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Linear array to image rotating turbine components
A method of inspecting a component located on a rotor rotating about an axis internal to a turbine. An elongated probe is provided defining a probe length and...
Method for measuring the deformation of a turbo-machine blade during
operation of the turbo-machine
A method for measuring the deformation of a turbo-machine blade including: a step of positioning at least one accelerometer onto a local point of the...
Method for testing a hydrostatic transmission
A method for testing a transmission of a vehicle, the transmission including a hydrostatic unit installed on the vehicle. The method includes calculating an...
A leak-detecting sensor device (120) for a hose section (105) comprises a sensor (145a, b). The sensor (145a, b) comprises an optical fiber arranged to react to...
Pipeline leak detector
The pipeline leak detector is a mobile device having a pressure sensor array for travel within a fluid pipeline for leak detection in the pipe wall. The sensor...
Fluid leakage detection system
Fluid-leakage detection system (14) for a domestic fluid distribution installation (1), comprising: a main fluid feed pipe (9) connected to at least one item of...
Combustion pressure sensor
A combustion pressure sensor (1) includes a housing (2) having an axial hole (23), a flexible member (8) fixed at one end to the housing (2) and being...
Pressure sensor package with integrated sealing
A pressure sensor package includes a lead and a semiconductor die spaced apart from the lead and including a terminal and a diaphragm disposed at a first side...
Arm type three-dimensional measuring apparatus and deflection correction
method in arm type three-dimensional...
An arm type three-dimensional measuring apparatus includes: a multi-jointed arm mechanism including a probe in a distal end; a processing part for computing a...
Determining magnitude of compressive loading
An apparatus for determining a magnitude of a compressive load applied to a piston including a compliant film disposed between first and second elements is...
Torque sensor for measuring torsion of steering column and measurement
method using the same
A torque sensor is provided and includes a rotor and stator. The rotor includes a plurality of magnet, while the stator includes a plurality of teeth...
Sensor for measuring mechanical stress which can be adapted to cables with
The invention relates to a sensor for measuring mechanical stress which can be adapted to cables with different gauges, made up of a body with a machined area...
Devices, systems and methods to determine area sensor
A weighing scale includes a platform supporting a load. Force transducers beneath the platform output respective transducer force signals of the load. An area...
Optical force sensor and apparatus using optical force sensor
The optical force sensor includes a base member, a displaceable member, an elastic member disposed between the base and displaceable members and a displacement...
High temperature uncooled optical probe
An optical probe includes a first end, a second end, an outer housing, an inner housing concentric with the outer housing, flow holes within the inner housing...
Device for measuring force components, and method for its production
A device for measuring force components formed from a single crystal material, wherein the device comprises at least one cantilever beam inclined to a wafer...
Portable electronic device
In a portable electronic device components (2) consuming electrical power during operation may generate heat. A temperature sensor (1) for sensing an ambient...
Self-calibration temperature control device and method
A self-calibration temperature control method and device includes a temperature feedback and control unit, a precise temperature measurement unit, and a...
Combination isolation valve and check valve with integral flow rate,
pressure, and/or temperature measurement
A combination valve includes an isolation shutoff valve to prevent a fluid flow; a check valve to prevent backflow and gravity circulation of fluid flow; a...
Thermometer with age specific feature selection
A thermometer has temperature sensing tip, a processor taking temperature readings and determining a sensed temperature reading of the living being from the...
Thermal measurement and process control
A thermal processing and control system (300) includes a thermal processing station (312) for receiving food products (14) being carried on a conveyor system...
Thermal process control
A thermal processing and control system (10) includes a thermal processing station (12) for receiving food products (14) being carried on a conveyor system...
Sensor arrangement for the measuring of parameters in melted material
A sensor arrangement for melted materials includes an upper part and a detachable lower part. A tube extends coaxial to a longitudinal axis of the lower part,...
Coupling device for connecting an optical waveguide to an associated
optical waveguide connection
A coupling device for an optical waveguide includes an optical waveguide connection for a first optical waveguide. The coupling device includes an optical...
Detection of electromagnetic radiation using nonlinear materials
An apparatus for detecting electromagnetic radiation within a target frequency range is provided. The apparatus includes a substrate and one or more resonator...
Temperature measuring apparatus and temperature measuring method
A temperature measuring apparatus includes: an infrared measuring unit; a guide light emitting unit; an optical unit that (i) allows the guide light emitted by...
