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Apparatus and method for stiction compensation in a process control system
An apparatus, method, and computer program for stiction compensation in a process control system are provided. A determination is made as to whether a valve is...
Dynamic auto-reconfigurable time division multiple access
A method to dynamically reconfigure a network by receiving a data packet for transmission from a node in the network at a media access control layer of the node...
Hybrid chassis cooling system
In a system for housing electronics cards, methods and systems for cooling the electronics cards are presented. Each electronics card preferably contains...
One button multifunction key fob for controlling a security system
A security device which is a hand held portable remote device such as a key fob that allows a user to interact with a security system using a single button. The...
Secure connector with integrated tamper sensors
A secure connector is provided. The secure connector comprises a casing; a tamper sensor disposed inside the casing and configured to detect unauthorized tamper...
Method for setting a programmable allowed movement time on an asset
A method and apparatus for generating an alarm signal upon detecting movement of an object over a time that is greater than a field settable allowed movement...
System and method for calibrating a microwave motion detector
A method of automatically calibrating a motion detector and a motion detector adapted for calibration using the method. The method comprises setting the motion...
Event detection system using electronic tracking devices and video devices
An event detection system includes a processor, an electronic tracking device, and one or more transmitters. Each of the one or more transmitters can be...
Multilayer structures for magnetic shielding
A magnetic shield is presented. The shield may be used to protect a microelectronic device from stray magnetic fields. The shield includes at least two layers. A...
System and method of monitoring with temperature stabilization
A system and method of monitoring with temperature stabilization. The system can include a housing operably connected to a fiber optic cable that provides a...
Flexible insulated wires for use in high temperatures and methods of
Flexible insulated wires for use in a high temperature environment include a conductor and a coating over the conductor. The coating is formulated from a...
Method for producing 2-chloro-3,3,3,-trifluoropropene (HCFC-1233xf)
The present invention relates to an improved method for manufacturing 2-chloro-3,3,3,-trifluoropropene (HCFC-1233xf) by reacting 1,1,2,3-tetrachloropropene,...
Tubular composite structures
Tubular structures formed of helically wound layers of a composite fabric structure. The fabric structure has an inwardly facing layer in the form of a fabric...
Method of manufacturing gas diffusion electrodes
A process is described for manufacturing gas diffusion electrodes, which process comprises: (a) treating an area of a pre-shrunk porous hydrophobic substrate so...
Azeotrope-like compositions of pentafluoropropene and
The present invention provides azeotrope-like compositions of 1,1,1,2,2-pentafluoropropane (HFC-245cb) with either the Z isomer of 1,1,1,2,3-pentafluoropropene...
Monitoring of gas sensors
A monitor is disclosed for monitoring an atmosphere for the presence of a target gas. The monitor includes an electrical gas sensor having a working (sensing)...
Filter and method of making
A filter and method of making is provided. The method comprising: forming a plurality of sheets of filter media, each sheet of filter media having an inlet end...
Integrated acoustic damper with thin sheet insert
An exemplary noise damper for a compressor of a turbocharger includes a compressor housing comprising a cavity substantially adjacent a gas flow surface of a...
Turbocharger with a variable nozzle device
A turbocharger comprises a center housing (3) and a turbine housing (1) with a variable nozzle device arranged there between. The turbocharger further comprises...
Bearing spacer and housing
An exemplary center housing rotating assembly includes a turbine wheel, a compressor wheel, a center housing with a through bore extending from a compressor end...
Method of making a plurality of flow sensors
A method of making a plurality of flow sensors is provided, each flow sensor having a substrate with a sensing element and flow channel aligned over the sensing...
Light source with non-white and phosphor-based white LED devices, and LCD
A light source incorporates .Iadd.phosphor-based white .Iaddend.light emitting diodes (LEDs). The LEDs may be raised off the floor of the optical cavity to...
Methods and systems for providing reconfigurable and recoverable computing
A method for optimizing the use of digital computing resources to achieve reliability and availability of the computing resources is disclosed. The method...
Security system with dynamic range enhancement for FM demodulation
A system and method for communicating between a base and a remote device in a security system. The base receives an audio signal from a telephone network via a...
Digital DPSK demodulation method and system
An aircraft transponder comprises an antenna for receiving an RF signal a downconverter coupled to the antenna for downconverting the RF signal to an IF signal,...
