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Measuring and testing August inventions list 08/11Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 08/25/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. inventions list
20110203346 - Comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography: The invention provides a manual or automated method for eliminating or minimizing retention time shifts in comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography (abbreviated GCxGC). Under nominal identical conditions (identical column-set specifications and GCxGC oven temperature programming), the invention allows one to reproduce the two-dimensional retention times from one column-set to another, from... Agent: DsmIPAsstes B.v.
20110203347 - Sensing modules and methods of using: A sensing module and method for monitoring various physical parameters, and particularly environmental parameters to which a living body may be subjected, for example, impacts and shock wave pulses. The module at least one energy storage device and at least one set of electromechanical sensing elements contained in a housing.... Agent: Evigia Systems Inc.
20110203348 - Soot sensor system: A soot sensor includes a soot sensor including a sensor element and heater element disposed on a first surface of the soot sensor. A soot sensing system may include a soot sensor and circuitry electrically coupled to the sensor and heater elements of the soot sensor. The circuitry is configured... Agent: Stoneridge, Inc.
20110203349 - Animal scent detection apparatus and system: A portable scent detection system for moving air from a search area to an animal's nose that can include a hand-held pickup for collecting air from a target area, an air moving unit containing at least one fan, a return hose coupled between the pickup and the air moving unit,... Agent:
20110203350 - Method for measuring dust concentration in flowing gas and device for measuring dust concentration in flowing gas: The present invention discloses a method and device for measuring dust concentration in flowing gas, particularly atmospheric air. Aerodynamic forces continuously position the intake nozzle (2) along the direction of gas flow. The velocity of the measuring stream in the inlet of the intake nozzle (2) is compared with velocity... Agent:
20110203367 - Piezoelectric coagulation sensors: This invention provides methods and devices to measure physical characteristics of sample fluids. Samples are introduced into a sample chamber in contact with a mechanically oscillating working member. The vibrations are received by a piezoelectric sensor transducer and correlated to a sample characteristic, such as viscosity or density. The devices... Agent: Micropoint Bioscience Inc.
20110203351 - Citrus fruit peeling process: An efficient process for enzymatically peeling citrus fruit applies a vacuum to perforated fruit and, while maintaining that vacuum, introduces an enzyme solution to the perforated fruit. The fruit is infused with the enzyme by releasing the vacuum pressure. After incubating the enzyme, the albedo of the fruit is weakened... Agent: Del Monte Corporation
20110203352 - Method and device for direct quantitative determination of pesticide seed loading on individual seeds: The present invention provides methods and devices for the direct quantitative analysis of multiple pesticides on individual seeds with or without fluorescent pigments. The seed varieties include corn, cotton, wheat, soybean and canola.... Agent: Syngenta Crop Protection LLC
20110203353 - Systems and methods for evaluating asphaltene deposition inhibitors: Disclosed are methods of determining the effectiveness of an asphaltene deposition inhibitor in oilfield applications. Such methods typically comprising the steps of introducing an oil well fluid into a microfluidic/millifluidic system; introducing a mixture of an asphaltene deposition inhibitor and carrier into the microfluidic/millifluidic system; introducing a precipitating agent, typically... Agent:
20110203354 - Continuous testing method: A continuous testing method for testing the concentration of a target object in a fluid is provided. The method comprises the following steps. A focused light is provided in the fluid to separate the target object from a non-target object in the fluid by changing the movement direction of the... Agent: Crystalvue Medical Corporation
20110203355 - Method for determing the gel strength of a hydrogel: Method for determining the intrinsic gel strength of a water-absorbing hydrogel-forming polymeric material, comprising the step of: obtaining a hydrogel of said water-absorbing polymeric material, submitting said hydrogel to a controlled strain application step and measuring the stress; or submitting said hydrogel to a controlled stress application step and measuring... Agent: The Procter & Gamble Company
20110203356 - Mobile turf instrument apparatus having droppable hammer type accelerometer carried on rotating arm: A mobile turf instrument apparatus has a wheeled frame that may be propelled over the ground by a motive device, such as by a separate vehicle or by its own engine and drive train. A driven arm is carried on the frame and revolves in circles to periodically insert the... Agent:
20110203357 - Dynamic power control for nanoscale spectroscopy: Dynamic IR radiation power control for use in a nanoscale IR spectroscopy system based on an Atomic Force Microscope. During illumination from an IR source, an AFM probe tip interaction with a sample due to local IR sample absorption is monitored. The power of the illumination at the sample is... Agent:
20110203358 - Internal combustion engine combustion state detection apparatus: A combustion state detection apparatus includes an ion detection device that detects ions generated in a combustion chamber, an end detection device that detects ion signal end timing after spark timing obtained from the ion detection device, and a combustion diagnosis device that sets comparative timing to be compared with... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20110203359 - Sealed engine control module with integral ambient air pressure sensor: An engine control module having an environmentally-sealed housing includes a housing-mounted air pressure sensor for providing a reliable measure of atmospheric air pressure to a control circuit mounted within the housing. The sensor is mounted on an inboard face of the housing, and includes a sensor element, a body portion... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20110203360 - Internal position and limit sensor for free piston machines: A sensor for sensing the position of a reciprocating free piston in a free piston Stirling machine. The sensor has a disk mounted to an end face of the power piston coaxially with its cylinder and reciprocating with the piston The disk includes a rim around its outer perimeter formed... Agent: Sunpower, Inc.
20110203361 - Self-retaining target assembly: A sensor target assembly is provided for a body having an axial bore. The sensor target assembly includes a polymeric alignment positioning cylinder for insertion into the bore. Target material is provided which is mounted to the alignment positioning cylinder. The alignment cylinder can optionally have annular barbs.... Agent: Borgwarner Inc.
20110203362 - Tire inflation method for tire testing machine: In a tire testing machine, a test tire transported onto a belt conveyor is entrusted to a lower rim by lowering the belt conveyor. In this state, an upper rim is lowered to the position of the lower rim, whereby the upper and lower rims are fitted to the test... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
20110203363 - Air monitoring device: An air monitoring device (100) includes an outer casing (101) configured to receive an airflow (102) comprising particulate; a bore (103) located inside the outer casing (101); and a collection probe (104) located inside the outer casing (101), the collection probe (104) being configured such that there is a gap... Agent: Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation
20110203364 - Method and apparatus for determining resource consumption: A method for determining the resource consumption in the usage of a fluid, in particular water, withdrawn from a withdrawal site, determines the amount of fluid withdrawn from the withdrawal site during a withdrawal unit. The fluid quantity is based either on the fluid quantity of an individual withdrawal process... Agent: Amphiro Ag
20110203366 - Water level sensing apparatus: There is provided a water level sensing apparatus including: a body disposed to be exposed within a liquid tank and having an accommodating space therein; and a capacitance detecting unit accommodated in the accommodating space of the body, wherein the capacitance detecting unit compares an upper side capacitance value and... Agent: Woongjin Coway Co., Ltd.
