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Flow control insert in cooling passage for turbine vane
A flow control insert for a turbine vane is disclosed. The flow control insert is designed to be placed in a trailing edge cooling passage of the turbine vane...
Controlling transitions in optically switchable devices
A controller or control method may be designed or configured to operate without information about the current temperature of the device and/or the device's...
Measurement device for heat exchanger and process for measuring
performance of a heat exchanger
A temperature measurement device in combination with a furnace heat exchanger is disclosed and claimed. An instrumented heat tracer sensor is launched into the...
Heat pipe for a solar collector
A heat pipe comprises an evaporator section 5 having a radiation absorbing plate 6 a portion of an elongate tube 7, and a condenser section 10 at a distal end...
Sustained modulation of temperature of self heating chemical system
Exothermic reactions are used in self heating products, such as food, beverages, and clothing. Temperature peaks are important as heat can cause user injuries...
A control system for a gas grill is disclosed. The gas grill has a cooking surface. The control system includes at least two fuel flow valves located between a...
Liquid-cooled internal combustion engine and method for operating an
internal combustion engine of said type
A liquid-cooling engine system is described with a coolant control device having an adjustable control element capable of independently controlling the flow of...
Self-calibrating resistive flexure sensor
A variable resistance flexure sensor, and a system and method of controlling an appliance using a variable resistance flexure sensor are provided. The sensor...
Three-dimensionally bending machine, bending-equipment line, and bent
A three-dimensionally bending machine comprises a supporting unit to support a workpiece and a feeding unit to feed the workpiece from an upstream side of the...
Method for washing laundry in a program-controlled domestic appliance, and
corresponding domestic appliance
A method for washing laundry in a program-controlled domestic laundry-care appliance including the steps of heating washing liquid present in the tub and...
Selective glass batching methods for improving melting efficiency and
reducing gross segregation of glass batch...
A method of increasing efficiency in glass batch melting by controlling the reaction paths of batch constituents as they melt, preventing early formation, flow,...
Multicompartment cooler with enhanced features
This disclosure presents a stackable, multicompartment portable cooler with enhanced climate control and delivery features. The cooler may include adjustable...
Small-size and light-weight environmental control unit for
An environmental control apparatus includes (A) a condensation air flow loop in which a fan driven when the aircraft is moved on the ground or flies performs a...
Air distribution system for temperature-controlled case
A temperature-controlled case is provided including a rear wall spaced apart from an intermediate wall, forming a cavity therebetween. The intermediate wall...
HVAC system controlled by a battery management system
An HVAC system to be installed in a vehicle comprises a battery management controller. The battery management controller comprises at least one connection for...
Two mode thermostat with set-back temperature and humidity set-point
Various thermostat embodiment are provided that includes at least a first sensor configured to communicate information indicative of the temperature within the...
Air conditioning apparatus and control method thereof
An air conditioning apparatus and a control method thereof are provided. The air conditioning apparatus includes a first switch valve, a compressor, a...
Shape memory alloy actuator system
A shape memory alloy actuator system includes a shape memory alloy actuator, a mobile object, an elastic member, a first regulating member, and a second...
Start-stop hybrid exothermic catalyst heating system
A catalyst heating system includes a first monitoring module, a mode selection module and an electrically heated catalyst (EHC) control module. The first...
Control methods for improved catalytic converter efficiency and diagnosis
A controlling method for adjusting concentrations of, for example, individual cylinder's exhaust gas constituents to provide engine functions such as catalytic...
Architecture for symbiotic livestock and biofuel production
Methods and apparatus involve locating an algae production facility in close proximity to a livestock production facility whereby the outputs of one or both...
Apparatus and method for dryer performance optimization system
A dryer performance optimization system comprising a dryer having an inner wall and being adapted to rotate at variable speeds and a variable frequency drive...
Misting control method of clothing dryer
Disclosed herein is a control method of clothing dryer that sprays an appropriate amount of mist based on the amount of clothing and dries the clothing at a...
Collecting and analysing telemetry data to dynamically cap power and
temperature of a computer system by...
The disclosed embodiments provide a system that analyzes telemetry data from a computer system. During operation, the system obtains the telemetry data as a set...
