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 Cooling system of data center patent thumbnailCooling system of data center
A cooling system for a data center includes a cooling module and at least one heating module. The cooling module includes at least one cooling device and at least one airflow control switch.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


 Congestion control and qos in noc by regulating the injection traffic patent thumbnailCongestion control and qos in noc by regulating the injection traffic
Systems and methods described herein are directed to solutions for noc interconnects that provide congestion avoidance and end-to-end uniform and weighted-fair allocation of resource bandwidths among various contenders in a mesh or torus interconnect. The example implementations are fully distributed and involve using explicit congestion notification messages or local congestion identification for congestion detection.
Netspeed Systems, Inc.


 Cooling system of fuel cell vehicle patent thumbnailCooling system of fuel cell vehicle
A cooling system of a fuel cell vehicle is provided. The cooling system includes a stack in which a plurality of fuel cells are laminated and a manifold in which the stack is disposed, and inside of which cooling water flows to exchange heat with the stack.
Hyundai Motor Company


 Air conditioner and  controlling the same patent thumbnailAir conditioner and controlling the same
An air conditioner (ac) indoor unit includes a housing having an inlet and an outlet; a heat exchanger arranged inside the housing; a blower fan for sucking in air at the inlet to be subject to heat exchange with the heat exchanger, and discharging the heat-exchanged air out of the outlet; and an air flow control device for controlling an air flow discharged from the outlet by sucking in air around the outlet. The ac indoor unit may control the direction of a discharged air flow without a conventional blade structure, thereby increasing an amount of discharged air, reducing circulation noise, and enabling design differentiation..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


 Apparatus and  methods for fluid processing and flow control patent thumbnailApparatus and methods for fluid processing and flow control
Fluid processing apparatus has a prefabricated branched network of flexible tubing, for conducting process fluid between process elements of the apparatus, and control valves. A tubing support has opposable front and rear plates which define a pattern of support channels between them in which the flexible tubing network lies, so that the support channels limit or prevent expansion of the flexible tubes.
Biotechflow Ltd.


 Hybrid prime motivator for rod pump hydraulic surface unit patent thumbnailHybrid prime motivator for rod pump hydraulic surface unit
A hybrid prime motivator system for a hydraulic surface unit of a rod pump for an oil well or gas well which incorporates a positive displacement hydraulic pump having hydraulic fluid flow control capability, a motor-generator mechanically coupled to the positive displacement hydraulic pump, a hybrid energy system electrically connected to the motor-generator, the hybrid energy system having an energy supply capability for supplying energy to the motor-generator during a rod pump up stroke, an energy receiving capability for receiving and storing energy generated by the motor-generator during a rod pump down stroke, and a replacement energy generating capability for generating replacement energy to replace energy lost during successive rod pump cycles, and a hybrid motivator control module.. .

 A flow control and injection arrangement and method patent thumbnailA flow control and injection arrangement and method
A flow control and injection arrangement includes an injection resistant inflow control device in fluid communication with an inside of a production string and with an environment outside the arrangement; and an injection valve in fluid communication with an inside of a production string and with an environment outside the arrangement. The injection valve being responsive to a threshold pressure in the production string to allow fluid flow from inside the production string to the environment outside of the arrangement.
Baker Hughes Incorporated


 Casing mounted metering device patent thumbnailCasing mounted metering device
The present invention relates to an inflow control device for controlling the flow of fluid into a tubular deployed in a. Wellbore comprising coupling between joints of tubulars.
Downhole Innovations Llc


 Flow control in subterranean wells patent thumbnailFlow control in subterranean wells
A flow conveyed device for use in a well can include a body and a plurality of lines joined to the body, each of the lines having a lateral dimension that is substantially smaller than a size of the body, and each of the lines including fibers. A method of controlling flow in a well can include a device introduced into the well being conveyed by flow in the well, and the device including a plurality of lines extending outwardly from a body.
Thru Tubing Solutions, Inc.