20110203368 - Special measuring bottle for measuring volume of solid: A special measuring bottle for measuring volume of solid includes a bottle body and a lid body. The bottle body is filled with a liquid and has an accommodating cavity to be accommodated with a sample solid and a reading cavity communicating with the accommodating cavity. The size of the... Agent:
20110203369 - Sensor system: A sensor system includes a supporting element and a sensor element attached to the supporting element and having a main plane of extension. The supporting element has (i) at least one contact element for electrical contacting of the sensor system and (ii) at least one relief structure for stress decoupling,... Agent:
20110203370 - Hydrostatic sensor device & method for measuring below-ground elevation changes in grade: A hydrostatic sensor device and method is provided for detecting changes in elevation in pipes, boreholes, and tunnels below ground. A pressure transducer for sensing differential changes in fluid pressure is provided at one end of an extensible hose or other flexible conduit, while the other end is maintained in... Agent:
20110203371 - Angular velocity sensor: An angular velocity sensor comprising a fixed part, a weight coupled with the fixed part via a flexible part having a bending part, a first electrode disposed outside the bending part, and a second electrode disposed inside the bending part, in which the first electrode and the second electrode have... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110203372 - Out-of-plane comb-drive accelerometer: An out-of-plane comb-drive accelerometer. An example accelerometer linearizes a response. An example accelerometer includes one or more stators having a plurality of tines having a surface parallel to a surface of substrate. The tine surface is at a first distance from the surface of the substrate. A proof mass includes... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20110203373 - Acceleration sensor: An acceleration sensor includes a substrate, and a plurality of acceleration detection units supported by the substrate. Each of the plurality of acceleration detection units has a torsion beam supported by the substrate and distorted about a torsion axis line; a detection frame supported by the torsion beam so as... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20110203374 - Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus: An ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus having an ultrasonic probe configured to transmit and receive an ultrasonic wave, a transmitter for configured to supply a signal to the ultrasonic probe and forming an ultrasonic beam, a receiver configured to receive a reception signal obtained by transmitting the ultrasonic beam to an object,... Agent: Hitachi Medical Corporation
20110203375 - Method and apparatus for ultrasonic inspection: An inspection device in the form of an acoustic transducer with a number of transducer elements that are arranged in a circumferential array around substantially the whole circumference of the device, to transmit and receive acoustic signals around substantially the whole circumference of the device, typically at substantially the same... Agent:
20110203376 - Devices and methods of ultrasound time of flight diffraction sensitivity demonstration: An ultrasound time-of-flight diffraction reference block has a plurality of notches that extend into the block to simulate cracks, wherein the notches have a normal and transverse orientation with respect to a test path formed on the block.... Agent: Fluor Technologies Corporation
20110203377 - Absolute displacement detection method and absolute displacement sensor using the method: An absolute displacement sensor 1 includes a sensor housing 2 serving as a detection object; a mass body 3 having a mass m which is movably supported by the sensor housing 2 with a spring coefficient k and a damping coefficient c; a detecting means 4 which electrically detects a... Agent: Oiles Corporation
20110203378 - Integrated optical and acoustic transducer device: An integrated transducer device includes an optical transducer and an acoustic transducer integrally joined with the optical transducer. The acoustic transducer includes a membrane responsive to acoustic signals, the membrane being aligned with the optical transducer such that optical signals emitted or received by the optical transducer pass through the... Agent: Avago Technologies WirelessIP(singapore) Pte. Ltd.
20110203379 - Pressure compensator: A pressure compensator is configured to compensate for volume variations of an insulation medium of a subsea installation. The pressure compensator includes a first bellows chamber having walls and a first bellows part. The first bellows chamber is in flow connection with an insulation medium chamber of the subsea installation,... Agent: Abb Technology Ag
20110203380 - Pressure sensor and pressure difference sensor: A pressure sensor includes a hydraulic path filled with a pressure transfer liquid and a pressure transducer having a pressure sensitive deformation body. The hydraulic path includes a channel which extends from a pressure input opening at least to the deformation body, wherein the pressure input opening is spaced a... Agent: Endress + Hauser Gmbh + Co. Kg
20110203381 - Corrosion-resistant high temperature pressure transducer employing a metal diaphragm: A pressure transducer comprising a corrosion resistant metal diaphragm, having an active region, and capable of deflecting when a force is applied to the diaphragm; and a piezoresistive silicon-on-insulator sensor array disposed on a single substrate, the substrate secured to the diaphragm, the sensor array having a first outer sensor... Agent: Kulite Semiconductor Products, Inc.
20110203382 - Gauge for pressure measuring device: A gauge for a pressure measuring device, the gauge includes a gauge body disposed at the front of the pressure measuring device. The gauge body having a graduated circle, a range display window formed on a graduated circle and a pointer to indicate a scale on the graduated circle corresponding... Agent: Tpc Mechatronics Corp.
20110203383 - Method to determine percentage of damage to structure from single or multiple forces: The present invention is directed at providing a numerical analysis method to determine the damage sustained on a structure based upon the physical dimensions of a the structure, the structure's design wind speed and the forces applied during an event such as a hurricane or man made event. The method... Agent:
20110203384 - Instrument for determining a quantity associated with a force exerted on a rotor: Rheometer, also usable for stress-strain-investigations, with at least one bearing (28; 35) having an adjustable stiffness in a direction normal to the bearing surfaces (19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27). The instrument further includes a system (31, 32, 33, 34; 36, 37) for controlling a parameter for adjusting... Agent:
20110203385 - Device for measuring torsions, bendings, and the like, and corresponding manufacturing method: A device for measuring torsions, bendings, and the like, of a target component includes a metallic substrate, an insulating layer, and a sensing layer in the form of a gauge system. The device is configured to be fixed to the target component via a fixed connection.... Agent:
20110203386 - Optical multiphase flowmeter: Method and apparatus enable direct measurement of at least one flow velocity for one or more phases within a multiphase fluid mixture flowing in a conduit. Some embodiments provide determination of actual individual phase flow rates for three phases (e.g., oil, water and gas) that are distinct from one another... Agent:
20110203387 - Method and apparatus for measuring parameters of a fluid flowing within a pipe using a configurable array of sensors: An apparatus for measuring at least one parameter associated with a fluid flowing within a pipe includes a single sheet of piezoelectric film material wrapped around at least a portion of the pipe and an array of sensors disposed at different locations on the film material. Each of the sensors... Agent: Cidra Corporate Services Inc.
