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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. 03/06/2014 > patent applications in patent subcategories.
20140060144 - Method and apparatus for calibrating dispensed deposits: A method of calibrating a dispenser, which has a material dispensing unit that is configured to dispense material on a substrate, includes dispensing a line of material on a surface, capturing at least one image of the line dispensed on the surface, calculating an average line width of the line... Agent: Illnois Tool Works Inc.
20140060145 - Analyte monitoring methods, devices and systems for recommending confirmation tests: In some aspects, methods, devices, and systems for monitoring sensor data and indicating recommendations for confirmation tests on a user interface are provided. Sensor data is received and is monitored to detect predetermined signal characteristics that are associated with a likelihood of inaccuracy of the sensor data. A recommendation for... Agent:
20140060146 - Component part and method for testing such a component part: Measures are described which simplify the functional testing of a component having an MEMS element provided with a pressure-sensitive sensor diaphragm, and which allow a self-calibration of the component even after it is already in place, i.e., following the end of the production process. The component has a housing, in... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20140060147 - Systems and methods for mass flow controller verification: A method and system are disclosed for verifying the flow rate of gas through a mass flow controller, such as a mass flow controller used with a tool for semiconductor or solar cell fabrication. To verify the mass flow rate measured by the mass flow controller, gas passing through the... Agent: AsmIPHolding B.v.
20140060148 - Method for estimating and correcting misregistration target inaccuracy: Aspects of the present disclosure describe systems and methods for calibrating a metrology tool by using proportionality factors. The proportionality factors may be obtained by measuring a substrate under different measurement conditions. Then calculating the measured metrology value and one or more quality merits. From this information, proportionality factors may... Agent:
20140060149 - Apparatus for determining coefficients of friction: The apparatus for determining coefficients of friction collects data required for determining static and dynamic coefficients of friction between various materials. The apparatus includes a ramp with adjustable slope and a plurality of test masses for placement on the ramp. Upslope lights and sensors, downslope lights and sensors, and a... Agent: Kuwait University
20140060150 - Odor removing device: A device is provided which includes an activity sensor, a communication portion, and a route suggesting portion. The activity sensor can detect physical activity of a user of a device. The communication portion may provide access one or more social networks via a communication network, in which the device may... Agent: Motorola Mobility LLC
20140060151 - Comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatograph and modulator for the chromatograph: A modulator for simply providing fast and precise sampling of a chromatographic peak eluting from a first column into a second column of a comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatograph, where the modulator includes a planar component containing a first gas passage for connecting a carrier gas source to the second separation... Agent:
20140060152 - Method for chromatographic analysis of a hydrogen-containing gas mixture: Method for chromatographic analysis of a hydrogen-containing gas mixture, wherein a first dose of the gas mixture is guided through a separation device using helium as a carrier gas during a first measurement pass and concentrations of separated components are measured, the concentration of the hydrogen in the gas mixture... Agent:
20140060153 - Apparatus and method for improved acoustical transformation: An acoustical transformer having a last matching section that includes a protective barrier of low permeability. The protective barrier is in contact with a test medium. In one embodiment, the protective barrier comprises one or more low permeability layers, such as a metallic foil or metallic coating(s) disposed on a... Agent: Veeco Instruments Inc.
20140060154 - Method and measuring system for ascertaining density of a fluid: A method for producing at least one oscillation measurement signal, which has vibrations of a vibratory body are registered. A temperature sensor is applied thermally attached with a non fluid contacting, second surface of the vibratory body for producing a temperature measurement signal representing a time curve of a variable... Agent: Endress + Hauser Flowtec Ag
20140060155 - System and method for the concentrated collection of airborne particles: A system and a method is described herein for the collection of small particles in a concentrated manner, whereby particles are deposited onto a solid surface or collected into a volume of liquid. The collected samples readily interface to any of a number of different elemental, chemical, or biological or... Agent: Tsi Incorporated
20140060156 - Permeability flow cell and hydraulic conductance system: The present invention relates to devices and methods for measuring the permeability of dentin. More particularly, the invention relates to devices and methods of quickly and accurately measuring the permeability of dentin using a flow cell.... Agent: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc.
20140060157 - Permeability flow cell and hydraulic conductance system: The present invention relates to devices and methods for measuring the permeability of dentin. More particularly, the invention relates to devices and methods of quickly and accurately measuring the permeability of dentin using a flow cell.... Agent: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc.
20140060158 - Permeability flow cell and hydraulic conductance system: The present invention relates to devices and methods for measuring the permeability of dentin. More particularly, the invention relates to devices and methods of quickly and accurately measuring the permeability of dentin using a flow cell.... Agent: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc.
20140060159 - Permeability flow cell and hydraulic conductance system: The present invention relates to devices and methods for measuring the permeability of dentin. More particularly, the invention relates to devices and methods of quickly and accurately measuring the permeability of dentin using a flow cell.... Agent: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc.
20140060160 - Fuel system diagnostics: Methods and systems are provided for detecting a fuel system leak. While a system vacuum pump is operated to supply vacuum to a vacuum consumption device, air exhausted from the vacuum pump is routed to a fuel system to apply positive pressure thereon. A fuel system leak is identified based... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
20140060161 - Risk-managed, single-use, pre-calibrated, pre-sterilized sensors for use in bio-processing applications: Single-use, pre-sterilized, and pre-calibrated, pre-validated sensors are provided. These sensors are designed to store sensor-specific information, such as calibration and production information, in a non-volatile memory chip on the sensor or in a barcode printed on the sensor. These sensors may be utilized with in-line systems, closed fluid circuits, bioprocessing... Agent: Parker-hannifin Corporation
20140060162 - Modular capillary bridge viscometer: A capillary bridge viscometer (120), comprises at least two at least generally balanced bridge arm conduits (R1, R2) a bulkhead supporting structure (122,134) supporting removable connection portions for each of a plurality of the arms in a bridge configuration, a bridge supporting structure (124,136) supporting the bridge arm conduits (R1,R2)... Agent:
20140060163 - Liquid sending pipe for liquid chromatograph detector and liquid chromatograph: A heat insulating member 13 is provided on the outer circumference of a connection pipe 11. The heat insulating member 13 includes: a tube 12; and an air layer 15 between the connection pipe 11 and the tube 12. Accordingly, it is possible to always keep the temperature of a... Agent: Shimadzu Corporation
20140060164 - Moisture status measuring device and computer-readable medium: A moisture status measuring device includes a moisture sensor, a drainage sensor, and a moisture status acquirer. The moisture sensor outputs an output value according to an amount of moisture contained in soil housed in a container that includes drainage holes. The drainage sensor detects water discharged from the drainage... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
20140060165 - Bi-fuel injector relay diagnostic: An injector relay diagnostic system is provided. The system comprises a first fuel injector, a first electrical relay disposed between an electrical potential and the first fuel injector, wherein the first electrical relay is configured to connect the first fuel injector to the electrical potential upon receipt of a first... Agent: Chrysler Group LLC
20140060166 - Inlet icing protection simulation system: A method and apparatus for generating a flow of heated air in an airfoil model of an inlet of an aircraft engine. Heated air is sent into a duct system associated with the airfoil model of the inlet of the aircraft engine. The heated air is circulated within the airfoil... Agent: The Boeing Company
20140060167 - Tire tread gauge: A compact, easy to use tire tread gauge has a window that displays an indication of the condition of an automobile tire and whether it needs to be replaced because of tread wear.... Agent:
20140060170 - Indirect tire pressure monitoring systems and methods: Embodiments relate to indirect tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMSs) and methods that utilize anti-lock braking system (ABS) signals. In embodiments, information from the ABS Hall signal is obtained in analog form, before pulse forming. The information can be analyzed for a resonance frequency within the ABS sensor. In some embodiments,... Agent: Infineon Technologies Ag
20140060169 - Pressure sensor with differential capacitive output: A MEMS pressure sensor device is provided that can provide both a linear output with regard to external pressure, and a differential capacitance output so as to improve the signal amplitude level. These benefits are provided through use of a rotating proof mass that generates capacitive output from electrodes configured... Agent:
20140060171 - Tire monitoring device air breathing tube: A tire monitoring device includes a housing mounted within a cavity of a tire/wheel assembly. A sensor within the housing senses a condition within the cavity via an open passage in the housing. A hollow first tube extends away from the housing coaxial to an axis of the open passage.... Agent:
20140060172 - Method for measuring weight concentration of clay in a sample of a porous medium: For the purpose of determining a weight concentration of a clay material in a porous medium sample, a specific active surface area of the clay material and an initial specific active surface area of the porous sample are measured. A water solution of the clay material is pumped through the... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation
20140060173 - Slim capacitance sensor for downhole applications: A capacitive pressure sensor includes a stator which encircles a portion of a cylindrical diaphragm. This encircling forms a circumferential gap between the sidewalls of the stator and the diaphragm. Therefore, a greater area “A” can be achieved in smaller diameter sensor footprint than prior art designs and yet still... Agent:
20140060174 - Sounding kit: A man packable, portable sounding kit includes, in one example, at least two balloons and at least two radiosondes each including a tether for connecting a radiosonde to a balloon. A gas container includes gas for inflating the at least two balloons. A fill hose assembly includes a balloon inflation... Agent: Qinetiq North America, Inc.
