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System and method for home security monitoring using a television set-top
Techniques disclosed herein enable automated home security monitoring via a television connected to a set-top box, such as a cable set-top box. Such techniques...
Optical transmitter having multiple optical sources and a method to
activate the same
An algorithm to reduce a peak current for a transmitter module with multiple laser diodes (LDs) is disclosed. When the current temperature of the LDs is higher...
Control of multi-temperature micro-oven for MEMS devices
Disclosed are microelectromechanical system (MEMS) devices and methods of using the same. In some embodiments, a MEMS device comprises a micro-oven comprising a...
Apparatus and method for controlling stepping motor
An apparatus and method is provided for controlling a stepping motor in a digital photographing apparatus, the apparatus including: a temperature measuring unit...
Response to over-current in a battery pack
A controller identifies a condition of a hazardous internal short by comparing patterns of series element voltages to the last known balance condition of the...
Auto-compensating temperature valve controller for electro-rheological
fluid micro-channel cooled integrated...
A structure and method of using the structure. The structure including an integrated circuit chip having a set of micro-channels; an electro-rheological coolant...
Resistance change memory
According to one embodiment, a resistance change memory comprises a memory cell array, a write and read circuit, a temperature sensor, and a memory controller....
Memory storage device, memory controller, and temperature management
A temperature management method suitable for a memory storage device having a rewritable non-volatile memory module and a memory controller used for controlling...
Apparatus containing photoisomerization compound
Technologies are generally described for controlling temperature using compounds capable of photoisomerization. In some examples, a temperature control...
Method and apparatus for thermal sensitivity based dynamic power control
of a processor
A method and system provides dynamic power control based on thermal sensitivity of a processor system. The method and system includes a circuit that reduces the...
Temperature control circuit and oven controlled crystal oscillator
A temperature control circuit of an oven controlled crystal oscillator is a circuit in which a supply voltage is applied to a first terminal of a resistance...
Device manufacturing apparatus and device manufacturing method
An apparatus for manufacturing a device comprises a temperature regulator configured to regulate a temperature of a component associated with manufacture of the...
Air-conditioning control system and program
According to a calculation 13 of a peak operating rate of an air conditioner 19 based on an actual quantity of electric power used, a calculation 14 of an...
Induction heating fusing device and image forming apparatus
An induction heating fusing device and an image forming apparatuses that may control even a very small current region by tracking a resonance frequency to...
Image forming apparatus and image forming method
According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus has a fixing member, a heating unit, and a control unit. The fixing member fixes a toner image, which is...
Electronic apparatus having IC temperature control
The use of a power sink function in IC testing results in a simple and rapid method for testing ICs, and assembled modules, at elevated temperature profiles...
Method of measuring scattering of X-rays, its applications and
The present invention relates to a method and a device for measuring scattering of X-rays wherein the compound to be analyzed is installed in a receptacle...
Digital temperature determination using a radiometrically calibrated and a
non-calibrated digital thermal imager
A method, system, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing a plurality of computer executable instructions for calibrating an uncalibrated thermal...
Systems and methods for determining amount of liquid and gaseous fuel
A method may comprise, on board a vehicle and executed by a vehicle controller, determining a liquid volume based on a fuel level sensor, determining a gas...
Method and apparatus for heating a sheet-like product
A method and apparatus for heating a sheet-like material to a predetermined temperature profile along the length and across the width of the material. The...
Vertical-type heat treatment apparatus
A heat treatment apparatus and control method enabling the apparatus to settle down an internal temperature of a treating vessel to a target temperature...
Refrigerator with temperature control
An insulated icemaking compartment is provided in the fresh food compartment of a bottom mount refrigerator. The icemaking compartment may be integrally formed...
Systems and methods for temperature control and heat extraction from waste
The field of the invention relates to systems and methods for exchanging heat from the degradation, decomposition, and chemical/biochemical transformation of...
Electric oil pump control system and control method for automatic
A control method of an electric oil pump for an automatic transmission that minimizes power loss by normally controlling driving of the electric oil pump when a...
Electronic vehicular transmission and coupling and control assembly for
An electronic vehicular transmission and a coupling and control assembly for use herein are provided. A case of the transmission has an environment hostile to...
Glow plug tip temperature estimating method and glow plug drive control
An arithmetic and control unit is configured to calculate a resistance value of a glow plug on the basis of an energization current of the glow plug and a...
