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System and method to estimate intake charge temperature for internal
An engine includes an intake manifold mixing an intake air flow and an exhaust gas recirculation flow to provide an intake charge flow. A method to estimate an...
Fuel injector heater element control via single data line
A system, heated fuel injector, and controller for closed-loop temperature control of a heated fuel injector having simultaneous two-way data communication over...
Pre-ignition estimation/control device for an internal combustion engine
A pre-ignition estimation/control device includes: an octane number estimation module for estimating an octane number of a fuel based on detection signals...
Clutch temperature estimation for a mobile machine
A mobile machine includes a propulsion system. The propulsion system may include a prime mover, a traction device, and a clutch operable to transmit power...
System and method for estimating hydraulic pressure within and controlling
a dry dual clutch transmission
A control system for a dry dual clutch transmission (DCT) includes first, second, and third modules. The first module detects whether a hydraulic pressure...
Open/close actuating mechanism control device and open/close actuating
mechanism control method for vehicle
An open/close actuating mechanism control device for a vehicle includes: an actuating mechanism (24, 30) that is exposed to outside air and that opens or closes...
Method and apparatus for aligning an ablation catheter and a temperature
probe during an ablation procedure
Apparatus for aligning an ablation catheter and a temperature probe relatively for an ablation procedure includes an ablation catheter with a first antenna for...
Systems and methods for tuning a broadcast radio receiver with digital
Systems and methods that employ receiver circuitry to provide frequency display signals to a digital display without the presence or use of any external timing...
Temperature correcting an envelope power supply signal for RF PA circuitry
A direct current (DC)-DC converter and radio frequency (RF) power amplifier (PA) circuitry are disclosed. The DC-DC converter provides an envelope power supply...
Image forming apparatus
In an image forming apparatus, a fixing condition such as a target control temperature of a heater is changed depending on whether a first resistance heating...
Image forming apparatus with temperature dependent control unit
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier; a latent-image forming unit configured to form a latent image on the image carrier; a developing unit...
Precision optical frequency tunable laser
The invention relates to a precision optical frequency tunable laser. The laser includes: a laser gain medium, an intracavity collimating lens, an active...
Power supply controller
If a power supply path is in an abnormal state, a power-supply-path protection circuit of a power supply controller inhibits a switching circuit that switches...
Method and apparatus for detecting touch-down and contact between a head
and a storage medium using a sensor,...
A method and apparatus for detecting a touch-down and contact between a head and a storage medium by using a signal generated by a data storage device,...
A microscope system includes a culture unit for holding and cultivating a specimen while maintaining constant temperature and humidity; a stage for holding the...
Lithographic apparatus and device manufacturing method
A lithographic apparatus includes a substrate table constructed to hold a substrate, a projection system configured to project a patterned radiation beam...
Drive voltage generating circuit and liquid crystal display including the
A drive voltage generating circuit which has a first shifter receiving an input voltage and outputting a first drive voltage obtained by first shifting a...
Earphone-based game controller and health monitor
Design and operation techniques for an earphone-based game controller and health monitor are described herein. In one example, two "ear bud" style earphones are...
Device to remotely control an outdoor grill or an indoor oven with a
web-enabled computing device
A grill controller device, which remotely controls any type or grill or oven, comprises a circuit board, a plurality of connector, a power supply system, a...
Quartz-crystal controlled oscillator
An atmosphere temperature at which a quartz-crystal oscillator and an oscillation circuit are placed is controlled in high accuracy, and an output frequency...
A MEMS resonator comprises a resonator body (34), and an anchor (32) which provides a fixed connection between the resonator body (34) and a support body. A...
Start-up circuit for an output driver
One or more techniques and systems for starting an output driver and an associated start-up circuit are provided herein. In some embodiments, a voltage provider...
Thermal wall plug sensing and control
A system and method operable to facilitate thermal wall plug sensing and control may include an ability to control current drawn by a charging system or other...
Methods, systems, and apparatus for providing variable illumination
Digital Control Ready (DCR) is a two-way open standard for controlling and managing next-generation fixtures. A DCR-enabled lighting fixture responds to digital...
Programmable luminaire system
A system comprising a luminaire, a computerized device, and a docking member establishing electrical communication between the luminaire and the computerized...
