Steven P Nuspl, Edmund P Szmania, John A Kleppe, Peter R Norton: Acoustic pyrometer. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Vytas R Matas, Robert J Edwards, Eric Marich, July 18, 1989: US04848924 (246 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for measuring high temperatures in a boiler transmits pulses of acoustic waves, from one side wall of the boiler to an opposite side wall thereof. Acoustic noise within the boiler, as well as the transmitted pulses of acoustic waves are received at the opposite side of the bo ...

Donald M Stevens, Daniel T MacLauchlan, Paul J Berbakov: Edge detection and seam tracking with EMATs. McDermott Technology, R J Edwards, Eric Marich, R C Baraona, December 5, 2000: US06155117 (208 worldwide citation)

A method for detecting the location of an edge, interface, seam or other structure of a workpiece uses one or two electromagnetic acoustic transducers (EMATs) to transmit an ultrasonic wave along the workpiece toward the edge and to receive a reflected wave. The velocity of the wave in the material ...

Daniel P Geier, Kenneth R Camplin: Sensor transport system for combination flash butt welder. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Robert J Edwards, Robert P Bennett, Eric Marich, July 7, 1998: US05777229 (206 worldwide citation)

An automated sensor transport system for non-destructive inspection of a weld through the use of ultrasonic waves produced by an electromagnetic acoustic transducer (EMAT). The system includes: a computer control unit; a transport apparatus having a first EMAT for producing an ultrasonic SH shear wa ...

Christopher L Verrill, Larry J Chaney, Kurt E Kneidel, Robert A McIlroy, Robert M Privette: Compact multi-fuel steam reformer. McDermott Technology, R J Edwards, Eric Marich, August 17, 1999: US05938800 (103 worldwide citation)

A compact, mobile fuel converter for producing molecular hydrogen from hydrocarbon fuels, such as automotive gasoline, or other fuels such as methanol and ethanol has a steam reformer for producing molecular hydrogen from a pressurized and desulfurized fuel and water vapor preheated by flue gases fr ...

Jack M Kibler, Jack K Schmotzer, Charles C Stauffer: Automated membrane filter sampler. Electric Power Research Institute, Robert J Edwards, Vytas R Matas, Eric Marich, April 9, 1991: US05005430 (76 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for simultaneously acquiring a plurality of samples of ionic and particulate impurities from a fluid stream by means of a plurality of filter pairs.

Deborah A Madden, Michael J Holmes: Alkaline sorbent injection for mercury control. McDermott Technology, R C Baraona, Eric Marich, April 16, 2002: US06372187 (64 worldwide citation)

A mercury removal system for removing mercury from combustion flue gases is provided in which alkaline sorbents at generally extremely low stoichiometric molar ratios of alkaline earth or an alkali metal to sulfur of less than 1.0 are injected into a power plant system at one or more locations to re ...

Paul S Nolan: Combined flue gas desulfurization and carbon dioxide removal system. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Eric Marich, Kathryn W Grant, June 4, 2002: US06399030 (56 worldwide citation)

A combined removal system for separating carbon dioxide and sulfur oxide gases from furnace flue gases employs a single vessel having two chambers. The chambers are separated by a series of baffles and drains. The lower, primary chamber contains reagent and a delivery system for removing sulfur oxid ...

Sten A Wallin, Sunil D Wijeyesekera: Solide oxide fuel cell stack with composite electrodes and method for making. The Dow Chemical Company, R J Edwards, Eric Marich, November 30, 1999: US05993986 (51 worldwide citation)

A planar solid oxide fuel cell stack has a number of fuel cells (anode/electrolyte/cathode) connected in series by a gas tight, electrically conductive interconnection in which at least one electrode is a porous composite of a contiguous network of an ionically conductive material or phase, a contig ...

Yi Hung Chiao: Solid oxide fuel cells. The Dow Chemical Company, R J Edwards, Eric Marich, August 10, 1999: US05935727 (47 worldwide citation)

A fuel cell stack made from two different ceramic materials which are used to form four distinct layers of each individual fuel cell is provided. The fuel cell stack uses a ceramic ionic conductor to form the electrolyte layer and a ceramic electronic conductor to form an interconnect layer, with th ...

Ralph T Bailey, Robert B Myers, Richard C Vetterick: Dual fluid atomizer. The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Vytas R Matas, Robert J Edwards, Eric Marich, April 11, 1989: US04819878 (46 worldwide citation)

An atomizer comprises a cylindrical mixing chamber with open entry and discharge ends. An inner barrel for a slurry or fluidized dry powder is connected to the entry end for supplying the slurry or fluidized fine powder into the mixing chamber. One or more atomizing gas ports extend at an angle into ...