Ultrasonic testing method and ultrasonic testing device using this
An ultrasonic wave is sent from a transmission element to a test element to produce a plate wave in the test element, and the plate wave propagating through the...
Cantilevered bioacoustic sensor and method using same
A sensor for sensing bioacoustic energy includes a housing comprising an interfacing portion configured to establish coupling with a body part during use of the...
Semiconductor acceleration sensor
A semiconductor acceleration sensor includes an acceleration sensor chip that includes a weight portion, a base portion provided around the weight portion with...
Electronic part, method for fabricating electronic part, acceleration
sensor, and method for fabricating...
There is provided an electronic part that has a substrate, an insulating layer formed on the substrate and a pad formed on the insulating layer and is...
A convective accelerometer capable of measuring linear or angular acceleration, velocity, or angle of inclination is provided. The accelerometer comprises...
Passive humidity sensors and methods for temperature adjusted humidity
A humidity sensor having temperature sensing includes a substrate and a RLC (damped resonant) circuit formed in or on the substrate. The RLC circuit comprises a...
Liquid level detection device
A liquid level detection device includes a sensor provided in a container which stores a liquid therein and having a variable resistance which changes a...
Apparatus and method for detecting ink in a reservoir
A method detects the level of ink in a printhead reservoir by monitoring the power drawn by a thermistor positioned within the printhead reservoir. The method...
Solid state fluid level sensor
A sensor system for sensing liquid level in a bilge, for use in automatic bilge pump actuation. First and second field effect sensors are potted or sealed...
Test setup for a high-speed-torpedo defense system
A test system that is capable of evaluating the effectiveness of a weapons system designed to defeat an incoming, fast-moving, underwater munition is disclosed....
Method for analysing tire vibration characteristics and an apparatus for
carrying out said method
A method for analyzing tire vibration characteristics and an apparatus for carrying out the method, wherein the apparatus includes a stiff frame including a...
Method and system to determine composition of fuel entering combustor
Disclosed is a method and system for determining composition of a fuel entering a combustor. The method includes determining a temperature of the fuel entering...
Material property measurements using multiple frequency atomic force
Apparatus and techniques for extracting information carried in higher eigenmodes or harmonics of an oscillating cantilever or other oscillating sensors in...
Flow-through apparatus for testing particle laden fluids and methods of
making and using same
A method of determining one or more bulk rheological properties of a particle laden fluid comprising providing a system comprising a vessel, a pump coupled to...
Simultaneous normal and radial liquid permeameter
A permeameter including a fluid control chamber, a permeability specimen area, and a first outlet from the specimen area measuring fluid as a function of a...
Method and device for evaluating flow parameters and electric parameters
of porous medium
A method and device is disclosed for evaluating simultaneously, and with the same equipment, the electric resistivity and flow parameters of a porous medium,...
Gas sensor and gas detection method
A gas sensor contains such a dielectric substance having a domain boundary formed between domains with different polarization directions. When a gaseous...
Gas sensors with thermally insulating ceramic substrates
A gas sensor includes a substrate having a low thermal conductivity. Localized heating can be produced using a serpentined heater carried by the substrate. The...
Downhole load cell
A downhole load cell calibrated for enhanced accuracy. The load cell may be a dry load cell calibrated by storage of pre-determined temperature and pressure...
Angle measurement system
An angular position measurement system including a continuous angular position sensor configured to provide a first signal representative of a continuous...
Part in die, die change process
A die change method includes providing a press apparatus having a base and a ram, and a first die set including an upper die member and a lower die member. The...
Method for making a cold-worked article
In a method for cold-working a piping component (10) with a pipe branch (16), particularly a valve housing of stainless steel, the pipe branch (16) is provided...
Lubricant for hot working and method for producing seamless steel pipe
There is provided a lubricant for hot plastic working, which contains 20 to 40 mass % of iron oxide and 10 to 30 mass % of sodium silicate, wherein impurities...
Slide with segmented tooling held closed by stationary remote spring
In a multi-station forging machine having a stationary die breast and a reciprocating slide moveable in a direction towards and away from the die breast, the...
Vertical air compliant hemming head
A hemming apparatus is provided for use with a robot in performing a hemming operation. The hemming apparatus comprises a support housing which mounts to a...
