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A Bruce Hunter: Method for waste paper pulping. July 18, 1989: US04848674 (8 worldwide citation)

Paper making pulp stock being processed in a pulper is caused to flow through an auxiliary passageway from the main body of the pulper tub and back to the pulper tub at the downstream end of the passageway, propelled solely by the fluid dynamics of the vortical circulation in the pulper. The stock i ...


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Daniel Stanimirovic: Packaged air handling system for fully integrated heat exchange optimization. Daniel Stanimirovic, September 28, 2010: US07802734 (8 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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Giles J Brereton, Harold J Schock, Ruby N Ghosh, Fathi M Salam: Sensors and method for measurement of flow rates and cumulative flow in ducts. Board of Trustees Operating Michigan State University, Harness Dickey & Pierce, June 25, 2002: US06408698 (7 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a sensor for measuring the instantaneous rate of mass flow and the cumulative mass flow in steady or unsteady flows of single-phase liquids or gases in a duct. By measuring the shear stress or the streamwise pressure gradient at the duct wall, and relating it to mass ...


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David D Hyde, James R Stuart: Fluid-sampling system and method. American Monitor Corporation, Willian Brinks Olds Hofer Gilson & Lione, October 7, 1986: US04615866 (6 worldwide citation)

Fluid-sampling system and method for automated, chemistry-analyzing apparatus for withdrawing precise quantities of serum samples from a specimen container and for dispensing the samples into reagent containers for analysis. The apparatus includes a sampler assembly coupled to pressure-generating me ...


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Brian Henry: Discovery toy and method of use. Playcore Wisconsin, Welsh & Katz, August 19, 2003: US06607418 (6 worldwide citation)

A discovery toy/play feature apparatus, for use with water and sand, or other particulate or granular material is provided. The apparatus allows the user to play in both sand and water in such a way as to learn and discover physical and engineering principles while having fun. The play feature appar ...


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Bakajin Oligica, Holt Jason, Noy Aleksandr, Park Hyung Gyu: Membranes for nanometer-scale mass fast transport. The Regents Of The University Of California, Bakajin Oligica, Holt Jason, Noy Aleksandr, Park Hyung Gyu, RUTT J Steven, March 1, 2007: WO/2007/025104 (6 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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Torsten Mais, Uwe Konzelmann, Christoph Gmelin: Plug-in sensor having improved fluid mechanics. Robert Bosch, Kenyon & Kenyon, June 26, 2012: US08205493 (4 worldwide citation)

A plug-in sensor for determining an aspirated air mass of an internal combustion engine flowing through a flow pipe has a plug part, which is able to be introduced into the streaming medium with a specified orientation to the main flow direction. Provided in this plug part is at least one flow chann ...


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Lori E Lucke, Matthew J Cunningham, Richard A Nazarian: Continuous volume detection for a flexible venous reservoir in a cardiopulmonary bypass circuit. Minnetronix, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, April 29, 2008: US07364563 (4 worldwide citation)

A continuous volume detection system for a flexible venous reservoir in a cardiopulmonary bypass circuit is described. The volume detection system is based on a pressure measurement that is manipulated via application of fluid mechanics. Next-generation cardiopulmonary bypass system controllers may ...


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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. December 21, 2010: US07854135 (4 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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Alberto Buchelli: On-line determination of polymer properties in a continuous polymerization reactor. E I Du Pont de Nemours and Company, November 12, 1991: US05065336 (4 worldwide citation)

The molecular weights (Mw and Mn) and polydispersity (Mw/Mn) of a polymer have significant impact on the final product properties and processability of materials made out of it. This invention provides a method for on-line prediction of polymer properties. In a continuous polymerization reactor in w ...



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