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|Method and device providing the temperature regulation of a rechargeable electrical energy storage battery|
A thermal control device for at least one rechargeable electrical energy storage battery, in particular for a battery of a vehicle with electric or hybrid drive and comprising at least one electrochemical component. The device comprises at least one enclosure in which the electrochemical component of the battery is housed, at least one magnetocaloric heat pump associated with the enclosure, at least one heat transfer fluid circulating circuit coupled between the battery and the heat pump and at least one heat exchanging component that is open to the exterior environment and connected to the heat transfer fluid circulating circuit to exchange calories with the exterior environment..
Societe De Vehicules Electriques S.a.s.
|Device for ascertaining a measure of a caloric value of a gas|
A device for ascertaining a measure of a calorific value of a gas, having a membrane arranged between a first and a second electrode a controllable voltage/current source for generating a control voltage/current between the first and second electrode, and an analyzing device for ascertaining the measure of the calorific value of the gas. By applying the control voltage/current to the first and second electrode, oxygen is transported from an oxygen-containing reference gas into the gas through the membrane and is combusted with combustible components of the gas.
Continental Automotive Gmbh
|Aluminum alloy sheet for structural material|
Disclosed is a 7xxx-series aluminum alloy sheet having a specific chemical composition and produced by a common procedure. The aluminum alloy sheet has a good balance between a zn content and a mg content while having a lower zn content so as to have a strength retained at high level.
Kabushiki Kaisha Kobe Seiko Sho (kobe Steel, Ltd.)
A method of treating a subject in need thereof, is carried out by (a) administering said subject a therapeutic intervention (e.g., an active agent) in a treatment effective amount; and concurrently (b) administering said subject caloric vestibular stimulation in a treatment effective amount, said caloric vestibular stimulation administered so as to enhance the efficacy of said active agent. In some embodiments, the caloric vestibular stimulation is administered as an actively controlled time varying waveform..
Scion Neurostim, Llc
|Apparatus for monitoring health, wellness and fitness|
The invention is a system for monitoring and reporting the activity level and caloric expenditure of an individual. The system has sensors in electronic communication with a wearable device.
|Aerated pet treat|
The present invention provides for an aerated pet treat and a method for weight loss or weight control in pets. The aerated pet treat is preferably low in calories and fat, thus a low calorie pet treat and a low fat treat are also provided.
|Solar battery-sealing sheet, solar battery module and manufacturing the same|
There are disclosed a pair of solar battery-sealing sheets composed of a light-receiving side-sealing sheet and a backside-sealing sheet for solar electricity generating elements of a solar battery module and reducing the coming-around of the backside-sealing sheet, wherein the melt peak temperature based on a differential scanning calorimetry (dsc) of the backside-sealing sheet is higher than the melt peak temperature based on the differential scanning calorimetry (dsc) of the light-receiving side-sealing sheet; and a solar battery module using the light-receiving side-sealing sheet and the backside-sealing sheet of the solar battery-sealing sheet, and a method for manufacturing the solar battery module.. .
Mitsui Chemicals Tohcello, Inc
|Portable metabolic analyzer system|
A system for measuring and tracking metabolic rate, physical activity and calorie intake. The metabolic rate is measured with a design that features an adaptive sampling mechanism for accurate breath sample collection, optimized flow rate measurement for minimizing backpressure while maximizing accuracy, humidity regulation and water condensation reduction mechanism for reliable performance, as well as breath temperature measurement for volume and humidity corrections.
Arizona Board Of Regents On Behalf Of Arizona State University
A magnetocaloric valve is described. The valve is largely energetically self-sufficient and contains the following components: (a) a conduit defining a flow channel; (b) a flow channel blocking member; and (c) a driving device configured to move the flow channel blocking member into and out of the flow channel.
General Electric Company
|Magnetocaloric driving devices|
A magnetocaloric driving device is disclosed herein. The driving device comprises a magnet, an effective amount of a magnetocaloric material, and a counterpoise mechanism.
General Electric Company
Method and making customized nutritional mixtures
This disclosure relates to a method and an apparatus for making customized nutritional mixtures based on characteristics of an individual and in the manner to be nutritionally complete and correspond to a recommended calorie intake value. An example method comprises the steps of: (i) maintaining a plurality of nutritional ingredients; (ii) receiving a request to make a customized nutritional mixture for an individual; (iii) obtaining or calculating an individual calorie value of the individual; (iv) optionally selecting a number of nutritional ingredients; (v) calculating mass fractions of selected nutritional ingredients based on the individual calorie value; and (vi) dispensing selected nutritional ingredients in accordance with the mass fractions to a container in order to produce the customized nutritional mixture, where a calorie value of the customized nutritional mixture substantially corresponds to at least a predetermined portion of the individual calorie value..
