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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...
History or image based methods for altitude determination in a radar
Methods and apparatus for determining an altitude with an altimeter is provided. One method includes transmitting a signal having a fixed modulation period...
Hardwired alarm system with power-on sequence
A sensor and alarm system having a power-on sequence. The system has a power supply permanently-like connected to a power line of a facility. There may be a...
Calibration of a generator device
Methods are provided for calibrating a tachometer or generator device to reduce residual errors associated with the tachometer-generator device. A shim structure...
Azeotrope-like compositions of tetrafluoropropene and hydrofluorocarbons
Provided are azeotrope-like compositions comprising tetrafluoropropene and hydrofluorocarbons and uses thereof, including use in refrigerant compositions,...
Nickel-based alloys and articles made therefrom
The invention provides nickel-based alloys that are useful in the preparation of articles for applications requiring high mechanical and physical properties,...
Methods of repairing engine components
Methods are provided for repairing an engine component. In an embodiment, a method includes forming at least one layer of a first braze alloy mixture including...
Diesel particulate filter assembly
A filter assembly is disclosed herein the filter assembly comprising: a plurality of stackable elements each comprising a frame defining a perimeter surrounding...
System for creating and validating configurations of offline field devices
in a process control system
A method includes receiving a first proposed value or attribute for a parameter associated with a field device. The field device is or will be used in a process...
Real-time data interface and method for browsers and the like
Systems and methods provide a real-time data display and interface for a network device by loading a page in a browser (115), the page including an engine which...
Constant altitude plan position indicator display for multiple radars
A system and a method to receive radar data from a plurality of radars and to reduce the data from the plurality of radars to a common universal ...
Methods for simultaneously forming doped regions having different
conductivity-determining type element profiles
Method for simultaneously forming doped regions having different conductivity-determining type elements profiles are provided. In one exemplary embodiment, a...
Variable power micro power generator
A fuel cell based power generator exhibits a plurality of different power outputs. A selection structure carried by the generator facilitates specification of a...
Percussion drilled shaped through hole and method of forming
A percussion drilled shaped through hole formed between a first surface and a second surface of a component and a method of forming the through hole. The through...
Fluid composition having enhanced heat transfer efficiency
A fluid composition includes a coolant and a plurality of nanoparticles dispersed within the coolant. The plurality of nanoparticles includes glass, silica,...
Oxides of nitrogen gas sensors and methods
Apparatus and methods for measuring NO.sub.x concentrations are disclosed. One method includes the steps of providing a gas stream having a NO concentration and...
Reverse bump test for closed-loop identification of CD controller
A reverse bump test, for identifying the alignment of a sheetmaking system while the system remains in closed-loop control, includes the following steps: (a)...
Multi-stage boiler staging and modulation control methods and controllers
Methods and devices for controlling multi-stage boiler systems. In one illustrative embodiment, the number of stages to be used is determined in a staging...
HVAC staging control
A controller for an HVAC system having a plurality of zones and having a multiple stage fluid temperature conditioning device. The controller is configured to...
Reduction of wire numbers in a paper scanner power track
The performance of scanning systems can be significantly enhanced by replacing the traditional power track with preferably just two wires or transmission...
Remote control of a security system using e-mail
A system and method for controlling a local security system from a remote location using e-mail. The system receives an e-mail message from a remote e-mail...
System and method for alerting a user of an aircraft of a possible
entrance into a selected airspace
A system and method for an aircraft alerts a user of the aircraft of a possible entrance into a selected airspace. A flight path of an aircraft and locations of...
CO end of life timing circuit
A system for indicating an end of a life cycle time period for a device which may include a sensor device or detector for measuring an environmental condition. A...
Arrangeable airborne acoustic sensor array
Embodiments for determining the bearings to targets from a remote location are disclosed. The apparatus consists of an array of acoustic sensors that is capable...
Hybrid high voltage DC contactor with arc energy diversion
A contactor may operate to interrupt current in a circuit while the circuit is operating under load. A shunt is provided to by-pass surge power current around...
