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Compartmented temperature and humidity controlled modular housing for the
storage and preservation of wine bottles
A temperature and humidity controlled housing for storing and preserving wine bottles. The housing defines a storage compartment having front and rear...
Control of a shape memory alloy actuation apparatus
An SMA actuation arrangement comprises: an SMA actuator arranged on contraction caused by heating to drive movement of a movable element relative to a support...
Hybrid catalyst convective preheating system
A catalyst heating system includes a monitoring module, a mode selection module and an electrically heated catalyst (EHC) control module. The monitoring module...
Control apparatus for temperature excursions within an exhaust gas
An exhaust gas treatment system for an internal combustion engine comprises a particulate filter assembly configured to receive exhaust gas from the engine. The...
Hydraulic driving device for working machine
A hydraulic driving device for a working machine surely prevents behavior of a single rod double acting cylinder not intended by an operator when discharge...
Hydronic heating system and method for pest control
In certain embodiments, a system for killing pests in an affected area includes a burner for heating a fluid. Heat exchanger units are placed within associated...
Sport helmet with ventilating fan
A sport helmet with an integral fan apparatus particularly useful on paintball helmets is herein disclosed, comprising a small fan affixed to a visor portion to...
Integrated circuit chip incorporating embedded thermal radiators for
localized, on-demand, heating and a system...
Disclosed are embodiments of an integrated circuit chip designed for reliability at low ambient temperatures. The chip substrate can be divided into zones,...
Safety control apparatus for automatic transmission and method for
controlling automatic transmission
A safety control apparatus for an automatic transmission includes a speed range detector, an oil temperature detector, a vehicle speed detector, a speed-range...
Controlling fluid coolant flow in cooling systems of computing devices
Methods and systems for controlling fluid coolant flow in cooling systems of computing devices are disclosed. According to an aspect, a method may include...
Efficient computer cooling methods and apparatus
Methods and apparatus control the temperature of an electronic component of a computer. A temperature sensor is read that measures a temperature of an...
Systems and methods for controlling energy use in a building management
system using energy budgets
Systems and methods for limiting power consumption by a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) subsystem of a building are shown and described. A...
Model based tempering air control and enhancement of exhaust for select
A method and system for controlling a temperature of an exhaust gas being introduced to a catalyst is provided. Using an adjustable flow controller, an...
Pressure-sensitive external charger for an implantable medical device
An improved external charger for an implantable medical device is disclosed in which charging is at least partially controlled based on a sensed pressure...
Image forming device having function for controlling temperature of
An image forming device has a heating member, a thermal detecting unit, and a control unit. The heating member is positioned at an ambient temperature and...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming device, a fixing device, a first fan configured to supply air to a first area of the fixing device, a...
Image heating apparatus
An image heating apparatus for heating a toner image in a nip while conveying a recording material on which the toner image is held is provided. The image...
Explosion proof forced air electric heater
An explosion proof forced air electric heater is designed to supply heat to hazardous areas where the atmosphere contains readily combustible gases, vapors or...
Failure protection apparatus and system
A safety and interlock circuit for use with devices which could cause injury if an error condition causes improper operation. A control program executing on a...
Temperature based compensation during verify operations for non-volatile
A non-volatile storage system that performs programming and reading processes. The programming process includes coarse/fine programming and verify operations....
Heat pipe type cooling device and railcar control equipment using the same
An economical heat pipe type cooling device with high performance and stable start at low environmental temperatures below 0.degree. C., and a railcar control...
Method and apparatus for controlling the temperature of a disk drive
An apparatus for controlling the temperature of a disk drive during manufacture of the disk drive has a cell having a mounting arrangement to which a disk drive...
Thermally switched reflective optical shutter
The thermally switched reflective optical shutter is a self-regulating "switchable mirror" device that reflects up to 100% of incident radiant energy above a...
Printing apparatus, control method for printing apparatus, and program,
that supplies power based on a...
A printing apparatus includes an input unit configured to input a print job, a print unit configured to perform print processing onto a print medium based on...
Method and system for monitoring silicon process properties for power and
Signal processing within an integrated circuit (IC) may be monitored by a silicon process monitor, where one or more inputs to the IC may be controlled. The...