 Flow control in subterranean wells patent thumbnailFlow control in subterranean wells
A method of controlling flow in a subterranean well can include a device introduced into the well being conveyed by flow in the well, the device comprising a material selected from poly-vinyl alcohol, poly-vinyl acetate and/or poly-methacrylic acid. The material may degrade in the well.
Thru Tubing Solutions, Inc.


Fluid flow device with flow control and making the same

A method of making a fluid flow device comprises: providing a substrate of porous material (2) impregnated with a light-sensitive substance (5) in a first state and which is configured to change from the first state to a second state when exposed to light (3), the second state being a solid state that is resistant to a solvent and the first being removable with the solvent; the substrate having a fluid flow channel (7) defined therein, the channel having a depth; exposing a beam of light (3) onto an area of the substrate surface within the fluid flow channel to deliver energy to a volume of the substrate below the area to change the light-sensitive substance to the second state; during exposure, creating a partial barrier to flow of fluid along the channel by controlling the amount of energy delivered to the volume below at least part of the area to change the light-sensitive substance to the second state in a volume of the substrate within the fluid flow channel that has a depth less than the depth of the fluid flow channel; and developing the substrate in the solvent to leave the light-sensitive substance which is in the solid state and remove the light-sensitive substance which is in the other state. The device may be a medical diagnostic device, and the substrate may be a paper substrate or may be a nitrocellulose substrate..
University Of Southampton

Apparatus and methods of inducing weight loss using blood flow control

Methods and apparatus for inducing weight loss using blood flow control are described herein. The apparatus and methods operate by controlling blood flow to the stomach and/or small bowel..
Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research

A urine flow control system and a magnetic actuator device

The invention relates to a urine flow control system (50) including a catheter device (10, 100) for insertion into a urethra, the catheter device (10, 100) having: a proximal end portion (14) and an opposite distal end portion (16, 102), a conduit (c) between said proximal end portion (14) and said distal end portion (16) having a urine inlet opening (2) at said proximal end portion (14) and a urine outlet opening (4, p) at said distal end portion (16, 102), and a magnetically actuatable valve located at said distal end portion (16, 102) for controlled discharge of urine from said catheter device (10, 100) through said outlet opening (4, p), and a magnetic actuator device with an actuator magnet (201), separate from said catheter device (10, 100), for operating said valve, characterized in said magnetic actuator device (200) comprising a housing (205) for receiving urine discharged from said catheter device (10, 100), said housing (205) having a first open end (202) configured for receiving said distal end portion (16, 102) with said magnetically actuatable valve and said outlet opening (4, p), and a second end, said housing (205) having at said first end (202) said actuator magnet (201).. .
Magcath Aps

Tyre inflation system for an agricultural seeding machine, a planter assembly and a tyre

A tyre inflation system for an agricultural seeding machine is disclosed. The agricultural machine includes a jump arm supporting at least one press wheel.
Coalfields Engineering Pty Ltd

Air conditioner and controlling the same

An air conditioner (ac) indoor unit includes a housing having an inlet and an outlet; a heat exchanger arranged inside the housing; a blower fan for sucking in air at the inlet to be subject to heat exchange with the heat exchanger, and discharging the heat-exchanged air out of the outlet; and an air flow control device for controlling an air flow discharged from the outlet by sucking in air around the outlet. The ac indoor unit may control the direction of a discharged air flow without a conventional blade structure, thereby increasing an amount of discharged air, reducing circulation noise, and enabling design differentiation..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Gas flow controller including over-pressure protection features

A gas flow controller for use in a gas-fired apparatus including a pilot burner and a main burner is provided. The controller includes a housing defining a diaphragm chamber, a pilot valve operable to open and close a first fluid flow path between a gas supply inlet of the gas flow controller and the diaphragm chamber, and a main burner valve operable to open and close a second fluid flow path between the gas supply inlet and the main burner.
Emerson Electric Co.