Nutritionally complete composition for calorie-balanced diet
A nutritional composition is designed to be a complete meal, which includes nutrients, vitamins, and minerals, all of which are needed to sustain a healthy diet. The ingredients of nutritional composition are provided in amounts to meet recommended dosages so that a total fat value is at about 30% of total calorie value, a total carbohydrate value is about 40-60% of total calorie value, and a total protein value is about 10-30% of total calorie value of the nutritional composition.
Electrocaloric system with active regeneration
An electrocaloric with active regeneration includes first and second electrocaloric capacitors proximate one another enabling heat transfer there between. In the system, complementary first and second electric fields are applied to their respective electrocaloric capacitors such that when the electric fields are applied the temperature of the first electrocaloric capacitor increases while the temperature of the second electrocaloric capacitor decreases or vice-versa.
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated
Heat pump with restorative operation for magneto caloric material
A heat pump system is provided that uses mcm to provide for heating or cooling. The heat pump can include one or more stages of mcm, each stage having an original peak curie temperature.
General Electric Company
Activity tracking racquet attachment device
An activity tracking racquet attachment device tracks activity such as calories burned over a period of using a racquet to which the device is attached. The device includes a housing having a first face and a perimeter sidewall extending from and around the first face.
Sweet taste receptor antagonist compositions
The present disclosure relates to compositions comprising gymnemic acid, together with a form of zinc to block the unpleasant bitter taste of gymnemic acid as well as to extend the sweet taste blocking properties of gymnemic acid, resulting in palatable compositions for delivery to the oral cavity to block sweet taste receptors located therein. The present disclosure also relates to methods of reducing sugar consumption and reducing calorie intake via administration of such compositions to a subject..
Providing appliances with gas quality information
Methods and systems for providing appliances with gas quality information are described herein. One system includes a single calorimeter or a single gas chromatograph configured to determine a calorific value of a gas being supplied to an area having a plurality of appliances and communicate the calorific value of the gas to the plurality of appliances..
Honeywell International Inc.
Patient monitoring systems and methods
Various implementations of a patient monitoring assembly and methods of use are described herein. The patient monitoring assembly may be useful in preventing pressure ulcers, monitoring of air cushion inflation, estimating physical activity and energy expenditure and managing body weight of a patient seated on the assembly.
The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Alabama
Composition for low fat ice cream, containing tagatose, low-fat ice cream using same, and preparation method therefor
Disclosed herein is a method for preparing low-fat ice cream which has low fat content and low calories while exhibiting excellent taste. The composition includes 0.1 parts by weight to 10 parts by weight of d-tagatose based on the total composition.
Cj Cheiljedang Corporation
Underfill material and manufacturing semiconductor device using the same
An underfill material enabling voidless packaging and excellent solder bonding properties, and a method for manufacturing a semiconductor device using the same are provided. An underfill material is used which contains an epoxy resin and a curing agent, and a time for a reaction rate to reach 20% at 240° c.
Directional slug calorimeter for heat flux measurements
A directional slug calorimeter is provided to enable accurate non-isotropic heat flux measurement in a high-temperature environment. The slug calorimeter includes a tubular member; a plurality of slots formed along a portion of an axial length of the tubular member, insulation disposed within the tubular member and within the plurality of slots; and thermocouples disposed with a thermocouple junction.
Dietary intervention with reduced daily caloric intake
The invention relates to various compositions for controlling body weight and/or for promoting weight loss. Examples of these compositions include but are not limited to formula i, formula i-vegan, formula ii, and formula iii.
Metabolic oil composition, system and use
An oil composition product for use in providing improvement in the metabolic function of an individual. The oil composition product, system and method provides an oil blend with improved metabolic function to an individual's diet, a system and method monitoring of the individuals food intake with the food diary, and measuring the individuals metabolism with a metabolic analyzer integrated in the system.
The Body Lab, Llc
System for monitoring and presenting health, wellness and fitness trend data having user selectable parameters
A nutrition and activity management system is disclosed that monitors energy expenditure of an individual through the use of a body-mounted sensing apparatus. The apparatus is particularly adapted for continuous wear.
Gps features and functionality in an athletic watch system
Athletic performance monitoring systems include gps data to enhance various features of the workout as well as the post-workout data analysis. Such features include using output from multiple sensors to determine the most accurate data available for providing distance measurements for individual segments of a route.