Apparatus for decelerating and temporarily accumulating hot rolled product
An apparatus is disclosed for decelerating and temporarily accumulating a hot rolled product moving longitudinally along a first axis at a first velocity...
Drum type drying and washing machine
A drum type washing and drying machine has a water tank (4), a rotary drum rotatably provided in the water tank (5), a dehumidifying heat exchanger for...
Front-loading washing machine having liquid distributing paddles
A washing machine paddle includes a plurality of intake openings for collecting liquid at the bottom and rear of a drum of a front loading washing machine....
Transverse row bushing support
According to the invention, a system for forming glass fiber from molten glass is disclosed. The system may include a tip plate, a plurality of tips, and a...
Glass tube processing apparatus
In a glass processing method according to the invention, in the case of performing chemical vapor deposition or diameter shrinkage of a substrate glass tube G...
A glassware forming machine baffle arm assembly that includes a quick-connect/disconnect arrangement mounting a baffle manifold on a baffle arm. The arrangement...
Method of dividing glass into separate pieces with the aid of a cutting
liquid and improved cutting liquid for...
The method of dividing a glass substrate into separate pieces includes producing a crack along a dividing line on the substrate and acting on the crack with an...
Method and apparatus for highly efficient compact vapor compression
The subject invention pertains to a method and apparatus for cooling. In a specific embodiment, the subject invention relates to a lightweight, compact,...
Method of operating an adsorption refrigeration system
A method is provided of operating an adsorption refrigeration system. The system includes a primary adsorption pump which is arranged in communication with a...
Refrigerator with a dispenser
A refrigerator dispenser includes an ice dispensing actuator, a liquid dispensing actuator configured to be actuated concurrently with the ice dispensing...
Outdoor unit of air conditioner and its control method
An outdoor unit includes an outdoor unit control circuit, an inverter substrate and a compressor. Periodic communication showing the operating condition of the...
Method for determining evaporator airflow verification
A method of providing a field test protocol for determining evaporator airflow verification for existing vapor compression cycle equipment.
Method for leak detection in heat transfer systems
Disclosed is a method for detecting a leak in a closed loop heat transfer system comprising monitoring the pressure of the heat transfer composition inside said...
Cooling apparatus, systems, and methods
Apparatus and systems, as well as methods and articles, may operate to actively cool an electronic device using a first heat removing cooling element, and to...
Flush inlet scoop design for aircraft bleed air system
A bleed air duct that preferably includes an inlet section configured to include a flush scoop and a louver. The louver is located and configured such that in...
System and method for attenuating combustion oscillations in a gas turbine
A system and method for modifying the supply of fuel to injectors to attenuate combustion oscillations in a gas turbine engine. The gas turbine engine may...
Wall elements for gas turbine engine combustors
The invention relates to a wall element for a wall structure of a gas turbine engine combustor. The wall element has an inner, in use, hot surface, and an...
System and method for a combustor nozzle
A nozzle includes a center body and a shroud circumferentially surrounding at least a portion of the center body to define an annular passage between the center...
Combustor for turbine engine
A turbine engine includes an annular combustor having a combustion chamber defined between an annular outer wall and an annular inner wall. A diffuser case...
Heat integration in coal gasification and methanation reaction process
A combined Gasification, methanation and power island steam turbine system. The system includes a gasification portion, the methanation portion and a steam...
Thermal conversion device and process
An apparatus and method for converting a differential in thermal energy between a first thermal source having a thermal conducting fluid and a second thermal...
Method and apparatus for using solar energy to enhance the operation of a
compressed air energy storage system
The invention relates to a method and apparatus for using solar energy to enhance the efficiency of a compressed air energy storage system (and visa-versa). The...
System for buoyancy power generation
An apparatus comprising the use of at least two or more vertically disposed tubular structures with each tube filled with water, and having a nozzle-like...
Hydraulic circuit for heavy equipment
A hydraulic circuit for heavy equipment is disclosed, which utilizes a hydraulic fluid supplied from a hydraulic pump for driving a cooling fan, as a pilot...
Apparatus, system, and method for controlling a desired torque output
Apparatus, system, and method for controlling a desired torque output on a hydromechanical transmission. Controlling torque output of a hydromechanical...