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Gas detecting apparatus and gas detecting method
A gas detecting apparatus including: a heating resistor exposed to a detected atmosphere, and a control circuit for controlling the heating resistor at two...
Adjustable heat exchanger
The adjustable heat exchanger provides precise control of oven temperature in a pyrolysis reaction. The heat exchanger includes two sets of hollow non-circular...
Drying apparatus and methods
The present disclosure concerns a drying or heating apparatus that is capable of independently controlling the temperature of the product being heated (e.g., to...
Microprocessor-controlled beverage dispenser
A microprocessor-controlled beverage dispenser is disclosed, which provides a cold plate having disposed therein beverage lines and refrigerant lines. The...
High temperature and pressure oxidation-reduction potential measuring and
monitoring device for hot water systems
A device for measuring oxidation-reduction potential at operating temperature and pressure in hot water systems is disclosed and claimed. The device includes a...
LED-based lighting system for retrofitting fluorescent lighting fixtures
in a transit vehicle
An LED-based lighting unit for retrofitting a fluorescent light fixture in a transit vehicle has a concave frame or structure conforming to the shape of the...
Cooling system for use in a portable communication device
A cooling system for use in a portable communication device includes a detection module, a cooling module and a central control module. The detection module...
Compressor temperature control by indirect temperature measurement
A method for regulating a compressor of a pressure supplying system. The compressor is switched on and off dependent on a threshold temperature of one or more...
Method of controlling turbine equipment and turbine equipment
To provide a method of controlling a turbine equipment and a turbine equipment capable of carrying out a starting operation of controlling a load applied to a...
Liquid-cooled internal combustion engine with liquid-cooled cylinder head
and with liquid-cooled cylinder block
One approach to provide engine cooling for an internal combustion engine includes pumping coolant from a pump output, in parallel, directly to a block and a...
An engine system includes: an exhaust path through which an exhaust gas of an engine passes; an urea injection valve that injects urea into the exhaust path; a...
Washing machine and method for controlling same
A washing machine that calculates a temperature of a balancer to effectively control a motor and a method of controlling the washing machine are provided. The...
Fabric-faced floor coverings with micro-spring face structures
The present invention is directed to multiple-layer composites suitable for use as floor-coverings in the form of cut tiles or broadloom sheets, providing a...
Method and apparatus for manufacturing Si-containing cold rolled steel
This invention provides methods and apparatuses which can manufacture Si-containing cold rolled steel sheets exhibiting excellent chemical conversion properties...
Vehicle control apparatus
A control apparatus is applied to a vehicle. The vehicle has an internal combustion engine and a variable inertia flywheel provided on an output shaft of the...
Hybrid vehicle and control method for hybrid vehicle
A hybrid vehicle intermittently operates and stops an engine, travels through control over torque generated by the engine and torque generated by a second motor...
Vehicle control system
A vehicle control system includes: a power unit including an electric rotary machine; an electric coolant pump configured to circulate a coolant that cools the...
Color-adjustable RGB-ambient lighting for a cup-holder arrangement
A cup-holder arrangement for a vehicle includes a cup-holder, a lighting unit; and a control unit for controlling a color gradient of the lighting unit as a...
Method and apparatus for controlling an electric machine
A method for operating an electric machine of a ground vehicle includes periodically determining an aging parameter based upon a temperature of the electric...
Method for controlling water pump of vehicle and system thereof
A method for controlling a water pump of a vehicle moving a coolant circulating through a cooling load generating heat and a radiator includes calculating a...
Air conditioner system control method for vehicle
A method of controlling an automotive air-conditioning system includes compressing a refrigerant by sensing the operation of an air conditioner while a vehicle...
Method for temporally decoloring a part of image form on a sheet and
coloring the decolored image again
According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes an image forming section, a fixing device, and a control section. The image forming section...
Method for the production of multiphase composite materials using
microwave plasma process
Disclosed herein is a method to produce multiphase composite materials directly from solution precursor droplets by a fast pyrolysis process using a microwave...
Specific absorption rate measurement and energy-delivery device
characterization using image analysis
A method of controlling output of an electrosurgical power generating source includes the steps of receiving image data including tissue temperature information...