20140060175 - Dual friction loop fluid flow resistance measurement apparatus: A fluid flow resistance modifying chemical additive system includes a flow loop, a first friction loop flow resistance measuring system coupled proximate an inlet side of the flow loop, at least one chemical additive device downstream of the first friction loop in the flow loop and a second friction loop... Agent:
20140060176 - Device for detecting at least one property of a fluid medium: A device for detecting at least one property of a fluid medium has at least one sensor housing introducible into the fluid medium, which sensor housing has at least one channel through which the fluid medium flows and which has at least one outlet opening. The fluid medium flows out... Agent:
20140060177 - Liquid level gauging system with bubble shedding reflectors: A reflector target includes a reflector defining a tapered reflector surface. The reflector includes an apex opening and an opposed base opening, wherein the base opening has a larger perimeter than the apex opening. The tapered reflector surface extends between the openings forming a tapered passage there-between. The tapered reflector... Agent: Simmonds Precision Products, Inc.
20140060178 - Chip-scale optomechanical gravimeter: An method and apparatus for measuring gravitational force are described where at least one first radiation can be provided to at least one optomechanical oscillator, the at least one optomechanical oscillator being structured to deform under the gravitational force to cause a shift in resonance associated with the at least... Agent: The Johns Hopkins University
20140060179 - System for decorative space-saving measuring cups: A system for decorative space-saving measuring cups is a set of modified nesting doll that can be used to measure sequential volumetric quantities. Each of the nesting dolls can split apart into a first measuring cup and a second measuring cup, which are sized to hold two different volumes of... Agent:
20140060180 - Structure for ultrasonic transducer: Provided is an ultrasonic transducer including: a housing including a bottom surface and side members, the side members facing each other and extending upwardly with a space part therebetween, the housing having an opened upper part; a piezoelectric resonator disposed at an upper portion of the bottom surface; a housing... Agent: Mando Corporation
20140060181 - Tire testing apparatus: A tire testing apparatus allows attachment and detachment of a rim assembly in which first and second rims are integrated and performs testing of a tire attached to the rim assembly. The tire testing apparatus includes a first attaching part; a second attaching part; a rotating part that rotates the... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machinery Technology Corporation
20140060182 - Balancing machine for balancing vehicle wheels: second sensor elements associated with the rolling device for detecting the behaviour of the wheel when pressed by the rolling device.... Agent: Sicam S.r.l.
20140060183 - Method, device and computer program product: Method for determining the contact angle (α) of a rolling element bearing (10) comprising an inner ring (12), an outer ring (14) and a plurality, P, of rolling elements (16) interposed between the inner ring (12) and the outer ring (14). The method comprises the step of determining the relative... Agent: Aktiebolaget Skf
20140060184 - Micro/nano multiaxial inertial sensor of movements: t
20140060185 - Device for measuring a yaw rate: A device for measuring yaw rate, having a mechanical yaw rate sensor, which has an inert mass that can be set into a primary vibration along a primary axis by means of an excitation device and can be deflected along a secondary axis extending transversely with respect to the primary... Agent: Albert-ludwigs-universitÄ T Freiburg
20140060186 - Detection and mitigation of aerodynamic error sources for micromachined inertial sensors: Error sources related to aerodynamics of an inertial sensor resonator are detected by modulating the distance between the resonator and the underlying substrate and sensing modulated error signals in the accelerometer that are induced by such modulation. Compensating signals may be provided to substantially cancel errors caused by such error... Agent: Analog Devices, Inc.
20140060187 - Acceleration sensor: An acceleration sensor includes an outer frame body, a heating element, a first temperature sensing element for temperature measurement and a second temperature sensing element for temperature measurement, and an operational amplifier. In the outer frame body, a fluid chamber capable of sealing a fluid inside thereof is formed. The... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20140060189 - Near-ir laser-induced vibrational overtone absorption systems and methods for material detection: Embodiments of present invention are directed to near infrared (IR) laser-induced vibrational absorption systems and methods for material detection. According to one embodiment, a system for detecting materials may include: at least one laser configured to output light in the near IR spectrum so as to excite at least one... Agent: U.s. Army Research Laboratory Attn: Rdrl-loc-i
20140060188 - Non-destructive evaluation methods for aerospace components: The disclosed embodiments generally relate to non-destructive evaluation methods. In an embodiment, a method for non-destructive evaluation of a aerospace component includes positioning a first plurality of sensors in the region of interest, positioning a second plurality of sensors in the region of interest, inducing a vibration in the region... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20140060190 - Ultrasonic spectroscopic analysis-based inspection of rail components: A solution for evaluating the condition of a rail component based on resonant response profiles across a set of bands of vibrations. The vibrations can be induced into the target component during normal operation of the target component. The resonant response profile of the rail component can vary depending on... Agent: International Electronic Machines Corporation
20140060191 - Sensor for sensing substances in an environment: There is set forth herein a sensor for sensing of substances. The sensor can include a sensing crystal oscillator and a reference crystal oscillator. The sensing crystal oscillator and the reference crystal oscillator can be arranged in a phase locked loop so that the oscillators oscillate at a common frequency.... Agent: Syracuse University
20140060192 - Quality evaluation apparatus, quality evaluation method, and evaluation substrate: In a quality evaluation method, an evaluation substrate that includes a mounting region, in which a multilayer capacitor is to be mounted, in a center portion of the evaluation substrate is fixed in place using a plurality of fixed portions at corner portions of the evaluation substrate, each of which... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
20140060193 - Devices, systems, and methods for non-destructive testing of materials and structures: Provided are devices, systems, and methods for the testing of materials and structures. For example, the devices, systems, and methods are optionally used for the non-destructive testing of a material or structure. Furthermore, the devices, systems, and methods may optionally use a high-amplitude, air-coupled acoustic source for non-destructive testing of... Agent: Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System
20140060194 - Floating head contour following holder for ultrasonic testing: An ultrasonic transducer holder with a floating head is disclosed. This transducer holder allows the waterpath of the ultrasonic signal to be maintained over a contoured surface. Maintaining a constant waterpath between a transducer and the piece being inspected allows for inspection of surfaces that normally would not be capable... Agent: United Technologies Corporation
20140060195 - Ultrasonic testing method and equipment therefor: An ultrasonic testing equipment of the present invention includes: an ultrasonic probe having a plurality of transducers arranged along a predetermined annular curved surface; a transmission/reception control unit that causes at least two transducers selected from the plurality of the transducers to transmit the ultrasonic waves to and receive the... Agent: Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation
20140060196 - Ultrasonic testing apparatus: A plurality of subsets of ultrasonic transducers in an array of ultrasonic transducers are configured to transmit ultrasonic waves at various angles simultaneously toward a test object so that an anomaly of any orientation in the test object can be detected efficiently.... Agent: General Electric Company
20140060197 - Ultrasonic array transducer holder and guide for flanges having cutouts and asymmetric geometry: An ultrasonic inspection device employs a transducer incorporating an ultrasonic array and a positioner/holder having abase with a rail extending from the base to support the transducer in at least two lateral positions. A guide extends from the base for contact with a web of a composite shape, the guide... Agent: The Boeing Company
20140060198 - Combination static and dynamic pressure transducer employing a micro-filter: A pressure transducer assembly that uses static pressure compensation to capture low-level dynamic pressures in high temperature environments. In one embodiment, a method comprises receiving, at a first tube, a pressure, wherein the pressure includes a static pressure component and a dynamic pressure component; receiving, at a micro-filter, the pressure;... Agent: Kulite Semiconductor Products, Inc.