Contour surface cooling of electronics devices
The present invention provides a cooling device including a heat generating device having a device surface with a device surface contour on at least a portion of...
Microfluidic imaging array
A projection-type imaging array comprising a plurality of microfluidic devices (1, 1') are provided, each microfluidic device having a reservoir (30) containing...
Backlight systems for liquid crystal displays
A backlight system for a liquid crystal display includes a substantially planar, refractive waveguide having a first major face and a second major face opposite...
Plug-in speaker for emergency notification and voice evacuation
An alarm indicating output appliance can be releasably affixed to a mounting plate. The plate carries wire receiving terminals which couple to the appliance. In...
Apparatus and method of blockage detection
An apparatus includes a mounting base and a compatible electrical unit removably carried on the base. The base carries a transducer and a sensor external to the...
Approach to high temperature wafer processing
At temperatures near, and above, 385.degree. C., gold can diffuse into silicon and into some contact materials. Gold, however, is an excellent material because...
Neutron detection structure
A neutron detection structure built from a Silicon-On-Insulator memory cell includes a conversion layer for converting incident neutrons into emitted charged...
Coil constructions configured for utilization in physical vapor deposition
chambers, and methods of forming...
The invention includes coil constructions configured for utilization in PVD chambers, and also includes methods of forming coil constructions suitable for...
Pre-fiber gel materials and compositions, methods of manufacture and uses
A pre-fiber gel material is described herein that includes: a) at least one amide-based and/or polyamide-based composition; and b) at least one lactam gelling...
Method of manufacturing flexible semiconductor assemblies
A method for producing flexible semiconductor assemblies is described. For example, an integrated circuit package consisting of an X-Y axes sensor die and a...
Heating solutions for fluid media
A system and method for heating a fluid for delivery of the fluid in the context of a particular medical, pharmaceutical, industrial or mechanical application. A...
Pressure regulator with bleed orifice
A pressure regulator having a housing that defines a gas inlet, a gas outlet, and a reference pressure connector. A diaphragm is provided in the housing, where...
Bearing with fluid flow bypass
A bearing assembly comprises an inner ring and an outer ring assembly having an upstream face and a downstream face. The outer ring assembly comprises an outer...
Adaptive intelligent circulation control methods and systems
Adaptive intelligent circulation control methods and systems are used to help increase the comfort and/or reduce energy usage and equipment wear. In one...
Method of fabricating rotor assemblies having chemically bonded lamination
A rotor assembly or other rotating device having a stack of laminations or laminates that are chemically bonded together. Chemical bond of the laminates may have...
Method and system for generating a static partition scheduling timeline
with reduced context switching overhead
A static partition scheduling timeline is generated by identifying a plurality of partitions for scheduling, the partitions associated with a operating system...
Method of auto-calibrating aircraft cabin pressure sensors
A method of auto-calibrating aircraft cabin pressure sensors in a cabin pressure control system while in service, wherein at a constant sensed cabin pressure...
Method for determining a flight management system rendezvous intercept
One popular military aircraft mission is to meet or rendezvous with another aircraft. Presently used systems have limitations in rendezvous distance, low...
Single line control for HVAC actuator
Methods and systems for controlling an HVAC actuator using a single output control signal are disclosed. In one illustrative embodiment, the single output...
Apparatus and method for controller performance monitoring in a process
An apparatus, method, and computer program are provided for controller performance monitoring in a process control system. A level of disturbance associated with...
Method and system for achieving low jitter in real-time switched networks
A method and system for increasing the precision of time synchronization among a plurality of host nodes in a packet-switched network by reducing transmission...
Systems and methods for printed board assembly isolated heat exchange
Systems and methods for printed board assembly isolated heat exchange are provided. In one embodiment, a printed board assembly comprises: at least one...
False ceiling fire detector assembly
A mounting apparatus usable with ambient condition detectors includes first and second mounting bases spaced apart axially along a common center line. Respective...
A smoke detector having a closed internal optical path can detect airborne particulate matter, such as smoke from a fire, via a light scattering sensor and/or a...
Advanced transmitter isolation feature
A signal representative of a pressure is received from an industrial transmitter. An isolation indicator signal may be obtained by control signals from an...