Electrosurgical device and methods
An electrosurgical bipolar probe with internal cooling for use in systems and methods for lesioning in bone and other tissue is disclosed. The bipolar probe...
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...
Lighting apparatus and illumination system using the same
A lighting apparatus includes a power supply unit and a control unit configured to control the power supply unit. The control unit determines, at a time of...
Monolithic clock generator and timing/frequency reference
A periodic signal generator includes a resonant LC tank circuit that generates a periodic reference signal at a first frequency at a differential output...
Switching control device
A switching control device controls a drive circuit including one or more series circuits each one of which includes an upper switching element and a lower...
Temperature-controlled integrated piezoelectric resonator apparatus
An integrated resonator apparatus comprises a piezoelectric resonator, an acoustic Bragg reflector coupled to the piezoelectric resonator, and a substrate on...
Method for charging battery and charge control device for battery
A method for charging a battery is used for charging a solid secondary battery including a positive electrode active material layer, a negative electrode active...
Method of controlling fuel cell system
In a case where gas supply controller of an FC system determines that the temperature of an FC is a predetermined temperature or less, the gas supply controller...
Apparatus for analysis of sample chemical species featuring multiple
sample placement locations
A Direct Sample Analysis (DSA) ion source system operating at essentially atmospheric pressure is configured to facilitate the ionization, or desorption and...
Apparatus and method for driving organic light emitting display device
Disclosed is an apparatus and method for driving an organic light emitting display device which facilitates to control current consumption of a display panel...
Vehicle control system
The present invention provides a vehicle control system, for example for use with an emergency services vehicle such as an ambulance, fire engine, police car or...
Image forming apparatus controlling heated region of sheet by fixing unit
based on sheet width
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit, a heating member configured to heat the sheet for fixing the image onto the sheet, a temperature...
Battery-type determination apparatus, battery-type determination method,
and electronic apparatus
A battery-type determination apparatus includes a battery installation unit equipped with battery connection terminals in which a battery is installed, a...
Sensor control apparatus and sensor control system
A CPU (11) of an ECU (5) obtains the present exhaust gas temperature from temperature sensor (3), and calculates the difference with an exhaust gas temperature...
Apparatus and method for real time measurement of substrate temperatures
for use in semiconductor growth and...
The invention is an optical method and apparatus for measuring the temperature of semiconductor substrates in real-time, during thin film growth and wafer...
Substrate rapid thermal heating system and methods
A method and apparatus for rapid thermal heat treatment of semiconductor and other substrates is provided. A number of heat lamps arranged in an array or other...
Cascade floating intermediate temperature heat pump system
A cascade heat pump system is configured with variable-speed compressors which allow operation at a high system coefficient of performance for a given thermal...
Catalyst heating with exhaust back-pressure
Embodiments for controlling an exhaust back-pressure valve are provided. In one example, a method for operating an engine comprises closing an exhaust...
Energy control systems and methods for a powertrain of a vehicle
A system includes a mode module and an energy module. The mode module generates a mode signal based on a temperature of an engine and at least one of a...
Gas turbine casing thermal control device
A device for directing gas impingement to an inner casing of a gas turbine may include a plate configured for attachment to the outer surface of the inner...
Method for producing a silicon ingot by solidification of a melt
comprising a nucleation agent including...
Method for producing a silicon ingot, comprising the following steps: providing a container to receive a silicon melt, providing a temperature control device to...
Liquid crystal blue phase
Methods of forming a liquid crystal blue phase from composite materials having a chiral nematic liquid crystal host and a bent-shape molecule are described. The...
Process for separating aryl carboxylic acids
In the present disclosure, a process for separating aryl carboxylic acids from a mixture comprising a plurality of aryl carboxylic acids is provided, wherein...
Vehicle and method of controlling a vehicle
A motor vehicle having: prime mover means; at least first and second groups of one or more wheels; and a driveline to connect the prime mover means to the first...
Injection molding machine having a temperature controlled baseplate
An injection molding machine for producing molded parts has a machine table with a base frame on which three supporting elements with a baseplate disposed...
Method of controlling laser beam preheating temperature of surface of
Disclosed is a method for, when a surface of a workpiece is preheated with a laser beam during milling, calculating an optimum preheating temperature according...