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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: US08235777 (1 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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Wilhelm Cramer: Plug arrangement for a cell vent of a storage battery. Accumulatorenwerke Hoppecke Carl Zoellner & Sohn & Co KG, Cantor Colburn, January 13, 2004: US06677075 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns a plug arrangement for gas-tight closure of a cell vent of a storage battery. To provide a plug arrangement that to the greatest possible extent prevents acid from running out when a storage battery is tipped or turned and at the same time permits sufficient degassing and can ...


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Clayton Gary Alan: Predicting telemetry data using coupled fluid mechanics and finite element analysis models. Rolls-Royce, December 13, 2006: GB2427046-A (1 worldwide citation)

A method of predicting telemetry data for a system the method includes linking a computational fluid dynamics model and a finite element analysis model at a system condition. The computational fluid dynamics model and finite element analysis model are converged to obtain a converged solution. Data i ...


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Anna Kathryn Duncan, Erin Louise Hall, Geoffrey Walker, Gerald David Duncan, Flavio E Bernardino, Mary Ellen Zeitler, David Wayne Carr: Laundry appliance. Whirlpool Corporation, January 3, 2017: US09534328 (1 worldwide citation)

A laundry machine configured to supply a first amount of water to the wash tub wherein a wash plate can be oscillated such that clothes items directly above and in contact with the impeller are frictionally dragged in a oscillatory manner with the wash chamber while continuing to oscillate said wash ...


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William Banning Vail III, Tomislav Skerl, Damir S Skerl: Mud motor assembly. Smart Drilling and Completion, Sheridan Ross P C, April 4, 2017: US09611693 (1 worldwide citation)

A longer-lasting, lower cost, more powerful, all metal, mud motor than the presently available progressing cavity type mud motors for drilling boreholes into the earth. A mud motor apparatus possessing one single drive shaft that turns a rotary drill bit, which apparatus is attached to a drill pipe ...


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Jose Nathan Kutz, Jacob Grosek, Steven Brunton, Xing Fu, Seth Pendergrass: Using dynamic mode decomposition for real-time background/foreground separation in video. UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, Christensen O Connor Johnson Kindness PLLC, June 6, 2017: US09674406 (1 worldwide citation)

The technique of dynamic mode decomposition (DMD) is disclosed herein for the purpose of robustly separating video frames into background (low-rank) and foreground (sparse) components in real-time. Foreground/background separation is achieved at the computational cost of just one singular value deco ...


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Craig B Arnold, Euan McLeod, Alexandre Mermillod Blondin: Tunable acoustic gradient index of refraction lens and system. Barnes & Thornburg, Thomas J McWilliams, March 14, 2017: US09594288 (1 worldwide citation)

A tunable acoustic gradient index of refraction (TAG) lens and system are provided that permit, in one aspect, dynamic selection of the lens output, including dynamic focusing and imaging. The system may include a TAG lens and at least one of a source and a detector of electromagnetic radiation. A c ...


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Allan Joseph Calderhead: Improved annular flow monitoring apparatus. Expro North Sea, June 23, 1999: EP0923710-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

An improved annular flow monitoring apparatus is described which improves flow monitoring accuracy by taking account of scale thickness when calculating flowrate measurement. This is achieved, in one aspect of the invention, by providing a flow restrictor insert (14) into the bore of a conduit or pi ...


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Sundermann Erich, Laurien Hanno, Vahlbrauk Wolfgang, Reye Hans: Process for the thermal treatment of trickling material containing aluminosilicate, and swellable or rendered swellable.. Perfluktiv Consult, April 16, 1986: EP0177523-A1 (1 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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Muldowney Gregory P: Interpenetrate interpenetrating network for the chemical mechanical polishing for guaranting the effective flow of the fluid mechanics on-premises slurry of the grinding pad. Rohm And Haas Electronic Materials Cmp Holdings, February 19, 2009: KR1020080079827 (1 worldwide citation)

PURPOSE: An interpenetrate interpenetrating network for the chemical mechanical polishing is provided to control the pitch can be highly and the stiffness of the grinding element in order to control the contact mechanics with substrate and to exclude or reduce conditioning of the grinding pad during ...