|| List of recent Fluidically-related patents
|Cassette for sterility testing|
The invention provides a device for growing cells—referred to as a cassette. The cell culturing device includes a housing that contains a lid having an optically clear window; a fluid distribution channel; a sample injection port fluidically connected to the fluid distribution channel; a base housing a porous media pad; and a media injection port fluidically connected to the media pad.
|Shroud arrangement for a gas turbine engine|
A seal segment for bounding a hot gas flow path within a gas turbine engine, including: a plate having an inboard side which bounds the hot gas flow path in use, an outboard side and fore and aft cooling circuits, wherein the fore and aft cooling circuits are fluidically separated from one another within the plate and each has at least one tortuous path between an inlet on the outboard side of the plate and an exhaust.. .
|Shroud arrangement for a gas turbine engine|
A seal segment of a shroud arrangement for bounding a hot gas flow path within a gas turbine engine, including: a plate having an inboard hot gas flow path facing side and an outboard side; a bulkhead extending from the outboard side of the plate which defines a fore portion and an aft portion; a first cooling circuit within the plate for cooling a first portion of the plate; a second cooling circuit within the plate for cooling a second portion of the plate; wherein the first cooling circuit is in fluid communication with the fore portion and the second cooling circuit is in fluid communication with the aft portion and the first and second cooling circuits are fluidically isolated from one another. Also described is a method of cooling a seal segment in a gas turbine engine..
|Electric machine including an adaptable cooling system|
An electric machine includes a housing having an outer surface and an inner surface. A stator is fixedly mounted to the inner surface.
|Electric machine including a thermal control module|
An electric machine includes a stator. The stator includes a stator core, and a plurality of windings supported by the stator core.
|Nozzle arrangement for an edge-strip application device, for exposing an adhesive free, heat-activatable edge strip or workpiece or an edge strip or workpiece which is coated with hotmelt adhesive to hot gas, and edge-strip application device|
The invention relates to nozzle arrangement (1) for edge strip applying device for supplying hot air to an edge strip (2) which is adhesive-free and heat activateable, with nozzle body (3) with air inlet channel (20, 21) connectable to hot air generator to feed pressurized hot air to nozzle body (3), at least two groups (4a, 4b, 4c) of air outlet openings (40), wherein the air outlet openings (40) are formed on air outlet surface (30) of nozzle body (3) at distance from one another in vertical direction, the outlet surface facing edge strip (2), and fluidically connected to at least one air inlet channel (20, 21) such that two groups (4a, 4b, 4c) are spaced from one another in advancing direction of edge strip (2) and hot air fed to the nozzle body (3) discharges out of the air openings (4) and supplied to edge strip (2) functional layer.. .
|Flow modification for a hydromount|
Embodiments may provide a hydromount, an inertial track and a method. The hydromount may a curvilinear inertial track fluidically coupled at a first end to a first fluid chamber, and fluidically coupled at a second end to a second fluid chamber.
|Positive pressure adapter|
Described herein is an adapter having a housing defining an internal passageway, a first connecting end portion having a first opening to the internal passageway, a second connecting end portion having a second opening into the internal passageway, and an exhalation valve disposed on the housing. The first connecting end portion is configured to mechanically and fluidically couple with a lung demand valve.
|Device for charging pressurized systems|
A device for charging a primary fluid system, such as an air-conditioning or cooling system, closed and at a first pressure (p1), with a secondary fluid, comprises a dispensing cylinder of the secondary fluid, said cylinder containing the secondary fluid and a propellant fluid having a second pressure (p2) greater than said first pressure. Said cylinder further comprising a filler valve operable to allow/block the exit at least of the secondary fluid from the cylinder.
|Mobile vessel or carrier for the manufacturing production and purification of biologics|
Embodiments described herein relate to mobile biologics production systems that can be transported to a site where a production of biologics is required, and is operable to produce the biologics on-site on demand. A mobile biologics production system can include a mobile carrier configured to be trailered to a biologics production location.
