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Irrigation controller water management with temperature budgeting
The present invention provides methods for water conservation with irrigation controllers based upon the ambient temperature and extraterrestrial radiation of a...
Load reduction based on percentage change in energy price
A thermostatic controller is configured for curtailing load when energy price rate is high. One or more energy price rates received by a receiver device are...
Image forming apparatus including a controller to control a cooling device
to cool the image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a developing device including a developing roller to bear a developing agent to develop a latent image formed on an image...
Image forming apparatus and image forming method
According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes an image forming portion, a fixer, a control operation selection portion which selects any one...
Image forming apparatus capable of reducing jam in fixing unit
An image forming device forms a toner image on a recording medium. The recording medium goes through a fixing nip N between a fixing member and a pressure...
Optical module with enhanced robustness of temperature controlling device
An optical assembly (OSA) that installs a semiconductor optical device mounted on a thermo-electric controller (TEC) is disclosed. The TEC in the upper plate...
Optical assembly and method for generating light pulses of variable delay
The invention relates to an optical assembly (1) comprising a pulsed light source (2) for generating primary light pulses (4), a pulse splitter (5) for...
Method and apparatus for controlling and monitoring and air-conditioning
system of a data processing installation
A method and apparatus for controlling and monitoring an air-conditioning system of a data processing installation includes at least one server switchgear...
Optical amplification control apparatus
An optical amplification control apparatus is formed from a semiconductor optical amplifier, a temperature adjustment unit adjusting the temperature of the...
Print control apparatus and method
Whether or not an execution of a print job according to a designated print setting is available is decided based on a result of an output of a sensor of a...
Reference frequency generating device
To provide a reference frequency generating device that can output a highly accurate reference frequency signal even if a reference signal becomes unable to be...
Method of generating multiple current sources from a single reference
A differential voltage controlled current source generating one or more output currents is based upon a single external resistor. The differential voltage...
Leakage power management using programmable power gating transistors and
on-chip aging and temperature tracking...
The number of power-gating transistors on an integrated circuit used for power reduction in a sleep mode is controlled during a wake state to adjust the current...
Power converter control apparatus
A power converter control apparatus includes a power converter part having a bridge circuit formed of a switching element and a field circuit controlling...
Methods and apparatus for controlling respective load currents of multiple
A lighting apparatus (100) includes one or more first LEDs (202) for generating a first spectrum of radiation (503), and one or more second LEDs (204) for...
LED driver capable of controlling color/color temperature with a power
An LED driver capable of controlling color/color temperature with a power carrier connects a power switch with a dimmer for linking an input end of an LED...
Optical transmission device, optical transmission/reception device,
control method, and control program having...
For an optical transmitter in which an EA modulator modulates a laser beam emitted from an LD, a control circuit stops heating/cooling of the EA modulator when...
System for forming brazed joint between tie wire and workpiece, and
A system for forming a brazed joint between a tie wire and a workpiece, and methods therefor are presented. The system includes: a braze chamber including an...
Method and apparatus for controlling heating and cooling of transfer unit
in precision hot press apparatus
A method and apparatus for controlling heating and cooling of a transfer unit in a precision hot press device configured to suppress overheating and...
Method for spatial and temporal control of temperature on a substrate
An apparatus for control of a temperature of a substrate has a temperature-controlled base, a heater, a metal plate, a layer of dielectric material. The heater...
Natural convection-driven PCR apparatus and method using disposable
Provided is a natural convection-driven polymerase chain reaction (PCR) apparatus and method, which can periodically change temperature of a sample to make a...
Method for producing encapsulated nanoparticles
A method is provided that produces nanocomposite materials containing well-dispersed, nanoparticles encapsulated in a polymer matrix. A feedstock comprising a...
Multilayer mounting mat for pollution control devices
A multilayer mounting mat for an exhaust gas treatment device including high temperature resistant inorganic fibers, optionally organic binder, and optionally...
Apparatus for reforming a portion of a plastic container
An apparatus for converting a refurbishing machine into a reforming machine. The apparatus reforms a portion of a plastic container using induction heating. The...
Hydrogen furnace system and method
Apparatus and operating methods are provided for controlled atmosphere furnace systems. In one possible embodiment, hydrogen is injected from a hydrogen source...