Infrared (IR) photon-sensitive spectromicroscopy in a cryogenic
A system designed to suppress thermal radiation background and to allow IR single-photon sensitive spectromicroscopy of small samples by using both absorption,...
Spectral camera with overlapping segments of image copies interleaved onto
A spectral camera having an objective lens, an array of lenses for producing optical copies of segments of the image, an array of filters for the different...
Absorption line optical filters and spectrometers
An apparatus is disclosed for filtering of probe light and measurement of probe light frequency. The apparatus includes an optical filter comprised of a medium...
Photonic crystal sensor apparatus and techniques
Apparatus and methods can include an optical waveguide coupled to a photonic crystal comprising a dielectric material, the photonic crystal located on an...
Photodiode operable in photoconductive mode and photovoltaic mode
A body-mountable device equipped with a light sensor is disclosed. The light sensor includes a photodiode that operates in either a photoconductive mode or a...
Method of evaluating luminance of light source and lighting apparatus
including the light source
Embodiments provide a method of evaluating luminance of a light source, including acquiring first data including a plurality of luminance values by measuring...
Method and apparatus for assessing a quality of a headlight
In a method of assessing a quality of a headlight of a motor vehicle during travel or operation on a shake bench facility, operation of the headlight is...
Focusing device including a differential interference prism
A focusing device that includes a differential interference prism used in differential interference observation in a focusing detection optical system includes:...
Offset current compensation for photodiodes
A dark photodiode that is optically isolated from the signal photodiode and having a dark current in the absence of photons. A reference generating circuit...
Light out-coupling arrangement and a touch sensitive system comprising the
The disclosure relates to a light out-coupling arrangement for a touch sensitive system comprising a light guide of a material with a refractive index n.sub.g...
Acoustic wave receiving apparatus
Use of an acoustic wave receiving apparatus which includes: a resonator including a first mirror on which measurement light is incident, a second mirror which...
Scale assembly for providing improved accuracy during metering of fluid
from a liquid or gas delivery tank
A scale assembly for determining a weight and converted volume of fluid and gas withdrawn from a tank. A plurality of lift cylinders and cam linkages are...
Vapor elimination liquid proving system with top or bottom fill and bottom
A liquid proving system is provided with a small volume liquid prover draining into a liquid holding tank that has capacity for multiple proving measurements....
Fluid product distributor
A fluid dispenser comprising: a fluid reservoir (1) that is transparent, at least locally; and a guide tube (21) that extends in the reservoir (1); the...
Detector for detecting a change in a fluid level and generating a digital
A detector for detecting a change in a fluid level and generating a digital signal uses a light source and a photodetector mounted diametrically on a tube in a...
Coriolis flow meter
A Coriolis flow meter for measuring a liquid volume fraction of a multiphase flow. The Coriolis meter includes a vibrating measurement conduit through which the...
Heteronuclear radioisotope nanoparticle of core-shell structure and
preparation method thereof
Heteronuclear radioisotope nanoparticle of core-shell structure and a preparation method thereof are provided. The Heteronuclear radioisotope nanoparticle of...
Thermal flow sensors having isolated membranes
Thermal flow sensors are disclosed. An example thermal flow sensor includes a chip substrate; a heater mounted to a first membrane on the chip substrate; and a...
Method for ultrasonic metering using an orifice meter fitting
A method of retrofitting an orifice meter includes providing an orifice fitting body having a bore, an orifice plate, a plurality of tap holes, and a plurality...
Air data system
An air data system including a housing, a bore, a dynamic port, a static port, a gas permeable membrane, and a device configured to determine a pressure...
Real time retention check tool
A number of variations may include a method that may include providing a first part that may include a snap ring, a second part, and a retention check tool that...
Automated insertion of a contact rod into a metallurgical probe
A metallurgical probe has a probe longitudinal axis and an open end face. The probe is fitted within a bearing point in such a manner that the open end face...
Sealed sensor assembly
A sensor assembly for use in downhole deployment is disclosed. The assembly has a cylindrical housing having a hollow interior and a cartridge sub-assembly...
Optical sensor having a characteristic changing part in a characteristic
light guiding member
An optical sensor has a light source, a characteristic light-guiding member, a characteristic changing part, a detecting unit, and an optical connecting unit....