|Method for producing a catalyst flow element and catalyst flow element|
To provide a method for producing a catalyst flow element (100) by means of which robustly constructed catalyst flow elements (100) usable in a broad field of operation are producible, it is proposed that the following method steps be performed in the method: providing a main body (102) including a plurality of flow channels (104); introducing slots (116) into partition walls (110) of the main body (102), which separate the flow channels (104) from one another such that at least two adjacent flow channels (104) are connected together fluidically within the main body (102) in a common end region (130) of the at least two adjacent flow channels (104); and arranging channel closures (118) in the common end region (130) for fluid-tight closure of the common end region (130) while maintaining the fluidic connection between the at least two adjacent flow channels (104) in the common end region (130).. .
A road vehicle (1) has a drive unit (2) for driving the vehicle (1), a drive unit control device (3) for driving the drive unit (2) and at least one sound generator (4), which has at least one electroacoustic converter (10). The sound generator (4) has an emission pipe (16), which connects the sound generator (4) acoustically and fluidically directly with an emission chamber (17).
|Sound generator for an exhaust system|
A sound generator (1) for an exhaust system (2) of an internal combustion engine of a motor vehicle (3) includes a housing (4), with an electroacoustic converter (5) having a membrane (6) separating a housing rear volume (9) from a housing front volume (10). A connection pipe (11) connects the front volume (10) of the sound generator (1) to an exhaust gas-carrying exhaust gas line (12) fluidically and acoustically.
|Pressure-tight encapsulated housing with cooling device|
A pressure-tight encapsulated housing (10) having a temperature control device (20) including a first heat exchanger unit (21) arranged in the interior of the housing (10) and a second heat exchanger unit (22) arranged outside of the housing (10) and which are connected to one another via a liquid cycle (23). The liquid cycle (23) includes a feed line (24) and a return line (25) each connected to the first heat exchanger unit (21) and which each fluidically connect to a passage channel (27) of a respective leadthrough unit (26) arranged in flameproof manner in a wall (13) of the housing (10) so that the passage channel (27) extends through the wall (13).
|Select valve for liquid chromatography|
A liquid chromatography system includes a pumping system with a selector valve in fluidic communication with a pump inlet. The selector valve switches between a first position, in which the selector valve fluidically couples a solvent reservoir to the pump inlet, and a second position, in which the selector valve fluidically couples a pressurized source of liquefied carbon dioxide (for example) to the pump inlet.
|Arrangement of an air supply device on a cylinder head for an internal combustion engine|
An arrangement of an air supply device on a cylinder head for an internal combustion engine involves the air supply device including an intake device for distributing air, which is to be supplied to combustion chambers of the engine, and a compressor for compressing the air. The compressor is fluidically connected to the intake device via an air duct element.
|Device for placing a stopper while simultaneously checking that the stopper is correctly positioned|
A device places a plug and simultaneously checks a correct position alignment of the plug with a holding element for fixing a hollow body. The device has at least one first and one second opening and a plug placement mechanism with which the plug is be inserted into the second opening of the hollow body.
|Evaporative emission control system monitoring|
A monitoring sub-system coupled to an evaporative emission canister fluidically coupled to a fuel tank and an engine of a machine includes a temperature sensor and a control module coupled to receive sensory output from the temperature sensor. The temperature sensor measures temperature within the evaporative emission canister.
A multipart gas pipe flange for connecting to a counter-flange of an internal combustion engine, having at least one flange plate designed as an outer flange, and having a flange inner part that can be received in said flange plate and is used for attaching a gas pipe which is connected downstream of the inner part in the flow direction and which is fluidically connected. The flange plate has at least one recess for the flange inner part, said recess having at least one inner surface and an inner diameter di, and a mounting surface which can be placed at least indirectly on the counter-flange.
