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Azeotrope-like compositions of tetrafluoropropenes and bromofluoropropenes
Mixtures of tetrafluoropropenes with bromofluoropropenes provide compositions that have boiling points within an acceptable range, have good chemical stability,...
Use of molecular sieves for the removal of HFC-23 from fluorocarbon
Use of molecular sieves to reduce the amount of trifluoromethane (HFC-23) present in a mixture of HFC-23 with other materials, particularly from mixtures...
Apparatus and method for providing pointing capability for a fixed camera
Reflective movable mirrors are used to reflect an image from a desired direction into the lens of a camera. This apparatus is preferably used with infrared (IR)...
Color correcting contrast enhancement of displays
Methods and apparatus are provided for color correction and contrast enhancement of projection displays. A visual display system includes a projector having a...
Pressure sensor housing and configuration
A pressure sensor housing and configuration is provided for a single-square-sensor (SSS) sensing die. A sensor includes a glass wafer hermetically bonded to the...
Apparatus and method for repairing a wheel bearing cage
An apparatus (100) or repairing dented bearing cages (50) comprises: a first contact surface (122) for contacting an outer diameter of the bearing cage (50); a...
Object replication using information quality of service
A database replication function for a local object and one or more destination objects, where one or more local applications make requests to the source objects...
Clock-state correction and/or clock-rate correction using relative
In one embodiment, a method is performed at a node. The method comprises outputting, from a rate-changeable clock included at the node, a first clock signal...
Sensing armature motion in high-speed solenoids
The invention relates to a technique for discerning a status of an armature of a high-speed solenoid at any time during its operational cycle. In high speed...
Wireless device having movable antenna assembly and system and method for
A wireless device (150) and related method of monitoring or controlling a process includes a housing (200) having a mounting structure (300) for rigidly...
Velocity measurement using magnetoresistive sensors
A method and a system for measuring the velocity of a projectile. The method and system employ sensors that uses magnetoresistive sensing elements to measure the...
Wide speed range electric power generation system using high reactance
permanent magnet machine
A device and method for controlling the output of a wide speed range high reactance permanent magnet machine based PGS is provided. The windings of a permanent...
Method for generating pseudo-random pattern designs for optical position
A method for generating a pseudo-random pattern of dots to be patterned on a surface including the steps of receiving surface input parameters for the surface,...
Distance iris recognition
A system for one dimensional segmentation of an iris of an eye into a map of the iris and classification of the map into unaffected areas and affected areas....
Apparatus and methods for monitoring network traffic
Devices, systems and methods for network traffic monitoring for a process control network are disclosed. The exemplary system may include a connection to a...
Apparatus and methods for managing nodes on a fault tolerant network
Devices, systems and methods for managing communications traffic on a fault tolerant network are disclosed. The exemplary system may include a fault tolerant...
Intelligent method for DC bus voltage ripple compensation for power
A power conversion system having a DC power distribution bus includes multiple power converters connected to the DC power distribution bus with modulation...
Infrared vision illumination enhancement
A camera and illuminator combination unit has a camera to generate images within a predetermined field of view, the field of view having a central axis, and an...
Runway and taxiway turning guidance
A pilot is maneuvering an aircraft on a ground surface, such as a runway or taxiway. On a cockpit display, the pilot sees a scaled aircraft symbol overlaying a...
Aircraft engine starter/generator
A rotor resistor and switch combination may cause a starter/generator device to function as an asynchronous device when in a start mode. Thus, starting torque...
Apparatus and method for measuring and/or controlling
ultraviolet-activated materials in a paper-making process
A method includes illuminating a mixture of materials in a wet-end of a paper process, where the mixture includes an ultraviolet-activated material. The method...
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 (HFC-1234ze) by a two stage process. A hydrofluorination of...
Preparation of ion exchanged polymer bound nitrogen adsorbent
A high capacity adsorbent may be used for enriching oxygen concentration in an air stream. Such a high capacity adsorbent may be from about 2 to about 3 times...
Package design of small diameter sensor
A small sensor assembly is produced by encapsulating an inner package within an outer package. The inner assembly can have electrical components and sensors...
Apparatus and method for extracting condensate
An environmental control system (ECS) for an aircraft may be employed to regulate temperature of air entering a cabin of the aircraft. During conditioning of the...
