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Fuel cell system
In a fuel cell system which controls an operation of a converter on the basis of a duty command value including a feedforward term, the deterioration of a...
Methods and systems for coordinating the control of HVAC units
A control strategy for heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC) units used to condition the environment in data centers and other commercial buildings...
Determining a time for corrective action in a data center
Aspects include a method, system, and computer program product for determining a time to a threshold temperature of an electronic device in a data center. A...
Electromagnetic pressure valve
The invention refers to an electromagnetic valve, in particular pressure control valve, with a magnetic part of at least an electrically controllable coil, a...
Method for approximating a static head of a fluid transfer system
The present disclosure is directed to a method and apparatus for approximating a static head of a fluid transfer system including a fluid transfer device. The...
Automatic mitigation of vehicle wind buffeting
A vehicle includes a body defining a vehicle interior, doors attached to the body and providing access to the vehicle interior, windows, sensors, and a...
System and methods for automatically landing aircraft
The present invention is directed to methods of determining a vessel-relative off-deck waypoint (VRODW) location comprising the steps of providing an aircraft...
The present disclosure relates to a balloon system that includes a flexible volume balloon hull configured to contain a lifting gas, a flexible volume ballonet...
Methods and systems for automated transportation of items between variable
An automated system for transporting items between variable endpoints includes a guidance system for identifying the endpoints and at least one autonomous...
Attributed roadway trajectories for self-driving vehicles
An attributed roadway trajectory comprises at least one ordered series of attributed roadway trajectory points, which are spaced along a curve that is defined...
System and method for controlling autonomous or semi-autonomous vehicle
A method controls a motion of a vehicle using a model of the motion of the vehicle that includes an uncertainty. The method samples a control space of possible...
Remotely controlled pulley transport system
A remotely controlled pulley transport system may comprise a support line and a transport apparatus configured to be supported on the support line. The...
Radio controlled aircraft, remote controller and methods for use therewith
A radio controlled (RC) vehicle includes a receiver that is coupled to receive an RF signal from a remote control device, the RF signal containing command data...
Aircraft prognostic systems and methods for determining adaptive time
between overhaul for line replaceable units
Prognostic systems and methods for providing adaptive Time Between Overhaul (TBO) value for one or more Line Replaceable Units (LRUs) are provided. In one...
Dynamic maintenance scheduling system for surface cleaning machines
An automatic and dynamic maintenance scheduling system for surface cleaning machines. Based on the receipt or lack of receipt of machine usage data from the...
Systems and methods for using rule-based fault detection in a building
A controller for a building management system includes a first data interface configured to receive data from the building management system and a processing...
Industrial automation service templates for provisioning of cloud services
A library of cloud templates for configuring cloud-based industrial solutions is provided. A cloud template provisioning system provides a platform for location...
Industrial automation app-store
A cloud-based industrial application provisioning system is provided. The industrial application provisioning system can reside on a cloud platform and be made...
Correction of short-range dislocations in a multi-beam writer
Method for computing an exposure pattern for exposing a desired pattern on a target in a charged-particle lithography apparatus, in which a particle beam is...
Robotic object coating system
A method and apparatus for coating a group of objects may be provided. A three-dimensional model of the group of objects may be generated. Segments that...
CPU of PLC, system program for PLC, and recording medium storing system
program for PLC
A microprocessor controls at least one of a first communication circuit and a second communication circuit such that a first input/output process and a second...
Display method of synchronous control program for controlling driving of
multi-axis synchronous control device
Among a plurality of synchronous control programs each configured to include a plurality of output software modules with respect to one driving software module,...
System and method for controlling states of a DC and AC BUS microgrid
Systems and methods are described herein for controlling the states of a microgrid module. The microgrid module includes transformers and/or power converters...
Home security system with touch-sensitive control panel
A security system includes a control panel and sensors for monitoring conditions related to the security of a residential or commercial location. The control...
Multi-objective energy management methods for micro-grids
Systems and methods are disclosed for multi-objective energy management of micro-grids. A two-layer control method is used. In the first layer which is the...
