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Flexible and adaptive formulations for complex reservoir simulations
A method for performing a simulation of a subsurface hydrocarbon reservoir is disclosed. Each cell in a reservoir model has an equation set representing a...
Method and system for reservoir modeling
A method is presented for modeling reservoir properties. The method includes constructing a coarse computational mesh for the reservoir. The coarse...
HTTP performance enhancement based on delta transfer
A method, computer program product, and computer system for client-server communication based on delta transfer. A server of the computer system receives from a...
Prospective search of objects using K-D forest
A collection of content objects and a representative content object may be stored in a k-dimensional tree. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a...
Convex collective matrix factorization
A method operates on observed relationship data between pairs of entities of a set of entities including entities of at least two (and optionally at least...
Solid state drive and method for constructing logical-to-physical table
A solid state drive and a method for constructing a logical-to-physical table of the solid state drive are provided. Once the solid state drive is powered on...
Real software components for achieving real component-based design
A method and system for creating a software application code comprising multiple Replaceable Self-Contained Components (RSCCs) is disclosed. In one embodiment,...
Collaborative information sharing in a virtual world
A system and method are provided for enabling information sharing in a distributed virtual world. In general, a virtual world client associated with a user...
Hosting requirements for services
Aspects describe an apparatus, method and system for constructing an application in an industrial automation system. An identification component can receive at...
A periscope construction having a ballistic guard formed inside a protective housing, and optical system mounted therein having first and second blocks of...
Immersed asymmetric reflector with reduced color
A film construction (610) includes a group of microlayers that reflect normally incident light polarized along a first axis more than normally incident light...
Optogenetic probes for measuring membrane potential
The invention provides methods, cells and constructs for optical measurement of membrane potential. These methods can be used in cells that are not accessible...
Calibration vial and technique for calibrating a fiber optic oxygen
A calibration tool and method of using the tool to calibrate a fiber optic needle oxygen sensor. The tool includes at least a vial sealingly covered by a septa...
Solar collector module
Improvements in the design and construction of solar collector modules. Aspects of the invention include improvements in the layout of a frame for a solar...
Solar energy conversion devices and systems
Methods and devices are presented that allow the harvest of electricity, heat and lighting simultaneously from a solar converter, often at less cost than...
Network controlled interior lighting system
A network controlled indoor lighting system is disclosed, which is constructed based on a device control unit with network connectivity, and a remote controller...
Web-handling machine frame
A web-handling machine frame, at least partially built from reconfigurable interconnected blocks having precision alignment points. From such blocks, modular...
Decoupling element for a fuel injection device
A decoupling element for a fuel injection device provides a low-noise construction. The fuel injection device has at least one fuel injection valve and a...
An artificial stone is disclosed for use in creating a covering for a supporting surface. The artificial stone includes a body for placement on the supporting...
Construction machine with hydraulic circuit
Provided is a construction machine including a first circuit with a boom cylinder, a second circuit with an arm cylinder and a third circuit with a slewing...
Diagnosis system and diagnosis method for construction machine
A construction machine diagnosis system is provided. A diagnosis device 10 acquires diagnostic data from a diagnostic data storage device 30, extracts data...
Hybrid construction machine
Provided is a hybrid construction machine capable of letting the operator immediately stop the swing structure by performing a stopping operation for ordinary...
Gabion erosion and sediment control device
An improved erosion and sediment control gabion multi-cell device, which includes a first end cell having four rigid upright walls, each wall having a plurality...
Road construction machine, as well as method for controlling the distance
of a road construction machine moved...
A road construction machine comprising height adjustment devices which adjust the position of the plane of the machine frame in accordance with control signals,...
Method for producing a motor vehicle component, and a body component
A method for producing a structural and/or safety-related motor vehicle component having at least one hot-formed and press-hardened part constructed from...
The invention relates to improved genetic elements providing high levels of expression of operably-linked genes in a variety of tissues. In particular,...
This invention provides promoter sequences that are useful for modulating transcription of a desired polynucleotide and/or in the construction of recombinant...
Small RNA-dependent translational regulatory system in cell or artificial
An object of the present invention is to construct an mRNA which specifically responds to a short RNA sequence and can activate, repress, and regulate the...
Method for producing retrovirus using human producer cells with increased
The N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase III activity is enhanced in a cell carrying retrovirus-origin gag-pol gene and env gene. By constructing a retrovirus vector...
The present invention relates to variants of a parent laccase. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variant laccases and to...
Biodegradable polyester mixture
Disclosed is a biodegradable polyester mixture comprising 45 to 95 wt %, based on the total weight of polyester I and II, of a polyester I constructed from an...
Water-sensitive biodegradable film
A film that is biodegradable and water-sensitive (e.g., water-soluble, water-dispersible, etc.) in that it loses its integrity over time in the presence of...
Use of nanoporous polymer foams as heat-insulating materials
A method of thermally insulating a transport means or an industrial or plant construction comprises obtaining a nanoporous foam (NP1) by reacting epoxy resin(s)...
Compact air compressor and vehicle jack
A compact air compressor and vehicle jack comprises a case, an air bladder, and an air compressor. The case comprises a durable two-piece construction further...
Load measuring device for an elevator installation
An elevator installation includes an elevator cage with a support construction carrying the elevator cage, wherein the support construction has two beams....
Variable-diameter storage tank system
A variable-diameter tank construction system is provided. The tank construction system uses sets of wedges (shims) and bevel-faced spacers (washers) in...
Bag deflation devices and methods for deflating bags
Bag deflating devices and methods of using the bag deflating devices are provided. In a general embodiment, the invention provides a bag deflating device...
Fixed wing of an aircraft
A fixed wing of an aircraft, having a main wing extending over a half-span with a wing box including spars extending along the spanwise direction of the main...
Detachable front license plate mounting system
One bracket assembly constructed of aluminum; however any metal, modern plastic or composite material may be substituted. Bracket assembly consists of a front...
Safety cone and barrell placement and retrieval apparatus
An apparatus for placing and retrieving traffic devices in an efficient manner and with improved safety features is disclosed. The apparatus is particularly...
High-density mask for three-dimensional substrates and methods for making
A method for fabricating high-density masks for non-planar or three-dimensional substrates utilizes a mandrel having one or more precision forms machined...
Construction zone sign detection using light detection and ranging
Methods and systems for construction zone sign detection are described. A computing device may be configured to receive a 3D point cloud of a vicinity of a road...
A conduit constructed from a coiled wire having an oval or elliptical cross-sectional shape.
Device for machining workpieces
A device for machining workpieces, in which a surface plate (1) that can be driven about a rotational axis (W) can be moved in a linear fashion along the...
Toy construction system
A toy construction system includes a block component and a connector component. The connector component has a connector-to-block coupling section for releasable...
System and method for efficient character animation
A system and method for producing realistic computer character based animation, for example for computer games, by decomposing each character into a plurality...
Shin guard strap
Aspects of the present invention relate to a shin guard construction having a shin guard and a strap. The strap may provide a number of adjustments, such as...
Heat sensitive protective barrier and a method for its use
Protective barriers are commonly installed beneath ceilings when construction work is performed either on these ceilings or on the roofs located above them....
Multivalent constructs for therapeutic and diagnostic applications
The invention provides compositions and methods for therapeutic and diagnostic applications.
Hepatitis C virus nucleic acid vaccine
The present invention features nucleic acid constructs that can be used as a HCV nucleic acid vaccine, vaccine component, or in the production of a HCV vaccine....