|Safety device for installation in a gas-supply system, in particular, an acetylene-supply system|
Relevant specifications in the field of gas supply provide for different safety devices for installation in a gas-supply system, in particular, an acetylene-supply system. To provide such a safety device, which is characterized by a compact structure and a high level of operational reliability, this invention proposes that a valve body (1) incorporates an over-pressure valve (4; 104) of a quick-action shut-off device, a control valve (3; 103) of a pressure-limiting device, and a safety valve (2; 102), whereby the safety valve (2; 102) can be fluidically connected to the over-pressure valve (4; 104) and the control valve (3; 103), and closes either when the over-pressure valve (4; 104) opens due to an inlet pressure that is above the inlet-pressure limit value or when the control valve (3; 103) opens due to an outlet pressure that is above an outlet-pressure limit value..
|Microhydraulic system, in particular for use in planar microfluidic laboratories|
A microhydraulic system includes a first hydraulically acting element as a master element with a master diaphragm, and a second hydraulically acting element as an actuator element with an actuator diaphragm. The master diaphragm is coupled fluidically to the actuator diaphragm such that deflection of the master diaphragm causes deflection of the actuator diaphragm and actuation of the master diaphragm, both via a compressive force and via a tensile force being provided.
|Separable and integrated heat sinks facilitating cooling multi-compnent electronic assembly|
Cooling apparatuses and methods of fabrication thereof are provided which facilitate cooling a multi-component assembly, such as a hub module assembly. The cooling apparatus includes a first liquid-cooled heat sink configured to facilitate removal of heat generated by one or more first electronic components of the multi-component assembly, and a second liquid-cooled heat sink configured to facilitate removal of heat generated by one or more second electronic components of the multi-component assembly.
|Membrane mems actuator including fluidic impedance structure|
A liquid dispenser includes a first liquid chamber including a nozzle and a second liquid chamber. A flexible membrane is positioned to separate and fluidically seal the first liquid chamber and the second liquid chamber.
|Braking system for a vehicle and method for operating the braking system|
A braking system for a vehicle includes: a brake input element for an actuation to input a brake pressure signal by a driver; a brake master cylinder coupled to the brake input element and supplied with hydraulic fluid from a hydraulic fluid reservoir fluidically connected to the brake master cylinder; and a first brake circuit. The first brake circuit has: a switchover valve with controllable through flow rate for the hydraulic fluid; a pressure regulating valve with controllable through flow rate for the hydraulic fluid; a hydraulic pump for optionally building up an elevated hydraulic fluid pressure in the first brake circuit; at least one first wheel brake cylinder exerting a braking torque on a first vehicle wheel coupled to the wheel brake cylinder; and a first fluid line from the hydraulic fluid reservoir being fluidically connected to the pressure regulating valve and to the hydraulic pump..
|Debris protection system for reflective optic utilizing gas flow|
The present disclosure is directed to a system for protecting a reflective optic and/or any other surface in a plasma-based illumination system from debris by actively flowing gas against the debris flow direction. According to various embodiments, a vacuum chamber is configured to contain a target material, wherein a laser or discharge produced plasma is generated in response to an excitation of the target material.
|Multiplate heat exchanger|
A fin-type heat transfer device (1), in particular for vehicle applications, has fins (2) stacked onto one another spaced in a stack direction (5), which form a fin stack. The fins each form a plurality of openings (4) surrounded by collars (3), and the collars of adjacent fins are coupled to one another.
|Heat exchanger housing|
Housing for cooling air prior to introduction to an engine is provided. The housing includes a cooling chamber and an inlet chamber fluidically connected to the cooling chamber.
|Apparatus for improved immunosuppressant drug monitoring|
A liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry system includes: a source of a first mobile phase solvent consisting essentially of water plus 10 mm ammonium formate plus 0.05% formic acid; a source of a second mobile phase solvent consisting essentially of methanol plus 10 mm ammonium formate plus 0.05% formic acid; a chromatography column comprising a length of 30 mm or less of a stationary phase comprising an 8-carbon alkyl chain material bonded to 2.6 μm diameter particles having solid silica cores surrounded by porous silica outer layers; an electrospray ion source of a mass spectrometer fluidically coupled to the chromatography column so as to generate ions therefrom; a mass analyzer of the mass spectrometer operable to quantitatively detect the ions; and a programmable processor electronically coupled to the mass analyzer and comprising instructions operable to determine, based on the ion detection, a concentration of everolimus, sirolimus, tacrolimus, or cyclosporin a.. .