Systems and methods for regulating an alternative energy source that is
decoupled from a power grid
A method includes: determining a total power load from an electrical power consumption entity configured to receive all or a portion of the total power load...
Apparatus and method for automatically configuring sensor to configure
building energy management system
Disclosed is an apparatus and method for automatically configuring a sensor to configure a building energy management system (BEMS). The apparatus may include...
Automation system and method for automated adaptation of a power plant
An automatic adaptation of a control of a technical system, in particular of a power plant, is provided. Control circuits are created for controlling the...
Controller system for variable parameter and related program product
A controller system includes at least one computing device operably connected to a process having a target value for a variable parameter. The computing...
Control device and method for controlling an electric machine
A control device for controlling an electric machine with ks windings on a stator and kr windings on a rotor, where ks+kr=n and either ks or kr may be zero,...
Adaptive sensor data selection and sampling based on current and future
A method for controlling a sensor may be performed by a mobile device including a processor and a memory. The method may include receiving raw data from the...
Method and control system for a compressor that is operable with a climate
A control system for a compressor is provided. The control system includes a controller and first and second control portions. The first control portion is...
Fire prevention in a network device with redundant power supplies
A device may include multiple power supplies that are cooled by a system fan. The power supplies may be cross-connected to supply power to one another and the...
An electronic timepiece has a case made at least in part from a conductive material and including a main case member and back cover and; a drive module disposed...
Multi-media wireless watch
A method for interacting with a user through a smart watch can include displaying an interactive image. The method can further include detecting a contact...
All-digital delay-locked loop circuit based on time-to-digital converter
and control method thereof
Disclosed is an all-digital delay locked loop circuit based on a time-to-digital converter and a control method thereof. The all-digital delay locked loop...
Time to digital converter with high resolution
A time to digital converter (TDC) with high resolution is provided. The TDC includes a counter, a reference value generator and a comparator. The counter...
Interface for actuating a device
Actuators for a device are described. In one aspect, an actuator for a device includes a boss member adapted to engage the device, the boss member having a...
Operation stabilizing mechanism, movement, and mechanical timepiece
To provide an operation stabilizing mechanism, a movement, and a mechanical timepiece allowing a reduction in size while achieving an enhancement in rate...
Method of printing holographic 3D image
A method of printing a holographic 3D image is provided. The method includes forming sub-voxels on a hologram recording material, the sub-voxels including one...
Composite holographic optical diffuser structure with high frequency
overlay and method of fabrication thereof
The optical diffuser mastering of the subject invention includes legacy microstructure surface relief patterns, along with smaller ones, overlaid on the larger...
Image forming apparatus provided with belt unit pivotally movably
supported at main casing
An image forming apparatus includes: a main casing; a cartridge; a belt unit; and a fixing unit. The cartridge includes a photosensitive drum. The main casing...
Image forming apparatus with a structure for removing residual developer
An image forming apparatus having: an image supporting member; a developing device configured to supply a developer to the image supporting member to develop a...
Cleaning device and image forming apparatus
A cleaning device includes a plate-shaped scraping member that scrapes a liquid developer which remains on an outer circumferential surface of a holding member...
Recording apparatus with floating detection
A recording apparatus includes a transport section that transports a recording medium; and a floating detection section that detects floating of the recording...
Sheet processing apparatus and image forming apparatus having binding
A sheet processing apparatus includes a binding unit configured to perform binding processing by pressing a sheet bundle, a motor configured to drive the...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus body, a sheet container, an image forming part to form an image, a sheet feeding rotary body to feed the...
Image forming apparatus and feeding device that detect sheets with a
sensor that is chosen according to sheet...
An image forming apparatus according to the invention(s) has the following feature(s): When first and second recording materials have a first length and a sum...
Image forming apparatus that performs compulsory toner consumption
An image forming apparatus is provided. The image forming apparatus includes an image forming device to form images of color toners on corresponding image...
Damage amount determination device, image forming device,
computer-readable recording medium storing damage...
A damage amount determination device, which is used for an image forming device that forms an image on paper, includes an information acquisition unit that...