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Instant messaging applications in security systems
A method of operating a security system by generating an instant message at a first location, the instant message including security system data, then...
Multilayered erosion resistant coating for gas turbines
A coating system is used on an engine component having an outer surface configured to be exposed to a first plurality of particles impinging against the outer...
Stationary phase materials for micro gas analyzer
Selecting a stationary phase for a fluid analyzer using certain criteria to determine an appropriate material for use in, for instance, a micro fluid analyzer....
Heat transfer fluid compositions for cooling systems containing magnesium
or magnesium alloys
In one embodiment, a corrosion inhibiting composition is formed by combining: (a) an inorganic phosphate; (b) a water soluble polyelectrolyte polymer dispersant;...
Thermostatic mixing valves and systems
Thermostatic mixing valves and systems for mixing fluids of dissimilar temperature are disclosed. A thermostatic mixing valve in accordance with an illustrative...
Exhaust catalyst system
A catalyst system that may regenerate while removing pollutants from an exhaust gas of an engine. The system may have a converter with multiple segments of...
Method and system for context sensitive aircraft navigation
A method and system for context sensitive navigation of an aircraft is provided. The method comprises obtaining data for use at takeoff, enroute, or at a...
Discriminator function for GPS code alignment
Embodiments of the present invention pertain generally to methods and systems of processing a global positioning satellite (GPS) signal. More particularly,...
Simultaneous serial transmission of messages with bit-arbitrated selection
of the numerically largest or...
A communication system has a number of nodes connected to a serial data bus. Nodes communicate with each other by transmitting dominant and recessive bits during...
Redundantly connected wireless sensor networking methods
Methods and devices for operating a wireless network including redundant communication. Methods involving redundantly connected nodes are discussed including...
Door entry security device with electronic lock
An alarm system and method for (1) assisting a user in arming and disarming an alarm system when locking and unlocking an entry door, (2) automatically locking...
Dual armature solenoid valve assembly
An electromagnetic valve assembly having a dual armature solenoid for controlling two valves is disclosed. In one embodiment, the solenoid may include a first...
Method of switching and switching device for solid state power controller
A solid state switching device (SSSD) for AC and DC high power solid state power controller includes, for DC applications, a MOSFET and an IGBT connected in...
Inner cross over support clip
An inner crossover support clip may be used to support a crossover wire joining two adjacent rotor coils on a rotating machine, such as a generator. The support...
Gas shielding structure for use in solid free form fabrication systems
A solid free form fabrication (SFF) system and method is used to fabricate a three-dimensional structure in a continuous manner from successive layers of...
Organic fluorescent sulfonyl ureido benzoxazinone pigments
The present disclosure provides Benzoxazinone compounds represented by the formula: ##STR00001## wherein each R.sup.1, R.sup.2, R.sup.3, and R.sup.4 is...
Methods of dehumidification control in unoccupied spaces
Methods of providing dehumidification control in unoccupied spaces are disclosed. An illustrative method can include the steps of providing a controller having...
Reinforced elastomeric diaphragm
A diaphragm is provided that includes a plurality of zonal portions that define reinforced and non-reinforced areas of the diaphragm. A first zonal portion...
Message translation systems and methods
Message translation systems and methods are provided. In one embodiment, a method for translating messages comprises reading a first sequence of one or more...
Rapid self-alignment of a strapdown inertial system through real-time
A method of aligning an inertial navigation system or gyrocompass, including executing real-time navigation software on real-time inertial data to generate...
Modular shared-memory resource stage driver system for flexible resource
linking in an energy conversion system
A system for optimizing usage of energy converting stages. It may have a stage driver, and stage driver adds as needed. The system may control the on-times of...
Method and apparatus for automatic alignment of notch filters
A method and apparatus are provided for automatic alignment of a notch filter in a receiver. The method comprises the steps of determining a frequency of an...
Method and system for an external front buffer for a graphical system
In one embodiment of the present invention, a system for displaying images in at least one display window on a display unit includes a display processor...
Handheld synthetic vision device
A handheld synthetic vision system includes a display, a sensor suite and a computer all housed in a handheld unit. The system enhances normal vision by...