20110203388 - Signal processing method, signal processing apparatus, and coriolis flowmeter: [Solving Means] A signal processing apparatus for a Coriolis flowmeter in which at least one flow tube or a pair of flow tubes which is included in a measurement flow tube is alternately driven by causing a vibrator to be actuated by a driving device to vibrate the at least... Agent:
20110203389 - Signal processing method, signal processing apparatus, and coriolis flowmeter: A signal processing method, a signal processing apparatus, and a Coriolis flowmeter are capable of always performing measurement with constant precision and performing phase measurement with high filtering performance and a small amount of computation even when a temperature of a fluid to be measured changes, air bubbles are mixed... Agent:
20110203390 - Soft pressure sensing device: A pressure sensing device includes a first conversion layer and a second conversion layer, an electrically conductive element between the first and second conversion layers, and a pair of electrically conductive yarns connected to the electrically conductive element, wherein the first and second conversion layers include at least one deformation... Agent: The Hong Kong Research Institute Of Textiles And Apparel Limited
20110203391 - Apparatus and method for testing an aircraft pedal system: An apparatus (10) for testing an aircraft pedal system (12) comprises a pedal actuation device (14) for actuating an aircraft pedal (12′, 12″), a force sensor (26) for sensing an actuation force applied to the aircraft pedal (12′, 12″) upon actuation of the aircraft pedal (12′, 12″) and for providing... Agent: Airbus Operations Gmbh
20110203392 - Systems and methods for inline sampling: Methods and devices for inline sampling of a bulk material, such as a powder, are provided. The material's bulk density can be determined from samples drawn using methods and devices described herein. One embodiment of a method of sampling a material allows the material to flow through a sampling compartment,... Agent: Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
20110203393 - Crosscut grain sampler: A sampling device having an elongate member positioned in the connecting section of a swing type auger is provided. The member has a channel facing into a flow of particulate matter passing through the connecting section and an open end. The member is attached to a rotating shaft. When the... Agent: West Central Road & Rail Ltd.
20110203394 - Inline jet-sonde: A sonde, inline sonde, or inline sonde and carrier, configuration for use in troubleshooting a pipe and providing precise location of the problem includes a sonde carrier having a first end adapted to attach to a line and a second opposite end adapted to attach to a troubleshooting device. A... Agent:08/18/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. inventions list
20110197649 - Self-calibrating gas sensor: A self-calibrating gas sensor comprises a steady current measuring gas line composed of valves, pumps and a current-type electrochemical sensor, and a coulomb analyzing gas line composed of said valves, said pumps, said current-type electrochemical sensor and a sample chamber. The two gas lines can be interchanged between measurement and... Agent: Wuxi Sunvou Biotech Co., Ltd.
20110197650 - Methods of manufacturing and temperature calibrating a coriolis mass flow rate sensor: A subassembly of a Coriolis flowmeter is fabricated from a single monolithic piece of elastic polymeric material. The subassembly includes two flow-sensitive members and a base integrally connected to the two flow-sensitive members. The two flow-sensitive members include straight sections, and are substantially similar and parallel to each other. Flow... Agent: Malema Engineering Corporation
20110197651 - Digital angle gauge: A digital angle gauge includes a gauge body having a reference surface that is engageable with an object to be measured for angular inclination. An angle sensor and processor mounted in the body determine an inclination angle of the object with which the reference surface of the gauge body is... Agent:
20110197652 - System for detecting and removing a gas bubble from a vascular infusion line: System for detecting and removing gas bubbles from a vascular infusion line, including a cassette adapted for disposition intermediate the fluid line, the cassette including a flexible tube having an inlet port for connection to a supply side of the fluid line, an outlet port configured for connection to a... Agent:
20110197653 - Synthesizing and utilizing novel ruthenium nanoparticle-activated charcoal-nano-zinc oxide composite catalyst: Ruthenium/activated charcoal (Ru/AC) treated with synthesized nano-ZnO (n-ZnO) is used for the first time as a novel composite catalyst in one-step self-condensation of acetone (DMK) to methyl isobutyl ketone in the gas phase. The DMK self-condensation was performed under atmospheric pressure, in a tubular glass fixed-bed microreactor, under DMK and... Agent: King Abdulaziz City For Science And Technology (kacst)
20110197654 - System and method for fluid sample analysis: A LASER based system for analysis of fluids utilizing frequency shift analysis. In the preferred embodiment of the invention, the liquid for analysis is reduced to a gaseous state so that it can be injected into an extended LASER cavity, so as to detect minute frequency shifts caused by the... Agent: Amr Trust
20110197655 - Multi-layered ceramic micro-gas chromatograph and method for making the same: A micro-gas chromatograph column is formed by texturing a channel into a plurality of green-sheet layers, which are then sintered together to form a substantially monolithic structure. A thick-film paste may be added to the channel textured in the green-sheet layers to provide a porous plug sintered in the micro-gas... Agent: Waters Technologies Corporation
20110197656 - Device for characterizing the evolution over time of a size distribution of electrically-charged airborne particles in an airflow: A device is presented that is capable of recording the evolution over time of the characteristics of a size distribution of electrically-charged airborne particles in an airflow. The device comprises an air inlet, a particle charging unit, a concentration variation section, a particle sensing section and a data evaluation unit.... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20110197657 - Gas sensors, methods of preparation thereof, methods of selecting gas sensor materials, and methods of use of gas sensors: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide for methods of selecting a nanostructured deposit for a conductometric gas sensor, methods of detecting a gas based on the acidic or basic characteristic of the gas using a conductometric gas sensor, devices including conductometric gas sensors, arrays of conductometric gas sensors, methods of... Agent:
20110197670 - Method and apparatus for measuring metal portion in dross: Method and apparatus for determination of portion of pure metal in dross from a dross source, whereby the metal portion in the dross is determined by measuring the dross density and calculating the metal portion in accordance with the formula m%=k−ρ+a, where m% is percentage pure metal, ρ is the... Agent: Alu Innovation As
20110197658 - Accumulator piston position-measuring device: A hydraulic accumulator including a fluid chamber and a displaceable piston that is connected to a piston position-measuring means is disclosed. Embodiments of the hydraulic accumulator can provide a device that measures the available fluid volume in the accumulator. In embodiments, the displaceable part of the piston may separate fluid... Agent:
20110197659 - Method for determining an overall leakage rate of a vacuum system and vacuum system: An overall leakage rate of a vacuum system which can be operated continuously or cyclically is determined. The vacuum system includes at least one process chamber (10) and a pumping device (16) connected to the process chamber (10). In a cyclical leakage rate determination technique, the following steps are taken:... Agent: Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum Gmbh