Debris tolerant flexible element valve

A technique facilitates fluid flow control with respect to a fluid flowing through a component of a landing string by avoiding or protecting mechanisms otherwise susceptible to debris. A valve is provided in a well component of a landing string and comprises a flexible element.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

Riser with internal rotating flow control device

A riser pipe system for releasably securing a rotating flow control device internally within a riser string for use in offshore drilling can include a riser pipe section, a removable latch assembly for releasably securing the rfcd, and optionally, a removable seal assembly for sealing against the rfcd. The latch and seal assemblies are disposed within the riser pipe section and axially restrained by at least one removable retaining member.
Weatherford Technology Holdings, Llc

Irreversibly closable flow control clamp

A flow control clamp having a first member and a second member movable from a first open position to a second irreversibly closed position wherein flow through a tube associated with the clamp is irreversibly prevented and cannot be restored. Systems and methods using such clamps are also disclosed..
Fenwal, Inc.

Nitrous oxide anesthetic adminstration system

A system and method for administering nitrous oxide to a patient has a fluid control system that allows a user to monitor and control the supply of gases to a patient. A shutoff valve allows a user to selectively activate the fluid control system.

Self-cooling loudspeaker

A self-cooling loudspeaker including a frame, a diaphragm portion connected to the frame via a surround, an elastic member connected to the frame, a voice coil connected to the diaphragm portion, a magnet assembly connected to the frame, and first and second airflow control members disposed therein for regulating flows generated by the loudspeaker during sound reproduction, where the first and second airflow control members regulate the amount of cool air flowing into the loudspeaker and hot air flowing out.. .
Tymphany Hong Kong Ltd

Software-defined network threat control

In software-defined network (sdn), a trust controller and trust processor exchange hardware-trust data over an sdn southbound interface to maintain hardware-trust. A flow controller transfers a flow description table (fdt) modification to the data-plane machine over the southbound interface.
Sprint Communications Company L.p.

Unified power flow controller for double-circuit line

A unified power flow controller for a double-circuit transmission line comprises at least one parallel-connection transformer, three current converters, at least two series-connection transformers, a parallel-connection side switching circuit, a series-connection side switching circuit and a direct current common bus. The series-connection transformers connected with at least one group of by-pass switches in parallel.
Nr Electric Engineering Co., Ltd.

Air-conditioning apparatus

An air-conditioning apparatus includes at least one system including a heat-medium conveying device, a heat-medium flow regulator, and a heat-medium flow control device, as a heat medium system capable of regulating a flow rate of a heat medium supplied to a heat source device-side heat exchanger exchanging heat between refrigerant and the heat medium. The air-conditioning apparatus switches each of a plurality of use-side heat exchangers to a cooling operation or a heating operation in accordance with a control command to perform a cooling and heating simultaneous operation.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Flow control valve having a motion conversion device

A motion conversion device is disclosed for converting motion in one direction into motion in another direction. The motion conversion device may include a single-acting cylinder hydraulically or pneumatically coupled to a double-acting cylinder such that movement of the single-acting cylinder along an axis causes movement of the double-acting cylinder along a non-parallel axis.
Fisher Controls International Llc

System to pump fluid and control thereof

A pump having a fluid driver disposed within the interior volume of the pump and to a method of delivering fluid from an inlet of the pump to an outlet of the pump using the fluid driver. The fluid driver includes a variable-speed and/or a variable torque prime mover and a fluid displacement assembly.
Project Phoenix, Llc

Vortex generator arrangement, flow control controlling a flow on a rudder surface

A vortex generator arrangement for an aircraft comprising a surface section forming a flow surface interacting with a flow surrounding the aircraft in operation, wherein the surface section comprises an opening, a vortex generator movable between a retracted position and an extended position, a retainer for holding the vortex generator in the retracted position, a biasing structure for biasing the vortex generator towards the extended position and a release for releasing the vortex generator from the retainer such that the vortex generator can be moved towards the extended position. Further, a sealing membrane is provided completely sealing the opening when the vortex generator is in the retracted position.
Airbus Operations Gmbh

Dialysate supply device and blood dialyzing apparatus having the same

Provided is a dialysate supply device and a blood dialyzing apparatus including the same. The dialysate supply device includes a flow controller controlling a dialysate flow, a supply pump supplying dialysate to a hemodialyzer, a recovery pump discharging dialysate from the hemodialyzer, a volume chamber storing dialysate, and a pressure-relief bypass maintaining dialysate pressure within a permissible range.

