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Methods, systems, and apparatus, for an infrared detector are provided. In one aspect, an infrared detector is provided that includes a pyroelectric sensor; a...
Intelligent thermostatic control method and device for an air conditioner
blowing cold and hot air
An intelligent thermostatic method for an air conditioner blowing cold and hot air has steps of calculating an estimated thermal load according to an indoor...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a developing device; a temperature detecting unit measuring a temperature of a main body; a cooling unit cooling the inside...
Image forming apparatus and control method thereof
To appropriately adjust the fixing temperature corresponding to the amount of applied toner, an image forming apparatus controls the temperature of a fixing...
Image projection device and method of controlling image projection device
An image projection device includes: a centrifugal fan that sends air circulating through a casing to a light source; a heat generator that generates heat with...
Electrically controlled optical fuse and method of fabrication
Embodiments of the present invention provide an electrically controlled optical fuse. The optical fuse is activated electronically instead of by the light...
IR spectrometry cell with temperature control means
A sample cell for IR spectrophotometric analysis of a liquid sample is provided. The sample cell comprises two substantially parallel transparent plates...
Temperature and low water monitoring for boiler systems
A dual functionality temperature control measurement and low water cutoff measurement system is taught within a single tapping to a boiler. This dual...
Light emitting apparatus
An LED-based luminaire is configured to direct light from an LED source downwardly. However, a portion of the luminaire intentionally reflects part of the light...
Fluid control valve and assembly
A concentric cartridge for fluid mixing valve includes an inlet adapter configured to receive a first fluid and a second fluid, a pressure balance unit, a...
Method of estimating brake pad wear and vehicle having a controller that
implements the method
A method of estimating brake pad wear includes determining required braking energy to be dissipated by a braking system as a fraction of total kinetic energy...
Method and apparatus for composition based compressor control and
A method and apparatus controls a compressor, where the compressor inlet gas may contain water and/or non-aqueous liquid. The method includes the steps of...
Internal combustion engine control apparatus
In a dual-fuel injection operation, when a fuel injection time by a direct injector as determined on the basis of a direct fuel pressure is less than a minimum...
Exhaust gas purification device for an internal combustion engine
An object is to prevent excessive temperature rise in a DPF during forced regeneration so that the DPF is prevented from being damaged by heat erosion or...
Exhaust system component input pressure estimation systems and methods
An output pressure module that sets an output pressure of a first component of an exhaust system of the vehicle equal to one of: an input pressure of a second...
Boat propulsion device and float position determining method
A boat propulsion device is configured to be attachable to a vessel body including an external tank. The boat propulsion device includes an engine, an exhaust...
Embodiments for controlling boost pressure are provided. In one example, a method of controlling a turbocharger of an engine via a multi-staged wastegate...
Systems and methods for controlling a variable speed water pump
Systems and methods for providing an improved strategy for controlling a variable speed water pump in a vehicle. In some embodiments, more than one water pump...
Control apparatus for an internal combustion engine
In a control apparatus for an internal combustion engine in which an SCR catalyst is arranged in an exhaust passage, a dummy determination processing to...
Exhaust gas treatment system comprising a catalytic particulate filter,
and corresponding method
The invention relates to an exhaust gas treatment system comprising a catalytic particulate filter, a catalytic reduction device for the reduction of nitrogen...
Oil property management system and method for internal combustion engine
fuel economy and minimum wear rates
A system and method for managing the characteristics of engine oil in a lubrication system for an internal combustion engine is disclosed. Generally speaking,...
Gas strut rod system
A spring strut assembly comprises a cylinder having a wall defining an interior volume comprising a working end and a boosting chamber; the working end...
Temperature-controlled liquid infusing device
An invention for infusing liquids, such as beer or wine, at a desired temperature is disclosed. The invention comprises a fillable container to contain the...
Process for controlling particle size and additive coverage in the
preparation of titanium dioxide
The present disclosure relates to a vapor phase process for producing a substantially anatase-free titanium dioxide pigment comprising: reacting a vaporous...
Process for controlling particle size and silica coverage in the
preparation of titanium dioxide
The present disclosure relates to a vapor phase process for producing a substantially anatase-free titanium dioxide pigment comprising reacting a vaporous...