Leak detection for canister purge valve
Methods and systems for detecting a leak in a canister purge valve are disclosed. In one example approach, a method comprises indicating a leak in response to a...
Rejuvenation control of palladium-only diesel oxidation catalyst
A palladium-only (i.e., platinum free) oxidation catalyst body is used to oxidize carbon monoxide and hydrocarbons in the exhaust stream of a diesel engine...
Use of an emissions sensor to control fuel flow staging
A fuel system comprises a fuel actuation arrangement 28 operable to split a metered flow of fuel into at least a first stream and a second stream, a control...
System and method for on line monitoring within a gas turbine combustor
An on-line optical inspection and monitoring system is externally mounted to existing man way service access within the combustor housing. A replacement man way...
System and method for an aftercooler bypass
Embodiments of systems and methods for bypassing an aftercooler are disclosed. According to one embodiment, the bypass valve system may include a turbocharger,...
Exhaust air injection
Embodiments for controlling exhaust air-fuel ratio are provided. In one example, an engine method comprises adjusting upstream exhaust air-fuel ratio to...
Exhaust purification system and method for controlling exhaust
Provided is an exhaust purification system capable of clearing a blockage of a reducing agent injection valve caused by solidification of an aqueous urea...
Internal combustion engine with exhaust-gas aftertreatment arrangement and
method for operating an internal...
A system and method for controlling temperature of a urea reductant to form ammonia for NOx reduction in a selective catalytic reducer coupled to a turbocharged...
Gas turbine engine having a multi-variable closed loop controller for
regulating tip clearance
A gas turbine engine has, in flow series, a compressor section, a combustor, and a turbine section. The gas turbine engine further has a system (i) for cooling...
Gas turbine and operating method thereof
Provided is a gas turbine capable of achieving high-speed startup of the gas turbine through quick operation control of an ACC system during startup of the gas...
Clearance control for gas turbine engine section
A section of a gas turbine engine includes a case structure having a first coefficient of thermal expansion. A continuous, ring-shaped liner has a second...
Voltage tunability of thermal conductivity in ferroelectric materials
A method to control thermal energy transport uses mobile coherent interfaces in nanoscale ferroelectric films to scatter phonons. The thermal conductivity can...
Silicon wafers by epitaxial deposition
A system for depositing thin single crystal silicon wafers by epitaxial deposition in a silicon precursor depletion mode with cross-flow deposition may include:...
Apparatus for plating process
An apparatus for a plating process includes: an outer chamber; an inner chamber covered by the outer chamber; a rotatable holding mechanism configured to hold a...
Method for preparing liquid hydrocarbons from syngas
A method for preparing a liquid hydrocarbon from syngas. The method includes: 1) mixing crude syngas from a biomass gasifier and a hydrogen-rich gas to yield a...
Process for the polymerization of olefins in a gas phase fluidized bed reactor, by i) passing a fluidizing gas to the reactor to fluidize a bed of polymer...
Hybrid vehicle and control method therefor
In a hybrid vehicle, a criterion temperature for locking a first electric motor/generator is set to a first temperature when the engine is in a reduced-cylinder...
Rearview mirror assemblies with anisotropic polymer laminates
Anisotropic film laminates for use in image-preserving reflectors such as rearview automotive mirror assemblies, and related methods of fabrication. A film may...
Controlling torque of a vehicle traction motor
A hybrid electric automotive powertrain includes an electric machine operable in propulsive and regenerative modes. The machine has positive and negative torque...
Train-information management device and device control method
The present invention includes a position detection unit; a regenerating-condition detection unit; a train-line information holding unit that holds therein...
Partial load combustion cycles
The part load method controls delivery of diluent fluid, fuel fluid, and oxidant fluid in thermodynamic cycles using diluent, to increase the Turbine Inlet...
Steer axle high-temperature warning system
A high temperature warning system for a vehicle steer axle an air pressure supply, a normally-closed valve in fluid communication with pressure supply, a heat...
Dermal and transdermal cryogenic microprobe systems
Medical devices, systems, and methods optionally treat dermatological and/or cosmetic defects, and/or a wide range of additional target tissues. Embodiments...
Coolant-conditioning unit with automated control of coolant flow valves
A method is provided which includes providing a coolant-conditioning unit which includes a facility coolant path, having a facility coolant flow control valve,...