Controller for and method of controlling internal combustion engine
Heat generation amount PV.sup..kappa.(.theta.) is calculated with the use of cylinder pressure P(.theta.), detected by a cylinder pressure sensor, cylinder...
System and method for operating positive temperature coefficient heater in
fuel cell vehicle
A system for operating a positive temperature coefficient (PTC) heater in a fuel cell vehicle includes a fuel cell stack and a PTC heater generating heat when...
Vehicle and method for controlling an electric machine
A vehicle having an electric machine arrangement, including an electric machine operable to drive the vehicle includes a control system having at least one...
Method of controlling an energy storage unit in a vehicle micro-hybrid
A method of controlling a supercapacitor energy storage unit (12), included in a motor vehicle micro-hybrid system, is disclosed. The storage unit is suitable...
Power supply thermal profile selection management
An electronic system employs multiple power supplies that provide electrical energy to components of the server system. Each power supply exhibits or...
Intelligent environmental sensor for irrigation systems
The invention provides a regulator system for regulating the operation of an irrigation system which is responsive to user programmed information. It has a...
An intracerebral electrode (11) which includes a narrow elongated body (1) for being implanted in a patient's brain. The body has contact pads (2) that are...
Image forming apparatus
A fixing device to perform a fixing process includes an endless, rotatable belt member; a nip-forming rotary member disposed outside a loop of the belt member;...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium
An image processing apparatus configured to control a fixing temperature of a fixing device that fixes a formed image includes a fixing temperature control unit...
Image forming apparatus and control method for confirming a paper rolling
state of a fusing device
An image forming apparatus and a control method thereof in which occurrence or removal of a paper rolling state in a fusing device is judged based on...
Cooling device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A cooling device for an image forming apparatus includes a heat receiver disposed to contact a heated member; a heat releaser to release heat; a coolant...
Liquid heater with temperature control
A liquid heater such as a direct electrical resistance liquid heater having multiple flow channels is provided with a temperature-sensing element in the form of...
Method to drive semiconductor laser diode
A method or algorithm to control a driving current supplied to a semiconductor laser diode (LD) is disclosed. the method first prepares the look-up-table (LUT)...
Disk drive detecting when head is on ramp
A disk drive is disclosed comprising a head actuated over a disk surface, the head comprising a temperature sensitive (TS) fly height sensor. The disk drive...
Lithographic apparatus and thermal optical manipulator control method
A control method is provided for controlling a heating of a thermal optical element, the thermal optical element having a matrix of heater elements. The method...
Light-emitting apparatus and camera system including the same
A light-emitting apparatus and a camera system including the same are disclosed. According to an aspect of the invention, a camera system is provided that...
Electrophoretic display unit and method for driving an electrophoretic
An electrophoretic display unit is presented that comprises an electrophoretic display panel (1). A medium (5) having embedded therein a plurality of...
Driving circuit with improved stability at high-temperature conditions
A driving circuit including a shift register is presented, as well as a display device incorporating the driving circuit. The shift register has multiple...
Control device, electrooptics device, electronic apparatus, and control
An acquisition device acquires temperature information indicative of temperature. When rewriting of the gray level of a target pixel to be processed among...
Apparatus and method for highly accelerated life testing of solar cells
An apparatus is provided for highly accelerated life testing (HALT) of multi-junction solar cells according to a method that utilizes a high vacuum chamber, as...
Semiconductor integrated circuit device, electronic apparatus, and
charging controller for secondary battery
A charging control circuit for a secondary battery includes a temperature detection terminal for detecting the temperature of a secondary battery from an input...
Fan speed control circuit
A fan speed control circuit is provided. The circuit includes a sensor, a control chip, a first integrated circuit, an integrated operational amplifier, a...
Universal-voltage self-heating thermal detector
A self-heating thermal protector operates to disconnect a load control device for a lighting load from an AC power source when insulation is present around the...
Surface temperature cooking control
An oven includes an oven liner defined by front, top, bottom, back and side panels, a heating element thermally coupled to the oven liner, a temperature sensor...
Vehicle cabin heating system
A vehicle cabin heating system is provided basically with an infrared heater, a temperature sensor and a controller. The infrared heater is aimed to heat a...
Plasma synthesis of nanopowders
A process and apparatus for preparing a nanopowder are presented. The process comprises feeding a reactant material into a plasma reactor in which is generated...