Multi-flow system

The irrigation system includes a threaded neck, a main chamber, a 360-degree tube coupling, a set of directional flow tubes, a flow tube nozzle adjustment, a chamber pressure control, and a pulse flow control dial. The multi-flow system is useful for providing a direct watering system in a garden will not damage or over-water plants.

Cooling system with desiccant dehumidification

A system for removing heat from electrical systems includes a dehumidification device including a desiccant, an evaporative cooling device, air moving devices, and an air flow control devices. The air moving device moves air through the dehumidification device, the evaporative cooling device, and the electrical systems.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Method and enhancing rlc for flexible rlc pdu size

Enhancements are provided for the radio link control (rlc) protocol in wireless communication systems where variable rlc packet data unit (pdu) size is allowed. When flexible rlc pdu sizes are configured by upper layers, radio network controller (rnc)/node b flow control, rlc flow control, status reporting and polling mechanisms are configured to use byte count based metrics in order to prevent possible buffer underflows in the node b and buffer overflows in the rnc.
Interdigital Technology Corporation

Service providing system, cooperation processing method, and information processing system

A service providing system provides a service in which information processing apparatuses and an image forming apparatus cooperate with each other to execute processes for performing printing. The service providing system includes processors configured to execute the processes; a flow controller configured to accept, from one of the information processing apparatuses, a print execution request to execute printing in the image forming apparatus, and to cause the processors to issue a print instruction to be provided to the image forming apparatus, based on flow settings and parameter settings of the processes included in the print execution request; and a print instruction distributor configured to distribute the print instruction to the image forming apparatus based on a print instruction acquisition request from the image forming apparatus.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.

Node, master device, and communication control system, method, and program

A communication control system includes a plurality of nodes 31, and a master device 30 for performing flow control of multihop communication in a network including the plurality of nodes 31. The master device 30 allocates, to each of the nodes, a time obtained by subtracting, from a frame period, a total one frame transmission time of each node, used for first service, as a one frame transmission time used for second service having a priority set lower than that of the first service..
Nec Corporation

Flow control system and method

A method, computer program product, and computing system for monitoring a plurality of dataflows within a wired communication trunk for the occurrence of one or more conditions. In response to the occurrence of the one or more conditions, a rate of at least one dataflow chosen from the plurality of dataflows is adjusted..
Fsa Technologies,inc.

Raw material gas supply apparatus, raw material gas supply method and storage medium

In a raw material gas supply apparatus, a control unit obtains an offset value of (m3−(m1+m2)), m1, m2 and m3 being respective measurement values of first and second mass controllers, and a mass flow meter, by supplying a carrier gas and a dilution gas in a state where the carrier gas flows through a bypass channel. Further, the control unit obtains an actual measurement value of a flow rate of the raw material by subtracting the offset value from (m3−(m1+m2)) obtained by supplying the carrier gas and dilution gas in a state where the carrier gas flows through the inside of a raw material container and calculating a difference between a target value of the flow rate of the raw material and the actual measurement value, and adjusts a set value of the first mass flow controller such that the flow rate of the raw material becomes..
Tokyo Electron Limited

Pressure calibration jig and substrate processing apparatus

A pressure calibration jig calibrates pressure to be applied to a plurality of airbags disposed inside a top ring for holding and pressing a wafer against a polishing pad. The pressure calibration jig includes a plurality of first passages capable of communicating with the plurality of airbags, respectively; a second passage which combines and connects the plurality of first passages to a pressure calibration sensor; and a flow control portion configured to allow a fluid to flow through the first passage of the plurality of first passages, which first passage corresponds to an airbag selected for pressure calibration, in a direction from the selected airbag toward the second passage, and also configured to prevent the fluid from flowing through the first passages other than the first passage corresponding to the selected airbag in a direction from the second passage toward the airbags..