20140060199 - Multi-mode holographic pressure sensor: A holographic pressure sensing apparatus includes a first optical fiber with a diffractive element at its end face, and a light-coupling component for receiving from the first optical fiber end face first and second images respectively formed by interaction with the diffractive element of a first light of a first... Agent: Qorex LLC
20140060201 - Measuring device and operation method thereof: A measuring device linked to a conveyor for transporting a flexible glass is provided. The measuring device includes a base, a first roller, and at least one second roller. The first roller disposed on the base moves back and forth along a first axis. The second roller disposed on the... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20140060200 - Method and system for determining creep capability of turbine components prior to operation: A method and system for determining creep capability of turbine components is provided. A plurality of turbine components are manufactured from a material having known creep characteristics. Each of the plurality of turbine components is subjected to at least one of tensile stress, centrifugal stress and thermal stress, until a... Agent:
20140060202 - Mount assembly for compression testing of protective articles of apparel: A mount assembly for compression testing of an article of apparel on a compression testing machine. The machine has a head and a sensor. The mount assembly includes a substantially rigid core member and a resilient member that is supported on and that at least partially covers the cover member.... Agent: Nike, Inc.
20140060203 - Fluid flow velocity and temperature measurement: A method is provided for monitoring velocity of a fluid flow through a predetermined fluid flow space. A fiber optic conductor includes a flow measurement portion defining an elongated dimension extending across a portion of the fluid flow space. The fluid flow in the fluid flow space causes the measurement... Agent:
20140060205 - Apparatus and method for measuring the flow-rate of different fluids present in multiphase streams: The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for measuring the flow-rate of different fluids present in a plurality of distinct multiphase streams (C), in transit, each through a respective main flow pipe (2). The apparatus (1) comprises a measuring unit (3) for each pipe (2). Each measuring unit... Agent: Eni S.p.a.
20140060204 - Multiphase flow detector: The multiphase flow detector detects the different fractions of different phases of fluids, i.e., oil, water, and/or gas, flowing through a pipeline or the like. The detector includes a plurality of capacitive and resistive probes extending radially into an oil delivery pipeline. The probes preferably have various different lengths from... Agent: King Fahd University Of Petroleum And Minerals
20140060206 - Microflowmeter and method for making same: A flowmeter includes a first chamber and a second chamber connected through a channel. The first chamber is provided with a first deformable membrane and with first and second gauges. The second chamber is provided with a second deformable membrane and with third and fourth gauges. The four gauges form... Agent: Commissariat À L'É Nergie Atomique Et Aux É Nergies Alternatives
20140060207 - Versatile, flexible, and robust mems/nems sensor for decoupled measuring of three-dimensional forces in air or liquids: A force measuring device. The device comprises an x-axis sensor beam for measuring x-direction forces, a y-axis sensor beam for measuring y-direction forces, a z-axis sensor beam for measuring z-direction forces, and wherein the x-axis, y-axis and z-axis sensor beams are decoupled such that forces exerted by a specimen in... Agent:
20140060208 - Passive, reversible deformation sensor: The present invention relates to the field of microsensors, and particularly to a passive and reversible deformation sensor, specifically cycles of deformations in a direction OX of a structure, specifically during cycles of temperatures or mechanical stresses to which the structure is subjected, this sensor including elements (4, 5, 6)... Agent: Etat Francais Represente Par Le Delegue General Pour L'armement
20140060212 - Pedaling force measurement device: A first pedaling force measurement device measures a plurality of pedaling force parameters acting on a first crank arm to one end of which a first pedal can be attached and to another end of which a crank shaft can be attached. The first pedaling force measurement device is provided... Agent: Shimano Inc.
20140060211 - Device for measuring physical characteristics and/or changes in physical characteristics in a sheet: Device (1) for measuring physical characteristics or changes in physical characteristics in a sheet (2), provided with one or more sensors (3) embedded in the sheet (2), whereby the sensors (3) are meant to measure at least one of the aforementioned physical characteristics and generate or influence an electrical signal... Agent:
20140060209 - Force sensor and method for testing its reliability: A force sensor includes a transducer with a measuring element operatively connected to a measuring object for generating measuring signals of a force acting on the measuring object, and two in parallel transmission channels transmit mutually corresponding signals of the measuring signals independently from one another and connected in parallel... Agent:
20140060210 - Pressure sensor and pressure sensing method: A pressure sensor and a pressure sensing method are provided. The pressure sensor includes a substrate; a sensor thin film transistor (TFT) disposed on the substrate and including a gate insulating layer, wherein the gate insulating layer includes an organic matrix in which piezoelectric inorganic nano-particles are dispersed; a power... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20140060213 - Portable nanoparticle sampler: A portable nanoparticle sampler for collecting respirable particulate matters and nanoparticles is composed of a tangential flow cyclone, a multi-microorifice impactor and a filter cassette. The tangential flow cyclone can remove the microparticles with cutoff aerodynamic diameter (dpa) larger than 4 μm and guide the airflow to the multi-microorifice impactor... Agent:
20140060214 - Automated aseptic sampling workstations and sample collection devices therefore: A method of taking a fluid samples from a processing line is provided that includes: placing an input conduit in fluid communication with the processing line; operatively coupling the input conduit to a peristaltic pump and a valve block; operatively coupling the valve block to a valve actuator so that... Agent: Alfa Wassermann, Inc.
20140060215 - Automated aseptic sampling workstations and sample collection devices therefore: A sample collection device is provided. The collection device includes an input conduit, a plurality of automated sample collection bags, a waste collection bag, and a valve block. The input conduit is connectable to a fluid processing line. The automated sample collection bags each have a sample volume and the... Agent: Alfa Wassermann, Inc.