|Method and system for liquid chromatography fluidic monitoring|
A method for monitoring a fluidic system of a liquid chromatography system is characterized by: (a) drawing a fluid into a syringe pump; (b) configuring a valve so as to fluidically couple the pump to either a fluidic pathway through the fluidic system or to a plug that prevents fluid flow; (c) causing the syringe pump to progressively compress the fluid therein or expel the fluid to the fluidic pathway, while measuring a pressure of the fluid; (d) determining a profile of the variation of the measured pressure; (e) comparing the determined profile to an expected profile that depends upon the fluid; and (f) providing a notification of a sub-optimal operating condition or malfunction if the determined profile varies from the expected profile by greater than a predetermined tolerance.. .
|Method and system for hybrid cooling systems|
Systems and methods are provided for a hybrid cooling system is provided that includes a load center with a load center inlet and a load center outlet. The system also includes a condenser that has a condenser inlet and a condenser outlet.
|Simple cycle gas turbomachine system having a fuel conditioning system|
A simple cycle gas turbomachine includes a compressor portion, and a turbine portion having an outlet. At least one combustor is fluidically connected to the compressor portion and the turbine portion.
|Connecting device for an administration system for medical treatment fluids|
A connecting device includes a connecting member having a primary flow channel and secondary flow channels, each provided with a proximal aperture intended to be fluidically connected to a respective tube for medical treatment fluid administration and with a distal aperture, the distal aperture of the primary flow channel being positioned between the distal apertures of the secondary flow channels, and a connection endpiece intended to be connected to a catheter, the connection endpiece having a mounting portion in which the connecting member is mounted, the connecting member and the connection endpiece delimiting an internal chamber into which open the distal apertures of the primary and secondary flow channels, where the cross-section of the distal aperture of the primary flow channel is greater than the cross-section of the proximal aperture of the primary flow channel.. .
|Normally closed valve for microfluidic components of a polymeric layer system and method|
A normally closed valve for microfluidic components includes a polymer substrate and a polymer membrane film arranged on the polymer substrate. The polymer substrate has a first chamber, a second chamber, and a fluidic barrier element configured to separate the first chamber from the second chamber.
|In situ probe with improved diagnostics and compensation|
A process combustion transmitter is provided. The transmitter includes a process probe extendible into a flow of process combustion exhaust.
|External combustion engine|
External combustion engine which comprises a first cylinder and a second cylinder, in which a first piston and a second piston are able to slide respectively. The first and second cylinder are fluidically connected with respect to each other for the passage of a heat-carrying fluid suitable to determine the cyclical movement of the first piston and the second piston.
M&c pb 143543wo 22 31524653-1-abhimani abstract an apparatus and method for processing organic materials is provided comprising an elongate process tube (22) having an inlet for receiving the material and an outlet for processed material. A gas conveying system fluidically conveys the material through the processing tube, the gas conveying system comprises a supply of conveying gas which is a hot pressurised inert gas, connected to the processing tube (22) at its inlet end.
|Stretch valve balloon catheter and methods for producing and using same|
A safety balloon catheter includes a flexible, multi-lumen balloon catheter and a hollow barbell-shaped stretch valve. The balloon catheter has a proximal catheter end, a balloon defining a balloon interior to be inflated with an inflation fluid, a hollow inflation lumen extending through the catheter to the balloon interior and shaped to convey the inflation fluid to and from the balloon interior, and a hollow second lumen parallel to the inflation lumen; and a balloon drainage port fluidically connecting the balloon interior to the second lumen.
|Methods and apparatus for selectively occluding the lumen of a needle|
A fluid transfer device for parenterally transferring fluid to and/or from a patient includes a housing, a needle, and an occlusion mechanism. The housing defines a fluid flow path and is couplable to a fluid reservoir.
