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Method and apparatus for optimising the consumption of the fire-extinguishing substance and/or extinguishing time for burning solids and liquids.. Cerberus, July 5, 1995: EP0661081-A1 (4 worldwide citation)

To optimise the extinguishing time and the consumption of the extinguishing water for a complete extinguishing of any fire, the extinguishing parameters for an extinguishing apparatus and the extinguishing method are determined using the methods of thermodynamics and fluid mechanics. Firstly, the de ...


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Greg Pasternack, Brett Valle, David Paige, Ken M Shaw: Portable apparatus and method for measuring hydraulic features in rivers and streams. The Regents of the University of California, John P O Banion, June 20, 2006: US07062962 (3 worldwide citation)

A portable apparatus for measuring characteristics of hydraulic features in rivers and streams that are unwadeable. The apparatus consists of a tripod base, a horizontal boom that articulates on the tripod, a carriage configured to travel on the boom, and a measuring rod that can be moved vertically ...


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Erich Sundermann, Hanno Laurien, Wolfgang Vahlbrauk, Hans Reye: Process and apparatus for the thermal treatment of trickling material swellable or rendered swellable, and containing aluminosilicates. Perfluktiv Consult, Karl F Ross, Herbert Dubno, May 12, 1987: US04664623 (3 worldwide citation)

In the thermal process for treating swellable granulates of clay or the like, the granulates are entered in heaps (4) with free intervals between them into a shaft (1) and traverse said shaft (1) by stages from top to bottom. The heaps (4) are supported by grates (2) of which the bars may be tempora ...


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Jay I Frankel, Majid Keyhani, Rao V Arimilli, Jie: Rate-based sensors for advanced real-time analysis and diagnostics. University of Tennessee Research Foundation, Luedeka Neely & Graham P C, May 26, 2009: US07539587 (3 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a universal rate-based transducer for advancing diagnostic and predictive analyses of low frequency physical phenomena, such as associated with heat and mass transfer, solid and fluid mechanics, pressure and seismic analysis. In many applications, such as in the fire metrology ...


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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. August 7, 2012: US08235776 (2 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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Showalter Merle Robert: Superposition of pivoted pad slider bearing and squeeze film fluid mechanics for heavily cyclically loaded machine elements.. Automotive Eng Ass, December 19, 1984: EP0128747-A2 (2 worldwide citation)

For bearings subject to fully reversing cyclic loads in service, low friction and high load capacity can be achieved with a very strong pivoted pad bearing structure designed for large squeeze film effects in addition to the steady state pivoted pad slider film forming effects. The invention consist ...


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Spangenberg Henri, Spangenberg Frederic, Laroche Inachos: Water bottle filter purifier to filter and purify water after its exit from tap, comprises filter having upper part hermetically screwed in which the neck of the filter is sealed by stopper and lower part on which the filter is placed. Spangenberg Henri, Spangenberg Frederic, Laroche Inachos, June 8, 2007: FR2894244-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

The water bottle filter purifier to filter and purify water after its exit from a tap, comprises a filter having an upper part hermetically screwed in which the neck of the filter is sealed by a stopper and a lower part on which the filter is placed. The stopper having a mobile capsule, which allows ...


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David M Cook Martin: Fluid mechanics devices. Unilab Holdings, Richard E Jenkins, September 29, 1992: US05150883 (2 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a variety of fluid mechanics devices such as fluid-flow valves; piston and cylinder devices; fluid-flow restrictors; fluid reservoirs and fluid-flow manifolds. The devices are build up from stacks of wafer-like components. Which preferably are transparent and in each case, at ...


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Showalter Merle Robert: Connecting rod.. Automotive Eng Ass, January 16, 1985: EP0131383-A2 (2 worldwide citation)

A connecting rod design for minimizing friction and maximizing load bearing capacity of reciprocating crankpin assemblies, such as those found in internal combustion engines. Rather than the conventional journal bearing arrangement, the compressive load between wrist pin and journal center is borne ...


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Kelly Eric Bowman, Richard Ryan Watson: Topology graph optimization. Workman Nydegger, July 4, 2017: US09697326 (1 worldwide citation)

Embodiments are presented for topology graph optimization. A design geometry is represented as a graph. Engineering objectives and constraints are associated with a graph representation of a design geometry. The graph representation of the design geometry is iteratively refined for analysis using an ...



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