Conductive seals and method for fabricating the same
A conductive seal comprises a central opening that can be disposed proximate to a lower surface of a diaphragm in a pressure sense die. A set of electrically...
Electric motor cooling jacket resistor
A cooling jacket resistor includes a passageway incorporated into a wall and across the entire inside length of a cooling jacket from an inside of the cooling...
Method and system for using a measure of fueling rate in the air side
control of an engine
Methods and systems for using a measure of fueling rate in the air side control of an engine. By using a measure of the fueling rate, the air side control may,...
Cup holder docking station
Publish/subscribe model in a wireless sensor network
A wireless sensor network comprises a plurality of nodes that communicate over wireless communication links. At least one of the plurality of nodes receives...
Real-time estimation of event-driven traffic latency distributions when
layered on static schedules
A technique for binning aperiodic latency sample data using a data representation called latency band graphs. A fluid flow analysis produces a small, fixed size...
Collimating fresnel lens with diffuser appearance
A Fresnel lens having a curved surface and a large number of Fresnel lens steps with rectangular cross sections for enhancing the aesthetics while providing a...
Method and apparatus for orienting a directional antenna
A device orienting apparatus includes a device-attachment structure having a non-uniform mass distribution, a post, and a base structure. The device-attachment...
Systems and methods for determining best path for avoidance of terrain,
obstacles, or protected airspace
Systems and methods for generating navigation signals for a vehicle in an auto-avoidance situation. In one embodiment the method includes analyzing two or more...
High speed aerospace generator resilient mount
Centering rings may be used to modify the combined resonance of a rotor and its support assembly to migrate the rotor critical speeds such that they can be...
Systems and methods for remote optical sensing
An optical-based sensor system that detects emitted light. An exemplary embodiment of an optical-based sensor has a substrate with a surface and an internal...
Method and apparatus for regulating photo currents induced by dose rate
A method and apparatus for regulating photocurrents is described. A photocurrent regulator may include a transistor having an associated cross-sectional area....
Additive dispersing filter and method of making
A method of supplying an additive in an oil filter, the method including: forming a dispersement device housing with a first chamber and a second chamber, the...
Bonding of carbon fibers to metal inserts for use in composites
Resin-impregnated carbon fiber composites containing metal inserts. Carbon fibers or a carbon fiber preform are bonded to a metal structural member. Once the...
Gas turbine engine fuel control system having a transfer valve and a
shutoff valve and a common controller therefor
A fuel control system for a gas turbine engine includes a metering valve for metering a flow of fuel, a throttling valve for maintaining a pressure drop across...
Ground operations and advanced runway awareness and advisory system
A device, method and computer program product for locating aircraft with respect to airport runways and taxiways, determining if a conflict exists between an...
Method of providing a secondary means of overload protection and leakage
current protection in applications...
The present invention provides an overload protection circuit having a first switch connected at a first side to a source of electrical power and at a second...
Displays and methods are used to direct light. A display panel (150) includes an array of light deflectors (220) having multiple operable states for deflecting...
Spectral balancing system and method for reducing noise in fiber optic
Methods and apparatus are provided for reducing output noise of optical gyros. The apparatus includes a sensing system for circulating counter-propagating light...
Actuator position switch
Methods and systems are disclosed for controlling the operation of a component according to the position of an actuated part of an actuator. In one illustrative...
Methods and systems for improving optical flatness in a path length
A piezoelectric transducer is described that is configured for use within a path length control apparatus of an optical device. The transducer comprises at least...
Continuous rotary motor
A motor includes a ferromagnetic member with first and second portions, a conductive wire wrapped around the first portions of the ferromagnetic member, and at...
Control circuit for relay-operated gas valves
A control circuit and methods for controlling gas valves via a relay are provided. In one illustrative embodiment, a control circuit includes or is connected to...
Optical cavity system having an orthogonal input
An optical system having a closed loop light path with a source for providing light in a direction parallel to the normal of an input to the light path. The...
Windshield washer fluid composition, additive concentrate for use therein,
and methods of using the same
Disclosed are windshield washer compositions comprising a nonionic amino-modified silicone-polyalkyl copolymer, said copolymer being water dispersible and...