|Valve, implant including the valve, fluid transfer arrangement, and method of treatment using the same|
A valve includes a housing with a cavity having at least one connector fluidically connecting the cavity to an outside of the housing and a plug that is movable within the housing. The plug is movable at least between a first position that substantially occludes fluidic communication between the cavity and an outside of the housing through the at least one connector and a second position that allows fluidic communication between the cavity and the outside of the housing through the at least one connector.
|Transplantation and growth of human fetal organs in non-human animal hosts|
Embodiments described herein relate generally to devices, systems and methods for transplanting and growing human fetal organs within non-human animal hosts. In some embodiments, a method for transplanting an organ from a human fetus in a non-human animal host includes fluidically coupling the fetal organ to the blood circulation system of an immunocompromised non-human animal host such that the organ receives arterial blood flow from the non-human animal host.
|Thermosiphon systems for electronic devices|
A thermosiphon system includes a condenser and an evaporator fluidically coupled to the condenser by a condensate line. The evaporator includes a housing having an opening to the condensate line, a wick located in the housing, and a flow restrictor located in the housing configured to restrict flow of a working fluid from the condensate line onto a portion of the wick.
|Removable top fill tank|
A reservoir system for an operating unit, such as a humidifier, includes a removable water tank configured to provide the operating unit with water. The removable water tank includes a primary reservoir for holding water, with an opening in the removable water tank fluidically connecting the primary reservoir with a secondary reservoir in the operating unit.
|Female quick-connect coupling element, and a quick-connect coupling incorporating such an element|
This female quick-coupling element for a quick-connect coupling is able to cooperate with a male coupling element. A control ring is able to move in translation along a longitudinal axis between a first position and a second position.
|Small supercritical once-thru steam generator|
A small supercritical once-through steam generator (otsg) includes a radiant section with a furnace coil, and a convection section downstream of the radiant section that includes a superheater which is fluidically connected to the furnace coil. Optionally, the otsg is devoid of a steam separator.
|Porting system for a turbo-charged loop scavenged two-stroke engine|
A porting system for a turbo-charged loop scavenged two-stroke engine includes a cylinder including a cylinder wall and a cylinder head. At least one inlet port is provided in the cylinder wall.
|Hydraulic actuator for a compressed air energy storage system|
A hydraulic actuator adapted to be coupled to one or more pistons of a compressed air energy storage (caes) system includes a housing forming a plurality of aligned bores, with a shaft disposed therein for reciprocating movement. For a three bore configuration, the shaft has three pistons subdividing the three bores into six pressure chambers.
|Gearbox device with cooled dry-sump area|
The invention addresses the objective of providing a gearbox device with an actively cooled oil sump area. For this purpose a gearbox device is disclosed, including: a gearbox section 7, the gearbox section 7 being designed as a power-transmitting device; a gearbox housing section 13, said gearbox section 7 being arranged in a gearbox interior 16 of the gearbox housing section 13 and cooled and/or lubricated in the gearbox housing section 13 by a gearbox oil, and an oil sump area 11 for receiving the gearbox oil from the gearbox housing section 13, the oil sump area 11 being cooled by at least one cooling channel 19, the gearbox device having a partition wall 20 between the oil sump area 11 and the gearbox interior 16 so that these form two separate chambers, and including a passage area 21 connecting the two separate chambers fluidically to one another, so that the oil sump area 11 is constructed as a dry-sump area..
|Engine manifold drain system|
A fuel system for a gas turbine engine includes an engine fuel manifold, a hydraulic actuator, and a drain piston assembly. The hydraulic actuator actuates in response to a change in pressures within the hydraulic actuator.