20110197660 - Water purification apparatus: A method of determining the TOC of a purified water stream is disclosed comprising at least the steps of: passing a supply water stream through a water purification apparatus including an oxidiser to provide a purified water stream, and dispensing at least a portion of the purified water stream; stopping... Agent: Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies Support
20110197661 - Apparatus for sample handling: A sampler (10), in particular for use in testing the dissolution behavior of pharmaceutical products, wherein the sampler (10) comprises: a vial holder (20) for accommodating a plurality of vials (22a, 22b); a sampling needle assembly (30) with a plurality of sampling needles, wherein the sampling needle assembly (30) and... Agent:
20110197662 - Methods, devices, and systems for detecting properties of target samples: Systems and methods for collecting portions of a target sample are disclosed herein. A method for detecting the presence and/or properties of a target sample can include selectively collecting a portion of a target sample with a sample collector and detecting, with the sample collector, the presence of one or... Agent: Mcalister Technologies, LLC
20110197663 - Surface tension measuring device and method thereof: A surface tension measuring device and a method thereof are revealed. The surface tension measuring device includes a container and a hole. A liquid analyte is filled into the container and the hole is disposed on a wall surface of the container while the liquid analyte forms a drop on... Agent: Chung Yuan Christian University
20110197664 - Method and apparatus for determining the interfacial tension between two liquids: The interfacial tension between two liquids is determined by: flowing an internal liquid (Li) through an internal flow member (2) and flowing an external liquid (Le) through an external flow member (4), with conditions being first established such that either droplets (G) of the internal liquid are formed in the... Agent: Universite De Bordeaux I
20110197665 - Surface texture measuring device: A surface texture measuring device includes a threshold value storage module configured to store a threshold input through an operation key, a stylus move distance detector configured to detect a move distance in the trace direction of the stylus, a cumulative move distance storage module configured to cumulatively store the... Agent: Mitutoyo Corporation
20110197666 - Pressure measuring glow plug: The invention relates to a device for determining the combustion chamber pressure. The device includes a tubular base, a glow filament which projects from the tubular base, and at least one sensor element arranged in the tubular base. The invention is characterized in that the sensor element inserted between a... Agent:
20110197667 - Flow meter: A flow meter to be used in a hole drilled in the bedrock for measuring stream flows in bedrock fractures which are transversal to the hole. The flow meter comprises an elongated body having a cross section which is substantially smaller than the diameter of the hole; separating members placed... Agent: Posiva Oy
20110197668 - Apparatus for adjusting foot structures, for design of a foot orthotic, and methods of use: An apparatus comprised of a plurality of engagement structures independently movable along a longitudinal axis to initially engage a mid-foot region of a foot is described. A center structure or a first set of engagement structures engage the foot in a mid-foot region, and one or more peripheral engagement structures... Agent: Tensegrity Technologies, Inc.
20110197669 - Oil reservoir with float level sensor: A drum maintenance system for use in an imaging device includes a reservoir for the storage of release agent used by the drum maintenance unit. The reservoir includes a bottle, an end cap, and a float sensor. The float sensor operates to detect the release agent in the bottle reaching... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110197671 - Load receiver device for density determinations: A load receiver device that serves to receive at least one solid body and to hold the solid body in place in a surrounding fluid during a density determination. Embodiments of the load receiver device include a hanger module that is adapted to establish a hanging connection to a part... Agent: Mettler-toledo Ag
20110197672 - Method and device for unbalance correction on a vehicle wheel: Disclosed is a method for correcting an unbalance on a vehicle wheel including a rim and a tire, which includes measuring the unbalance of the vehicle wheel in an unbalance measuring station, rotating the vehicle wheel in the unbalance measuring station into a defined angular position and transmitting the defined... Agent: Schenck Rotec Gmbh
20110197673 - Elctronic sensor or sensor device, in particular an acceleration sensor, having a chip module mounted in a sensor housing: An electronic sensor has a sensor housing in which a chip module having a module housing is mounted. The module housing has terminal pins that protrude laterally outward, each having a tapering at its free end. In addition, at least one metallic bearer strip is provided that is fashioned, in... Agent:
20110197676 - Method for controlling a sensor with a quick-start vibrating resonator: A method of controlling an inertial rotation sensor has a vibrating resonator having control channels and detection channels. During an operating stage each control channel (C1, C2) is activated for a control duration and each detection channel (D1, D2) is activated for a detection duration, in which the control and... Agent:
20110197674 - Microelectromechanical gyroscope with calibrated synchronization of actuation and method for actuating a microelectromechanical gyroscope: A gyroscope includes a body, a driving mass, which is mobile according to a driving axis, and a sensing mass, which is driven by the driving mass and is mobile according to a sensing axis, in response to rotations of the body. A driving device forms a microelectromechanical control loop... Agent: Stmicroelectronics S.r.i.
20110197675 - Microelectromechanical gyroscope with inversion of actuation forces, and method for actuating a microelectromechanical gyroscope: A microelectromechanical gyroscope includes a body and a driving mass, which is movable with respect to the body according to a driving axis and is capacitively coupled to the body. The gyroscope moreover includes a driving device, which forms a microelectromechanical control loop with the body and the driving mass... Agent: Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.
20110197677 - Vertically integrated 3-axis mems angular accelerometer with integrated electronics: Sensors for measuring angular acceleration about three mutually orthogonal axes, X, Y, Z or about the combination of these axes are disclosed. The sensor comprises a sensor subassembly. The sensor subassembly further comprises a base which is substantially parallel to the X-Y sensing plane; a proof mass disposed in the... Agent: Invensense, Inc.
20110197678 - Acceleration sensor having an electrode bridge: A capacitive micromechanical acceleration sensor has a substrate and a micromechanical functional layer situated above the substrate. A seismic mass, a suspension and fixed electrodes are situated in the micromechanical functional layer. The fixed electrodes are electrically connected to one another on a first and second side, respectively, of the... Agent:
20110197679 - Ultrasonic inspection system and ultrasonic inspection method: In an ultrasonic inspection method or ultrasonic inspection system in which an ultrasonic wave is propagated to an test object via a medium such as a liquid or a gas, an incident position of the ultrasonic wave is accurately and reliably identified. In an ultrasonic inspection method based on an... Agent: Hitachi-ge Nuclear Energy, Ltd.
