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Variable-nozzle cartridge for a turbocharger
A variable-nozzle turbocharger includes a cartridge containing a variable vane mechanism connected between the center housing and the turbine housing. The...
Virtual memory translator for real-time operating systems
A multi-tiered lookup table is used to progressively map a virtual address to a specific control word that facilitates resolution of the virtual address for a...
HVAC zone control panel with zone configuration
A zone control panel that is easy and intuitive to use and to program. In some embodiments, a zone control panel may be configured to have an easy to use, single...
Detection of abnormal crowd behavior
A system and method detects the intent and/or motivation of two or more persons or other animate objects in a video scene. In one embodiment, the system forms a...
Nuclear hardened liquid crystal display
A nuclear hardened liquid crystal display (LCD) and a method for hardening a liquid crystal display is provided. The nuclear hardened LCD can include an LCD...
Automatic output mode select for an actuator controller
Methods and systems are disclosed for automatically controlling the mode of an output that can be coupled to one of several types of actuators or the like. In...
Package cap with bypass capacitance
An integrated circuit package is provided. The package comprises a lid which is adapted to cover an integrated circuit, the lid is further adapted to provide...
Method for producing fluorinated organic compounds
A method for preparing fluorinated organic compounds wherein at least one fluorinated olefin is reacted with methyl fluoride in the gas-phase and in the presence...
Impact resistant battery housing with cover
A battery housing unit with a releasable cover for minimizing mis-alignment of a battery housed therein during high impact loads. The battery unit includes a...
Apparatus to make nanolaminate thermal barrier coatings
Methods and apparatus to make multilayer thermal barrier coatings for superalloy substrates such as turbine blades or vanes are disclosed. The methods produce...
Distributed flight control surface actuation system
An aircraft flight control surface actuation system includes a plurality of flap actuators, and a plurality of slat actuators. The actuators receive actuator...
Hydrocarbon adsorber for air induction systems
An inlet conduit for an engine air induction system is provided, the inlet conduit having a plurality of openings located about a portion of the inlet conduit,...
Determination of remaining useful life of gas turbine blade
A system may be used to indicate a need for replacement of a vibrating structure and includes a sensor, an indicator, and a processor. The sensor senses a...
Lighting control panel
Configurable levels of source control for the configuration of a process
Configurable levels of source control for the configuration of a process automation system are enabled through a preference selection or license. A user that...
Human machine interface
An industrial control user interface provides a flexible, extensible architecture for the provision of real-time process data to a state-of-the-art user...
Method and apparatus to display landing performance data
A display system is provided for displaying runway landing data. The system includes a processor and a display device. The processor is adapted to receive data...
Radio frequency interference monitor
A method for monitoring radio frequency interference (RFI) in a pass band of a satellite signal is provided. The satellite signal includes a carrier signal...
Data edge-to-clock edge phase detector for high speed circuits
A novel method and system for detecting and synchronizing the skew between a data signal and a reference clock signal are presented. A multiple-phase clock...
Turbine blade proximity sensor and control system
A proximity sensor system uses a sensor coil as the frequency determining element of an oscillator circuit. The frequency of the oscillator circuit is thus...
Automotive additive composition
An automotive additive composition comprising an automotive additive ingredient and a matrix is described. The automotive additive ingredient may be a fuel...
Ternary carbide and nitride materials having tribological applications and
methods of making same
A turbomachinery component includes a substrate having a surface, the surface being a material consisting essentially of at least one compound having the...
Assay implementation in a microfluidic format
An assay implementation in a microfluidic format in a cartridge relating to a point-of-care instrument platform for monitoring and diagnosing infectious diseases...
Flame detector trapezoidal excitation generator output control circuit and
An electronic circuit for generating a trapezoidal excitation waveform includes a controllable frequency source and a trapezoidal waveform generator. The...
Variable nozzle device
A variable nozzle device comprises a wall member 10, a unison ring 12, and a plurality of vanes 1 rotatable about a pivot axle 8 by the unison ring 12. Each vane...
