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Mark A Cascia: Digital controller for a cooling and heating plant having near-optimal global set point control strategy. Siemens Building Technologies, Greer Burns & Crain, October 5, 1999: US05963458 (43 worldwide citation)

A DDC controller is disclosed which implements a control strategy that provides for near-optimal global set points, so that power consumption and therefore energy costs for operating a heating and/or cooling plant can be minimized. Tile controller can implement two chiller plant component models exp ...


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Daniel Stanimirovic: Fully articulated and comprehensive air and fluid distribution, metering, and control method and apparatus for primary movers, heat exchangers, and terminal flow devices. Daniel Stanimirovic, May 2, 2006: US07036559 (22 worldwide citation)

The described method and apparatus pertains namely to the HVAC (Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning) industry, though its many functions extend into any and all forms of air-fluid movement, metering, distribution, and containment. Essentially, the scope of operation of the method and apparatu ...


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Olgica Bakajin, Jason Holt, Aleksandr Noy, Hyung Gyu Park: Membranes for nanometer-scale mass fast transport. Lawrence Livermore National Security, October 18, 2011: US08038887 (19 worldwide citation)

Nanoporous membranes comprising single walled, double walled, and multiwalled carbon nanotubes embedded in a matrix material were fabricated for fluid mechanics and mass transfer studies on the nanometer scale and commercial applications. Average pore size can be 2 nm to 20 nm, or seven nm or less, ...


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Daniel Stanimirovic: Fully articulated and comprehensive air and fluid distribution, metering, and control method and apparatus for primary movers, heat exchangers, and terminal flow devices. March 11, 2008: US07341201 (18 worldwide citation)

The described method and apparatus pertains namely to the HVAC (Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning) industry, though its many functions extend into any and all forms of air-fluid movement, metering, distribution, and containment. Essentially, the scope of operation of the method and apparatu ...


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Robert B Truitt, V Bruce Junius: Compact and cleanable apparatus for preventing scale formation in liquid systems. Fluid Mechanics, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, December 15, 1987: US04713159 (17 worldwide citation)

A device for eliminating mineral precipitation within a liquid system. A container having inlet and outlet pipes is connectable to external plumbing to receive and pass through the container untreated water or liquid. The inlet pipe is connected within the container to a fitting having a treatment p ...


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Buchelli Alberto: On-line determination of polymer properties in a continuous polymerization reactor.. Du Pont, November 22, 1990: EP0398706-A2 (13 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a method for on-line prediction of polymer properties. In a continuous polymerization reactor in which an irreversible polymerization reaction occurs, sensors provide axial temperature and pressure profile in the reactor as well as monomer flow rates and concentration for det ...


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James W Lee: Collection system and method. Daniel J O&apos Connor, November 20, 2001: US06318419 (11 worldwide citation)

A collection system and method for various uses including the efficient collection of leaves. The system includes a specially designed chute element and an attachable draw-string type of plastic bag. The bag unit has plural perforations formed therein to provide for an equalization of air pressure a ...


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See Hong Ong, Gangerico G Ramos, Ziqiong Zheng: Method of predicting the on-set of formation solid production in high-rate perforated and open hole gas wells. Baker Hughes Incorporated, Madan Mossman & Sriram P C, April 3, 2007: US07200539 (10 worldwide citation)

A method for predicting the on-set of sand production or critical drawdown pressure (CDP) in high flow rate gas wells. The method describes the perforation and open-hole cavity stability incorporating both rock and fluid mechanics fundamentals. The pore pressure gradient is calculated using the non- ...


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Wolfgang Weiler: Gas turbine engine. Motoren und Turbinen Union Munchen, Haseltine and Lake, April 28, 1981: US04264272 (9 worldwide citation)

A gas turbine engine in which a centrifugal diffusor is located downstream of a centrifugal compressor. The compressor air flow from the centrifugal diffusor is deflected into an axial direction by a substantially 90 degree elbow. The air flow is further decelerated in an axial-flow stator cascade u ...


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Gilbert W Younger: Methods and systems for improving the operation of automatic transmissions for motor vehicles. Mark P Stone, October 19, 1993: US05253549 (8 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods and systems for improving the operation of an automatic transmission for automotive vehicles, particularly automatic transmissions installed by original automobile manufacturers. The methods of the invention employ fluid mechanics and other structural component ...



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