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Utility-driven energy-load management with adaptive fan control during
An adaptive-fan-control (AFC) communicating thermostat for controlling an electrical load and controlling an HVAC circulation fan during a load control event....
Electrical architecture for passive controller wake-up during refuel
A system and method for waking up a vehicle controller during a hydrogen gas refueling process for a high pressure hydrogen storage tank on a fuel cell vehicle....
Demand management for water heaters
A water heating control and storage system, including an insulated tank for containing water to be heated. The storage system has a heat exchanger connected to...
Shipping containers for livestock
Shipping containers and systems for transporting livestock on shipping vessels over extended periods including features for water distribution, feed...
System and method for adjusting and cooling a densifier
Exemplary embodiments relate to a system for monitoring the temperature and adjusting a densifier having a compression screw. The system may include at least...
When a compressor is in a stopped state and an outside air temperature change rate Tah exceeds zero, a first heating operation is started, and a heating...
Hybrid catalyst radiant 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...
An object is to provide a diesel engine that eliminates discomfort when an operator of a working, machine coupled to the diesel engine is at work while a...
Exhaust diagnostic control system and method with selective disablement of
NOx reduction efficiency diagnostic
An exhaust diagnostic control system comprises a test enabling module, an exhaust gas temperature management module in communication with the test enabling...
Use of Braking energy to augment exhaust heat for improved operation of
exhaust aftertreatment devices
A method and system for raising the operating temperature of an emissions control device of an automotive vehicle. A generator converts the vehicle's mechanical...
Portable heating system for pest control
In certain embodiments, a system for killing pests in an affected area includes a heat exchanger unit and an electric heater. The heat exchanger unit is placed...
Method of repairing a wind turbine blade
A method of repairing a wind turbine blade while mounted on a tower without removing the blade from the tower is provided. The method may begin by positioning...
Shower system and apparatus
A shower system comprising: an enclosure, the enclosure comprising: at least one interior wall; at least one exterior wall; an opening; a floor; a top; an...
Temperature-dependent nanoscale contact potential measurement technique
The present invention provides a microcantilever capable of independently measuring and/or controlling the electrical potential and/or temperature of a surface...
Damping test method, control apparatus, hydraulic system, and computer
readable recording medium
The control apparatus acquires an ideal velocity characteristic of a control surface, and the temperature of pressure oil of the actuator to be tested and the...
Vehicle control system and control device
A vehicle control system includes an actuator capable of adjusting a behavior of a vehicle, a temperature detecting device configured to detect a temperature of...
Vehicle using tire temperature to adjust active chassis systems
In accordance with exemplary embodiments, a system and method are provided for using tire temperature for dynamically adjusting active chassis systems of a...
Fan control system and method
A computing device and method controls at least three fans installed in the computing device. Rotational speed of each of the fans is according to the...
Optimized temperature-driven device cooling
An optimized temperature-driven device cooling mechanism factors in power consumption of thermal management components, as well as processing components. A...
Modular computer system and method for controlling fans of the same
A modular computer system includes a fan tray comprising a number of fans, a number of slots, and sets of temperature sensors. A shelf manager stores a table...
System for remote control of a condition at a site
A system is provided for remote control of at least one operating condition of a site. The system includes a proximity detection module at a residential site,...
Environment control system
A control system for governing temperature and humidity levels within a confined space including a controller communicatively coupled to a cooling system, a...
Distortion compensation circuit including one or more phase invertible
A distortion compensation circuit compensates for distortion generated by one or more non-linear elements such as a laser device and may include a primary...
Semiconductor memory device and method of controlling the same
According to one embodiment, a semiconductor memory device includes a memory cell array including blocks, each block being capable of executing a write, read,...
Integrated-inverter electric compressor and inverter unit thereof
An integrated-inverter electric compressor and an inverter unit thereof are provided, with which sufficient anti-vibration properties can be ensured and weight...
Resonator circuit and method of generating a resonating output signal
A resonator circuit enabling temperature compensation includes an inductor coupled between a first node and a second node of the resonator circuit; a capacitor...