20110197680 - Controlling torsional shaft oscillation: Torsional oscillation of a shaft in a swing drive system of an excavator is minimized by monitoring torsional strain of the shaft. An electric motor provides torque to the shaft in response to a drive signal provided by a converter. A compensation circuit produces a compensation signal as a function... Agent: Peabody Energy Corporation
20110197681 - Measuring transducer of vibration-type with two counteroscillator arms: Measuring transducer of vibration-type for a fluid flowing in a pipeline. The measuring transducer includes, in such case, a curved measuring tube for conveying the fluid, a counteroscillator having two counteroscillator arms, which are arranged on both sides of the measuring tube, and which, in each case, essentially follow the... Agent: Endress + Hauser Flowtec Ag
20110197682 - Compact and robust load and moment sensor: The present invention relates to a load and moment sensor for a prosthetic device detecting load in a single direction and moment in a single plane. The load and moment sensor includes a sensing element, and a plurality of strain gauges placed in specific locations of the sensing element. The... Agent:
20110197683 - Non-contact torque determination system and method for a non-mechanically coupled rotating system: Methods and apparatus are provided for determining torque in an environmentally isolated system. A drive system is coupled to the environmentally isolated system via a non-contact, magnetic coupling that has a known angular stiffness and at least two coupling sections. A relative deflection of each coupling section is optically measured,... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20110197684 - Epsilon-shaped microcantilever assembly with enhanced deflections for sensing, cooling, and microfluidic applications: An assembly of microcantilever-based sensors with enhanced deflections. A deflection profile of an ε-assembly can be compared with that of a rectangular microcantilever and a modified triangular microcantilever. Various force-loading conditions can also be considered. A theorem of linear elasticity for thin beams is utilized to obtain the deflections. The... Agent:
20110197685 - Portable concentrator: The present disclosure provides devices, systems and methods for concentrating a fluid sample. A portable or hand-held concentrator is used to draw the fluid sample through a filter into an internal chamber, capturing target particles on the filter. An elution cartridge containing an elution fluid is used to recover the... Agent: Innovaprep LLC
20110197686 - Air sampling system: The system includes at least one sampler including a body having a hollow interior accessed through holes in the body and optionally a slide which can selectively cover and expose the holes in the body. A stand is provided made of a base and a floor. The base includes at... Agent:
20110197687 - Device for fluid sampling: The disclosure is directed to a device for fluid sampling. The device may have two panels that are or may be adhered, attached or otherwise connected to opposite sides of a sampling bag having flexible walls. The panels may be used for conveniently inflating or deflating the sampling bag and... Agent: Nextteq, LLC
20110197688 - Dummy for simulating human physical behaviour, method for simulating human physical behaviour: A dummy for simulating human physical behaviour during a test, comprising artificial human body elements that are mutually connected, the body elements having deformation properties, wherein a deformation property of a body element is actuatably variable. The dummy comprises an actuator for varying a deformation property. The actuator may comprise... Agent:
20110197689 - Arrangement for fastening sensor to face of subject and measuring assembly: An arrangement for fastening at least one sensor to a face of a subject to acquire a signal indicative of one or more patient physiological parameter is disclosed herein. The arrangement includes a sensor holder for placing the sensor and having at least one fixing point. The arrangement also includes... Agent:08/11/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. inventions list
20110192211 - Apparatus with abnormality determination function and method for determining abnormality: The apparatus 100 is provided with an abnormality determination means 32 for determining abnormality of the apparatus 100 where two different combinations of two electrodes are selected from the three electrodes 22a, 22b, and 22c, an alternating-current voltage is applied to an electrode in one combination by the voltage-applying portion... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20110192212 - System and method of counting and analyzing animal impacts on a wind turbine blade: System (2) for counting and analyzing animal impacts on at least one blade (16) of a wind turbine (1) and designed to be mounted in the wind turbine (1), the system comprising: at least one acoustic sensor (21) designed to be arranged inside the blade (16) in order to measure... Agent: Eneria
20110192213 - Method and system for monitoring and reducing ruminant methane production: A method and system for reducing methane emissions by ruminants. The method includes providing a feed dispenser for feeding ruminants nutrient supplements, and the feed dispenser includes a gas analyzer where a ruminant places its head. The method includes determining a particular ruminant has accessed the feed dispenser such as... Agent: C-lock Inc.
20110192214 - Field gas chromatograph with flame ionization: The invention relates to a field gas chromatograph with flame ionization for the analysis of a gaseous mixture of hydrocarbons, extracted, in particular, from oil drilling mud. Said mixture consists of a fraction of heavy hydrocarbons (beyond pentane) dissolved in mud in gaseous form. Said field gas chromatograph is made... Agent:
20110192215 - Analytical system for in-line analysis of post-combustion capture solvents: A device and method is described for direct analysis of solvents used to chemically bind with CO2 present in flue gases, and for the monitoring of large-scale CO2 solvent-capture reaction to improve process efficiency, thereby reducing the cost of CO2 capture.... Agent: Microsaic Systems Limited
20110192216 - Method for determining the ignitability of a fuel: The invention relates to a method for determining the ignitability of a fuel, in particular a self-igniting fuel, based on the ignition delay of the fuel during the combustion in a test engine. According to the invention, the ignition delay is determined from the combustion curve and/or the heat curve.... Agent: Rofa Laboratory & Process Analyzers
20110192217 - Flow distribution mixer: A mixer for mixing a fluid having a property varying along a flow direction of the fluid includes an inlet configured for receiving an inlet flow, an outlet configured for providing an outlet flow, and a plurality of flow channels coupled between the inlet and the outlet. The mixer also... Agent: Agilent Technologies, Inc.
20110192219 - Liquid sample analyzer: The present invention removes an air bubble attaching to a detection part arranged in a concave portion on a wall surface in a flow path or an air bubble generated in the vicinity without requiring an external driving force, in a simple configuration. Specifically, the present invention includes: a liquid... Agent: Horiba, Ltd.
20110192218 - Liquid sample quantity determiner: A slide type liquid sample quantity determiner is provided that may enable the whole of a quantity determining flow path to be surely filled with a liquid sample, and also a quantity determination time to be shortened. An upstream side capillary flow path, a quantity determining capillary flow path, and... Agent: Horiba, Ltd.