20140060217 - Corn rootworm emergence cage for two plant system: Apparatus and methods for monitoring the emergence of soil pests in a two plant system are disclosed. In one embodiment, an emergence cage covers at least a portion of the root system of two plants. The emergence cage includes a frame defining a perimeter, a mesh or screen covering attached... Agent:
20140060216 - Ergonomics test buck: A test buck, a test buck system and related method are disclosed. The test buck system may comprise a controller and a test buck. The test buck may include a portable bed, a seat module mounted to the bed, and a first OIM disposed on the bed. At least a... Agent: Caterpillar, Inc.
20140060218 - Security sensor having adjustable retaining arms: A merchandise display security device for displaying and protecting articles of merchandise includes a security sensor having adjustable retaining arms for securely retaining articles of merchandise having various dimensions. Each of the opposed retaining arms includes a grip portion at a first end and a rack portion at a second... Agent: Invue Security Products Inc.02/27/2014 > patent applications in patent subcategories.
20140053625 - Tire pressure decrease detection apparatus and method, and computer readable medium therefor: A tire pressure decrease detection apparatus comprising: rotation speed information detection means, rotation acceleration information calculation means, resonance frequency estimate means for time-series estimating a torsional resonance frequency of the rotation speed information, correlation calculation means for, regarding front and rear right wheels and front and rear left wheels, respectively... Agent: Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.
20140053626 - System and method for monitoring asset health by dissolved gas measurement: A method for analyzing gas dissolved within a fluid filled asset includes extracting the fluid from the fluid filled asset, circulating the fluid though a first fluid loop, and passing the extracted fluid along a first side of a gas permeable membrane. Gas is extracted from a second side of... Agent: Lumasense Technologies Holdings, Inc.
20140053627 - Pulsed discharge helium ionization detector with multiple combined bias/collecting electrodes for gas chromatography and method of use: A pulsed discharge helium ionization detector for gas chromatography with multiple combined bias/collecting electrodes.... Agent: Valco Instruments Company, Inc.
20140053628 - Mountable sensor for an aircraft: A sensor system runs real-time software on the processor to receive and log temperature and humidity data from the sensors. A processor processes the data, reformats the data packaged with GPS information provided by the centralized sensor control system for transmission to the platform receiver (including error checking), and provides... Agent:
20140053629 - Rapid response volcanic ash detector: Methods and systems for detecting ambient aerosols are disclosed. An example method can comprise receiving an air sample comprising aerosol particles. A method can comprise determining at least one of concentration of the aerosol particles and size of an aerosol particle from the aerosol particles. A method can also comprise... Agent:
20140053630 - Impactor and method for characterizing a carrier gas enriched with suspended particles: In the case of an impactor (1) with an impact plate (7) and a classifying nozzle (2) directed at this impact plate (7), in the case of which the impact plate (7) is formed as an electronically readable resonantly oscillating, mass-sensitive element (7, 33), it is proposed to move the... Agent: Testo Ag
20140053631 - Gas detection apparatus and gas detection method: A gas detection apparatus includes: a heating resistor; and an energization control unit which alternately switches a temperature of the heating resistor to two different temperatures. The gas detection apparatus calculates a density of combustible gas contained in the atmosphere using a heating resistor voltage in a high temperature period... Agent: Ngk Spark Plug Co., Ltd.
20140053632 - Scanning probe with twin-nanopore or a-single-nanopore for sensing biomolecules: A mechanism is provided for sensing molecules. A twin-nanopore probe includes a first channel and a second channel. A first pressure-controlled reservoir is connected to the first channel to generate a positive pressure. A second pressure-controlled reservoir is connected to the second channel to generate a negative pressure. A container... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20140053634 - Alternate inlet field testing apparatus: Embodiments of the invention provide a containment system having a primary air inlet and an alternate inlet. In one embodiment, a containment system includes a housing configured to retain a main filter, the housing having a primary air inlet and an access door configured to access an interior of the... Agent: Camfil Farr, Inc.
20140053633 - Porous medium sensor: A porous medium sensor comprises: a sensing portion, a gas exchange tubing, a gas permeable protection sleeve, and a water impermeable distal end collar. The sensing portion is at least partially insertable in a porous medium and has a housing with a gas exchange aperture defined therein and a parameter... Agent:
20140053635 - Device and method for measuring the leakage rate from reference pressure lines onboard an aircraft: A device for testing pneumatic circuits and for measuring the leakage rate from reference pressure lines onboard an aircraft, connected to a plenum chamber. The device includes a multi-pressure system, comprising several sensors each connected to a reference pressure line, first solenoid valves arranged on the input channels to this... Agent:
20140053636 - Evaluation of leak testing instruments: A method of determining the accuracy and repeatability of leak testing instrumentation comprises the following steps: providing a two chamber vessel having an access port and a flow controlling reference orifice associated with each chamber and a third reference orifice communicating between the two chambers, providing a leak testing device... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20140053637 - Device for measuring and controlling on-line viscosity at high pressure: Device that can be used in an enhanced oil recovery method by injection of a solution of water soluble polymer and brine having a viscosity below 1000 cps that includes a mixer, and preferably a static mixer, capable of homogenizing the solution on-line; a device capable of measuring the viscosity... Agent:
20140053638 - Method and device for determining of shearing stress or viscosity: The present invention comprises a device for measuring at least one property of a substance or medium such as the viscosity, the shearing stress, the specific weight and whether the substance or the medium shows Newtonian behavior. The device comprises a carrier arranged at least at one attachment point, a... Agent:
20140053639 - Fitting assemblies: A fitting assembly includes a first fitting that is configured to receive a first fluid tube and a second fitting that is configured to receive a second fluid tube. The first fitting defines a first groove. The second fitting includes a spring that is configured to engage the first groove... Agent: Waters Technologies Corporation
20140053640 - Sensor device for detecting flowable media, a pressure device and a measuring method: Sensor device (1) for detecting flowable media (3, 3′), and pressure device (5) and measuring method for operating the sensor device (1). A sensor device (1) for detecting flowable media (3, 3′), in particular in the form of fluids (9) which can be received in pressure devices (5), such as... Agent: Hydac Technology Gmbh
20140053641 - Apparatus and process for testing an industrial gas turbine engine and components thereof: A system and a process for testing a gas turbine engine or component thereof, especially for a large aero gas turbine engine, and for a process for testing a large industrial gas turbine engine that requires large flow capacity and pressure ratios. The system and process may include the use... Agent: Florida Turbine Technologies, Inc.
20140053642 - Method and device for measuring the rotational speed of a turbocompressor, and motor vehicle: A method and a device for measuring the rotational speed of a turbocompressor, in particular a turbocharger of a motor vehicle. A frequency of pressure pulses generated in the medium the blades or by the shaft of the turbocompressor is measured using high-frequency signal portion of a pressure sensor, and... Agent:
20140053643 - Bond surface testing apparatus and method: A bond surface testing apparatus and method are presented. The bond surface testing apparatus comprises a solution chamber; a plurality of solution containers located in the solution chamber; a plurality of microfluidic pipettes; and an information capture module. Each solution container in the plurality of solution containers includes a microfluidic... Agent: The Boeing Company
20140053644 - Moisture resistant air data probes: An air data probe includes a probe head. The probe head defines a longitudinal axis with a forward tip and aft base and includes a wall tap port inlet defined in the probe head aft between the forward tip and the aft base. The wall tap port inlet opens on... Agent: Rosemount Aerospace Inc.
