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Eric M Krivitzky, Louis M Larosiliere: Centrifugal turbomachines having extended performance ranges. Concepts NREC, Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC, February 14, 2017: US09567942 (1 worldwide citation)

Centrifugal turbomachines, such a centrifugal compressors, centrifugal blower, and centrifugal pumps, having unique treatments that enhance their performance ranges. In one arrangement, the treatment involves injecting a relatively high-momentum flow proximate to the blade-tip clearance gap at the i ...


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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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Rolf Emunds: Casing for a lifting aid. Airbus Operations, Jenkins Wilson Taylor & Hunt P A, June 6, 2017: US09669920 (1 worldwide citation)

A casing for a lifting aid for an aircraft, comprising at least one strake which extends essentially in a protruding manner in the direction of flight in relation to an outer surface of the casing. An aircraft including a lifting aid and such a type of casing.


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Thomas W Astle: Dried specimen storage slides, systems and methods. DeLio Peterson & Curcio, Kelly M Nowak, February 27, 2018: US09903798 (1 worldwide citation)

Specimen collection slides, methods of fabricating and methods of utilizing such specimen collection slides whereby each specimen collection slide includes a top rigid layer with an opening, a bottom rigid layer with an opening substantially the same size as the top layer opening, a middle rigid sec ...


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Guenther Marx, Guenter Boersch, Helmut Nitzsche: Air outlet for ventilating the interior of a motor vehicle. GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS, Lorenz & Kopf, April 11, 2017: US09616732 (1 worldwide citation)

An air outlet for ventilating the interior of a motor vehicle is provided. The air outlet is fluidly connected with a module of a heating, ventilating and/or air conditioning system. The air outlet includes a linkage region having an opening. An insulating structure is held in the linkage region wit ...


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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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Nicole Justis Truitt, Benjamin David Sullivan, Zeyad Moussa, Daniel Kincade: Reconfigurable apparel manufacture and business processes. Noon Intellectual Property Law P C, June 13, 2017: US09675135 (1 worldwide citation)

Provided herein are methods for the modulation of appearance or material properties within items of apparel or equipment. Also provided herein are design articles having alterable designs.


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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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Thomas W Astle: Dried specimen storage slides, systems and methods. Thomas W Astle, DeLio Peterson & Curcio, Kelly M Nowak, January 17, 2017: US09546935 (1 worldwide citation)

Specimen collection slides, methods of fabricating and methods of utilizing such specimen collection slides whereby each specimen collection slide includes a top rigid layer with an opening, a bottom rigid layer with an opening substantially the same size as the top layer opening, a middle rigid sec ...


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Chien Ping Huang: Method for measuring average velocity pressure and system thereof. Industrial Technology Research Institute, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, March 4, 2008: US07337675 (1 worldwide citation)

A method for measuring average velocity pressure of a stack comprises the following steps. First, a total pressure measuring device is provided. The total pressure measuring device then measures the total pressure at a first location in the stack. Next, physical parameters comprising a distance betw ...