A filter element of a filter device for filtering a fluid may include a ring-shaped filter body from a filter material. The filter body may enclose an interior space in the circumferential direction.
|Method for producing a fluidic connection component for chromatography|
A method for producing a fluidic connection component for chromatography is described. A connection component includes a main body and at least one insert held in the main body.
|System and process for biopolymer chromatography|
A chromatography system for separation of a biopolymer is described, comprising at least one feed tank, at least one hold tank, at least one elution buffer tank, at least one eluate tank, at least two packed bed chromatography columns and at least one pump and at least one outlet detector both fluidically connected to said each packed bed chromatography column, wherein the feed tank, the hold tank(s), the elution buffer tank and the eluate tank are each fluidically connected to the packed bed chromatography columns via a system of valves.. .
|Micro-lattice cross-flow heat exchangers for aircraft|
An aircraft micro-lattice cross-flow heat exchanger and methods are presented. A first aircraft fluid source inlet provides a first fluid from a first aircraft system, and a second aircraft fluid source inlet provides a second fluid from a second aircraft system.
|Packet-wise proportioning followed by immediate longitudinal mixing|
A fluid supply system (150) adapted for metering two or more fluids in controlled proportions and for supplying a resultant mixture, the fluid supply system (150) comprising a plurality of solvent supply lines (104 to 107), each fluidically connected with a fluid source (100 to 103) providing a respective fluid, a pumping unit (110) comprising a reciprocating element (115) adapted for intaking fluid supplied at an inlet of the pumping unit (110) and for supplying the pressurized fluid at an outlet of the pumping unit (110), wherein the pumping unit (110) is adapted for taking in fluids from selected solvent supply lines (104 to 107) and for supplying a pressurized mixture of the fluids at its outlet, a proportioning valve (108) interposed between the solvent supply lines (104 to 107) and the inlet of the pumping unit (110), the proportioning valve (108) adapted for modulating solvent composition by sequentially coupling selected ones of the solvent supply lines (104 to 107) with the inlet of the pumping unit (110), and a longitudinal mixing unit (152) adapted for mixing longitudinally subsequent sections of the fluids so as to modify their succession in flow direction.. .
|Method and configuration for heating buildings with an infrared heater|
A building is heated using an infrared heater with a radiant tube. A heated gas is fed to the radiant tube at a first end and the tube is further fluidically connected at its second end to a heat exchanger.
|Evacuable inlet for gas chromatograph injector|
A gas chromatography (gc) system comprises: a sample injector adapted to receive a liquid sample into an interior cavity thereof and to volatilize the liquid sample; a gc column configured to receive the volatilized sample from the sample injector; a carrier gas inlet line fluidically coupled to a gas inlet port of the sample injector; a septum purge vent line fluidically coupled to a first gas outlet port of the sample injector; a split-flow vent line fluidically coupled to a second gas outlet port of the sample injector; and a vacuum system configured to apply vacuum to the septum purge vent line, the split-flow vent line and the interior cavity of the sample injector. Alternatively, the vacuum system may be coupled to a vacuum port of the sample injector.
|Nanopore-based determination of protein charge, shape, volume, rotational diffusion coefficient, and dipole moment|
Physical parameters of macromolecules are determined by measuring electrical current i over time for translocation events as the macromolecules in solution move between two liquid compartments that are separated by and fluidically coupled through a synthetic nanopore. Values of charge, volume, shape, rotational diffusion coefficient, ad dipole moment are derived from the measurements..
|Microchannel heat exchanger and methods of manufacture|
An apparatus includes a first flow panel and a second flow panel. The first flow panel includes a first flow portion and a second flow portion.
|Integrated vacuum port module|
An integrated vacuum port module includes a base 12 and a mounting feature secured to the base and operable to form an airtight connection with a housing 14. A first tubular conduit 28 is secured to the base 12 forming a flow passage extending through the base 12 from an exterior to interior side.
|Method for separating blood, separation container for a blood centrifuge, system for filling a freezer container|
The invention relates to a method for separating blood, to a separation container and to a system, wherein different blood fractions—erythrocytes (64), buffy coat (65) and blood plasma (66)—are obtained, wherein blood is introduced into a separation container (1) and is then centrifuged into different superimposed, fluidically connected sections of the separation container, specifically a top section (4) for receiving the blood plasma (66), a middle section (3) for receiving the buffy coat, and a bottom section (2) for receiving the erythrocytes (64). The aim of the invention is to optimize the extraction of buffy coat.