Hydrodynamic journal bearing
A journal foil bearing comprising a retaining member having an inner surface which defines a shaft opening within which a rotatable shaft is receivable for...
Torque driving circuit
A torque driver that includes a regulator circuit for mitigating zero-g discontinuity effects and deadbanding is presented. An accelerometer may comprise the...
More electric aircraft power transfer systems and methods
A turbofan gas turbine propulsion engine includes a system to transfer power from the low pressure turbine to the high pressure turbine and/or extract additional...
Generic security infrastructure for COM based systems
The present invention provides a generic technique to perform access control check for data access and/or for doing an operation in a COM based system comprised...
Military data link integration apparatus and method
The military data link integration solution provides a common and reusable approach to interface tactical data link radios with legacy subsystems on each unique...
System and method to allow non-deterministic execution in a process
A method includes receiving at least one process control value from a deterministic process control environment according to an execution cycle of the...
System and method for learning patterns of behavior and operating a
monitoring and response system based thereon
A system and method of operating a monitoring and response system for an actor in a daily living environment that relies upon learned models of behavior for...
Method for fault diagnosis of a turbine engine
A method of diagnosing a turbine engine includes the steps of acquiring engine operating parameters; calculating corresponding engine residual values; computing...
System and method for management of a ground obstacle display
Systems and methods for managing a visual display in a ground proximity warning system. In one embodiment, a system includes at least one aircraft sensor system...
Methods, functional data, and systems for image feature translation
Methods, functional data, and systems are provided for image feature translation. An image is decomposed into sub images, each sub image having its features...
Fluid light guide system
A system having a flow channel for conveying a sample and having fluid light guides for projecting light to the sample target area and collecting light from the...
Lens for increased light distribution uniformity in an LCD backlight
A lens for use in a lighting arrangement, such as an LCD backlight, includes a light guiding region and a lens surface. The light guiding region is shaped to...
Multi-sensor device and methods for fire detection
Multiple parameter fire detection uses outputs from one or more radiant energy sensors in combination with outputs from smoke or thermal sensors to shorten...
Object locator feature as part of a security system
An object locator feature is incorporated into a security system that includes a user interface device with a display, keypad and associated transmitter....
Circuit and method for determining potentiometer wiper resistance
A circuit and method for determining the wiper resistance of a potentiometer that includes the step of electrically coupling a sense resistor having a...
Vibration damper for generator or motor stator
A vibration damping sleeve for a stator assembly having radial vibration isolator features at both ends is provided. At one end, the vibration damping sleeve...
Hand-held laser welding wand with improved optical assembly serviceability
A hand-held laser welding wand includes internal flow passages through which filler media, gas, and coolant may flow. The wand is dimensioned to be grasped with...
System and method for manufacturing a brake shoe
A method for manufacturing a brake shoe in accordance with an exemplary embodiment is provided. The method includes disposing an adhesive layer on a brake shoe...
Cabin pressure control system and method that implements high-speed
sampling and averaging techniques to...
An aircraft cabin pressure control system and the method implement a technique that oversamples and filters a sensed cabin pressure signal, and then...
Electric flight control surface actuation system for aircraft flaps and
An aircraft flight control surface actuation system includes a plurality of electric motors-driven flap actuators, and a plurality of electric motor-driven slat...
Elevator door interlock
An elevator door interlock incorporates cast parts thereby drastically reducing the number of parts required for assembly. Other elements are also incorporated...
Particle-based flow sensor
A fluid conveyance apparatus having more than one particulate matter sensing probe situated at two or more locations on the apparatus. Signals from the probes...
Shell flow sensor
A flow sensor system and a method for fabricating the same. A substrate is provided, comprising a detector wafer upon which a flow sensor is formed. One or more...
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...
MRAM read bit with askew fixed layer
A new read scheme is provided for an MRAM bit having a reference layer (fixed) and a storage layer (free) sandwiching a nonmagnetic spacer layer. The reference...