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St├ęphane Kemkemian: Method for detecting atmospheric turbulence by an embedded electromagnetic sensor, notably on board an aircraft. Thales, Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, July 6, 2010: US07750839 (1 worldwide citation)

An aim of the invention is to allow the detection of turbulence in the absence of tracers. A radar is embedded aboard an aircraft (21) and implements the following steps: searching for the upper part of a convective system (1) situated outside the given zone, reflecting the electromagnetic waves; se ...


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Naoyuki Yamada, Naoki Mikami: Fuel property judgment device and method of judging fuel property. DENSO CORPORATION, Nixon & Vanderhye PC, January 17, 2017: US09546992 (1 worldwide citation)

A fuel injection system has a common rail storing fuel, a fuel injector injecting the fuel, a fuel-passage supplying the fuel to the fuel injector, and a fuel-pressure sensor detecting a fuel pressure. An ECU acquires a waveform of a fuel pressure representing a change of a fuel pressure based on th ...


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Ernest R Blatchley III, Eric Gentil Mbonimpa, Bruce Applegate, Bryan Vadheim: Continuous-flow solar ultraviolet disinfection system for drinking water. Purdue Research Foundation, Hartman Global IP Law, Gary M Hartman, Domenica N S Hartman, January 17, 2017: US09546100 (1 worldwide citation)

Potable drinking water is a scarce resource in many parts of developing countries, especially rural areas. Due to limited financial means of these countries, low cost point-of-use systems are thought to be appropriate technology to treat water. Systems using solar ultraviolet (UV) radiation could be ...


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Lori E Lucke, Matthew J Cunningham, Richard A Nazarian: Continuous volume detection for a reservoir in a fluid circuit of a medical system. Minnetronix, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, November 3, 2009: US07611478 (1 worldwide citation)

Continuous volume detection for a reservoir in a fluid circuit of a medical system is described. Volume detection is based on a pressure measurement that is manipulated via application of fluid mechanics. Next-generation medical system controllers may use this data to control the volume contained in ...


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Cascia Mark A: A digital controller for a cooling and heating plant having near-optimal global set point control strategy. Landis & Staefa, February 3, 1999: EP0895038-A1 (1 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. The controller can implement two chiller plant component models expr ...


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Eric Foucault, Philippe Szeger, Janick Laumonier, Philippe Micheau: Unsteady flow meter. Center National de la Recherche Scientifique, Universite de Poitiers, Foley and Lardner, April 14, 2009: US07519483 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention makes it possible to measure, in real time, the flow of a fluid that is incompressible while having an unsteady flow. The pressure measuring system is primarily comprised of a negative-pressure element (1) placed within the flow and provided with two wall pressure taps (A, B). A means ...


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Peter Feldmann, Jason D Morsey, Barry J Rubin: Method, apparatus and computer program providing broadband preconditioning based on reduced coupling for numerical solvers. International Business Machines Corporation, Harrington & Smith PC, August 26, 2008: US07418370 (1 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to computing numerical solutions of linear systems of equations, specifically to implementing preconditioning of the coefficient matrix of such a system. The preconditioning applies to any coefficient matrix, dense or sparse, based on the solutions of a physical problem of unk ...


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Ahmad D Vakili: Structure and method for improving flow uniformity and reducing turbulence. Jason L Hornkohl, July 31, 2007: US07249614 (1 worldwide citation)

A structure for reducing turbulence and increasing flow uniformity in a flowing fluid in a wind tunnel, or a fluid channel, has a plurality of conduits or channels arranged into a conduit bundle. The conduit bundle has a number of parallel conduits with plurality of perforations on the inner side wa ...


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Sang Joon Lee, Jung Yeop Lee: Manufacturing method of flow passage network and flow passage network using the same. Postech Academy Industry Foundation, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, February 4, 2014: US08640734 (1 worldwide citation)

An exemplary embodiment of the present invention relates to a manufacturing method of a flow passage network and a flow passage network for minimizing energy loss occurring during fluid flow, and there are effects in which flow loss is reduced during fluid transport and the energy efficiency of flow ...


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Jack V Smith, Jesse M Carter: Automated urinalysis method for detecting blood in urine. Chinera Research Chemical, Herbert W Larson, Larson Larson P A, March 31, 1998: US05733785 (1 worldwide citation)

Detecting red blood cells in a patient's urine by placing an aliquot of the urine in an automated analyzer sampling cup. The urine is transferred to a cuvette mounted within the automated analyzer and one or more reagent compositions in an aqueous medium is injected into the cuvette. The reagent con ...



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