing
Disclosed are methods of transferring heat to or from a fluid or body comprising causing heat to be transferred to or from a composition comprising at least one...
Multi-alloy turbine rotors and methods of manufacturing the rotors
A dual alloy turbine rotor is provided and includes an integrally formed blade ring and a disk. The blade ring is made of a first alloy and includes a ring...
Transport system for monitoring industrial processes
A system transports a device into a piece of industrial equipment for the purpose of collecting data inside of the industrial equipment. In an embodiment, the...
Wear resistant foil bearing assembly
A foil bearing assembly for supporting a rotating member that rotates about an axis including a stationary mount member spaced from the rotating member so that a...
HVAC controller with side removable battery holder
An HVAC controller includes an HVAC controller housing having an aperture and a removable battery tray disposed within the aperture. The removable battery tray...
Packaging multiple measurands into a combinational sensor system using
A combinational sensor system for measuring multiple measurands includes a flow transducer, a pressure transducer and a humidity transducer. The pressure and...
System and method for transmitting encoded acars messages over a
connection-oriented data communication link
An ACARS messaging system according to the invention is deployed when a TCP/IP subnetwork is available to the aircraft. ACARS messages are encoded into ASN.1...
Effective wear-leveling and concurrent reclamation method for embedded
linear flash file systems
Reclamation of an Erase Unit of a flash memory is performed concurrently with a file operation on the flash memory by initiating a reclamation operation on the...
Apparatus and method for calibrating an acoustic detection system
A system and method for calibrating an acoustic detector. The method includes the steps of simultaneously transmitting an acoustic signal and an electromagnetic...
Isolated high power bi-directional DC-DC converter
A bi-directional dc-dc converter is provided that may provide voltage conversion for two separate electrical power systems. The two electrical power systems may...
DC component elimination at output voltage of PWM inverters
A control system for a PWM inverter may reduce a DC component of an output of the inverter. An output voltage signal may be attenuated with a low-pass filter to...
Dual processor accelerated graphics rendering
Dual processor accelerated graphics rendering is a method which allows for optimizing graphics performance using two processors and 3D hardware accelerators....
System and method for displaying required navigational performance
corridor on aircraft map display
A method is provided for indicating the boundaries of a required navigational performance (RNP) corridor on an aircraft's map display. The method includes the...
Apparatus and method for location estimation using power supply voltage
levels of signal transmitters
Beacon generators transmit wireless beacon signals for use in tracking an object. Among other things, a wireless beacon signal from a particular beacon generator...
Communications system based on real-time neurophysiological
A communications system is provided that includes a communications scheduler adapted to receive messages from a plurality of message sources and sensors. The...
Ducted test socket
A ducted test socket for thermally testing a device under test (DUT) is provided that can accommodate a large DUT and will improve the thermal transfer...
Mechanical isolation for MEMS devices
A device according to the present invention includes a MEMS device supported on a first side of a die. A first side of an isolator is attached to the first side...
Process for the manufacture of 1,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene
The invention provides an economic process for the manufacture of 1,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene (HFO-1234ze) by a two stage process. A vapor phase hydrofluorination...
Process for dehydrofluorination of 3-chloro-1,1,1,3-tetrafluoropropane to
A process for making 1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene. The process has the following step: dehydrofluorinating 3-chloro-1,1,1,3-tetrafluoropropane under...
Variable-geometry turbocharger with asymmetric divided volute for engine
exhaust gas pulse optimization
A turbine assembly for a variable-geometry turbocharger includes a turbine housing defining a divided volute having first and second scrolls, wherein the first...
Firewall sealing assembly
A firewall sealing assembly is provided for use between a firewall and a penetrating member. The assembly comprises a flexible coupling and a secondary seal. The...
System and method for managing a short-term heap memory
A method includes executing one or more applications in an execution environment. The one or more applications are capable of requesting allocation of memory...
Low cost programmable HVAC controller having limited memory resources
A programmable controller and method of operating a programmable controller are provided. In one illustrative embodiment, the programmable controller may have...
Water level sensor for steam humidifier
A water level sensor for a steam humidifier. The water level sensor includes a plurality of conductive probes, where the plurality of conductive probes includes...
Methods and apparatus for runway segmentation using sensor analysis
Systems and methods for determining whether a region of interest (ROI) includes a runway are provided. One system includes a camera for capturing an image of the...
Wireless routing systems and methods
Wireless communications methods and systems. Metrics for measuring performance of a wireless system are generated and compared to metrics generated with an...