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Disk drive spinning down disk to a spin rate based on spin-up parameter
A disk drive comprising a head actuated over a disk, and control circuitry operable to spin the disk at a first spin rate. The control circuitry is further...
Lithographic apparatus and device manufacturing method
A lithographic apparatus with a cover plate formed separately from a substrate table and means for stabilizing a temperature of the substrate table by...
Temperature-corrected frequency control with crystal oscillators for
initial frequency acquisition
A communication terminal includes a crystal oscillator, a transceiver and circuitry. The crystal oscillator belongs to a specified type in which a dependence of...
Temperature-independent oscillators and delay elements
Temperature-independent delay elements and oscillators are disclosed. In one design, an apparatus includes at least one delay element, a bias circuit, and a...
Buffer circuit for semiconductor device
A buffer circuit is provided which is insensitive to a duty distortion regardless of the change of operation environment. The buffer circuit includes a current...
Beam distortion control system using fluid channels
Paper and continuous web scanners operate at varying and high temperature conditions that cause distortion of the support beams and ultimately misalignment of...
Heating device and its temperature control method
A heating device and its temperature control method, wherein an NTC element envelops a core member, a sensing wire is wound around an outside periphery of the...
Heater apparatus for a display panel
A heater apparatus includes: a heater unit including a heater resistor; a first switching unit disposed on a downstream side of the heater resistor for on/off...
Oligomerisation of olefins with zeolite catalyst
The conversion and run length for oligomerization of olefins over a molecular sieve catalyst in a tubular reactor is improved by controlling the peak...
Method for the preparation of a high-temperature stable
oxygen-carrier-containing pharmaceutical composition...
A high temperature-stable and highly purified .alpha.-.alpha. cross-linked tetrameric hemoglobin suitable for use in mammals without causing renal injury and...
Protected antimicrobial compounds for high temperature applications
Provided are protected antimicrobial compounds which are useful for controlling microorganisms in aqueous or water-containing systems, such as oil or gas field...
Polymorphous forms of rifaximin, processes for their production and use
thereof in the medicinal preparations
Crystalline polymorphous forms of the rifaximin (INN) antibiotic named rifaximin .delta. and rifaximin .epsilon. useful in the production of medicinal...
Method of manufacturing a semiconductor device
A high-k capacitor insulating film stable at a higher temperature is formed. There is provided a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device. The method...
Solid oxide fuel cell device
To provide a solid oxide fuel cell device capable of smooth transition from a startup state to an electrical generating state. The present invention is a solid...
Battery temperature control apparatus and battery temperature control
A battery temperature control apparatus capable of controlling the temperature of a battery to reach a suitable condition is provided. Thermal capacity...
Controlling thickness uniformity and interfaces in stacks
A method of creating a stack having multiple layers of material deposited onto a substrate. The method includes controlling atom mobility to provide a uniform...
Method for removing a coating and a method for rejuvenating a coated
A method for controlled removal of a portion of a diffusion coating from a coated superalloy component and a method for rejuvenating a coated superalloy...
Lithium-titanium complex oxide and manufacturing method thereof, and
battery electrode using same
A lithium-titanium complex oxide whose total water generation amount and total carbon dioxide generation amount measured by thermal decomposition GC-MS are...
Sensor control apparatus
A sensor control apparatus includes: a gas sensor including an oxygen concentration detection cell having a first solid electrolyte body, a reference electrode...
Apparatus and method of controlling phase transformation temperature of a
shape memory alloy
A device and method for controlling a phase transformation temperature of a shape memory alloy is provided. The device includes a primary wire composed of the...
Substrate processing apparatus
A substrate processing apparatus includes a substrate stage for mounting two or more substrates thereon. The substrate stage includes substrate stage units....
Carbon dioxide separating and recovering system and method of controlling
In one embodiment, a carbon dioxide separating and recovering system includes an absorption tower to cause carbon dioxide to be absorbed in an absorbing...
Method and apparatus for modifying the temperature of a patient
A heat exchange fluid supply system for supplying a heat exchange fluid to an intravascular heat exchange catheter includes a disposable cassette having a...