DC/DC converter and electronic apparatus
A voltage converter includes a switching element, a control unit and a generation unit. The switching element controls an output voltage of the voltage...
System and method for supplying power to a load
An apparatus for supplying power to a bursty or highly dynamic load. The apparatus includes a first circuit for supplying charge to the load at a first voltage,...
Thermal protection circuit for an LED bulb
A light-emitting diode (LED) bulb has an LED within a shell. The LED bulb includes a driver circuit for providing current to the LED. The drive circuit has a...
Light emitting diode assembly having active cooling
A light emitting diode (LED) assembly is provided having a LED and a temperature sensor for monitoring a temperature of the LED. An active cooling circuit...
Power management unit with temperature protection
In embodiments of the present invention, a method and system is provided for designing improved intelligent, LED-based lighting systems. The LED based lighting...
Process for preparation of L-Arginine .alpha.-ketoglutarate 1:1 and 2:1
A process for preparation of .alpha.-ketoglutaric acid, L-arginine .alpha.-ketoglutarate 1:1 and 2:1 includes the following steps. Provide a ...
Self sustained system for sorbent production
A self sustained system for sorbent production includes a thermal reactor for pyrolytic decomposing organic waste material in order to generate synthetic gases...
Jetting dispenser and method of jetting highly cohesive adhesives
Jetting dispensers and methods of non-contact dispensing a hot melt adhesive onto a substrate. The method may include jetting a plurality of droplets of the hot...
Method for applying treatment materials to foodstuffs
High concentration, that is, strong antimicrobial treatment materials such as high concentration aqueous ammonia solutions or even liquid ammonia may be applied...
Food warming and holding device construction and method
A method for heating a food item includes providing a structure for supporting a food item, a heater capable of heating the structure and the food item, a...
Variable exhaust gas aftertreatment system
Systems and method for adjusting a cone angle of injected reductant directed into an engine exhaust upstream of a catalytic device based on the temperature...
Localized disinfection system for large water bodies
The present disclosure relates to a method for controlling the microbiological properties of a portion of water within a large body of water by treating such...
Pumping system and method of operation
A pumping system includes a pumping mechanism, a motor for driving the pumping mechanism, a device for supplying power of a variable frequency to the motor, a...
Suction-based recovery control method and ink jet printing apparatus
The amount of ink wastage is reduced, even in a case wherein a predetermined amount of air bubbles has grown in a print head at a specific internal temperature...
Planar heating device and seat with same
A planar heating device and a seat equipped with the device include: first and second warming heaters connected in parallel with electric power source;...
System for targeted local air humidification
In order to increase the air humidity in a cabin region of an aircraft equipped with a plurality of seats, a device includes a plurality of humidifying units...
Methods and systems for controlling temperature in a vessel
Methods and systems for a vessel preheating system are provided. The system includes a pressure vessel including an area of excess heat and an area of deficient...
Fill-level measuring device
A fill-level measuring device with a membrane, which is placed in such a manner on one of the two end region of a tubular housing that it seals the housing on...
Techniques for optimizing engine operations during aftertreatment
A system is described for producing an elevated exhaust temperature and reduced NO.sub.x output for an engine. The system includes an internal combustion engine...
Fuel flow control method and fuel flow control system of gas turbine
combustor for humid air gas turbine
Provided is a fuel flow control method of a gas turbine combustor provided in a humid air gas turbine, by which method NOx generation in the gas turbine...
System and method for using color to indicate a state of a home appliance,
such as an iron
A system and method for using color to indicate a state of a home appliance, such as an iron. The iron has a sole plate and a water tank in fluid communication...
Data storage system and method for monitoring and controlling the power
budget in a drive enclosure housing...
A control processor manages the power budget in a drive enclosure and is within the drive enclosure which monitors in real time a redundantly configured power...
System and method for calculating the thermal mass of a building
The invention comprises a system for calculating a value for the effective thermal mass of a building. The climate control system obtains temperature...
Apparatus for monitoring battery voltage and temperature
An apparatus for monitoring battery voltage and temperature includes a host controller and acquisition boards, and every acquisition board for the battery...
Method and system for adaptive electronic driveforce unit control
The present invention is a method and system for adaptive electronic driveforce unit control based on the weather. An automobile can include, for example a...