20110192220 - Restricted filter diagnostic system and method: A restriction diagnostic system for a vehicle comprises a pressure difference module and a diagnostic module. The pressure difference module determines a pressure difference between an ambient air pressure and a filtered air pressure measured at a location between an air filter and a valve that is selectively opened to... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110192221 - Valve with radiating structure for a tire pressure monitoring system: A valve for a tire pressure monitoring system in which the valve acts a coaxial conductor to transmit a signal to a receiver presented. A valve stem electrically isolated from a valve pin form the coaxial conductor. In a tire pressure monitoring system, a tire pressure measurement module is positioned... Agent: Hong Kong Applied Science And Technology Research Institute Company Limited
20110192222 - Piezoelectric actuator for downhole applications: A transducer for use with a downhole tool, where the transducer includes concentric piezoelectric elements coupled with a member that extends from the top surface of one element to the bottom surface of another element. The elements expand and contract to vibrate by applying electrical potential to the elements. The... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20110192223 - Method and device for determining wind conditions around a sailboat: A device and apparatus for determining wind conditions around a sailboat. The device includes means for receiving a measured wind angle and wind speed readings from a wind sensor attached to the sailboat and readings of boat heading and boat speed through the water, means for storing wind angle correction... Agent:
20110192224 - Superheat sensor: A superheat sensor (1) for sensing superheat of a fluid flowing in a flow channel (3) is disclosed. The sensor (1) comprises a flexible wall defining an interface between an inner cavity (5) having a charge fluid (6) arranged therein and the flow channel (3). The flexible wall is arranged... Agent: Danfoss A/s
20110192225 - Method for the dnyanmically adapted recording of an angular velocity using a digital angular position transducer: A method and a device for recording angular velocity using a digital angular position transducer, for controlling an electric motor, for example. Instead of taking into account time-discrete changes directly in the form of step changes in the output signal, the recorded angular velocity change is taken into account only... Agent:
20110192226 - Generation, injection and use of pilot tones for gyro system characterization: A microcontroller-based method and apparatus are described for generating one or more amplitude and frequency selectable low frequency pilot tone signals (PT) that are injected into an embedded MEMS sensor (110) and mixed signal ASIC (120) and then recovered at the microcontroller (140) to compute or measure various gyro parameters... Agent:
20110192227 - Inertial measurement unit: In exemplary embodiments of this invention, an inertial measurement unit (IMU) includes a cantilevered proof mass and electrostatic drive. The electrostatic drive puts the proof mass into a controlled trajectory in which it oscillates rapidly, for example, by vibrating back and forth in a plane or traveling in a circular... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
20110192228 - Sensor: A sensor includes: a first polymer sensor element generating a first voltage corresponding to a deformation thereof; a second polymer sensor element generating a second voltage corresponding to a deformation thereof; a fixing member fixing a first end of each of the first and the second polymer sensor elements while... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110192229 - Micro electrical mechanical magnetic field sensor utilizing modified inertial elements: A micro electrical-mechanical system (MEMS) is disclosed. The MEMS includes a substrate, a first pivot extending upwardly from the substrate, a first lever arm with a first longitudinal axis extending above the substrate and pivotably mounted to the first pivot for pivoting about a first pivot axis, a first capacitor... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20110192230 - Jig device usable with flat display panel and endurance test method using the same: A jig device usable with a flat display panel which includes a frame including a base frame having an opening and a vertical frame which extends vertically along a perimeter of the base frame and a supporting frame coupled to the base frame within the frame, on which the flat... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
20110192231 - Acoustic impedance sensor designed to measure the input acoustic impedance of a waveguide: The present invention concerns an acoustic impedance sensor designed to measure the input acoustic impedance of a waveguide. This sensor is characterised in that the source is a piezoelectric pellet that makes it possible for the determination of the acoustic impedance of a passive acoustic element to remain coherent for... Agent:
20110192232 - Method and apparatus for judging fracture of metal stamped product, program and computer-readable recording medium: In the process of target stamping for fracture judgment, an acquisition unit acquires, as target data for fracture judgment, strain of a target die to be measured over the duration from the start time of stamping measured by strain measuring units to the finishing time of stamping, and also acquires... Agent:
20110192233 - Versatile high aspect ratio actuatable nanostructured materials through replication: A method of forming a nanostructured surface, the method comprising including providing an original nanostructured surface having an array of high aspect ratio structures formed on a planar substrate; forming a negative replica mold of the original nanostructured surface, wherein the negative replica mold comprises a flexible material; deforming the... Agent: President And Fellows Of Harvard College
20110192234 - Compensating for frequency change in flowmeters: Motion is induced in a conduit that contains a fluid. The motion is induced such that the conduit oscillates in a first mode of vibration and a second mode of vibration. The first mode of vibration has a corresponding first frequency of vibration and the second mode of vibration has... Agent: Invensys Systems, Inc.
20110192235 - Digital display module for a torsion wrench: A digital display module for a torsion wrench includes a housing sleeved on a shank of the torsion wrench. A microprocessor is disposed in the housing and includes a normal display model and an inverted display model therein, wherein the normal display model is provided for right-handed operator and the... Agent: Taken Etorque Technology Co., Ltd.
20110192236 - Micromechanical sensor element for capacitive differential pressure detection: A sensor concept for capacitive pressure measurement yields reliable measurement results and is for aggressive particle-bearing measuring environments. This sensor element is a micromechanical sensor element, whose structural elements are implemented in a layered structure. The sensor element includes two pressure connections separated from each other, a deflectable carrier element... Agent:
20110192237 - Transportable liquid phase lng sample apparatus and method: A transportable Sample Apparatus includes a vacuum flask (Dewar flask) and integral sample container. The Sample Apparatus may be used to capture a liquid phase LNG sample at a custody transfer point and to transport the sample to a laboratory for analysis. Vaporization of the liquid phase sample may take... Agent: Welker, Inc.
20110192238 - Test patch system: A test system for taking a sample of a constituent on a surface utilizing a fluid source includes an upper body and a concomitant mating lower body that includes an aperture in a portion thereof. A central fiber portion and a support extend through upper body aperture to provide a... Agent: Innovative Productivity, Inc.