Display cabinets for frozen products
Display cabinet for frozen products comprising•a magneto caloric unit (1) having cold end (11) with a primary cold heat exchanger (6) and a hot end (12) with a primary hot heat exchanger (7), and•a cabinet suitable for containing frozen products the cabinet comprising a inner wall (2) limiting a volume (3) wherein frozen products can be stored, said cabinet having a secondary heat exchanger (4), wherein the secondary cold heat exchanger comprises circulating means (5) for circulating a low freezing point liquid between said secondary cold heat exchanger (4) and the primary cold heat exchanger (6).. .
Conopco, Inc., D/b/a Unilever
Method and system for increasing the calorific value of a material flow containing carbon
In the method according to the invention for increasing the calorific value of a material flow containing carbon, preferably a material flow of renewable raw materials, the material flow is brought in direct contact with at least one low-oxygen, inert hot gas flow in a reactor, wherein the hot gas flow is formed at least 50%, preferably at least 80%, by exhaust gas of a process for thermally processing cement raw meal and/or lime and/or an ore, wherein at least part of a preheater exhaust gas for preheating the cement raw meal and/or lime and/or ore is used as the hot gas flow.. .
Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions Ag
Measurement process of minimum miscibility pressure (mmp) and critical points of a gas in crude oils or binary mixtures
The present invention provides a new process of the transitiometric scanning technique to determine in an experimental way the minimum miscibility pressure of any sample of hydrocarbon at constant temperature (from the atmospheric temperature to 673 k) in the pressure interval of the atmospheric temperature to 400 mpa, including pressure at which the organic matter will precipitate due to the co2 injection, based on a transitometric technique which has proved to be reliable, highly accurate and highly reproducible. The apparatus used is based on a highly accurate control of the pvt variables and the calorimetric determination of the present phase transitions during the injection process of gases into hydrocarbons.
Instituto Mexicano Del Petroleo
Mirna modulators of thermogenesis
Provided are novel methods and compositions for the modulation of thermogenesis. Such methods are particularly advantageous in that they allow for the reduction of body fat in a subject without the subject having to adjust their caloric intake through dieting, modify their physical activity or undergo bariatric surgery.
Aptamir Therapeutics, Inc.
Semiaromatic polyamide, semiaromatic polyamide resin composition, and molded article
To provide: a semiaromatic polyamide which has excellent moldability, heat resistance, chemical resistance and mechanical characteristics; and a molded article of this semiaromatic polyamide. A semiaromatic polyamide (i) of the present invention contains 35-50% by mole of a structural unit derived from terephthalic acid [a], 25-40% by mole of a structural unit derived from isophthalic acid [b], 15-35% by mole of a structural unit derived from an aliphatic dicarboxylic acid [c] (provided that the total of [a], [b] and [c] is 100% by mole), and a structural unit derived from an aliphatic diamine [d] having 4-12 carbon atoms.
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
Intestinal environment-improving agent
(d) a gelatinization enthalpy at 50° c. To 130° c.
Ventilation device for a ventilation, heating and/or air-conditioning unit
The invention relates to a ventilation device (1) for a ventilation unit of a motor vehicle passenger compartment, comprising: an impeller (4) that generates an air flow (11, 12) and can be driven by an electric motor; and a printed circuit board (15) having secured thereto at least one electronic component (19) that can release calories. The printed circuit board (15) comprises at least one through-hole (18) provided in a part (21) of the printed circuit board (15).
Valeo Systemes Thermiques
Calorie balance system
A calorie balance system is designed for consumers who are interested in having a proper and adequate diet while monitoring daily activities. Disclosed embodiments enable consumers to be continuously aware of their caloric intake and to compare their caloric intake with current calories expended.
Toner, developer, and image forming apparatus
A toner, wherein an amount of al detected in the toner is 0.7% to 1.3%, where the amount of al detected is determined based on quantitative analysis of al by x-ray photoelectron spectroscopic analysis (xps), and wherein [tg2nd (thf insoluble matter)] is −40° c. To 30° c., where the [tg2nd (thf insoluble matter)] is a glass transition temperature measured in second heating of differential scanning calorimetry (dsc) of thf insoluble matter of the toner..
Separation membrane and separation membrane element
A separation membrane including: a separation membrane main body having a feed-side face and a permeate-side face; and a plurality of channel members adhered to the permeate-side face of the separation membrane main body, in which a weight w (g) of the plurality of channel members and a volume v (cm3) of the plurality of channel members, exclusive of portions impregnated into the permeate-side face, satisfy the following relational expression: 1.0≦w/v≦2.5, and the channel members have a melting temperature of 200° c. Or lower as measured with a differential scanning calorimeter..
Toray Industries, Inc.