Modular energetic fluid flow distribution

Modular flow control systems include several differently-shaped structures to achieve desired flow characteristics in fluid flow. Systems include one or many plates held in desired positions by a retainer within the flow.
Ge-hitachi Nuclear Energy Americas Llc

Method for providing read data flow control or error reporting using a read data strobe

Disclosed herein are system, apparatus, methods and/or combinations and sub-combinations thereof, for using a read data strobe signal received at a host device from a peripheral device to convey variable latency (flow) control or report an error in the data content read from the peripheral device. Reception of the read data strobe signal before a predetermined maximum latency time, provides variable latency control back to the host by indicating when valid data is available for capture.
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

Refrigerant cooling and lubrication system

Generally, apparatuses, systems, and methods are described to prime a refrigerant pump by decoupling or shielding from a condenser operation, such as for example the condenser water pump, so that liquid refrigerant can be appropriately sourced from the condenser and/or the evaporator using flow control device(s) such as a source valve on a source line of the condenser and/or on a source line of the evaporator and the control of such valve(s).. .
Trane International Inc.

Temperature control device and process control apparatus including a temperature control device

A process control apparatus includes a housing, a process control device disposed in the housing, and a temperature control device operably coupled to the housing for regulating a temperature of an atmosphere internal to the housing. The temperature control device includes a vortex tube and a flow control valve.
Fisher Controls International Llc

Flow control valve and manufacturing flow control valve housing

In one general aspect, a flow control valve includes: a housing including a tubular wall surrounding an interior passage, and a flow control section in which the tubular wall includes a conical inner wall surface; a protrusion disposed on an exterior surface of the tubular wall at the flow control section; a sealing member disposed in the housing and configured to be selectively moved to a sealing position in which the sealing member engages the conical inner wall surface to restrict flow of a fluid through the interior passage; and a recess disposed the conical inner wall surface and configured to allow the fluid to flow past the sealing member through the recess when the sealing member is in the sealing position, wherein the recess and the protrusion are radially aligned on the tubular wall.. .
I.f. Associates, Inc.

Control internal combustion engine

A control apparatus for an internal combustion engine having an air flow control valve which changes intake air flow achieves the stratified lean combustion, in place of the homogeneous lean combustion, in a specific combustion stroke of a specific cylinder, when it switches the opening of the air flow control valve, if all of or a part of a specific intake stroke overlaps with a switching period of the air flow control valve, the specific combustion stroke following the specific intake stroke of the specific cylinder. As a result, even when the opening of the air flow control valve is changed, it is possible to make combustion stable.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Downhole fluid flow control system and method having autonomous flow control

A downhole fluid flow control system and method includes a fluid control module having a main fluid pathway, a valve element and a pressure sensing module. The valve element has open and closed positions relative to the main fluid pathway to allow and prevent fluid flow therethrough.
Floway, Inc.

Downhole fluid flow control system and method having a pressure sensing module for autonomous flow control

A downhole fluid flow control system and method includes a fluid control module having a main fluid pathway, a valve element and a pressure sensing module. The valve element has open and closed positions relative to the main fluid pathway to allow and prevent fluid flow therethrough.
Floway, Inc.

Downhole flow control assemblies and methods of use

A flow control assembly includes a cylindrical body defining an interior and one or more openings through a wall of the body, and a composite choke assembly positioned within the body. The composite choke assembly includes an inner sleeve made of a first material and defining choke orifices that coincide with the openings, and an outer sleeve sized to receive the inner sleeve within the outer sleeve and being made of a second material that is more ductile than the first material.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.



Flow Control topics:
  • Flow Control
  • Flow Control Device
  • Power Generation System
  • Refrigerant
  • Heat Exchanger
  • Heat Exchangers
  • Switching Valve
  • Vibration Sensor
  • Enhancement
  • Formation Fluid
  • Gate Valve
  • Dependencies


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