Systems and methods for micromachined cylindrical lenses
Systems and methods are operable to focus light. An exemplary embodiment has a MEMS substrate, a first cylindrical lens having a first cylindrical surface, and a...
Systems and methods for supplemental weather information presentation on a
An embodiment of the supplemental weather display system presents supplemental weather information on a display in a craft. An exemplary embodiment receives the...
Distributed stand-off ID verification compatible with multiple face
recognition systems (FRS)
A system for providing stand-off biometric verification of a driver of a vehicle while the vehicle is moving and/or a person on foot at a control gate, including...
Reduced stress generator pole tip fillet
A reduced stress rotor tip fillet that may be utilized in generators and motors as well as other types of rotating equipment is disclosed herein. The rotor tip...
Disclosed are composite compositions well suited for forming shaped articles which comprise thermoplastic polymer, cellulose, a coupling agent comprising...
Design of a noise suppression wedge for a butterfly outflow valve
A noise suppression wedge for a butterfly valve comprises a wedge-shaped structure having a plurality of fingers and a plurality of slots. The noise suppression...
Instance based learning framework for effective behavior profiling and
anomaly intrusion detection
Intruders into a computer are detected by capturing historical data input into the computer by a user during a training mode, by profiling the historical data...
System and method for providing context sensitive help information
A method includes receiving information identifying a plurality of selections made by a user. The method also includes updating a help index value based on one...
System and method for detecting combinations of perfomance indicators
associated with a root cause
Methods and system are provided for detecting combinations of performance indicators that are associated with a root cause. The method comprises storing a...
Synchronized wireless communications system
A wireless communications system incorporates a plurality of synchronized wireless units. Each unit minimizes energy requirements by entering a low current,...
Apparatus and method for measuring and/or controlling paper pulp
A method includes illuminating a material using first light. The first light is associated with one or more ultraviolet wavelengths/wavelength bands, and the...
Glassbreak noise detector and video positioning locator
A glass break detector is provided with microphones for detecting glass breaking, and microphones for detecting noise, and generating a noise output once a noise...
Two-dimensional position sensing system
A position sensing system includes a plurality of two-axis anisotropic magneto-resistive (AMR) sensors to determine the position of a user interface. A magnetic...
Sleeve in end rings for permanent magnet rotor
A permanent magnet rotor for an electric motor may include a rotor assembly that will hold the magnets in place. A pair of rings is added to the sleeve to...
Apparatus and method for on-line power source replacement in wireless
transmitters and other devices
A method includes powering a device using one or more first power sources and coupling one or more second power sources to provide power to the device. The...
Methods of forming fan-shaped effusion holes in combustors
Methods are provided of forming a plurality of fan-shaped effusion holes on a combustor having a surface, each hole having an outlet on the combustor surface....
Proton exchange membrane fuel cell
A power generator comprising a hydrogen generator and a fuel cell stack having an anode exposed to hydrogen from the hydrogen generator and a cathode exposed to...
Additive dispersing filter and method of making
A method for dispersing an oil additive into an oil passing through a filter, the method comprising: filling a first cavity of an additive cartridge with an...
Cross-machine direction actuators for machine clothing
A method for affecting moisture content of a sheet of paper includes providing a moisture measuring device disposed in a papermaking machine to measure the...
Gas preheater for chemical vapor processing furnace
A gas preheater (10) that includes an exit plate (20) having first and second sides (22, 24) and a plurality of through holes (26) and at least one body (34)...
Method and system for the simultaneous measurement of a plurality of
properties associated with an exhaust gas...
A method for simultaneously measuring one or more properties (e.g. temperature, concentration of NO.sub.x and ammonia, etc) in an exhaust gas mixture. Signals...
Monitor processor authentication key for critical data
A command generating and monitoring system includes a command processor configured to determine a command data set from a command input. A monitoring processor...
Photoacoustic spectroscopy system
A system for providing photoacoustic spectroscopy. A light source having a quantum dot filter may provide a band of infrared light which is to be reflected by a...