20110192239 - Devices for collection and stabilization of biomarkers in liquid samples: Device for collection and stabilization of biomarkers in liquid samples. In at least one embodiment of a fluid collection device, the device comprises a housing having a top end, a bottom end, and a tubular compartment therethrough, a swab connected to bottom end of the housing and in fluid communication... Agent:
20110192240 - Sled test apparatus: A sled test apparatus for simulating a vehicle crash is configured to simulate a vehicle crash involving an intrusion into the cabin of the vehicle, as occurs, for example, in a so-called “small overlap” or “offset” impact. The apparatus has a sled carriage and a test buck. The sled carriage... Agent: Autoliv Development Ab
20110192241 - Vehicle-collision simulation testing apparatus: [Solution] A sled 11 is supported in a movable manner in a back-and-forth direction, a yawing sled 14 is arranged on the sled 11 in a horizontally rotatable manner with a front portion supported by a rotation shaft, on which a product under test can be mounted, an eccentric mass... Agent:08/04/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. inventions list
20110185786 - Optical sensing in an adverse environment: A method includes flowing gases including combustion byproducts past an exposed face of an optical element in an engine fluid conduit, and depositing debris on the exposed face of the optical element. The debris may be soot, unburned hydrocarbons, sulfates, and/or a reductant precipitate. The method further includes passing electromagnetic... Agent:
20110185787 - Insect holder: An insect holder (1) for holding an insect (5) of a particular type is disclosed. The holder (1) comprises a body with a chamber (3) adapted to receive the insect (5) and a head restraint (7) for retaining the head of the insect (5) in a predetermined position. The body... Agent:
20110185788 - Ionic liquids as solvents in headspace gas chromatography: A method of using an ionic liquid as solvent in headspace gas chromatography.... Agent:
20110185789 - Calorific value calculation formula generating system, calorific value calculation formula generating method, calorific value calculating system, and calorific value calculating method: A calorific value calculation formula generating system is equipped with a measuring mechanism for measuring heat dissipation constant values or thermal conductivity values of each of plural mixed gases each containing plural kinds of gas components at plural temperatures; and a formula generation module for generating a calorific value calculation... Agent: Yamatake Corporation
20110185809 - Universal flash system and apparatus for petroleum reservoir fluids study: A flash system and method is disclosed to control the rate of flashing a reservoir fluid sample from reservoir conditions to a given pressure and temperature in order to produce a liquid and a gas phase of the sample. The flash system comprises a flash apparatus including a separating chamber,... Agent:
20110185790 - Leakage detection method and system using camera image: Provided is a leakage detection system and method using an image that may detect a leakage of high temperature high pressure steam using an image. The leakage detection method may include: obtaining an image of a target where a leakage of high temperature high pressure steam occurs; detecting, in the... Agent: Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co., Ltd.
20110185791 - Methods and systems for evaporative cooling infrared thermographic leak detection: A method for leak testing a vessel is described. The method includes providing an environment within the vessel that is at a lower humidity than the environment surrounding the vessel, and using a thermographic imaging system to identify any leaks associated with the vessel. The leaks are identified based on... Agent:
20110185792 - Contactless leak test using pulses: The invention relates to a leak test for filled and closed plastic bottles (5), wherein the plastic bottles (5) are led past a testing device (9) in a positionally stable manner, wherein the testing device (9) comprises an (optoelectric) detection system (10) and a pressure medium system (11), wherein the... Agent: Khs Gmbh
20110185793 - Seal assembly with leak monitoring: A seal assembly is provided for a joint between a first pipe segment having a first flange and a second pipe segment having a second flange. The seal assembly has at least one primary sealing member mounted on the first flange and forming a loop around the first pipe segment... Agent: Lockheed Martin Corporation
20110185794 - Phase separation detector for fuel storage tank: A method of determining if phase separation into an upper layer of a first fluid and a lower layer of a first fluid has occurred in a tank containing a first fluid, the method including determining a first density of the first fluid adjacent a top surface of the first... Agent: Veeder-root Company
20110185795 - Test apparatus: The present invention relates to an apparatus (100) suitable for use in substantially continuous measurement of a physical property particularly the rheology and/or viscosity of a drilling fluid in use thereof in a drilling fluid or mud flow circuit of a drilling device. The present invention also relates to an... Agent:
20110185796 - Cisatracurium derivatives, preparation and uses thereof: The present invention provides compounds which are useful, e.g., as reference markers for analyzing the purity of cisatracurium and salts thereof, a test method for determining the said purity and processes for preparing reference markers.... Agent: Chemagis Ltd.
20110185797 - Analyzing device and method for controlling same: An analyzing device includes a feeder connected to a container in which a sample is contained for sucking the sample from the container and feeding the sample, and a controller for performing control for feeding from the feeder to a measurer. In measuring the sample, the controller performs control so... Agent: Arkray, Inc.
20110185799 - Method for analyzing the step-by-step injection rate provided by a fuel injection system used in a high power heat engine: The method of the invention includes the injection of fuel in a first constant-volume measuring chamber (3) in which the pressure (P) and the temperature (T) are measured, and the partial draining of said first chamber into a second variable-volume measuring chamber (8) based on the movement of a piston... Agent: Efs Sa
20110185798 - Method for diagnosing fuel injectors: A fuel injector diagnostic is disclosed. In one example, the diagnostic can determine if that amount of fuel injected or the timing of start of injection is degraded. Thus, the fuel injector diagnostic method can distinguish between different types of injector degradation.... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
20110185800 - Device for analyzing the step-by-step injection rate provided by a fuel injection system used in a high power heat engine: The invention relates to a device that includes: a first chamber (3) for measuring a constant volume, and in which the fuel is injected; pressure (5a, 5b) and temperature (6) sensors associated with said first chamber (3); and a second measuring chamber (8) located downstream from the first, into which... Agent: Efs Sa
20110185801 - Motor shaft speed sensor arrangement: A work vehicle (10) comprises a case (26), a motor (17) comprising a portion located outside the case (26) and a rotatable output shaft (18), and a speed sensor (34) located inside the case to sense information indicative of a speed of rotation of the output shaft (18).... Agent:
20110185802 - Arrangement for determining the pressure in an undercarriage tyre of an aircraft: The subject matter of the invention is an arrangement for determining the pressure in an undercarriage tyre of an aircraft, which arrangement has a measurement matrix (1) with a plurality of load sensors which are arranged in an area over which the aircraft tyre can roll. The invention provides that... Agent: Lufthansa Technik Ag
20110185803 - Bicycle fitting apparatus and method: A bicycle fitting system includes a wind tunnel, a platform, a load cell, a bicycle rig, a plurality of actuators, and a processor. The platform is disposed within the wind tunnel and includes a rear roller, a front strut, and a rear strut. The load cell is coupled to the... Agent: Elgevnick LLC
20110185804 - Apparatus and method for quantatively measuring liquid film drying rates on substrates: An apparatus and method for measuring the drying rate of a liquid or liquid film in air or other gaseous media by either: a) measuring changes in the print density of the liquid; b) measuring changes in the dynamic surface tension of the liquid; c) measuring the differential pressure between... Agent: Sun Chemical Corporation
20110185805 - Variable throat venturi flow meter: A variable throat Venturi flow meter includes an upstream pipe section having an upstream cross-sectional area, a throat section having a variable throat cross-sectional area that is smaller than the upstream cross-sectional area, and a plurality of section-varying elements adapted to temporarily vary the throat cross-sectional area to allow a... Agent:
20110185806 - Method and apparatus for precise positioning of a borehole measurement instrument: A system and method for use in a downhole tool having distance measurement, feature detection, and primary measurement devices positioned therein are provided. In one example, the method includes recording a first plurality of features and corresponding positions in a first log using the feature detection device and the distance... Agent:
20110185807 - Monitoring system for well casing: A system for use in a wellbore, comprises a length of casing, a structure that is configured to deform with deformation of the casing, said structure being affixed to the length of casing at substantially the same radial position along the length of casing, and a sensing device that is... Agent: Shell Internationale Research Maatschappij B.v.