20140053645 - Fuel quantity measurement: The present invention provides a method, device and apparatus for determining a quantity of fuel within a fuel tank having a drain valve penetrating a lower boundary of the fuel tank. The method includes inserting a pressure measurement probe having a pressure sensor into the drain valve to permit contact... Agent: Airbus Operations Limited
20140053647 - Measuring probe for sampling melted metals: A measuring probe for sampling melted metals, in particular melted steel, includes a measuring head arranged on an immersion end of a support tube. The measuring head includes at least one sample chamber. The sample chamber includes a feed channel having one end which opens into the sample chamber and... Agent:
20140053646 - Rotation sensing apparatus and manufacturing method thereof: A signal transmitting member is electrically connected to a rotation sensing device and transmits a rotation sensing signal from the rotation sensing device to an external device. An internal structure holds the rotation sensing device and a portion of the signal transmitting member. At least one rib is molded on... Agent: Denso Corporation
20140053648 - Physical quantity sensor and method of making the same: A physical quantity sensor includes a sensor portion, a casing, and a vibration isolator. The casing includes a supporting portion with a supporting surface that is located to face an end surface of the sensor portion. The vibration isolator is located between the end surface of the sensor portion and... Agent: Denso Corporation
20140053649 - Monitoring unit and method for detecting structural defects which can occur in an aircraft nacelle during use: The present disclosure relates to a monitoring assembly for detecting structural detects. The monitoring assembly includes a composite sandwich structure with two distinct strata, a calculation unit and a plurality of sensors for generating signals representative of an amplitude or frequency of vibrations produced in a structure. Each sensor is... Agent: Aircelle
20140053650 - Acoustic sensor: A method of designing and manufacturing an acoustic sensor having a high degree of directivity is disclosed. The sensor includes a rotatable plate that is attached to a substrate with mounts. In one aspect the mounts are freely rotatable and the torque on the plate is measured using detectors disposed... Agent: Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System
20140053651 - Pressure sensor: As may be consistent with one or more embodiments discussed herein, an integrated circuit apparatus includes a membrane suspended over a cavity, with the membrane and cavity defining a chamber. The membrane has a plurality of openings therein that pass gas into and out of the chamber. As the membrane... Agent:
20140053652 - Gage pressure transducer and method for making the same: A method, device and system for a gage pressure transducer including the making thereof are provided. In one embodiment, a method comprises receiving, at a first diaphragm, a first pressure, wherein the first diaphragm is composed of metal; transferring, from the first diaphragm, to a first sensor, the first pressure... Agent:
20140053653 - Apparatuses, systems, and methods for testing a mattress: Apparatuses, systems, or methods for testing a mattress system are described herein. Apparatuses and systems can include a robotic arm assembly and a mannequin to simulate natural human motion or movements that occur during use of a mattress system. The apparatuses and systems described herein can test a mattress system... Agent: Sealy, Inc.
20140053654 - Shape sensing using a multi-core optical fiber having an arbitrary initial shape in the presence of extrinsic forces: Shape of a multi-core optical fiber is determined by positioning the fiber in an arbitrary initial shape and measuring strain over the fiber's length using strain sensors. A three-coordinate p-vector is defined for each core as a function of the distance of the corresponding cores from a center point of... Agent: U.s.a As Represented By The Administrator Of The National Aeronautics And Space Administration
20140053655 - Endosseous dental implant loading fixture: An apparatus for fatigue testing an article includes a base having a platform for receiving an article to be tested, a shaft extending toward said platform for applying a force to said article, a coupling assembly connected to said shaft, said coupling assembly comprising a joint that pivots about an... Agent: Bose Corporation
20140053656 - Sample holder for receiving a sample: A sample holder for receiving a sample includes a sample receiving device for clamping the sample, which is assigned a holding means which has at least two prongs protruding from the sample receiving device for a gripping means. Also disclosed are a receiving device, a sample holder magazine, a sample... Agent: Gabo Qualimeter Testanlagen Gmbh
20140053657 - Fluid and bioaerosol management: The present invention comprises a central vacuum producing system suitable for collecting both liquid and gaseous material, one or more end effectors for use at a site at which liquid and gaseous material are produced, and a coupling device or connector for operably coupling one or more end effectors to... Agent: Nascent Surgical, LLC
20140053658 - Magnetic-inductive flow meter and method for its production: A magnetic-inductive flow meter with at least one measurement tube, a magnetic field generating apparatus for generating a magnetic field which runs at least also perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the measurement tube, and two measurement electrodes, the measurement tube having a metallic base body provided with a thermoplastic... Agent: Krohne Ag
20140053659 - Ultrasonic flowmeter having pressure balancing system for high pressure operation: A system is provided with an ultrasonic flow meter. The ultrasonic flow meter includes a first ultrasonic transducer disposed about a fluid flow path, and a pressure balancing system configured to pressure balance the first ultrasonic transducer relative to a fluid flow along the fluid flow path.... Agent: Cameron International Corporation
20140053661 - Non-contact type torque and angle of rotation sensing device and measurement method using same: A non-contact type torque and angle of rotation sensing device consisting of a magnetic member, sensing members and a computing unit for measuring a torque being applied to rotate a transmission member and the angle of rotation of said transmission member in a first axial direction is disclosed. The magnetic... Agent: Giant Electric Vehicle Kunshan Co., Ltd.
20140053660 - Sensor device, sensor module, force detection device, and robot: A package having a recessed section, a sensor element arranged in the recessed section and having a piezoelectric material, a lid joined to the package and sealing the recessed section of the package are provided. The package has a first hollow portion which a part of the sensor element fits... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20140053662 - Penetrable cap: A cap having a core structure dimensioned to receive a pipette therethrough. The cap includes two axially aligned frangible seals that are affixed to the core structure in a spaced-apart relationship. The frangible seals include a foil layer and are constructed so that air passageways are formed between the frangible... Agent: Gen-probe Incorporated
20140053663 - Method for determining condition of piping and a sequence controlled sample pump: The invention relates to a sampling apparatus and method. In the sampling method, a sample is led through a flowline (20) to a pump (5) and from there on to sampling means (12, 13). According to the invention, the pump (5) is formed of an actual pump (5) and magnetic... Agent: Teknologian Tutkimuskeskus Vtt
20140053664 - Apparatus and methods for aliquotting frozen samples: A single-use coring probe for collecting a frozen aliquot from a frozen biological sample includes a hollow coring bit and an ejector adapted. The ejector is operable to eject a frozen sample core from the bit as it moves from a retracted position to an extended position. Use of the... Agent: Cryoxtract Instruments, LLC
20140053665 - Vechicle and method for tending to an elevated livestock cage: A vehicle and method for tending to an elevated livestock cage includes a support frame, a base, a drive unit, and an elevated platform. The support frame extends upward from the base, and the drive unit is operatively attached to the base for moving the base along the aisle. The... Agent:
20140053666 - Wireless communication platform for operation in conduits: Described herein are systems, devices, and methods for sensing, measuring, transmitting, and receiving information pertaining to a live oil or gas production environment. A measuring device may be positioned and secured within a production conduit in such a manner that sudden changes in temperature resulting in expansion of one or... Agent:
20140053667 - Modular probe assembly having force protection and articulation: A modular probe assembly for a signal processing instrument has an elongate member extending from a first module of the probe assembly and a cavity recessed in a second module of the probe assembly. The cavity of the second module is structured to receive the elongate member of the first... Agent: Tektronix, Inc.02/20/2014 > patent applications in patent subcategories.