Microwave and millimeterwave radar sensors
A radar sensor system and method for vehicles. An example radar system includes a processor, a plurality of transceivers having antenna(e). The antenna of the...
System and method for sealing a MEMS device
A method for assembling a hermetically sealed package to contain a MEMS die and the hermetically sealed package are presented. The method includes selectively...
High tenacity polyethylene yarn
A process for preparing ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) multi-filament yarns having improved tensile properties and the yarns and articles...
Azeotrope-like compositions containing sulfur hexafluoride and uses
Provided are novel azeotrope-like compositions of SF.sub.6 and N.sub.2O, as well as methods of using the same. Also provided are methods of using SF.sub.6...
Wide flow compressor with diffuser bypass
A centrifugal compressor is modified by forming a bypass between the leading edge of the compressor diffuser and a point downstream from the throat of the...
Oxygen removal system
A system and process to deplete or remove oxygen in the ullage of a fuel tank to reduce the oxygen/fuel vapor ratio below a lower explosion limit by exposing the...
System and method for panel linking in a security system
A security system comprising a plurality of security subsystems each of the security subsystems being discretely located, typically in separate buildings. The...
System, method, and computer program for early event detection
Various methods, devices, systems, and computer programs are disclosed relating to the use of models to represent systems and processes (such as manufacturing...
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...
Fault detection system and method using augmented data and fuzzy logic
A system and method that provides improved fault detection in turbine engines is disclosed. The fault detection system provides the ability to detect symptoms of...
Method and apparatus for location estimation
In one embodiment, a method of estimating location of a mobile beaconing device within a building includes steps: concurrently transmitting from the beaconing...
Output power switching vector scaling system and method
A power converter control system and method is provided to maximize the power output of the converter where an overload condition is present. A controller...
Remotely controllable route indicating devices
A flexible audio output device includes control circuits couplable to a communications system and an audio announcement system. The communications system can...
Fluid amplifiers and vibration damping and isolation systems
Fluid amplifiers and vibration damping and isolation systems are provided. A fluid amplifier includes a housing assembly, a piezo-electric element, two...
Multi-functional LRM performing SSPC and ELCU functions
On an aircraft, primary power distribution control and secondary power distribution control may be performed with a single line replaceable module (LRM) having...
Hermetically sealed pressure switch with composite actuation mechanism
A hermetically sealed pressure switch apparatus and method includes a metal bellows directly installed at an inlet port for providing hermetic sealing thereof. A...
Low cost quick response catalyst system
A catalyst system for removing one or more components from a fluid stream includes a binder layer and a plurality of catalyst structures affixed to, and...
Method of forming a body-tie
A method of forming a body-tie. The method includes forming the body-tie during an STI scheme of an SOI process. During the STI scheme, a first trench is formed....
A fluorination reactor having a reaction zone, an inlet for supplying an organic compound to be fluorinated to the reaction zone, an inlet for supplying...
Activated diffusion brazing alloys and repair process
The present invention provides a low-melt nickel-based alloy powder applied in an activated diffusion brazing repair on gas turbine components. In one...
Rotor supports and systems
A rotor support includes a first ring disposed around a first axis, a second ring disposed around the first axis downstream from the first ring, and a plurality...
Reversed actuator with minimal leak potential
An apparatus is provided for a valve actuator assembly comprising an actuator housing, a piston, and a spring. The piston is disposed within the actuator...
Venturi flow sensor
A venturi flow sensing method, system, and apparatus. A tube or chamber may be tapered from a larger to smaller diameter to create a venturi region within the...
Vector wind sensor and integrated antenna
An anemometer assembly for sensing and transmitting wind speed and wind direction data. The wind sensor measures relative wind direction and wind speed without...
Surface acoustic wave sensor and package
A wireless and batteryless pressure sensor apparatus comprises of a SAW sensor and an antenna mounted on a printed circuit board. Optionally, and RFID tag in...
Role based internet access and individualized role based systems to view
A web based application makes data conveniently and readily available to individuals dispersed from a common collection site or database. Individuals can access...