Dishwashing machine and method for executing a wash cycle with a
A dishwasher including a control device in which a wash program is stored to control a wash cycle for cleaning items to be washed. A water inlet device has a...
Method for gasifying solid fuel with unified gas purification and gasifier
using said method
A gasification process is divided into three processes: a gasification furnace for carrying out gasification process by pyrolysis and gasification (pyrolysis...
Ratio shift control system for an automatic transmission
A ratio shift control system for an automatic transmission calculates the magnitude of a difference in temperature between a detected engine coolant temperature...
Underwater hydrocarbon transport and temperature control device
The invention relates to a hydrocarbon transport device intended to be immersed and arranged at an extraction wellhead, comprising a first pipe through which a...
Distributed optical fiber temperature sensor based on optical fiber delay
The present invention discloses distributed optical fiber temperature sensor based on optical fiber delay technology, including a tunable optical transmitter...
Calibrated airflow sensor facilitating monitoring of electronic system
A calibrated airflow monitoring method is provided. The monitoring method which includes: providing an airflow sensor positioned within an electronic system to...
Calibration of an on-die thermal sensor
A method of calibrating a thermal sensor includes setting a wafer to a control temperature. The wafer includes the thermal sensor and other chip logic. The...
Fuel or DEF dispenser having fluid temperature conditioning and control
A fluid dispenser has a housing in which fluid flow control components are located and a fluid conduit completing a fluid flow path between a fluid storage tank...
Cooling apparatus and cooling method for electrical equipment
An HV_ECU executes a program including: switching, if an operation is in an A/C intake mode and absolute value of temperature difference Thi-Tlo is larger than...
Air conditioning system for vehicle
An air conditioning system of a vehicle including a controller and sensors in communication with the controller. The sensors include an interior temperature...
Centrifugal casting method and apparatus
A method and apparatus for centrifugal casting, in which transfer functions are developed relating the fluidity of molten metal, for example iron of varying...
Wire heated tube with temperature control system, tube type detection, and
active over temperature protection...
A PAP system for delivering breathable gas to a patient includes a flow generator to generate a supply of breathable gas to be delivered to the patient; a...
Smoke-free substitute cigarette product
An aerosol-releasing inhalation device, fuelling station, and apparatus are provided. The device includes a mouthpiece having a substance depot, and a heating...
Combustion stability enhancement via internal EGR control
A method for controlling combustion in a cylinder of a turbocharged engine in which intake air is reserved upstream of the cylinder. The method comprises...
Method for controlling a valve control system with variable valve lift of
an internal combustion engine by...
A method controls a valve-control system for variable-lift actuation of the valves of an internal-combustion engine, in which the valve-control system includes,...
Cooling device for an automotive vehicle
A cooling device for an automotive vehicle of electric type, the cooling device being able to be powered up or powered down and including a cooling circuit...
At the time of starting a hot water discharge operation, a controller determines whether the first operation was made after the power source is switched on in...
Sand and dust environmental testing system
An environmental testing system for environmental testing with particulate matter, such as sand and dust, is disclosed. The testing system uses a feeder to feed...
Systems and methods of determining a quality and/or depth of diesel
A system for determining a quality and/or depth of a fluid in a tank. The system includes a controller, one or more transducers, and a temperature sensor. A...
Production of coated glass
A process for coating a ribbon of float glass is disclosed. It comprises the steps of forming a glass ribbon, depositing a first transparent conductive coating...
An incubator includes: an enclosure including a culture chamber; a heater configured to heat the culture chamber; a refrigerator including an evaporator and a...
Method for controlling freezing capacity of a variable-frequency freezing
AC ice-water system
A method for controlling freezing capacity of a variable-frequency freezing AC ice-water system separates the freezing capacity of each individual requirement...
Single loop attemperation control
A heat recovery steam generation system is provided. The heat recovery steam generation system includes at least one superheater in a steam path for receiving a...
Heat engine with at least two cylinder-piston units, each containing an expansion fluid, which stands under a prestressing pressure and which changes its volume...
Bypass HC-NO.sub.x adsorber strategy
A bypass HC--NO.sub.x system includes a NO.sub.x conversion control module that generates a signal indicating whether a close coupled catalyst is active. The...