20140047895 - Light calibration device, biological detection calibration system and operating method thereof: A biological detection calibration system includes a biological detection device and a light calibration device. The biological detection device is for detecting a biological sample and includes a light source and a controller electrically connected thereto to control the light source to emit a light. The light calibration device includes... Agent: Wistron Corporation
20140047896 - Apparatus and method for correcting an offset: An offset determination apparatus and a method are for correcting an offset by supplying a switch-off signal outside a predefinable measuring range of time-expanded sampling values of a reflection signal, which switch-off signal can deactivate a transmitter device at least intermittently in order to generate a predefinable quiescent range within... Agent: Vega Grieshaber Kg
20140047897 - Case for impact detector, impact detector, and package: The present invention provides a case for an impact detector, including: a front case; a weight to move from an initial position when a detection target of the impact detector inclines more than a predetermined angle; a first rear case to be covered by the front case, including a guide... Agent:
20140047898 - Machine for testing cushioning material for packaging: The invention relates to a machine for testing cushioning material for packaging, which improves the test method and performs a more precise characterization of cushioning for packaging. The machine is formed by: a load arm (1); a lift motor (2) on the upper part thereof; several guides that connect (i)... Agent:
20140047899 - Device for determining a composition of fuel in a combustion chamber of a power station: A device for determining a composition of fuel in a combustion chamber of a power station is provided. The device includes a measuring device for measuring an actual concentration distribution of a substance in a combustion chamber' an analysis device for analyzing the actual concentration distribution, taking into account a... Agent:
20140047900 - Fast gas chromatograph method and device for analyzing a sample: A fast gas chromatograph (GC) method and device for obtaining fast gas chromatography analysis, in which a capillary gas chromatography column is inserted into a resistively heated metal tube located mostly outside a heated oven, which serves as a heated transferline to a flexible column that enters a resistively heated... Agent:
20140047901 - System for on-line measuring and controlling of o2 fraction, co fraction and co2 fraction: A non-destructive resonance (NDR) method of measuring and controlling an O2 fraction, a CO fraction, or a CO2 fraction in a gas process stream. The method includes: determining the resonance frequency of an off-line standard gas composition; scanning a predetermined characteristic parameter around the predetermined resonance frequency; plotting a first... Agent:
20140047902 - Device and method for quantifying a leakage flow on an actuator: In a method or device for quantifying a leakage flow on a process control valve, an intact reference control valve is used to determine several reference flow values in advance by placing the reference control valve in several reference opening positions and measuring the respective reference flow value for each... Agent:
20140047903 - Viscosity/elasticity measurement device and measurement method: A viscosity/elasticity measurement device includes a container for containing a measurement target material for detection of viscosity/elasticity is contained, a floating rotor made of material including a conductor, formed in a plate and circular shape when seen in plan view, and configured to be floated on a surface of the... Agent:
20140047904 - Viscometer: Viscosity or rheology measuring instrument utilizing Hall Effect or like magnetic coupling with parts mounted on driving and driven rotational assemblies.... Agent: Brookfield Engineering Laboratories Inc.
20140047905 - Electrospray emitter assembly: An electrospray emitter assembly (4) for an interface device (1) used to connect the output of a liquid chromatograph to the inlet of an electrospray ion source of a mass spectrometer (10). The device (1) incorporates an electrospray emitter assembly (4) that includes an emitter needle (40), a sheath (6)... Agent: Waters Technologies Corporation
20140047907 - Cartridge with multiple electrospray emitters: An apparatus includes a portable housing and a plurality of separately operable microfluidic emitters disposed within the housing. Each microfluidic emitter h an inlet for receiving a liquid and an outlet for emitting a spray. Each microfluidic emitter is movable within the portable housing between a first position in which... Agent: Waters Technologies Corporation
20140047906 - Lc-ms configuration for purification and detection of analytes having a broad range of hydrophobicites: Systems, apparatuses, kits, and methods for purification and analysis of analytes having a broad range of hydrophobicities by liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS). Using one set of liquid chromatography columns, one set of mobile phase buffers, and, optionally, a single ionization method (e.g., electrospray ionization), a wide range of analytes can... Agent: Cohesive Technologies Inc.
20140047908 - High-throughput multi laser wave mixing methods and apparatus: This invention relates to methods and apparatus of a combination of laser wave mixing technology with diagnostic flow technologies with embodiments describing supercritical fluid chromatography. The combination of these technologies along with minute detection levels have not yet been seen in the field.... Agent:
20140047909 - Sonic filter for measuring and capturing particles having a particular particle size in a fluid, mixture or process flow: Apparatus is provided featuring an acoustic driver and a transducer. The acoustic driver is configured to provide an acoustic driver signal having a frequency that can be adjusted to yield a given wavelength, which in turn, will selectively capture a particular particle size of particles in a fluid, mixture or... Agent: Cidra Corporate Services Inc.
20140047910 - Test systems and processes for equipment vis-a-vis contaminated fuel: p
20140047911 - Systems and methods for continuous pressure change monitoring in turbine compressors: Systems and methods for continuous pressure change monitoring in turbine compressors. In one embodiment, a system can be provided. The system can include a dynamic pressure sensing device mounted to the turbine compressor. The dynamic pressure sensing device may be configured to provide continuous dynamic pressure data, which may be... Agent: General Electric Company
20140047912 - Oxygen sensor regeneration: Methods and systems for heating an oxygen sensor. One system includes an oxygen sensor and controller. The oxygen sensor includes a heater and an electro-chemical measurement cell and a heater. The controller is coupled to the oxygen sensor and is configured to, for each of a plurality of stages of... Agent:
20140047913 - Motor vehicle chassis sensor: A vehicle chassis sensor assembly comprising a housing member defining a sensor cartridge slot, a rotatable shaft with a magnet and retained in a sleeve, and a rotatable arm coupled to the shaft. A sensor cartridge is mounted in the slot through the interior of a connector socket and an... Agent: Cts Corporation
20140047914 - Steering sensor assembly: Provided is a power steering sensor assembly which is capable of maintaining a stable coupling between a sensing device and a housing without using a separate auxiliary member, and is mounted in an electric power steering system. The power steering sensor assembly includes a sensing device including a plurality of... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.
20140047915 - Rotating fluid measurement device and method: Fluid flow measurement device and method. In one embodiment, a tool comprises a rotating arm with a sensor pad to measure fluid flow into or out of the casing wall. The arm maintains the sensor pad in close proximity to the casing inner wall. The tool diameter is variable to... Agent: Rem Scientific Enterprises, Inc.
20140047916 - Flow rate monitoring for agrochemical applications: A system for estimating a flow rate of an agrichemical includes a conduit delivering the agrichemical from a repository to an application in a field, and a flow meter connected in-line with the conduit. The flow meter provides an estimate of a flow rate of the agrichemical through the conduit.... Agent:
20140047917 - Microwave window and level-measuring system that works according to the radar principle: A microwave window for the spatial, pressure-impervious and diffusion-impervious separation and microwave connection of a first space from/to a second space, and a level-measuring system that works according to the radar principle, is provided with a barrier that has two opposite sides and is at least partially permeable to microwaves.... Agent: Krohne Messtechnik Gmbh
20140047920 - Analog multiplier circuit, variable gain amplifier, detector circuit, and physical quantity sensor: Provided is a technology capable of preventing arithmetic operation accuracy from deteriorating even when a bipolar transistor used to form a Gilbert multiplier core has poor characteristics. A correction current generating circuit (3) uses a constant current source (301) to feed a constant current I0 to an emitter of a... Agent:
20140047919 - Angular acceleration detection device: An angular acceleration detection device includes a rotating weight, a fixed portion, a support beam, and a detection portion. The rotating weight is rotatable about a Z-axis with respect to the fixed portion by action of an inertial force generated by an angular acceleration about the Z-axis. The fixed portion... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
20140047918 - Inertial sensor using sliding plane proximity switches: A time-domain inertial sensor comprising: a support structure having an electrode plane parallel to an x-y plane of an x-y-z mutually orthogonal coordinate system, wherein the support structure's largest dimension lies within the x-y plane; a proof mass having a first surface parallel to the x-y plane; wherein the proof... Agent:
20140047921 - Extension-mode angular velocity sensor: An angular velocity sensor including a drive extension mode. In one aspect, an angular rate sensor includes a base and at least three masses disposed substantially in a plane parallel to the base, the masses having a center of mass. At least one actuator drives the masses in an extension... Agent: Invensense, Inc.