Method for continuous production of biodegradable aliphatic/aromatic
A continuous preparation method of a biodegradable aliphatic/aromatic polyester copolymer includes: performing a first esterification reaction of an aliphatic...
Overheat sensor system
An overheat sensor system is provided. A controller may create an aircraft temperature profile and may compare temperature sensor data to the profile. The...
Protective and decorative shell for motorcycle horn covers
A protective and decorative shell that securely fits onto and covers motorcycle horn covers is disclosed and claimed. The shell of the present invention can be...
Battery thermal system and diagnostic method
A system includes a battery pack having a fluid inlet, a fluid outlet, and battery cells. The system also includes a thermal system having heat transfer fluid,...
Fuel tank depressurization before refueling a plug-in hybrid vehicle
Methods and systems for controlling a locking mechanism on a fuel cap for refueling a vehicle are disclosed. In one example approach, a method comprises venting...
Method and apparatus for determining temperature and relative humidity for
use in a vehicle HVAC system
A sensor module includes a housing. A heat source is located within the housing of the sensor module and a plurality of temperature sensors are mounted in...
Laser machining system utilizing thermal radiation image and method
A laser machining system and a method thereof are disclosed. The disclosed laser machining system comprises a laser generator, an array photo detector, a...
Heat generation system for determining a selective catalytic reduction
A control method and system for monitoring a selective catalytic reduction ("SCR") device of an exhaust gas treatment system is disclosed. The method includes...
Cryopump, method of regenerating cryopump, and control device for cryopump
A cryopump includes: a first panel to be cooled by a first stage of a refrigerator; a second panel to be cooled by a second stage of the refrigerator; a panel...
Treatment system and actuation method for treatment system
A treatment system includes a power source for heat generation which outputs power for heat generation, a grasping member having a heating element which applies...
Method for reduction in microbial activity in poultry processing
A process for reducing the bacterial count on a poultry carcass during poultry processing after the picking stage and prior to the chilling stage by applying an...
Flameproof pressure-tight encapsulated housing with cooling device
A pressure-tight encapsulated housing (10) having a temperature control device (20) including a first heat exchanger unit (21) arranged in the interior of the...
Method and apparatus for microwave treatment of dielectric films
A method for processing a dielectric film on a substrate comprises: depositing a porous dielectric film on a substrate; removing the porogen; stuffing the film...
Dust removal apparatus and image pickup apparatus
A dust removal apparatus includes a vibrating plate, a piezoelectric element, a power supply that applies the piezoelectric element with an alternating voltage;...
Image forming apparatus
The image forming apparatus includes a fan motor that cools an FET, and a CPU that predicts temperature of the FET, and controls the rotation speed of the fan...
Method for measuring co-channel signal interference, and receiver
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method for measuring co-channel signal interference, and a receiver, where the method includes precisely...
Apparatus and methods for phase-locked loops with temperature compensated
Apparatus and methods for frequency lock enhancement of phase-locked loops (PLLs) are provided. In one aspect, a PLL can include a VCO and a calibration voltage...
Electronic device and control method thereof
An electronic device includes an amplifier which is configured to amplify a sound signal and includes a vacuum tube including a heater configured to heat the...
Apparatus and method for controlling motor
An apparatus and a method for controlling a motor are provided. The apparatus for controlling a motor includes a temperature sensor that is configured to detect...
Feed control apparatus for inductive load with reduced power loss
In a feed control apparatus that controls a feed state for an inductive load by controlling the opening and closing of a load opening and closing element...
In a cogeneration apparatus having a power generation unit equipped with a power generator, an internal combustion engine, and a hot water tank connected to the...
Switching circuit protector
A switching circuit protector switches a semiconductor device (11) provided in a switching circuit connecting a power supply (VB) to a load (RL), from a PWM...
Various embodiments of the disclosure relate to an optical system that includes a base unit and one or more cartridges that are removably attachable to the base...
Semiconductor structure with stress-reducing buffer structure
A semiconductor structure comprising a buffer structure and a set of semiconductor layers formed adjacent to a first side of the buffer structure is provided....
Method for manufacturing solar cells, attenuating lid phenomena
To reduce degradation, by the LID effect, of the conversion efficiency of photovoltaic cells made of crystalline silicon, one or more steps of controlled...