Low-noise fine-frequency tuning
Circuits, methods, apparatus, and code that provide low-noise and high-resolution electronic circuit tuning. An exemplary embodiment of the present invention...
Temperature invariant circuit and method thereof
A temperature invariant digitally controlled oscillator is disclosed. The digitally controlled oscillator is configured to generate an output clock with stable...
Phase locked loop, semiconductor device, and wireless tag
An object is to provide a PLL having a wide operating range. Another object is to provide a semiconductor device or a wireless tag which has a wide operating...
Chopper circuitry operable in a high temperature environment of a turbine
Chopper circuitry may be adapted to operate in a high-temperature environment of a turbine. A first semiconductor switch (122) may have a first terminal coupled...
Post fabrication tuning of an integrated circuit
An integrated circuit 2 includes a transistor 26 which has a normal switching speed arising during normal operations of that transistor that apply electrical...
Method and apparatus for accurately measuring currents using on chip sense
Systems and methods for managing process and temperature variations for on-chip sense resistors are disclosed. The system includes a circuit that can leverage a...
System and method for testing computer under varying environmental
A system for testing a computer includes a single chip microcontroller (SCM), an environmental test chamber, and a control device connected to the SCM and the...
Method and circuit for controlling motors
A method for controlling a motor comprises steps of: first, determining whether a switch of a motor control circuit in an electronic system is in a first state;...
Drive circuit and physical quantity measuring device
In order for keeping the amplitude of the excitation current of a vibrator constant irrespective not only of the temperature variation but also of the...
Temperature monitoring and control system for negative temperature
A temperature monitoring system for a flexible, thin-film graphite heater element includes a temperature sensing component that uses the heater element to sense...
Method for manufacturing PTC device and system for preventing overheating
of planar heaters using the same
Disclosed are a method for manufacturing a positive temperature coefficient (PTC) device and a system for preventing overheating of a planar heater using the...
Method for providing AFM exchange pinning fields in multiple directions on
Simultaneous setting of exchange pinning field magnetization in more than one direction for several thin film structures on a single substrate has been achieved...
Thermal deposition coating method
A process for the thermal deposition coating of a workpiece is provided that comprises the steps of: thermally depositing a coating on a metallic surface of a...
Closed loop control of auxiliary injection unit
A method and apparatus of controlling commencement of an injection of a melt stream of moldable material from an auxiliary injection unit. A sensor is placed in...
Multi-zone gas distribution system for a treatment system
A treatment system is described for exposing a substrate to various processes. Additionally, a gas distribution system is configured to be coupled to and...
Temperature and flow control methods in a thermal therapy device
A controlled temperature therapy system has a pump, a reservoir, and a therapy component. The reservoir has an inlet in communication with the therapy component...
Control of jaw compression in surgical instrument having end effector with
opposing jaw members
A surgical instrument comprising a surgical instrument with opposing jaw members for clamping tissue therebetween. The surgical instrument may comprise a latch...
Dialysis system having disposable cassette and heated cassette interface
A dialysis fluid flow control system includes a pumping cassette interface including a pump area operable with a pump chamber of a disposable cassette; the...
Infusion pump apparatus, method and system
An infusion pump system is disclosed. The system includes a syringe having a plunger within the syringe barrel, the syringe having an exit end, at least one...
Oxy-fuel combustion with integrated pollution control
An oxygen fueled integrated pollutant removal and combustion system includes a combustion system and an integrated pollutant removal system. The combustion...
Modular roll bar assembly with temperature control system for heating or
A modular roll bar assembly for use in a continuous web imaging device includes a plurality of roll bars, a support frame configured to operatively support the...
Apparatus and method for sealing portions of a wellbore
An apparatus for controlling fluid flow in a borehole in an earth formation includes a carrier configured to be deployed in the borehole and a shape memory...
Automated yield monitoring and control
A system is adapted to automatically maintain a desired yield level for a slurry flow. Measurements of the electrical conductivity of a slurry are taken and...
Engine cooling fan speed control system
A fan cooling system and method are provided to control fan speed for cooling vehicle motor components while minimizing power consumption by the fan and...