20140047922 - Weak bond detection: Apparatuses and methods are disclosed for determining whether a structure of bonded layers includes locations where the layers are weakly bonded. Embodiments include evaluating the frequency response of the structure in response to vibrational inputs. Alternate embodiments include evaluating the non-linear response of the structure using a modal analysis. Further... Agent: Purdue Research Foundation
20140047923 - Wear-tolerant electromagnetic acoustic transducer for use with electromagnetic acoustic resonance inspection techniques: Systems, methods, and devices for an Electromagnetic Acoustic Transducer (EMAT) comprising: a ceramic wear surface disposed about a first aperture of an EMAT tip portion, a transducing coil means disposed within a volume of the EMAT tip portion; where at least one magnet and an insulative surface may be interposed... Agent:
20140047924 - Flexible ultrasound inspection system: A method and apparatus comprising an array of piezoelectric elements, a flexible substrate connected to the array of piezoelectric elements, and an organic circuit system formed on the flexible substrate and connected to the array of piezoelectric elements. The flexible substrate is configured to substantially conform to a surface of... Agent: The Boeing Company
20140047925 - Displacement sensor, in particular for use in a subsea device: A displacement sensor for sensing the displacement of a movable component of a device is provided. A flexible element of the displacement sensor includes a mounting portion mounted to the device and a coupling portion spaced apart from the mounting portion. A displacement conversion mechanism is coupled to the movable... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20140047926 - Frame foot loading measurement system using fiber optic sensing technique: A fiber Bragg grating (FBG) based sensor is used as a strain sensing element to determine frame foot loading of a generator. Three FBGs may be used in tandem to form a basic Frame Foot Loading Module (FFL Module). Two modules are fixed on each vertical support gusset at the... Agent:
20140047927 - Electromagnetic boat speedometer having removable electrodes: An electromagnetic speedometer for a boat having hull containing an opening includes an electromagnetic coil supported by the hull for establishing an electromagnetic field in the water adjacent the hull opening. A plurality of electrodes are supported by an arrangement that both closes the hull opening and supports the electrodes... Agent: Brickhouse Innovations, LLC
20140047928 - Pressure detection device: A pressure detection device includes a supporting member, a pressure sensor, a force transmission member, and a limiting member. The supporting member includes a receiving portion and a mounting portion protruding from an end of the receiving portion. The pressure sensor is fixedly received in the receiving portion of the... Agent:
20140047929 - Force calculating system: The force calculation system of the present invention is provided with: an air blowing unit for blowing air at a predetermined pressure; a flow passage for air blown from air blowing unit; a sensing unit for changing the ease of flow of air that flows through a flow passage by... Agent: Tokyo Institute Of Technology
20140047930 - Monitoring device for monitoring cleaning activity: A monitoring device for monitoring a user's cleaning activity, comprising a squeezable housing and a sensor housed within the housing, wherein the sensor is configured to sense at least pressure exerted to the monitoring device by the user during the cleaning activity.... Agent: The Procter & Gamble Company
20140047931 - Sample distribution system and process: On the one hand the invention relates to a distribution apparatus 41 for hand held distribution of fluid samples with a data carrier and a first communication interface. On the other hand it concerns a positioning device 21 comprising a first holder 23 adapted for holding the distribution apparatus 41,... Agent: Integra Biosciences Ag
20140047932 - Method, system and apparatus for use in locating subsurface ore bodies: A method and system for locating subsurface ore bodies. Samples of near surface soil are collected over a predetermined geographical area. The samples are analysed to discover any chemical anomalies in the dust particles as a way of identifying possible subcropping mineralization. A tine (22) and collection tube (24) engage... Agent: Global Scientific Services Pty Ltd
20140047933 - Uses of hydrophobic aggregates and methods for performing those uses: A method of collecting a urine sample including appropriately locating hydrophobic sand with respect to the urine sample. Use of the hydrophobic sand including providing a barrier in the form of at least one layer of the sand; and collecting a urine sample by appropriately locating the sand with respect... Agent: Sealsand Inc.
20140047934 - Method of simulating operations of non-destructive testing under real conditions using synthetic signals: A method of simulating non-destructive testing with the aid of at least one probe. The method comprises the steps of measuring inspection parameters, in particular related to the position of the probe in space and generating synthetic signals corresponding to a non-destructive testing operation.... Agent: European Aeronautic Defence And Space Company Eads France02/13/2014 > patent applications in patent subcategories.
20140041436 - Breath alcohol tester calibration station: A breath alcohol tester calibration station provides a user-friendly system and method for calibrating a breath alcohol tester with a much lower error rate than current systems and methods for calibrating breath alcohol testers. The calibration station includes a data connection to the breath alcohol tester and a fluid connection... Agent: Lifeloc Technologies, Inc.
20140041437 - Thermal diagnostic for single-crystal process fluid pressure sensor: A method of verifying a condition of a single-crystal pressure sensor is provided. The method includes providing a single-crystal pressure sensor that has at least one electrical characteristic that varies with applied pressure being coupled to a first output and a second output. The pressure sensor also has at least... Agent:
20140041438 - Measuring head for a device for measuring the concentration of at least one gas in a gas sample: A measurement head is provided for a device for measuring the concentration of at least one gas, in particular oxygen. A gas sample a measurement element (1) is arranged in the region of an opening on a circuit board (11). To convey gas a duct (16, 17) is formed in... Agent: Drager Medical Gmbh
20140041439 - Knock control apparatus for an internal combustion engine: A knock control apparatus for an internal combustion engine can remove regularly generated noise vibration in a simple and appropriate manner. The apparatus includes a knock sensor, a crank angle sensor, a vibration waveform detection unit that detects a vibration waveform of a knock natural frequency component, a vibration waveform... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20140041440 - Fluid storage and dispensing system including dynamic fluid monitoring of fluid storage and dispensing vessel: A monitoring system for monitoring fluid in a fluid supply vessel during operation including dispensing of fluid from the fluid supply vessel. The monitoring system includes (i) one or more sensors for monitoring a characteristic of the fluid supply vessel or the fluid dispensed therefrom, (ii) a data acquisition module... Agent: Advanced Technology Materials, Inc.
20140041441 - Method and apparatus for providing data processing and control in a medical communication system: Methods and apparatus for providing data processing and control for use in a medical communication system are provided.... Agent: Abbott Diabetes Care Inc.
20140041442 - Arrangement and method for determining a concentration of a constituent of a fluid mixture: A method and arrangement for determining a concentration of a constituent of a fluid mixture in a fluid chamber includes: emitting an ultrasonic pulse into the fluid mixture, receiving a reflection of the ultrasonic pulse as a measurement signal after the ultrasonic pulse has been reflected at at least two... Agent:
20140041443 - Analysis system having a measurement device and test element: Disclosed herein are portable diagnostic measurement devices for determining at least one analysis parameter of a bodily fluid, in particular for determining an analyte concentration in a bodily fluid as can occur in blood glucose determinations. Also disclosed are analysis systems including the measurement device and at least one disposable... Agent: Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc.
