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Elizabeth Walls: Method of evaluation wind flow based on conservation of momentum and variation in terrain. One Energy Enterprises, Buchanan Van Tuinen, January 30, 2018: US09881108 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of modeling the spatial variation in wind resource at a prospective wind farm site. The method involves a simplified analysis of the Navier-Stokes equation and utilizes data from all of the met sites simultaneously to develop site-calibrated models. The model coefficients, mUW and mDW, desc ...


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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 ...


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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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Timothy A Fonte, Leo J Grady, Zhongle Wu, Michiel Schaap, Stanley C Hunley, Souma Sengupta: Methods and systems for assessing image quality in modeling of patient anatomic or blood flow characteristics. Heartflow, Bookoff McAndrews PLLC, June 6, 2017: US09672615 (1 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are disclosed for assessing the quality of medical images of at least a portion of a patient's anatomy, using a computer system. One method includes receiving one or more images of at least a portion of the patient's anatomy; determining, using a processor of the computer system, ...


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Jonathan Schultz: Pinch flow regulator. Life Technologies Corporation, February 28, 2017: US09579654 (1 worldwide citation)

A valve for regulating fluid flow includes a housing base defining a lower cavity and comprising a pinch structure within the lower cavity, a gas inlet providing external access to the lower cavity, a base fluid inlet, and a base fluid outlet. A housing cover defines an upper cavity and comprises a ...


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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 ...