|Exposure apparatus, method for producing device, and method for controlling exposure apparatus|
A liquid immersion exposure apparatus includes a projection system, a liquid supply inlet, a liquid collection outlet, a separator fluidically connected to the liquid collection outlet, the separator separating one of liquid and gas, which have been collected via the liquid collection outlet from the other, and a flow-meter configured to measure an amount of the liquid collected via the liquid collection outlet.. .
|Power tool with fluid boost|
A power tool includes a fluidically-driven prime mover controlled by a multi-stage, throttle-actuated dual-ported mechanism disposed in the power tool. When the first stage is actuated, pressurized fluid is admitted into the prime mover via a first delivery path in fluid communication with one of the ports.
|Hydraulic accumulator in form of a bellows accumulator|
The invention relates to a hydraulic accumulator, comprising an accumulator housing (1), in which a bellows (21) having a selectable number of pleats (23) forms a mobile separation element between the gas side (25) and the fluid side (13), characterized in that a distancing device (33) is provided arranged inside the accumulator housing (1), and is fluidically connected to the inside of the bellows (21) or abuts to the bellows (21), thus forming an additional medium chamber.. .
|Fuel nozzle for a gas turbomachine|
A fuel nozzle for a gas turbomachine includes an outer nozzle body including an inner surface defining a mixing zone, and an inner nozzle body arranged within the outer nozzle body. The inner nozzle body includes a fluid passage.
|Aircraft liquid dispensing system|
An aircraft liquid dispensing system is provided, comprising a flexible and collapsible reservoir positioned within a pressurized aircraft interior, wherein the reservoir is secured to the aircraft by a restraint assembly; a fill port located on the reservoir; a liquid control valve fluidically coupled to one end of the reservoir; a discharge tube fluidically connected between the liquid control valve and an exterior surface of the aircraft; and wherein the reservoir is adapted to collapse and release liquids contained therein responsive to a pressure differential between the aircraft interior and outside the aircraft.. .
|Anti-cavitation throttle valve and method of operating the same|
A throttle housing having an inlet end and an outlet end includes a shuttle housing disposed within the throttle housing. The shuttle housing has a first end cap at a first end and an orifice array therethrough.
|Servicing device for vehicle air-conditioning systems and method for operating said device|
The invention relates to a servicing device for vehicle air-conditioning systems comprising an evacuation assembly for withdrawing the coolant/compressor oil mixture from the coolant circuit of a vehicle air-conditioning system and comprising a coolant gas analyzer. In said device, a gas analysis connection is provided on or in at least one of the connection lines between the servicing device and the vehicle air-conditioning system.
|Integrated vascular delivery system|
An integrated vascular delivery system having a frame configured to receive a catheter insertable in a patient to deliver fluid at an insertion site. The frame includes a first hub, a second hub, and a pair of flexible lateral members extending between the hubs and including a tubular lateral member.
|Bore cavity thermal conditioning system|
A gas turbine engine includes a rotor having at least one rotor bore cavity and a heat exchanger. The heat exchanger is fluidically connected to a conditioning air source and to the rotor bore cavity for flowing air from the conditioning air source to the rotor bore cavity.
|Method and apparatus for reducing acoustic noise in a synthetic jet|
A synthetic jet includes a first backer structure, one and only one actuator, a wall member coupled to and positioned between the first backer structure and the one and only one actuator to form a cavity, and wherein the wall member has an orifice formed therethrough, and wherein the orifice fluidically couples the cavity to an environment external to the cavity.. .
|Sleeve-fit respirator cartridge|
A respirator apparatus includes a respirator body, a filter cartridge receiver integral with and extending from the respirator body, and a filter cartridge. The filter cartridge includes a nozzle element being integral with the filter cartridge.
Various systems for reducing noise, vibration, and harshness in an intake manifold are provided. In one example, an intake manifold includes one or more runners, a plenum fluidically coupled to the one or more runners, an inlet having a wall thickness, and a first and a second indentation, where the first indentation protrudes radially inward at a first inflection point in a first direction, the second indentation protrudes radially inward at a second inflection point in a second direction substantially anti-parallel to the first direction, and the wall thickness is maintained at the first and second inflection points.