Systems and methods for in-ear fluid vestibular and/or cranial nerve caloric stimulation
An in-ear stimulation system for administering caloric stimulation to the ear canal of a subject includes (a) a conduit configured to deliver a fluid to calorically stimulate an ear canal of a subject; and (b) a fluid control unit comprising a controller configured to control a flow of the fluid to the conduit and/or to control a caloric profile of the fluid such that a temperature of the fluid changes through time when the fluid is being delivered to the ear canal via the conduit.. .
Scion Neurostim, Llc
Low viscosity, high caloric density oral nutritional composition and related methods
Disclosed embodiments provide low viscosity, high caloric density liquid nutritional compositions. The use of non-micellar milk protein in combination with hydrolyzed caseinate and unique formulation methods allow for improved organoleptic qualities and the production of liquid nutritional compositions displaying low viscosity along with a high caloric density..
Compositions and methods for reduced carbohydrates and increased erythritol in beverages
The present invention provides novel compositions and methods for naturally decreasing carbohydrates and calories, while increasing erythritol, in beverages. The method includes fermenting beverages, such as fruit juices with a microorganism capable of metabolizing sugars into sugar alcohol(s) such as erythritol, to produce a fermented beverage having reduced carbohydrates, and therefore reduced calories, and increased erythritol as compared to an unfermented equivalent beverage..
Chr. Hansen A/s
Creamy yogurt base
This creamy yogurt base provides a base with similar appearance, texture, and taste to cream cheese and sour cream products, but contains less calories, fat, and cholesterol while providing a similar mouth feel associated with consuming these full fat products. Additionally, this product can replace common fats used in cooking, baking, and frozen systems.
Semiconductor device connected by anisotropic conductive film
A semiconductor device connected by an anisotropic conductive film. The anisotropic conductive film includes a composition for an anisotropic conductive film including a first epoxy resin having an exothermic peak temperature of about 80° c.
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
Method and monitoring body temperature and activity
Absolute body temperature measurement is not easy to obtain. The temperature probe has to be placed in body cavities or swallowed to get core body temperature.
Method and arrangement for controlling fuel supply for a gas turbine
A method of controlling a supply of a fuel to a combustor of a gas turbine having a compressor upstream of the combustor is provided. The method includes: supplying the fuel to the combustor; obtaining a property value of at least one physical property (ptb, pt7, tinlet, thbov) of air used for burning the fuel in the combustor; estimating a heat input (hiengmodel) of the fuel supplied to the combustor based on the property value; measuring a caloric value (lcvmea) of the fuel upstream of the combustor; adjusting the estimated heat input (hiengmodel) based on the measured caloric value (lcvmea); and controlling a fuel valve regulating the supply of the fuel to the combustor based on the adjusted estimated heat input (hiexpected) and a demanded heat input (ffdem)..
Disclosed is a steviol glycoside referred to as rebaudioside d2. Rebaudioside d2 has five β-d-glucosyl units connected to the aglycone steviol.
Compositions for modulating a kinase cascade and methods of use thereof
The invention relates to compositions comprising 2-(5-(4-(2-morpholinoethoxyl)phenyl)pyridin-2-yl)-n-benzylacetamide and its mesylate and dihydrochloride salts. The invention provides an efficient process for the synthesis of 2-(5-(4-(2-morpholinoethoxyl)phenyl)pyridin-2-yl)-n-benzylacetamide and its mesylate and dihydrochloride salts and methods for modulating one or more components of a kinase cascade using the compositions of the invention.
Kinex Pharmaceuticals, Llc
Willpower glasses (tm) -- a wearable food consumption monitor
This invention is a device to monitor caloric intake comprising: a wearable member that is worn in a manner similar to eyeglasses; and an eeg sensor, wherein indications that a person is probably eating are based on electromagnetic waves from the person's brain. In an example, this device can further comprise one or more automatic-imaging members that automatically take pictures when the person eats based on data from the eeg sensor..
Molded catching elements and manufacturing same
The invention relates to a catching element of a male-female or male-male self-gripping device, which comprises a rod portion (1) and a catching portion (2), the rod portion extending in an axis that is transverse to a base strip (b) and the catching portion projecting laterally from the rod portion, characterised in that at least the catching portion is made of a thermoplastic material having a bending modulus of more than 1000 mpa, specifically more than 1200 mpa, in particular more than 1500 mpa at 25° c., the catching element being produced by moulding, specifically by injection moulding, and when the thermogram is plotted for the hook, in other words when differential scanning calorimetry is carried out, an absence or almost-absence of relaxation enthalpy near the glass transition can be seen during the first rise in temperature.. .