Induction cooking device
An induction cooking device includes a heating coil performing induction heating of a cooking container placed on a top plate, an inverter circuit supplying...
Fumed silica of controlled aggregate size and processes for manufacturing
The invention provides fumed silica comprising aggregates that have an aggregate size and a surface area that satisfy particular formulas relating aggregate...
Battery pack and wiring substrate
A battery pack includes a pack body that includes a battery cell and that has an external shape substantially symmetric with respect to the horizontal and...
Apparatus and method for searing, branding, and cooking
An apparatus and method for continuously searing and/or branding the surface of and continuously cooking a food product wherein the cooking oven is different...
System intended to reduce the amount of NOx in the exhaust gases of a
System to reduce the amount of NOx in exhaust gases of a vehicle. The system includes a storage space 1 containing an agent, a SCR catalytic converter 5, an...
Vessel for regeneration of a catalyst including monitoring and monitoring
and control of combustion completion
A vessel for regenerating used catalyst comprising at least one combustion zone provided with at least two walls (5a, 5b) between which the catalyst circulates...
Burned plant material and electromagnetic shielding member
An electrically conductive composition capable of making specific volume resistivity control easier, is a carbonaceous material produced by burning plant...
Adjustable filter system for a dishwashing appliance
An adjustable filter system for a dishwashing appliance is provided. More specifically, a filter system is provided whereby the relative amount of fluid...
Crystal growth system and method for lead-contained compositions using
This invention includes a system and a method for growing crystals including a batch auto-feeding mechanism. The proposed system and method provide a...
Semi-liquid metal processing and sensing device and method of using same
A semi-liquid metal processing and sensing device comprising a crucible that is at least partially encircled by at least one induction coil. The one or more...
Method for controlling foamed slag in a stainless melt in an electronic
A method for controlling foamed slag in a stainless melt in an electric arc furnace. Slag level in the electric arc furnace is continuously detected...
Methods and apparatuses for making cathodes for high-temperature,
The approaches for fabricating cathodes can be adapted to improve control over cathode composition and to better accommodate batteries of any shape and their...
Device and method for controlling a laser therapy of the eye
A device for controlling a laser therapy of the eye, including an evaluation unit that determines an intensity of a transient temperature effect by analysis of...
Dual pump regulator system for a motor vehicle transmission
An apparatus and method are disclosed for controlling fluid flow in a motor vehicle transmission. At least one friction engagement device is fluidly coupled to...
Apparatus and method for controlled release of lubricant additives in
bearing and gear assemblies
A structure (200) for containing a volume of lubricant additive gel (10) which is disposed within a mechanical system, in close proximity to a wear critical...
Method of calibrating a heater system
A method of calibrating a heater system for heating a surface of a structure, the heater system including a heater element, a temperature sensor proximate the...
Backlight module with heat dissipation enhanced with coating of mixed
materials and display device using same
The present invention relates to a backlight module that enhances heat dissipation of LED light sources and a display device. The backlight module that enhances...
The present invention provides a backlight module, which includes a backboard, a light bar mounted on the backboard, and a thermo-sensitive heat conduction...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus comprising: a conveying unit; a liquid droplet jetting head that jets liquid droplets onto a recording medium conveyed by the...
Microfiltration membrane with improved filtration properties
Method for producing this membrane from a casting solution comprising the hydrophobic first sulfone polymer and the hydrophilic second polymer in a solvent...
Well control operational and training aid
A method and system to aid and/or train well control personnel by measuring the actual hydraulic delay and pressure attenuation of operator choke changes during...
System and method for managing temperature in a wellbore
A system and a method manage temperature in a wellbore. A thermal barrier may be positioned within the drill pipe and/or the drill collars to obtain a desired...
Universal water control trim
A method and apparatus for installing water control is disclosed in which a universal template is provided to permit installation in all water providing...
Custom-shape wireless dog fence system and method with temperature
compensated crystal oscillator for reduced...
A custom-shaped wireless fence system is provided that contains one or more dogs in a user-defined containment area without the need for a physical fence or...
Method of manufacturing vitreous silica crucible
The present invention provides a method of manufacturing a vitreous silica crucible by heating and fusing a silica powder layer in a rotating mold by arc...