20140041444 - Apparatus for antenna weightlessness deployment test: Disclosed is an apparatus for an antenna weightlessness deployment test. The apparatus for an antenna weightlessness deployment test includes: a pair of first direction mobile support shafts mounted in parallel at a predetermined distance; first direction mobile deployment apparatuses mounted to be supported by an air bearing so as to... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20140041445 - Apparatus for measuring drying rate and method for measuring drying rate using the same: There are provided an apparatus for measuring a drying rate and a method for measuring a drying rate using the same in order to measure the drying rate of a substrate material for manufacturing an electronic apparatus, the apparatus for measuring a drying rate, including a support part having a... Agent:
20140041446 - Apparatus and system for passively sampling production fluid from a well: An apparatus and system for passively sampling production fluid from a well is presented. The passive sampling device is used to split two-phase flow and provide a driving pressure differential for a sampling system. Flow through sampling systems require a low pressure differential to be utilized to take a liquid... Agent: Cameron International Corporation
20140041447 - Method and device for producing and measuring a borehole: The invention relates to a method and a device for producing and measuring a borehole in the ground. As far as the method is concerned, provision is made in that the borehole is produced through drilling, that between a carrier unit above a ground surface and a measuring body a... Agent: Bauer Spezialtiefbau Gmbh
20140041448 - Rain intensity sensor: Described herein is a rain intensity sensor. The sensor includes a circuit, which includes a resistor and at least two spaced apart electrically conductive strips electrically connected in series to the resistor. The resistor is located between the conductive strips. The conductive strips are sufficiently spaced apart such that when... Agent:
20140041449 - Battery pack assembly including apparatus for detecting water accumulation and method for detecting water accumulation: Disclosed is a battery pack assembly including an apparatus for detecting water accumulation inside an installation region in which a battery pack is installed. The battery pack assembly includes a watertight case installed on a bottom surface of the water accumulation detecting apparatus and assembled with the battery pack therein.... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company
20140041450 - Antifouling removable streamer second skin and method of mounting thereof: A streamer usable underwater for marine seismic surveys is covered by a removable skin to prevent bio-fouling deposits on its outer surface. The removable skin includes a flexible material charged with a biocide substance or has foul release properties, and a closure system configured to join sides of the flexible... Agent: Cgg Services Sa
20140041451 - Non-radioactive density measurement in oilfield operations: The current application discloses a non-contact, non-radioactive densitometer system, comprising a curved tube containing an oilfield fluid, a mass measuring device connected to the curved tube, and a data acquisition system connected to the mass measuring device. The mass measuring device measures the mass of the curved tube and the... Agent:
20140041452 - Accelerometer having multiple feedback systems operating on a given proof mass: Certain disclosed accelerometer sensors and methods employ a proof mass that is acted upon by multiple feedback paths. One illustrative sensor embodiment includes an electrode arrangement proximate to a proof mass, the electrode arrangement providing multiple electrostatic force centroids on the proof mass. The sensor embodiment further includes multiple feedback... Agent: Pgs Geophysical As
20140041453 - Inertial sensing device: An inertial sensing device is provided. The inertial device includes a mass proof, a sensing electrode layer to sense the motion of the mass proof, and a spring coupled and to support the mass proof. Wherein, the single-material mass proof can perform multi degree-of freedom inertial sensing.... Agent:
20140041454 - Piezoelectric resonator, etching amount detecting device, and oscillator: A piezoelectric resonator includes a plate-shaped crystal element, excitation electrodes, and an unwanted response suppression portion. The excitation electrodes are disposed on both surfaces of the crystal element. The unwanted response suppression portion is formed by inverting a crystallographic axis of the crystal element to suppress an unwanted response that... Agent: Nihon Dempa Kogyo Co., Ltd.
20140041455 - 4c slip-shooting method and device: During a marine seismic survey, shots are fired at a time interval shorter than an S-wave listening time during which seismic receivers within a predetermined distance from the shot location detect reflected S-waves caused by an earlier shot. In portion of data acquired during the survey, information related to the... Agent: Cgg Services Sa
20140041456 - Method and device for the optical non-contact oscillation measurement of an oscillating object: A device for the optical non-contact vibration measurement of an vibrating object, including a laser Doppler vibrometer that has a laser (1) as the light source for a laser beam, a first beam splitter assembly (S1) for splitting the laser beam into a measuring beam (2) and a reference beam... Agent: Polytec Gmbh
20140041457 - Apparatus and method for eliminating varying pressure fluctuations in a pressure transducer: A differential pressure transducer employing a coiled tube to eliminate varying pressure fluctuations is provided. In one embodiment, a method comprises receiving, at an inlet tube of a dampening chamber, a main pressure, wherein the main pressure includes a static pressure component and a dynamic pressure component; filtering, by the... Agent: Kulite Semiconductor Products, Inc.
20140041458 - Device for measuring strain in a component: Disclosed is an apparatus and method for measuring the diametral change in a cylindrical component by monitoring and measuring bending (compression and tension) effected by the diametral change in a plane perpendicular to the diameter of the cylindrical component. The apparatus for effecting the method comprises at least one web,... Agent: Crane Nuclear, Inc.
20140041459 - Accuracy improvement in flowmeter systems: Implementations of the present disclosure are directed to a flowmeter method and system. In an implementation, a signal is received a signal from a flowmeter and a value is determined based on the signal. The value is compared to a threshold. A heartbeat value is provided when the value is... Agent: Invensys Systems, Inc.
20140041460 - Vortex flow meter: A vortex flow meter (1) with a measurement tube (2) through which a medium can flow, a baffle body (3) for generating vortices in the medium and a deflection body (4) which can be deflected by the pressure fluctuations which accompany the vortices in the medium. The vortex flow meter... Agent: Krohne Messtechnik Gmbh
20140041461 - Force sensor: Provided is a force sensor which can reduce a detection error caused by mutual interference between axes and detect a target force and moment with high accuracy. A force sensor includes a pedestal member, an action member arranged so as to face the pedestal member which is displaced by an... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140041462 - Sensor system with an exchangeable cartridge and a reader: The invention relates to a sensor system (100) comprising a reader (150) with a sensor unit (155, 156) and an accommodation Space (151) for an exchangeable cartridge (110). The cartridge (110) is held in said accommodation space (151) by at least one contact element (111) which has an increased thermal... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.
20140041463 - Apparatus for a fluid transport pipeline, related method and system: Apparatus for use in sampling multiphase fluid in a fluid transport pipeline, the apparatus comprising: a process fluid conduit comprising a blind leg connected to an upstream section and a downstream section; and wherein a fluid sampling port is provided in the blind leg.... Agent: Framo Engineering As
20140041464 - Sensor having an embedded electrode, and method for manufacturing same: Disclosed is a sensor having an embedded electrode, which can be manufactured at a reduced cost and applied to many different fields. The sensor comprises: a sensing stack in which a first conductive layer and a second conductive layer are stacked and layered with a separation layer interposed therebetween; and... Agent: Joinset Co., Ltd.
20140041465 - Equipment test method and associated test tool and test system: A method for testing electronic equipment, comprising at least a first board and a second board connected to each other, the method being controlled by means of a test tool external to the equipment. The method includes the steps of transmitting an acquisition command from the test tool to the... Agent:Previous industry: Metal deforming
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