20110185808 - Capacitive fill level sensor and method for estimating a fill level: A capacitive fill level sensor for determining a fill level of a liquid is described. Two electrodes are provided having a plastic sheathing and a capacitance measuring device for detecting the electrical capacitance between the electrodes. An estimator device is used for estimating a fill level of a liquid between... Agent:
20110185810 - Sensor has combined in-plane and parallel-plane configuration: A sensor senses a magnitude of a physical parameter of the sensor's environment. The sensor has first and second electrodes, and a material layer between them. The material has an electrical property, e.g., capacitance or resistance, whose value depends on the magnitude of the physical parameter. The first electrode is... Agent: Nxp B.v.
20110185812 - Method for fixing a component in a casing and assembly hereof: Method for fixing a functional component (2) in a housing (4), such that in a first step a first housing portion (1) is prepared, in which a functional component (2) to be fixed is arranged in a provisional fixing position, characterized in that in a second step a second housing... Agent: Zf Friedrichshafen Ag
20110185811 - Test slot carriers: A test rack for a storage device testing system includes a plurality of test slot carriers. Each of the test slot carriers includes a plurality of test slot assemblies. The test slot assemblies are configured to received and support storage devices for testing. The test rack also includes a chassis.... Agent: Teradyne, Inc.
20110185813 - Micromechanical yaw rate sensor having two sensitive axes and coupled detection modes: In a yaw rate sensor with a substrate having a main extent plane and with a first and second partial structure disposed parallel to the main extent plane, the first partial structure includes a first driving structure and the second partial structure includes a second driving structure, the first and... Agent:
20110185814 - Method for non-destructive investigation of the bottom of metallic tank structures: f) performing the spectral analysis and data interpretation by considering the physical-mechanical features of the metal, the features of the induced acoustic emission signals, in particular the shift of the resonance frequencies of induced acoustic emission signals against the etalon values of frequencies of the intact metal and against etalon... Agent: A.e.t. International S.r.l.
20110185815 - Detection of deposits in flowlines: A method 2 of determining the location of deposits in a flowline comprises providing 4 a distributed vibration sensor along the flowline, measuring 6 vibrations along the flowline with the sensor and analysing 8 the measured vibrations to determine the location of any deposits. The vibration measurements are made using... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation
20110185816 - Micromechanical sensor element for capacitive pressure detection: A micromechanical capacitive pressure sensor has a layered structure, which includes at least one deflectable carrier element for at least one deflectable measuring electrode in a first layer plane and at least one stationary carrier structure for at least one counter electrode in a second layer plane parallel to the... Agent:
20110185817 - Sensor membrane: A pressure or force sensor has a sensor housing, a measuring element in the housing, and a sensor membrane. The membrane is delimited by an inner edge and an outer edge, which is connected in a pressure-resistant manner to the sensor housing. The inner edge transitions in a pressure-resistant manner... Agent: Kistler Holding Ag
20110185818 - Apparatus and method for eliminating varying pressure fluctuations in a pressure transducer: A single pressure sensing capsule has a reference pressure ported to the rear side of a silicon sensing die. The front side of the silicon sensing die receives a main pressure at another port. The difference between the main and reference pressure results in the sensor providing an differential pressure... Agent: Kulite Semiconductor Products, Inc.
20110185819 - Pressure sensitive sensor and manufacturing method thereof: A molten dielectric resin material is filled in a section of an inside of a hollow dielectric body, in which electrode wires are installed. The molten dielectric resin material is solidified to form filler resin, so that the hollow dielectric body has a sensor portion, in which the filler resin... Agent: Asmo Co., Ltd.
20110185820 - Startup techniques for a digital flowmeter: Startup and operational techniques for a digital flowmeter are described. The techniques select an optimal mode of operation for the digital flowmeter, depending on a current environment of the flowmeter. For example, during a startup operation of the flowmeter, the mode of operation might include a random sequence mode, in... Agent: Invensys Systems, Inc.
20110185821 - Flow rate meter incorporating reusable device: A flow rate meter comprises a disposable fluid transport portion and a reusable interface connector removably attached to the transport portion. The transport portion includes a flow conduit having an input and an output, while the interface connector provides feedback to a desired location. First and second portions of control... Agent: Fluonic Inc.
20110185822 - Flow meter and method for detecting a cable fault in a cabling of the flow meter: A method for detecting a cable fault in a cabling of a flow meter is provided according to an embodiment of the invention. The method includes testing one or more first pickoff wires and one or more second pickoff wires of the cabling for pickoff open wire faults. The method... Agent: Micro Motion, Inc.
20110185823 - Sensor-equipped bearing for wheel: A sensor equipped wheel support bearing assembly includes rolling elements (5) interposed between double row rolling surfaces (3, 4) defined respectively in outer and inner members (1, 2) in face-to-face relation with each other. One of the inner and outer members, which serves as a stationary member, has an outer... Agent: Ntn Corporation
20110185824 - Force sensor and corresponding force monitoring mattress: A force sensor and corresponding force monitoring mattress is provided. The force sensor (100) comprises: a first surface (102) and a second surface (104) located opposite the first surface (102), the first surface (102) is translatable against a resilient force in a direction towards and/or from the second surface (104);... Agent: 2m Engineering Limited
20110185825 - Horseshoe load cell: A horseshoe load cell is designed to aid in optimizing sucker rod oil production, to improve the installation and removal process for polished rod load cells. This device includes top and bottom washers, a retaining plate and associated bolts. The washers may be used to hold the load cell in... Agent:
20110185827 - Microdevice, microchip apparatus and analysis method utilizing the same: Provided a microdevice capable of performing analysis quickly and at a high level of sensitivity even when a minute amount of sample solution is used. The microdevice is equipped with a rotation board, a reaction field provided on the rotation board, and an introduction portion for introducing a solution into... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20110185826 - Sample tubes for use in automated systems and methods of manufacture: One or more embodiments of the invention are directed to sample tubes comprising a cylindrical elongate tube having a gripping section with at least one discontinuity extending radially about the outside surface of the elongate tube. Methods of making sample tubes and their use in sample handlers are also described.... Agent: Norell, Inc.
20110185828 - Apparatus for contained inspection and transportation of suspect objects: Apparatus/device for the contained inspection and possible transportation of a potentially dangerous object, the apparatus including: an inspection unit (10), the inspection unit (10) able to open to receive the object and then close to provide a sealed environment for manual inspection of the object, the inspection unit (10) also... Agent:Previous industry: Metal deforming
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