Device and method for controlling and/or regulating a training and/or
In at least one embodiment, a device for controlling and/or regulating a training and/or rehabilitation unit comprises a training and/or rehabilitation unit, a...
High capacity fuel-fired liquid heating apparatus
A fuel-fired high capacity liquid heating appliance, representatively a boiler or a water heater, has a fluid heat exchanger extending around a combustion...
Press device for the energy-efficient curing of a sandwich component for
A press device for the energy-efficient curing of a sandwich component for an aircraft, includes an open and mechanically adequately loadable core structure...
Apparatus producing superheated water and /or steam for weed killing and
Apparatus producing superheated water and/or steam for weed (36) killing, etc. has diesel fired boiler (30), which, via pump (32), generates hot water at a...
Control device for an engine-independent heater, heating system, and
method for controlling an...
The invention relates to a control device (12) for an engine-independent heater (3) that heats a liquid heat transfer medium of a heat transfer medium circuit...
Variable electric auxiliary heater circuit pump
A heating and ventilation system for a passenger compartment of a vehicle. The system having a heater core supplied with engine cooling fluid via a variable...
Heater coolant flow control for HVAC module
An air conditioning system and a method of heating air flowing through a heater core of a HVAC module is disclosed. The method includes flowing essentially all...
System, method and apparatus for dynamically variable compressor delay in
thermostat to reduce energy consumption
Systems and methods are disclosed for reducing the usage of a ventilation system. For example, one or more of the exemplary systems comprise a thermostatic...
System and methods for the preservation of mechanical assets
A system and methods for the storage, and preservation of mechanical assets, including collectable automobiles, small airplanes and watercraft in a storage...
Single-control thermostatic cartridge and mixer faucet including such a
According to the invention, the cartridge (1) includes a thermostatic element (72) which is thermally activated by a mixture of a cold fluid and a hot fluid,...
Reversible thermal rectifiers, temperature control systems and vehicles
incorporating the same
Reversible thermal rectifiers for selectively controlling the direction of heat flow include a plurality of asymmetrically shaped objects disposed in a fluid...
Vaporizer heating assembly and method of regulating a temperature within
the vaporizer heating assembly
A method of regulating a temperature within a vaporizer heating assembly includes providing a vaporizer heating assembly that includes a vapor inhalation device...
Low cost CPAP flow generator and humidifier assembly
A CPAP device wherein humidification detection and/or control is performed by a microprocessor of the CPAP device without requiring a separate humidification...
Apparatus for and a method of determining condition of hot melt adhesive
for binding of a perfect bound book
Apparatus is disclosed for controlling the depth of a layer of a layer of adhesive on a peripheral surface of a rotary member (e.g., a wheel) for the...
Chemical liquid supply unit, and substrate treating apparatus and method
using the same
Provided are a substrate treating unit, and substrate treating apparatus and method using the same. Two nozzle arms are provided, and photoresist liquid nozzles...
Washing/drying machine and deodorization apparatus
The inventive washing machine is capable of deodorizing a daily commodity with cleaning air in a shorter period of time. When the daily commodity is deodorized...
Controlling temperature of vehicle devices using a variable speed fan
A method for controlling a fan in a vehicle includes comparing the current temperature of at least a first device and a second device to multiple temperature...
System and method for distributing and stacking bags of ice
A system and method according to which ice is automatically disposed in respective bags and the bags of ice are distributed and stacked within a ...
Vehicle-based strategy for removing urea deposits from an SCR catalyst
A method is provided for controlling regeneration of an SCR catalyst. The method includes coordinating the regeneration duration and temperature (e.g.,...
System and method for using a network of thermostats as tool to verify
peak demand reduction
The invention comprises systems and methods for estimating the rate of change in temperature inside a structure. At least one thermostat located is inside the...
Control apparatus for internal combustion engine including variable valve
Provided is a control apparatus for an internal combustion engine that can suppress deterioration of a catalyst that is ascribable to a control delay of a...
Battery temperature control device
A battery temperature control device for an electric vehicle is provided which is capable of maintaining both the range of the electric vehicle and the battery...
Methods for operating a wind turbine
A method for operating a wind turbine having at least one blade includes determining an ambient air operating envelope and controlling a power output of the...
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...